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2008-10-07 03:00:22

By Beighley, Dan MANUFACTURING: Rocket, satellite maker set to hire local, Boeing engineers Virginia's Orbital Sciences Corp. is looking to tap into Orange County's engineering workforce by opening a Huntington Beach office. The Dulles, Va.-based maker of rockets and satellites wants to hire as many as 40 people in its first year here, and could eventually employ as many as 150. "Huntington Beach is fertile ground for aerospace engineers," said Barron Beneski, a spokesman for the...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.