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Time for Business: Power Hour

San Jose businesses, looking for a way to save energy and money? Want some free advice for managing your business? PG&E is hosting Time for Business Power Hour at The San Jose Woman’s Club, Thursday August 28, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 4 PM. You’ll have  an opportunity to: Create a free energy plan, with […]

SL Letters of the Day: Who Am I Cuckolding Here?

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I have been in a super vanilla relationship for five years. I was about to leave—for too many reasons to go into—when my partner suddenly announced that he has a cuckold fetish and now wants me to go out and bang other guys and then come home and tell him everything. Show More Summary

Real estate’s best and brightest play the long game

9 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

As homeowners demand increasingly high levels of service from their real estate agents, the best in the industry are playing the long game and focusing on building client relationships. Independent Property Group Woden and Weston Creek’s Jonathan Charles is one such agent. The winner of the REIACT 2014 Residential Salesperson of the Year Award says patience [...]

Times Square Characters Unite To Fight NYPD & Proposed Licensing Legislation

A City Councilman's effort to license people who dress as costumed characters in Times Square is getting frowns from Elmo, Minnie Mouse, Buzz Lightyear and more. The men and woman who portray children's favorites Dora the Explorer, Hello...Show More Summary

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against A Mall Gobbling Up Flushing Meadows Parkland

New York State Supreme Court Justice Manuel J. Mendez has thrown out a lawsuit that aimed to stop the largest public parkland giveaway in recent NYC history. The lawsuit aimed to stop construction of a mall atop parkland in Flushing Meadows Park, parkland that is worth $1 billion but had been given away by the city to developers for a single dollar. [ more › ]

Dear God Will Someone Please Adopt These Amazing Dogs?

     Adopting or fostering abused, neglected, abandoned or forgotten animals is a mitzvah of the highest order—but once you've stared into the expressive face of a giant, elderly, droopy-eyed puppy (fact: all dogs are puppies), you will...Show More Summary

Whatever Happened to Seattle Space-Rockers Jetman Jet Team?

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

In 2013, Jetman Jet Team were ascending to the upper echelon of Seattle’s rock scene. They released the outstanding album We Will Live the Space Age [reviewed here] and played a storming set at the inaugural Hypnotikon: Seattle Psych Fest. Show More Summary

Late fees for parking fines not justfied

9 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

It is interesting that we are attacking the banks and now the telcos over late payment fees when our own local government can be included. I deservedly incurred a parking fine of $91 and forgot to pay it on time. For my troubles I am hit by an administrative charge of $34. This is over 33% [...]

Seriously Injured 2nd Ave Subway Worker Rescued Via Crane

A concrete worker on the 2nd Avenue Subway project was injured today when a piece of equipment fell on him. An FDNY spokesman says the unidentified worker sustained a serious injury to "a lower extremity" some ten stories below street level. The accident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. near 84th Street and Second Avenue. [ more › ]

City Council Finally Holds Long Overdue Hearings On Mental Health Clinic Closures

The Tuesday hearings were held two years after Chicago closed half of its neighborhood mental health clinics. [ more › ]

Little Red at Belconnen Community Centre

9 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 12 September 2014; 7:00 pm; 13 September 2014; 2:00 pm; 7:00 pm; 14 September 2014; 1:00 pm; ] A new locally produced show is coming to the Belconnen Community Centre in September. Little Red is a cautionary tale based on the familiar 'Little Red Riding Hood'. Show More Summary

Ex-South Pasadena coach charged with sexual battery of student

A former South Pasadena High School track coach has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual battery and child molestation of a student, officials said Wednesday.

Two Great New Ethnic Restaurants Open on New York's Upper West Side

Walk up or down any avenue on the Upper West Side and you will be astonished at the number of small restaurants of every ethnic stripe right next to each other. Indeed, it's tough to find a dry cleaners or nail salon wedged in between...Show More Summary

Karen Lewis: Will She Give Rahm Emanuel a Real Fight?

"History doesn't repeat itself, but it often rhymes." This quote, which is often attributed to the satirist Mark Twain, is worth remembering when considering what a bid by Karen Lewis to replace Rahm Emanuel as mayor of Chicago might look like. Show More Summary

Halloween & Mourning Movie Night 2014

Location: Heritage Square Museum, 3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, CA Website: Click here Description: Heritage Square’s annual Halloween & Mourning Movie Night takes place this Saturday October 18 this year. The title has yet to be announced,...Show More Summary

Man charged with 15 felonies in deadly gun battle with LAPD

A man found hiding in a dumpster after multiple shootouts with police through the streets of Los Angeles has been charged with 15 felonies, including attempted murder and assault of an officer.

Soirées Mystique, An Evening of Victorian Enchantment 2014

Location: Heritage Square Museum, 3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, CA Website: Click here Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014 Description: Victor Ian Élan returns to Heritage Square Museum for another mystical evening of Victorian magic. Show More Summary

Maison Premiere’s Labor Day Party; The Pines Teams Up With Table on Ten

• Maison Premiere is hosting its fourth-annual Labor Day Party on Monday, September 1. Doors will open at noon, admission is free, and the event will include an assortment of premium oysters and chilled seafood. The full bar will be available throughout the day, and you can expect live music. Show More Summary

Homelessness in Canberra and Elvis

10 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

At the end of last year my girlfriend and I were walking down one of the main drags of Montevideo, Uruguay. I smelt pot in the air, and as the crowd thickened so did the smoke. President of Uruguay José Alberto, affectionately known as ‘Pepe’, had just legalised the use of marijuana. He has also [...]

Canada, Eh? Chinese Students Flock to Canuck High Schools

As thousands of China’s wealthier high school students prepare to begin their school year abroad, an increasing number are likely looking to board for flights to Vancouver and Toronto.

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