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Presidential candidate Cory Booker to tour Hyperion water treatment plant with LA mayor

PLAYA DEL REY — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is scheduled to mark Earth Day by touring the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant in Playa Del Rey Monday with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The visit is part of Booker’s “Justice for All Tour,” in which the candidate running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination speaks to communities about the injustices they face. Booker will discuss his plans to address key environmental issues during the Los Angeles visit and ones later this week in South...
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5 Of The Best Rum Cocktails For Your Next House Party

Put away your cocktail maker sets and take a rain check on the round of expensive shots at a fancy pub, as we give you some awesome rum cocktails that will surely jazz up your house parties. Whether you want to impress your friends and be the star of the evening or just want to break the monotony of having beer or wine every time, take your pick from these rum cocktails that are not just simple and inexpensive, but also quite easy and quick-to-make. 1. Nevada Cocktail This tangy fruity cock...
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Biologist study finds mercury in predator peregrine falcons

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada wildlife researcher has found that not even the fastest bird on Earth can escape mercury contamination.
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The Proper Attitude Toward Tech (Frank's Lesson)

Michael Kenna, Stone Pine Tunnel, Pento, Abruzzo, Italy, 2016,silver gelatin print, 8 × 7 inches I learned this from Frank DiPerna, one of my teachers at the Corcoran. I must have been having difficulty with something one day, and with a wave of his hand and in a dismissive tone of voice he said, "Just master it. Just learn whatever you need to know to do your work. Don't worry about anything else. Just master what you need." Or maybe he said, "...don't worry about the rest of that crap." (I'm...
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Rural Nevada creating a virtual presidential campaign trail

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Kimi Cole is tired of excuses from presidential candidates who say it’s too expensive and time-consuming to visit areas of rural Nevada like her town of Minden, population 3,400. To get there from Washington, D.C., however, would likely mean at least a seven-hour, multi-stop flight to Reno, followed by an […]
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West Valley League baseball teams tune up in spring tournaments before final stretch of games

All six of the West Valley League schools have their spring break this week. All players had time off from school, but not from baseball. Birmingham, Chatsworth and Granada Hills Charter competed in the Durango Tournament in Las Vegas. Cleveland, El Camino Real and Taft played in the Lions Tournament in San Diego. Some teams flourished, some struggled. Granada Hills and Chatsworth each went 2-2 in the Durango Tournament. Both teams also beat Palo Verde, the defending Nevada state champion. The C...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Las Vegas, Nevada, Birmingham, Cleveland, Chatsworth, High School Sports, Durango, Cavs, Taft, Carlsbad, Oxnard, San Fernando Valley

Small dam breach washes out part of Elko County road

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A dam at a small rural reservoir in northeast Nevada has breached, flooding part of a county road in Elko County. Elko County Sheriff Aitor Narvaiza told the Elko Daily Free Press about 25 feet of the Jarbidge-Charleston Reservoir was washed out Wednesday after the Charleston Reservoir dam breached between Elko […]
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Here’s how we make southwest Portland better for biking and walking

Marching orders. If you care about making streets in southwest Portland better for biking and walking, the Portland Bureau of Transportation has just done you a huge favor. Yesterday the bureau released the draft version of the Southwest in Motion (SWIM) plan. It’s an impressive, detailed, and easy-to-use blueprint for activism that should lead to projects on the ground in very short order (and help tee up larger projects in the future). Modeled after similar planning documents for east and no...
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Amber Alert issued for teen who may be with Carson homicide suspects

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said an Amber Alert was issued Wednesday night as investigators sought to find a 15-year-old girl last seen with two suspects in a homicide in Carson. The Sheriff’s Department was seeking the public’s assistance in finding Alora Benitez, 15, who was last seen in Torrance at 9 a.m. Alora is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 100 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. #AmberAlert – Alora Benitez last Seen in a Wht, 2013 BMW 4-door sed...
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6 Good Reads

We're on a Spring Break road trip that started in California last Friday, then a drive through Nevada and now in Utah visiting family and putting stamps in the children's National Park Passports.  I'm fitting in some "T.F.M. business" in the backseat of the minivan while the wife is behind the wheel towards Bryce Canyon National Park.  T.F.M. posts first and emails next. "Dad Life" (minus the clunky white New Balance kicks) meets "Hack Blogger Life"...Here's a six pack of internet articles worth...
Tags: Utah, California, Sport, Fishing, Nevada, Bryce Canyon National Park, Spring Break, Muskie, Cameron Mortenson

Buffett to Launch Line of Cannabis Products This Week

Jimmy Buffett will launch a line of cannabis products called Coral Reefer this Friday. From the press release: Surterra Wellness, one of the nation’s fastest growing health and wellness companies, will officially kick-off the national launch of the Coral Reefer cannabis brand, a range of wellness-focused cannabis products and lifestyle merchandise, in Florida on April 19. The highly anticipated Coral Reefer brand will initially be exclusively distributed through the more than 20 Surterra Welln...
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Feds seek dismissal of plutonium lawsuit; no quake concerns

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Energy Department is asking a federal judge in Reno to dismiss the state’s lawsuit challenging plutonium shipments to Nevada while an appeals court considers whether to overturn the judge’s earlier refusal to temporarily block the shipments. Department officials have also stepped up their explanation of why the site housing […]
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GAO-19-349R, National Nuclear Security Administration Contracting: Review of the NNSA Report on the Nevada National Security Site Contract Competition, April 17, 2019

What GAO Found National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) officials told us that they sought two major changes in competing the Nevada National Security Site (Nevada Site) management and...
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Ex-Interior Secretary Parlays Cabinet Post Into Lucrative Career At Mining Firm

The new job at a Nevada mining company comes fewer than four months after Zinke left his position.
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Archdiocese of Los Angeles to pay $8 million to settle sex abuse lawsuit

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has agreed to pay $8 million to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of a then-teenage girl who was sexually abused and taken to Nevada by a high school athletic director, attorneys for the girl and her mother announced Tuesday, April 16. Attorneys Dave Ring and Sonya Ostovar said the settlement is the largest ever paid by the archdiocese to a single sexual-assault victim. The archdiocese issued a statement saying it “recognizes that there was serious harm done to the ...
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Zinke’s Pivot Into The Lucrative Mining Industry Raises Brows

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is quickly parlaying his time in President Donald Trump’s cabinet into a lucrative private career. He’s landed a more than $100,000-a-year post at a Nevada mining company and is pursuing involvement in natural gas exports that have surged under Trump, Zinke told The Associated Press Tuesday. The rapid transition from the highest levels of the executive branch to the corporate boardroom is raising questions about possible conflict...
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Brady Anti-Gunners Seek Info to Link Pro Rights Groups to 2nd Amendment Sanctuaries

Editors Note: Any proof of an effort like this would be welcome news to NRA members and supporters. The Brady gun control group wants to now whether rights groups, including the NRA, are behind the growing “Second Amendment Sanctuary” movement. (Dave Workman) USA – -( The Brady anti-gun group, once known as the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, is looking for evidence in an effort to show that Second Amendment organizations are responsible for the growing “Second Amendme...
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Insiders describe a world of chaos and waste at Panasonic's massive battery making operation for Tesla (TSLA)

Current and former employees at Panasonic's battery making operation inside Tesla's Gigafactory say that it is a chaotic environment where standard operating procedures often go ignored and there's half a million pieces of scrap a day generated.  "Why do we throw away half a million batteries a day? Because people are slobs and the stuff's not clean," said a former employee. Panasonic sends around 3 million battery cells to Tesla every day. Business Insider also reviewed internal documents, in...
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Spotlighting how reduced support for the death penalty is now a bipartisan reality

Alan Greenblatt has this notable lengthy new piece at Governing under the headline "Why the Death Penalty Has Lost Support From Both Parties."  I recommend the piece in full and here are excerpts: Twenty years ago, most politicians in both parties supported the death penalty.  But today, opposition to it has become increasingly bipartisan.  Democrats have always been more wary, but now more conservatives have also become convinced that capital punishment is another failed government program.  I...
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Gold mining firm hires former interior secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Zinke, the former Trump Cabinet official in charge of the country’s natural resources, has landed a more than $100,000-a-year job with a Nevada gold mining firm. Zinke confirmed Tuesday he has accepted the consulting and board position with U.S. Gold Corp., a company with business before Zinke’s former agency, the Interior […]
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Z Capital-backed Affinity appoints Higgins as CEO

Las Vegas-based casino gaming operator Affinity Gaming has named Mary Elizabeth Higgins as CEO. Her appointment is effective immediately. Previously, she was the company’s chief financial officer and chief operating officer. Affinity Gaming is backed by Z Capital. PRESS RELEASE LAS VEGAS, April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Affinity Gaming (“Affinity” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Mary Elizabeth Higgins as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Higgins, a gaming ind...
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Bernie Sanders Brings a Gun to a Democratic Primary Knife Fight

Mark Makela/GettyIn seeking the 2020 nomination for the presidency, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had made overtures that he’d operate more firmly within the Democratic Party as the party adopted procedural reforms to accommodate his concerns. The rapprochement was always delicate. And this week it hit a major snag as the senator’s presidential campaign opened fire at one of the Democratic Party’s leading think tanks over a video that its editorially independent news site posted on Sanders’ persona...
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Syringes Sushi and Spy Stuff

Weather Partly sunny cloudy sprinkles and 60sStates Nevada and CaliforniaMiles 218Hours 3 hrs and 26 minRestaurant Pompeis GrottoHotelHome Courtyard Marriott Fishermans WharfMoviesAudible Escape From Alcatraz
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Support Arrears: How to Get Arrears Waived in a Nebraska Order While Living in Nevada

My question involves a child custody case from the State of: Nebraska I have 3 different cases that i'm paying on. None of which are active. I owed around $20,000 but have gotten it down down to about $4000 still owed. I was wanting to know if Nebraska offers a program to waive arrears and how I go about doing it?
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WPP Energy enters into deal to buy 90% of BioPower

In Switzerland, WPP Energy announced that its Board of Directors has approved, and that the Company has entered into a Binding Memorandum Of Understanding with BioPower Operations Corporation, a Nevada corporation, to acquire a 90% interest in the BioPower, OTCMKTS Symbol “BOPO”. Pursuant to the MOU the parties agreed to negotiate and enter into a definitive agreement to set the terms of the Transaction in accordance with the MOU. WPP is interested in licensing to BioPower its technologies, for ...
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Talent and Total Force

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Feel bad for Southern California’s tenants as vacancy tightens and rents climb

You have to feel for local renters. Their options are limited. Rents are soaring. And constructing a solution — both literally and figuratively — is nearly impossible to pull off, politically and economically. But first, let’s ponder how tough it is to be a Southern California renter when just finding an empty unit is tricky. Last year in Los Angeles and Orange counties, only 4% of the rental supply was vacant, the No. 7 tightest market among 75 major metro areas tracked in a new Census Bureau r...
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Nevada Is Under Pressure to Reveal How It Awards Its Marijuana Licenses

Hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake, and figures show that sales are booming.
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Nevada moving closer to unveiling who gets to sell legal pot

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada faces complaints about secrecy in awarding licenses to sell marijuana in the state’s booming legal marketplace, boiling over into lawsuits and legislation that appear poised to pry open the process. Several companies have sued the state tax department, arguing that no one knows for sure the criteria officials use to […]
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Steve Alford says he's in Nevada for the long haul

New Nevada coach Steve Alford says he's hungry for the chance to take the Wolf Pack to the next level            [Author: AP]
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