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Coronado, California

Coronado is a resort city located in San Diego County, California, USA, across the San Diego Bay from downtown San Diego. It was founded in the 1880s and incorporated in 1890, its population was 18,192 at the 2010 census, down from 24,100 at the 2000 census. Coronado lies on an island connected to the mainland by a tombolo called the Silver Strand. In 1602 the explorer Sebastian Vizcaino drew its first map. In 2012 Dr. Stephen Leatherman, Director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research, ranked Coronado Beach as the best beach in the United States. Coronado is Spanish for "crowned one," and thus it is nicknamed The Crown City. Three ships of the United States Navy have been named after the city, including USS Coronado. Coronado was incorporated as a town on December 11, 1890; the land was purchased by Elisha Spurr Babcock, along with Hampton L. Story, Jacob Gruendike, their intention was to create a resort community, in 1886, the Coronado Beach Company was organized. By 1888, they had built the city became a major resort destination.

They built a schoolhouse, formed athletic and baseball clubs. In 1900, a tourist/vacation area just south of the Hotel del Coronado was established by John D. Spreckels and named Tent City. Spreckels became the Hotel's Owner. Over the years the tents gave way to cottages, the last of, torn down in late 1940 or early 1941. In the 1910s, Coronado had streetcars running on Orange Avenue; these streetcars became a fixture of the city until their retirement in 1939. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 32.7 square miles. Geographically, Coronado is a peninsula or a "tied island". Coronado is connected to the mainland by a strip of land called the Silver Strand; the Silver Strand and North Island, form San Diego Bay. Since recorded history, Coronado was separated from North Island by a shallow inlet of water called the Spanish Bight; the development of North Island by the United States Navy prior to and during World War II led to the filling of the bight by July 1944, combining the land areas into a single body.

The Navy still operates Naval Air Station North Island on Coronado. On the southern side of the town is Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, a training center for Navy SEALs and Special warfare combatant-craft crewmen. Both facilities are part of the larger Naval Base Coronado complex. Coronado has increased in size due to dredge material being dumped on its shoreline and through the natural accumulation of sand; the "Country Club" area on the northwest side of Coronado, the "Glorietta" area and golf course on the southeast side of Coronado, most of the Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, most of the Strand Naval Housing, most of the Coronado Cays were built on dirt dredged from San Diego Bay. On New Year's Day 1937, during the Great Depression, the gambling ship SS Monte Carlo, known for "drinks and dolls," was shipwrecked on the beach about a quarter mile south of the Hotel del Coronado. In 1969, the San Diego–Coronado Bridge was opened, allowing much faster transit between the cities than bay ferries or driving via State Route 75 along the Silver Strand.

The bridge is made up of five lanes, one of, controlled by a moveable barrier that allows for better traffic flow during rush hours. In the morning, the lane is moved to create three lanes going north-bound towards downtown San Diego, in the evening it is moved again to create three lanes going south-bound towards Coronado. According to the Köppen climate classification system, Coronado has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps; the 2010 United States Census reported that the City of Coronado had a population of 24,697. The racial makeup of Coronado was 20,074 White, 1,678 African American, 201 Native American, 925 Asian, 101 Pacific Islander, 762 from other races, 956 from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3,354 persons; as of the 2000 census, there were 24,100 people, 7,734 households, 4,934 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,121.9 inhabitants per square mile. There were 9,494 housing units at an average density of 1,229.8 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the city was 84.40% White, 5.15% African American, 0.66% Native American, 3.72% Asian, 0.30% Pacific Islander, 3.14% from other races, 2.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.83% of the population. There were 7,734 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.2% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.84. In the city, the population was spread out with 16.0% under the age of 18, 20.2% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 139.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 149.1 males. 48.2 % of those age 25 and over have higher.

According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the city is $91,748, the median income for a family is $119,205. Real estate in the city of Coronado is expensive. According to a recent county-wide zip code chart published in The


Perechyn is a city in Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Perechyn Raion. Population: 6,737 . There are several alternative names used for this city: Hungarian: Perecseny, German: Peretschyn, Slovak: Perečín, Romanian: Perecin, Russian: Перечин. In 2001, the population included: Ukrainians Russians Slovaks The city of Perechyn is nestled between the Carpathian Mountains some twenty kilometers north of Uzhgorod. With a population of around 7000 people, this small city swells to larger numbers on the weekends when people from neighboring villages come to shop in this rayon center and during summer when tourists traverse the lovely mountain road on their way North to Lviv. There are many different nationalities living in harmony with one another including Ukrainians, Belarusians and Hungarians. In the main square, is a statue built in honor of Fedor Feketa who traveled 30 kilometers by foot each week carrying the mail to villages throughout the region. Legend has it he started his route, while waiting for a letter from his parents.

Perechyn has three schools a regional school, a middle/high school, a boarding school. The Perechyn Humanitarian Gymnasium is housed in the Palace of Culture, centrally-located and distinguished by its visible castle-like architecture. In addition to preparing students for university, the gymnasium has a special focus on the development of specialized language skills including Ukrainian, Slovakian and English. Foreign visitors are likely to find English-speakers here who will gladly help provide advice and information about the region. Distinguished by its architecture, the Perechyn Boarding School or "shkoli internat" sits in a U-shaped building on the outskirts of Perechyn on the road to Uzhgorod, it houses some 135 students. In partnership with the Charitable Foundation Opika, students from this school perform traditional dances, music concerts and shows, including "Perechyn Day", celebrated each year on the 28th of June; the school houses a culture museum with one of the best displays of vyshyvanki in Zakarpattia.

Children who attend the school are taught ancient embroidery techniques and their work is on display and for sale in the museum. One of the largest industries in town is a factory that makes other products. Perechyn has a metal recycling plant

Beijun 204-class dredger

Beijun 204 class dredger is a class of little known naval auxiliary ship in service with the People's Liberation Army Navy. The name of this class is after the first unit commissioned, with the exact type still remains unknown, only a single unit of this class have been confirmed in active service as of mid-2010s. In comparison to other dredger in Chinese military service, Beijun 204 class is capable of performing floating pile driver missions with two piles it is equipped with, one on each side of the ship. Beijun 204 class series ships in PLAN service are designated by a combination of two Chinese characters followed by three-digit number; the second Chinese character is Jun, meaning dredge in Chinese, because these ships are classified as dredgers. The first Chinese character denotes which fleet the ship is service with, with East for East Sea Fleet, North for North Sea Fleet, South for South Sea Fleet. However, the pennant numbers may have changed due to the change of Chinese naval ships naming convention.

Dongjun 417 class dredger Dongjun 417 class dredger is a class of little known naval auxiliary ship in service with the People's Liberation Army Navy. The name of this class is after the first unit commissioned, with the exact type still remains unknown, only a single unit of this class have been confirmed in active service as of mid-2010s. Dongjun 417 class series ships in PLAN service are designated by a combination of two Chinese characters followed by three-digit number; the second Chinese character is Jun, meaning dredge in Chinese, because these ships are classified as dredgers. The first Chinese character denotes which fleet the ship is service with, with East for East Sea Fleet, North for North Sea Fleet, South for South Sea Fleet. However, the pennant numbers may have changed due to the change of Chinese naval ships naming convention

Ferrari Virtual Academy

Ferrari Virtual Academy is a sim racing video game for Microsoft Windows developed by Kunos Simulazioni and released in September 2010. The simulation allows the player to drive a Ferrari against the clock at a race track. There are no other vehicles to race against in real time. In January 2015, the servers were down with Ferrari ending its support for the game; as of February 2015, the simulation can be used, however it can no longer be purchased. The game offers two modes: Free Practice in which driving aids such as traction control, assisted braking, visible driving line and automatic transmission are permitted and the player can decide how much fuel should be in the car. Times set in Hot Lap mode are entered into an online leaderboard; the initial release offered only the Ferrari F10 Formula One car. Purchase of the Adrenaline Pack upgrade released in November 2011 added the Mugello and Nürburgring race circuits as well as the Ferrari 150º Italia Formula One car of the 2011 season and the Ferrari 458 sports car

Palace of the Revolution

The Palace of the Revolution, is a palace in Havana, Cuba, the official residence of the President of Cuba. Besides being the residence of the President, It is used for official state functions, including forums and conventions; the order to build the palace was given by then-President Carlos Prío Socarrás in 1943. It was to be the seat of the Attorney General, it was designed by the architect Pérez Benoita in 1943, with construction ending over a decade in 1957. Between 1964 and 1965, transformations were made in the building to adapt it to the current Palace of the Revolution. In 1965, the revolutionary government led by Fidel Castro ordered the relocation of the seat of government to the palace; the building is divided into three areas, with the first being the office of the Council of Ministers. The second are the headquarters of the Council of State and the offices of the President and the First Vice President; the last is the offices of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba.

Hall of Ferns - It is named for the large number of fern plants surrounding it. It is here. Presidential Office - The office of the President Theater Hall Government Hospital. Media related to Palacio de la Revolución at Wikimedia Commons


"Family/Affair" is the second episode in season two of the American dramedy series Ugly Betty, which aired on October 4, 2007. It is the 25th episode in the series, written by Bill Wrubel and directed by Victor Nelli, Jr. At a MODE staff meeting, Wilhelmina walks around reading a statement about pulling together in difficult times, like a family, and as usual, Betty reaches back for a bagel off of the food table and ends up knocking everything over. To add to Betty's embarrassment, Marc loudly whispers "Don't worry, nobody noticed" whilst holding a bagel aloft. Turns out that what Wilhelmina was reading was the letter from the editor going in the newest issue of MODE about the Meade family misfortunes, which has Betty wondering if the letter from the editor should be written by Daniel. Wilhelmina tells Betty that Daniel's been through a lot and needs a break, but as Betty protests that he's fine, Wilhelmina tells her to shut up. At the hospital, Betty learns from Daniel that Alexis has partial retrograde amnesia, has blanked out on the past two years - the last thing she remembers is their Mom's birthday party two years ago.

Alexis doesn't remember becoming a woman, but seems to be enjoying squeezing her new breasts after she looks at them, which prompts Betty to start squeezing her own breasts as well, earning herself a questioning look from Daniel. Alexis doesn't know that Bradford rejected her, that Bradford and Claire are divorcing, that Claire is a wanted criminal, or that Bradford and Wilhelmina are getting married. Betty tells Daniel of Wilhelmina's scheme to control the magazine, talks him into looking at the book for the newest issue, which she has yet to acquire. After Betty leaves, Alexis calls Daniel in. On, Bradford says he has no problem telling Alexis the truth about what's going on, so Daniel tells him to have a go at it; as Bradford visits Alexis, she yells at a baseball game on TV, the two start to bond though Daniel doesn't buy Bradford's sympathy. Daniel blast Bradford for not being honest with Alexis, but Bradford tells him about getting a second chance and wanting to fix the mistakes he made.

Still, Daniel doesn't seem to be buying it. Back at the hospital, Daniel wants to tell Alexis the truth, until he sees how happy it makes her to think that he and Bradford are there for her; when she asks how they got into their accident, Daniel lies. Bradford comes in, but it looks like this family reunion may be an act as Bradford and Daniel look at each other. Meanwhile, Marc has a lock of Amanda's hair in one bag, Bradford's ear hair in another as they prepare to get the DNA test results; as Amanda stares at a photo of Fey and wishes she'd gotten to know her mother better, Marc points out that Amanda should get to know Fey's estate better, Amanda tells him she should be learning about any potential riches if she inherits them. That day at the reception desk, Amanda gets a visit from Fey's lawyer, who tells her that the bulk of Fey's stuff was auctioned off for charity after her death...except for Fey's beloved dog, Halston. Amanda wants none of him. On, Amanda gets a visit from Nick, who hates the way Halston smells, prompting Amanda to counter that when he's eighty-four, he'll smell like Halston, too.

As Amanda is bragging about her caregiving fee, Halston falls right over. Afterwards, Amanda enters and bemoans the fact that Halston is sick and she has to be a caregiver, saying that it's like she'd be better off getting rid of him, so Amanda and Marc take Halston to the pound, but once they realize how gross the place is, Amanda can't bear to give the dog away, she tells Halston that he may be mangy and disgusting, but he's the only connection she has to her mother, so she decides to keep the dog. At the Suarez home, Hilda looks at a bunch of boxes, she gives Justin a brown-bag lunch for the first day of his MODE internship, but he's too cool for peanut butter & jelly sandwiches. She tells Justin she's proud of him, that Santos would be, too. While at MODE, Justin is bored with sharpening pencils for Betty, so he checks in with Marc, who makes him fetch a pen that he throws, asks if he has any interest in updating Wilhelmina's contacts. Marc gives Justin an assignment to find rice cakes for Shakira and tells him he has twelve more hours before he has to bring them to the photo shoot.

Justin is excited that he gets to go to the shoot, but gets sad when he says that he can't wait to tell his dad pauses after mentioning it. Marc tells Justin, that it's okay to be happy, to enjoy the fact that he did a great job today. On his way home listening to Shakira on his iPod, Justin spots the rice cakes in the same convenience store where Santos was killed; the clerk recognizes Justin, tells him that Santos saved his life and was a hero and that he was a good man, that Justin must be just like him, but Justin says that no, he's not, leaves. As Justin returns home, Hilda tells Justin to pick one thing of Santos' that he loves, settles on a basketball. Back at MODE, Marc enters Wilhelmina's office, only to be encountered by her new bodyguard, there to protect Wilhelmina from Claire. Marc tests out Dwayne's protection skills by pretending that Betty is Claire, as Betty walks in Dwayne grabs her but is told by Wilhelmina to put her down. Wilhelmina refuses to give Betty a copy of the book for Daniel, but tell Marc to confirm her lunch with Nora Ephron and give her bodyguard a set of her house keys.

Marc takes the keys off a ring in his desk drawer