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Active Commuting On The Rise In Some Cities
2013-05-29 15:14:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new report in the American Journal of Health Behavior, having a spouse or coworker who rides a bicycle into work makes it more likely that you will do the same. "Social influences are important, specifically interpersonal influences, such as spouses and co-workers," said study co-author Melissa Bopp, an assistant professor of kinesiology at Penn State. Bopp and two colleagues began their study by looking into...

2013-05-09 23:42:36

Percentage of sales will fund child care and early education resources for children, families in the Westside and South Bay areas. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Leading book and entertainment retailer Barnes and Noble will host a fundraising bookfair on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will take place at their Third Street Promenade store, located at 1201 3rd St. in Santa Monica. A percentage of net sales from the charity event will be donated to Santa...

2013-03-02 23:02:18

Jamboree Housing Corporation, one of California´s leading community development organizations specializing in affordable housing, broke ground on the second phase of Doria Apartment Homes in Irvine. Designed for families who earn 30% to 60% of area median income (AMI), the second phase of Doria encompasses 74 apartments, is Jamboree´s second workforce housing development in partnership with the Irvine Community Land Trust, and includes 10 homes that will be set-aside for residents...

Word of the Day
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).