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2014-03-31 16:22:28

Customers urged to have an emergency plan, supply kits and remember critical electric and gas safety information to prepare for natural disasters SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a focus on safety and continuous improvement, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) practices its readiness plans for earthquakes and other natural disasters to be prepared to help the communities it serves throughout Northern and Central California. Earthquake Preparedness Month in April is a...

2014-03-29 23:04:37

The intent of the Love Your Body Week is to call attention to negative and harmful advertising and its impact on peoples' self esteem. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Beginning Monday April 7 through Friday April 11, Sierra College Rocklin campus will present the eighth annual Love Your Body Week. Love Your Body Week is an interdisciplinary event fully conceptualized, organized, and executed by Sierra College faculty, staff, and students. The week of events celebrates the human...

2014-03-28 16:23:08

OAKLAND, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that Janet Liang, president of the organization's Hawaii Region, has been promoted to chief operating officer for the Northern California Region. Mary Ann Barnes, senior vice president and executive director for Kaiser Permanente's San Diego Service Area, has been promoted to regional president of Hawaii. The official transition begins immediately, with Liang and Barnes both moving into their new roles...

2014-03-26 23:32:00

The Continuous Improvement Network will offer Hoshin Planning, 7S Workplace Organization and Practical Project Management in the Sacramento region, with training partner Sierra College CACT, to share best methods for transforming organizations and improving efficiency. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Continuous Improvement Network (CIN) will offer an executive forum and training with Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) to help Northern California...

2014-03-25 16:27:02

LIVERMORE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Builders and Contractors, Northern California Chapter (ABC NorCal) announced today that Toby Cummings, who has served as president and chief staff officer of the trade association since 2008, has resigned to pursue a new career opportunity. Anne Quick, former vice president of educational outreach, has been named interim president and CSO while the board of directors considers a permanent replacement. ABC NorCal Board of...

2014-03-20 20:21:24

International Interior Design Association of Northern California honors best interior design projects in 10th annual IIDA NC Honor Awards SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- And the winners are...Wednesday night the International Interior Design Association of Northern California (IIDA NC) hosted the 10(th) annual Honor Awards at the Fox Theater in Oakland. The People's Choice Award, selected from over 4000 votes cast from around the world, was given to Woods Bagot for...

2014-03-13 20:22:53

SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a decision by state regulators today, PG&E will begin reaching out to owners of master-metered mobile home parks (MHPs) in Northern and Central California for a three-year voluntary pilot program to install new gas and electric service for their residents. The statewide pilot program, ordered by the California Public Utilities Commission, closely follows a proposal put forward by PG&E last year to upgrade public safety...

2014-03-12 16:22:05

37 Schools in Northern and Central California Receive Funding for Energy Projects SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to renewable energy education and powering California's future, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced 37 recipients who will receive Bright Ideas Grants totaling more than $255,000. The Bright Ideas Grants program helps to support the understanding of renewable energy in public schools throughout Northern and...

2014-02-17 16:20:19

DANVILLE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11-year old Dublin Ranch Golf Course (DRGC) Board was in a quandary to control the $21,000/year operating costs for 140,000 gallon pool with surrounding lighting. In addition, the large concrete deck surrounding the pool offered no shade. The association's management company, Common Interest Management Services, Inc., helped the DRGC Board adopt an innovative approach: a solar shade system with over 100 solar panels with micro-inverters...

2014-02-14 16:26:43

Attendance and Interest Build for Northern California Summit: Join Western Region's Most Active & Innovative Data Center Firms SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Data Center Real Estate & Technology Infrastructure: The Third Annual Northern California Data Center Summit on April 10 will bring together the leading data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives from California, Arizona, Nevada, Western-States and around the nation. More than 800...


Latest Northern California Reference Libraries

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...

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...

Mendocino National Forest
2013-11-21 13:20:16

Mendocino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in northwestern California within the Coastal Mountain Range. The forest contains 913,306 acres of land and is located in six counties including Trinity, Lake, Glenn, and Tehama counties. It was established in 1907 as the Stony Creek Forest Reserve. It was added to the national forest system only one month later, giving it the new name the Stony Creek National Forest. After undergoing border changes and another name...

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