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EU Shoots For $11.7B 'Industrial Cloud' To Rival US

The European Union aims to spend up to 10 billion euro ($11.7 million) over the next seven years to help build up a homegrown cloud computing sector that could rival foreign corporations such as Amazon, Google and Alibaba. From a report: Twenty-five EU countries signed a joint declaration last week pledging public money to power up the cloud sector and establishing the "European Alliance on Industrial Data and Cloud," a partnership geared toward facilitating such projects. The alliance -- whose ...
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Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Oct. 19-26

  Porter Ranch homes that come up to the SoCalGas Aliso Canyon Storage Facility. (Photo by Gene Blevins)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal,change and community enrichment.   Tech Tips for Families in the Pandemic & Beyond: A webinar for parents that includes information on internet and social media safety, how to balance your child’s screen time and digital social responsibility, 4-5 p.m...
Tags: Cooking, Facebook, Law, Trees, Charity, Los Angeles, Sport, Social-media, Soccer, Veterans, Community, Book Club, Local News, Council, Bill Bryson, Southern California Gas Company

Coronavirus live news: Dr Fauci 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got Covid; US cases rising in 48 states

Italy introduces new restrictions; Dr Fauci says he was ‘absolutely not’ surprised that Trump caught coronavirus; South African health minister tests positive. Follow the latest updatesEurope’s Covid fight takes a turn for the worsePolice disperse drinkers protesting against tier 2 rules in LondonUS records highest daily coronavirus case total since JulyUS coronavirus cases surge in most statesSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.01am BST In England, people with suspected Covid-19 symptoms wer...
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Burbank voters to decide fate of Measure RC, rent control and eviction policies

When Burbank voters cast their ballots in the Nov. 3 election, they will not only be choosing two council members they will also decide the fate of Measure RC, an eviction and rent regulation tool which most of the candidates oppose. In an impartial analysis by the city attorney, Amy Albano, she states the measure needs a majority vote to pass and adds to the city’s municipal code “just cause eviction and rent regulations” for residential units and creates an independent landlord-tenant commissi...
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Agency Brief: It's raining cats and dogs

Plus, Havas creates customer experience network, The Ad Council taps new board and HBO goes to the drive-in.
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Pro-Trump activists celebrated the shutting of college campuses at a closed-door meeting, suggesting without evidence that it means liberal students can't vote for Democrats

Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA, speaking at the Council for National Policy in this still from video obtained by The Washington Post. Council for National Policy/The Washington Post A conservative activist told a closed-door meeting it was "a great thing" that colleges had shut their campuses, suggesting that it meant students couldn't vote for the Democrats, The Washington Post reported. Charlie Kirk, the founder of Turning Point USA, made the remarks at the Council for Nation...
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National Teen Driver Safety Week - #SpeedIsNoGame

I remember when I received my first speeding ticket. I was driving back to university with a friend after a visit home for Thanksgiving. I only had a learner’s permit at the time and was required to have a fully...
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New Zealand: Airbnb & short stay accommodation - regulation is coming - Cavell Leitch

Council proposes a 3 tiered consenting system for Unhosted Short Stay Accomodation.
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Councilman-elect Kevin de León appointed to vacant LA city seat

LOS ANGELES — Councilman-elect Kevin de León was appointed Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council to the vacant seat in District 14 to replace suspended Councilman Jose Huizar. De León, a former president pro tem of the state Senate, won the primary election in March with a majority of the vote. His appointment will be effective Thursday, according to the motion filed by Council President Nury Martinez. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, de León said he would focus mainly on homelessness and that ...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Local News, Council, Los Angeles City Council, Leon, Martinez, Kevin de Leon, De Leon, Huizar, LA City

Local district elections open doors for minorities in LA County cities

In November 2018, Costa Mesa made history when voters for the first time elected a Latino to the City Council. In fact, three Latinos were catapulted to victory on the seven-member panel in that landmark election. But it wasn’t an overnight, dramatic shift in demographics that shook up the political landscape in Orange County’s eighth largest city, which is two-thirds White. Rather, it was a change in how voting is conducted, and reflected a movement that has been coursing through California sin...
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Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Oct. 12-19

Kennedy Forsyth-Particelli plays at Porter Ridge Park in Porter Ranch on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. The park was used as a filming location for the film “E.T.: the Extra-Terrestrial.” (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal,change and community enrichment.   LA Animal Services – Wildlife Webinars: Wildlife specialists from LA Animal Services disc...
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Southern California Armenians expected to march to LA’s Turkish Consulate today

Armenian Americans from around Southern California planned a demonstration and protest march to the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles to protest Turkey and Azerbaijan’s military assaults against Armenia and the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Artsakh, today, Sunday, Oct. 11, at 3 p.m. Organizers said large groups of marchers are expected to start at Pan Pacific Park, 7600 Beverly Blvd., and will proceed to the Turkish Consulate on Wilshire Boulevard. Amy Balikjian marches with her...
Tags: News, Protest, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Los Angeles, Sport, Turkey, Soccer, Nato, Moscow, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Erdogan, Pasadena, Council, San Marino

E-Cell, IIT Bombay launches Eureka!, Asia’s Largest B-Model Competition – Eureka 2020

Eureka! is Asia’s largest B-Model competition held by E-Cell IIT Bombay accredited independently by CNN and Thomson Reuters. Over the 21 years of its existence, teams registered for Eureka! have been competing for prizes worth INR 5 Million at stake with excellent networking opportunities in India and the Silicon Valley! “Eureka!” is a 5-month long … Continue reading "E-Cell, IIT Bombay launches Eureka!, Asia’s Largest B-Model Competition – Eureka 2020"
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To Our Readers... Happy Thanksgiving

Last year, at this time, I had a nine kg turkey on order, a two-page shopping list for my Thanksgiving grocery store expedition and was digging the extra chairs out of the basement to prepare for my in-law and family...
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Scientist and Technical Job vacancy in IAV KSCSTE 2020

Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) is an autonomous body under the government of Kerala. Applications on prescribed format are invited for the Recruitment to the Government Job Vacancy posts of Scientist E2, Scientist-C, Technical Officer & Technical Assistant in the Institute of Advanced Virology (IAV), Thonnakal, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala). IAV KSCSTE Scientist and Technical Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Principal Scientist (Scientist E2): 02... Please Click on ...
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U.S. surgeon general cited for COVID-19 lockdown violation, Fauci meets with Lt. Gov. Green, islands seek to opt out of state tourism reopening, Keck Observatory astronomer wins Nobel Prize, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Keck Telescopes and others on Mauna Kea ©2020 All Hawaii NewsU.S. surgeon general cited for being in closed Oahu park. The U.S. surgeon general was cited for being in a closed Oahu park in August while in the islands helping with surge testing amid a spike in coronavirus cases, according to a criminal complaint filed in court. Associated Press.Surgeon General among thousands cited for violating emergency orders. Surgeon General Jerome Adams has a court date pending here in Hawaii. Turns ...
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At LA City Hall, officials urge U.S. to take steps to end Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

Los Angels Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez speaks to the press as elected leaders gather on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall to call on the U.S. to take action to halt Azerbaijan’s aggression on Armenia and Artsakh and to condemn Turkish President Erdogan’s involvement in the conflict on Monday, October 5, 2020. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (via Zoom) speaks to the press as elected leaders gather on the steps of Los Angeles City Hal...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Iran, Soccer, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Associated Press, Erdogan, Council, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, City Hall, Adam Schiff, Nagorno Karabakh, RIA Novosti

Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Oct. 5-12

  John Gilbert, right, a LAFD, CERT volunteer, shows Adarsh Almalvez and her daughter Lauren, 14, left, how to turn off a standard house gas meter at the CERT Community Emergency Response Team booth during Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair at Northridge Fashion Center in Northridge on Saturday, Oct 12, 2019. Register in advance for this year’s online fair on Oct. 10. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Contributing Photographer)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memo...
Tags: Cooking, Facebook, Gardening, Trees, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Veterans, Bill Clinton, Community, Book Club, Chatsworth, Local News, Council, James Patterson, Bill Bryson

We need a Smokey the Bear-like character to help America tackle COVID-19

Time Life Pictures/USDA Forest Service/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images In our country's history, we've long relied on brand characters to help get us through rough times. The COVID-19 pandemic has been an increasingly challenging experience. I've had a hand in influential brand character campaigns, and we need a new character that can energize positivity in these uncertain times. Pat Giles is the Head of Studio at Holler. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are ...
Tags: US, America, Trends, Council, Rosie, Smokey, Sears Roebuck, Ad Council, Donald Nelson, Pat Giles, Advertising Council, War Production Board, COVID, Time Life Pictures USDA, Walter Thompson Agency, J Howard Miller

How A Mar-a-Lago Gala Turned Into A Bizarre Trump Photo Op For Chinese Businessmen

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It is excerpted from “The Grifters Club: Trump, Mar-a-Lago, and the Selling of the Presidency,” published by PublicAffairs.    Li Juan Yang had been waiting to throw a party at Mar-a-Lago all her life. She just didn’t know it. Yang grew up poor in the 1970s in Harbin, an epicenter of industry in frigid northeastern China known for its “Ice and Snow” festival. Now the nexus of Russian-Chinese trade, its name in the origin...
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The Meaning of Orange Shirt Day: Connecting with Helena Mazawasicuna and Melissa Tacan

Today, September 30, is Orange Shirt Day – a day where we take the opportunity to have a meaningful discussion about the effects of residential schools and the continued impact that they have on Indigenous Peoples and communities. A day...
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UP Vidhan Parishad Job Vacancy Recruitment 2020

Job Vacancy Recruitment in UP Vidhan Parishad 2020 Secretariat Uttar Pradesh (UP) Vidhan Parishad (Bihar Legislative Council), Patna (Bihar)  invites online application on prescribed proforma for the Recruitment of the following various Government Job vacancies in UP Vidhan Parishad only (Advertisement No. 01/2020). ( = || []).push({}); UP Vidhan Parishad Recruitment 2020 Vacancies Special Executive Officer - Publication : 01 vacancy, Pay Scale : Pay... Please Cli...
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Behavioral health center for firefighters opens in Arleta

At a time when the suicide rate among firefighters increasingly concerns officials, fire crews and their families have a new center in a former firehouse where they can go for behavioral health treatment. United Firefighters of Los Angeles City and Los Angeles Fire Department officially opened the Center for Health & Wellness in Arleta at Old LAFD Fire Station 7 on Monday, Sept. 28, during National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The center is the first in the state to serve firefighters and...
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Elections 2020: Attorney faces county supervisor in race for 10th district LA council seat

Grace Yoo, an attorney who says she wants change at City Hall, will face political veteran Mark Ridley-Thomas in a runoff race set for Nov. 3 to represent Los Angeles’s District 10. LA’s 10th City Council District comprises the Mid-City, Wilshire, South Los Angeles and Koreatown areas. The two advanced from the March primary election race, in which neither reached the 50% plus one vote threshold that is needed to win outright. They are seeking to fill a seat being vacated by Herb Wesson, who is ...
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right by Anne Nelson

Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right by Anne Nelson In 1981, emboldened by Ronald Reagan’s election, a group of some fifty Republican operatives, evangelicals, oil barons, and gun lobbyists met in a Washington suburb to coordinate their attack on civil liberties and the social safety net. These men and women called their coalition the Council for National Policy. Over four decades, this elite club has become a strategic nerve center for c...
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‘Anarchist’ Seattle Makes It Official, Slashes Police Dept. Funding

With Seattle being declared a jurisdiction where anarchy is rampant, the City Council has voted to cut the police department budget. Weeks ago, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms advised Seattle residents to arm themselves. iStock-1138299265 U.S.A. –-( Barely 24 hours after the Department of Justice declared Seattle to be a jurisdiction that has “permitted violence and destruction of property to persist,” the far-left Seattle City Council made it official...
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AJAC’s Annual EcoRun Transforms into EcoMonth for 2020 PLUS our New EV App

Like many organizations across the country, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) has had to adapt to this year’s unusual circumstances, particularly in regards to their annual EcoRun. Typically, during the EcoRun, a group of 20-30 automotive journalists, over...
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TikTok’s APAC safety advisory council will advise on issues like child safety, hate speech, misinformation, & bullying

Earlier this week, TikTok set up a safety advisory council for the APAC region, to advise on issues such as online safety, child safety, digital literacy, mental health and human rights. The council will also report on observations and submit formal recommendations related to these issues. It has seven founding members — including one Indian — but TikTok said that it will include more members from others markets in the APAC region in the future. After the announcement, MediaNama reached out to T...
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LA City Council aims to increase accountability of development process

A Los Angeles City Council committee advanced several proposals on Wednesday, Sept. 23, intended to create more oversight and transparency of city development projects, in response to recent corruption cases. One of the proposals the Rules, Elections and Intergovernmental Relations Committee approved was to develop policies that would expand the requirements for when council members have a conflict of interest and must exclude themselves from voting on certain projects. These standards would be ...
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LA City Council approves funding for renters’ legal defense program

By ERIC HEINZ | City News Service The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday, Sept. 23, to authorize the use of more than $10.4 million for an emergency legal defense program to protect renters from eviction amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “The laws of the city of Los Angeles are on the tenants’ side,” Council President Nury Martinez said, adding the city will also fund an education campaign to make tenants aware of the legal services. “Many of the people that we are serving are absolu...
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