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Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles

first ever Award of Design Excellence for public art. The mural was likewise featured in Los Angeles County Museum's 'Made in California: Art, Image and Identity 1900-200' as well as the Smithsonian Institution's travelling exhibition celebrating 100 years of Filipino migration to the USA called 'Singgalot (The Ties That Bind): From Colonial Subjects to Citizens'.

-in-historic-filipinotown western gateway to Historic Filipinotown was unveiled, which is located at the corner of Temple St. and Silverlake Blvd. Residents have also suggested that district branding be more prominent to include public art that reflects Filipino culture more to enhance the area as a tourist destination. Other long-term plans for the area include an anchor mall reflective of pre-war Intramuros of the Philippines and " The Museum


Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco

(which won the 2011 Neighborhood Empowerment Network's "Best Green Community Project Award," Krispy Korners, the Latona Community Garden, and the new Palou Community Garden. Major public art pieces honor unique hyper-local history

features various picnic areas, two fishing piers, fitness courses as well as hiking trails. This park is also a popular area for windsurfing because of strong wind. 91 Owl 19th Ave. and Holloway West Portal Station Stonestown Galleria, Sunset (Sunset District, San Francisco), Golden Gate Park, Richmond (Richmond District, San Francisco), Presidio (Presidio of San Francisco), Marina (Marina District, San Francisco, California), Fisherman's Wharf (Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco), North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco), South of Market (South of Market, San Francisco), Mission Bay (Mission Bay, San Francisco, California), Potrero Hill (Potrero Hill, San Francisco, California), Bayview-Hunters Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco), Visitacion Valley (Visitacion Valley, San Francisco, California), Crocker-Amazon (Crocker-Amazon, San Francisco), Excelsior (Excelsior District, San Francisco), Balboa Park (Balboa Park, San Francisco), Ingleside (Ingleside, San Francisco, California), St. Francis Wood (St. Francis Wood, San Francisco, California), West Portal (West Portal, San Francisco, California) Schedule Route map (PDF) - During World War II, San Francisco was the major mainland supply point and port of embarkation for the war in the Pacific. It also saw the largest and oldest enclave of Japanese outside of Japan, Japantown (Japantown, San Francisco), completely empty out many of its residents as a result of Executive Order 9066 that forced all Japanese of birth or decent in the United States to be interned (Japanese American internment). By 1943 many large sections of the neighborhood remained vacant due to the forced internment. The void was quickly filled by thousands of African Americans who had left the South to find wartime industrial jobs in California as part of the Great Migration (Great Migration (African American)). Many African Americans also settled in the Fillmore District (Fillmore District, San Francisco) and most notably near the Bayview-Hunters Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco) shipyards, working in the dry-docks there. The same docks at Hunters Point would be used for loading the key fissile components of the first atomic bomb onto the USS Indianapolis (USS Indianapolis (CA-35)) in July 1945 for transfer to Tinian. Deanery Two The parishes within Deanery Two are made up of those from the Bayview Hunter's Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco) neighborhood, and the Excelsior District, Visitacion Valley, and Crocker Amazon, and Ingleside areas.


Mission District, San Francisco

to the Mission School art movement. Many studios, galleries, performance spaces, and public art projects are located in the Mission, including the Project Artaud, 1890 Bryant St Studios, Southern Exposure (Southern Exposure (art space)), Art Explosion Studios, City Art Collective Gallery, Artists' Television Access, and the oldest, alternative, not-for-profit art space in the city of San Francisco, Intersection for the Arts. There are more than 500 Mission artists listed on Mission Artists United site put together by Mission artists. The Roxie Theater, the oldest continuously operating movie theater in San Francisco, is host to repertory and independent films as well as local film festivals. Poets, musicians, emcees, and other artists sometimes gather on the southwest corner of the 16th and Mission intersection to perform. *San Francisco's Mission District (Mission District, San Francisco) is renowned for its densely-packed street art San Francisco Bay Guardian, Jan 18-24, 2012, p.22 along Mission Street, and all along both Clarion Alley and Balmy Alley. By 2010 street art was also being created in Hayes Valley (Hayes Valley, San Francisco), SoMa (South of Market, San Francisco), Bayview-Hunters Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco) and the Tenderloin (Tenderloin, San Francisco). Chloe Veltman, "Street Art Moves Onto Some New Streets", ''New York Times, May 8, 2010 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.


Salmon Arm

Mall. The Salmon Arm public art gallery is the Shuswap Art Gallery, SAGA Public Art Gallery website housed in a historic building owned by the city. The building was originally a post office, and later housed the Salmon Arm branch of Okanagan Regional Library for many years. Notable performers with Salmon Arm connections include local blues group the Salmon Armenians. Salmon Armenians website Sports and recreation Large crowds of tourists and locals are drawn to the beaches at Sunnybrae, Canoe (Canoe, British Columbia), and elsewhere on Shuswap Lake during the summer. The city has many large hotels, as well as berths for a number of houseboats. The community offers a number of recreational facilities and sports leagues. There are fields for soccer rugby football, fields for baseball softball, as well as five-pin bowling lanes (J Lanes), several golf courses and many seasonal recreational businesses. The proximity of the Shuswap Lake has also resulted in a growing interest in rowing and paddling sports, Shuswap Association for Rowing and Paddling website particularly dragon boat racing. The Salmon Arm Silverbacks hockey team, in the BCHL (British Columbia Hockey League), plays at Shaw Centre (formerly the Sunwave Centre). The publicly owned twin ice rink facility is named in relation to the facility's community sponsor, Shaw Cable (which purchased the local, independent cable service provider SunCountry Cablevision in June 2011; SunCountry had branded its highspeed cable Internet service as Sunwave.net, and had sponsored the ice rink facility under the name Sunwave Centre). Co-located in the same area with the Shaw Centre are the city's recreation centre (with pool, racquet courts, weight facility and auditorium gymnasium), curling rink, lawn bowling facility, horseshoe pitch, and the Salmon Arm campus of Okanagan College. The city's previous indoor ice arena, Memorial Arena, has been re-purposed as an indoor field sports facility, and is heavily used by such sports as soccer, rugby, and archery. Memorial Arena, with sponsorship from the Salmon Arm Savings & Credit Union has been re-branded as the SASCU Memorial Recreation Centre, while the main recreation centre is similarly sponsored and branded the SASCU Recreation Centre. Former NHL player Dave Scatchard was raised in Salmon Arm, playing his minor hockey there. Other notable athletes raised in or with ties to Salmon Arm are swimmer Rick Say and curler Sandra Jenkins. Transportation left thumb Waterfront (File:Quai Salmon Arm.jpg) Salmon Arm lies on the Trans-Canada Highway approximately halfway between Vancouver and Calgary. It is also at the top of Highway 97 (British Columbia Highway 97), which leads to Vernon (Vernon, British Columbia) and Kelowna. The economy benefits from through traffic; many brand-name hotels and restaurants have opened in the past few decades. The Canadian Pacific Railway also runs though Salmon Arm. No passenger service is available, though the Rocky Mountaineer trains pass through on occasion. Salmon Arm Airport mainly serves general aviation aircraft, though scheduled service to Vancouver and Calgary was available by Northern Hawk Aviation until it ceased operations. Salmon Arm is well served by Greyhound Bus Lines (Greyhound Canada) for travel to other cities in the region, province and across Canada. Salmon Arm has a minor, infrequent bus service to nearby suburbs, using small commuter minibuses, as well as handyDart (HandyDART) service for the disabled. Shuswap Transit System Wildfire Damage 1998 In 1998, an area of 13,500 acres (34 km² or just over 5000 hectares) immediately southwest of Salmon Arm was burnt to the extent of deforestation by a wildfire started by lightning. The fire came down from the Fly Hills in the west and embers carried by the wind jumped the valley and ignited Mount Ida (Mount Ida (British Columbia)). Flames raced down both sides of the valley, threatening many homes. An emergency evacuation was executed as the fire hotfooted it closer. Remarkably, just as the fire reached the valley floor, a sudden change of wind direction forced the fire back on itself, extinguishing it. The fire came so close that trees in many backyards were singed and barn paint was peeled. The media reported "20 homes and 15 barns" John Colebourn, Staff Reporter. The Province. Vancouver, B.C.: Nov 5, 1998. pg. A.29 were destroyed during the firestorm in the Silver Creek area to the south of Salmon Arm, which also produced Canada's largest civil evacuation up to that date when the "5,000-hectare forest fire that forced the removal of 7,000 residents of Salmon Arm was being blown toward the town." Camille Bains. The Vancouver Sun. Vancouver, B.C.: Aug 11, 1998. pg. A.1.FRO Sister city Salmon Arm's sister city is Inashiki, Ibaraki, Japan (Formerly Azuma, Ibaraki, Japan, until its recent amalgamation into Inashiki). There is a pavilion near McGuire Lake in honour of the friendship between Japan and Salmon Arm. Notable residents * Gail Anderson-Dargatz, author. * Calvin Ayre - billionaire, graduated from high school in Salmon Arm. Salmon Arm Observer news article, July 28, 2009 * E.V. Gordon, a well-known medieval philologist and colleague of J.R.R. Tolkien, was born in Salmon Arm in 1896. * Rick Say is a 3-time Olympic and National Record holding swimmer. * Dave Scatchard is a former NHL player. * Greg Sczebel is a two-time Juno Award-winning independent singer songwriter. * Bev Smith was a member and coach of the Canadian national women's basketball team. She was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2004. * Richard Underhill, Toronto jazz saxophonist, 2003 Juno Award winner. * Curtis Lazar, NHL Player, Captain of Team Canada at the World Junior 2015. * Cody Franson, NHL Player, Defenceman for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Salmon Arm in popular culture * The Punch-Out!! character Bear Hugger resides in Salmon Arm. Additionally, he even has an attack of the same name. References Wikipedia:Salmon Arm, British Columbia Dmoz:Regional North_America Canada British_Columbia Localities S Salmon_Arm


Union Square, San Francisco

; ref Public art thumb Union Square in San Francisco (File:Union Square in San Francisco.jpg) Beginning in 2009, painted heart sculptures from the ''Hearts in San Francisco'' public art installation have been installed in each of the four corners of the square. Each year, the sculptures are auctioned off to benefit the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation and new sculptures painted by various artists are installed in their place. Many of the sculptures are permanently


Downtown Orlando

Mobile Art Show - An art gallery in the back of a moving truck which displays works by local artists in various locations around Central Florida. http: www.thedailycity.com 2010 01 thedailycitycom-mobile-art-show.html * Public Art - Orange County Government has several public art installations around Downtown. http: www.orangecountyfl.net YourLocalGovernment CountyDepartments CountyAdministration ArtsCulturalAffairs.aspx * The Orlando Cabaret Festival


South of Market, San Francisco

(for connections to Golden Gate Transit routes serving Marin and Sonoma Counties). *Pittsburgh's murals funded by The Sprout Fund were named the "Best Public Art" by the ''Pittsburgh City Paper'' in 2006. 77X Candlestick Express California and Van Ness (Van Ness Avenue (San Francisco)) Pre-game rowspan "2" Candlestick Park rowspan "2" South of Market (South of Market, San Francisco), Civic Center (Civic Center, San Francisco) rowspan "2" Route map (PDF) -


Oro Valley, Arizona

http: www.belllegacy.com *Romero Ranch (Romero Canyon): The ruins of the large Romero Ranch are in Catalina State Park east of Oro Valley. Established in 1844 by Francisco Romero, Romero Ranch was one of the first cattle ranches near the Santa Catalina Mountains. *Canyon del Oro High School: Construction began on the school in the early 1960s before much of the area was developed. Located in south Oro Valley and directly adjacent to Pusch Ridge, CDO is an established community center for the town. *Oro Valley Public Library: Located in the heart of Oro Valley, on the golf course, with views of Pusch Ridge. Media Oro Valley is served by the following publications: ''Arizona Daily Star'': A morning daily paper. Sold in 2005


Grimsby, Ontario

Interested in the theatre, he traveled to New York City then when fellow Canadian, Mack Sennett offered him a job at his new Keystone Studios, Lord went on to work in Hollywood, California. There, he played the driver of the Keystone Cops police van, appearing in numerous of the successful films. DATE OF BIRTH 1894-10-7 PLACE OF BIRTH Grimsby, Ontario, Canada DATE OF DEATH 1970-3-23 St. Catharines is the judicial seat of the Niagara North Judicial District of Ontario, Central South Region, which represents the northern half of the Niagara Region equivalent to historic Lincoln County (Lincoln County, Ontario). The Superior Court of Justice is located on Church Street across from City Hall. A satellite court is located in Grimsby (Grimsby, Ontario). Wally Essert is the current Crown Attorney. * Greater Napanee (Greater Napanee, Ontario) - ''Napanee Guide'' * Grimsby (Grimsby, Ontario) - ''Grimsby Lincoln Independent'' * Guelph - ''Guelph Tribune'' - Grimsby (Grimsby, Ontario) Grimsby (Grimsby railway station) '''Via Rail:''' The Corridor (Corridor (Via Rail)) - Government The greater part of the peninsula is incorporated as the Regional Municipality of Niagara. Cities in the region include St. Catharines, Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, Ontario), Thorold, Port Colborne and Welland. Towns include Niagara-on-the-Lake, Lincoln (Lincoln, Ontario), Pelham (Pelham, Ontario), Grimsby (Grimsby, Ontario) and Fort Erie (Fort Erie, Ontario), as well as the townships Wainfleet and West Lincoln (West Lincoln, Ontario). The remainder of the peninsula encompasses parts of the City of Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) and Haldimand County.


Skid Row, Los Angeles

, Skid Row (Skid Row, Los Angeles) in Los Angeles, and San Francisco's Tenderloin (Tenderloin, San Francisco, California) District. The ''Times'' also embarked on a number of investigative journalism pieces. A series in December 2004 on the King-Drew Medical Center (Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital) in Los Angeles led to a Pulitzer Prize and a more thorough coverage of the hospital's troubled history. Lopez wrote a five-part series on the civic and humanitarian disgrace of Los Angeles' Skid Row (Skid Row, Los Angeles), which became the focus of the 2009 motion picture, ''The Soloist.'' Los Angeles The Los Angeles region is thought to have the largest concentration of homeless persons in the country and is considered the homelessness capital of the USA "Los Angeles Still Homeless Capital Of United States", Imperial Valley News, Wednesday, 25 June 2008 Wolch, Jennifer; Blasi, Gary; and Dear, Michael, "L.A.'s homeless: A progress report", USC Center for Sustainable Cities, June 22, 2008 , together with San Francisco. In its biennual census of 2011, the County counted more than 51,000 homeless persons living in the county at any given night. http: www.lahsa.org docs 2011-Homeless-Count HC11-Detailed-Geography-Report-FINAL.PDF One hundred thousands persons are expected to be homeless at least one night during the year. http: www.lahsa.org docs 2011-Homeless-Count HC11-Detailed-Geography-Report-FINAL.PDF A 50-block area in downtown Los Angeles called Skid Row (Skid Row, Los Angeles) (4,316) http: www.lahsa.org docs 2011-Homeless-Count HC11-Detailed-Geography-Report-FINAL.PDF has a homeless population nearly as large as the homeless population of San Francisco (6,455). http: www.sfexaminer.com local 2011 05 san-francisco-s-homeless-count-reveals-drop-chronic-homelessness Hollywood and the city of Santa Monica also suffer from visible homelessness. Los Angeles, of course, has approximately 3.6 times the population of San Francisco, http: www.lahsa.org docs 2011-Homeless-Count HC11-Detailed-Geography-Report-FINAL.PDF this means that even in proportions Los Angeles has more homeless than San Francisco. After being wounded in World War II, he began working seriously on his guitar playing, influenced heavily by Django Reinhardt. After the war, he returned to Moultrie then moved to Los Angeles county where he worked in Western films and played music in bars around L.A.'s Skid Row (Skid Row, Los Angeles), where he met pioneering pedal steel guitarist Speedy West. West, who joined Cliffie Stone's popular Hometown Jamboree local radio and TV show, suggested Bryant be hired when the show's original guitarist departed. That gave Bryant access to Capitol Records since Stone was a Capitol artist and talent scout. Zzyzx's original encampment consisted of 20 tents, and he recruited homeless men from Los Angeles' skid row (Skid Row, Los Angeles) to build simple concrete buildings. Springer created an imitation hot springs — which he attempted to pass off as genuine — by using a boiler to heat several pool (heat sink)s.


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