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2015-06-02 20:20:45

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When the going gets tough, DENSO Corp.'s MovinCool® spot air conditioners keep their

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Commodity groups meet to review sustainability progress, share ideas for the future MODESTO, Calif., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Almond Board of California convened other California agricultural

2015-06-02 16:27:26

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SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Kaiser Family Foundation survey showing that 44 percent of Covered California policyholders have difficulty paying health insurance

2015-06-02 16:20:49

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today reported May sales of 63,610 units, down 10 percent compared with its record-setting month of May 2014.

2015-06-02 12:36:37

ONTARIO, Calif., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic announces the opening of a full time, state of the art, dermatology specialty practice in Ontario, CA.

2015-06-02 12:35:35

Media Personality & Cannabis Experts will Recruit Top Industry Participation & Expand Leading Cannabis Business Events Major Media & Social Media Reach PARAMUS, N.J., June 2, 2015

2015-06-02 12:35:25

CENTER CITY, Minn., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, is sponsoring the free "Recovery 2.0: Beyond

2015-06-02 12:28:28

Flexx 11 and Flexx 10 Feature Windows 8.1 Operating System, Intel® Atom(TM) Processors, and Detachable Magnetic Keyboards WEST COVINA, Calif., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- E FUN introduces

2015-06-02 12:25:25

Coming this summer: WaterGenius will power the Silicon Valley WaterGenius Challenge, a unique "Employee Rewards" pilot program. OAKLAND, Calif., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing

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...

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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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.