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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southern California southeast of Los Angeles. It is primarily residential. Population: 49,700.


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  • The website, launched in 2009 by Romain Vetter, 26, of La Mirada, Calif., offers a short synopsis of a film and an accompanying recipe "for movie buffs and foodies."

    Oscar party foods give a nod to movie nominees

  • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts KKD, $7.04 Tom Gallo of La Mirada, Calif., says new management and international expansion will help this doughnut chain become hot again.

    Johnson Controls Helps Readers Top Darts

  • House of Representatives from La Mirada, Calif., who also served in the California State Assembly, died Jan. 19 at a hospice in Whittier, Calif.

    Obituaries of note: George M. Cochran, William Schreyer, Wayne Grisham, Bruce Gordon, Bernd Eichinger

  • A Patient Gets Care From His Insurer On a recent day, Louis E. Kauder Jr. , an 86-year-old suffering from advanced diabetes, arrived at a storefront clinic in La Mirada, Calif., for his weekly checkup.

    The Future of U.S. Health Care

  • "It prevents anger in the morning from lack of sleep," says Ms. Thomas, a sales representative from La Mirada, Calif.

    He Snores, She Hogs, It Must Be Love

  • What if church is a relational entity? challenges Joseph Hellerman, professor of New Testament at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • Then there's the Window on European Cinema, Queer, La Mirada, German, Human Rights and Spanish festivals, with not much breathing space in-between any of them.

    Speaking Your Language

  • Every week for three weeks we'll take nine hours to select the best three and then have a wild card show to select four more then have a sing-off with them and the La Mirada Dinner Theatre production of RENT.

    Ken Levine: Ammerrricannn Idddollll

  • On May 7th, Hannah Powell-Auslam of La Mirada, Calif. had a mastectomy to remove her left breast, the kind of surgery that takes place around 137 times per day in the US.

    Ben Sherwood: Just a Kid: A Ten-Year-Old Battles Breast Cancer

  • Because they were devoutly religious and refused to separate their beliefs from their music, they were relentlessly mocked by a rock press that simply couldn't mentally process the four boys from La Mirada, CA who had begun to remove bricks from the wall that separated rock from religion, which the rock music establishment had so carefully constructed and maintained for thirty plus years.

    Mark Joseph: The Return of Stryper


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