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2014-07-24 20:20:37

Escape from L.A.'s traffic-filled tourist season with a great van rental at a great price LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As residents of Los Angeles are well aware, one of the best aspects of Southern California is that the beautiful climate allows us to enjoy the region's stunning beaches all year long. With a Los Angeles van rental, residents can make the most of our cool winters and crisp springtime weather by driving up the Malibu coast. Of course, in the summer and...

2014-07-24 16:24:46

As News Coverage Of Central American Kids Crossing Our Borders Proliferates, Little Attention Is Given To The Millions Of American Kids Who Need Help LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Californians for Population Stabilization has launched radio commercials in Los Angeles asking why there's so little coverage of the plight of poor American kids in cities like Los Angeles and so much coverage of kids from Central America crossing our borders. The ad goes on to draw...

2014-07-24 16:21:32

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Wyle Laboratories, Inc., Houston, to support NASA's flight programs and mission projects, providing support for multiple sustained project management, research and technology development capabilities that encompass all phases of mission and project lifecycles at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The cost-plus-fixed-fee hybrid...

2014-07-23 23:28:13

Natural looking eco-friendly water saving alternative to winter overseeding of warm season grasses now available—Brown does not have to be the new green for turfgrass. Palm Desert, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 West Coast Turf is pleased to be an official dealer of Endurant Turf Colorant in California. Endurant Turf Colorant is an organic pigment made with binders chosen specifically for excellent adherence to turfgrass. It is a water and cost saving alternative to winter color overseeding...

2014-07-23 16:31:02

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Innovation in Japan - U.S. Business and Technology Awards program has announced the programming for its fourth annual Innovation Symposium, set for Friday, July 25, 2014 at Stanford University's Arrillaga Alumni Center. The Japan - U.S. Innovation Awards, organized by the Japan Society of Northern California, showcase pioneering Japanese and Japan - U.S. innovation and entrepreneurship across a diverse range of established and emerging market...

2014-07-23 12:24:03

Teams at Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos Laboratories Recognized for Innovation RESTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today that researchers from two U.S. national laboratories managed and operated by Bechtel partnerships have earned six 2014 R&D 100 Awards, known as the Oscars(®) of Invention. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory teams collected four awards and Los Alamos National Laboratory teams received two. R&D Magazine gives the awards to...

2014-07-22 08:38:58

Research pinpoints how "419" scammers have evolved to get around traditional enterprise safeguards SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today revealed that cyber criminals in Nigeria have evolved common malware campaigns to infiltrate businesses that have not previously been their primary targets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130508/SF04701LOGO 419 Evolution, a new report released today from Unit 42,...

2014-07-22 08:22:35

Their Mobile Solar Station will be powering the festivities around this historic event being held July 24-26 at San Diego Harley-Davidson's new Morena Boulevard location. SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellar Solar, one of California's leading commercial and residential solar installers since 1998 is teaming up with San Diego Harley-Davidson to present the first-of-its-kind Project LiveWire Experience making its way across America offering test rides and engaging displays...

2014-07-21 23:00:36

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has establish a 24-month academic program designed to help veterans become engineers. The program was created in partnership with the Alameda County Workforce Investment Board and Las Positas College. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) recently established a 24-month academic program to provide technical education...

2014-07-20 23:02:47

Locally-owned and operated, Electricraft, Inc. has been providing quality electrical service throughout San Luis Obispo County for three decades. http://www.electricraftinc.com/ San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 As a family-owned and operated business, Electricraft, Inc. is a trusted name among residential, commercial and industrial clients throughout San Luis Obispo County. With the recent expansion of their San Luis Obispo commercial and industrial electrical team, owners Jon W...


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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