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Loma Linda, California

Loma Linda is a city in San Bernardino County, United States, incorporated in 1970. The population was 23,261 at the 2010 census, up from 18,681 at the 2000 census; the central area of the city was known as Mound City. In the late 1800s, Loma Linda began as a development of tourist halls called Mound City, as encouraged by railroad companies. In the early 1800s, shops and cottages were built, but the project would fail. During the late 1890s, a group of businessmen and physicians from Los Angeles bought the hotel and reopened it as a convalescent home and health resort, they called meaning "Beautiful Hill" in Spanish. The city was incorporated in 1970. In 1969, San Timoteo Creek overflowed its banks. Many of the bridges over the creek washed away, Loma Linda Academy was flooded. In 2010, the creek again flooded parts of Loma Linda. Loma Linda is twinned with Manipal and Libertador San Martin, Argentina, as its sister cities. Loma Linda is located in southwestern San Bernardino County and is considered part of the Inland Empire.

It is bordered on the north by San Bernardino, on the east by Redlands, on the west by Colton, on the south by Riverside County. An area of unincorporated territory in Riverside County separates Loma Linda from the city of Moreno Valley to the south; the remnants of Bryn Mawr, an unincorporated community located between Loma Linda and Redlands, was annexed by the City in 2008. The city is in the southern San Bernardino Valley; the southern third of the city is known as the South Hills. San Timoteo Creek flows from southeast to northwest through the city. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5 square miles, 99.99% of it land. Ground water near Loma Linda is contaminated by a plume of the chemical perchlorate, used in the manufacture of solid rocket fuel; this chemical was prescribed by physicians to control the overactive thyroid glands of certain patients. Attempts to quantify the effects of low-level exposure to perchlorate have met with resistance from environmental activists.

A nearby plant operated by Lockheed Aerospace has been implicated in the improper disposal of the rocket fuel ingredient, which leached into the ground water northeast of Loma Linda. Loma Linda's municipal water supply has been unaffected by the plume because Lockheed Martin installed a $19 million treatment plant in 2010 to remove both perchlorate and trichloroethylene from water after pumping it from the aquifer; the 2010 United States Census reported that Loma Linda had a population of 23,261. The population density was 3,094.3 people per square mile. The racial makeup of Loma Linda was 47.8% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5,171 people; the Census reported that 22,457 people lived in households, 562 lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, 242 were institutionalized. There were 8,764 households, out of which 2,650 had children under the age of 18 living in them, 3,832 were opposite-sex married couples living together, 1,190 had a female householder with no husband present, 461 had a male householder with no wife present.

There were 351 unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, 46 same-sex married couples or partnerships, while 2,453 households were made up of individuals and 837 had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56. There were 5,483 families; the population was spread out with 4,859 people under the age of 18, 2,642 people aged 18 to 24, 7,463 people aged 25 to 44, 5,056 people aged 45 to 64, 3,241 people who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33.2 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males. There were 9,649 housing units at an average density of 1,283.6 per square mile, of which 3,432 were owner-occupied, 5,332 were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.5%. 9,496 people lived in owner-occupied housing units and 12,961 people lived in rental housing units. As of the census of 2000, there were 18,681 people, 7,536 households, 4,498 families residing in the city; the population density was 2,541.7 people per square mile.

There were 8,084 housing units at an average density of 1,099.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 54.2% White, 7.2% African American, 0.5% Native American, 24.4% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 7.5% from other races, 6.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.3% of the population. There were 7,536 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 40.3% were non-families. Of all households 31.2% were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average

William McKay Wright

William McKay Wright was a lawyer and political figure in Quebec, Canada. He represented Pontiac in the House of Commons of Canada as a Liberal-Conservative member from 1872 to 1878, he was born in Hull, Lower Canada, the son of Ruggles Wright and grandson of Philemon Wright, educated at McGill University. He was called to the Lower Canada bar in 1863 and the Ontario bar in 1868. In 1864, he married the daughter of senator James Skead, he served during the Fenian raids. He served as the first mayor of the township of South Hull known as Lucerne, from 1879 to 1881. Wright practised law in Aylmer and Ottawa, he died in New Edinburgh at the age of 42

In Violet Light

In Violet Light is the eighth full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. The album debuted at #2 on the Canadian Albums Chart, selling 33,000 copies in its first week; the album has been certified platinum in Canada. Packaged with the album in stores was a membership card for The Hip Club, an online fan club which offered three digital bonus tracks, "Forest Edge", "Problem Bears" and "Ultra Mundane"; the music video for "It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken" was filmed in Oshawa, Ontario, at Parkwood Estate. The light-hearted music video for "The Darkest One" featured the Trailer Park Boys; the song "Throwing Off Glass" was released on the Men with Brooms soundtrack album. All songs were written by The Tragically Hip. "It's a Good Life if You Don't Weaken" "The Darkest One" "Silver Jet"

Chats Falls

Chats Falls were a set of waterfalls on the Ottawa River, near Fitzroy Harbour and Quyon, Canada. A hydroelectric generating station is now located here and operated jointly by Hydro-Québec and Ontario Power Generation, it lies within the cities of Ottawa and Pontiac, Quebec. Prior to the construction of the dam and power generating station, the Chats Falls was a waterfall with a 10.7 meter drop in the river, consisted of a series of chutes running from what is now the eastern end of the dam all the way to the western-most corner of Pontiac Bay. In their natural state the Chats Falls were a tourist attraction. In the years leading up to World War One it was common to see large steam boats heading up river with their decks full of sightseers. In 1786, a homestead was built on what is known today as Indian Point on the northern end of Pontiac Bay. In 1800 this property was taken over by the XY Company, followed by the North West Company in 1804, the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1821, when these two companies merged.

The HBC operated a small trading post, which closed in 1837. In 1847, the Union Rail Road was established at Chats Falls. Passengers were treated to a horse-drawn railroad trip of 5 kilometres through the dense forest skirting the rough waters. While the roof sheltered passengers from rain and sun, the sides were open to mosquitoes, which brought complaints from many of the river travelers. In 1853, James Poole, editor of The Carleton Place Herald, wrote about the Chats Falls horse railway: "Certainly this is one of the last things you dare to hope for in the heart of the wilderness far away from either a road or a cow-path - and you must doubt whether it is a reality, or like the palace of Aladdin, you are not under the mysterious influence of some kind genii for your present position." Construction on a run-of-river generating station and dam began in 1929 and was completed in 1932, destroying the falls and creating Lac des Chats reservoir behind the dam. The powerhouse is in the middle of the Ottawa River on the Ontario/Quebec border.

On March 2, 1953, a fire started in the morning, burning for 7 hours and destroying 2 generators and the building's roof. The station went down when the cables were damaged. Two of the eight generating units were brought back into operation the following day and another four units brought on-line the following week. In all, $2 million in damage was done; the power station has 8 turbines with a head of 16.16 meter, generating a total of 79 MW. List of crossings of the Ottawa River Ontario Power Generation - Chats Falls Table of Hydro-Québec Hydroelectric Generating Stations

Mary Daly (Australian writer)

Dame Mary Dora Daly, DBE was an Australian author and charity worker. She was born as Mary Dora MacMahon to Patrick MacMahon, a solicitor, his wife Mary Ellen, in Cootamundra, New South Wales, she was educated at Loreto convent schools in New South Wales and Ballarat, Victoria. On 3 January 1923 at St Canice's Church, she married John Joseph Daly, a physician and a nephew of the founder of St Vincent's Hospital, Mother Berchmans Daly; the Dalys had two children and Marie. With the outbreak of World War II, Daly was the only woman on the executive of the Catholic Welfare Organisation, founded in Melbourne in 1939 by Archbishop Mannix, she became the CWO's president two years in 1941. Daly was also: Member, National Council, Australian Red Cross Society Executive Member, Council of the Victorian Division, ARCS Fund-raiser, Caritas Christi Hospice First woman president, Australian Catholic Relief Foundation member, Ryder-Cheshire Foundation. Cinty and the laughing jackasses and other children's stories Timmy's Christmas surprise Holidays at Hillydale: a story for children about a family's holiday spent on an Australian sheep station Catholic Welfare Organisation: its work for the men and women of the Services during World War II, September 1939 - June 1948 Officer of the Order of the British Empire - 1937 Commander of the Order of the British Empire - 1949 Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire - 1951The Roman Catholic Church awarded Mary Daly the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice in 1951 for her service to the church, including her work with the Catholic Welfare Organisation.

She was awarded a long service medal from the Australian Red Cross Society in 1940 and honorary life membership in 1971. Dame Mary Daly died at Fitzroy, aged 86, on 11 June 1983. Lofthouse, Who's Who of Australian Women, Methuen Australia, North Ryde, 1982

Scottish Aviation Bulldog

The Scottish Aviation Bulldog is a British two-seat side-by-side training aircraft designed by Beagle Aircraft as the B.125 Bulldog. The prototype Bulldog flew on 19 May 1969 at Shoreham Airport; the first order for the type was for 78 from the Swedish Air Board. Before any production aircraft were built, Beagle Aircraft ceased trading and the production rights for the aircraft, with the Swedish order, were taken over by Scottish Aviation Limited. All subsequent aircraft were built at Prestwick Airport by Scottish Aviation, by British Aerospace; the first 58 aircraft were delivered to the Swedish Air Force in 1971. Twenty more aircraft were delivered to the Swedish Army as FPL 61C in 1972, although these were transferred to the Air Force in 1989 as SK 61C. By 2001 all the Swedish aircraft had been withdrawn from military service. 26 were bought in 2004 by the Hungarian company AVIA-Rent. The largest customer was the Royal Air Force, which placed an order for 130 Bulldogs in 1972, entering service as the Bulldog T.1.

It was used by the Royal Air Force as a basic trainer, in particular as the standard aircraft of the University Air Squadrons and Air Experience Flights, providing flying training. The aircraft was used by the Royal Navy for Elementary Flying Training operating out of RAF Topcliffe; the RAF sold off its remaining Bulldog trainers in 2001 as general aviation light aircraft for a low price. They were replaced by the Grob Tutor. Of the Swedish aircraft, 26 were bought in 2004 by the Hungarian company AVIA-Rent; when the RAF aircraft were sold on the civilian market in the early 2000s, the type's excellent visibility and aerobatic capability meant that they were enthusiastically taken up. The following Bulldog models were produced: Bulldog Series 1 One prototype built by Beagle Aircraft, one built by Scottish Aviation. Bulldog Series 100Model 101: Export model for Sweden. Swedish military designation SK 61 or FPL 61. 78 built. Model 102: Export model for Malaysia. 15 built. Model 103: Export model for Kenya.

Five built. Model 104: Refurbished second prototype Model 121: Two-seat primary trainer aircraft for the Royal Air Force. RAF designation Bulldog T.1. 130 built, five transferred to the Armed Forces of Malta. Model 122: Export model for Ghana. Six built. Model 122A: Export model for Ghana. Seven built. Model 123: Export model for Nigeria. 37 built. Model 124: Company demonstrator. Used for weapons trials. Model 125: Export model for Jordan. 13 built. Model 125A: Export model for Royal Jordanian Air Force. Nine built. Model 126: Export model for Lebanon. Six built. Model 127: Export model for Kenya. Nine built. Model 128: Export model for Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force. Two built. Model 129: One aircraft for a civil customer in Venezuela. Model 130: Export model for Botswana. Six built. Bulldog Series 200 Four-seat variant with retractable undercarriage. One prototype built. Known as the Bullfinch in civilian guise. LebanonLebanese Air Force BotswanaBotswana Air Force GhanaGhana Air Force JordanRoyal Jordanian Air Force Hong KongRoyal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force KenyaKenya Air Force MalaysiaRoyal Malaysian Air Force MaltaMaltese Air Wing NigeriaNigerian Air Force SwedenSwedish Air Force Swedish Army United KingdomRoyal Air Force United KingdomBulldog 104 G-AXIG at National Museum of Scotland, Scotland.

Bulldog 125 G-BDIN at South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, England. Bulldog T.1 XX634 at Newark Air Museum, Nottinghamshire. Bulldog T.1 XX654 at Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, Shropshire. Bulldog T.1 XX669 at South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum. Bulldog T.1 at 172 Squadron Air Training Corps, Sussex Data from Bulldog Series 120 Owner's ManualGeneral characteristics Crew: 2: student, instructor Length: 23 ft 3.06 in Wingspan: 33 ft 1.85 in Height: 8 ft 11.5 in Wing area: 129.4 ft2 Airfoil: NACA 632615 Aspect ratio: 8.4:1 Empty weight: 1,475 lb Useful load: 920 lb Max. Takeoff weight: 2,350 lb Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IO-360-A1B6 4 cylinder, opposed piston engine, driving a Hartzell two-blade constant speed propeller, 200 hp Performance Never exceed speed: 185 knots Maximum speed: 130 knots at sea level Stall speed: 54 knots Range: 540 nmi Service ceiling: 16,000 ft Rate of climb: 1,034 ft/min Wing loading: 18.2 lb/ft2 Maximum Load Factor: +6g / -3gNo longer than 15 seconds sustained inverted flight.

Armament All armament is optional. The Bulldog was designed. Up to a 290 kg bomb load. Matra pods with SNEB 68mm rockets. Various other rocket types were tested..30 in machine guns. These armaments were tested on company demonstrator aircraft G-ASAL, they were never used in RAF service although some weapons training was done on the Bulldog trainers in Sweden. Although hardpoints are available, there is no provision for production weapons launch control systems in the Bulldog. Aircraft of comparable role and era Aermacchi SF.260 Cessna T-41 PAC CT/4 Saab 91 Safir Utva 75 Valmet L-70 Vinka Grumman American AA-1 Related lists List of aircraft of the Royal Air Force Ellis, Ken. Wrecks and Relics 25th Edition. Manchester, England: Crecy Publishing. ISBN 978 191080 9037. Taylor, John W. R.. Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1976–77. London: Jane's Yearbooks. ISBN 0-354-00538-3. Scottish Aviation Ltd. Bulldog Series 120 Owner's Handbook. Prestwic