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2014-10-30 12:33:26

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced plans to host the Jasper User Group Conference 2014 from November 10-11 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Santa Clara, Calif. Cadence acquired Jasper Design Automation, Inc., a market and technology leader in the fast-growing formal analysis sector, in June 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140102/SF39436LOGO WHAT: Designers,...

2014-10-30 12:29:44

Online course was developed by experts in training health care professionals to understand, respect and care for Latino patients during hospice or palliative care. SAN MARCOS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- www.csupalliativecare.org. Research indicates significant issues in the provision of palliative care for Latinos. According to the National Institutes of Health, the disparities among minority groups in regards to access to care and the quality of that care is well documented. As a...

2014-10-30 12:29:37

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Hal Miner was rushed to a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Southern California several years ago, complaining of severe headaches and unable to write his own name, the emergency room medical staff immediately sized up the situation and ordered a CT scan. After the results came back, there was no time to wait: Hal needed brain surgery that night. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "We have to do brain surgery tonight on...

2014-10-30 12:28:52

RenovoRx Introduces Uniquely Designed Slidable, Double Balloon Catheter that Provides Targeted Delivery of Fluids to Peripheral Vascular System MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RenovoRx, a leading developer of innovative solutions for targeted delivery of fluids to selected sites in the vascular system, today announced the company has received FDA 510(k) clearance of its flagship product, the RenovoCath RC120 catheter. The RenovoCath RC120 catheter (510k Number...

2014-10-30 12:26:26

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ShoWare(TM), the complete ticketing software which has redefined how facilities and event planners sell tickets to their patrons, has announced exciting enhancements to their current membership features as part of its enhanced Fund Management module. The enhanced features are easy-to-use and valuable to clients across a variety of industries. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141030/155550 The most notable enhancements include:...

2014-10-30 12:23:22

The Ratkovich Company-owned property signs six new tenants and leases more than 80,000 square feet in 2014 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ratkovich Company, a leading Los Angeles developer that engages in the new development and imaginative reuse of existing buildings, today announced that its 5900 Wilshire property is now 90 percent leased. Joined by William Chun with the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge and Penny Falcon, water...

2014-10-30 08:43:42

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, senior notes under an automatic shelf registration statement on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/SF50413LOGO J.P. Morgan Securities LLC is acting as the sole book-running manager of the offering. KLA-Tencor has filed an effective...

2014-10-30 08:42:14

Company appoints three seasoned industry veterans to support expanding global operations LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netskope, the leader in safe cloud enablement, today announced the appointment of three new executives to bolster its existing sales and marketing efforts. Effective immediately, the company has named Chris Andrews as its senior vice president of worldwide sales, Rick Holden as its vice president of business development and alliances, and Bob Gilbert as its...

2014-10-30 08:37:16

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, today announced that it will report third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Following the announcement, the Ardelyx management team will host a live conference call and webcast at 4:30pm ET to review the Company's financial results and provide a business update....

2014-10-30 08:37:07

Nationwide survey illuminates public's perspective on delay SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Originally, the Affordable Care Act's open enrollment period for the 2015 plan year was scheduled to begin on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. However, the start date was later delayed by the Administration to Saturday, November 15, 2014, after the midterm elections held in early November. With the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act less than a month...


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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