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  2. Walnut Grove, California - Wikipedia

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    Walnut Grove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento – Arden-Arcade – Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area . The population was 1,542 at the 2010 census, up from 669 at the 2000 census.

  3. Diablo Valley College - Wikipedia

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    Diablo Valley College (DVC) is a public community college with campuses in Pleasant Hill and San Ramon in Contra Costa County, California. DVC is one of three public community colleges in the Contra Costa Community College District (along with Contra Costa College and Los Medanos College). It opened in 1949.

  4. Santa Clara Valley - Wikipedia

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    The valley with its scenic beauty, mild climate, and thousands of acres of blooming fruit trees was known as "The Valley of Heart's Delight". Various fruit cooperatives were formed in the area to deal with economic issues, including The California Fruit Union (founded in 1883) and the Santa Clara County Fruit Exchange (founded in 1892).

  5. San Mateo, California - Wikipedia

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    San Mateo (/ ˌ s æ n m ə ˈ t eɪ. oʊ / SAN mə-TAY-oh; Spanish for 'Saint Matthew') is a city in San Mateo County, California, on the San Francisco Peninsula.About 20 miles (32 km) south of San Francisco, the city borders Burlingame to the north, Hillsborough to the west, San Francisco Bay and Foster City to the east and Belmont to the south.

  6. Glen Park station - Wikipedia

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    Glen Park station is an underground Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station located in the Glen Park neighborhood of San Francisco, California adjacent to San Jose Avenue and Interstate 280.

  7. Dowel - Wikipedia

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    The traditional tool for making dowels is a dowel plate, an iron (or better, hardened tool steel) plate with a hole having the size of the desired dowel.To make a dowel, a piece of wood is split or whittled to a size slightly bigger than desired and then driven through the hole in the dowel plate.

  8. Arkansas River - Wikipedia

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    Pronunciations. Name pronunciation varies by region. Some people in the upper reaches of the river, particularly in Kansas and eastern parts of Colorado, pronounce it / ɑːr ˈ k æ n z ə s / ar-KAN-zəs, [failed verification] But, people in the central part of Colorado, Oklahoma, and Arkansas typically pronounce it / ˈ ɑːr k ən s ɔː / AR-kən-saw, which is how the state of Arkansas ...

  9. Ruth Bancroft - Wikipedia

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    Ruth Petersson Bancroft (September 2, 1908 – November 26, 2017) was the creator of the Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California.. A native of the Bay Area, Bancroft began the xeric garden in the 1950s on land originally purchased by Hubert Howe Bancroft, the grandfather of Ruth's husband, Philip Bancroft.