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2015-05-15 12:30:27

BIG SUR, Calif., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Esalen Institute today announced a $1M donation by

2015-05-15 12:24:28

Organization cited as a leader in environmentally preferable health care practices OAKLAND, Calif., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente has garnered 20 environmental excellence awards

2015-05-15 12:20:58

New Elantra Value Edition provides $1,000 in value savings; Elantra Limited gets more standard features FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hyundai Motor America announced

2015-05-15 08:32:38

MILPITAS, Calif., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc.

2015-05-15 08:31:59

Collaboration Enhances 3D Warehouse Experience, Allows Makers and Other Users of SketchUp Software to Create, Access and Share Printable 3D Models with Ease SUNNYVALE, Calif., May

2015-05-15 08:24:44

The Entire Hotel Has Been Completely Transformed Into a Hollywood-Chic Retreat Perfectly Located on the Sunset Strip LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-14 23:08:16

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E.

2015-05-14 23:06:33

Contact Football Camps to host camp this summer at California Lutheran University and the University of San Diego.

2015-05-14 23:05:13

Hot on the heels of a successful crowdfunding campaign, Silicon Valley-based startup, uSens, Inc.

2015-05-14 23:03:19

Todd Gillenwater to lead CLSA’s federal, state and local government relations, policy, alliance development and communications activities. Washington, DC (PRWEB)


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...

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...

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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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