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2008-07-10 09:00:42

By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 10--OAKLAND -- Houseboat marinas, yacht harbors and cities will face stricter regulations from a state water agency that wants to see Richardson Bay so clean that shellfish can be raised for human consumption. The plan to rid Richardson Bay of illness-causing micro-organisms called pathogens -- typically introduced through human or animal fecal matter -- was approved 7-0 by the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality...

2008-07-10 00:00:16

By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 9--OAKLAND -- Houseboat marinas, yacht harbors and cities will face stricter regulations from a state water agency that wants to see Richardson Bay so clean that shellfish can be raised for human consumption. The plan to rid Richardson Bay of illness-causing microorganisms called pathogens -- typically introduced through human or animal fecal matter -- was approved 7-0 by the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality...

2008-07-07 15:00:25

Animal rescuers likely will keep trying to remove a sea lion trapped in shallow waters along a concrete channel of a creek in California, officials say. The sea lion has spent 10 days in waters along the San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek Trail in Santa Clara, Calif., not far from the San Tomas Expressway, the San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News reported Monday. Jim Oswald, spokesman for the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif., said crews had already made two unsuccessful attempts to rescue...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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