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14 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Labor Day weekend revelry contained, respectful

A group of tubers take part in Labor Day festivities by floating down the Sacramento River August 31, 2014 Around 4 pm there was about 400 tubers who floated down the river so far.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Editor & Publisher

Natasha Schue Named Publisher of the Tahoe Daily Tribune

Natasha Schue has been named publisher of California's Tahoe Daily Tribune . She has been at the Tribune for six years, most recently as its advertising sales manager.

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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Alabama Live

Folding scale model of James Webb Space Telescope draws a curious crowd

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Who wants to see a scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope unfold from the cocoon-like shape in which it will ride to space? Everyone, it seemed Tuesday, from Space Campers at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center to media and even the technicians building the real Webb telescope's heat shields.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Huntsville, AL, NASA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Back home after months in Afghanistan

Dozens of Marines and sailors are enjoying their first night back home in the U.S. with their families after returning from a six-month tour of duty in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

Courthouse News Service

Felon's Name on Cal Poly's New Scoreboard

A bankruptcy trustee sued Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, claiming the $625,000 donation the school took from an alumnus, for a $1 million scoreboard, was the fruit of a Ponzi scheme run by a now-convicted felon, who still owes his creditors $22 million.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, San Luis Obispo, CA, San Luis Obispo County, CA, Grover Beach, CA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

5 college football players charged in robbery

Five students who play on Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's football team face charges for their alleged involvement in the armed robbery of a fraternity house.

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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, San Luis Obispo County, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Noozhawk

New Westmont College Students Arrive for Orientation

Orientation begins next Thursday, Aug. 28, for the 379 first-year students representing the class of 2018 at Westmont College , and classes start Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Westmont College, Standardized Testing, Education, Claremont McKenna College, San Luis Obispo, CA

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Schue named Tribune Publisher

Natasha Schue has been named publisher of the Tahoe Daily Tribune. She has been employed at the Tribune for the past six years, most recently as its advertising sales manager.

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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Concord's Blue Devils win drum corps championship for 16th time

The Blue Devils continue to prove themselves to be no standard-issue drum and bugle corps -- always pushing their performances beyond the once-strict adherence to a straightforward gaze and precise, military-style movement.

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Related Topix: Walnut Creek, CA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

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

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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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA

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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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, UC Los Angeles

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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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, San Luis Obispo, CA

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