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  • ... Before I could summon up the moment when I first heard the news of the brutal assault on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon, and of ... gutter, a policemen's knee on my chest. "Don't fight back ," he shouted. As if. My retaliation for the swift punch that decked ...
  • ... | Photo: Elson Trinidad Some guests went back home, while others stayed on the grounds for guided tours of the ... breathtaking and inspiring in every glance I take. The 11 ,070 men, women, boys, and girls who were confined at Manzanar saw the very ...
  • ... about my father. A cold drop of water hits the back of my neck, runs down inside my jacket. I turn. I scan the sky. It ... two months since, the land around them now mantled in pale green . Here on Cima Dome the soil, usually bare between the clumps of ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Manly Beacon rises above Golden Canyon | Photo: Paxson Woelber /Flickr/ Creative Commons License ... escape them: just slip out on the trail that starts at the back end of the parking lot and find a secluded spot among the badlands. ...
  • ... shaped by dynamic visions, both individual and collective. Commentary brings together diverse perspectives on the future of California by looking into its history and generating innovative ...
  • ... Manzanar National Historic Site appears as the light green area towards the middle left of the image. | Photo: Courtesy Owens ... West Hollywood amounts to 1.88 square miles. We went back to Manzanar and went up to the cemetery, near the northwestern corner ...
  • ... Senator Dianne Feinstein announces her intent to reintroduce a desert protection bill. | Photo: Chris Clarke U.S. Senator Dianne ... her effort to protect almost a million and a half acres of the California desert, she announced Thursday. At a celebration of the ...
  • ... The origins of this Euro-American invention date back to the Gold Rush, to a pre-Civil War California, and they are the ... the siren call of material wealth, Muir sailed to the Golden State. On the teeming streets of San Francisco, asked by an ...
  • The sight of an orange tree, laden with golden fruit on a cold winter afternoon, remains a guarantor of Southern ... Navel oranges were picked in December through January. Back East (as we said then), an orange tree in winter -- golden with ...
  • ... await!) passed away this past June at 91, is back in the news again, which is definitely a good thing because the author of , ...

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