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2015-03-02 08:45:28

New High Frequency Right Angle Adapters from Pasternack Allow 90 Degree Turns in Tight Spaces IRVINE, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pasternack, a leading manufacturer and supplier

2015-03-02 08:43:46

Midsize Companies Increasingly Making the Switch Away from Outdated, On-Premises Systems to Intacct's Cloud-based Software SAN JOSE, Calif. , March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Midsize

2015-03-02 08:42:47

Extreme Networks' Solutions Ease the Management of Wisconsin's Premier Tier 3 Enhanced Data Center SAN JOSE, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-02 08:36:35

Leading Producer of Certified Organic Seeds and Foods Encourages Organizations to Apply for One of Several $20,000, $10,000 and $1,000 Grants RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif., March 2, 2015

2015-03-02 08:35:28

5 THINGS PATIENTS SHOULD KNOW BEFORE CONSIDERING TREATMENT IRVINE, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS),

2015-03-02 08:34:51

LOS ANGELES, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 2020 Mom (http://www.2020mom.org/), formerly the California Maternal Mental Health

2015-03-02 08:30:03

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Early Childhood Education Zone has released The 50 Best Playgrounds in America.

2015-03-02 08:29:40

The Emmy Award-Winning Actress Joins Roster of Esteemed Celebrity Customers as Newest Acne Brand Advocate SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Playing strong female leads on

2015-03-02 08:28:01

Creators of the Original juice pack®Offer Early Look at New Lineup at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- mophie--the #1 selling

2015-03-02 08:20:53

Thousands of Power Products from Defense Electronics Manufacturer Performing Reliably in Harsh Environments FREMONT, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --


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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.