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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...

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...

Pumping the Well Dry?
2012-05-30 03:52:36

DM Crumbliss for RedOrbit.com Groundwater is being used faster than it can be replenished in the High Plains states and in California´s Central Valley, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Most of the water brought up in wells is used for irrigation in these vital agricultural regions. A new study based at the University of Texas finds that rapid depletion of groundwater is a threat to the country´s food supply. Scanlon and her...

2012-01-20 09:00:00

MVP Weddings, a company that specializes in Cinematic Wedding Videography, will be one of the featured vendors at the Palatine Bridal Show on Sunday, January 29 from 11am-3pm in Fresno, California. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 MVP Weddings, a company that specializes in cinematic wedding videography, will be one of the featured vendors at the Palatine Bridal Show. The Palatine Bridal Show will take place at the Palatine Building in Fresno, California on Sunday, January 29 from 11am...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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