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2014-10-23 23:03:17

Internationally Recognized Culinary Guide Honors Solage Calistoga’s Acclaimed Restaurant in 2015 Michelin’s Bay Area Guide CALISTOGA, CALIF. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Solage Calistoga’s Solbar has once again been honored with a Michelin Star for the sixth consecutive year in the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco, Bay Area & Wine Country 2015. International culinary authority Michelin, whose star ratings are synonymous with quality dining, named Solbar among a very select group of 40...

2014-10-23 23:03:05

Energy Industry Veteran Brings Strategic Experience to Energy Engineering Mainstay Carlsbad, Calif. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Carlsbad-based energy engineering firm, AESC, is pleased to announce the recent hire of industry veteran Ray Pustinger to serve as company president and CEO. With more than 20 years’ experience in the energy efficiency business, holding positions ranging from CEO to board of directors, Ray brings significant top-level expertise and networking prowess to AESC’s...

2014-10-23 20:29:36

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rate of non-Hispanic white youth diagnosed with type 1 diabetes increased significantly from 2002 to 2009 in all but the youngest age group of children, according to a new study published today in the journal Diabetes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The study included data from more than 2 million children and adolescents living in diverse geographic regions of the United States. Within this population,...

2014-10-23 20:29:30

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who developed gestational diabetes and were overweight before pregnancy were at a higher risk of having daughters who were obese later in childhood, according to new research published today in Diabetes Care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Based on long-term research that included a multi-ethnic cohort of 421 girls and their mothers (all members of Kaiser Permanente Northern California), the study is...

2014-10-23 20:22:28

CoolCalifornia City Challenge Recognizes the State's Best at Energy Management DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Upgrade California(®) today joined with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to announce the winners of the Cool California City Challenge, a competition among 10 cities in the state to reduce their carbon footprint and better manage energy use. In a hard-fought battle, the city of Riverside edged out second-place Claremont to be crowned the...

2014-10-23 16:26:11

Nearly $1 million raised since 2001 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte's annual Fall Classic golf tournament raised $115,000 this year to benefit five children's charities in the Sacramento region. Since 2001, this annual event has raised $965,000 to help children and families in need. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a The funds Deloitte raised exceeded expectations and set a record for the Fall Classic, now in its 14(th) year. This...

2014-10-23 16:20:48

Hotels.com Airport Transportation Insider examines most affordable and convenient ways to get to your destination DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help Americans better plan their travel itineraries, Hotels.com® has compiled an insider's look at the best transportation options from 29 major airports around the world. The Hotels.com Airport Transportation Insider compares taxi, private car and mass transit options within the most popular international and domestic...

2014-10-23 12:29:39

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, today announced that Ardelyx, together with its development partner, AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN, LON:AZN), will present tenapanor-related preclinical and clinical results during Kidney Week 2014, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN). Abstracts of the presentations were published today on...

2014-10-23 12:23:38

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 150-megawatt (MW) Solar Gen 2 solar facility in California from First Solar, Inc. As the largest solar facility in the Southern Power portfolio, Solar Gen 2 is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 average California homes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "Our strategic renewable development has earned Southern...

2014-10-23 08:43:02

TUCSON, Ariz., and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZipRealty, an innovative developer of proprietary technology and comprehensive online marketing tools for residential real estate, announced today that Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Arizona will become the Powered by Zip (PbZ) broker in the Tucson market, effective Nov. 12, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127302 "We are excited about adding the 'Powered by Zip' technology platform as...


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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conjunto
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