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    Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz in their journal The End of the 1824 Chumash Revolt in Alta California: Father Vicente Sarría 's Account state that Antonio Maria Osio, most likely relying on what had been told by his brother-in-law, Governor Luis Argilello, stated in 1851: They the Chumash had decided not to return to the missions and expressed the low regard in which they generally held the inhabitants of California. Yet, at the same time, they revered Reverend Father Vicente Sarria for his many…

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    Joe Grasse Patrick Murphy Section: Thurs. 11am The Physical Geography of Los Angeles, California Los Angeles: home to Hollywood, the Lakers, and some of the best beaches in the world. How did it get to be such a big city though? Physical geography definitely played a role in the settlement, the expansion, and will even shape the future of this great place. The history of Los Angeles and its geography begins when the Spanish arrived in the 18th century. They came in contact with Gabrielinos and…

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    company was making their entry into California. They are known as the Private prisons of America. California began using private prisons as an immediate solution to deal with massive overcrowding. Instead of using privatized prisons to eliminate overcrowding, the state should consider alternate solutions because the private prisons only create more problems for the economy, families and immigration. What caused the reemergence of private prisons in California? We can start in 1979 when…

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    3.9%. 722,762 votes (New York Times). That’s the difference between 749 California inmates being taken off death row and receiving life without parole, or staying on there and ultimately facing lethal injection (Death Row Inmates by State). The death penalty has been a controversial topic for decades, being taken away in 1972, reinstated in 1977, halted in 2006, and continued again in 2010 (Progressive Editorial Staff). This proposition causes voters to have very strong views about it, millions…

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    California Winter Effects

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    Studies show that in the 2011-2012 winter season, the state of California received nearly 300 inches less snowfall than it did the previous winter. While many of California’s dry winters are a direct result of ridges off of the west coast, climatologists suggest the drop in precipitation during the 2011-2012 winter was due to below average sea surface temperatures, or La Niña (Seager et al.). La Niña is the result of cooling sea surface temperatures that lead to an overall temperature of the…

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    In the past thirty to forty years, America has been struggling with resource management, specifically with oil However, more recently, California has been suffering from a different kind of resource scarcity- water. Here in California, many people heatedly debate on the price of gasoline, but few people are aware of the increase in water prices statewide, especially for farmers, who use eighty percent of the state’s allocated water. For farmers, the price of water has increased by as much as…

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    On August 13th in Los Angeles, California, the last of 96 million shade balls were emptied into the 175-acre reservoir located in Sylmar. These floating black balls, measuring four inches in diameter, cover the surface of the water. The purpose of the balls is to protect the drinking water and prevent contamination from factors such as animals and harmful reactive chemicals. Bromide which is already present in the reservoir reacts with chlorine and sun rays to create bromate, a harmful…

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    San Francisco Earthquake

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    to protect yourself and your family. Per the U.S Geological Survey (2016) reported that earthquake preparedness helps to help reduce the number of hazards. On August 24, 2014, a large earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 hit the residents of Napa, California. The South Napa earthquake resulted in houses being moved from their original foundations and lead to damaged chimneys into fires. In addition to having the city’s water main broken. Having people trained in disaster preparedness will make it…

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    Reason Foundation

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    Like California, Australia has a highly variable climate and has been plagued by droughts. Also like California, for most of its history successive Australian governments sought to address increases in demand for water through taxpayer-funded infrastructure projects and mandated diversions (for environmental…

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    River Restoration Project

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    doing different things, giving him more experience. Weintraub has worked with three different newspaper companies including the Sacramento Bee and as a political analyst. The article was published by the Sacramento Bee, located in the capital of California. Sacramento is a city where big businesses and politics are important; whereas in Fresno, they’re all for the people. Since there have already been multiple trials towards the restoration of the San Joaquin River, the money…

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