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2011-06-02 13:05:00

Rep. Nunes' Bill Would Harm California Environment and Economy WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the legislative hearing today by the House Subcommittee on Water and Power on Rep. Nunes' "San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act" (H.R.

2011-06-01 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers of big-rig trucks and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that their one-year exemption from the 2010 toll increase on the region's toll bridges will expire at the end of this month.

2011-05-13 15:12:00

NOVATO, Calif., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his most outrageous performance yet, Congressman Devin Nunes, the southern San Joaquin Valley Republican lawmaker who accuses environmentalists of being Communists and attacks water officials who negotiate environmental agreements as sell-outs, has introduced a new bill that would eliminate or weaken most protections for the collapsing Bay-Delta ecosystem. HR 1837, the San Joaquin Valley Reliability Act, introduced on May 11, would completely...

2011-05-05 18:13:00

NOVATO, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of scientists convened by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academy of Sciences today released their review of the draft Bay-Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), identifying numerous critical flaws and gaps and validating years of similar criticisms by The Bay Institute. The report, A Review Of The Use Of Science And Adaptive Management In California's Draft Bay-Delta Conservation Plan, finds fault with the BDCP on several...

2011-05-02 14:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers of big-rig trucks and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that their one-year exemption from the 2010 toll increase on the region's toll bridges will soon come to an end.

2011-04-19 15:15:00

CLEVELAND, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) today announced that its subsidiary, Forest City California Development, Inc., has been selected as developer by the Port of San Francisco for Pier 70's 25-acre Waterfront Site.

2011-03-22 09:51:00

NOVATO, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spotlighting the San Joaquin River for World Water Day, The Bay Institute will host a special event at Aquarium of the Bay on Tuesday, March 22.

2011-03-20 00:01:43

Continuing to build their presence as one of the fastest growing and largest independent insurance brokerage consulting firms in the San Francisco Bay area, CCI Financial & Insurance Solutions announced that Anita Wasserburger will join their team as senior vice president reporting to senior management. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2011 Continuing to build their presence as one of the fastest growing and largest independent insurance brokerage consulting firms in the San Francisco Bay...

2011-02-12 00:00:46

Sinbad Waterfront Restaurant is hosting a very special Valentine’s Day dinner on February 14, 2011.

2011-01-25 13:13:25

Mercury contamination, a worldwide environmental problem, has been called "public enemy No. 1" in California's San Francisco Bay.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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