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2014-06-04 04:21:02

As title sponsor of Yuba City's Triple Crown Viewing Party Celebrating California Chrome, Sunsweet invites fans locally and nationwide to share in the excitement of horseracing history in the making YUBA CITY, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yuba City, the home of famed racehorse California Chrome's co-owners, Denise and Perry Martin, is shutting down the streets and rolling out the red carpet for what could potentially be a history-making-race on Saturday, June 7. Sunsweet...

2014-05-23 23:08:36

The Gene Haas Foundation provided five $2,000 Machining Technology Scholarships for Rocklin High School graduating seniors who plan to become engineers as a result of their experiences in the Engineering Support Technology lab that was built with support from the Sierra College STEM Collaborative. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Five Rocklin High School graduates will each benefit from $2,000 Machining Technology Scholarships from the Gene Haas Foundation to further their Advanced...

2014-05-22 23:15:04

Sierra College sent two separate teams to compete in separate events at the 2014 SMUD Solar Regatta. Both teams returned to campus big winners. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Sierra College Physics and Engineering Club along with the Energy Technology Program spent last Saturday May 17 competing in the Northern California SMUD Solar Regatta at the Rancho Seco Recreational Area in Herald, CA, and came back to the Rocklin Campus the big winners of the event. Competing in separate...

2014-05-08 08:29:40

Enjoy the Cal 100, the Whiskeytown Regatta, and Pros and Joes BBQ, May 24-26 REDDING, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate the spectacular northern California city of Redding as you remember the brave this Memorial Day weekend. Known for offering visitors an array of outdoor adventures, Redding has some special opportunities this Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26 including: California 100The challenging California 100 is a 100 mile paddle race on the Sacramento River,...

2014-04-22 23:12:44

WorkSafe Technologies of Northern California suggests that the recent March earthquakes are a warning to be prepared. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 As spring takes root and 2014 takes off running, WorkSafe Technologies of Northern California looks back at the events that shook California in the month of March. According to the USGS over 200 Earthquakes shook California in March, 2014. WorkSafe takes this as a sign of things to come. Among the average temblors, two significant March...

2014-04-15 12:28:19

TRUCKEE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panoramic vistas and the opportunity to climb 1,500 feet over a short distance are the biggest draws for adventure seekers from as close by as the San Francisco Bay Area and as far away as Los Angeles, New York and Europe. Active adults are looking for outdoor concierge services and guided trips, and Patty and Jeff Baird deliver through Tahoe Trips and Trails out of The Cedar House Sport Hotel....

2014-04-15 12:24:12

Utility Franchise Fees and Property Taxes Fund 49 Counties and 243 Cities in its Service Area SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) paid property taxes and franchise fees of more than $302 million this spring to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which it provides service to 15 million Californians. "We have the privilege of serving more than 15 million Californians," said Kent Harvey, PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief...

2014-04-07 23:04:26

From the most effective data center cooling technology in the world; KyotoCooling® raises the bar again with new and innovate ways to cool a data hall. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Air Enterprises is excited to announce that Chris Fulton, VP, Sales & Marketing KyotoCooling® and John Kolar, VP, Mission Critical Solutions will be exhibiting groundbreaking new concepts at this year’s Third Annual Northern California Data Center Summit at the St. Francis Yacht Club...

2014-04-03 16:21:30

Utility Aims to Achieve More than 50,000 Employee Volunteer Hours in 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Volunteer Month in April, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an unprecedented employee volunteerism goal for the company of 50,000 employee volunteer hours in 2014. This goal is supported by the company's Month of Service program, which will feature over 100 employee volunteer projects throughout Northern and Central...

2014-03-31 16:22:28

Customers urged to have an emergency plan, supply kits and remember critical electric and gas safety information to prepare for natural disasters SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a focus on safety and continuous improvement, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) practices its readiness plans for earthquakes and other natural disasters to be prepared to help the communities it serves throughout Northern and Central California. Earthquake Preparedness Month in April is a...


Latest Northern California Reference Libraries

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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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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