Latest Urban decay Stories

2012-02-10 13:00:00

Green, Quality Design Underscores Brea´s Commitment to Community Values Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Jamboree Housing Corporation, one of California´s largest affordable housing developers, today announced the grand opening of Bonterra Apartment Homes — along with Brea Mayor Don Schweitzer, County of Orange and city officials, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, Bank of America and Brea city officials. Interview and photo opportunities are available....

2012-01-06 18:00:00

New Guide Provides Tools and Resources to Change Food Deserts or Areas Lacking in Available, and Affordable Nutritious Foods into Food Oases to Improve the Health of Communities Nationwide Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 The new Community Action Guide: Changing Food Deserts into Food Oases is intended to help communities increase access to healthy and affordable foods. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Food deserts are areas that lack access to...

2011-12-14 10:17:04

Older people and those who work non-standard hours are less likely to feel integrated into society, according to a study funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). "Feeling part of society usually involves participating in certain activities such as sports, the arts, volunteering or social networking," says Dr Matt Barnes who led the research. "Our research shows that older people and those who work unusual hours face particular barriers to participating in such...

2011-09-19 20:34:12

Current policy pressures on universities to focus on improving their research excellence and to widen participation make it hard for them to engage meaningfully with excluded communities, according to research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). University-community engagement remains marginal to the organisation, funding, management and strategic control of universities. This reduces their benefits for excluded communities. "Traditionally, universities have regarded...

2011-08-11 00:00:00

Intercontinental Capital Group, Inc (http://www.intercontinentalcapitalgroup.com), is experiencing rapid mortgage application growth as a result of their straightforward approach to home lending. ICG is a direct lending mortgage bank that specializes in residential home loans. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Since launching its new website http://www.intercontinentalcapitalgroup.com/, direct mortgage lender Intercontinental Capital Group (ICG) has already seen a 200% increase in loan...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).