It Happened in Southern California

Remarkable Events That Shaped History

Author: Noelle Sullivan

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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Category: History

Page: 144

View: 815

A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped the bottom half of The Golden State, It Happened in Southern California describes everything from the efforts of the first Spanish colonialists to the reintroduction of endangered condors.

Haunted Southern California

Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Golden State

Author: Charles A. Stansfield

Publisher: Stackpole Books

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Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 128

View: 115

Is there a shadow over this sunny land of healthful vigor and natural abundance? This region includes the Central Coast, the San Joaquin Valley, and metropolitan Los Angeles and San Diego, where readers will encounter the spirits of gold prospectors, cowboys, Spanish padres, and movie stars, as well as the phantom camels of Fort Tejon, the shape-shifting witch of Tulare, underwater UFOs, ghosts aboard the Queen Mary, and the tragic specter of Marilyn Monroe.

Oversight hearings on equal employment opportunity in the southern California aerospace idustry

hearings before the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session, hearings held in city of Commmerce, CA, October 23 and 24, 1987

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities

Publisher:

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Category: Aerospace industries

Page: 266

View: 232

California Trails South Coast Region

Author: Peter Massey

Publisher: Adler Publishing

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 254

View: 462

This field guide includes meticulous scenic drives and details for 50 trails located near the towns of Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Diego, Salton Sea, Indio, Borrego Springs, Ocotillo and Palo Verde. NEW, full COLOR addition to our Trails series! These handy 6x9? books include scenic drives plus a whole lot more! Including some of America's best mountain biking, hiking, camping and fishing areas! Ghost towns galore? Step back into the past while wandering through abandoned mining areas, old buildings, and even entire towns. INCLUDES GPS coordinates throughout each book.

African Americans in Long Beach and Southern California: a History

Author: Claudine Burnett

Publisher: AuthorHouse

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Category: Education

Page: 444

View: 872

Racial discrimination and unrest are intertwined with the history of Long Beach and Southern California in Ms. Burnett’s latest book. African Americans in Long Beach and Southern California begins in the 1800s and continues to 1970, reaching into later years to describe what that history has led to today. Ms. Burnett spent over five years researching recently digitized African American newspapers which has allowed her access to the black perspective on issues rarely written about in the white press or by other authors. Personal stories, legislation, Southland history and possible solutions to decades old problems are presented, making for an interesting and informative read. It is a unique work, sure to open the eyes of many.

Backcountry Adventures Southern California

The Ultimate Guide to the Backcountry for Anyone with a Sport Utility Vehicle

Author: Peter Massey

Publisher: Adler Publishing

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Category: Travel

Page: 637

View: 368

Beautifully crafted, high quality, sewn, 4 color guidebook. Part of a multiple book series of books on travel through America's beautiful and historic backcountry. Directions and maps to 2,970 miles of routes that travel through the beautiful mountain regions of Big Sur, across the arid Mojave Desert, and straight into the heart of the aptly named Death Valley. Trail history comes alive through the accounts of Spanish Missionaries; eager prospectors looking to cash in during California's gold rush; and legends of lost mines. Includes wildlife information and photographs to help readers identify the great variety of native birds, plants, and animal they are likely to see. Contains 153 trails, 640 pages, and 645 photos.

Geology Underfoot in Southern California

Author: Robert Phillip Sharp

Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing

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Category: Science

Page: 224

View: 795

A non-technical guide describes twenty significant geological sites in Southern California

California Trails Desert Region

Author: Peter Massey

Publisher: Adler Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 337

View: 388

This edition of our Trails series contains detailed backcountry trail information for 51 offroad routes located near the towns of Lone Pine (east), Panamint Springs, Death Valley area, Ridgecrest, Barstow, Baker and Blythe. NEW, full COLOR addition to our Trails series! These handy 6x9? books include scenic drives plus a whole lot more! Including some of America's best mountain biking, hiking, camping and fishing areas! Ghost towns galore? Step back into the past while wandering through abandoned mining areas, old buildings, and even entire towns. INCLUDES GPS coordinates throughout each book.

Coastal Weather Guide for Southern California & Mexico

Author: Jeff Markell

Publisher: ProStar Publications

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Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 539

Coastal Weather Guide for Southern California and Western Mexico explains in great detail all the necessary information the boater needs to successfully return to his/her homeport safely. The book is broken down into ten chapters and includes: Mariner's source for weather information, Weather and Climate and the divisions between the various coasts, the Atmosphere and Weather Systems, outside influences on Southern California Costal Weather and by Seasons. This book explains the El Nino/Southern Oscillation and the local effects on Southern California weather: the last four chapters include Mexico, the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez, and the various weather patterns in the area.