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LA names day in honor of reggae great Bob Marley

The Associated Press

August 6, 2012


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LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's Bob Marley Day in Los Angeles. The City Council proclaimed the day Tuesday in honor of the Jamaican reggae legend whose string of hits include "I Shot the Sheriff" and "No Woman, No Cry." Marley was 36 when he died of cancer in 1981 but his children Ziggy and Karen were on hand ...

Calif. Car Dealership Settles Discrimination Suit

Associated Press

August 6, 2012


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FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - A North California Toyota dealership has agreed to pay $400,000 to five former Afghan-American employees who say a manager called them terrorists and threatened them. The Fremont Argus reports (http://bit.ly/NAH5Cy ) that Fremont Toyota's former general manager allegedly ...

Calif. Car Dealership Settles Discrimination Suit

Associated Press

August 6, 2012


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FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - A North California Toyota dealership has agreed to pay $400,000 to five former Afghan-American employees who say a manager called them terrorists and threatened them. The Fremont Argus reports (http://bit.ly/NAH5Cy ) that Fremont Toyota's former general manager allegedly ...

NASA Mission Gives A Peek Of Rover’s Mars Journey

ALICIA CHANG,AP Science Writer

August 6, 2012


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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - NASA's latest adventure to Mars has given the world more than just glimpses of a new alien landscape. It opened a window into the trip itself, from video footage of the landing to a photo of the rover hanging by a parachute to a shot of discarded spacecraft hardware strewn ...

NASA Mission Gives A Peek Of Rover’s Mars Journey

ALICIA CHANG,AP Science Writer

August 6, 2012


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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - NASA's latest adventure to Mars has given the world more than just glimpses of a new alien landscape. It opened a window into the trip itself, from video footage of the landing to a photo of the rover hanging by a parachute to a shot of discarded spacecraft hardware strewn ...

LA Bans Skateboard ‘Bombing’ After 2 deaths

Daily Breeze, Torrance, California

August 6, 2012


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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles officials voted Tuesday to respond to two teen deaths by banning skateboard "bombing," where skaters zoom down steep hills at up to 40 mph. The Daily Breeze reports (http://bit.ly/O1euMr ) the City Council voted Tuesday and the measure will go to Mayor Antonio Villa...

LA Bans Skateboard ‘Bombing’ After 2 deaths

Daily Breeze, Torrance, California

August 6, 2012


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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles officials voted Tuesday to respond to two teen deaths by banning skateboard "bombing," where skaters zoom down steep hills at up to 40 mph. The Daily Breeze reports (http://bit.ly/O1euMr ) the City Council voted Tuesday and the measure will go to Mayor Antonio Villa...

NASA releases low-res video of Mars rover descent

ALICIA CHANG,AP Science Writer

August 6, 2012


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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - NASA's Curiosity rover on Monday transmitted a low-resolution video showing the last 2 1/2 minutes of its white-knuckle dive through the Mars atmosphere, giving Earthlings a sneak peek of a spacecraft landing on another world. As thumbnails of the video flashed on a big screen...

Summer Jobs For College Students

Jessica Carrillo

July 15, 2012


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  Over summer besides having fun, there are also people that like to use some of their spare time to make more money. Ethel Alvarez, a senior said "Over the summer I'm going to find a job." With the economy the way it is right now, looking for a job is definitely not as easy as it once was. However, ...

Summer Jobs For College Students

Jessica Carrillo

July 15, 2012


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  Over summer besides having fun, there are also people that like to use some of their spare time to make more money. Ethel Alvarez, a senior said "Over the summer I'm going to find a job." With the economy the way it is right now, looking for a job is definitely not as easy as it once was. However, ...

DTK: Vigilante Discouraged By Superhero Movies

Zach Seemayer

July 11, 2012


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  Harold MacIntyre has been a crime-fighting vigilante hero for the better part of a decade. Every night Harold puts on his black spandex, his baseball catcher's gear that he spray-painted black, loads up on knives and metal rebar sticks and becomes The Darkness, whose sole job is to punch bad guy...

Students Show off Their Poetry Reading Skills in the 20th Chinese Poetry Recitation Contest

Michael Chen

July 11, 2012


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  Students from all over California participated in the 20th Annual Chinese Poetry Recitation Contest held at Cal State LA last Monday afternoon. Students from different schools piled into the Student Union Theatre.  Although a majority of the contestants were representing CSULA, students from Santa Monica...

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