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2014-10-21 12:32:14

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study of California's Latino children paints a complex picture of their health and well-being - and finds striking differences within a 4.7 million-strong population that comprises more than half of all the children in the state. See the report and full press release>> More than 94% of these children were born in the United States. While many Latino children live in poverty and are uninsured, they have comparable access...

2014-10-21 12:32:11

University of California San Francisco Medical Center adopts the first in its class self-adaptive wound dressing for treating chronic wounds SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OSNovative Systems, Inc., the maker of self-adaptive wound care dressings, announced today that its award-winning ENLUXTRA(TM )"Any Wound" dressing has been adopted at the UCSF Medical Center for treating chronic wounds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153390 In the United States, the burden...

2014-10-21 12:30:13

Purchase of eBook now available for $9.99 on iTunes and Amazon; 40% of all proceeds to benefit Yosemite public education and programming SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the 150(th) Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant, which established the nation's first protected wilderness, the California Historical Society, 36 Views, and Yosemite Conservancy have released a new enhanced, multimedia eBook, Yosemite: A Storied Landscape, designed to offer readers and...

2014-10-21 12:24:13

The Larry C. Larson Safety Award recognizes Park Water's safety commitment DOWNEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Park Water Co. announced today that it received the American Water Works Association California/ Nevada Larry C. Larson Safety Award. Park Water received this award through its commitment to make public and employee health and safety a top priority. "Safety and service are core values in our culture. Our employees think about public and employee safety in all...

2014-10-21 12:22:23

Mineta Transportation Institute's free research report provides insight SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute has released its latest peer-reviewed study that evaluates public bikesharing in North America as a follow-up to a 2012 study. Public Bikesharing in North America During a Period of Rapid Expansion: Understanding Business Models, Industry Trends & User Impacts reviews the change in travel behavior shown by members of...

2014-10-21 12:21:38

76,000+ Magazine Readers Vote Virgin America Number #1 for Seventh Straight Year - Airline Thanks Loyal Flyers with Network-Wide 'Fly in Winning Fashion' Sale with Fares from $47* SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, has been named "Best U.S. Airline" in the coveted Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards - for the seventh consecutive year. This year, over 76,000 readers of the premium travel...

2014-10-21 08:44:36

BURLINGAME, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- July Systems, an award winning cloud based mobile application studio backed by Intel Capital, Updata Partners, Westbridge Capital & Footprints Ventures, today introduced July Rapid, a hybrid framework that utilizes the best of both custom and platform based approach to building applications for mobile. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/AQ96869LOGO-b The company also announced the appointment of Vivek Menon as Vice...

2014-10-21 08:41:23

Innovative Summit® X460-G2 Fixed Switch and IdentiFi(TM) 3805 Wireless Access Point Enhances End-to-End Portfolio with High Performance Edge Switching and Affordable 802.11ac SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), a leader in high performance networking, today announced key additions to its Unified Edge portfolio of access layer products, building on its innovative Software Defined Architecture. The new Summit X460-G2 fixed switch and IdentiFi...

2014-10-21 08:40:06

New Reverse Power Feed Technology is a Critical Technology for Affordable FTTdp and G.fast Deployments in Communications-based Solutions ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today introduced at the Broadband World Forum (BBWF) 2014 its new reverse power feed (RPF) technology, a critical technology for FTTdp and G.fast deployments....

2014-10-21 08:39:54

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today a new, enhanced version of Trimble® Work Management, a cloud-based solution that improves the productivity of mobile workforces through intelligent scheduling tools, mobile apps and state-of-the-art performance analytics. Following the recent announcement of Trimble Horizon, the new cloud-based platform for Field Service Management (FSM) solutions, Work Management 3.0 is the first in a line of new...


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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conjunto
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The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin