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2014-07-15 16:22:38

Requests Review of the Monitoring and Mitigation Plan By Federal Agencies MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) today released a letter from United States Senator Dianne Feinstein detailing the Senator's inquiry about the proposed Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Project (Casa Diablo IV). The project could negatively impact the region's limited water supply. The project, owned by Ormat Technologies Inc., would pump 29,000 acre-feet...

2014-06-16 16:26:16

On 75th Anniversary, Family-owned Company Reports on Significant Results of Food Safety Initiatives, and Offers to Share Knowledge with Poultry Industry MODESTO, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif), U.S. Representatives Jim Costa (D-Calif) and David Valadao (R-Calif), and California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross joined Foster Farms President and CEO Ron Foster at an event marking Foster Farms'...

2012-06-04 23:01:56

At a Dennis Kucinich fundraiser praising Norman Solomon for Congress, voters also chose progressive David Levitt for US Senate over incumbent Feinstein. Marin County, California (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Congressman and former presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich visited California today to praise and raise funds for Norman Solomon, Democratic candidate for Congress in California´s District 2 in Tuesday´s primary election. Many of the voters present also chose US Senate candidate...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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