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ONLINE HOTEL RESERVATIONS
San Diego
HOTELS & MOTELS
INDEX

SHOPPING


Resources & References    San Diego Info    U.S. Business Listings   JOBS


San Diego City & San Diego County Information


Airports Airlines & San Diego International Airport Information
Chamber of Commerce: San Diego Chambers of Commerce Locations
City Halls: San Diego City Hall Locations
Convention Center - San Diego Convention Center
Departments of Motor Vehicles: San Diego DMV Locations
Events - San Diego Current Events: Places to go - Things to do
Government Resources: San Diego City and County
Government Services: San Diego City & County Services
Hotels & Motels: San Diego Hotel Motel Locations & Book Online
Jobs Employment Job Fairs San Diego Workforce FREE Services
Libraries: San Diego Branch Library Locations
Park & Ride: San Diego County Park & Ride Locations
San Diego Business Search: Find a San Diego Business, product or service
San Diego Online Guides, Directories, & Resources
Transportation: San Diego Mass Transit Information & Locations
Transportation: San Diego Taxis Shuttles Limos Car Rentals
UTILITIES: San Diego Gas Electric & Water - Public Utilities


US Businesses Listings



US Businesses - Products - Services - Professionals



INDEX TO RESOURCES & REFERENCES


Acronyms: Medical & Professional Credentials, Degrees, Designations
Acronyms: Holistic Practitioners' & Therapists' Credentials, Degrees
Airlines, Track Flights, Travel Guides
Area Codes, Zip Codes Lookups
Ask the Experts (& Librarians)
Business Links & Resources
Business Resources: JOBS
Business Software
Business Website Marketing & Web Developer's Resources
California License Lookups, State Licensing Boards & Agencies
California Corporation & LLC Lookup
Copyright, Trademark and Patent Law
Demographics and Statistics
Employment, Jobs, Networking
Entertainment
Exhibitors & Trade Shows Information
Federal Welfare to Work Hiring Initiative
Finance: Currency Converters, IRS, Salary & Wage Scales, Stocks
Government Resources: State and Federal
Grammar & Punctuation
Home Based Business and Small Office
Internet
Internet Hoaxes, E-Mail Chain Letters and Viruses
JOB Search & Careers
JOB Search Engine - U.S.A. Jobs
Labor (See also Employment-Jobs)
Language Translator
Law
Libraries and Large Resource and Reference Sites
Lookups: Phone, Email, White Pages, Yellow Pages, 800 Numbers Search & International Dialing Codes
Lookups: Zip Codes & Area Codes
Maps
Medical & Health Information & References
Military & Veterans
Mixed Resources, References, and Useful & Interesting Websites
Municipal Codes
Phone, Email, White Pages, Yellow Pages, 800 Numbers Search & International Dialing Codes
Real Estate & Mortgage
References: Encyclopedias, Thesaurus, Dictionaries and more
Postal and Shipping: USPS UPS FedEx
Publication: Newspapers, Magazines, Press Release Help, and more
Search Engines
Social Networking, Photos, Videos
Tech Support
Travel: Airlines, Track Flights, Foreign Travel, Travel Guides
Website Marketing & Web Developer's Resources
Women in Business
Zip Codes & Area Codes Lookups



RESOURCES & REFERENCES


Business Resources: JOBS

EMPLOYMENT    JOBS    CAREERS

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USA JOBS - Federal Government Official Jobs Site

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This page will help you locate sites where you can
search for jobs or prospective employees:
Find Your State Job Bank

More help sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor:
Find Job Banks   Veterans & Government Job Banks
Private Sector Job Banks   Careers & Career Information   One-Stop Career Centers
Worker Re-employment   Re-employment Resources by State

USAJobs
The Federal Government's Official Jobs Site

US Department of Labor "Find It!" for Job Seekers/Unemployed
Shortcut to information and services the Department of Labor (DOL) offers job seekers.

JOB SEARCH ENGINE
A job search engine for the United States.

CALIFORNIA RESOURCES:
California State Jobs  - Employment Development Dept
CalJOBSsm - EDD’s no-fee Internet job search system.
EDD Job Fairs & Events


SAN DIEGO JOBS:

The San Diego Workforce Partnership - FREE SERVICES
The San Diego Workforce Partnership is committed to serving the workforce development needs of job seekers, businesses and youth county-wide. Offers a one-stop solution with an array of services for businesses, job seekers, the military and youth.

San Diego North County Job Bank Search
The San Diego North Chamber of Commerce Job Bank allows Chamber members to post employment opportunities for qualified individuals. This provides job seekers with a quality assortment of available positions in San Diego North.

JobStar San Diego
Job Search guide from your public library.

City of San Diego - Employment Opportunities
The Personnel Department maintains a merit system that provides
equal opportunity for all City of San Diego applicants and employees.

County of San Diego, Department of Human Resources
Current job postings for the County of San Diego

U.S.A. JOB SEARCH ENGINE
     as well as Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Worldwide.

This Job Search Engine will return a huge selection of Internet sites that have jobs posted, and will save you the trouble of searching each site individually. Find them ALL here! Search by Job Description, keyword, company, City, State, Country+
» BizMart Job Search Engine powered by CareerJet »

MORE JOBS

Careerjet.com
A job search engine for the United States. In one simple search, Careerjet gives job seekers access to a huge selection of jobs that are sourced from various internet sites, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually.
www.careerjet.com

Job Star Central
Job Search guide from your public library.
jobstar.org/index.php

USA JOBS
The official job site of the U.S. Federal Government.
www.usajobs.gov

GreenJobsReady.com
An online informative portal offering the latest news views and resources on breakthrough green jobs training programs in the Renewable Energy world. greenjobsready.com

One Search - All Jobs
Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages from Indeed.com
www.indeed.com

39274 Resume Maker 12

This resume writing software gives you a step-by-step guide for collecting your information & transforms it into a professional resume that is designed for success. Persuasive Cover Letters. Thousands of Pre-Written Phrases & more.   Catalog

FREE E-BOOK:  SUCCESS ON THE JOB

Success On The Job: A guide to getting a job, keeping a job, and getting the most out of your job.
This guide will prepare you for the difficult task of job hunting. Not only will it show you how to get a job but it will show you how to keep your job and get the most out of it.

DOWNLOAD THE FREE E-BOOK:
SUCCESS ON THE JOB
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FREE E-Book - Success On The Job: A guide to getting a job, keeping a job, and getting the most out of your job.

Business Resources: For Business People

All Business: a D&B Company
Business resources, advice, and forms for large and small businesses. A huge resource from Dunn & Bradstreet.
www.allbusiness.com

Better Business Bureau - BBB
www.bbb.org

San Diego BBB - Better Business Bureau
www.bbb.org/sdoc/

Business Resource Center
Khera Communications' Business Resource Center (formerly Small Business Help Center). This Center was created to help businesses get useful information to help them grow. Tons of information, articles, & free stuff.
www.morebusiness.com

Business Resource for Enterpreneurs with a Disability
Resources include business plans, marketing strategies, outreach and growth, self-employment and entrepreneurship for people with disabilities, and much more.
Website

Disability Business Network
Dedicated to helping disabled entrepreneurs start and run their own businesses. Provides disability business consulting, disability resources, business resources and information needed for disability self-employment endeavors.
www.disabilitybiz.org

Forbes Financial & Business News.
www.forbes.com

Fotosearch Stock Photography & Stock Footage
Search 5.3 million stock photos, stock footage, video clips, royalty-free images and illustrations all in one place.
www.fotosearch.com 

GoGraph Photography - Stock Photo Website
GoGraph Stock Photography, Illustrations, and Clip Art allows you to quickly find the right graphic by offering over 11,000,000 royalty free stock photos, illustrations, vectors, clip art images, background graphics, and stock footage at low prices. You can purchase and download stock images immediately. Waukeshaw CA 53186 (262) 717-0740.
www.gograph.com
  

Hoover's, Inc.
a D&B Company, puts you on the fastest path to business. We deliver comprehensive insight and analysis about the companies, industries, and people that drive the economy, along with the powerful tools to find and connect to the right people to get business done.
www.hoovers.com

Kiplinger Financial Advice & Business Forecasts - Tips, tools, articles.
www.kiplinger.com

Kompass System
Serving Business Worldwide. Kompass provides product, contact and other information for 2.7 million B2B companies worldwide. The basic level is free.
us.kompass.com

ManagerWise
Business management articles by subject, business management glossary, links to university business schools & MBA programs. Links to employment laws in U.S, Canada, Australia & U.K. Huge Chambers of Commerce database.
www.managerwise.com

Process Industry Supplier Registry
Online industrial buyer's guide. Manual compilation of process suppliers; easily source manufacturers of process, energy, and greater manufacturing products such as valves, pumps and strainers. Site includes free magazines, jobs, news and events.
www.processregister.com

SCORE
A Not-for-Profit organization specializing in small business counseling and educational programs. SCORE is composed of knowledgeable small business volunteers. Most services of SCORE are free.
www.score.org

SBA Small Business Administration
www.sba.gov

Small Business Dictionary
Obtain the definitions of most small business terms.
www.small-business-dictionary.org

Stock Photos at Can Stock Photo
Can Stock Photo offers over 2.5 million professional royalty free stock photos, including over 99,000 vector images. Our high-quality images start at just $1.00 as well as free weekly download with thousands of new images added every week. You can sell your stock photos here, too.
www.canstockphoto.com

Thomas Register
Thomas Regional directory, listing suppliers of industrial products and services throughout the US. Products are divided in 5500+ categories, with listings from 19+ regions throughout the country. Includes manufacturers, service companies, distributors and manufacturer reps. Also related government and business resources, industry and professional organizations, events and trade shows.
www.thomasnet.com

World Industrial Reporter
Searchable directory of worldwide manufacturers and their products.  These 2 companies are now combined for a single search source. Now view industrial company AND product information from around the world. 
worldindustrialreporter.com

World Trade Organization Trade Resources
Information on international trade issues, recent research, public comments and statements on trade issues, access to academic papers and reports by inter-governmental organizations, relevant statistics from the WTO and other national, regional and international sources, historical facts and figures on world trade.
www.wto.org

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Website Marketing & Web Developer's Resources

Web Marketing at MediaTitan
At MediaTitan our expert web marketing solutions include keyword selection, search engine optimization, link popularity services, article syndication, PPC campaign management, and more.

WebmasterWorld
The leading source for Search Engine and Internet marketing news, and discussions for the Web professional.
www.webmasterworld.com

Deadlock com - The Art Of Business Web Site Promotion
How the search engines work and how to optimize your pages for the best results, avoiding penalties along the way. Also search thousands of tips.
deadlock.com/promote/

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Home Based Business and Small Office

AllBizOpps.com
A full-blown search engine and directory of small and home based business opportunities and low-cost franchises site.
www.allbizopps.com

American Home Business Association.  Benefits, Resources, Support.
www.homebusinessworks.com

The Small Business Advocate with Jim Blasingame
Small business expert Jim Blasingame is one of the worlds foremost thought-leaders on small business and entrepreneurship. This site delivers valuable original information to help business owners and managers have the maximum opportunity to be successful. Here you will find thousands of multi-media resources provided by hundreds of experts.
www.jbsba.com

FlexJobs
Find telecommuting jobs safely, easily, and quickly. Here you will find the best telecommuting and online jobs, from freelance to full-time, all hand-screened and legitimate.
www.flexjobs.com

National Association of Home Based Businesses
Published by The National Association of Home Based Businesses, offers a huge list of resources & links for home based business.
usahomebusiness.com

SmallBiz Library
Hundreds of full-text articles on topics such as marketing, selling and writing business plans from bizoffice.com.
www.bizoffice.com/library/library.html

Work at Home Schemes
Information from the FTC / Federal Trade Commission. Be informed about "work at home" ads.
www.consumer.ftc.gov/taxonomy/term/879

Scam Alerts from the FTC
www.consumer.ftc.gov/scam-alerts

Job Hunting / Job Scams
Information from the FTC / Federal Trade Commission. If you’re looking for a job, you may see ads for firms that promise results. Many of these firms may be legitimate and helpful, but others may misrepresent their services, promote out-dated or fictitious job offerings, or charge high fees in advance for services that may not lead to a job.
www.consumer.ftc.gov/taxonomy/term/866

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Women in Business 

Advancing Women
International business and career community news, networking, strategy for women in the workplace. Loaded with helpful articles, resources.
www.advancingwomen.com

Franchises for Women
Comprehensive franchise directory & business opportunities, many suitable for women.
www.franchiseforsale

The Business Site for Business Women.
Award-winning small business for women resource, Women's Work delivers the best small business advice from a woman's perspective. Includes small business advice guides, video and audio training, and small business for women blog. Home-based business & work at home info.
wwork.com

Woman Owned - Small Business Resources for Women in Business
Since 1998, Woman Owned has provided information, tools, networking opportunities and advice to hundreds of thousands of women business owners.
www.womanowned.com

Women's Small Business Association. Business Center-Full Resource.
wsba.ws


§ Business Loans for Women

SBA Small Business Administration - SBA Financial Assistance
SBA has developed a number of financial programs for small businesses. While SBA doesn’t directly offer loans to small businesses, they do provide you with a number of different resources and opportunities for finding small business funding.
www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/loans-grants

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Exhibitors and Trade Shows

San Diego Convention Center
visitsandiego.com

10 Times Trade Shows
Trade Shows in the USA and Internationally. Includes trade shows, trade fairs, trade exhibitions, expos. Filter by Month, by Industry, by City. also lists conferences and Venues.
10times.com/usa/tradeshows

Exhibitor Magazine Group's Online Resource
For trade show and event marketing professionals. Techniques, Tactics & Trends, exhibiting tips, etc. Tips for creating low-cost promotions.
www.exhibitoronline.com

Exhibitor Magazines Industry Supplier Directory
The most comprehensive directory of trade show & marketing distributors & suppliers. You may also list your company on this site.
www.exhibitoronline.com/findit/allCompanies.asp

Conventions net
Everything and anything even remotely connected with trade shows and conventions. Claims to be the industry's leading online resource for Trade Shows, Conventions, Corporate Events and Conferences. It has thousands of Trade Show providers & suppliers in over 125 categories.
www.conventions.net

USA Trade Shows by TradeKey
Upcoming trade events, fairs, and exhibitions in the USA. Also includes trade shows all over the world. A nicely organized web site. Find events by Industry, by month, by region, by keyword. Some trade show info articles. Has a search products & hot products area. You can submit your show for free.
tradeshow.tradekey.com/list/country/223/USA.htm

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Phone   E-Mail    White Pages  Yellow Pages

§ Yellow Pages Search (Businesses)

AnyWho
A free directory service with residential, business, and government white and yellow page listings. Reverse Lookup, Maps & Directions, Area Codes, White Pages, Yellow Pages.
www.anywho.com

Hours-Locations.com
Find store hours and locations for thousands of local businesses.
www.hours-locations.com

Superpages
SuperPages online Yellow Pages. Also has White Pages in drop-down menu (Find)   labeled People.
www.superpages.com

Switchboard
Businesses, people, reverse phone, Reverse Address.
www.switchboard.com

Ultimates Yellow Pages Search
Automatically searches several directories for the Yellow Pages search. Just type the information in the first form and a javascript applet comes in and searches other directories. Also has Personal, Business Categories, Phone search, Reverse Cell Phone, Address search and Email search.
www.theultimates.com/yellow/

WhoWhere - by Lycos
Yellow Pages search by business name or category.
www.whowhere.com

YellowBook
People search, Business search, Reverse Phone, Business Categories.
www.yellowbook.com

Yellowpages
Find a business, person, maps & directions.
www.yellowpages.com

§ 800 Numbers Search 

Internet 800 Directory
Toll-free number search. Enter a Product or Service, a Company Name or Toll Free Number
inter800.com

§ White Pages Search (People Search)

Anywho
www.anywho.com

Ultimates White Pages Search
People, reverse cell, email, by phone, reverse address, map search.
www.theultimates.com/white/

§ Multi Search & Reverse Lookups

Big Foot
Find People by Name, Phone Number, Address, and Email.
search.bigfoot.com/directories/en/index.jsp

Anywho - Reverse phone lookup
www.anywho.com/rl.html

Superpages
People, Yellow,  Reverse phone lookup
www.superpages.com

YellowBook
People search, Business search, Reverse Phone, Business Categories.
www.yellowbook.com

Zaba Search
Free people search, reverse phone, area & zip code search, IP address search.
www.zabasearch.com

§ International

Telephone Directories on the Web
Find private individuals and companies worldwide. Information and services for more than 184 countries.
www.infobel.com/en/world/index.aspx

International Country Calling Codes
International Country Calling Codes and International Dialing Prefixes.
www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/international-calling-codes.htm

§ Email Search

Big Foot
Find People, Businesses, email addresses.
search.bigfoot.com/directories/en/index.jsp

Ultimates E-mail Search
Email lookup & Reverse email search. Searches several directories at once.
www.theultimates.com/email/


Zip Codes - Area Codes Lookups


Area Code Decoder
AmeriCom Long Distance Area Decoder. Provides information related to area, city, and country codes.
decoder.americom.com/cgi-bin/decoder.cgi

US Zip
Find what city a zip code belongs to. Enter Zip Code and get the City and tons of info about the city.
www.uszip.com

Zip Code Database
Enter a zipcode and get area code, county, latitude, longitude, MSA, PMSA, congressional district, FIPS code, and timezone.
www.zipinfo.com/search/zipcode.htm

ZIP Code Finder
Find ZIP Codes by City, State, County, Address.
www.zip-codes.com/search.asp

Zip Codes & Area Codes Look-ups
Offers database searches using many criteria including find distances between area codes or zip codes.
nt.jcsm.com


§ San Diego Business Listings & Local Guides

Normal Heights & Adams Avenue Business District
A plethora of information concerning the San Diego Community of Normal Heights. Business directory, upcoming events, community groups, restaurant reviews and much more.
www.normalheights.org

San Diego BizMart Business Directory & City Guide
Business resources, articles, tips. San Diego business listings. San Diego city guide.
Book a hotel online. Reference & productivity software.
www.sandiegobizmart.com   Business Listings   Book a Hotel Motel Online

San Diego Super Home Center Home Improvement Directory
San Diego Home & Garden business listings. Home & garden articles, tips, links, home & garden design software, resources, & expert advice.
www.superhomecenter.com   Business Listings   Home & Garden Design Software

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Postal and Shipping

FedEx US Package & Envelope Services
Shipping, Tracking, Rate Calculator, Pick-up, Locations, Transit Time & International Tools.
www.fedex.com/us/

U.S. Postal Service Main Page - Business Mailing Services, Rate Calculator, Stamps, Change of Address.
www.usps.com/welcome.htm

U.S. Postal Service - Locate a Post Office (direct link)
tools.usps.com/go/POLocatorAction!Input.action

U.S. Postal Service - Calculate Postage (direct link)
postcalc.usps.com

U.S. Postal Service - Zip Codes, Zip + 4 Lookup (direct link)
tools.usps.com/go/ZipLookupAction!input.action

U.S. Postal Service - Track Delivery & Confirmation service via email.
tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction_input

U.S. Postal Service - Track & Confirm and Proof of Delivery FAQs
tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction_input

UPS - United Parcel Service Home Page
www.ups.com

UPS - United Parcel Service Package Tracking - Track by Tracking Number.
Enter up to 25 numbers at a time.
www.ups.com/tracking/tracking.html

UPS Zones & Rates
Access a printable version of the UPS Rate and Service Guide, view zones by ZIP Code origin, and obtain pricing information.
www.ups.com/content/us/en/shipping/cost/zones/index.html

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Finance

IRS Internal Revenue Service
www.irs.gov

FORMS: IRS Internal Revenue Service
· Most Downloaded: www.irs.gov/forms-pubs
· All Forms & Publications Search:
  apps.irs.gov/app/picklist/list/formsPublications.html
· EXTENSION Information & Forms:
  www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc304.html

The Currency Site
Free Currency Converter & Currency Tools. A provider of currency and foreign exchange services on the Web to FX investors, businesses, and travelers.
www.oanda.com/currency/converter/

Universal Currency Converter
Simple to use, complete currency converter. Contains links to other free currency services.
www.xe.com/currencyconverter/

Economic Indicators
US Census Bureau complete database of economic indicators both present and archived.
www.census.gov/economic-indicators

Salary Calculator
Employee Compensation Tools: Tools to Help you Evaluate and Improve your Pay. Has a Salary Calculator, Executive Salary Calculator, and a Cost of Living Calculator based on the area you select.
www.salaryexpert.com

JobStar Salary Guide
Profession-Specific Salary Surveys with links to over 300 free online salary surveys for a wide range of professions and settings. The focus here is on California and national surveys.
www.jobstar.org/tools/salary/sal-prof.php

Salary Survey Data (by subscription)
Economic Research Institute provides salary survey and cost-of-living information. Reports on all Industries. ERI is a research outsource that assists HR professionals and managers. (Used to be partially free but now looks subscription only).
www.erieri.com


§ Stocks

Ameritrade
Online stock trading & investing.
www.tdameritrade.com/homepage

Big Charts
Stock charts, screeners, interactive charting & research tools. A service of MarketWatch.com.
bigcharts.marketwatch.com

Dow Jones
Business & financial news.
www.dowjones.com

MarketWatch
Stock market quotes, business & financial news.
bigcharts.marketwatch.com

Morningstar Home Page (14 Day Free Trial)
Stock, Mutual Fund, Hedge Fund, ETF Investment Research. Exclusive stock and mutual fund reports.
www.morningstar.com

NASDAQ Stock Market Home Page
Stock market quotes, stock exchange news.
www.nasdaq.com

Quote
Financial Markets - Quotes, Charts, News, and Education
www.quote.com

CapitalOne Investing (See Pricing & Rates link)
Manage your investments & Portfolio. Let experts handle your investments with a Managed Portfolio. Personalized guidance. Cash bonus to get started.
www.capitaloneinvesting.com

Standard & Poor's / S&P 500
The S&P 500® has been widely regarded as the best single gauge of the large cap US equities market since the index was first published in 1957.
www.standardandpoors.com

Stock Market Watch
Check stock market news, pre-market movers and the top stocks of the day. Watch stock exchanges like NYSE, NASDAQ and the S&P 500.
thestockmarketwatch.com/markets/today.aspx

Wall Street Journal (The)
Business, finiancial, and economic news. Subscription available.
wsj.com

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Demographics - Statistics - Polls - Ratings

EASI Demographics
Free Census 2010 Reports, Ring Studies, Maps, and Census 2010 eBooks.
www.easidemographics.com/Cgi-bin/WebFree.asp

Gallup Poll
The results of public opinion Gallup Polls.
www.gallup.com/Home.aspx

Nielsen Net Ratings
Includes Internet audience measurement & analysis.
nielsen.com/us/en/measurement/online-measurement.html

Statistics & Metrics for IT Managers
www.internetnews.com/stats/

Statistical Information, U.S. Census Bureau:  Small and Large Business.
www.census.gov/econ/smallbus.html

U S Census Bureau
www.census.gov

FedStats
Gateway to statistics from over 100 federal agencies. Killer site if you're into statistics.
fedstats.sites.usa.gov

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Travel & Airlines

     San Diego Travel, Airport, Hotels, Transportation & Guides

San Diego Airport Information
Directions, maps, terminals, gate listings, flight information, airlines, flight timetable, baggage check, baggage claim, lost baggage, lost & found, traveler's aid booths, customs, immigration, transportation (taxis, shuttles, car rentals, limos, buses, trolley, train), report airport noise, live webcam, airport weather.

     Transportation: San Diego Mass Transit Information & Locations
     Transportation: San Diego Taxis Shuttles Limos Car Rentals

San Diego BizMart - San Diego Hotel Guide & Online Reservations
Hotel Motel Locations, Information, Photos, Ameneties, Attractions & Services Nearby, Rates, and Book Online: San Diego City Hotels Motels, San Diego County Hotels Motels, Bed & Breakfasts.

     Hotels & Motels: INDEX to San Diego City & County Hotels Motels
     San Diego Hotel Motel Reservations - Book Online:
         
Hotels & Motels: City of San Diego Locations & Book Online
          Hotels & Motels: North County Inland San Diego Locations & Book Online
          Hotels & Motels: North County Coastal San Diego Locations & Book Online
          Hotels & Motels: East County San Diego Locations & Book Online
          Hotels & Motels: South Bay San Diego Locations & Book Online
          Hotels & Motels: San Diego Bed & Breakfast Locations

San Diego Current Events Calendar 

San Diego Farmer's Markets, Flea Markets & Swap Meets


San Diego GOLF COURSES Golf Resorts Putting Greens Driving Ranges


 § General Travel Information

Passport Information
US Department of State. Everything you need to know about passports. Getting a passport, changing or correcting a passport, lost or stolen passports, and more.
http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html

Travel Requirements & Warnings for travelling out of the U.S.
travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis_pa_tw_1168.html

Travel Alerts from the US Government
travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/alertswarnings.html

Airlines of the Web
Free online information and reservations for airline travel. Plug into nearly 500 airlines worldwide. If it flies, and it's on the Web, you will find it here.
flyaow.com

Cheapflights.com
Compare cheap airline tickets, find sales & specials, all in one place. Price comparison site of domestic and international flights from and within the USA. A unique service of comparing prices from almost an entire travel industry including Travelocity, Priceline, Orbitz, Hotwire and many, many more. No registration required. Well-designed site, good navigation.
www.cheapflights.com  

Cheaptickets.com
Flights, hotels, rental cars, vacation packages, cruises, event tickets, and more. Since 1986.
www.cheaptickets.com

Discount Airfares Home Page
Not the prettiest site on the 'net, but jam-packed with valuable information, databases, links, and more--too numerous to mention. Links will not go to discount travel sites/agents/databases that require registration.
www.etn.nl/discount.htm


§ Flight Information

Federal Aviation Administration
www.faa.gov

Flight Delay Information
Air Traffic Control System Command Center
www.fly.faa.gov/flyfaa/usmap.jsp

Flight Tracker
The most accurate free flight tracker and flight status service in the industry.
www.flytecomm.com/trackflight

Flight Tracker from HelloFlight.com
www.helloflight.com

National Airport Status Summary
Provided by the FAA's Air Traffic Control System Command Center
www.fly.faa.gov/flyfaa/plaintext.html

ID Requirements for Airport Checkpoints
www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/identification

Transportation Security Administration - A - Z Index
https://www.tsa.gov/a-zindex


§ Major Airlines

Alaska Airlines
www.alaskaair.com

Allegiant Air
www.allegiantair.com

American Airlines
www.aa.com

Delta Airlines
www.delta.com

Frontier Airlines
www.frontierairlines.com

Hawaiian Airlines
www.hawaiianair.com

JetBlue Airways
www.jetblue.com

Southwest Airlines www.southwest.com

Spirit Airlines
www.spiritair.com

Sun Country Airlines
www.suncountry.com

United Airlines
www.united.com

US Airways (Flight 1549)
Merged with American

Virgin America
www.virginamerica.com


§ Travel Guides

Info Hub
World Specialty Travel Guide: Search over 11,000 guided or self-guided specialty vacations offered by over 1,300 travel suppliers. Get in touch with the travel suppliers to ask questions, order free travel brochures, and book a trip.
www.biztravel.com

Lonely Planet - Travel guides & travel information.
www.lonelyplanet.com/us

Roadside America
Online guide to off-beat tourist attractions. A fun site for taking a virtual trip.
www.roadsideamerica.com

Smarter Travel
Travel guides, vacation guides, tourist information
www.smartertravel.com

TripAdvisor
Reviews of hotels, flights & vacation rentals.
www.tripadvisor.com

Fodor's
Fodor's guide books and website offer current and discerning shopping, dining, hotel, and culture recommendations, as well as compelling features and articles that convey the essence of each destination.
www.fodors.com/world/

World Travel Guide
Comprehensive, expertly written and frequently updated travel guides to every country on the planet.
www.worldtravelguide.net

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Maps

Bing Maps & Directions - www.bing.com/maps/

DeLorme Map Site
Mapping, GPS, and GIS Technologies. Publisher of street atlases, paper atlases & wall maps. Street Atlas software.  Mapping & GIS Glossary
www.delorme.com

Google Maps - maps.google.com

Mapquest - www.mapquest.com

Yahoo Maps - findmapsfast.com (Forces an install)

How Far Is It? Distance Calculator
Find distances between cities/towns, land features, and more. Now supports locations worldwide.
www.infoplease.com/atlas/calculate-distance.html

Latitude and Longitude Finder
Find the locations of parks, mountain peaks, famous buildings and monuments, mines, dams, schools, and much more. Supports locations worldwide.
www.infoplease.com/atlas/latitude-longitude.html

San Diego Area Freeway Cameras
www.dot.ca.gov/dist11/d11tmc/sdmap/cameras/cameras.html

San Diego California Red Light Cameras Map
Active & Fake Red Light Cameras & License Plate Readers.
www.photoenforced.com/san-diego.html

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Ask the Experts

Allexperts.com
The oldest & largest free Q&A service on the Internet. Pick a category and click on a volunteer's name to ask a question. Thousands of volunteer experts are here to answer all your questions, or browse the categories for your answer.
www.allexperts.com

Ask an Expert from Library Spot
Ask an expert, find experts, find answers. A huge resource from LibrarySpot.
www.libraryspot.com/askanexpert.htm

Ask Me Help Desk
An online expert community where you can ask questions in any topic and have them answered for free by our experts. To participate, register for a free account.
www.askmehelpdesk.com

Ask.com Search Engine Q&A
Type in How to... or How do I... and it will search a Q&A database. We tried "how to plant a tree." Got exactly what we were looking for.
www.ask.com

Experts-Exchange
Online "ask an expert" site for computer questions. Ask questions about all things related to computers. Requires registration & login. (Update: It's now "Technology" problems solved, and only a Free TRIAL).
www.experts-exchange.com

FixYa com
An online tech support community with tips & solutions for problems with electronics, appliances & more. Product problem support, troubleshooting help, and repair solutions with access to expert advice by message board or chat.
www.fixya.com

Info Please
All the Knowledge You Need -- Where do we start? Atlas, encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, almanac, quizzes, timelines, countries, biographies, history, government, sports, health & science, homework center--and it goes on & on & on...  A huge reference site!
www.infoplease.com

Library of Congress (DC) - Ask a Librarian
An online reference service (via email) from the Library of Congress. Live chat available for certain subject areas.
www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/

Purdue University Ask a Librarian
Have a question? Contact a Purdue University Libraries staff member. Email or Chat.
www.lib.purdue.edu/askalib/


§ Grammar

GrammarCheck.net
Free online grammar check. Checks for grammar and spelling mistakes, and gives instant feedback. Just pop your text from your word processor into the text field "box," and hit the button. How easy is that?
www.grammarcheck.net

Common Errors in English
The aim of this site is to help you avoid low grades, lost employment opportunities, lost business, and titters of amusement at the way you write or speak. Paul Brians, Emeritus Professor of English, Washington State University
Homepage: public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/
List of Errors: public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/errors.html

Grammar Girl: Quick & Dirty Tips
Grammar Girl has tips and grammar exercises to help you learn and remember all the grammar rules on punctuation, word choice, and more. Includes grammar & punctuation rules, grammar exercises, and grammar help.
grammar.quickanddirtytips.com

Grammarly
Grammarly is an automated proofreader and your personal grammar coach. Claims to be the world's best grammar checker. Check your writing for grammar, punctuation, style and much more.
www.grammarly.com

Grammar Handbook
Grammar Handbook at the Writers' Workshop, The Center for Writing Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This Handbook explains and illustrates the basic grammatical rules concerning parts of speech, phrases, clauses, sentences and sentence elements, and common problems of usage.
www.cws.illinois.edu/workshop/writers/

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Publications & Media

Ask.com's Article Search Engine
Formerly Ask.com's Article Search Engine (now defunct), this is the search result for "find articles."
www.ask.com/web?qsrc=1&o=0&l=dir&q=find+articles

Business Journals
American City Business Journals Inc. is the nation's largest publisher of metropolitan business newspapers, serving 41 of the country's most vibrant markets.
www.bizjournals.com

Editor & Publisher
the authoritative journal covering all aspects of the newspaper industry, including business, newsroom, advertising, circulation, marketing, technology, online and syndicates. Directory of newspaper markets with contact and advertising information.available with subscription.
www.editorandpublisher.com

Formerly LookSmart's FindArticles...
Has beenreplaced with a search engine. This is the search results for "find articles." See also "related Searches" in right column.
www.search.com/search?q=find%20articles

The Internet Directory of Publications
A free online directory of publications including journals, newspapers, magazines, and newsletters.
www.abc-directory.com

Mag Portal - Article Search  (No longer adding new articles as of 01/19/16)
Find individual articles from many freely accessible magazines by browsing the categories or using the search engine. Also has a handy "find similar" articles search function. Webmasters: Offers Headline feeds with full-text article search. Also stock market data feeds.
www.magportal.com

Newslink: Newspapers of the World
Excellent site. Links to websites of all types of newspapers, both U.S. & international, plus links to magazines, TV, Radio, and other media resources.
newslink.org

Press Release Article
How to Write a Great Press Release. Describes each element in a press release and provides a sample press release template. Also includes 4 important tips in writing a press release.
www.publicityinsider.com/release.asp


§ Newspapers & Magazines Online

Better Home and Garden Houston Chronicle Sailing World
Car and Driver In Style San Francisco Chronicle
CNN Money Money SKI
Coastal Living Motley Fool Southern Living
Cooking Light Muscle and Fitness Sports Illustrated
Cosmopolitan My Home Ideas Star
Country Weekly (Daily) My Recipes Surfer
Entrepreneur National Enquirer Sunset
Essence National Geographic This Old House
Forbes TIME
Fortune NY Times Syndicate TV Guide
Golf People USA Today
GQ Popular Mechanics Wall Street Journal
Health Rolling Stone

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Libraries and Large Resource-Reference Sites

San Diego Public Library Site – Very large resource site.
www.sandiego.gov/public-library/

Library of Congress
www.loc.gov

Purdue University Libraries
One of the best library resources on the Internet
www.lib.perdue.edu/find/quickreference

The Virtual Library 
The VL is the oldest catalog of the web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of html and the web itself. Unlike commercial catalogs, it is run by a loose confederation of volunteers, who compile pages of key links for particular areas in which they are expert; even though it isn't the biggest index of the web, the VL pages are widely recognized as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the web.
www.vlib.org


U S Government Printing Office

The U S Government Federal Depository Library Program
Today nearly 1,350 depository libraries serve the American public by providing local, no-fee access to Federal Government information. Depository libraries are located in all 50 states, nearly every congressional district, six territories, and the District of Columbia. Any member of the public can visit any depository library and use the Federal depository collections. Depository libraries collect Government information in a variety of formats and they are filled with information on careers, business opportunities, consumer information, health and nutrition, legal and regulatory information, demographics, and countless other subjects.
www.gpo.gov/libraries/public/

Anyone can visit a Federal depository library and will have access to all  collections for free.  Click on the map to locate the depository library nearest you:
catalog.gpo.gov/fdlpdir/FDLPdir.jsp

Federal Digital System
The U S Government Printing Office disseminates official information from all three branches of the Federal Government. GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to these publications.
www.gpo.gov/fdsys/     Browse   MetaLib (see below)

MetaLib:
Federated search engine to retrieve reports, articles and citations by simultaneously searching across multiple U.S. Federal Government databases.
metalib.gpo.gov

Catalog of U S Government Publications:
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications indexes information distributed through the Federal Depository Library Program and provides links to government information accessible on the Internet. Once a publication is identified, a link is available to locate depository libraries that receive that publication. The database contains cataloging records published in the Catalog since January 1994 and is updated daily.
catalog.gpo.gov/F?RN=42776474

Publications from the U.S. Government:

Consumer Publications from the Federal Citizen Information Center
publications.usa.gov/USAPubs.php

Education Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers from Federal Resources for Educational Excellence.
www2.ed.gov/free/index.html


Internet Book List
If you are simply looking for a book title, author, year published, and a good description without all the hoopla and junk attached, this is for you. New & growing.
www.iblist.com

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Medical & Healthcare

3D Models of The Human Body: Interactive Online Tool from Healthline
Explore the human anatomy in 3D with the free interactive "Human Body Maps" tool provided by Healthline. You can mouse over body areas to learn more, look inside different layers of the body, and even rotate to get a full 360 degree view.
www.healthline.com/human-body-maps

Addiction Library org
The Addiction Library is a resource about addiction, alcohol and other commonly abused substances. Addictionlibrary.org is part of the USA Addiction Treatment Partnership, a Florida registered non-profit.
addictionlibrary.org 

Better Medicine from Healthgrades
The Right Care: The best possible care starts with finding the right doctor who can treat you at a top-rated hospital. But it's also important to be an informed patient so you can have the right conversation with your doctor. Research your condition, Prepare for your procedure, Take a Health Test.
www.localhealth.com

BioMedSearch.com
Free search engine containing all PubMed/MedLine publications, plus additional journals and a collection of theses and dissertations that are not available anywhere else for free. BioMedSearch is more comprehensive than any other free medical publications search site.
www.biomedsearch.com

CDC Health Topics A to Z
Health topics from A to Z from the Center for Disease Control.
www.cdc.gov/az/

Drug Test Kits - TestCountry
TestCountry works with over 8,500 collection and laboratory drug testing centers and conveniently lets you perform testing locally from San Diego to New York.
TestCountry  6370 Nancy Ridge Dr Ste 104  San Diego CA 92121  (800) 656-0745.
www.testcountry.com

Drugs.com - Drug Information
Drugs.com provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, and natural products. Free, up-to-date, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent data.
www.drugs.com

eMedicine
From WebMD, this is Medscape's continually updated clinical reference, with over 6,500 articles and over 10,000 physician contributors.
www.emedicine.com

Family Practice Notebook
For the practicing physician. The notebook is intended to aid primary care providers in their pursuit of optimal care, well-informed patients, and healthy families. At the time of this posting: the Notebook includes a collection of medical notes divided into nearly 6400 topics found within 31 subspecialty books. FPNotebook offers an advertising-free version for a nominal fee. A Pocket PC version of FPNotebook is also available for purchase.
www.fpnotebook.com

San Diego Fertility Clinic
Reproductive Sciences Medical Center
3661 Valley Centre Dr  Ste 100   San Diego CA 92130
(855) 968-2229.

Healthcare Bluebook
Did you know that the cost for the same in-network procedure can vary by over 400%? Healthcare Bluebook levels the playing field with cost and quality info.
healthcarebluebook.com
For Consumers:
Healthcare Bluebook helps you save money on out-of-pocket medical expenses. Shop for affordable care in your area and save hundreds or thousands of dollars while making informed decisions about your healthcare. Find out what you should expect to pay for healthcare services in your area with our free search tool.
healthcarebluebook.com/page_ConsumerFront.aspx

HealthCentral
Medical information from doctors, researchers and expert patients, plus medical & healthcare news, information, and multi-media content.
www.healthcentral.com

Healthfinder.gov
From the US Dept. of Health & Human Services: An encyclopedia of over 1,600 health topics from the most trusted sources. Locate a doctor, health center, symptom checker, pill identifier, and more.
www.healthfinder.gov

Healthline
Medical search engine for consumers. Results come from other quality healthcare websites.
www.healthline.com

KidsHealth
Information, in plain language, about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens. Divided into 3 sections: for parents, for kids, and for teens.
www.kidshealth.org

Mayo Clinic
Medical and health information and tools for healthy living. More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health.
www.mayoclinic.com

Medical Dictionary
Definitions of popular medical terms. Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions in easy-to-understand language.
www.medterms.com/script/main/hp.asp  

MediLexicon Medical Dictionary, Medical Terms Search
Search MediLexicon's free online medical dictionary for medical terms and abbreviations.
www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php  

MedlinePlus
Health Information from the National Library of Medicine.Includes resources such as a medical encyclopedia, libraries, organizations, international sites and more.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

(The) Merck Manuals Online Medical Library
A series of healthcare books for medical professionals and consumers (professional Version or comsumer version available). As a service to the community, the content of The Manuals is now available in enhanced online versions as part of The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library.
www.merckmanuals.com

RightDiagnosis.com (formerly WrongDiagnosis.com)
One of the world’s leading providers of online medical health information. Provides crucial and factual health information for both consumers and health professionals that is otherwise difficult to find. This is a huge resource with a very interesting "Misdiagnosis Center" not found on other medical Websites.
www.rightdiagnosis.com

Misdiagnosis Center from RightDiagnosis.com
Misdiagnosis information on thousands of symptoms and diseases, most common misdiagnoses, rare disease types, patient stories, and more.
www.rightdiagnosis.com/misdiagcenter.htm

Supplements: Examine.com
Unbiased Information on Supplements & Nutrition. Analysis of scientific research separates the facts from the myths.
examine.com

Supplements: Dietary Supplements
USDA Food & Nutrition Information Center / National Agricultural Library provides links to general information about dietary and nutritional supplements from governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations.
fnic.nal.usda.gov/dietary-supplements

Supplements: Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
Unbiased, Scientific Clinical Information on Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies. The Natural Product Effectiveness Checker tells you the level of effectiveness for natural products used for various medical conditions.
naturaldatabase.therapeuticresearch.com

UI Health Care.com (formerly Virtual Hospital)
Patient information on a variety of topics from the faculty and staff from the University of Iowa's Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics. This is a HUGE resource.
www.uihealthcare.org/2column.aspx?id=22049
Topics A-Z   Symptoms    Diseases & Conditions   Medical Tests   Surgeries & Procedures

WebMD
Health and medical news and information.
www.webmd.com

§ Additional Medical Resources

99 Best Journals & Publications for Nurses
Keep up with your career in a quickly transforming field. This rich resource provides access to online articles, journals, and publications in many nursing fields.
lpntobsnonline.org/nursing-journals  
Cancer.gov
National Cancer Institute. Cancer information.
www.cancer.gov

CNN Health
CNN's medical & health information.
cnn.com/HEALTH/

ConsumerLab.com
Independent testing of health & nutitional products.
www.consumerlab.com

Discovery Fit & Health
TV channel site provides tons of interesting medical & health TV Shows.
health.discovery.com

FamilyDoctor.org
Health information for the whole family
www.familydoctor.org

Medline Plus
How do you know if health information you read can be trusted? Evaluating Health Information.
Website

National Institutes of Health
The nation's medical research agency.
health.nih.gov

Quackwatch
Your guide to quackery, health fraud, and intelligent decisions.
www.quackwatch.com

§ Guides for Seniors & the Disabled

Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions
As we get older, many of our homes no longer work as well for us. But most of us want to remain in the homes we love. Fortunately, there are many solutions. Home Advisor has joined with the National Aging in Place Council to create this guide to making your home work for you.
www.homeadvisor.com/r/aging-at-home-problems-solutions/

The Ultimate Guide to Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
According to the last national census, about 56.7 million people in the United States are living with a disability. It’s important to ensure that the home environment for those with disabilities provides the support they need to lead safe and happy lives. This guide covers modifications for every area and room to make your home safer and more accessible.
Ultimate Guide Website

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Real Estate & Mortgage

Google News / Mortgage Rates search results
Recent rates-related news from major newspapers.
news.google.com/news?q=mortgage+rates

Home Mortgage Guide
Ready to buy a house and apply for a loan? Home Mortgage Guide is a complete manual on buying, selling, and applying for a loan.
www.homemortgageguide.com

Mortgage Calculator - Free Mortgage Calculator
Calculate your monthly and yearly mortgage repayments. Also offers a refinance mortgage calculator, mortgage comparison calculator and affordability calculator.
www.mortgagecalculator.net  

Mortgage Loan com
Current mortgage rates, rates by state, compare loans & mortgage rates, news, information, mortgage rate calculator and more.
www.mortgageloan.com/Rates/

Mortgage Calc.com
A collection of tools for mortgage and financing needs. Lots of calculators for every need.
www.mortgage-calc.com 

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References

(The) Encyclopaedia Britannica
Free abridged text to view. Pay for full text viewing.
www.britannica.com

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary & Thesaurus - and more.
www.merriam-webster.com

Thesaurus & Dictionary
Includes dictionary, encyclopedia, translator and quotes.
thesaurus.reference.com

Acronym Finder
With more than a million human-edited definitions, Acronym Finder is the world's largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. Combined with the Acronym Attic, Acronym Finder contains more than 4 million acronyms and abbreviations. You can also search for more than 850,000 US and Canadian postal codes.
www.acronymfinder.com

Business Dictionary
Over 20,000 terms. Browse by Subject, Most popular terms, Tips, Term of the Day. Includes a Small Business section.
www.businessdictionary.com

Medical Dictionary
Definitions of popular medical terms. Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions in easy-to-understand language.
www.medterms.com/script/main/hp.asp

Medical Dictionary, Medical Terms Search
Search MediLexicon's free online medical dictionary for medical terms and abbreviations.
www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php

Slang Dictionary - American Idioms
www.englishdaily626.com/idioms.php  

Slang Dictionary - Common American Slang Dictionary
www.manythings.org/slang/

Slang Dictionary - The Dictionary of American Regional English
dare.wisc.edu

Tech Dictionary / Net Lingo
The Internet Language Dictionary. Includes Emoticons (smileys), e-commerce, e-tailing (retailing on the web), shorthand, and abbreviations. Jargon, Business, Technical, Acronym.
www.netlingo.com

Tech Dictionary / Matisse
Glossary of Internet Terms
www.matisse.net/files/glossary.html

Tech Dictionary
Computer User Online Dictionary includes the newest computer and technology terms, abbreviations and acronyms, chat, emoticons and smileys, html terms and domains.
www.computeruser.com/resources/dictionary/

Tech Dictionary
The Online Computer Dictionary: Search for thousands of technology terms. Included are: computer, Internet and telecommunications terms, acronyms, emoticons or smilies, chat abbreviations, filename extensions, HTML tags, and domain suffixes.
www.techdictionary.com/index.html

Tech Dictionary / Glossary
Barkley's OASIS® Comprehensive Technology Glossary and Dictionary. Terms, Acronyms, Definitions.
www.oasismanagement.com/TECHNOLOGY/GLOSSARY/

Periodic Table of Elements
www.webelements.com

Quotations at Bartleby.com
87000 quotes for all occasions.
www.bartleby.com/quotations/

Wikipedia
Multi-lingual open source free encyclopedia. Wikisource: free open source library. Wiktionary: open content dictionary, and more.
www.wikipedia.org   English: en.wikipedia.org

 
§ Language Translators:


Bing Translator
Free online text and web page language translation tools. (Formerly Yahoo Babelfish)
www.bing.com/translator/

Google Translate
Free online language translation service instantly translates text and web pages.
translate.google.com

Language Translator
Translate words & phrases from English to French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish, or the reverse. Plus other combinations such as German to French, etc. From Dictionary.com
translate.reference.com

 

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Mixed Resources, References and
Useful & Interesting Websites

§ Autos - Cars

Car Manuals
Lost your manual? Edmunds helps you find an online version fast.
www.edmunds.com/how-to/how-to-find-your-car-owners-manual-online.html

Auto MD
Auto repair: diagnostics, estimates, repair guides, repair videos and more.
www.automd.com

RepairPal.com
Find Average Charges for Car Repairs: Estimates for common repairs by make/model and in your area.
repairpal.com 


§ Books

Internet Book List
If you are simply looking for a book title, author, year published, and a good description without all the hoopla and junk attached, this is for you. New & growing.
www.iblist.com


§ Computer & Internet

CNET Tech site
Product reviews & prices, software downloads, tech news.
www.cnet.com

CNET Download
Windows PC software downloads and reviews.
download.cnet.com/windows/

ZDNet
Tech news, blogs & white papers for IT Techs.
www.zdnet.com

Computers for Dummies Online
Computers & software "How-to" help & videos. Covers tons of topics.
www.dummies.com/how-to/computers-software.html

Whatis.com - IT Encyclopedia & Learning center
Includes definitions for thousands of the most current IT-related words. This Internet glossary offers an easy way to learn the meaning of the latest techno buzzwords. Browse the categories, such as writing HTML and graphic design.
whatis.techtarget.com/

Website Marketing & Web Developer's Resources (on this page)


§ Earth & Weather

NASA MODIS Web
Terra MODIS and Aqua MODIS satellites are viewing the entire Earth's surface every 1 to 2 days, to improve our understanding of global dynamics occurring on land, in oceans, and in the lower atmosphere. Image gallery: view the very latest in MODIS imagery & search an image collection that has been growing since Feb 2000.
modis.gsfc.nasa.gov

NASA Earth Observatory
earthobservatory.nasa.gov

NOAA Geo Satellite's
www.goes.noaa.gov

World Wide Webcam
Directory of free live webcams all over the world.
www.webcamcruise.com

The Weather Channel
www.weather.com

The Weather Underground
www.wunderground.com

Recent Earthquakes - California & Nevada
www.scecdc.scec.org/recenteqs/

World Wide Earthquakes - Latest in the World - Last 7 days
earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/

Unisys Weather - A complete source of graphical weather information.
weather.unisys.com/

World Wide Tropical Storms - Hurricanes, Typhoons, Tropical Cyclones
www.solar.ifa.hawaii.edu/Tropical/tropical.html

World Wide Tropical Storm Data from Unisys Weather
Hurricane information including charts on the track of the storm plus a text based table of tracking information. The table includes position in latitude and longitude, maximum sustained winds in knots, and central pressure in millibars. Includes archives of past storms going 'way back.
weather.unisys.com/hurricane/


§ Entertainment

Biography.com
A&E's Biography.com The digital source for true stories about people that matter features much information from its menu: People, Nostalgia, Celebrity, History & Culture, and Crime & Scandal.
www.biography.com

Discovery Channel Website
Spend the day browsing this site! Each "channel" has a plethora of information. Animal Planet, The Learning Channel, The Travel Channel, Health, Science, Kids, & more. TV shows & schedules, news, video, news, blogs, and more.
www.discovery.com

History Net
An excellent educational resource. The world's largest publisher of history magazines. HistoryNet.com contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in their various magazines.
www.history.net

Hulu
Watch TV shows and movies online. Subscription service offering ad-supported on-demand streaming video of TV shows, movies, and more. Watch premium original series, full seasons of hit shows, current episodes, movies & more. Limited Commercials and No Commercials plans available.
www.hulu.com

iTunes
Media player and media library application developed by Apple Inc. Download music, movies, TV, and more.
www.apple.com/itunes/

MP3.com
Digital Music Downloads. Also has a large free music directory. Artists can upload their music.
www.mp3.com

National Geographic Online
The magazine in all it's glory--online! Great stories peppered with those photos National Geographic is famous for. Spend an afternoon here.
www.nationalgeographic.com 

Entertainment Weekly
The latest in the world of entertainment. TV, movies, music, books. Music reviews, TV schedules, box office hits, interviews with the stars & more.
www.ew.com

Comedy Central
Up-to-date information on Comedy Central shows, stand-up comedy, schedule, shows, full episodes.
www.comcentral.com

Disney.com
Everything and anything Disney. Disney fans have been known to enter here, and never return. The Disney theme parks, stores, movies, TV, blogs, games. For children & adults.
www.disney.com

Syfy.com
The Syfy Channel. Program guides, full episodes, video clips & sound bites from classic Sci-Fi films & TV shows. Articles, interviews, reviews & more.
www.syfy.com

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Online. History of Rock & Roll, inductees photos & memorabilia, exhibits, upcoming events, and more.
www.rockhall.com

TV.com
Free full episodes & clips, show information & TV listings guide.
www.tv.com

ArtandCulture.com
Resource guide for design arts, film, literature, music, and the visual & performing arts. Artist bios & essays in many sub-categories.
www.artandculture.com

Poetry Daily
Poetry Daily, the online web anthology and bookstore. A new poem every day, along with poetry news, archives, and more.
www.poems.com


§ "How To's" & Knowledge

How Stuff Works
Learn how everything works. Computer, auto, electronics, home, entertainment, health, money, travel, government.
www.howstuffworks.com

How to Clean Anything
No matter what dirty problem you have, this site will have the answer on how clean it. Includes a forum for sharing tips.
www.howtocleananything.com

How To Do Anything
Mount Kolias--Mountains of information on how to do anything. Instruction guides teach you how to do most anything.
www.kolias.com


§ Movies

All Movie Guide
Comprehensive film and TV database with biographies, in-depth reviews, and descriptive content.
www.allmovie.com

Internet Movie Database
"The most comprehensive free source of movie info on the Internet." Never was there a truer statement. Movie buffs will find all the details on just about every movie made. Includes data on the actors, directors, studio, rating, and more.
www.imdb.com   Search  www.imdb.com/search

TCM Movie Database
Turner Classic Movies presents the greatest motion pictures of all time from one of the largest film libraries in the world.
www.tcm.com/tcmdb/


§ Music

All Music Guide
Music reviews, new releases, artists biography, Pop/Rock - Jazz - R&B - New Releases
www.allmusic.com

MusicBrainz
A free and open source music encyclopedia that collects music metadata and makes it available to the public. It is maintained by a global community of users.
musicbrainz.org

Ultimate Music Database
Bills itself as (Almost) Complete Database of the Pop Music. This is a large database covering all musical genres. Bands, singers, musicians. Discographies, line-ups, history records, activities, references.
www.umdmusic.com


§ Puzzles - Riddles - Games

Brain Bashers
A collection of brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, logic games, games and optical illusions.
www.brainbashers.com

Braingle
User submitted and ranked brain teasers, riddles, quizzes, trivia, logic problems and mind puzzles. Free online games and message boards.
www.braingle.com

iRiddler
Challenge your mind with these online riddles, logic puzzles, brain teasers, logic games, word puzzles, optical illusions.
www.iriddler.com

Just Riddles and More
A FREE, fun collection of riddles, puzzles, games, illusions, quizzes, downloads and other activities to stimulate your brain! We have over 900 pages of fun for everyone!
www.justriddlesandmore.com

Mind Bluff
A family-friendly collection of optical illusions, brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, mental tricks & more.
mindbluff.com


§ Radio & Television

ABC News PBS NPR (Public Radio)
CBS HBO ESPN
NBC Nick at Night CNN
Warner Brothers FOX CNN Sports


§ Sheet Music

SheetMusicDB.net
An online database where musicians can find 313,078 music scores and sheet music from 1,873 publishers from all over the world in one system!
www.sheetmusicdb.net

Sheet Music Plus
Worlds largest selection of sheet music. 30,000,000+ sheet music pages, 545,000+ books -- Cheap.
www.sheetmusicplus.com

Digital Librarian
A librarian's choice of the best of the Web. A huge list of resources for locating Lyrics, Sheet Music, Librettos, & Scores.
www.digital-librarian.com/sheet.html


§ Social Networking, Photos, Videos

Facebook
The world's largest social network. A social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. Profiles, commenting, photos.
www.facebook.com

Flickr
Photo sharing, commenting, photography related networking, worldwide.
www.flickr.com

Google Plus
Google's social network. Many features. For individuals and businesses.
plus.google.com

LinkedIn
Business & professional networking. Find inside connections to business partners, clients, etc.
www.linkedin.com

Meetup
Helps groups of people with shared interests plan meetings and form offline clubs in local communities around the world.
www.meetup.com

MySpace
The New Myspace will return to its roots as a place for people to listen to music for free, connect with their favorite bands and discover new artists.
www.myspace.com

Pinterest
A photo-sharing website, Pinterest is a pinboard-style tool for collecting, organizing, and sharing theme-based images of your favorite interests, projects, events, and more.
https://pinterest.com

StumbleUpon
Free web-browser extension browsing tool for discovering and sharing web sites, photos, videos that match your selected interests.
www.stumbleupon.com

Twitter
Social networking and microblogging service. Friends, family, and co-workers communicate and stay connected through the exchange of short (140 character limit), frequent answers to one question... What are you doing?
www.twitter.com

Ustream
Free live video streaming, online broadcasts. Broadcast video live to the world from a computer, mobile or iPhone in minutes, or watch thousands of shows from News to Entertainment to celebrities, 24/7. Was free...now has plans & pricing.
www.ustream.tv

Windows Live Spaces
WordPress.com is now the default blogging platform for Windows Live Spaces users. Create websites for businesses, professionals, bloggers.
wordpress.com

WordPress Blogs
en.blog.wordpress.com   (WordPress Forums: en.forums.wordpress.com/ )

YouTube
A video-sharing website where users can watch, upload and share videos.
www.youtube.com

§ Other Useful Links

MySimon
A nice, uncluttered, uncomplicated website for shopping comparisons.
www.mysimon.com/consumer-reports

Vehicle Ratings
From the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Institute conducts a wide variety of tests at the IIHS Vehicle Research Center. Search by Make & Model, or by Vehicle Type. Watch test crashes online. Check this out before you buy that new car.
www.ihs.org/ihs/ratings

US Measurement Conversions: Convert just about anything.
www.easysurf.cc/menumt.htm#select1

Volume Measure Conversion: Metric - US Liquid (from - to)
www.easysurf.cc/cnver2.htm

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Labor

Also see JOBS above

America's Job Bank - ended operations on July 1, 2007
This page will help you locate alternative sites where you can
search for jobs or prospective employees:
Find Your State Job Bank   More Job Information (this page)

Job Search Engine - Find jobs from many sources all in one place. USA & Worldwide

The San Diego Workforce Partnership - FREE SERVICES
The San Diego Workforce Partnership is committed to serving the workforce development needs of job seekers, businesses and youth county-wide. Offers a one-stop solution with an array of services for businesses, job seekers, the military and youth.
www.workforce.org   More San Diego Job Information (this page)

Salary List - Salary Data & Information - FREE INFORMATION
Salarylist.com provides real job salary information based on companies, job titles, and locations. All salary information is true (based on recent Dept of Labor database info), and is associated with a real job position, which distinguishes this website from other salary surveys.
www.salarylist.com  

Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Careers
www.hhs.gov/about/careers/index.html

Department of Labor (DOL)
www.dol.gov   Job Opportunities at DOL

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission U.S. (EEOC) - Small business information, Training, Mediation, Information for employers.
www.eeoc.gov

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, specifically created to encourage the creation, growth and expansion of minority-owned businesses in the United States. This is a FREE service of the Minority Business Development Agency.
www.mbda.gov

One-Stop Career Centers
One-Stop Career Centers can help you look for work and classes like resume writing. Many states offer business services to help employers hire, retain and train workers. Includes tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
www.careeronestop.org   American Job Center Finder

Occupational Safety & Health Administration - U.S. Dept of Labor OSHA
www.osha.gov

USA JOBS
The official job site of the U.S. Federal Government.
www.usajobs.gov 

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Government Resources: San Diego City and County

SEE ALSO: San Diego City & County Government Offices & Services

San Diego County - Official Website
www.sandiegocounty.gov

San Diego County - Directory of Services
www.sandiegocounty.gov
& Click on DEPARTMENTS or for more popular services: I WANT TO

San Diego City  - Official Website
www.sandiego.gov

San Diego City - Directory of Services.
Categories & Alphabetical List

§ Municipal Codes:

American Legal Publishing: Online Library
Municipal codes & ordinances for most U.S. states. Entire chapters can be downloaded.
www.amlegal.com/code-library/

E-Code Library - Municipal codes
Online municipal codes are organized alphabetically by state.
www.generalcode.com/codification/ecode/library

FindLaw's State Resources Indexes
Indexes for state codes and related legal sources.
caselaw.findlaw.com

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Government Resources: State (CA) and Federal

§ U.S. Government Search Sites:

FedWorld.gov
Fed World makes it easy to locate government information. A program of the US Department of Commerce.
fedworld.ntis.gov

SearchUSA.gov
The governments official search site, guide to online government information and services.
www.usa.gov

§ California State Government Sites:

California Franchise Tax Board
www.ftb.ca.gov

California Franchise Tax Board - Forms
Download, view and print California income tax forms and publications.
www.ftb.ca.gov/forms/search/index.aspx

California Department of Consumer Affairs License Lookup
Check the license of any business licensed by the state of California. (Does not include City licensing).
www2.dca.ca.gov/pls/wllpub/wllquery$.startup

§ Federal Government Sites:

Internal Revenue Service
www.irs.gov

Social Security Administration.
www.ssa.gov

ID Theft - Federal Trade Commission
·Immediate Steps to Repair Identity Theft
·How to Create an Identity Theft Report:
www.identitytheft.gov/#what-to-do-right-away

National Do Not Call Registry
For updates or further information from the Federal Trade Commission regarding this matter: https://donotcall.gov/
Quick registration here: https://www.donotcall.gov/register/reg.aspx

U.S. Bureau of Consumer Protection
www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/bureaus-offices/bureau-consumer-protection

Vital Records: United States Vital Records Information - All States
Comprehensive resource for ordering vital records on the internet from any state. Note: this is not a government site.
vitalrec.com

See specific categories for other federal government offices.

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Military & Veterans

Military.com
Benefiting the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard. Web resource for all aspects of military living: includes military news, pay and benefits, education, veteran resources, reunions and locators.
www.military.com

PopularMilitary - Military News Network
Military news, photos, videos, discounts, and more. Published by a publically owned company.
popularmilitary.com

U.S. Department of Defense Official News Website
www.defense.gov

Veterans Business Directory
A nationwide directory of Veteran services, products and Veteran owned companies.
www.vetfriends.com/veteran-discount-center/index.cfm

VetFriends.com
Military & Veteran search, forums, reunion information, obtain military records, purchase military gear, share military pictures, view the Veteran Business Directory and much more! 
www.vetfriends.com/index.cfm

Wounded Warrior Project
Provides programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life.
www.woundedwarriorproject.org

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Law

Law research - San Diego County Public Law Library
sandiegolawlibrary.org

Law & Legal info: Track laws and bills.
FindLaw Library: over 14,000 publications. Learn about the law, legal answers, legal forms, legal news & commentary. Law blogs list.
www.findlaw.com

The Legal Institute
The Legal Information Institute (LII) is a research and electronic publishing activity of the Cornell Law School. Search for any law category by typing the subject keyword in their search engine. Find just about anything about Law here.
www.law.cornell.edu

Legal Information Search
Searches its own FindLaw database and also U.S. web databases, with several search options.  Includes searching of Government Departments, US Code, Federal Regulations, Supreme Court and Circuit Court Cases. California - includes searching of California and Federal Government databases and sites. Other US States - search state government servers.
lp.findlaw.com

Nolo Press
Legal information, books, software & forms, and the NoloPedia with free legal information. Assortment of free articles, FAQs, calculators, and law dictionary.
www.nolopress.com

§ Copyright, Trademark and Patent Law:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
www.uspto.gov

Search Patents
The US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) now offers Web access to bibliographic and full-text patent databases.
patft.uspto.gov

U.S. Copyright Law
The complete law, with explanations. Excellent if you ever had questions in this field.
www.law.cornell.edu/copyright/context.html

Complete U.S. Patent information.
www.law.cornell.edu/patent/patent.overview.html

Free Patent Search Online
A list of online databases for a free patent search covering Canada, the United States, Europe, WIPO and the EPO free patent search, Japanese abstracts, and USPTO Depository Library Program.
inventors.about.com/od/freesearches/

Patent Search
Patents.com provides one of the most comprehensive free patent search sites on the web. Our powerful patent search engine is fast and easy to use.
www.patents.com

Patent Searching and Inventing Resources
Complete Patent Searching Database and Patent Data Analytics Services.
www.freepatentsonline.com

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Internet Search Engines


Note: A lot of these search engines are being gobbled up by the "big guys" faster than we can keep up. Plus, they mostly all rely on the same sources. So, if they all are beginning to look and act alike... well...

AltaVista (Yahoo)
www.altavista.com

Ask
www.ask.com

AOL
Index enhanced by Google
search.aol.com

Bing
www.bing.com

DMOZ - (AKA Mozilla - Directory)
www.dmoz.org

Dogpile (Metasearch)
Searches Google Yahoo Yandex
www.dogpile.com

Duck Duck Go
duckduckgo.com

Excite!
Search Engine & Directory
www.excite.com

Gigablast - Web & Directory
www.gigablast.com

Google
www.google.com

Hot Bot  -  Lycos
www.hotbot.com

Lycos
www.lycos.com

Mamma
www.mamma.com

Monster Crawler - (Multi / Meta-Search)
Searches Google Yahoo Bing
www.monstercrawler.com

Mozilla - Directory (AKA DMOZ)
dmoz.org

MSN Search - Is now Bing

My Way - (Powered by Ask!)
www.myway.com

Netscape Search - Is now AOL

Search.com  (Multi / Meta-Search)
Search the Web by searching the best engines from one place. Web, Images, News, Shopping, Downloads +
www.search.com

StartingPage
StartPage gives you 100% real Google results in complete privacy.
www.startingpage.com

Search Guy
www.searchguy.com

Webcrawler - (Multi / Meta-Search)
Searches Google Yahoo
www.webcrawler.com

Yahoo!
www.search.yahoo.com

ZapMeta - (Multi / Meta-Search)
All Web Results, One Engine. Searches Yahoo, Microsoft Bing, Cuil, Gigablast, Altavista, Entireweb etc.
However...results look like an exact copy of Google.
www.zapmeta.com


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Internet Hoaxes, E-Mail Chain Letters and Viruses

Hoaxbusters
Hoax Busters believes that electronic privacy is crucial to the ongoing success of the Internet as a service, commercial, and entertainment medium. If it's on this list, it's a hoax!.
www.hoaxbusters.org

Scam Busters
Internet Scams, Identity Theft, and Urban Legends
www.scambusters.org

Snopes.com
Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.
www.snopes.com

Urban Legends
About.com urban legends & folklore
urbanlegends.about.com
   For Fun: The scariest urban legends, hoaxes and urban myths
   urbanlegends.about.com/od/horrors/
   More Fun: Campfire Tales: 13 Creepy Tales to Tell After Dark
   urbanlegends.about.com/od/horrors/ss/Campfire-Tales.htm

Symantec AntiVirus Research Center
www.symantec.com/avcenter/



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