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2014-10-28 12:30:56

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RenovoRx, a leading developer of innovative solutions for the isolation of blood flow and delivery of fluids to selected sites in the vascular system, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. patent application number 12/958,711 entitled "Devices, Methods and Kits for the Delivery of Therapeutic Material." The issuance of U.S. Patent Number 8,821,476 covers the company's slidable, double...

2014-10-28 12:27:42

Film Hits Theaters March 20, 2015 Interactive 3D Poster Campaign Launches Today VANCOUVER, British Columbia, and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced that it will release The Divergent Series: Insurgent, the second installment of its Divergent franchise, in both 3D and 2D. The film will be released worldwide on March 20, 2015 through Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment label. The...

2014-10-28 12:26:49

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PubMatic, the programmatic advertising platform company for leading publishers, today announced the launch of PubMatic Analytics, a first and now best in class solution that allows publishers and media buyers to make informed real-time business decisions. In response to an industry that is now operating in real-time, PubMatic developed the first ever real-time analytics and reporting solution. PubMatic Analytics offers real-time data,...

2014-10-28 08:43:51

Rapidly Growing Church Gains Financial Transparency and Real-Time Insight to Guide Long-Term Planning SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, today announced that HighRidge Church has implemented Intacct to help scale its financial processes and create a forward-looking, real-time view of financial data. By leveraging Intacct to eliminate cumbersome, error-prone spreadsheet work, the nonprofit's finance team is...

2014-10-28 08:40:47

ONTRAPORT Mobile, Coupon Codes, ONTRApages and ONTRAmail Released to all ONTRAPORT 3.0 users SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONTRAPORT Founder and CEO Landon Ray introduced four exciting new features to the ONTRAPORT suite this month. The new features announced are available to all 3.0 users, allowing them to optimize and advance their business automation success. The new product advancements include ONTRAPORT Mobile, Coupon Codes, ONTRApages and ONTRAmail. The...

2014-10-28 08:34:21

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The custom technologies arm of Molecular Devices, a leader in bioanalytical systems for drug discovery, life science research, and bioassay development, has partnered with the Discovery Technologies team at the Roche Innovation Center Basel of Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) to develop a high-throughput detection system for drug discovery screens employing Roche's proprietary Ruthenium-based nanosecond time resolved...

2014-10-28 08:26:11

Jim Sinopoli, Smart Buildings, Named Energy Champion-Thought Leader; Ken Hagaman, Anixter, and Ted Pinnow, United Stationers, Pronounced Energy Champion-End User Co-Winners LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daintree Networks, the leader in open wireless smart building solutions for enterprise control and energy management, today announced the winners of its first annual Energy Champion Awards. The awards were created to honor the efforts of those in the industry who...

2014-10-28 08:23:30

- Mazda Partners with NBCUniversal Around Campaign to Help Those in Need - IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced the second-annual Mazda Drive for Good(TM) winter event and partnership with NBCUniversal. The 2014 Mazda Drive for Good event will increase opportunities for charitable donations, will include a larger local outreach through additional charities, and of course include the donation of thousands of charitable...

2014-10-28 08:23:18

Regional Pavement Quality Average Unchanged for Fifth Consecutive Year OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The quality of the pavement on the Bay Area's nearly 43,000 lane-miles of local streets and roads is stuck in "fair" condition, with the typical stretch of asphalt showing serious wear and likely to require rehabilitation soon. Data released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) puts the region's 2013 pavement condition index (PCI) score at 66 out...

2014-10-27 23:11:15

Announced today from Pixel Film Studios was a new theme for Final Cut Pro X the Blossom theme, which includes over 48 camera options Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Pixel Film Studios FCPX plugin and theme designers have announced the release of the Blossom theme for Final Cut Pro X. “Our growing library of themes have given our users many choices and the Blossom theme adds a professional style to that library.” Says Christian Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios....


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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