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2014-07-28 16:24:22

G-SHOCK Returns To Huntington Beach, California For Their Fourth US Open Of Surfing DOVER, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio G-SHOCK adds toughness, innovation and style to the sport of Surfing for the fourth year in a row with the world renowned surfing competition: The US Open of Surfing. The event takes place at Huntington Beach, California from July 26(th) - August 3(rd), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130616 During the nine-day intensive event,...

2014-07-28 16:20:44

Orders Prohibit Importation and Sale of Infringing Tires CYPRESS, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd. and Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. (collectively, "Toyo") announced today that the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") has issued its final determination against eight remaining respondents in the tire design patent infringement complaint filed by Toyo on September 20, 2013. The ITC issued limited exclusion orders and cease-and-desist...

2014-07-28 13:12:56

ESA Before the colonial era, 100,000s of people lived on the land now called California, and many of their cultures manipulated fire to control the availability of plants they used for food, fuel, tools, and ritual. Contemporary tribes continue to use fire to maintain desired habitat and natural resources. Frank Lake, an ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Station, will lead a field trip to the Stone Lake National Wildlife Refuge during the Ecological Society of...

2014-07-28 12:32:10

Global Customer Deployments Gain Momentum Across Key Vertical Industries SAN JOSE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR), a leader in high performance networking, today announced global industry recognition and customer acceptance for Purview, the company's first-of-its-kind network-powered application analytics and network optimization solution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140602/93419 In the last month, Purview has been awarded with two...

2014-07-28 12:31:28

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Dr. Chris Rowen, CTO of the IP Group at Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS), is scheduled to present a keynote entitled, "Efficient Programmable Architecture for Next-Generation Scalable Flash Control" at the 2014 Flash Memory Summit. Additionally Cadence is scheduled to demonstrate its latest memory IP, which is serving as the crucial component for many products in the consumer, computer and enterprise markets....

2014-07-28 12:26:20

$10.5 million project will transform degraded fields in Griffith Park into beautiful 26-acre facility for local soccer players LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty years to the day after he ascended the Coliseum steps and lit the flame to open the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, track and field legend Rafer Johnson joined with fellow Olympians, city leaders and young soccer players in Griffith Park to announce the $10.5 million renovation of the John Ferraro Athletic...

2014-07-28 12:26:08

Wins At Ad Age's 2014 Small Agency Awards SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiny Rebellion, the positive change ad agency located in the heart of Silicon Beach, is stoked to announce they took home the Gold Award for Small Agency Of The Year in the 11-75 employee category at the 2014 Ad Age Small Agency Awards in Austin, TX. Forty-two full-time employees service the agency's clients, which include TrueCar, Hotwire and Bolthouse Farms. The award is a nod that a...

2014-07-28 08:35:00

FREMONT, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Power Corporation (NYSE MKT: DPW) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Digital Power Limited, has secured a $2M order from the Republic of Korea to provide uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems to be fitted to Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) tankers being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). DSME is building four MARS tankers to support Type 45 Destroyers while at sea. To be...

2014-07-28 08:34:03

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTCBB: PTSC) today announced that Phoenix Digital Solutions (PDS), Patriot's joint venture that aggregates the ownership interests in the Moore Microprocessor Patent (MMP) Portfolio(TM), has entered into an agreement with Alliacense, LLC. The agreement settles all outstanding disputes between PDS and Alliacense and provides for the addition of a second company to complement Alliacense in securing licenses...

2014-07-28 08:28:37

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProteinSimple announced today that it has launched a total protein assay for the Simple Western. This new assay allows users to detect all proteins separated in the assay simultaneously. For the first time, Simple Western users can analyze proteins without the need for an antibody. The Simple Western has changed protein analysis as we know it today. First, the Simple Western eliminated the hassles of Western blot protocols - no...


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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