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California pelicans linger in Oregon, beg for food

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has urged residents not to feed the birds, saying it will further disrupt their migration pattern.

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on Jan 26, 2010 at 06:50 PM

National science panel convenes on Calif. delta

(via www.msnbc.msn.com)

An expert in California's delta told a panel of the National Academies of Sciences on Sunday that their decisions about the largest estuary on the West Coast could alter how Californians use water.California - West Coast of the United States - West Coast - United States - Organizations

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on Jan 26, 2010 at 07:50 AM

Bill would require death reports from ski areas Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/01/26/BACA1BNB6I.DTL&type=newsbayarea#ixzz0ditDHWcn

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California ski resorts would have to publish reports on how many people are injured or killed on the slopes, increase safety measures, and force minors and employees to wear helmets, under a new bill.

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on Jan 26, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Wal-Mart Unveils Massive Solar Array in California

(via www.inhabitat.com)

We tend to have a love/hate relationship with Wal-Mart, but we will give them props for their latest green effort. The retailer has just installed close to 5,300 solar panels at its Apple Valley distribution center in California – that’s enough to power 175 homes. The array is Wal-Mart’s largest solar installation and will provide [...]

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on Jan 25, 2010 at 03:21 PM

Facts are Stubborn Things

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“Facts are stubborn things” said founding father John Adams more than 200 years ago.  What he meant is that some, in their zeal to advance their political agenda, often fail to acknowledge facts that don’t support their case.  Not surprisingly,...

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on Jan 25, 2010 at 03:20 PM

Scientists create model of monster 'Frankenstorm'

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Think the recent wild weather that hammered California was bad? Experts are imagining far worse.

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on Jan 25, 2010 at 06:20 AM
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It's raining, It's pouring in California...but the drought isn't over yet

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San Lorenzo River after the Storm photo via spicycarrots.comIt is no secret to residents that California has been hit with storms and nearly consistent rain all week. These gray and wet skies can be attributed to the weather phenomena known as El Niño. After a fairly dry Fall, El Niño was seen in full force this week. The storms delivered rain in the Bay area and snow in the Sierras. But if y...

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on Jan 25, 2010 at 01:50 AM

Is California's drought ending? It's too soon to say

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Last week's storms had a healthy effect on the state's snowpack, but reservoir levels are still below normal. Forecasters disagree on the strength of El Niño conditions.It's too early to know if California's three-year drought is ending, but the train of storms that plowed into California last week pushed the critical mountain snowpack to slightly above normal levels and sent water rushing int...

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on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:20 AM

California Objects to One Auto Emission Standard for the nation

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California has issues with federal attempts to weaken new vehicle pollution standards, but the state backed away on Wednesday from a report that it was threatening to pull out of a deal with U.S. President Barack Obama's administration.The California agency responsible for implementing the state's global-warming law and vehicle-pollution standards said in a November letter that federal agencies...

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on Jan 24, 2010 at 06:20 AM

A French Company Tries Nuclear in California

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Photo via FlickrCalifornia's global warming law, AB32, calls for utilities to increase their use of renewable energy to at least 30 percent by 2020, and some say they may not make it. Enter Areva SA, a power developer largely owned by the French government, which has signed an agreement with the Fresno Nuclear Energy Group to build nuclear reactors in California's Central Valley. Whether they w...

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on Jan 23, 2010 at 06:20 PM