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2014-09-29 12:23:37

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: EcoFactor will present at Demand Response World Forum, happening October 13-15, 2014 in Costa Mesa, Calif. ----- EcoFactor SVP Product Operations and co-founder Scott Hublou joins panelists...

2014-09-29 08:40:04

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and security company Saab announced that its Aerobahn Departure Manager (DMAN) successfully helped San Francisco International Airport (SFO) proactively manage the recent closure of its runways. During the four-month period, DMAN provided departure management and sequencing of aircraft to reduce aircraft taxi times, fuel burn and emissions. As the system selected by construction manager Parsons Brinckerhoff for the Collaborative...

2014-09-29 08:39:33

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARM(®) and Cadence today announced an expanded collaboration for IoT and wearable devices targeting TSMC's ultra-low power technology platform. The collaboration enables the rapid development of IoT and wearable devices by optimizing the system integration of ARM IP and Cadence's integrated flow for mixed-signal design and verification, and their leading low-power design and verification flow....

2014-09-29 08:39:06

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Half of all millennials viewed real estate websites last month(i), but fewer homes on the market, increasing prices and tight lending standards have made it difficult for them to become home owners. The realtor.com(®) Top 10 Fall Markets for Millennial Home Buyers list released today shows that despite trends shown in the realtor.com(®) August National Housing Trend Report of strong prices and limited inventory, some markets are primed and...

2014-09-29 08:36:26

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By reducing Crestron's inventory on hand from 8 to 4 weeks and significantly improving inventory turns, NATEL's EPIC Technologies has improved Crestron's available working capital. This in turn has freed up more cash for Crestron to reinvest in other areas of their business while still maintaining customer responsiveness and flexibility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/148845 Acquired by NATEL EMS in October 2013, EPIC...

2014-09-29 08:36:20

Development Kit Features Two FPGA Mezzanine Card Headers for Off-the-shelf Daughter Cards and Comes with Complimentary Libero Platinum Development License ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of the company's new largest density, lowest power SmartFusion®2 150K LE System-on-Chip (SoC) FPGA Advanced...

2014-09-29 08:31:04

Strongly Positive Results, Presented at European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress, Demonstrated Oncotype DX® Prostate Cancer Test was an Independent Predictor of Tumor Aggressiveness REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced strongly positive results from an additional independent clinical validation study of the Oncotype DX® prostate cancer test, conducted in collaboration with the Uniformed Services University...

2014-09-29 08:27:24

Psychic medium Blair Robertson is currently touring California offering mediumship demonstrations and giving spirit messages to those that have lost loved ones. PHOENIX, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 29% of the population have experienced a touch or connection with a deceased loved one, according to Pew Research Center, and touring psychic medium Blair Robertson is on a mission to help increase that number. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140926/148708...

2014-09-29 08:26:54

Alohar Mobile's Context-Aware App Automates the Sharing of Location and Other Real-Time Information between Spouses, Significant Others, Best Friends, and Families PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alohar Mobile, developer of free apps that bring together trusted loved ones with context-awareness and location-based technology, today announced it has brought its popular PlaceUs for iPhone app to Android. PlaceUs makes it easier for couples, families, close friends and other...

2014-09-29 08:23:41

Eco-Friendly Refillable 1lb Propane Tank Introduced in California by Kamps Propane MANTECA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many weekend warriors and tailgate party cooks, 1lb disposable propane tanks are an essential part of every hot meal. The tanks are small, easy to use and sold in a wide variety of stores. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140925/148332 In California's moderate climate, outdoor activities are popular year-round and the used tanks...


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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