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2014-08-19 08:36:54

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After two years in stealth mode, Seek Thermal today announced that it is readying a consumer device that will bring true thermal imaging to the consumer market. Seek Thermal was founded by a team of industry pioneers who have spent decades advancing the state of military and professional-grade thermal technology. The company's new consumer camera will be available this fall and will be the smallest, most powerful and least expensive...

2014-08-19 08:35:23

Through fun pretend play, the Learning Friends help children feel confident about transitioning to preschool EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, has debuted the Learning Friends((TM)) brand, an all-new collection of friendly characters for children ages 2-5 years old. Featuring 11 fun animal school friends, the characters help children prepare for their first days of school through pretend...

2014-08-19 08:35:00

After 60 Million Units Sold, New Generation Features Elegant Design, Large Capacities, Content Protection and Cloud Integration IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate the 10(th) anniversary of its My Passport line of portable external hard drives, WD(®), a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company, is introducing a sleek new design for the world's most popular external hard drive lines. More than 60 million My Passport drives have been sold in the past 10 years,...

2014-08-19 08:32:35

Acquisition Unites Manhattan's Integrated Workplace Management System and Computer-Aided Facilities Management Solutions with Trimble's Portfolio of Construction Management, Analytics and Visualization Tools SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired privately-held Manhattan Software, a leader in real estate and facility management software, headquartered in London. The acquisition extends its Trimble Buildings' portfolio of...

2014-08-19 08:30:49

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed") (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated physician-centric healthcare delivery company announced its fiscal 2015 first quarter results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. It should be noted that the Company changed its year-end and now reports financial results on calendar quarters. FY 2015 now covers the reporting period from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015. Financial Highlights for the Three Months...

2014-08-19 08:30:23

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half (46 percent) of women age 45 or older who experience symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB) say their current treatment does not address their OAB symptoms, according to a recent survey (n=1,017) conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Allergan, Inc.(1) An estimated 39 million Americans are currently living with OAB,(2) a common, sometimes disabling condition(3) often associated with a considerable impact on patients with symptoms...

2014-08-19 08:29:36

With locations in Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Oxnard and Camarillo, West Coast ENT provides exceptional ear, nose and throat services for patients. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While the West Coast's mild winters make for comfortable year-round temperatures, they lead to extended pollination seasons. This leads to longer bouts of the itching, sneezing, stuffiness and hay fever that can accompany a California later summer/fall. If West Coast residents...

2014-08-19 08:27:34

Former Senior Editor at NBC News, Tapped to Head Leading Cannabis News Site IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marijuana.com, a cannabis news and community source owned and operated by Weedmaps, the world's leading listings and review site for marijuana dispensaries, announced today that Al Olson, former senior editor of CNBC, NBC News and TODAY, has joined the publication as Managing Editor. Olson will be tasked with leading the site's editorial coverage, building its...

2014-08-19 08:27:23

EngageClick's unique, multi-screen video advertising campaign technology produces real-time consumer insights for brands and two times higher consumer engagement than the market average PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- EngageClick (http://www.engageclick.com), the predictive, personalized multi-screen advertising platform that delivers superior ad engagement and performance, today introduced AdPoll, a new interactive, personalized multi-screen video advertising...

2014-08-19 08:27:08

Like-minded venues, ArtRage Gallery, NY and Awareness Film Festival, CA,present Mollie Kellogg's socially-conscious works in September. SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Artist/film-maker Mollie Kellogg has a message for you - Don't suppress your inner magick! Her Incognito Witch paintings reveal her subjects' hidden psyche - inner magick - suppressed to meet society's expectations. Semi-nude, true-to-life figures emerge from a textured, glitter-embedded realm, evoking...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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