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Armenian Film Foundation Delivers 400 Digitized Testimonies to USC Shoah Foundation
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Armenian Film Foundation Delivers 400 Digitized Testimonies to USC Shoah Foundation

J. Michael Hagopian’s collection of 400 interviews of Armenian Genocide survivors and witnesses drew one step closer to being fully integrated into the Visual History Archive today. The Armenian Film Foundation officially handed over the digitized collection to the USC Shoah Foundation, where the process of cataloguing and indexing will begin. Hagopian and his wife,…

United States Bankruptcy Court’s Law Day Celebration for Students
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United States Bankruptcy Court’s Law Day Celebration for Students

Chief Magistrate Judge Suzanne Segal assists students judge presiding over mock trial – Courtesy Photo The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California recently hosted an engaging Law Day program for a group of bright and enthusiastic high school students from the greater Los Angeles area. Approximately 80 students from Junior State…

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Mike Gatto’s Bill to Protect Students’ Social Media Data Passes Assembly

Young people who might want to delete an embarrassing or controversial post to social media currently have few options, especially if that young person’s school monitors, collects, and keeps such postings on separate hard drives, forever. Legislation by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) would ensure that information collected by school districts about its students’ social…

California “X-Prize” Bill Passes Assembly
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California “X-Prize” Bill Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s Legislation Would Offer $25,000 Prize for Innovative Concepts to Streamline State Government The California State Assembly took one small step today in what could be a giant leap for good-government advocates, passing Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) “X-Prize” bill by a vote of 66-0. AB 2138 would offer cash incentives for fully…

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Student Allergy Emergency Treatment Bill Survives Fiscal Test

Student Allergy Emergency Treatment Bill Survives Fiscal Test: Appropriations Committee Moves Three Huff Bills to Senate Floor The Senate Appropriations Committee voted today to move three bills authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) out of committee and to the Senate Floor. All three bills will be scheduled for Senate Floor hearings next…

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Tree Identification Book from the Arbor Day Foundation Helps People Identify Tree Species in California

The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees with a simple, step-by-step process. The book, “What Tree Is That?” is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization. “What Tree Is That?” is a fun, easy-to-use tree identification guide that features hand-drawn botanical illustrations highlighting the distinct characteristics of…

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“From Bits to Atoms” 3D Printing Keynote at IMMERSION 2014 in Los Angeles this June

Sponsored by Disney and Target, IMMERSION 2014 features Disney Animation Studios, the Smithsonian, Google, Microsoft, Stratasys, Oculus, Oracle, Bitcoin and more The Immersive Education Initiative today announced that Jon Cobb, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Stratasys, will keynote the IMMERSION 2014 Business and Economics day in Los Angeles, California, this June. “From Bits…

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Rivers of Chocolate to flow at the Cooking Camp

By Fielding Melish Looking for some sweet summer fun for your kids this summer? Well, the Cooking Camp www.summerartacademy.com will be running a week of Cooking Camp simply called “Chocolate Extravaganza”… “We normally start the week with over 400 pounds of Chocolate and at times I feel the need to look for an Ooompa Loompa…

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