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2014-10-23 00:20:40

YUBA CITY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Port of Call Online, Inc. (POCO) issued the following announcement to shareholders noting the appointments of Mr. Arthur Scott Dockter and Ms. Amy Clemens, and the new direction the Company intends to pursue. Directors and Officer Appointments Mr. Arthur Scott Dockter was appointed the Company's President, CEO, CFO, Secretary and Director by Directors Mr. Joseph Shea and Ms. Gertrude Shea effective as of September 24, 2014. Mr. Shea...

2014-10-22 23:14:32

Livermore, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Darcio Lira Martial Arts has announced an upcoming autism awareness event, Tap Out Autism. The event will be part of the new facility’s grand opening, and the day will include a celebration of martial arts with proceeds benefiting Autism Speaks. Tap Out Autism will feature some of today’s world leaders in martial arts, including UFC’s Michael McDonald and former UFC fighter Carlos Rocha. Admission is free, and guests will be able to visit...

2014-10-22 23:14:00

Rare insect now on display at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 New Roads School students and amateur entomologists Will Pulier, Craig Barrett and Justin An made an important discovery on campus in early October. The 10th grade students found a large bee crawling around on campus, collected it in a cup and brought it to their biology teacher, Eric Cleveland. Together, they identified the insect as a Carpenter Bee of the genus...

2014-10-22 23:10:11

Oakdale, CA teacher Elizabeth Thompson is the latest winner of a $2,500 California Casualty Academic Award. Elizabeth, who spends $1,500 of her own money for classroom supplies, will now be able to purchase new technology and learning tools to help her students. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Elizabeth Thompson will have plenty of resources to help her students for the next couple of years. The primary special day class teacher at Fair Oaks Elementary School in Oakdale, California...

2014-10-22 23:09:23

A Book to Help End All Bad Habits and Thrive Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Hay House is pleased to announce the official release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life (Paperback; $10.82) written by the highly esteemed Tommy Rosen, leader in the field of Yoga & Recovery. This book is meant to help readers of all kinds end their addictions and thrive in a life of recovery. Recovery 2.0 is not the average self-help book, or a mock-up of the 12...

2014-10-22 23:09:15

Art Bernstein and Zach Urness, authors of “Hiking Southern Oregon,” Discuss the California Drought and High Cascades Aquifer with Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder and Water Advocate Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 During the Western United States’ worst ever drought, while Southern California’s fresh water supply runs dangerously low, Southern Oregon’s water is proving resistant to drought and climate change. Southern Oregon’s rivers, despite the lowest...

2014-10-22 23:08:51

Brisbane deal expands Cubic capabilities established in the region since 2008. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 NextBus, a leader in Real-Time Passenger Information Systems (RTPIS), is expanding its market with its first project outside North America, with TransLink, the public transportation provider in south east Queensland, Australia. NextBus will deliver RTPIS to 19 separate transit providers that operate under TransLink. This follows a successful trial conducted from June...

2014-10-22 23:04:40

A special issue of Rangelands explores California's diverse plant and wildlife species. Meanwhile these articles address changes in agricultural production, land usage, and shifts by people from urban to rural areas all in an attempt to answer the question: "What does this mean for range management?" (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Rangelands—California’s rangelands feature an enormous diversity of plant and wildlife species. Identifying this diversity and how it influences the...

2014-10-22 23:02:01

Pixel Film Studios announce ProIntro Vol.5 today, a fully customizable intro plugin for Final Cut Pro X editors. Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Plugin creators from Pixel Film Studios have announced the release of ProIntro Vol.5, a fully customizable title intro tool made specifically for Final Cut Pro X. “Adding the ProIntro Vol.5 title intro to a video adds an element of professionalism,” said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “ProIntro Vol.5 gives...

2014-10-22 23:01:02

Pumerantz Lecture features MemorialCare wellness experts Pomona, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Health educators, employers and providers must be the leaders in setting an example of health and wellness, if the United States is to ever pull itself out of a downward spiral of obesity and chronic disease, two wellness experts said at Western University of Health Sciences Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Dr. David Tillman, Medical Director for MemorialCare Health System of Orange County, and...


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.
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