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2014-04-22 08:33:48

SAUSALITO, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanovas Inc. (www.sanovas.com), a Life Sciences Accelerator developing and commercializing next-generation micro-invasive diagnostics, devices and drug delivery technologies, announced today that it is relocating its business operations next month to a 29,000-sq.-ft. 'BioTech Ready' facility at 2593 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, Calif. The relocation is necessary to accommodate the company's planned expansion. A previous tenant put $5...

2014-04-22 08:28:04

Tickets On Sale Friday, April 25th SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary Liverpool band Echo & the Bunnymen are announcing their return to the U.S. for a tour in support of their 12(th) studio album and first since 2009, Meteorites. The first leg of the tour begins August 1(st) in Los Angeles at the historic Orpheum Theatre. Confirmed dates listed below. Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 25(th). Produced by Youth (Killing Joke, The Verve),...

2014-04-22 08:26:30

Awards to be presented in October LOS ALTOS, Calif., APRIL 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, Daintree Networks, Inc., a leading provider of networked wireless control solutions for smart buildings, today announced the first annual Energy Champion Awards. Nominations are open today for the awards created to honor the efforts of those in the industry who are openly driving awareness to save energy by using technologies and processes to reduce energy consumption in...

2014-04-22 08:25:49

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Hall District Elementary School in Watsonville, Calif., Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) celebrated the planned installation of 1.2-megawatts of high efficiency SunPower solar power systems at five district schools. PVUSD estimates that, based on its current utility rates, the solar power generated by the systems will curtail approximately $380,000 of annual electricity costs. "We...

2014-04-22 08:24:57

WALNUT, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that Mesquite Lake Water and Power LLC has planted a 22 acre nursery of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of Southern California. More than 2,200 acres of Giant King Grass can be produced from this nursery as early as September 2014. Previously VIASPACE reported that it had signed a contract with Mesquite Lake Water and Power to provide Giant King Grass for an 18 MW biomass power plant...

2014-04-22 08:24:31

MONTEREY, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greener Fields Together, the sustainability and local produce initiative created by PRO*ACT, a produce supply-chain management company, is proud to announce two of its national farm partners have completed an independent evaluation of their social and environmental achievements. SureHarvest, an independent verification service which has partnered with Greener Fields Together to document ongoing sustainability improvements in the produce supply...

2014-04-22 08:22:16

CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the leading online resource for buying and selling new and used vehicles, has released its annual list of the U.S. cities with the most eco-friendly car shoppers. Data is compiled based on car shopper searches on Cars.com for hybrid and electric cars. Based on the results from the list, car shoppers in California continue to be the most eco-conscious with seven of the top ten cities falling in the state. "With gas prices continuing to rise,...

2014-04-22 04:20:14

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 7, a U.S. Court of Appeal ruled in favor of scores of Chrysler dealers who were terminated during Chrysler's 2009 bankruptcy, holding that the U.S. government may have violated the 5th Amendment. In June 2009, Chrysler terminated 789 dealers as part of its bankruptcy reorganization process. The dealers, many of whom had been with the manufacturer for generations, were given just 22 days to cease all business operations,...

2014-04-22 00:20:53

- Tour Kicks Off Thursday, July 31 - LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kings Of Leon announced a third leg to their 2014 MECHANICAL BULL TOUR. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the band will kick off the summer amphitheater tour on Thursday, July 31 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis, Mo. Joining the Kings Of Leon on select dates this summer will be Young The Giant and Kongos. Tickets for the general public go on sale starting Friday, April 25 through the...

2014-04-21 23:07:11

Jodi L. Doucette and Evelyn Wiggins join Ferris & Britton’s litigation department, adding years of experience and expertise to the elite firm. San Diego, California (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Ferris & Britton, APC is pleased to introduce its two newest attorneys to the firm, Jodi L. Doucette and Evelyn Wiggins. Both women come from years of experience within private practice and government agencies, assisting medium to national sized clients with legal issues ranging from labor and...


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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