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Sunday Aug 17 | Times-Standard

This November, vote Yes on 'S' for school success

A very disturbing comment was made to me by one of our Eureka High School parents: "The way I define success for our children, and other parents share the same view, is that they get out of Humboldt County after high school."

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Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA, Eureka, CA, Education Etc., Opinion

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Mon Aug 11, 2014

CBS Local

5 Cal Poly Students Arrested In Robbery Of Fraternity House, Assaulting Officer

Officers Monday announced the arrests of five male Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students in the robbery of a fraternity house over the weekend.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Las Vegas Newstrip

European immigrants to America in early 20th century assimilated successfully

European immigrants to America during the country's largest migration wave in the late 19th and early 20th centuries had earnings comparable to native-born Americans, contrary to the popular perception, according to new Stanford research.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Stanford

European immigrants to America in early 20th century assimilated...

European immigrants to America during the country's largest migration wave in the late 19th and early 20th centuries had earnings comparable to native-born Americans, contrary to the popular perception, according to new Stanford research .

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Immigration Reform, UC Los Angeles

Switched

In Scrabble For Idiots, Everybody Wins But Mankind Still Loses

Scrabble recently added a lot of stupid new words to their official dictionary , and Kimmel isn't happy about it.

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Related Topix: Games, Scrabble, The Prisoner, Entertainment, Television, Duke University, North Carolina, Comedy

Topsail Advertiser

California girl' interns with eye toward animal conservation career

Finally, the spotlight shines on our "California girl." Born and raised in Folsom, Hannah MacTaggart arrived a few weeks after our other interns, so we get to keep her with us a bit longer.

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The Fresno Bee

Valley students awarded Table Grape Commission scholarships

Four students each received a $20,000 four-year agriculture scholarship: John Taylor Ball, a Clovis West graduate headed to California State University, Fresno; Adilene Gonzalez, a Hanford High graduate also headed to Fresno State; Julia Reese, a Clovis North graduate headed to University of California at Davis; and Cristiano Alves, a Kingsburg ... (more)

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

RecordNET

NEWSMAKERS -- Published Aug. 4, 2014

Markus Niggli, the winemaker at Borra Vineyards, who is a devotee of unusual wine varieties, having ferreted out and made wine from obscurities like kerner and Bacchus.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Jynel Gularte builds a life centered on agriculture

Jynel Gularte builds a life centered on agriculture Miss California Rodeo Salinas looks confidently into the busy year ahead Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1rYY2zN Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2014 Jynel Gularte at her home in Salinas.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Salinas, CA, California, San Luis Obispo, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Throwback Thursday: 30 Years of Being 'Weird Al' Yankovic

"I'm not trying to wedge some serious social message into my music. I'm just trying to make people laugh."

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, UHF, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Lynwood, CA, The Knack, Entertainment

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, July 30, 2014: Point Sur celebrates historic lighthouse

California State Parks and Central Coast Lighthouse Keepers will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the first lighting of the Point Sur Lighthouse from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Point Sur State Historic Park.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, San Luis Obispo, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA

Contra Costa Times

De La Salle High grad Mike Miller is a hit with the Class-A Salem Red Sox

Mike Miller, a former player at De La Salle and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, has put together a solid season for the Salem Red Sox, the Class-A Advanced affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Temple City Tribune

Employment Training Panel and Cal Poly Take Action to Support Los...

Employment Training Panel and Cal Poly Take Action to Support Workforce Training Projects in Areas Most Severely Impacted by Drought SACRAMENTO - The Employment Training Panel today approved its first project utilizing special funds approved by the Legislature and the Brown Administration to combat the economic and employment impacts of the current ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Sacramento, CA, Agriculture, Science

Scotts Valley Banner

Ray Griffiths: April 1, 1931 to July 19, 2014

Ray was born on April 1, 1931, in Merced, Calif. He was raised there, attending Merced Union High and graduating from Modesto Junior College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Switched

Ricky Gervais Reveals His Major Beef With Louis C.K.

Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. are both up for the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, but Gervais revealed on "Late Night" that there's another reason he has an issue with the "Louie" star.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Planetary Society

LightSail-A Has a Blown Radio Amplifier. Now What?

LightSail-A, The Planetary Society's solar sailing spacecraft slated for a possible test flight in May 2015, has a blown radio amplifier.

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Poynter Online

University may sell radio station after 'Sexy Snapchats' promotion somehow goes wrong

In April, KCPR's sex talk show "Getting It In," held a fundraiser with the promise that after donating $20, people would get "a week of sexy snapchats featuring the hosts of Getting It In!" The show's hosts, Logan Cooper and Sean Martinez, had to stop broadcasting in May , Jenna Spoont reported Monday for Student Press Law Center, and officials at ... (more)

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Davis Enterprise

Governor signs 'sip and spit' bill

A bill that would allow underage winemaking students to taste, but not consume, the alcohol they make during class was signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Jerry Brown, US Governors, UC Davis, San Luis Obispo, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Cal High grad Adam Buschini producing for San Antonio Missions

Adam Buschini, who attended California High and Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, is a second baseman for the San Antonio Missions, the Double-A affiliate for the San Diego Padres.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Device helps disabled athletes compete in triathlonsDevice helps...

SAN LUIS OBISPO, California - The 35th Annual San Luis Obispo Triathlon is less than a week away and the Mechanical Engineering and Kinesiology Departments at California Polytechnic State University are Device helps disabled athletes compete in triathlons SAN LUIS OBISPO, California - The 35th Annual San Luis Obispo Triathlon is less than a week ... (more)

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