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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...

2014-02-13 16:28:12

Comprehensive memory care and other senior care services will be added to the Carson Tahoe Health System CARSON CITY, Nev., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Care, Inc., and Prestige Senior Living L.L.C., leaders in exceptional senior living and skilled nursing and rehabilitation care, today announced that they are making plans to join with Carson Tahoe Health to expand quality senior care services and offer comprehensive memory care to Carson City residents and their...

2014-02-12 08:33:12

Connectivity to More Than 300 Buildings and 30 Data Centers Anchors Presence from Bay Area to Sacramento BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced its expanded local market presence in Northern California to deliver communications services to a broad range of customers. From emerging technology to multinational enterprise companies, Level 3 offers extensive metro network reach with greater diversity and reliability to...

2014-02-05 23:27:22

On Thursday, February 20, Sacramento employers can learn new ways to increase efficiency and better meet customers’ needs during a one-day Lean Office Workshop offered by the Continuous Improvement Network in partnership with Institute for Quality Public Services (IQPS) and Sierra College CACT. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The Continuous Improvement Network (CIN) will present a one-day Lean Office Workshop on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 8 AM to 5 PM at Casa Garden Restaurant &...

2014-01-29 16:23:00

Investment in Infrastructure Projects and Smart Grid Technology Resulted in PG&E Safely Delivering Record Electric Reliability for Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E announced today that, in 2013, the 15 million people served by the utility experienced the fewest minutes without electricity in company history. The just-released numbers for 2013 show that PG&E continues to make significant progress in safely delivering reliable service that benefits homes and...

2014-01-28 12:30:32

Centered at Blu Homes' manufacturing center, the new Mare Island headquarters unites Blu's world-class design, operations, sales, and product development teams in Northern California. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blu® Homes, Inc. ("Blu"), America's leading provider of premium prefab homes, today announced the move of its corporate headquarters to Mare Island, in Vallejo, California. Blu has now added an additional 100,000 square feet of storage and office space to...

2014-01-23 23:22:46

Praxis Capital, LLC announces the opening of its latest real estate investment fund; PCL Income and Appreciation Fund IV, LP. This new fund will be targeting entry level residential properties in select Northern California markets to yield monthly cash flow coupled with attractive future appreciation. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Praxis Capital was one of the early pioneers in the creation of the Single Family "Buy to Rent" (BTR) as an institutional asset class. PCL...

2014-01-22 12:30:02

Join leading investors, developers, owners, debt sources, equity sources, architects, engineers, end-users and industry service providers at The Saint Francis Yacht Club in San Franciso on April 10. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Data Center Real Estate & Technology Infrastructure: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/MN50569) The Third Annual Northern California Data Center Summit will bring together the leading data center real estate and...

2014-01-21 08:28:41

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SHIFT Communications is now representing Whole Foods Market, the world's largest natural and organic grocer, as its primary public relations agency in the Northern California region, which includes the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, San Jose and Reno. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/NE48653LOGO) The award-winning integrated communications firm will play a lead role in strategic planning for the company, driving...


Latest Northern California Reference Libraries

Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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