Photographs Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/777423/house-in-yokkaichi-syap Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/777423/house-in-yokkaichi-syap Clipboard W structure, ASA, Akira Suzuki Architects: SYAP Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Daici Ano+ 24 Share Japan House in Yokkaichi / SYAP Construction:YohYoh Jyuken, YokkaichiArchitects In Charge:Shuji Fujita, Yuki ShinboCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Daici AnoRecommended ProductsWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensLightsVibiaCeiling Lights – BIGText description provided by the architects. The site is in a suberb of Yokkaichi-city, one of the most representative city of industry in Japan. Even though this old town is abundant with nature, in the neighborhood houses are built with fences enclosing their own sites from the local community. Save this picture!© Daici AnoAgainst this present condition of the surroundings, the project is aimed to open to local community. Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanThe house is set back from the street to obtain sunlight from the south, and this also brings an opportunity for its garden to connect with the other garden mountainte. Moreover, the garden lets wind to blow east and west and passengers to see range of mountains though itself. Save this picture!© Daici AnoOn the exterior wall, huge opening is set up onto the garden and the inside is connected to exterior as an unified space except private rooms. Save this picture!Section 1Save this picture!© Daici AnoSave this picture!Second Floor PlanThe huge eaves provides comfortable environment suitable for climate in Japan with the four seasons by controlling the amount of sunlight. Save this picture!© Daici AnoOn the other hand, the light leaked from high side window lights up the surroundings like a lantern. The house unified with the garden which is continuously renewed by the client is now opened to the local community.Save this picture!© Daici AnoProject gallerySee allShow lessBosco Verticale / Boeri StudioSelected ProjectsCalvin Klein Lectures on the Role of Architecture in FashionArticles Share “COPY” House in Yokkaichi / SYAPSave this projectSaveHouse in Yokkaichi / SYAP 2015 Year: Structure: 2015 photographs: Daici AnoPhotographs: Daici Ano “COPY” Area: 102 m² Area: 102 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses Year: ArchDaily CopyAbout this officeSYAPOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesJapanPublished on November 23, 2015Cite: “House in Yokkaichi / SYAP” 22 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/870936/trefoil-glass-house-jroc-design Clipboard ArchDaily “COPY” United States Trefoil Glass House / J.Roc Design Houses 2016 Save this picture!© James Leng+ 18 Share Projects Trefoil Glass House / J.Roc DesignSave this projectSaveTrefoil Glass House / J.Roc Design Year: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/870936/trefoil-glass-house-jroc-design Clipboard Contractor: “COPY” Architects: J.Roc Design Area Area of this architecture project Lead Contractor:Alex McKenzieStructural Engineer:Andy HarrisEngineering Millwork:Peter Pomerantz WoodworkingArchitect In Charge:Jeremy JihCity:StoweCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© James LengRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Ductal® Cladding Panels (EU)WoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornText description provided by the architects. The Trefoil House inherited a pre-existing three-sided hearth and partial foundation, located on a rural sloped site in Stowe, Vermont. The house was reimagined using the hearth as a structural and narrative generator: The house is built out from its triangular core as three squares joined at the corners.Save this picture!© James LengThe three-sided hearth is used as a central program driver, producing a continuous trefoil circulation loop around the perimeter of each square and providing a central point of orientation while allowing for the house to spread into the landscape. Public spaces are enclosed in glass, while private spaces are shielded with sculpted louvers to differentiate the rotationally symmetric plan.Save this picture!Lower level planSave this picture!Upper level planA 150 foot long curtainwall wraps continuously around six sides of the house. The trefoil circulation allows for an unbroken perceptual experience of the pristine site, but critically also allows for an entirely wheelchair accessible upper level in order to accommodate the client’s elderly parents and an aging-in-place philosophy.Save this picture!© James LengTwo parallel driving forces propelled all design decisions.First, the desire to perceptually bring the incredible view into the interior. To accomplish this, we borrowed from the method of James Turrell’s skyspaces in which a square of open sky appears as a flattened image through the total reduction of the frame edge. All visible thresholds, sills, and headers to distinguish the passage from interior to exterior are eliminated.Save this picture!© James LengSecond, the need for complete accessibility on the upper level. The client and his parents work in the geriatric healthcare industry and are intimately acquainted with the architectural needs of the elderly. To allow for uninterrupted wheelchair access, thresholds, sills, and teak shower pans are flush, and the entire trefoil circulation path is accessible, broad, and clearly defined.Save this picture!© James LengThis productive convergence of perceptual and pragmatic needs allowed for design decisions from the scale of the detail to the scale of the building parti to satisfy both drives at once.Save this picture!© James LengProject gallerySee allShow lessHöweler + Yoon Architecture Unveils Circus Conservatory DesignArchitecture NewsEcological City Simulator Block’hood Launches on SteamArchitecture News Share Manufacturers: Vitro®, Ann Sacks, Tubelite, J.Roc Design, Living Roc Photographs: James Leng Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeJ.Roc DesignOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesStoweUnited StatesPublished on May 13, 2017Cite: “Trefoil Glass House / J.Roc Design” 13 May 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
CAF’s Efundraising service accepts multiple currencies About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Digital Giving/Philanthropy Technology AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis As well as UK sterling, charities can now appeal for gifts in US dollars or Euros. CAF expects to add further currencies to the service. If a donor chooses to make a gift in US dollars or Euros they will be debited in their own currency and CAF will convert the donation to UK sterling before passing it on to the charity.The service includes an online tracking facility also enables charities to identify which sites or e-mails their donations have originated from.Another new development is the introduction of a ‘Tell a Friend’ feature, which it is hoped will promote the online giving service to a wider group through “viral marketing.”Since its launch in 2002 almost half a million pounds has been raised through CAF’s Tailored Efundraising service. In addition, the proportion of donations given tax-effectively through the service is high; on average 78% of donations through Efundraising are made via Gift Aid compared to a sector average of 28%.Jenny Catt, CAF’s Business Development Manager, comments: “With the introduction of this new facility, we are delighted that we can now help charities to receive online gifts in foreign currencies – which we hope, in turn, will make international fundraising a real possibility for thousands of UK charities in the future.” 28 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Charities Aid Foundation’s (CAF) online donation service efundraising.org.uk can now handle donations in foreign currencies.Charities using CAF’s Tailored Efundraising service will now be able to appeal for donations in foreign currencies through their Web sites.The Efundraising facility lets charities of any size accept secure, tax-effective credit/debit card and Direct Debit donations from their own Web site, without the need for a specialised trading and banking service. Advertisement Howard Lake | 27 May 2003 | News read more
Comic Relief has stepped in to provide continuation funding for an advice service that provides fundraising guidance to older people in Northern Ireland.The First Steps to Funding programme, which was run by Age NI, had previously been supported by Lloyds TSB Foundation for Northern Ireland over two years. During that time 50 workshops and masterclasses on fundraising had helped older people to raise over £110,000.Comic Relief will provide £220,000 over three years to what will now be called Next Steps to Funding.Linda Robinson, Acting Age NI Chief Executive said:“We are delighted that our First Steps to Funding programme is moving into its Next Steps to Funding phase with the support of Comic Relief. We would like to thank Lloyds TSB for their incredible support to date. With their help, we have assisted local older people’s groups to improve awareness of the financial support that is available to increase and sustain activities for people in later across NI”.Sandara Kelso-Robb, Executive Director Lloyds TSB Foundation for Northern Ireland said they had been delighted to provide the funding for the innovative First Steps to Funding project over the past two years.“The project has supported older peoples groups across Northern Ireland to increase their understanding of the funding process and to raise their skills so they can successfully apply independently for grants to help them continue their good work in the community,” Ms Kelso-Robb said.Meanwhile, Age NI has been selected by Danske Bank as their charity partner for the year. Advertisement 52 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Comic Relief Funding Ireland Northern Ireland AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 10 January 2014 | News Comic Relief supports N Ireland fundraising advice service About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. read more
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Follow the news on Pakistan Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murder February 1, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Report on fact-finding visit: press freedom after the Taliban defeat News Receive email alerts News January 28, 2021 Find out more Reports PakistanAsia – Pacific Related documents Report Swat Feb. 2010PDF – 253.62 KB PakistanAsia – Pacific April 21, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists Journalists have gradually returned to work in the northwestern Swat valley, where many of them were forced to go into exile or suspend operations in 2008 and 2009. “The situation has considerably changed from what it was some six months back,” said Ghulam Farooq, the editor of the regional daily Shamal. In Mingora, the capital of the Swat district, newspapers are functioning and the press club has reopened. The public can watch cable TV again and reporters can move about the valley without too much risk.“I no longer carry a pistol with me and neither does my guard,” Express News TV bureau chief Shireen Zada said. “Previously, I had to get home before sunset, but now I am in the bazaar or office until late at night. You can imagine how different the situation is now.”This strategic region north of Islamabad underwent a great deal of turmoil from 2007 to 2009. The Taliban and their local supporters waged an offensive that led the federal government to agree to the imposition of the Sharia in February 2009 and to grant broad powers to the fundamentalists. But then, in May 2009, the army launched Operation Rah-e-Rast (Right Path) with the aim of reasserting its authority. More than 2 million people, including most journalists, fled the region to escape the violent clashes. After fierce fighting, the federal government regained control of the valley in September. Clashes continue and the Taliban have vowed to take revenge but life is gradually returning to normal. After months of curfew, journalists are again doing investigative reporting in the field and local newspapers that were closed for months are again being published.A Reporters Without Borders representative visited the valley in December to investigate the press freedom situation after the defeat of the Taliban. This report aims to update the information published in April 2009 in “Swat, valley of fear” (http://www.rsf.org/spip.php?page=article&id_article=30742).Now that press freedom has risen again from the ashes in the Swat valley in the wake of the Taliban defeat, what kind of future can the local media hope to have? Do the Taliban, who have not left northwestern Pakistan, still pose a threat to reporters? Will the army, which the federal government has put in charge of the district, accept criticism?This report also aims to alert the authorities to the fact that the crimes committed against journalists in the valley have still not been punished. One year after reporter Mosa Khankhel’s murder on 18 February 2009 near Mingora, those responsible have yet to be identified. His brother told Reporters Without Borders that no official investigation is being carried out.Finally, Reporters Without Borders calls on the authorities and the international community to provide financial and material aid to the local media, which were deprived of income for months because of the fighting.Swat no longer a valley of fearHitherto known for its scenery and appeal to tourists, the valley was transformed by the Taliban and the army. As a result of clashes, extra-judicial executions, arbitrary justice and deliberate use of terror, chaos took hold and journalists were caught in a trap between government troops and Taliban militants. Today, a degree of normality prevails again in the region, and the violence and terror have shifted to Peshawar and the Tribal Areas.The army virtually closed the valley off to the press during its May offensive. The authorities refused to issue journalists with permits to circulate, and several local reporters were threatened by soldiers. Accused of carrying out extra-judicial executions, the army issued denials and pressured media not to cover the allegations in detail.Swat press club chairman Salahuddin Khan is happy at the media’s return to the district. Last May, he told Reporters Without Borders that the valley was a region that existed “without any media.” Now he said: “Everybody can feel the change.”Shireen Zada of Express News TV, who was one of the last journalists to pull out of the valley in May, said: “We feel fine now and we hope the situation will get even better.” He and his colleagues can again visit previously “no-go areas” such as Ghat Peochar and Shah Dhere where the Taliban held sway. “Now foreign journalists can even come and work in Swat,” he added. “That was not the case six months ago.”Four regional newspapers, Shamal, Salam, Chand and Awaz-e-Swat, are again being produced from Mingora while two others, Azadi and Khabarkar, are on sale in the valley although they are still being printed in Islamabad. Cable TV service and Internet cafés are back, after being banned by the Taliban, and a boom in the sale of TV sets suggests that people no longer fear Taliban reprisals for the possession of “non-Islamic objects.”Many inhabitants hail the return of the “box of sins,” as television was called by the Taliban. “Before, I did not dare have a TV set at home for fear of being punished,” said Riffat Khan, who works for a bank in Mingora. “It was the same for many of my neighbours. Now I enjoy watching the news and music videos.”Critical of both domestic and international TV stations, the fundamentalists repeatedly harassed local cable TV operations. Ali Cable, a Mingora-based operator, reopened on 20 August after closing in November 2008 under Taliban pressure. “I am pleased to be back with service after being closed for so many months,” owner Umer Ali Baacha said. “I have sold some 4,000 connections since August and we have repaired many others that were badly damaged by the Taliban.” Today five cable TV service providers are operating again in Mingora and there are dozens of TV salesmen.Free from fear of the TalibanSeveral Swat journalists told Reporters Without Borders it was “very difficult” to argue with the Taliban. “So their departure is a good thing, and if there is any problem with the military, it can be sorted out because you can argue with the military and they at least understand what you are talking about,” one Mingora-based journalist said on condition of anonymity.Sufi Muhammad, the maulana at the head of the Movement for the Enforcement of the Prophet Muhammad’s Sharia (TNSM), told Reporters Without Borders in March 2009 that he believed in press freedom. But the Taliban militants were hostile to free expression and the free flow of information and imposed censorship and self-censorship, especially as regards the fate of women. In mid-2008, the TNSM banned television in the valley and the office of one cable TV operator was even bombed.For the most part, Swat’s journalists are nowadays free of the fear imposed by the Taliban, especially Maulana Fazlullah and his illegal radio broadcasts (see the report “Swat, valley of fear”), and they have started to cover the Taliban’s abuses.The Taliban stepped up their threats on the eve of the military offensive. Leaflets signed by Tehreek-e-Taliban “suicide candidates” threatening “dire consequences” for journalists who did not stop their “anti-Taliban” coverage were posted outside media offices in Mingora at the end of April. The threats were made after several media accused the Taliban of violating an accord with the government by continuing their attacks in the Swat valley and neighbouring districts.“We used to receive calls on our mobile phones almost every morning if any anti-Taliban report had been published but that is no longer the case,” Shamal editor Farooq said. “The Taliban tension is gone from our minds now.”But self-censorship has not disappeared completely. “I think there is still a degree of self-censorship, partly because of fear and partly because we feel we should contribute to the peace process,” a Mingora-based TV reporter said.Under their new leader, Hakeemullah Mehsud, the Pakistani Taliban of the Tehreek-e-Taliban have stepped up terrorist activity in other regions. The suicide bombing at the Peshawar press club in December is a symbol of the new dangers the Pakistani media face. Accused by Mehsud of “taking part in the war” against his militants (listen to the audio message), Pakistani journalists are being targeted more than ever by the rebels. Five Pakistani journalists died in the course of their work in 2009. The security forces have also failed to carry out any serious investigation into how reporter Abdul Aziz of the newspaper Azadi came to die. Aziz, 33, was detained by the Taliban on 27 August 2008 when he went to a Taliban camp in Peochar to ask why he was on a blacklist and was killed during an air-strike by government forces on the camp two days later. “His name was on the Taliban list of people to be killed because he was a brave journalist who criticised Islamist militants,” a colleague, Mumtaz Buneri, said.Similarly, no soldier has even been punished for the November 2008 death of Qari Muhammad Shoaib, a reporter with the newspaper Khabarkar. He was shot by a group of soldiers who opened fire without warning as he was driving home with a relative. Senior army officers in Mingora expressed regret for the incident and promised to compensate the family.Finally, no one has ever been arrested for the January 2009 bombing of the home of Hameedullah Khan, the Mingora correspondent of the Dawn newspaper and Dawn TV, six months after gunmen burned down a shop he owned.Reporters Without Borders calls on the police and judicial authorities to establish whether any the Taliban leaders currently detained had a role in these crimes committed in 2008 and 2009.Relations with the armyAfter its victory in the field, the army seems to be cooperating fairly well with local journalists. Maj. Mushtaq Khan, an army spokesman and head of the army media centre in Swat, told Reporters Without Borders: “We believe the media role in post-Taliban Swat is very important to inform the masses about what the government is doing to restore peace. There are no restrictions on media now in Swat and we believe partnership with media is very important for the success of the operation.”While most of the reporters interviewed by Reporters Without Borders welcome the return to normal, they are still wary of the army and the military intelligence agency, the ISI, which has been implicated in many cases of threats against media personnel and extra-judicial detention of journalists in Pakistan. There is concern that the ISI could be tempted to try to silence any journalist criticising the “peace process” in Swat. An Islamabad-based observer pointed out that the Swat media have not really covered any of the extra-judicial executions in the region, some of which may have been the work of the army. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan maintains that some of the bodies found in common graves are those of Taliban executed by the army.In contrast to the Tribal Areas, the army is allowing both Pakistani and foreign journalists to visit the Swat valley. Reporters Without Borders is not aware of any case of a journalist being denied access to any part of the region or refused an interview by military officials since the end of September.Media in need of supportThe local media sustained significant financial losses as a result of having to close for six months. Shamal editor Farooq is one of the many media owners and executives trying to recover. “Although there were no production costs during this period, I had to pay for office rent and repair of the printing machine, which became non-operational because it was not oiled for six months,” he said.The media suffered very little from theft or looting – only the correspondent of the Pakistani TV station KTN had his equipment stolen – but a great deal of machinery and equipment was inoperable after the long period of disuse.To assist in the emergency, Reporters Without Borders providing funding in May 2009 to Swat journalists who had been forced to flee the fighting between the army and Taliban. There is now a need for the Pakistani government and international organisations to make direct and indirect assistance available to the Swat media. State aid could, for example, take the form of a significant increase in state advertising in the local media.The best way to combat the “terror radio stations” established in the region by religious leaders linked to the Taliban is now to support and strengthen the independent media operating in the Swat valley.Video interviews with Swat valley journalists: Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire June 2, 2021 Find out more to go further Organisation Investigation: Iqbal Khattak – Editing: Vincent Brossel News RSF_en Crimes against the press go unpunishedMurders of journalists and other cases of violence against the press in Swat are still awaiting serious investigation. Reporters Without Borders has been following four cases in particular. Firstly, that of Mosa Khankhel, 28, a Swat-based correspondent for Geo News TV and the newspaper The News, who was found dead on 18 February 2009, a few hours after being kidnapped during a “peace march” by Maulana Muhammad’s followers. His body was discovered near Matta, where the march had taken place. No group claimed responsibility but fellow journalists blamed the Taliban. His brother, himself a journalist, condemned the lack of a serious investigation when he met Reporters Without Borders a year later. read more
People Pasadena-based Urologist Dr. Andy Chang Joined a Weeklong Medical Mission to Jordan on May 30 From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, June 3, 2013 | 10:54 am Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News Subscribe Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website First Heatwave Expected Next Week Make a comment Pasadena-based Dr. Andy Chang, an urologist, was a part of a medical team of specialized surgeons from Childrenâ€™s Hospital Los Angeles that left for Jordan, in the Middle East, May 30 for a weeklong medical mission to treat children with physical deformities at the King Hussein Medical Center in Amman, it was announced today.The hospital will be working in collaboration with the Children of War Foundation, a non-profit, non-politically affiliated organization that provides medical care to children with physical deformities that would be otherwise untreatable in their home country, according to a news statement.The Childrenâ€™s Hospital Los Angeles physicians will also be treating at least three Syrian civil war refugees. Of the 76 total cases reviewed thus far, the doctors expect to perform surgeries on more than 30 children.â€œThis mission is a testament to this group of highly sub-specialized surgeons at Childrenâ€™s Hospital Los Angeles and it shows that their passion for what they do extends beyond U.S. borders into regions where children that are in desperate need of their expertise and care,â€ says Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, the hospitalâ€™s vice president and chief of surgery.The cases are severe and include: hemangiomas, vascular anomalies, hand reconstruction, craniofacial reconstruction, and children with ambiguous genitalia, among other abnormalities, according to a news statement. HerbeautyKim To File For Divorce From Kanye West After 6 Years Of MarriageHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA 74 Year Old Fitness Enthusiast Defies All Concept Of AgeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Business News More Cool Stuff read more
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Subscribe Photo courtesy Arroyo Seco FoundationA local preservationist told Pasadena Now on Thursday that a local water plan is detrimental to city resources.The Water System & Resources Plan (WSRP) is a $425 million 25 year strategy that integrates investments for sustainable water resources with the infrastructure necessary to ensure high quality water service continues to be provided now and in the future.The plan has a goal to convert the local and imported water supply to a 50/50 local and imported water supply.Currently the water supply is 35% local and 65% import.That 35% comes from the 40-square-mile Raymond Basin. According to the city’s website the basin underlies much of Pasadena, Altadena, Sierra Madre, San Marino, La Cañada-Flintridge and part of Arcadia.“Pasadena faces a serious water crisis,” Brick told Pasadena Now on Thursday. “PWP’s long-term plan fails to address the challenges of rapidly falling groundwater levels and the impacts of climate change. It will degrade Hahamongna and the Arroyo Seco and could destroy the Raymond Groundwater Basin. We urge Pasadena to protect these invaluable environmental treasures and develop a resilient water plan for future generations.”On Wednesday, Brick and other preservationists spoke before the Environmental Advisory Commission (EAC) on Tuesday.The EAC sent comments regarding the 25 year Water System and Resources Plan to PWP a few months ago. The plan will go to the City Council soon for their approval.“PWP’s proposed $427 million water plan covers a wide variety of ideas that extend out to 2045,” said former EAC member Morey Wolfson. “After a careful review, the plan’s approach to water supply lacks a convincing narrative on how Pasadena will arrest or reverse the 120-year steady decline in our local water supply. Action on that front is needed to prepare for water supply emergencies and as a source of water for future generations.”The plan includes the Arroyo Seco Canyon Project (ASCP). The project aims to improve infrastructure at the Arroyo Seco in order to boost PWP’s local supply resources and capacity for more robust water supply goals.The ASCP is undergoing a separate environmental review and approval project.The Final Environmental Impact Report for ASCP was approved by a Pasadena zoning officer in January, but Arroyo Seco Foundation, Pasadena Audubon Society and several individuals including Ken Kules and Hugh Bowles, have appealed that determination.The appeal is scheduled to be heard next week by Pasadena’s Zoning Appeals Board, after which the City Council will consider the FEIR and ASCP.“The [water] Plan includes projects that will repair infrastructure that are important to delivery of water to customers,” said Ken Kules, veteran water engineer. “Those critical projects are packaged together with supply projects that seek to aggressively expand groundwater production in a groundwater basin that is already seriously overdrafted. Conspicuously absent from the plan is a full-throated commitment by Pasadena to show leadership at the Raymond Basin Management Board to pursue timely implementation of a plan to arrest the overdraft.”PWP held two community meetings in November 2019 to receive public feedback regarding the plan.According to the city, recent droughts significantly impacted water resources.The droughts caused MWD to reduce the water allocations to its member agencies in response to state requirements and contributed to increased regulations for water use and groundwater management throughout the state.The droughts, combined with several other factors including climate change, contributed to decreasing groundwater levels in the Raymond Basin.To maintain and increase groundwater levels, the Raymond Basin Management Board (RBMB) initiated a voluntary 30 percent reduction in production of groundwater rights for all pumpers in the Pasadena Subarea in 2009.The Arroyo Seco Foundation is calling on the city to use a living stream to capture storm flows and protect precious habitat;ensure an adequate environmental flow for fish and wildlife during the dry season; and commit to a plan to stabilize and replenish the Raymond Groundwater Basin.More than 650 people have signed a plan to protect the basin and the Hahamongna.“We believe the Arroyo Seco Canyon Project and Pasadena’s 25-year Water Plan, the Water System and Resources Plan, will have detrimental impacts on the habitat, wildlife and water resources in Hahamongna and the Arroyo Seco.” CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Business News Community News Preservationists Decry Local Water Plan Plan would increase water local supply from local basin By ANDRÉ COLEMAN, Managing Editor Published on Thursday, March 11, 2021 | 3:04 pm Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. 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RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Advertisement NewsSean hopes ‘Flowers on the Bridge’ can make a difference #LimerickBy Staff Reporter – May 12, 2016 1519 Linkedin Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleElectric Picnic: Other Voices lineupNext articleRugby – Munster’s Gearoid Lyons joins Nottingham Rugby Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Print THE sound of helicopters searching for bodies in the River Shannon inspired Sean Shinners to create another sound he hopes will help a Limerick volunteer group continue their role in suicide prevention.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Although he says he not a singer, the popular Kileely man has recorded his own composition, ‘Flowers on the Bridge’, with all proceeds going to the Corbett Suicide Prevention Group.Born and raised in Kileely, Sean spent over two decades in the United States working as a chef, before returning to Limerick in January 2015.“When I returned to Limerick 14 months ago, my wife and I were renting a house on the North Circular Road and noticed the sound of a helicopter hovering over the river in the early hours of the morning.“I presumed it was a training exercise but, over the next couple of weeks, I noticed bunches of flowers on several of the bridges throughout the city.“At first, it didn’t really register with me but at the end of the January the helicopter was over our house four times in one weekend.“Four people had gone into the river in the space of three days and I found that the flowers were on the bridge again. Walking over the bridge, passing the consistent bundles of fresh flowers, knowing someone had taken their life really touched me”, he explained.“I put pen to paper and started writing a poem but soon realised that the words were better suited to a melody.“Now, I’m not a singer by any means but I have many talented friends who play an array of instruments so I picked up the phone to get the wheels in motion.Murty Walsh who has been playing the guitar for over 50 years and Mickey Dunn, who is arguably the best piper on the island, offered their services immediately. Austin Graham let us use his recording studio in Annacotty, and it just so happened that a friend of mine, Gerry Forde, was over form the US and is a genius on the push button accordion.“We recorded ‘The flowers are on the bridge again’ for the price of two eight packs of Heineken and I made a promise that every cent raised from the song would be donated to the Corbett Suicide Prevention, as they aren’t funded.“I met with Mike Mulholland who is involved with the group and played the song for him. He was emotional listening to it but delighted that people were willing to help. I got onto a few pals in the US who have media contacts in the radio and TV industry and I’ve been guaranteed airplay,” Sean added.While he’s not expecting to be at the Grammy’s, he hopes the song generates enough money to make a difference.“If we raise enough to pay for a life buoy that someone can grasp to save their life, then it will have done its job”.“This is me just doing my bit. Limerick is where I’m from and after seeing what is going on here, I can’t sit still and do nothing. When I lived in the US there was no such problem. In this city it’s a pandemic not an epidemic.I’m not an expert on suicide and I never will be but my aim is to raise enough money to make even the smallest of differences”.‘Flowers on the bridge’ can be downloaded at www.flowersonthebridge.bandcamp.com for €1, or you can donate via the same link.Corbett Suicide Prevention will also have copies of the single for sale in the Milk Market over the next few weeks.by Daragh [email protected] Email Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live TAGSCorbett Suicide Prevention Patrol (CSPP)limerickMental HealthSean Shinners Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash read more