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2014-04-16 23:01:08

The 21st Anniversary Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food & Brew Festival to be Held on Sunday June 1, 2014 Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 In recognition of the large number of specialty brews represented at the Festival each year and the growing popularity of such ales around the country, the 21-year-old Casa Pacifica Angels Wine & Food Festival dons a new name this year and features a new competition to kick it off. This year the Festival, which will be held on June 1st, 2014...

2014-04-16 20:23:00

The demand for licensed vocational nurses will only grow in the coming years, and with LVN certification from California Career College, you'll be prepared to join this exciting field. LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- These days, it can be difficult for anyone to find a job - let alone a career in which you can really help others. However, even as the job market seems stagnant in almost every field, there is a growing need for licensed vocational nurses and other health workers....

2014-04-16 20:21:35

Farmer Brothers Releases 2013 Sustainability Report TORRANCE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to sustainability, Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM) has released its 2013 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company's approach to scaling sustainability, supporting communities, reducing energy/water usage, and reducing waste. The report serves as a summary of the impact of activities and initiatives undertaken by Farmer Brothers at home and...

2014-04-16 16:33:51

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coupons.com Incorporated (NYSE: COUP), a leader in digital coupons, announced today it will report its first quarter 2014 financial results and business outlook after the market closes on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Following the release of financials, Steven Boal, President and CEO, and Mir Aamir, CFO and COO, will host a conference call to discuss the results at 5:00 p.m. EDT / 2:00 p.m. PDT. The live webcast can be accessed on the...

2014-04-16 16:22:59

DAVIS, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farmers, including Forest landowners, along California's northern coast, have long been committed to improving fish habitat while running sustainable agriculture operations. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California will provide $500,000 in financial assistance to help these landowners take additional steps to boost local salmonid and other aquatic-species populations. "Helping local producers...

2014-04-16 16:20:56

*Gran Turismo®6 gamers compete to become a Nissan NISMO® racing driver in 2014 competition season SAN MATEO, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan and Sony Computer Entertainment have announced that the gamer-to-professional-racer competition - Nissan PlayStation(®) GT Academy - will return for a sixth installment in 2014. Canada* will participate as part of GT Academy for the first time in 2014. This will be the biggest year yet in its competition history, and online...

2014-04-16 12:30:42

FAIRFAX, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Generation Energy's (OTCQB:NGMC) wholly owned subsidiary, NextGen Cannabis Consulting, LLC, announced today it has retained a prominent California law firm whose varied areas of practice include significant knowledge and background about the medical marijuana industry. NextGen Cannabis has retained the law offices of Ariel Clark to assist it with its business plan to enter the fast growing medical marijuana industry. "We have...

2014-04-16 12:30:05

USA TODAY Reports That Every Year 103,000 Medical Professionals Abuse Drugs, Placing Patient Lives At Risk SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A USA Today report finds that 103,000 medical professionals are abusing prescription drugs every year, yet most of the addicted doctors are never caught and place their patients at risk. California will be the first state in the nation to require random drug testing of doctors if voters approve an initiative measure...

2014-04-16 12:23:28

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, California. The 2-megawatt plant will utilize forest biomass from Placer County's fire threat reduction activities to make electricity, heat and biochar - a solid carbon byproduct that is used as a soil conditioner and filter media. The plant will be the first to use forest-based fuel in California. The Lake Tahoe project...

2014-04-16 08:39:43

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications solutions, today announced it will issue its press release reporting the financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2014 ended March 31, 2014 following the close of the market on Thursday, April 24, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131118/MM19469LOGO Conference Call Information The Company will host a corresponding...


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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