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Pinar del Río

Hit Hard by Hurricane accessdate 2012-03-02 url http: newspapers?id B9YfAAAAIBAJ&sjid J9kEAAAAIBAJ&pg 6082,2027066&dq hurricane+alma&hl en In Güines near Havana, Alma destroyed food crops, which further exacerbated Cuba's existing food shortages. Alma's passage also resulted in water shortages, prompting the government to urge residents to use less water. There was heavy

Bolinas, California

waste pickup throughout Bolinas, and sewer service to the Downtown and Little Mesa. "Sewer System Management Plan". Bolinas Community Public Utility District, April 2008. beaches were hit hard by the 1971 San Francisco Bay oil spill , with the community coming together to clean the beach of crude oil. In November 1971, the Bolinas Community Public Utility District instituted a moratorium on new water permits, which halted the construction of new homes. The moratorium was based on the limited local water supply during the summer months and in drought years, and also serves to limit new development in Bolinas. "A Plan for the Bolinas Gridded Mesa", Bolinas Planning Council and The Marin County Planning Department, 1984. In 1990, the BCPUD enacted a moratorium on new sewer connections, to address the limited capacity of the sewage collection system. "Sewer System Management Plan". Bolinas Community Public Utility District, April 2008. Many lots, especially on the Big Mesa, remain undeveloped. Bolinas and its reclusive reputation are featured in the 1981 novel ''Ecotopia Emerging'' by Ernest Callenbach. In November 2003, Bolinas voters adopted Measure G, an advisory ballot measure declaring Bolinas "A socially acknowledged nature-loving town". "Measure G: Bolinas Socially Acknowledged Nature Loving Town". Smart Voter, November 20 2003. Accessed January 20 2015. highaltitude 1982.jpg thumb 220px Bolinas peninsula from birth_place Bolinas, California , United States birth_name Harmony Korine Early life Korine was born in Bolinas, California to Eve and Sol Korine and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Sol produced documentaries for PBS in the 1970s about an "array of colourful Southern characters" and taught Korine how to use a Bolex camera. Lim, Dennis. "Harmony Korine’s Trash Humpers". Cinema Scope. Retrieved on 2009-10-28. As a child, Korine watched movies with his father, who rented Buster Keaton films and took him to see ''Even Dwarfs Started Small'' in the theater. Korine reminisces, "I knew there was a poetry in cinema that I had never seen before that was so powerful." Cunha, Tom. 1997-10-06. "A Conversation with Harmony Korine". IndieWire. Retrieved 2009-11-06. Herzog, Werner. Nov, 1997. "Gummo's Whammo". Interview. Retrieved 2009-11-06. Korine spent his childhood in Nashville, attending Hillsboro High School (Hillsboro Comprehensive High School) before moving to New York City to live with his grandmother. Korine also spent some time living with his parents in a commune, which helped to inspire the commune setting of ''Mister Lonely''. Bishop, Richard. "Harmony Korine". ''BOMB Magazine''. Spring 2008. Retrieved 3 August 2011. As a teenager, Korine frequented revival theaters, watching classic films by John Cassavetes, Werner Herzog, Jean-Luc Godard, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and Alan Clarke. In an interview with Bruce LaBruce, Korine briefly mentioned that he studied Business Administration in college. Other sources state that he studied Dramatic Writing at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University for one semester before dropping out to pursue a career as a professional skateboarder. '''Charles West Churchman''' (29 August 1913, Philadelphia – 21 March 2004 Bolinas, California) was an American (United States) philosopher and systems scientist, who was Professor at the School of Business Administration and Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He was internationally known for his pioneering work in operations research, system analysis and ethics. Kathleen Maclay (2004). "C. West Churchman dies", UC Berkeley Press Release, 31 March 2004. Retrieved 8 May 2008. ''The Fog'' was part of a two-picture deal with AVCO-Embassy, along with ''Escape from New York'' (1981), and was shot on a reported budget of $1 million. Boulenger, pp. 115 Although this was essentially a low budget independent film, Carpenter chose to shoot the movie in the anamorphic 2.35:1 format, which gave the film a grander look so it did not seem like a low budget horror film. The picture was filmed from April 1979 to May 1979 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, California (Hollywood) (interior scenes) and on location at Point Reyes, California, Bolinas, California, Inverness, California, and the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Sierra Madre, California). area Southern Marin County (Marin County, California) communities Mill Valley (Mill Valley, California), Sausalito (Sausalito, California), Marin City (Marin City, California), Strawberry (Strawberry, Marin County, California), Tamalpais-Homestead Valley (Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, California), Muir Beach (Muir Beach, California), Bolinas (Bolinas, California) and Stinson Beach (Stinson Beach, California). feeders Mill Valley School District Sausalito Marin City School District Bolinas-Stinson Union School District Tombouctou Books For fifteen years, Wolfe was sole publisher of Tombouctou Books, a small press enterprise located in Bolinas, California, that published works of poetry and avant garde prose, including ''The Basketball Diaries'' by Jim Carroll, two books of fiction by the Moroccan storyteller Mohammed Mrabet, and American fiction by Douglas Woolf, Dale Herd, Lucia Berlin, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Steve Emerson, and Paul Bowles's final collection of short stories, ''Unwelcome Words: Seven Stories''. http: books.html The ''Light'' covers regional issues in and near West Marin, including the communities of Point Reyes Station (Point Reyes Station, California), Inverness (Inverness, California), Olema (Olema, California), Bolinas (Bolinas, California), Inverness Park (Inverness Park, California), Nicasio (Nicasio, California), Stinson Beach (Stinson Beach, California), the San Geronimo Valley, Tomales (Tomales, California), and the nearby Point Reyes National Seashore, as well as Fairfax (Fairfax, California) and Bodega Bay. Other media outlets serving this region include the community FM radio station KWMR and the ''West Marin Citizen'', a competing weekly newspaper, both located within a block of the ''Light'''s editorial offices in Point Reyes Station.

Puerto Ángel

base thereby cutting off communications from the rest of Mexico. In Huatulco, the winds blew down antennas at the local television station and destroyed at least 30 cardboard houses. A community near the airport of the city was hit hard, with several people left homeless. Heavy rainfall from the storm caused severe flooding in portions of Oaxaca and neighboring Chiapas. A total of about 500 entire


, although the tobacco was removed beforehand. In Güines near Havana, Alma destroyed food crops, which further exacerbated Cuba's existing food shortages. ref name "mn" >


; The storm destroyed over 100 tobacco drying barns, including their contents. The destruction of the tobacco represented a $30 million loss for the country. High winds also destroyed 96 tobacco storage facilities, although the tobacco was removed beforehand.

San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

Fortin''', the smallest Borough in Trinidad and Tobago, is located in southwestern Trinidad, about southwest of San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago). After the discovery of petroleum in the area in 1906 the town grew into a major oil-producing centre. The town grew with the oil industry between the 1940s and 1980s, culminating in its elevation to borough status in 1980. After the end of the oil boom Point Fortin was hit hard


built an abbey in Marija Gorica. The refugees brought the Ikavian accent, which was preserved for a long time in some small Zaprešić communities, although the Zaprešić area has historically been Ekavian Kajkavian (yat being The first railway line opened in the kingdom was the Zidani Most-Zagreb-Sisak route which began operations in 1862. The Zaprešić-Varaždin-Čakovec line was opened in 1886 and the Vinkovci-Osijek line was opened in 1910. thumb 250px Stadion NK Inter Zaprešić (Image:Stadion NK Inter Zaprešić.jpg) '''Stadion NK Inter Zaprešić''' is a football (football (soccer)) stadium in Zaprešić, Croatia. It serves as home stadium for football club NK Inter Zaprešić. The stadium has a capacity of 4,528 (3,028 seats). * Cleanup needed (updated by bot) ** 110 - Abu Kamal, Al Khan, Al Qasha, Alonissos, Altamira, Pará, Anbaran, Antalya, Antioch, Pisidia, Antopol, Astana, Babolsar, Bambalapitiya, Bangar, India, Banya, Plovdiv Province, Basra, Benkovac, Biała Podlaska, Campo Grande, Canillas de Aceituno, Cehu Silvaniei, Celje, Chilaw, Chuluuthoroot, Dornod, Cúcuta, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Dhahran, Drvar, Fochville, North West, Fusagasugá, Garwolin, Georgetown, Guyana, Gostivar, Grad (občina), Gullaug, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Irene, Gauteng, Jamaame, Jeonju, Jonestown, Karnobat, Kastraki, Phocis, Kato Nevrokopi, Keratea, Komnina (Kozani), Greece, Koster, North West, Kratonohy, Križevci, Slovenia, Krośniewice, List of cities in Latvia, List of villages and municipalities in Slovakia, Ljubojno, Lukla, Magdeburg, Makrakomi, Malang, Mariupol, Megalopolis, Greece, Misoča, Mohale's Hoek, Mosul, Mørsvikbotn, Nuevitas, Nærbø, Opaka, Orinoca, Oţelu Roşu, Petrohori, Platy, Greece, Pontianak, Indonesia, Portimão, Písek, Raphana, Ribeira Brava, Madeira, Rose-Hill, Roseau, Ryn, Sacavém, San Pedro Sula, Sanare, Santa Cruz del Seibo, Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo, Chile, Sari, Iran, Saudi Aramco Residential Camp in Dhahran, So Lo Pun, Spanish Town, Støren, Sulaymaniyah, Tebnine, Temirtau, Thaba Nchu, Thessaloniki, Tirana, Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal, Torghabeh, Tukums, Valandovo, Vermio, Virginia, Free State, Xemxija, Zaprešić, Šmartno ob Paki, Šmartno pri Litiji, Šoštanj, Štore, Žalec, Železniki, Žetale, Žiri * Expansion needed (updated by bot)

Atlanta metropolitan area

the chain had over 1000 stores, the company's stock was the worst-performing of the S&P 500. In April 2004, Winn-Dixie announced the closure of 156 stores, including all 111 stores located in the Midwest (Midwestern United States). Included were over 20 stores that had operated under the Thriftway name in and around Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio), Ohio; they had been purchased by Winn-Dixie in 1995. The company had been hit hard by competition, especially from Publix and Wal


: firestation hoodha.html title Old 21 - Neighborhood - Haight Ashbury accessdate Mar 30, 2013 It was one of the few neighborhoods spared from the fires that followed the catastrophic San Francisco earthquake of 1906. Depression and war The Haight was hit hard by the Depression (Great Depression), as was much of the city. Residents with enough money to spare left the declining and crowded neighborhood for greener pastures within the growing city limits, or newer, smaller suburban homes in the Bay Area. During the housing shortage of World War II, large single-family Victorians (Victorian architecture) were divided into apartments to house workers. Others were converted into boarding homes for profit. By the 1950s, the Haight was a neighborhood in decline. Many buildings were left vacant after the war. Deferred maintenance also took its toll, and the exodus of middle class residents to newer suburbs (White flight) continued to leave many units for rent. Postwar In the 1950s, a freeway was proposed that would have run through the Panhandle, but due to a citizen freeway revolt (Freeway and expressway revolts#San Francisco) it was cancelled in a series of battles that lasted until 1966. N Owl 4th St. and Townsend Caltrain station (San Francisco 4th and King Street Station) Judah and La Playa Ocean Beach (Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California) Mission Bay (Mission Bay, San Francisco, California), Embarcadero (Embarcadero (San Francisco)) Financial District (Financial District, San Francisco), Civic Center (Civic Center, San Francisco), Lower Haight (Lower Haight, San Francisco, California), Haight-Ashbury, Cole Valley (Cole Valley, San Francisco, California), Sunset (Sunset District, San Francisco) Schedule Route map (PDF) right thumb 200px Ross Alley in San Francisco's Chinatown 1898. (Photo by Arnold Genthe (Image:Chinatownsf-large1.jpg)) It was during the 1860s to the 1880s when San Francisco began to transform into a major city, starting with massive expansion in all directions, creating new neighborhoods such as the Western Addition (Western Addition, San Francisco), the Haight-Ashbury, Eureka Valley (Eureka Valley, San Francisco), the Mission District (Mission District, San Francisco), culminating in the construction of Golden Gate Park in 1887. The City's famous Cable Cars (San Francisco cable car system) were built around this time, a unique invention devised by Andrew Smith Hallidie in order to traverse the City's steep hills while connecting the new residential developments. San Francisco grew in cultural prominence at this time as famous writers Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Ambrose Bierce, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Oscar Wilde spent time in the city, while local characters developed such as Emperor Norton. In 1967, thousands of young people entered the Haight-Ashbury district during what became known as the Summer of Love. The San Francisco Sound emerged as an influential force in rock music (rock and roll), with such acts as Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead achieving international prominence. These groups blurred the boundaries between folk, rock and jazz traditions and further developed rock's lyrical content. The CWLF attracted into its membership many Christians and new converts who were interested in its ministry objectives. Among those who were attracted were three men who later collaborated in the formation of the SCP: Brooks Alexander, David Fetcho (who named the ministry), and Bill Squires. Both Alexander and Fetcho were converts to Christianity from the counterculture. Alexander had participated in the psychedelic drug usage of the counterculture, was an initiate of Transcendental Meditation, and lived in the famous Haight-Ashbury community in San Francisco. Brooks Alexander, ''Reflections of an Ex'', revised ed.,(Berkeley: SCP, 1984) (originally published in ''Right On'', September 1973). Fetcho had been involved with the Ananda Marga Yoga Society before converting to Christianity. David Fetcho, "Last Meditation Lotus Adept," ''SCP Journal'', 6 1 (Winter 1984), pp. 31–36. While residing in the Bay Area, Roberts performed in many of the local clubs and as the opening act for the Steve Miller Band at the Straight Theater in Haight-Ashbury in September, 1967. He also opened for the Santana (Santana (band)) Band at a Bill Graham Winterland concert in 1970. Deanery Three The parishes in Deanery Three consist of those from the Western Addition, Japantown, Haight-Ashbury, Richmond District (Richmond District, San Francisco, California), and Cow Hollow neighborhood.


An Israeli woman was killed early morning today by a Qassam rocket (w:Qassam rocket) launched by Palestinian (w:Palestinian) fighters from Beit Hanoun (w:Beit Hanoun) in the northern Gaza Strip (w:Gaza Strip). Rockets were launched at the southern Israeli city of Sderoth (w:Sderot) and several other locations. Two rockets landed in the city, killing a 57-year-old woman and injuring a 24-year-old bodyguard of the Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz (w:Amir Peretz), who lives in the city. Several other people were treated for shock.

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