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2011-05-20 14:00:00

Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic Highlights National Call For Increased Focus on Impact of Trauma on Children & Youth LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Councilman Bernard Parks led the City Council today in declaring May 20th "Children's Mental Health Awareness Day in the City of Los Angeles," with a focus on building resilience in children dealing with trauma. "For too many of our city's youth, trauma leads to serious psychological problems in childhood and in...

2010-06-02 15:53:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC expressed outrage over a New York City Councilman's incendiary remarks regarding the situation in Gaza. In an interview with the New York Daily News, Councilman Charles Barron called Gaza "a concentration death camp." When asked by the reporter if he really meant to compare Gaza to Holocaust concentration camps, Barron replied affirmatively. "We urge Councilman Barron to retract his offensive and baseless accusation," said AJC Executive...

2010-05-06 03:14:00

Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic Urges Increased Focus on Healthy Development in Early Childhood LOS ANGELES, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Angelenos observe "Children's Mental Health Awareness Day in the City of Los Angeles" today, thanks to a proclamation introduced by Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks, signed by the mayor and adopted by council in chambers yesterday. "Positive mental health is essential to a child's healthy development from birth," said Councilman Parks,...

2010-04-06 09:39:00

D.C. Councilman Jack Evans Joins Golden Triangle to Host "Flowers for Phones" Recycling Effort in Farragut Square Park WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID), a private nonprofit organization that works to provide a clean, safe and welcoming business community for area workers and visitors will kick off its "Clean, Green & Golden" spring cleaning week on April 10. Councilman Jack Evans will join the Golden Triangle BID...

2010-03-11 22:17:00

LOS ANGELES, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Lombardi, the developer for the massive Bundy Village and Medical Park project, was forced to retract a statement crediting Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl for getting a procedural approval for his highly contentious project. The Bundy Village project would, if approved as proposed, add 21,000 daily car trips to one of the most congested areas of Los Angeles. In a story published this afternoon in the LA Weekly, Lombardi was...

2010-02-24 20:33:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The developer for the massive Bundy Village and Medical Park has turned down requests to meet with a committee of community representatives hand-picked by Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl to try to help work out a compromise on the project, which threatens to overwhelm intersections throughout the Westside with traffic. The Bundy Village project was heard at the Los Angeles City Planning Commission on February 11, 2010, but despite pleas from...

2009-10-26 15:44:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its next step towards creating a greener Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Climate Initiative (PCI) will introduce green city code language changes to Pittsburgh's City Council tomorrow. Working with Councilman Bill Peduto, the City's sustainability coordinator, and Duquesne University Law School, PCI has bundled proposed code changes that would make many recommendations of the Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan possible. These modifications would...

2009-09-21 15:10:00

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ --- HealthCare Partners, IPA and Councilman Larry Seabrook, City Council Member for District 12 in the Bronx, celebrated an evening "Salute to our Heroes" on Friday September 11, 2009. More than 700 residents from Co-Op City joined in the salute with HealthCare Partners and Councilman Seabrook honoring community heroes including Mayor David Dinkins, Roscoe Brown, MD, Floyd J. Carter, Bishop Angelo M. Rosario, Bobby Hunter, Eddie Ellis, Ret. Major...

2008-12-19 16:16:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- City Councilman Greig Smith is proud to announce that the City of Los Angeles has adopted a Producer Responsibility resolution in partnership with the California Product Stewardship Council and the Green Cities California initiative, on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008. "Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is an integral part of my RENEW LA plan to reduce to nearly zero the amount of waste L.A. sends to landfills," said Councilman Smith. RENEW LA...

2008-10-11 09:00:14

By HARRY MINIUM By Harry Minium The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK Fifty-four East Ocean View residents have sued Councilman W. Randy Wright, claiming he has not done enough to improve their neighborhood. In an Oct. 3 filing, the group asks a judge to order Wright to implement a plan to improve the neighborhood that they say the city has ignored. The plaintiffs are led by Sean Regan, who said he moved to East Ocean View in 2003 because of city marketing that promised to clean up...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'