LOS ANGELES — What forecasters say is the longest run of red flag warnings they can recall in the Southland went into its 11th day today, with at least one more day of strong gusty winds and low humidity expected.
Red flag warnings signifying a high risk of wildfires are in effect and scheduled to expire at 10 a.m. Friday in Los Angeles County in the San Gabriel Mountains, the Angeles National Forest, the Santa Monica Mountains, the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys, beach cities, metropolitan Los Angeles, Downtown L.A., and the
A faith-based nonprofit has purchased low-income senior apartments in Pacific Beach for $10.1 million and agreed to keep rent low for the next 30 years.
Retirement Housing Foundation, a Long Beach-based charitable organization, paid roughly $600,000 over asking price for the Luther View complex …Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/sd-fi-luther-view-bought-20171213-story.html
A private endeavor, XpressWest, would connect Victorville and Las Vegas; the Victor and Antelope valleys would be bridged by the High Desert Corridor project; and the region would be linked to the Inland Empire by a express bus/urban rail transit network, according to documents presented last week.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171212/transportation-officials-outline-bullet-train-plans-promised-to-include-victor-valley?rssfeed=true
In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/zz/news/20171212/democrat-jones-wins-stunning-red-state-alabama-senate-upset?rssfeed=true
VCSELs — an acronym that is pronounced “vixels” in the tech world — are small semiconductor devices that emit light vertically and measure the depth at which that light is reflected.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/zz/news/20171213/what-is-vcsel?rssfeed=true
Apple has awarded optical communications components manufacturer Finisar $390 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund to increase spending on research, development and production on vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/zz/news/20171213/apple-awards-finisar-390m-to-build-components-in-texas?rssfeed=true
By ZEYNEP BILGINSOY and SARAH EL DEEB
ISTANBUL — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Arab and Islamic leaders on Wednesday that the United States is no longer fit to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal and should be replaced as mediator by the United Nations, outlining a significant policy shift in response to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
In an impassionate speech, Abbas said his people will no longer accept the United States as a peace broker but added that they remain committed to international resolutions which have formed the basis of the process.
Abbas was speaking at the
ANAHEIM >> Anaheim Elementary School District Superintendent Linda Kimble announced Tuesday she has accepted a similar position with the Vista Unified School District in San Diego County.
The Vista school board voted unanimously tonight to appoint Kimble. She will begin the job in early January.
Kimble became superintendent of the Anaheim district in 2012 after serving as superintendent for the Monrovia Unified School District.
During her tenure, the district implemented a district-wide music curriculum and passed a $318 million bond measure intended to improve school buildings and facilities across the district, according to Keith Sterling, the district’s director of communications & public
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