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Encyclopedia > List of people from California

This is a partial list of well-known people from California. Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


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Paula Julie Abdul (born June 19, 1962) is an American television personality, jewelry designer, multi-platinum selling singer, and Emmy Award-winning choreographer. ... AMERICAN IDOL HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO DEATH OF SIMON ... The Tetons - Snake River (1942) by Ansel Adams Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer, best known for his black and white photographs of Californias Yosemite Valley. ... Richard Leonard Adelman (born June 16, 1946 in Lynwood, California, United States) is the incoming head coach of the Houston Rockets. ... The Houston Rockets are an American professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas. ... Benjamin Géza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American film actor, director, and Academy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-winning screenwriter. ... Troy Kenneth Aikman (born November 21, 1966 in West Covina, California, USA) is a former American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League, and currently a television sportscaster for the Fox network. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jessica Marie Alba (born April 28, 1981) is an American actress. ... Dark Angel is an American cyberpunk science fiction television program, created by James Cameron and Charles H. Eglee, which ran from 2000 to 2002 on the FOX network. ... Edward Albert (also known as Edward Laurence Albert and occasionally Eddie Albert Jr. ... Gracie Allen (July 26, 1895[1] – August 27, 1964) was an American comedian who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns. ... George Burns[1], born Nathan Birnbaum (January 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996), was an American comedian and actor. ... Marcus LeMarr Allen (born March 26, 1960 in San Diego, California) is a former American football player, and until recently affiliated with CBS as a game analyst. ... Walter Ray Allen (born July 20, 1975) is an American professional basketball player for the NBAs Boston Celtics, for whom he plays shooting guard. ... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Jennifer Aniston (born February 11, 1969) is an Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning American film and television actress, best known for her role as Rachel Green in the hugely popular television sitcom Friends. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Angela Alioto is a San Francisco politician. ... Joseph Lawrence Alioto (b. ... Willie Aames (born Albert William Upton July 15, 1960 in Orange County, California, USA) is an actor best known for the roles of Buddy Lembeck on Charles in Charge, Tommy Bradford on Eight is Enough and the voice of Hank on Dungeons & Dragons, the cartoon. ... Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an American Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated actress, particularly well-known for playing Kelly Bundy on the Fox television network sitcom Married. ... Jon Appleton (born Jon Howard Appleton in Hollywood, California, 1939) is a composer of electronic, electro-acoustic, and acoustic music. ... Eve Arden (April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy--winning American actress, who established a lengthy career as a supporting and character actor but was best remembered for playing a sardonically engaging high school teacher in the radio and television classic Our Miss Brooks. ... Billie Joe Armstrong (born February 17, 1972, in Oakland, California) is best known as the lead vocalist, main lyricist, and guitarist for the rock band Green Day. ... Green Day is an American rock band band comprising three core members: Billie Joe Armstrong (guitar, lead vocals), Mike Dirnt (bass, backing vocals) and Tré Cool (drums). ... Maureen Arthur (born: 15 April 1934 in San Jose, California) is an American actress. ... How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a 1961 musical, initially running for 1,417 performances. ... Anastasia M. Ashman (born 1964 in Berkeley, California) is a cultural essayist and editor specializing in tales of personal adventure. ... Sean Astin (born Sean Patrick Duke[1] on February 25, 1971) is an American film actor, director, and Oscar-nominated producer, most famous for his film roles as Mikey in The Goonies, the title character of Rudy, Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Drew Barrymores... The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by the English academic J. R. R. Tolkien. ...

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Max Baer Jr. ... The Beverly Hillbillies was an American television program about a hillbilly family living in Southern California. ... Ross Bagdasarian (January 27, 1919 – January 16, 1972) was an American pianist, songwriter, actor, and record producer of Armenian ethnic descent, born in Fresno, California. ... Alvin and the Chipmunks, left to right: Theodore, Simon, and Alvin. ... Diane Baker (born February 25, 1938) is an American actress. ... The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 Academy Award-winning film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. ... Johnnie B. Dusty Baker, Jr. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Adrienne Jo Barbeau (born June 11, 1945) is an American television, film, and musical theater actress. ... Maude is a half-hour American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972 until April 29, 1978. ... Travis Landon Barker (born November 14, 1975) is an American drummer, who achieved most of his fame by drumming for the band, Blink-182. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Matt Kelly Barnes (born March 9, 1980 in Santa Clara, California) is an American professional basketball player currently with the NBAs Golden State Warriors. ... Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress and film producer, the youngest member of the Barrymore family of American actors. ... 50 First Dates is a 2004 romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore and directed by Peter Segal. ... Michael Benjamin Bay (born February 17, 1965) is an American film director and producer. ... Amanda Ray Beard (Irvine, California, October 29, 1981) is an American Olympic swimmer. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet on January 15, 1941, in Glendale, California, USA) is a musician and visual artist, best known by the pseudonym Captain Beefheart. ... Marcus Benjamin (1857–1932) was an American editor, born at San Francisco, California, and educated at the Columbia University School of Mines. ... The Smithsonian Institution Building or Castle on the National Mall serves as the Institutions headquarters. ... Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning American actress and former fashion model, primarily for her roles in sitcoms and television. ... Murphy Brown was an Emmy Award-winning American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988 to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. ... Carolyn Beug was a filmmaker and video producer from Santa Monica, California. ... Flight 11 redirects here. ... Thora Birch (born March 11, 1982) is an American actress. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Incredible Hulk was an American television series loosely based on the comic book character of the same name. ... Melvin Jerome Blanc (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was a prolific American voice actor, performing on radio, in television commercials, and most famously, in hundreds of cartoon shorts for Warner Bros. ... A voice actor (also a voice artist) is a person who provides voices for animated characters (including those in feature films, television series, animated shorts), voice-overs in radio and television commercials, audio dramas, dubbed foreign language films, video games, puppet shows, and amusement rides. ... Jack Black (born Thomas J. Black, Jr. ... Tenacious D, or The D as they are known by their fans,[1] is an American rock band duo composed of musician/actors Kyle Gass and Jack Black. ... Hank Joe Blalock (born November 21, 1980 in San Diego, California) is a Major League baseball third baseman who currently plays for the Texas Rangers. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1972–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 26, 34, 42 Name Texas Rangers (1972–present) Washington Senators (1961-1971) Other nicknames None in common use Ballpark Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (1994–present) a. ... Betsy Bloomingdale (born August 2, 1926 in Southern California; some sources indicate she was born in 1922) is an internationally known socialite and the author of a book of entertaining. ... Jonathan Blum (born May 1972) is an American writer most famous for his work for various Doctor Who spin-offs, usually with his wife Kate Orman although he has also been published on his own. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Aaron John Boone (born March 9, 1973 in La Mesa, California) is a major league third baseman who plays for the Florida Marlins. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 5, 14, 18, 19, 21, 42, 455 Name Cleveland Indians (1915–present) Cleveland Naps (1905-1914) Cleveland Bronchos (1902-1904) Cleveland Blues (1901) Other nicknames The Tribe Ballpark Jacobs Field (1994–present) Cleveland Stadium... Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California) He is the son of former Major League All-Star Bobby Bonds, cousin of Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson, and the godson of Hall of Famer Willie Mays. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885–1957) New York Gothams (1883–1885) Other nicknames Jints, Gigantes, G-Men Ballpark AT... Bobby Lee Bonds (March 15, 1946 – August 23, 2003) was a Major League Baseball right fielder from 1968 to 1981. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885–1957) New York Gothams (1883–1885) Other nicknames Jints, Gigantes, G-Men Ballpark AT... Barry Knapp Bostwick (February 24, 1945[1]) is an American actor and singer. ... Spin City was an American sitcom television series that ran from 1996 to 2002 on ABC, based on a fictional local government running New York City, originally starring Michael J. Fox as Mike Flaherty, the Deputy Mayor of New York. ... The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a 1975 musical comedy film that parodies horror films, based on the British musical stage production The Rocky Horror Show, with the screenplay written by Richard OBrien and Jim Sharman. ... Bruce Bowen Jr. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... Thomas Edward Brady, Jr. ... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present) American Football... Benjamin Bratt (born December 16, 1963) is an American actor. ... Nicholas Brendon (born April 12, 1971 as Nicholas Brendon Schultz in Los Angeles, California), is an actor best known for his character Xander Harris in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003). ... Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated American cult television series that initially aired from March 10, 1997 until May 20, 2003. ... Stephen Gerald Breyer (born August 15, 1938) is an American attorney, political figure, and jurist. ... Beau Bridges, (born Lloyd Vernet Bridges III on December 9, 1941 in Los Angeles, California), is an American actor. ... The Fabulous Baker Boys is a 1989 film about two brothers who perform a duo piano show together in small clubs. ... Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... The Big Lebowski, a 1998 comedy film written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, chronicles a few days in the life of an unemployed California slacker and recreational bowler after he is mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. ... Bridges in The Sound of Fury (1950) Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. ... Sea Hunt was an American television adventure series from syndicator Ziv TV that ran from 1958 to 1961 and was popular in repeats for decades afterwards. ... Airplane! is an American comedy film, first released on 27 June 1980, produced, directed, and written by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker. ... Adam Jared Brody (born December 15, 1979) is an American film and television actor. ... The O.C. is an American teen drama television series that originally aired on FOX in the United States from August 5, 2003, to February 22, 2007, running a total of four seasons. ... Albert Brooks (born July 22, 1947 as Albert Lawrence Einstein) is an Academy Award nominated American actor, writer, comedian and director. ... Lost in America is a 1985 film starring Albert Brooks and Julie Hagerty as yuppies David and Linda Howard who are fed up with the corporate lifestyle. ... Alton Brown (born on July 30, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA) is an American food personality, cinematographer, author, and actor. ... For the whistleblower, see Gerald W. Brown. ... Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (left) and Governor Gray Davis (right) with President George W. Bush in 2003 The Governor of California is the highest executive authority in the state government, whose responsibilities include making yearly State of the State addresses to the California State Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Edmund Gerald Pat Brown Sr. ... Willie Lewis Brown, Jr. ... The California State Assembly chamber California State Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ... Nickname: Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: , Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco Founded 1776 Government  - Mayor Gavin Newsom Area  - City  47 sq mi (122 km²)  - Land  46. ... Lindsey Adams Buckingham (born October 3, 1949) is an American guitarist and singer for the musical group Fleetwood Mac. ... This article is about the band. ... William Joseph Bill Buckner (born December 14, 1949 in Vallejo, California, United States) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, California Angels and Kansas City Royals. ... Don Budge hitting a backhand as an amateur in 1935 John Donald (Don) Budge (June 13, 1915 – January 26, 2000) was an American tennis champion who was a World No. ... Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows, New York Tennis is a game played between two players (singles) or between two teams of two players (doubles). ... Hunter Burgan (born Micheal Burgan May 14, 1976) in Grass Valley, Calif. ... AFI is a three-letter acronym that may refer to: AFI (band) Air Force Instruction Armed Forces of India Amniotic Fluid Index American Film Institute Australian Film Institute Australian Foresight Institute American Football Israel association Agencia Federal de Investigación, Mexico Africa-Indian Ocean (as in AFI Region) in aviation... Cruz Miguel Bustamante (born January 4, 1953) is an American politician. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...

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Herbert Eugene Caen (April 3, 1916 – February 1, 1997) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist working in San Francisco. ... Todays San Francisco Chronicle was founded in 1865 as The Daily Dramatic Chronicle by teenage brothers Charles de Young and Michael H. de Young. ... For Mortal Kombat character, see Johnny Cage. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Nicolas Cage (born Nicholas Coppola on January 7, 1964) is an Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Adolph Louis Camilli (April 23, 1907 - October 21, 1997) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who spent most of his career with the Philadelphia Phillies and Brooklyn Dodgers. ... Ben Nighthorse Campbell (born April 13, 1933) is an American politician. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Politics Portal      The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mr. ... Linda Edna Cardellini (born June 25, 1975), is an American television and film actress. ... Freaks and Geeks was an American television series, created by Paul Feig and produced by Judd Apatow, that aired on NBC during the 1999–2000 TV season. ... Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson (born May 16, 1969) is a political news pundit who formerly co-hosted Crossfire and currently hosts Tucker, a national television news show, which is broadcast weekdays at 6 p. ... David Carr (born July 21, 1979, in Bakersfield, California) is an American football player. ... David Carradine (born John Arthur Carradine on December 8, 1936 in Hollywood, California) is an American actor. ... Kung Fu is a television series that ran for three years beginning in 1972, about the adventures of a Shaolin monk in the Wild West armed only with his skill in martial arts. ... Ever Carradine (b. ... Robert Carradine as Lewis Skolnick Robert Carradine (born March 24, 1954) is an American actor. ... Keith Carradine (born August 8, 1949, in San Mateo, California) is an actor and Academy Award-winning songwriter born into a family of actors. ... Nashville is a 1975 film which mixes themes of U.S. presidential politics with those of the country music and gospel music businesses in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Robert Carradine as Lewis Skolnick Robert Carradine (born March 24, 1954) is an American actor. ... It has been suggested that Revenge of the Nerds (2007 film) be merged into this article or section. ... Peter C. Carroll (born September 15, 1951, in San Francisco, California) is the current head coach of the University of Southern California football team, having held that position since 2001. ... The Trojan Shrine, better known as Tommy Trojan in June 2006. ... Adam Carson is the original and current drummer of the punk/rock band AFI. He is one of the two original members left in the lineup, the other being singer Davey Havok. ... AFI is a three-letter acronym that may refer to: AFI (band) Air Force Instruction Armed Forces of India Amniotic Fluid Index American Film Institute Australian Film Institute Australian Foresight Institute American Football Israel association Agencia Federal de Investigación, Mexico Africa-Indian Ocean (as in AFI Region) in aviation... Cheryl Sarkisian LaPierre (better known as Cher) (born on May 20, 1946)[1] is an American actress, singer, songwriter, author and entertainer. ... Moonstruck is a 1987 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison. ... Joseph Christian Jaws Chestnut (born November 25, 1983) is a competitive eater from San Jose, California, currently ranked second in the world by the International Federation of Competitive Eating. ... Julia Child (August 15, 1912–August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream through her many cookbooks and television programs. ... Margaret Cho (born December 5, 1968) is an American comedian, fashion designer and actor. ... Amy Chow (周婉儀; pinyin: Zhōu WÇŽnyí; born May 15, 1978 in San Jose, California) is an American gymnast. ... Lana Clarkson Lana Clarkson and Vincent Schiavelli from Fast Times at Ridgemont High Lana Clarkson (April 5, 1962 - February 3, 2003) was an American actress. ... Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen-comedy film written by Cameron Crowe (adapted from his book) and directed by Amy Heckerling. ... Alexandra Pauline Sasha Cohen (born October 26, 1984) is an American figure skater. ... Mike Connors (born August 15, 1925) is an American actor of Armenian descent. ... Mannix was a television detective series that ran from 1967 through 1975 on CBS. Developed by executive producer Bruce Geller (who also created Mission: Impossible), the title character played by Mike Connors (an actor of Armenian heritage) is an Armenian-American private investigator. ... Diminutive character actor Elisha Cook Jr. ... The Maltese Falcon is a 1941 Warner Brothers film written and directed by John Huston, based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett, and starring Humphrey Bogart as private investigator Sam Spade, Mary Astor as his femme fatale client, Sydney Greenstreet in his film debut, and Peter... Coolio greatest rapper ever (born Artis Leon Ivey, Jr. ... Kevin Michael Costner (born January 18, 1955) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American film actor and director who has often produced his own films. ... Baseball field from the movie. ... Natalie Coughlin in 2004 Summer Olympics uniform. ... Nikki Cox (born Nicole Avery Cox on June 2, 1978 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress known mostly for her roles on the television series Unhappily Ever After and Las Vegas. ... Las Vegas is a dramatic comedy television series about a team of people working in the fictional Montecito Resort and Casino in Las Vegas — dealing with issues that arise within the working environment, ranging from valet parking and restaurant management to casino security. ... Leslie Edward Les Claypool (born September 29, 1963 in Richmond, California, USA) is a singer/bassist, best known for his work with the alternative rock band Primus. ... The electric bass guitar (or electric bass) is a bass string instrument played with the fingers by plucking, slapping, or using a pick. ... Primus is a Grammy-nominated American rock band formed in California in the mid-1980s. ... Alan MacGregor Cranston (June 19, 1914 – December 31, 2000) was a U.S. journalist and politician. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Politics Portal      The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the... (Born 1861- Died 1937) William H. Crocker founded and then later became the president of Crocker National Bank. ... A philanthropist is someone who engages in philanthropy; that is, someone who donates his or her time, money, or reputation to a charitable cause. ... Crocker National Bank was a United States bank headquartered in San Francisco, California. ... Joe Cronin Joseph Edward Cronin (October 12, 1906 – September 7, 1984) was a Major League Baseball player from 1926 to 1945 and manager from 1933 to 1947. ... OShea Jackson (born June 15, 1969) is an American rapper, actor and film director. ... Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) is a two time Golden Globe-winning, and Emmy Award-nominated American film actress and a successful writer of books for children. ... Halloween (also known as John Carpenters Halloween) is a 1978 American independent horror film set in the fictional Midwest town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween. ...

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Iva Toguri Iva Toguri DAquino (July 4, 1916 – September 26, 2006), a Japanese-American, was most identified with Tokyo Rose, a generic name given by Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II to any of approximately a dozen English-speaking female broadcasters of Japanese propaganda. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Carson Jones Daly (born June 22, 1973 in Santa Monica, California) is an American television personality. ... Ted Danson (born Edward Bridge Danson III on December 29, 1947) is an American actor most notable for his television work, and specifically, for his role as central character Sam Malone in the sitcom Cheers, and his role as Dr. John Becker on the series Becker. ... Cheers is a popular American situation comedy produced by Charles-Burrows-Charles Productions in association with CBS Paramount Television for NBC. Cheers was created by the team of James Burrows, Glen Charles, and Les Charles. ... Lindsay Ann Davenport (born June 8, 1976 in Palos Verdes, California) is a former World No. ... Baron Walter Louis Davis (born April 13, 1979, in Compton, California) is an American basketball player currently starting at point guard for the NBAs Golden State Warriors. ... The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team based in Oakland, California. ... Terrell Lamar Davis (born October 28, 1972 in San Diego, California) is a former American football running back who played for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League from 1995 to 2001. ... Dayton and Faris during the making of Little Miss Sunshine Jonathan Dayton (born 7 July 1957 in Alameda County, California) and Valerie Faris (born 20 October 1958 in Los Angeles County, California) are an award-winning team of music video directors who have also moved into directing theatrical films. ... Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 Academy Award-winning dramatic comedy film about a familys road trip to a childrens beauty pageant. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Cameron Michelle Diaz (born August 30, 1972) is an American actress and former fashion model. ... Theres Something About Mary is an American film based on a real-life story released in 1998 by 20th Century Fox, directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly (the Farrelly brothers). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Trent Farris Dilfer (born March 13, 1972 in Santa Cruz, California) is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL. He previously played for the Seattle Seahawks, Baltimore Ravens, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was traded from the Cleveland Browns in May 2006 for... Daz Dillinger (born Delmar Arnaud on May 25, 1973 in Long Beach, California), is an American hip hop producer and rapper mostly known for his work with Death Row Records at the height of West Coast raps popularity. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Roy Edward Disney (born January 10, 1930) is the son of Roy Oliver Disney and the former Edna Francis. ... For the company founded by Disney, see The Walt Disney Company. ... Nathaniel Dawayne Hale (born August 19, 1969), commonly known by stage name Nate Dogg, is an American hip hop artist born in Long Beach, California. ... Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. ... Cong Thanh Do (born ca. ... Ami Dolenz (born January 8, 1969 in Burbank, California) is an American actress, the daughter of Micky Dolenz from his marriage to British television presenter, Samantha Juste. ... George Michael Dolenz (born March 8, 1945), better known as Micky Dolenz, is an American actor, musician, and director. ... George Michael Dolenz (born March 8, 1945), better known as Micky Dolenz, is an American actor, musician, and director. ... The Monkees were a pop-rock quartet created and based in Los Angeles in 1965 for an NBC American television series of the same name. ... General James Harold Doolittle, Sc. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Seal of the Air Force. ... Andre Young (born February 18, 1965 in Los Angeles, California), better known as Dr. Dre, became a pioneer in todays hip-hop culture and gangsta rap. ... Andre Hicks (July 5, 1970 – November 1, 2004), better known by his stage name, Mac Dre, was a San Francisco Bay Area-based gangsta rapper from Vallejo, California. ... Andre Wicker (born April 18, 1971 in Compton, California), known as Gangsta Dresta or simply Dresta, is an African American West Coast rapper best known for collaborating with Eazy-E on the inflammatory hit single Real Muthaphuckkin Gs from Eazy-Es 1993 EP Its On (Dr. Dre... K. Eric Drexler in 2001. ... Isadora Duncan Isadora Duncan (May 27, 1877 – September 14, 1927) was an American dancer. ... Robert Selden Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an Academy Award and four-time Golden Globe winning American film actor and director. ... Jermaine Terrell Dye (born January 28, 1974 in Vacaville, California) is a right fielder in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

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Clint Eastwood (born Clinton Eastwood, Jr. ... Million Dollar Baby is an Academy Award winning 2004 dramatic film directed by Clint Eastwood. ... Eazy-E (Eric Wright) (September 7, 1963 - March 26, 1995) was an African-American rapper, record producer, and record executive who initially rose to fame as a member of the group N.W.A.. Born in Compton, California, Eazy-E dropped out of Compton High School while in tenth grade... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... Zachary David Alexander Efron(born October 18, 1987) is an American actor. ... High School Musical is a made-for-TV musical film. ... MC Eiht Aaron Tyler (born May 22, 1967 in Compton, California) is an American rapper better known by his stage name MC Eiht [sic]. A pioneer of gangsta rap, he first emerged as one of the lead rappers of Comptons Most Wanted (CMW), and later became an actor and...

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Warren Griffin III (born November 10, 1970 in Long Beach, California) better known as Warren G, is an American West Coast rapper and hip hop producer. ... Guy Gabaldon speaking at Pentagon ceremony honoring Hispanic World War II veterans, September 2004. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... The Game may refer to: // The Game (rapper), an American hip hop recording artist and actor The Game, a nickname of WWE wrestler Triple H The Game (college football), an annual American football game between Harvard and Yale Universities The Game (treasure hunt), a loose series of live puzzle events... Jeffrey Jason Garcia (born February 24, 1970) is an American professional quarterback currently employed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Jerome John Jerry Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American musician, songwriter, and artist perhaps best known for being the lead guitarist and vocalist of the psychedelic rock band the Grateful Dead. ... Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in San Francisco, California. ... Kyle Richard Gass (born July 14, 1960)[1] is an American actor and a member of the bands Tenacious D (along with Jack Black) and Trainwreck. ... Tenacious D, or The D as they are known by their fans,[1] is an American rock band duo composed of musician/actors Kyle Gass and Jack Black. ... Jason Gilbert Giambi (born January 8, 1971) is a Major League Baseball Player and designated hitter for the New York Yankees. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Tyrese Darnell Gibson (born December 30, 1978), often known simply as Tyrese or Black-Ty, is an American R&B and hip hop singer, songwriter, rapper, actor, and former fashion model and MTV VJ. After releasing several successful albums, he made the transition into films, with lead roles in several... Brad Gilbert (born August 9, 1961 in Oakland, California) is an American tennis coach, a television tennis commentator, and former professional tennis player. ... Sara Gilbert (born Sara Rebecca Abeles on January 29, 1975 in Santa Monica, California) is an Emmy-nominated American actress best known for her longtime role as Darlene Conner-Healy from 1988-1997 in the U.S. sitcom Roseanne and as Paula Schaeffer in 24. ... Roseanne is an Emmy Award winning American sitcom which aired on ABC from 1988 to 1997, starring stand-up comedian Roseanne Barr. ... Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878-1972) in 1921 Lillian Moller Gilbreth, BA MA Ph. ... Cheaper by the Dozen is a 1948 novel by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. ... Danny Lebern Glover[1] (born July 22, 1946) is an American actor, film director, and political activist. ... Rube Goldberg Reuben Garret L. Goldberg (July 4, 1883 - December 7, 1970) was an American cartoonist. ... Drew Gooden (born September 24, 1981 in Oakland, California) is an NBA basketball player who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jeffery Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is a professional American race car driver. ... Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor. ... Joanie Greggains is an American radio host of The Joanie Greggains Show, a weekend health and fitness program on KGO Radio, San Francisco, California. ... Mervyn Edward Merv Griffin, Jr. ... Jeopardy! is an international television quiz game show, originally devised by Merv Griffin. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Joshua Winslow Groban (born February 27, 1981) is a Grammy-nominated American singer/songwriter known for his mature and lyrical baritone voice. ... Marjoe Gortner (born January 14, 1944 in Long Beach, California) is a former evangelical minister who first gained a certain fame in the late 1940s and early to mid 1950s when he became the youngest ordained preacher at the age of four, and then outright notoriety in the 1970s when... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      The word evangelicalism often refers to... In most Protestant churches, a minister is a member of the ordained clergy who leads a congregation; such a person may also be called a Pastor, Preacher, or Elder. ... Vince Guaraldi (July 17, 1928 - February 6, 1976) was an American jazz musician and pianist best known for composing music for animated adaptations of the Peanuts comic strip. ... There are at least two versions of the Christmas music album A Charlie Brown Christmas. ... Sharon Stone, Mayor Gavin Newsom and Kimberly Guilfoyle Newsom at the NCLR Spirit Awards, San Francisco, April 24, 2004. ... Anthony Keith Gwynn (born May 9, 1960 in Los Angeles, California) is a former right fielder in Major League Baseball, statistically one of the best and most consistent hitters in baseball history. ... Jacob Benjamin Jake Gyllenhaal[2] (born December 19, 1980) is an Academy Award-nominated and BAFTA Award-winning American actor. ...

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Walter A. Haas, Jr. ... Levi Strauss & Co. ... Gene Hackman (born Eugene Allen Hackman[1] on January 30, 1930) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Samuel Roy Hagar (born October 13, 1947 in Monterey, California, USA), better known as Sammy Hagar (aka The Red Rocker), is a U.S. rock guitarist, singer, composer and former member of Van Halen, and of the early 70s rock band Montrose. ... This article or section may contain excessive or improper use of copyrighted images and/or audio files. ... Merle Ronald Haggard (born April 6, 1937) is an American country music singer, guitarist and songwriter. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Jackie Earle Haley (born July 14, 1961 in Northridge, California, USA) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor who is best known for his portrayal of Kelly Leak, the motorcycle-riding, cigarette-smoking little leaguer in The Bad News Bears and its sequels. ... Bad News Bears is a remake of the 1976 movie The Bad News Bears, produced by Paramount Pictures. ... Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American actor and voice actor. ... Star Wars is an epic science fantasy saga and fictional universe created by George Lucas during the late 1970s. ... Laird Hamilton (born Laird John Zerfas on February 3, 1964 in San Francisco) is an American big-wave surfer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Clash of the Titans is a 1981 fantasy movie based on the myth of the Perseus. ... MC Hammer (born Stanley Kirk Burrell on March 30, 1962) is an American MC who was popular during the late 1980s and early 1990s, known for his dramatic rise to and fall from fame and fortune, his trademark Hammer pants, and for leaving a lasting influence on hip hop culture... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... Daniel Handler (born February 28, 1970), is an American author, screenwriter, and accordionist. ... Lemony Snicket is a pseudonym used by author Daniel Handler in his book series A Series of Unfortunate Events, as well as a character in that series. ... Colin Lewes Hanks (born Colin Lewes Dillingham[1] on November 24, 1977) is an American actor, and the son of famous actor Tom Hanks. ... King Kong is a 2005 remake of the 1933 King Kong film about a fictional giant ape called Kong. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Big is a 1988 comedy film which tells the story of a teenaged boy who is aged to adulthood by a magical fortune telling machine. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Other nicknames The As, The White Elephants, The... Mariska[1] Magdolna Hargitay (born January 23, 1964) is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning American actress best known for her role as Detective Olivia Benson on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. ... Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 5 DVD Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU) is the first of three spin-offs of Law & Order (the other two being Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Trial by Jury; all series are presented on the NBC... Jeff B. Harmon (Born December 31, 1953) is an award-winning American film director, writer and producer. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... For the racing team owned by Kevin Harvick and his wife Delana, see Kevin Harvick Incorporated. ... Teri Lynn Hatcher (born December 8, 1964) is an Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actress and author. ... David Marchand [1] (born David Anthony Passaro, on November 20, 1975, in Rochester, New York) more commonly known by the stage name Davey Havok, is the lead vocalist of the American rock band AFI. // Havok was born in Rochester, New York and is of Italian ancestery. ... AFI is a three-letter acronym that may refer to: AFI (band) Air Force Instruction Armed Forces of India Amniotic Fluid Index American Film Institute Australian Film Institute Australian Foresight Institute American Football Israel association Agencia Federal de Investigación, Mexico Africa-Indian Ocean (as in AFI Region) in aviation... Dennis Dexter Haysbert (born June 2, 1954) is an American film and television actor. ... 24 is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American television series created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and produced by Imagine Television. ... For other people named William Randolph Hearst, see William Randolph Hearst (disambiguation) William Randolph Hearst I (April 29, 1863 – August 14, 1951) was an American newspaper magnate. ... Patricia Hearst. ... The Symbionese Liberation Army (S.L.A.) was a self-styled urban guerilla warfare group that considered itself a revolutionary vanguard army. ... Lacie Heart (born August 22, 1986) is an American pornographic actress. ... Christina Lee (Christy) Hemme (born October 28, 1980) is an American actress, model and professional wrestler. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Manhattan is a 1979 romantic comedy film. ... Keith Hernandez (born October 20, 1953 in San Francisco, California) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman, who played for the St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42 Name New York Mets (1962–present) Other nicknames The Amazin Mets, The Amazins, The Metropolitans Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league titles World Series titles... James Hetfield (born James Alan Hetfield, 3 August 1963, Downey, California[1]) is the main songwriter, lead vocalist, guitarist and a founding member of the American thrash/heavy metal band Metallica. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Trevor William Hoffman (born October 13, 1967 in Bellflower, California) is a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who has played for the San Diego Padres since 1993. ... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6, 19, 31, 35, 42 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Other nicknames Pads, Friars Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Qualcomm Stadium (1969-2003) a. ... Michael George Holmgren (born June 15, 1948 in San Francisco, California) is a National Football League American football coach, and was named as the sixth head coach of the Seattle Seahawks on January 8, 1999. ... City Seattle, Washington Team colors Pacific Blue, Navy Blue, Neon Green, White Head Coach Mike Holmgren Owner Paul Allen General manager Tim Ruskell Mascot Blitz, and Taima the augur hawk League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976–present) American Football Conference (1977-2001) AFC West (1977-2001) National Football Conference... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... James Roy Horner (born August 14, 1953) is an American composer of orchestral and film music. ... Sam Horrigan is an American actor best known for his role as Quentin Kelly on the hit ABC sitcom Grace Under Fire. ... Spoiler warning: Little Giants is a 1994 family comedy movie, which starred Rick Moranis and Ed ONeill as brothers in a small Ohio town, coaching rival Pee-Wee Football teams. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... AMERICAN IDOL HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO DEATH OF SIMON ... Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an Emmy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning American actress, perhaps most widely known for her role in the television sitcom Mad About You. ... Mad About You was an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999. ... Vanessa Anne Hudgens (born December 14, 1988) is an American actress and singer. ... High School Musical is a made-for-TV musical film. ... Kate Garry Hudson[1] (born April 19, 1979) is an American film actress. ...

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Shirley Jackson (December 14, 1916 [1]– August 8, 1965) was an influential American author. ... Jesse G. James Jesse Gregory James (born April 19, 1969) is an American and CEO of West Coast Choppers, a manufacturer of custom-made motorcycles, and the host of Motorcycle Mania and Monster Garage on the Discovery Channel. ... Richard Alle Jefferson (June 21, 1980, Los Angeles, California) is a 6 ft 7 in (2. ... Fran Jeffries singing in The Pink Panther Fran Jeffries (born 18 May 1937 in San Jose, California) was a singer/actress/model in the 1960s and early-1970s. ... The Pink Panther, directed by Blake Edwards and co-written by Edwards and Maurice Richlin, is a 1963 comedy film, starring David Niven, Peter Sellers, and Robert Wagner. ... Steven Paul Jobs (born February 24, 1955) is the co-founder and CEO of Apple and was the CEO of Pixar until its acquisition by Disney. ... Apple Inc. ... James Kenneth Johnson (born September 17, 1975, El Cajon, California) is a current NASCAR NEXTEL Cup race car driver who drives the #48 Lowes Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS and Chevrolet Impala SS owned by his teammate Jeff Gordon and operated by Rick Hendricks Hendrick Motorsports. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... For other persons named Randy Johnson, see Randy Johnson (disambiguation). ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) West Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Arizona Diamondbacks (1998–present) Other nicknames The D-Backs, The Snakes Ballpark Chase Field (1998–present) a. ... Angelina Jolie (born June 4, 1975) is an American film actress, a former fashion model and a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency. ... Jerrel Wayne Jerry Jones (Born on October 13, 1942 in Los Angeles, California) is the owner of the Dallas Cowboys NFL franchise and the Dallas Desperados AFL franchise. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Marion Jones (born October 12, 1975 in Los Angeles, California) is an American athlete of half Belizean and half African American descent. ...

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Adam Kagin (born January 14, 1978 in Des Moines, Iowa) is a professional poker player, currently residing in Henderson, Nevada. ... Christopher Lee Kattan (born October 19, 1970) is an American comedian, best known for his work on Saturday Night Live. ... Julie Deborah Kavner (born September 7, 1950) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress, best known for her role as Brenda Morgenstern on Rhoda in the 1970s, as an actress in several Woody Allen-directed films, and for providing the voice of Marge Simpson on the animated television show The... Diane Keaton (born Diane Hall on January 5, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ... Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy film directed by Woody Allen from a script he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. ... Anthony McLeod Kennedy (born July 23, 1936) has been an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1988. ... The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C., (large image) The Supreme Court of the United States, located in Washington, D.C., is the highest court (see supreme court) in the United States; that is, it has ultimate judicial authority within the United States... Kerkor Kirk Kerkorian (born June 6, 1917) is an American billionaire, and president/CEO of Tracinda Corporation, his private holding company based in Beverly Hills, California. ... Jason Frederick Kidd (born March 23, 1973, in San Francisco, California) is an American All-Star professional basketball player in the NBA. After earlier tours with the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns, he is currently the New Jersey Nets starting point guard and captain. ... Val Edward Kilmer[1] (born December 31, 1959) is an American actor. ... Regina King (born January 15, 1971 in Los Angeles, California) is an American film and television actress. ... Maxine Hong Kingston Maxine Hong Kingston (湯婷婷; born October 27, 1940) is an American writer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Michael Edward (Mike) Krukow (born January 21, 1952 in Long Beach, California) is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885–1957) New York Gothams (1883–1885) Other nicknames Jints, Gigantes, G-Men Ballpark AT... Lisa Marie Diane Kudrow (born July 30, 1963) is an Emmy Award- and SAG-winning American actress best known for her role as Phoebe Buffay in the sitcom Friends. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Michelle Wing Kwan (關穎珊) (born 7 July 1980) is an American figure skater and media celebrity who has won nine U.S. championships, five world championships, and two Olympic medals. ...

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Shia Saide LaBeouf[1] (born June 11, 1986) is a Daytime Emmy Award-winning[2] American actor and comedian. ... Rick Law (born December 15, 1969) is an American entertainment illustrator and producer. ... Bruce Lee (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: Lǐ Xiǎolóng; Cantonese Yale: Léih Síulùhng; November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973) was a martial artist, philosopher, instructor, and martial arts actor widely regarded as the most influential martial artist of the 20th century. ... Jason Lee may refer to: Jason Lee (missionary) (1803–1845), American missionary and pioneer in the Oregon Territory Jason Scott Lee (born 1966), Asian-American film actor Jason Lee (actor) (born 1970), American actor in TV series My Name is Earl, Church of Scientology member, and former professional skateboarder Jason... My Name Is Earl is an Emmy Award-winning American sitcom created by Greg Garcia. ... Janet Leigh (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004), born Jeanette Helen Morrison, was an American actress. ... Jennifer Jason Leigh (born February 5, 1962) is an American actress who has appeared in numerous films. ... Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen-comedy film written by Cameron Crowe (adapted from his book) and directed by Amy Heckerling. ... Bradley Jay Lesley (born September 11, 1958 in Turlock, California) was a Major League Baseball player for the Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers from 1982 to 1985. ... The cast of Takeshis Castle Takeshis Castle , literally Operation! Takeshi Castle) was a Japanese game show that aired from 1986 to 1989 on the Tokyo Broadcasting System. ... Monica Samille Lewinsky (born July 23, 1973) is an American woman with whom the former United States President Bill Clinton admitted to having a sexual relationship[1] while Lewinsky worked at the White House in 1995 and 1996. ... Huey Lewis (born Hugh Anthony Cregg, III on July 5, 1950) is an American musician and occasional actor. ... Huey Lewis & the News is a Grammy winning and Academy Award nominated US rock band based in San Francisco, California. ... Juliette L. Lewis (born June 21, 1973[1]) is an Oscar-nominated American actress and musician. ... Rob Liefeld (born October 3, 1967 in Anaheim, California) is an American comic book writer, illustrator, and publisher. ... Heather Deen Locklear (born September 25, 1961 in Westwood, California) is an American actress, primarily on soap operas, movies and television, probably best known for her roles as William Shatners sexy, young partner and Richard Herds daughter, Officer Stacy Sheridan in the successful 1980s crime drama T.J... Jack London (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916),[1][2][3] was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. ... For other uses, see Call of the Wild (disambiguation) The Call of the Wild is a novella by American writer Jack London. ... Mario Lopez, Jr. ... Saved by the Bell is an American teen sitcom which originally aired between 1989 and 1993. ... Courtney Love[1] (born July 9, 1964) is an American rock musician and Golden Globe-nominated actress, best-known as lead singer for the now-defunct alternative rock band Hole and for her two-year marriage to Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. ... Jonathan Lovitz (born July 21, 1957 in Tarzana, California) is an American actor and comedian perhaps best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and for his show The Critic. ... George Walton Lucas, Jr. ... Star Wars is an epic science fantasy saga and fictional universe created by George Lucas during the late 1970s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

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Dedrick Rolison (born August 9, 1971) is an American gangsta rapper and actor best known by his stage name Mack 10. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Theodore Maiman. ... Ricky Manning, Jr. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Robert Bruce Mathias (November 17, 1930 - September 2, 2006) was an American decathlete, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and United States Congressman. ... Paul Norton Pete McCloskey Jr. ... Willie Dean McGee (born November 2, 1958 in San Francisco, California) is a former outfielder for the St. ... Jeremy McGrath (born November 19, 1971, San Francisco, California) is a Supercross racer and has won a record of 72 250cc Main Event wins and captured 7 250cc Championships between 1993 to 2001. ... Mark David McGwire (born October 1, 1963 in Pomona, California) is a former professional baseball player who played his major league career with the Oakland Athletics and St. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Katharine Hope McPhee (born March 25, 1984) is an American pop singer who was the runner-up to Taylor Hicks on the fifth season of American Idol in 2006. ... Sherman Oaks is an 8. ... Edwin Meese III Edwin Ed Meese III (born December 2, 1931 in Oakland, California) served as the seventy-fifth Attorney General of the United States (1985-1988). ... Casey Merrill (football) (or Richard Casey Merrill) was a professional football athlete played for three NFL teams in the 1980s, the Green Bay Packers (1979-1982), New York Giants (1983-1986) and his last year with the New Orleans Saints in the 1987 season. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Jon Miller (born October 11, 1977 in San Francisco, California) is an American sportscaster, known primarily for his broadcasts of Major League Baseball. ... American Sportscasters A sportscaster, sports announcer, or sports commentator is a type of journalist on radio or television who specializes in reporting or commenting on sports events. ... Marisa Miller (born August 6, 1978[1]) is an American supermodel. ... Penelope Ann Miller (January 13, 1964) is an American actress. ... Stanley Lloyd Miller (born March 7, 1930) is an American chemist famous for his role in the Miller-Urey experiment he performed in 1953, while a graduate student. ... Norman Yoshio Mineta Norman Yoshio Mineta (born November 12, 1931) is an American politician and member of the Democratic party. ... The office of the U.S. Secretary of Commerce in the mid-20th century. ... Liza May Minnelli (born March 12, 1946 in Los Angeles, California) is an Academy Award and Tony Award-winning American actress and singer. ... Cabaret is a 1972 film. ... Shemar Franklin Moore (born April 20, 1970 in Oakland, California) is an Emmy Award-winning American actor and former male fashion model with Irene Marie Models, best known for his role as Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless, which he originally played from 1994 to 2002, and is... Moore on the cover of Playboy, August 1984 Terry Moore (born Helen Luella Koford, January 7, 1929) is an Oscar-nominated American actress. ... The original Mighty Joe Young movie poster. ... Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), was a Golden Globe Award-winning American actress, singer, model and pop icon. ... Some Like It Hot is a 1959 comedy film directed by Billy Wilder. ... Mayor Moscone George Richard Moscone (November 24, 1929 – November 27, 1978) was the mayor of San Francisco, California from January 1976 until his assassination in November 1978. ... Nickname: Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: , Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco Founded 1776 Government  - Mayor Gavin Newsom Area  - City  47 sq mi (122 km²)  - Land  46. ... Charles William Mumy, Jr. ... Lost in Space is a science fiction themed TV series produced by television producer Irwin Allen for the American television network CBS. The show ran for three seasons, with eighty-three first-run original episodes airing between September 15, 1965 and March 6, 1968, replacing the short-lived World War... Eddie Clarence Murray (born February 24, 1956 in Los Angeles, California) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman who was known as one of the most reliable and productive hitters of his era, earning the nickname Steady Eddie. Murray is regarded as one of the best switch hitters ever... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 5, 8, 20, 22, 33, 42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... Christopher Chris Mordetsky (born January 8, 1983) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name The Masterpiece Chris Masters, who is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment wrestling on its RAW brand. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1,290. ...

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This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Gavin Christopher Newsom (born October 10, 1967) is the 42nd Mayor of San Francisco, California. ... Nickname: Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: , Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco Founded 1776 Government  - Mayor Gavin Newsom Area  - City  47 sq mi (122 km²)  - Land  46. ... Lorenzo Neal (born December 27, 1970 in Hanford, California) is a Pro Bowl fullback in the National Football League. ... Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ... The presidential seal is a well-known symbol of the presidency. ... Young Noble aka Marbles (given name Rufus Cooper III) is an American rapper who was recruited to the group Tha Outlawz in 1996. ... Franklyn C. Lyn Nofziger (8 June 1924 – 27 March 2006) was an American journalist, political consultant and author. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 - June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... John Hennigan John Hennigan also known as Johnny Nitro is a professional wrestler, currently working for World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1,290. ...

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Willis OBrien with his Academy Award. ... Francis Joseph Lefty ODoul (March 4, 1897 - December 7, 1969) was an American Major League Baseball player who went on to become an extraordinarily successful manager in the minor leagues, and also a vital figure in the establishment of professional baseball in Japan. ... Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Fuller Olsen (both born June 13, 1986) are American actresses, best known for playing the role of Michelle Tanner on the sitcom Full House. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Tatum Beatrice ONeal (born November 5, 1963 in Los Angeles, California) is an Academy Award-winning American actress best known for her film work as a child actress in the 1970s. ... Haley Joel Osment (born April 10, 1988) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ...

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This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Leon Edward Panetta (born June 28, 1938) is a former White House Chief of Staff to Bill Clinton, a former member of the United States House of Representatives, and the founder and director of the Panetta Institute. ... Joshua B. Bolten, the current White House Chief of Staff. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III[1] on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ... Tall, comedic actor born William Gerald Grossman in San Francisco, California on July 25, 1925. ... The Dick Van Dyke Show was an American television situation comedy which aired on CBS from October 3, 1961 to September 7, 1966. ... Richard Park (Korean: 박용수) (born May 27, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea) is an American professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York, a hamlet located on Long Island. ... Harry Partch (June 24, 1901 – September 3, 1974) was an American composer. ... George Smith Patton Jr. ... This article is about the basketball player. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an Oscar-winning American film actor. ... David Samuel Sam Peckinpah (February 21, 1925 – December 28, 1984) was an American film director who achieved iconic status following the release of his 1969 Western epic The Wild Bunch. ... Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated and internationally known American actress. ... Laci Peterson, born Laci Denise Rocha (May 4, 1975 – ca. ... Paul Anthony Pierce (born October 13, 1977 in Oakland, California) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. He has been a starter every season since he was selected by the Celtics in the 1998 NBA Draft, and in 2002 he helped lead Boston to... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Jim Plunkett on the February 15, 1971 cover of Sports Illustrated James W. Jim Plunkett (born December 5, 1947 in San Jose, California) is a retired American football player. ... City Oakland, California Other nicknames The Silver and Black Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Lane Kiffin Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Western Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC West (1970... Chad Power (born January 30, 1984) is a black belt that starred in 3 Ninjas and 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up. ... Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ... Freddie James Prinze (born March 8, 1976) is an American actor, perhaps best known for his leading roles in teen-oriented films. ... Tayshaun Durell Prince (born February 28, 1980, in Compton, California) is an American basketball player for the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association. ... The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... Jade Errol Puget (born November 28, 1973 in Santa Rosa, California). ... AFI is a three-letter acronym that may refer to: AFI (band) Air Force Instruction Armed Forces of India Amniotic Fluid Index American Film Institute Australian Film Institute Australian Foresight Institute American Football Israel association Agencia Federal de Investigación, Mexico Africa-Indian Ocean (as in AFI Region) in aviation...

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Louis Freese (born June 2, 1970), known by stage name B-Real, is a Latin rapper of Mexican and Afro-Cuban heritage. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Robert Redford (born Charles Robert Redford, Jr. ... Barefoot in the Park is a 1967 film based on the 1963 Tony-nominated comedy play by Neil Simon, about a young couple and their odd neighbors in their small apartment building in Greenwich Village, New York. ... Mason Reese (born April 11, 1966) was a child star in numerous television commercials in the 1970s, particularly for Underwood Deviled Ham. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Christina Ricci (born February 12, 1980) is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominated American actress. ... The Addams Family is an Academy Award-nominated comedy film based on the popular characters, The Addams Family, created by cartoonist Charles Addams. ... For other persons named Michael Richards, see Michael Richards (disambiguation). ... Seinfeld is an Emmy Award-winning American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998, running a total of 9 seasons. ... Nicole Camille Richie (born September 21, 1981) is an American socialite, actress, author, and singer. ... Sally Kristen Ride (born May 26, 1951) is an American former astronaut who in 1983 became the first American woman to reach outer space. ... STS-7 was a space shuttle mission by NASA using the Space Shuttle Challenger, launched June 18, 1983. ... STS 41-G marked the thirteenth flight of a Space Shuttle and the sixth flight of the Challenger. ... Isiah J.R. Rider (born March 12, 1971 in Oakland, California) is a former NBA basketball player, who played from 1993-2002. ... Cathleen Roxanne Rigby (b. ... Statue of Peter Pan in Bowring Park, St. ... Jason Morgan Ritter (born February 17, 1980 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor, son of the late actor John Ritter and grandson of actors Tex Ritter and Dorothy Fay. ... John Ritter as Jack Tripper on Threes Company. ... Tex Ritter Tex Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country singer and actor. ... Anthony J. Mahavorick, pen name Anthony Robbins or Tony Robbins, (born on 29 February 1960 in North Hollywood, California, USA) is an American life coach, writer, and professional speaker. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... The Scorpion King is a 2002 film starring Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Michael Clarke Duncan, Kelly Hu, Steven Brand, Ralf Moeller, and Grant Heslov, and is directed by Chuck Russell. ... Dana Tyron Rohrabacher (born June 21, 1947, in Coronado, California) is an American politician, who has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1989, currently representing Californias 46th congressional district. ... The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. ... James Calvin Jimmy Rollins (born November 27, 1978 in Oakland, California), and currently resides in Woolwich Township, New Jersey, nicknamed J-Roll, is an All-Star Shortstop of the Philadelphia Phillies. ... James Jim Rome (born October 14, 1964) is a Jewish-American sports radio talk show host syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks, a subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications. ... Ђ Marla Ruzicka Marla Ruzicka (December 31, 1976 – April 16, 2005) was an activist-turned-aid worker. ... In United States politics, the Green Party has been active as a third party since the 1980s. ...

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Carsten Charles (C.C.) Sabathia (born July 21, 1980 in Vallejo, California) is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays with the Cleveland Indians. ... Pierre Salinger. ... David Andrew J. Samberg (born August 18, 1978 in Berkeley, California), better known as Andy Samberg or Andy, is a stand-up comic, Emmy-nominated songwriter, and member of comedy group The Lonely Island. ... SNL could mean: Saturday Night Live Scots National League This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Born 1864 in San Francisco, he was the mayor of his hometown when the famous 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and subsequant fire destroyed a prodigious amount of the city. ... This article is about the American actor/comedian. ... Liev Schreiber (pronounced Lee-ev) (born Isaac Liev Schreiber on October 4, 1967) is a Tony Award-winning American actor. ... Charles R. Schwab (born 1937) is the founder and CEO of the Charles Schwab Corporation. ... Cathy Scott, a graduate of Helix High School and the University of Redlands, is best known as the author of the books The Killing of Tupac Shakur (ISBN 0-929-71220-X) and The Murder of Biggie Smalls (ISBN 0-312-26620-0). ... Junior Seau [SAY-ow] (born Tiaina Seau, Jr. ... George Thomas Seaver (born November 17, 1944 in Fresno, California) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who broke into the major leagues in 1967 and retired in 1986. ... J. Tony Serra is an American attorney, activist and tax resister. ... Harry Julius Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is an American comedic actor and writer. ... This article is about the quasi-fictional heavy metal band. ... Todd Anthony Shaw (born April 28, 1966) in South Central Los Angeles, known by stage name Too $hort, is a rapper who started his career as a youth at the age of 17 Oakland, California. ... Alicia Silverstone, (born October 4, 1976) is an American actress and former fashion model. ... Orenthal James Simpson (born July 9, 1947), commonly known as O. J. Simpson and also just by his initials O.J. and his nickname The Juice, is a retired American football player who achieved stardom at the collegiate and professional levels. ... Charles Martin Smith (born October 30, 1953) is an American film actor and director. ... American Graffiti is a 1973 film directed by George Lucas. ... Roger Smith from The Big O. Roger Smith is the main character in the anime television series and the manga, The Big O. He is Paradigm Citys top negotiator, and lives in the Illegal Residential Sector in a former bank with his butler Norman Burg and R. Dorothy Wayneright. ... 1959 Soundtrack - (L to R): Roger Smith, Kookie Byrnes, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. ... Edwin Donald Duke Snider (born September 19, 1926 in Los Angeles, California), nicknamed The Silver Fox, is a former Major League baseball center fielder and left-handed batter who played with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers (1947-62), New York Mets (1963) and San Francisco Giants (1964). ... Young Gary Snyder, on one of his early book covers Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American poet (originally, often associated with the Beat Generation), essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist. ... Suzanne Somers (born October 16, 1946) is an American actress, author, and businesswoman. ... For the Entourage episode, see Threes Company (Entourage). ... Brenda Song (born March 27, 1988[1]) is an American actress. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Robert Langford Modini Stack (January 13, 1919 – May 14, 2003) was an American stage and movie actor. ... Airplane! is an American comedy film, first released on 27 June 1980, produced, directed, and written by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker. ... Walt Stack (b. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Leland Stanford, Jr. ... Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in Stanford, California. ... Steven Gregory Stayner (April 18, 1965 – September 16, 1989) was an American child who became famous after he was kidnapped as a seven-year-old and held captive by his abductor, only to be reunited with his family seven years later. ... Danielle Steel (b. ... Gwen Renée Stefani (born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer and occasional actress. ... John Ernst Steinbeck (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was one of the best-known and most widely read American writers of the 20th century. ... Of Mice and Men is a novella by John Steinbeck, first published in 1937, which tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced Anglo migrant ranch workers in California during the Great Depression (1929-1941). ... George Stevens examining film from A Place in the Sun. ... Cynthia Stevenson as Joy Lass from Dead Like Me Cynthia Stevenson is an American actress born in Piedmont, California on 2 August 1962. ... Dead Like Me is an American television comedy-drama created by Bryan Fuller for the Showtime network starring Ellen Muth and Mandy Patinkin as grim reapers in Seattle, Washington. ... David Russell Strathairn (born on January 26, 1949) is an Academy Award-nominated American film and television actor. ... Robert Bob Straub (May 6, 1920 - November 27, 2002), was a Democratic politician who served as Governor of Oregon from 1975 to 1979. ... Official language(s) (none)[1] Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... The Governor of Oregon is the top executive of the government of the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Darryl Eugene Strawberry (born March 12, 1962) is a former baseball player who is well-known for both his play on the baseball field and for his controversial behavior off of it. ... Lynn Curtis Swann (b. ... Jodie Leanne Sweetin (born January 19, 1982) is an American actress best known for her role as Stephanie Tanner on the television sitcom Full House. ... Full House is an American television family sitcom that originally ran from 1987 to 1995 on the ABC network, and has remained on the air in reruns. ... Robert Charles Swenson (b. ...

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Amy Tan (Chinese: 譚恩美; pinyin: Tán Ēnměi; born February 19, 1952) is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and what it means to grow up as a first generation Asian American. ... The Joy Luck Club is a best-selling novel written by Amy Tan. ... Amber Rose Tamblyn (born May 14, 1983) is an Emmy-nominated American actress and poet. ... Joan of Arcadia was an American television fantasy/family drama which aired on Fridays, 8-9 p. ... Russ Tamblyn (born Russell Irving Tamblyn on December 30, 1934) is an American actor and former dancer. ... West Side Story is a 1961 film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. ... Shirley Jane Temple (born April 23, 1928) later known as Shirley Temple Black, is an American former child actress. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Jennifer Tilly (born September 16, 1958)[1] is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and a World Series of Poker bracelet winner. ... Kenneth Tobey (Born March 23, 1917—December 22, 2002) was an American television and film actor. ... Lisa Tucker Lisa Gabrielle Tucker (born June 13, 1989 in Newport Beach, California) is an American singer, musical theater actress, and was the tenth-place finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. ... Aisha Tyler (born September 18, 1970 in San Francisco, California) is an American actress, stand-up comedian and occasional writer. ... Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac, Makaveli, or simply as Pac, was an American artist renowned for his rap music, movie roles, poetry, and his social activism. ...

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Ronald Brian Underwood, (born November 6, 1953), is an American film director. ...

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Antonio Ramon Villaraigosa (born Antonio (Tony) Ramon Villar, Jr. ... Don Mariano Guadeloupe Vallejo (4 July 1807 - 18 January 1890) was a Californian military commander, politician, and rancher. ... Jhonen Vasquez (born September 1, 1974), also known by his pseudonyms Mr. ... Ken Venturi (born 1931 in San Francisco, California) was a prominent PGA Tour professional during the late 1950s and early 1960s. ... Victoria Vetri (better known as Angela Dorian) ( born September 26, 1944 in San Francisco, California ) is an American model and actress. ... Captain Roy Marlin Butch Voris (September 19, 1919–August 10, 2005) was an aviator in the United States Navy, a World War II flying ace, and founder of the Navys flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen, perhaps the most famous ace of all. ... USN redirects here. ... The United States Navys Blue Angels (or Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron), formed in 1946, is the worlds first officially sanctioned military aerial demonstration team. ...

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William Ernest Walsh (November 30, 1931 – July 30, 2007) was an American head football coach of the San Francisco 49ers and Stanford University, and the inventor of the West Coast Offense. ... Laurie Walters (born January 8, 1947 in San Francisco, California) is a former television actress, arguably best known for playing Joanie Bradford on the television dramedy Eight Is Enough, which aired from 1977 until 1981 on ABC. Walters was, by several years, the oldest actor of the eight actors playing... Eight Is Enough was an American television dramedy series which ran on ABC from March 15, 1977 until August 29, 1981. ... William Theodore Walton III, better known as Bill Walton (born November 5, 1952), is a former American basketball player and current television sportscaster. ... Luke Theodore Walton (born March 28, 1980 in San Diego, California) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 – July 9, 1974) was a California district attorney of Alameda County, the 20th Attorney General of California, the 30th Governor of California, and the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (from 1953 to 1969). ... The Chief Justice of the United States is the head of the Judicial Branch of the government of the United States, and presides over the Supreme Court of the United States. ... The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C., (large image) The Supreme Court of the United States, located in Washington, D.C., is the highest court (see supreme court) in the United States; that is, it has ultimate judicial authority within the United States... Caspar Willard Cap Weinberger, GBE (August 18, 1917 – March 28, 2006), was an American politician and Secretary of Defense under President Ronald Reagan from January 21, 1981, until November 23, 1987, making him the third longest-serving defense secretary to date, after Robert McNamara and Donald Rumsfeld. ... Robert Hall Weir (October 16, 1947–) is an American guitar player, most recognized as a founding member of the Grateful Dead. ... Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in San Francisco, California. ... Jill Whelan is an american actess and singer. ... Airplane! is an American comedy film, first released on 27 June 1980, produced, directed, and written by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Paul Williams Paul Revere Williams (February 18, 1894 – January 23, 1980) was an African American architect who based his practice largely in Los Angeles, California and the Southern California area. ... Theodore Samuel Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002), best known as Ted Williams, nicknamed The Kid, the Splendid Splinter, Teddy Ballgame and The Thumper, was an American left fielder in Major League Baseball. ... Dontrelle Wayne D-Train Willis (born January 12, 1982 in Oakland, California) is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the Florida Marlins who made his debut in 2003 and went on to win the 2003 World Series. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) East Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 42 Name Florida Marlins (1993–present) Ballpark Dolphin Stadium (1993–present) a. ... Rita Wilson (born October 26, 1956)[1] is an American actress and producer. ... Tamara Lynn Witmer (born March 21, 1984) is an American model. ... Victor Wong (July 30, 1927 – September 12, 2001) (Chinese: 黃自強; pinyin: Huáng Zìqiáng) was a Chinese American character actor who appeared in supporting roles throughout the 1980s and 1990s. ... Beatrice Wood Beatrice Wood (March 3, 1893 – March 12, 1998) was an American artist and ceramicist, who late in life was dubbed the Mama of Dada, and served as a partial inspiration for the character of Rose DeWitt Bukater in James Camerons 1997 film, Titanic. ... Natalie Wood (July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was a three time Academy Award nominated American film actress. ... This 1966 love story starred Robert Redford and Natalie Wood in a Tennessee Williams tale. ... Personal Information Birth December 30, 1975 ) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ... Dr. Stephan Gary Woz Wozniak (born August 11, 1950 in San Jose, California) is a U.S. computer engineer and the co-founder of Apple Computer (now Apple Inc. ... Apple Inc. ...

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Elliott Yamin (born Efraym Elliott Yamin[1] on July 20, 1978) is an American singer who is known for being the third-place finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. ... d Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... This article is about the musician himself. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Tina Yothers Tina Yothers (b. ... Family Ties was a popular American television sitcom which aired on NBC for seven seasons, from 1982 to 1989. ... Yukmouth (born Jerold Dwight Ellis, II October 18, 1974 in Oakland, California), is a rapper from East Oakland, California. ...

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Anthony Zerbe (born May 20, 1936 in Long Beach, California) is an American stage, film and television actor. ... Elmo R. Zumwalt Elmo Russell Zumwalt, Jr. ... The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) is the senior military officer in the United States Navy. ...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983. ... P.O.D. is a six-time Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum Rock band from San Diego, California. ... Green Day is an American rock band band comprising three core members: Billie Joe Armstrong (guitar, lead vocals), Mike Dirnt (bass, backing vocals) and Tré Cool (drums). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Julien K is a musical band who are known for performing the theme song This Machine for Team Dark in the Sega game Sonic Heroes and Waking Up in Shadow the Hedgehog. ...

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Juan Bautista de Anza Juan Bautista de Anza Bezerra Nieto (July 1736 - December 19, 1788) was a Novo-Spanish explorer for the Spanish Empire. ... Samuel Brannan (March 2, 1819 - May 14, 1889), was the first publicist of the California gold rush and the first millionaire because of the rush. ... Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, in Portuguese João Rodrigues Cabrilho, (ca 1499–January 3, 1543) was an explorer noted for his exploration of the west coast of North America while sailing for Spain. ... César Estrada Chávez (March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993) was a Mexican American (Chicano) farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers. ... Lawrence Joseph Ellison (born August 17, 1944) is the founder and CEO of the major database software firm Oracle Corporation. ... Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) is one of the major companies developing database management systems (DBMS), tools for database development, middle-tier software, enterprise resource planning software (ERP), customer relationship management software (CRM) and supply chain management (SCM) software. ... John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890), was an American military officer, explorer, the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of President of the United States, and the first presidential candidate of a major party to run on a platform in opposition to slavery. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (left) and Governor Gray Davis (right) with President George W. Bush in 2003 The Governor of California is the highest executive authority in the state government, whose responsibilities include making yearly State of the State addresses to the California State Legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that... Domenico Ghirardelli, Sr. ... The Ghirardelli sign in San Francisco The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is a United States division of Swiss candy-maker Lindt & Sprüngli. ... Francis Dayle Chick Hearn (November 27, 1916 - August 5, 2002) was an American sportscaster. ... “NBA” redirects here. ... Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by throwing a ball through a 10-foot high hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... Lakers logo 1966-1991 The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Los Angeles, California. ... Hewlett (left) and Alan Tripp in a 1993 photograph at Tripps first SCORE! Center William Reddington Hewlett (May 20, 1913 – January 12, 2001) was the co-founder, with David Packard, of the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). ... The Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ), commonly known as HP, is a very large, global company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. ... Bob Hope, KBE (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was an English-Born American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Military personnel, well known for his good natured humor and career longevity. ... James Lick James Lick (August 25, 1796 – October 1, 1876) was an American carpenter, piano builder, land baron, and patron of the sciences. ... Real estate is a legal term that encompasses land along with anything permanently affixed to the land, such as buildings. ... John Earl Madden (born April 10, 1936) is a former National Football League player, head coach, and a Pro Football Hall-of-Famer. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... For the football player of the same name see Steve Martin (football player). ... John Royce Mathis (b. ... Chances Are is a popular song. ... Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... John Muir appears on the California quarter John Muir (April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) was one of the first modern preservationists. ... Table of natural history, 1728 Cyclopaedia Natural history is an umbrella term for what are now often viewed as several distinct scientific disciplines of integrative organismal biology. ... Joshua Abraham Norton ( 1819[2] – January 8, 1880), also known as His Imperial Majesty Emperor Norton I, was a celebrated citizen of San Francisco, California who, in 1859, proclaimed himself Emperor of these United States[3] and later Protector of Mexico.[4] Born of Jewish origin in London, England, Norton... Alvis Edgar Buck Owens, Jr. ... Gaspar de Portolà i Rovira (1716 – 1784), a soldier, governor of Baja and Alta California (1767–1770), explorer and founder of San Diego and Monterey. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 - June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... The presidential seal is a well-known symbol of the presidency. ... Carlos Augusto Alves Santana (born July 20, 1947), known simply as Carlos Santana or Santana, is a Grammy Award-winning Mexican-born American Latin rock musician and guitarist. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... Charles Monroe Schulz (November 26, 1922 - February 12, 2000) was a 20th-century American cartoonist best known for his Peanuts comic strip. ... Vincent Edward Vin Scully (born November 29, 1927, in The Bronx, New York) is an American sportscaster, known primarily as the play-by-play voice of the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers baseball teams. ... Baseball on the professional, amateur, and youth levels is popular in North America, Central America, parts of South America, parts of the Caribbean, and East Asia. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910), (1913) Brooklyn Grooms... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... Glenn T. Seaborg Glenn Theodore Seaborg (April 19, 1912 – February 25, 1999) was an American chemist prominent in the discovery and isolation of ten transuranic elements including plutonium, americium, curium, berkelium, californium, einsteinium, fermium, mendelevium, nobelium and seaborgium, which was named in his honor. ... A chemist pours from a round-bottom flask. ... Blessed Junípero Serra (November 24, 1713 - August 28, 1784) was a Spanish Franciscan who founded the California mission chain. ... Two Mormon missionaries A missionary is traditionally defined as a propagator of religion who works to convert those outside that community; someone who proselytizes. ... Steven Allan Spielberg KBE (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director and producer. ... Amasa Leland Stanford (March 9, 1824–June 21, 1893) was an American business tycoon, politician and founder of Stanford University. ... This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ... Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in Stanford, California. ... Kenneth Winston Starr Kenneth Winston Starr (born July 21, 1946) is an American lawyer and former judge who was appointed to the Office of the Independent Counsel to investigate the death of the deputy White House counsel Vince Foster and the Whitewater land transactions by President Bill Clinton. ... Alternative meaning: Claude L vi-Strauss, the French anthropologist. ... For other uses, see Bavaria (disambiguation). ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910),[1] better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer. ... Marjorie Thompson (born 1957 in the U.S.) is a British peace activist and expert in Cause-Related Marketing (CRM). ... Sarah Winchester (1837 - September 5, 1922), born Sarah Lockwood Pardee, was an heiress and the builder of the Winchester Mystery House. ... The Winchester Mystery House is a well-known California mansion that was under construction continuously for 38 years and is reputed to be haunted. ... Charles Yeager Charles Elwood Chuck Yeager (born on February 13, 1923, in Lincoln County, West Virginia) is an American former general officer in the United States Air Force and a noted test pilot. ... Brett Asa Ace Young (born November 15, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. ... Jon Steven Young (born October 11, 1961 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA), is a former quarterback for the National Football Leagues San Francisco 49ers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Los Angeles Express of the short-lived United States Football League. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...

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List of Mountain Lion Attacks On People in California (2636 words)
This page is a complete list of all attacks that involve physical contact by mountain lions on people in California through 8 January 2004.
This list is the same as the one maintained by the California department of Fish and Game except for the August 1993 attack.
For readers not in Southern California, Whiting Ranch is in Orange County, about one fourth of the distance from the city of Los Angeles to the city of San Diego.
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