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2014-09-19 16:23:38

Sally S. Chan, a CA based lawyer has been named a top attorney in CA. SAN GABRIEL, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 list of top rated attorneys in CA as published in the July, 2014 issue of Los Angeles Magazine includes Sally S. Chan of San Gabriel, CA. This distinction is given to only a very small percentage of San Gabriel's attorneys each year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147282 Attorneys are only considered for inclusion in the list...

2014-09-19 16:21:19

Water- and money-saving project financed through recently-launched HERO PACE program SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supervisor Dave Roberts takes pride in the appearance of his home. And as one of San Diego County's elected leaders, he's also keenly aware of the need for all San Diegans to do their part to reduce water use in light of California's extended drought. The combination of these two factors, plus the availability of new tools and incentives for San...

2014-09-19 12:23:58

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Football League (NFL) announced a five-year commitment to support survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and pledged funding for advocacy organizations across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77458 Recent media coverage regarding sexual violence and domestic violence among NFL players has contributed to an increased volume of calls to local and national hotlines...

2014-09-19 12:23:52

SONOMA, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not every artist gets to camp on a vineyard and make art with the soils and other material there. Not every winery that is lucky enough to have an artist want to do these things. Nate Reifke and Gundlach Bundschu Winery are both very lucky. The label of the winery's 2011 Vintage Reserve, a blend of the best Bordeaux-varietal lots of the vintage, features work by Reifke created on the winery's ranch in Sonoma, CA. Cool is the operative...

2014-09-19 00:20:50

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearTV Ltd. (CLTV:F) is powering ClearVision and TVChannels4u with new programming from a diverse set of producers and talent. The enhancements to the ClearTV roster of content starts with What's Trending, a 24/7 news hub, covering and curating the most viral and shareable content across the social web. "We're incredibly excited to partner with ClearTV. As a media brand, it's important for What's Trending to engage with our audience on...

2014-09-18 23:13:21

The Hope For the World Foundation is committed to fostering partnerships with sponsors and donors in order to support the medical mission as well as providing perishable and non-perishable goods to the community. Covina, Calif. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 In honor of the 30th Anniversary of the World Medical Mission Foundation in 2016, Filipino singer and award-winning author, Lourdes Duque Baron, has established the 501(c)(3) Hope For The World Foundation to launch the first annual...

2014-09-18 23:11:52

Announcing a new plugin from Pixel Film Studios, ProEmblem, which includes a design tool kit that allows Final Cut Pro X users to create, design, and personalize classic emblems. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Plugin and template developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced the ProEmblem Plugin for Final Cut Pro X. “ProEmblem gives users the ability to design personalize Classic Emblems all inside FCPX” Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “When...

2014-09-18 23:08:55

Dentists from throughout Canada tomorrow will benefit from the expertise of highly acclaimed Oxnard All-on-4™ dental implants expert and world-renowned speaker Dr. Mamaly Reshad, a prosthodontist from the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Ventura County, Calif., who is speaking at the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP) annual Scientific Meeting in Montreal. Dr. Reshad’s presentation, “Resection Versus Augmentation: Esthetic Implant Supported Maxillary...

2014-09-18 23:03:48

Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Jim Risch joined the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Department of Energy labs to announce the creation of the Senate National Laboratory Caucus to "make certain that U.S. labs continue to build on their successes and remain world leaders in cutting edge research" during National Lab Day on the Hill on Tuesday. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 On Tuesday, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz joined Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Jim...

2014-09-18 23:01:40

ASRC Federal InuTeq has been awarded the NASA Armstrong Research Facilities and Engineering Support Services contract. The five-year contract, consisting of a base year and four one-year options, has a maximum ceiling of $73 million. Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 NASA has awarded the Armstrong Research Facilities and Engineering Support Services contract to ASRC Federal InuTeq. Under the contract, ASRC Federal InuTeq will support the Mission Information and Test Systems...


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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