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2015-03-02 23:08:33

Linnea Lenkus, a well-known Los Angeles boudoir photographer, will speak at the Women's Day Celebration for Southern California Chapter of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and

2015-02-27 23:19:00

SkinDoctor.care is set to become Healthpointe’s dermatology oriented project La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2015

2015-02-27 23:03:14

Over ten Healthpointe clinics are available throughout Southern California to help assess and treat acute and chronic elbow, hand and wrist pain. La Mirada,

2015-02-27 16:23:15

Project will reduce SDG&E campus water usage by 40% SAN DIEGO, Feb.

2015-02-27 12:28:12

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Migrant workers who are isolated from technology and social networks are more vulnerable to human trafficking, forced labor, and exploitation.

2015-02-26 12:24:47

First ever KDAY Honor'Z Award Acknowledging Ice-T's Music Artistry & Influence with Stellar Performances from Hip Hop Luminaries and Headliner Bone Thugs n' Harmony, E-40, Mack 10, Dipset's reunion,

2015-02-26 08:25:54

- Company Sets 2015 Adjusted Earnings-per-Share Guidance Range at $4.60 to $5 SAN DIEGO, Feb.

2015-02-25 12:25:35

Fully converged newsroom is the nerve center of new Wallis Annenberg Hall at the University of Southern California LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2015-02-25 12:25:19

CELEBRATION, Fla., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents sailing with Disney Cruise Line now have an easier way to identify healthier menu choices for their children.


Latest Southern California Reference Libraries

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

Los Padres National Forest
2013-11-21 13:26:05

Los Padres National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in central and southern areas of California. The forest holds 1,950,000 acres of public and private land, most of which is accessible to the public. The park is divided into two areas known as the northern division and the main division and it holds a number of designated wilderness areas including Garcia Wilderness, Silver Peak Wilderness, and Dick Smith Wilderness. Visitors must obtain a National Forest Adventure...

Angeles National Forest
2013-10-30 09:52:34

The Angeles National Forest of the U.S. Forest Service can be found in the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, southern California, United States. It was established on July 1st of 1908, incorporating the first San Bernardino National Forest and portions of the former Santa Barbara and San Gabriel National Forests. It covers 655,387 acres and is located just north of the metropolitan area of Los Angeles. A small portion extends eastward into southwestern San Bernardino County, in...

Cleveland National Forest
2013-10-15 09:42:23

Cleveland National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of California in the United States. It holds 460,000 acres of land separated into three districts known as Trabuco Ranger District, which holds mainly northern areas, the Palomar Ranger District, located near Ramona and Escondido, and the Descanso Ranger District, which can be found east of El Cajon. This national forest was created on July 1, 1908, after Theodore Roosevelt merged Trabuco Canyon National Reserve and...

Channel Islands National Park
2013-04-18 12:25:35

Channel Islands National park is located in off the coast of California in the United States. The park holds 249,561 acres and is comprised of five of the eight Channel Islands. The area was designated as a national monument in 1938 and as a National Biosphere Reserve in 1976, but was not designated as a national park until 1980. The park extends from San Pedro to Point Conception, located near Santa Barbara. Half of the entire park consists of ocean water and seventy-six percent of the...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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