Salinas, California

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House'' (1945) and ''The Fuller Brush Man'' (1948). She was much in demand as a movie character actress during the early 1950s, including '' Buccaneer's Girl'' (1950) ''Belles on Their Toes'' (1952) ''Don't Bother to Knock'' (1952) and her memorable supporting role of Mrs. Potts in the film of William Inge's ''Picnic (Picnic (1955 film))'' (1955). She was also known for her husky voice and no-nonsense attitude. She was born in Salinas (Salinas, California), California. DATE


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Black * Ernie Camacho, Major League Baseball pitcher * Doug Chandler, Hall of Fame motorcycle racer, Grand Slam winner, World Superbike Champion * Ramiro Corrales, Major League Soccer defender with the San Jose Earthquakes * Cordell Crockett, bass guitarist with the band Ugly Kid Joe * Chris Dalman, National Football League offensive lineman and coach Stanford Sports - Chris


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. John Steinbeck (1902–1968) was born in Salinas, California, where he set many of his stories. His style was simple and evocative, winning him the favor of the readers but not of the critics. Steinbeck often wrote about poor, working-class people and their struggle to lead a decent and honest life. ''The Grapes of Wrath'', considered his masterpiece, is a strong, socially-oriented novel that tells the story of the Joads, a poor family from Oklahoma and their journey to California


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Katrina . He left New Orleans and stayed at his brother's house in Dallas. Walker, Dave. "Huff on Hope: Displaced by the storm, George Huff is still going strong." ''New Orleans Times-Picayune''. 9 June 2006. His recent performances have included an October 2006 concert at West Virginia University "American Idol Finalist Huff to perform at West Virginia University". US Fed News. 10 October 2006. and a December

like to welcome witnesses, because they believe the witnesses may be the ones causing all the trouble. During his journey through Texas, he stayed in Amarillo, where his faithful dog companion, Charley, became ill and stayed in a veterinary hospital for a couple of days. Steinbeck then realized what it would be like to travel without his companion. Steinbeck then discussed his ideas of a strong "difference between an American and the Americans" (243). He referred to previous


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letters exert on it, and ''The Day of the Locust'', which introduces a cast of Hollywood stereotypes and explores the ironies of the movies, have come to be avowed classics of American literature. He co-wrote, ''Musical Instruments of Africa: Their Nature, Use and Place in the Life of a Deeply Musical People'' with Betty Warner-Dietz (John Day Company, 1965). He taught a summer drumming and African dance course with his wife, at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York for many summers


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Roberts , horse tamer and author of ''The Man Who Listens to Horses'' * Del Rodgers, National Football League running back * Brendon Small, actor, composer, musician, known as creator of animated series Home Movies and Metalocalypse * Sam Spence, NFL Films composer * John Steinbeck, author and Nobel laureate, author of ''The Grapes of Wrath'', ''Of Mice and Men'' * Anthony Toney, National Football League running back * Elliot Vallejo, National Football League offensive lineman, Palma High School * Cain Velasquez, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) heavyweight champion, mixed martial arts fighter and former collegiate wrestler Salinas in popular culture * Marilyn Monroe, actress, Twentieth Century Fox starlet, was honored as the Diamond Queen of Salinas on February 20, 1948 Police in Salinas (w:Salinas, California), California have identified a 15-year-old boy killed on August 6 in what is believed to be a gang (w:Gang) related shooting. The boy, Jose Manual Perez, was found by police at 2:15 p.m. local time, when they responded to reports of a shooting at Terrace Street.


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Police in Salinas (w:Salinas, California), California have identified a 15-year-old boy killed on August 6 in what is believed to be a gang (w:Gang) related shooting. The boy, Jose Manual Perez, was found by police at 2:15 p.m. local time, when they responded to reports of a shooting at Terrace Street.


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default files orig_uploads records rec_trb.pdf while winning the 1993 CIF California State Meet defeating Michael Granville, the national 800 meter record holder in the process. That year he also won the 200 meters and teamed with Alvin to win the 4x400 meter relay, plus third place in the 4x100 meter relay, leading North Salinas to tie for the team title--the only time the school has even been in contention.


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producer Mike Judge is also an alum. Robert Buckley, who stars as Clay on The CW television show ''One Tree Hill (One Tree Hill (TV series))'' graduated from UCSD with a degree in Economics. ''The Kite Runner'''s Khaled Hosseini is also a UCSD alum

Salinas, California

'''Salinas''' The marine climate is ideal for the floral industry, grape vineyards, and vegetable growers. Salinas is known for its vibrant and large agriculture industry and as the hometown of writer and Nobel Prize in Literature laureate John Steinbeck, who based several of his novels there, including ''Of Mice and Men''.

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