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Placentia

(pləsĕn`shə), town (1991 pop. 1,954), SE Newfoundland, N.L., Canada, on Placentia Bay. The town was founded by the French in 1662 as Plaisance and was the French headquarters on Newfoundland until 1713.

Placentia,

city (1990 pop. 41,259), Orange co., S Calif.; inc. 1926. Once a rural farming community, it has become a residential city with manufactures that include industrial products, foods, furniture, construction materials, electronic equipment, machinery, and plastics. Placentia has grown along with the continued development of the Orange co. area. Abundant orange trees exist throughout the city. Many residents work in the nearby aerospace and high-technology industries.
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The project will enhance the Placentia Bay ecosystem, benefitting fish and shellfish resources in coastal waters by restoring eelgrass beds, and enhancing habitat through deployment of artificial reefs.
Partly because of a reduced French threat to the English fishery at Placentia and the south coast generally, Gledhill's once considerable garrison was reduced to a single company.
Over the past year, Vesta consolidated the thermoplastic extrusion facilities in Placentia and Temecula, Calif.
Drawn to the play in part because it lacked a performance history, Woolland made two discoveries of note: Polish, the conniving maid who has engineered the switch of Placentia and Pleasance at birth, is the "comic motor" of the play, nor Compass, and "the theatrical energy of the play lies to a remarkable extent with the women and with the 'below-stairs' class" (Woolland, 133).
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IV semifinals, but ended up running into Valencia of Placentia (23-1) and lost to the second-seeded hosts.
The jury award was announced by Kilpatrick's attorney, Los Angeles attorney Jerome Ringler, who is also lead counsel representing passengers injured in Metrolink crashes in Glendale and Placentia.
Hipwell has many years of experience in commercial business banking in Orange County and is a former vice president of the Placentia Chamber of Commerce, and former president of the Placentia Little League.
Both Michele Wilson of Placentia and Belinda Crawford of Lakewood have been elected to three-year terms as assistant treasurer and assistant secretary, respectively.
Christian Carbajal, a 13-year-old pitcher from Northridge, earned four of the team's seven victories in the tournament, including the championship game, a 7-4 victory over Placentia Yorba Linda.
JOHN'S, Newfoundland And Labrador -- Altius (TSX VENTURE:ALS) reports that Newfoundland and Labrador Refining Corporation, a newly incorporated private company it has co-founded with investors from Ireland and the United Kingdom, has announced a 3-stage feasibility study to evaluate the economic viability of an oil refinery at Placentia Bay in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.