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No Place like Home: The Science of Southern California
Author Ross MacDonald once wrote "There's nothing wrong with Southern California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure." And Andy Warhol, during his more than 15 minutes of fame, said "I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic."

Southern California often gets a bad rap, but First Fridays is here to defend it. This season, six of the region's top scientists will be discussing the cutting edge of science on issues of importance to Southern Californians and the rest of the world, both today and into the future. If you are interested in earthquakes or emotions, energy or ecosystems, engineering spider webs or enormous black holes, join us for First Fridays in 2010. Believe us, there really is no place like home.

http://mycityofla.blogspot.com/2010/03/first-fridays.html

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