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2015-05-28 23:12:05

Las Vegas, Nevada and Orange County, California’s Greenstar Home Services announces

2015-05-28 23:07:25

Sexual Health Innovations, a nonprofit organization creating technology that advances sexual health and wellbeing in the United States, announced this morning that the University of San Francisco

2015-05-28 23:01:03

Restricting access to firearms for people who misuse alcohol could prevent firearm violence, but policies that more clearly define alcohol misuse should be developed to facilitate enforcement,

2015-05-28 23:00:54

United States District Court Judge Richard Seeborg ruled that the Assistant Manager overtime action must proceed and denied Nike Retail Services' request to nix the overtime row.

2015-05-28 20:28:10

SAN DIEGO and RICHLAND, Wash., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP

2015-05-28 16:35:22

3U 3-slot backplane supports either the VITA 66.4 or VITA 67.1 standard FREMONT, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Elma Electronic Inc.

2015-05-28 16:34:23

Updates to the S3 Authentication Suite support full integration into native mobile applications and receive FIDO CertifiedTM status for Server and SDKs PALO ALTO, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-05-28 16:32:47

Supporters Confident Senate Will Approve Bill by June 5 Deadline SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Compassion & Choices today is pleased to report that

2015-05-28 16:31:33

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the California State Senate approved legislation to require doctors to check a state prescription database before prescribing

2015-05-28 16:28:28

SAN JACINTO, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- King of the Cage (KOTC) returns Sunday, June 14(th), to Soboba Casino's 10,000 seat Arena, with 20 action-packed fights, including three title


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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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.