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California: My Biggest Disappointments Ever

- My visions of California before taking this course is a sunny, beautiful, happy and carefree place and those visions are partly because I visited there nine years ago. Upon my visit I concluded that I would eventually move there when I'm ready to start a family. My visit to California had left a tainted image in my mind, an image of a place where I could leave all my cares behind in hopes of staring anew, but what has left me speechless is the fact that I have no memory of particular events that lead me to this strange obsession over the state....   [tags: California essay]

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The State Of California And The United States

- During the past decade, the state of California has been one of the fastest growing economies of the United States. The substantial growth has positioned California as the top one economy in the United States, with a gross domestic production of approximately 2.3 trillion dollars for the fiscal year 2014. The state of California has also ranked number eight in the largest world economies, passing countries like Italy and Russia (Young, 2014). Although many factors have led to this growth, the most influential have been related to the high investment of private industries and the increases on international trade and the real estate sector....   [tags: Unemployment, Economics, United States, California]

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Impact of Visist California in Tourism

- Visit California is a nonprofit organization that was formed in 1998 at a governmental state level that encourages tourism to California. The organization is run by the executive committee and board members. The mission of the organization is “to develop and maintain marketing programs — in partnership with the state's travel industry — that keep California top-of-mind as a premier travel destination” (About Visit California, 2014). The 37 members Visit California commission include individuals from all 12 regions of California and they manage all properties of those regions (About Visit California, 2014)....   [tags: funding, non profit, tourism, california]

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The California Ethos

- ... Next, the gold-seekers didn’t concern about their safely issue for finding gold at the riverbeds, mountains or even tunnels with poor weather and bad environment conditions. For them, time was money. They kept working days and nights to achieve their dream and only concerned how much did they gain in California to improve their living standard. Second, I believe that the ethos of persistence was developed in the beginning when the gold-seekers decided to come California for a luck. The gold-seekers spent a long and tough journey from their hometown to arrive in San Francisco with nothing and separated with the families indeed....   [tags: California Gold Rush, immigration, west coast]

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California Dreaming

- California is the state that is notable for celebrities, consistent sunny weather, lavishly tasting restaurants, overpriced closet apartments, and dazzling cities full of charismatic gurus. Additionally, there's an eminent array of hipster communities that are striving to be different with attempts of transcending new ways to be outgoing. The liveliness of Californians usually comprises of wannabe musicians, actors, artistic exhibitionist, and other infamous people who are dying for their fifteen minutes of fame....   [tags: California Essays]

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The Cultural Diversity Of California

- California is full of beauty, a beauty that is constantly glamourized, and falsely advertised. There is a constant battle against the stereotypes presented in the media, which have created a false image of this massive state. The media presents an insufficient amount of information about California that impedes the outsiders to fully understand the beauty of this state. The media focuses on the tourist attractions of California, like, beaches, Los Angeles, Hollywood, and San Francisco. Although these attractions are appealing, the spotlight should also highlight the impoverished cities, the cultural and geographical diversity....   [tags: United States, California, City, Los Angeles]

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California State Legislature

- 1. LA Department of Water and Power The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) is the largest municipal utility in the United States. It is serving over four million residents. It was founded in 1902 to supply water and electricity to residents and businesses in Los Angeles and surrounding communities. 2. Missouri Plan The Missouri Nonpartisan Court Plan or Missouri Plan for short is a method of selecting judges. It originated in Missouri in 1940 and several other states have adopted the same policy....   [tags: Missouri Plan, California, Prop 140, ]

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5 Ways to Bust California’s Drought

- The California water drought has been declared a crisis by the governor of California. 2013 was the driest year on record, and California could be running out of water. Californians should be water wise, and their use, or no use, of water will have an enormous impact on this drought. They can use the techniques published in a recent Time article called, 5 Ways to Bust California’s Drought, to reduce their water use. Landscape techniques, alternate water sources, and the personal conservation of water can reduce the use of water, and can have a positive change on this water crisis....   [tags: water use, california, sprinkler systems]

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The Gold Rush of California

- In the United States, there would be a new overhaul to its identity. By 1848, businesses would eventually see a new and prosperous way to make money. The U.S. also began to see a few cultures begin to spark and the attitudes of people would change, especially their views about taking risks. This overhaul is known as the Gold Rush of California. The Gold Rush made an impact on American society through diversity and people.      The traditional beginning of the Gold Rush was the story of James Marshall....   [tags: The California Gold Rush]

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Religion in Southern California

- Today in California we are blessed with such diversity and ethnical outlooks that make this state what it is today. However, the diversity didn't just popped up out of the ground and grows. It has come from along line of dedication and work, through community and most of all church. Churches like Saddleback, First A. M. E, and now more recently Dream Center and many others. Technology is helping lead the way for many of these churches both new and old. The new ideas of the Southern Californian Protestant churches are beginning to liven up the churches with music, dance, and picture and paintings....   [tags: Church Religion California]

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Windmill Energy is not an Acceptable Energy Source Replacement for California

- Windmill Energy is not an Acceptable Energy Source Replacement for California Abstract Windmill energy is an old form of energy that is now being modernized to generate electricity in our society today. The big question is whether or not it is a feasible replacement of energy for California. Through research it has been concluded that energy for California cannot be produced only by windmill energy. It can produce about 50% of California’s energy. All aspects including, location, cost, and environment are important to how much energy is produced....   [tags: Wind Power Energy California]

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Hotel California: The Californian Lifestyle

- “Hotel California” by The Eagles has been the recipient of much speculation since its release in 1976. Although many other interpretations exist including some which claim this song to be referencing drugs, much evidence suggests that “Hotel California” is, at least partly, making a statement about the lifestyle of drug and alcohol users particularly in the large cities of California. As with many songs, duality of meaning exists in “Hotel California.” Since “Hotel California” debuted in the seventies, one can understand why the topic would be Californian drug-using lifestyle....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The California Drought Of California

- ... Over the past few years their portion of allowed water from the surface has been reduced or completely taken away. Now, these farmers must depend on water that is found underground and pumped out onto their fields (Medina, 2015). Water rights lawyer, George Hartmann says “The state had made it very clear that was part of their plans, so I doubt people spent a lot of money planting for something they weren’t sure they could grow”(Cited in Medina, 2015). Hartmann’s point is that many farmers saw restrictions coming and only bought the amount of seeds they knew they would be able to make a profit from, with their restricted water supply....   [tags: Water, Water resources, Water management]

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California 's State Generation Of California

- California is one of the largest states in United States with 38.8 million populations. In 2014, the GDP of California ranked No.1 in the United States (EIA, 2016). The net electricity generation of California in 2014 is 198,808,000 MWh and is ranked in the top 5 states for electricity demand (EIA, 2014). However, the energy consumption per capita in California is the lowest of the lower 48 states. As can be seen from the Table 1, the main in-state electricity generation energy source differs from that of the US....   [tags: Electricity generation, Nuclear power, Wind power]

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"A Supermarket in California"

- During the 1950’s, a group of young American writers began to openly oppose societal norms in favor of other radical beliefs. These writers believed in ideas such as spiritual and sexual liberation, decriminalization of drugs, and opposition to industrialism as well as consumerism (Parkins). Over time, these writers became known as the Beat Generation and created the Beat Movement. Among the members of this rebellious group was the infamous Allen Ginsberg who is considerably one of the most influential poets of his time....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The California Split

- Maps altered, the American flag’s design changed and California ceases to be the third largest state in the United States of America. This would be caused not by a dramatic earthquake or natural disaster; instead by a proposition from Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Timothy Draper, who believes California is too large as a political body. In December of 2013 Draper submitted an initiative measure to the state proposing California be broken into six separate states that more accurately represent the politics and values of each area....   [tags: maps, silicon valley, large population]

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The California Condor

- ... californianus also have a very poor sense of smell, which assists them in consuming their meals. When they find a meal, the condors will often gorge themselves to the point where they will have to spend several hours resting before taking flight again. Since the condor has now sweat glands they employ a unique technique in attempting to cool themselves down when they become to hot. They will defecate on their legs. “Though this might sound gross or strange to us, this is actually a very effective way for them to stay comfortable when temperatures get too high....   [tags: birds, captivity, endangered, extinction]

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The California Bat

- Scientific Name: Myotis Californicus Common Name: California Bat, California Myotis, and Californian Bat Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Chiroptera Family: Vespertilionidae Genus: Myotis Species: Myotis Californicus General Characteristics: Myotis Californicus, which is also known as the California Bat, is a type of Vesper bat that is mainly living throughout the Western-North America to Southern Alaska, South into Guatemala, to Baja California and some are known to be scattered around in higher elevations such as the Sonoran and Chihuahuan deserts in Mexico....   [tags: myotis californicus, anatomy, diet]

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Segregation in California

- From its origin, California has idealized to be the place which provided hope and a future for all ethnicities. Pervasive discrimination and prejudice flourished in the south, which led racialized groups and immigrants to head to this west coast state with the help of the transcontinental railroad and appeal of the gold rush. However, the white supremacy sentiment was not entirely left behind, as the white anglo-christian pushed to differentiate themselves from those who were “uncivilized and heathen” (Almaguer, 8)....   [tags: Civil Rights]

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Why California When The Water Dries Up? California

- What is going to happen to California when the water dries up. California is known for its hot and dry summers. Thinking that the state is always the first to “experiment” with laws and new ideas, they would have more socially responsible corporations and more environmentally friendly residents. The state historically put in place infrastructure to purify its groundwater during droughts, but this latest drought that began in 2011 has drained the reservoirs lower than ever. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says, “It would take several years of average or above-average rainfall before the state’s water supply could return to anything close to normal” (California Drought)....   [tags: Water pollution, Water, Pesticide, Groundwater]

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California and the Gold Rush of 1849

- "Gold. Gold. Gold from the American River!" said Samuel Brannan, as he ran through the streets of San Francisco waving a bottle of gold dust in the air that he purchased from John Sutter’s Fort. The encounter of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 triggered one of the most crucial occurrences to influence American history during the beginning of the 19th century, the Gold Rush. The Gold Rush of 1849 (1848–1855), also known as the California Gold Rush, was one of the most captivating happenings during westward expansion....   [tags: United States-Mexico relations]

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Effects Of The Drought On The Population Of California

- I believe that Californians have been the root cause of this states drought due to the environmental footprints that Californians leave from inhabiting California. The population of California is growing, which means we will use more water, increases the amount of gas burning utilities, and inflated the agricultural needs of the state. Analyzing these causes for the drought will point the finger inwards towards ourselves as the foundation of this crisis. Although some may believe that the drought is a natural phenomenon, and we cannot control or manipulate the weather to change at will, there are too many scientific factors that show that humans are the main contributors to the drought....   [tags: Oxygen, Global warming, Water resources]

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The State of California and Politics

- California is a different kind of state. It is one of the largest states and is known for being one of the most diverse states along with being one of the most populous states in America as well. With all these factors coming into play with California, it is not unlikely that California’s politics is in for a wild journey. In 2003, I was 12 years old, just old enough for my parents to let me watch Terminator. I knew who Arnold was at the time and I thought it was very cool to have a Hollywood actor as a governor....   [tags: Water, Education, Democracy]

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Popular Companies to Work for in California

- California is a historical state located on the West Coastal areas. It has huge landscape areas with highest population rate that ranges more than 35 million. California is bordered in the west by Nevada, in the Northern areas by Oregon and southern side by Baja California. Most sizzling cities with large industries and working population, wonderful economy and rich culture like San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco, Fresno, Oakland etc. are located in this state. Popular companies that provide distribution center jobs in California MilgardABM Industries MBM Food Service Distribution Forever 21 Masco Industries Amgen Milgard McGrath RentCorp Mission Linen Supply TCI Tire Centers Eaton Lighti...   [tags: distribution, opportunities, employers]

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Living in an Adventure in California

- Bright sunshine to frigid snow, all within hours of travel. A place for everyone, all ages, all cultures, all types of people. When choosing a place to live, we decide on the one that pleases us and our busy lives. For those who enjoy constant activity and sunny warm beaches, California and Florida tend to be on their list. Once learning all that California has to offer, they will jump on the decision to pack their bags and head for their new home. California offers exploration and something new every day....   [tags: people, activities, career]

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The Disappearance of Native Americans in California

- “To discover, understand, and encounter the cultures and intricate natures of the California Indian people, it is necessary to search the past” –Nancy Wahl. Tracing back in California history, Spanish explorers, commanded by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, found the tip of what is now Baja California in the year 1533 and named it "California" after a mythical island in a popular Spanish novel. It is evident that from the time Spanish monarchs set foot in California, the world as Native Americans knew it was never the same again....   [tags: Demographics]

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The California DREAM Act of 2011

- ... This new section of the California Education Code created an exemption for undocumented students who were required to pay non-resident fees. In order for undocumented students to benefit from the AB 540 Bill they must have met certain requirements which include, a) attended a California high school for 3 full years, b) will of have graduated from a California high school or received an equivalent of a diploma, c) must register or be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution, d) sign an Affidavit with that institution, and finally e) cannot hold a valid-nonimmigrant visa (Diaz, 2011)....   [tags: higher education for illegal immigrants]

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The State Of California Is A Water Crisis

- The state of California is in a water crisis. No, this is not the first time we have had an extended dry season or even a severe drought, but there is no reason why we should not treat it as though it could be the last time this state is afflicted by such an intense water shortage. Water shortages are only going to get more and more extreme here if we continue to stress our environment by sucking out every last drop of water it has to offer before it can be replenished. We need to properly monitor and manage water consumption throughout the state by allotting a sustainable amount of water to a finite number of residents....   [tags: Water resources, Water crisis, Water supply]

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The Journey from Oaxaca to California

- Family History Project Essay: From Oaxaca to California I always wondered how my family came to California, but never got the opportunity to research their journey until now. From simply interviewing my father and grandfather, I learned about the challenges my family faced when they traveled to California. It was a story that made me realize how fortunate I am today to have the opportunity of acquiring an education and the chance to write this essay. My family’s migration began with my grandfather migrating to California in 1949 under the Bracero program....   [tags: migration to the United States]

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Stop the Destruction of the Environment in California

- California, once a land of legendary beauty, is now easier to see as a concrete paved state, overrun with cars and absent of the old growth redwoods that once defined the coasts. As a state that leads the nation in environmental and political reform, California is failing to protect the natural environment from the hazards of clear cutting, diverted waterways, and toxic dumping. Each of the aforementioned issues are examples of how corporations, governments, and residents are trashing California....   [tags: Environmental Essays]

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California

- By the second half of the nineteenth century, many people rushed to California including Anglo. It can be said that California was entering an era of “Anglo hegemony”. In this paper, I intend to discuss the reason why they traveled to California, their encounters, their remarkable success as well as the role of sex and gender in helping these newcomers assume control of California. During the Mexican era (before the American-Mexican War), the trade and the lure of land attracted Anglo Americans to travel to California....   [tags: American History, Gold Rush, Informative]

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California and The American Dream

- Since 1848 to the present, California has had strong periods of representing the American Dream with its egalitarian advances and times of overwhelmingly democratic positions. Also, California was once a place for economic opportunity, attracting people from all over the nation. Since 1990, however, California has witnessed a reverse migration. Once a land of hope and opportunity, California has slowly been turning into a land of despair. California started its statehood unlike any other state before or after it succession....   [tags: engalitarian society, gold rush,american dream]

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California Is A Main Supply Of Food

- It will affect California, but it will affect the other states as well because California is a main supply of food. Without the production of food here then there will be no production of food in any other state causing the prices of groceries to increase ridiculously. Stated by Kimberly Chase, “If California production is drastically reduced; the water crisis could affect American kitchens. In an age when people want fresh, local produce, a reduction could ultimately lead to more imports, warns the California Farm Bureau” (Chase 2)....   [tags: Water resources, Water supply, Water crisis, Water]

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The Susceptibility of California to Earthquakes

- People tremble when they hear the word: destruction, devastation, or losses while those are only the first words that come to mind when an Earthquake occurs. Earthquakes can be terrifying; the earth that had seemed so reassuringly solid and stable suddenly lurches, disrupting people’s both physical and emotional balance. Skyscrapers sway visibly, sound buildings and bridges collapse, power lines spark, gas lines rupture, and landslides scar hillsides and alter the course of the rivers. For years throughout recorded history, earthquakes have disrupted all expectations of normalcy and have imposed an adverse impact on various places around the world, killing over “3.5 million people” on averag...   [tags: impact, faults, motion, geographic]

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The Fail of California's Proposition 19

- Cannabis, also known as Marijuana, has been used by humans throughout history for medical, recreational, as well as spiritual purposes. Its fiber, oil, and seed are also refined into products such as hemp oil, wax, rope, cloth, and paper (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 2013). With 56% voters overwhelming supported for medical cannabis, California became the first state in the United States to pass Prop 215 in 1996 ensuring the patients and their primary caregivers to “have the right to obtain and use marijuana for medical purpose” (California Department of Public Health, 2013, Text of Law section, para....   [tags: Marijuana, Legalization, Cannabis]

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The California Gold Rush in 1849

- The California Gold Rush in 1849 was the catalyst event for the state that earned them a spot in the U.S. union in 1850. This was not the first gold rush in North America; however, it was one of the most important gold rush events. The story of how the gold was discovered and the stories of the 49ers are well known. Men leaving their families in the East and heading West in hopes of striking it rich are the stories that most of us heard about when we learn about the California Gold Rush. Professors and scholars over the last two decades from various fields of study have taken a deeper look into the Gold Rush phenomena....   [tags: war, territory, mexico]

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The Great State of California

- California California, just like the rest of the states of this country is unique. The large populated country known as California has history, an economy and other things that make California the special country that it is today. California’s history is unique. For example, California’s name came from a knightly romance book that was published in 1510. It was about a queen named Califia who ruled over an island paradise with black Amazons and a lot of pearls and gold near the Indies. Men were only allowed there once a year....   [tags: Geography ]

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Class Sizes : California Are Big

- Class sizes in California are big. In fact, with an average of 24.9 students per teacher, California is the state with the highest number of students enrolled per certified teacher in elementary schools (NEA Research). Nearly three full bodies less, Oregon has the second highest average with 21.8 students, and closer to the California defined “small class” size (NEA Research). California also has the largest enrollment in a single district, which is three times the second largest number of enrollment for a single district in the nation, with 667, 273 students compared to 202, 245 students (Texas) (Education Week Research Center, 7)....   [tags: Teacher, High school, Education, Elementary school]

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A Guide For Hemet, California Schools

- ... Students can take advantage of extended language and math instruction, homework assistance in all subjects and physical education. Little Lake Elementary http://littlelake.hemetusd.org/ Little Lake is one of 16 elementary schools in the Hemet Unified School District. Little Lake is more than one-hundred years, old making it one of the oldest schools in the Hemet area, as well as one of its best. Little Lake serves more than nine hundred area children in kindergarten through fifth grades, as well as one hundred severely handicapped students....   [tags: High school, School types, College, Middle school]

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Overview of The California Dream Network

- Now in its 10th year of existence, the California Dream Network (CDN) has been at the forefront of immigrant youth organizing and civic engagement in Cali- fornia. A program of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), the CDN began in 2003 as an effort to reconnect and continue organizing the alumni from CHIRLA’s high school program for immigrant youth, Wise Up!, as they entered college and founded immigrant student support and advocacy groups.1 The CDN’s purpose is to address the needs of undocumented immigrant students, and to engage them in campaigns to promote social change around immigration reform and access to higher education....   [tags: Immigrant Youth, Deportation]

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Spain's Consolidation and Loss of California

- Research Paper 1: Introduction “A dream was born and the modern age of global trade opened in the 1500s. The dream was that of Spanish novelist who envisioned a land of riches called “California.” Distant from Atlantic world slave trading and colonizing ventures, California during the century was drawn into the beginnings of global commerce and an Anglo Spanish rivalry for pacific supremacy. Between 1542 and 1821 Spain consolidated and then lost its hold on California, which had become active in a transpacific fur, manufactures, and grain trade while encountering foreign intrusions.” How were Indians seen in the eyes of the California’s Padres....   [tags: indians, converstion, punishment]

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Leadership For The State Of California

- ... I have taught at the University of Hawaii, both at the laboratory school and as an adjunct professor teaching introductory Special Education classes to undergraduate students earning their general education teaching credentials. I have experience in a private school setting for students with more diverse educational needs and I have served as a teacher-mentor to students from Brigham Young University, Marymount University, and CLU. My background is a product of being married to a military officer and traveling to duty stations both domestic and internationally....   [tags: Teacher, Education, High school, School]

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The Current Drought Of Southern California

- ... the three-year period between fall 2011 and fall 2014 was the driest since record keeping began in 1895.”(PPIC, 2014). High temperatures contribute to the severity of the drought. The water deficit is so serious that heavy rain in 2015 will not be enough. Conservation needs to be apart of our society’s daily life to ensure water management. Drought effects many aspects of life from our environment as well as our economy. The drought directly effects local agriculture, the economy and ecosystems....   [tags: Water, Water resources, Water crisis]

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California's Direct Means of Democracy

- California is a democratic republic consisting of three branches of government. The first is the executive branch, i.e. the governor and a group of elected constitutional officers. Second is the judicial branch which consists of the Supreme Court of California and the various local courts. Officials are appointed by the Governor and ratified in the next general election. The third branch of government in California is the legislative branch. It is a bicameral body which includes California’s Senate and Assembly....   [tags: Prop 19]

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Morro Bay : A City Of California

- ... The city of Morro Bay has employed flood control program which maintains all storm drain facilities and creeks on public property and manages emergency response during heavy rainstorms. The Morro Bay nuclear power plant was constructed in the 1950’s and was a major manufacturer of electrical power. In 2014, the nuclear power plant was shut down as it was not economically feasible and less efficient than modern power plants. The Morro Bay nuclear power plant is not dismantled and contains tons of radioactive hazardous materials....   [tags: Nuclear power, Electricity generation]

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A Graduate Of University Of California Santa

- ... She states that her father’s family had land and wealth but due to pride her father insisted on sending money and “comparing it to that time, it’s still a lot even if were wealthy in Peru” (Kayla, pg. 6). This experience connects with the Neo Economic Labor Migration theory. According to Massey in ‘Principles of Operation,’ neo economic labor migration theory is, “…where families and households face the prospect of poorly functioning, missing, or failed markets…(pg.11). Kayla’s father migrated to maintain his family social status within his community since they were struggling in Peru....   [tags: Family, United States, Cultural assimilation]

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My Experience At The University Of California

- ... Neither my mother nor I knew where UCLA was. I had never been to West Los Angeles, even though I had lived in Los Angeles for four years at that time. Earlier in the morning, I had missed my only ride to school. So I had to take the bus. It was an exciting bus ride. I was about to start to start my journey through college, but I did not really understand what college was. As I entered my freshman year, I noted that I was a minority within the university. After having a low score during my math placement test, I became conscious that I did not have the best preparation for college during high school despite having graduated with a 4.0 GPA and high honors from a local high school in downto...   [tags: Higher education, High school, College, Education]

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Precedents Of The Fernandez V. California

- Precedents in the Fernandez V. California As per the fourth amendment, it is clear that unwarranted search and seizure of individuals and persons get misplaced at law. However, under this amendment, there are provisions that the police acting on voluntary consent from a dweller with an equal authority is possible. However, there are law lapses when it comes to the case Georgia v. Randolph. The Supreme Court if by any chance got an objection from one of the continents on the request by the police to search the apartment the police were wrong in turning to the other continent....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States, Law, Police]

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Summary : ' The Handbook Of The Indians Of California '

- ... There are no historical laws, but trends. No racial types and species showing an essential difference with others. No external factors or variants that affect the development of a culture. Comparative methods cannot be applied to history. From these postulates is obvious ideological separation he had with his teacher Franz Boas, by postulating that the man is determined by their culture and under the guidelines of a civilization. Kroeber differs again with his master, as it becomes one of the critics of this theory....   [tags: Anthropology, Franz Boas, Professor]

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The History of LGBT rights in California

- “Do you know what the Gays did to me now. They took away my right to vote!” As much as I hate to admit it, that is what my father called to tell me when the Supreme Court overturned California’s Proposition 8, an amendment to the California Constitution banning Same-Sex Marriage in the state, deeming it unconstitutional. It was his belief that since he had voted for it to pass—which it did—those overturning it neglected his vote, effectively stripping him of his right to do so. I quickly pointed out to him that they didn’t take away anything and what he was really upset about was that he—or anyone else—did not have the right to deny the LGBT Community of their rights....   [tags: gay marriage, overturn of Propostion 8 ]

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Management Minor At The University Of California

- I am applying to management minor at the University of California, Irvine is to highlight my business skills and experience. As a management minor, it will help me a lot to get some real world business experience along with it will also help me to make better decision in my life. Also, I choose to do management minor because I come from a family with a business background, where in the future, I might be able to join them in the business. However, my father and my father brother do not have that much experiences, since they did not have a chance to take those business courses, as I could....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Organizational studies]

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The Quiet Gem of California

- California, The Golden State, is best known for its breathtaking beaches, splendid weather, and its’ fun filled metropolises, which allow for the state to have a tourist economy unlike any other state in the nation. The Golden State always has something to offer, in fact it contains so much that a tourist would need several months to explore California and all that it is available. However, even then a tourist would still miss out on all of the attractions not found on postcards, the attractions tucked away into the mountains or hidden behind the mega tourist spots....   [tags: highway 1, road travel ]

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The Effects Of Oxycodone On The State Of California

- What is Oxycodone. Since its creation nearly one hundred years ago the pharmaceutical known as oxycodone has been used to treat acute pain for a wide variety of illness and injury. Originally created in Germany in 1916, the thebaine derived oxycodone was intended to be used as a substitution for the previously mass produced heroin and morphine. Though the drug had many of the same analgesic effects, it was thought to have less addictive properties than its predecessors. It was also hoped that it would be less dangerous to use as it was to be ingested rather than injected making the effects less immediate....   [tags: Morphine, Opioid, Drug addiction, Addiction]

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Restructuring the California Death Penalty

- The state of California is currently suffering from a state deficit so great it would seem wise to restructure the death penalty as it stands now rather than cut education programs and jobs. California is a state which supports capital punishment; it is also a state that very rarely executes it death row inmates. In the last several years, California’s public educations system has taken on enormous budget cuts due to the state revenue crisis. As political leaders gather in the senate and review the gravity of the state’s situation, political leaders should examine how restructuring the death penalty and implementing life without parole would be beneficial for the state and those residing wit...   [tags: Capital Punishment]

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Influence of Immigration in California

- In “Down These Mean Streets,” D. Fine describes immigrants how “one carries one’s past into the present, and however successful one is in burying the past for a time, it resurfaces.” In other words, history, in many ways, re-emerges in people’s lives whether they want it or not. When history re-emerges, it can have both positive and negative effects on someone. In Raymond Chandler’s, “The Big Sleep,” the history of LA and the history of the characters drove and developed the plot. In the novel, several characters were immigrants from places like the Midwest and east coast....   [tags: immigrants, illegal business, money making]

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Science And Engineering At The University Of California

- ... To continue to progress as a society while minimizing the stress placed on the environment, renewable, carbon-neutral energy sources must be developed. Among current renewable energy sources, solar-powered energy production has been noted for its ability to harness the naturally abundant energy provided by the sun, which transmits enough energy per hour to supply global energy demands for an entire year, without emitting pollutants or greenhouse gasses [H]. Rapid declines in production prices and increases in efficiency have made solar energy an increasingly viable energy source, however, while solar energy is abundant and environmentally sustainable, it is currently limited by the sun...   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Fossil fuel, Natural gas, Methane]

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Pesticides and Human Health in California

- Agriculture is the most fundamental resource of society. Without it, humans could not live, especially in the ways we do now where people reside in cities. This means that those cities could not exist without large scale agriculture to sustain them. Since agriculture is such a necessity, people have developed methods to gain more from their land. One of the many solutions besides machinery they have developed to produce higher crop yields is through the use of pesticides. However, those pesticides which have resulted in high crop yields have come at price, and that is human health itself....   [tags: public health, epa, depression, suicide]

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The University Of California Police Department

- Following the years after World War II, the first University of California Police Department (UCPD) was founded at the University of California, Berkeley. It was in September 1947 that the UCPD was founded by the regents of the UC-system as a way for each UC-school to have its own police-department. The UCPD is today a public facility that lies across all UC-campuses and serves the purpose of keeping the university-community safe. The vision statement of the UCPD (specific to UCR) is as follows: “The mission of the University of California Police Department, Riverside is to enhance the quality of life by providing a secure and safe environment through professional service to the University c...   [tags: Police, Constable, Police officer, Crime]

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The Oroville Dam in California

- Throughout California there is a total of 1,404 dams(KQED). They can be small structures just holding back rivers and streams, or as big as lakes and reservoirs, supplying water to up to 20 different counties. Oroville dam is the largest dam in California and is located just outside of Oroville County near Sacramento. Construction began in the dam in 1961, and it finally opened 7 years later in 1968. The Oroville dam is a rock fill embankment dam, which means, a water barrier that is made with certain materials so that it isn’t prone to erosion or deterioration....   [tags: central valley project, feather river]

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Doctor Appointments At The University Of California

- Doctor appointments were not always a pleasant experience. It wasn’t the fear of doctors that gave me a bad experience, so much as to the attitudes I received when I visited. Due to the impersonal attitudes I received from physicians, I felt both ignored or misunderstood. During one appointment, I visited the dermatologist regarding my athlete’s foot. She did not introduce herself nor did she ask for my name. Her bedside manners were quite rude and she quickly moved to diagnosing, only giving me a brief moment to explain my concerns....   [tags: Physician, Patient, Medicine, Hospital]

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The Minimum Wage For California Workers

- ... The third reason is employees increase their worker’s morale. Employees that have worked for a company for a long time are often unmotivated. A minimum-wage boost could improve employee morale so that businesses can improve productivity and help keep turnover rates down. Finally, employees will have some extra amount cash to spend on retailers; therefore, provide a boost to the economy. More people are willing to spend on leisure activities when they have an extra pay in the pockets (Kim, Susanna)....   [tags: Minimum wage, Employment, Wage, Poverty]

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Abortion and the California Constitution

- Through out the history of the constitution of california there has been a number of attempts to change how abortion in teens is handled. Proposition 4 intends to give the parents the right to know when their unmancipated teens want to get an abortion. some supporters of this proposition argue that it will save lives and money for the state. People against it say is more dangerous to teens because they could be driven to use not regulated clinics and or to run away from home. In this research paper we will go through both points of view, and also the implications of continuing with the current constitution or changing it as the proposition 4 dictates....   [tags: Law Essays]

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The Politics Of California State University

- ... A significant portion of Buddhists in the South see their practice as a “positive, liberal alternative” to the dominant Protestant influence (pg. 167). Buddhism gives the practitioners a sense of pride that they are something different: the idea of a unique individual that America prides itself on. Applying this to CSUN, being in a more diverse location than Richmond allows a higher population to be exposed to different religions. The effect of Buddhism in CSUN is mentioned in the Buddhism group project website, where in the findings they state that while there is an awareness of people who do not agree with their ideas on campus, the overall experience of being a Buddhist at Northridge...   [tags: Religion, Islam, United States]

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Declining Minority Physicians in California

- Minority care quality in California is rapidly declining because of the shortage of minority physicians in practice. One might wonder why such a problem exists, but differences in cultural and ethnic identities between doctors and patients alter the quality of care because of preexisting stereotypes, health disparities, and linguistic gaps. Minorities in California consist of those other than non-Hispanic whites, and with their growing presence, they are becoming further underrepresented in the medical field....   [tags: Health Care ]

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County Profile on Shasta, California

- ... In 2014, U.S. citizens and legal residents will be required to have health care coverage. Therefore, those uninsured must have access to health care coverage in any way. The Medi-Cal Managed Care system for Shasta County is the COHS Model (County Organized Health System), also known as the Healthy Families Program. This program“administers a capitated, comprehensive, case-managed health care delivery system. This system has responsibilities for utilization control and claims administration and Medi-Cal covered health care services to all Medi-Cal beneficiaries who are legal residents of the county” (Department of Health Care Services, 2009)....   [tags: outdoors, services, status, health]

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Privacy For Data By California Law

- As per Paul M. Schwartz, Daniel J. Solove (2012), there are few acts has have been considered as privacy for data by California Law: Financial Data Privacy Act: This act mainly deals with the data that is mainly sharing with nonaffiliated companies and provides incentives and discounts for customers who is opting for those kind of institutions. There are retailers who gathers the sensitive information which are credit card details once the transaction has taken place by entering the zip code. Data Security Breach: Gives notifying individuals when breach occurs....   [tags: Security, Computer security, Law, Human rights]

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Important industry in California

- The California Wine Industry is a 34.6 billion dollar industry, which has a long-standing and influential history, since its first vineyard planted at Mission San Diego to today’s well-known wine countries of Napa and Sonoma Valley’s. These famously known Valleys have brought an estimated total of 2.94 million tourists in 2012 (The Napa Valley). Furthermore, in this paper I will be discussing the finding of California that led to its first plantation of a vineyard, to its expansion throughout California’s Valleys from the impact of the California Gold Rush....   [tags: wine, phylloxera, napa valley]

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City Of Fountain Valley, California

- ... This will indicate the rehab’s ability to truly help their clients’ overtime addiction problems, and ability to effectively prevent future relapse. Ellisville, Missouri The population of Ellisville, Missouri was estimated to be 9,173 at the time of the 2013 United States Census. As a matter of fact, this small city made it onto Money Magazine’s annual list of Best Places to Live in America back in 2009, coming in at number twenty-five. Equally important is the city’s exceptionally low crime rate, with thefts making up the most common types of crime in the area during 2014....   [tags: Addiction, Drug addiction, Drug rehabilitation]

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Insurer Bad Faith in California

- Insurer Bad Faith in California Too many people who have paid premiums to an insurance company for years get an unpleasant surprise when they file a claim under their policies: the insurer’s former friendliness and accommodating attitude give way to suspicion, avoidance and even threats. And it all happens at the very time that the loss which caused the claim is adding stress and anxiety to the insureds’ lives. The “Good Faith” Duty of Insurers California was a leader in recognizing this imbalance of power between insurance companies and their customers, and in rectifying it....   [tags: insurance companies, bad faith attorney]

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Migration to Los Angles, California

- Migration in Los Angeles This essay will discuss the issue of migration in South California, Los Angeles. This subject is very topical and affects many people. Why thousands of people immigrate to the city. Why other leave Los Angeles. There are a lot of reasons: economic, social, environmental and others. Arguments and all information will be analyzed thoroughly. First of all, the main reason of economic immigration to Los Angeles is employment. A lot of immigrants in California come from Latin America and Asia....   [tags: employment, industry, suburbs, traffic]

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Cambodians in Long Beach, California

- Cambodians didn’t just appear in Long Beach, CA out of nowhere. Long before Long Beach, CA became the epicenter of a very large Cambodian population, Cambodians migrated from Cambodia, a country in Asia that sits next to Thailand and Vietnam. In the early 1960s Cambodians began arriving in various cities within California, Long Beach in particular witnessed mass numbers of Cambodians flooding into the area in Southern California. One year later, President John F. Kennedy established the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), which was the very first assistance/aid organization set up for a foreign country (Impact of U.S Refugee Policies on U.S Foreign Policy/Carnegie Endowment for...   [tags: Immigrations, Refugees]

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Is California A Dream Place?

- Needless to say, California is a dream place to visit at least once in a lifetime. Therefore, I will soon take a vacation somewhere in California for this coming summer. In addition, my friends, Nekmah and Pasha are planning to join me on this vacation. I would love it if both of them join me for this vacation. However, I need to choose the most suitable person to be my partner in crime who could make the 3 days as enjoyable as possible for me, for there is only one space left. Nekmah and Pasha have several similarities and differences which makes me wondering who the best match for me on this vacation is....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Dubai]

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Dear University Of California, Berkeley

- Dear University of California, Berkeley-- We understand. You are special. Everyone wants you, and considering the large volume of applicants you receive each year I am sure it is difficult distinguishing one amazing student from another. So while it is great that you want to give everyone a fair shot by accepting letters of recommendation from some applicants this upcoming fall, I believe that doing so will only increase students ' burden instead of alleviate it. I know this doesn’t affect me, since I am already in college and do not have a time machine in my possession....   [tags: High school, College, University, Secondary school]

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Universal Health Care Of California

- Universal health care in America has been an impending debate since the early 1900s. In recent decades, Americans have had to depend on their employers or the government for health coverage plans. This, however, has not proved to be enough as the number of employers providing health coverage has drastically decreased and the benefits provided by government programs (i.e., Medicare, Medicaid) have been severely limited. For instance, senior citizens receiving Medicare are even doubling down on health coverage with other private health insurance providers in order to have more coverage on care and medication costs....   [tags: Health insurance, Health care, Health economics]

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Pursuing A University Of California

- Transfer Paper Prompt 1 I would like to pursue my study in Economics in University of California. Generally, I hold strong interest in Economics, and have acquired some knowledge about it both academically and empirically. First of all, my interest in Economics is raised in family life. Since I was little, my mother has been occupied in insurance industry and therefore she would often talk to me about her experiences of dealing with clients from various background and her views on how the economy situation would affect different fields and people’s living conditions....   [tags: Economics, Economy, Social responsibility]

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Case Of Faretta V. California

- Within the constitution, the sixth amendment has guaranteed offenders with the right to a public trail, an unbiased jury, and the rights to understand whom the accusers are as well as the evidence and charges that have been brought against them. (Citation1) Most notably, the right to legal counsel, even if the defendant cannot afford it, has been rewarding but continuously disputed within the Supreme Court when it pertains to disabilities. (Citation2) This has provided the court system with a dilemma of whether a person, who is not able to fully comprehend the court system, as well as its statutes, should be able to represent him or herself in a court of law....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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Overcrowding: A Crisis in California

- Overcrowding: a crisis in California “Without health life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffer – an image of death”, the eminent sage Buddha once said. Whether or not we want to accept it, he was right. This is a quote that reflects the system of imprisonment that currently resides in our society. Prison overcrowding is a conflict in our world today that has been going on for a few decades and no significant solutions have been successful in showing any remarkable effect on the numbers....   [tags: society, criminal justice, civil war]

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The California Development Of Education

- ... (p. 7 PLF, V1) For example, when it is time her Mia to brush her teeth, she would stop playing and brush her teeth in the bathroom. Mia is demonstrating self-regulation by controlling her wants, she wants to play with her toy but she needs to brush her tooth which is part of a routine. Social and emotional understanding is when a child begins to understand the reason for other people behaviors and how the behaviors are different among people. Children may demonstrate social and emotional understanding through comprehending different personalities or nationalities....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Family]

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Water Crisis: California's Drought

- On March 27, 2014, Wade Graham of the San Francisco Chronicle reported “The Water Revolution California needs.” California is having a severe drought. Wade Graham tells his readers that California is in a serious water crisis. The state of California needs to make strict changes to how water is being distributed amongst farmers and residents. Before all of California’s ecological system is destroyed. Wade Graham believes that water should be priced higher; that way people aren’t wasting water. Water is a limited resource that should never be wasted, and is probably California’s most valuable resource....   [tags: water revolution, wade graham]

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HIgher Education in California

- Higher Education in California 1. Guiding question: What is the state of California’s higher education now and in the following years. 2. Thesis: The public universities in California were some time back the envy of the world. Following the state of California founding “master plan” for its higher education, which was made law in the year 1960, it provided for approximately 12.5% of high school graduates in the California state have a guaranteed entry to the well acknowledged University of California system....   [tags: state laws, schools, teachers, learning]

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