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2014-04-15 23:05:29

April Vote ‘N’ Win Features 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and Trials Fusion Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Pwnit! Inc and Play N Trade’s April Vote N Win Sweepstakes is accepting entries at http://www.pwnit.com. Videogame retailer Play ‘N’ Trade sponsors the monthly contest on the popular game clip sharing website, which offers a chance of winning a 5-game prize pack of games for anyone that votes on a video ladder. Titles on offer for April include:...

2014-04-15 16:30:44

Study Shows Automatic Recognition of Facial Expressions Can Track Student Engagement in Real Time SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, and the University of California, San Diego announced publication of a joint study by two Emotient co-founders affiliated with UC San Diego, together with researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University. The study demonstrates...

2014-04-15 16:28:30

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (NYSE:SKH) announced today that it expects to release its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 after the market closes on Monday, May 5, 2014. A conference call and webcast will be held Tuesday, May 6 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time (12:00 noon Eastern Time) to discuss the company's results. To participate in the call, interested parties may dial (800) 847-9525 and reference conference 18746001....

2014-04-15 16:28:05

SARATOGA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, today announced two changes to its Board of Directors. Ophthalmic industry veteran, Mark Forchette has joined the board in a new seat; John Ryan is filling ONSET Ventures existing board seat. Mark Forchette brings thirty years of experience in ophthalmic sales, marketing and business unit...

2014-04-15 16:26:10

Floyd L. Schwartz of Newport Beach, California, has been honored with a recognition by Orange Coast Magazine in its selection of "Top Wealth Managers In Orange County 2014." NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the April, 2014 issue of Orange Coast Magazine published by Orange Coast Kommunications. Floyd L. Schwartz was selected for the following honor: "Top Wealth Managers In Orange County 2014"...

2014-04-15 12:35:04

CAMPBELL, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Society for Information Display (SID), in collaboration with IHS Technology, today unveiled the preliminary program for its Flexible Displays event, being held at Display Week 2014 (San Diego Convention Center, June 1-6). In its first year as part of the Market Focus Conference (MFC) series, this event investigates how flexible displays are 'flexing their muscle' as they head from the laboratory and into the commercial market....

2014-04-15 12:34:17

Young Expert Provides Free Valuations in L.A. every Month using WorthPoint Mobile App ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 8-year-old Connor McCrory, known as "America's Youngest Picker," will be giving free antiques and collectibles valuations using the WorthPoint Mobile App at the Topanga Vintage Market--home to more than 180 of Los Angeles's top vintage vendors, plus art, crafts, music and food trucks--on April 27, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pierce College in...

2014-04-15 12:28:19

TRUCKEE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panoramic vistas and the opportunity to climb 1,500 feet over a short distance are the biggest draws for adventure seekers from as close by as the San Francisco Bay Area and as far away as Los Angeles, New York and Europe. Active adults are looking for outdoor concierge services and guided trips, and Patty and Jeff Baird deliver through Tahoe Trips and Trails out of The Cedar House Sport Hotel....

2014-04-15 12:23:50

DAVIS, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Private landowners interested in enhancing, restoring and protecting wetlands are encouraged to get their applications in soon. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has set May 15, 2014, as the deadline for considering projects for 2014 Wetland Reserve Easement (WRE) funding through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). As part of WRE California NRCS is offering a wetlands...

2014-04-15 12:22:11

IRVINE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innova Electronics Corporation has launched a new website at www.Innova.com. The site features a contemporary design that reflects the company's commitment to leading the industry in automotive tools for diagnosing the computerized vehicles of today and tomorrow. "Our new Innova.com website was updated to be extremely user-friendly and easy-to-navigate with new features and upgrades, so visitors can quickly find the information they...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

Tree Poppy, Dendromecon
2014-01-12 09:12:54

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 1.2 to 3.9 inches 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...

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