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2014-08-19 08:23:51

Plastics in Sacramento, California is renowned for exceptional customer service and stocks thousands of standard and custom cut-to-size plastic sheets, rods and tubes SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California businesses and industries rely on Interstate Plastics for hi?gh performance plastic solutions. The Interstate Plastics headquarters, located in Sacramento, has evolved to become California's preferred source for hundreds of finished and semi-finished plastics...

2014-08-19 08:21:58

Space Allocation Request Enables Rapid Response to Time-Sensitive Logistics Needs FOSTER CITY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN), the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, today announced that Lufthansa Technik is leveraging the E2open Business Network. The cloud-based platform gives Lufthansa Technik the distinct competitive advantage of better ensuring continuity of supply and...

2014-08-19 08:20:42

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has entered into a strategic alliance with 3Gtms, Inc., a privately-held provider of transportation management systems (TMS). The alliance includes an equity investment in 3Gtms by Trimble and a commercial reseller agreement with TMW Systems, part of Trimble's Transportation and Logistics Division. 3Gtms offers 3G-TM planning and shipment management software that will be marketed by TMW...

2014-08-19 00:20:57

SunPower Choice Offers Customer Savings with Solar Electricity from Day One for No Money Down SAN JOSE, Calif. and MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) has launched SunPower® Choice, a new pilot leasing program to help residential customers in Melbourne, Australia, finance a SunPower solar system for no money down. As part of the program, SunPower will install its high efficiency solar panels for qualified Melbourne homeowners, providing...

2014-08-19 00:20:22

TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive research and consulting firm AutoPacific, Inc. today announced the 2014 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA). AutoPacific's IVAs are designed to recognize vehicles that best meet their owner's expectations and desires, helping consumers make informed vehicle purchase decisions with "owners talking" feedback. Porsche and GMC Most Ideal Brands in 2014 For the second year in a row, the top luxury brand is Porsche. The top popular brand is...

2014-08-18 23:09:56

Education Elements, an organization which unlocks the potential of any teacher to personalize learning for every student, will partner with Riverside Unified School District in California to implement personalized learning at five schools as part of a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Education Elements, an organization which unlocks the potential of any teacher to personalize learning for every student, today announced a partnership with...

2014-08-18 23:09:15

Announcing a New Plugin from Pixel Film Studios, ProTrace Vol.2, Which Includes 59 Effect Presets for Final Cut Pro X Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Pixel Film Studios, a leader of Final Cut Pro X plugins and themes, announced today the release of ProTrace Vol.2, a customizable paper trace tool for FCPX. "ProTrace Vol.2 is unique and fun to use. Users can take their footage, make a paper trace effect, and create a style thats unmatched by mainstream media" says...

2014-08-18 23:07:46

3PAS and Paladin join forces to create 3PAS Credentialing Service IRVINE, Calif., and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 3PAS and Paladin today announced a joint venture agreement to create a new supply chain credentialing service specifically targeting service providers and tenants associated with some of the world’s largest companies. The new venture will be known as 3PAS Credentialing Service, a division of 3PAS. "The team at Paladin is extremely excited at the...

2014-08-18 23:06:08

"DR Site in a Box" appliance consolidates all server, storage, and backup systems into a single easy-to-manage appliance that can be mirrored on premises or replicated off-site for total business continuity and disaster recovery. Hayward, Calif. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 StoneFly, Inc., a leading supplier of integrated IP storage area network (SAN) systems and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dynamic Network Factory, Inc. (DNF), today announced the second generation of their StoneFly...

2014-08-18 23:04:06

The California Highway Patrol has approved ADOMANI's solar fueled all-electric 50 passenger type-D school bus for the new school year. Milpitas, California (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has approved the ADOMANI all-electric Blue Bird® school bus for transportation. ADOMANI and the Gilroy Unified School District collaborated to produce a solar fueled all-electric 50 passenger type-D school bus. CHP approval was the final step before the bus was...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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