Essay on California

Hydrolic mining for gold in california

More gold was taken from the American River and its tributaries than all other rivers and streams of California combined. Gold recovered from streams or rivers is called placer gold. The word placer originates from either a Spanish nautical term meaning “sandbank,” or a more common usage meaning “pleasure. ” Both meanings seem to apply […]

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California based company

VeriFone is a San Jose, California based company that is a leading provider of secure electronic payment technologies. In addition to point of sale software and terminals the company avails various payment types that include signature and PIN based debit cards, smart cards, prepaid gift and store-value e-cards, credit cards, contactless payment service, electronic bill […]

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California Pizza Kitchen Mission

Instead, visitors to the site are given an optimistic view of the company through its investor relations and FAQ pages. A review of the site leads to the following observations of its mission: CPK intends to be a “leader in authentic California-style cuisine (and to be) widely known for its innovative menu items. California Pizza […]

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kTheory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy ABOUT THE AUTHORGerald CoreyGERALD COREY is a Professor Emeritus of Human Services at California State University at Fullerton and a licensed psychologist. He received his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California. He is a Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology; a National Certi?ed […]

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Should California Assembly Allow Bilingual Education?

Proposition 227. “English for the Children. ” came into being by manner of elector blessing. June 1998. and contention has surrounded it of all time since its execution into the 1998-99 school twelvemonth for the province of California. With alterations in the educational criterions set for bilingual pupils and specifically kids of Spanish speech production […]

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Asian Pacific Americans, Accomplishments and Tribulations

Asian Pacific Americans are the fastest growing group in the United States population today. This grouping of people include Japanese, Chinese, Koreans, Southeast Asians, Indochina, Indonesians, Filipinos, and the Pacific Islands. The United States began as a nation of immigrants in the seventeenth century, but citizenship was limited to only whites. “In 1868, the Fourteenth […]

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Economy and Poverty in California

Although California’s economy is large, strong, and diverse, there are many problems with poverty.   Some major problems include lack of affordable housing, and lack of access to education and health care. Many definitions of poverty exist, but however we define poverty, one thing that remains clear is that it is a problem in the state […]

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Street Gangs in California

A group of people united together in the pursuit for social and criminal reasons. In most cases, gangs are comprised by adolescents and / or children. There are some gangs who only have adults as members. Male membership comprises the majority of gangs in existence (World Book Encyclopedia Volume 8 p. 26). It is predominantly […]

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Street Racing Laws in California

California has a strong racing culture.   In fact, according to an Internet encyclopedia, Wikipedia, Southern California is considered to be the birthplace of drag racing.  Yet, the state of California considers street racing an illegal activity.  This is because street racing leads to injuries and deaths, many a times of absolutely innocent people, including […]

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Case Study on the California High Speed Rail System

A Case Study on the California High Speed Rail System (CAHSR) – Is It Feasible? By Hardeep Ramesh, MS ISE Engineering Economics (ISE 460) University of Southern California December 3, 2010 Abstract: California High Speed Rail (CHSR) system is a mega project planned by the California High Speed Rail Authority (CA HSRA), connecting the major […]

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Repeals California’s three-strikes sentencing statues

Three-strikes sentencing statute, one of the most controversial and hottest law policies that had approved by the states government in the entire United States of America. Technically, three-strikes sentencing statute had started during the latter part of the 19th century. Throughout the early 1990???s, three-strikes sentencing statute had been the subject for many debate in […]

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The California Condor

The California Condor is a New World vulture, the largest North American land bird. Currently, this condor inhabits only the Grand Canyon area, Zion National Park, and coastal mountains of central and southern California and northern Baja California. Although other fossil members are known, it is the only surviving member of the genus It is […]

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Wetback Documentary Analysis

Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary is a 2005 Canadian documentary movie, made with the contribution by the Canada Council for the Arts and written and directed by Arturo Perez Torres. The filmmaker follows several migrants like Nayo and Milton, from Chinandega, Nicaragua, all along the crossing through Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and United States in […]

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California Court System

California is home to one of the largest court systems in the United States. Filing nearly nine million cases in its lifetime, the system has served over 37 million people (Darling). The California system can be separated into three branches. The first branch is known as the Supreme Court of California, and they are the […]

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Case 33 California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen Summary California Pizza Kitchen is an upscale pizza parlor based out of California. It was founded in 1985 by defense attorneys Larry Flax and Rick Rosenfield in Beverly Hills, California. The company has 213 stores with approximately 41% of the stores located in California, 6 in foreign counties and the rest scattered […]

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Water Budgets For Berkeley, California And Terre Haute, Indiana

Water is an essential natural resource and its adequate supply must be ensured for all intended uses. Water budgets are computed for various locations to determine the water balance within the respective environments. This is to aid in understanding the periods of surplus, usage, deficit and recharge within the system. The water budgets of Berkeley, […]

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Case Study: Union Oil Company of California in Burma

I. Dilemma and Stakeholders Union Oil Company of California (Unocal) specialized in developing oil fields around Los Angeles and operating all aspects of the oil business such as extraction, refining, distribution, marketing and even retail. Owning to depletion of oil fields in the United States, the company decided to turn to invest in energy projects […]

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California Milk Advisory Board Real California Cheese

The “Happy Cows” campaign has been so successful because it gives people the reassurance of where there cheese is coming from. By labeling products that use California Cheese, it gives the people of the images in their commercials of happy cows on rolling plains enjoying their life. Today many animals are caged, mistreated, and hormone […]

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California Dream

In the late 19th century, the discovery of gold in California drew thousands of people in from across the United States and all around the world in a feverish rush to strike rich. Many left everything behind to dare venture into the final frontier of the wilderness that was California. Word quickly spread about a […]

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