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2015-04-22 12:20:55

All-electric flatbed truck will be used to provide Vehicle to Grid charging (V2G) and will significantly reduce vehicle operating cost ONTARIO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-22 08:44:39

The nomination process is open now and in October the awards will be presented during National Energy Awareness Month LOS ALTOS, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Daintree

2015-04-22 08:44:06

Active Archive System Recognized as Leading Product for Data-at-Scale Storage and Accessibility for On-Demand Video and Content Archives SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-22 08:39:53

MODESTO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, joining citizens around the state, country, and world in celebrating Earth Day, the Almond Board of California published a new blog post

2015-04-22 08:26:58

Plant-based cleanser tough enough to remove permanent ink but easy on skin, the earth FALLBROOK, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, Ed Buscis scrubbed his hands with

2015-04-22 08:26:56

Increases sustainability with purification system for 99%+ water efficiency EMERYVILLE, Calif.

2015-04-22 08:25:37

ECOB's Advanced Framing Lumber Leads the Lumber Industry with Mold Protected Lumber VISTA, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) is pleased

2015-04-22 04:21:22

Six educators recognized for excellence in supporting student success, and one student for promoting academic integrity, in 2nd annual award program OAKLAND, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/


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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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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