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Causes Of California Drought Linked To Human-caused Climate

Causes Of California Drought Linked To Human-caused Climate Change

National Science Foundation The atmospheric conditions associated with the unprecedented drought currently afflicting California are "very likely" linked to human-caused climate change, Stanford scientists say. In a new study, a team led by...

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2014-10-01 12:38:08

Virtual conference hosted by Turnitin and sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Cengage Learning themed "Common Standards, Uncommon Feedback" OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin®, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced it will host the second annual Student Success Week from October 6-10, a five day virtual conference for educators. The theme of this year's conference is "Common Standards | Uncommon Feedback." Sponsored by...

2014-10-01 12:37:34

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROC just announced a special limited offer for Technology Start-Ups in Orange County and is providing completely FREE CO-WORKING SPACE at the prestigious Newport Beach location (@ 23 Corporate Plaza) for a full 30 days! There are no cash out of pocket fine print limitations associated with this opportunity, the only restrictions are availability. There are just 10 co-working spaces available and they will be designated to the most...

2014-10-01 12:36:02

Trusted UI Integration leverages ARM TrustZone® technology for hardware-based Authentication PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nok Nok Labs, an innovator in modern authentication and a founding member of the FIDO Alliance, today announced the addition of Trusted User Interface (Trusted UI) capability to the FIDO-Ready NNL(TM) S3 Authentication Suite. This new solution, delivered with Trustonic's ARM TrustZone-based Trusted Execution Environment (TEE), provides strong...

2014-10-01 12:33:44

NRCS invites Latino farmers/ranchers to seek technical and financial help DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Information on the new Farm Bill conservation opportunities is now available in Spanish, in time to help farmers plan for the 2015 planting season http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/enespanol/ley2014/. With the new federal fiscal year beginning October 1(st,) a new round of funding opportunities will open to all interested farmers and...

2014-10-01 12:33:25

LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Builders and Contractors, Northern California Chapter (ABC NorCal) announces that after an extensive search, Michele Daugherty has been named President/CEO. Michele will begin her duties as the ABC NorCal President/CEO January 1(st) after being introduced at the Annual ABC National Leadership Conference, which is held November 11-13(th) 2014, in Miami, Florida. In making the announcement, Chair of the Board Dina Kimble of...

2014-10-01 12:31:49

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness) today announced the launch of its new Advancing Wellness grants program designed to promote equity through advocacy and access. The grantmaking will focus on three interconnected portfolios: Bridging the Gaps in Access and Quality Care; Promoting Healthy and Safe Neighborhoods; and Expanding Education and Employment Pathways. The grants program also includes the Opportunity Fund to...

2014-10-01 12:28:26

Newly Designed Hour-Long Television Program Launches Oct. 5 GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bobby Schuller, grandson of Robert H. Schuller, has been named lead pastor and CEO of Shepherd's Grove church (www.shepherdsgrove.org) and host of the renamed and reformatted "Hour of Power with Bobby Schuller" television program (www.hourofpower.org), which will launch Oct. 5. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149701 Shepherd's Grove is the new name of...

2014-10-01 12:22:33

- Second Best September Ever FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today announced September sales of 56,010 units, up two percent versus the same period in 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131002/LA90771LOGO-b "Following a red-hot August, sales cooled a bit in September as we held the line on our incentive spending in a very aggressive market," said Bob Pradzinski, vice president of national sales, Hyundai Motor America....

2014-10-01 08:41:16

Featuring Industry's Lightest, Smallest Outdoor 802.11ac APs, and Embedded Adaptive Antenna Technology SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) announced today the expansion of its line of Smart 802.11ac ZoneFlex(TM) access points (APs) with the launch of four new models. The expanded lineup includes the new Ruckus ZoneFlex R500 (2x2:2) and ZoneFlex R600 (3x3:3) indoor dual-band (2.4/5 GHz) mid-range models, and two new Ruckus ZoneFlex T300...

2014-10-01 08:39:19

ThunderX(TM) Best in Class ARMv8 based COTS server platform for NFV Applications SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, service provider wired and wireless networking, today announced its new membership to the Open Platform for NFV project (OPNFV) as a Silver-Level founding member. The OPNFV will be a carrier-grade, integrated, open...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

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...

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...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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