Strong words in Parliament Buildings. But not from the Assembly chamber or a committee room. I stand before you today as a woman unfree, in spite of the location of my birth here in the European Union, a colony of the British empire, the island of Ireland, Eire. This is because I do not have […]
Nevada State Parks will hold a public hearing on March 31, 2014, for amended regulations relating to entrance fees for photographers with commercial photography permits. The good news is there will be no fee increase associated with the amendments. Show More Summary
A cool front Friday pushed nice 1-meter waves and 15-20 knot winds across the Gulf of Mexico into Southwest Florida. For us those are epic conditions. I went to my usual wavesailing spot, Wiggins Pass State Park in North Naples, and rigged a 5.5. Show More Summary
As mentioned in Thursday’s news roundup and in a recent Publicola article, on Tuesday, the State Senate passed Senate Bill 6001, its supplemental transportation appropriations bill. Among the amendments tacked onto the bill was this strike at Sound Transit, sponsored by Sen. Bob Hasegawa: “(10) As a condition of eligibility to receive grant funds under […]
The 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set – Great Smoky Mountains National Park features one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Denver and one proof quarter from the United States Mint at San Francisco. This set – featuring coins […]
Rangers at California's Redwood National and State Park are taking desperate measures to stop poachers from dismembering coastal redwoods to support, among other things, their drug addictions. Rangers say they've had to close areas of the park from sunset to sunrise and increase patrols to prevent criminals, mostly drug users,...
By Robert Niles: Our goal with this year's Theme Park Insider Tournament is to show our many friends throughout the United States some of the cool attractions and theme parks elsewhere in the world. Most theme park fans in the U.S. know...Show More Summary
Queens Park Rangers, a blight on English football after the financial mess the club has gotten itself into plus the way they’ve mismanaged the club, are in an even worse state now after the club revealed it is £177million in … Continue reading ? QPR Set to Axe 26 Players After Championship Club Reveals £177m Debt: Nightly Soccer Report is a post from World Soccer Talk.
CHICAGO — Lynn Saville's photography series Vacancy captures storefronts, malls, parks, highways, and billboards across America. Existing now in states of transition, they largely appear deserted, and lifeless.
This story actually comes not from drawing at a theme park but from doing a state fair. I didn’t do many of those but for a couple of years in the early 90?s I would pack up my gear and a 10×10 tent and drive to Oklahoma to do a state fair. The fair lasted […]
The National Park Service has topped every silly cat video on the Internet! The 98-year-old government agency’s Malibu Creek State Park trail camera snapped off 350 color photos of three 10-month-old cougar cubs and their mom ripping into a deer...
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced yet another plan to boost India’s rapidly growing solar power capacity. SECI plans to set up a 1,000 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) park in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. The project will get financial support from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Show More Summary
European ratings board says it had already passed the game uncut. The European video game regulator body Pegi has stated it did not censor scenes from South Park: The Stick Of Truth.Click here to read the full article
Colorado Parks and Wildlife's commitment to working with its partners to achieve common goals has netted the Colorado Mule Deer Association a $25,000 grant. CPW was given one-time funding from the state legislature to support hunting and angling organi...
RPG launches today in the States and later this week in Europe. Ubisoft has sent over the South Park: The Stick of Truth launch trailer.Click here to read the full article
In 2012 editorial, father-and-son Florida politicians Don and Matt Gaetz called criticism of the state's controversial Stand Your Ground law "anti-woman." "Consider," they gravely intoned, "an elderly woman in a dimly lit parking lot or a college girl walking to her dorm at night. Show More Summary
Some of New York's must-see sites are permanent: Lady Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum and other popular sites are always here. But exhibitions come and go. These are some shows that will close within weeks. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For $9,600, fans of former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton can rent a luxury suite for her scheduled June speech near Denver, part of a package that includes seats for 26 guests and five VIP parking passes.
The Gaviota Pier is a popular boat launch location in a state park between Santa Barbara and Santa Maria, California. It is not uncommon to see families enjoying the beautiful sandy beaches in Gaviota state park and launching fishing boats from the pier. Show More Summary
(MALIBU, Calif.) — Four hikers have been rescued overnight after they became trapped by rising floodwaters in Malibu Creek State Park. Los Angeles County sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker said Sunday that the hikers were rescued around 3 a.m. Show More Summary