11 Jan

Antelope Valley Calendar

first_imgTuesday Music: Xtreme P Youth Forum and concert What: The city of Palmdale is hosting a free community youth forum for residents ages 13-25. Participants will be able to enjoy free pizza, a live concert by Starter Kit and the chance to win great prizes. The “Xtreme P” event is designed to provide Palmdale’s young citizens an opportunity to voice their opinions regarding their community. For more information, please call (661) 267-5115. When: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Where: Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, 38350 Sierra Highway, Palmdale When: This event takes place on 5/8/2007. Meetings: Memorial events planning meeting What: The Antelope Valley Service Organization Association will meet to plan upcoming ceremonies for Memorial Day, Flag Day, POW/MIA Remembrance and Veterans Day. All Antelope Valley community service organization representatives are invited to attend to help plan these events. For more information, contact Heidi Valdez at the Palmdale Senior Center at (661) 267-5596 or hvaldez@cityofpalmdale.org. When: 6 p.m. Where: Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale Wednesday Meetings: Eye Openers Toastmasters meeting What: You can order a great breakfast and enjoy a great Toastmasters meeting. A great way to improve your speaking and listening skills as well as leadership skills. For more information, e-mail poof1967@aol.com or call (661) 948-1979. When: 7-8:30 a.m. Where: Crazy Otto’s, 1228 W. Ave I, Lancaster Clubs: Let’s Eat Out Dinner What: J & J Social and Travel Club will host a “Let’s Eat Out” dinner with an optional movie following. For reservations, call (661) 267-2586. When: 5:30 p.m. Where: Johnny Carino’s Italian Restaurant, 1173 Rancho Vista Blvd., W. Palmdale Thursday Theater: Palmdale City Players showcase What: The Palmdale City Players will present their fourth annual “Spotlight Theatre” presentation, featuring student-produced one-act versions of Shakespeare’s comedies by the Youth Troupe with a matinee performance on Saturday. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for seniors, military, students and youth. For more information, or to order tickets, call the box office at (661) 267-5685 or visit www.ThePalmdalePlayhouse.com. When: 7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday Where: The Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th Street East, Palmdale Friday Government: Peace vigil What: Join us for a candlelight peace vigil every Friday. Bring candles/flashlights/signs. We start with daylight and end without. For more information contact ejramblin@gmail.com or poof1967@aol.com When: 5-6 p.m. Where: Corner of 30th St West and Ave I, site of the future Veterans Hospital Theater: Palmdale City Players showcase What: The Palmdale City Players will present their fourth annual “Spotlight Theatre” presentation, featuring The Adult Troupe performing original comedy one-act plays and sketches on Friday and Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for seniors, military, students and youth. For more information, or to order tickets, call the box office at (661) 267-5685 or visit www.ThePalmdalePlayhouse.com. When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Where: The Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th Street East, Palmdale Clubs: Games snack night What: J&J Social and Travel Club will have a cards, po-keno and other games at its snack night. Bring food and a beverage to share. For information, call (661) 267-2586 or (661) 723-3237. When: 7 p.m. Where: The home of Joanne Marshall, 42941 15th St., West, Unit #5, Lancaster Saturday Clubs: Italian potluck and dance What: J&J Social and Travel Club will have an Italian potluck and dance party. Bring a main dish, salad or dessert and a beverage to share. Dance music will be provided by DJ Joanne. For information, call (661) 267-2586 or (661) 945-1217. When: 7 p.m. Where: The home of Laura Anderson, 44533 Lowtree Avenue, West, Lancaster May 13 Theater: Special Mother’s Day performance at playhouse What: The Palmdale Playhouse will feature a special Mother’s Day celebration with Showstoppers, a dance troupe that includes four former members of Dean Martin’s famous “Golddiggers” singers and dancers and Dean Martin impersonator Steve Apple. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors, military, students and youth. For more information, or to order tickets, contact the Palmdale Playhouse box office at (661) 267-5685 or visit www.ThePalmdalePlayhouse.com When: 2 p.m. Where: The Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th Street East, Palmdale 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Sunday Religion: Deliverance and healing revival What: Lighthouse Miracle Christian Center is a place where everyone is someone and Jesus Christ is everything. Every Sunday in May we will be having a deliverance and healing revival under the leadership of Pastor Dr. C.Y. Brooks. When: 4-6 p.m. Where: 39110 10th Street East, Palmdale Theater: Travelogue Series: Canada What: The Palmdale Playhouse concludes its 2006-2007 Travelogue Series with “Canada’s National Parks.” Filmmaker Dale Johnson will take audience members on an odyssey through 21 Canadian parks and some of the most unspoiled scenery and untamed wilderness in North America. Tickets are $5 from the Palmdale Playhouse box office. When: 2 p.m. Where: The Palmdale Playhouse, 38334 10th Street East, Palmdale last_img read more

26 Dec

MEDIA BOX BLOG: RUNNING IN HEELS

first_imgHello,Monday morning has beckoned upon the Media Box HQ once again, the week ahead of us certainly is a busy one; we’ve plenty of exciting events to keep us busy.  And let’s not forget Super Valu’s Super Hero charity mountain climb is taking place this Sunday. The climb is in aid of the Donegal Hospice and Super Valu plan to raise €30000 by October for the good cause. There certainly is “Summit” about them!  We have been customising our costumes for weeks and we can’t wait to show them off, pink makes the boys wink and all that! Check out how well our training has been going in the exclusive picture! A massive congratulations to Mary Given from Laghey, Co. Donegal who is the lucky winner of €1,000 in this week’s Gallagher’s Bakery Grab a Grand competition. Mary is definitely a lucky name! Mary Given is actually the third Mary to have won the competition so far! After finding her golden ticket in her White Sliced Pan bought in Kee’s of Laghey, Mary was entered into a draw with other contenders and was randomly selected as this week’s Grab a Grand winner.Each week Gallagher’s Bakery will put 20 lucky golden tickets into their famous White Sliced Pan with one ticket holder walking away €1,000 richer. To be in with your chance to Grab a Grand pick up your Gallagher’s White Sliced Pan from any store, enjoy the new and improved recipe and keep your fingers crossed for the lucky loaf with the golden ticket.Our friends over at Smyth’s Daleside Feeds have been inundated with entries for the “Little Farmers” search. Smyth’s are looking for “Little Farmers” aged 15 and under to star in their 2012 calendar “Growing up on the Farm”. The calendar will highlight the top class quality of Smyth’s products whilst featuring junior farmers helping out on the farm. To see your son, daughter, niece, nephew, brother or sister, feature as little Miss/Mr. January, February or March please send a picture of their best farming pose to Smyth’s Daleside Feeds: contact@smythfeeds.com All applications must be made by a parent/ guardian over the age of 18.We will be minding our P’s and Q’s this week as we have several corporate events to plan! And there is nothing the Media Box team loves more than a good old challenge! Our top tune for today is “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, hopefully it will get everyone in the mood for the big climb ahead of us. Please feel free to logon to http://www.facebook.com/mediabox and sing along.We hope you enjoyed this week’s update on our office antics and keep an eye on our Facebook page to hear all the latest news. Until next week….keep running in heels!The Media Box Team. XMEDIA BOX BLOG: RUNNING IN HEELS was last modified: August 15th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

18 Dec

Play Your Part and register to vote!

first_imgIn 2014 South Africa will not only celebrate 20 years of freedom from apartheid, it will also hold the country’s fifth national democratic elections. Play Your Part by registering to vote in the upcoming elections – our democracy was hard-earned through decades of activism and sacrifice, and should not be allowed to go to waste. With the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) announcing a second and final round of voter registration set for February, we bring you a complete guide to registering for the elections.When will the elections be held?The elections must take place some time in 2014, but the final date will only be known once the president has proclaimed it in the Government Gazette.Who may vote?To be eligible to vote, you must:Be a South African citizenBe at least 18 years oldHave a green bar-coded ID book, or an ID smartcard, or a temporary identity certificate. These are all issued by the Department of Home Affairs. Finally, you may only vote if you are registered on the voters’ roll.How do I register to vote?First, ensure you have the necessary identity document – a green bar-coded ID book, an ID smartcard, or a temporary identity certificate. If you don’t, you will need to apply for one at the Department of Home Affairs.With your identity document, you must then register in person – you can’t do it online, for example, or by email.You can then register in two ways:Any time before the president proclaims the date of the election, you can register at your local IEC municipal office – but you must first contact the office and make an appointment. The IEC has a list of municipal offices with all the contact details you need.On the weekend of 8 to 9 February 2014, you can register from 08h00 to 17h00 at the voting station for your voting district. Find your voting station using the map on the IEC website, or phone 0800 11 8000 on Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 17h00.Do I have to register before every election?Unless you have moved into a new voting district, you only have to register once. If you have moved, you have to register for your new district. If you remain on the voters’ roll for your old voting district, you will only be able to vote at your old voting station.You may have to register again if your voting district changes.How do I check if I am correctly registered to vote?You can check if you are registered to vote, and for the right district, in a number of ways:Send an SMS with your ID number to 32810.Check your voter registration details online – this will also give you the address of your voting station.Phone the IEC’s call centre on 0800 11 8000 – this is toll-free if you phone from a landline.Check at your voting station during the registration weekend of 8 to 9 February 2014.Check at your local municipal electoral office during office hours.How old must I be to register?Even though you may only vote if you are 18 or older, you may register on the voters’ roll from the age of 16.Where do I register?Any time before the president proclaims the date of the election, you can register at your local IEC municipal office – but you must first contact the office and make an appointment. The IEC has a list of municipal offices with all the contact details you need.On the weekend of 8 to 9 February 2014, you can register from 08h00 to 17h00 at the voting station for your voting district. Find your voting station using the map on the IEC website.Note that you must apply for registration on or before the day the president proclaims the date of the election in the Government Gazette. The voters’ roll for the election closes at 17h00 on the day of the proclamation.What documents do I need to register?By law, you must apply in person, and bring with you a valid green bar-coded South African ID book, or a smartcard ID, or a temporary identity certificate if you don’t have an ID book or smartcard. If you don’t have any of these, apply for one at the Department of Home Affairs.Can I register if I’m currently living outside South Africa?Yes, all South Africans with a valid South African ID (see above) and a valid South African passport are allowed to register. Overseas registrations close on 7 February 2014. Find out more on the IEC website.How do I register from overseas?Go to your nearest South African embassy, high commission or diplomatic mission with your valid ID and passport. Note that you can’t register with only your passport – you must have your ID document as well. Both documents must be valid.Can I vote before I leave South Africa?If you will be overseas on election day and would like to vote in South Africa a few days beforehand, you can apply for a special vote at your municipal electoral office.What happens when I register?Go to your voting station, municipal electoral office or, if voting overseas, your diplomatic mission.Fill in the Application for Registration as a Voter formYour ID book will be scannedA bar-coded sticker will be pasted in your ID bookNote that completing the form and receiving a bar-coded sticker doesn’t mean that you’re registered, it only means that you’ve applied for registration. Your application must still be processed, which may take up to seven working days.last_img read more

27 Nov

Arwind Santos gets last laugh as he gets under TNT’s skin in do-or-die match

first_imgMOST READ Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Santos laughed the incident off and attributed to just being “part of the game.”“Nothing personal. Ano lang talaga, kasi gustung-gusto naming manalo talaga.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Filipino marathoner Rafael Poliquit passes away at 30 Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated SEA Games hosting troubles anger Dutertecenter_img View comments Arwind Santos taunts Anthony Semerad during the TNT-San Miguel quarterfinals game on Wednesday. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Arwind Santos has made a name for himself as one of the PBA’s best defenders.The San Miguel Beer forward has also mastered the art of getting under the rival team’s skin and inside the opposing players’ heads along the way.ADVERTISEMENT Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue He was in his element on Wednesday night in a knockout Game 3 against TNT.Arwind doing Arwind things. Stuff which bare results that won’t be found on the stat sheets, but rather on his opponents’ irritated faces.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsThe more the KaTropa gave in to his antics, the more Santos became more effective.Santos also had the last laugh with the Beermen rolling to a 96-86 win on its way back to the Philippine Cup semifinals. Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles “Ako, kahit hindi ako masyado naka focus sa opensa, talagang hindi nila ako iniiwanan din eh, ginawa ko yung part ko sa depensa tapos pambu-bully,” Santos said grinning after finishing with seven points and eight rebounds. “Gusto nila ng asaran hanggang sa dulo. Muntik na maging wrestling yung laban. Okay lang, sige ganun yan, kung yan ang gusto nila, walang problema.”Santos spared no one that even the usually mild-mannered Jayson Castro reached his tipping point.“Kanina nga si Jayson, inapproach niya ko, sabi niya, ‘Arwind, wag nang ganun, kasi bakit pa kailangan gawin yun, lamang naman kayo,’ ganyan. Kapag napikon yung mga kasama mo, di ko problema yun. Kasalanan nila yun. Sila napikon eh. Part ng game yun eh. Yun lang,” he said.Santos also got into Kelly Williams’ nerve while the two were fighting for position on a rebound midway through the third quarter.Williams and Santos got tangled up and the TNT big man slammed him on the floor out of frustration.ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostinglast_img read more