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2014-07-02 16:23:14

Hotel in Hacienda Heights invites guests to stay in spacious rooms before heading to the track for the 2014 thoroughbred world championships HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The comfortably appointed Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County offers guests a hotel equipped with luxurious rooms and only 25 minutes from this year's host of the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Santa Anita Park. (Photo -...

2010-01-22 06:50:00

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The first book in the bilingual Palo Alto adventure series by B. Palma, "Treasure of the Haunted Hacienda: El Tesoro de la Hacienda Embrujada" (published by AuthorHouse), tells the story of four young friends who unearth the secrets of Hacienda Palo Alto and reveal how its ancient tragedies still haunt the present. Written in two languages, side-by-side, "Treasure of the Haunted Hacienda: El Tesoro de la Hacienda Embrujada" is an ideal tale for children...

2010-01-06 06:45:00

MERIDA, Mexico, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- HGTV's House Hunters International is airing a special program on buying a home in Merida, Mexico: "Hacienda Style in Historic Merida" (http://www.hgtv.com/house-hunters-international/hacienda-style-in-historic-merida/index.html). The show will air again on February 26, 2010. Mexico International is releasing a wonderful series of new videos that show the spectacular diversity of Merida and the Yucatan Peninsula. The series of videos highlights the...

2008-09-26 06:00:19

By Paul Burgarino The Pittsburg Planning Commission has determined there is probable cause to revoke permits allowing the La Hacienda Bar Restaurant to sell alcohol and operate a card room. City planners said La Hacienda, located in an area planned for redevelopment on East 10th Street, has had a history of violating some of the conditions set when the use permits were established in 1983 -- namely loitering, noise, public intoxication and keeping building windows obstructed. Tuesday's...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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