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first_img Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Herbeauty9 Tips For Dating As A Single DadHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyVictoria’s Secret Model’s Tips For Looking Ultra SexyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News 21 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes center column 3 Governor Brown Appoints Pasadena Lawyer to Los Angeles County Superior Court From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 | 12:05 pm Business Newscenter_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 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. First Heatwave Expected Next Week Theresa M. Traber. Photo courtesy Traber & VoorheesCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Pasadena lawyer Theresa M. Traber as one of seven new judges at the Los Angeles County Superior Court. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Steven D. Ogden.Traber, 59, is a civil rights and employment lawyer who has been a founding partner at Pasadena’s Traber and Voorhees since 1991. During her legal career, she has handled mostly individual and class action lawsuits alleging employment and housing discrimination and class-wide violations of wage and hour protections under federal and state law.In addition, Traber has handled cases alleging assorted violations of constitutional rights, including police abuse and misconduct by U.S. military installations and other federal entities.Traber’s recent work has focused on class action wage and hour litigation on behalf of low-wage and middle-income workers and on international human rights litigation.Traber is a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Judicial Conference and a member of the Merit Selection Panel for the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.For the last ten years, she has been recognized as one of Southern California’s Super Lawyers and, in 2004, as one of the top 50 female lawyers in Southern California by Los Angeles Magazine and Law and Politics Magazine.In 2001, the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation honored Traber and her co-counsel as finalists for Public Interest Trial Lawyers of the Year for their work in Doe v. Radovan Karadzic, which resulted in a verdict of more than $4.5 billion for 21 Muslim families whose members were murdered, tortured, raped and otherwise brutalized as a part of the Serbian “ethnic cleansing” campaign in Bosnia-Herzegovina.Traber received her Juris Doctor from Northeastern University Law School in 1984 and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.Traber is a Democrat.The other new judges are Michelle M. Ahnn of Redondo Beach, Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong of Silver Spring, Maryland; Stephen I. Goorvitch of South Pasadena; Maurice A. Leiter of Los Angeles; Catherine J. Pratt of Long Beach; and Joshua D. Wayser of Los Angeles.The annual compensation for each of these positions is $189,041. Subscribe Top of the News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

first_img Top of the News 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. Technologist and philanthropist Bill Gates participates in a Q&A with Dean of Undergraduate Students Kevin Gilmartin at Beckman Auditorium on October 20. Credit: Credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech Office of Strategic CommunicationsMicrosoft founder and billionaire philanthropist visited Caltech on October 20 to learn about research being conducted in several labs on campus; to catch up with former Harvard classmate Caltech President Thomas Rosenbaum; and to participate in a question-and-answer session, moderated by professor of English and Dean of Undergraduate Students Kevin Gilmartin, with Caltech students at the Beckman Auditorium. We caught up with him after the event to discuss science, giving, and the value of a broad education.Why did you choose to visit Caltech, and why now?I tend to visit top universities. I always admire the work being done here, and a good friend of mine, [Caltech trustee] Ron Olsen, encouraged me to come to Caltech. It’s always energizing to hear about the science.In your meetings with faculty today, what did you find most interesting and inspiring, particularly as it relates to the work of your foundation?All of the biology stuff I saw was in line with the Foundation’s huge global health program. Cystic fibrosis is not a disease we work on, but [in the lab of Dianne Newman, Gordon M. Binder/Amgen Professor of Biology and Geobiology], they’re working on bacterial infections. The insights she has on bacterial infections are of great interest to us. For example, we talked about tuberculosis, which is a huge program area for us. Some of the new approaches she’s invented— including being able to make things more visible and how you get viruses in—are going to be helpful to us.And then, some of it was more basic, like the optogenetics, which was super impressive, or looking at the mitochondria and understanding how deficits in mitochondria affect various disease including neurological and other aging disorders.I’m personally investing in energy and I’ve known Nate Lewis [George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry at Caltech] for a long time, so I got an update on the work he’s doing on solar fuels.On your blog, you called on leaders to invest in great research institutions. What role do you think that institutions like Caltech can play in solving the great challenges facing humanity today?Caltech’s doing an amazing job. It’s a real gem, and it’s able to be so ambitious partly because of the government research budgets and the philanthropy, but the government research budgets are the biggest parts of it. Caltech is able to attract top scientists and it’d be great if government research allowed Caltech to be more ambitious.Nate Lewis and I went through a lot of things he’d be able to do if he had more research money. He and I were brainstorming about whether startups could, or should, do any part of that, and what trends are likely with energy research funding. The U.S. has been the best, even though the U.S. should do more. People complain appropriately that energy research funding hasn’t gone up much recently, but compared to other countries it’s much higher. The benefits are pretty dramatic.In the Q&A, you talked about the transition from being someone who was focused on technology and computers to someone with a broader world-view. As STEM educators, how can we make sure that we provide a solid STEM education to help these students become the scientists and engineers of the future, but also make sure to give them that broad world view?It’s a super important thing. In the Harvard curriculum—that’s where I was a dropout—they divided the world into three things: natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, and forced you to take a diverse set across all three. I’m a natural scientist—I was in applied mathematics in my failed undergraduate career—or “early terminated.” “Failed” is a little too dramatic because my grades were quite good. The way their system worked, it was harder to know other sciences, so all my natural science time had to be in applied math.Now I was a strange case. I audited as many courses as I was signed up for, and I never attended the course that I was signed up for—I attended the one I was auditing. So I got to go to a lot of courses and get a lot of diversity. But you have to be careful with trying to push people. The thing that works best is grabbing their interest.I’ve worked with a guy named David Christian on a project called Big History. It was a college course, and I worked with him to turn it into a 9th-grade course. It provides a broad framework of how everything fits together. All your other knowledge can fit into that framework and it doesn’t wind up being disconnected and endless and confusing. I think people are more intellectually ambitious if they start to see the bridges between different pieces of knowledge.When you speak to students like this, you’re talking to the next generation of scientists and engineers—maybe even the next Bill Gates. What message do you want them to walk away with?Well, there is an irony that I went back to Harvard and gave a speech and Mark Zuckerberg was in the audience [laughs]. Now, I don’t claim it had an influence on him, and he and I are good friends, but it was kind of a funny thing.I do think it helped me that I could read about business careers or science careers where people had been wildly ambitious and managed to do well. [Caltech Professor of Physics and Nobel Laureate] Richard Feynman was somebody who I admired. He gave a series of lectures at Cornell, called the Messenger Series, that are aimed at people who are not scientists and which try to explain what science is and why it’s fun and interesting. It’s just brilliant.Hopefully I can encourage people to be ambitious. When you’re young, you often see things that other people don’t see. A ton of the creativity comes out of people in their 20s or 30s. And in this case, they’re at one of the best institutions in the world. It’s an amazing thing. And the institution is amazing at picking the right people to come, so their capabilities are pretty incredible. 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Business Newscenter_img Community News Your email address will not be published. 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first_img Facebook By Digital AIM Web Support – February 25, 2021 Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest TAGS  Pinterest Twitter Local NewsBusiness Facebook Genalyte and Sonora Quest Laboratories Partner to Provide Predictive Analytics for Cigna’s Medicare Advantage Plan Previous articlePfizer and BioNTech Initiate a Study as Part of Broad Development Plan to Evaluate COVID-19 Booster and New Vaccine VariantsNext articleAVROBIO to Present at Three Upcoming Investor Conferences in March Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

first_img in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago June 25, 2018 3,770 Views Home / Daily Dose / How Much of Household Debt Is Mortgage Based? Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Radhika Ojha is an independent writer and copy-editor, and a reporter for DS News. She is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her masters degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha, also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Houston, Texas. The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily How Much of Household Debt Is Mortgage Based? Related Articles Share 1Save Assets credit cards debt Home Equity household LendingTree Liabilities loans Millennials mortgage real estate 2018-06-25 Radhika Ojha Previous: Zombie Homes: Why Won’t They Die Out? Next: Why Foreclosed Properties Might Go Green Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days agocenter_img About Author: Radhika Ojha The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Tagged with: Assets credit cards debt Home Equity household LendingTree Liabilities loans Millennials mortgage real estate Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago  Print This Post Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Consumer debt is approaching new highs with the current household debt set to be $1 trillion above the peak debt level of 2008, by the end of June 2018, according to a study by LendingTree. In the second quarter, consumer debt levels are approaching $15.7 trillion compared with $14.7 trillion a decade ago, the study found. Yet, mortgages make up a small part of it.Unlike the last high in 2008, this time around, mortgages make up for a lesser share of total household debt even though they comprise the largest amount of debt. “As measured by a percentage of disposable income, outstanding mortgages comprise less of a liability,” the LendingTree study noted.Current levels of mortgage balances consist of around 68 percent of disposable income while credit card balances are less than 7 percent of income. In 2008, balances were as high as 98 percent and 10 percent, respectively.“While nominal total debt levels now exceed 2008 levels, households are much better situated to handle debt then they were a decade ago,” the study said. The current mortgage balances levels have also resulted in rising home equity, the study found. “Homeowners today, on average, have significant equity in their homes. Ten years ago, equity was virtually nonexistent,” LendingTree said.In fact, household net worth as measured by the Federal Reserve Financial Accounts, reached $100 trillion for the first time last quarter. The study noted that assets, which primarily consisted of financial instruments and real estate gained more than $1.07 trillion in the first quarter, outpacing the additional debt that Americans accumulated.“Nonetheless, liabilities have been steadily increasing in recent years. But unlike a decade ago, mortgages aren’t the culprit,” LendingTree said. Instead, non-mortgage related debt such as student loans, credit cards, and auto loans have been growing. “By the end of the second quarter of 2018, we’ll have $1 trillion more in household debt than we did in 2008 and none of it is attributable to housing,” LendingTree said.According to the study, mortgage-related household debt has fallen by 5.5 percent since the third quarter of 2008. On the other hand, consumer credit has increased by 45 percent. The study found that while credit card debts were still low, student loan debts were growing the fastest rising 130 percent since 2008. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

first_imgABC News(NEW YORK) — Seattle saw record snowfall on Monday, with parts of the Pacific Northwest seeing 3 inches that shut down schools and offices and canceled hundreds of flights.The June Mountain resort in California was forced to close as it saw as much as 9 feet of snow, while in the southern part of the state, nearly a foot of rain landed in some parts.These western storms should continue marching east Tuesday, taking with them a mixed bag of precipitation to the Midwest. Weather alerts and advisories Tuesday morning cover a significant portion of the U.S.The Twin Cities and Chicago can expect heavy snow as the western storms head east. Flights in and around those areas are likely to be delayed or canceled.Meanwhile, snow will continue to fall in the western mountains, with 1 to 2 feet likely Tuesday in California and Colorado.The West Coast system should be cleared out by Tuesday night, with the main storm moving inland to the Rockies by Wednesday morning.Parts of the Midwest may see more than a foot of snow over the next few days, with significant ice in Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit and Kansas City.It will be much warmer elsewhere, with temperatures in the Southeast, and some stretching to the Northeast, about 20 to 30 degrees above average.Springtime came early for this part of the country, as highs in Boston and New York city are approaching 60 degrees. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

first_imgBeginning next month anyone who would like to learn Spanish just needs to register. By MADDY VITALEThe Ocean City Free Public Library (OCFPL) Board of Trustees reorganized during a virtual meeting Monday. A new trustee member will be named this week and a new director of the Historical Museum was hired.Board of Trustees member Brian Broadley was on the nominating committee for the officers to the board. He named the selections.Jennifer Shirk remains as president of the board, Fred Marcell continues as vice president and Connie Pritchard stays on as treasurer. Lauren Cowden replaces Ron Denney as board secretary.Shirk, an author, has been president of the board since 2014. She noted that she enjoys serving on the board.“Thank you again for nominating me as president for another year,” Shirk said. “I thank you for your support. I will be putting together committees for the next board meeting.”She added that there is a new Board of Trustees member, who will replace Dustin Peters on the board. The position is on the City Council agenda for approval Thursday night.Shirk did not say the member’s name, but said she would be announced soon.She also said that Broadley is on the agenda for reappointment.“They will both be on the agenda for Thursday,” Shirk said. “I spoke with the new board member. She was very nice and will make an excellent trustee.”Also on the agenda, OCFPL Director Karen Mahar said that the library would remain open and continue with its limited service unless things change with the pandemic.Shirk said that was a good course to follow.The library will continue to offer limited hours while staff members adhere to COVID-19 safety measures.The library, located inside in the Ocean City Community Center, has been operating with limited hours with all safety protocols in place.Mahar said that at least for now, the library will continue with the current, shortened hours of operation. The hours are Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and extended curbside hours Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Since the library reopened after the initial COVID-19 state shutdown on public buildings in the spring, the library has installed features to strictly adhere to safety requirements, including Plexiglas dividers, hand-sanitizing stations and self-checkout stations.In other business, Mahar said she spoke with the new director of the Ocean City Historical Museum, Kate Devaney.She said the two met this week. “I think she will be a real asset to the museum,” Mahar said.The position has been vacant since the former executive director, Jeffrey Granahan, left the post at the end of 2019.In addition to the Historical Museum, Devaney will oversee the museum at the Life-Saving Station at Fourth Street and Atlantic Avenue, as well as the Lifeguard Museum located within the Bayside Center at 520 Bay Ave.The Historical Museum, which is located in the Community Center, has been closed amid the pandemic.“I know there is a delay to opening to the public, but we have a meeting set up to help them with virtual programming for the spring,” Mahar explained of plans for the library to work with the museum.She also said the library has reached out to help the museum staff and volunteers who have been working to reconfigure the museum and offer new exhibits and improve existing ones.“We have offered up some shelving to the museum,” Mahar said. “I think it will help them with organizing.”The museum remains closed while new exhibits and improvements to old ones take shape behind the scenes. (Photo courtesy Ocean City Historical Museum)last_img read more

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on May 18, 2014 The Bridges of Madison County Broadway legend Liza Minnelli had a night out on the town on May 2—and we hope she brought her tissues! The Tony and Oscar winner caught a performance of Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman’s romantic new musical The Bridges of Madison County at the Schoenfeld Theatre. After taking in the emotional story, the stage and screen star stopped backstage to meet Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara, Steven Pasquale and the cast. Check out this Hot Shot of Minnelli’s enchanting Broadway evening, then see The Bridges of Madison County through May 18! View Comments Star Filescenter_img Steven Pasquale Kelli O’Hara Related Showslast_img read more

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Wind gusts up to 50 mph Thursday could cause tree branches to fall and hit utility lines, leading to power outages on Long Island, in addition to making driving difficult, forecasters warn.The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory through 6 p.m. Thursday for Nassau and Suffolk counties as well as the tri-state area as northwest winds of 20-to-30 mph hit the region.“[The] strongest winds will occur through this afternoon,” the agency’s Upton-based meteorologists said in a statement.There were 28 power outages affecting 533 homes and businesses as of 10 a.m. Thursday, according to PSEG Long Island.The temperature was 20 Thursday morning, but the wind chill made it fell like 4. Temps will hit a high near 28 Thursday and are expected to drop down to 15 after sundown, when the winds are forecast to die down.Friday will warm up to 41 but will still be breezy before dropping down into the 30s at night.A slight chance of rain is forecast for a partly sunny Saturday when temps hit 50 and Sunday may see a chance of rain and snow at night into Monday.last_img read more

first_imgAs we announced last week, Hvar is the new UHPA destination of the year, and the official signing of the Marketing Cooperation Agreement was held on December 10, 2018 in Zagreb.For the eighth year in a row, UHPA through the domestic destination project of the year is successfully contributing to better positioning, recognizability and promotion of destinations through strengthening the tourism sector. Thus, in 2019, Hvar will be highlighted as a recommended domestic destination in 2018/19. by UHPA in all communication and promotional channels of the association.Recognizing the intensive development and exceptional results and growth of tourist indicators, this year’s celebration of 150 years of organized tourism testifies to the destination, UHPA has chosen the city of Hvar as the domestic destination of the year, UHPA points out. Next year, the City of Hvar will be highlighted as a recommended domestic destination by UHPA in all communication and promotional channels of the association in order to contribute to even better positioning, recognition and promotion of the destination and create a platform for successful cooperation of UHPA members as destination management companies (DMK ) and the town of Hvar.Petar Razović, director of the Hvar Tourist Board, and Rikard Novak, mayor of Hvar, spoke about the tourist offer of the city of Hvar as well as plans and projects for the future. In a short address to the audience, Mayor Novak commented on the good tourist results that Hvar records from year to year. in terms of growth in the number of arrivals and overnight stays. Speaking about the future, he pointed out that Hvar wants to make an additional step forward and develop in the direction of enriching and expanding the existing tourist offer with new, attractive tourist products and facilities with the aim of raising competitiveness and positioning Hvar as a year-round tourist destination. This especially refers to the expansion of the tourist offer and content for markets of special interests such as cycling tourism, sports, cultural, health, eno-gastro tourism, etc.Tomislav Fain, President of UHPA, expressed satisfaction with the signing of the Agreement on Marketing Cooperation, which will enable further strengthening of cooperation between travel agencies – destination management companies (DMK) and the city of Hvar. Therefore, in the coming period, the common goal will be to focus on the development of specific tourist programs and the growth of tourist traffic in the pre- and post-season and targeted, ie focused promotion on individual tourist niches.UHPA Days in 2019 will be held in VinkovciUHPA Days is an annual meeting organized by UHPA, the largest national professional association of travel agencies, bringing together more than 150 participants, travel agencies – UHPA members, representatives of the Ministry of Tourism, Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Croatian National Tourist Board, tourism professional associations and other Croatian stakeholders. tourism sector.last_img read more

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