Mt. Soledad landslide in La Jolla, CA - October 2007

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Job Posting: Program Support Technician (JC-393184)Job Posting: Program Support Technician (JC-393184)The California Geological Survey (Department of Conservation) is seeking a PROGRAM TECHNICIAN 2 for its Strong Motion Instrumentation Program. Click/tap HERE for salary range, job description, application instructions, and more. The application deadline is September 25, 2023., Link to job posting at CalCareers
Geologic and Geophysical Maps of the Stockton 30’ x 60’ QuadrangleGeologic and Geophysical Maps of the Stockton 30’ x 60’ QuadrangleThis release consists of two PDF files: a 79-page pamphlet and a multilayer plate depicting general geology, faults, landslides, gravity and aeromagnetic anomalies, topographic contours and relief, and more. Visit our Publication Announcements page for more information., /cgs/publications/releases
$1M Awarded to Tribal Partnerships for Carbon-Negative Fuel Development$1M Awarded to Tribal Partnerships for Carbon-Negative Fuel DevelopmentTwo new grants for projects seeking to convert biomass to carbon-negative energy will help meet the Governor’s goals for enhancing Tribal sovereignty and self-sufficiency while contributing toward statewide goals for forest health.,

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