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2014-06-25 12:31:04

California's life science cluster is a major economic engine for the state, creating $258 billion in economic activity and over one million jobs that pay $76 billion in salaries, wages and benefits

2014-06-18 23:01:27

Ocean Health Index Shows Loss of Dunes, Salt Marshes and Seagrasses Leaves West Coast More Vulnerable to Erosion and Reduces Natural Carbon Storage Santa Barbara,

2014-06-17 00:20:49

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Landscape Architects has elevated 32 members to the ASLA Council of Fellows for 2014.

2014-06-12 16:25:52

Overhead patient lifts improve employee and patient safety and clinical quality SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, not-for-profit

2014-06-04 23:14:08

John Volek served as NATYCAA’s President from 2010-11 and retired as AD at Sierra College in 2011 after eight years at the helm.

2014-06-04 16:23:43

TAHOE CITY, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tahoe City Downtown Association announces a full afternoon of activities for friends and families leading up to a spectacular fireworks display

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

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

2014-05-22 23:15:04

Sierra College sent two separate teams to compete in separate events at the 2014 SMUD Solar Regatta.

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


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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