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2015-03-31 20:20:44

The Beach Boys, War, Brian McKnight, Tanya Tucker, Kansas and more, set for Big O Tires Concert Series PLEASANTON, Calif., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fans of Extreme entertainment

2015-03-31 16:37:35

With over 250,000 items found every day, Tile gives its community even more ways to make sure their most important items are never lost SAN MATEO, Calif., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-31 16:29:58

Beninese Singer/Songwriter Records Signature Songs & New Material with the Orchestre Philharmonique Du Luxembourg SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelique Kidjo,

2015-03-31 16:29:34

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights along with all Americans observes Cesar Chavez Day.

2015-03-31 16:29:21

MILL VALLEY, Calif., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- From July, 2015 guests at Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, will be able to cycle on water.

2015-03-31 16:25:01

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Business leader, philanthropist and climate activist Tom Steyer and Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court asked California lawmakers

2015-03-31 16:24:56

Innovative financing approach helps residents install solar, HVAC, energy-saving windows, water-saving technologies and more; payments made through property assessment, interest tax-deductible

2015-03-31 12:41:03

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

2015-03-31 12:40:31

Sleek Design, Fast Performance, Easy Set-up and Portability Makes My Passport an Ideal Gaming Accessory IRVINE, Calif., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WD(®), a Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC)

2015-03-31 12:37:40

Hotel in San Diego begins expansion to create 240,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor event venues to be completed summer of 2016 SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Becoming more


Latest California Reference Libraries

California Red-Legged Frog, Rana draytonii
2014-11-04 10:42:18

The California Red-Legged Frog (Rana draytonii) is a species of frog that is now native to California. It was previously considered a subspecies of the Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora). The frog is an IUCN vulnerable species, and a federally listed threatened species of the United States. This frog can be found in California and extreme northern Baja California, northwestern Mexico. It now occurs most commonly along the northern and southern Coast Ranges, and in isolated areas in the...

Dendromecon
2014-10-29 11:01:49

Dendromecon is a genus of shrubs or small trees. The genus may also be referred as the Tree poppy. Dendromecon can be found in California and northern Baja California. Dendromecon plants typically produce evergreen leaves that grow between 3 and 10 centimeters long. Its leaves have a narrow oval shape and taper to a point towards the end. The genus is known to have flowers that are yellow in coloration and shed after pollination. The Dendromecon genus consists of Dendromecon harfordii...

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...

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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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