Hanford, California

What is Hanford, California known for?


popularizing

; his contract was purchased by the Detroit Tigers for $1,500. California chef Wolfgang Puck is known as one of the pioneers of fusion cuisine, popularizing such dishes as Chinese chicken salad at the restaurant Ma Maison in Los Angeles. His restaurant "Chinois" in Santa Monica was named after the term attributed to Richard Wing, who in the 1960s combined French and Chinese cooking


black history

of the NAACP. The City Council then recognized the day as an official holiday with a resolution honoring Dr. King, read by then Mayor Joaquin Gonzales. The most prominent African-Americans living in the community include Chris Jordan, almost 30-year veteran City of Hanford Police Captain, then elected in 2006 as the first black Sheriff of Kings County. The late civil rights activist, Wanda Williams-Hinton, turned the Black History Month celebration into an annual citywide tradition; that has


title beauty

, and long, seemingly hairless legs," won the 2011 contest. The dog is from Hanford, California and is owned by Terry Schumacher, a dog groomer. Chinese crested mix deemed ugliest dog. ''Associated Press'' via WIVB-TV. Retrieved 2011-06-25. http: www.pressdemocrat.com article 20110625 COMMUNITY 110629615 1429 community0112?Title Beauty-or-beast- ref>


school culture

. Rose-McCarthy School, and Western Christian School. Culture The Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture The Clark Center features the Ruth & Sherman Lee Institute, http: www.ccjac.org the mission of which is to collect, preserve and exhibit works of fine art, primarily the arts of Japan. The Center, a complex of buildings in a style informed by Japanese architecture, also houses a specialist library for Japanese art and culture. In September 2014, Bill


significant military

work National Weather Service Forecast Office accessdate 2011-11-13 The only significant military base in the region is Naval Air Station Lemoore, a vast air base located


played high

, California Hanford , CA (California), USA draft 63rd overall, 1996 (1996 NHL Entry Draft) New Jersey Devils 20th overall Playing career Parker grew up playing roller hockey in Hanford, California, and he later played high school hockey for the Chugiak Mustangs in Eagle River, Alaska. DATE OF BIRTH January 29, 1978 PLACE OF BIRTH Hanford (Hanford, California), CA (California), USA DATE OF DEATH *''' Area code 530


eclectic mix

County Courthouse (Hanford, California) Kings County Courthouse was erected after Kings County was formed; it opened in 1896. Constructed in an eclectic mix of styles in a park in the center of Hanford, it was expanded in 1914. The building served as the county's courthouse until 1976 when it was replaced by the new Kings County Government Center on West Lacey Boulevard. The old courthouse was remodeled in the early 1980s and now houses offices, small shops and restaurants. McDevitt, Ray


cultural news

url http: clarkcenter.culturalnews.net princess.html title Imperial princess doing research in California accessdate 2008-08-19 work Cultural News publisher date 2008-08 On January 2010, Akiko passed the final examination toward a D.Phil. at the Oxford University, and became the second member of Japanese imperial household to achieve a doctorate after Fumihito, Prince Akishino who earned a Ph.D. in Ornithology from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies


kings

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GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) feature ID blank1_info '''Hanford''' is an important commercial and cultural center in the south central San Joaquin Valley and is the county seat of Kings County, California. It is the principal city of the Hanford-Corcoran metropolitan area (MSA Code 25260), which encompasses all of Kings County


association covering

(Route 2 (Legislative Route 2 (California pre-1964)), now U.S. 101 (U.S. Route 101 in California)) near San Lucas (San Lucas, California), and assigned it the '''Route 10''' designation. The third bond issue, passed in 1919, included a further extension east from Visalia to Sequoia National Park. Howe & Peters, Engineers' Report to California State Automobile Association Covering the Work of the California

Hanford, California

'''Hanford''' is an important commercial and cultural center in the south central San Joaquin Valley and is the county seat of Kings County, California. It is the principal city of the Hanford-Corcoran metropolitan area (MSA Code 25260), which encompasses all of Kings County, including the cities of Hanford and Corcoran (Corcoran, California). The ZIP Code is 93230 (93232 for post office boxes). The city of Hanford is surrounded by communities that do not fall within the city limits but use the same zip code. These communities include Grangeville (Grangeville, California), Hardwick (Hardwick, California) and Home Garden (Home Garden, California).

The population was 53,967 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). The California Department of Finance estimated that the city's population was 55,283 as of January 1, 2014. California Department of Finance Report E-1: City CountyState Population Estimates with Annual Percent Change January 1, 2013 and 2014

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