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Wasco, California

Wasco is a city in the San Joaquin Valley, in Kern County, United States. Wasco is located 24 miles northwest at an elevation of 328 feet; the population was 25,545 at the 2010 census, up from 21,263 at the 2000 census. Wasco is the headquarters of the Tejon Indian Tribe of California, a federally recognized tribe of Kitanemuk and Chumash indigenous people of California; the name Dewey was in honor of a hero of the Spanish -- American War. The Deweyville post office opened in 1899, changed its name to Wasco in 1907; the origin of the name Wasco is subject of two different theories: That it was coined from Western American Sugar Company. Wasco is the site of the Fourth Home Extension Colony, founded in 1907 by the American Home Extension Association. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.4 square miles, all of it land. At the 2000 census, according to the United States Census Bureau, the city had a total area of 7.6 square miles, all of it land. Wasco is located on the floor of the San Joaquin Valley, at the intersection of California State Routes 43, which runs north–south, 46, which runs east–west.

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Wasco has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps. The 2010 United States Census reported that Wasco had a population of 25,545; the population density was 2,710.1 people per square mile. The racial makeup of Wasco was 12,579 White, 1,951 African American, 283 Native American, 180 Asian, 12 Pacific Islander, 9,714 from other races, 826 from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19,585 persons; the Census reported that 19,825 people lived in households, 10 lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, 5,710 were institutionalized. There were 5,131 households, out of which 3,143 had children under the age of 18 living in them, 2,894 were opposite-sex married couples living together, 992 had a female householder with no husband present, 484 had a male householder with no wife present. There were 478 unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, 27 same-sex married couples or partnerships. 575 households were made up of individuals and 243 had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 3.86. There were 4,370 families; the population was spread out with 7,351 people under the age of 18, 3,687 people aged 18 to 24, 8,621 people aged 25 to 44, 4,593 people aged 45 to 64, 1,293 people who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 160.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 192.5 males. There were 5,477 housing units at an average density of 581.1 per square mile, of which 2,680 were owner-occupied, 2,451 were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 5.1%. 10,486 people lived in owner-occupied housing units and 9,339 people lived in rental housing units. As of the census of 2000, there were 21,263 people, 3,971 households, 3,403 families residing in the city; the population density was 2,795.7 people per square mile. There were 4,256 housing units at an average density of 559.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 34.64% White, 10.27% Black or African American, 1.02% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 50.46% from other races, 2.78% from two or more races.

66.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 3,971 households out of which 55.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 14.3% were non-families. 11.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.79 and the average family size was 4.07. In the city, the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 13.9% from 18 to 24, 39.4% from 25 to 44, 13.8% from 45 to 64, 5.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 183.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 230.6 males. The median income for a household in the city was $28,997, the median income for a family was $30,506. Males had a median income of $48,105 versus $18,697 for females; the per capita income for the city was $14,228. About 24.3% of families and 27.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.3% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.

Source: 7,975 people in Wasco State Prison 1,226 people in other types of correctional institutions 10 people in homes for the mentally ill 8 people in other non-institutional group quarters One of Wasco's major economic activities is agriculture the growing of roses. Fifty-five percent of all roses grown in the United States are grown around Wasco. In addition to agriculture and gas extraction is a significant part of the local economy; the large Semitropic Oil Field is along State Route 46 about 7 miles west of town. A gas field, the region now produces oil. Vintage Production, an arm of Occidental Petroleum, is the primary operator as of 2010; the Wasco Oil Field was discovered in April 1938, by Continental Oil Company. The Wasco Reserve are a professional ba


Chycoose and Penpol form a coastal settlement around Penpol Creek in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The creek is a tidal inlet on the north side of Restronguet Creek, it is situated three-quarters of a mile west of Feock village, four miles south of Truro. Chycoose is on the west bank of Penpol Creek and Penpol hamlet is at the north end of the creek. Point is on a small promontory. Trolver, a small coastal settlement, extends along the east side of the Penpol Creek south from Penpol. Today, all four settlements are residential in character with many of the houses having river frontages and all four are in the civil parish of Feock. However, until the beginning of the 20th century, Restronguet Creek was a busy commercial waterway with extensive wharves on the north bank. Penpol was a small port engaged in the export of tin and copper from the mining areas a few miles to the north and there were wharves at Point Quay served by an extension of the Redruth and Chasewater Railway. Restronguet Creek and Carrick Roads are a popular centre for yachting and dinghy racing and the quay at Penpol is now used for leisure boating.'The Restronguet Creek Society' is a voluntary organisation formed in 1972 to protect and preserve the creek and its environs.

Acton, Viv Life by the Fal: Years of change at Point and Penpol, Landmark Publications ISBN 1-873443-10-2 Acton, Bob Exploring Cornwall's tramway trails, Volume 2: The coast-to coast trail: Portreath to Devoran and beyond, Landmark Publications ISBN 1-873443-28-5


Arishadvarga is a neo noir mystery thriller film written and directed by Arvind Kamath, jointly produced by Prakash Raj and Arvind Kamath under Prakash Raj Production and Kanasu Talkies. The film is a tale of lust, love, power, mistaken identity and individual deficiencies. It’s a fatalistic noir tale of one man’s vain struggle to escape his own limitations an impossibility in the world of noir; the film stars Avinash, Samyukta Hornad, Nanda Gopal, Anju Alva Naik, Gopalkrishna Deshpande, Aravind Kuplikar, Sudha Belawadi, M. G Sathya and Sripathi Manjanabailu in prominent roles; the film had its world premiere at London Indian Film Festival during June 2019, where it received positive reviews, followed by the Asian Premiere at Singapore South Asian International film festival during September 2019 and North American Premiere at the Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival during November 2019. Set in present-day Bangalore, an aspiring actor doubling as an amateur gigolo gets caught up in a sticky situation after accepting a surprise gift from an anonymous client.

Anish is trying to make it as an actor but his dire financial situation pushes him to look for an escape, which he finds with an anonymous wealthy client. Called to her place one day for a rendezvous, he turns up only to be met with a surprise gift, ‘a murder’, he finds himself framed for a crime he didn’t commit with a witness, convinced he is the culprit. Arishadvarga is a smart and tense neo-noir thriller that will have you guessing who did it till the end. Avinash as Manjunath Bhat, a film producer Samyukta Hornad as Saakshi, An aspiring actress Nanda Gopal as Ashok Kalburgi, Police Inspector Mahesh Bung as Anish Urs, An aspiring actor Anju Alva Naik as Kruthi Bhat, Film Editor Aravind Kuplikar as Karthik, An aspiring film director Gopalkrishna Deshpande as Bheemsen Joshi, an auto-rickshaw driver Sripathi Manjanabailu as Raajanna, Head Constable The music is composed by Udit Haritas and this is his first feature film; the film opened up with positive reviews at the London Indian Film Festival.

Josh Hurtado a popular critic who writes about Indian films stated "Arishadvarga is a Labyrinthine Thriller Full of Surprises". The film is slated for worldwide release in February 2020. Official website Arishadvarga on IMDb Arishadvarga on Facebook


CKOB-FM is a French-language Canadian radio station located in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. Owned and operated by Cogeco, it broadcasts on 106.9 MHz using a directional antenna with an average effective radiated power of 59,000 watts and a peak effective radiated power of 100,000 watts, as a Class C1 station. The station moved to the FM band on August 20, 2007; the station identifies itself as "106,9 FM" and is one of the few full-time FM talk stations in North America to broadcast in stereo. CKOB-FM went on the air as CHLN, an AM station on October 17, 1937, was on 1420 kHz. CHLN had one rebroadcaster, namely CKSM in Shawinigan; that station broadcast on 1220 kHz, with a daytime power of 10,000 watts and a nighttime power of 2,500 watts as a class B station, using a directional antenna with different daytime and nighttime directional patterns in order to protect various other stations on that frequency. CKSM went on the air on April 29, 1951, ceased to produce local programming on June 12, 1995. CKSM was not owned by Corus Entertainment.

CHLN was authorized by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to move to the FM band on November 24, 2006. Rebroadcaster CKSM was not affected by this decision. In March 2009, then-owner Corus Entertainment announced plans to drop the talk radio format on Corus Québec outlets CHLN, CJRC-FM in Gatineau, CHLT-FM in Sherbrooke and CKRS-FM in Saguenay in favour of a classic hits-oldies format branded as "Souvenirs Garantis", effective on March 28, 2009. On December 17, 2010, the CRTC approved the sale of most of Corus' radio stations in Quebec, including CHLN-FM, to Cogeco. On February 21 at 5:30 AM, CHLN-FM flipped to the Hot Adult Contemporary format and CKOI branding implemented by its Montreal sister station, CKOI-FM, as the station change its callsign to CKOB-FM. On June 20, 2012, Cogeco announced that CKOB-FM, along with CKOF-FM and CKOY-FM, will revert to their talk formats on August 20, 2012, all but dismantling the CKOI network. Apart from an expansion of talk programming, no changes in current talk and sports programming are expected for these stations.

CKOB was a former call sign from an AM radio station, CKOB in Renfrew, Ontario in the 1970s through to the 1990s and the call sign was believed to be used as a radio station repeater in Obed Mine, Alberta. 106,9 FM CKOB-FM history – Canadian Communications Foundation Query the REC Canadian station database for CKOB-FM Query the REC Canadian station database for CHLN-FM


Nightnoise was a music ensemble active from 1984 to 1997. Their original blend of Irish traditional music, Celtic music and classical chamber music inspired a generation of Irish musicians, they released seven albums on the Windham Hill label. The origins of Nightnoise can be traced to the Bothy Band, who made a name in Ireland and internationally with a lively fiddle-based sound that brought Irish music into the mainstream. One of the band's founders, guitarist Mícheál Ó Domhnaill, came from a long line of Irish musicians, was considered one of the finest performers of traditional Irish music. In 1983, after seven years with the Bothy Band and several years collaborating with the master fiddler Kevin Burke, Ó Domhnaill began searching for a new project and a new sound, he met Billy Oskay in Portland and the two began a new collaboration focused on a new and innovative music that integrated Celtic and classical chamber music. Billy Oskay was born in Kingston, New York, had developed an international reputation as a violinist.

He started playing violin at seven and went on to study under Eugen Prokop at the International Academy of Music Palma de Mallorca in Spain. He excelled in violin technique and composition, he graduated from the esteemed academy with a degree in chamber music. Nightnoise began as a collaboration between this American violinist and Irish guitarist who sought to create a unique blend of musical forms. Together, they composed and recorded some songs in Oskay's Portland home and were pleased with the result – a unique understated sound that had a "rough but fresh quality that engendered a serene atmosphere." Ó Domhnaill secured a contract with William Ackerman at Windham Hill Records, the tracks they recorded were mixed and released in 1984 under the title Nightnoise. The album represented a real departure from Ó Domhnaill's Bothy Band roots, the mellow, ambient instrumental style incorporating jazz and classical elements and forms full of spirituality defined what would be called New Age music.

Three years Mícheál's sister, Irish pianist and vocalist Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill, who performed with her brother in Skara Brae and the Bothy Band, Irish-American flutist Brian Dunning joined the original duo. Nightnoise, the band, was born; the quartet's first album Something of Time, was released by Windham Hill in 1987. It was followed by At the End of The Parting Tide; this would be the last album to feature the playing and writing of Billy Oskay, who chose to follow his dream of owning his own recording studio, Big Red Studio. Following Oskay's departure, Scottish fiddler Johnny Cunningham, a former member of Silly Wizard who had played with Tríona and Mícheál in the band Relativity, took over Oskay's duties; the band took on a much more Irish-centric sound. The revamped Nightnoise went on to release the albums Shadow of Time, A Different Shore, The White Horse Sessions, an album featuring live concert performances mixed in with in-studio live performances, with their Windham Hill colleagues as their audience.

The album featured original material only available in this live format, as well as a cover of Van Morrison's classic "Moondance". This album marked the end of the band's contractual obligations to Windham Hill, they decided to relocate to Ireland, going on hiatus while they each focused on their own projects; the White Horse Sessions proved to be the last Nightnoise album. Cunningham left the band following its release, was replaced by Irish fiddler John Fitzpatrick. In a 1999 interview, Mícheál Ó Domhnaill stated that Nightnoise had not broken up, that the band would be getting together again shortly; the band did indeed record new material. Nightnoise disbanded towards the end of 2003. Johnny Cunningham died on 15 December 2003, from a heart attack, he was 46 years old. Mícheál Ó Domhnaill died from a fall in July 2006 at his home in Dublin, Ireland, at the age of 54. Johnny Cunningham – violin Brian Dunning – flute John Fitzpatrick – violin Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill – vocals and clavinet Mícheál Ó Domhnaill – guitar, banjo, tin whistle, harmonica Billy Oskay – violin Nightnoise Something of Time At the End of the Evening The Parting Tide Shadow of Time A Different Shore The White Horse Sessions Like many longtime Windham Hill artists, Nightnoise contributed otherwise unreleased tracks to the label's various-artists compilation albums.

"Nollaig" on A Winter's Solstice "'Bring Me Back a Song'" on A Winter's Solstice II "Sicilienne" on The Impressionists "Wexford Carol" on A Winter's Solstice IV "Bouree" on The Bach Variations "The Sussex Carol" on A Winter's Solstice V "Gott im Fruhling" on The Romantics "Bríd Og Ní Mháille" on Celtic Christmas II "Medley: Hark, the Herald Angels Sing / Angels We Have Heard on High" on The Carols of Christmas "Suantrai" on On a Starry Night "Lully Lullay" on Celtic Christmas III "Dreamtime" on A Winter Solstice Reunion "Whiter Than Snow" on Celtic Christmas IV "No Room at the Inn" on Celtic Christmas: Peace on Earth "The Flight Into Egypt" on Celtic Christmas: Peace on Earth

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Store Sommarøya or Sommarøya is an island in Tromsø Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. The 0.9-square-kilometre island is located about 36 kilometres west of the city of Tromsø and is a popular tourist destination due to its white sand beaches and scenery. The island is connected to the large neighboring island of Kvaløya by the Sommarøy Bridge and it is connected to the small island of Hillesøya by the Hillesøy Bridge; the fishing village of Sommarøy covers part of Hillesøya. Despite its extreme latitude, more than 300 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, Sommarøya experiences an ocean-moderated subarctic climate with no month averaging below −2 °C and a mean annual temperature of 4 °C. List of islands of Norway