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2015-05-05 08:28:45

--Home Prices Projected to Increase by 5.1 Percent Year Over Year by March 2016-- IRVINE, Calif., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreLogic(®) (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information,

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- Company Reports Strong First-Quarter Operating Results SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE:

2015-05-05 08:23:51

The WHS100 Wireless Sensor is the latest integrated wireless offering from Daintree Networks that extends its multiple-application solution, further enabling the Enterprise Internet of Things (E-IoT)

2015-05-05 08:22:01

IRVINE, Calif., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO), through its Mazda Drive for Good(®) program, today announced a $1,000,000 donation to St.

2015-05-05 08:21:42

Providing Overnight Delivery Services Since 1995 PLEASANTON, Calif., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GSO, the leading regional carrier for Overnight delivery in California, Nevada, Arizona

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Endicia Global Service provides quicker customs clearance, package tracking and affordable rates for businesses shipping to Brazil PALO ALTO, Calif., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Endicia, the

2015-05-04 23:06:35

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2015-05-04 23:03:01

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2015-05-04 23:02:28

As accountable care organizations work to deliver population health, patient satisfaction, and cost savings, the need to engage patients as partners in their own healthcare has never been more

2015-05-04 23:01:32

The University of California, Davis and The Permanente Medical Group today launched a new initiative at UC Davis School of Medicine dedicated to building the next generation of physicians committed


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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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