Peeking into the jaw-dropping $27M tennis court renovation at Golden Gate Park

When I approached the Golden Gate Park tennis courts the other day, I didn’t know what to expect. I hadn’t been for years, but had many (mostly) fond memories of playing there. I had gotten trounced more than a few times in their tournaments and loved hanging out in the decrepit clubhouse. And afternoon games with the drum circle from Hippie Hill playing the background were always a good time. … Read More

Turns out selling cat memes is a purr-fect opportunity for entrepreneurs

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Photograph: Anna Tolipova/Alamy

What’s the next big opportunity for budding entrepreneurs? How about selling memes? Apparently, there’s a lot of money to be made there.

Take, for example, the Nyan Cat.

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The Nyan Cat was actually a YouTube video that was uploaded back in 2011 and yes, if you’ve looked at the

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East Bay Township planning commissioners to review conservancy headquarters proposal

Feb. 27—TRAVERSE CITY — Plans for the possible relocation of the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy headquarters will be revealed to the public next week.

East Bay Township Planning Commissioners will on Tuesday begin discussions about the development plan for the proposed Mitchell Creek Meadows Nature Preserve and the concept to move the nonprofit’s operations to the site along Three Mile Road. A site plan review is scheduled, as well

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Harford County to reopen parks and rec facilities, offices to the public on March 1

Feb. 25—Harford County indoor parks and recreation facilities and government buildings will reopen to the public on March 1, the county government announced Thursday.

The county will continue offering distanced services like its drop boxes and online tools after facilities reopen Monday, spokesperson Cindy Mumby said. While walk-ins are accepted, she encouraged anyone who plans to visit county offices in-person to schedule an appointment to give adequate space to others

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How to Write a First Job Resume for Teens

A well-written resume can be a key to success when looking for a first job or applying for a scholarship or competitive academic program. Even with no “real-world” work experience, you can still make an effective resume as a teen. Here are eight tips for writing a first-time resume or a first job resume as a teen. See a sample teen resume below.



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Democratic-led House makes conservation push with lands bill

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks to a news conference as the Democratic-led House is poised to pass a bill that enshrines protections in the nation’s labor and civil rights laws for LGBTQ people, a top priority of President Joe Biden, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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The House passed legislation Friday that would create about

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California expects 1.1 million J&J vaccines in next 3 weeks

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FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2021, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom takes questions from the media during a visit to a mobile vaccination site at Ramona Gardens Recreation Center in Los Angeles. Newsom signed a $7.6 billion coronavirus relief package on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, that will give at least $600 one-time payments to 5.7 million people while setting aside more than $2 billion in grants for struggling

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Detroit expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility again

Detroit — The city is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility Friday to include all residents ages 60 and older regardless of any medical condition after a successful week, its chief operating officer said.

After the city expanded its “Good Neighbors” program Wednesday, more than 700 appointments have been scheduled at the TCF Center garage, the city said. This week was the first time the city expanded vaccinations to Metro Detroiters age

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How to Write a First Job Resume for Teens | On Careers

A well-written resume can be a key to success when looking for a first job or applying for a scholarship or competitive academic program. Even with no “real-world” work experience, you can still make an effective resume as a teen. Here are eight tips for writing a first-time resume or a first job resume as a teen. See a sample teen resume below.

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Anonymous non-profit unanimously approves purchase offer to give kids the lakeshore

This location was most recently Muskegon Community College’s Lakeshore Fitness Center and will soon be the new home of BGCML’s youth and teen Clubhouse.

On Wednesday, Feb. 24, the Boys & Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore’s (BGCML) Board of Directors unanimously voted to approve the purchase of 900 W. Western Ave in Muskegon, MI. 

This location was most recently Muskegon Community College’s Lakeshore Fitness Center and will soon be

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Back to school for more epic highs and lows of high school football

How To Practice Safe Shipping in ‘Riverdale’

The stars of the CW hit show explain how to protect yourself — from shipping too dramatically.

Despite Riverdale fast-forwarding seven years post-high school just two episodes ago, this week took us right back to the oh-so-familiar hallways of Riverdale High. We really just can’t escape this place, huh?

And if this week’s recap of all the epic highs and lows of high

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House says South Dakotans should have an advantage on state campground reservations

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — People who live in South Dakota would get a head start of two weeks over nonresidents to make camping reservations at state parks and recreation areas, the state House of Representatives said Thursday night.

The 42-28 vote sends HB 1138 to the Senate for consideration.

The state Game, Fish and Parks Department opposes the legislation, making a veto by Governor Kristi Noem more likely. To override

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The 5 Best Term Paper Writing Services

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Why do you need to opt for an online essay writing service? There are plenty of reasons why students today have become more inclined to reach out for help with their term papers. Several studies state that more than 80% of college students use an essay paper online writing service at least once.

Many students say that writing services have become an essential

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A cable company will provide free Wi-Fi and devices to 20 Oakland community centers

Comcast contributed $100,000, 1,000 laptops, and free internet for a year to students and families in need who live in the Northern California city.

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In an announcement on Thursday afternoon, Comcast said its large donation to the City of Oakland Parks, Recreation and Youth Development in Oakland, California is part of its “ongoing commitment” to help connect low-income students and families to the internet “so they

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5 Fictional Movie & TV Show Games We’d Love To Play (& 5 We’d Stay Far Away From)

It’s not uncommon for popular movie or TV show characters to make their fans jealous by having a blast while playing cool made-up games created to fit their fictional universe. And though these games are often eventually brought into the real world for fans to enjoy, they are almost never as fun or exciting as they seem on the screen.

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Livonia operates city-run COVID-19 vaccination clinic

LIVONIA, Mich (WXYZ) — It’s day three of vaccinations at the Livonia Civic Park Senior Center, and those with appointments are getting in line to get their shot.

“Oh we’re excited,” said Livonia resident Ilene Suchora. “We’re excited. We’ve been waiting for it.”

Ilene and Tom Suchora had been looking all over for the vaccine until they finally got a spot this week in their City of Livonia.

“74-years-old, gotta

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Family beg for answers after boy, 15, found dead upside down in snow on coldest day of the year

THE HEARTBROKEN family of a teenager found dead upside down in the snow have begged for answers.

Alfie Lawton, 15, was discovered unresponsive in “unexplained” circumstances near railway lines in New Malden, South London, on the coldest day of the year.

Alfie Lawton was found dead in New Malden on February 8

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Alfie Lawton was found dead in New Malden on February 8

The schoolboy had been sticking to the rules in lockdown but asked his mum Sarah on February

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Shore fun ahead as preparations under way for spring boat show

Joe DeSalvo
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It’s been more than a year since Jacksonville has had a boat show, but the wait will soon be over for boating and outdoor enthusiasts as the Jacksonville Marine Association is busy preparing for its first Jacksonville Spring Boat Show. 

The inaugural event, hosted by the JMA and presented by VyStar Credit Union, will take place from Friday, April 16 through Sunday, April

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Lockdown is even harder to bear knowing the end is in sight

It ought to make lockdown easier, knowing that the end is in sight. Instead, I feel temptation bubbling up inside more strongly than ever. A run of precociously sunny days hasn’t helped; or rather, it has helped enormously, reviving the spirits with that hormonal rush of vernal optimism that accompanies the opening of crocuses and the unzipping of winter coats.

But spring fever is not conducive to obedience. Neither, it

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Darryl Fairchild votes against 2021 Dayton budget, citing concerns about reduced funding to the Human Relations Council and youth programming

A petition that circulated online that was signed by more than 400 people was submitted to the city demanding it increase the Human Relation Council’s budget and re-evaluate “deep funding cuts” to recreation and youth services.

But other leaders on the commission and the city manager said there is a lot of misinformation going around about the budget and they are disappointed Fairchild opposed a budget he did not raise

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