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2014-08-05 16:22:19

Musicians, Aerialists and Dancers perform against stunning Lake Tahoe backdrop during North Lake Tahoe Art Month TRUCKEE, Calif., Aug.

2014-07-27 23:03:01

Northern California Medical Associates (NCMA) welcomes Women’s OB/GYN Medical Group to its model healthcare organization.

2014-07-25 08:24:05

Endless Adventure Awaits! REDDING, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the majestic region of northeastern California, abundantly scattered with lakes, rivers and mountains, is

2014-07-23 16:31:02

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Innovation in Japan - U.S.

2014-07-15 23:13:40

Solar power provider Sun First Solar is happy to announce that Bohemian.com has awarded them the title of Best Solar Retail in the Marin area. San Rafael, CA

2014-07-10 16:21:44

Honoring the Dedication, Focus and Skill Required to Safely and Reliably Power Northern and Central California SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric

2014-07-03 16:21:26

Simple precautions ensure a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend SAN FRANCISCO, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

2014-07-01 12:28:52

New, 349-bed Oakland Medical Center is a technologically advanced embodiment of 21st-century care that contains a 'children's hospital within a general hospital' OAKLAND, Calif.,

2014-06-30 16:21:12

- The Truckee Tahoe Airport selected VNOMS as its NextGen NOMS solution for operations and noise monitoring - TRUCKEE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vector Airport Systems


Latest Northern California Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.