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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...

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
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'