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The book traces the history of the gold rush in California including anecdotes about legendary characters and fabulous "strikes" of the mining camps.
The gold found at Sutter's mill caused one of the wildest mass movements of people the world had ever seen. The 85,000 gold seekers who reached California in 1849 were nicknamed "forty-niners." These included young men looking for adventure, as well as older men who had deserted their families in search of an instant fortune.
This one-volume distillation gathers together everything that is most important, most fascinating, and most revealing about the greatest state of California.
The Executioner comes to California to make the hills of San Francisco run red with blood San Francisco is the most photogenic city in America, with rolling hills, clanging trolleys, and all the charm that Northern California has to offer. But it is also the nation's pornography capital, and for that it has drawn the attention of Mack Bolan, the Executioner, whose one-man war against the Mafia grows more merciless with every battle. He reopens the fight at a nightclub, launching a satchel of high explosives into a meeting of local mobsters. Just before it detonates, he notices a delicate young beauty walking into the club. He yanks her away from the blast, delaying his own escape and bringing the full firepower of the San Francisco mob down onto himself. She offers him a way out, but will it lead to safety--or an ambush? Either way, the Executioner will be ready.
A comprehensive and authoritative cookbook covering California cooking and California cuisine, one that unites several different cuisines: Spanish, Mexican, Asian, and Italian, and that makes use of California's year-round harvest of produce. To pull together four hundred recipes, the author combed through old and current newspapers, cooking magazines, and restaurant menus, and talked with home cooks.
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) was created in 2005 by The California Stem Cell Research and Cures Act (Proposition 71) to distribute $3 billion in state funds for stem cell research. The passage of Proposition 71 by the voters of California occurred at a time when federal funding for research involving human embryonic stem cells was uncertain, given the ethical questions raised by such research. During its initial period of operations, CIRM has successfully and thoughtfully provided more than $1. 3 billion in awards to 59 California institutions, consistent with its stated mission. As it transitions to a broadened portfolio of grants to stimulate progress toward its translational goals, the Institute should obtain cohesive, longitudinal, and integrated advice; restructure its grant application review process; and enhance industry epresentation in aspects of its operations. CIRM's unique governance structure, while seful in its initial stages, might diminish its effectiveness moving forward. The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine: Science, Governance, and the Pursuit of Cures recommends specific steps to enhance CIRM's organization and management, as well as its scientific policies and processes, as it transitions to the critical next stages of its research and development program.
The book has Vocabulary Page with pictures for every Key Vocabulary word in every anthology story in the Houghton Mifflin Reading Program.
Skye Fargo knows he's in big trouble when he wakes up with a bullet hole in his body, a beauty by his bed--and absolutely no memory of who he is. <P><P>But when a band of greedy land-grabbers threaten the woman who saved his life, the Trailsman remembers the only thing that matters: how to draw fast, how to aim sure, and how to shoot to kill...
Ready to evict a problem tenant? Use the definitive step-by-step guide to evictions in California Sooner or later, every landlord is faced with handling an eviction. Don't get caught spending thousands on attorney's fees when The California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions will guide you through the process every step of the way -- without breaking the bank. Read up on the different legal grounds for eviction in plain English, plus get all the forms and step-by-step instructions needed to perform a successful and legal eviction. Learn how to: -prepare and serve 3-, 30-, 60- or 90-day notices -file an unlawful detainer complaint in court -win by default if the tenant doesn't respond -handle a contested case -represent yourself in court -deal with eviction-delaying tactics -collect the unpaid rent after you win Still the only step-by-step guide through the California eviction process, the 14th edition reflects current law and provides the latest information, forms, and instructions for a quick and legal eviction. Nolo has dozens of products created just for California residents. Check out Nolo's list of California products.
Every California landlord and residential property manager needs The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities. For over 20 years, the definitive guide for landlords in the Golden State has clearly and comprehensively covered everything you need to know about: -security deposits -leases and rental agreements -inspections -habitability -liability -lead paint -discrimination -rent control -satellite dishes -...and much more This edition includes fully up-to-date landlord-tenant laws and legal forms, including new details on how to terminate a lease when you become the owner or a foreclosed-upon home, and a plain English explanation of the new utility shutoff law. Plus, you'll get over 25 legal forms and agreements, including rental applications; leases and rental agreements; 3-, 30-, 60- and 90-day eviction notices -- and much more. Not a California landlord? Check out Every Landlord's Legal Guide.
To anyone, who is need of a review of basic math topics ranging from grades kinder through fifth, I highly recommend this book. I have taught and tutored for the past 13 years, and have found many resources for teaching math, but never one that is as visual and detailed as this book. I always have resources for kinetic learners on hand too, but love to use this book with my students, since the visual examples alone give great ideas to parents and teachers of visual and kinetic learners. Thus far, I have found that the only downside is that it is a bit heavy for children to carry, which is why I recommend having a copy at home so your child does not need to carry it back and forth from the classroom to his or her home. The standards listed within the book are based on California standards, but if your "out-of state" (outside of California) school has a math book that is not doing the trick, I still highly recommend having this as a resource. Well worth every penny!
A mathematics book set in accordance with California education standards for grade 6 learners.
The Remediation Book offers remediation for the skills and concepts in California Math Course 1, Course 2, and Algebra 1 and in Algebra Readiness. The Remediation Book is subdivided into the following strands: Whole Numbers, Decimals, and Integers; Fractions; Ratio, Proportion, and Percent; Geometry; Measurement; Algebra Concepts; Coordinate Graphs; Polynomials and Rational Expressions; Probability; and Statistics. Each strand is subdivided into 9 to 30 two-page lessons. Lessons provide examples, helpful hints, and a variety of exercises.
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