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2015-05-24 23:00:50

The Northern California Medical Associates Cardiovascular Services offers regular cardiovascular screening tests and is committed to educating patients about heart and stroke prevention to highlight

2015-05-19 16:30:29

BIG SUR, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Esalen Institute today announced the appointment of Silicon Valley engineer, entrepreneur and executive coach, Ben Tauber, to its

2015-05-19 16:30:05

Fry's Decision Follows Career of Exemplary Achievement SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After a 30-plus-year career with Northern California's not-for-profit

2015-05-13 12:26:36

myVEGAS games to offer real-life rewards redeemable at Northern California casino BURLINGAME, Calif.

2015-05-01 16:28:40

PLEASANTON, Calif., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An innovative academy to train low-skilled workers in golf course maintenance and eventually careers with livable wages, health and

2015-05-01 16:25:43

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Students displaced by the recent closure of the WyoTech Fremont campus have the opportunity to continue their education and training with Associated

2015-04-14 20:20:51

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tahoe Resources Inc.

2015-04-13 08:40:20

San Jose Giants and Fresno Grizzlies Games to Air LIVE on Channel 104 Beginning April 16th LIVERMORE, Calif., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Hometown Network (Channel 104),

2015-04-08 12:29:33

Influential Leaders Compete to Raise Funds in Honor of Local Blood Cancer Survivors SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's


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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...

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...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

Eldorado National Forest
2013-12-24 11:56:03

Eldorado National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in the central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in eastern California. The majority of the forest lies in El Dorado County. The forest lies in Amador, Alpine, and Placer counties in California; and Douglas County in Nevada with 78 acres. The forest is bordered on the north by the Tahoe National Forest, on the east by the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, on the southeast by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and to the south by...

Mendocino National Forest
2013-11-21 13:20:16

Mendocino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in northwestern California within the Coastal Mountain Range. The forest contains 913,306 acres of land and is located in six counties including Trinity, Lake, Glenn, and Tehama counties. It was established in 1907 as the Stony Creek Forest Reserve. It was added to the national forest system only one month later, giving it the new name the Stony Creek National Forest. After undergoing border changes and another name...

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