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  • Young girl comes to mom’s rescue

    first_imgThe self-employed plumber did not want to alarm his little girl but as he sped home he tried calling 911. He couldn’t get through. Seconds felt like hours, and it wasn’t long before the second-grader herself called 911. “She is a very mature little girl,” said Kathy Giordano, Marilyn Cabrera’s teacher. “She is very brave, but that strong character is instilled in her by her parents.” Marilyn’s voice shook but the young girl stayed focused with the dispatcher. She followed instructions, unlocked the door for firefighters and kept her little brother safe. Fire Capt. J. Scott Greenlesh commended Marilyn for her courage as he handed her a certificate of commendation. “This honors your bravery,” Greenlesh said. “For your ability to get your mom help and your unique strength and ability to think clearly during this emergency.” As the Cabreras posed with the firefighters from Station 107, Bernardo Cabrera could not contain his pride. “She is still really emotional about all this but we are very, very proud of her.” [email protected] (661) 257-5254160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! It was Jan. 9 as Sandra Cabrera, a housewife, was cleaning up after lunch when she noticed that a persistent stomachache had taken a turn for the worst. “I called my husband to tell him he needed to come home,” Sandra said. But Sandra’s pain quickly became unbearable. Her head was pounding and she was having trouble breathing. Marilyn called her father on his cell phone. “Mami’s not moving,” Marilyn said. “I’m on my way sweetie. I’m almost there,” Bernardo Cabrera told his daughter. CANYON COUNTRY – Walking up to a group of local station firefighters who just weeks ago had helped save her mother’s life, 7-year-old Marilyn Cabrera wiped away tears. The multipurpose room at Fair Oaks Ranch Community School was full of classmates and teachers Friday, all proud of the little girl who had been brave enough to call 911 when her mother had gotten so sick she couldn’t move. But the teary Marilyn was just happy her family was all right. “I am just glad my mommy is OK,” the brown-eyed girl said. last_img read more

  • €2M support package announced for disadvantaged groups in Donegal

    first_imgA €2 million Government funding package has been announced by Minister Joe McHugh today to support disadvantaged groups across Donegal.The funding, which will be provided next year, will see €615,095 distributed to communities in the Inishowen region, €363,582 for the Gaeltacht and €1.09million delivered to other parts of the county.“This is a hugely important funding package for next year, with €2million of Government money directed to groups and people most in need in Donegal,” Minister Joe McHugh said on the announcement. The investment is being made under the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP), the Government’s primary social inclusion intervention, and it follows a fund of about €2million for this year.Mr McHugh, Minister for Education and Skills, said: “This important initiative will support people who are out of work or on low wages. It will help children and their mothers and fathers who live in deprived areas and lone parents. And the funding can also be put to good use to help support people with disabilities, Travellers, Roma and other groups with disadvantage.”“Cuirim fáilte róimh an deá-nuacht seo inniú maidir le limistéar faoi mhíbhuntáiste, agus an tacaíocht breise a bheas ar fail daofa.“The money is used to support communities and individuals. It will be of huge benefit in the areas where services are being provided to help reverse disadvantage, to give people the guidance, confidence and support they need to move on with their lives. “I have seen first-hand the importance of working with young people and the value of working on initiatives for people in disadvantaged areas. These funds will be important for both urban and rural areas to try to encourage and support people towards mainstream services.”The €2m funding for 2019 under SICAP will be delivered by Local Development Companies across the county.SICAP is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development with co-funding from the European Social Fund (ESF) as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.€2M support package announced for disadvantaged groups in Donegal was last modified: November 28th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

  • Giants’ offense slowing down at the wrong time, concerns crop up again in loss

    first_imgSAN DIEGO — After another heart-stopping, nail-biting thriller that ended in a victory, the Giants returned to the visiting clubhouse at Petco Park on Friday night and talked up the value of their dominant bullpen.The Giants’ 11-inning win over the Padres marked their seventh extra-inning win since the All-Star break and their major league-best 25th victory in a one-run game this season.On Saturday, the Giants showed why a great bullpen can only take a team so far.The Giants’ offense …last_img

  • Yobongo Hits the App Store: Can It Deliver?

    first_imgRelated Posts The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technology mike melanson Yobongo, the iPhone app that “makes it super fun and easy to chat with people nearby,” has finally gone live in the iTunes App Store. After a month in beta testing, Yobongo has shown itself to be a well-designed, functional mobile chat room. Now, just one thing remains to be seen – can it deliver on its promise of “ambient real-time communication”?Yobongo founders Caleb Elston and David Kasper left Justin.tv last October with the intention of creating “a new way to communicate and share with people nearby from your mobile device.” Yobongo is that “new way.”According to Elston, the release is going to focus on San Francisco, Austin (home of this month’s SXSW festival) and New York City. When users launch the app in one of these cities, the app will determine in real time what chat group they will be added to according to their location, who they might have spoken with in the past and group density. “We analyze every pair of messages sent through the system and use that to build up an understanding of who you like talking with,” explained Elston. Then when you open Yobongo we place you with people you have the strongest affinity for.” So far, however, the app has simply served as a private mobile chat room for a hand-picked group of 150 beta testers. So how do they know that, once it goes live and out to the masses, it’s going to function as planned? They already released the app under a different name in Canada to test out the location and grouping functionality.Will It Translate?When blogger Robert Scoble discussed the app last month, he asked a key question of it – can it “avoid the ‘masses are asses’ chat room problem?”While Elston provided us with a slew of statistics on the app’s usage over the last month, there’s only one problem – Yobongo users, so far, consist of a hand-picked group of early adopters, tech insiders, bloggers and Silicon Valley techies. Can we judge adoption and usage on how much these folks like talking to each other in a private mobile chat room? We’re not so sure. At the same time, it’s solidly designed, functional and could have a strong showing as a way to meet random folks at the year’s largest gathering of techies and the often socially-inept. As Scoble asks, “Will it still be interesting when we get drunk at SXSW?”One commenter points out that location, just like real identity (which Yobongo also requires) could help deal with this problem. “Location limiting alone is huge,” he writes. “I’m less likely to be an ass to you if there aren’t six routers and four firewalls between us.”Of course, there’s just one more question to ask: Do users really want this? Were we really missing out on being able to chat with small groups of people who are located nearby? We have Twitter for people we know and don’t know. We have GroupMe, Kik, Fast Society and any number of other group messaging apps for folks we already know. Is the socially “unknown,” the stranger, what people were really looking for in their mobile communications experience?For now, the only thing to do will be to go grab yourself a copy and see if it can, indeed, deliver. What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech …center_img Tags:#Apple#Location#mobile#web Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagementlast_img read more

  • Video Tutorial: How to Shoot Product Videos on a Budget

    first_imgProduct videos have to look good — whether you have a budget or not. Follow these tips to improve your production values without breaking the bank.In this video tutorial, I’m going to cover a few things you can do to improve the production value of your product videos, even if you’re working with a limited budget. Let’s dive right in. LightingYour first step is to set up an overhead lighting system to create a flattering glow for your products. You can do this using lower-end softbox lights.If you don’t have the budget to purchase a softbox, you can also pull off this look by either positioning your product by a window or using your cellphone as a spotlight.BackgroundTo darken your backdrop, simply move your subject closer to the light source. This will create more contrast and focus your audience’s attention on the details of the product, rather than the composition of your shot.Camera MovementYour biggest priority is to showcase the most important details of the product — from close macro shots to medium dolly moves. If your setting isn’t the greatest, keep the camera focal lengths closer, revealing less background and more product detail.Stylized Detail RevealThe best technique for dynamic detail reveal is mimicking a fan movement with your light. The goal is to swivel the source light and highlight different areas of your product. You often see this technique in cell phone and car commercials.And that’s it! As simple as could be, but remarkably effective. And if you’re looking for more ways to improve your production value, check out these articles.Animate Clean Commercial Graphics in Adobe After EffectsFilmmaking Tips: How to Create Dramatic LightingWorking with Both Low Key and High Key Lighting StylesYou Can Pull Off These 4 Amazing Camera Shots with Zero GearLearn How to Create 2D Motion Graphics with After Effectslast_img read more

  • JPS to Produce 45 Per Cent of Power From LNG By June 2019

    first_imgThe Jamaica Public Service (JPS) says that by June 2019, 45 percent of the energy it supplies to the country will come from cheaper, cleaner liquefied natural gas (LNG).By then, the power company’s Old Harbour and Jamaica Aluminium Company (Jamalco) plants will come on stream to join the Bogue facility in St. James, which received its first shipment of LNG in October 2016.“That is going to leave us with about 40 percent fossil fuel and 15 percent renewable,” said JPS Regional Director for Western Jamaica, T’Shura Gibbs in an interview with JIS News.She noted that the renewables will be from solar, wind and hydropower, “which are also a growing part of the energy mix”.JPS, in August, signed a power purchase agreement with United States company, New Fortress South Power Holdings Limited, for the construction of a 94-megawatt (MW) power plant on the grounds of the Jamalco bauxite operations in Clarendon.New Fortress will also supply the power entity’s 190MW gas-fired power plant being developed in Old Harbour, St Catherine.Ms. Gibbs said that in addition to bringing diversity to the choice of fuels available locally, natural gas is expected to reduce environmental emissions and provide greater stability in prices.“It will be a cleaner and greener environment,” she noted. “It is moving away from the heavy oil… the dirty oil. It is about using clean oil to generate electricity,” she added.Ms. Gibbs said that unlike fossil fuel “where the price is volatile and up and down, “there is more stability when it comes to LNG”.“What this means is that businesses will now be able to put budgets in place as it relates to planning for the future and the price of energy,” she pointed out, noting that residential customers will start to see some true benefits.Ms. Gibbs noted that last year when oil had dropped to a surprisingly low $30 perbarrel, persons questioned the wisdom of continuing on the pathway of LNG “without taking into consideration that inevitably it would go back up”.“That’s the thing about fuel,” she argued. “The price is so volatile that something in the market will always trigger a response. It was 13 years that Jamaica was trying to bring LNG as an alternative energy source and, thankfully, we were able to finally achieve that last year,” she said.“This is all about clean energy, reliable energy and, most importantly, the creation of jobs and community development,” she added.The introduction of LNG to the local energy mix is in keeping with the Government’s drive to bring cheaper and cleaner energy to the people of Jamaica.Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, in a recent visit to the JPS Bogue plant, pointed out that the introduction of LNG “represents a significant boost to the country’s diversification efforts and economic endeavours”.He said it comes at an opportune time when the country is continuing the pursuit of alternative fuel sources and creating the architecture for a sustainable energy futurelast_img read more