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2014-07-24 12:31:39

All Jackery Giant Products Upgraded to Giant+ Capacity - Ultra-Portable Jackery Mini Now Available in Gold, Silver, and Black SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackery, provider of premium rechargeable battery products for mobile devices, announced today important capacity and color option updates to several of its industry-leading products including the Giant, Bar, and Mini. All of the company's Giant products were upgraded from a 10400mAh capacity to the enhanced...

2014-07-24 12:29:29

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA cited warehousing and logistics company National Distribution Center LP (doing business as NFI) $308,435 in proposed penalties on Monday for not providing employees with foot protection--a safety violation for which the company was previously cited in 2012 and has failed to abate, despite its obligation to do so. "Prevention is vital to limiting accidents in warehouses where hazards are magnified by the size of...

2014-07-24 12:22:19

Acura Ranks Highest in Manufacturer Website Satisfaction for a Third Consecutive Time WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When researching vehicles on OEM websites, in-market shoppers have unique content usage behaviors that are influenced by various factors, such as desired vehicle type, shopper age and income, that can influence what content they consume when researching vehicles online, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study(SM)--Summer...

2014-07-24 12:22:13

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the western United States than previously thought. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This study is the first to quantify the...

2014-07-24 12:21:03

BURLINGAME, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MotionDSP, the leading provider of video analytics software, today announced the commercial availability of its IKENA WAMI (Wide Area Motion Imagery) software suite, providing the private sector the ability to rapidly scan and analyze footage of large areas taken from fixed, drone, or satellite cameras. Originally developed with commercial applications in mind, IKENA WAMI was quickly identified by the United States armed...

2014-07-24 08:44:26

Round Led by New Enterprise Associates and Oak Investment Partners and Joined by Existing Investors Columbia Capital, Telcom Ventures and Goldman Sachs Investment Partners SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextNav LLC, a leading provider of location services for indoor and urban environments, today announced that it has closed a $70 million dollar Series D financing. The round was led by leading venture capital firms New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Oak...

2014-07-24 08:43:16

Fastest Growing Mid-Market Cloud Financial Software Vendor Accelerates Annual Growth For Full Fiscal Year SAN JOSE, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading the industry shift to modern, cloud-based financial applications and away from outdated, on-premises systems built by traditional suppliers like Microsoft and Sage, Intacct today announced another quarter of impressive growth, with bookings for the company's fourth fiscal quarter increasing 94% over the previous year. This strong...

2014-07-24 08:42:48

MidCountry Financial will leverage MetricStream's integrated GRC platform and solution for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Internal Audit, and Compliance Management PALO ALTO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading diversified financial services provider, MidCountry Financial Corp., has selected MetricStream to enhance its risk management and strengthen regulatory compliance and audit management across the enterprise. MetricStream's integrated GRC solution will help...

2014-07-24 08:42:26

Partnership between Fine Sounds Group and DTS provides the latest evidence of Play-Fi's rapid industry adoption CALABASAS, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that the McIntosh, Sonus Faber, and Wadia brands are the latest to join the DTS Play-Fi ecosystem via a collaboration with Fine Sounds Group, a leading provider of premium audio systems and speaker products to the...

2014-07-24 08:42:15

Serial Silicon Valley Entrepreneur was Founder/CTO of ArcSight--subHL REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatStream(TM), a threat intelligence platform that prioritizes threats and facilitates trusted threat sharing, today announced the appointment of Hugh Njemanze as chief executive officer (CEO). Formerly co-founder, chief technology officer (CTO) and executive vice president of research and development at ArcSight, Njemanze is regarded as the initial...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Gray Pine, Pinus sabiniana
2014-04-22 11:07:33

Gray pine (Pinus sabiniana) is prevalent throughout California in the United States. The tree is also known as the Digger pine, California foothill pine, ghost pine, bull pine, and nut pine. The Gray pine grows from sea level to 4,000 feet above sea level. This pine likes 15-25 inches of rain per year and grows best in rocky, well-drained soils. This pine is a short pine growing to heights of 36-45 feet high, 105 feet in ideal growing conditions, with trunks measuring 23.6-47.2 inches in...

Sequoia slender salamander, Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths between 1.3 to 1.8 inches long from snout to vent.  As its common name implies, its small, slim body...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

California giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus
2014-02-04 09:07:49

The California giant salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native only to northern California. The California giant salamander inhabits moist, coastal forests or streams, lakes and ponds. Some of the species may remain gilled aquatic creatures, while others transform and become terrestrial land creatures. The California giant is nocturnal and most of its life is spent hiding and burrowing. Typically, the California giant salamander...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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