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2014-10-23 20:22:28

CoolCalifornia City Challenge Recognizes the State's Best at Energy Management DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Upgrade California(®) today joined with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to announce the winners of the Cool California City Challenge, a competition among 10 cities in the state to reduce their carbon footprint and better manage energy use. In a hard-fought battle, the city of Riverside edged out second-place Claremont to be crowned the...

2014-10-23 16:26:11

Nearly $1 million raised since 2001 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte's annual Fall Classic golf tournament raised $115,000 this year to benefit five children's charities in the Sacramento region. Since 2001, this annual event has raised $965,000 to help children and families in need. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a The funds Deloitte raised exceeded expectations and set a record for the Fall Classic, now in its 14(th) year. This...

2014-10-23 16:20:48

Hotels.com Airport Transportation Insider examines most affordable and convenient ways to get to your destination DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help Americans better plan their travel itineraries, Hotels.com® has compiled an insider's look at the best transportation options from 29 major airports around the world. The Hotels.com Airport Transportation Insider compares taxi, private car and mass transit options within the most popular international and domestic...

2014-10-23 12:29:39

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, today announced that Ardelyx, together with its development partner, AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN, LON:AZN), will present tenapanor-related preclinical and clinical results during Kidney Week 2014, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN). Abstracts of the presentations were published today on...

2014-10-23 12:23:38

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 150-megawatt (MW) Solar Gen 2 solar facility in California from First Solar, Inc. As the largest solar facility in the Southern Power portfolio, Solar Gen 2 is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 average California homes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "Our strategic renewable development has earned Southern...

2014-10-23 08:43:02

TUCSON, Ariz., and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZipRealty, an innovative developer of proprietary technology and comprehensive online marketing tools for residential real estate, announced today that Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Arizona will become the Powered by Zip (PbZ) broker in the Tucson market, effective Nov. 12, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127302 "We are excited about adding the 'Powered by Zip' technology platform as...

2014-10-23 08:41:36

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, will conduct its Fiscal Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call with management to discuss results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/MM66070LOGO Date: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014Time: 4:45 p.m. EST (1:45 p.m. PST) To access the webcast, log on to www.microsemi.com, go to...

2014-10-23 08:41:24

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the launch of Trimble® Field Service Management (FSM) Connect, an advanced development environment and a standard set of Web services and APIs that can enhance field service business processes by allowing access, use and sharing of data across a variety of different systems. Following the recent announcement of Trimble Horizon, the new cloud-based platform for FSM solutions, FSM Connect is the third in a...

2014-10-23 08:38:27

Liebherr Crawler Excavators Factory Pre-mounted for Quick Installation of LOADRITE X2350 Excavator Scales SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today the availability of factory pre-mounting for Trimble® LOADRITE® X2350 excavator scales on Liebherr R 936 to R 980 SME crawler excavators. The LOADRITE X2350 improves excavator productivity by quickly, easily and accurately weighing the material in the bucket, and displaying the payload information on...

2014-10-23 08:34:31

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 23, 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 third quarter ended October 3, 2014 on Thursday, October 30, 2014 after the market close. STAAR will host a conference call and video webcast on Thursday, October 30 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss these...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

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...

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