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Posted by: | Posted on: June 12, 2021

UCLA Announces 2017 Football Schedule in Rose Bowl

first_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Herbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat To Do When You’re Not Able To Choose Between Two GuysHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAt 9 Years Old, This Young Girl Dazzled The World Of FashionHerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff Subscribe Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Business News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Top of the News UCLA will be playing six of its 2017 Pac-12 conference games at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, the conference announced last Wednesday.The Bruins are slated to play three non-conference games and nine conference contests during the season which kicks off when Southeastern Conference opponent Texas A&M comes to Pasadena on Saturday, September 2. They will then host Hawaii at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, September 9, with the two teams facing off for the first time since 1938.UCLA caps off the non-conference slate with a road trip to Memphis on Saturday, September 16.Pac-12 play once again opens with Stanford, this time on the road on Saturday, September 23. UCLA will host Colorado at the conference home opener on September 30 before the Bruins have an open date on the weekend of October 7.UCLA then heads to Tucson after the break to face Arizona on Saturday, October 14 before hosting Oregon for Homecoming at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, October 21. The Bruins then hit the road for consecutive weeks as they head north to face Washington on Saturday, October 28 before facing Utah in Salt Lake City on Friday, November 3.UCLA hosts Arizona State on Saturday, November 11 at the Rose Bowl prior to making the short trek to face crosstown rival USC on Saturday, November 18 in the Coliseum. UCLA concludes the regular season with a home matchup against Cal on Friday, November 24.The Pac-12 Championship Game will be held on either Friday, December 1, or Saturday, December 2.For more information, visit www.rosebowlstadium.com/teams/detail/ucla.center_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Make a comment 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. Sports UCLA Announces 2017 Football Schedule in Rose Bowl From STAFF REPORTS Published on Sunday, January 29, 2017 | 12:06 pm EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it 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 Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy last_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: June 4, 2021

Limerick pensioner challenges children’s referendum

first_imgLinkedin Just 33.49 per cent of the electorate turned out to vote on Saturday November 10 last with the referendum passed on a 58 per cent to 41 per cent majority. It is claimed by the petitioners that the Government used public money to sway the campaign and therefore it had a material effect on the outcome.Ms Kennelly claims that in voting yes through the postal voting facility, her vote was swayed in light of the subsequent Supreme Court ruling that the Government referendum campaign material was not impartial and weighed towards the yes vote campaign.In an affidavit to the court, she said that her vote relied upon the information provided by the Government in influencing her to vote yes. Ms Kennelly later learned of the Supreme Court ruling but it was too late to change her vote and her affidavit claimed that she “trusted the Government to provide her with fair and impartial information.”Ms Kennelly voted two weeks before the public vote on November 10 and was “shocked and angered” at the outcome of the poll in light of the Supreme Court ruling prior to referendum day.Journalist and commentator John Waters is also supporting the petitioners and has submitted an affidavit to that effect.This week, the High Court ordered that the women were to receive a copy of the Supreme Court ruling and they are seeking leave to appeal that the onus should be on the State to prove that the breach had no material effect. Email Twitter A COUNTY Limerick pensioner has made an application to the High Court seeking to overturn the result of the Children’s Referendum.Nancy Kennelly, who is a resident at the Abbot Close Nursing Home in Askeaton, is one of two petitioners who have put the State on notice of their application and the matter is listed  for hearing by Justice Iarfhlaith O’Neill next Tuesday. Joanna Jordan of St Kevin’s Villas, Glenageary Road Upper, Dun Laoghaire is the second applicant on the High Court petition.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Facebook WhatsApp Print Advertisement NewsLocal NewsLimerick pensioner challenges children’s referendumBy admin – November 21, 2012 522 Previous articleWeekend sporting tips with PaddyPower.comNext articleOperation Wireless II hits Limerick crime adminlast_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: May 18, 2021

More rain on the way for already-soaked Northeast

first_imgiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The first half of the weekend was a washout for much of the Northeast, thanks to heavy showers and thunderstorms that continued throughout the day.Many areas received 2 to 3 inches of rain, while Caldwell, New Jersey, received 4.92 inches and New York’s Central Park received 2.9 inches, a new record for the day. Flights at Newark Liberty International Airport were delayed, and one entrance of New York City’s Penn Station was closed due to floodwaters.The atmospheric setup remains similar on Sunday with a tenacious stationary front remaining in place in the Northeast. That means more showers and thunderstorms will develop on Sunday.However, the worst is over for the Northeast. Showers on Sunday should be less intense and less frequent than Saturday. Rainfall amounts through Monday evening will range between 1 and 2 inches for most spots, with upwards of 3 inches possible in New England.Fire weather in Northern PlainsAt least three new wildfires were sparked Saturday in Montana, thanks to gusty winds, low humidity and extensive heat, according to Great Falls ABC affiliate KRTV.Temperatures were so high in the region Saturday that numerous records were broken, including Glasgow, Montana (107 degrees); Helena, Montana (102 degrees); Pocatello, Idaho (100 degrees); and West Glacier, Montana (100 degrees), which reached triple digits for the first time in recorded history.A high centered over Minnesota will steer warm air from the south into the Upper Plains again on Sunday. High temperatures will reach into the 100s in some places, with the potential of new records being set.Very dry air over the West, coupled with a cold front in western Montana, will produce gusty winds and the formation of dry thunderstorms on Sunday. Lightning strikes from these dry storms can easily spark new wildfires, while the gusty winds can facilitate their rapid spread. Red flag warnings remain in effect for much of the region through Sunday night.Monsoons calm downMonsoon thunderstorms rolled through the Las Vegas area again Saturday night. Dust storms and flash flood warnings were both issued by the National Weather Service for the region. Winds — some that gusted to over 71 miles per hour — and rain were so severe that, at one point, 62,000 customers of NV Energy were without power.Drier air is expected to move in from the west on Sunday, which will decrease the probability of monsoon thunderstorms for the next few days. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: October 6, 2020

Four bed Brisbane home sold for about $100K under suburb median

first_img308 Gowan Road Sunnybank Hills Qld 4109. Picture: Realestate.com.auTHIS home is strong contender for one of the week’s biggest bargains. selling for about $100,000 less than the median price in the suburb. BRISBANE newbies among top winners if super deposits go ahead RBA board singling Brisbane out but the numbers are holding SIGN up to receive all The Courier-Mail real estate news direct to your inbox 308 Gowan Road Sunnybank Hills Qld 4109. Picture: Realestate.com.auThe home was said to be “on the market for the first time in nearly three decades” with “enormous scope for renovation”. The listing said “the owner has been very clear. He wants it sold as soon as possible”.According to CoreLogic property records, the home had failed to sell at auction in mid-March when a price of “offers over $600,000” was put on it. Two weeks later the price was dropped again to “offers over $560,000”. 308 Gowan Road Sunnybank Hills Qld 4109. Picture: Realestate.com.au 308 Gowan Road Sunnybank Hills Qld 4109. Picture: Realestate.com.auA newsletter by Mr Given out this morning confirmed the house had “just sold”, with Realestate.com.au also listing the home as under contract. According to the site, the median house price in Sunnybank Hills is $655,000, with the median price for four bedders at $678,000.Sunnybank Hills is considered a “high demand market” with REA showing 597 visits per property in the suburb, almost double the Queensland average.center_img 308 Gowan Road Sunnybank Hills Qld 4109. Picture: Realestate.com.auMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home6 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor6 hours agoThe four bedroom, two bathroom, two car space home at 308 Gowan Road, Sunnybank Hills, was marketed as available for “offers over $560,000”.Agent Nicholas Given of Ray White New Farm had marketed it on Realestate.com.au as a “spectacular bargain up for grabs in Sunnybank Hills”, with a “massive price reduction”. 308 Gowan Road Sunnybank Hills Qld 4109. Picture: Realestate.com.aulast_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: September 24, 2020

Canaan Community Academy earns top honor

first_imgCanaan, In. —  Canaan Community Academy was recently voted as Madison’s Best Education by community members through the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce. Lindsay Bloos, chamber director, presented principal Rhonda Pennington and vice principal Megan Ritz with the award at a ceremony involving students, staff, parents, and community members.last_img

Posted by: | Posted on: January 11, 2020

Twin Peaks hoping to advance to next round of Searchlight competiton

first_imgPratt says there were many bands in the competition at the start but the local support has been huge in helping Twin Peaks enter the national portion of the competition.“It feels really great and it’s obviously because everyone in the surrounding area has been voting for us so we’re really excited. We sent in out entry to CBC and then it basically it just comes down to social media and sharing as much as possible to get the votes in,” she explains. “I think there was about 4,500 bands to begin with and now we’re in the top 24 nationally.”The name of the song submitted by Twin Peaks is called “Rain on Me” and it’s a song that was written some time ago by Pratt in her early 20’s. She had the song sitting around and thought bandmate Naomi Shore added a great tough to the song.- Advertisement -“It’s about when people come into your lives really quickly and they leave really quickly and you long for them,” she says. “When I originally wrote it I just had the melody and lyrics in my head but I had friends from Fort St. John that flushed it out for me as far as instrumentation. When Naomi and I got together I had it laying around. I hadn’t done anything with it or recorded it previously. Naomi has a very soulful voice so we decided to use her for the lead vocals on the track.”As far as how Twin Peaks came to be Pratt says she knew Shore back from their days in school but it wasn’t until a trip to a concert that they discovered that they meshed well together.“We grew up together; we went to school together but we didn’t actually get to become friends until about three years ago. Naomi brought me along with her to a Tom Petty concert. We had a lot of sing-a-longs in the car,” she explains. “We realized we’re both independent musicians in Fort St. John. We both have pretty similar vocals and they sound really nice together. We played our cousins wedding and after that more people asked us to play different things around town.”Advertisement The duo have been on three tours together and have a fourth planned across the prairies in May which will showcase their new album.At stake in the contest is a chance to win $20,000 in Yamaha equipment, a recording with CBC Music, and a chance to perform on the same show as Spoon and Tegan and Sara at the CBC Music Festival in Vancouver.The current round of voting ends on April 28. Those wanting to support Lindsay and Naomi in the contest can do so by voting for their song by clicking here.last_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: December 20, 2019

Seth Brown shines in Coliseum debut, as A’s top Los Angeles Angels

first_imgClick here if you are having trouble viewing the slideshow on a mobile device.OAKLAND — Seth Brown’s second week in the major leagues started off as well as his first.Making his Coliseum debut, Brown had two RBI triples — including one in the sixth inning that scored the go-ahead run — to help the A’s overcome some shaky moments from pitchers Mike Fiers and Blake Treinen and earn a 7-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.With the game tied 5-5, Brown tripled to right off Angels …last_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: December 20, 2019

Raiders could release Brown, save $30 million

first_imgHave the Raiders finally had enough of Antonio Brown’s drama after his reported confrontation with general manager Mike Mayock? If so, there’s a way they can cut ties with their mercurial but histrionic-prone receiver and save themselves nearly $30 million.The Raiders are considering suspending Brown and he could miss the season opener against the Broncos on Monday night, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.The Next Chapter: Antonio Brown and GM Mike Mayock got into it Wednesday, and the …last_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: December 19, 2019

Investing in KwaZulu-Natal province

first_imgKwaZulu-Natal is an important hub of industrial development in sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to its rich natural resources and well-developed infrastructure.The container terminal at the Port of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. (Image: Brand South Africa)Economic activities in the province are mainly concentrated on the port of Durban and the capital, Pietermaritzburg, with significant contributions in the Richards Bay-Empangeni area, the Ladysmith-Ezakheni area, the Newcastle-Madadeni regions as well as on the south coast.KwaZulu-Natal province overviewGallery: All-year sunshine in KwaZulu-NatalKwaZulu-Natal provincial governmentTrade & Investment KwaZulu-NatalInvestment opportunitiesKwaZulu-Natal is a competitive region for foreign investment, particularly for re-export opportunities through the port of Durban.The province has identified nine prime targets for inward investment: textiles, clothing, plastic products, chemicals, fabricated metal products, automotive components, wood and wood products, footwear, machinery and appliances. Of these, primary and processed aluminium at world competitive prices from local suppliers, provides a real opportunity for investors in the sector.Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal promotes strategic business growth in the province. Services to prospective inward investors include:Pre- and post-establishment support, such as feasibility studies, liaison with government departments, marketing, technical and financial analyses, and assistance with legal formalities and regional regulations.Provision of infrastructure and utilities.Lease or sale of land and property.Loans for acquisition of plant and equipment.Working capital loans.Introductions to key contacts, such as auditing companies, legal practitioners, material suppliers and shipping groups.IndustryRichards Bay is the centre of operations for South Africa’s aluminium industry. The Richards Bay Coal Terminal is instrumental in securing the country’s position as the second-largest exporter of steam coal in the world. Richards Bay Minerals is the largest sand-mining and mineral-processing operation in the world.Richards Bay Coal TerminalThe vehicle-manufacturing industry has created a considerable multiplier effect in component and service providers. The automotive leather industry has grown rapidly, with exports significantly increasing foreign exchange earnings. KwaZulu-Natal has also recently undergone rapid industrialisation, thanks to its abundant water supply and labour resources. Industries are found at Newcastle, Ladysmith, Dundee, Richards Bay, Durban, Hammarsdale, Richmond, Pietermaritzburg and Mandeni.Substantial progress has been made to the Dube Trade Port and King Shaka International Airport project at La Mercy. It is estimated that redevelopment of the current airport site will create 269 200 jobs over a 25-year period.Durban Chamber of CommerceNewcastle Chamber of CommerceZululand Chamber of BusinessManufacturingThe three largest manufacturing industries are pulp and paper products (19%), chemicals and petrochemicals (17%), and food and beverages (16%).In the chemicals and petrochemicals sector, industrial chemicals comprise a third, at R1.1-billion, of the gross output, petroleum and coal products 30% at R1-billion, chemicals 21% at R700-million, and rubber and plastic products the balance. In the textiles, clothing and leather sector, which represents 15% of the manufacturing sector, textiles contributed 54% at R1.6-billion and clothing 27% at R800-million.The manufacturing sector is geared for export, with nearly a third of South Africa’s manufactured exports being produced in KwaZulu-Natal.TourismThe Lubombo Spatial Development Initiative (see below) has created unique opportunities for investment in tourism in the St Lucia region. The governments of Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland are launching tourism investment opportunities on a scale unparalleled in Africa – in an area of immense potential underpinned by a wealth of natural and cultural resources, including a pristine coastline, classic African game parks, the southernmost coral reefs in Africa and rich indigenous cultures.KwaZulu-Natal Tourism AuthorityKwaZulu-Natal WildlifeLubombo Spatial Development InitiativeStraddling southern Mozambique, eastern Swaziland and northern KwaZulu-Natal, the Lubombo region has some of the most picturesque and unspoiled natural attractions in Africa. At the heart of the region nestles the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, one of South Africa’s seven Unesco World Heritage Sites.The Lubombo region is currently enjoying the biggest and most prolonged tourism boom in its history. The year 2005 marked the 17th successive year of increased foreign visitor arrivals in South Africa, with a record of over 7-million overseas tourists choosing to holiday in the country.The growth in international tourism comes on top of a large, established domestic tourism market currently worth twice as much as its foreign counterpart.Recognising the opportunities offered by this robust growth, a number of excellent tourism investment opportunities have been identified in each of the three countries. These range from beach resorts to boutique hotels and game lodges, and are designed to help establish the Lubombo region as global tourism destination.Until now, the region’s inaccessibility has inhibited development beyond some game reserves and a few lodges. A major new tourist road and secondary roads are being constructed as part of the Lubombo SDI.Some R630-million has been committed to regional support networks such as new roads and the upgrading of the major national access route, park infrastructure such as game fences, internal road networks and tourism facilities, the restocking of the park and various regional programmes that include major new malaria eradication drive.Brand South Africa reporterWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using Brand South Africa material.last_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: December 17, 2019

Tessellated Pavement GCT7VH GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – September 10, 2012

first_img SharePrint Related”The Giant’s Causeway Earthcache” GCPCPX – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK June 3rd, 2010May 30, 2010In “Geocache of the Week”Tsaagan Subarga GC1DPJV – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – February 13, 2012February 13, 2012In “Community”Ultramafic Magnificence – Geocache of the WeekMarch 7, 2018In “Community” Rainbow off the coast of TasmaniaChasing rainbows might just lead you to one of the most popular geocaches in Tasmania. Tessellated Pavement (GCT7VH) delivers cachers to a geological phenomenon. The rock along the beach has fractured into tile shapes. Snuva hid a geocache near this location in 2006.A young geocacher explores the cache containerThe difficulty 1.5, terrain 1.5 traditional cache rests in an area rich with natural beauty and creative names for natural formations, “… less than 10 minute return walk will take you to this natural pavement. Although this pavement doesn’t have a cafe, some of the names of rock formations will definitely have you thinking geologists think about food an awful lot!”Names for other nearby geological sites include “The Devil’s Kitchen” and “Tasman’s Arch.”  Geocachers can also explore the Earthcache “Walking on Nature’s tiles pavement” at the location.More than 200 geocachers have logged a smiley on the cache. One cache who logged “Tessellated Pavement” writes, “Truly amazing what nature can do! The kids were so taken by this place they even took photos of the information boards so the can do a project on the pavement.” Another geocacher says, “What a simply amazing natural phenomenon. Looks like something man made. Nature even built in steps. And the view… Simply WOW. TFTC.”View of the Tessellated PavementContinue to explore some of the most engaging geocaches around the globe. Check out all the Geocaches of the Week on the Latitude 47 blog or view the Bookmark List on Geocaching.com.If you would like to nominate a Geocache of the Week, send an email with your name, comments, the name of the geocache, and the GC code to [email protected] with your Friends:Morelast_img read more