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2014-04-17 16:23:20

FREMONT, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Power Corporation (NYSE: DPW): In view of the unusual market activity in the Company's Common Stock on Thursday, April 17, 2014, the New York Stock Exchange contacted the Company in accordance with its usual practice. The Company stated that its policy is not to comment on unusual market activity. About Digital Power: Digital Power Corporation is a solution-driven organization that designs, develops, manufactures and sells...

2014-04-17 16:22:44

US Dept of Energy hails new California energy storage consortium as a groundbreaking model for public-private partnerships SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneering initiative designed to accelerate the development of the energy storage sector in California has signed its first corporate members - from international giants to emerging startups. CalCharge announced the enrollment of Duracell, Hitachi, Volkswagen, LG, Eaton, Enovix, EnerVault, Farasis Energy,...

2014-04-17 16:21:00

CONCORD, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA cited Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) today for willful serious safety violations that resulted in two workers being killed by a fast-moving train in Walnut Creek last October. The citations carry proposed penalties totaling $210,000. Cal/OSHA issued the citations for three willful serious violations after its investigation found the following: -- The two workers who were killed, Christopher D. Sheppard and...

2014-04-17 12:29:36

Mobile Time Entry App for Attorneys, Accountants & Consultants CAMPBELL, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smart WebParts (www.smartwebparts.com), provider of the leading timekeeping platform for law, accounting and professional services firms, today announced the availability of Smart Time Mobile for the iPhone. The new mobile time entry app enables users to manage and enter time anywhere. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75773) Smart Time Mobile can...

2014-04-17 12:27:00

"Absolut Little Sun" Celebrates Creativity and Global Togetherness through Cocktails, Art and Music INDIO, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Absolut Vodka, the official spirits of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, recently unveiled Absolut Little Sun -- an interactive art bar designed by Little Sun. Embodying Absolut's Transform Today(TM) spirit of inspiring the power of creation, the space, created together with Absolut, is an immersive and celebratory environment...

2014-04-17 12:26:21

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viralheat, a leading provider of enterprise social media monitoring and management software, announced today that it is adding integration with Salesforce Desk.com, the all-in-one customer support app for fast-growing companies, to its world-class analytics platform. Viralheat empowers businesses to perform all of their social content needs within a single social management platform. The new integration follows Viralheat's recent...

2014-04-17 12:23:57

Donation dedicated to the care of 500 trees during California's drought LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the annual global Earth Day celebration set for April 22, 2014, Insomniac has announced it is donating $10,000 to TreePeople--a Los Angeles-based, environmental non-profit organization--to help finance the preservation and care of 500 trees in Southern California. Starting today, April 17(th), fans can go online and sign a voluntary pledge to embrace simple...

2014-04-17 12:22:43

HAMPTON, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An HU-25C jet from NASA's Langley Research Center will be in California next month as part of a flight test to assess biofuel and other jet fuel alternatives. News media representatives are invited to attend a behind-the-scenes tour of that test on Tuesday, May 20, at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's hangar in Palmdale and visit the center's main campus at Edwards Air Force Base....

2014-04-17 08:31:32

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, will conduct its Fiscal Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call with management to discuss results. Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014Time: 4:45 p.m. EDT (1:45 p.m. PDT) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/MM66070LOGO To access the webcast, log on to www.microsemi.com, go to...

2014-04-17 08:27:54

MONROVIA, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended April 4, 2014 on Monday, April 28, 2014 after the market close. STAAR will host a conference call and video webcast on Monday, April 28 at 4:15 p.m. Eastern / 1:15 p.m. Pacific to discuss these results and...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

Tree Poppy, Dendromecon
2014-01-12 09:12:54

Dendromecon is a genus of shrubs or small trees. The genus may also be referred as the Tree poppy. Dendromecon can be found in California and northern Baja California. Dendromecon plants typically produce evergreen leaves that grow between 1.2 to 3.9 inches long. Its leaves have a narrow oval shape and taper to a point towards the end. The genus is known to have flowers that are yellow in coloration and shed after pollination. The Dendromecon genus consists of Dendromecon harfordii...

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