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New Discoveries In The On-Going Search For California's Ghost Ships

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) researchers have announced the discovery of several shipwrecks in the waters just outside San Francisco’s Golden Gate strait, as part of...

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2014-09-19 23:08:11

Bill Howe Plumbing has been chosen local beach communities as San Diego’s Gold Medal Plumber in 2014 San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The Bill Howe Family of Companies, recently named one of the Best Plumbers in San Diego by UT readers, has been serving communities from the border in the south to the 78 since 1980. Business operations began out of a small studio apartment in Pacific Beach where Bill Howe built strong relationships in the coastal communities. For 34 years, they...

2014-09-19 23:02:47

Uniweld will feature popular cutting torches, regulators, welding handles & more at booth 433 during GAWDA's Annual Convention in San Diego, CA. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The event will be held at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina this year from September 20, 2014 through September 23, 2014. This event brings an invaluable opportunity for GAWDA members to meet in one place, increase their industry knowledge and share best practices and much more. Uniweld...

2014-09-19 16:24:31

Kaiser Permanente Medicare plans hold top three spots in rankings; All Kaiser Permanente Medicare and Private plans are highest-ranked in the markets they serve OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "I'm here because Kaiser Permanente cares." Those are the words of Susan Mahler, a San Diego, Calif., heart transplant recipient and Kaiser Permanente member since 1967. Susan was in her late 50s when she began suffering from serious valve deterioration and it was determined she needed...

2014-09-19 16:22:50

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's still time to savor once-a-year, exclusive experiences at Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast - the West Coast's premier wine and food event (Sept. 25-28). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76304 Time is running out to experience some of the best Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast has to offer, including culinary adventures with local farmers and a rare and glamorous evening at Hearst Castle complete with...

2014-09-19 16:21:19

Water- and money-saving project financed through recently-launched HERO PACE program SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supervisor Dave Roberts takes pride in the appearance of his home. And as one of San Diego County's elected leaders, he's also keenly aware of the need for all San Diegans to do their part to reduce water use in light of California's extended drought. The combination of these two factors, plus the availability of new tools and incentives for San...

2014-09-18 23:14:28

Vacation Palm Springs is offering an affordable alternative for vacationers whose Cabo San Lucas trips have been impacted by hurricane Odile. Palm Springs, Ca (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Hurricane Odile hit the coast of Baja, California on September 15th, 2014 with devastating effects on many resorts and businesses in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Vacationers whose upcoming travel plans have been cancelled as a result can find affordable alternatives in a private Palm Springs vacation pool home....

2014-09-18 20:23:34

Sept. 18 event highlights collaboration with Long Island University to expand Sanford Harmony Program; Sanford Institute of Philanthropy Symposium Scheduled for Nov. 19 SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National University, the 2(nd) largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California, announces the grand opening of the Sanford Education Center and the national expansion of research-based initiatives aimed at empowering nonprofit leaders,...

2014-09-18 08:21:20

60 Total Reveals Scheduled for 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Press & Trade Days Nov. 18-20 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Auto Show confirmed today that 30 world debuts (totaling 60 vehicle unveilings overall) will be introduced in front of a global audience during its 2014 Press & Trade Days (Nov. 18-20) at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Almost every manufacturer has news to make in Los Angeles, but several automakers stand out with...

2014-09-17 23:14:40

The local San Diego plumber walks in first parade supporting local neighborhood San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing has been proudly sponsoring local community events as part of its mission to give back to San Diego. Bill Howe has been the premiere plumber in San Diego since beginning operations in 1980. In their 34-year history, they have grown into the Bill Howe Family of Companies by adding divisions in heating & air conditioning, restoration and flood...

2014-09-17 23:14:31

Workplace wellness program Voom signs on to sponsor the biggest tech party of the year alongside industry leaders Adobe, Samsung, and Cisco. Kingston, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 On October 1-2, Voom will be adding their personal style of wellness to the lineup at Techmanity, a celebration of the intersection of life and technology. Billed as “the next generation of tech events,” Techmanity will host the best and brightest across the tech space. Voom is excited to join the ranks of...


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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