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  California Central Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The California Central Valley is a large, flat valley that dominates the central portion of the state of California.
The Valley is also known for its hot weather in the summer and the thick tule fog in the winter.
The Central Valley has become famous around the world as the home of California's giant agriculture industry; the fertile soil is also thought to have originated from the days when the valley was a sea floor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/California_Central_Valley   (698 words)

 NPR : California's Central Valley
Yet the Central Valley is often referred to as the "other California" or California's "backyard," and the valley's inhabitants are acutely aware that they do not share in the glamour of Hollywood or Silicon Valley.
California's Central Valley is the most dynamic agricultural region in the world, yet farmers there are under tremendous pressure from new valley residents relocated from the coast and environmentalists to clean up their act.
The birthplace of modern agribusiness, the Central Valley supplies a quarter of the nations' foodstuffs and sets trends for farming nationwide.
www.npr.org /programs/atc/features/2002/nov/central_valley   (1116 words)

 A Statistical Tour of California's Great Central Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In terms of watersheds, the Central Valley is encompassed by the Sacramento River watershed, the San Joaquin River watershed, and the Tulare Lake watershed.
This is the highest percentage among all of the Central Valley counties except for Tulare (52 percent), but only slightly over Madera and Fresno, all of which extend well to the east of the valley proper.
In 1997, water deliveries from the Central Valley Project are expected to approach full contracted levels in response to early rains, although some areas suffered damage from flooding in December 1996 and January 1997 and some face ongoing problems, such as damage to fruit and nut trees, as a result.
www.library.ca.gov /CRB/97/09   (6636 words)

 AllRefer.com - Central Valley project, United States (U.S. Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
Central Valley project, central Calif., long-term general scheme for the utilization of the water of the Sacramento River basin in the north for the benefit of the farmlands of the San Joaquin Valley in the south, undertaken by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in 1935.
The program's concerns are flood control; improvement of navigation; the development of hydroelectric power, irrigation, and municipal and industrial water supply; protection of the Sacramento delta from seawater encroachment; and the propagation and preservation of fish and wildlife.
Folsom Dam is one of the several units constructed in the valley by the U.S. Corps of Engineers.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/CentrVPro.html   (287 words)

 Central Valley Collie & Sheltie Rescue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Central Valley Collie Rescue was started by Michael J. Love in March 1992.
Mike had owned Collies and Shelties continuously since the age of 4, and at the age of 43, he decided it was about time he began returning some of the love that the dogs he had owned over the years had given him.
Mike Love, founder and director of Central Valley Collie and Sheltie Rescue, and his rescue operation moved in 2003 and are now located in Washington state.
www.mlove.com   (123 words)

 Central Valley Air Quality Coalition
From 1999 through 2004, the valley failed to meet the federal standard for healthy air 38 percent of the time.
Valley residents are mobilizing in a way they haven't in the past.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District estimates that at present each cow emits 19.3 pounds of pollutants a year in the form of gases from manure, from regurgitation and from flatulence.
www.calcleanair.org   (1005 words)

 Downtown Denver Partnership • NEIGHBORHOOD: CENTRAL PLATTE VALLEY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Central Platte Valley (CPV) neighborhood is largely a blank slate at this time, a 120-acre expanse to the west of Downtown Denver that is home to about 1,600 residential units with another 820 under construction.
A 1.5-mile light rail spur recently began operating in the Central Platte Valley, linking the Auraria Higher Education Center and Downtown, with stops at CPV entertainment destinations (such as the Pepsi Center) and future housing and commercial developments.
A smaller district in the Central Platte Valley is the Prospect area, tucked between the Park Avenue flyover, 20th Street, Coors Field and the CML line.
www.downtowndenver.com /housing/cpv.htm   (650 words)

 West Central Valley Schools - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
West Central Valley is a member of the West Central Activities Conference offering traditional sports of basketball, football, track, volleyball and softball/baseball.
It will be the mission of the West Central Valley Community Schools to provide a sound educational experience that meets the needs of the students in a safe and friendly atmosphere.
As a school corporation of Iowa, the West Central Valley Community School District, acting through its board of directors, is dedicated to promoting equal opportunity for a quality public education to enrolled students and toward being responsive to the educational needs, values, and aspirations of citizens.
www.studex.k12.ia.us   (431 words)

 Central Valley story
It lacks parklands in the fastest-growing part of the state -- the Central Valley.
Every Californian needs to be concerned about preserving Central Valley lands before most are paved over for tract houses and shopping malls.
The 18-county area from Redding south to Bakersfield is home to 5.8 million of the state's 34 million people, yet the Valley has only 7 percent of the state's 1.4 million acres of parklands.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/01/03/EDGLFAJ92N1.DTL   (267 words)

 Central Valley Progressive Political Action Committee - Home
The purpose of the CVPPAC organization is to promote the human and civil rights of all Central Valley residents.
The CVPPAC will also recruit, endorse and support candidates for office who are committed to the concerns/core values of Central Valley residents as expressed (presented) by the CVPPAC.
The CVPPAC is dedicated to enhancing (improving) the participation of Central Valley residents in the election of governmental officials by sponsoring "Get Out The Vote" campaigns.
www.cvppac.org   (409 words)

 Central Valley Chapter - Modesto, CA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Modesto, CA The International Association of administrative Professionals™ (formerly known as Professional Secretaries International¨) is the world's premier association for those in administrative support positions in an office environment.
IAAP is a non-profit association of members dedicated to establishing and improving professionals through a continuing program of education and professional development.
The Central Valley chapter is chartered in Modesto, California.
www.geocities.com /centralvalley2001   (92 words)

 University of California
Shaping the Valley's future today, UC conducts valuable research and implements a wide variety of educational, health care and agricultural programs in the Valley.
UC currently has nearly 40 offices and facilities in the region, and its Merced campus is scheduled to open in 2005.
Ucinthevalley.org is a centralized resource for information about UC in the San Joaquin Valley.
www.ucinthevalley.org   (125 words)

 Central Valley : SF Bay Area Indymedia
In the central valley, protests are scheduled for Bakersfield, Modesto, and Sacramento.
In Fresno, dozens of activists from throughout the Central Valley and the Bay Area joined Fresno Voices for Animals for five days of protests against Ringling Bros. On July 14th, five activists were arrested outside Selland Arena in downtown Fresno while protesting the circus.
Central Valley Earth First!ers organizing 2 oppose sprawl, pesticides, etc..
www.indybay.org /centralvalley   (3759 words)

 The Stockton Rose Society
The Central Valley Rose Society (CVRS) was founded by Annette Dobbs in January of 1975 with 26 members.
In the past four years, the Central Valley has seen a huge influx of people from the Bay Area.
The SRS is also a chapter of the American rose society and membership in the ARS is encouraged.
www.geocities.com /cvrosesociety   (153 words)

 :: Central Valley Cycling ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Central Valley Cycling is the premier racing club in California's central San Joaquin valley.
Based in Fresno, riders from all age groups and skill levels train and race together wearing the CVC white and blue jersey.
Even standing on the top step of the podium, Katrina Howard remains smaller than her competitors, but size doesn't seem to matter in this case, as she won the Junior Girls 10-12 event at the 427th annual Cats Hill Classic.
www.cvcycling.org   (271 words)

 Central Valley Project, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Central Valley Project (CVP), a series of dams, reservoirs and canals in the San Joaquin Valley of California, was first established under this authority.
The 1950 statute again reauthorized the Central Valley project and declared the purpose of the project to be for improving navigation, regulating the flow of the San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers, flood control, irrigation, and electric power.
It also provided authority and conditions for delivery of water to the Grasslands areas of the San Joaquin Valley for waterfowl purposes as stipulated in the 1950 DOI report entitled "Waterfowl Conservation in the Lower San Joaquin Valley, Its Relationship to the Grasslands and the Central Valley Project."
laws.fws.gov /lawsdigest/central.html   (446 words)

 Central Valley Insurance Associates, Inc. - Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Central Valley Insurance Associates, Inc. is a full-service independent insurance agency located in North Central Connecticut.
Central Valley Benefits Services was formed in 1987 to provide a complete range of Employee Benefits broker and consulting services in the areas of:
Steven A. Dunphy is president of Central Valley Insurance Associates, Inc. He has held various sales, consulting, and management positions in insurance since 1971.
www.centralvalleyinsurance.com   (248 words)

 Central Valley Z Club - Datsun and Nissan Z Car Club for Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and more.
Central Valley Z Club - Datsun and Nissan Z Car Club for Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and more.
Central Valley Z Club - Datsun and Nissan Z Car Club for Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and beyond
We are Central California's premiere Datsun & Nissan Z Club.
www.centralvalleyz.org   (81 words)

 Central YMCA
The Central YMCA is a rewarding experience for the entire family.
The Central YMCA uses national aquatic program guidelines designed to help participants use swimming as a method to develop the whole person in spirit, mind, and body.
We are offering on-line registration for selected programs at all seven branches of the YMCA of Santa Clara Valley.
www.scvymca.org /central   (372 words)

 Central Valley project on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
central Calif., long-term general scheme for the utilization of the water of the Sacramento River basin in the north for the benefit of the farmlands of the San Joaquin Valley in the south, undertaken by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in 1935.
Vintage Wine Trust Acquires $73 Million in Vineyard Assets; Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Carneros, Central Coast and Central Valley Vineyards Acquired.
Lief Rovick walks a beam atop a wall of straw on his straw bale barn project in Soquel, California.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/CentrV1P1ro.asp   (389 words)

 Central Valley News
With 95 percent of the original wetlands gone, Central California's duck population is in danger.
A federal appeals court ruling in New York may force tighter regulation of water pollution from dairies and feedlots in the Central Valley and across the nation.
The Central Valley Educational Leadership Institute (CVELI) will hold its Spring Institute 2005 for educators Thursday and Friday (Feb. 25 and 26) at California State University, Fresno as part of a joint...
www.topix.net /city/central-valley-ny   (946 words)

 Central Valley Yoga -- Who we are   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Central Valley Yoga was started as a Yoga Center dedicated to presenting all aspects of Yoga.
Schedules, class descriptions, workshop and teacher info are available at the Central Valley Yoga office (in print) or here (as downloadable PDF files).
Central Valley Yoga is located in the Oak Tree Shopping Center, on Covell Blvd between Poleline Road and L Street.
www.dcn.davis.ca.us /go/cvyoga   (245 words)

 Great Valley Center : Home
By Executive Order of the Governor, the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley has been formed to address needs and concerns in the region.
Sacramento Valley farmers are innovating with "niche marketing" and "diversification"
The Valley only has 58 doctors per 100,000 people, trailing the SF Bay Area (87)the Los Angeles Region (64) and the state (67).
www.greatvalley.org   (114 words)

 Central Valley High School - Central Valley School District - Home - Spokane, WA
Central Valley High School is home to the Bears and a strong sense of pride.
Serving more than 1,800 students in grades 9-12, Central Valley High School is committed to student achievement.
We offer an extensive array of student learning and activities programs designed to meet a wide variety of student interests.
www.cvsd.org /centralvalley   (127 words)

 The California Central Valley versus Other States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One such region is the Central Valley, more specifically the San Joaquin portion of it.
The purpose of this exercise, however, is to show that the Central Valley ranks right up there with many states in terms of population, employment, and other socio-economic variables.
In terms of area, the Central Valley (CV) ranked 41 from a ranking of 1 to 52.
www.library.ca.gov /CRB/cvrank   (872 words)

 Welcome to the Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue Society!
The Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue Society is comprised of dedicated individuals intent on providing unparalleled community service when called upon by local or provincial agencies.
The diversity of the personnel is only matched by the various tasks in which the team participates and can range from search, rescue, fundraising and community events.
A total of 60 volunteers from Central Fraser Valley, Coquitlam, Surrey, Mission, Kent Harrison Ridge Meadows, Chilliwack, PEP Air and support by the Salvation Army, responded to search for three overdue hikers and a dog on Sumas Mountain east of Abbotsford.
www.cfvsar.bc.ca   (432 words)

 Central Valley Business Incubator, Inc.
The Central Valley Business Incubator is a program unlike any other in California's Central Valley.
Designed to stimulate economic growth and create jobs for the Central Valley, CVBI offers business development services and physical resources to ensure the success of local start-up companies.
Whether you are just thinking about starting a business, are launching a company, or have an established business that you want to grow, the Central Valley Business Incubator offers an array of classes, opportunities and resources to help you achieve your goals.
www.cvbi.org   (119 words)

 Central Valley California Student Opportunity & Access Program
Valley Cal-SOAP is to educate, empower and encourage students and their families to access all opportunities to higher education.
La misión de Cal-SOAP Valle Central es educar, habilitar, animar, y asistir a estudiantes y a sus familias que tengan acceso a todas las oportunidades a una educación superior.
Central Valley Cal-SOAP is just one of sixteen project locations operating throughout the state by consortia of secondary and postsecondary schools and community agencies.
www.calsoap.com   (204 words)

 Central Valley Wineries
actually 2 valleys that stretch almost 500 miles down the
Joaquin Valley are bordered on the east by the Sierra
Nevada Mountains and by the Coast Range to the west.
www.travelenvoy.com /wine/centralvalleywineries.htm   (122 words)

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