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2011-01-27 08:19:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced that the Company will be exhibiting at the 44th annual World Ag Expo 2011. The 44th annual World Ag Expo 2011, Tools for Agri-Business, will run February 8-10, 2011 at the International Agri-Center show grounds in Tulare, California. An estimated annual average of 100,000 attendees from 78 countries are expected to attend World Ag Expo this year. The Expo is the largest annual...

2010-04-30 14:44:00

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequoia Grove Winery is proud to announce a partnership with the Sequoia Parks Foundation (SPF) through the development of the Sequoia Grove Winery Save a Tree Campaign, continuing the winery's longtime commitment to preserving both its natural environment and the future of giant sequoias. The program begins today on National Arbor Day, Friday, April 30th, with an event at the winery and will continue through the end of the year. The Sequoia...

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2010-03-18 09:25:00

A 3,000-year record from 52 of the world's oldest trees shows that California's western Sierra Nevada was droughty and often fiery from 800 to 1300, according to new research. Scientists reconstructed the 3,000-year history of fire by dating fire scars on ancient giant sequoia trees, Sequoiadendron giganteum, in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park. Individual giant sequoias can live more than 3,000 years. "It's the longest tree-ring fire history in the world, and it's from this amazing...

2009-09-11 12:13:00

DINUBA, Calif., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dinuba Unified School District, the City of Dinuba and Chevron Energy Solutions today announced the opening of the Dinuba Aquatic Complex, the culmination of a series of school building projects that are bringing energy cost savings and improved learning facilities to this Central Valley community. The $11.6 million pool complex was made possible through modernization funds made available by energy efficiency projects, as well as funding from the...

2009-06-01 11:41:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced the opening of its new 110,000 square foot regional distribution center in Visalia, California today. Located at 7107 West Sunnyview Avenue, this regional distribution center will service the heavy-duty transportation market in the western U.S. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080317/LAM084LOGO) Visalia's...

2008-10-12 12:00:11

By Tracie Cone Associated Press PORTERVILLE, Calif. -- National forests and parks -- long popular with Mexican marijuana-growing cartels -- have become home to some of the most polluted pockets of wilderness in America because of the toxic chemicals needed to eke lucrative harvests from rocky mountainsides, federal officials said. The grow sites have taken hold from the West Coast's Cascade Mountains, as well as on federal lands in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia. Seven hundred...

2008-09-07 12:00:11

By Garance Burke Associated Press VISALIA, Calif. -- Federal researchers are warning that warming temperatures could soon cause California's giant sequoia trees to die off more quickly unless forest managers plan with an eye toward climate change and the impact of a longer, harsher wildfire season. Hot, dry weather over the last two decades already has contributed to the deaths of an unusual number of old-growth pine and fir trees growing in Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, according...

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2008-09-05 13:00:00

Warming temperatures will cause California's giant sequoia trees to die off more quickly unless forest managers plan with an eye toward climate change and the impact of a longer, harsher wildfire season, federal researchers warned. Recent research from the U.S. Geological Survey said hot and dry weather over the last two decades already has contributed to the deaths of an unusual number of old-growth pine and fir trees growing in Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks. Nathan Stephenson, a...

2008-07-30 12:00:00

By Esther Avila, The Porterville Recorder, Calif. Jul. 30--The high turnover in administration seen over the past four years at Alta Vista Elementary School District is taking another turn -- the appointment of Jaspar Land as interim superintendent. "The [school] board appointed him for anywhere from six weeks to three months," said Ruthie Gale, principal at Alta Vista. "It entirely depends on what kind of applications we might still get." The ongoing search for a permanent...


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