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2010-03-29 13:16:00

MENDOCINO, Calif., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 7th annual Heritage Days, April 30-May 31, more than two dozen museums, organizations and historical societies throughout Mendocino County are sponsoring walks, lectures, exhibits and displays to share the area's rich history. Schedules and activities are listed at www.MendocinoHeritage.org. Call 707 937-5397 for more information. This 2010 celebration will include some favorite events of previous years including cemetery tours held...

2008-12-22 08:10:00

PARIS, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that Mendocino County, Calif., has deployed an advanced public safety network aimed at enhancing network interoperability and emergency response with more reliable and secure communications across multiple agencies within the county. The new network enables Mendocino County to manage its public safety network from a single platform, leveraging Alcatel-Lucent's expertise in multiservice IP, digital...

2008-07-21 15:00:35

CleanFish, one of the nation's most prominent brokers of wild caught and sustainably farmed fish, and the Fish Friendly Farming(C)-certified grapegrowers and winemakers of Mendocino County have joined forces with some of the nation's most prominent chefs and restaurateurs to celebrate North American Wild Fisheries and sustainable seafood. Together, they will produce a series of public-facing dinners in key metro markets to enlighten consumers about sustainable, artisan-quality seafood....

2008-07-16 12:01:29

The bounty of Mendocino County's organic farms, vineyards and coastal waters will be featured at the 4th Annual Pure Mendocino Celebration August 22-24, 2008. Proceeds of the three-day event will benefit the nationally recognized Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County (CRCMC). "These events are all about healthy living and sharing the sense of joy and well-being that comes from helping to fund care while sharing foods and wines that are created with the greatest respect for the land and...

Word of the Day
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  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.