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2014-09-08 08:23:10

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the first harvest of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of California, was completed on September 2, 2014. At the University of California site in Holtville, California, two planting methods were compared. One is to plant single nodes that each grow into individual plants, and the other method is to plant whole Giant King Grass stalks continuously end to end similar to the way that...

2014-09-08 08:21:37

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GCR Inc. announces that Richard Hamilton recently joined the leadership team of the Company as a Business Development Executive. Mr. Hamilton will support GCR's business development efforts--on a nationwide basis from their west coast office in Los Angeles, CA. Mr. Hamilton comes to GCR Inc. from Infor (US), Inc. where he was a Practice Director for Sales in the Public Sector Services Group. Prior to Infor, he spent eleven (11) years at...

2014-09-08 08:21:25

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a new alliance between ADEPT Driver and Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy, students of the Los Angeles-based academy will now benefit from the scientifically proven teenSMART crash reduction program. The teenSMART program was created by ADEPT Driver, a California company that uses scientific methods to develop crash reduction programs that are proven to be effective. The Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy now includes teenSMART's curriculum...

2014-09-08 04:20:25

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar" or the "Company") and its Joint Provisional Liquidators ("JPLs"), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that, subsequent to the filing on August 29, 2014 by the Company and its subsidiary, LDK Silicon & Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. ("LDK Silicon"), of the petition to commence...

2014-09-07 23:02:36

Announcing the release of a new theme from Pixel Film Studios, Candy Pop Theme which features 48 Camera Options and On-screen controls customizable inside Final Cut Pro X Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Final Cut Pro X plugin and effects manufacturer, Pixel Film Studios, announces the production of the Candy Pop Theme template for Apple's Final Cut Pro X. "Candy Pop is a simple-to-use and simplistic template that allows FCPX users to create a professional...

2014-09-07 23:02:18

Coalition Duchenne supports World Duchenne Awareness Day Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 California based charity Coalition Duchenne supports the First World Duchenne Awareness Day on the 7th of September 2014. The 7th of the 9th has been chosen to represent the 79 exons in the Dystrophin gene. Duchenne Charities around the world will raise awareness for boys and young men who have Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Parents and supporters of Duchenne organizations will...

2014-09-07 23:00:28

As a global private ethernet & telecom consulting agency, Solveforce is now offering their provider network in choosing commercial and residential services to all counties in California. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Solveforce Ethernet Fiber Internet (http://californiaethernetfiberinternet.com/) is a highly sought after ethernet service solutions provider that has recently unveiled a new team of professional consultants and experts. They have done this to assure...

2014-09-07 12:20:45

SANTA MARIA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks WHAT: Opens the first Verizon Wireless Smart Store in Santa Maria, California. Verizon Wireless customers invited to experience a new way of discovering new technology with the mobile lifestyle in mind. WHERE: 570 E Betteravia Road, Santa Maria, California 93454-8805...

2014-09-06 23:02:07

Announcing the release of the Stripe theme from Pixel Film Studios, which includes 48 camera options and on-screen controls for Final Cut Pro X. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Creative design technicians from Pixel Film Studios have released a new template, the Stripe theme for Final Cut Pro X. Users can now create contemporary and stylistic looks with ease. “With easy to use controls, the Stripe theme is perfect for getting the job done,” says Christian Austin,...

blue whales
2014-09-06 05:18:47

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online California blue whales have become the first group of the endangered species to experience a population rebound, demonstrating their ability to rebound when carefully managed, according to new research appearing in the journal Marine Mammal Science. Blue whales are the largest animals on Earth, reaching nearly 100 feet in length and weighing nearly 200 tons when they reach adulthood. They are also the heaviest creature to ever live,...


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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