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2014-06-26 08:34:09

New "Sell My Car" App From TrueCar Labs Helps Simplify the Car Selling Process SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today announced the creation of TrueCar Labs, an incubator focused on developing innovative solutions for the automotive ecosystem. TrueCar will utilize the incubator to deploy new products and solutions in their earliest phase in order to seek feedback from consumers and dealers -...

2014-06-26 08:32:57

Fast-Growing Media Company Cuts Monthly Close Time in Half while Saving $100,000 in Finance Salaries Annually SAN JOSE, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, today announced it has helped EC Hispanic Media increase productivity and improve financial and operational visibility for nearly fifty different products and sales regions. By graduating from QuickBooks to Intacct, the growing media company eliminated manual,...

2014-06-26 08:32:41

CAMPBELL, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WG Security Products is pleased to announce the release of the Bottle Tag. The WG Bottle Tag provides a level of security unmatched by the competition. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121806 WG has been able to combine great aesthetics customary to WG, but also provide the retailer with a tag that offers multiple levels of protection. The WG Bottle Tag is the newest member of the WG exclusive Wave product line. The...

2014-06-26 08:31:48

Three-Day Action Packed Event for Learning, Collaborating and Networking SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today registration is officially open for its International User Conference--Trimble Dimensions--being held November 3-5, 2014 at the Mirage and the Treasure Island Hotels in Las Vegas. The conference addresses innovations in Agriculture, Construction, Civil Infrastructure, Engineering, Government, Mapping, Natural Resources,...

2014-06-26 08:30:16

Represents Potential Multi-Million Dollar Opportunity FIVE POINTS, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced the first shipments of dormant alfalfa seed varieties to the People's Republic of China (PRC). This is especially important for S&W, since it is both the Company's first shipment to the PRC, and also the first commercial export of its dormant alfalfa seed. The PRC is a new and potentially large market, representing a...

2014-06-26 08:26:08

Nashville, TN and Stockton, CA rank the hottest NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot or Not, the pioneer of rating and the game that lets you check out and connect with the hottest people nearby, has released a survey of the hottest cities in America just in time for Independence Day. Nashville, Tennessee, tops the list of hottest men, while Stockton, California, takes the lead for the hottest women. The list consists of votes from over 10 million Hot or Not users around the country...

2014-06-26 08:24:00

Tavant Technologies selects Salesforce1 Customer Platform to connect with customers, partners and employees for a connected world SANTA CLARA, Calif. & BANGALORE, India, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tavant Technologies, today announced Tavant Warranty On-Demand is now available on the Salesforce1 Customer Platform, the new social, mobile and cloud customer platform built to transform sales, service and marketing apps. Tavant Warranty On-Demand accelerates how companies can connect with...

2014-06-26 08:23:47

--Large-scale Installations Redefine Visits with Santa for Digital Era-- SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macerich (NYSE:MAC), one of the nation's leading owners, operators and developers of regional malls, today announced a significant collaboration with HGTV, America's leading home and lifestyle brand, to create Santa HQ - an innovative interactive holiday experience at 10 top malls across the country that elevates the traditional holiday experience and...

2014-06-26 08:22:05

WALNUT, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today issued an update regarding the progress of the Tibbar Energy, Giant King Grass fueled, 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix. The power plant will supply clean and renewable electricity created from VIASPACE Giant King Grass (GKG) to the Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for at least the next 25 years. As previously reported, Tibbar Energy was issued a Virgin Island...

2014-06-26 08:20:22

California Is Hotter Than Ever With Nine of 10 Top Spots DES PLAINES, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1984, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has published annual reports--known today as Hot Spots--that examine vehicle theft at the national and local level. NICB was originally established in 1912 as the Automobile Protective and Information Bureau and the company focused exclusively on recovering stolen motor vehicles that were insured by its 11 member insurance...


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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