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2014-10-22 16:31:58

Also Adds 'Sell Online' Feature to Simplify Web Payments for Small Businesses REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flint Mobile today announced that it has secured $9.4 million in Series C funding to continue expanding its mobile-centric business management platform for small businesses operating outside traditional storefronts. The new round was led by Verizon Ventures, the investing arm of mobile and broadband provider Verizon Communications Inc., with follow-on investments...

2014-10-22 16:28:37

Hangs Ten-Foot Banners on LA Office Building For Yes On 45 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Insurance today declared Anthem Blue Cross's 9.8% rate increase on small business "unreasonable," but has no power to stop the hikes unless Proposition 45 passes. Proposition 45, which gives the elected insurance commissioner the power to reject excessive rates, is being opposed by $55 million from the insurance industry, including $18.7 million...

2014-10-22 16:28:06

M. Greg Mullanax has jury award in his client's favor in a case of wrongful termination by Children's Hospital Central California. FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Office of M. Greg Mullanax has announced a sweeping victory for their client in a recent jury trial regarding a private citizen's right to privacy in a case filed against the Children's Hospital Central California. The case has far-reaching implications for all workers improperly subjected to...

2014-10-22 16:26:48

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since July 2008, the nation's unemployment rate dropped below 6 percent. While this is welcome news for many jobseekers, Californians with disabilities continue to encounter barriers to employment. Topping the list are employer bias and unreliable or non-existent transportation. California Independent Living Centers (ILCs), such as Resources for Independence Central Valley (RICV) and Disability Resource Agency for...

2014-10-22 16:25:40

Independent provider of post-production and content management services targets growth, future services. BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern VideoFilm today announces changes to its executive management team that position it for continued growth and to capitalize on evolving needs for post-production and media distribution services. Joining the executive team are Scott Avila as CEO, Cooper Crouse as President and Roxanna Sassanian as CFO. In tandem with their...

2014-10-22 16:25:39

Thousands expected to participate in California's longest-running road race. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:00 am WHAT: Thousands of runners will race along the Pacific Coast Highway for the 60(th) consecutive year as part of the Surf City 10 mile, 10k and 5k race this Sunday. California's longest-running road race offers runners scenic oceanfront views along the 10-mile course. Other event activities include a locals-only division, Halloween...

2014-10-22 16:25:05

The organization's mission of empowering speakers and leaders remains as relevant today as in 1924 RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toastmasters International has come a long way since its humble beginnings 90 years ago. Since October 22, 1924, when Toastmasters' founder Ralph C. Smedley held the first meeting in the basement of a YMCA in Santa Ana, Calif., more than 4 million men and women have become more confident speakers and leaders through the...

2014-10-22 16:23:39

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar") and its Joint Provisional Liquidators, Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, announced today that on October 21, 2014 three U.S. subsidiaries of LDK Solar, LDK Solar Systems, Inc., LDK Solar USA, Inc. and LDK Solar Tech USA, Inc. (collectively, the "U.S. Debtors") filed voluntary petitions to reorganize under...

2014-10-22 16:22:25

Joseph P. Byrne of Best Best & Krieger will help District meet its strategic objectives and remain a regional leader in the water industry ROWLAND HEIGHTS, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph Byrne, Of Counsel Attorney at Best Best & Krieger, has been appointed by the Rowland Water District (RWD) as legal counsel, it was announced last week. Byrne is a member of Best Best & Krieger's Environmental Law & Natural Resources, Special Districts, Municipal and Business...

2014-10-22 16:21:03

Valley Communities invited to Honor Veterans at Send Off and Welcome Home Ceremonies LIVINGSTON, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, October 27th, 67 Central Valley World War II veterans - 63 men and four women - along with their guardians will be heading to Washington, D.C. on an Honor Flight. The trip is made possible through the donations of Foster Farms and private citizens. Veterans will visit the Iwo Jima Memorial, the World War II Memorial and be hosted to a lunch...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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