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2014-07-22 12:30:40

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic announces the opening of a new location in Los Angeles, CA. The clinic is located in the popular neighborhood of Larchmont Village at 428 North Larchmont Boulevard Los Angeles, California. Animal Dermatology Clinic specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, skin disease and chronic ear disease in animals. Specialized services include intradermal skin testing, video otoscopy and in-house cytology...

2014-07-22 12:28:14

CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists invests in mid-career and emerging visual artists to build successful, sustainable careers in Los Angeles County LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Community Foundation (CCF) announced the 24 recipients of its annual CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists - breaking the record for the largest number of grants to Los Angeles County artists in the program's history. Since its inception in 1988 with a generous contribution from...

2014-07-22 12:27:31

Curriculum Highlights Marketing Strategy Development; Webinar Provides Preview of Course IRVINE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Content Marketing Institute, 93 percent of business-to-business (B2B) marketers in 2013 utilized content marketing, and this percentage is expected to rise in coming years. Content marketing is a technique for creating and distributing valuable, relevant and consistent content to drive profitable customer action. The growing demand...

2014-07-22 08:37:29

LIVERMORE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that the use of its License Plate Recognition (LPR) data and LEARN® online investigative solution has resulted in the successful resolution of a gang investigation. The details of the case are being obscured at the request of the agency. The agency belongs to one of the largest multi-jurisdictional LPR initiatives in North America. The initiative comprises multiple agencies serving a population of...

2014-07-22 08:37:08

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Early-bird registration is now open for Rock Stars of Big Data Analytics, the must-attend big data analytics event of the year featuring high-level speakers from top companies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140718/128686 For a limited time, attendees can take advantage of early registration and save more than 30 percent off full price. The cost to attend an entire day's worth of presentations from leaders in the field...

2014-07-22 08:36:19

Pinetree Shows Support of SVIRAL's Breakthrough Technology that Enables Full Utilization of Processor Cores for Highly Parallel Acceleration of Real-Time Complex Data Streams SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SVIRAL, Inc., developer of its breakthrough technologies that solve the inefficient utilization problem in today's era of multi-core processors, announced today new funding by Pinetree Capital in Toronto, Ontario. Pinetree Capital has purchased 10,000,000 shares...

2014-07-22 08:31:40

The ARIA systems for medical and radiation oncology received complete ONC-ACB EHR certification by the Drummond Group PALO ALTO, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today announced that its ARIA® oncology information system has been certified for use to demonstrate Stage 1 and 2 "meaningful use" of an electronic health record (EHR). Clinicians will soon be able to use the system to qualify for funding under the federal government's program to improve...

2014-07-22 08:30:55

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) Therapy for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that enrollment has begun in a pediatric open label study of external trigeminal nerve stimulation (eTNS) as adjunctive therapy for the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS). The trial is being conducted at...

2014-07-22 08:28:37

Music Label, Production and Publishing Company Bolsters Catalog With Content from More Than a Dozen Labels WESTMINSTER, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lang Van, owner of the world's largest catalog of Vietnamese music, announces the acquisition of the catalogs of what are considered the "four pillars" from the Golden Era of Vietnamese music: Che Linh, Nhat Truong, Duy Khanh, and Hung Cuong. The brand is now exclusively representing 90% of major Vietnamese record labels and sub-labels,...

2014-07-22 08:24:48

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- EcoFactor®, the leader in cloud-based home energy services, was awarded U.S. Patent 8,751,186 for the use of connected thermostats to calculate the dynamic thermal properties of buildings. It is the 20th patent EcoFactor has received for its award-winning approach to energy management and intelligent home automation. EcoFactor's latest patent further extends its coverage of key technologies involved in the use of big data to manage energy...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

California giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus
2014-02-04 09:07:49

The California giant salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native only to northern California. The California giant salamander inhabits moist, coastal forests or streams, lakes and ponds. Some of the species may remain gilled aquatic creatures, while others transform and become terrestrial land creatures. The California giant is nocturnal and most of its life is spent hiding and burrowing. Typically, the California giant salamander...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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