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2014-04-23 12:21:28

SILC Council Members Highlight Transportation Obstacles for Individuals Living with Blindness SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting from "here to there" can be challenging and require patience from most everyone. But for people with blindness or visual impairment, overcoming mobility challenges often takes more than just patience - it takes planning, flexibility and, at times, courage - particularly given the public's lack of awareness and compliance with safety...

2014-04-23 08:31:47

A retrospective analysis of more than 17,000 dialysis patients published in the April 2014 edition of the International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease also shows cost reduction associated with Tego use SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICUI) today announced that a new peer-reviewed study in the April 2014 issue of the International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease shows that the use of the company's...

2014-04-23 08:31:02

MONROVIA, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that it is hosting an investor breakfast and webcast on Saturday, April 26 during the ASCRS Symposium on cataract and refractive surgery in Boston, MA. The meeting will feature presentations by two leading ophthalmologists who spoke at the recent FDA Ophthalmic Devices Panel...

2014-04-23 08:29:42

- Total revenue trend improves compared to Q1 2013 SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE-MNI) today reported a net loss, excluding the net impact of certain items discussed below, of $5.9 million for the first quarter of 2014 compared to a net loss in the 2013 first quarter, adjusted for similar items, of $0.7 million. On a GAAP basis, the net loss in the first quarter of 2014 was $15.8 million, or 18 cents per share compared to a net loss in the 2013...

2014-04-23 08:29:22

Senior Care Center is the First PACE Provider in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award® nominated actress and Hollywood icon Sharon Stone and Kish Rajan, director of business and economic development for Governor Jerry Brown, joined InnovAge today to celebrate the opening of its first Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) center in California. Former state Senator Bill Emerson, who is currently the...

2014-04-23 08:28:15

Mountainsong Galleriesin Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is committed to representing more credentialed OPA and AIS Master Artists than any gallery in the entire world. Mountainsong also represents some of the best bronze, glass and furniture artists today. CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountainsong Galleries in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is the place to find more of today's OPA and AIS Master Artists than anywhere in the World. The gallery owners Jonathan and...

2014-04-23 08:25:47

MOUNTAIN VIEW and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced a new program that will provide financing to support approximately $250 million of residential solar lease projects. Both companies are investing in the program, with Google committing up to $100 million and SunPower committing approximately $150 million. Thousands of homeowners are expected to finance solar power systems through SunPower...

2014-04-22 23:17:03

One of the most storied and historic soccer franchises in world history will do battle with the most popular squad in all of North America when the LA Galaxy face Manchester United in late July at Pasadena's Rose Bowl. Soccer fans can find an abundance of ticket options today at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The online exchange has become a favorite of soccer fans interested in getting in on high-stakes action for very low prices. The Rose Bowl has played host to a bevy of...

2014-04-22 23:13:56

BMI to demonstrate records management solutions that help California state agencies become more efficient by reducing paper and microfilm; document management, workflow and two unique microfilm scanning solutions, Digital ReeL and ScanPro, to be demonstrated. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 BMI Imaging Systems, a leading provider of document management solutions for California government agencies, announced today that it will be attending the Association of California Water...

2014-04-22 23:13:38

The new USB Duplication Suite supports FAT/FAT32/NTFS formatting and creates, as well as copies, images from bootable flash drives. Chatsworth, California (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Aleratec Inc., award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of Portable Device Management (PDM) charge/sync products for mobile devices and professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash drives and Blu-ray/DVD/CD discs, has launched a new version of their USB Duplication Suite. Included with...


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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