Rusty House / Stolon Studio Ltd.

first_imgArchDaily Design Team:Jessica Barker, Benjamin Holberg, Nik Maksimenko and Andrew RiddellCity:LondonCountry:United KingdomMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Paul MurphyText description provided by the architects. Nicknamed the Rusty House by neighbours, this cinematic two-storey house radically transforms a neglected street corner in Brockley.  The corten clad volume rests above a reconstructed garden wall to clearly mark the entrance to one of Brockley’s forgotten mews’. The house replaces what was once a jumbled collection of garages and out buildings. Save this picture!© Paul MurphyThe scheme creates a playful and sculptural interpretation of the mews / stabling typology, combined with a form of open plan/living connected to external courtyard.Save this picture!© Paul MurphySave this picture!Floor plansSave this picture!© Paul MurphyBehind the tree-lined streets of four storey Victorian houses runs a parallel unmade road made up of garages and workshops.  Over the years, the local authority together with the Brockley Society, have rebuffed many attempts to develop these structures into residential dwellings.  Yet they have occasionally given ground where the design is considered to be exceptional.Save this picture!North and west elevationsThe corner plot, owned by a local couple, formed the gateway to one of the linear Mews’ typical of this part of Brockley.  It has elevations to the unmade mews, the main road and private gardens.  It was clear from the onset that any design for a house here needed to be special.  Having seen the project Forest Mews in neighbouring Forest Hill (a collection of sensitively and beautifully designed homes by Robert and Jessica Barker), the clients approached Robert, whilst he was a director at Baca Architects, to design them a new home for their growing family. His new practice, Stolon Studio, was then commissioned to complete the design and take the project through to completion.Save this picture!© Paul MurphySave this picture!© Paul MurphyThe site falls within the Brockley Conservation Area and correspondingly the planners at Lewisham proactively and sensitively assessed the design, requesting that it was examined at Design Review Panel.Save this picture!© Paul MurphyRobert Barker and his team designed a courtyard house which marks the corner and entrance into the mews, creating a strong connection between the primary road and the mews.  It’s also sensitive to its neighbours – minimising over-shadowing to adjacent gardens, and preserving the volume occupied for the adjacent mature tree.  Internally, the principle rooms are arranged around the courtyard, with double-height open-plan living room, family kitchen and dining area.  The ground floor also accommodates a study, utility room and external store.  Oak stairs rise up to the first floor, where there are four bedrooms, family bathroom and en-suite, nestled in under the geometric roof.Save this picture!© Paul MurphyProject gallerySee allShow lessRouzan Residential Building / Seyed Hamed JafariSelected ProjectsBMX Supercross Track / Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz ArchitectsSelected Projects Share United Kingdom “COPY” CopyHouses•London, United Kingdom 2019 Save this picture!© Paul Murphy+ 29Curated by Paula Pintos Share Projects CopyAbout this officeStolon Studio LtdOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesEnglandLondonUnited KingdomPublished on February 17, 2020Cite: “Rusty House / Stolon Studio Ltd.” 16 Feb 2020. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream “COPY” Manufacturers: Ibstock Area:  200 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs Houses Rusty House / Stolon Studio Ltd.Save this projectSaveRusty House / Stolon Studio Ltd. Photographs:  Paul Murphy Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Rusty House / Stolon Studio Ltd. Lead Architect: Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/933815/kaolin-court-house-stolon-studio Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/933815/kaolin-court-house-stolon-studio Clipboard Architects: Stolon Studio Ltd Area Area of this architecture project Robert Barkerlast_img read more

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David Ford retires from Smee and Ford

 156 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  155 total views,  1 views today About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis David Ford is to retire from legacy specialists Smee and Ford, after almost 40 years with the firm. He will stay on as ICFM’s Chairman, and will be replaced at Smee and Ford by Richard Radcliffe, former ICFM Covention Chairman.David’s relaxed and friendly style is well-known to many fundraisers, and his commitment to the fundraising sector deserves recognition. UK Fundraising wishes David a long and happy retirement, but somehow suspects he won’t be disappearing from the fundraising scene entirely. David Ford retires from Smee and Ford Howard Lake | 5 May 2000 | News Tagged with: Recruitment / people Smee & Ford Advertisement read more

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UAW and VW: Workers need a fighting union

first_imgAt the VW Chattanooga plant, Lauren Feinauer shows her support of the UAW.Just over a year ago the National Labor Relations Board conducted a union representation election at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Presumably, with the company’s signed pledge not to engage in anti-union intimidation, it was an easy win for the United Auto Workers.Yet the union narrowly lost the election. A key factor in the surprise, 712-626 vote was the virulent anti-union crusade by right-wing forces. In particular, Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker threatened workers’ jobs, claiming that if workers went union, the company would not bring new work into the plant. With the backing of the National Right to Work Foundation, Grover Norquist and other right-wing funders, the group “Southern Momentum” broadcast this threat and built the “vote no” campaign through the Internet, Facebook, billboards and anti-UAW T-shirts worn by plant management.Corker’s “bombshell” turned out to be a complete lie. After the vote VW said that its decision to launch a new SUV at the Chattanooga plant had nothing to do with the outcome of the union election.Now, Southern Momentum has reinvented itself as the American Council of Employees. The latest incarnation is far more insidious. ACE is signing up members in the plant as if it were a bona fide union. It is being characterized as such by the media: The Associated Press, Reuters, the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Detroit Free Press all call ACE a “rival” or “alternative” to the UAW. International Business Times tagged it an “anti-UAW union.”VW management has recognized both the UAW and ACE under its “Community Organization Engagement” policy. Any group having at least 15 percent of VW workers as members is entitled to meet on company premises and bring its concerns to management on a regular basis. How often meetings take place and with what level of management depends on whether that group can claim 15, 30 or 45 percent of the workforce. Any group that reaches one of these tiers functions as a nonmajority, “members only” organization that meets and discusses but does not engage in collective bargaining.VW’s open shop policy reflects its willingness to work with the UAW to establish a German-style “works council” while at the same time wanting to stay in the good graces of Corker and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who hold the purse strings to hundreds of millions of dollars in tax incentives.ACE has barely reached the 15 percent threshold. Meanwhile, the new UAW Local 42 has topped 45 per cent and claims a majority. The spread shows that most workers — angry over issues such as unsafe conditions that cause injuries, the firing of injured workers and having to rotate shifts every week — realize only a real union can give them the voice they need.“They’re [referring to ACE] not a labor organization,” said UAW International Secretary Treasurer Gary Casteel, who dealt with Corker’s shenanigans firsthand as regional director last year. Yet Casteel has not demanded that VW oust the fake union from the plant. (Chattanooga Times Free Press, Aug. 30)The German auto union IG Metall took a stronger position. IG Metall’s President Detlef Wetzel stated that “cooperation between Volkswagen and anti-union groups or yellow unions” was unacceptable. (AP, Nov. 14)Chattanooga teachers’ union activist Chris Brooks, who organized community support for the UAW drive last year, called ACE a pro-company “yellow union … crafted by the business community for the sole purpose of advancing the interests of the business community while publicly proclaiming to actually be a ‘union’ and providing ‘representation’ to the workers.”Brooks points out that ACE’s mailing address is that of Evans, Harrison and Hackett PLLC, the law firm of attorney Maury Nicely, who headed Southern Momentum. Leaked emails expose collusion between Nicely, anti-UAW VW worker Mike Burton, South-Carolina-based union-busting consultant Jim Gray, former VW plant manager Don Jackson, the Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association and the local Chamber of Commerce. (chactivist.com)The name “yellow union” refers to company-funded unions and also to worker groups that claim no company sponsorship but accept funds from corporate-funded union-busting organizations. Often employing violence, these company unions were created to make it impossible for the militant unions in the Congress of Industrial Organizations to bargain collectively. Corporate-funded groups like the Open Shop Committee — then as now — claimed to be for the “right to work.” The CIO called it what it was: “the tyranny of the open shop.”Company unions crumbled as workers flocked in droves to the CIO.The company union makes a comebackACE is not directly funded by VW — that would still be illegal — but has the financial backing of powerful ruling-class forces in a “right-to-work” state with an ugly history of segregation and animus towards unions.Thus, there exists, in 2015, a scenario at VW that recalls the days before the UAW — through militant sit-downs at GM and Chrysler and the 1941 strike at Ford — abolished open shop tyranny. Why is the UAW letting VW engage with this right-wing, anti-union, corporate front group as if it were a union?The International UAW leadership is pursuing the same dead-end strategy with VW — that of “partnership” to keep the firm “competitive” — that it maintains with General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. Now, workers who want and need a union are frustrated by their UAW leadership, who seem more interested in setting up a works council than in demanding safety on the job.Nevertheless, the UAW has a foot in the door and that is of paramount significance. The UAW’s presence at VW could open the door to bringing much needed union representation to all of the European and Asian auto “transplants.” This would impact class relations throughout the South.   For the UAW to succeed, however, the only way for it to move forward is to become a fighting union again.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Dry Weather Lets Indiana Harvest Race Ahead

first_img Corn and soybean harvest were in full swing after a week of dry weather, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region. Although some parts of the state received more than 3 inches the previous week, the ground had dried enough to allow combines to come out on Monday and work almost non-stop. Temperatures last week were generally in the upper 70s with sunny skies, making field conditions ideal for drying down crops. There were 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork, 0.8 days greater than last week. Corn harvesting is 18 complete in Indiana and soybean harvesting is 23% done.Last week’s dry hot weather caused crops to mature and dry at a fast pace. Many farmers took advantage of the long stretch of nicer weather to begin or continue harvesting. Soybean yields were reported at both ends of the spectrum. Some farmers reported soybean yields to be better than anticipated, but on average still below normal. Corn yields were also reported as lower than normal. Corn harvest for silage continued. There were reports of high variability in corn moisture content, with some producers reporting moisture well above 20 percent. Some winter wheat, as well as some cover crops, were seeded in recently harvested fields. Livestock were reported to be in good shape.Regionally, soybeans dropping leaves was 81% complete in the North, 81% in Central, and 81% in the South. Soybeans harvested was 18% complete in the North, 26% in Central, and 22% in the South. Soybeans rated in good to excellent condition was 46% in the North, 48% in Central, and 48% in the South. By region, corn matured was 66% in the North, 68% in Central, and 82% in the South. Corn harvested for grain was 12% complete in the North, 14% in Central, and 40% in the South. Corn rated in good to excellent condition was 40% in the North, 48% in Central, and 57% in the South. Feeder Cattle GFQ21 (AUG 21) 151.18 2.78 Live Cattle LEM21 (JUN 21) 118.70 1.13 Corn ZCN21 (JUL 21) 684.50 -14.50 Facebook Twitter Minor Changes in June WASDE Report SHARE Name Sym Last Change Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleDuPont Pioneer Harvest Update 9/28/15 Gary Truitt RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter Lean Hogs HEM21 (JUN 21) 122.68 0.22 SHARE Battle Resistance With the Soy Checkoff ‘Take Action’ Program Home News Feed Dry Weather Lets Indiana Harvest Race Ahead STAY CONNECTED5,545FansLike3,961FollowersFollow187SubscribersSubscribe Soybean ZSN21 (JUL 21) 1508.50 -35.50 How Indiana Crops are Faring Versus Other States By Gary Truitt – Sep 28, 2015 Dry Weather Lets Indiana Harvest Race Ahead All quotes are delayed snapshots Wheat ZWN21 (JUL 21) 680.75 -3.00 last_img read more

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Women and gender studies looks to offer a major program in the fall

first_imgDepartment of Education’s Title IX changes could impact TCU students Caroline Love graduated from TCU’s journalism program in May 2019. During her senior year, she interned at KERA and C-SPAN in Washington D.C. If she’s not working on a story, she’s probably watching Friends. + posts ReddIt Students submitted designs honoring TCU’s first black professor, Allene Jones. Facebook Linkedin Caroline Love World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Caroline Lovehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-love/ Twitter Caroline Lovehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-love/ Caroline Lovehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-love/ Caroline Lovehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-love/ Title IX advocate works to support TCU survivors of sexual assault Twitter Facebook ReddIt Linkedin Previous articleBig 12 adds experimental pitching clock rule for conference gamesNext articleMen’s tennis falls to No. 9 Illinois, 5-2 Caroline Love RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Students share ideas at ‘I Am Heard’ sexual assault forum printA new major in women and gender studies could be on the horizon in the fall.TCU has offered a minor in women and gender studies for 24 years, Dr. Theresa Gaul, an English professor and the program director, said, but the number of students minoring in women and gender studies recently increased.“That was a good indicator to us that there might be interest in a major,” Gaul said.Program proposals are reviewed by multiple committees for approval. Nowell Donovan, the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, is the chair of the university committee, which has the final say on degree programs.“Bottom line from my perspective is can we afford it,” Donovan said. “We can’t afford to fulfill everybody’s dream. We just have to select the best dreams.”However, Gaul said Donovan supports adding a women and gender studies major.The department began preparing the new major in August. Gaul said the university committee’s decision should be released in April, so students could start enrolling in fall 2018. The women and gender studies major was prompted in part by the addition of the comparative race and ethnic studies (CRES) major last year. Gaul said the programs often coincide.“We see our programs as having shared missions in many ways,” she said.Gaul and the associate director of women and gender studies, Dr. Nino Testa, are both affiliated with CRES. The programs hosted a joint event Wednesday to celebrate Black History Month and Women’s History Month. The event honored TCU alumna Allene Jones, one of the first three black TCU undergraduates and TCU’s first black professor. Testa said the function was created to build a bridge between the two disciplines.“We tried to focus on intersectionality in an intentional way,” Testa said.Issues surrounding gender are in the public eye now more than ever, Gaul said. She said the classes women and gender studies offers are an intellectual space for students to explore these dynamics.“We want to be attuned to that need for students in this cultural moment,” Gaul said. “You hear, sometimes, very shallow snap-judgments about certain issues in the public sphere, but our classrooms are really a place to study these things deeply and carefully.” Starting school in the ‘red zone’ Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more

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Political and judicial harassment of NGOs threatens freedom of expression and association

first_img Organisation NicaraguaAmericas Follow the news on Nicaragua NicaraguaAmericas October 10, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Political and judicial harassment of NGOs threatens freedom of expression and association News July 29, 2020 Find out more RSF and PEN urge Nicaraguan legislators to reject “foreign agents” bill News RSF_en News to go further Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns a newly-launched interior ministry investigation into 17 non-governmental organisations for alleged “embezzlement” and “money-laundering” and fears it could jeopardize the right to inform and the right of association, two basic constitutional rights.The probe is focused above all on the Centre for Investigation and Communication (CINCO), headed by journalist and video programme maker Carlos Fernando Chamorro, and the Autonomous Women’s Movement (MAM), headed by journalist Sofía Montenegro, who have been the target of a smear campaign by close allies of President Daniel Ortega.They have already been questioned by the prosecutor’s office, which threatened to jail them on 8 October if they do not respond to further summonses for questioning.“The administrative and judicial harassment of CINCO and MAM is an outrage,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Aside from the fact that the courts are being used to settle political scores, the very principle of this investigation – which is mainly targeted at NGOs dedicated to communication, human rights and women’s rights – poses a threat to the role of civil society as an arena for democratic debate.“These proceedings come in the wake of what some have called a ‘black campaign,’ a campaign to smear the reputations of Montenegro and Chamorro, two former members of the Sandinista movement, by means of degrading accusations that are without foundation. Such polarisation and ‘media war’ methods – which are being seen in other Latin American countries as well – pose a major threat to the physical safety of those publicly singled out as enemies of the nation.”The press freedom organisation added: “President Ortega, who is the guarantor of constitutional rights, must put an end to this campaign and to its consequences in the administrative and judicial domains.”Chamorro was previously the target of a campaign of personal attacks after he accused the leadership of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) of involvement in a case of extortion. No action was taken on his allegations.“At the time, my photo was being shown every day on Canal 4, the pro-government TV station, where I was branded as a gangster, a terrorist, a drug trafficker or a killer of peasants,” Chamorro told Reporters Without Borders. “But the courts acknowledged at the time that I had not done anything wrong. The same TV methods resumed in May and have continued until now, this time with me being labeled as a CIA agent and agent of imperialism in allusion to the fact that CINCO received 20,000 dollars from USAID this year, which is barely 1 per cent of our budget.”Last month, the First Lady, Rosario Murillo, publicly accused CINCO, MAM and Oxfam-UK – which supervises a cooperation accord with CINCO and MAM – of “hatching a plan to destabilise the government.” It was immediately thereafter that the interior ministry launched its probe into CINCO and MAM and 15 other Nicaraguan NGOs.Chamorro became the first person to appear before a prosecutor as part of the investigation on 2 October, when he was questioned for five hours. Montenegro and three other women – Juanita Jiménez, Patricia Orozco and Ana Maria Pizarro – were questioned on 7 and 8 October.These women were already the target of a prosecution that was brought shortly after President Ortega’s January 2007 inauguration against some 10 leading members of women’s rights organisations who had been speaking out publicly since the previous year against the repeal of a law allowing abortion on medical grounds.The interior ministry website claims that the 17 NGOs lack legal status because they are not formally registered as NGOs with the ministry. Officially, the embezzlement and money-laundering suspicions stem from some 58 financial accords – in some cases worth more than 400,000 dollars – with other NGOs that are registered. The registered NGOs have already been fined and could now lose their legal status. The requests which Reporters Without Borders has addressed to the authorities – including interior minister Isabel Morales Mazún – for an explanation have so far not received a reply.The legal status of two opposition parties, the left-wing Movement for Sandinista Renewal and the right-wing Conservative Party, was rescinded in May of this year. “It was amid this very great political and media tension that the ‘black campaign’ resumed,” Chamorro said. “Against me but also against other well-known people such as Sofía Montenegro, because she is campaigning for the decriminalization of abortion.”Chamorro continued: “The president’s wife, Rosario Murillo, said especially derogatory things about Sofía Montenegro in the weekly El 19, accusing her, for example of being a murderer because she is the sister of National Guard officer who was a recognised torturer during the Anastasio Somoza dictatorship. Yet Sofía Montenegro used to be an active member of the FSLN!”Since those comments by the First Lady, Montenegro has been the target of many threats and attempts to intimidate her.Chamorro added: “Aside from the proceedings initiated against us, the government is planning a major overhaul of the international cooperation law with the aim of limiting the approximately 4,500 NGOs to a basic assistance role.” Help by sharing this information Gruesome death threats against Nicaraguan exile journalist News Nearly half of UN member countries have obstructed coronavirus coverage June 29, 2020 Find out more Reporters Without Borders condemns a government smear campaign against two journalists and NGO directors, Carlos Fernando Chamorro (photo) and Sofía Montenegro. The latest development is a dubious administrative and judicial investigation into 17 NGOs, including theirs, which threatens the right to inform and the right of association. The two journalists are threatened with imprisonment. 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La Cañada Presbyterian Church’s Advent: Let the Festivities Begin!

first_imgFaith & Religion News La Cañada Presbyterian Church’s Advent: Let the Festivities Begin! By CARRIE KINGSTON Published on Monday, December 9, 2013 | 6:27 pm Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Top of the News Make a comment Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News More Cool Stuff HerbeautyZac Efron Is Dating A New Hottie?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Reasons Why The Lost Kilos Are Regained AgainHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like A Bombshell And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyKeep Your Skin Flawless With These Indian Beauty RemediesHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribecenter_img 15 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS La Cañada Presbyterian Church’s Parent Education Program kicked off the holiday season with their highly anticipated Advent Celebration and Christmas pageant on Wednesday, December 4, in the LCPC Sanctuary. LCPC Director Anne Bierling began the evening with a quick message, reminding us all that…For 35 years, LCPC Parent Education has been blessing families locally & globally. During those 35 years, the fads have changed, the clothes have changes, and the world has changed. But, the one thing that remains is that Jesus Christ is still the most profound parenting resource we have to offer.” Pageant Director Sloan Walsh followed, narrating the Three/Fours and Family Classes through an old fashioned Christmas Pageant and the singing of “Happy Birthday” to Baby Jesus before the Two’s Classes took the stage to perform “Jingle Bells” and “Joy to the World,” to the excited applause of their parents.Following the pageant; performers, parents and guests retreated to the Fellowship Hall where they were treated to a surprise Live Nativity Scene accompanied by Pianist Eric Engler and Vocal Soloist Nora Sagal. Guests then mingled over light refreshments while children partook in cookie decorating and a craft project and families took costumed snapshots in the manager scene.For those who have children ages 0-18, LCPC Parent Education has a class for them! To sign up for a class or experience a free LCPC class, go to www.lacanadapc.org/parented or call (818) 790-6708 ext. 205. Classes meet weekly September through May and attract approximately 400 participants from 22 different cities. In addition to all the classes on our website, check out New Babies & Evening Parent and Me, which begin in late January and February, respectively. The Evening Parent and Me class (for parents & children 0-5) will meet Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., February 3 through February 11. The instructor is Cary Horne with special appearances by Mary Rice Hopkins. The New Babies class will be taught by Nanette Brown and is for babies born August to December 2013. La Canada Presbyterian Church is located at 626 Foothill in La Cañada. Business Newslast_img read more

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Landowner Receives Right of First Refusal for Water and Gas – Landmark Surface-Use Agreement…

first_img CHEYENNE, Wyo., Feb. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encore Green Environmental announces a step forward in landowner relationships with the energy industry. The O.J. Enterprise ranch operation outside Cheyenne, Wyoming has secured a unique surface-use agreement with a Dallas-based midstream company, allowing the ranch to receive the right of first refusal for the produced/by-product water and any potential flare gas. Encore Green Environmental has worked with the Goertz family for three years to now successfully bring water from an energy source to their land, to be put to beneficial use for ag and conservation. This new agreement paves the way for the landowner and midstream company to meet Environmental, Stewardship, Governance (ESG) goals. Owen Goertz, co-owner of the ranch, said, “Today, we finally broke the glass ceiling. We ranch on arid land and additional water is vital to us and every rancher working today. This signals a new era.” The agreement was brokered by Kimberly Wurtz of Dennis & Wurtz PLLC. “We tell landowners that ‘Your property is our priority’ as we work to find new paths for stronger landowner relationships in the energy space. Our goal is to create a win-win,” says Kimberly Wurtz. “We’ve just created a win-win for all concerned,” says Marvin Nash of Encore Green Environmental. “We’ve said for a while now that the energy industry’s next midstream partner is agriculture. This is the new way forward.” John Robitaille, who works with Encore Green Environmental and is the director of the Carbon Asset Network, sees great potential in this as well, “This acreage will be a part of CAN, which is a company dedicated to increasing soil health. Better soil is the key for the land to healthier vegetation, a greater yield, and through photosynthesis, an increase in carbon sequestration.” CAN is partnered with the nonprofit Synergy for Ecological Solutions. Synergy for Ecological Solutions is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit who bring donors called Change Agents together with Land Stewards. The energy community and landowners have historically had uneasy relations, but the opportunity to work together can achieve great things for each party. This agreement is the first of its kind and hopefully will represent a better, more cooperative future. For more information visit: Dennis & Wurtz PLLC, http://denniswurtzlaw.com/ Encore Green Environmental, http://encoregreenenvironmental.com/ Synergy For Ecological Solutions, https://www.synergyforecologicalsolutions.org/ Carbon Asset Network, http://carbonassetnetwork.com/ *LOGO link for media: https://www.Send2Press.com/300dpi/21-0208s2p-encore-green-300dpi.jpg NEWS SOURCE: Encore Green Environmental This press release was issued on behalf of the news source (Encore Green Environmental) who is solely responsibile for its accuracy, by Send2Press® Newswire. Information is believed accurate but not guaranteed. Story ID: 68262 APDF-R8.2 © 2021 Send2Press®, a press release and e-marketing service of NEOTROPE®, Calif., USA. To view the original version, visit: https://www.send2press.com/wire/landowner-receives-right-of-first-refusal-for-water-and-gas-landmark-surface-use-agreement-signed-for-esg-goals/ Disclaimer: This press release content was not created by the Associated Press (AP). Facebook Pinterest By Digital AIM Web Support – February 8, 2021 Previous articleKalyagen Announces Launch of ‘Stem the Tide of Time’ Campaign Featuring NBA Hall of Fame Finalist Marques JohnsonNext articleFacedrive Health Expands Reach of Reliable Bluetooth Communications via Wearables for Global Digital Exposure Notification Digital AIM Web Support Pinterest TAGS  Twittercenter_img Twitter Local NewsUS News WhatsApp WhatsApp Landowner Receives Right of First Refusal for Water and Gas – Landmark Surface-Use Agreement Signed for ESG Goals Facebooklast_img read more

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Hotels Federation says Covid-19 is ‘obliterating’ tourism

first_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/09hotels.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook The Irish Hotels Federation claims the tourism industry is in danger of being ‘obliterated’ by the coronavirus crisis.It’s calling on the government to set out a clear plan for the full reopening of hotels.The Irish Times is reporting today that cafes, restaurants and retailers could reopen on a limited basis by mid-summer, with plans to allow people holiday within Ireland by late summer.Elaina Fitzgerald-Kane, the president of the federation, says urgent action is needed……….. Pinterest WhatsApp Previous article119 vacant general beds at LUHNext articleGardai urge people to ensure their vehicles are roadworthy News Highland Hotels Federation says Covid-19 is ‘obliterating’ tourism Google+ Pinterest Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows By News Highland – April 29, 2020 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Twitter AudioHomepage BannerNews Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

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Officer and suspect each in critical condition after exchanging gunshots

first_imgiStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — A Phoenix officer and a suspect accused of opening fire on that officer both were listed in critical condition Thursday night, police said.Police have not identified the officer or the suspect.The officer was attempting a traffic stop around 8 p.m. local time near the intersection of Cactus and Cave Creek roads when the suspect fired two shots, witnesses told police.“I don’t know how many times he was shot,” a police spokesperson said, referring to the officer. “Don’t know anything about the suspect.”The officer had been on the force for about a year, the spokesperson said.“It’s one of those things that we say a lot — we don’t know what’s going to happen when you put on the uniform that night,” the spokesperson added. “You come to work, and you hope for the best.”The officer was fired on after leaving his police cruiser to approach the suspect’s halted vehicle, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said later at the hospital.“In my opinion, I believed he was ambushed,” Williams said. “The suspect is in surgery, and our officer is being watched.”This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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