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2011-08-29 16:55:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Science Center Foundation has settled a long-running legal dispute with the American Freedom Alliance ("AFA"). The settlement agreement explicitly states that no party admits fault or liability, and the settlement is a means to avoid the costs of further proceedings. As part of the settlement, the Foundation and AFA agreed to a joint statement that the Foundation would invite the AFA back to hold its private event, and...

2009-11-05 09:39:46

Community-based education and awareness programs minimized the death toll from the recent Samoan tsunami, though there are still ways to improve the warning and evacuation process, according to a team of researchers that traveled to Samoa last month. The team, funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, collected data Oct. 4 through Oct. 11 to document the impacts of the 8.1 earthquake and the ensuing tsunami that occurred on Sept. 29. They examined flow depths, run-up heights,...

2008-08-20 12:00:29

HONOLULU, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaii-based South Pacific Development Group (SPDG) has obtained a 120-year lease for 600 acres of prime oceanfront land on Savaii Island in Samoa to develop the Sasina Village Resort. The luxury resort's first phase will feature a hotel, timeshare units, championship golf course, and cultural center to be followed in later phases by additional hotels, private residences and a recreational marina. The overall development cost is estimated at $450-500...