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2013-12-20 00:20:20

Land deal protects key bald eagle and trout habitat along Little Castle Creek CARBONDALE, Colo., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique alliance between a land trust, three timber companies, the climbing community and the Forest Service has resulted in permanent protection of the beloved Castle Crags area in central California, a rock climbing destination and an important water source for the citizens of California. (Photo:...

2013-12-19 12:24:26

Annual "Campaign for the Community" Raises Funds for Nonprofit Organizations SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that its employees and retirees have raised more than $6.5 million to support nonprofit organizations and schools through the utility's annual giving initiative, Campaign for the Community. The total was the most ever pledged in the campaign's history and exceeded last year's total by $500,000. Employee...

2013-12-17 08:30:16

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The duration of diabetes, as well as advancing age, independently predict diabetes severity and risk of death for older adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) In this study led by Kaiser Permanente and the University of Chicago, researchers investigated contemporary rates of diabetes complications and risk of death,...

2013-12-16 08:22:38

Leading Solar Provider Fills Funding Shortfall at Northern California School to Ensure All Sixth-Graders Can Attend Camp in 2014 SANTA ROSA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar, the second-largest U.S. residential solar provider, today announced that has matched the maximum fundraising efforts of $15,000 of the Windsor, Calif. community to ensure that every Windsor Middle School sixth-grader can attend a three-day science camp in February. (Photo:...

2013-12-12 23:30:52

Are You Ready For The Winter Weather As Predicted By The Farmers' Almanac? Is California going to have a cold 2013-2014 winter? There is nothing quite like being unprepared for winter. Northern California (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 It's gonna be a cold winter. The Farmers’ Almanac has attributed an 80 to 85 percent accuracy rate to the publication’s annual forecasts. These predications are made as far as two years in advance. Northern California can be relatively mild as far...

2013-12-12 23:24:47

Program launches a series of holiday activities designed to give back. Watsonville, California (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 From their location in Watsonville, California, the staff of Narconon Redwood Cliffs frequently engage in community outreach and volunteering activities to help people in the surrounding areas. Most recently, on Thanksgiving day, a team from Redwood Cliffs traveled up the coast from Watsonville to nearby Santa Cruz, where they joined many other volunteers at a charity...

2013-12-12 16:24:35

ELEVATION Gay Ski Weeks Offer LGBT Winter Sports Enthusiasts Three Different Destinations Including Park City, Mammoth and Now Tahoe. LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With winter bearing down on most of the country, the conditions are set for a perfect winter storm with the announcement of a third ELEVATION gay ski week, ELEVATION Tahoe. Adding to the existing gay ski week event season, ELEVATION Tahoe builds upon the successful existing events ELEVATION Utah and...

2013-12-11 23:02:19

Japantown Dental announces that they will now offer a new implant procedure, called Teeth-in-a-day, allowing patients to get implants and leave in the same day. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 At Japantown Dental, a lot can happen in a day. With their new implant procedure, called Teeth-in-a-day, patients are now able to get implants and leave in the same day. Japantown Dental is excited about this new procedure and what it means for their patients. Whether patients are missing...

2013-12-06 20:23:37

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As residential real estate continues to improve, Southern California based homebuilder Watt Communities is re-entering the Northern California new home marketplace with their newest division opening in Sacramento. Led by Division President Kevin Webb, a 55-lot infill project on six acres is slated to debut new homes in Fair Oaks, CA in Summer 2014 with up to 3 decorated models. Mr. Webb rejoins the Watt Communities team following his...

2013-12-05 12:29:47

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asking patients about their exercise habits was associated with weight loss in overweight patients and improved glucose control for patients with diabetes, according to a recently published study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) The health improvements identified from implementation of the Kaiser Permanente Exercise as a Vital Sign program in Northern California...


Latest Northern California Reference Libraries

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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