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2014-07-21 12:21:45

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team from Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, shattered the cross-country speed record in an electric vehicle when driving from Redondo Beach, Calif. to New York, NY in a 2013 Tesla Model S in 67 hours and 21 minutes. The record-setting drive erased the previous record of 76 hours and 5 minutes set by a team of Tesla staffers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140721/128962 Edmunds.com Director of Vehicle Testing...

2014-07-21 08:27:20

Fast Wi-Fi and Network Powered Analytics to Dramatically Improve Game Day Experience from the Sidelines to the Press Box SAN JOSE, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and PCM Inc. (Nasdaq: PCMI) today announced that the companies were selected by the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL) to outfit Nashville's LP Field with its IdentiFi® high performance Wi-Fi technology. The relationship follows a comprehensive evaluation of leading...

2014-07-21 08:21:20

HONOLULU, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first of 13 teams competing in the Great Pacific Race arrives into Waikiki, setting a new world record and completing their epic 2,100 nautical mile ocean row. They left Monterey, California on June 9th at 10am and are expected to arrive into Waikiki, Hawaii early on Tuesday 22nd July. WHAT: GREAT PACIFIC RACE [http://greatpacificrace.com ], inaugural and first-of-its kind rowing race across the Pacific. The winning team will...

2014-07-19 23:02:02

The latest Cynosure SmartLipo liposuction procedure for weight-loss treatment offers ideal solution to counter fat accumulation around different parts of the body Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Every Californian who has been troubled by his/her bulging belly and those hideous fleshy flanks now has a good news waiting. To relieve everyone from unwanted fat, MetroMD now introduces SmartLipo-based advanced liposuction therapy across its offices in several places of California –...

2014-07-18 23:07:48

Pixel Film Studios announced today the release of TransTrails Vol.2, which includes 47 customizable animation presets made exclusively for Final Cut Pro X. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Plugin developers for Pixel Film Studios have announced TransTrails Vol.2 for Final Cut Pro X. “TransTrails Vol.2 was built to give users endless control when creating Bokeh generators," said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “We’re proud of TransTrails Vol.2 and I...

2014-07-18 23:06:37

A new VA home loans page was just completed by mortgage professional Kevin Leonard. The VA home loans page is to help provide information to those seeking requirements for a VA loan in San Diego, Riverside, Los Angeles, and Orange County California. (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Mortgage consultant Kevin Leonard and his team of originators are pleased to announce the VA home loans page is completed on their website. The newest addition about the home loan product can be viewed on the webpage...

2014-07-18 23:05:44

Woodland Hills permanent teeth in one day expert Dr. Saj Jivraj is speaking today at the Nobel Biocare World Symposium in Marina Del Rey, Calif. Dr. Jivraj, an award-winning prosthodontist, international speaker and founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif., will be presenting at 1:30 p.m. on the permanent teeth in one day dental procedure. Oxnard, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Woodland Hills permanent teeth in one day expert Dr. Saj Jivraj is speaking...

2014-07-18 23:00:31

Madame Munchie, http://www.madamemunchie.com, has been announced as the 2014 High Times Cannabis Cup Award Winner in San Francisco, CA. This award for the Best Medical Marijuana Edibles was given to the collective’s Artisanal Cannabis Macarons. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The fifth annual High Times Cannabis Cup held in Santa Rosa, California is now over. More than 40 entries were competing for the top spot for edibles. Madame Munchie, a young collective wishing to bring...

2014-07-18 12:21:39

CARSON, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTS) announced today that it will report financial results for the second quarter ended June 28, 2014, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 after market close. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss the results the same day. Participating in the call will be Shane Evangelist, Chief Executive Officer and David Robson, Chief Financial Officer. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm...

2014-07-18 08:25:13

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Menopause hair loss is a common problem that affects about half of women during menopause. Hair is made from a type of protein called keratin, which is also present in the skin and nails. Most people have about 100,000 hairs, which remain on the head for several years at a time. Each hair may grow for two to six years before going into a resting phase. Eventually, the hairs fall out, and most people lose between 50 and 100 hairs...


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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