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2013-12-12 23:30:52

Are You Ready For The Winter Weather As Predicted By The Farmers' Almanac? Is California going to have a cold 2013-2014 winter? There is nothing quite like being unprepared for winter. Northern California (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 It's gonna be a cold winter. The Farmers’ Almanac has attributed an 80 to 85 percent accuracy rate to the publication’s annual forecasts. These predications are made as far as two years in advance. Northern California can be relatively mild as far...

2013-12-12 23:24:47

Program launches a series of holiday activities designed to give back. Watsonville, California (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 From their location in Watsonville, California, the staff of Narconon Redwood Cliffs frequently engage in community outreach and volunteering activities to help people in the surrounding areas. Most recently, on Thanksgiving day, a team from Redwood Cliffs traveled up the coast from Watsonville to nearby Santa Cruz, where they joined many other volunteers at a charity...

2013-12-11 23:02:19

Japantown Dental announces that they will now offer a new implant procedure, called Teeth-in-a-day, allowing patients to get implants and leave in the same day. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 At Japantown Dental, a lot can happen in a day. With their new implant procedure, called Teeth-in-a-day, patients are now able to get implants and leave in the same day. Japantown Dental is excited about this new procedure and what it means for their patients. Whether patients are missing...

2013-11-17 23:03:36

Northern California Medical Associates’ (NCMA) Cardiovascular Services is delighted to welcome Dr. Jaime Molden to the elite Fountaingrove Cardiology team. Dr. Molden previously served as Medical Director of Electrophysiology at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George. (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 Background Dr. Molden earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, where he was recognized with the Dylan Award in Medical Ethics. Returning to...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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