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2014-07-10 08:28:16

3 Members from California Representing More than 118,300 Members, Head to Capitol Hill to Stand Up for Herbalife LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), a leading global nutrition company, announced that today three independent Herbalife Members from California are traveling to Washington, D.C. in support of Herbalife and the value it has brought to Members, consumers and communities for over 34 years. More than 4,300 people across the state are Herbalife employees...

2014-07-10 08:27:47

Focus Needed by Health Insurance Providers to Meet the Needs of the Uninsured WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the Affordable Care Act is designed to reduce cost and increase access to health insurance, many U.S. citizens still are uninsured and underserved due to obstacles not based on cost, such as technical problems and lack of information from health insurance companies and health exchanges, according to the inaugural J.D. Power 2014 Health Insurance...

2014-07-10 08:26:15

CORONA, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEP's Screenworks today announced it has launched the largest mobile LED screen trailer in North America, which will be used by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) at all NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events. This new screen trailer, called BigMo 4, includes an LED display that measures 19 feet high by 33 feet wide and has an additional 4-foot ad banner around the entire perimeter - an unprecedented size for a trailer-based LED...

2014-07-10 08:26:13

Team revels in major milestone as trailblazer Cathy Rogers crosses the USA on Pedego electric bike. IRVINE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Follow her progress at www.pedego.com/big-ride Cathy Rogers, the woman who has been pedaling a Pedego® electric bike across the USA, has reached another major milestone: the halfway point between the West Coast, where she began her journey, and the East Coast, her destination. The Big Ride Across America team has now biked 1,699 miles --...

2014-07-10 08:22:47

--More than $986 billion in risk is concentrated within 15 major metro areas-- IRVINE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreLogic(®) (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released its 2014 storm surge analysis featuring estimates on both the number and reconstruction value of single-family homes exposed to hurricane-driven storm surge risk within the United States. According to the findings, more than 6.5 million homes...

2014-07-10 08:20:33

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, will conduct its Fiscal Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call with management to discuss results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/MM66070LOGO Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Time: 4:45 p.m. EDT (1:45 p.m. PDT) To access the webcast, log on to www.microsemi.com, go to...

anchovies
2014-07-10 05:01:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Probably best known as a controversial pizza topping, anchovies were spotted in a massive school just off the coast of La Jolla, California by researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography on Tuesday. The Scripps researchers said they hadn’t seen a school that large in around 30 years and could only speculate as to why so many fish had grouped together just a few yards from the beach. The massive school of anchovies...

2014-07-09 23:15:06

California mortgage company, Blue Home Loans, Inc., comments on the current mortgage rates trends and offers advice for those who are seeking the best home loans. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Mortgage rates moved slightly lower today, bringing them safely back into “the range” which has been prevalent for around two months now. This range is an extremely narrow one, ranging between 4.125% and 4.25%, usually with closing costs being the only real palpable evidence of any slight...

2014-07-09 23:12:21

ProStar Plugin from Pixel Film Studios, which includes over 60 style presets, was released today for Final Cut Pro X. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Motion Graphics artists of Final cut pro x plugins announced the release of new plugin entitled ProStar from Pixel Film Studios. “ProStar adds to a new light streak plugin to our light effects category adding to the variety available on pixelfilstudios.com,” said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “We take pride...

2014-07-09 23:10:44

California-based comfort shoe retailer, Footwear etc. is pleased to announce that it has received beautiful new summer styles from Vionic with Orthaheel Technology. Vionic with Orthaheel Technology shoes still have their famous “walk pain free” 30-day guarantee, and a myriad of gorgeous new styles for men and women. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Footwear etc. is delighted to announce that new models from Vionic with Orthaheel Technology have arrived. These...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Gray Pine, Pinus sabiniana
2014-04-22 11:07:33

Gray pine (Pinus sabiniana) is prevalent throughout California in the United States. The tree is also known as the Digger pine, California foothill pine, ghost pine, bull pine, and nut pine. The Gray pine grows from sea level to 4,000 feet above sea level. This pine likes 15-25 inches of rain per year and grows best in rocky, well-drained soils. This pine is a short pine growing to heights of 36-45 feet high, 105 feet in ideal growing conditions, with trunks measuring 23.6-47.2 inches in...

Sequoia slender salamander, Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths between 1.3 to 1.8 inches long from snout to vent.  As its common name implies, its small, slim body...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

California giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus
2014-02-04 09:07:49

The California giant salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native only to northern California. The California giant salamander inhabits moist, coastal forests or streams, lakes and ponds. Some of the species may remain gilled aquatic creatures, while others transform and become terrestrial land creatures. The California giant is nocturnal and most of its life is spent hiding and burrowing. Typically, the California giant salamander...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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