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    CONCORD (CBS SF) – The final land use plan for public access improvements and open space preservation at a planned new 2,540-acre regional park on former Concord Naval Weapon Station land on Concord’s northeast edge has been finalized, the East Bay Regional Park District said. The final land use plan for what is, at least for now, being called Concord Hills Regional Park, includes a joint visitor center with the National Park Service highlighting the history of the Port Chicago...
    LAKEVIEW — The hedges a wealthy Lakeview homeowner is accused of planting to block off parkland to create a private yard were being ripped out Thursday morning. At about 8:30 a.m., a landscape crew was at the home in the 3000 block of North Lake Shore Drive West to remove the hedgerow on public land. Block Club revealed Tuesday that politically connected businessman Michael Tadin Jr. and his wife, Natalie Tadin, planted hedges around the 3,000 square feet...
    LAKEVIEW — A wealthy, politically connected family has blocked off 3,000 square feet of public parkland in Lakeview as its own front yard for the past five years by planting hedges, Chicago Park District’s inspector general alleged in a new report. The homeowners put in hedges and fencing in 2015, effectively cordoning off the parkland to create a makeshift yard on land reserved for public use, Chicago Park District Inspector General Will Fletcher wrote in a report last week. And...
    By Katharine Houreld NAIROBI (Reuters) - Rhinos, lions, buffalo and leopards range against the background of a city skyline in the Nairobi National Park, Africas only game reserve within a capital city. The park has been fenced in on three sides as the city mushroomed around it. Outside its unfenced southern boundary, the banks of the Mochiriri River are a favoured refuge for breeding lions. Animals often pass through to make their way to larger parks beyond. But the Kenya...
    A woman was airlifted to an area hospital after she went unconscious on a water slide at a Warren County amusement park Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. The woman was alert and fully conscious before she was airlifted to Morristown Medical Center around 1 p.m., NJSP Trooper Charles Marchan told Daily Voice. Initial reports said that the woman was unable to feel her legs and had sustained a possible head injury. Daily Voices call and email to the amusement park were not...
    OAK PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- Most of the students at Oak Park and River Forest High School will likely start the fall semester at home, the superintendent said Monday.Though the plan is not finalized yet, the district has proposed that only some students will return for on-site instruction.RELATED: Illinois schools reopening: Naperville District 203, Indian Prairie District 204 offering choice of hybrid, E-LearningThe superintendent said that remote learning would work differently than it did in the spring.The plan includes structuring...
    The master plan for Eastern Market Metro Park followed several community meetings, task force meetings and thousands of public comments. Courtesy District Department of General Services Work on Eastern Market Metro Park came in under budget at $6.4 million, according to the Department of General Services. Courtesy District Department of General Services (1/2) Share This Gallery: Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share via email. Print. The District has completed Phase 1 renovations to Eastern Market...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — With temperatures in the sweltering range in Chicago this week, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other officials on Tuesday announced the availability of resources for those in search of relief. From Tuesday through Friday, residents will have access to cooling centers, cooling buses, and Chicago Park District splash pads. But Chicago beaches remain closed amid the coronavirus pandemic. Residents can find a list of all cooling resources the city has made available this week online or by calling...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – One person is dead and another in critical condition after shooting overnight in the Upper Land Park area, authorities said. The Sacramento Police Department said the shooting happened along Seavey Circle just before 11:30 p.m. Two men were located with gunshot wounds. Sacramento police said one of the victims died at the hospital and the other remains in critical condition. No suspect information was released. Anyone with information relevant to the shooting is asked to contact the...
    LAKEVIEW — Michael Tadin Jr. hit the news this week after it was revealed he and his wife planted hedges around public parkland and created a private yard for their upscale Lakeview East home for years. But it was his longtime association with a Southwest Side asphalt plant that drew protesters to his home Thursday evening. Tadin co-owns the controversial MAT Asphalt plant in McKinley Park and MT Transit. He also owns Morgan Street Development. When the plant...
    LAKEVIEW — After city officials revealed a wealthy Lakeview homeowner was roping off public land to create a private yard, the resident countered that the space is open and dozens of people use it each day. So a few more took him up on the offer. Block Club revealed Tuesday businessman Michael Tadin Jr. and his wife, Natalie Tadin planted hedges and fencing around the 3,000 square feet of Chicago Park District land in front of their home, according to...
    LINCOLN PARK — Chicago Public Schools is moving to fire one coach and reinstate two others months after they were suspended from Lincoln Park High School amid widespread allegations of misconduct. District officials are still withholding details about the incidents, parents say, pushing them to demand specifics about why the coaches were ousted in the first place in January and February. At the time, the boys basketball team’s season was suspended and a number of top administrators were ousted:...
    BANGKOK (AP) — A gaudy mansion in a Buddhist-themed tourist park in Thailand’s seaside resort city of Pattaya was seriously damaged by a fire Wednesday that sent thick black smoke billowing into the sky. No one was injured in the blaze at Baan Sukhawadee, Banglamung district police Maj. Sithawat Chawakorntherarat said. The beachfront property, covering 12.8 hectares (31.6 acres), houses gardens, buildings and statues devoted to Chinese and Thai culture and history. According to its Facebook page, it had...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The city is threatening to sue a wealthy homeowner accused of turning part of the park of Lincoln Park into his own front yard. The city said the well-connected owner of the home on Lake Shore Drive West north of Wellington Avenue in East Lakeview has sectioned off 3,000 square feet of public land with hedges and fencing in front of his house. The Chicago Park District has been sending notices to the homeowner since 2015. Activists...
    Voyageurs National Park is located on the Minnesota–Ontario international border and is Minnesota’s only national park. Established in 1975, it is a 341-square-mile network of lakes and streams surrounding the Kabetogama Peninsula. Though the region has been home to various Indigenous nations for countless generations, the park is named for the predominantly French Canadian voyageurs (travelers) who transported furs and other trade goods between hubs like Montreal and points further west. The overall topography of Voyageurs was formed most recently...
    CHICAGO (CBS)–A marketing manager at the Mundelein Park District is now an author. It started out as an idea to make a video to help kids understand the importance of wearing a mask, but instead it turned into a children’s book. Christa Lawrence showed her husband that video and he suggested she turn it into a book, so she did. She learned how to navigate Amazon’s publishing section. The book is called “My New Mask” and features a family learning...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 15-year-old boy was grazed by a stray bullet Tuesday night morning in Grant Park near South Loop, police said.According to Chicago police, around 10:30 p.m. the teen was walking alone in the 1100-block of S. Michigan Avenue when he came across two separate groups arguing.A person from one of the groups fired shots and the teen was grazed in the face by a stray bullet, police said.The boy walked into Northwestern Hospital and had to be...
    WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Cleveland Indians takes the field against the Washington Nationals during the eighth inning at Nationals Park on September 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images) Yasiel Puig will play with the Braves this season after players opted out. How will he fare this fantasy baseball season?The Atlanta Braves have one of the best offenses in the league. Even with Nick Markakis opting out, they had enough depth...
    DISNEYLAND Paris has reopened their doors after being forced to close for four months amid the pandemic. The French theme park was forced to close in March due to the pandemic, as France faced soaring cases of coronavirus. 5Disneyland Paris has reopened today for the first time in four monthsCredit: EPA Yet from today, guests can now visit both Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park, as well as the Disney Village. The Newport Bay Club Hotel is also welcoming...
    Bangkok, Jul 15 (EFE) .- The NGO Greenpeace accused the paper mill APP on Wednesday, with clients such as Unilever, Nestlé, Asku and Woolworths, of destroying tropical peatlands against their environmental commitments on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The NGO said in a statement that, according to satellite images analyzed by experts, some 3,500 hectares of peatlands were destroyed in concessions owned by APP or company suppliers between August 2018 and June 2020, of which 50 hectares burned the last...
    87 arrested at Ky. AGs house during Breonna Taylor protest Tax Day deals and freebies are almost non-existent after tax deadline moved to July due to COVID-19 Watch Newcastle United vs. Tottenham Hotspur: TV channel, live stream info, start time © Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Newcastle fans arrive at St.James Park for the Pre-Season Friendly match between Newcastle United and Saint-Etienne at St. James Park on August 03, 2019 in Newcastle...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A fourth reopening option has been added for students of the North Hills School District. According to the superintended, a “blended” option will allow for both online and in-person learning, based on the student’s grade level. The North Hills School District Board of Education will vote on a final plan for the upcoming school year on August 6.
    CARMICHAEL (CBS13) – A second round of shutdowns has hit businesses in counties across California, including indoor gyms facilities. “We weren’t necessarily jumping for joy when we heard it,” Dave Kovar, owner of Kovar’s Satori Academy of Martial Arts, said. The center was only allowed to hold indoor classes for four weeks before getting the dojo mat pulled out from under them again. “When we got the notice from the governor yesterday we pivoted. All eight of our locations now...
              The Minneapolis Park Board plans to vote on repealing its nudity ordinance this week because the law contains “discriminatory language that targets female breasts.” Park Board Commissioner Chris Meyer said repealing the ordinance will be voted on during a Wednesday meeting. According to Meyer, it’s already legal for “people of all genders” to be topless in Minneapolis, but women and transgender people can still be cited for going topless in parks and on...
    Officials in Orange County, Calif., are calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to intervene in the case of a “dangerous” sex offender who was released from a state mental hospital after more than 20 years when the hospital allowed his hold expire on Saturday, reports said. Cary Jay Smith, 59, of Costa Mesa, Calif. has been living in state hospitals since 1999 when his then-wife gave authorities a note he wrote about sexual acts he wanted to commit against a 7-year-old boy...