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2014-04-21 08:29:02

Netskope VP of Marketing Jamie Barnett is joined by leaders from 451 Research, Cloud Sherpas, Pertino and Spiceworks LOS ALTOS, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netskope(TM), the leader in real-time cloud app analytics and policy enforcement, today announced that its Vice President of Marketing Jamie Barnett will join in a panel discussion about enabling shadow IT at CITE Conference and Expo 2014 in San Francisco later this month. The panel will feature executives from 451...

2014-04-21 08:26:12

Arthritis advocates unite in State Capitol on April 22-23 to raise awareness and support for the disabling disease affecting more than 5.3 million Californians. SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability, affects more than 5.3 million adults and 38,000 children in California. During the California Arthritis Foundation Council's Advocacy Summit on April 22-23, arthritis advocates of all ages will share their...

2014-04-21 08:23:38

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Men's health professional and author Douglas Ginter believes that sexual function is a reliable barometer of overall health, a connection that's too often overlooked. "Total Male: Save Your Life by Taking Charge of Your Sexual Health," co-written with Mark Weis, MD, explains in layman's terms how men's sexual health issues can degrade quality of life, endanger overall health and wellness, and damage lives and relationships. "Total Male"...

2014-04-21 08:22:17

ATLANTA, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power, in partnership with Turner Renewable Energy, has announced the official acquisition of the partnership's second California solar installation. The agreement to acquire the Adobe Solar Facility, a 20-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) installation in Kern County, Calif., was closed upon successful completion of construction. The facility represents the partnership's sixth solar project and is...

2014-04-21 08:21:37

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A devastating oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara inspired Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson to create the first Earth Day in 1970. Twenty million Americans participated as Nelson and conservationists across the country noted that "every environmental problem is a population problem." Since that first Earth Day, the U.S. population has soared from 203 million to 318 million, due mostly to immigration. Today, a Santa...

2014-04-19 23:00:40

Blue Home Loans has experienced exponential growth due to rave reviews and high demand, and is now expanding to provide more services to its clients. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Blue Home Loans Inc. is a full service mortgage company that offers a wide selection of loan products and specializes in home purchase, home refinance, second mortgage and home equity loans. The goal of the company is to offer the best refinance rates and the lowest mortgage payments within just a matter...

2014-04-18 23:08:56

Blue Home Loans, Inc., a California based mortgage company, comments on the current mortgage rate trends and gives some advice for those looking for the best home loans. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Mortgage rates moved sharply upwards after a number of factors united to erase the gains of the seven day mortgage rate rally enjoyed last week. Mortgage rates often get higher before a long weekend, but the question is – will mortgage rates be better or worse next week? Blue Home...

2014-04-18 23:02:12

National Park Week is April 19-27, and The Grounds Guys has 10 national parks that should be seen in person. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 National parks offer amazing views, wildlife and astounding geographical formations and landscapes. National Park Week is April 19-27, and The Grounds Guys has 10 national parks that should be seen in person. Yosemite National Park (California) Yosemite is home to numerous waterfalls, including the highest waterfall in the United States,...

2014-04-18 23:00:32

Rodent Guys is now servicing Ontario and Chino, CA for rat and rodent control. Their new rat removal services include rat trapping and attic cleaning. Ontario and Chino, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Rat and rodent infestations are common in house attics and crawlspaces in Southern California homes. These animals are unsanitary and carry diseases that are unhealthy for humans. These rodents also chew wiring and other materials causing significant damage if not eradicated immediately. This...

2014-04-18 20:20:44

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN) is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests ("LAMN Jams") happening this spring in Los Angeles. Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R), will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140418/76559 The Los Angeles Music Network's "LAMN Jams" are back. Launched...


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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