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2014-08-08 20:21:48

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to Jack Graham: Today, Colorado State University informed me of its decision to terminate my contract as Director of Athletics. This announcement is surprising and deeply disappointing to me. I will personally miss the opportunity to continue to build on what we have accomplished during the past two and a half years. We have taken significant steps to enhance Colorado State University's Athletics...

2014-07-28 13:12:56

ESA Before the colonial era, 100,000s of people lived on the land now called California, and many of their cultures manipulated fire to control the availability of plants they used for food, fuel, tools, and ritual. Contemporary tribes continue to use fire to maintain desired habitat and natural resources. Frank Lake, an ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Station, will lead a field trip to the Stone Lake National Wildlife Refuge during the Ecological Society of...

2014-07-17 12:26:07

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raley's has been awarded an astounding total of 24 Telly Awards in Commercial and Online Video categories. The Telly Awards are premier awards honoring film and video productions, web commercials, videos and films, and outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs. Raley's was bestowed with a total of four silver awards--the highest honor possible--13 bronze and seven People's Telly awards. Typically, only 7...

2014-07-07 16:25:09

Progressive Politicians Set to Abandon Their Values to Placate Big Labor WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Worker Freedom today issued the following statement: The City Council of Berkeley, California has on its July 8 agenda whether or not to support the United Farm Workers (UFW) in the union's attempt to forcibly organize agricultural workers at Gerawan Farming Inc., a family-owned fruit producer in the Fresno area. Councilman Kriss Worthington...

2014-05-28 23:12:25

Join Kaiser Consulting in congratulating Butler Web and Design for being honored by the Better Business Bureau Central California and Inland Empire Counties (BBB) with the 2014 Ethics Award for Marketplace Excellence. Butler Web and Design is a family owned small business that delivers online marketing, web design and creative services to businesses across California’s Central Valley. Fresno, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Congratulations are in order for Butler Web and Design, an...

2014-05-12 16:20:49

Local Car Wash Chain Celebrates Opening of Eighth Sacramento Area Location with 10 Days of Free Car Washes May 20-29 WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quick Quack Car Wash, a Sacramento, California-based company, is giving away free car washes for 10 days to celebrate opening the doors on a new exterior only, express car wash in the City of West Sacramento. The free car wash days begin on May 20(th) and end on May 29(th) and are only available at the new West...

2014-05-10 23:01:10

Bureau of Reclamation today released final environmental documents for the proposed annual transfers of up to 7,500 acre-feet of Firebaugh Canal Water District’s Central Valley Project water to the Pacheco, Panoche, San Luis, and Westlands water districts over a period of five years. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 The Bureau of Reclamation today released final environmental documents for the proposed annual transfers of up to 7,500 acre-feet of Firebaugh Canal Water District’s...

2014-05-09 23:00:38

Bureau of Reclamation released final environmental documents for the proposed annual transfers of up to 7,500 acre-feet of Firebaugh Canal Water District’s Central Valley Project water to the Pacheco, Panoche, San Luis, and Westlands water districts over a period of five years. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Bureau of Reclamation today released final environmental documents for the proposed annual transfers of up to 7,500 acre-feet of Firebaugh Canal Water District’s Central...

2014-03-20 12:34:52

The Cesar Chavez biopic is a depiction of Cesar Chavez's unification of farm workers to achieve better working conditions and social justice for the less fortunate LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pastor Rodriguez has seen the upcoming biopic CESAR CHAVEZ and shares his thoughts on the film, the icon, and why it is important we support this film at this moment in our nation's history. "The movie is a long overdue tribute to a man who was willing to be a martyr for those who could...

2014-03-12 23:02:07

The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens Addresses Growing Need for Residential Living in Fresno Area Fresno, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens recently completed construction on Milano, Fresno’s newest residential living residences. The construction is part of a $120 million senior living redevelopment project, including new residential living, new health services, new commons spaces and a variety of amenities. According to the United States Census Bureau,...


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2007-04-10 16:45:13

The Splittail, or Sacramento splittail, Pogonichthys macrolepidotus, is a cyprinid fish native to the low-elevation waters of the Central Valley in California. It was first described by William O. Ayres in 1854. It is the sole living member of its genus, the Clear Lake splittail P. ciscoides having become extinct in the 1970s. The distinctive feature of the Splittail is the larger upper lobe of the tail fin. It also has tiny barbels at the corners of the mouth. The dorsal fin has 9-10...

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