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2014-09-24 04:22:56

Large images are often the principle cause of responsive websites that perform poorly. SNOW IO utilizes lightweight, server-side image optimization that significantly reduces page weight and improves load time on all mobile devices. SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Trilibis, the company that makes websites device-aware, has launched SNOW® Image Optimization (SNOW IO), a lightweight, server-side plug-in that accelerates websites on mobile devices. Built specifically...

2014-09-23 23:13:33

Fiona Joy and Trysette both play the piano, but that’s the end of their similarities. Audiences adore the combination of Trysette’s husky voice and memorable lyrics, paired with Fiona Joy’s artful compositions and breathy vocals. The two bring their spark, sizzle and humour to Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and California beginning on November 8th. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 This November, Aussie artists Trysette and Fiona Joy return to the U.S. for a series of...

2014-09-23 23:10:12

Cites a reduction in IT costs, greater access to information, clear ROI Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 InetSoft Technology, a pioneer in mashup-driven Big Data analytics and reporting, has announced that California’s Simpson University has adopted InetSoft’s Style Intelligence in order to create an integrated dashboard reporting solution accessible to all employees. Simpson University’s campus data is distributed across a variety of different systems, some in the cloud...

2014-09-23 23:09:03

As another school year begins, World Gardens Café extends fully prepped menu of meals to include Vegan options. Upland, California (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 With an already extensive menu offering gluten, soy and dairy-free items, World Gardens Café has added Vegan as an option to those with special dietary needs. These meals come fully prepared and frozen – perfect for busy schedules and school lunches. For the same price as a fast food meal, these healthy alternatives are...

2014-09-23 23:09:01

Create Indestructible Wealth 3 Day Bootcamp held September 11-13, 2014 receives rave reviews from many attendees. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Create Indestructible Wealth held a 3-Day Bootcamp at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles, California, September 11-13, 2014. The event included individual discussions with guest speakers Cynthia Kersey from the Unstoppable Foundation, Craig Duswalt of Rockstar Marketing and Matt Brauning of Evolution Seminars, as well...

2014-09-23 23:00:44

Policyholders should check their limits for fire damage and remember to see if water damage is covered as well, says Darras, the nation's top insurance lawyer. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 According to the Weather Channel, California fire officials have responded to more than 4,800 wildfires so far in the year 2014, which is higher than average. Residents need to be wary of potential fire danger and protect themselves accordingly. Homeowner policies cover fire damage to the...

2014-09-23 20:21:50

RANDSBURG, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randall "Hoot" Smith, owner of the Randsburg Art Gallery, announces his rogue vision of promoting world class artists. "I know this is hard to believe from an art gallery owner but I think that artists deserve 100 percent of the value of their art! Yes, that's right, 100 percent," says Smith. Smith asks: "If you're a world class artist, does it really matter if you show in New York City, Paris or Los Angeles? Well, yes and no. Yes,...

2014-09-23 20:20:59

Wildlife Conservationist Jeff Corwin featured in "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" Opening on October 5, 2014 at the California Science Center LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Science Center invites audiences to an exploration of a paradise unlike any other, with the breathtaking IMAX film, "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" narrated by Jeff Corwin, premiering this October 5(th). "Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland" brings to the giant screen...

2014-09-23 16:30:27

AT&T Aspire contribution is part of more than $12.5M Distributed Across U.S. HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California State University, East Bay Foundation will receive $276,548.61 from AT&T to expand the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative. The program, which serves over 10,000 residents and over 3,000 students in the Jackson Triangle neighborhood, was one of the first five communities in the country selected to pilot the U.S. Department of Education's...

2014-09-23 16:27:51

Palo Alto Medical Foundation Receives Quality Performer Award for 11th Consecutive Year SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven physician organizations connected to Sutter Health received recognition today for their excellence in medical care from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), a renowned industry leadership group in California. Nearly 200 physician organizations, representing approximately 35,000 physicians who provide care for about 9 million patients,...


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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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