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Pasadena Public Libraries Expand Curbside Pickup Service

first_img STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News HerbeautyWhy Luxury Fashion Brands Are So ExpensiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 things only girls who live life to the maximum understandHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAncient Beauty Remedies From India To Swear By For Healthy SkinHerbeautyHerbeauty Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News 16 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Public Library opened for curbside pickup May 12th and now, due to demand have expanded curbside pickup service hours at Central Library. The Library now offers curbside pickup service Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 5 p.m. in the library parking lot at 285 E. Walnut St.Curbside service is also available at seven branch libraries: Allendale, Hastings, La Pintoresca, Lamanda Park, Linda Vista, San Rafael, and Santa Catalina. Hours for each location are posted on our website https://www.cityofpasadena.net/library/branches/ or may be found by calling (626) 744-4066.Library patrons are able to pick up previously reserved materials they had placed on hold. Patrons are contacted individually via email or phone when their reserved materials are ready for pickup, and then provided instructions as to when and where to pick them up. Upon arrival at the designated library site, patrons are directed to either phone or text library staff to alert them to their arrival. Using appropriate protective equipment, including masks and gloves, library staff then place the reserved materials on a table and step back, allowing the patron to step out and pick up the materials. Materials can also be returned in the nearby library book drops.The curbside pickup program is just for library holds. Patrons may reserve library materials for curbside pickup online at pasadenapubliclibrary.net using their Pasadena Public Library card number.Numerous library materials are also available virtually, and staff are providing reference service via phone and email. Contact library staff by phone at (626) 744-4066, option 7 or email at [email protected] Pasadena Public Library buildings remain closed to the public until further notice.“This closure is a precautionary measure to protect our community members from novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We thank you for your patience and understanding. For more information, call (626) 744-4066.” More Cool Stuff Top of the News center_img Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Business News Community News Pasadena Public Libraries Expand Curbside Pickup Service STAFF REPORT Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | 5:07 pm 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. Subscribe EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy last_img read more

#BREAKING Search and Rescue operation underway in Limerick

first_imgPredictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisement NewsBreaking news#BREAKING Search and Rescue operation underway in LimerickBy Staff Reporter – February 5, 2018 5942 Facebook Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Linkedin Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Previous articleFamous American attorney to lecture at ULNext articleSciFest 2018 launches for second level students in Limerick Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Print WhatsApp TAGSAbbey RiverIrish Coast GuardlimerickLimerick City Fire and RescueLimerick Marine Search and Rescuerescuerescue 115Shannon river Twitter The multi agency rescue operation is underway in Limerick this Monday A MAJOR multi agency search and rescue operation is underway in Limerick this lunchtime after a man was seen entering the Abbey River.The alarm was raised at around 1.45pm when the man was seen entering the water near Georges Quay.Due to the strong flow of water at the Curragower Boat Club, the man was quickly swept downstream and responding emergency services were informed of a confirmed sighting down from Sarsfield Bridge.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Four units from Limerick City Fire and Rescue, along with the rescue boat Fireswift, crews from the Limerick Marine Search and Rescue and Rescue 115, the Shannon based Irish Coast Guard Helicopter all attended the scene and co-ordinated searches for the male.Water searches, aided by the Irish Coast Guard Helicopter, will continue and it is expected that the volunteer group Limerick Marine Search and Rescue will carry out underwater dives in the next stage of the operation.More to follow.See more Limerick news here WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads last_img read more

Watch moe. Cover Pink Floyd & Talking Heads With SCI Keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth

first_imgEvery year moe. looks at the Summer Camp Music Festival as a chance to give their fans something special, and this year they decided to pull out all the stops when it came to debuting and busting out rare covers.  Over the course of a truly epic 45 minutes, moe. covered songs from two of music’s biggest legends and one of their own classics for a mind boggling three song run.We’ve already shown you their last night bookends renditions of The Who‘s “Baba O’Riley” and Cream‘s “White Room” but we saved the biggest and wildest for last.  With Kyle Hollingsworth from String Cheese Incident on hand to deliver some stellar support on keys, moe. gave an impressive reading of the Pink Floyd song “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” from the seminal Wish You Were Here album.The cheers that greeted the opening strains of “Shine On” grew all the louder as the band then segued into their own dark masterpiece “Opium,” always a crowd favorite. Finishing their ten minute plus version of “Opium,” the band showed they weren’t done with Hollingsworth or special covers from classic bands by sliding directly into a ripping version of the seminal Talking Heads tune, “Making Flippy Floppy”! Al Schnier did a credible David Byrne impression, and the rest of the band showed how a Talking Heads jam-band would have sounded.Our own Rex Thomson was on hand and made sure to set up near the soundboard to catch as much of the amazing light show from Preston Hoffman as possible. Making imaginative use of image mapping technology and dozens of moving stands Hoffman delivered one of the best visual displays ever seen at Summer Camp. Another tip of the hat goes to moe. sound engineer and all around handyman Steve Young, who set up rear channels in the concert field to deliver a full quadraphonic sound-scape to really take the psychedelic experience to the next level. Check out the 45 minutes of musical madness below!last_img read more

College’s fall play looks to document community experiences

first_imgThe Tectonic Theatre Project, famous for the “Laramie Project,” will be directing a play at Saint Mary’s to be performed Nov. 9 through Nov. 12.  Rather than having a single plot throughout the show, there will be multiple stories taken from interviews of students across campus. The interviews, which will tell the stories of Saint Mary’s students, will be modified into scripts to be performed by actors.At Saint Mary’s, they will be using methods similar to the “Laramie Project” by conducting interviews of students and how they see diversity at Saint Mary’s.Thespians Unplugged co-presidents Stephanie Johnson, a junior, and Makena Henell, a senior, explained that the project is “collecting stories from alumnae and students of all walks of life” and that the main objective of the production is to explore diversity on campus.“This is a very artistic show we’re covering, it’s not a show like ‘Romeo and Juliet’ where they are there throughout the play,” Henell said. “So we are going to have a lot of interviews and have an artistic take on them, so come with an open mind.” Johnson said an objective of the show is to open the eyes and minds of the numerous students on campus, especially freshman. “I want to see conversations and dialogue started outside the theater, how first years are impacted and see how the project interacts with our school,” said Johnson.Henell said it is good to accept diversity as an advantage, especially for the freshmen who are adjusting to a new environment.“I think people are a lot nicer here and I feel like it’s because you have to stay inside during winter,” Henell said. “Though I have heard a lot of stories about girls in the dining hall being nasty to the workers, or a girl who came out as lesbian and who was told to leave. Expectantly, there was an overwhelming response from others that told her “once a Belle, always a Belle.””Henell said through the stories, there is a hope to bring about a stronger bond between Saint Mary’s students, as the actors will be telling the stories of fellow Belles. “We want to know how people are represented or aren’t represented.” Henell said. “I want Saint Mary’s to really open their eyes and really understand people around them. I want us as a community to get together and not judge people on their skin color, orientation or economic status. I hope that people are more mindful to another’s situation, to their backgrounds and where they come from. The biggest thing: I want people to see the show and become more open and maybe take something from it.”Audition times will be in early September. Tags: Diversity, fall play, Romeo and Juliet, streetcar named desire, tectonic theatre projectlast_img read more

New Attorney Brings Family and Workforce Expertise to Crowe Law

first_imgSubmitted by The Crowe Law OfficeHolly Scott enjoys her new office at Crowe Law in downtown Yelm.Holly Scott believes that the legal profession is a service industry. “That’s something Dan Crowe and I share, an understanding that we’re helping people with problems they can’t necessarily deal with on their own,” she says. In January, Scott joined The Crowe Law Office in Yelm, bringing a wealth of experience in workforce issues and a familiarity with family law.Before law, she had a career as a human resources professional. While at a power plant that served hospitals and medical facilities in Boston, she got to know many of the workers. “They were all union crew,” she says. “I learned a lot about labor law through them, but being in HR I was also navigating employment law through the non-represented employees. I got involved in that whole process and really interested in that type of law.”After graduating from Seattle University Law School, Scott worked for the Department of Labor and Industries and later, the Employment Security Department. “Working for L & I, I was dealing with a lot of wage complaints, farm workers and child labor issues,” she says. Mostly, she focused on the legislative process, although she also worked closely with those who answered the wage complaint hotline. “Most of the calls were from people who weren’t getting paid their wages, experiencing wage theft, or people who weren’t getting their meal and rest breaks properly applied,” she says.At Crowe Law, Scott will be focused on general practice. “Whatever comes up,” she says.In addition to her regular job, Scott volunteers regularly with Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services and in King County. A lot of those cases involve family law, and the experience helps to keep her contributions in perspective.“Right now, I have a few pro bono cases that are really tough situations,” she says. “Every time I see some of these clients, I’m awed by what huge things they are doing. In some cases, relatives are taking in children of family members to make sure that they’re taken care of, because the alternatives would be tragic. I’m just helping these amazing people do what needs to be done.”Coming from Boston to Seattle to Olympia to Yelm, Scott has definitely noticed some differences. “Everybody knows each other, which is a really cool thing for me,” she says. “You go to Thurston County Bar Association functions and you know everyone in the room. You go to court, you see people that you know.”In Yelm, she’s getting to know whole families, which brings her full circle. “I’m originally a small town girl from Reno, Nevada and then went and became a city girl, and now I’m back to a small town and all the adventures that come with that.”The Crowe Law Office offers comprehensive legal services, including criminal defense, family law, estate planning, business law, real estate and civil litigation. For more information visit http://www.crowelawoffice.com/home.html, send an email to [email protected] or call 360.960.8366. Facebook7Tweet0Pin0last_img read more

Missing Dog: Is this your Setter?

first_imgA lovely Setter dog has been found in Letterkenny. The male dog (see above) was found on Wednesday morning before being transported to the dog shelter.If this is your dog, she can be reclaimed at the Dog Shelter, Glencar, Letterkenny. The dog shelter can also be contacted at 074 91 25159 between 10.30am and 1.30pm daily (except Sundays).Missing Dog: Is this your Setter? was last modified: July 10th, 2019 by Shaun KeenanShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

South Africa’s ‘quantum’ football stadium

first_img28 May 2010 The Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban’s spectacular 2010 Fifa World Cup venue, has scored not only an engineering first for an African stadium with its majestic arch. It has also become the world’s first “quantum” stadium. Quantum “cryptography”, which in layman’s terms refers to anything written in secret code, is a new technique of providing ultra-high communication security by encoding data within quantum particles. A person who tries to intercept an information feed protected in this way without being noticed must first break the established laws of quantum mechanics. “This is the first public global event to use such a quantum-based encryption solution,” says Professor Francesco Petruccione of the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Quantum Technology, which has led the project in partnership with the city of Durban. “The project will provide a high-level security system along the optical fibre communication link between the stadium and the Joint Operations Centre during the World Cup,” Petruccione said last week. “To achieve this, we use quantum mechanical methods to distribute ultra-secure encryption keys.” Information conveyed through optical fibre links is often not encrypted, and therefore vulnerable to tapping using equipment readily available via the internet, Petruccione noted. The quantum-based system will make it virtually impossible for hackers to tap into communication between the two points via telephone, e-mail and video links. KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize last week congratulated Petruccione and his team, comprising mainly academics and post-graduate students, for what he called a “remarkable innovation”. University of KwaZulu-Natal deputy vice-chancellor Rob Slotow said the university was pleased that it could make a contribution to the running of the World Cup. “Especially in this, the most spectacular stadium in South Africa,” he added. Source: 2010 Fifa World Cup South Africa Organising Committeelast_img read more

Zain extends ‘One Network’ to SA

first_img7 June 2010Pan-African mobile operator Zain has struck a deal with Cell C that will see the expansion of the Kuwait-based company’s “One Network” – a service that allows its users to go to other countries within the network and still pay local rates – to South Africa.The One Network borderless mobile phone platform enables pre-paid and post-paid Zain customers, when travelling to another One Network partner country, to be treated as local customer in terms of pricing, while retaining home country service functionalities.Now, in South Africa, Zain customers will be able to make calls, send text messages and access the internet (use data) at local rates, and receive incoming calls at a minimal charge.“We have reached a significant milestone by our presence in South Africa, the region’s superpower, which this summer will be the focal point of sporting world,” Zain Africa CEO Chris Gabriel said in a statement last week.No pre-registrationThere is no need for customers to pre-register, no roaming deposits, and no complicated dialling formats. As in any other One Network country, Zain customers in South Africa will be able to recharge their pre-paid lines with locally purchased top-up cards.“Simplicity is one of the core values of Cell C, and One Network makes roaming a lot simpler for our Zain customers,” said Cell C CEO Lars Reichelt. “We are happy to enable Zain visitors to South Africa to make use of our network at prices similar to what local customers would pay.”One NetworkSince its introduction in East Africa in September 2006 and its cross-continent expansion thereafter, One Network has been recognised by the international mobile industry for setting new standards in cross-border mobile communication.Over 40-million Zain users from 15 countries across the continent will benefit from the deal with Cell C. These include Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.SAinfo reporterWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

Ohio’s 4-H camps meet many needs

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Have a child who might enjoy snorkeling Lake Erie shipwrecks? Maybe your kid is fascinated by space and aerodynamics? Does your youngster want to spend time honing leadership skills?The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University (CFAES) has got a camp for all of that —and much more.Thousands of youths across the state will participate in Ohio 4-H camps that are now or will soon be in session. Ohio 4-H, the youth development program of Ohio State University Extension offers or sponsors the camps in all 88 of Ohio’s counties, said Hannah Epley, an OSU Extension 4-H camping specialist.Last year, 17,213 youth participated in 4-H youth camping programs, Epley said. That includes 2,798 teen counselors, she said. Of those campers, 12,612 youths participated in overnight camps, while 4,601 participated in day camps.“The Ohio 4-H program offers camp options for youths to assist developing their self esteem and to provide an opportunity for individuals to develop responsibility away from home and parents or guardians,” Epley said. “The camps also assist in developing leadership and other skills.”In addition to the camps offered in each county, Ohio 4-H offers several statewide specialty camps, including:4-H Space Adventure Camp: a three-day camp that introduces 5th-7th graders to the world of flight and science through building and testing flying machines, conducting computer flight simulations, learning about the principles of aerodynamics and gaining an overview of the development of the space flight program.Ohio Military Kids Camps: A multi-day camp that is designed to help Ohio’s military kids become more resilient and prepared to manage the stresses of growing up in a military family. Interacting and making friends with others who are going through the same experience helps build confidence, leadership skills and a sense of community.Sea Camp: a five-day camp held on Kelley’s Island on Lake Erie for teens ages 13-18. The camp is designed to teach kids about the science of the lake, marine-related skills and the history and recreational uses of Lake Erie.Leadership Camp: a five-day camp for teens ages 15-18 that focuses on the development of peer leadership skills designed to enable participants to have an impact in their home 4-H club, county, community or school.Special Needs Camp: a three-day camp that features adapted activities including environmental science, crafts, music therapy, aquatic skills and horseback riding.4-H Camp Tech:  a three-day, two-night camp, located on the Columbus campus of Ohio State, that introduces 6th-8th-graders to a variety of activities including coding, robotics, engineering design and electricity.The camps are open to all kids statewide — you don’t have to be a member of 4-H, said Sally McClaskey, Ohio 4-H’s education and marketing program manager.McClaskey operates the Camp Tech, which is hosted at Ohio State’s Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, and is a part of the science, technology, engineering, and math offerings by OSU Extension’s Ohio 4-H program. The campers also get to spend the night in OSU dormitories as part of the camp, in order to give them a campus experience, she said.“In addition to meeting new people and learning new things, the camps that are held on Ohio State’s campus introduce the kids to a college experience that may make them want to attend Ohio State in the future,” McClaskey said. “Summer and 4-H camp really just go together.“It’s a nice spectrum of opportunities for kids to engage in during the summer, and it’s something that kids really look forward to.”The cost for each camp varies and there may be opportunities for scholarships depending on the camp. More information on Ohio 4-H camps can be found at ohio4h.org/search/node/camps.last_img read more

CES 2013: Feast Your Eyes On The Sound And Fury Of The Show Floor [Slideshow]

first_img9 Books That Make Perfect Gifts for Industry Ex… Related Posts taylor hatmaker If you didn’t make it to this year’s Consumer Electronics Show – or if you wouldn’t touch the annual tech explosion with a 10-foot pole – live vicariously through ReadWrite, all from the relative comfort and sanity of your own home. We’ve been here in Las Vegas for the full pre-show, and now that Day 1 has come and gone, join us for a virtual stroll through the not-so-hallowed halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center? We’re already so worn out and strung out that we might have hallucinated the whole thing, but the photographic evidence suggests otherwise.CES is among the flashiest, most absurdly over the top tech events of its kind. The sheer scope of the thing is nearly impossible to convey with words – it’s just absolutely massive. Spread across 1.9 million square feet are 3,250 exhibitors unveiling an estimated 20,000 brand new products. This year, Ultra HDTVs are the ostensible hot new thing, but new gadgets abound across every category imaginable.From iPhone-controlled quadrocopters performing a synchronized in-flight dance to water-resistant cameras getting dunked in a pitcher of beer – you name it, it’s lurking around here somewhere. And since this week’s excitement has technically only just begun, we haven’t even ferreted out the truly weird stuff yet.  12 Unique Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-for People…center_img Tags:#CES 2013#events#Samsung#Sony 4 Keys to a Kid-Safe App 5 Outdoor Activities for Beating Office Burnoutlast_img read more