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2014-06-25 00:20:56

roomPulse takes the manual guesswork out of inventory management and delivers automated room assignment and unrivaled guest satisfaction SANTA CRUZ, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) -- hospitalityPulse debuts their proactive, room management system, roomPulse at the HITEC 2014 conference in Los Angeles on June 23-26. The system, unique in the market, is hospitalityPulse's first product being officially...

2014-06-24 23:09:11

Paul Chen, ex-gaming executive, joins Ifeelgoods to scale the use of the Enterprise Promotion and Loyalty Manager (EPLM), providing content partners with a seamless solution to manage B2B opportunities. Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Ifeelgoods, the leader in frictionless distribution of branded rewards, announced today that Paul Chen has joined the company as VP of Reward Partners, heading the EPLM product line. In this role, Paul will work with major brands to enable a...

2014-06-24 23:07:13

Bhakti Chai, alchemist of Boulder’s award-winning freshly micro-brewed chai tea, announces their two new ready-to-drink flavors. Just weeks after landing in natural grocery stores in the Rocky Mountain, Southern California, Southwest, Pacific Northwest and Midwest regions, the Almond Blend received first place in the North American Tea Championship’s “Iced Tea” category. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Bhakti Chai, alchemist of Boulder’s award-winning freshly micro-brewed chai...

2014-06-24 23:00:24

California mortgage company, Blue Home Loans, Inc., comments on the current mortgage rates trends and offers advice for those who are seeking the best home loans. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 There was some volatility in bond markets earlier today thanks to a number of factors, including today’s Treasury auction and geopolitical concerns. Despite this, not much changed overall, and mortgage rates were mainly flat today, with some lenders offering slightly improved rate sheets...

2014-06-24 16:26:24

IRVINE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreLogic(®) (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, confirmed today that it will release its second quarter 2014 financial results after the market close on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The press release, with accompanying financial information, will be posted on the CoreLogic investor website at http://investor.corelogic.com. The Company will host a live webcast and conference...

2014-06-24 16:24:52

FREMONT, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARDX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, GI and metabolic diseases, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 4,928,900 shares of common stock at an initial public offering price of $14.00 per share, which includes the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase up to 642,900 additional shares of common stock. All of the shares of common...

2014-06-24 16:24:19

President Leigh Pierce to be a Featured Speaker in Multi-Disciplinary Industry Forum SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PacificGMP is a lead sponsor of the California Pavilion at BIO International Convention, June 23-26, 2014 in San Diego, California. The biologics contract development and manufacturer will be available for meetings at Booth 3523 in Hall A of the California Pavilion. On Tuesday, June 24(th) at 3 p.m., PacificGMP President and Chief Scientific Officer Leigh Pierce will...

2014-06-24 16:23:06

National University's Military Appreciation Night includes a reception thanking military guests and community leaders during Saturday game vs. San Francisco Giants SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of our military community, National University and the San Diego Padres will honor ten inaugural recipients of the National University Military Scholarship at the July 5th game against the San Francisco Giants. National University will also host a...

2014-06-24 16:22:09

Speakers from multiple industries to highlight best practices in manufacturing around key themes of miniaturization, integration, ruggedization and automation (MIRA) SAN JOSE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Summit for Advanced Manufacturing (GSAM)--created for manufacturers, by manufacturers, and about manufacturers--today issued its final program for the inaugural GSAM 2014, which takes place in San Francisco on July 9-10. Co-located with SEMICON West 2014, GSAM 2014 will...

2014-06-24 12:28:52

New Bill Profits California Drugstore Lobby At Patients' Expense WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mail-service and specialty pharmacies will save California consumers, employers, unions, and government plans $1.8 billion on prescription drug costs in 2015, according to new research from Visante released by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). However, these savings are at risk because of new legislation (AB 2418) backed by the California drugstore lobby...


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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