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2012-07-02 10:20:50

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California conservation and wildlife organizations announced today that the Central Valley Flood Protection Board has adopted the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan. The plan establishes a framework for flood management throughout the Central Valley for the coming century. It focuses on improving flood protection for urban areas and prioritizes expansion of flood bypasses along the lower Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers to improve flood...

2012-06-27 10:21:07

DAVIS, Calif., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's new hope for one of North America's most polluted rivers. In a Strategic Plan released recently by the California-Mexico Border Relations Committee, faculty of UC Davis Extension--commissioned by the New River Technical Advisory Committee--outline a plan for restoring the New River, which runs from Mexicali in Mexico to the Salton Sea in the Imperial Valley. "The plan proposes taking a community...

2012-05-02 02:32:10

ATLANTA, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldata, a global leader in retail and distribution optimization software, today announced that Raley's Family of Fine Stores, a California-based supermarket chain, has expanded its use of Aldata Space Automation to create and maintain category- to store-specific planograms for high-volume categories, and, in turn, enable broader vendor collaboration. With the addition of Aldata Space Automation, Raley's expands its existing space optimization...

2012-04-06 06:20:24

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central Valley Flood Protection Board is holding a series of public outreach meetings regarding the Draft Program Environmental Impact Report for the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan. The final plan will establish a roadmap for land use and flood protection planning throughout the Central Valley for the coming century. The Department of Water Resources was charged with developing the plan through 2007 legislation that called for a...

2012-03-09 11:33:00

FRESNO, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A long-running government program that promotes development in floodplains without considering the impacts on threatened and endangered species and their habitat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will now be forced to comply with the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) under a settlement agreement in a case filed by the Coalition for a Sustainable Delta and Kern County Water Agency against the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....

2012-02-16 06:00:00

Eva Longoria, Martin Sheen, Diego Luna, America Ferrera, Danny Glover, Edward James Olmos, Kris Kristofferson, Taboo of the Black-Eyed Peas, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein and More Are Among Actors, Musical Performers, Public Officials and Hispanic Leaders to Back Historic Anniversary in 2012 KEENE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Farm Workers (UFW) announce Honorary Co-Chairs of the UFW 50th Anniversary 2012 year-long Celebration. The distinguished...

2012-01-23 09:05:00

FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Providence is pleased to announce expansion of its air quality consulting services into California. Scott Nester, a 24-year veteran in the California air quality arena, will lead this effort. Prior to joining Providence in late 2011, Scott helped launch and manage the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) where his leadership and technical background were focused on developing policy and science solutions...

2011-12-02 08:00:00

Advanced Data Storage, the leading off-site records management facility in Kern County and Tejon Ranch, the largest landowner in California and a diversified real estate development and agribusiness company, have agreed to link their records management systems which will provide a seamless management of the Tejon Ranch corporate records. Advanced Data Storage uses the OâNeil Software RS-SQL® product suite, while Tejon Ranch uses Iron Mountainâs Accutrac...

2011-11-09 12:54:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Trout and Trout Unlimited today launched an outreach campaign to advocate for a science-based approach to managing the Central Valley's flood protection system including connected floodplains required for salmon recovery. The groups came together in response to FloodSAFE, a California Department of Water Resources (DWR) initiative designed to improve the state's integrated flood management plan. FloodSAFE is a result of 2007...

2011-10-26 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Tejon Ranch, the largest land management company in California, is using IBM software to drive more successful case outcomes and digitize and mobilize its records management. Tejon will save $4 million through reduced paper and operating costs while meeting new compliance regulations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The company plans to offer a mobile application that enables iPad...