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Freeways As Fences, Trapping The Mountain Lions Of Los Angeles

Cell Press That mountain lions have managed to survive at all in the Santa Monica Mountains of California — in the vicinity of the megacity of Los Angeles — is a testament to the resilience of wildlife, but researchers studying these large...

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2014-08-22 12:28:23

The Oakland Award Program Recognizes Xantrion in the Local Community and Business Category OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xantrion Inc., a top 100 worldwide provider of IT services for small and midsize companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, has been selected for the 2014 Best of Oakland Award Program. Each year, the Oakland Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category....

2014-08-21 23:13:34

Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. employees awarded scholarships to assist in PHCC Journeyman Apprenticeship San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. has grown into one of the largest family-owned and operated service and repair companies in San Diego offering customers a one-stop-shop in home care services that began with simple drain clearing in the beach communities. Since opening their doors in 1980, they have been dedicated to quality services and workmanship in their...

2014-08-21 23:06:52

Contract to Redesign, Develop and Implement Irvine, California’s New City Government Website As the City’s Primary Communication Gateway to Residents, Businesses, Visitors and City Employees Louisville, KY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Net Tango, a full-service technology firm which creates and delivers web solutions, announced today that is has been awarded the contract to redesign, develop and implement Irvine, California’s new city government website. The website, serves as the...

2014-08-21 23:01:42

The City of Garden Grove Unveils Initial Event Entertainment and Programming Garden Grove, California (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The City of Garden Grove is pleased to announce the initial plans for entertainment and programming for its inaugural “Re:Imagine Garden Grove – A Downtown Open Streets Event.” On Sunday, October 12, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2.85-miles of Garden Grove streets will be closed to all cars and the downtown will be filled with diverse music, dance,...

2014-08-21 20:21:24

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers promise a night of "Good Vibrations" and "Fun, Fun, Fun" as Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson takes the stage Sept. 27 at Vina Robles Amphitheatre for the final evening event of Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast - the West Coast's premier wine and food event. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76304 Known as the "Mozart of Rock," Wilson will perform hits from his latest and upcoming albums at...

2014-08-21 16:22:58

Sparkling Wine Makes First Appearance at 2014 Emmy Celebrations NAPA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellina di Notte Prosecco, from romantic northeast Italy, will be poured at the 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 Los Angeles. This is the first year Stellina di Notte Prosecco will be featured at the Emmy celebrations....

2014-08-21 16:21:10

Measures Provide Significant Quality of Life Benefits for Area Residents MONROVIA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved a request by the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority to implement noise mitigation for the street-level (or at-grade) rail crossings near residential areas along the Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa. The mitigation measures approved by the CPUC include the installation...

2014-08-21 12:34:07

- Pro-Bono Incubator Program Looks for New Ventures - SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EvoNexus, a startup incubator program, has announced the next open call for applications for EvoNexus San Diego and Irvine locations running now until August 31. This will be the first official round that includes the opportunity for placement in the new CiscoEIR@EvoNexus and Mitchell@EvoNexus programs. EvoNexus is a completely pro-bono, no strings attached technology incubator...

2014-08-21 12:31:19

City Council Votes 5-0 in Favor of Amended Plan to Develop 29-acre Site FILLMORE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunCal, one of the largest real estate development companies in the U.S. that specializes in large-scale, mixed-use master-planned communities, has received final approval of an amended tentative tract map for its 29-acre residential community in Fillmore, Calif. The Fillmore City Council voted 5-0 to approve the revised plans at its July 8 meeting. The amendment...

2014-08-21 12:22:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday October 10(th) at 11am we are proud to welcome the 2014 Fleet Week's Parade of Ships. You will want to catch the ships sailing into the San Francisco Bay beneath the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge. Public visitation of many of the participating ships will be available for tours from Saturday Oct 11 through Monday Oct 13. The Navy will release the ship names, docking and visiting procedures in mid-September. Visit www.fleetweek.us...


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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