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2014-09-12 23:06:35

KazooCon is a telecom conference intended to help businesses expand and scale operations, giving attendees a better understanding of APIs and how to bring them to market. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 2600hz, the leading provider of mobile and distributed cloud communication services has announced speakers and sponsors for the second annual KazooCon. The event will be hosted on October 6th – 7th at Broadway Studios in San Francisco, CA. Early-Bird tickets are still...

2014-09-12 20:20:11

Sign Up for a Free Visit from Traveling Aquarium OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the BayMobile visits schools, students learn how their transportation choices affect the environment and San Francisco Bay. Operated by San Francisco's Aquarium of the Bay, the BayMobile is a mobile classroom that delivers animals, interactive experiments, and climate change education directly to the classroom. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132756 Teachers, school...

2014-09-12 16:25:31

Media Streaming App younity Enhances the Personal Cloud with New Social Networking Features For Shared Files SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- younity (www.getyounity.com), the service that lets people privately unify, access and share all their files via their own personal cloud, announced the addition of private group chat for files shared via the service today. Users of the service have always been able to privately and securely share files with one...

2014-09-12 16:22:39

Ambiance and amenities help Irvine, CA hotel score touchdown IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With football season underway, fans are looking for new ways to show their spirit. As the Official Hotel of the National Football League (NFL), Courtyard by Marriott kicked off the season with new NFL themed commercials featuring one of its most valuable players, Courtyard Irvine Spectrum. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145659 Marriott shot its...

2014-09-12 12:23:12

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "What Can Be Done NOW to turn around the crisis preventing Latino educational success?" - will be probed in a live Radio Bilingüe-produced bilingual community forum from Boyle Heights, Los Angeles featuring renowned Latino education scholar Patricia Gándara on Wednesday September 17, 2014 from 11 am to 2 pm PDT. The public is encouraged to attend and comment during the event at Casa 0101 Theater, 2102 E. First St., Los Angeles, CA....

2014-09-12 12:20:55

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fixed wing air tanker and helicopter operators are helping firefighters get the upper hand on a massive fire which has been burning for the past month in the Klamath National Forest along the California-Oregon border. Known as the Happy Camp Complex fire, the lightning-sparked conflagration has torched nearly 100,000 acres and is currently just 30 percent contained. "Of our 10 tankers working right now throughout California and...

2014-09-12 08:28:55

Furthering its commitment to the San Francisco Unified School District's innovation agenda, the Salesforce.com Foundation donates $5 million and salesforce.com employees to volunteer 5,000 hours during the 2014-2015 school year SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Superintendent Richard A. Carranza and salesforce.com Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff today announced the expansion of the Mayor's Middle Grades Leadership Initiative for the San Francisco Unified School...

2014-09-12 08:24:48

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sepsis is a life threatening, debilitating disease that impacts millions of people worldwide. Education and awareness are fundamental to improving Sepsis diagnosis and care. September marks Sepsis Awareness Month and September 13(th) is World Sepsis Day. According to the Sepsis Alliance, "Sepsis, the body's toxic reaction to infection, kills over 258,000 people in the US every year, and thousands more are left with life-altering...

2014-09-12 08:24:23

World leading specialty athletic retailer steps up service with same-day delivery in time for back to school rush PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deliv today announced that Foot Locker will be taking a giant leap forward by offering shoppers on its Footlocker.com website the option to have their purchases delivered same-day using Deliv's crowdsourced delivery service. As America's 75 million students prepare to return to school, the same-day delivery service makes...

2014-09-12 08:23:59

The festival, which celebrates the area's Native American culture and history, expects to receive thousands of history, environment and nature enthusiasts. RIDGECREST, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 100,000 petroglyphs, or Native American Rock Art, enveloped within the mighty walls of Little Petroglyph Canyon, the word "little" is hardly the adjective that comes to mind. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140911/145539 Logo -...


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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