The Los Angeles Community College District is the community college district serving Los Angeles, United States and some of its neighboring cities and certain unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. Its headquarters are in Downtown Los Angeles. Over the past seventy-seven years LACCD has served as educator to more than three million students. In addition to typical college aged students, the LACCD serves adults of all ages. Indeed, over half of all LACCD students are older than 25 years of age, more than a quarter are 35 or older. LACCD educates three times as many Latino students and nearly four times as many African-American students as all of the University of California campuses combined. Eighty percent of LACCD students are from underserved populations; the Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the United States and is one of the largest in the world. The nine colleges within the district offer educational opportunities to students in Los Angeles.
It serves students located in the Alhambra, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Las Virgenes, Los Angeles, Palos Verdes and San Gabriel school districts. The district covers the Los Angeles city limits, San Fernando, Agoura Hills, Hidden Hills, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Monterey Park, San Gabriel, Montebello, Vernon, Huntington Park, Cudahy, Bell Gardens, South Gate, Carson, Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills, Rancho Palos Verdes, numerous unincorporated communities, including East Los Angeles, Florence-Firestone and Walnut Park; the LACCD covers an area of more than 882 square miles. The Los Angeles Community College District is governed by an elected Board of Trustees first established in 1969; the board meets twice a month. The District is modernizing all of its facilities, including all nine of its colleges, through a $6 billion Building Program; the program is funded through bond measures approved by voters in 2001, 2003, 2008, plus additional funding from the State of California.
As of its most recent report $3.1 billion of the $6 billion has been spent or committed. Official website
Muhammad Arshad Khan Leghari is a Pakistani politician who served as Minister of State for Industries and Production, in Abbasi cabinet from August 2017 to May 2018. He had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, from 2008 to May 2018, he was born on 1 January 1960. He holds a British citizenship, he ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League from Constituency PP-297 in 2002 Pakistani general election. He lost the seat to Aziz Aslam Shaikh, he was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League from Constituency NA-197 in 2008 Pakistani general election. He received 82,565 votes and defeated Rais Munir Ahmad, a candidate of PML-Q. In the same election, he ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as a candidate of Sindh United Party from Constituency PP-295 but was unsuccessful, he lost the seat to Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood. In the same election, he ran for the seat of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab as an independent candidate from Constituency PP-297 but was unsuccessful.
He received 425 votes and lost the seat to Rais Ibraheem Khalil Ahmad, a candidate of Pakistan Peoples Party. He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PML-N from Constituency NA-197 in 2013 Pakistani general election, he defeated Makhdoom Syed Murtaza Mehmood. Following the election of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as Prime Minister of Pakistan in August 2017, he was inducted into the federal cabinet of Abbasi, he was appointed as the Minister of State for Production. Upon the dissolution of the National Assembly on the expiration of its term on 31 May 2018, Leghari ceased to hold the office as Minister of State for Industries and Production
Barbara Ann McCray Norton is an African-American politician, a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives for District 3 in Caddo Parish in northwestern Louisiana. She has held her seat since 2008. Norton graduated from the historically black Booker T. Washington High School in Shreveport, she completed a legal course at Louisiana State University in Shreveport. She is a retiree from American Telegraph. In her free time, Norton watches "Cowboy Pictures". In 1994, Norton led the nonpartisan blanket primary for the District F seat on the Shreveport City Council. However, she lost the runoff to fellow Democrat, James Edward Green, who polled 3,762 votes to Norton's 3,615, she fell short again in a three-candidate primary field for the city council in 1998. The post went instead to Joe Shyne, who unseated the incumbent James Green. In 2003, Norton ran for the District 3 state House seat but was defeated by 251 votes by her fellow Democrat, Ernest Baylor, Jr. who polled 3,788 votes to her 3,537.
Four years Norton rebounded to claim the seat when Baylor was not a candidate. With 3,901 votes, she defeated Lindora Lee Baker, who received 2,648 votes. Another Democrat, Spencer Stephens, held the remaining 403 votes. In 2011, with 3,078 votes, Representative Norton was forced into a runoff election with Lynn Dale Cawthorne, a Democrat who polled 1,850 votes. In third place was her predecessor, Ernest Baylor, Jr. with 1,548 votes. Republican and subsequently Independent Anna Marie Arpino held the remaining 408 ballots. To score her second term, Norton defeated Cawthorne in the second round of balloting, 3,240 votes to 2,533. Representative Norton is a member of the Legislative Black Caucus, the Women's Caucus, the Democratic Caucus, she serves on these committees: Administration of Criminal Justice, Municipal and Cultural Affairs, Transportation and Public Works, House Committee on Enrollment. Norton's legislative ratings have ranged from 38 to 67 from the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry.
In 2012. The National Federation of Independent Business rated Norton 40 percent. In 2013 and 2014, the conservative Louisiana Family Forum scored her 67 and 20 percent, respectively. In 2009 and 2013, she was rated 67 and 50 percent by Louisiana Right to Life, she was rated 100 percent in both 2014 by the Louisiana Association of Educators. In 2014, Norton did not vote on the requirement that abortion providers have hospital admitting privileges near their clinics; that same year, she voted to extend the time for implementation of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. She voted to forbid the transportation of dogs in open truck beds on interstate highways, she did not vote on the repeal of state anti-sodomy laws. In 2013, Norton voted to reduce penalties for the possession of marijuana, she did not vote on permanent concealed carry gun permits but in 2014 opposed the use of such permits in restaurants that serve alcohol. She opposed keeping information on concealed carry permits confidential and out of the public record.
She voted to end the mandatory retirement age for judges. She co-sponsored an "equal pay" plan for state employees. In 2012, she co-sponsored legislation to provide for parole eligibility for non-violent inmates, she did not vote on the prohibition of the use of telephones while driving but opposed making the holding of hand-held devices while driving illegal. She supported state tax incentives to recruit a National Basketball Association team to Louisiana but opposed state income tax deductions for taxpayers donating to scholarship funds, she opposed reducing the number of hours. In 2011, Norton voted for a permanent tax on cigarettes; that year she supported parole eligibility for elderly inmates and a failed bill which proposed to halt bullying in public schools. She opposed the requirement for drug testing of welfare recipients, she voted against the establishment of a commission to develop plan to abolish the state income tax. She supported the redistricting bill for the Louisiana State Senate but opposed the plan for the congressional delegation.
In 2010, Norton opposed the carrying of handguns into churches. In May 2016, Norton acquired national attention when she announced her opposition to a bill which would require that the Declaration of Independence be taught in Louisiana public schools, she declared the Declaration "racist". "For the Declaration of Independence, only Caucasians free. And for you to bring a bill to request that our children will recite the Declaration, I think it's a little bit unfair."In 2017, Norton introduced a bill to ban corporal punishment in all Louisiana public schools, but the measure was defeated 61-34. Norton claims, she picked up the support of the Republican chairman of the House Education Committee, Nancy Landry of Lafayette, who took the position that only parents should be able to use physical restraint to discipline children. More than half of the Louisiana school districts, thirty-eight of sixty-nine, permit corporal punishment
Mount Septimus is the western summit of a jagged mountain on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, located 50 km southeast of Gold River and 10 km south of Buttle Lake. It contains a huge glacier on the north flank; the highest peak on the massif is Mount Rosseau, located 600 m to the west. There are a couple of possibilities of the source of Mount Septimus' name recorded in the BC Geographical Names Information System: "By some, thought to be descriptive – Septimus being a mountain of seven peaks." Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office "Possibly named after Septimus Evans, surgeon aboard S. S. Beaver." Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa Mount Septimus has four established access routes: Bedwell Lake Trail traverse west to Cream Lake. Accesses west aspect. Quickest & easiest approach. Price Creek Trail to Cream Lake. Accesses west aspect; the Price Creek Trail is overgrown. Della Falls Trail to Love Lake. From Love Lake, bushwack west up to a ridge head north on the ridge to the mountains flanks.
Accesses south aspect. Flower Ridge Trail to Price Pass. Scramble off of Flower Ridge to the pass between Green and Margret Lakes. Route finding difficulties from the pass onto the mountains flanks. Accesses north aspect. Note: From Cream Lake, the south aspect can be accessed by ascending the wide couloir to the shoulder west of Mount Septimus' summit. List of mountains in Strathcona Provincial Park
Colin O'Neil is a New Zealand former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, coached in the 1970s. He represented New Zealand in the 1970 World Cups. O'Neil made his first grade debut in 1959, playing for Marist in the Wellington Rugby League competition at 16 years of age, he first played for Wellington in 1963 and made his New Zealand national rugby league team debut two years in 1965, on the tour of Great Britain and France. O'Neil was part of the squad in 1969 was made the Kiwis captain, he won the New Zealand Rugby League player of the year award in 1969, being presented with the first Steve Watene Memorial Trophy. That year he was the first winner of the Wellington Sportsman of the Year Award. In 1970 O'Neil became the first player to play over 50 games for Wellington, he is the second most capped player, after finishing his career with 74 caps. O'Neil played for the North Island in 1964 and 1965 and for Southern Zone from 1967 to 1969. O'Neil again made that year's World Cup squad.
O'Neil toured Great France in 1971 before retiring at the end of that season. He had played his entire club career with Marist, winning premierships in 1963, 1965 and 1971. In 1971 O'Neil served as a player/captain/coach of the club. In 1990 O'Neil was appointed onto the New Zealand Rugby League board of directors. In 2011 O'Neil was inducted into the Legends of Wellington Sport. In 2012 O'Neil was named as one of the New Zealand Rugby League's Legends of League, he was named in the Wellington Rugby League's Team of the Century
The Way is a live album by soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, recorded in Basel, Switzerland in 1979 and first released on the HatHut label in 1980 as a double LP. The album was rereleased as a double LP in 1985 and as a CD in 2000 with three additional tracks from the concert; the Allmusic review by Scott Yanow stated "the many strong solos by Lacy and the underrated altoist Potts makes this two-fer of interest for followers of advanced jazz. This was always a well-organized and original group". On All About Jazz Francis Lo Kee said "The great Steve Lacy departed, made many records, but this one captures a great ensemble at the peak of its creative powers... it's hard to believe that so much great music was played in one sitting". Clifford Allen observed "The playful, off-kilter melodies that Lacy has a penchant for, deceptively simple repetitions of phrase and eloquent austerity, belie a Buddhist wit, the way in which Lacy plays with composition and improvisation as though they were riddles for one another fits right into the jazz musician's koan".
All compositions by Steve Lacy except where noted "Stamps" – 5:46 Additional track on CD reissue "Blinks" – 10:45 Additional track on CD reissue "Troubles" – 9:59 Additional track on CD reissue "Raps" – 11:31 "Dreams" – 9:17 "Existence" – 8:40 "The Way" – 9:56 "Bone" – 7:45 "Name" – 12:57 "The Breath" – 12:00 "Life On Its Way" – 11:05 "Swiss Duck" – 5:53 Steve Lacy – soprano saxophone, voice Steve Potts – alto saxophone, soprano saxophone Irene Aebi – cello, voice Kent Carter – bass Oliver Johnson – drums