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2012-07-28 23:01:53

On September 8th, screenwriter, director, gallery owner Laurie Frank is giving her talk, "Choice Words for Real Life" to a audience of women advocates, artists, art historians, curators, and educators. They are gathering for the WCA Honoring Women's Rights conference in Salinas, California. Frank, the author of “Making Mr. Right” tells how you can make the right choice and feel good about your life. (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 The Pacific Regional Women´s Caucus for Art (WCA)...

2012-07-06 23:03:07

Honoring Women's Rights conference announces Emilia Fuentes Grant as an invited speaker at the National Steinbeck Center, in Salinas CA, on September 8th. Ms. Fuentes Grant will tell how she transformed Lady GaGa's hit song into Bad Romance: Women´s Suffrage. It's the latest educational music video parody from Soomo Publishing. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 Freelance writer Emilia Fuentes Grant speaks at the Honoring Women's Rights conference in Salinas, CA on Sept. 8. She details...

2011-06-13 12:38:00

CHICAGO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from the Estate of Elaine Steinbeck regarding today's news that the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal challenging the ownership of many of John Steinbeck's cherished works, including Of Mice and Men and The Grapes of Wrath: "The Estate of Elaine Steinbeck is gratified that this decades long litigation is finally over and any questions over control of the works have been resolved. Today's action by the nation's...

2011-05-11 00:00:28

The National Steinbeck Center, located at One Main Street in Salinas, unveils its 2011 Steinbeck Festival: Friends and Foes, to be held from August 4-7, 2011, in Salinas, on Monterey's Cannery Row and in Cities of Letters around the world. Salinas, California (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 The National Steinbeck Center, located at One Main Street in Salinas, unveils its 2011 Steinbeck Festival: Friends and Foes, to be held from August 4-7, 2011, in Salinas, on Monterey's Cannery Row and in Cities of...

2011-04-12 00:00:29

Sociobiologist and author of bestseller, The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out Of Extinction, Rebecca Costa, announced today that she has agreed to be the keynote speaker at the acclaimed San Francisco Public Library Earth Day event and The National Steinbeck Center's annual Meet the Author program. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 Sociobiologist and author of bestseller, The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out Of Extinction, Rebecca Costa, announced today that she has agreed...

2010-08-04 13:07:00

SALINAS, Ca., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The City of Salinas wishes to hire a branding consultant to lead a Community Branding initiative. An RFP has been posted on the city's website; www.ci.salinas.ca.us; detailing all information required and a unique financing proposal. All interested firms need to submit a proposal by end of day of Tuesday, September 7, 2010, to: Jeffrey H. Weir, Economic Development Director via email at Jeffreyw@ci.salinas.ca.us. The City of Salinas is the...

2010-07-15 04:00:00

30th Annual Steinbeck Festival, August 5-8, 2010, Journeys: Steinbeck Around the World SALINAS, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer, the National Steinbeck Center presents the 30th annual Steinbeck Festival, Journeys: Steinbeck Around the World, to be held from August 5-8, 2010 in Salinas and in literary locales around the globe. The festival will explore journeys of all kinds, throughout America and the wide world, through the eyes of John Steinbeck and others. Each...

2009-09-14 06:40:57

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of Nature's Reward-brand iceless green onions due to the possibility of bacterial contamination. The FDA said U.S. Department of Agriculture routine testing resulted in a positive result for salmonella in some iceless green onions shipped by Steinbeck Country Produce of Salinas, Calif. The onions were farmed and packed by a grower in Mexicali, Mexico, near the California border. Being recalled are lot numbers 96CPGO07 and 9CPO937,...

2009-05-18 16:43:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, May 18, 2009, the United States Supreme Court announced it will not hear a case filed earlier this year by Thomas Steinbeck and Blake Smyle, the son and granddaughter of the late Nobel Prize-winning author, John Steinbeck. Mr. Steinbeck and Ms. Smyle had petitioned the court to review the judgment of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Penguin Group (USA) Inc. v. Steinbeck, which held that Steinbeck's descendants could...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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