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2014-08-25 23:11:07

A boutique Colorado and Wyoming PR firm, WordenGroup Public Relations has capitalized on a travel, tourism and hospitality PR niche that includes the mountain resorts of Jackson Hole, Wyo., Vail, Colo., and Lake Tahoe and Mammoth Lakes in California. A new nonprofit client for the travel PR firm, Foresight Ski Guides of Vail aids visually impaired skiers. Jackson Hole, Wyoming (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Jackson Hole PR firm WordenGroup Public Relations has recently added Foresight Ski...

2014-08-25 23:09:46

Coaches and Athletes Use Edufii's Free Mobile App and Cloud Platform to Train Without Limits San Luis Obispo, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Edufii Inc., the social network for skill development, today announced the public availability of its cloud-based platform and mobile app. These free tools enable coaches, athletes, and fans to connect and collaborate to increase performance. Previously available only through private beta, Edufii is now available on the web at...

2014-08-25 23:07:16

Provides High Availability and Horizontal Scalability for Diverse Enterprise Storage Environments MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Egnyte, the only provider of a complete suite of enterprise file services built from the cloud down, today announced the latest version of one of its flagship products Storage Connect, a solution that enables direct access to files stored behind the firewall without data or metadata moving to the cloud. Storage Connect 2.0 introduces cluster...

2014-08-25 23:03:21

Verizon Communications Inc., a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers, today announced plans to nearly double its capacity to generate clean, reliable and affordable solar energy. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 megawatts (MW) of new solar systems at eight Verizon facilities located in five states, including California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York....

2014-08-25 23:03:15

Local Wineries and Restaurants will host Wine and Food Tasting Reception, Celebrating California Wine Month along the Madera Wine Trail as reported by the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Madera, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Local Wineries and Restaurants will host Wine and Food Tasting Reception, Celebrating California Wine Month “California Wine Month Reception & Wine Tasting” September 12, 2014 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. San Joaquin Wine Company The Madera Vintners Association...

2014-08-25 23:01:09

The Complaint filed against Unisys Technical Services alleges the global technology company required their Field Service Technicians to perform substantial work off the clock San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 On June 4, 2014 the San Francisco employment law lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action lawsuit alleging Unisys Technical Services failed to pay their Field Technicians correctly for their overtime worked. Renazco, et al. vs. Unisys...

2014-08-25 16:28:45

With 155M Installs and 50M MAU, PicsArt to Build on Organic Growth with San Francisco Office, Partnerships, New Hires, and Asia Market Opportunities MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PicsArt Inc, developer and publisher of the wildly popular PicsArt mobile photo editing and drawing app, today announced internet and mobile industry veteran Wilson Kriegel will be leading the company's US operations and worldwide revenues, with a special eye on market opportunities in...

2014-08-25 12:26:49

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called ObamaCare, has been the subject of considerable news coverage, as well as heated debate by its supporters and opponents. Many of the program's policies and processes have come under intense scrutiny, but one issue that can cause serious problems has not received much focus: the translation of critical information for individuals with preferred languages other than...

2014-08-25 12:24:43

Wall Street Journal Exclusive Full Album Stream Goes Live Today SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --"Where does one go after death n' decay?" asks Loudon Wainwright, contemplating the genesis of his new LP, "Haven't Got The Blues (Yet)" out Sept 9 via 429 Records. The answer: "Alternate side street parking, of course!" The follow up to 2012's acclaimed "Older Than My Old Man Now" is a 14-song, genre-busting collection of sharp, poignant songs about depression,...

2014-08-25 12:23:29

Industry-leading suite of services now called Charter Spectrum IRWINDALE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following up its recent move to an all-digital network, Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) is doubling Internet speeds, boosting its high-definition (HD) channel lineup and rolling out a new top tier of services for customers in Southern California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO The new suite of digital services titled Charter Spectrum...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

Gray Pine, Pinus sabiniana
2014-04-22 11:07:33

Gray pine (Pinus sabiniana) is prevalent throughout California in the United States. The tree is also known as the Digger pine, California foothill pine, ghost pine, bull pine, and nut pine. The Gray pine grows from sea level to 4,000 feet above sea level. This pine likes 15-25 inches of rain per year and grows best in rocky, well-drained soils. This pine is a short pine growing to heights of 36-45 feet high, 105 feet in ideal growing conditions, with trunks measuring 23.6-47.2 inches in...

Sequoia slender salamander, Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths between 1.3 to 1.8 inches long from snout to vent.  As its common name implies, its small, slim body...

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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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