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2014-09-16 08:39:23

Chegg Partners with ImFirst.org and College Advising Corps to Create Online Counseling Platform that Offers High School Students Free and Affordable College Counseling SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, Inc. (CHGG), the Student Hub, today announced the launch of a live, online college counseling platform that democratizes the college counseling industry. Chegg's goal is to make college counseling accessible to all students. By leveraging Chegg's InstaEDU...

2014-09-16 08:38:07

Flexible Cloud Accounting and Financial Management Applications Help Travel Industry SaaS Company Save $150,000 Annually SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, today announced that Cornerstone Information Systems implemented Intacct to streamline the company's complex revenue recognition accounting and other financial processes in preparation for growth. By switching to Intacct, the travel industry...

2014-09-16 08:37:04

XPliant Packet Architecture (XPATM) Enables Data Plane Flexibility for SDN Without Compromising Raw Speed SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, service provider wired and wireless networking, and XPliant, Inc., a fabless Ethernet switch silicon provider, today introduced the CNX880xx line of Ethernet switch chips featuring the...

2014-09-16 08:30:57

Voting is Open Sept. 16-30 to Decide Winner of 6th Annual VPI Hambone Award BREA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After reviewing more than one million pet insurance claims received over the past year, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI) has nominated 12 worthy candidates for the 2014 VPI Hambone Award. Each year VPI, the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, and member of the Nationwide Insurance family of companies, searches through its database of more than...

2014-09-16 08:24:15

Daintree takes top honors at Golden Bridge Awards with Grand Pillar Award; other recipients include AMD, Cisco Systems Inc., Wipro and others LOS ALTOS, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daintree Networks, Inc. won both company and ControlScope(TM) product honors from the 6(th) annual awards program encompassing the world's best from every major industry. Competing against large and small organizations from all over the world, the company was honored in multiple categories at the 2014...

2014-09-16 08:24:00

Access to cutting-edge microbial nutrient technologies to help eliminate agriculture pollution of diminishing water sources in California. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area-owned Norcal Ag Service Inc., an agricultural service company that provides 'fish friendly' fertilizers and other green farming technologies to Central and Northern California farmers, announced yesterday its exclusive distributorship with PAC BIO Fungbact Ltd, an India-based biological plant...

2014-09-16 08:23:58

.green is for businesses, social and environmental initiatives, and people who seek a greener lifestyle. LARKSPUR, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DotGreen Community, Inc. and Afilias are pleased to announce the partnerships supporting the .green Top Level Domain (TLD), the world's first TLD for the growing green economy, businesses, social and environmental initiatives. DotGreen Community is a San Francisco Bay Area startup that provides Internet users the ability to promote...

2014-09-16 08:22:32

ANAHEIM, California, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Europa has chosen Panasonic Avionics Corporation's (Panasonic) eX3 and eXConnect in-flight entertainment and communications solutions for its new 787-8 Dreamliner fleet. It will become the first airline in Spain to offer in-flight broadband by choosing Panasonic's Ku-band satellite service - the only global network solely dedicated to aviation. This eXConnect service enables passengers to access the internet,...

2014-09-16 08:22:25

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], was accepted for operations by U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) on August 19. This acceptance formally adds DMSP Flight-19 to the existing DMSP constellation. The satellite constellation provides weather data and forecasting information to civilian and military users. USSTRATCOM's operational acceptance follows a rigorous...

2014-09-16 08:21:52

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today announced that Alan Ohnsman will become the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. Ohnsman will report to John Krafcik, TrueCar's President in this newly created position. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO Ohnsman joined Bloomberg in Tokyo in 1999 and has served as the West Coast automotive...


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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