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Sutter's Fort

Sutter's Fort was a 19th-century agricultural and trade colony in the Mexican Alta California province. The site of the fort was established in 1839 and called New Helvetia by its builder John Sutter, though construction of the fort proper wouldn't begin until 1841; the fort was the first non-Indigenous community in the California Central Valley. The fort is famous for its association with the Donner Party, the California Gold Rush, the formation of Sacramento, it is notable for its proximity to the end of the California Trail and Siskiyou Trails, which it served as a waystation. After gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill in Coloma on January 24, 1848, the fort was abandoned; the adobe structure has been restored to its original condition and is now administered by California Department of Parks and Recreation. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1961; the Main Building of the fort is a two-story adobe structure built between 1841 and 1843. This building is the only original surviving structure at the reconstructed Sutter's Fort State Historic Park.

It was in here on January 28, 1848 that James Marshall met with Sutter in order to show Sutter the gold that Marshall had found during the construction of Sutter's sawmill along the American River only four days earlier. Sutter built the original fort with walls 2.5 feet thick and 15 to 18 feet high. Pioneers took residence at Sutter's Fort around 1841. Following word of the Gold Rush, the fort was deserted by the 1850s and fell into disrepair. In 1891, the Native Sons of the Golden West, who sought to safeguard many of the landmarks of California's pioneer days and rehabilitated Sutter's Fort when the City of Sacramento sought to demolish it. Repair efforts were completed in 1893 and the fort was given by the Native Sons of the Golden West to the State of California. In 1947, the fort was transferred to the authority of California State Parks. Most of the original neighborhood structures were built in the late 1930s as residences, many of which have been converted to commercial uses such as private medical practices.

The history of the neighborhood is residential. Sutter's Fort is located on level ground at an elevation of 20 feet above mean sea datum; the slope elevation decreases northward toward the American River and westward toward the Sacramento River. Slope elevation increases to the south and east, away from the rivers. All surface drainage flows toward the Sacramento River. Groundwater in the vicinity flows south-southwest toward the Sacramento Delta. However, after peak rainfall, the Sacramento River swells and the groundwater flow can reverse away from the river. California State Indian Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park History of Sacramento, California List of California State Historic Parks California Historical Landmarks in Sacramento County, California National Register of Historic Places listings in Sacramento County, California Gwinn, Herbert D... The history of Sutter's Fort, 1839-1931. University of the Pacific, Thesis. Https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/911 Sutter's Fort State Historic Park official site Virtual Sutter's Fort Virtual Web Site A History of American Indians in California: Sutter's Fort Library of Congress, Americas Memory

Lightstreamer

Lightstreamer is a web-based asynchronous messaging project, implementing the WebSocket protocol, the Comet model, the push technology paradigm, the real-time web practices. The first version of Lightstreamer was created at the end of 2000, as one of the first attempts to implement real-time data push to HTML pages without employing Java applets; the application domain driving most of the interest in push technology at that time was market data distribution for the financial services industry. In the following years, Lightstreamer was used within other application domains too, including aerospace telemetry, where NASA chose Lightstreamer to push live telemetry data for the International Space Station; the Lightstreamer Server is a high-performance engine that manages all the connections with the clients through the Internet. It integrates with the backend systems via custom adapters; the Data Adapter receives the real-time data flow from the data feed and injects it into the Lightstreamer Server.

The Metadata Adapter has control over authentication and quality of service. Lightstreamer Server is made up of three logical layers: Web Transport. Lightstreamer implements a bi-directional transport based on standard Web protocols; this means it uses several underlying techniques to provide the upper layers with a channel over which data can be exchanged in real-time with any client connected through the Web if protected by firewalls and proxies. Messaging. Lightstreamer implements a publish–subscribe pattern, suitable for both one-to-many fan-out scenarios and one-to-one messaging needs, it takes care of routing each message to the right recipients, multiplexing the flow of events on the top of each connection with the clients. Semantics+QoS+Security, it implements data semantics, network optimization, full session management on the top of publish-subscribe. Java In-Process Adapter API Java Remote Adapter API. NET Standard Adapter API Node.js Adapter API Python Adapter API Generic Adapter API JMX Management API Web Client API Node.js Client API Flash Client API Flex and AIR Cient API Silverlight Client API Java SE Client API.

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Jamel Akbar

Jamel Akbar is an architect and theorist. His theoretical contributions are in the field of the built environment, his major contribution is in measuring the quality of the built environment through concepts such as responsibility, control and interventions. His work concentrates on humans' and properties’ rights among individuals and the State. By comparing such rights in different cultures he developed conclusions concerning economic and social settings and their ramifications on the quality of the built environment. Jamel Akbar studied architecture at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia from 1972-1977, he went to Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1978-1984 where he had both M. Arch. A. S. and Ph. D. degrees. During his studies at MIT, he had the chance to teach several courses with Prof N. John Habraken and Stanford Anderson. From 1984 to 2016, Jamel taught at the University of Dammam. However, in 1990 he taught at MIT as a visiting associate professor, he held few academic positions at University of Dammam such as department chairman.

He participated in several external academic activities such as serving as a technical reviewer for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for three cycles. For five years he served as the Head of the "Scientific Editing Team" of the "King Abdullah Project for the expansion of the Holy Mosque in Mecca", he was the Chairman of the Board of the Saudi Umran Society. However, Jamel remains occupied with theories of architecture, urban design and planning in terms of the individual’s and properties’ rights vs the quality of the built environment, he has lectured on these topics worldwide and is the author of three books, several research reports, many articles. His book Crisis in the Built Environment is an investigation of the patterns of responsibility and their manifestations on the built environment as revealed through patterns of decision-making processes by rules and conventions, he expanded the concept of Crisis in an Arabic book titled I’marat al-A’rd fi al-I'slam. His most recent book, Qas al-Haq which took him more than 20 years to write is an attempt to explain patterns of economic behaviours, justice, industrialization, globalization and the societies progress.

Jamel is the recipient of The King Fahd Awards Competition for Design and Research in Islamic Architecture in 1986. Jamel is much proud of a letter of recommendation from his mentor N. John Habraken who taught at MIT for 14 years. In his letter, Habraken stated: "I do not believe in all my years of teaching to have met another student who matched the combination of research skills and ability for theoretical constructs that he brought with him to MIT" Books Akbar, Jamel A, Qas Al-Haq. So far more than 1700 pages were written, 6 more are remaining. Available on the internet for readers’ comments thus to be published after completion. Akbar, Jamel A, ‘Imarat al-’ard fi al-’Islam, published by Dar al-Qibla, Saudi Arabia.1992. 2nd. Ed. in 1995, published by Dar Al-Bshir, Jordan. 3rd ed. published by Al-Resalah publishers, Lebanon, Jamel A. Crisis in the Built Environment: the Case of the Muslim City, published by Concept Media in Singapore, moved to England, ISBN 9971848694. E. J. Brill, the Netherlands, 1988.

Abu Dhabi, 13–15 October Akbar, J. "Traditional Muslim Built Environment: an alternative paradigm". Big Project magazine, Dubai.2008. Akbar, J. "The merits of cities’ locations". Elsheshtawy, Y. Planning Middle Eastern Cities: an urban kaleidoscope in a globalized world". London, Routledge, 2004. Pp. 22–28. Reprinted in the journal of Environment and Society, June, 2008 Akbar, J. "Learning from tradition: land provision and population growth - the case of Saudi Arabia". Journal of King Saud University. Vol.14, pp. 41–58. Akbar, J. "Kosour al-‘aql al-bashari wa al-takhalluf al-‘umrani". In Journal of King Saud University. Vol.12, pp. 115–147.. Akbar, J. "Rationality: the blight of the Muslim built environment". In O'Reilly, W. Architectural cultural diversity. Lausanne, Comportements. Pp. 127–133. Akbar, J. "Rehabilitation of Ksour, Draa Valley, Morocco," in Azim Nanji. Academy Editions, London, 1994. Akbar, J. "Hal Hunaka Madina Islamiyya?" In Journal of King Saud University, vol. 6, Architecture and Planning, 1994.

Pp. 3–28. Akbar, J. "Gates as signs of autonomy in Muslim towns," Muqarnas: An Annual on Islamic Art and Architecture, published by E. J. Brill, V. 10, pp. 141–147. Al-Saati, A & Akbar, J. "The role of professional designers in the Muslim world," Open House International, Vol. 18, No.1, 1993, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. pp. 28–32. Akbar, J. "Losing Interest: Blight of the Muslim City," Open House International, Vol. 14, No.3, 1989, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. pp. 28–35. Akbar, J. "Law and the Environment in the Middle East," Open House International, Vol. 14, No.2, 1989, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. pp. 3–8 Akbar, J. "Party Walls and Adaptability: the Case of the Muslim Environment," Open House International, Vol. 13, No. 4, 1988, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. pp. 25–28. Akbar, J. "Khatta and the Territorial Structure of Early Muslim Towns," Muqarnas: An Annual on Islamic Ar

Mayfair West, Gauteng

Mayfair West is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. The suburb is adjacent to Mayfair, it is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. Mayfair West is located on plot No. 258 of Langlaagte farm, where Sir Joseph Robinson, 1st Baronet bought mineral rights in 1886. Government surveyor M. C. Vos surveyed it and the first parcel was sold on May 24, 1896. Robinson built his mining headquarters there, including the first office building on what was open veld. Nearby Langerman Street is named after his general manager, who steered the company away from participating in the ill-fated Johannesburg Reform Committee; the suburb may be named after the London suburb of Mayfair. Naseem Uthmaan Miller born 20 February 1997 once stayed here. Potgieter, D. J.. Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa, vol. 7. Cape Town: Nasionale Opvoedkundige Uitgewery Ltd

Gold-Burg High School

Gold-Burg High School or Gold-Burg Secondary School is a 1A public high school located near unincorporated Stoneburg, Texas but has a Bowie mailing address. It is part of the Gold-Burg Independent School District located in western Montague County and is a consolidation of Ringgold and Stoneburg. In 2011, the school was rated "Academically Acceptable" by the Texas Education Agency; the Gold-Burg Bears compete in the following sports: Basketball Cross Country 6-Man Football Golf Tennis Track and Field Volleyball Girls Golf - 1985 List of high schools in Texas List of Six-man football stadiums in Texas Gold-Burg ISD

Giancarlo Galan

Giancarlo Galan is an Italian politician. After having been an activist of the Italian Liberal Party in the 1970s and the 1980s, he was not active in politics until he joined Forza Italia since its foundation in 1994. In the same year he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies. In 1995 he ran for President of Veneto, he was re-elected in 2000 and 2005. He did not stand for re-election in 2010, when the centre-right coalition supported Luca Zaia of Liga Veneta–Lega Nord for President, he was Minister of Agriculture in Silvio Berlusconi's fourth cabinet from 2010 to 2011, filling the place vacated by Zaia. He served as Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities for a few months in 2011. In 2013 he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies and chairman of the Culture Committee. In June 2014 a tribunal in Venice asked the Parliament for an authorization to proceed against Galan for bribery and money laundering in the framework of the inquiry about the MOSE Project; the Parliament approved the request: Galan was led to a prison in Milan and granted house arrest in his villa near Padua