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2014-08-21 23:01:42

The City of Garden Grove Unveils Initial Event Entertainment and Programming Garden Grove, California (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The City of Garden Grove is pleased to announce the initial plans for entertainment and programming for its inaugural “Re:Imagine Garden Grove – A Downtown Open Streets Event.” On Sunday, October 12, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2.85-miles of Garden Grove streets will be closed to all cars and the downtown will be filled with diverse music, dance,...

2014-05-23 23:04:24

The City of Garden Grove To Celebrate Community and Culture 10/12/14 Garden Grove, California (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 City of Garden Grove Enlists Producers of L.A.’s Famed CicLAvia The City of Garden Grove is pleased to introduce “Re:Imagine Garden Grove – A Downtown Open Streets Event” on Sunday, October 12, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event invites residents and visitors to explore a car-free, re-envisioned downtown environment that will celebrate the community, diverse...

2011-12-06 23:36:19

Immigrants in North Texas develop American identity by participating in ethnic community activities, then branching out to broader civic and political life Whether contributing money to Boy Scouts, donating a statue of Gandhi for a Dallas city plaza, or successfully lobbying against flying Vietnam´s communist flag in a citywide international celebration, a new study shows that immigrants in Texas are involved in their communities. In North Texas, immigrants from India and Vietnam...

2008-05-10 18:00:16

The Little Saigon community of Westminster, Calif., is the best place in the United States for Vietnamese singers to be discovered, singers say. Singer Minh Tuyet said for anyone attempting to become part of the Vietnamese music scene, all roads go through Little Saigon, the Los Angeles Times said Saturday. If you want to be a star in the Vietnamese music scene, you want to be in Little Saigon, Tuyet said. The recording studios are here. Promoters will come to Westminster to find new...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'