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2014-08-19 23:10:06

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) in Carson City, Nev., hired William “Larry” Fagerhaug as chief human resources officer. An experienced healthcare executive with a proven track record as a motivating and collaborative human resources leader, Fagerhaug assumed his new duties on August 11. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare...

2014-08-19 23:05:07

ConteXtream Recognized for Notable Growth, Market Success with Nomination for Prodigy Award Mountain View, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 ConteXtream Inc., a leading provider of carrier-grade network virtualization solutions, announced today that it has been nominated for a 2014 SPIFFY Award by the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley. ConteXtream is one of five finalists for the Prodigy Award for the Most Successful SPiF Alumni. This award is given to the pre-2013 SPIF presenting...

2014-08-19 23:05:05

California eating disorder treatment center promotes new clinical director from within. St. Louis, Mo (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Castlewood Treatment Center for Eating Disorders, a national leader in eating disorder treatment, announced today the promotion of Jennifer Edwards, LPC, R-DMT, to clinical director of Castlewood at Monarch Cove Treatment Center. Castlewood at Monarch Cove is a trusted affiliate of Castlewood Treatment Center located in Monterey, Calif. The facility offers...

2014-08-19 23:04:34

Most of the bottled water that comes from California water sources is sold in California. In fact, the vast majority of bottled water companies in the U.S. use local water sources and distribute their products to nearby towns and states, says the International Bottled Water Association in responding to a recent media report. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) responds to a August 11, 2014 Mother Jones article “Bottled Water Comes...

2014-08-19 23:03:54

Oakhurst Woodcarvers' Rendezvous is raffling a one-of-a-kind wood quilt made of 16 eight-inch by six-inch squares depicting an aspect of Yosemite National Park. Subjects include the Wawona covered bridge, Mariposa Grove’s Giant Sequoias, and Yosemite Valley’s iconic Half Dome and waterfalls. Oakhurst, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 There are those who believe that woodcarving is becoming a lost art. Others are determined to prevent that thought from becoming reality. Larry...

2014-08-19 23:02:37

Lack of Access and Financial Burden May Contribute to Increased Mortality, CPIC Researchers Find Fremont, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Despite advances in treatment, lymphoma patients residing in low socioeconomic status (SES) neighborhoods experienced significantly worse survival than patients living in high SES neighborhoods, researchers at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) have reported. Those who live in the poorest communities have a 34 percent greater risk of dying...

2014-08-19 23:02:02

Three-county California Voter Foundation study finds late return, missing signatures and non-matching signatures are top reasons why some vote-by-mail ballots cast go uncounted. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 A new report issued today by the California Voter Foundation (CVF) finds that the top three reasons why some ballots go uncounted in three counties studied are that they are received too late, lack the voter’s signature, or the signature on the ballot envelope does not...

2014-08-19 23:01:19

Dr. Mehrdad Karimianpour's practice, Accident and Injury Center, based in Garden Grove, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Accident and Injury Center, a Leading Chiropractor on Lien, Receives the Coveted “Preferred Provider” Designation from Power Liens Dr. Mehrdad Karimianpour's practice, Accident and Injury Center, based in Garden Grove, comes...

2014-08-19 20:24:25

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to news of Blue Shield's new $2.5 - $8 million luxury skybox at the 49ers' new stadium, Consumer Watchdog sent a letter to California Attorney General Kamala Harris asking for an investigation of "Blue Shield's abuse of its non-profit status" and for immediate steps to "block any additional wasteful spending that robs taxpayers and average California patients of their financial health." November ballot...

2014-08-19 20:23:29

SUWANEE, Georgia and SARATOGA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hisense, the fourth largest global TV manufacturer, and Roku Inc. today announced availability of the Hisense Roku(®) TV H4 Series to the U.S. market. Roku TV is a new simplified smart TV that uses the Roku OS to enable consumers to easily enjoy entertainment whether on-demand, streamed or live. Beginning in late September, the Hisense Roku TV H4 Series will be available in 40-inch, 48-inch, 50-inch and 55-inch...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.