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2014-07-29 23:02:03

The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Avenidas is always looking for ways to promote health and well-being in older adults. Once again, the non-profit agency is doing just that with the Third Annual Successful Aging Celebration, a free event for seniors. This event gives seniors the opportunity to learn about how they can stay active and maintain better health. There will be a variety of fun activities, including a Tai...

2014-07-29 16:31:18

Further Increases Manufacturing Capabilities at Silicon Valley Customer Innovation Center MILPITAS, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced that it has pioneered the first of its kind Universal Box Build (UBB) system, a fully-automated, state-of-the-art equipment outfitted with Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity via smart sensors, actuators and cameras. Developed by its Advanced Engineering Group (AEG), the UBB automation solution assembles...

2014-07-29 16:23:47

75th Vintage of Iconic Georges de Latour Private Reserve Celebrates Television's Biggest Night NAPA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaulieu Vineyard, a visionary, iconic winery in Napa Valley, with 114 years of history in fine winemaking, is once again, the official wine Sponsor of the 66(th) Emmy® Awards Governors Ball to be held August 25, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, immediately following the Emmy Awards telecast at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown...

2014-07-29 16:22:09

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the afternoon of August 12, 2014, CPI International Holding Corp., the parent company of CPI International, Inc., plans to file its Form 10-Q for the third quarter ended July 4, 2014 with the Securities and Exchange Commission and to issue a press release regarding its results for the quarter. At 11 a.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, CPI International will hold a telephonic conference call in conjunction with this release...

2014-07-29 16:20:48

PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McKean Defense Group, LLC announced today that it has expanded its San Diego operations and relocated to a larger facility. The new office located at 4045 Hancock Street, Suite 220 in San Diego provides the opportunity for McKean to co-locate staff with those from Cabrillo Technologies, a McKean subsidiary. The space includes a large conference room outfitted to support the Commander Navy Regional Maintenance Center's (CNRMC's) Work Force...

2014-07-29 12:35:55

The "Light The Night" Campaign has raised more than $2 million over 7 years SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stater Bros. Charities and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) concluded another successful "Light The Night" fundraising campaign in support of LLS' mission to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. These funds will also help LLS invest in research to advances cures for blood cancers....

2014-07-29 12:21:18

Free report, recommendations from Mineta National Transit Research Consortium SAN JOSE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's latest peer-reviewed study, Understanding and Modeling Bus Transit Driver Availability, has tested three models and provided a series of recommendations to help transit agencies plan for a sufficient number of drivers without over-scheduling. Principal investigator was Kaan Ozbay, PhD, working with...

2014-07-29 08:40:02

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that Dan Burns has joined the company as vice president of sales. In his role, Burns will lead LeapFrog's efforts to drive sales of the company's award-winning products, including the recently unveiled LeapTV educational, active video gaming system designed specifically for children, the new LeapBand activity tracker, the innovative line of...

2014-07-28 23:10:26

Award Winning Local Media Company Adds ‘Anytime, Anywhere’ News, Sports & Entertainment on Various Devices San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 To keep up with the rapid pace of consumer demand for 24-hour, real-time content, the U-T San Diego has significantly upgraded its digital platform, which has already experienced tremendous growth. The media company has re-designed its U-T TV into a user-friendly, 100 percent digital platform that gives local and global audiences updated...

2014-07-28 23:10:02

The recent slow-down in the real estate industry from lack of inventory has some real estate agents in Temecula entering into strategic partnerships. Mortgage loan specialist Kevin Leonard has been adding new Realtor relationships at a record pace by using social media and video marketing. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 One of the top mortgage originators in the country has done it again; Kevin Leonard has yet another real estate partner. A realtor in Temecula has reached out the top mortgage...


Latest Geography of California Reference Libraries

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...

San Gabriel slender salamander, Batrachoseps gabrieli
2014-02-06 09:49:23

The San Gabriel slender salamander (Batrachoseps gabrieli) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and it is found ranging from the San Gabriel Canyon, in the eastern San Gabriel Mountains to Kimbark and Waterman Canyon in the extreme western San Bernardino Mountains. The San Gabriel slender salamander grows to lengths between 1.5 and 2 inches. As its name implies, its small, slim body gives this salamander an almost wormlike...

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...

Eldorado National Forest
2013-12-24 11:56:03

Eldorado National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in the central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in eastern California. The majority of the forest lies in El Dorado County. The forest lies in Amador, Alpine, and Placer counties in California; and Douglas County in Nevada with 78 acres. The forest is bordered on the north by the Tahoe National Forest, on the east by the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, on the southeast by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and to the south by...

Lassen National Forest
2013-11-22 11:07:55

Lassen National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. The forest holds 1,070,344 acres and was established in 1905 as Lassen Peak Forest Reserve, which would become Lassen National Forest only a few months later. The forest surrounds Lassen Volcanic National Park, which was established in 1916, and it holds three designated wilderness areas including Thousand Lakes Wilderness and Ishi Wilderness. It is bordered by the Modoc Plateau in the east,...

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