Christ Central leader, pastor Jimmy Jones, told council he does not know who added the provision to perform intake functions at his ministrys Hope Plaza at Main and Calhoun streets. But Jones said that is where it was done last season when Christ Central operated the shelter. This year, Cooper and others countered, Christ Central will be directing far more homeless people to a shelter that will be open throughout the day and night. The shelters new role is to divert its clients to providers who can help with their individual needs, which range from job placement or training to medical, psychiatric or substance abuse services. Council asked Jones and city staffers to work on finding another intake location away from the city center because that will aggravate neighbors and businesses that want homeless people to stop damaging their properties or http://www.journalhome.com/clineipcd/660461/north-hollywood-mexican-food-as-vibrant-as-your-abuelitas-home-cooking.html bothering their customers.
Columbia entrepreneurs kick start projects thanks to crowd funding website
The violin of Moldovan virtuoso Patricia Kopatchinskaja "comes close to disintegrating under the force of her spectacular display" the magazine said in awarding its top honor to the recording of Eotvos's "Seven". The recording on the Naive label, which also includes pieces by Hungarian composers Bartok and Ligeti, is conducted by the prolific Eotvos, who often tackles topical subjects in his compositions. "It was like being in a Hungarian cosmos," Kopatchinskaja, who could not attend the awards banquet on Tuesday, said in a recorded message. Two other Hungarians, violinist Barnabas Kelemen and pianist Zoltan Kocsis, won the chamber music award for their recording of Bartok's sonatas for violin. London-born classical guitarist Julian Bream, who used to earn money as a boy playing piano in his grandmother's pub in Battersea, was given a lifetime achievement award. "It was to achieve something that was difficult on an instrument no one cared about, really," Bream, 80, said by way of explanation of why he took up the guitar. Asked what it was like having had a life in music, he added, "Heaven." Trumpeter Balsom, 34, whose next CD will feature excerpts from her previous 10 albums, many of which have been big sellers on classical charts, said her selection for the award "is a massive thrill for El Informe me because the list of nominees are my musical heroes and idols".
Finance Wed, Sep 18, 2013, 9:49 AM EDT - U.S. Markets close in 6 hrs 11 mins Columbia Property Trust Refines Dividend Policy and Declares Fourth Quarter 2013 Dividend Press Release: Columbia Property Trust 23 hours ago Related Content ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Columbia Property Trust today announced its Board of Directors has refined the Companys dividend policy and declared a quarterly dividend totaling $0.30 per share, or $1.20 per share on an annualized basis, for the fourth quarter of 2013. The dividend will be paid on December 17, 2013 to shareholders of record as of December 3, 2013. In preparation for our expected listing of shares on the New York Stock Exchange in October, the Board has set the dividend at a level that balances our investors desire for income with our ability to most efficiently fund the Companys future growth, said Nelson Mills, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Columbia Property Trust. Our objective is to provide greater total return potential to shareholders over the long term. This new policy, which is more consistent with our publicly traded REIT peers, should help us achieve this goal while enabling us to cover dividends with operating cash flow and fund our acquisition and value creation strategies. About Columbia Property Trust One of the nations largest office REITs, Columbia Property Trust invests in high-quality commercial office properties in primary markets nationwide and has achieved an investment-grade rating from both Moodys and Standard & Poors rating services.
Columbia professor dispels myth of insatiable drug addicts
If the dose was fairly low, they were more likely to take the money. They didnt fit the caricature of the drug addict who cant stop once he gets a taste, Dr. Hart told the New York Times. When they were given an alternative to crack, they Panama made rational economic decisions. When the price of the voucher was raised to $20, Hart and his colleagues found every single addict was able to delay the instant gratification of getting high and instead take the money, which they recieved at the end of the experiment. If youre living in a poor neighborhood deprived of options, theres a certain rationality to keep taking a drug that will give you some temporary pleasure, he told the Times. The key factor is the environment, whether youre talking about humans or rats.
In 2012, Mirendah created a Kickstarter campaign, and with pledges from 190 backers, she raised $7,498 to pre-screen her film in Vancouver, Denver, Los Angelesand elsewhere. "I couldn't have raised so much money without the credibility that Kickstarter gives," she said. Her 165-minute documentary was designed to challenge medical practices in hospitals during birth and emphasize the importance of fathers. Mirendah is now completing the documentary's second part, which addresses health care for mothers and babies. Eventually, she wants to build it into a curriculum about birth educators. Graphic by Mollie Barnes When projects succeed Fewer than half of the project campaigns on Kickstarter are successfully funded. The platform relies on an all-or-nothing funding philosophy, and if a campaign does not meet a pre-set goal, it gets no money at all.