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2015-05-08 23:03:55

Jefta Bresser is set to join the Napa Soccer Academy in California this summer. NAPA, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2015 Jefta Bresser is set to join the Napa Soccer

2015-05-08 20:23:41

Sonim model XP6 LTE ultra-rugged Android devices and Cisco Instant Connect selected for next-generation push-to-talk design SAN MATEO, Calif., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-08 16:24:43

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE-MNI) announced today that Karole Morgan-Prager, McClatchy's vice president for corporate development, general counsel

2015-05-08 16:22:02

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On a call with investors today, Gregory Goff, the CEO of Tesoro admitted refinery shutdowns and "disruptions" led to big profits on the

2015-05-08 16:21:04

Glendale-area residents can test drive the newest VW sedans GLENDALE, Calif., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Information on the newest 2015 Volkswagen models is now easily found

2015-05-08 12:23:55

Emmy Winner Ricki Lake and Philanthropists Joyce, Debbie, Linda and Nancy Powell To Be Honored LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Helping Hand of Los Angeles, an 86-year-old

2015-05-08 12:22:02

Declaration celebrates California's commercial citrus growers and aims to increase awareness of critical threat to state's citrus industry SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2015-05-08 12:21:48

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Charge Networks' intelligent energy storage solution was named

2015-05-08 08:31:59

Session to Cover Core Competencies in Multi-Tier Visibility, Supplier Collaboration, Connectivity, and Customer-Driven Segmentation FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- E2open

2015-05-08 08:28:25

Forum uniquely brings together leading family offices and their foundations seeking impact investment, grant-giving, and philanthropy opportunities within health and life sciences SOUTH


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'.