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2008-10-13 06:00:27

By Brent Ainsworth Fire erupted on the slopes of Angel Island on Sunday night, prompting fire crews from several Marin County agencies and United States Coast Guard personnel to be dispatched to the state park in San Francisco Bay. At 11:35 p.m., the fire was estimated at 75 to 100 acres by Marin County Fire Department's public information officer Mike Giannini. "That number will change as we move through the evening," Giannini said. The island is 240 acres. Giannini said 10 to 12...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin