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    The Fascinating Town of San Rafael As a young child, I would visit my grandparents in Marin County often. My parents would pack my sister and me up in the car, and we would head north from San Francisco to the small town of Novato. The road to Novato took us through San Rafael, where I would always marvel at the one mile stretch of shopping mall that Highway 101 traversed. However, once we were into the hills of wine country and the shopping mall was a distant memory, so too became San Rafael

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    Pursuit of Happyness: Narrative Essay The movie Pursuit of Happyness shows how a person became a homeless then eventually how he survived from being a homeless. Then, to being a multi millionaire. Even though he experienced how hard life can be he still pursued to reach his goals in his life for his son. This movie shows how a homeless person stand up and pursue to be successful. Throughout the movie, the filmmakers showed a how a family struggle from their daily lives'. One example from the movie

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    Golden Gate Bridge

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    since the 1830s. The purpose of building the bridge along the Golden Gate Strait would be to connect the lightly populated town of the south known as San Francisco at the time with the advanced and more heavily populated city of the north know as Marin County. Small towns were separated from the prestigious city by the Golden Gate Sea and therefore transportation to and from the city would be a hassle without the help of some kind of vehicle passageway. The main purpose of the investment of the Golden

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    been sucked out towards the Golden Gate Bridge," Dr Hut told BBC News. "But the moment they were close to the Golden Gate would have been the moment the tide reverses. "And that would give them a moment of slack tide, in which they could have reached marin headlands in the northern site of the Golden Gate Bridge." The team has produced visualisations that show a "worst case scenario", in which the prisoners do not paddle, and a "best case scenario", in which they paddle northwards at a speed of 25 cm

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    icarioides missionensis ( Mission Blue Butterfly) was discovered in 1937. Icaricia icarioides missionensis is native to the San Francisco Bay Area of California. It has lost most of it habitat in the region to development , and is thus limited to residing only in the Twin Peaks of San Francisco, Fort Baker in Marin County, and San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo County. Human beings are the main reason for the decline in the Mission Blue’s natural habitat. If something is not done to prevent further damage,

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    Stockton

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    is only occurs in third world countries. However, this problem is occurring in communities with in the San Joaquin Valley which is located in central California. This report will be focusing on the nitrate contamination of groundwater and its impacts on lower income Latino communities. The location that will be emphasized in this report is the county of Tulare, located in the north east corner of San Joaquin Valley. The valley has an estimated population of 4,034,000, Tulare’s population accounts

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    Influenza Outbreak

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    in 60 deaths. This is a staggering jump from last week's amount of 1200 cases. This week's newest count has prompted city officials to call a special session in order to decide on how to deal with the outbreak in monetary terms. The State of California has already given Irvine all that it can until more Federal Aid can be released. In an overwhelming 5-0 vote the city council decided to divert the money set aside for construction of the new civic center and allocate those funds toward medical

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    Jet Crashes

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    afire Pilot reports balance problem RELATED STORIES, SITES From staff and wire reports RANCHO CORDOVA, California (CNN) - The investigation into the fiery crash of an Emery cargo jet that killed all three crew members is focused on a shift in the plane's load shortly after it took off from Sacramento, California. The DC-8 plunged into a nearby auction yard of wrecked cars, leaving a quarter-mile-long trail of burning debris. Authorities said

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    History and Overview of the Carrillo Adobe

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    In the town of Santa Rosa California, in the county of Sonoma sits a very run down structure in need of either reconstruction or preservation of the remaining structure. Whether they reconstruct the structure or not, it is a prime example of a structure to be added to the National Register of Historic Places. This building is called the Carrillo Adobe and was owned by a woman by the name of Maria Ygnacia de Carrillo. However the site and part of the structure was constructed before Maria Carrillo

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    From the first time I read Susan Straight’s Introduction to Inlandia: A Literary Journey through California's Inland Empire (Straight xv-xxi), I knew that someday I would write my own personal history of my birthplace, Riverside, California. After much consideration, I began my research into the history of Riverside and the destruction of the farmland and orange groves I remembered from my adolescence. Much of the city today is houses or commercial areas and the culture is one of making a living

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