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2013-04-09 08:33:05

Innovative Retailer Adopts Technology that Supports its Quality and Freshness Promise REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- YottaMark Inc., provider of HarvestMark, the industry-leading fresh food traceability and insights platform, today announced that Raley's Family of Fine Stores, the family-owned grocery chain based in West Sacramento, California, has selected HarvestMark for its next generation Distribution Center (DC) quality solution. HarvestMark DC...

2013-04-04 23:01:46

LinkUs Enterprises shows their continued support in their local community by participating in the 2013 Color Me Rad charity race, benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Central Valley. Fresno, California (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 This Sunday, Color Me Rad will be back in Fresno to paint Woodward Park red — ok, not just red, but a rainbow colored combination. LinkUs employees are signed up and ready to show their true colors in this 5k race, which is guaranteed to be the...

2012-12-01 05:03:37

John Demas of Demas Law Group, P.C., wants to remind Sacramento residents and those of surrounding areas to be aware of deteriorating weather conditions that may be present through Sunday. Demas Law Group reminds everyone to be careful on the roads and to take adequate precautions at home to weather the coming storm. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Current weather may pose risks for motorists and homeowners in the Sacramento Area. According to CBS News, severe weather conditions...

2012-11-30 20:21:34

DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A half century ago, a team of young artists, including Wayne Thiebaud and Robert Arneson, arrived at the University of California, Davis, to help build a new art department -- and changed the art world. The university is honoring that legacy today by tapping three innovative architect-contractor teams to compete in the creation of a design for the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art -- a planned museum whose vision is as...

2012-10-03 14:57:28

When President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney square off in their first debate Wednesday, college students across the country will pilot test a new smartphone application that promises to make live polling possible for the first time on a large scale. So far more than 175 political science professors nationwide have registered some 12,000 students to field test the real-time polling app, developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis, the University of...

2012-09-19 23:03:01

Kurios Energy´s Guide Helps Consumes Save Money, Increase Home Value and Maximize Tax Breaks With Solar Central Valley, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 Kurios Energy, a California solar power solutions provider for the Central Valley and Bay Area in California, announced today it is releasing a new guide to help consumers easily make the transition to solar power. The book, 10 Steps to Going Solar: Learn How Solar Saves Money, Increases Home Value and Maximizes Tax Benefits, is available...

2012-09-18 14:20:50

Attorney General joins plaintiffs as Court of Appeals reverses trial court ruling; disapproving of fast-tracked, new distribution warehouse in Visalia. FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a stunning development, the 5(th) District Court of Appeals in Fresno reversed the Tulare County Superior Court's ruling on the city's approval of a 500,000-square-foot Visalia-based warehouse by VWR International, a global laboratory and chemical supply company. (Logo:...

2012-07-10 06:22:10

DAVIS, Calif., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Audubon California have released final 2012 results on the status of the rare Tricolored Blackbird, a California Bird Species of Special Concern, found in California's Central Valley. Results show the species is having a good year, thanks in large part to four farmers who have agreed to partner with the conservation agencies. Together the farmers and biologists protected 60,000...

2012-07-02 10:20:50

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California conservation and wildlife organizations announced today that the Central Valley Flood Protection Board has adopted the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan. The plan establishes a framework for flood management throughout the Central Valley for the coming century. It focuses on improving flood protection for urban areas and prioritizes expansion of flood bypasses along the lower Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers to improve flood...

Winter Songbirds Helped By Restoring Streams
2012-06-20 08:51:12

Restoring streamside forests helps songbirds survive the winter in CA´s Central Valley A new study by PRBO Conservation Science (PRBO) and the National Aviary finds that restoring floodplain forests in the Central Valley of California helps songbirds survive through the winter, a finding previously substantiated only for summer nesting birds. The floodplain of California´s Central Valley is rich with streamside forests of willows, cottonwoods, oaks, and sycamores.  Each...


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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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