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2014-04-21 23:00:23

Due to a surge of new clients, the full-service California mortgage company has recently added some exciting new loan programs and resources that are not yet available with many other lenders. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Blue Home Loans, Inc. is a full service mortgage company that has been providing California home loan borrowers with the best wholesale home purchase and refinance rates, as well as access to the most trusted California mortgage lenders and specialized loan...

2014-04-21 20:21:42

Thanks to Dr. Rezaian and his expert team, the back pain that results from spinal stenosis can be a thing of the past. LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like any back surgery, spinal stenosis treatment can be a significant and emotionally taxing moment in a person's life - which is why it is essential to ensure that it is effective the first time by trusting treatment to experts like Dr. Seyed M. Rezaian. Whether you're seeking spinal stenosis treatment for the first time...

2014-04-21 20:20:19

"Epic Electric American Road Trip" marks the longest ever journey made with zero fuel costs VENICE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the completion of the record-setting Epic Electric American Road Trip, a 24-day, 12,183-mile battery-powered journey sponsored by electric vehicle (EV) software and information services company Recargo Inc. The trip is seeking Guinness World Record verification for longest vehicle journey ever taken using 100% electric power, and...

2014-04-21 16:20:45

Editors Tell SANBAG to Reconsider their Position MONROVIA, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Below is an Editorial that ran in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star News and Inland Valley Daily Bulletin expressing support for AB2574 (Rodriguez) and recommending that SANBAG revisit their position in opposition of the legislation. The editors highlight the need to take the Gold Line light rail system to Ontario Airport, as well as the overwhelming support that...

2014-04-21 12:29:45

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, today announced it has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area" for 2014. This distinction was based on an independent survey of employees and presented by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times. The full list appeared on Friday, April 18, in both publications. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120123/SF39551LOGO...

2014-04-21 12:28:27

This April through August, Join Real Simple and This Old House to tour four stunning Blu homes throughout New York and California. VALLEJO, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring and summer, design lovers and prospective home buyers will have four opportunities to tour stunning modern Blu Homes properties and discover inspiration to bring their own "dream home" to life, thanks to the launch of the "Design Smart, Live Beautifully" Home Tour, presented by Real Simple and This Old...

2014-04-21 12:27:29

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that data from the Phase III PCYC-1112 (RESONATE(TM)) study of single agent IMBRUVICA(TM) (ibrutinib) vs. ofatumumab, an established therapy in relapsed refractory CLL, as well as data from an Independent Efficacy Evaluation of IMBRUVICA after three years of follow-up, will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 50th Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois May 30 - June...

2014-04-21 12:23:07

Industry responsible for 468,000 jobs; generates $21.6 billion in state and local tax revenues; $113 billion in total economic value larger than 17 U.S. state economies SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) has released the findings of a new economic study produced by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) detailing the oil and gas industry's sizable economic and fiscal impacts on...

2014-04-21 12:21:49

Space Flight Proceeds to Benefit Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center MOJAVE, Calif. and PHOENIX, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor John Corbett is better known for his roles in movies and popular TV shows such as Northern Exposure, Sex in The City and My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but last Saturday, he was shooting for the stars to help knock out Parkinson's disease by auctioning off a space flight with XCOR Aerospace to benefit Muhammad Ali's Parkinson's Research Center....

2014-04-21 08:29:31

CAMPBELL, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Information Display (SID), announced its final program line up for Display Week 2014, which will be taking place in San Diego from June 1-6 at the San Diego Convention Center. More than 6,500 attendees from around the world are expected to converge on the city famous for its Gaslamp Quarter, Mission Bay and Top Gun, to see firsthand the trends and innovations in electronic display technology that are taking flight in the next...


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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