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beach grass

(Encyclopedia) beach grass or marram grass mâr´əm [key], any species of the genus Ammophila, perennial grasses used to control the shifting of sand dunes, thereby protecting sandy coastal ar...

San Francisco

(Encyclopedia) San Francisco săn frănsĭs´kō [key], city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, whic...

The History of the Fortune Cookie

Born in California, of Chinese American—or maybe Japanese American—origin by Borgna Brunner Related Links Origins of APA Heritage MonthAsian-American HistoryTimeline…

San Francisco Landmarks

by Liz Olson photos by Carol M. Highsmith A city rich in culture and diversity, San Francisco sits on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Millions h…