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    The horror in California began on Friday, December 20, 1968 in the city of Vallejo when sixteen-year-old Betty Lou Jensen and seventeen-year-old David Faraday were killed while out on a date. According to Haugen (2011), they had driven to a remote lover’s lane on Lake Herman Road. While they were parked, a vehicle stopped nearby and the driver got out, shot out the rear passenger window of David Faraday’s station wagon, and then shot the left rear tire. The man proceeded to shoot Faraday behind the left ear, while Betty Lou Jensen was running for the road. Unfortunately, she was unable to escape and was shot in the back five times by the assailant before he fled the scene. It was July 4, 1969 when Darlene Ferrin and Michael Mageau pulled…

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    Carson Russ English 10 Mrs. Sites 15 May 2017 The Zodiac Killer: The Untouchable The Zodiac Killer once said, “The police shall never catch me, because I have been too clever for them.” The Zodiac Killer was a serial killer who operated from the late 60’s to the early 70’s in the San Francisco Bay Area. There are multiple individuals who claim to know who the man behind the mask was. However, there was never enough evidence to officially uncover who The Zodiac was. Due to this lack of…

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    In regards to aspects of life, it is mention in Vallejo’s poem often. However, other individuals had question the reasoning for life. Many had question the aspects of life, and the difficulties of life. They question why is life this way, why is life not peaceful, why is life filled with hatred, why does life have more negativity than positivity, etc. In fact, Vallejo was disturbed by questions concerning the reason for life. One of the things that distressed him was the specter of the grave…

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    people. How so? Compared to other races, Mexican Americans have been the least educated in the United States. An exuberant 47.3 percent of Mexican Americans compared to the 23 percent of African Americans, 15.2 percent of Asians, and 13.7 percent of Caucasians did not graduate high school in 2008. The statistics are overwhelming. The alarming distinction has caused scholars and policy makers to doubt if Mexican Americans will ever be able to achieve social mobility and incorporate themselves…

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    Definition It is important to distinguish between opium, opiate and opioid. According to Vallejo et al. (2011, page E343), opium is a natural extract from the opium poppy, whereas opiates and opioids are its derivatives. Natural alkaloids derived of opium are generally called opiates, whereas opioids (opium-like) can be either natural or synthetic. The most common known opioids are morphine, codeine, fentanyl, hydrocodone, oxycodone, etc. (Vallejo et al., 2011, page E348 - E355) 2.…

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    imagination? The understanding I have acquired from C. Wright Mills is, “the vivid awareness of the relationship between personal experience and the wider society.” My personal experiences are deeply related to the wider society just in where, how, and by whom I was raised. Being born and raised in California many do not know the first capital; Vallejo. Vallejo, “The City of Opportunity” the slogan that can be read on all city limits signage. There was once a time that those words carried…

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    Zodiac Killer Case Study The Zodiac Killer was a serial murderer from northern California who killed at least five and as many as 37 people spanning between december of 1968 and october of 69. Of the confirmed kills, the murders occurred in San Francisco, Benicia, Vallejo, and Lake Berryessa. The zodiac killer received the name because they were known for their cryptograms, in which they left clues, puzzles, and taunted the officers who were constantly on his trail. Of the four cryptograms that…

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    In literature, silver coins occasionally allude to betrayal, based on two biblical stories. In Genesis, Joseph’s brothers sell Joseph to Ishmaelite slave traders for twenty silver coins (Genesis 37:28). More famously, the Gospel of Matthews accounts Judas Iscariot’s betrayal of Jesus for thirty silver coins (Matthew 26:15) (Matthew 27:9). Embodying the worst betrayals, the silver coins, ironically also spectacular to look upon, aid César Vallejo’s death in the narrative of the poem; this…

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    were sent to her Father, police, and newspapers. These letters stated that “Bates had to die. There will be more” (Newton Pg 302). The second attack happen on December 20, 1968. Seventeen year old Dave Faraday along with his Sixteen year old girlfriend, Betty Lou Jensen, were Both shot to death. The incident occured near Lake Herman Road in a remote location on the outskirts of Vallejo, California (Biography.com). Near the same remote location on July 5, 1969, twenty-two year old Darlene Ferrin…

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    My Personal Victory At Six Flags at Vallejo, CA Six Flags always make me excited because there are plenty of stuff to enjoy with, such as Ark, Boardwalk Bumper Buggies, Boomerang Coast to Coaster, Hammerhead Shark, Medusa, Monkey Business, Monsoon Falls, Road Runner Express, Rock Wall Climbing Challenge, Superman Ultimate Flight, Sky Screamer, Thunder Road Speedway Go-Karts, V2: Vertical Velocity, Wave Swinger, and White Water Safari. I love all these rides, but there is one ride that makes me…

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