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2014-10-16 23:12:06

Pixel Film Studios announce Problend today, a fully customizable multi exposure tool for Final Cut Pro X editors Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Plugin creators from Pixel Film Studios have announced the release of Problend. A fully customizable multi exposure tool made specifically for Final Cut Pro X. “Adding the Problend tool to a video adds an element of blend exposure not seen in FCPX standard,” said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “Problend gives...

2014-10-16 23:07:23

Launched in Spring 2014, Engage San Francisco is a new university-wide initiative at the University of San Francisco focused on the Western Addition neighborhood of San Francisco—working in partnership with organizations and residents to improve the support for underserved children, youth, and families living in the often-overlooked corners of the neighborhood. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Leo T. McCarthy Center at the University of San Francisco (USF) is proud to...

2014-10-16 23:06:08

Geary LSF has been nominated for Agency of the Year at the 2014 Brand Diego Awards presented by premier San Diego advertising organization, SDX. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Nominations for the 2014 Brand Diego Awards, presented by SDX, have recently been announced. Humbly accepting two nominations, including a nomination for Agency of the Year, is international digital advertising agency, Geary LSF. As an organization positioned at the intersection of advertising, digital and...

2014-10-16 23:05:26

Nation's Leading Independent Solar PV Developer to Begin Construction on Three Projects Callifornia (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC, the nation's leading independent solar PV developer, today announced the signing of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreements with Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. (GSAC) for three of its solar projects located in Kern County, Calif. The 8minutenergy projects, and the associated 8minutenergy subsidiary that wholly...

2014-10-16 23:04:15

Silicon Valley Gathering Highlights Greatest Challenges, Tech Solutions and Business Opportunities in Cyber Security, Big Data, Cloud, IoT, Mobile, New Media Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC) in collaboration with the Israeli Economic Mission to the West Coast and the Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest today announced the First Annual California Israel International Business Summit exploring the most exciting...

2014-10-16 23:03:38

Lawrence Livermore biomedical researcher Mike Malfatti is working with two researchers at the University of California, Davis, Comprehensive Cancer Center to leverage dramatic advances in biological accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) to see how cancer patients respond to the chemotherapeutic drug carboplatin. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Buoyed by several dramatic advances, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists think they can tackle biological science in a...

2014-10-16 23:01:47

New site from Precision-Paragon [P2] offers resources to the energy-efficient lighting community Yorba Linda, Calif. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Today, energy-efficient lighting manufacturer Precision-Paragon [P2] announced the launch of the new website at http://www.p-2.com. In addition to an updated design, the site includes a number of tools designed to serve the energy-efficient lighting community. “Our website has served us well,” said Joe Martin, [P2] vice president and general...

2014-10-16 20:20:54

100% Electric Motorcycles Gain Ground in Asia with Garasindo Technologies SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced today an Indonesian distribution partnership with Garansindo Technologies. The new distributor, that also represents well known brands such as Jeep, Fiat and Chrysler, will extend their business operations to include a new division within their company that will be solely focused...

2014-10-16 16:24:56

Company Joins Circular Economy 100, Furthering its Environmental Leadership SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced that it has released its latest Sustainability Report which details the company's advancements in resource conservation and its leadership in areas such as LEED certification for its factories and offices worldwide. A full copy of the report that outlines SunPower's...

2014-10-16 16:24:22

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As California prepares to launch a major expansion of its three-year-old cap-and-trade program, a new report commissioned by the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) identifies a series of major design flaws that make the program vulnerable to market meltdowns. The report also offers a number of solutions that would mitigate impacts passed on to California consumers. On January 1, 2015, California will for the first time...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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