San Joaquin


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San Joa•quin

(ˌsæn wɒˈkin)
n.
a river in California, flowing NW from the Sierra Nevada to the Sacramento River. 350 mi. (560 km) long.
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Hours afterward, in the fires of sunset, where the Sacramento and the San Joaquin tumble their muddy floods together, I took the New York Cut-Off, skimmed across the smooth land-locked water past Black Diamond, on into the San Joaquin, and on to Antioch, where, somewhat sobered and magnificently hungry, I laid alongside a big potato sloop that had a familiar rig.
Ole Ericsen verified Charley's conjecture that the Mary Rebecca, as soon as launched, would run up the San Joaquin River nearly to Stockton for a load of wheat.
To the left was the mouth of the Sacramento River, to the right the mouth of the San Joaquin. The cheerful sailor crept forward and jibed over the foresail as Charley put the helm to starboard and we swerved to the right into the San Joaquin.
It all happened in a flash, for the next minute Antioch was behind and we were heeling it up the San Joaquin toward Merryweather, six miles away.
Meanwhile, the preparation for the ceremonial turn-over of San Joaquin Mother and Child Hospital in San Joaquin town into a district hospital is underway.
Completed in 1869, the church of San Joaquin town in Iloilo province, touted to be the country's most militaristic due to the bas relief on its pediment depicting the Battle of Tetuan in Morocco in 1859 to 1860, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.
ILOILO CITY - Officials in the southern Iloilo town of San Joaquin are trying to find ways to retain the annual bullfighting lo-cally known as Pasungay, which was canceled last weekend amid accusations of animal cruelty.
Sustaining the remarkable scale of agriculture in the San Joaquin Valley has required large imports of surface water and an average annual groundwater overdraft of 2 million acre-feet (Hanak et al.
Adtalem Global Education announced that it has signed an agreement to transfer ownership of Carrington College to San Joaquin Valley College, the parent organization of San Joaquin Valley College, a family-owned, California-based career college with a 41-year history and more than 60,000 graduates.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 21, 2018--Dannar collaborates with San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District

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