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2014-10-16 12:35:15

Canaan X Builds on Record Year of Twelve Exits across Multiple Sectors with One of the Ten Largest Funds of 2014 MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canaan Partners, a multi-billion dollar venture capital firm, today announced that it has raised $675 million in commitments for Canaan X. Canaan Partners' tenth fund brings the total capital under management to over $4.2 billion. Fund X follows a banner year at Canaan with a dozen liquidity events in the past twelve...

2014-10-16 12:27:36

Exclusively Offered at Fleming's, Guests Can Complement Their Dining Experience and Explore With a Choice of 100 Wines by the Glass NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar announced today the release of its new Fleming's 100®, a selection of 100 wines by the glass, exclusively offered at its 66 locations. Each year, Maeve Pesquera, Fleming's National Director of Wine, curates the new wine list and collaborates with wineries and...

2014-10-16 12:23:44

Wide ranging recommendations the latest milestone in a decades-long commitment to bee health MODESTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing commitment to honey bee health, the Almond Board of California released today a comprehensive, set of Honey Bee Best Management Practices (BMPs) for California's almond industry. Developed with a wide array of input from sources including the almond community, beekeepers, researchers, California and U.S. regulators, and chemical...

2014-10-16 08:37:44

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN), the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, will be participating in the 2014 Consumer Goods Business and Technology Leadership Conference, which will be held from October 21-24 in Orlando, Florida. Rich Becks, E2open's General Manager, Industry Value Chains, will present his views on "The Future of the Connected Company: Closing the...

2014-10-16 08:35:53

ASBL Fights SBA To Block Harmful Policy Targeting Small IT Firms PETALUMA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed a new policy that could force thousands of small businesses in the Information Technology industry out of the federal marketplace. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135286 The new policy involves IT Value Added Resellers that do business with the federal government and government prime contractors...

2014-10-16 08:35:49

LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that the Sacramento Police Department used its historical license plate reader (LPR) data, available exclusively to law enforcement through Vigilant's LEARN® online analytic suite, to locate and apprehend a suspect in a homicide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152433 Sergeant Stigerts of Sacramento Police Department explains, "A homicide occurred in City of Sacramento on April 23(rd...

2014-10-16 08:35:39

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its new cloud-based platform for field service management--Trimble® Horizon. Trimble Horizon will be the core platform for its Field Service Management (FSM) suite of solutions and services. Built upon Trimble's robust hosting and infrastructure framework, Trimble Horizon supports the following capabilities: -- Solutions - Trimble's cloud-based solution suite which includes Work...

2014-10-16 08:32:16

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post-menopausal women experienced improvements in vaginal atrophy, with no significant effect on hormone levels or genital bleeding, after 12 weeks of daily 10 milligram (mg) doses of an investigational fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement previously shown to help relieve certain menopause symptoms, according to a new peer-reviewed pilot study reported in a poster at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) annual...

2014-10-16 08:32:02

LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct.16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, Inc. announced today that BlueCross & BlueShield of Illinois, Texas, Montana, New Mexico and Oklahoma, part of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), published updates to their Laparoscopic and Percutaneous Techniques for the Treatment of Uterine Fibroid Policies, and are now providing benefits for Halt Medical's Acessa(TM) Procedure as a treatment option for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids effective October...

2014-10-16 08:31:49

- 99 Lives Cat Genome Sequencing Initiative Makes Discoveries Using Maverix Analytic Platform - SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the University of Missouri and the 99 Lives Cat Genome Sequencing Initiative today announced groundbreaking discoveries of novel mutations in the cat genome found to correlate to two human eye diseases, retinitis pigmentosa and Leber's Congenital Amaurosis. The 99 Lives Cat Genome Sequencing Initiative is a joint project...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

Shasta–Trinity National Forest
2014-07-31 09:18:57

Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. It holds 2,210,485 acres of protected land, making it the largest national forest in its state, and five designated wilderness areas including Mount Shasta Wilderness, Trinity Alps Wilderness, and Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. This forest was created in 1954, when the Trinity and Shasta National Forests were combined. Shasta-Trinity national Forest holds many features...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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