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2014-09-10 20:24:02

Orange County Plastic Surgeon Says It's Time to Stop Demeaning People for Their Beauty Choices NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, 15.1 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. That's nearly one procedure every two seconds. And, in January 2014, First Lady Michelle Obama, about to turn 50, made headlines by telling People magazine she isn't ruling out plastic surgery or Botox as...

2014-09-10 20:22:47

RODRI Introduces New Signature Event to "Honor the Dead... Celebrate the Living" STUDIO CITY, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, a long standing Latino holiday with indigenous roots dating back to Aztec times, has taken its place in mainstream culture boasting festivities worldwide. Though traditions may slightly differ among cultures, the holiday (typically taking place from Oct. 31-Nov. 2) commemorates the dead and brings families together...

2014-09-10 16:27:45

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Growers Foundation awarded 50 Arizona K-12 schools with $75,000 in grant money to create and sustain their own edible fruit and vegetable gardens. Each school will receive $1,500 plus seeds and other materials. The grants were provided through the Arizona Department of Agriculture as part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant. The Foundation's mission is to plant and sustain a fruit...

2014-09-10 16:27:35

Steady Company Growth Requires New Resources SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleary Bros. Landscape, Inc., (http://clearybros.com/) announced today that Todd Kirchner has joined the company to further develop their specialization in preventative plant health care. Kirchner arrives with a wealth of industry experience, having spent 10 years with Tree Wise and Davey where he learned the arborist trade and managed tree crews. More recently he was instrumental in...

2014-09-10 16:20:40

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Logical-R Joint Venture of Houston to perform financial support services at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The contract is a hybrid, firm-fixed price and includes core requirements with performance incentives and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task orders. Performance will begin Oct. 14. It consists of a two-year...

2014-09-10 12:26:35

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 25(th) at the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, Jackson Browne and friends will host a special benefit for the Sanctuary Centers of Santa Barbara, the renowned non-profit provider of care for adults living with mental illness in the area. The evening will feature Jackson Browne along with members of his band and special guests. Tickets go on sale at 10AM Pacific on Friday, September 12(th) and can be purchased at all...

2014-09-10 12:24:59

Thousands to Walk to Raise Funds for Blood Cancer Research SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Northern California Chapter will be kicking off its 2014 Light The Night(®) Walk campaign with the San Francisco Walk on September 23, 2014 at 5 p.m. PT at AT&T Park. The Light The Night Walk is a powerful and unique fundraising campaign from LLS, which brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer...

2014-09-10 12:20:41

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, today launched the Rebuild Detroit Brick by Brick Campaign (#RebuildDetroit)--a grassroots effort to restore city landmark Hart Plaza. Edmunds.com announced the campaign during the grand opening celebration for its new downtown Detroit office. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130612/MM31390LOGO "The Detroit 3 automakers have been critical to our success over the years,...

2014-09-10 08:41:07

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marketo Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTO), the leading provider of marketing software, today announced that Kerio Technologies Inc., a provider of unified collaboration, communications and security solutions, has deployed Marketo to drive global campaign consistency and provide insights to its marketing teams worldwide. Marketo has enabled Kerio Technologies to easily clone campaigns for regional deployment in multiple languages, measure marketing's...

2014-09-10 08:41:02

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier car-shopping website Edmunds.com today announced its move to take part in Detroit's downtown renaissance by opening a new 5,000 square-foot satellite office at 150 West Jefferson, one of only two Class A+ towers in the area. The location serves as a base for regional meetings and collaborations for the nearly 100 Edmunds.com employees based throughout the eastern United States....


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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