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2011-06-30 10:49:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern California District Council of Laborers and Laborers' Local 261 proudly endorse California State Senator Leland Yee for the 2011 San Francisco Mayoral Election, which will be held on November 8, 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110630/DC28813 ) The Northern California District Council of Laborers represents over 35,000 members and has over 1,700 employers signatory to its various labor agreements....

2011-06-23 15:26:00

CONCORD, Calif., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Pan California (www.goldpancalifornia.com), a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, just got a boost from Washington, D.C. to help fend off erroneous Legislation which is now tangled in the ongoing California budget negotiations. While Governor Brown and Democratic Legislators battle Republicans to raise taxes, Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) has asked for Governor Brown's assistance to squash a Democrat-approved piece of...

2009-11-23 10:51:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Operation Gobble Press Event When: 2:30 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 Where: Firehouse Community Center 810 Grand Avenue Sacramento, CA 95838 Contact: Evan Jacobs for California American Water at (916) 568-4252 Alicia Trost for Senator Steinberg at (916)-651-4188 Sarah Moussa for Assemblymember Jones at (916) 324-4676 California Assemblymember Dave Jones, State Senate...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).