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    SHARKS CENTER JOE THORNTON RECORDS HIS 1000TH NHL ASSIST

    Six-Time NHL All-Star Becomes Only the 13th Player in NHL History to Reach the Milestone SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton collected his 1000th career NHL assist on March 6th, becoming only the 13th player in NHL history to reach the milestone.  The historic helper was...
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    Life After the Robot Apocalypse

    Shelly Palmer Two weeks ago, I compiled a list of the 5 jobs robots will take first. Last week, I compiled a list of the 5 jobs robots will take last. Both previous essays are about robots replacing human workers who do cognitive nonrepetitive work (such as middle managers, salespersons,...
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    Horóscopo de la reencarnación

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador Aries Puede ser que en tu vida anterior hayas vivido en un monasterio o hayas sido una persona con dones espirituales, por ello en esta encarnación sientes la necesidad de ayudar a tus semejantes, la espiritualidad es importante en tu vida. También puedes ser...
  • Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump's pick to run the EPA, says he isn't convinced that carbon dioxide emissions from human industrial activity is to blame for global warming, and would like to see significant cuts to EPA funding if not the dismantling of the agency altogether. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore, FlickrCC.

    What Good the EPA Has Done for the Environment?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Without the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans would breathe dirtier air, drink more polluted water and live and grow food on contaminated soils. Polluters wouldn’t be held accountable for their irresponsible behavior, wildlife would have a more difficult time finding suitable habitat...
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    A Q&A With Director Bill Condon

    The person in charge of brining the live-action “Beauty and the Beast” let’s us into his experience Arturo Hilario El Observador Bill Condon is known as the man behind such films as the “Twilight Saga”, “Chicago” and “Dreamgirls”. This year his work on Disney’s reimagined live-action “Beauty and the...
  • A new report says the state overuses suspensions for high schoolers, leading to more dropouts. Photo Credit: Darnok/Morguefile

    Too Many High School Suspensions Cost California Billions

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California could save billions of dollars by reducing the number of high school suspensions and favoring rehabilitation over punishment, according to a new study by the California Dropout Research Project. Researchers followed more than 100 randomly chosen 10th graders from across...
  • Advocates are asking a federal judge to force the Environmental Protection Agency to investigate environmental justice complaints, including one on the permits for the Delta Energy Center in Pittsburg, Calif. Photo Credit: Calpine

    Groups Ask Judge to Force EPA to Probe Discrimination

    Suzanne Potter California News Service OAKLAND, Calif. – Five nonprofits, including one in California, filed a motion in federal court Monday March 13th to force the EPA to follow up on environmental justice-related civil rights complaints. The groups accuse the EPA of dragging its feet, in some cases for...
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    How to Score March Madness Tickets and Merchandise

    Have you filled out your bracket yet? “March Madness”, the annual NCAA men’s basketball tournament, begins March 14! Northern California fans have a special opportunity to see the action live this year. There will be first and second round games in Sacramento on March 17 and 19, and the...
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    Una tormenta perfecta

    Por José López Zamorano La Red Hispana La capital de Estados Unidos experimenta esta semana una tormenta perfecta. Pero no de naturaleza climatológica sino política, con motivo del debate legislativo de las propuestas de ley de los Republicanos y apoyada por el presidente Donald Trump para reemplazar la Ley...