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Metropolitan Commits to Greater Water Reliability, Supply Equity for All Member Agencies

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:14am

Affected agencies include Calleguas Municipal Water District, Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Three Valleys Municipal Water District and Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District.

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  • Affected agencies include Calleguas Municipal Water District, Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Three Valleys Municipal Water District and Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District.
  • In response to the record drought, Metropolitan has collaborated with its member agencies to develop and apply extraordinary actions aimed at preserving state project water for the communities that need it most.
  • Metropolitan also accelerated its Pure Water Southern California recycled water project to develop a new supply source for the region.
  • The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative that, along with its 26 cities and retail suppliers, provides water for 19 million people in six counties.

Greenbriar Announces: Sage Ranch Marketing Update

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:00am

Greenbriar is extremely blessed to have a fully entitled 995 home debt-free subdivision that is the only viable solution to providing new homes for this demand.

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  • Greenbriar is extremely blessed to have a fully entitled 995 home debt-free subdivision that is the only viable solution to providing new homes for this demand.
  • There are simply no meaningful water rights left after Sage Ranch, to provide more than another several hundred homes after Sage Ranch.
  • The Engineering team and General Contractor for Sage Ranch met with City staff last week, and are putting the final painstaking touches to the PDP.
  • Greenbriar met with Phantom Developments in Toronto last week and Phantom is reviewing the additional facts needed for bid price improvement.

CUB STATEMENT ON REFUND CONNECTED TO COM ED SCANDAL

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 11:46pm

A $36 million refund falls short of the refund recommended by CUB, the Illinois Attorney General's Office and the City of Chicago.

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  • A $36 million refund falls short of the refund recommended by CUB, the Illinois Attorney General's Office and the City of Chicago.
  • The refund, about a $4.80 bill credit on average, will be delivered to customers on their April 2023 bills.
  • [Another $5,019,312, plus interest, will be added to the refund, upon Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval, making the total refund at least $36.3 million.]
  • In October of 2020, in a federal lawsuit, CUB alleged ComEd enriched itself "at the expense of Illinois utility customers."

Retailers & Businesses Strengthen Impact for America's Youth as Back to School Campaign Continues

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 8:58pm

In addition to Ross' national sponsorship of Power Hour, Ross is also matching the first $400,000 raised during the fundraiser.

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  • In addition to Ross' national sponsorship of Power Hour, Ross is also matching the first $400,000 raised during the fundraiser.
  • Beginning July 15, participating adidas stores will invite customers to round-up their purchase or donate to support Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide.
  • Hertz is donating vehicles and providing grants to select clubs to support student success and economic mobility for America's youth this upcoming school year.
  • To support Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Back2School campaign, visit your local Shoe Carnival store.

Medical Grade HEPA Filter Air Purifier Now Available by Camfil

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 6:09pm

City M air purifier ishighly effective at removing airborne allergens, such as pet dander, pollen, dust, and molecular contaminants such as VOCs from the air.

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  • City M air purifier ishighly effective at removing airborne allergens, such as pet dander, pollen, dust, and molecular contaminants such as VOCs from the air.
  • Camfil USA is a leader in clean air solutions and a pioneer in the research, development, and engineering of modern air filtration technology, providing medical-grade air purification solutions for commercial, medical and industrial enterprises.
  • When the pandemic took the world in its grip, players in the air filtration industry began to introduce solutions to make our air safer to breathe.
  • Camfil City M Absolute HEPA Filter Pharmaceutical-Grade Air Purifier Camfil USA, In
    Camfil went to work and led the innovation on the air purification and provided solutions for our first responders, medical hospitals, and where there was a high need for this.

'No Greater Love' - A Film on the Remarkable Life of Mother Teresa - to Premiere in Theaters on October 3 and 4

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 6:52pm

Twenty-five years after Mother Teresa's death, Fathom Events will present an exclusive two-day only event, "Mother Teresa: No Greater Love," in theaters Monday, Oct. 3 and Tuesday, Oct. 4.

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  • Twenty-five years after Mother Teresa's death, Fathom Events will present an exclusive two-day only event, "Mother Teresa: No Greater Love," in theaters Monday, Oct. 3 and Tuesday, Oct. 4.
  • The film is part of Fathom Events' "Saint Series," a curated collection of films chronicling the lives of Catholic saints.
  • "Mother Teresa taught us that there are no expendable people," Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Patrick E. Kelly said.
  • Tickets for "Mother Teresa: No Greater Love" can be purchased online by visiting Fathom Events or at participating theater box offices.

Envisio Announces 2022 Momentum, Celebrates Expanding Client Roster of Prestigious "What Works Cities"

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 6:52pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Envisio, the leading provider of strategic planning, performance management, and transparency solutions for local governments and other public sector organizations, today announced the results of a record-breaking first six months of 2022.

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  • Accountability and transparency have become fundamental to public sector strategic planning and performance management.
  • In the first half of the year, Envisio welcomed new public sector clients serving more than 8 million new residents, increasing the total number of residents served to 18.3 million.
  • "Public sector leaders are increasingly aware that transparency is critical to building trust," said Mike Bell, CEO and Founder of Envisio.
  • Additionally, Envisio acknowledged new engagements with a number of cities with proven dedication to data-driven decision making.

QUICKLLY AND INSTACART PUT INDIAN GROCERIES ON THE MAP WITH 60-MINUTE DELIVERY

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 6:24pm

CHICAGO, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Quicklly, a comprehensive, one-stop marketplace for Indian/South Asian groceries, tiffins, meal kits and fully-prepared restaurant dishes, and Instacart today announced the companies' expanded partnership to offer delivery of Quicklly's Indian pantry staples, desi spices and sauces in as fast as an hour across seven U.S. cities: New York City, N.Y., Chicago, Ill., Austin, Texas, Fremont, Calif., Sunnyvale, Calif., Naperville, Ill. and Edison, N.J. The Instacart app also offers nationwide delivery of Quicklly's ready-to-eat Indian meals kits in three to four days, creating new opportunities for Americans to engage with and consume authentic South Asian and Indian food.

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  • The Instacart app also offers nationwide delivery of Quicklly's ready-to-eat Indian meals kits in three to four days, creating new opportunities for Americans to engage with and consume authentic South Asian and Indian food.
  • "With Quicklly, we've seen hundreds of thousands of customers engage with Indian and South Asian cuisine in new and exciting ways.
  • The Quicklly Indian Meals Kit on the Instacart app offers customers an array of authentic vegetarian and non-vegetarian Indian meals and sauces, shipped directly to their door.
  • Customers in select cities can shop for 60-minute Quicklly delivery or Indian Meal Kits via Instacart at https://www.instacart.com/quicklly or through the Instacart app.

Minister Wilkinson Advances the Canada Green Buildings Strategy and Announces Funding to Revitalize Community Recreation Centre

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 6:00pm

Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced the launch of a public engagement process for the Canada Green Buildings Strategy.

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  • Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced the launch of a public engagement process for the Canada Green Buildings Strategy.
  • The Canada Green Buildings Strategy will seek to mobilize national action to reduce emissions by 37 percent from 2005 by 2030 and to create a net-zero-emissions buildings sector by 2050.
  • The Canada Green Buildings Council estimates that Canada's green buildings industry could support approximately 1.5 million direct jobs by 2030, up from 462,000 today.
  • The Government of Canada is investing $2,253,020 in Flicka Gymnastics and the Mickey McDougall Community Recreation Centre through the Infrastructure Canada's Green and Inclusive Community Buildings (GICB) program.

ATI Systems announces release of its Multiple Stacked Circular Speaker Arrays

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 5:45pm

BOSTON, Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), a world leader in providing Mass Notification Systems (MNS), Emergency Communication Systems (ECS), and Military Giant Voice Systems with superior intelligible voice, is proud to announce the introduction of its high-powered, omnidirectional Multiple Stacked Circular Speaker Arrays.

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  • BOSTON, Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), a world leader in providing Mass Notification Systems (MNS), Emergency Communication Systems (ECS), and Military Giant Voice Systems with superior intelligible voice, is proud to announce the introduction of its high-powered, omnidirectional Multiple Stacked Circular Speaker Arrays.
  • The introduction of ATI circular speakers is a game changer when it comes to helping cities that prefer appealing looks of multiple-cell type speaker stations.
  • ATI reduces the size of the unit by increasing the power of each cell to 800 watts, said Ray Bassiouni, CEO of ATI Systems.
  • ATI Systems Mass Notification Systems easily integrate with other warning systems, such as IPAWS and National Weather Service, as well as with digital alert systems to provide more complete alerting solutions.