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Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Aug. 27-Sept. 3

  Valley Relics Museum in Van Nuys is taking reservations for “An Open Air Museum Experience” this weekend and upcoming dates. The museum houses nostalgia from the San Fernando Valley’s past. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, Aug. 27-Sept. 3   EVENTS   Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board: The non-profit marketing tourism board has launched their “LA Love (heart)” campaign to interest local residents into p...
Tags: Art, Facebook, Books, Music, Politics, Comedy, New York, Movies, Minneapolis, America, Los Angeles, Events, Sport, Dance, Homelessness, Radio


Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Aug. 20-27

  Troy Brooks’s “Lotus” is part of “Through a Glass Darkly” art exhibit opening on Aug. 22 at Corey Helford Gallery. (Courtesy of Corey Helford Gallery)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, Aug. 20-27.   EVENTS   LA Art Tours –  A Live-Virtual Los Angeles Graffiti Tour: A graffiti artist leads the tour of graffiti and murals in the Los Angeles Arts District, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Aug. 22 (and also, Aug. 29). The guide will take breaks and answer questions after the to...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, New York, La, Ray Bradbury, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, House, Clint Eastwood, Metallica, Beethoven, Air, Venice, Hitler


Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Aug. 13-20

  Photo from the 2018 Los Angeles Nisei Week Japanese Festival. The festival goes online in 2020. (Photo courtesy of Toyo Miyake Studio)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, Aug. 13-20.   EVENTS   Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles – Animal Dance Party: The organization presents the online event for non-Girl Scouts in grades K-3 and their parents, 10 a.m. Aug. 15. Parents will be able to ask about Girl Scout program during the session. Free. The Zoom link will be s...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Youtube, La, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, House, Clint Eastwood, Adelaide, Beethoven, Venice, Biden, Naacp, Yemen


Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Aug. 6-13

  Kit Plumridge’s “Plague Punk Steam Punk Goes Viral” is on exhibit at Topanga Canyon Gallery in Topanga. (Photo courtesy of Kit Plumridge)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, Aug. 6-13.   EVENTS   Atlas Obscura – Wonder from Home: “A Find Dining Experience: Foraging Your Own Meal – Mushrooms and Lichens,” with Lori McCarthy and Felicity Roberts, 1 p.m. Aug. 6 ($25; bit.ly/30rv6H9); “Tyler Thrasher Wonder Hour: Poisonous Plants,” 4:30 p.m. Aug. 6 ($10; bit.ly/31qa...
Tags: Facebook, New York, La, Nigeria, Disney, America, Los Angeles, Sport, West, Soccer, House, Aclu, Beethoven, Amy Winehouse, Zambia, Venice


Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, July 30-Aug. 6

    Dance instructor Leslie Ferreira teaches how to perform the Cumbia dance style. The online event is part of the Music Center’s summertime Digital Dance DTLA series. (Photo courtesy of the Music Center)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, July 30-Aug. 6.   EVENTS   Drive ‘N Drag: Winners from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and more fan-favorite drag queens entertain, July 31- Aug. 2 (change from previous dates; show times vary). Check website for participating personalit...
Tags: Food, Art, Facebook, Books, Music, Politics, New York, Movies, Congress, La, Restaurants, Nigeria, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago


Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, July 23-30

  Line dance instructor Rick Dominguez leads a crowd at a 2019 Dance DTLA series at the Music Center. This year Dominguez leads a session on July 24 for the Digital Dance DTLA series. (Photo by Javier Guillen for Grand Park)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, July 23-30.   EVENTS   Ignite the MaTCH (Madrid Theatre Cultural Hub) – Virtual Art Walk: 11:11 A Creative Collective present the event that includes a visual art display, dance, film, music and spoken word ...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Post, New York, La, Nigeria, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, West, Soccer, Glendale, Gwen Stefani, Beethoven, Amy Winehouse


Things to do – in-person and online – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, July 16-23

  Day trippers may see a tail, or more, of a blue whale during a Summer Whale Watching cruise with Island Packers out of Ventura Harbor. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Graham)     Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, July 16-23.   EVENTS   Best Friends Animal Society’s Su-Purrr Kitten Adoption Weekend: Looking into adopting a kitten? Fill out a kitten adoption survey; schedule a virtual meet-and-greet appointment; pick up new friend at Best Friends Lifesaving Center in Mis...
Tags: Facebook, California, Nigeria, America, Los Angeles, Sport, West, Soccer, New Zealand, San Diego, Long Beach, Beethoven, Amy Winehouse, Tokyo, Zambia, Michigan


Things to do – in-person and online – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, July 9-16

  Hikari Shimoda’s “Whereabouts of God, No. 39” is part of her “Silence and Affirmation” exhibit at Corey Helford Gallery. (Photo courtesy of Corey Helford Gallery)   Take a chance on new cultural experiences online and in-person, July 9-16.   EVENTS   Cultural Traditions from Black Communities Around the World – Connecting Community Art Workshops: Free, virtual workshops that explore creativity of the countries represented by African diaspora artists. “Mask Making,” with Maria Elena Cruz...
Tags: Facebook, California, Nigeria, America, Los Angeles, Senegal, Sport, Pop, West, Soccer, South Africa, Middle East, San Diego, Long Beach, Beethoven, Amy Winehouse


#Saudi Bank Merger Points to Trouble at Heart of the Economy - Bloomberg

Saudi Bank Merger Points to Trouble at Heart of the Economy - Bloomberg: The financial industry was supposed to be the linchpin of “Vision 2030,” Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s masterplan to wean the economy off oil.   Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg When Saudi Arabia last saw a merger of two of its biggest banks, the oil price was recovering from a dramatic slump, the kingdom was in the midst of a deep recession and its debt exceeded the size of the economy.That was in 1...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Samba, Mohammed bin Salman, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Simon Dawson, Samba Financial Group, Economy Bloomberg, Saudi Bank Merger Points, Bloomberg When Saudi Arabia, United Saudi Bank


Mideast Stocks: Major Gulf indexes slip in early trade | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Mideast Stocks: Major Gulf indexes slip in early trade | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Major bourses in the Gulf fell in early trade on Monday, with banking shares weighing on the Saudi index a day after it advanced after two lenders in the sector said they signed an initial merger agreement.The benchmark index of Saudi Arabia, which has reported the highest number of new coronavirus infections in the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), slipped 0.3%.National Commercial Bank (NCB), which cl...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Samba, Gulf Cooperation Council GCC, National Commercial Bank NCB, Riyad Bank, NCB, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial Group, Major Gulf


Mideast Stocks- #Saudi up as Samba-NCB surge on merger move; Egypt extends losses | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Mideast Stocks- Saudi up as Samba-NCB surge on merger move; Egypt extends losses | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Saudi Arabia's stock market ended higher on Sunday buoyed by National Commercial Bank and Samba Financial Group after they signed an initial merger agreement, while Egypt's index extended losses. The benchmark index in Saudi Arabia gained 0.8%, with Samba Financial Group rising 9.9% for its biggest intraday gain since June 2017, while National Commercial Bank (National Commercial Bank6) was up 5...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Samba, NCB, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial Group, National Commercial Bank, Samba NCB, National Commercial Bank National Commercial Bank6


A merged NCB-Samba bank would be #SaudiArabia's biggest lender 'by some way', says EFG Hermes - The National

A merged NCB-Samba bank would be Saudi Arabia's biggest lender 'by some way', says EFG Hermes - The National:A merger between Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank and Samba Financial Group would create the biggest lender in the kingdom "by some way", with a 30 per cent share of the market, according to EFG Hermes.NCB is already the kingdom’s biggest bank in terms of assets, with a 21 per cent share of the market. Samba is the fourth-biggest, with an 11 per cent share.The combined bank will ha...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Samba, NCB, EFG Hermes, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial, Samba Financial Group, National Commercial Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank, NCB Samba, EFG Hermes NCB


#SaudiArabia Stock Market News: Samba and NCB Equities - Bloomberg

:Samba Financial Group jumped in Saudi Arabia after rival National Commercial Bank, the kingdom’s largest lender by assets, offered to acquire it for as much as $15.6 billion.The shares advanced 9.9% to 26.30 riyals as of 10:16 a.m. in Riyadh, while National Commercial Bank rose 7.3%. National Commercial Bank proposed paying as much as 29.32 riyals per share for Samba, a premium of about 27.5% to its closing price on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia has been taking steps to shore up its banking sector...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Bloomberg, Middle East, Samba, Riyadh, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial Group, Public Investment Fund, National Commercial Bank, Qatar National Bank QPSC, First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, NCB Equities Bloomberg


MIDEAST STOCKS-NCB, Samba jump on potential merger; #Qatar eases - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-NCB, Samba jump on potential merger; Qatar eases - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters:Saudi Arabia’s stock market rose on Sunday, boosted by National Commercial Bank and Samba Financial Group Bank after they signed an initial merger agreement, while Qatar’s index retreated in early trade.The benchmark index in Saudi Arabia rose 0.9%, with Samba Financial Group jumping 9.9% and National commercial Bank (NCB) up 5.2%.NCB, the kingdom’s biggest lender, said on Thursday it had signed ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Samba, National Commercial Bank NCB, NCB, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial Group, National Commercial Bank, Agricultural Commodities Reuters, NCB Samba, Samba Financial Group Bank


#Saudi $45 bln bank M&A is haunted by past failure – Breakingviews

Saudi $45 bln bank M&A is haunted by past failure – Breakingviews Mohammed bin Salman wants a banking champion that’s worthy of his grand visions. Saudi Arabian retail investors may not care much about the crown prince’s dreams. That means National Commercial Bank, the government’s would-be vehicle for building a financial powerhouse, will have to pay up for Samba Financial. The two banks on Thursday took the unusual step of announcing that they had arrived at a “framework agreement” for an al...
Tags: Travel, Samba, Riyad, Riyad Bank, NCB, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, National Commercial Bank, Saudi Public Investment Fund, Breakingviews Mohammed bin Salman, Samba Using NCB


#SaudiArabia's biggest lender NCB in merger talks with Samba - Reuters

Saudi Arabia's biggest lender NCB in merger talks with Samba - Reuters:National Commercial Bank (1180.SE), Saudi Arabia’s biggest lender, said on Thursday it had signed an initial agreement with smaller lender Samba Financial Group (1090.SE) to create a combined entity with almost $214 billion in assets.NCB’s offer would value each Samba share at 27.42 to 29.32 riyals ($7.82), giving it a maximum market value of $15.63 billion, 27.5% above its market value of nearly $12.3 billion based on Wednes...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Uae, Gulf, Samba, Reuters, NCB, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial Group, Qatar National Bank QNB, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Samba Reuters


#Saudi’s Samba CEO Sees U-Shaped Recovery After ‘Triple Jeopardy’ - Bloomberg

Saudi’s Samba CEO Sees U-Shaped Recovery After ‘Triple Jeopardy’- Bloomberg:Samba Financial Group expects the kingdom’s economy to have a slow U-shaped recovery after being hit by the “triple jeopardy” of low oil prices, reduced interest rates and the coronavirus pandemic. Recovery from the coronavirus shutdown is already underway, and “we see a full recovery toward the end of 2021,” Chief Executive Officer Rania Nashar said in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Thursday.In response to the crisis...
Tags: Travel, Bloomberg, Samba, Bloomberg TV, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial Group, Rania Nashar


Saudi Response to Fiscal Shock Centers on Record Debt Plan

(Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabia will rely on the biggest debt program since its debut in international bond markets in 2016 to absorb the shock to the budget from collapsing energy prices and cuts in oil output.The kingdom could borrow 220 billion riyals ($58 billion) this year while keeping its drawdown from reserves at up to 120 billion riyals, as originally planned in the budget, Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan said at a news conference late Wednesday. The government is looking at additional ...
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Opec, Bloomberg, Imf, Samba, Finance Ministry, EFG Hermes, Samba Financial Group, Mohamed Abu Basha, Mohammed al Jadaan, Al Jadaan, James Reeve, Bloomberg Saudi Arabia, Bloomberg Economics, Bloomberg Barclays


Getting started with Samba for interoperability

The Samba suite helps you to easily share files between Linux and Windows systems. This first article of two teaches you how and where to begin with interoperability.
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How to Install Samba Server on CentOS 8

Samba is a free and open-source software that can be used to share files, folders, and printers between Linux and Windows systems. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Samba and configure it as a standalone sharing server on CentOS 8.
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'Gold pits have become tombs': mining leaves a tragic legacy in Cameroon

The ruthless quest for gold in eastern Cameroon has left the landscape peppered with deadly open pitsIt was the last day of the summer holidays when, on his way to meet friends in his hometown of Batouri, eastern Cameroon, 12-year-old Saustem Brandon Samba slipped on reddish mud and fell into what at first looked like a large puddle.The puddle turned out to be an abandoned gold mine, with a steep drop, 18 metres deep. Samba tried to get out, his arms and legs scrambling frantically in search of ...
Tags: World news, Mining, Cameroon, Global development, Natural resources and development, Samba, Adamawa, SAH, Batouri, Saustem Brandon Samba, Rural Development Foder


Rio's school for Samba – in pictures

Such is the reputation of the Paraíso de Tuiuti samba school in Rio de Janeiro that dancers travel from as far afield as the UK, Russia and Japan to train in the ways of hip-swivelling and hot-stepping. During Rio’s world-famous carnival, members of the school will dance in front of 70,000 spectators and tens of millions of television viewers Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Japan, Americas, World news, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Rio, Samba, UK Russia


#Saudi lender Samba posts 30% rise in 2019 net profit - Reuters

Saudi lender Samba posts 30% rise in 2019 net profit - Reuters:Saudi lender Samba Financial Group on Sunday posted a 30% rise in annual net profit, helped by a lower charge for an Islamic tax and a double-digit rise in revenue from special commissions, financing and investments.Samba said in a bourse filing its 2019 net profit was 3.99 billion riyals, up from 3.06 billion riyals a year earlier.Analysts had forecast the bank would make a net profit averaging 4.3 billion riyals, according to Refin...
Tags: Travel, Samba, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial Group


#Saudi lender Samba to raise $500 mln in bonds - Reuters

Saudi lender Samba to raise $500 mln in bonds - Reuters:Saudi lender Samba Financial Group plans to raise $500 million in seven-year bonds, a document seen by Reuters showed on Wednesday.The bank, which ranks behind National Commercial Bank and Al Rajhi Bank, among the biggest Saudi lenders by total assets, has hired Citigroup and Standard Chartered to arrange the debt sale, which is expected to close later on Wednesday. The notes were marketed with an initial price guidance of 160 basis points ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Standard Chartered, Citigroup, Samba, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial Group, National Commercial Bank, Al Rajhi Bank


AJ Pritchard opens up about judges comments after being voted off Strictly Come Dancing 

AJ Pritchard has disagreed with the judges about his Samba on Strictly Come Dancing with...
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#Saudi Aramco order book reaches 73 billion riyals so far: Samba - Reuters

Saudi Aramco order book reaches 73 billion riyals so far: Samba - Reuters:Saudi Aramco’s initial public offering (IPO) has attracted approximately 73 billion riyals ($19.47 billion) in institutional and retail orders so far, Saudi Arabia’s Samba Financial Group said on Thursday.Some 1.8 million retail subscribers have injected more than 14 billion riyals into the IPO so far, Samba, one of the banks managing the deal, said in a statement sent to Reuters.Institutional subscriptions amounted to 58....
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Ipo, Samba, Saudi Aramco, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial Group, Samba Capital, Samba Reuters, Reuters Institutional, Rania Nashar


Remembering the pre-Netscape browsers

Young ones, gather round, and let Ole Grampa Doctorow tell you about the glory days, before the creation and deprecation of the tag, when tables were still a glimmer in a data-structure's eye, when a DOM advertised in the back pages of your weekly freesheet and CSS was a controversial DVD-scrambling system. In those heroic days, dinosaurs still walked the Earth, the doomed cousins and hopeful monsters that forked off from WorldWideWeb: forgotten relics of a nobler age with names like NCSA...
Tags: Post, News, Web Theory, Css, Www, Ars Technica, Earth, UC Berkeley, Samba, Paleocomputing, Cello, University of California at Berkeley, Viola, Wei, Midas, Robert Cailliau


Little Backup Box: Now with a card-making shell script and Samba

Little Backup Box comes with a dedicated shell script that greatly simplifies the process of installing and configuring the required packages and scripts. But before you get that far, there is one hurdle you have to clear: creating and setting up a bootable microSD card with the Raspbian system.
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Beth Carvalho (1946-2019)

Beth Carvalho, one of Brazil's most beloved samba singers whose zesty alto voice floated airily above the booming churn of the samba drum and driving samba guitar, died in Rio de Janeiro on April 30. She was 72. On her many albums dating back to 1969, Carvalho's lilting vocals contrasted neatly with the heavy samba, making it seem as if she were sailing speedily across a wind-chopped surface. Carvalho's passionate feel and festive delivery transformed the pulsating Carnival parade beat into th...
Tags: Brazil, Jazz, Pra, Rio De Janeiro, Samba, Carvalho, Marc Myers, Portela, Beth Carvalho, Fechei, Homenagem, Nelson Cavaquinho, Nos Botequins da Vida, Ao Vivo No Olympia


Learn Linux, 302 (Mixed environments): Authentication and authorization

In preparation for taking the Linux Professional Institute Certification exam LPI-302 for systems administrators, learn how to set up and store passwords, integrate Samba with LDAP, and use ACLs to protect your Linux installation.
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