Today, Microsoft announced a major customer win thanks to its LinkedIn acquisition. Park Place Technologies, a leader in third-party datacenter maintenance and support, announced that it plans to deploy Microsoft cloud services including Dynamics 365, Office 365 and LinkedIn to its employees. Show More Summary
The Department of Interior estimates that there were once 30 to 50 million bison roaming North America, but today it is believed there are only about 13,000 free-roaming bison. Photo by The HSUS The National Park Service (NPS), withShow More Summary
An $18,000 grant from the National Park Service has moved a nonprofit closer to refurbishing the facade of a building where slavery opponents met during the Bleeding Kansas era. Grant … Click to Continue »
Students at Missouri State University will soon be able to work off campus parking tickets with community service. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the Bear With Me program will start … Click to Continue »
A few years ago the news (activism) coming out of the city of College Park Georgia was that despite the new BLACK MAJORITY in its citizenry the MAYOR WAS STILL WHITE, a hold over from a time gone by. A group of actor-vists started to...Show More Summary
Forest Service officials and park rangers in the Santa Fe National Forest have discovered numerous mysterious structures which have them scrambling for explanations. The structures range in size but have all been constructed out of fallen trees and limbs, with some reaching over twenty feet tall and dozens of feet in diameter. Whoever or whatever... Read more »
While my 14hr flight on Ethiopian Airlines featured old-school business class seats, the warm service and tasty food made up for it. After a great stay at the Park Hyatt Toronto, I took the Pearson Express to the airport, arriving about two hours before the flight. Show More Summary
Back in 2012, a stage that Radiohead were scheduled to perform on in Toronto's Downsview Park collapsed, killing their drum technician Scott Johnson. The following year, Live Nation (the event's promoter), Optex Staging And Services, and an engineer were charged with 13 offenses, but the case stalled in court and the charges were stayed in…
A team from the University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) has unearthed an unprecedented collection of Iron Age metal artifacts at Glenfield Park in Leicestershire. The excavation took place in the winter of 2013/2014 in advance of construction of a large-scale warehouse and distribution center on the site which was known to have had Iron […]
TweetAnd this lengthy project isn’t even done yet: Where will these trucks park after completion? – The slow lane, leaving just one for MUNI and cars? – The slightly elevated bike lane, as seen? – The new overly-wide sidewalks? – Some yet-to-be-designated delivery vehicle / UBER Lyft dropoff point? IDK.
A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks. The … Click to Continue »
City officials have identified a number of Americans with Disabilities Act non-compliance issues at parks, fire stations and other city properties under a self-evaluation of city facilities and services.
On October 24, the National Park Service published a proposal to hike entrance fees in 17 of the most popular parks—including Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon—during peak visitation seasons. The per-vehicle fee during peak season would rise to $70 from the current range of $25 to $30. The plan would also raise the per-person […]
Muir Woods National Monument will implement a reservation system Jan. 16 for parking and shuttle service to reduce congestion in the Marin County preserve, the National Park Service said. All vehicles will have to use the reservation system to secure one of the 232 parking spaces at Muir Woods. Show More Summary
The council could cancel a contract to operate the La Palma Check-in Center and end daily regular hours, instead offering service by appointment
A roundup of news from around the region.
The National Park Service wants to preserve turf on the Monument grounds with the ban. Legislators also oppose a Park Service plan to raise fees for use of 28 athletic fields.
Did you purchase a National Park Pass before the rates went up? If you did, or know anyone who has one, it’s important to remember this! Though the passes are valid at parks operated the National Park Service, they are NOT valid at parks operated by CONTRACTORS. Show More Summary
The kooky rec leagues are part of what makes our Mall truly American. We can’t let the National Park Service ban sports from the Washington Monument grounds.
The U.S. Court of Appeals decided that the National Park Service does not need to substantively assess the elk hunt every year to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act. … Click to Continue »