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2015-03-02 23:06:28

Debartolo Sports Academy expands to California and Nebraska in its 3rd year partnering with US Sports Camps.

2015-03-02 23:00:49

CHI partners with Achadjian for resolution to promote awareness of more than 7,000 rare diseases Sacramento, Calif.

2015-03-02 20:25:57

OAKLAND, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA today launched a safety awareness campaign for roofers, where the workplace incidence of serious injuries and fatalities is

2015-03-02 20:24:01

ONTARIO, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed its acquisition of two hospitals from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems: Dallas Regional

2015-03-02 20:23:59

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Truven Health Analytics(TM) today named Sutter Health hospitals--Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento (SMCS) and Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (STCH)--as

2015-03-02 20:20:52

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog said today that prices per regular gallon of gas in California were up an unprecedented 96 cents in the last month,

2015-03-02 16:36:04

Select Models from Huawei, vivo, nubia and letv, Which Represent More Than 20% Of Chinese Mobile Phone Market,* To Offer Consumers a Premium Immersive Sound Experience with Any Set of Headphones

2015-03-02 16:31:12

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp.

2015-03-02 16:30:03

Neulasta Delivery Kit Provides Administration Option for Patients who may not Otherwise Need to Return to Clinic or Hospital the day After Chemotherapy THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March

2015-03-02 16:26:59

SAN JACINTO, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 22nd 2015 at 7:30pm, Karyn Bearden, a Hemet resident, was one of the biggest winners of Soboba Casino's "Survive the New Year"


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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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