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Some Sections Of The San Andreas Fault System On San Francisco Bay Area Are Locked, Overdue

Provided by Nan Broadbent, Seismological Society of America Four urban sections of the San Andreas Fault system in Northern California have stored enough energy to produce major earthquakes, according to a new study that measures fault creep....

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2014-10-18 16:20:17

Hundreds of community members, project stakeholders and elected officials celebrate completion of the light rail track system for 11.5-mile Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa light rail project AZUSA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foothill Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa today held a Track Completion Ceremony which celebrated construction completion of the light rail track systems needed for the 11.5-mile Foothill Gold Line light rail project from...

2014-10-17 08:24:16

Palm Desert resort invites guests and local residents to ring in the season with a series of live concerts featuring Broadway talent singing and dancing to classic holiday tunes with a rock n' roll twist PALM DESERT, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa is thrilled to partner with Live it Up Productions for the resort's first ever holiday musical review. The live show kicks off on November 29, bringing the sounds of the season to...

2014-10-17 08:20:31

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Diego Fleet Week Foundation is pleased to announce today a signed contract for the running of the 18(th) annual Fleet Week San Diego Coronado Speed Festival in conjunction with Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) September 19-20, 2015. "Awarding SVRA this contract is a fantastic way to take this one-of-a-kind racing event to the next level," says Brian Sack, Executive Director of the San Diego Fleet Week Foundation....

2014-10-16 23:07:23

Launched in Spring 2014, Engage San Francisco is a new university-wide initiative at the University of San Francisco focused on the Western Addition neighborhood of San Francisco—working in partnership with organizations and residents to improve the support for underserved children, youth, and families living in the often-overlooked corners of the neighborhood. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Leo T. McCarthy Center at the University of San Francisco (USF) is proud to...

2014-10-16 20:25:52

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Outdoor Media, LLC has announced a limited pilot program with approval from the City of Los Angeles to determine ways beacon technology can provide timely and personal information to residents and visitors based on their proximate location. A secure, closed network of Gimbal Bluetooth Smart beacons have been affixed to a small percentage of bus benches in the City of Los Angeles. Martin is the exclusive bus bench vendor within the...

2014-10-16 08:32:25

LOS ANGELES, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 29th, entrepreneur and executive film producer Rebecca Wang joins a star-studded list of attendees at The Inspiration Gala Los Angeles, taking place at The Milk Studios on North Cahuenga Boulevard. The event, hosted by Gwyneth Paltrow, will benefit amfAR and honour renowned fashion designer and film director Tom Ford. Title sponsors for the evening will be MAC VIVA GLAM and Wells Fargo and the event will be produced by...

2014-10-15 23:11:04

San Diego plumbers get a lesson in safe driving practices San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing has a distinguished history of offering high quality services in San Diego plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and restoration and flood services. For over 30 years, they have been industry leaders and set the precedence for service companies in their community. Not only focused on delivering the highest quality of services, the company focuses on continued training and...

2014-10-15 23:03:28

Groupware employees will design and build six playhouses for three local charities: InnVision Shelter Network, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and South Bay Blue Star Moms. The company will host its third annual Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley (EB/SV) Playhouse Build at its headquarters in Campbell, CA on Friday, October 24th, 2014. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Groupware Technology, Inc., a leading information technology solution provider, today announced it will host the...

2014-10-15 12:37:27

Hotel near San Jose McEnery Convention Center provides fastest hotel Wi-Fi in Silicon Valley SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Connected to the 550,000-square-foot San Jose McEnery Convention Center, the San Jose Marriott has unveiled a top-to-bottom renovation of its 21,000 square feet of meeting space. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141011/151594 "We're extremely proud of our revitalized San Jose meeting venues," said Director of Sales & Marketing...

2014-10-15 12:27:06

Michelin designation represents quality dining at a good value SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin revealed a list of 78 restaurants in the greater San Francisco area that received its highly regarded Bib Gourmand designation, which represents eateries that offer excellent food at a reasonable price. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040818/MICHELIN Bib Gourmand restaurants are selected by Michelin's anonymous food inspectors and represent restaurants that...


Latest Geography of California Reference Libraries

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...

Sequoia slender salamander, Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths between 1.3 to 1.8 inches long from snout to vent.  As its common name implies, its small, slim body...

San Gabriel slender salamander, Batrachoseps gabrieli
2014-02-06 09:49:23

The San Gabriel slender salamander (Batrachoseps gabrieli) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and it is found ranging from the San Gabriel Canyon, in the eastern San Gabriel Mountains to Kimbark and Waterman Canyon in the extreme western San Bernardino Mountains. The San Gabriel slender salamander grows to lengths between 1.5 and 2 inches. As its name implies, its small, slim body gives this salamander an almost wormlike...

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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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