High school boys' basketball: Friday's City playoff results and updated pairings

CITY BOYS' BASKETBALL OPEN DIVISION First round, Friday Fairfax 79, Narbonne 59 Washington 58, Taft 51 Birmingham 66, Gardena 60 Westchester 81, El Camino Real 48 Consolation semifinals, Tuesday, 7 p.m. #8 Narbonne at #4 Taft #7 El Camino Real at #6 Gardena Championship semifinals, Feb. 16, 5:30... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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Quercus snaps up Nutty Boy Suggs

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Tries Taking the Kindle To School, Again, With Textbook Rentals

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High Court halts Gloucestershire library closures

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WHS promises 'high profile' R&J campaign

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Barnes & Noble Updates NOOK for Android OS

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