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2014-10-29 12:34:40

Legal respondents from Fortune 1000 companies unveil how and why inefficiencies within legal departments significantly impact revenue SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apttus, the category-defining Quote-to-Cash solution provider, today announced the findings of its recent legal survey, entitled 'Contract Management Flaws that are Submarining your Business.' The findings, collected within a whitepaper, are highlighted by startling statistics and insights: 44 percent of...

2014-10-29 12:29:16

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourteen Sutter Health hospital campuses earned A grades for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group® in its Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score(SM). "From our work to more proactively identify, treat and prevent sepsis and other healthcare associated infections, to reducing early elective delivery of infants no sooner than 39 weeks of pregnancy, we're building and fortifying a culture centered on the quality and safety of care for our patients....

2014-10-29 12:29:08

Health System Falsely Claimed 'Great' Labor Relations to Pump Up Its Proposed Sale to Prime Healthcare OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers are asking the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to force their employer, Daughters of Charity Health System, to come clean about the true state of its labor relations after the company's CEO misled investors on a recent call in an effort to calm concerns about the hospital system's sale to Prime...

2014-10-29 12:27:55

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LEVEL Studios, a digital marketing agency within the Publicis Groupe network, today announced that Ben Ryken has joined the agency as Director of Business Development, a new position. Ryken will report directly to LEVEL Studios' President Dan Connolly and will be responsible for driving the agency's business development strategy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155212 Ryken comes to LEVEL Studios most recently from Etna...

2014-10-29 12:21:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Members of the American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Associaion (AHSAFA) have generally reported greater utilization of fixed wing and helicopter assets, as highly destructive wildland fires raged across much of the Western US this year. "The amount of flying we have done during this year's fire season has already exceeded what we did during the comparable 2013 period," said Dan Snyder, Chief Operating...

2014-10-29 08:41:25

GRC 20/20 Research has recognized the companies for a superior, centralized, and automated program to manage issues, customer complaints, and associated risks PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson City Savings Bank (HCSB), the largest thrift in New Jersey with over $35 billion in assets, and MetricStream, a market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions have been jointly honored by leading analyst firm, GRC 20/20 Research with the 2014 GRC Value...

2014-10-29 08:41:01

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OPEN-V, Inc. the leader in converged OpenStack® appliances for Private, Hybrid, and Public Cloud solutions with its OzoneStack® product range, today announced that it will integrate Intel technologies such as the Intel® Service Assurance Administrator (Intel® SAA) and Software Defined Network fabric into the OPEN-V product portfolio. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155173LOGOLogo -...

2014-10-29 08:40:19

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatStream(TM), a threat intelligence platform that prioritizes threats and facilitates trusted threat sharing, today announced the appointment of Gabe Martinez as vice president of customer success. With his deep-rooted industry experience and extensive knowledge of the security market, Martinez will be responsible for building the ThreatStream customer success organization. "Gabe has more than 20 years industry experience in...

2014-10-29 08:40:05

WD My Cloud Software and Mobile App Upgrade Version 1.5 Now Available, Providing Enhanced Media Experience for My Cloud Customers IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WD(®), a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company and a world leader in connected storage solutions, today announced that its WD My Cloud(®) mobile apps have been downloaded more than four million times[1], allowing users to remotely connect to their My Cloud(®) personal clouds to view photos, stream video and...

2014-10-29 08:34:20

Obamacare premium increases accompanied by elimination of rate-ups and application rejections as well as subsidies for some consumers SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket examined the average health insurance premiums in the first year of Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and compared them to the averages found in the pre-reform market it replaced. Premiums in the pre-reform and Obamacare individual health insurance markets were examined for...


Latest California Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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