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  California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
California was poorly settled until modern public health eliminated the endemic outbreaks of yellow fever, malaria and plague, caused from the area’s lack of frosts, which kills mosquitoes and fleas.
California's vast terrain is connected by an extensive system of freeways, expressways, and highways, all maintained by Caltrans and patrolled by the California Highway Patrol, except for the numbered expressways in Santa Clara County which were built and maintained by the county itself.
California is governed as a republic, with three branches of government: the executive branch consisting of the Governor of California and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Assembly and Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of California and lower courts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/California   (6958 words)

 List of California-related topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of articles that have something substantive to do with the state of California.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
List of people associated with the California gold rush
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_California-related_topics   (142 words)

 List of rivers in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rivers in the United States is a list of rivers in the United States.
For a list of rivers in U.S. territories, please see List of rivers in U.S. insular areas.
Listings of rivers in the United States by letter of the alphabet:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_rivers_in_the_United_States   (147 words)

 California State Library - History and Culture - State Insignia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
California Indians cherished the poppy as both a source of food and for oil extracted from the plant.
California has a greater number of minerals and a wider variety of rock types than does any other state.
Enacted by legislation in 2001, the California Tartan recognizes the contributions to California by residents of Scottish ancestry.
www.library.ca.gov /history/cahinsig.cfm   (3865 words)

 California Wild Heritage Campaign
Eighth district state Rep. Lois Wolk is collaborating with the group to write legislation that would add Cache Creek to the list of California rivers already included in the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act passed in 1996.
Rivers with dams have flows that are more geometric, thus resulting in less variability.
Changing a river's flow regime decreases the survival rates of fish that evolved in respect to a natural flow.
www.californiawild.org /InTheNews/2004_04_01_TheCaliforniaAggie.html   (937 words)

 GEOSPATIAL RESOURCES - Maps and Atlases: California Maps
Geologic Map of California (California Division of Mines and Geology)1959-1968 (Cal Docs C 810 G4) Original 27-sheet series at a scale of 1:250,000 that shows the regional distribution and interrelationships of rock units and major geologic structures in California.
California Rivers Assessment (CARA) (International Center for the Environment and California Resources Agency) For each of the 120 river basins in California five maps are available: hydrologic, vegetation, shaded relief, land ownership, and a 1:24,000 quad grid.
California Average Annual Precipitation Zones, 1900-60 (California Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection, Fire and Resource Assessment Program) Isohyetal map of California at a scale of 1:1,000,000 showing mean annual precipitation during the period 1900-1960.
library.humboldt.edu /~rls/geospatial/calmaps.htm   (13147 words)

 Santa Ana River -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Despite much of the river being channelized in recent times, it still represents one of the largest river systems in Southern California.
The Army Corps of Engineers considers it to be the greatest flood hazard west of the Mississippi River.
In early 2005, Southern California experienced one of its wettest periods in recent history, which placed unusual stress on the Santa Ana River system.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Santa_Ana_River   (315 words)

 Amazon.com: California Rivers and Streams : The Conflict Between Fluvial Process and Land Use: Books: Jeffrey F. Mount   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
California Rivers and Streams provides a clear and informative overview of the physical and biological processes that shape California's rivers and watersheds.
Almost all the rivers in California are dammed or diverted; with the booming population, there will be pressure for more intervention.
California Rivers and Streams forces us to reevaluate our use of the state's rivers and offers a foundation for participating in the heated debates about their future.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0520202503?v=glance   (1237 words)

 Category:Rivers of California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of California.
For a manually maintained list, complete with yet-to-be-written articles, see List of California rivers.
There are 2 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Rivers_of_California   (93 words)

 American River - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The American River, located in the US state of California, has a prominent place in American history for being the site of Sutter's Mill, where gold was found in 1848, leading to the California Gold Rush.
The American River is divided into the North, Middle, South and Silver Forks before they reach their confluence in Folsom Lake and are popular for their verdant canyons, fishing and white water rafting.
Below Folsom Lake, the river passes through an urbanized area but is buffered by a riparian park, the American River Parkway, that runs 23 miles (37 km) from Folsom Lake to the river's confluence with the Sacramento River.
americanriver.quickseek.com   (301 words)

 California Rafting W.E.T. River Trips and Other Recommended River Rafting Adventures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rogue River Class III - IV Rogue River Class III-IV This Oregon river is a classic in the West; Blossom Bar is a Class IV but the rest of this beautiful river is mostly Class II - III and great for families.
Clackamas River Class III - IV The river originates from Ollalie Lake and ends into the Williamette River; federally designated as a Wild And Scenic River.
For more information on California rafting, California whitewater rafting, American whitewater, river rafting and whitewater trips in general, please click on to the linked text.
www.raftwet.com /rivers.html   (934 words)

 Two California rivers make group's most-threatened list North County Times - North San Diego and Southwest Riverside ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Washington, D.C.-based American Rivers group listed the Tuolumne as one of the nation's 10 most threatened rivers out of concern that the proposed pipeline could increase the capacity for river water diversion to the San Francisco Bay Area by 70 percent.
The Santa Clara River in Los Angeles County also made the list, because of pressures from urban development.
The annual list of rivers is based on nominations from thousands of local environmental groups and local governments about rivers that are "facing the most uncertain futures rather than those suffering from the worst chronic problems," American Rivers said.
www.nctimes.com /articles/2005/04/14/news/state/21_50_104_13_05.txt   (806 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Science -- Two California rivers make group's most-threatened list
But Jenna Olsen, executive director of Tuolumne River Trust, said her environmental group also is concerned.
American Rivers said the Santa Clara River, which runs from the San Gabriel Mountains to the Ventura County coast, is threatened by development of condominiums, shopping centers and other urban projects along its banks, including a planned 21,000-home project for the Newhall Ranch in northern Los Angeles County.
Southern California already has lost 97 percent of its original river woodlands and 90 percent of its wetlands, he added.
signonsandiego.com /news/science/20050414-0009-ca-threatenedrivers.html   (623 words)

 California Whitewater Rafting W.E.T. River Trips
Flowing from the Siskiyous to the Pacific Ocean, the Klamath, the longest undammed stretch of river left in California is a natural showcase of deep-wooded canyons, warm waters, sparkling side creeks and glimpses of wildlife.
The Klamath is one of the most famous Northern California rivers and is broad and swift with consistently high flows throughout the summer months and is ideal for beginners and families.
The steep canyon is overhung with verdant foliage and punctuated by small waterfalls and sidestreams in counterpoint to rapids llike Freight Train, Cascade, the Maze, the Fin and Achilles Heels.
www.raftwet.com /Greatnorth.html   (340 words)

 February 23, 2005 - Wolk unveils legislation to designate Cache Creek as Wild and Scenic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Specifically, AB 1328 would place approximately 31 miles of Cache Creek into the state rivers system, from just below the Clear Lake dam to Camp Haswell at the upper end of the Capay Valley, as well as the creek's north fork downstream from Highway 20.
Wolk included language in her bill addressing concerns raised during discussions with a variety of stakeholders, insuring that current non-native vegetation removal efforts as well as those seeking to rid the creek of mercury contaminants would not be interrupted or prevented.
Wolk also added very specific language protecting the current practices and waters rights of the Yolo County Flood Control District and their counterparts in Lake County and underscored the Legislature's intent to not pursue a Federal Wild and Scenic designation.
democrats.assembly.ca.gov /members/a08/press/p082005005.htm   (401 words)

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 California Rivers Restoration Fund
The CRRF is also working with the resource agencies on the Lower Tuolumne, Merced, and Yuba rivers to achieve flows and restoration that protect and enhance habitats for steelhead as well as spring-run and fall-run Chinook salmon.
In addition, we are developing a restoration plan for the Lower Stanislaus River and assisting with another plan for the lower Tuolumne River on behalf of the resource agencies, irrigation districts, and local citizenry.
Have heavily contributed to a restoration plan for the Lower Tuolumne river and given the only steelhead based information to that plan, so future projects create habitat for all anadromus fish in the river.
www.calriversfund.org   (488 words)

 California Rivers for White water Rafting California
All of our rivers are located in the Northern Californian Sierra Nevada's, which are a 3-4 hour drive from the Bay Area.
The adventure of a lifetime on these California rivers.
Check out this challenging technical and wild river; Considered to be the best during the Spring and early Summer.
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 California, USA: 705 newspapers and other news sources, Kidon Media-Link   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For listing of this state's news resources by city of origin, click here
N.B. Cities are often listed in their own language (i.e.
Kidon Media-Link, and the people behind it, are not responsible for problems resulting from the use of information on these pages.
www.kidon.com /media-link/us_ca.php   (159 words)

 California River List, Sierra; Wild & Scenic Rivers
Kern River, North Fork and South Fork; Sequoia, Inyo NFs
Feather River, Middle Fork; Plumas NF Klamath River, Klamath, Six Rivers NFs
Salmon River, North Fork and South Fork; Klamath NF Smith River, and Middle, North, and South Fork; Six Rivers NF Trinity River, Shasta-Trinity, Six Rivers NFs
totalescape.com /active/water/rivrlist.html   (120 words)

 Wild and Scenic Rivers
Multiple listings of some rivers indicate more than one segment of the river is designated.
Crooked, BLM, Oregon -- Recreation on the Crooked River
Owyhee (North Fork), BLM -- Recreation on the Owyhee River
www.nps.gov /rivers/wildriverslist.html   (280 words)

 Email This Article: Two California Rivers Make Most-Threatened List
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Two California Rivers Make Most-Threatened List by Ryan Rose To read the article click here: http://www.sacunion.com/pages/california/articles/3982/
Excerpt: {magazine_leadin}SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco’s utilities commission disputed a conservation group’s report that a plan to siphon more water from the Hetch Hetchy reservoir is endangering the Tuolumne River.
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 California Contractors by City - List of California Contractors - SubContractors
California Contractors by City - List of California Contractors - SubContractors
Welcome to the National Contractors.com contractor selection process for cities in California.
Please choose from the list of cities below, or submit your project here.
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 California Rivers > Travel Details & Maps
How about a list of things to bring with you on the trip?
We have dedicated a "Travel Details and Maps" webpage for each river we run to help you prepare for your trip.
This information is provided with your reservation, and can be obtained from your group organizier or by contacting us.
www.aorafting.com /river/trip-details.htm   (158 words)

 California Whitewater Rafting River Trips with All-Outdoors
California’s two most popular rivers: the South Fork and Middle Fork of the American River are both just a short drive from the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, or Lake Tahoe.
Receive a 24-page catalog with detailed descriptions and pictures of 10 California rivers.
Find that cool shirt your guide was wearing or outfit your group before you even get to the river!
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 April 18, 2005 - Wolk Wild & Scenic Cache Creek bill wins Bipartisan support   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
SACRAMENTO–– Legislation by Assemblywoman Lois Wolk (D-Davis) to designate 31 miles of Cache Creek in Yolo and Lake Counties as a State Wild, Scenic and Recreational River passed the Assembly Natural Resources Committee today with a bipartisan 7-2 vote.
The bill will next appear in the Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Among its supporters are Sierra Club California, Yolo Audubon Society, Trout Unlimited, Patagonia, The California Oak Foundation, California Wilderness Coalition, Natural Resources Defense Council, Defenders of Wildlife, California League of Conservation Voters, and Environmental Defense.
democrats.assembly.ca.gov /members/a08/press/p082005017.htm   (308 words)

 San Gabriel & Lower Los Angeles Rivers & Mtns. Conservancy - EPA National Priorities List of Superfund Sites in ...
San Gabriel & Lower Los Angeles Rivers & Mtns.
This is a listing of the California Superfund Sites.
This is a list of hazardous waste sites classified as Superfund sites by the EPA.
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