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  1. a Little Pink Housea : The real story behind the movieRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    ... a nonlawyer and divorced mother of three who took on utility company PG&E over contaminated groundwater in Hinkley, California, inspiring a 2000 movie. One big difference: Brockovich won. In 2005, the Supreme Court ruled against Kelo 5-4. Three ...

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  2. Woman who lost pink house, court case seeks box office winRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    ... a nonlawyer and divorced mother of three who took on utility company PG&E over contaminated groundwater in Hinkley, California, inspiring a 2000 movie. One big difference: Brockovich won. In 2005, the Supreme Court ruled against Kelo 5-4. Three ...

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  3. Green Flash sold following foreclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... IPA LLC is taking over, along with a number of top management changes. Former Green Flash Brewing Company CEO Mike Hinkley will continue to be part of the leadership team of the new company. The announcement of the sale comes just a week after Green ...

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  4. Green Flash Sells West Coast Brewing OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | NBC San Diego

    ... a news release Tuesday. The craft brewery, which is headquartered in Mira Mesa, was founded in 2002 by Mike and Lisa Hinkley and has faced financial struggles since opening a full-scale brewing facility in Virginia Beach, Virginia two years ago. ...

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  5. Green Flash brewery closes shop in Virginia to focus on westRead the original story

    Monday Mar 26 | My Mother Lode

    Two days after listing all the brewing equipment from its Virginia facility for sale, the state's largest brewery in terms of production has announced it will stop distributing to the East Coast entirely. The Virginian-Pilot reports Green Flash CEO Mike Hinkley said the Virginia Beach brewery is permanently shuttered as of Monday, as the company refocuses on its roots in California, where it's headquartered.

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  6. Desert Lighthouse a " a beacon of hope for HinkleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Victorville Daily Press

    Rumors that the Desert Lighthouse was installed to prepare for the coming oceans or that the project may have associations with nearby military operations makes for entertaining conversation at Hinkley's local bar Riley's Place. However, creator Daniel Hawkins' vision to bring a navigational and symbolic landmark for those passing through the desert has also brought a sense of pride to the Hinkley community, located 14 miles northwest of Barstow.

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  7. County seeks community inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | Victorville Daily Press

    ... to the county by March 30, to ensure their input is included. Residents in communities including Barstow Heights, Hinkley, Lenwood and Hinkley are invited to take the 14 question online survey at countywideplan.com/surveys or request a hard copy ...

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  8. City of Chicago sues US Steel over Indiana plant's spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... lm "Erin Brockovich" was based on a utility's disposal of water laced with hexavalent chromium in unlined ponds near Hinkley, California. That disposal method polluted drinking water wells and resulted in a $333 million settlement.

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  9. City of Chicago sues US Steel over Indiana plant's spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... lm "Erin Brockovich" was based on a utility's disposal of water laced with hexavalent chromium in unlined ponds near Hinkley, California. That disposal method polluted drinking water wells and resulted in a $333 million settlement.

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  10. Green Flash Cuts 15% of Workforce, Scales Back DistributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | NBC San Diego

    ... growing region. As the company cuts down its distribution from 50 states to 18, Green Flash Brewing Co. owner Mike Hinkley said 15 percent of the company's workforce will also be cut. The layoffs spared employees working in Green Flash's tasting ...

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  11. Green Flash cuts staff, stops shipping to 32 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | San Diego Reader

    ... states as comprising the company's fastest growing sales region. Reached by phone, Green Flash founder and CEO Mike Hinkley stated, "We had the biggest chunk of our market - about 82 percent - in the states we kept." He then added that, as of ...

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  12. Why Green Flash thinks 2018 is the year to re-focus and RemixRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... and Summit- while retiring four others and discontinuing all 22-ounce "bombers." Not at all, said co-founder Mike Hinkley. Instead, the brewery believes a leaner lineup will make Green Flash shine in craft beer's ever-expanding universe. "We decided ...

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  13. Paramount's "Erin Brockovich" Petitions to Protect Children From Hex Chrome CancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | LA Weekly

    ... allergies, anemia and sperm damage. Hex chrome is the same chemical that devastated the Mojave Desert town of Hinkley and was made famous in the film Erin Brockovich . A painting by Lappin's student who lost her battle with cancer at age 8: "painted ...

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  14. Chromium 6 spectre still lurks, spreading in HinkleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... detected north of Sante Fe Avenue and east of the dairy and have migrated into the groundwater beneath land owned by Hinkley residents, officials said. The contamination was first publicized during a 1996 court case in which PG&E settled with more ...

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  15. State water board scraps restrictions on toxic metalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... in the film "Erin Brokovich," which detailed the legal battle of residents in the small, Central Valley town of Hinkley who were sickened by the chemical. The federal Environmental Protection Agency sets a limit of 100 parts per billion of total ...

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  16. Part V: the Vice of GroupthinkRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2017 | The Alpenhorn News

    ... In industry, Pacific Gas and Electric paid out $300 million because Erin Brockovich gave voice to the residents of Hinkley, CA, who suffered catastrophic illnesses from drinking contaminated water, dumped by orders from management who covered up ...

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  17. Part IV: the Vice of GroupthinkRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2017 | The Alpenhorn News

    ... Chromium 6, dumped upstream, caused catastrophic illnesses in individuals drinking contaminated water downstream in Hinkley, CA, a small desert town in San Bernardino County. Had it not been for her doggedness, and an employee who defied his boss' ...

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  18. Water fight ruling saves HVL $3.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... made famous by law clerk Erin Brockovich after the dangerous metal was found in the drinking water supply of Hinkley and was blamed for a high rate of cancers among residents of the Mojave Desert town. Earlier this year, in response to a lawsuit by ...

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  19. Marin Master Gardener: Olive bark beetle, a threat to statea s trees?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... beetle has been discovered in Riverside County, and nurseries in Marin are on the watch for it. (Courtesy of Simon Hinkley & Ken Walker - Museum Victoria) Olive growers beware! An insect that is a well-known pest of the olive tree (Olea europea) was ...

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  20. Taking the helmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Victorville Daily Press

    ... Williams got her first taste of the fire business in 1998, when she joined the Fire Explorer program out in Hinkley midway through her high school studies. She credits this experience for jumpstarting her career. After high school, Williams then ...

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