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2014-10-23 23:09:47

The mission provides lunch to hungry children and medical services in Tecate, Mexico once a month. In October, the mission was able to provide 500 lunches to needy children but it is not enough because the mission had to turn away over 200 hungry children. Burbank, Calif. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 In honor of the 30th Anniversary of the World Medical Mission Foundation in 2016, Filipino singer, Lourdes Duque Baron, has established the 501(c)(3) Hope For The World Foundation to launch the...

2014-10-23 23:08:45

Yerba Buena Financial Partners, LLC Strengthens Its Team of Professionals SAN RAFAEL, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Andrew Zittell and Bruce Frankel are very pleased to announce Sally Sauvignon recently joined the Firm as Director of Client Services and Marketing. Sally brings over 9 years of experience from the Financial Services industry to Yerba Buena Financial Partners, LLC. In her new role, Sally is responsible for creating and executing marketing plans to deliver Yerba Buena Financial...

2014-10-23 23:08:24

The webinar covers regulatory trends in the U.S. and abroad for chemicals commonly used in consumer products and new chemical listings and regulatory actions that may impact compliance with California's Proposition 65. San Diego (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Compliance & Risks, Ltd. will discuss regulatory trends in the U.S. and abroad for chemicals commonly used in consumer products, such as BPA, phthalates, lead, cadmium, formaldehyde, PFOA, TCEP and other chemicals of high concern...

2014-10-23 23:08:10

Two new stand-alone models feature real-time monitoring and logging and offer fast duplication and sanitization of SATA hard disk drives. Chatsworth, California (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Aleratec Inc., award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of Portable Device Management (PDM) charge/sync products for mobile devices and professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash drives and Blu-ray/DVD/CD discs, adds two new models to its lineup of high speed duplicators and...

2014-10-23 23:04:45

This report, Estimating the Effect of California’s Fee Schedule Changes: Lessons from WCRI Studies, by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) illustrates the possible changes one may expect after California Senate Bill 863 is underway. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 When California Senate Bill (SB) 863 took effect January 1, 2013, it ushered in several important fee schedule changes in the California workers’ compensation system. To better understand the possible...

2014-10-23 23:04:00

Governor Markell and Senator Coons join Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner at kickoff event. Based on success in California, Delaware works with Vision To Learn to provide free mobile eye exams & glasses to children in low-income communities with a plan to help more than 6,000 children in Delaware. Wilmington, Delaware (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Austin Beutner, Vision To Learn Founder, was joined today by Delaware Governor Jack Markell and U.S. Senator Christopher Coons to launch...

2014-10-23 23:03:17

Internationally Recognized Culinary Guide Honors Solage Calistoga’s Acclaimed Restaurant in 2015 Michelin’s Bay Area Guide CALISTOGA, CALIF. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Solage Calistoga’s Solbar has once again been honored with a Michelin Star for the sixth consecutive year in the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco, Bay Area & Wine Country 2015. International culinary authority Michelin, whose star ratings are synonymous with quality dining, named Solbar among a very select group of 40...

2014-10-23 23:03:05

Energy Industry Veteran Brings Strategic Experience to Energy Engineering Mainstay Carlsbad, Calif. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Carlsbad-based energy engineering firm, AESC, is pleased to announce the recent hire of industry veteran Ray Pustinger to serve as company president and CEO. With more than 20 years’ experience in the energy efficiency business, holding positions ranging from CEO to board of directors, Ray brings significant top-level expertise and networking prowess to AESC’s...

2014-10-23 20:29:36

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rate of non-Hispanic white youth diagnosed with type 1 diabetes increased significantly from 2002 to 2009 in all but the youngest age group of children, according to a new study published today in the journal Diabetes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The study included data from more than 2 million children and adolescents living in diverse geographic regions of the United States. Within this population,...

2014-10-23 20:29:30

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who developed gestational diabetes and were overweight before pregnancy were at a higher risk of having daughters who were obese later in childhood, according to new research published today in Diabetes Care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Based on long-term research that included a multi-ethnic cohort of 421 girls and their mothers (all members of Kaiser Permanente Northern California), the study is...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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