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California : life, resources, and industries of the Golden state

J. Russell Smith

California : life, resources, and industries of the Golden state

for use with the California state geography series

by J. Russell Smith

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Published by California State Department of Education in Sacramento, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • California -- Geography.,
  • California -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Russell Smith.
    SeriesCalifornia state series, California State series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF861 .S65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14286324M
    LC Control Number36028314

    1. a state on the W coast of the US: the third largest state in area and the largest in population; consists of a narrow, warm coastal plain rising to the Coast Range, deserts in the south, the fertile central valleys of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, and the mountains of the Sierra Nevada in the east; major industries include the growing of citrus fruits and grapes, fishing, oil. Sun, surf, mountains, and roller coasters: The Golden State is big and beautiful, whether you want to play at the beach, ride your way across California theme parks, or camp at one of California’s national parks. The state’s size and variety of offerings mean that a California family .

    CPUC: The California Public Utilities Commission regulates privately owned electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies, in addition to authorizing video franchises. Our five Governor-appointed Commissioners, as well as our staff, are dedicated to ensuring that consumers have safe, reliable utility service at reasonable rates. Romance finds a home in this idyllic coastal land, where ocean fog rolls in from the ocean to blanket hushed redwood forests. Along more than miles of coast, artists set up their easels to paint scenes of pounding surf, picturesque headlands, and whitewashed cottages wrapped in rose-filled gardens.

    Seasonal workers are in high demand as businesses prepare for the annual crush of customers. Here are some tips for California employer to stay compliant with wage laws during the : June Bell.   For regulation or program questions contact the Cap-and-Trade Hotline at () News or Press inquiries should be directed to ARB's Public Information Office at ()


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