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2014-09-08 16:26:00

Local Government Organization Cites Concerns that Proposition 46 is "Fiscally Irresponsible" and Would Hurt Taxpayers SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the growing campaign to defeat November's budget-busting Proposition 46 announced that the California State Association of Counties opposes the costly initiative because it would ratchet up health care costs for consumers, taxpayers and local governments. CSAC is the unified voice in Sacramento for California's diverse...

2014-09-08 16:24:59

WWII Veteran Bob Scott to Tour Washington, D.C. Memorials Using the Breathe NIOV System IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of innovative medical technologies for patients with respiratory insufficiency diseases and neuromuscular diseases, will sponsor World War II Veteran and Colton, Calif. resident Bob Scott on a September trip to Washington, D.C., as part of the Honor Flight Network. The Breathe Non-Invasive Open...

2014-09-08 16:20:54

CARSON, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTS), one of the largest online providers of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories, today announced the resignation of David G. Robson as its Chief Financial Officer. Michael Yoshida, the Company's current Controller, will assume the responsibilities as Principal Accounting Officer and Interim Chief Financial Officer effective September 19, 2014. Mr. Yoshida will oversee the Company's...

2014-09-08 12:35:03

Four New Locations Providing Free Phones and Wireless Service to Families in Need SHREVEPORT, La., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Budget Prepay, Inc., d/b/a Budget Mobile, has launched operations in San Diego, opening the second local full-service retail store today in El Cajon. Budget's San Diego operations include two customer service kiosks and two brick and mortar retail stores offering free wireless services and phones to qualified customers under the California LifeLine Program -- a...

2014-09-08 12:34:20

New Server Solutions Maximize Performance, Density and Efficiency with 18-Core CPUs, Latest Technology Integration and Titanium Level High-Efficiency (96%+) Digital Power Supplies SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing releases its most comprehensive line of X10 Server Building Block Solutions featuring the new Intel® Xeon® processor...

2014-09-08 12:32:39

New App Transforms the iPad into a Full Featured, Mobile Business Phone System ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ZipZap released the world's first full-featured mobile business phone system for the iPad. Available for download in the iTunes App Store, this revolutionary iPad- based business phone system offers modern professionals all the functionality they need to conduct business with complete confidence - from drag and drop call transferring to ringing on multiple...

2014-09-08 08:38:15

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications (UC) solutions, delivers the lowest first-year IP telephony costs for all size deployments against six competitors, according to a recent Nemertes Research report. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131118/MM19469LOGO Nemertes conducted a study of nearly 200 organizations to gather real-world cost data for seven leading IP...

2014-09-08 08:37:58

Combines FSA's MB86MX IC with Videon's Software, Hardware Technology for Wide Range of Broadcast, Automotive, Aviation Designs STATE COLLEGE, Pa. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Videon, a leading developer of modules and middleware for audio and video designs, has joined with Fujitsu Semiconductor America to introduce a new semi-custom encoder module that will support communications and broadcast workflows, as well as automotive and aviation applications....

2014-09-08 08:36:46

Solution adds context to data analyzed in Tableau; encourages collaboration for deeper insight that drives immediate decisive action IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neudesic today announced its collaborative business intelligence solution which helps organizations take more decisive action on Tableau information. By integrating human intelligence with self-service dashboard data inside an integrated workforce collaboration tool, Neudesic Actionable Analytics Solution...

2014-09-08 08:36:41

Latest Virtualization Platform Innovation for Network Services to Be Displayed at IDF14 (Booth 763) FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZNYX Networks(®), an innovator of high-density platforms for virtualization and mission critical environments, today announced the B1 top-of-rack switch platform for security and NFV (network function virtualization) with an integrated Intel(®) Xeon(®) server-class compute environment. As the latest virtualization platform for network...


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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