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2014-03-25 23:02:35

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 10:00am Pacific Standard time, four California condors will be released into the wild for the first time by Ventana Wildlife Society biologists. Big

2011-04-20 17:04:00

BIG SUR, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring means renewal, and where better to spike the senses than Big Sur, TripAdvisor's® #7 Best U.S. Destination (Traveler's Choice, 2010) sporting 90 miles of iconic outback from Carmel to San Luis Obispo.

2011-04-12 07:00:00

Scenic Highway 1 Southbound to Big Sur Set to Reopen Soon MONTEREY, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring spells renewal in Monterey County, with its potent mix of fresh ocean breezes, prime Pacific sunsets and crisp snap of Monterey pine to jump-start the senses.

2010-01-25 07:00:00

-California's State Scenic Highway 1 Links the Dots to Deals and Thrills This Winter- MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- February 3rd, Big Sur's Bixby Creek Bridge will star on the U.S.

2008-07-20 12:00:26

By The Monterey County Herald, Calif. Jul. 20--The Basin Complex Fire grew by 3,400 acres Saturday, but most of the action was firefighters setting controlled burns.

2008-07-18 12:00:45

By Daniel Lopez, The Monterey County Herald, Calif. Jul. 18--The Ventana Wildlife Society has established an emergency fund to help rebuild its condor sanctuary damaged by the Basin Complex Fire.

2008-07-18 09:00:41

By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 18--Two rare California condor chicks have survived the Big Sur-based Basin Complex fire, enduring dense smoke but untouched by flames.

2008-07-16 00:00:19

By The Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A large wildfire in a national forest spread farther away from the storied coastal town of Big Sur on Monday but forced residents of another community to stay away from their homes for a third day.


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.