American West

19 Feb 19
The Mozambique Resources Post

Egypt’s oil and gas future looks very bright. The large scale concessions awarded during the EGYPS2019 conference in Cairo, 11-13 February, shows the appetite of IOCs, such as Shell, BP and ENI in this emerging energy hotspot.

19 Feb 19
Intel Today

“The truth is—as this deplorable experience proves—that constitutions and laws are not sufficient of themselves…Despite the unequivocal language of the Constitution of the United States that the writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspended, and despite the Fifth Amendment’s command that no person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process […]

19 Feb 19
TIME

Their 2018 strike launched a national movement across several states

19 Feb 19
Financial Post

BEIJING — The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details. It was a compilation of real-time data on more than 2.5 million people in western China, updated constantly with GPS co-ordinates of their precise whereabouts. Alongside their names, birthdates and places of employment, there were notes on […]

19 Feb 19

Ely Percy, an established Scottish writer talks to The Queerness about her soon to be published novel about lesbian life for her chosen protagonist in the early noughties. It has something for everyone, whether the protagonist excites or annoys you, you’ll definitely want to find out what happens. 

19 Feb 19
Red Bluff Daily News
Tuesday Red Bluff American Legion Mt. Lassen Post 167: 10 a.m., Veterans Hall, 735 Oak St. Bend School Board: 4:30 p.m., 22270 Bend Ferry Road Book Club: 6 p.m., Tehama County Library City Council: 6 p.m. City Hall, 555 Washington St. Cribbage Club: 6 p.m., Lariat Bowl, 527-4606 Fibromyalgia and Lupus Support Group: 6-8 p.m., St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, Columba room, Jackie Kitchell, 529-3029 Low impact Aerobics: 8-9 a.m., $1, Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. 527-8177 Oak Creek Women’s Golf Club: 8 a.m., 2620 Montgomery Road, 530-529-0674 PAL Kickboxing: 6 p.m., 1450 Schwab St., 529-8716 or 200-3950 Penny Bingo: 9:30 a.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. PETS — Providing Essentials for Tehama Shelter: 6 p.m., Rabobank, 500 Luther Road, 527-8702 Pinochle for Seniors: noon to 4 p.m., 1500 S. Jackson St., free, 527-8177 Red Bluff Rotary: noon, Elks Lodge Take Off Pounds Sensibly – TOPS: 10 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 525 David Ave., 529-3312 or 529-1414 Tehama County Arts Council board meeting: 5:30 p.m., Green Room Community Art Studio, 331 Oak St. Tehama County Board of Education: 5 p.m., Tehama County Department of Education, 1135 Lincoln St. Tehama County Board of Supervisors: 10 a.m., board chamber, 727 Oak St. Tehama County Society for Crippled Children and Adults: 11 a.m., Elks Lodge, 355 Gilmore Road Tehama County Tea Party Patriots: 6 p.m., Grange Hall, 20794 Walnut St. Tehama District Fair board: 4 p.m., Tehama Room, Tehama District Fairground, 650 Antelope Blvd. Veterans of Foreign Wars: 10 a.m. Veterans Building, Oak Street WWE self defense training for women: 5:30-7 p.m., 1005 Vista Way, Ste. C Corning Achieve: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family Resource Center, 175 Solano St., 824-7670 Communication & Healthy Relationships: 9-11 a.m., Family Resource Center, 175 Solano St., 824-7670 Healthcare District: 6 p.m., district office building, 145 Solano St., conference room Planning Commission: 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 794 Third St. Red Cross Disaster Volunteer meeting: 6 p.m., Corning Fire Department, 814 Fifth St., 800 934-5344 Soccer training: 4-6 p.m., except for holidays and rain, Woodson School Soccer Field, 150 N Toomes, 824-7680 Tuesday Art Group,: 1-4 p.m., Corning Senior Center, 1015 Fourth Avenue Cottonwood Readers Club: 4 p.m., Cottonwood Community Library, 347-4818 Los Molinos School Readiness Play Group, ages 0-5: 10 a.m., Los Molinos Elementary School, First Steps Building, 7700 Stanford Ave., free, 384-7833 – September through May only Paskenta Elkins School Board: 5:15 p.m., 2960 Elkins Road Wednesday Red Bluff Alcohol, Anger and Abuse Group: call for group time and location, 528-0226 Blood drive: 2-6 p.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St., 242-3005 Community Dance: 7-10 p.m., Westside Grange, 20794 Walnut St. Overeaters Anonymous: 6:30-7:30 p.m., St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, Russell room, 528-8937 PAL Martial Arts Women’s Self Defense: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1005 Vista Way, Ste. C, 840-0345 Passages caregiver support group: 10 a.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St., 800 995-0878 Penny Bingo: 9:30 a.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. Red Bluff Emblem club dinner: 5:30 p.m., Elks Lodge Red Bluff Joint Union High School Board: 5:30 p.m., 1525 Douglas St. Red Bluff Kiwanis: noon, Elks Lodge, 355 Gilmore Road Resource Conservation District of Tehama County: 8:30 a.m., USDA Service Center, 2 Sutter St., Ste. D Tehama County Board of Education: 5 p.m., District Office, 1135 Lincoln St. Tehama County Child Abuse Prevention coordinating council: 8:30 a.m., Family Resource Center, 220 Sycamore St. Tehama County Library story time: 9:30 a.m., 545 Diamond Ave., 527-0604, except August Tehama County Mental Health Board: noon, Health Services Agency, Shasta Room, 1850 Walnut St., Bldg. D, 527-8491, Ext. 3018 Weight Watchers meeting: 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Hampton Inn, 1-800-651-6000 Widowed Persons Association of Red Bluff : 8 a.m. breakfast, 1 p.m. cards, call 366-1773 for location Work Incentives Planning and Assistance: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 220 Sycamore St., Ste. 101, 528-8066, free Y-FI Middle and High School Youth Group: 6:30-8 p.m., North Valley Baptist Church, 345 David Ave., 527-0543 Corning Achieve: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family Resource Center, 175 Solano St., 824-7670 Corning Rotary: noon, Rolling Hills Casino Timbers Steak House, 2655 Barham Ave. Richfield School Board: 6 p.m., 23875 River Road, 824-3354
Tehama County Sanitary Landfill Agency: 6 p.m., City Council Chamber, 794 Third St. VFW Charity Bingo: 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, 1620 Solano St., 824-5957, except July Los Molinos Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m., 25157 Josephine St. Bible Study: 1 p.m., Sherwood Manor, 7975 Sherwood Blvd., all welcome, 347-1330 Narcotics Anonymous: 7-8 p.m., 25204 Josephine St. Cottonwood Cottonwood Library Story Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 3427 Main St., 347-4818 School Readiness Play Group, ages 0-5: 10 a.m., Evergreen Elementary School, Room 30, 19415 Hooker Creek Road, free, 528-7348 – September through May only Thursday Red Bluff Adoption Support Group: 4 p.m., Tehama County Library, 528-7947 American Legion and VFW Dinner: 5-7 p.m., Veterans Hall on Oak Street, open to the public California Heat Chorus – Sweet Adelines: 7 p.m., Grace Community Fellowship, 598 Roundup Ave., 521-8037, all women who sing are welcome Communication and Healthy Relationships: 6-8 p.m., Family Resource Center, 529-1500 ext 118 Community Action Agency: 3 p.m. Board of Supervisors chambers Low Impact Aerobics: 8-9 a.m., $1, Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St., 527-8177 Main Event Gallery: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 710 Main St. Marine Corps League: 6:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, new members call Steve at 604-5512 Nurturing Parent Classes: 3-5 p.m., Bridgeway Community Church, 345 David Ave., free, meal provided, 527-8491, Ext. 3068 Painting session, Red Bluff Art Association: 10 a.m., Tehama District Fairground, 529-1603 PAL Martial Arts: ages 5-18, 10 a.m. to noon, 1005 Vista Way, Ste. C, free, 529-7950 Penny Bingo: 9:30 a.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. Phoenix Community Support Group for chemical dependency: 11:30 a.m., Presbyterian Church, 838 Jefferson St., 945-2349 Pinochle for Seniors: noon to 4 p.m., 1500 S. Jackson St., free, 527-8177 Red Bluff Exchange Club: noon, M&M Ranch House, 645 Antelope Blvd. #1 Red Bluff Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees: 5:30 p.m., 1525 Douglas St. Red Bluff Lions Club: 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial, 527-6616 Red Cross Disaster Volunteers Meeting: 6-7:30 p.m., Cal Fire headquarters, 604 Antelope Blvd., north side of Antelope, 934-5344 Reeds Creek School District Board of Trustees: 4:40 p.m. Sacramento River Discovery Center Thursday Evening Program: 7 p.m., 1000 Sale Lane, 527-1196 Senior Chair Volleyball: 1 p.m. Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. Support group for pet loss: 2 p.m., Family Service Agency, 1347 Grant St., 527-6782 Swinging Squares Square Dance Club: 7 p.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St., beginner or review classes, 529-1615 Tehama County Democratic Central Committee: 6 p.m., Lariat Bowl, 365 S. Main St., 527-7406 Tehama County Health Planning Council, noon: Elks Lodge, 355 Gilmore Road Tehama County Planning Commission: 9 a.m., board chambers, 745 Oak St. Tehama Speakers Toastmasters: 6 p.m., Jackson Heights School Widowed Persons Association of Red Bluff dinner: 5 p.m., call 366-1773 for location Corning Corning High School Board: 7 p.m., 643 Blackburn Ave. Corning Patriots: 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, 1620 Solano St. Dual Diagnosis Group: 1:30-3 p.m., 1600 Solano St., 527-8491, Ext. 3309 Improved Order of Red Men: 7 p.m. Independent Grange 470, 20945 Corning Road, 824-1114 School Readiness Play Group, ages 0-5: 10 a.m., West Street Elementary School, K-3 room, 900 West St., free, 528-7348 – September through May only Soccer training: 4-6 p.m., Woodson School Soccer Field, 150 N. Toomes, 824-7680 Los Molinos Central Tehama Kiwanis: 7 a.m., Mill Creek Restaurant Los Molinos Unified School Board: 7 p.m., Los Molinos High School cafeteria Gerber Gerber-Las Flores Community Service District: 5:30 p.m. 331 San Benito Ave. Mineral Mineral School Board: 5 p.m., 38355 Scenic Ave. Friday Red Bluff Celebrate Recovery: 7 p.m., High Point Assembly of God, 625 Luther Road, 527-0445 Main Event Gallery: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 710 Main St. Red Bluff Rotary Club Sunrise: 7 a.m., M&M Ranch House School Readiness Play Group: 9 a.m. ages 0-2, 10 a.m. ages 3-4, Jackson Heights Elementary School, Room 21, 225 Jackson St., free, 527-7214 – September through May only Corning Achieve: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family Resource Center, 824-7670 Car show: 5-9 p.m., Bartel’s Giant Burger, 22355 Corning Road, local car clubs welcome, 824-2788 Mobile dental van: Family Resource Center, 175 Solano St., 520-6913 Cottonwood Singles Friendship Social: 7-8:30 p.m., 20404 Gas Point Road, unmarried adults late 30s to mid 60s, 347-3770 Saturday Red Bluff Farmers market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., River Park, EBT, debit and credit cards accepted Main Event Gallery: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 710 Main St. Tehama County Young Marine Drills: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1005 Vista Way, Ste. C. 366-0813 Sunday Red Bluff AA Live and Let Live: noon and 5:30 p.m., 785 Musick St., seven days a week except Thursday meets at 8 p.m. Al-Anon New Comers At Heart: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 838 Jefferson St., Room 3 Monday Red Bluff Alcoholics Anonymous, Experience, Strength and Hope: 10 a.m., Monday through Thursday, High Point Assembly of God, 625 Luther Road Community Band rehearsal: 7-9 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 838 Jefferson St., all musicians welcome, 527-3486 English as a Second Language, citizenship classes: 5:30-8:30 p.m., 1295 Red Bud, 736-3308, same time Tuesday and Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Thursdays, free childcare from 9 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. classes in Richlieu Hall, 900 Johnson St. HIRE — Head Injury Recreational Entity: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Elizabeth Community Hospital Wright Room, Rusty, 529-2059 Hand and Foot Card Games: 12:30-3:30 p.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. Narcotics Anonymous: 11 a.m. to noon, 838 Jefferson St., Room 3, Monday through Saturday and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday Narcotics Anonymous: 7-8:30 p.m., 785 Musick St., every day except Thursday PAL Martial Arts: ages 5-18, 10 a.m. to noon, 1005 Vista Way, Ste. C, free, 529-7950 Playtime Pals school preparation playgroup: 10-11:30 a.m., ages 0-5, 220 Sycamore St., Ste. 101, free, 591-2370 Red Bluff Masterworks Chorale rehearsal: 6:45 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 838 Jefferson St. School Readiness Play Group, ages 0-5: 10 a.m., Reeds Creek Elementary School, Room 6, 18335 Johnson Road, free, 528-7348 – September through May only Sun Country Quilters Community Service Group: 9 a.m. to noon, Stitch by Stitch, 810 Main St., http://www.suncountryquilters.com Sun Country Quilters Guild Meeting: 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, 735 Oak St., http://www.suncountryquilters.com TeenScreen Mental Health Appointments: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free, by appointment, 1900 Walnut St., 527-8491, Ext. 3012 TOPS Club (take off pounds Sensibly): 8:30 a.m., First Christian Church, 926 Madison Ave., 527-7541 or 347-6120, visit http://www.tops.org Venture Crew 1914 meeting: 6:30-8 p.m., Moose Lodge on 99W, coed ages 14-20 Widowed Persons Association of Red Bluff cards: 1 p.m., call 366-1773 for location Corning Achieve: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family Resource Center, 175 Solano St., 824-7670 Alcoholics Anonymous: noon, Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, 783 Solano St., behind the church Computer Lab hours: 2-4 p.m., 175 Solano St., 824-7670 Mobile dental van: Family Resource Center, 175 Solano St., 520-6913 Narcotics Anonymous: 7-8:30 p.m., 820 Marin St., meetings daily Tuesday Red Bluff Alzheimer’s and dementia support group: 6 p.m., Lassen House, 705 Luther Road, 529-2900 Cribbage Club: 6 p.m., Lariat Bowl, 527-4606 First Five Tehama: 3-5 p.m., Tehama County Department of Education, 1135 Lincoln St. International Order of the Rainbow for Girls: 6:45 p.m., Masonic Hall 822 Main St. 527-6715 Low Impact Aerobics: 8-9 a.m., $1, Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St., 527-8177 Oak Creek Women’s Golf Club: 8 a.m., 2620 Montgomery Road, 530-529-0674 PAL Kickboxing: 6 p.m., 1450 Schwab St., 529-8716 or 200-3950 Penny Bingo: 9:30 a.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. Pinochle for Seniors: noon to 4 p.m., 1500 S. Jackson St., free, 527-8177 Red Bluff Garden Club: 12:30 p.m. social, 1 p.m. meeting, Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church, 525 David Ave., 527-7107 Red Bluff Rotary: noon, Elks Lodge Take Off Pounds Sensibly – TOPS: 10 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 525 David Ave., 529-3312 or 529-1414 Tehama County Board of Supervisors: 10 a.m., board chamber, 727 Oak St. Tehama County Tea Party Patriots: 6 p.m., Grange Hall, 20794 Walnut St. WWE self defense training for women: 5:30-7 p.m., 1005 Vista Way, Ste. C Corning Achieve: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family Resource Center, 824-7670 Bilingual Computer Class: 9-11 a.m., Family Resource Center, 175 Solano St., 824-7670 City Council: 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 794 Third St. Disabled American Veterans: 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, 1620 Solano St. Mobile Dental Van: NVCS Corning Family Resource Center, 175 Solano St., 520-6913 Parkinson’s Support Group: 2 p.m., 175 Solano St., 824-7670 Pay It Forward: 1 p.m., Edward Jones, Solano and Sixth streets,824-4290 Soccer training: 4-6 p.m., Woodson School Soccer Field, 150 N. Toomes, 824-7680 Tuesday Art Group,: 1-4 p.m., Corning Senior Center, 1015 Fourth Avenue Los Molinos School Readiness Play Group, ages 0-5: 10 a.m., Los Molinos Elementary School, First Steps Building, 7700 Stanford Ave., free, 384-7833 – September through May only Tehama Cemetery District: 4 p.m., cemetery office, 7772 Woodland Ave. Gerber School Readiness Play Group: 10-11:30 a.m., 0-5, free, 7700 Stanford Ave., 384-7833 – September through May only Wednesday Red Bluff Community Dance: 7-10 p.m., Westside Grange, 20794 Walnut St. Overeaters Anonymous: 6:30-7:30 p.m., St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, Russell room, 528-8937 PAL Martial Arts Women’s Self Defense: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1005 Vista Way, Ste. C, 840-0345 Penny Bingo: 9:30 a.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. Red Bluff Airport Commission: 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 555 Washington St. Red Bluff Kiwanis: noon, Elks Lodge, 355 Gilmore Road Soroptimist International of Red Bluff: 5:30 p.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St., siredbluffclub@yahoo.com Weight Watchers meeting: 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Hampton Inn, 1-800-651-6000 Widowed Persons Association of Red Bluff : 8 a.m. breakfast, 1 p.m. cards, call 366-1773 for location Y-FI Middle and High School Youth Group: 6:30-8 p.m., North Valley Baptist Church, 345 David Ave., 527-0543 Corning Achieve: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family Resource Center, 175 Solano St., 824-7670 Corning Rotary: noon, Rolling Hills Casino, Timbers Steak House, 2655 Barham Ave. Exchange Club membership meeting: 7 p.m., Iron Skillet Mobile Dental Van: NVCS Corning Family Resource Center, 175 Solano Street, 520-6913 VFW Charity Bingo: 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, 1620 Solano St., 824-5957, except July Los Molinos Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m., 25157 Josephine St. Bible Study: 1 p.m., Sherwood Manor, 7975 Sherwood Blvd., all welcome, 347-1330 Chamber of Commerce: 6:30 p.m., 7904 State Route 99E Narcotics Anonymous: 7-8 p.m., 25204 Josephine St., Wednesday and Friday Cottonwood Cottonwood Creek Watershed Group: 6:30 p.m., Community Center, 347-6637 Cottonwood Library Story Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., library, 3427 Main St., 347-4818 School Readiness Play Group: ages 0-5, 10 a.m. Evergreen Elementary School, Room 30, 19415 Hooker Creek Road, free, 528-7348 – September through May only Thursday Red Bluff American Legion and VFW Dinner: 5-7 p.m., Veterans Hall on Oak Street, open to the public California Heat Chorus – Sweet Adelines: 7 p.m., Grace Community Fellowship, 598 Roundup Ave., 521-8037, all women who sing are welcome Good Morning Red Bluff: 7:50 a.m., Palomino Room, 723 Main St., free Low Impact Aerobics: 8-9 a.m., $1, Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St., 527-8177 Main Event Gallery: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 710 Main St. Nurturing Parent Classes: 3-5 p.m., Bridgeway Community Church, 345 David Ave., free, meal provided, 527-8491, Ext. 3068 Painting session, Red Bluff Art Association: 10 a.m., Tehama District Fairground, 529-1603 PAL Martial Arts: ages 5-18, 10 a.m. to noon, 1005 Vista Way, Ste. C, free, 529-7950 Penny Bingo: 9:30 a.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. Phoenix Community Support Group for chemical dependency: 11:30 a.m., Presbyterian Church, 838 Jefferson St., 945-2349 Pinochle for Seniors: noon to 4 p.m., 1500 S. Jackson St., free, 527-8177 Red Bluff Exchange Club: noon, M&M Ranch House, 645 Antelope Blvd. #1 Red Bluff Lions Club: 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial, 527-6616 Senior Chair Volleyball: 1 p.m. Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. Swinging Squares Square Dance Club: 7 p.m., Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson St. Tehama Speakers Toastmasters: 6 p.m., Jackson Heights School Widowed Persons Association of Red Bluff dinner: 5 p.m., call 366-1773 for location Corning Achieve: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Family Resource Center, 175 Solano St., 824-7670 Degree of Pocahontas Silver Cloud Council # 168: 7 p.m. Independent Grange 470, 20945 Corning Road, 824-1114 Dual Diagnosis Group: 1:30-3 p.m., 1600 Solano St., 527-8491, Ext. 3309 Mobile Dental Van: NVCS Corning Family Resource Center, 175 Solano Street, 520-6913 School Readiness Play Group, ages 0-5: 10 a.m., West Street Elementary School, K-3 room, 900 West St., free, 528-7348 – September through May only Soccer training: 4-6 p.m., Woodson School Soccer Field, 150 N Toomes, 824-7680 Women’s Support Group: 6 p.m., West and South streets, 824-7670
19 Feb 19
Fuzzable

There are all kinds of different travellers out there in the world. If you’re not the kind that enjoys roughing it out in the wild then a trip to the Grand Canyon might not immediately seem like your first choice, it’s known for its camping, hiking and water sport but few people realize that it’s […]

19 Feb 19
CuriousSkeptic

The name on everybody’s lips this week was Shamima Begum. When the nineteen year old was plastered on the front page of every newspaper and propped up on every news channel, she became the face of ISIS overnight. Begum joined ISIS in February 2015 when she traveled to Turkey with two friends, Amira Abase and […]

19 Feb 19
Social News XYZ

By D C Pathak The horrendous killing of 40 troopers of the CRPF in a frontal attack on its convoy on February 14 at Pulwama – not too far away from Srinagar – by a locally-recruited suicide bomber of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) comes as a stark reminder of how the Pakistan army remains undeterred in its […]