Pasadena Fire and Police Departments Issue Tips for Staying Safe Along Rose Parade Route

first_img As this year’s Rose Parade approaches, the Pasadena Fire Department is issuing safety tips for the thousands of overnight campers who line the route on New Year’s Eve.The parade route will be a safer place if everyone follows the rules and regulations intended for the safety of all parade-goers.What You Can Do:• Overnight camping is permitted only on the night of Dec. 31.• A permanent position on the sidewalk may be maintained along the parade route beginning at noon on Dec. 31. The “Blue Line” is the honor line. All persons and property such as blankets, chairs, etc., must remain on the curb until 11 p.m. on Dec. 31. At that time spectators may move out to the honor line.• Small, professionally manufactured barbeques elevated at least one foot off the ground are allowed on the parade route. 25’ from building or other combustibles. A fire extinguisher and water must be readily available.• Minors under the age of 18 may be on the parade route from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. only if they are under the supervision of adults.• Dress for cold weather. Children and seniors may need extra layers of clothing to avoid hypothermia.• Stay hydrated and consume nourishing meals to avoid dehydration.• Report any suspicious activities and packages to emergency authorities along the parade route.• In case of emergency, call (626) 744-4241 from cell phones or 9-1-1 from landline phones. Know cross streets from where you are calling.What You Can’t Do:• Open containers of alcohol are illegal on public streets, sidewalks and all other public areas.• Tents, sofas and boxes of any type that can be used as stools or seats are prohibited are not permitted along the route.• Unoccupied chairs are not allowed.• Bonfires are strictly prohibited and considered â€œillegal burns.”• Fireworks are prohibited except as part of scheduled official events.• No items may be sold along the parade route without a permit.• No public areas (sidewalks, curbs, gutters, streets) may be cordoned or roped off.• No ladders or scaffolding may be used as elevation for viewing the activities.• It is illegal to buy, sell or give away horns on the parade route.• Pets are not recommended along the parade route because they are easily frightened with sudden, loud noises.• Selling space along the parade route, other than grandstand seating, is illegal.• Throwing any projectile into the parade, including seemingly harmless items such as tortillas, marshmallows, flowers, etc., is prohibited.• Vehicles obstructing emergency lanes will be towed. 8 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 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. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena HerbeautyDoes Giving Ultimatums In A Relationship Ever Work Out?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRed Meat Is Dangerous And Here Is The ProofHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBet You Didn’t Need Another Reason To Stay Coupled Up This SeasonHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Community News More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Make a comment Top of the News Business News COVER: Right Pasadena Fire and Police Departments Issue Tips for Staying Safe Along Rose Parade Route Published on Thursday, December 13, 2012 | 12:05 pm EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 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 Showtimeslast_img read more

Covid-19 in two Limerick childcare centres

first_imgDesigned by FreepikIT has been reported that two cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Limerick childcare centre.In total, 19 cases of Covid-19 have been notified to authorities across Ireland.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up According to, the childcare centres close temporarily but some have since reopened.Early Childhood Ireland is asking for fast track testing in childcare centres to prevent the spread of cases. WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Twitter LimerickNewsCovid-19 in two Limerick childcare centresBy Staff Reporter – August 28, 2020 8047 Email Advertisement Previous articleSingle-Use Plastic Hotspots in Limerick City and CountyNext articleLimerick Post Show | August 28, 2020 Staff Reporter center_img Linkedin Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live TAGSCoronaviruscovid19Keeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League openerlast_img read more

City of South Bend shows support for Irish ahead of Michigan game

first_imgRunning through the city of South Bend on a typical week is a street labeled by the sign “Michigan St.” Located at the intersection of Michigan and Washington St., the sign can be found distinguishing one of the main downtown streets at the heart of South Bend.But this isn’t a typical week in the city.On Saturday, Notre Dame will be taking on the University of Michigan in its season-opening game for the 2018 football season. Football rivals since 1887, the teams are meeting for the first time since 2014, prompting even ESPN’s College GameDay to stake its football pregame show on Irish turf.In a display of solidarity with the Irish and in anticipation of the thousands of visitors soon to arrive to the city, the South Bend mayor’s office joined in the festivities — ceremoniously changing Michigan St. to “Fighting Irish Drive” on Monday.“It’s all in good fun but we thought that with the rivalry being brought back to life it would be appropriate,” South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg said. “That way, especially as we have guests and fans of both teams coming into our downtown area, it’s a good chance to remind them just how supportive we are of our Fighting Irish.”With tens of thousands of both Notre Dame and Michigan fans descending on South Bend for the game, Buttigieg said the city’s first priority is making sure everything runs smoothly. “You’ll see a lot of our folks from the South Bend Police and Fire Department helping out with traffic and even in the stadium playing a role there,” he said. “But there are tons of things going on in our hotels, restaurants and of course it’s a big economic booster for the city as well.”The city will also be celebrating the occasion by changing the color of the South Bend River Lights, a sculpture located alongside the St. Joseph River that is typically multicolored.“Ever since we’ve installed [the sculpture] in 2015, it’s become a great kind of touchpoint and shared public space that people from across the city enjoy,” Buttigieg said. “Once in a while for a special occasion we’ll switch it from its regular rainbow-colored program to a particular color, and obviously it seemed like the right occasion to turn those lights green.”Football season is a big part of the South Bend community and economy, Buttigieg said, so the festivities help the whole city get into the spirit of the season. Even so, he said the city’s relationship with the University is becoming stronger even without football season.“There’s so many students doing just really interesting, really important work that ties into life of the city in some way,” Buttigieg said. “ … The more of that we see the better, and when we do [partnerships with the University], it’s much more than just something like a service project but really an authentic relationship that’s getting stronger and stronger.”Buttigieg said the street sign renaming is a tradition that paused when Notre Dame temporarily stopped playing Michigan in football. After the series was revived, he said he wanted to renew the tradition.“Obviously [football is] one of the most special things about living in this area,” he said. “It’s difficult to believe that summer is coming to an end, but the great consolation of summer ending is the beginning of football season.”Though a festivity like the street sign renaming has resulted in a flurry of “amused” responses online, Buttigieg said the change is only temporary. “It’s a symbolic ceremonial thing,” he said. “We’ll be back to normal after our victory on Saturday.”Tags: 2018 football, Fighting Irish Drive, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Michigan Street, University of Michiganlast_img read more

Laudrup calls for accountability

first_img That game will be officiated by Andre Marriner, who gave Chelsea a controversial late penalty to earn a draw at West Brom, a decision Professional Game and Match Officials Limited chief Mike Riley has since apologised for. Swansea have not received an apology over Madley’s decision and Laudrup has not spoken to the official, although Riley has been in touch with Laudrup over the matter and the former Barcelona midfielder was satisfied with the explanation he received. But the Dane pulled no punches in his assessment of how referees are currently handled, believing they should explain controversial decisions after games. He said: “I spoke to the match delegate after the West Brom game and he understood and agreed with me and I have the match report, but it is hidden away. “It would make the referees a little more human to all the fans and feel part of us, as we all agree that it is a very, very difficult job. “You have people that are trying to get a penalty or free-kick or get another opponent sent off and everything is so quick, players are so fast and just a small touch and it feels like the end of the world. “It is very difficult to change that but it would make them a little more like the rest of us. I don’t think protecting them like this so they can’t talk to anyone makes it better for them.” He added: “Someone says we want to protect referees and not put them under extra pressure as they are already under enough pressure. But if you want to be at the highest level there is always pressure. Press Association “If you are a manager, if you are in a top club there is always a big responsibility and a lot of pressure. “You are there because you want to be there, otherwise you would do something else.” Laudrup also highlighted an incident in Spain where referee Cesar Muniz Fernandez did not take charge of a top-flight fixture for a month after incorrectly awarding Real Madrid a penalty to beat Elche 2-1 in September, a move he feels was correct. “Even the most fanatical Real Madrid fans and journalists said the penalty was non-existent. This guy (the referee), he got three weeks in the fridge (without a game). “Okay, he made a huge mistake, but there is a consequence. “Then you can say that when he comes back after three weeks then there will be a lot of pressure on him in the next game. “It’s exactly the same for my players. If I have a player who misses a penalty or a keeper who makes a mistake and I say, ‘I’ll take you out for a couple of games’. When he comes back there will be pressure on him. “There’s a lot of pressure on all of us because we are at the highest level.” But a PGMOL spokesman told Press Association Sport: “One of the major reasons referees don’t speak post-match is because of the discipline system. “Clubs, managers and players have the right to appeal over matters of discipline and referees commenting post-match is viewed as potentially prejudicing that appeal. That is a view supported by FIFA and the Football Association. “Referees are accountable. In every game the officials are equally assessed by two groups: Match Delegates, appointed by the Premier League, who sit in the stand and assess their game management, and Evaluators, appointed by PGMOL, who analyse their technical performance. “Managers have the opportunity to speak to the officials post-match and mark their performance through the Match Delegates. “Referees performances influence the matches they can be put in charge of; they would only get the FA Cup final for example if they have performed consistently well over a season. “Errors by officials in the Premier League are uncommon, this season they are getting nearly 95 per cent of major decisions right. We find that referees working hard to improve on any mistakes is more effective than punishment. “If officials are consistently under-performing then we’ll work with them to develop their standards, but we are fortunate to have some of the leading officials in world football who operate to a very high level. “We also work closely with the League Managers’ Association and the Professional Footballers’ Association on referee development.” The Dane is still seething at the penalty given against his side in the 3-3 draw with Stoke prior to the international break, with Charlie Adam converting from the spot in stoppage time to deny Swansea all three points. Referee Robert Madley adjudged Wayne Routledge had handled in the box, but Laudrup, a man not given to displays of temper, was furious at the decision and has admitted the frustration lingers as his side prepare to face Fulham on Saturday. Swansea manager Michael Laudrup believes Barclays Premier League referees are too heavily protected and need to be more accountable for their decisions.last_img read more