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2014-10-21 20:20:24

Antioch High School Bike Club Hosts Free Community Cycling Festival OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, October 23, the Antioch High School Bike Club (ABC) and Street Smarts 511 will host Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D - Oakley) and the Bay Area BikeMobile at a free cycling festival at the Antioch High Main Quad, 700 West 18th Street, Antioch. The event is scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. with a range of activities including free bicycle repairs (courtesy of the Bay...

2014-10-21 16:28:44

First Spanish Yes On 46 TV Ad Released LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer stood with victims of medical negligence and families who lost their children to preventable medical error yesterday and called on California voters to support the patient safety protections in Proposition 46. Consumer Watchdog released the first Yes on 46 Spanish campaign advertisement, featuring Carmen Pack, wife of the proponent of Prop 46 who lost her two children to...

2014-10-21 16:28:37

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influenza will affect as many as 200,000 people this year and with flu-associated deaths in the United States as high as 49,000 people. The main way that influenza viruses are thought to spread is from person to person in respiratory droplets of coughs and sneezes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153472 Ebola has a serve way of death, but kills much fewer people each year than the Flu. The transmission of Ebola is also...

2014-10-21 16:28:11

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 The following statement was issued today by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO of the California Hospital Association, Tricia Hunter, Executive Director of the American Nurses Association-California, and Pat McFarland, CEO of the Association of California Nurse Leaders: "The California Hospital Association, the Association of California Nurse Leaders, American Nurses Association-California, and other professional health care organizations, are working to...

2014-10-21 16:27:42

Waterproof Boots and Shoes Made in the USA LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Sloggers® U.S.A. announced their involvement with City of Hope, a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases, by sponsoring the institution's 5k walk, Walk for Hope, which supports women's cancers and cures. Walk for Hope is City of Hope's largest event with over 10,000 walkers in attendance annually. This year's 18(th) annual 5k...

2014-10-21 16:26:56

Guests Can Now Enjoy the New Pizza at Participating CPK Restaurants Nationwide, with $1 from Every Sale of the Korean Barbecue Pizza Going to Make-A-Wish® LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Following Friday night's episode of TNT's new cooking competition series "On the Menu," California Pizza Kitchen, the authority on California-style pizza and industry leader in creative dining, is now serving the winning Korean Barbecue pizza in participating restaurants...

2014-10-21 12:32:19

Genentech, Amgen, Igenica, and 8 Additional California Companies Scheduled to Present SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) are one of the most exciting new classes of cancer therapeutics because they combine the potency of small molecules with the specificity of antibodies. California's culture of innovation, as well as access to world class drug discovery and development expertise, has accelerated progress in ADC therapeutics, a...

2014-10-21 12:32:14

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study of California's Latino children paints a complex picture of their health and well-being - and finds striking differences within a 4.7 million-strong population that comprises more than half of all the children in the state. See the report and full press release>> More than 94% of these children were born in the United States. While many Latino children live in poverty and are uninsured, they have comparable access...

2014-10-21 12:32:11

University of California San Francisco Medical Center adopts the first in its class self-adaptive wound dressing for treating chronic wounds SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OSNovative Systems, Inc., the maker of self-adaptive wound care dressings, announced today that its award-winning ENLUXTRA(TM )"Any Wound" dressing has been adopted at the UCSF Medical Center for treating chronic wounds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153390 In the United States, the burden...

2014-10-21 12:30:13

Purchase of eBook now available for $9.99 on iTunes and Amazon; 40% of all proceeds to benefit Yosemite public education and programming SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the 150(th) Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant, which established the nation's first protected wilderness, the California Historical Society, 36 Views, and Yosemite Conservancy have released a new enhanced, multimedia eBook, Yosemite: A Storied Landscape, designed to offer readers and...


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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  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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