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17:24 EST        30 December 2012

Physical fitness is a way of life on the beautiful beachfront oasis of Santa Monica. From sunrise to sunset, there’s huffing and puffing in the city’s parks as trainers put their students through the paces of every form of exercise imaginable.

All along the 420 acres of greenery paralleling the Pacific Ocean are groups of a dozen or more people furiously pumping iron, doing sit-ups, stepping on and off little benches and stretching on mats. Some flex their muscles with weight machines tied by big rubber bands to pretty much anything that’s anchored to the ground.

‘It’s starting to look like a 24-Hour Fitness gym out there,’ complained Johnny Gray, an assistant track coach at UCLA and former Olympic runner who says he’s often forced to navigate around weight machines, barbells and other exercise impediments as he runs.

nSanta Monica City Council is considering requiring that fitness trainers who conduct workouts in Santa Monica’s parks and on its beaches pay an annual $100 fee and turn over 15 percent of their gross revenues to the city

In recent years, fitness classes have become as ubiquitous in Santa Monica’s signature Palisades Park as dog walkers and senior citizens playing shuffleboard.

v‘It’s starting to look like a 24-Hour Fitness gym out there,’ complained Johnny Gray, an assistant track coach at UCLA and former Olympic runner who says he’s often forced to navigate around weight machines, barbells and other exercise impediments as he runs

Karen Ginsberg, the city’s director of community and cultural services, said other park users are complaining about fitness enthusiasts not only blocking pedestrian walkways but also making too much noise, killing the park’s grass with their weights and damaging its trees and benches with all the exercise gadgets they connect to them.

‘Some people have also expressed concerns about people operating a business on city land and putting the city at risk of liability because they aren’t carrying insurance,’ she said.

So now the City Council is considering requiring that fitness trainers who conduct workouts in Santa Monica’s parks and on its beaches pay an annual $100 fee and turn over 15 percent of their gross revenues to the city.

The council was to take up the issue of regulating fitness trainers this month, but that’s now been pushed back to at least March. Meantime, Ginsberg said city officials are looking at what restrictions they might put on the use of weights, bands and other equipment.

Although classes offering everything from fitness training to yoga to meditation can be found at several city parks and all over Santa Monica’s beaches, Palisades Park, with its stunning ocean views, is by far the most popular place.

vKaren Ginsberg, the city’s director of community and cultural services, said fitness fanatics are becoming a nuisance by blocking pathways, ruining parks, and making noise

As a result, city officials are considering limiting exercise class sizes there to no more than two students per trainer. Under the proposal being considered, other venues could still accommodate the larger groups as long as trainers pay the fees and provide proof of insurance.

The trainers respond that, like any responsible business operators, many already are insured and also know CPR.

They also point out that they currently pay the city for business licenses and police-issued permits to hold their classes in the park. Although they don’t have to pay rent to anyone, they believe that’s enough overhead.

‘I could easily go back indoors but that’s what I wanted to get away from,’ said Ruben Lawrence, who has been offering boxing and fitness training classes at Palisades and other parks for six years. ‘I wanted to provide these programs to the masses at affordable rates to the community in a place people enjoy.’

mClasses offering everything from fitness training to yoga to meditation can be found at several city parks and all over Santa Monica’s beaches. Palisades Park, with its stunning ocean views, is by far the most popular place

Since the city began discussing the additional regulations, Lawrence said, he’s moved most of his classes to other parks in Santa Monica. If he has to pay the additional fees, however, he said he’ll likely just relocate to a gym.

Raisa Lilling, who offers vigorous exercise classes to the mothers of newborns, said she and other trainers have been working to keep their students quiet and out of the way of dog walkers, camera-toting tourists and others.

‘I can absolutely see where they’re coming from, but a complete ban, I think, is a little extreme,’ said Lilling, adding that the sides can always find a middle ground.

hThere are more than 420 acres of greenery paralleling the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica

Lilling offers Stroller Strides classes in which mothers push kids in strollers across the park.

As part of their workout, they’ll stop from time to time for vigorous bursts of cardio activity, including running up and down the park’s steep stairways to the beach while Lilling watch the kids.

‘It’s not just a stroll in the park,’ laughed the trainer, who is certified in CPR, carries insurance and also teaches yoga classes.

Ginsberg, emphasizing that planners are still fine-tuning the proposed regulations, agreed there should be a middle ground.

‘I think we have to strike a balance between wanting an active community, which I think we do want, with the need to have some sort of ability for all users to enjoy our parks, particularly Palisades Park,’ she said.

from:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2255025/Santa-Monica-residents-complain-sea-fitness-fanatics-clogging-parks.html#ixzz2Gh4NsUXT

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Santa Monica, California was incorporated on December 9th, 1886 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Monica,_California

December 9th, 1886

12 + 9 +1+8+8+6 = 44 = Santa Monica’s life lesson = It is what it is.  Check back for updates.

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17:08 EST             31 December 2012

Popular ESPN anchor Hannah Storm will return to air tomorrow, exactly three weeks after she suffered second degree burns to her chest and hands and first degree burns to her face and neck.

She will host ABC’s 2013 Rose Parade, despite the loss of her eyebrows, eyelashes and roughly half her hair after she was exposed to flames during a propane gas grill accident at her home in Connecticut.

‘I’m a little nervous about things I used to take for granted,’ she said by phone this weekend from Pasadena, California. ‘Little things like putting on makeup and even turning pages on my script.’

The sportscaster was at home preparing to use her grill outside on December 11th when she noticed the flame had extinguished and she returned to re-ignite it.

‘There was an explosion and a wall of fire came at me,’ she said to The New York Post.

‘It was like you see in a movie, it happened in a split second. A neighbour said he thought a tree had fallen through the roof, it was that loud.

‘It blew the doors off the grill.’

Brave: Husband and wife Dan Hicks and Hannah Storm at an awards ceremony in New York Brave: Husband and wife Dan Hicks and Hannah Storm at an awards ceremony in New York

The ESPN host told The New York Post how she ripped off her burning shirt with her left hand and tried to use another part of the shirt to extinguish the flames which had begun burning on her head and chest.

Her 15-year-old daughter, also called Hannah ran to phone 911 and a computer technician who was working in the house grabbed some ice as Storm tried to attend to her wounds.

After her husband, NBC host Dan Hicks returned home with the couple’s three other daughters, Hannah calmly said to her mother: ‘OK, Mommy, I’m going to do my homework now,’ provoking massive laughter.

Taken to the Trauma and Burn Center at Westchester Medical Center, Storm spent over a day being treated for her wounds.

‘I didn’t see my face until the next day and you wonder how it’s going to look,’ she said to the New York Post.

Hannah Storm was rushed to Westchester Hospital immediately after her accident and was admitted for 24 hoursHannah Storm was rushed to Westchester Hospital immediately after her accident and was admitted for 24 hours

 

The popular host has told viewers of the 2013 Rose Parade to expect to see a slight difference in her appearance tomorrow The popular host has told viewers of the 2013 Rose Parade to expect to see a slight difference in her appearance tomorrow

‘I was pretty shocked. But my overarching thought was I’ve covered events with military members who have been through a lot worse than me, and they’ve come through. I kept thinking, `I can do this. I’m fortunate.’

The ESPN host has hardly left her home since the accident and has told her fans to expect to see some slight facial changes on air tomorrow – including some obvious differences in her hair.

Storm is set to host her fifth Rose Parade, with some changes. She’s left-handed, and taking notes is almost impossible. Dressing and showering are challenges, too.

Storm said that long before her accident, she’d been inspired by Iraq War veteran, actor and “Dancing With the Stars” winner J.R. Martinez, the grand marshal at last year’s parade. He was severely burned in a land mine accident while serving overseas.

One attraction of this year’s parade that she was eager to see—the Nurses’ Float, and she hoped to use that moment on air to thank everyone who had taken care of her.

Storm wants to anchor “SportsCenter” in Bristol, Conn., next Sunday. After that, the Notre Dame alum is ready to go in person to watch the No. 1 Irish play Alabama in the national championship game at Miami. She said the school reached out after hearing about her injuries and had been very supportive.

“More than anything, I feel gratitude,” she said. “Something like this really makes you appreciate everything you have, even the chance to wake up on New Year’s Day and do your job.

from:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2255487/ABC-Host-Hannah-Storm-return-screens-tomorrow-weeks-suffered-burns-lost-eyebrows-eyelashes-half-hair-barbecue-accident.html#ixzz2GgzZuiW8

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Hannah Storm was born on June 13th, 1962 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hannah_Storm

June 13th, 1962

13 +1+9+6+2 = 31 = her “secret” number = Things got out of hand.

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December 31, 2o12

Get ready for yet another Kardashian to keep up with! On Sunday night, Kanye West “announced” that he and Kim Kardashian are expecting a child together when he told the crowd at his Atlantic City concert to “Stop the music and make some noise for my baby mama,” according to a fan onTwitter who was at the show, and then reportedly pointed to his girlfriend in the audience. Although Kim – who is still married to her husband of 72 days, Kris Humphries – has yet to say anything to her nearly 17 million fans on Twitter, her rep did confirm that the reality star is pregnant. This will be the first child for both Kim, 32, and West, 35, who began dating in the spring of 2012.

Of course, the moment West, 35, made the big announcement, Kardashian’s attention-loving family took to Twitter to share their well wishes and blessings to KimYe’s unborn “kash kow.”

Youngest sister Khloe Kardashian, who has struggled to get pregnant with husband Lamar Odom, wrote, “Keeping secrets is hard with so many family members! Especially when you are so freaking excited!!!!! LOVE is everything!!!!”

Oldest sister Kourtney Kardashian, who just gave birth to her second child in July, also gushed, “Been wanting to shout from the rooftops with joy and now I can! Another angel to welcome to our family. Overwhelmed with excitement!”

Kris Jenner, the matriarch and manager of the Kardashian-Jenner clan, added, “Oh BABY BABY BABY!!,” while her 17-year-old model-reality star daughter with Bruce Jenner, Kendall, tweeted, “whos excited about the KIMYE babbyyy?! 😀 weeee.”

As of press time, Kim’s brother Rob Kardashian and stepbrothers Brody and Brandon Jenner had yet to share their thoughts on their new niece or nephew.

Who else thinks Kim and Kanye are going to give their baby a “K” name?

from:  http://omg.yahoo.com/blogs/celeb-news/kim-kardashian-pregnant-her-family-reacts-big-news-072106883.html

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[I’ll update this post when the name and date of birth of the Kash Kow are known]

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30 December 2012            14:15 ET

The bomb disposal squad was called out in Norfolk after a seven-year-old boy, who got a metal detector for Christmas, went out on Boxing Day and came back with a 11.5lb “practice bomb”.

Sonny Carter found the device while out walking on Roydon Common, King’s Lynn, with his parents Jem Carter and Tracy Wood, and brother Marley, nine.

When they got home, they realised what it was and called 999.

A bomb disposal unit took away the device. It did not contain explosives.

The bomb dates back to World War II.

Mr Carter said: “He (Sonny) looked for a pot of gold and came out with a bomb.

The Practice Bomb
A bomb disposal unit from RAF Wittering came to remove the device

“He was sweeping the area and within five minutes we heard a beep and then we started digging and found a bomb.

“We didn’t realise what it was at first, but obviously we know what it is now.

“Don’t know if it was nerves or just me thinking to myself – oh, you’re such an idiot bringing a bomb home – it was a weird experience.”

He said the bomb disposal unit, which came from nearby RAF Wittering, came and left with the device in about five minutes.

Sonny said: “I was very scared and frightened.”

He hopes to find treasure next time and does not want to find another bomb.

An RAF spokesman said: “The idea of a practice bomb is that it follows the trajectory of a larger bomb but at reduced cost and without the damage caused by the normal weapon.”

A spokesman for RAF Wittering said: “Members of the public are advised to call 999 and not to move any suspicious item they may find.

“RAF Wittering has a team of experts on 30 minute standby to respond to incidents.”

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-20872004

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Sonny Carter

16557 319259               53

 

his path of destiny = 53 = Being up-front.

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January 01, 2013             9:39 AM

A QUEENSLAND woman has died in Bali in unknown circumstances.

The 33-year-old Brisbane woman died in Bali on December 30.

Indonesian police are investigating the death of Denni North, aged 33, who passed away in Bali on December 30.

It is believed the Brisbane woman was living in Kuta at the time of her death.

Bali’s Cocoon Beach Club posted on their Facebook page: “It is with incredible sadness that we announce that one of our Cocoon family Denni North passed away suddenly on Sunday morning”.

“Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and friends of this beautiful and vivacious young woman.”

“Denni you will be so missed by so many. RIP Beautiful Girl.”

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed the death today but did not provide any details on how she died.

A spokesperson said consular officials in Canberra are working to provide the woman’s family with assistance.

from:  http://www.news.com.au/national/queensland-woman-found-dead-in-bali/story-fndo4ckr-1226546033157

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Denni Nort

4               8 

 

how she obtains her heart’s desire = DH = 48 = Remembrance.

 

RIP

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2012-11-27           21:08:00

Born Saturday, November 24, 2012 and 10 p.m., Hashtag Jameson weighs eight whole pounds. There are probably weirder names out there, but this one is at least in contention.

from:  http://flair.wittysparks.com/article/0dIN6wv7Fnewq/meet-hashtag-a-newborn-baby-girl

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Hashtag Jameson was born on Saturday November 24th, 2012 at 10 p.m.

November  24th, 2012

11 + 24 +2+0+1+2 = 40 = her life lesson = Siblings.  Extended family.

Page of Cups Tarot card

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using the number/letter grid:

 

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Hashtag Jameson

8118217 1145165               51

 

her path of destiny = 51 = This is my official name.

King of Swords Tarot card

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Babystrology: The Astrological Guide to Your Little Star

by Judi Vitale

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December 31, 2012

A 24-year-old Los Angeles man was charged Monday with attempted murder after a homeless woman was set on fire last week as she slept on a suburban bus bench, the district attorney’s office said.

Dennis Petillo is scheduled to be arraigned in Superior Court on the attempted murder charge and an additional count of aggravated mayhem, said Deputy District Attorney Sean Carney. Carney will ask that Petillo’s bail be set at $1.03 million.

Prosecutors say Petillo threw a flammable liquid on the 67-year-old woman then set her on fire last Thursday. She remains hospitalized in critical but stable condition, officials said.

Police have released no motive for the crime that shocked the San Fernando Valley community of Van Nuys, where the woman had made her home on the streets for years.

Neighbors set up a makeshift shrine at the bench where the woman, whose identity has not been released, habitually slept. Locals said she was known as Violet and eked out a living by recycling cans.

They described her as sweet-natured and never wanting to bother anyone. She had turned down offers of help and efforts to get her into a shelter.

If convicted, Petillo could face a maximum sentence of life in state prison. It is unknown whether he has retained an attorney.

The incident was at least the third in Los Angeles County since October in which people were set on fire.

Earlier this month, a 55-year-old man was seriously injured when he was torched as he slept outside a doughnut shop in Norwalk.

In October, Long Beach police said Jacob Timothy Lagarde, 27, threw a lit Molotov cocktail at a man who had been waiting for his father outside a store. Lagarde has been charged with attempted murder and five other counts.

from:  http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/man-charged-burning-la-homeless-woman-18101683#.UOIpsm_ho3g

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Dennis Petillo

455591 7529336            64

 

his path of destiny = 64 = Solitary confinement.

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