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Asian Night success starts SIU tradition

Seven Island Union (SIU) hosted the first annual Asian night, an international dinner, where guests could experience dances, as well as the food of the cultures that were represented that night The night started out with hip-hop performances from Aesthetic dance academy. Director Melanie Lumauig shared the mission statement of …

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Dunes City divided over marijuana

Close to the Pacific Ocean and tucked between two lakes, Dunes City is a residential oasis and a popular place to live for retirees. Yet Dunes City has become the latest little Lane County community to become divided over marijuana. The state is reviewing plans from three commercial marijuana growing …

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As gas tax pushes prices up, Ventura County drivers cut back on travel

CLOSE Gasoline prices in Southern California have surged since the state’s gas tax increase, but Southern Californians are hitting the road for Thanksgiving anyway, AAA says. Steve Byerly Buy Photo Some Ventura County residents say they’re curtailing their holiday travel plans because of a new 12-cents-per-gallon state gasoline tax.(Photo: MIKE …

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As gas tax pushes prices up, Ventura County drivers cut back on travel

CLOSE Gasoline prices in Southern California have surged since the state’s gas tax increase, but Southern Californians are hitting the road for Thanksgiving anyway, AAA says. Steve Byerly Buy Photo Some Ventura County residents say they’re curtailing their holiday travel plans because of a new 12-cents-per-gallon state gasoline tax.(Photo: MIKE …

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Confederate Motors rebranding as Curtiss Motorcycles in 2018

High-end motorcycle maker Confederate Motors Inc. is changing its name and abandoning internal combustion engines. Starting in January, the Birmingham-based company will be known as Curtiss Motorcycle Co., after aviation and motorcycling pioneer Glenn H. Curtiss who died in 1930. While Confederate motorcycles featured astronomical price tags, the Curtiss brand …

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Suspect running from police struck by hit-and-run driver

Authorities say a knife-wielding man running from police was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Southern California. Police in Long Beach say officers responded late Sunday to reports of a man with a knife near a commuter train station. Lt. Omar Martinez says when the man saw the officers he …

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