Holden’s Bill to Fight Grease Thieves Heads to Senate Floor – AB 1566

first_imgGovernment Holden’s Bill to Fight Grease Thieves Heads to Senate Floor – AB 1566 Published on Monday, August 4, 2014 | 1:58 pm Community News HerbeautyA Dark Side Of Beauty Salons Not Many People Know AboutHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News Top of the News First Heatwave Expected Next Week center_img 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill (D-Pasadena) to combat the growing problem of kitchen grease theft has been overwhelmingly approved in Senate Appropriations and now heads to the Senate floor for a final vote.“Restaurants are finding that their used kitchen grease is a hot commodity that has sparked grease wars in a battle over who can cash in on the ‘liquid gold’ that is then converted into biodiesel fuel,” explained Assemblymember Holden. “It’s like the Wild West out there, everybody’s fighting over it and we need to get a better handle on regulations.”AB 1566 gives law enforcement the tools they need to stop these modern-day oil rustlers by beefing up requirements for licensed haulers, increasing the penalties for stealing grease and allowing law enforcement to impound vehicles for up to 15 days.According to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, a typical fast-food restaurant produces 150-250 pounds of grease a week and a fully loaded pumper truck could bring in as much as $900 at a recycling center. Thieves often strike in the night and syphon off the used grease and sell it on the black market. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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McIlroy remains on top in Dubai

first_img Following on from his impressive opening two rounds of 66 and 64, McIlroy appeared set for a tilt at the record books on day three as a birdie blitz saw him reach the turn in five under par with the seemingly easier back nine – which included three par fives – to come. However, the Northern Irishman could not continue his blistering form as some wayward tee shots and indifferent form around the greens saw him have to settle for seven successive pars from the 10th. Rory McIlroy will take a four-shot lead into the final day of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic after shooting a 66 on Saturday – but it looked for a while as if it would be even better for the world number one. McIlroy did pick up another birdie on the par-four 17th, to go with the ones he recorded on the first, third, fifth, seventh and eighth, but he then looked set to immediately cancel that out on the last after finding water with his second shot. The 25-year-old – who had birdied the 18th hole in 14 of his previous 16 rounds before this one – managed to avoid dropping a shot, though, as he coolly drained a 15-foot putt for par to sign for a round of 66. That putt ensured McIlroy would start the last round with a four-shot advantage over Dane Morten Orum Madsen, who followed up his 63 on Friday with a blemish-free 66. Two shots further back in third is Lee Westwood (69) while Andy Sullivan, Stephen Gallacher, Danny Willett and Bernd Wiesberger share fourth place on 13 under after all four shot rounds of 70. McIlroy, who held a one-shot lead over Scotland’s Marc Warren coming into the weekend, admitted he was very pleased to avoid a bogey with his testing putt on the last. He told Sky Sports: “It meant a lot, to be bogey free again today was important to me. To get that up and down on the last was big for momentum going into tomorrow.” He added: “It was nice to make one birdie on 17th and then a great save on the last, it was nice to go round there today with no bogeys. I can’t complain, another good round and I’m in a great position going into tomorrow.” Following his brilliant front nine, the chance to break Ernie Els’ course record of 61 – or even going sub-60 – looked a possibility, but McIlroy insisted his only thought was to put as much daylight as possible between himself and his rivals at the top of the leaderboard. He said: “(I was) Just trying to get as many in front as I can. I knew I had some chances coming in but saying that, the back nine did play tricky. The greens got firm, the wind got up a little bit, so it was hard to get the ball close to the hole. “You had to hit quality shots to give yourself chances for birdies, and I didn’t quite do that on the back nine like I did on the front.” center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Elaine Thompson shine in Diamond League events

first_imgBahamian Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Jamaican Elaine Thompson held the Caribbean flag high in Diamond League meets in Europe recently. Miller-Ubio twin victories Miller-Uibo added the 400 meters Diamond Trophy to the 200m version she had won a week earlier in Zurich at the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals, clocking a world-leading 49.46 at the AG Insurance Van Damme Memorial in Brussels on Friday.The Olympic 400 meters champion had appeared on the brink of adding a world title at her specialist distance in London last month before faltering and dropping out of the medals 20 meters from the line.But she has finished her season on a high with Diamond Trophies in Zurich and now Brussels. Her wins have earned her a total of US$100,000 under the revised rewards for this year’s series, which carried a prize total of US$1.6million.In Friday’s race Miller-Uibo needed to drive all the way to the tape. She was challenged by 19-year-old Bahrain athlete Salwa Eid Naser, who beat both Allyson Felix and world 400m champion Phyllis Francis at last month’s IAAF Diamond League meet in Birmingham. Eid Naser took second place in 49.88. Elaine Thompson redeems Jamaica’s Olympic 100 meters and 200 meters champion Elaine Thompson, who failed to earn a medal at last month’s IAAF World Championships in London, finished her season with a victorious flourish, earning a second consecutive Diamond Trophy in the women’s 100 meters at the Brussel’s event.Thompson admitted on the eve of this final that she’d had “a funny season” so far, having achieved the best 2017 time of 10.71 for the 100 meters in her native Kingston before her London flop.Since then Thompson has had an encouraging turn of fortunes. She had a 100-meter victory at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham in 10.93. This was followed by second place in last week’s 200 meters at the IAAF Diamond League final in Zurich in a time of 22.00 secs.The talented sprinter won the 100 meters in Brussels in a time of in 10.92, holding off the challenge of Marie-Josee TaLou of the Ivory Coast who earned silver at 100 meters and 200 meters in London. Ta Lou, was second in 10.93, while Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor was third in 1.07.Thompson earned $50,000 for her season’s efforts.last_img read more

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