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2014-07-28 08:34:03

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTCBB: PTSC) today announced that Phoenix Digital Solutions (PDS), Patriot's joint venture that aggregates the ownership interests in the Moore Microprocessor Patent (MMP) Portfolio(TM), has entered into an agreement with Alliacense, LLC. The agreement settles all outstanding disputes between PDS and Alliacense and provides for the addition of a second company to complement Alliacense in securing licenses...

2014-07-28 08:28:37

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProteinSimple announced today that it has launched a total protein assay for the Simple Western. This new assay allows users to detect all proteins separated in the assay simultaneously. For the first time, Simple Western users can analyze proteins without the need for an antibody. The Simple Western has changed protein analysis as we know it today. First, the Simple Western eliminated the hassles of Western blot protocols - no...

2014-07-28 08:24:44

Innovative Partnership with Hannon Armstrong ANNAPOLIS, Md. and SAN JOSE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HASI) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement under which HASI is expected to provide up to $44.5 million in non-recourse debt to help finance SunPower's residential solar lease program. The transaction allows SunPower to leverage existing lease assets and expand its program while...

2014-07-28 08:24:18

WALNUT, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that VIASPACE partner Selectra CC and the Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited of South Africa made a formal announcement of Harmony's implementation of the first bioenergy project on mining property in South Africa. The goal of the project is to grow energy crops---sugar beets and Giant King Grass--on contaminated mine affected lands in order to restore and rehabilitate the land. Gold-mining is a...

2014-07-28 08:23:04

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, ICON Aircraft unveiled the first production A5, an aircraft the company refers to as Engineering Serial Number 1 (ESN-1). This is the first A5 built from the production design, with production tooling, and using production methods and components. ESN-1 was built over a five-month period, from January to June of 2014, and successfully completed its first flight on 7 July 2014 in Tehachapi,...

2014-07-28 08:21:42

MINI Financial Services Ranks Highest in Dealer Satisfaction in Prime Retail Credit; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New-vehicle dealerships place such a value on the relationship they have with their prime retail credit finance providers that two-thirds are willing to pay a premium for good service, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Dealer Financing Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO The study examines...

2014-07-28 04:22:02

Dessert innovator and the number one ice cream state collaborate for signature ice cream sandwich recipes to take the celebration portable. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO and MODESTO, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- July is National Ice Cream Month, a month dedicated to enjoying and indulging in America's favorite cool, creamy treat. In celebration of California's continuing role as the number one producer of ice cream in the U.S., the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has partnered...

2014-07-28 04:20:34

New Office to Open in Southern California and Warehouse Capacity Expanded PETALUMA, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Robert Rieger, CEO and founder of AVRS, Inc. announced the opening of a new Southern California office and the expansion of warehouse space at the Corporate headquarters in Northern California. The new Southern California office will be located in Tustin, CA and is scheduled to open within the next 30 days. The regional office will service Southern...

2014-07-27 23:02:42

Pixel Film Studios announced today the release of ProIntro Vol. 2, which includes 30 uniquely, designed titles made exclusively for Final Cut Pro X. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Plugin developers for Pixel Film Studios have announced ProIntro Vol. 2 for Final Cut Pro X. “ProIntro Vol. 2 was built to give users a variety of intro titles to a professional look the users project.” Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “We’re proud of ProIntro Vol. 2 and I...

2014-07-27 23:01:39

Expanding client programs spur companywide growth, including increasing health-insurance support. Neenah, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Alta Resources, a global provider of customer management business process outsourcing (BPO) for Fortune 500 brands, announced today that it plans to fill more than 2,500 jobs across its locations in Wisconsin, California, Florida and the Philippines. A majority of the hiring is to support several health-insurance clients, which have seasonal ramp-ups...


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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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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