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2014-06-30 16:20:42

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marnie O'Brien Primmer, Transpo Group Director of Strategic Business Development, has been awarded the prestigious Mobility 21 Service Award in recognition of her tireless work to help deliver major transportation improvements throughout Southern California. Southern California-based Mobility 21 is a seven-county transportation advocacy coalition focused on securing transportation funding solutions for the region. Primmer, formerly...

2014-06-30 12:35:58

IRVINE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a recent graduation ceremony, the University of California, Irvine Extension conferred 2,042 Certificates and Specialized Studies Awards to 1,874 students for completion of continuing education programs during the 2013-2014 academic year. The certificates granted in more than 65 program categories encompass a wide spectrum of disciplines including business, management, finance, education, engineering, information technology and law....

2014-06-30 12:35:53

Adds to Product Breadth in its Leading EMI Filter Business MANSFIELD, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astrodyne Corporation, a global developer and manufacturer of specialized power solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Filter Concepts, Inc. ("Filter Concepts"). Filter Concepts is a well-established provider of EMI Filter products for demanding applications. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140627/122682 Filter Concepts' headquarters...

2014-06-30 12:33:35

Law to require sealed-in, long-life batteries in state with millions of outdated smoke alarms MEBANE, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The millions of California homeowners with non-working and outdated battery-powered smoke alarms will have safer alternatives that require less maintenance under a law that takes effect tomorrow. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140629/122906 Starting July 1, any battery-powered smoke alarm or combination (smoke and carbon monoxide) alarm...

2014-06-30 12:28:32

--Superfish Also Launches Android Version of its first Mobile App, PetMatch, Connecting More People, on More Devices With More Adoptable Pets-- PALO ALTO, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superfish, a pioneer in visual search technology, and Adopt-a-Pet.com announced today a new partnership that combines the power of the world's largest non-profit database of adoptable pets with PetMatch, the world's first visual pet search mobile app. The company also announced a new Android version of...

2014-06-30 12:24:41

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under a towering canopy of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, the National Park Service, Yosemite Conservancy and public officials today celebrated the 150(th) Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act, the legislation signed by President Abraham Lincoln to preserve Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove, by breaking ground on a landmark project to protect the ancient sequoia trees and the extraordinary experience...

2014-06-30 12:24:24

Volunteer event part of Cox Conserves, the company's national sustainability program DANA POINT, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Oceans Month, Cox Enterprises and Ocean Conservancy joined forces for a shore cleanup at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, Calif. The cleanup took place on June 27 and removed nearly 650 pounds of trash. Doheny State Beach is one of California's most popular state beaches and attracts almost one million visitors per year....

2014-06-30 08:37:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications (UC) solutions, was among the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc. invited to participate in its report titled "The Forrester Wave(TM): On-Premises Unified Communications and Collaboration, Q2 2014." In this evaluation, ShoreTel was cited as a "strong performer" and some of its top scores were for speed of deployment,...

2014-06-30 08:37:03

Landmark Effort Gives Millions of Bay Area Residents and Visitors Secure, Automatic Connections and Seamless Connectivity with San Francisco and San Jose Free Wi-Fi Services SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc., (NYSE: RKUS) today announced a major initiative with the City and County of San Francisco, the City of San Jose, CA and Global Reach Technology to create the first large-scale municipal Hotspot 2.0 service that allows millions of visitors and...

2014-06-30 08:35:58

Extreme Networks Provides District-wide Wi-Fi Coverage with Application Insights from Purview(TM) SAN JOSE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced the Troy School District in Troy, Michigan has chosen Extreme Networks to deliver campus-wide wireless coverage with 802.11ac performance. The Extreme Networks' solution extends the district's Wi-Fi beyond the boundaries of the classroom, while affording better visibility into the network with Extreme...


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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