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2014-08-29 12:22:50

Label gives consumers information to make healthier choices SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Alliance for Toxic Free Fire Safety: California became first in the nation this week to pass legislation requiring furniture labels to declare whether or not the product contains toxic flame retardant chemicals. Senator Mark Leno authored the bill and California Professional Firefighters (CPF), Center for Environmental...

2014-08-29 08:26:02

Innovative Customer Care Center App Allows Faster Response Time for Field Trainers PETALUMA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Robert Rieger, CEO and founder of AVRS, Inc. announced the expansion of the Customer Care Center and the launch of the new Customer Care Center iPad App. The newly expanded AVRS Customer Care Center is the hub for all incoming customer requests. It provides customers a single-point of contact and handles all aspects of a customers AVRS experience,...

2014-08-29 08:20:36

The national auto and home insurance agency has been nominated and voted by readers of the Daily News as a favorite place to work in Los Angeles. ENCINO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Answer Financial® Inc., the original auto insurance comparison company, is proud to announce its recent recognition by the Los Angeles Daily News and its Readers' Choice Award for Favorite Places to Work in Los Angeles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121009/LA88943LOGO The Los Angeles...

2014-08-29 04:20:18

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teletrac Inc., a 25-year veteran GPS fleet tracking and telematics software provider, is honored to celebrate its customer's cover story in the August issue of Field Technologies magazine. The article, titled "Take Fleet Management Beyond Track and Trace" highlights the experience of A.N. Webber, a logistics company based in Illinois, in eliminating its Department Of Transportation (DOT) violations and lowering its overall fleet's...

2014-08-28 23:18:01

Structural Engineers Association of California responds to American Canyon Earthquake Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 By Michael Cochran, SEAOC Board President, Reinhard Ludke, and Ken O’Dell As the Napa region works to recover from the strongest California earthquake in 20-plus years, the rest of the State should be on notice that Sunday’s 6.0M American Canyon earthquake did not let us off the hook. Instead, this and every other recent earthquake should be taken as a wakeup...

2014-08-28 23:17:51

MarijuanaDoctors.com is enthralled to announce the addition of its newest California physician, James Patel M.D. of Livermore, California. As always, MarijuanaDoctors.com prides itself on affiliating with only the best and most qualified physicians, and in accordance with that, we are excited to introduce the public and our patients to Dr. Patel’s practice. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 MarijuanaDoctors.com is enthralled to announce the addition of its newest California...

2014-08-28 23:15:59

A new transition plugin was announced today from Pixel Film Studios entitled TranSlice Volume 4, which includes over 70 customizable presets for Final Cut Pro X Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Theme and plugin developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced a new transition plugin for Final Cut Pro X entitled TranSlice Volume 4. “Translice allow users to take multiple media files and create endless customizations,” said Christiana Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios....

2014-08-28 23:14:19

UniVoIP, Inc, a managed telephony provider with headquarters in El Segundo, CA, today announced that they have been certified with the state of California and the County of Los Angeles Local Small Business Enterprise (Local SBE) Preference Program. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 UniVoIP, Inc, a managed telephony provider with headquarters in El Segundo, CA, today announced that they have been certified with the state of California and the County of Los Angeles Local Small...

2014-08-28 23:11:46

Shmoop’s fresh content will engage students as they get over the back-to-school slump. Mountain View, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Summer is coming to a close, and everything’s about to kick into high gear again—but not without Shmoop’s help. Shmoop University (http://www.shmoop.com), a digital curriculum company that aims to make learning fun and accessible, has loads of new content ready for the 2014-2015 school year. Shmoop’s videos and Learning Guides cover all...

2014-08-28 23:11:37

Guerra, current councilmember and former mayor in Downey, CA and a member of the U.S. Army Advisory Board, is a strong supporter of the military and viewed his visit to Trident as a key opportunity to learn about what the university is doing to support the educational needs of active duty and transitioning military members. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 On Thursday, August 14th, Trident University International (Trident) was pleased to host a visit from Mario A. Guerra, California...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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