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2014-10-28 20:25:51

California Middle Schooler Wins Grand Prize for her Project on the Science of Sewing WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEWS HIGHLIGHTS -- Holly Jackson (age 14) of San Jose, Calif., wins $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize in honor of overall STEM excellence and for her research and analysis of the compatibility, strengths and efficiency of fabric and stitching materials -- Sahar Khashayar (age 14) of Laguna Niguel, Calif. wins $10,000...

2014-10-28 20:23:43

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that it will hold a conference call and audio webcast to discuss its financial results for the third quarter of 2014 on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 4:30 P.M. Eastern Time. The financial results for the third quarter of 2014 will be released after markets close on the day of the conference call. Interested parties may listen to the live teleconference by calling 877-303-7908 toll free...

2014-10-28 20:23:41

Today's series covers Dr. Stacey Hoffmann - An Alcoholic for 30 Years, Physician Burned a Patient While Drunk CENTRAL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2008, Dr. Hoffmann was speeding and weaving in and out of traffic. She was pulled over and a test showed her blood alcohol level was at .10%, over the legal limit of .08%. After a criminal trial, Dr. Hoffmann was convicted of a DUI and sentenced to two days in jail and was required to abstain from alcohol....

2014-10-28 16:27:29

"Emergency Medicine is the Hub of the Medical System." CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today announced that Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP, from San Anselmo, Calif., was elected president-elect during the organization's annual meeting in Chicago. He was elected by ACEP's Council to serve a 1-year term and will assume ACEP's presidency at next year's meeting in Boston. "Emergency physicians need resources to care for...

2014-10-28 16:27:27

Insurance Companies Using Koch Bros Tactics Try To Stop Rate Regulation As New Hoover Institution Poll Shows Yes on 45 Ahead 42% - 30% SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog, Consumer Federation of California, the California Nurses Association and price-gouged policyholders condemned menacing health insurance company mailers against Proposition 45 today as a new Hoover Institution Poll puts Proposition 45 ahead by 12 points, 42% to 30% just...

2014-10-28 16:25:52

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spanish language newspaper La Opinion endorsed Prop 45 over the weekend joining more than a dozen other newspapers supporting Yes on 45 on behalf of six million individuals and small businesses that health insurance companies are price gouging on premiums. "Proposition 45 seeks to expand the power of the California Insurance Commissioner to accept or reject rate hikes from health insurance companies, the same way it does...

2014-10-28 12:36:31

With new step-by-step workflows for finding and forecasting ecommerce opportunities, "Terapeak Personal" uses big data analytics to help anyone become an online seller PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terapeak today launched Terapeak Personal, a new edition that includes step-by-step workflows for finding ecommerce products and evaluating sales opportunities on eBay and Amazon. The workflows aim to make big data analytics accessible and actionable so that anyone can become an...

2014-10-28 12:35:18

Global Adoption Continues to Grow for the Intelligently Designed and Secure Digital Card PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --­ Plastc creator of the Plastc Card, the most intelligently-designed, secure digital card ever invented, announced today the success of its preorder campaign. In the first week of launch, Plastc sold over $5.2 million of Plastc Cards to people worldwide looking for a simple and elegant way to store their many credit & debit cards, loyalty and gift...

2014-10-28 12:31:18

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon Discusses Trends in Cosmetic Surgery at Annual CACS Meeting LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elite dermatologic surgeon Dr. Jason Emer was among the few selected physicians to speak at the 16(th) Annual Scientific Meeting held by California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (CACS). The conference, Oct. 24-27 in Newport Beach, Calif., focused on the growing opportunities within the cosmetic surgery industry. CACS holds the Scientific Meeting...

2014-10-28 12:30:56

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RenovoRx, a leading developer of innovative solutions for the isolation of blood flow and delivery of fluids to selected sites in the vascular system, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. patent application number 12/958,711 entitled "Devices, Methods and Kits for the Delivery of Therapeutic Material." The issuance of U.S. Patent Number 8,821,476 covers the company's slidable, double...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Dendromecon
2014-10-29 11:01:49

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 3 and 10 centimeters 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...

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...

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