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2008-06-24 02:29:55

LOS ANGELES, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Following up on the success of their debut album "Beat Hustlers," Barcelona Spain's production trio -- known as Pachecos - return with "Fear Of A Green Planet," an album that pays tribute to the classic Public Enemy album (Fear Of A Black Planet), while also promoting the legalization of their favorite herb. *(PHOTO Link: Send2Press.com/mediaboom/08-0620-PachecosFGP_72dpi.jpg) *(Photo Caption: Cover, Fear Of A Green Planet.) The project offers...

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2006-05-25 08:05:00

LOS ANGELES -- A small pocket of land on the banks of the Los Angeles River is working overtime, providing both recreational space to a crowded urban area and acting as a filter for garbage that would otherwise end up in the water. "Too much of our urban junk, too much of our poisonous runoff gets into our L.A. river," Joe Edmiston, executive director of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, told a Wednesday dedication ceremony for the $3.2 million Marsh Park. The spit of land, not far from...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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