AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter The Swedish Gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen) has launched an appeal against a decision to reduce a penalty levied against Svenska Spel subsidiary Casino Cosmopol for failing to comply with licence requirements for money laundering and terrorist financing.The land-based casino operator was issued with an SEK8m penalty in November last year, prompting it to launch an appeal against the decision.While the Administrative Court of Linköping agreed that the failings in Casino Cosmopol’s internal processes merited a financial penalty, it argued that having examined the licence condition violations, it believed the sum should be reduced to SEK3m.In launching its appeal, Spelinspektionen said that the operator had been guilty of “serious and systematic violations of gaming regulations”, and as such does not believe the reduction is justified.“It is also unclear from the judgment of the Administrative Court why it chose to reduce the penalty fee,” the regulator added.Spelinspektionen’s original investigation revealed that Casino Cosmopol had failed to carry out appropriate checks on high-spending players. Players that lost significant sums at its venues allowed to continue gambling, with no monitoring of their spending carried out.Its risk assessments of customers were also deemed unfit for purpose. The regulator highlighted the example of a customer that had lost SEK2.84m since 2016 and reported to the Finance Department as a money laundering risk on three occasions being classed as low-risk.Image: Per-Olof Forsberg Email Address The Swedish Gaming Authority (Spelinspektionen) has launched an appeal against a decision to reduce a penalty levied against Svenska Spel subsidiary Casino Cosmopol for failing to comply with licence requirements for money laundering and terrorist financing. Regions: Europe Nordics Sweden Casino & games Topics: Casino & games Legal & compliance Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Spelinspektionen appeals Casino Cosmpol penalty cut 30th October 2019 | By contenteditor
Mega African Capital Limited (MAC.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Financial sector has released it’s 2017 abridged results.For more information about Mega African Capital Limited (MAC.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Mega African Capital Limited (MAC.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Mega African Capital Limited (MAC.gh) 2017 abridged results.Company ProfileMega African Capital Limited (MAC) is an investment holding company with interests in the development, purchase, sale and rental of real estate and investment in equities and fixed income investments. The company targets high net-worth investments looking for opportunities to invest in Africa which will yield high returns. MAC is geared to provide medium- to long-term capital growth through investments in listed and unlisted companies in Africa. The company has investments in Ghana, Malawi and Tanzania. MAC is owned by OAK Partners, a private investment institution based in Accra, Ghana. Mega African Capital Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange
The search for the ‘God Particle’ An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab [Episcopal News Service] Last month news accounts were breathlessly reporting that physicists were ready to announce that they’d discovered, at long last, the Higgs Boson – the so-called “God Particle.” The news, when it came out, was much less exciting than the earlier reports seemed to indicate. There was no discovery. There was instead essentially just an announcement that there was one last drawer to open to find the particle. And that the drawer would be opened sometime this coming year.The Higgs particle’s existence is predicted by the Standard Model of Particle Physics. It’s a very successful model at explaining the odd, counter-intuitive world of elementary particles. It has a lot of confirmed predictions to its credit. But there’s one missing piece, the Higgs boson, a keystone that needs to exist but has not yet been confirmed. The Higgs particle is a boson, a class of particles that connects the forces of the world to their expressions. In essence, the Higgs is the particle whose existence explains why some elementary particles have masses and some don’t. It was nicknamed the “God particle” by an author who wrote a popularized explanation of the theory. Physicists don’t really like the term. Nor does this particular priest.If scientists do, in fact, confirm the existence of the Higgs particle later this year, it will be a major triumph of the Standard Model. It will mean that we have effectively discovered a way to view almost all the major forces of Nature (electricity, magnetism and the weak and strong nuclear forces) as different manifestations of one underlying phenomenon. (Gravity still stubbornly refuses to be folded into the structure.) The confirmation will be the capstone of a more than a century’s worth of work.But if the Higgs particle isn’t in that last drawer — well, then things will get very interesting. Because the Standard Model works very well. But it will be shown to be wrong. And when science is wrong, it gets very exciting. Because it means that physicists will all have to go back to the beginning, figure out where they went wrong, and look to see where they might fix up a new view of reality.This happens with some regularity in Physics. It happened in the time of Copernicus and Kepler. It happened when Einstein showed the errors with Newton’s model. It happened as Bohr et al showed errors with both Einstein and Newton. If it happens again, well and good! More Nobel prizes to be won! (Scientists like winning prizes.)The possibility that the Higgs won’t be found is worth reflecting on. Because the furor that would result shows the difference between the scientific method and religious practice. Science is always striving to find new and more successful ways to view the world. And when something is wrong, it means that whole existing edifice is supposed to be tossed aside and a new one created. Woe to any philosophy or theology that depends on the structures being discarded.Christianity, on the other hand, starts with a story to which we have a responsibility to conform our lives; the story of God’s creation and love of Creation, our role within that Creation and the unique expression of God’s will for us in the person of Jesus. Rather than overturning the story and starting over again, we draw close to the story and discover new facets and ways to apply a universal and timeless truth to our lives. Science changes the account to fit the present observations.The two enterprises are often seen as being in conflict. But they’re not really. They are using different methodologies to draw as close as possible to Truth. In my mind they’ve always been complementary to each other, best used in conversation with one another.So keep that in mind when the results of the search for the Higgs Particle are announced. If it’s found – yay. If it’s not found – then YAY! Either way, the scientific endeavor will continue to try to hunt the truth, no matter how elusive. And faith will continue to seek enlightenment by its contemplation of the truth already delivered.—The Very Rev. W. Nicholas Knisely is dean of Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix, Arizona. He holds degrees in physics and astronomy from Franklin and Marshall College and the University of Delaware, in addition to a master of divinity degree from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. This commentary first appeared on the website of the Diocese of Arizona. Rector Albany, NY Rector Shreveport, LA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Belleville, IL February 8, 2012 at 4:30 pm Dear Nicholas,Thank you for this article; you explain the “God Particle” clearly and consisely. I am an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Minnesota, and just returned from a visit to my parents in Rio Verde AZ. While there my mom (age 86), dad (age 90) and I (not telling!) were talking about the intersection of God and science. None of us can grasp how some people think of the two as completely separate. Your article got me to thinking that people in Rio Verde would be interested in hearing you speak on the above subject. They are always interested in having speakers on engaging topics at the community church there. I am sending your article and contact information to them. Thank you again!Blessings, Mary Youth Minister Lorton, VA Comments (3) Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Doug Desper says: Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Martinsville, VA Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Washington, DC January 28, 2012 at 9:45 pm GREAT article – someone else besides the usual roundtable of commentators with their political and social engineering therories.Great theological premises. This can teach and preach! Much more worthy of our Church than the ever-tiring angst of which we have grown accustomed to reading here. Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Associate Rector Columbus, GA Cheryl Kopec says: Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Collierville, TN Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Submit a Job Listing Submit an Event Listing Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Hopkinsville, KY Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Bath, NC Featured Jobs & Calls Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK January 28, 2012 at 4:36 pm Great article — looking forward to more on this and similar topics! Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH By Nicholas KniselyPosted Jan 27, 2012 Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Featured Events Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Press Release Service Curate Diocese of Nebraska Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Tampa, FL AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Pittsburgh, PA Mary Phelps says: Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Submit a Press Release Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Smithfield, NC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Comments are closed.
Rector Shreveport, LA By diocesan staffPosted May 19, 2014 Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Knoxville, TN Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Collierville, TN Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Tampa, FL Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Smithfield, NC Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Submit a Press Release Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Washington, DC Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Featured Jobs & Calls Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Bishop Consecrations, Rector Bath, NC Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Belleville, IL Youth Minister Lorton, VA People An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Director of Music Morristown, NJ Featured Events This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Submit an Event Listing Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Press Release Service Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Albany, NY Tags Submit a Job Listing Rector Martinsville, VA Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI House of Bishops, Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA The bishops surround Bishop-elect Shin for the laying on of hands. Photo: Kara Flannery[Episcopal Diocese of New York] The Rev. Allen K. Shin was ordained and consecrated as bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of New York on May 19 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.The chief consecrator was Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. Co-consecrating bishops included the 16th Bishop of New York, Andrew M. L. Dietsche, retired bishops of New York Richard F. Grein and Mark S. Sisk, retired suffragan bishop Catherine S. Roskam, Bishop Lawrence C. Provenzano of Long Island, Suffragan Bishop Diane Jardine Bruce of Los Angeles, Bishop Robert A. Rimbo of the Metropolitan New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and Bishop Marian Blair Couch of the Northern Province of the Moravian Church. The sermon was preached by retired presiding bishop, the Rt. Rev. Frank T. Griswold III.Shin most recently served as rector of St. John’s Church, Huntington, Long Island. Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Curate Diocese of Nebraska New York diocese ordains Allen K. Shin as bishop suffragan
TAGSElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now ActFocus on CongressRep. Val Demings Previous articleOrange County Citizen Corps Council makes community safer, stronger, and better preparedNext articleFlu activity increasing statewide Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Focus on CongressFrom the office of Rep. Val DemingsWashington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Val Demings (D-FL) voted for H.R. 3, a bill to lower prescription drug costs for American families, and to cover dental, vision, and hearing services under Medicare for the first time. The legislation, which passed the House of Representatives and will now go to the Senate, was named in honor of U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, who passed away earlier this year.Rep. Val DemingsOne Ocoee mother, Victoria Sullivan Eaton, said “As a family personally impacted by type one diabetes (T1D)—a chronic, autoimmune disease—we feel the significant impacts of the rising cost of insulin daily. Having an affordable and predictable out-of-pocket cost for insulin is critical for families like mine, and we are grateful that Congress is looking carefully into this issue to support their constituents who live with, or love those with T1D.”Said Rep. Demings, “When America elected Democrats to the majority in the House of Representatives, we promised transformative legislation to bring down health care costs for the American people. Today we are continuing to keep that promise, passing groundbreaking legislation to allow Medicare to use its massive influence to negotiate with drug companies and force them to bring down costs for all Americans. This bill will also finally expand Medicare to cover dental, vision, and hearing services, which are vital to our health and quality of life.“No American should ever be priced out of lifesaving medical treatment, yet one third of Americans report that they or a loved one has had to skip doses, leave prescriptions unfilled, or simply forgo treatment entirely. Other countries do not have these same struggles, and I believe that in the greatest country on Earth, we shouldn’t either.“While our Congress has been one of the most productive in history, many of the bipartisan bills we have passed have been locked up in the Senate. I urge Senator McConnell, for the sake of our families and our communities, to allow a vote on this legislation.”BackgroundA full summary can be found here.H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, would expand health care coverage and would empower Medicare to negotiate drug prices. By forcing companies to bring down costs, Americans who rely on private insurance will also benefit from lower prices.Rep. Demings previously commissioned a special report on insulin prices in the 10th District. The report shows that because Medicare is not allowed to negotiate drug prices, the costs to Medicare are nearly four times higher than in the United Kingdom, five times higher than in Australia, and three times higher than in Canada. For uninsured patients, the costs can be as much as 21 times higher.H.R. 3 will do the following:Authorize the government to negotiate with drug manufacturers for lower drug costs.Cap annual out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs under Medicare.Reinvest the savings in lower out-of-pocket costs, closing coverage gaps, investing in R&D, and fighting the opioid crisis.Add new dental, vision, and hearing coverage to Medicare for the first time.96% of beneficiaries in Florida’s 10th District (105,200 people) would gain dental benefits.71% of beneficiaries in Florida’s 10th District (77,300 people) would gain vision benefits.73% of beneficiaries in Florida’s 10th District (70,200 people) would gain hearing benefits. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Congress Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate The Anatomy of Fear LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here Drug price negotiations would affect the 250 most expensive drugs in the country. These drugs are half of all Medicare Part D spending. They are needed by tens of millions of patients.Out of pocket costs for patients would be capped at $2,000. One-third of Americans say that they or a family member have skipped medication because they could not afford it.According to AARP, the average annual cost of prescription drugs rose nearly 58 percent between 2012 and 2017. H.R. 3 would require drug companies to pay rebates to patients if they increase prices faster than the rate of inflation.In Florida, 9.8% of residents – 1,944,189 people – live with diabetes. Over the past decade, the price of insulin has increased by 197%, and Medicare Part D spending on insulin has increased by 840%. For the most commonly used insulin medications, Florida residents spend anywhere from $1,200 to $20,000 annually. Under H.R. 3, Florida residents could spend 3.5 times less on insulin.H.R. 3 can lower the average total cost of the insulin NovoLOG Flexpen by 76% from $19,800 to $4,800 per year. Under H.R. 3, some commonly used insulins can cost as little as $400 per year.In 2019, an estimated 19,130 women in Florida will be diagnosed with breast cancer. H.R. 3 can lower the average total cost of breast cancer medication Ibrance by 65% from $69,000 to $23,900 per year.In 2019, an estimated 4,980 people in Florida will be diagnosed with leukemia. H.R. 3 can lower the average total cost of the leukemia medication Tasigna by 71% from $93,700 to $27,400 per year.In 2019, an estimated 11,860 people in Florida will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. H.R. 3 can lower the average total cost of prostate cancer medication Zytiga by 66% from $109,500 to $37,400 per year.21.5% of Florida residents have arthritis, 38% of whom experience severe joint pain because of it. H.R. 3 can lower their total costs on most arthritis drugs from $40,000 to $10,000 per year.About 7.5% or 1,258,262 Florida residents live with asthma. H.R. 3 can lower their total costs on most asthma drugs from $1,400 to $270 per year.In 2015, 4,783 Florida residents were diagnosed with HIV. H.R. 3 can lower their total costs on most HIV drugs from $15,000 to $6,000 per year.One million people are living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the United States. H.R. 3 can lower their total costs on most MS drugs from $40,000 to $13,000 per year. Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11
2014 CopyHouses•Prague, Czech Republic Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/543472/houseboat-mjolk-architekti Clipboard Photographs: Courtesy of Mjölk architektiSave this picture!Courtesy of Mjölk architektiText description provided by the architects. Most of our clients wants to live in their own house. Everyone of them wants to have a home in a beautiful place, most of them near to the center or very near to its developed infrastructure. At today´s prices to such an ideal place can realistically afford only a fraction of them and only part is willing to pay for the land, which cost is equivalent to several times the price of the average plot.Save this picture!Courtesy of Mjölk architektiOur clients search their own way how to achieve the best value ratio. But the best value means different things for different people. If your claims are flexible enough and you can bear a few compromises you can get a reasonable things for good money. Sometimes we are asked to work on a plot which is on a steep hill that only a fool would buy, the other time we design a house so narrow that it remains of noodle where you can barely turn around. Each client sees the value elsewhere. When selecting the plot, the basis is to think and see the future. ‘How I live today, how will I live in two years or in ten years? Maybe I will need a stroller for triplets or I will become fond of cycling.’ Things are changing and a small analysis of our own lives wouldn´t hurt anybody.Save this picture!SectionThe quality houses raises from extreme places. Limits and problems don´t necessarily mean a tragedy. The great amount of fantastic houses are built in very improbable conditions.Save this picture!Courtesy of Mjölk architektiThe size of the house wasn´t the criteria for one of our clients. He wanted to reconstruct an old houseboat anchored in area of Sailing club in Smichov. His requirement was easy: to live in the centre of Prague with a little bit of navy romance, to be able to go for a bear with his boat or to get to sunday´s Farmers market in city centre on the quay. Today our adventurer and traveler can tell the stories how he slew shark with a tripod camera. So the conclusion is: live in te city, buy houseboats!Save this picture!Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessPrivate Family Home / LA Hally ArchitectSelected ProjectsD&P Residence / Atelier ParaleloSelected Projects Share Houseboat / Mjölk ArchitektiSave this projectSaveHouseboat / Mjölk Architekti Save this picture!Courtesy of Mjölk architekti+ 27 Share 2014 Houseboat / Mjölk Architekti “COPY” Architects: Mjölk Architekti Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily CopyAbout this officeMjölk ArchitektiOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPragueHousesCzech RepublicPublished on September 05, 2014Cite: “Houseboat / Mjölk Architekti” 05 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Houses “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/892998/palm-springs-dome-house-pavlina-williams Clipboard United States Manufacturers: CB2, Ikea, Jeld-Wen, Konstantin Grcic, Milgard, BUILDSave this picture!© Krista Jahnke Photography + DesignRecommended ProductsWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LucePorcelain StonewareApavisaFloor Tiles – RegenerationText description provided by the architects. Escape it all at this fascinating vacation home rental in Palm Springs. Resurrected from neglect and disrepair by an LA-based architect this unique compound has been creatively restored with a stylish mid-century inspired aesthetic. Full of fun geometric structural patterns of the dome, the thoughtful attention to detail, and the mesmerizing desert views. Set within a spectacular five-acre property, this thoughtfully restored geodesic dome house sits on a hilltop with spectacular desert, mountain, Joshua Tree and Coachella valley views from virtually every angle. Its complete solitude interrupted only by the hypnotic wind turbines that lend an otherworldly beauty to the already dramatic desert landscape. One of the three major wind farms in California, the giant sentinel-like windmills stand silently harnessing the power of the wind from the San Giorgonio Pass, rhythmically turning throughout the day and flickering at night.Save this picture!© Krista Jahnke Photography + DesignRescued from neglect by LA-based architect Pavlina Williams, this vacation home rental is a labor of love that has been reimagined from its basic structural roots to a modern showplace with distinctive mid-century styling. The soaring twenty-six foot ceilings of the dome feature a spacious open plan living area with panoramic views from multifaceted windows and the first of the three bedrooms in the loft space above. Studded with skylights and the triangular facets of Buckminster Fuller’s ingenious geodesic design, the space is relaxing and dreamy. The ground floor master bedroom has a separate seating area and features amazing views of the Joshua Tree National Park Mountains and desert landscape while the third bedroom offers complete privacy with focused views of Mount San Jacinto. There is an office adjacent to the landscaped atrium and a large open kitchen and dining area well equipped for entertaining. Head out to the covered patio and dining area next to the atrium or sink into the spa and relax under the stars with the city lights of Palm Springs twinkling in the distance.Save this picture!© Krista Jahnke Photography + DesignAs a licensed architect and construction hobbyist in Los Angeles, Pavlina and Carter Williams are accustomed to finding the potential in long-neglected properties. The two spend their weekends renovating finds, and when they discovered a gem tucked away in the Coachella Valley that hadn’t been occupied for nearly a decade, they decided to update it as an homage to mid-century modernist design. Originally built in 1956, the home has sweeping views of the desert and an eye-catching dome addition that the pair rightfully agreed was its greatest asset. But, it needed a lot of work. The couple spent a year ripping out carpet and vinyl linoleum and knocking down walls that blocked the desert sun from inside. Then, they gave the dome the finish it needed to really stand out: a puzzle of geometric windows. “Being here really calms you down and stimulates your creativity,” Pavlina Williams said. And although the duo is already working on their next Palm Springs upgrade, she said that this reimagined address is still her favorite work to date.Save this picture!© Krista Jahnke Photography + DesignBefore the renovation, the home didn’t showcase the desert scenery. Now that the property features 360 views, guests can enjoy the landscape, which includes the area’s famed white windmills in the distance. Triangular and trapezoid-shaped windows are all custom-created from various brands, including Jeld-Wen and Milgard. The floors are polished concrete. To soften up the feel of the living room, they placed this rug from CB2 in the center. The metal and wood staircase is from Fontanot. The couple painted the walls an eggshell white from Sherwin Williams to accentuate the natural light. This also allowed them to decorate with playful colors.Save this picture!© Krista Jahnke Photography + DesignWhen furnishing the home, the couple focused on finding mid-century modern pieces that were bright and cheerful, much like the space itself. For the kitchen, they purchased appliances from Sears, a faucet from LightInTheBox, and paired the pieces with Ikea furniture. The home was in rough shape when the Williams’s bought it. By stripping the home down to its basics, like the study’s brick walls, they were able to uncover the property’s simple beauty. Although the home was built in the 1950s, the dome wasn’t added until about two decades later. The outside garden, which features a variety of shapes, helps to unify the two eras of architecture.Save this picture!© Krista Jahnke Photography + DesignProject gallerySee allShow lessStudio Gang’s Curved Mixed-Use Tower to be their First Project in Los AngelesArchitecture NewsThe World’s First Commercial Hyperloop is Coming to Abu Dhabi in 2020Architecture News Share Architects: Pavlina Williams Area Area of this architecture project Photographs Save this picture!© Krista Jahnke Photography + Design+ 15Curated by Fernanda Castro Share Photographs: Krista Jahnke Photography + Design Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Projects Palm Springs Dome House / Pavlina WilliamsSave this projectSavePalm Springs Dome House / Pavlina Williams CopyHouses, Refurbishment•Palm Springs, United States Year: 2016 Palm Springs Dome House / Pavlina Williams ArchDaily Area: 2500 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/892998/palm-springs-dome-house-pavlina-williams Clipboard CopyAbout this officePavlina WilliamsOfficeFollowProductsConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentPalm SpringsUnited StatesPublished on April 20, 2018Cite: “Palm Springs Dome House / Pavlina Williams” 20 Apr 2018. 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Forty-eight youth passed the five-week course in February, receiving two employment certifications and three college credit units.During the training, held at Los Angeles Trade Technical College on five consecutive Saturdays, the youth identified their career weaknesses and strengths, learned hard and soft skills that are essential in today’s job market, and participated in mock interviews. Youth who completed the training are certified as work-ready and are being matched to jobs that fit their goals.“Los Angeles has one of the highest youth unemployment rates in the nation, especially for youth in foster care,” said Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Costa. “Our YMO workforce program is seeking to combat this trend and taking the lead in creating employment opportunities for these youth throughout Los Angeles County.”The training, an unprecedented collaborative effort by the major foster youth agencies in Los Angeles County, was spurred by the iFoster Grocery Industry Initiative, which is seeking to prequalify youth formerly in foster care for jobs in the industry. The agencies that sent youth to the workforce training workshop included the Coalition for Responsible Community Development, the Opportunities for Youth Collaborative, the Alliance for Children’s Rights, the Guardian Scholars Program, Los Angeles City College, Hathaway-Sycamores, St. Anne’s, and Pacific Clinics.The workshop was timed perfectly to a huge Job Fair for youth, 100,000 Opportunities, held on February 11, at the Los Angeles Convention Center where companies were hiring qualified youth on the spot. Several of the youth who completed the training received job offers, including Krystal Lopez, who used to live in YMO’s affordable housing program. Lopez, who said that she found the mock interviewing portion of the job training the most valuable, was offered a job at Starbucks.The training was facilitated by YMO job developer Casswell Goodman with the assistance of YMO Youth Advocate Aurelio Mitjans. YMO was selected to lead the training due to its track record of success training and placing youth currently or formerly in foster care in jobs. The iFoster Grocery Industry Initiative was rolled out in the summer of 2015. iFoster asked several Los Angeles County agencies to send their “best and brightest” youth for prequalification workforce testing. The youth YMO sent tested at the highest levels and YMO also had the highest success rate in helping youth gain employment.The curriculum used was developed through a partnership between YMO and four other local agencies, the Transition-Aged Youth (TAY) Collaborative. The group formed in order to address the lack of workforce instructional tools tailored to the unique challenges and barriers of youth in foster care. With funding from The Hilton Foundation, and the Carl and Roberta Deutsch Foundation, the TAY Collaborative worked with Dr. Lauren Gates at the Columbia University School of Social Work to create and implement a new, innovative workforce training curriculum.The success of Hillsides YMO program is made possible by the support of many foundations, which include the Annenberg Foundation, All Saints Church Pasadena, The Angell Foundation, Bank of the West, California Community Foundation, Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation, the Charitable Foundation, Confidence Foundation, George Hoag Family Foundation, Lon V. Smith Foundation, Mozilo Family Foundation, Northrop Grumman Employees Charitable Organization, Pasadena Rotary, RGK Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California, Sidney Stern Memorial Trust, TJX Foundation, U.S. Bank, and Walmart FoundationHillsides, founded in 1913 and headquartered in Pasadena, is a premier provider of child welfare services for children in foster care and families in crisis. It serves more than 6,200 children and families throughout Los Angeles County. For more information, please visit www.hillsides.org. 5 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News Make a comment
October 1, 2014 739 Views Related Articles The nation’s serious delinquency rate on single-family mortgage loans for August was the lowest it has been in six years, according to Fannie Mae’s August 2014 Monthly Summary released recently. Fannie Mae reported the serious delinquency rate for August to be 1.99 percent, which is its lowest level since October 2008 – a month after Fannie Mae’s conservatorship under the Federal Housing Finance Agency began. The August rate was down slightly from the 2.00 percent that was reported for July and down from 2.61 percent that was reported in August 2013.Since the serious delinquency rate has fallen by 0.62 percentage points in the last year, analysts say the rate could fall below the “normal” level of 1.0 percent sometime in 2016, although declines have come at a slower pace in recent months. The serious delinquency rate reached its peak of 5.59 percent in February 2010. Fannie Mae reported that more than 9,300 permanent loan modifications were completed in August, making a total of more than 88,200 loan modifications year-to-date through August 31, 2014.RealtyTrac named 16 U.S. counties as high-risk, high-yield hot spots for single-family rental investing in its Q3 2014 Residential Property Rental Report released today. All of the 16 counties had a 14 percent or higher annual gross rental yield; an employment rate above 6.2 percent, which was the national average in July 2014; and a rental vacancy rate above the national average, which was 8.7 percent as of the end of 2012. Edegcombe County in North Carolina, part of the Rocky Mount, North Carolina, metro area, was at the top of the list for investment hot spots with a 41.57 percent annual gross yield. Subscribe Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Is Rise in Forbearance Volume Cause for Concern? 2 days ago Share Save The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago DSNews Webcast: Thursday 10/2/2014 Previous: Report Identifies Hot Spots for Single-Family Rental Investing Next: Foreclosure Inventory Plummets Year-Over-Year in August Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Home / Featured / DSNews Webcast: Thursday 10/2/2014 Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Featured, Media, Webcasts Sign up for DS News Daily 2014-10-01 Jordan Funderburk About Author: Jordan Funderburk Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Print This Post Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago
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