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But many Winnipeggers joined a call on the city to involve key social service providers in the process of addressing homeless camps.
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All Saints became the site of a homeless tent city for several weeks last year, before its owners eventually asked those staying on the property to leave.
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In the latest Shop Talk column, read about the departure of a longtime Mountain View market, a forthcoming downtown Palo Alto fusion restaurant and a new bath and body store from Amsterdam.
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CURRY PIZZA TO REPLACE THAI BISTRO. In 2016, the longtime owner of Palo Alto Thai restaurant Thaiphoon opened another restaurant, Aroy Thai Bistro, just blocks away on University Avenue. He recently decided to close Aroy, citing the difficulty of canadian goose jacket maintaining quality at multiple restaurants. He and his wife Chutima have run Thai restaurants throughout the South canada goose outlet online Bay and Midpeninsula for more than 25 years. “I realize that expansion is not always https://www.naslsoccerbowl.com a good thing,” Vongampai said. “When you focus on canada goose outlet expansion, you tend to lose some of the quality.” Earlier in his career, Vongampai said he had the “fire and energy and ambition” to run multiple restaurants.”But that was back then. I realize that that’s not really the passion. The passion is to have one good location,” he said. “Small, local, family run that’s the way it should be.” Vongampai will now focus his energy on the original Thaiphoon, which he opened in 2005 at 543 Emerson St. (A second Thaiphoon in San Jose closed in 2017.) He sold the Aroy space at 320 University Ave. to Curry Pizza House, a string of family owned fusion pizza restaurants. The Curry Pizza House menu includes pizzas like the “chili paneer” with curry sauce, masala paneer, cheese, bell peppers, tomatoes, onions and cilantro, and tandoori chicken wings.
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Feds found unsafe working conditions at Amazon in Idaho
NAMPA Amazon has reached an informal settlement with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration for unsafe workplace conditions at its new, temporary distribution center in Nampa.
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Flooring material was uneven and created a tripping hazard for workers. OSHA categorized that violation as “serious,” meaning the violation could have caused serious harm and the employer should have recognized the hazard. Amazon failed to cover up a hole near a door that measured 2 inches deep. The violation was also categorized as serious. An outlet box powering a conveyor near a receiving canada goose outlet dock canada Canada Goose sale goose outlet nyc canada goose uk outlet was not mounted to a surface. The violation was categorized as “other than serious.” For the two “serious” violations, OSHA proposed a penalty canada goose canada goose outlet parka of $4,831. It proposed no penalty for the outlet box violation.
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Amazon still has not acknowledged publicly that the planned center is the company’s. The project was codenamed “Project Bronco” when it came to light last year, and city officials still refer to it that way.
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Carlos Torres allowed a single to Stanton leading off the ninth and Casey McGehee walked. After Stanton took third on a Garrett Jones fly out, Ozuna hit a ball to medium center that Juan Lagares caught and unloaded toward the plate. Anthony Recker, in a rush to apply the tag on Stanton sliding, couldn’t hold onto Lagares’ throw.
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