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  • State's Smog
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    This past summer, a team of scientists in California assembled to study the state's famous smog problem. Armed with $6 million in federal and state funds, the researchers gathered their equipment -- dozens of weather balloons, an array of small airplanes, smog meters and lasers. While they waited for the smog to show up, California enjoyed one of its clearest summers ever. During the study period, from June 15 to October 15, there was only one day -- July 4 -- when the air over Los Angeles was d...
  • Utility Companies In California
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    Will the Lights Go Out In California? In today's society, our state and national government doesn't hold much trust from its citizens. From the terrorist attacks on September 11th, we have been fed shoddy information about prior knowledge, instigation's, and about warnings that our government ignored. Now, California is faced with an alarming tragedy caused by its government and political officials. California's governor, Gray Davis, declared a "stage 3" state of emergency amid an energy crisis ...
  • Beginning The Pony Riders
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    People in California wanted mail. The telegraph line was not connected that far west in 1860, and trains did not pass the Missouri river. It took almost took a month to get a letter by ship or stage coach. That's why the Pony Express was started. In the mid 1800's gold was discovered in California. Thousands of people hitched their wagons and headed west for the chance of striking it rich. The state of California grew from about 20,000 to 500,000 people in 5 years. They wanted the conveniences t...
  • Available Habitats In Southern California Niche
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    BRITTLE STAR PHYLUM: Echinodermata SPECIES: Ophioderma panamense GEOGRAPHIC RANGE: From Peru and through Southern California HABITAT: They have been observed in the mid and low tide zones, abundant on the sea floor underneath rocks and in crevices and moving about tide pools and in available habitats in southern California NICHE: Omnivore and filter feeder ADDITIONAL NOTES: Sometimes often called serpent starts due to their snake like movements. The mouth is located on the underside of the centr...
  • Main Problems Of Southern California
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    From reading the author's book "Ecology of Fear", Mike Davis' main thesis for writing this book was to make readers become aware of the underlying problems and threats which have existed or currently exist in Southern California and how these problems shape the way we live today and in the imminent future as well. Although Davis did not really provide us with any remedies for the problems facing Southern California, this book made it very clear to the readers that problems do still exist, althou...
  • History Of California
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    In Douglas Monroy's essay "The Creation and Re-creation of California Society", the thesis is that studying history of California is not just about changes in state's political concerns but is more about relation with human existence. First, he talks about land and liberty and how Californians settled at the landscape. Second, Douglas explains about the life in present day California. Last, he talks about Californios and Indios. Douglas Monroy's purpose in writing this essay is to inform readers...
  • California
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    Californian history The first Europeans to approach California came from the south. Spanish explorers in the sixteenth century sailed northward from the ports of Acapulco and Navidad along the west coast of what is today Mexico. They came in search of gold and the water route to Asia through North America. Among the most important of these early explorers were Hern " an Cort " es, Fort " un Jim'e nez, and Francisco de Ulloa. They sailed along the coast of Baja (or Lower) California. Hern " an Co...
  • Espn Com Hodge
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    The Best in the West RECRUITING COLLEGE FOOTBALL Top 100 Prospects Insider Database Positions Quarterback Running back Wide receiver Tight end Off. linemen Def. linemenLinebackerDef. backAthleteSigning Lists ACC Big 12 Big East Big Ten Conf US AIA Ind. Mid-Amer. Mtn. West Pac-10 SEC Sun BeltWACMessage Board M COLLEGE BBALL Top 100 Prospects Positions Point guardS. guardS. forward. forwardCenterSigning Lists A-GH-MN-TU-ZFANSonly Database Message Board SPORT SECTIONS NBA | Playoffs Scores NHL | Pl...
  • California As A Paradise
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    Where Connotations Serve to Clarify Jul an Maras, a Spanish philosopher proves to be no exception to the numerous writers attempting to describe Californias effect on both visitors and residents alike almost predictably invoking the idea of paradise in their evaluation. He confirms California as a paradise while at the same time exploring the reflective meaning of paradise itself in human consciousness. Maras considers California to be a vision of paradise in respect to his diverse interpretatio...
  • Beaches In California
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    Typical Californian More then three thousand miles from home, I am walking down the streets of a small town in up state New York. As I look around I notice several kids about my age, whom appear to be watching me from the corner. Suddenly as I turn to walk away I hear one of them speak... "Dude, are you from California? Do you surf?" This is one of the typical responses I have received throughout my travels. I have met several people from several different areas around the United States, most of...
  • State Of Utah The Beer
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    Thomas Williams English 10109: 30 Tuesday Going out with your friends on a Friday night is always fun. You start out the night with a little dinner and then you could venture out to the local bar or club. You think "I don't have to work tomorrow". So you proceed to drink a few beers and before you know it you have drank ten. Some might say that this could be bad, but for people that live in Utah it would and wouldn't be a problem because in the state of Utah the beer only contains 3.2% alcohol. ...
  • Usa Seminar At The Miss California
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    The Miss California, USA Seminar At the Miss California, USA seminar we were directed in how to apply makeup the correct way for stage lighting and also we had a number of evening gowns modeled so that we could know what is acceptable. We also had numerous swimsuits modeled for us by other delegates who I will be competing with. The person in charge of the USA pageant organization is Carolee Munger from San Luis Obispo, CA. She taught us how to present ourselves in the presence of our judges and...
  • Fight Promoter His Life
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    Tex Rickard: the story of his life. The man who was known as Tex Rickard, was born on Jan 2, 1870 with the George Lewis Rickard. He led a life of different jobs, I guess you could say he was a jack of all trades. His life, or the part of it that dealt with the gold rush, was what I would say as, short lived. After raising cattle in Texas, and ruling a little town as the town marshal he decided to move on to something different. He moved to a small city in Nevada called Goldfield. Goldfield was a...
  • California Gold Rush
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    One moment the California creek beds glimmered with gold; the next, the same creeks ran red with the blood of men and women defending their claims or ceding their bags of gold dust to bandits. The 'West' was a ruthless territory during the nineteenth century. With more than enough gold dust to go around early in the Gold Rush, crime was rare, but as the stakes rose and the easily panned gold dwindled, robbery and murder became a part of life on the frontier. The 'West' consisted of outlaws, gunf...
  • Majority Of The Population Of California
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    INTRODUCTION California is located far west of the United States. It is widely know for its natural beauty and its huge farms and factories. The state has an area larger than Germany. Its many cities include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, and San Diego to name a few. The state has lured many immigrants since the 19th century for its gold and mining. HISTORY When the first Europeans arrived in the 16th century, the region of California was all Native Americans. Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, a...
  • California Four Billion Dollars A Year
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    What is economy? Little do most people know it is the backbone of everything we depend on, such as electricity, stores, schools, and hospitals. Our economy is made up of taxes, jobs, imports, exports, energy production and use, and goods and service production. These all depend on each over. Like a line of dominos, if one falls they will all fall. Our present economic situation is severe and in desperate need of repair. Every single person in California depends on the economy in one way or anoth...
  • Felonies Under California Law
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    AFTER COMMITTING THREE FELONIES, CRIMINAL SHOULD RECEIVE MANDATORY LIFE SENTENCES PG. 455 QUESTION #1 Felonies and white-collar crimes carry the strictest punishments, such as lengthy imprisonment, heavy fines, or even death. Federal sentencing guidelines contain a method for calculating fines to be paid by organizations that commit crimes. Businesses that are found guilty of operating for a primarily criminal purpose incur fines equal to their total assets. CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL LAW: FELONIES UND...
  • Senator Robert Francis Kennedy
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    On June 5, 1968, at about 12: 15 am, Senator Robert Francis Kennedy, was making his way from the ballroom at the Ambassador Hotel, in Los Angles, California, to give a press conference, after winning the California Democratic Primary. The prearranged route went through a food service pantry. While making his way through this area, a Palestinian Arab, Sirhan Sirhan, made his way through the crowd, stepped forward, and fired a. 22 revolver at the Senator. Although Sirhan was quickly subdued, Kenne...

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