Infrastructure not war!

first_imgPresident Donald Trump’s budget proposal exposes his administration’s real priorities: It slashes spending on necessities that millions of people depend on for transportation, water supply and electricity. Instead of fixing railroad tracks, bridges, electric grids, water pipes and other essential structures and networks, he reduces governmental departments and agencies that address these vital services.Trump’s earlier proclamation that “crumbling infrastructure will be replaced with new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railways ‘gleaming across our beautiful land’” has evaporated. His “request” to Congress to “approve legislation that produces a $1 trillion investment” in the U.S.’s infrastructure has floated away. (, Feb. 28)The proposed budget cuts $2.4 billion from the Department of Transportation alone and more from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Environmental Protection Agency and other essential programs.Whose budget grew? The Pentagon’s, of course.  With generals filling White House posts, it’s no surprise that the 2018 budget adds a whopping $54 billion increase over and above this year’s $30 billion hike.War contractors like Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman that sell F-35 and F/A 18 fighter jets, missiles, Apache and Blackhawk helicopters and drones stand ready to feast on a $13.5 billion piece of the exorbitant military budget. (, March 16)Each of the 59 Tomahawk missiles the U.S. launched at Syria on April 6 will cost $1.5 million to replace.  That’s $88 million in total!  Raytheon Co., the missile’s maker, saw its stock price soar.Fund people’s needs, not war!So, while the Pentagon and arms manufacturers are lauding Trump’s budgetary priorities, workers are paying the price for the deteriorating infrastructure. Recent accidents at New York’s Penn Station exemplify the national crisis.Some 600,000 workers who daily travel on 1,300 Amtrak, New Jersey Transit and Long Island Railroad trains found their commutes snarled for a week by the second derailment at Penn Station within 10 days. Officials said the April 3 derailment was caused by the failure of a few wooden railroad ties — which each cost less than $100! — and left eight tracks unusable.Rail workers labored 24 hours a day to fix the mess, battling overhead wires and a 1910-era infrastructure.If the Gateway Project — putting a second rail tunnel under the Hudson River to New York City — had been in place, the Penn Station derailment could have been easily managed.  The White House’s budget puts Gateway out of the gate.Besides New York’s programs, a light rail plan in Maryland, a subway project in Los Angeles and a bus project in Kansas City are all slated to be cut.Despite denials by Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, a recent Treasury Department report admits that “a lack of public funding is … the most common factor hindering completion of transportation and water infrastructure projects.” (, April 6)However, billionaire Trump could care less that tens of millions of people suffer from the infrastructure crisis. He represents the interests of Wall Street bankers and investors. They consider infrastructure a “risky investment,” as it generates nothing like the superprofits from weapons manufacturing, corporate mergers and acquisitions, stock and currency manipulations and home foreclosures.Only the mass struggle can ensure that the wealth generated by the workers is used to better people’s lives instead of enriching corporate parasites.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Biden Pledges 50 Percent Cut in U.S. Emissions By 2030

first_img SHARE During a virtual Earth Day summit with other world leaders, President Joe Biden pledged to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.A DTN article says biofuel groups are relieved after the president’s plan talked about very low carbon, new generation renewable fuels to help achieve rapid emission reductions in both the auto fleet and aviation. Biofuel groups had expressed concern that the president’s infrastructure plan relied too heavily on electric vehicles.Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the reality is the country will be using combustion engines for some time into the future.“We know that biofuels have a better greenhouse gas impact or footprint than petroleum-based fuels,” Vilsack says. “To the extent that we can increase our biofuel blends, that’s going to take us closer to our reduction goals.”Renewable Fuels Association CEO Geoff Cooper says biofuels have already made a significant impact on carbon reduction, lowering emissions by almost one billion tons since 2008.Brian Jennings, CEO of the American Coalition for Ethanol, says the initiative could potentially expand biofuel markets around the globe for American producers.“Other countries have initiated national ethanol policies as a part of their initiatives to decarbonize transportation fuels, and American biofuel producers are ready to play a much bigger role in meeting the targets domestically and around the world,” Jennings says. Facebook Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Biden Pledges 50 Percent Cut in U.S. Emissions By 2030 By NAFB News Service – Apr 25, 2021 Biden Pledges 50 Percent Cut in U.S. Emissions By 2030 Previous articlePlanting Forecast: Two Windows Open as Temperatures ModerateNext articleBiden’s 30X30 Proposal Causing Concern Among U.S. Agriculture NAFB News Servicelast_img read more

Man charged with sexually assaulting 5-year-old girl

first_img Twitter Man charged with sexually assaulting 5-year-old girl Pinterest Previous articleBCCO sets ‘An Evening with the Stars’Next article010318_UTPB_WT_A&M_men_02 Digital AIM Web Support TAGS  Facebook Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img Local NewsLaw Enforcement Twitter Gary Landreth A 62-year-old man was arrested and charged after a five-year-old girl stated she was sexually assaulted by him, an Ector County Sheriff’s Office affidavit detailed. Gary Landreth was charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first-degree felony. The sexual assault reportedly happened on Jan. 7 in Ector County. On Jan. 9, Child Protective Services received an anonymous tip that a five-year-old girl told a person that someone she knew had sexually assaulted her, the affidavit stated. ECSO conducted an investigation and interviewed the five-year-old at 1:50 p.m. Jan. 9 at Children’s Advocacy Center at Harmony Home, the affidavit detailed. The girl started again that Landreth had penetrated her anally and vaginally. A SANE exam was performed on the five-year-old girl and the results confirmed to be consistent and indicative of sexual assault, the affidavit stated. Landreth was charged, arrested and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. He had one bond totaling $50,000 and was still in custody as of Wednesday afternoon, jail records show. WhatsApp Pinterest By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 last_img read more

The Week Ahead: Interview with NAR CEO

first_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / The Week Ahead: Interview with NAR CEO The Week Ahead: Interview with NAR CEO August 13, 2017 1,285 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently announced their new CEO, Bob Goldberg. Goldberg dons over 30 years of real estate experience and has been a part of many of NAR’s forward-looking major initiatives. For the first time, he will be participating in a live interview to answer questions that are on the tops of industry professional minds.Goldberg served as a senior executive from 1995-2017, leading three NAR divisions and four subsidiary titles. In his new position, which hasn’t had new leadership in 36 years, he will draw on his marketing expertise as well as business development, mergers and acquisitions, revenue generation, product lifecycle management, and professional development.Prior to NAR, Goldberg served as SVP with PRC Realty Systems, the nation’s leading provider of online multiple listing systems.To submit questions, post on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn with hashtag #AskBobNAR.RealScout will hold the interview on Tuesday, August 15 at 3 p.m. EST. To attend the Facebook Live event, register here.Other Events in the Week Ahead: Housing Market Index, Monday 10 a.m. EDTHousing Starts, Wednesday 8:30 a.m. EDTFreddie Mac Weekly Mortgage Survey, Thursday 10 a.m. EDT in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago About Author: Brianna Gilpin Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Previous: Black Knight Expands Home Price Index Next: Another Decision by Semantics Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Brianna Gilpin, Online Editor for MReport and DS News, is a graduate of Texas A&M University where she received her B.A. in Telecommunication Media Studies. Gilpin previously worked at Hearst Media, one of the nation’s leading diversified media and information services companies. To contact Gilpin, email [email protected] center_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Tagged with: the week ahead Related Articles Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago  Print This Post The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily the week ahead 2017-08-13 Brianna Gilpin Subscribelast_img read more

[Breaking] SC Grants Interim Protection From Arrest To Prashant Bhushan In FIR Registered By Gujarat Police [Read Order]

first_imgTop Stories[Breaking] SC Grants Interim Protection From Arrest To Prashant Bhushan In FIR Registered By Gujarat Police [Read Order] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK1 May 2020 12:01 AMShare This – xThe Supreme Court on Friday granted interim protection from arrest to Advocate Prashant Bhushan in FIR registered against him by Gujarat police alleging hurting of religious sentiments.A bench comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to the Gujarat Government and posted the matter after two weeks.”No coercive action to be taken till next date of hearing” , the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Supreme Court on Friday granted interim protection from arrest to Advocate Prashant Bhushan in FIR registered against him by Gujarat police alleging hurting of religious sentiments.A bench comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to the Gujarat Government and posted the matter after two weeks.”No coercive action to be taken till next date of hearing” , the bench ordered.During the hearing, Justice Ashok Bhushan asked Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave, who was appearing for Prashant Bhushan: “Mr Dave, anybody can watch anything on TV. How can you say people cannot watch this and that ?” Dave replied,  “No, we are not on people watching something on TV. But we are on FIR”Justice Bhushan to Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave: “Mr Dave, anybody can watch anything on TV. How can you say people cannot watch this and that ?”Dave: “No we are not on people watching something on TV. But we are on FIR”@pbhushan1 @PrakashJavdekar #Ramayana— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) May 1, 2020The FIR was registered over the critical comments made by Bhushan in twitter against Union Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeting a picture of himself watching “Ramayana” serial amidst the national lockdown. In that context, Bhushan tweeted on March 28 : “As crores starve and walk hundreds of miles home due to the lockdown, our heartless ministers celebrate consuming and feeding the opium of Ramayana & Mahabharata to the people!”. Alleging that this tweet amounted to hurting of religious sentiments, one Jaydev Rajnikat Joshi lodged complaint at Bhaktinagar Police Station, Rajot, Gujarat under Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code. In the writ petition filed in the SC through Advocate Kamini Jaiswal, Bhushan states that his tweet was only highlighting the apathy of the Union Minister in handling the migrant workers crisis, and was not intended at hurting any religious sentiments. Bhushan states that no offence is made out against him, even prima facie, and that the FIR amounts to an infringement of his fundamental right to freedom of speech and expression. He adds that the phrase “religion is the opium of the masses” is a famous quote of Karl Marx, which has been even used by the Delhi High Court in a 2012 judgment in the case Court on its own Motion v Govt. of NCT of Delhi. He asserts that there was no intention on his part to hurt religious sentiments, or to demean the sacred text of ‘Ramayana’, and that his genuine criticism has been twisted out of context to give a perverse meaning. Apart from Section 295A, the offence under Section 505(1)(b) of the IPC is also mentioned in the FIR . Bhushan states that this offence is included in the FIR for retweeting two tweets of Ashlin Mathews (editor of National Herald) and Kannan Gopinathan (former IAS officer). Ashlin Mathews on March 29 had criticized the direction of the Union Government to declare sports stadiums as jails for the purpose of housing migrant workers. Kannan Gopinathan had on March 30 criticized the order cutting salaries of AIIMS doctors/staff to contribute to PM Care Fund even as they were in distressing conditions doing their duty. Bhushan states that his retweets were valid criticism of the government, and cannot amount to an offence under Section 505 (1)(b), which deals with the act of creating alarm or fear to the public inducing them to commit an offence against public tranquility. He also states that though several persons had retweeted the tweets of Mathews and Gopinathan, only he has been selectively targeted. Judging by the yardsticks of a reasonable man, the offences under Section 295A and 505(1)(b) are not made out with respect to his tweets, states the plea. Bhushan asserts that the FIR is an abuse of process of law to muzzle valid criticism of governmental actions. “The FIR belatedly registered after almost 15 days is nothing but an attempt to curb criticism of government policies/actions and is malafide, vexatious, malicious, frivolous, and an abuse of the process of law and violative of right to freedom of speech and expression under Article 19(1)(a) and the ingredients of the offences are not even prima facie made out”, he states in the plea.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

NFL star JJ Watt signs with Arizona

first_imgLife is good in [email protected] @AZCardinals— Deandre Hopkins (@DeAndreHopkins) March 1, 2021 ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the deal is two-years and is worth $31 million with $23 million guaranteed. Watt asked for his release from the Houston Texans in February and the team granted him it on February 12. He announced the release in a video on Twitter.  Houston, I wanted you to hear this directly from me…— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) February 12, 2021 Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. March 1, 2021 /Sports News – National NFL star JJ Watt signs with Arizona FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailScott Halleran/Getty ImagesBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — NFL star JJ Watt announced on Twitter that he is signing with the Arizona Cardinals. center_img Watt was drafted 11th overall by the Texans in 2011 and won three NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards between 2012-2015. He is one of only three players to win the award three times. He is a five-time Pro-Bowler and five-time All-Pro and finished with 101 sacks in his Houston career, the most in franchise history.Watt has dealt with several injuries since 2015, only playing in all 16 games twice since that season.In 2016, he played in just three games before undergoing season-ending back surgery. In 2017, Watt broke his leg in Week 5 and miss the rest of the season. In 2019, he tore a pectoral muscle in Week 8, which ended his year.Arizona now has a formidable duo on the defensive line. Watt joins Chandler Jones, who leads the league in sacks since 2012 with 97. Watt is second with 95.5. He also rejoins former Texans teammate DeAndre Hopkins, who was traded to Arizona in 2020. Hopkins reacted to the news on Twitter.  Written by source: me.— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) March 1, 2021 Beau Lundlast_img read more

Multi-Ship refueling keeps Operation Atalanta warships on patrol

first_img Training & Education Back to overview,Home naval-today Multi-Ship refueling keeps Operation Atalanta warships on patrol July 27, 2016 Multi-Ship refueling keeps Operation Atalanta warships on patrol Operation Atalanta’s warships are deployed off the coast of Somalia to ensure that the pirate attacks that terrorized seafarers in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden for a number of years are not allowed to resurge.In order to ensure that the EU NAVFOR warships are able to maintain their counter-piracy patrols for longer periods, the ships top up their fuel and other essential stores, such as food, by conducting a Replenishment at Sea (RAS).Operation Atalanta’s German tanker, FGS Spessart, recently rendezvoused at sea with flagship, FGS Bayern, and Italian warship, ITS Euro, to conduct a RAS.Refueling one ship is a complicated manoeuvre that requires focused communication and high levels of skill from all the crews involved. When another ship is added to the mix, the manoeuvre becomes even more complex and safety concerns increase.After the RAS procedure was safely and successfully completed, the EU Naval Force’s ships returned to their duties to deter and disrupt the piracy threat off the Somali coast.During a recent multi-ship RAS, all four Operation Atalanta ships sailed togethercenter_img View post tag: EU NAVFOR View post tag: Operation Atalanta Share this articlelast_img read more

Learning Disabilities Adjunct Specialist

first_imgSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Job Posting TitleLearning Disabilities Adjunct Specialist Special Requirements The Institution Posting NumberF00115P Work YearN/A 1. Have a master’s degree from an accredited institution, completedby July 1, 2018 in Learning Disabilities, Special Education,Education, Psychology, Speech Pathology, Communication Disorders,Educational Psychology, Counseling, or Rehabilitation Counseling;Or, hold a California Community College Instructor’s Credential inthe discipline area; OR, the equivalent.*2. In addition, have fifteen semester units of upper division orgraduate study in the area of disability, to include but not belimited to: a) learning disabilities; b) developmentaldisabilities; c) deaf and hearing impaired; d) physicaldisabilities; e) adapted computer technology.3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity toand understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnicbackgrounds of community college students, including those withphysical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences inlearning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusiveeducational and employment environment.*Note: Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision mustattach details and explain how their academic preparation is theequivalent of the degrees listed above. Additional Salary InformationNo additional salary information to note Physical Demands LocationLos Rios Community College District (District Office) Considering this specific position that you are applying to –where/how did you learn about this position?College DepartmentCareerBuilderChronicle of Higher Ed ( College Registry Job Fair: OaklandCommunity College Registry Job Fair: Los AngelesCommunity College Registry Online Job BoardCommunity Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)CommunityCollegeJobsComunidadCraigslistDiverse: Issues in Higher EducationD’Primeramano MagazineEdJoinFacebook (Campaign)Facebook (Los Rios Page)GlassdoorGreater Sacramento Urban LeagueHandshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)HigheredJobsIndeedInstagramJob SitesJob JournalLatina Leadership Network of the California CommunityCollegesLinkedInLos Rios Community College District EmployeeLos Rios Community College District Human Resources EmailLos Rios Community College District WebsiteLRCCD Resource Group – API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)LRCCD Resource Group – Black Faculty & Staff Association(BFSA)LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)LRCCD Resource Group – Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)Professional NetworksSacramento Black Chamber of CommerceSacramento Asian Chamber of CommerceSacramento Builders ExchangeSacramento Hispanic Chamber of CommerceSacramento Rainbow Chamber of CommerceSacramentoWorksThe HUBTwitterYouTubeZipRecruiter Total Hrs per Week/Day How and where to apply The Los Rios Community College District is seeking a pool ofqualified applicants for possible temporary part-time facultyteaching assignments. These positions are filled on an as neededbasis and are on-going recruitment efforts.Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants arecontacted/hired year round for assignments based on collegeneeds.Teaching assignments may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid,weekend, and/or off campus classes.Under the direction and supervision of the Dean of Student Services& Counseling, conduct learning disabilities (LD) assessments ofcurrent and potential community college students with disabilitiesthrough individual and group interactions. AboutThe Los Rios Community College District ( LRCCD ) is the secondlargest, two-year public college district in California, servingapproximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. Thedistrict’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento andEl Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano countiesand is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – AmericanRiver, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. Inaddition to each college’s main campus, the district offerseducational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, ElkGrove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart ofthe Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strongcommunities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby someof the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – LakeTahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is agreat place to live and work!StrengthsThe district has approximately 4,000 employees throughout our fourcolleges and district office in dozens of different departmentsthat provide welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments forLos Rios students, employees and community partners. Each and everydistrict and college department strives for the highest quality inall programs, services, and activities, and is focused on improvingeducational outcomes for the students we serve.Our VisionOur colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, studentsuccess centered education. Our objective is to help our studentssuccessfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want totransfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associatedegree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demandcareer fields.The Los Rios Community College District’s Human ResourcesDepartment is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring aninclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students,and surrounding communities. To that end, the Human ResourcesDepartment is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retainingdiverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges’student populations. Closing Date Beginning and/or Ending Dates Posting Date Posting Details Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for completeinformation on how to apply online with our District. Applicationservices are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Mondaythrough Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District HumanResources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of theapplication process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in duringour business hours. After hours inquiries to be emailed [email protected] Please indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications forthis position. Select the appropriate answer.I possess the minimum qualifications for this discipline aslisted on the job announcement. (Attach unofficial transcripts froman accredited college/university and/or evidence of jobexperience.)I possess a valid California Community College Credential forthis discipline. (Attach a copy of appropriate credential withapplication.)I possess qualifications equivalent to those listed and haveattached evidence. (To review Equivalency Process.)I have previously been granted equivalency to teach thisdiscipline by the Los Rios Community College District. (Attach theEquivalency Determination Form P-38 and transcripts.) Part-time, Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants arecontacted/hired year round for assignments based on collegeneeds. Position Summary SalaryPlease see LRCCD Salary Schedules We value:- Training and experience in assessing and diagnosing specificlearning disabilities using appropriate diagnostic instruments,e.g., the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scales ( WAIS -IV), theWechsler Individual Achievement Test ( WIAT III ), theWoodcock-Johnson Psycho-Educational batteries (WJ-IV Achievement,WJ IV Cognitive, and WJ IV Oral Language), the Nelson Denny ReadingTest (ND), the Wide Range Achievement Test ( WRAT 4).- Knowledge of the fundamentals of non-visible disabilities and thepsychological aspects of adults with LD.- The completion of the California Community College Chancellor’sOffice training on their Learning Disabilities Eligibility andServices model. Minimum Qualifications Application Instructions Can you perform the essential functions of this position?YesNo Work Schedule General Responsibilities:The adjunct Specialist shall be responsible for thefollowing:Continuing professional development; utilizing current technologyin the performance of job duties; maintaining standards ofprofessional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professionalposition; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the areadean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of an adjunctfaculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.Typical duties:- Screen students for possible learning disabilities.- Conduct LD intakes to determine appropriateness for full LDassessment.- Administer diagnostic testing in order to determine eligibilityfor LD services in accordance with the California CommunityColleges Learning Disabilities Eligibility and ServicesModel.- Meet individually with students to discuss their diagnosticresults, learning styles, academic adjustments and auxiliaryservices (accommodations), and academic concerns.- Recommend appropriate learning strategies and academicadjustments and/or auxiliary services.- Conduct intake with students with disabilities who are applyingfor services to verify disability documentation or other verifyinginformation, and determine eligibility for services.- Prepare and maintain records for each student according toapplicable reporting requirements, relay pertinent information tocollege personnel as needed within the confidentiality of suchpersonal information and records as required by law.- Provide liaison services between students and appropriate campusand community resources (i.e., EOPS, Financial Aid, Department ofRehabilitation). Conditions Assignment Responsibilities Department Location All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon thesuccessful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom fromtuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in theUnited States prior to the first day of work. The District mayselect additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacanciesor needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. Wheneducation is a requirement for the position, official academictranscripts from the accredited college/university must besubmitted within 60 days of hire. Criminal History Verification and Release: I acknowledge andagree that I understand that by answering the question below, Icertify that the information provided by me is true, correct andcomplete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorizeinvestigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881(if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability allpersons and organizations furnishing such information. I understandthat any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts onthis form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 orattachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. Ifyou have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minortraffic violation you are required to complete the form ‘ArrestsWhich Led to Convictions for Crime’, P-881 (you must discloseconvictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). Please copy and paste the provided URL forthe form - – andattach the completed form to your application.Yes, I acknowledge and agreeNo, I do not acknowledge or agree Quicklink Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College Districtadjunct faculty posting are required to complete fully andsubmit:1. Los Rios Community College District Faculty Application(required)2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work * (graduateadvising documents and grade reports will not be accepted asunofficial transcripts). NOTE : Los Rios employees are alsorequired to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.(required)3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (recommended)4. Two letters of recommendation (recommended)5. Letter of Interest (recommended)*Note: Applications submitted without transcripts will bedisqualified. Also individuals who have completed college oruniversity course work at an institution in a country other thanthe United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreigntranscripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreigntranscript evaluation is required any time foreign course work isused to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even ifthe foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or universityin the United States.Foreign transcript evaluations ONLY accepted from AICE (Associationof International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (TheNational Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies orevaluators.Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click hereDo not submit additional materials that are not requested. Open ContinuouslyYes Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsUnofficial Transcript 1Optional DocumentsUnofficial Transcript 2Unofficial Transcript 3Resume/Curriculum VitaeLetter of InterestLetter of Recommendation 1Letter of Recommendation 2Equivalency Determination Letter (P-38 or Equivalency RequestStatement)P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For CrimeDocumentForeign Transcript Evaluationlast_img read more

Rising demand for renewable fuels puts pressure on prices for wheat

first_imgBakers and millers have been warned to expect a rise in wheat prices of around £20 a tonne by 2010, due to rising demand for biofuels made from wheat.The UK government has ruled that 5% of road transport fuel should be from renewable sources by 2010, and the EU has a target of 6% by 2010. National Association of British and Irish Millers (NABIM) director general Alex Waugh told British Baker these targets equate to around 20 million tonnes of renewable fuel being used across Europe in 2010.Renewable sources for fuel include bioethanol, made from wheat and bio-diesel, made from oilseed rape. Much of this is likely to be imported into the UK, Mr Waugh said. However, as an illustration, if the UK was to rely solely on its own wheat to make its 5% renewable fuel, half the annual crop – or seven million tonnes would be required.Mr Waugh said it was more likely that 1-2% of the UK’s stipulated 5% would be sourced domestically, amounting to three million tonnes. Wheat prices were likely to be pushed up across the board, due to increased demand, although wheat used for processing was likely to be the cheaper varieties.At the moment, the UK is an exporter of wheat, but the changing pattern of demand could mean it becomes a net importer. Mr Waugh said: “If the market moves from a position of being dependent on exports to get rid of surplus to only have enough wheat for its needs, the difference could be £20 a tonne compared to the local price. Other market fluctuations will also apply and it may be that it is more than £20 a tonne. My opinion is that, all other things being equal, we are likely to see the price of wheat going up.”However, the increased demand for wheat for processing into bioethanol is likely to be a short-term phenomenon. As processing for renewable fuels becomes more sophisticated, other sources, such as straw and waste, are likely to be used.The UK is set to build its first bioethanol processing plant in Somerset in 2007.last_img read more

Southern California Sees Drastic Spike In Herpes Diagnoses Following Coachella

first_imgTurn on the news these days and one will likely hear a story about a resurgence in Measles across the United States at the moment. While that may be concerning, it’s not quite as worrisome as the number of Herpes diagnoses spreading throughout southern California following both weekends of Coachella the past two weeks.Related: Ultra Music Festival’s Future In Miami In Question Due To Stressed-Out FishA new report from TMZ reveals the number of Herpes cases in the region around Indio, CA, where Coachella takes place, has seen a drastic bump (2,083% increase) since the first weekend of the highly-attended pop festival on April 12th-14th. According to the ATD diagnosis app HerpAlert, which allows anyone who thinks they’re infected, to submit photos of their situation to medical professionals to review and diagnose, 1,105 Herpes cases have been reported in Indio, Palm Desert, Coachella Valley, Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties. Those areas of southern California happen to be where most of this year’s Coachella attendees call home. Astoundingly, HerpAlert serviced up to 250 patients during the first two days of the festival alone!While geographics do help to water down the sample size (surely not all of the 1,105 cases submitted via HerpAlert came from Coachella attendees), it is still a troubling number of STD diagnoses. The report also goes on to state that this is the largest spike in HerpAlert Herpes cases since the weekend of the 2018 Oscars in Los Angeles, where there were 60 cases per day.There’s certainly plenty of data here to concern any parent or health professional. It’s worth noting that brands like Trojan Condoms regularly advertise at major music events by way of airplanes circling above the festivals with a large sign in tow. Unfortunately, all that airplane fuel seems to be going to waste as young music fans continue to partake in such recklessness as unprotected sex.The moral of the story: Stop hooking up on the Ferris wheel y’all!last_img read more