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    While playing the game, a terrorist attack occurs near the Bay Area and they almost perish. The Department of Homeland Security rounds up anyone left and takes them to a undisclosed prison. This includes Vanessa, Jolu, Darryl, and Marcus. In addition to being held captive, the DHS finds Marcus

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    Richard Ramirez Thesis

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    in the United States from June 1984 until August 1985. He went on a home invasion crime spree in which he killed fourteen people, raped and severely injured many others totaling 25 victims. This occurred in the greater Los Angeles area and later the San Francisco area. The background info of serial murderer, burglar, and rapist Richard Ramirez during his escapade. The victims of Ramirez’s crimes included: 79 year old Jennie Vincow, 22 year old Maria Hernandez, 30 year old Tsai-Lian “Veronica” Yu

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    In one of the most memorable gun fights in cinema history, Client Eastwood first utters those iconic words to a wounded bank robber. It was an unforgettable moment that introduced audiences to a new hero, one that is whiling to do what is necessary for the greater good. Dirty Harry was one of the first true action films that help set the foundation for the genre, a violent and gritty film with a hero who shoots firsts then asks questions if they 're any survivors. The film was a byproduct of the

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    Connection To Diversity

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    As a gay, black man, raised in a predominantly white and heteronormative suburb of Georgia, I long for diversity and a change in scenery. When I visited California in July of this year, I felt an immediate, strong connection to the way of life, the people, the personalities, and the ambiance. I knew that I needed to be somewhere where I could be unapologetically me and be accepted for it, and I feel like I could find that in California. I have always been a very expressive individual, whether that

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    They sawed bars off of a window and kicked out two panes of glass, they jumped 20 feet off a clif and then another 30 into the San Francisco Bay, they were never seen again. 25 years later three men named John and Clarence Anglin and Frank Morris tried to escape. 25 years prior when Alcatraz was first bulid it’s walls were brand new and in perfect condition, after 25 years San Francisco’s salty sea air had eroded the walls, now they could be chipped with a spoon! The three men had a perfect esacpe plan

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    Holocaust. It’s not some world changing piece of history or anything major like that, but I’d have to say that after my fair share of research, it was not that boring. Alcatraz was and still is a island in the chilly Waters of California’s San Francisco Bay. It housed some of America 's most dangerous felons from 1899 through 1947. Those dangerous felons included, Robert “Birdman of Alcatraz” Stroud from 1890 through 1963. That is seventy-three years of being stuck at a prison, crazy right? After

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    It was a misty and eerie morning on the streets of San Francisco. Where a college boy named Lucas and a group of classmates were driving on a trip to do a research paper. Their topic was Alcatraz. Ten years after its closing of a prison for the harshest criminals. They decided to go on a trip and see what the prison had become. After a long drive from Michigan, the group of friends arrive at the San Francisco pier where they would get on a boat and head to Alcatraz Island. They got out of their

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    It is my great pleasure to recommend Christina Reale for admission to Iona College’s undergraduate program as a prospective freshman for the entering class of 2016. I have had the privilege of being Christina’s bagpipe instructor and Pipe Major since September 2013, and can speak with confidence about her qualifications and abilities for your program. Christina is a very intelligent, personable young woman and valued member of the Blackthorn Pipe Band. She has displayed excellent dedication and

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    forces defending the San Francisco Bay from enemies during from the Gold Rush Era through to World War II. Fort Ross State Historic Park - This fort has been a settlement for Indians and Russians who migrated from Europe. Some other forts worth mentioning are Battery Russell, Battery Townsley, Fort Cronkhite, and the Nike Missile Site Museum from the Cold War in the Marin Headlands. Fishing Some of the popular fishing areas are Eel, Salinas, Santa Ana, Colorado, Mojave, San Joaquin, Sacramento

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    San Francisco is a city located in northern California on the tip of a peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. San Francisco was founded on June 29,1776 by Spain. San Francisco has a Climate very close to a Mediterranean Climate and there is lots of fog. Temperatures in San Francisco rarely range below 37 degrees Fahrenheit or above 82 degrees Fahrenheit. Over the course of a year the temperature typically varies from 44 degrees Fahrenheit to 73 degrees Fahrenheit. San Francisco

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    San Francisco Gold Rush

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    It is an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possesses all the attractions of the next world” (Oscar Wilde). San Francisco, a city that is old in terms of culture, is evolving at accelerated rates in both the financial and technological industries. Historically, San Francisco has been the epicenter of several monumental events and natural disasters, such as the gold rush, the catastrophic 1906 earthquake, the formation of the

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    the Bay Area, a mix of new cultures and a new type of society. Before the Gold Rush, California was hugely underpopulated. The only people that lived there were Native Americans, Mexicans, and a few American immigrants. The towns were small and nearly abandoned. When the Gold Rush started that completely change. The small cities grew and the Bay Area became closer to what it is today and an economic boom occurred. One way the economy grew was because of the gold that was found in the area. Men

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    maximum security prison on Alcatraz island in the San Francisco Bay it is approximately 2km from San Francisco California, United States. It was a lighthouse facility, military prison then a federal prison from 1933-March 21st 1963. The main building was built in 1910-1912 at

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    I-Hotel Activism

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    I-Hotel, was and is a very crucial part of San Francisco political activism. It’s served as a banner for Asian American activism, for the improvement of poor housing conditions. During this place and time, the fuel for student political activism was high with the Third World Liberation Front social movement happening at San Francisco State College and at UC Berkeley, both fighting for the establishment of an Ethnic Studies Department. Hence, the Bay Area was a well of political activism at the time

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    It was a misty and eerie morning on the streets of San Francisco. Where a college boy named Lucas and a group of classmates were driving on a trip to do a research paper. Their topic was Alcatraz. Ten years after the closure of a prison for the harshest criminals. They decided to go on a trip and see what the prison had become of. After a long drive from Michigan, the group of friends arrive at the San Francisco pier where they would get on a boat and head to Alcatraz Island. They got out of their

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    It was a misty and eerie morning on the streets of San Francisco. Where a college boy named Lucas and a group of classmates were driving on a trip to do a research paper. Their topic was Alcatraz. Ten years after the closure of a prison for the harshest criminals. They decided to go on a trip and see what the prison had become of. After a long drive from Michigan, the group of friends arrive at the San Francisco pier where they would get on a boat and head to Alcatraz Island. They got out of their

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    Grant III was unarmed and lying face down on a subway platform. He was shot by a white Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Officer. This movie is about what we can imagine when we cast our gaze across the longstanding divides in this segregated American society. Oscar Grant was a real 22 - year old man. The first thing we see in “Fruitvale” is the fatal moment that led to Oscar’s death. Camera phone footage of the Bay Area Rapid Transit cops beating Oscar and his friends on a subway platform that ends with

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    Title: The April 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Introduction On April 18th, 1906, one of the worst natural disasters happened in the US history. This first major disaster which is recorded in human history with photography, has a 7.8 magnitude(USGS,2013).A subduction of the Pacific plates pulled into the San Andreas plates with the north-west direction, causing a 400 km(ECSC) rupture line. Huge energy is radiated out of the epicenter which was just 2 miles of west San Francisco, the intensity of the

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    It left behind many legacies, ideas, and opinions. If the California Gold Rush never happened, perhaps California wouldn 't be a state and most definitely wouldn 't be the diverse area it is today. In California there is diversity, economy, and hope which wouldn 't be here if it weren’t for new races migrating to California. On the flipside, without the Gold Rush California would have a more stable population of Native Americans

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    Mexico, Hawaii, and China. b. People came from all of the other U.S. states as well. c. The people that traveled to California and left everything behind were called the 49ers. C. The gold rush affected many other things in California as well. a. San Francisco’s newspaper was closed due to all the employees quitting their jobs to gold mine. b. California became a state of the U.S. after the California Gold Rush occurred. c. Because California was so new to the U.S., there was no governing rule

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