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2014-05-21 12:29:17

LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whoops! A courtside selfie gone wrong has turned into a successful charitable gesture for the Los Angeles Police Foundation thanks to Rihanna. After donning an LAPD wristband at the request of Los Angeles Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff, the singer was snapping a selfie with him when she dropped and cracked his phone. Two days later, Soboroff saw Rihanna courtside again and told her of his plans to auction the phone to raise money for...

2014-02-19 16:21:27

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Westlands Water District approved measures to expand a loan program for its growers to install real-time soil moisture monitors in another effort to help their farmers be even more efficient with their water. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130617/SF33240LOGO) "Westlands is a great partner in agriculture and they are always focused upon helping their growers utilize some of the best products on the market," said PureSense...

2013-11-04 23:20:09

11 am PST press conference on Monday November 4, 2013 to be held on South Atlantic Avenue, City of Maywood, California, 90058. Maywood, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Hon. Felipe Aguirre and Hon. Thomas Martin, Maywood City Councilmembers representing the Maywood Coalition of Concerned Citizens and Community Leaders will provide a status update and discuss next steps on the Exide facility clean up efforts at the press conference to be held Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11 am in the City of...


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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