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Southern California, University of

(Encyclopedia) Southern California, University of, at Los Angeles; coeducational; chartered and opened 1880. The university has a liberal arts college and a graduate school as well as schools of?


(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?

Oxnam, Garfield Bromley

(Encyclopedia) Oxnam, Garfield Bromley ?ksn?m, ?sn?m, 1891?1963, American Methodist bishop, b. Sonora, Calif., grad. Univ. of Southern California (B.A., 1913) and Boston Univ., 1915. He was ordained?

Yorba Linda

(Encyclopedia) Yorba Linda yrb? l?nd?, 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?


(Encyclopedia) Camarillo k??m?r?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?

Costa Mesa

(Encyclopedia) Costa Mesa k?st? 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.?


(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?

La Verne

(Encyclopedia) La Verne l? vrn, 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?

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?


(Encyclopedia) Ventura v?nto?or?, city (1990 pop. 92,575), seat of Ventura co., SW Calif., on the Pacific coast in a farm and oil region; inc. 1866. Fruit and vegetable packing, petroleum production?