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2011-11-18 18:55:00

The industry's most famous production company comes to Siskiyou County, brought by FireWhat Inc. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2011 Waking up this morning in Siskiyou County, California, folks saw nothing but grey, low skies and that which you have to just love to live in the Cascade region: Rain. This author lives in Dunsmuir, CA, lying roughly at an elevation of 2,200 feet above sea level. However, ten minutes to the north, majestic Mt. Shasta rises to over 14,000. The meaning?...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

FireWhat Inc. hosts 62nd film by the famous Warren Miller Crew Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Since 1949, Warren Millerâs films have annually kicked off the winter season with footage from around the world highlighting some of the very best of skiingâs top athletes. The film traditionally goes on an annual World Tour, and this year a stop will be made at the College of the Siskiyous in Weed. FireWhat Inc., a Dunsmuir, CA start-up that has built a website...

2011-10-07 07:00:00

New local company and famous extreme sports moviemaker kick off winter Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 For sixty-two years Warren Miller has been filming extreme skiing and snowboarding around the world, producing one of the most famous legacies of discography in sports. His latest film, âœLike Thereâs No Tomorrow,â is currently on tour, being shown in select cities around the world. FireWhat Inc., a Dunsmuir start-up that runs a...

2008-11-20 18:25:32

Most of California's native salmon, steelhead and trout species face extinction this century without quick action to provide proper habitats, a study found. Twenty of 31 species of prized fish are in sharp decline, including the Sacramento River winter run of Chinook salmon, coastal Coho salmon and the Sierra Nevada golden trout, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Our fish need cold, clean water to survive, but they're getting less and less of it, said University of California, Davis,...

2008-07-02 09:00:31

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- McCloud Development Corporation today announced the first phase of development of a unique destination resort community located on the southern flanks of Mt. Shasta in the town of McCloud, California. This phase, Shasta Pines, is a subdivision consisting of seven home sites that will be available July 2, 2008. The goal of the Shasta Pines phase is to create a unique collection of green homes, each with its own set of sustainable features that are built...

2007-05-25 09:26:38

RIO VISTA, Calif. -- Unfazed by the sounds of other whales and clanging pipes, two wayward humpbacks will next encounter the spray of fire hoses, which scientists hope will herd them back toward the ocean. The two whales, a mother and her calf, remained in the Sacramento River, some 70 miles from the Pacific, where they've been circling for days. On Friday, biologists planned to spray water near the whales from above and underwater from the deck of a boat on the river. "No one has done this...

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Shasta–Trinity National Forest
2014-07-31 09:18:57

Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. It holds 2,210,485 acres of protected land, making it the largest national forest in its state, and five designated wilderness areas including Mount Shasta Wilderness, Trinity Alps Wilderness, and Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. This forest was created in 1954, when the Trinity and Shasta National Forests were combined. Shasta-Trinity national Forest holds many features...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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