County Reports 830 New COVID-19 Cases on Friday; No New Local Infections Listed

first_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena County health officials on Sunday reported 830 new cases of the coronavirus and four additional deaths, bringing the county’s totals to 299,760 cases with 6,993 fatalities.Locally, no new cases and no additional deaths were reported.The number of new cases is usually lower on the weekend due to reporting delays.The county reported 2,173 new cases on Saturday, 2,773 on Friday, and 3,600 on Thursday, with those numbers attributed to the resolution of a technical glitch that delayed the release of a large number of test results over the previous several days.Hospitalizations, which have remained below the 800 mark for several weeks, ticked up slightly from 770 to 785, 29 percent of whom were in intensive care units, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.Locally, 19 people were being treated at Huntington Hospital.Officials said more than 3,029,000 individuals in the county have been tested, with 9 percent testing positive.Also Friday, county officials lifted restrictions on some businesses.The revisions allowed the reopening of indoor personal-care businesses, such as tattoo parlors and massage-therapy shops.The county also cleared the way for outdoor family entertainment centers to open, including go-kart tracks, miniature golf courses, and batting cages.A program that allows schools to resume in-person instruction for high-need and English-learning students was also expanded Friday. That program previously allowed schools to bring such students, up to 10 percent of a school’s overall enrollment, back to campus. That limit is now being increased to 25 percent,Supervisor Kathryn Barger said, “so more students and youth can have access to their teachers and the on-site support systems that are so critical for their growth and for their education.”County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said that as of last week, 986 schools were taking part in that program, with nearly 35,000 students now receiving in-person instruction and nearly 20,000 teachers and staff back on campuses. Those changes in the county’s health officer order are expected to be finalized Friday.The county is also revising its order to ease restrictions on wineries and breweries. Customers will no longer be required to make reservations one day in advance to visit a winery or brewery, and wineries will no longer be required to sell food along with alcohol. Subscribe EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeauty Top of the News center_img Community News County Reports 830 New COVID-19 Cases on Friday; No New Local Infections Listed CITY NEWS SERVICE Published on Monday, October 26, 2020 | 3:29 am CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 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 STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News 10 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Make a comment 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. More Cool Stufflast_img read more

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Press release: Grading under review for Greenfields Community Housing Association

first_img The regulation of social housing is the responsibility of the Regulation Committee, a statutory committee of the Homes and Communities Agency. The organisation refers to itself as the Regulator of Social Housing in undertaking the functions of the Regulation Committee. Homes England is the trading name of the HCA’s non-regulation functions. For more information visit the RSH website.Our media enquiries page has contact details for journalists.For general queries to RSH, please email [email protected] or call 0300 124 5225. The Regulator of Social Housing reports that Greenfields Community Housing Association’s grading is currently under review.The regulator notifies that a provider’s grading is under review when its compliant grade (G1 and G2 for governance, V1 or V2 for viability) is being investigated in relation to an issue which may result in a downgrade to a non-compliant grade (G3 or G4 for governance, V3 or V4 for viability). The outcome of the investigation will be confirmed in an updated regulatory judgement once completed.Greenfields Community Housing Association’s current grade is G1/V1 and the regulator is currently investigating a matter which may impact on Greenfield’s compliance with the governance element of the Governance and Viability Standard.The GUR list is available on the website.Further information The regulatory framework can also be found on the website. The regulator’s purpose is to promote a viable, efficient and well-governed social housing sector able to deliver homes that meet a range of needs. It does this by undertaking robust economic regulation focusing on governance, financial viability and value for money that maintains lender confidence and protects the taxpayer. It also sets consumer standards and may take action if these standards are breached and there is a significant risk of serious detriment to tenants or potential tenants.last_img read more

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25 days agoAlexis insists Inter Milan capable of winning Champions League

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Alexis insists Inter Milan capable of winning Champions Leagueby Paul Vegas25 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveAlexis Sanchez insists Inter Milan are capable of winning the Champions League.On-loan from Manchester United, the striker is ready to face former club Barcelona this week.He stated, “Every player would like to win a Champions League. You play to win it, not just to compete. I play it to win. “It’s something nice for every player and for Inter hope again with the Champions League. Inter are preparing something good for the future, they have not won for several years and so I decided to return to Italian football to win something with this team, with a coach and players I already knew.” last_img

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Baker Mayfield Calls It “Ridiculous” That Buddy Hield Didn’t Win Player Of The Year

first_imgA closeup of a helmetless Baker Mayfield.NORMAN, OK – DECEMBER 3: Quarterback Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners during warm ups before the game Oklahoma State Cowboys December 3, 2016 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated Oklahoma State 38-20 to become Big XII champions. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)Thursday afternoon, it was announced that Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine – not Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield – had won the AP’s Player of the Year award in college basketball. Valentine had a fantastic season, leading MSU to a Big Ten Tournament title and a 2-seed in the NCAA Tournament, but there is certainly a faction of fans who believe that Hield, whose dominance has been on display the past two weeks, was the most deserving player.Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield – who is probably a little biased – is one of them. Mayfield took to Twitter this afternoon to call it “ridiculous” that Valentine won the award over Hield. He even went as far as to say that Hield got “robbed.”This is ridiculous, POTY is supposed to go to the best player. Our man got robbed. Plus who’s team is still playing? https://t.co/k0uiq17kur— Baker Mayfield (@baker_mayfield6) March 31, 2016Whoever voted on this should be ashamed of themselves. We know who the real POTY is. Buddy deserves it, and he’ll show us why these next 2— Baker Mayfield (@baker_mayfield6) March 31, 2016Mayfield also noted that it’s Hield’s OU squad, not Valentine’s MSU, that is still playing.We imagine that Mayfield’s opinion will be popular in Norman.last_img read more

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Over 1,900 Children Diverted From State Care

first_img The Child and Family Support Unit (CFSU) of the Child Development Agency (CDA) has implemented strategies to successfully divert 1,901 children from becoming wards of the State. Story Highlights She noted that the main thrust of the Diversion Programme, which began in 2009, is to keep these children who are at risk of being abused from ending up in State care facilities. Speaking in a recent interview with JIS News, Team Leader at the CDA and Overseer in the Child Support Unit, Jean Duhaney, indicated that since the start of the year, there have been 1,924 cases where interventions took place. The Child and Family Support Unit (CFSU) of the Child Development Agency (CDA) has implemented strategies to successfully divert 1,901 children from becoming wards of the State.Speaking in a recent interview with JIS News, Team Leader at the CDA and Overseer in the Child Support Unit, Jean Duhaney, indicated that since the start of the year, there have been 1,924 cases where interventions took place.Of that number, she noted that 23 children ended up in State care.“One of the major reasons why some children end up in State care facilities is the lack of information, especially as it relates to alternative disciplinary measures,” said Ms. Duhaney.She noted that the main thrust of the Diversion Programme, which began in 2009, is to keep these children who are at risk of being abused from ending up in State care facilities.The preferred alternative, she said, is to keep them within their family setting while providing the necessary training support to the families to deal with the challenges that they face.Ms. Duhaney also pointed out that there is need for parents or caregivers to unearth the underlying factors influencing deviant behaviour in children in an effort to properly address the issues.She indicated that there are cases where frustrated parents have come in to the CFSU to complain about children displaying maladaptive behaviours, and insisted on leaving the children in their offices because they are uncertain of what to do under the circumstances.She informed that the Unit has been able to empower such parents through exposure to alternative behavior-modification strategies, and the situations have greatly improved.In the meantime, Ms. Duhaney also noted that during the summer break, children who would have otherwise been unengaged and prone to mischief, benefited from a summer camp organised by the CFSU.They were engaged in various activities such as music, dance, drama, drawing, painting and sewing, among other things.Ms. Duhaney told JIS News that at the end of the camp, children received back-to school packages, which assisted in alleviating some of the financial pressure on the parents.Individuals, who are in need of intervention or support from the CFSU, may visit the office at 40 Duke Street, Kingston, or call 948-1145.Ms. Duhaney also made an appeal for persons wanting to lend their support to the programme through volunteerism, or in any other way, to make contact with the CFSUlast_img read more

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Collision blocking Alaska Highway near Mile 112

first_imgUPDATE – Traffic is moving again in both directions in the area of the collision.FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Several eyewitnesses, report a collision near Mile 112 of the Alaska Highway.The collision is blocking the Alaska Highway in both directions and apparently involves a crew bus and another truck.  The RCMP have confirmed a crash has happened, but members have only just arrived on scene. If you’re travelling in the area, let us know what you see, email [email protected] any pictures or information.A photo of the traffic backed up along the Alaska Highway – SubmittedEyewitnesses tell Energeticcity.ca traffic is backed up for over a kilometre in both directions.As we get more information, we will update this post.last_img

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Fort St John Red Cross seeking volunteers

first_imgAccording to DeMedea, the Equipment Loan Program is only open a few days per week with hopes of expanding hours of operations with the help from more volunteers.“We’re currently only open three days a week but we’re looking for more volunteers to help meet the increasing demand on our program. With an ageing population and more demand on our Health Equipment Loan Services, we’d really love to increase our team in Fort St. John.”DeMedea says there are a number of different volunteer positions available at the Centre with the emphasis on recruiting more volunteers for Client Services.“We have a variety of roles. Right now we’d really like to highlight our Client Services Volunteer Role. So they’re really the face of the program, people will come in and the Client Services volunteers are really the people that look at the paperwork and answer questions and provide clients with the equipment that they need.”Other volunteer positions at the Red Cross include technicians and delivery drivers.DeMedea says they have roles for anyone who is willing to learn, adding that they provide on-the-job-training to any volunteer. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John chapter of the Canadian Red Cross is seeking volunteers for the new year.Canadian Red Cross Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator for B.C. and Yukon, Melissa DeMedea, says they are looking for volunteers to help run the Health Equipment Loan Program.“We are looking for more volunteers for our Health Equipment Loan Program in Fort St. John. So, my position as a Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator for B.C. and Yukon is I have the privilege of spreading the word about some really great volunteer opportunities that we have.” “We really look for people who are willing to learn and have a passion for working with people and because we fully train our volunteers, we are pretty confident that we can find a volunteer role to fit most people.”The Red Cross of Fort St. John is located at 9614 Sikanni Road, along the Alaska Highway.If you are interested in volunteering with the Canadian Red Cross, you can visit their website or contact them by email at [email protected]last_img read more

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Tejashwi demands Nitish govt dismissal in Muzaffarpur case

first_imgPatna: Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday demanded that Governor Lalji Tandon should dismiss the government of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over its alleged involvement in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape-cum-murder case following the affidavit submitted by the CBI in the Supreme Court. A day after the the CBI informed the Supreme Court that it is probing accused Brajesh Thakur for the rape and murders of 11 girls in a Muzaffarpur shelter home, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Yadav demanded the dismissal of the state government. Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra Singh “We request the Governor to dismiss the Nitish government after its involvement was found. There are some ministers in the government who were involved in immoral acts and such government should be dismissed with immediate affect to ensure safety and security of women and girls in the state,” Yadav said here. Yadav has directly attacked the chief minister two days before the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls. Yadav during his election meetings on Saturday, the last day of campaigning for five of 40 Lok Sabha seats in the fifth phase, raised the issue over what the CBI has informed the apex court in connection with the Muzaffarpur case. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroad He said repeatedly that the state government was involved in the case and that it has been trying to suppress the evidence to weaken the case to protect ruling party leaders including some ministers. The CBI on Friday informed the court that it has recovered a bundle of bones from an alleged burial ground. Thakur is already an accused in the rape and sexual abuse of children in his shelter home in Muzaffarpur district. The CBI has been facing severe criticism for the delay in charging the accused persons for the crime. The CBI told the court in its affidavit that it had made headway in the probe from a child rescued from the shelter home. “During investigations, from the statements of victims recorded by investigation officers (IOs) and National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) team, names of 11 girls emerged, who were said to be allegedly murdered by the accused Brajesh Thakur and his accomplices,” said the CBI in the affidavit. The affidavit further said that on scrutiny of details of these 11 girls, it was revealed that there were a total of 35 girls with identical/similar names who were at one time or the other staying at the Balika Grih (girls’ home) in Muzaffarpur.last_img read more

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Juventus ready to sell Miralem Pjanic

first_imgJuventus are now prepared to sell star midfielder Miralem Pjanic this summer with both Barcelona and Manchester City interested, claims Yahoo SportThe Serie A champions have decided to part with Pjanic this summer in a bid to bolster their finances following Cristiano Ronaldo’s €112m arrival from Real Madrid earlier this month.Pjanic is believed to have an asking price of around €80m and has been strongly linked with a departure from the Old Lady lately with City believed to be the frontrunners for his services after missing out on Jorginho to Premier League rivals Chelsea.While satisfied with his midfield options, City boss Pep Guardiola may still be interested in launching a bid for a player of the calibre of Pjanic.Franck Ribery, FiorentinaFiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.The Bosnia international is not the only one set to leave Turin due to Ronaldo’s arrival with Juventus looking to offload a number of high profile players in order to balance their books once more.Gonzalo Higuain and Daniele Rugani have both been strongly linked with a move to Chelsea, while Barcelona have also been linked with a move for Pjanic.The La Liga champions are still looking to bolster their midfield options for the new season due to the departure of club legend Andres Iniesta and Paulinho.And it appears that Barcelona are ready to rival the big-spending City for the signature of Pjanic, who scored five goals and made eight assists in 31 Serie A appearances last season.last_img read more

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Hodgson comments on Puncheons return

first_imgRoy Hodgson has warned Jason Puncheon he can’t guarantee him more playing time but says his performance in Crystal Palace’s Carabao Cup win improved his chances.Puncheon, 32, wore the captain’s armband in their 1-0 victory over Swansea City as it was his first game for the club since last December.It was also his first appearance since he was fined and given community service in June for his part in a brawl outside a nightclub.Alexander Sorloth was the hero of the night by scoring the solitary goal of the game and the first since his £9 million move from FC MidtyjllandJoel Ward, Crystal PalaceHow Joe Ward thanks his faith for his football Manuel R. Medina – September 13, 2019 Crystal Palace defender, Joel Ward, has thanked his Christian faith for helping him play football professionally and he explains why.“His [Puncheon] state of mind was fine,” Hodgson said.“He’s a good professional and I’ve no problem with that at all. He wants to play more and I’ve told him I can’t guarantee that because it’s in midfield that we are at our most competitive. But this performance improved his chance of playing.“If he insists he wants to be playing week-in-week-out I can’t guarantee that, but he’s still a good player and was important in our victory.“I’m very happy with the result because in football you have enough bad days. This was a good win against a more than a bona fide opponent because Swansea are a good side.”last_img read more

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