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2012-05-04 09:14:10

Deep sediments are unparalleled record of biotic changes over past 200,000+ years University of California, Berkeley, scientists are drilling into ancient sediments at the bottom of Northern California's Clear Lake for clues that could help them better predict how today's plants and animals will adapt to climate change and increasing population. The lake sediments are among the world's oldest, containing records of biological change stretching back as far as 500,000 years. The core...

2011-04-26 00:00:28

St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake has upgraded its mammography equipment to include a new, state-of-the-art digital GE Senograph 200D. This advanced unit, available on May 2, 2011, offers patients faster procedures and physicians higher resolution images. Clearlake, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake has upgraded its mammography equipment to include a new, state-of-the-art digital GE Senograph 200D. This advanced unit, available on May 2, 2011, offers patients faster...

2009-02-01 14:27:02

Attendees at events held in Clear Lake, Iowa, say they have gathered together to honor the 50th anniversary of singer Buddy Holly's death. The Des Moines (Iowa) Register said Sunday that a week of activities in Clear Lake aimed at remembering the tragic 1959 death of the That'll Be the Day artist is set to end Monday. Holly died on Feb. 3, 1959, in an airplane crash that also claimed the lives of musicians J.P. Big Bopper Richardson and Ritchie Valens. The tragic event still resonated with...

2008-07-27 00:00:24

By The Associated Press CLEAR LAKE (AP) - An increase in carp is causing a smelly problem for some Clear Lake residents.This year's wet weather has caused more water to flow from the lake into Clear Creek, and that has pushed more carp into the stream.The carp are so plentiful that people are using bows and arrows, spears and even their bare hands to catch them. That's legal, but often the fish are then being left on the shore to rot. That's littering - and not legal.The stench has become...

2008-07-04 06:00:39

By Jim Wasserman, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 4--CLEARLAKE -- Summer feels different here this year. Those who live here year-round have a strong sense that out-of-towners who are the core of Clearlake and Lake County's tourism trade are thinking hard about visiting the 100 miles of shoreline circling the state's largest natural lake. There's a worry that high gasoline prices and a slumping economy might be bearing down. "One of the things we've noticed -- and I have a house on the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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