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Weekly food truck festival launches in Park Hill

This week, a new weekly event called the Colorado Boulevard Food Truck Hub will officially launch in Denver’s Northeast Park Hill neighborhood. The event will have two main focuses, feeding residents in Northeast Park Hill (a historic food desert) and fighting youth gun violence.
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Big Spring, TXkbestmedia.com

Big Spring City Council meeting, 07/27/2021 - Highlights

All council members were present during Tuesday night’s meeting of the Big Spring City Council meeting. During Public Comments, Aubrey Weaver, District 6 resident, called into the meeting to speak on the effectiveness of the city’s mosquito control, his concern on item #17 concerning the Convention and Visitors Board. He also suggested that an information session be held about the new gun law in Texas that goes into effect on Sept. 1, 2021. He suggested that it be held with law enforcement and qualified speakers to inform the public and have an opportunity for questions and answers.
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Garcetti Signs Ordinance To Restrict Sleeping, Homeless Encampments In Certain City Areas

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A rally by advocates of L.A.’s homeless population did not deter city council members and Mayor Eric Garcetti from approving a new ordinance that restricts sleeping and homeless encampments in certain areas of the city. The City Council voted 13-2 to approve the new ordinance and Garcetti signed it into law on Thursday. The law prohibits the unhoused from making temporary shelters within 500 feet of schools, daycare facilities, parks, libraries and other locations throughout the city of Los Angeles. Councilmembers Mike Bonin and Nithya Raman, who have been targeted for a recall for what opponents say is due...
Spokane, WAinlander.com

We have the know-how — and money — to tackle Spokane's housing crisis

What does a housing crisis look like? Recently, the head of a local lab at a large medical facility and one of our region's largest employers contacted me to let me know that his employees are all seeing rent increases of over 30 percent in the next 60 days. He is worried that none of his full-time employees can afford to live in Spokane. Markets work like this: When there is no supply, prices increase. There are simply no other options for the employees at this facility. The people who check our groceries, draw our blood and flip our burgers ought to be able to afford to live inside the city limits.
Pittsburgh, PAPosted by
CBS Pittsburgh

City Offering Swimming Vouchers For Dormont Pool

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The city is offering swimming vouchers for the Dormont Pool. Citiparks announced a new program that allows residents to use voucher coupons to swim at the Dormont Pool for the rest of the summer 2021 season. The vouchers will give free entry for children and $2 off for adults, which matches the city pool rate. You can get coupons at the eight open city pool locations during business hours or from Brookline Recreation Center or Phillips Recreation Center between 9 a.m and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Maricopa, AZinmaricopa.com

City to hold community cleanup Saturday morning

The City of Maricopa’s Keep Maricopa Beautiful campaign kicks off Saturday, July 31, from 6-8 a.m. with “The Largest City Cleanup in Maricopa History.”. The city is urging anyone who wants to participate to go to its cleanup page, which features an interactive map that allows visitors to scan a QR code and find locations with litter that needs to be picked up. Locations needing cleanup will be marked with a blue point and volunteers can click on each point for site-specific project tips and disposal options.
Orange County, NYPosted by
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Enter To Win: Admission and Ride Passes for the Orange County Fair, Middletown

This weekend is the final weekend of the Orange County Fair in Middletown, NY at the Orange County Fairgrounds. All weekend long you can hop on rides, enjoy the circus, check out the Dock Dogs, see live performances from Night Train the Guns N Roses Tribute on Friday, Iron Maidens the Iron Maiden Tribute on Saturday, and Toby Keith on Sunday (separate tickets required) - plus so much more including Fireworks on Friday Night!
San Luis Obispo County, CANew Times

Fill the missing middle

I've lived on the Central Coast for more than a decade now. In those 10 years I can count on one hand the number of friends and family who've been able to stay and raise their kids in the community we all know and love. And yet, in all the...
Gadsden, ALGadsden Times

Local COVID numbers on the climb; hospital changes ER, COVID unit visitation policy

Increasing COVID-19 cases led one local hospital to tighten restrictions on visitation in its emergency room and COVID rooms or units. Riverview Regional Medical Center Spokesperson Susan Moore said no visitors will be allowed in the ER or in COVID patient rooms or units unless they were accompanying a minor, someone with disabilities or in end of life cases.
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American Express to send gift vouchers for Platinum Cardmembers for their birthday

American Express continues to amaze me. In India, they are down, but not out. The outfit is currently serving time out due to an RBI ban which disallows them for taking on new customers. But honestly, they have been doing way more for their current cardmembers during the past year or so with all the great statement credit offers, such as the Platinum one for INR 27,500 valid on daily spends and so on.