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2014-02-19 16:21:27

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Westlands Water District approved measures to expand a loan program for its growers to install real-time soil moisture monitors in another effort to help their farmers be even more efficient with their water. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130617/SF33240LOGO) "Westlands is a great partner in agriculture and they are always focused upon helping their growers utilize some of the best products on the market," said PureSense...

2014-02-18 23:32:10

Career Step has partnered with California State University, Fresno to offer its online Professional Medical Coding and Billing through the Fresno State, Continuing and Global Education department. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has partnered with California State University, Fresno to offer its online Professional Medical Coding and Billing to Fresno State’s students. This partnership allows...

2014-02-04 08:30:41

First development agreement of 2014 brings additional 9 cafes to Central Valley, Calif. as Corner Bakery Cafe continues its West Coast expansion DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off the heels of a record-breaking 2013, Corner Bakery Cafe announced it has awarded its first multi-unit development agreement of the new year, and plans to open nine new restaurants in the Central Valley area with new franchise partner C&L Cafe, LLC. Doug Cross, Managing Member at C&L...

California's Two Largest River Basins At Near-Record Low Water Levels
2014-02-03 13:11:43

[ Watch the Video: ScienceCasts: California Drought ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In response to Governor Jerry Brown’s recent proclamation of a drought emergency in California, a team of scientists from the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling (UCCHM) at the University of California, Irvine has updated research on the state’s two largest river basins -- the source of most its water. The updated evaluation showed that California's Sacramento and San Joaquin...

2014-01-15 12:22:07

$18 million available for targeted farmland work to conserve and protect water and habitat--Applications due February 21 DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has approved four proposed project areas to be added to its three-year old Bay Delta Initiative, bringing the total number of project areas to 15. Farm and conservation groups in the approved areas work with farmers from Colusa to...

In Order For Fish And Rice To Thrive In Yolo Bypass, Just Add Water
2013-10-24 13:30:31

University of California - Davis From a fish-eye view, rice fields in California's Yolo Bypass provide an all-you-can-eat bug buffet for juvenile salmon seeking nourishment on their journey to the sea. That's according to a new report detailing the scientific findings of an experiment that planted fish in harvested rice fields earlier this year, resulting in the fattest, fastest-growing salmon on record in the state's rivers. The report, provided to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation,...

2013-10-07 23:28:36

First annual mystery murder weekend series hosted at the Kern Lodge, Kernville, CA. Kernville, California (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 First annual mystery murder weekend series at Kernville, California. Looking for an adventure that is a short drive away? Ever wanted to be a detective and find a murderer – without the danger involved? How about going back to the Wild West and meeting Harry High-Stakes, the owner of the Deadwood Saloon? Or maybe you just want a chance to win a vacation...


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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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