Desert Road

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  • ... M. Graves was born into a large working-class family in a run-down factory town in Ohio. He moved to Los Angeles in 2003 ... geography at CSU Northridge and escape the grey skies of his fatherland. His long-running love affair with postwar American ...
  • ... When a teenage schoolgirl is found strangled, Banks and his team quickly identify their prime suspect. But the closer Banks seemingly ...
  • ... flexible thinking. It's nearly Christmas and Bali misses his good friend Misa who's living in Australia till the summer. To his delight though, he receives a ...
  • ... , Dead Man's Island near San Pedro met its own demise in 1928, slowly dismantled by dredgers and dynamite. ... entrance to the San Pedro harbor was so steeped in romantic lore that many Southern Californians -- powerless to stop the ... nearby. Richard Henry Dana spied it from his ship, the Pilgrim, in 1835. "It was always a solemn and interesting ...
  • ... Producer Albert Sabaté was on the Convention floor with his camera rolling during the battle to force a roll call vote on a ... call vote on the rules. The protestors wanted a change in rules that bind delegates to a certain candidate after the state primary; ...
  • ... it's thick with birthday parties, the skating floor awash in first-timers clutching the rink wall for balance. On weekend evenings, the ... "the floor is original. It's solid maple, no nails," and shows me how the tongue- in -groove shaping of each floor piece keeps ...
  • ... a splendid, record-breaking Southern California Saturday in winter a bust instead of a boon? A privilege instead of a right? When you have to spend it in traffic school. This was my second time doing time in the breakfast ...
  • ... I am connected to the invisible tether of the internet. In the car when I listen to NPR, I make mental notes to check the websites they are referring to in the news and interviews. Driving by a billboard, I notice the URL and make ...
  • Roll up your shirt sleeve and sit down. The doctor's in the house on KCET. If you're a fan of Doc Martin on KCET, thank ... physician who ends up in Portween after leaving his successful London practice. It's not that he'd ever planned on working ...
  • ... I am not talking about the Caucasian male ordering up his "perfect Oriental" woman, but the lonely Asian male working six days a week, 10 to 12 hours a day in a factory, a restaurant, any job requiring manual labor that leaves no ...

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