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2014-08-26 23:12:29

A study by Canadian researchers released earlier this month found no evidence linking obstructive sleep apnea with cancer. As this report is likely to increase public awareness and discussion of sleep apnea, prosthodontist Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Ventura County, Calif., is urging members of the media and the public to look beyond surgery and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) as the only remedies for sleep apnea. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 26,...

2014-08-26 23:11:16

Altec will be demonstrating its integrated document management solution doc-link at nVerge 2014; a one day technology conference taking place on September 25th in San Diego, CA. Laguna Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Altec Products, Inc., a leader in enterprise document management and workflow solutions, announced today its participation in nVerge 2014—an upcoming, one-day technology conference in San Diego, CA. nVerge 2014 focuses on the latest trends and feature updates for...

2014-08-26 23:10:56

Rich-Uncles.com completes acquisition of Chase Bank Building in Northern California Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Real Estate Crowdfunding platform http://rich-uncles.com has announced that it has purchased a Chase Bank building located in The Crossings shopping center of Antioch, CA. The purchase price was $3.78 million. “We are very pleased to add the Chase Bank property to our growing Rich-Uncles.com portfolio,” stated Harold Hofer, CEO of Rich-Uncles.com. “Current...

2014-08-26 23:10:06

Virginia, Florence, and Victoria Most Popular Names Shared With Places; Asia, India, and America Also Land on List Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 In honor of summer travel, Whitepages, the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S., today reveals the most popular names in the country that are shared with travel destinations. While there are plenty of places named after people, like Lincoln, Nebraska, and Washington, D.C., Whitepages data found that...

2014-08-26 23:09:54

Moms on the go can still maintain a healthy lifestyle for the family despite busy schedules with meals from World Gardens Café. Upland, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Summer has come and gone now school is back in session. For a lot of families, that means after school sports and activities too. Busy schedules can make it difficult to maintain a healthy diet. World Gardens Café offers a full menu of healthy meals perfect for moms on the go. Moms aren’t alone! A formal...

2014-08-26 23:01:18

Orange County Physician’s Wellness Center, a leading chiropractic practice, receives the coveted "Preferred Provider" designation by Power Liens Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 With the expansion of their online directory of over 4,000 physicians, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors. Personal injury attorneys are constantly on the hunt to find doctors for their clients who work on a lien basis, so Preferred...

2014-08-26 23:01:08

Judi Hubbard has cared for numerous ALS patients in her career as a physical therapist and now it will be a labor of love for her husband Tom, who was diagnosed with the disease in 2012. Their Ice Bucket Challenge video inspired ACC to make a $2,500 donation to the ALS Association in support of the Inland Empire Walk to Defeat ALS. Orange County, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 American Career College faculty member Judi Hubbard, MSPT has enjoyed a successful career as a physical...

2014-08-26 23:01:03

For a limited time, residents of California's Central Valley can obtain a no-charge hearing evaluation at any of 10 Hear For Life Hearing Aid Centers locations. Fresno CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 For a limited time, the hearing care specialists at Hear For Life Hearing Aid Centers are offering complimentary hearing evaluations. This promotion is valid at all 10 Central California locations - Bakersfield, Fresno, Delano, Porterville, Hanford, Selma, Madera, Tulare, Reedley and Visalia....

2014-08-26 20:20:46

North Bay Office Offers $30 Discounts on All Jobs in the Region After Devastating Quake SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like aftershocks, the impacts of Sunday's 6.1-magnitude earthquake are being felt long after the quake itself. Throughout Napa County, the quake left extensive damage to homes, streets and buildings, even beyond what is immediately apparent. "As a community partner, we want to make sure that further property damage and water waste are minimized,"...

2014-08-26 16:29:43

VISALIA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Center for Worker Freedom: Farm workers will gather in Visalia, California on Tuesday to protest their treatment by state labor officials. Workers at Fresno-based Gerawan Farming Inc, led by Silvia Lopez, do not want to be forced to pay three percent of their wages to the United Farm Workers (UFW) union. Last November Gerawan workers held a decertification election, but the...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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