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2015-04-21 16:26:03

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "User Experience: The Ultimate Game Changer for Your Business" - hosted by Business Marketing Association, Southern California

2015-04-21 12:36:10

Bruce Lee, MD, who was featured on April 20 episode of "The Doctors," helps establish two new Los Angeles-area centers dedicated to the Acessa(TM) procedure LOS ANGELES, April 21,

2015-04-21 08:29:33

Surf Dog Competition will be hosted in Imperial Beach, CA SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Unleashed by Petco today announced that this year's much-anticipated Surf Dog Competition

2015-04-20 16:20:27

ORLANDO, Fla., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D earned the top score in the 2015 AAA Green Car Guide, the motor club announced today.

2015-04-20 12:25:49

LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-04-17 12:26:43

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) announces the grand opening of its first Community Resource Center (CRC).

2015-04-17 08:22:20

SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Hat Electronics will be holding several community electronics recycling and paper shredding events around San Diego County to honor Earth Day.

2015-04-16 23:11:11

Kovach will join 14 fellow highly accomplished international journalists on an excursion next month to China, the Philippines, Singapore and Hawaii, to study pressing geopolitical issues in the

2015-04-16 20:20:34

Van Rental Center makes it easy to enjoy the first days of Spring in the great outdoors. LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to breathtaking outdoor vistas, Angelinos

2015-04-16 12:33:12

IDYLLWILD, Calif., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Idyllwild Arts (IA) Summer Program is offering scholarships sponsored by the San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians to bring teachers


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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.