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Oxnam, Garfield Bromley

(Encyclopedia) Oxnam, Garfield Bromley k´snm, –snm, 1891–1963, American Methodist bishop, b. Sonora, Calif., grad. Univ. of Southern California (B.A., 1913) and Boston Univ., 1915. He was ordained…

Rialto

(Encyclopedia) Rialto, city (1990 pop. 72,388), San Bernardino co., S Calif., a residential suburb of San Bernardino; inc. 1911. The city has greatly expanded as a result of the economic and…

Banning

(Encyclopedia) Banning, resort city (1990 pop. 20,570), Riverside co., S Calif., in a fruit-growing area between Mt. San Jacinto and Mt. San Gorgonio; inc. 1913. Consumer goods and electrical…

Camarillo

(Encyclopedia) Camarillo kmr´y, city (1990 pop. 52,303), Ventura co., S Calif.; inc. 1964. It is the center of a fertile farm area where citrus fruits and flowers are grown. Camarillo also has…

Yorba Linda

(Encyclopedia) Yorba Linda yôr´b ln´d, city (1990 pop. 52,422), Orange co., S Calif., in a region of citrus fruit; inc. 1967. The city grew tremendously in the late 20th cent. along with the…

Thousand Oaks

(Encyclopedia) Thousand Oaks, residential city (1990 pop. 104,352), Ventura co., S Calif., in a farm area; inc. 1964. Avocados, citrus, vegetables, strawberries, and nursery products are grown. There…

Costa Mesa

(Encyclopedia) Costa Mesa ks´t m´s, city (1990 pop. 96,357), Orange co., S Calif., on the Pacific south of Santa Ana; inc. 1953. It is a transportation, residential, and light industrial center.…

La Verne

(Encyclopedia) La Verne l vûrn, city (1990 pop. 30,897), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a suburb of Los Angeles; inc. 1906. La Verne, which began as a citrus-processing center, now has varied…

Ontario

(Encyclopedia) Ontario, city (1990 pop. 133,179), San Bernardino co., S Calif., near Los Angeles, in a region of vineyards; inc. 1891. Manufactures include aircraft and aircraft parts, aerospace…

Benjamin, Karl Stanley

(Encyclopedia) Benjamin, Karl Stanley, 1925–2012, American painter, b. Chicago, grad. Univ. of Redlands (B.A., 1949), Claremont Graduate School (M.A., 1960). Largely self-taught, Benjamin was part of…