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2015-05-12 12:21:28

OAKLAND, Calif., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to open houses in San Francisco on

2015-05-12 12:21:13

Leading Electric Motorcycle Company Sees Opportunity in Europe's Largest Motorcycle Market SANTA CRUZ, Calif., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-12 08:26:29

34 Organizations Receive $20,000, $10,000 and $1,000 Grants from the Seeds of Change® Grant Program RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeds of Change®, the leading producer

2015-05-12 08:25:20

WALNUT, Calif., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) announced that VIASPACE CEO, Dr.

2015-05-12 08:22:49

SAN DIEGO and RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Transportation Power Inc.

2015-05-11 23:06:49

Company donates its cloud practice management solution to support JHS’s no-kill animal adoption facility Santa Clara, California (PRWEB) May 11, 2015

2015-05-11 23:04:45

​The University of San Francisco’s (USF) Women in Leadership & Philanthropy initiative is pleased to host Julia Hartz, co-founder and president of Eventbrite, the global ticketing and

2015-05-11 23:04:42

California seniors needing a long-term stay in a nursing home in their state will pay roughly $84,065 a year, the average annual cost based on the daily private and semi-private rates of 1,320

2015-05-11 23:03:59

BEACON AMA makes water visible at UC Merced, saving millions of gallons of lost water. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 11, 2015

2015-05-11 23:03:00

Menlo College Athletics is set to bolster its varsity sport offerings for the 2015-16 year with the addition of Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track coached by Dan Noel. Atherton,


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.