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Some Sections Of The San Andreas Fault System On San Francisco Bay Area Are Locked, Overdue

Provided by Nan Broadbent, Seismological Society of America Four urban sections of the San Andreas Fault system in Northern California have stored enough energy to produce major earthquakes, according to a new study that measures fault creep....

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2014-10-24 23:01:13

Solage Calistoga Ranks No.4 in Annual Travel Industry-Leading Survey CALISTOGA, CALIF. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Solage Calistoga, an award-winning resort located in the heart of California wine country, has been recognized as the No.4 Best Resort in Northern California by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Reader's Choice Awards. Announced this week, Solage Calistoga received a rating of 88.508. “We are honored to be selected by Condé Nast Traveler readers as one of the best...

2014-10-24 16:27:38

Silicon Valley Business Journal honors security software company SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Untangle, Inc., a security software and appliance company, was ranked #27 among the fastest growing privately-held companies by the Silicon Valley Business Journal in its elite 2014 Fast Private list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131205/SF27989LOGO "We're thrilled that our growth rate puts us among the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Silicon Valley,"...

2014-10-23 23:13:26

Hundreds of volunteers of all ages will come together to rebuild a park in one of Richmond, CA's most underserved neighborhoods. Richmond, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 More than 150 volunteers from Livie & Luca, The Trust for Public Land, Boys & Girls Club of El Sobrante, Richmond Friends of Recreation, Richmond Trees, residents of the Richmond community, and City of Richmond will join forces on Saturday, October 25, 2014 to completely rebuild Parchester Park in less than 12...

2014-10-23 23:09:42

New research just released by University of San Francisco (USF) Professor Mark Cannice shows a drop in confidence levels of venture capitalists. The Q3 reading is the first recorded decline in confidence in two years. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index® for the third quarter of 2014, based on a September 2014 survey of 33 San Francisco Bay Area venture capitalists, registered 3.89 on a 5 point scale (with 5 indicating...

2014-10-23 23:05:54

International deal will cut electricity bills for 4,500 homes in Santa Clarita by around $40m Valencia, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Valencia’s Cry-Help Furniture Recycling charity is now being powered by the sun after a donation of solar panels by Zepyor Parseghian and the Solar Servicing Center as part of a four year plan to have 4,500 homes in Santa Clarita, California go green. Cry-Help Furniture Recycling has been given the green makeover to mark the landmark of 1,000 homes being...

2014-10-23 20:22:28

CoolCalifornia City Challenge Recognizes the State's Best at Energy Management DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Upgrade California(®) today joined with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to announce the winners of the Cool California City Challenge, a competition among 10 cities in the state to reduce their carbon footprint and better manage energy use. In a hard-fought battle, the city of Riverside edged out second-place Claremont to be crowned the...

2014-10-23 16:26:11

Nearly $1 million raised since 2001 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte's annual Fall Classic golf tournament raised $115,000 this year to benefit five children's charities in the Sacramento region. Since 2001, this annual event has raised $965,000 to help children and families in need. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a The funds Deloitte raised exceeded expectations and set a record for the Fall Classic, now in its 14(th) year. This...

2014-10-23 08:41:36

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, will conduct its Fiscal Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call with management to discuss results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/MM66070LOGO Date: Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014Time: 4:45 p.m. EST (1:45 p.m. PST) To access the webcast, log on to www.microsemi.com, go to...

2014-10-22 23:14:32

Livermore, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Darcio Lira Martial Arts has announced an upcoming autism awareness event, Tap Out Autism. The event will be part of the new facility’s grand opening, and the day will include a celebration of martial arts with proceeds benefiting Autism Speaks. Tap Out Autism will feature some of today’s world leaders in martial arts, including UFC’s Michael McDonald and former UFC fighter Carlos Rocha. Admission is free, and guests will be able to visit...

2014-10-22 23:14:00

Rare insect now on display at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 New Roads School students and amateur entomologists Will Pulier, Craig Barrett and Justin An made an important discovery on campus in early October. The 10th grade students found a large bee crawling around on campus, collected it in a cup and brought it to their biology teacher, Eric Cleveland. Together, they identified the insect as a Carpenter Bee of the genus...


Latest Geography of California Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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