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    Gentrification, as an idea, seems good and philanthropic. The goal is beneficial for the community in most economical, political, and social aspects. Everybody wants to live in a safe, economically stable, and thriving neighborhood and to be able to provide that same lifestyle to others. However, the process of gentrification, and actually putting those ideas into practice, have been met with unfavorable protests, backlash, and seen some negative results. I vote No on Proposition 555 for a few…

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    Leadership In The Odyssey

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    Unfortunately, Dan White, a fellow San Francisco City Supervisor, absolutely appalled all movements lead by Milk. Deciding he had had enough, On November 27, 1978, White snuck into City Hall through a window in the basement, avoiding security, and proceeded to shoot and kill both Harvey Milk…

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    forest fires, earthquakes and now Coastal erosion. California is also the World’s IT capital where all the famous companies like Google, Facebook, Apple etc are located. Many Indians migrate to california for jobs. California coast is also an EMERGENT coast as its coastline is increasing yearly. CALIFORNIA’s COASTAL REGION California's Coastal Region is along the west side of the state and it is longer than 800 miles or 1287 kilometers .California has two natural bays they are San…

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    1492 Holy Cross

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    In 1492,after Christopher columbus brought back news of what he called the new the world (north america ,south America, and central america), The spanish government was eager to explore the land further. Holy Cross Catholic Church first began as one of the 21 California missions: La Exaltacion de la Santa Cruz, giving its name to the city and county. We continue to grow, with a mission for the 21st century.Holy Cross reaches out to its own, its youth and pre-school children, its elderly; and…

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    Alcatraz Prison

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    some of the country’s worst criminals. While claiming to never have an inmate escape, numerous attempts were made by John Paul Scott, Darl Lee Parker, and Joseph Bowers but failed. Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe also fled, but after jumping in the San Francisco Bay they were never seen again. It was assumed that the two men drowned and their bodies were swept away due to severe weather conditions. One of the most famous cases of escaping involves Frank Morris and brothers John Anglin and Clarence…

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    Age Of Adaline Essay

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    Directed by Lee Toland Krieger, Age of Adaline is an enchanting film of a woman, who in 1937 mysteriously stops aging after a tragic accident causing her to live a lonely life for the fear of revealing her secret; however, the plot is implausible because of its circumstances. Adeline Bowman was born on New Years Day in 1908, got married, had a child, and became widowed at a young age when her husband had an accident at work. Her daughter rapidly approached the age of 29, the same age that…

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    The California gold rush of the 1840’s and 50’s was no exception. It all started in 1848 when a newspaper based in San Francisco called “The Californian” first broke the news of gold in the area. “GLORIOUS SUCCESS! AT THE BEE HIVE!! UNPARALLELED IN CALIFORNIA!!!” Once the news broke, people moved to California by the thousands and interest by the states grew larger and larger…

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    The California Gold Rush of 1849 marks an important date for the settlers coming from all over the world in search of gold first found in the Sacramento Valley. The five questions and responses addressed below will explain why the gold rush was so important. How was gold found in the specific area? Why was James Marshal credited for finding the gold? Why was gold valuable to so many people? Why did the Native American population shrink in California during the gold rush? Lastly what…

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    The mission systems for Mexican-American history involved a wide view, during its retrospect it was known as a sequence of missions that were established by Franciscan Monks in California and in the Spanish Southwest that obligated Indians into converting to Catholicism to employ themselves as agricultural laborers. An overall Mexican California that was an outbreak of dramatic strain that initiated the pros and cons of the mission system because of the changes in politics, religion, and…

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    The American Dream is in fact real, and to this day it still exists. There are many different things that state, and confirm the existence of this so called “Dream” that America believed in. Things such as the Gold Rush, Manifest Destiny, and even the people of the north pushing for equality. All of these are prime examples, in which exemplify and state the existence of the American Dream, and how it is still abided by today. The Gold Rush of 1849 was one of the few main parts of the American…

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