Saturday, February 27, 2010

Oregon Oyster Farms Issues Recall for Possible Contamination | KEZI

Oregon Oyster Farms Issues Recall for Possible Contamination | KEZI: "The recall includes all 1/2 pint containers, pint containers, half gallon containers, and 4 gallon buckets. Oysters in the shell include all large, medium, small, extra-small, and petite Pacific oysters, Kumamoto oysters, and Yaquina native oysters. Also included are all shucked product containers with sell or use by dates of February 15th, through March 11th, 2010.



Consumption of these products may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, malaise, abdominal pain, headache and fever. The source of the recall order has not been traced to Oregon Oyster Farms, and it is yet to be determined where the faulty product is from."

Thursday, February 25, 2010

AARP Research Explores Innovative DC “Villages”

AARP Research Explores Innovative DC “Villages”: "It is clear from AARP research on the local level that the vast majority of us would like to remain in our homes and neighborhoods as we age—not go to a retirement community or nursing home. The question is how to make aging at home safer and more comfortable?"

Ron asks.....Could this work here?

Bloom Energy unveils 'power plant in a box'

Bloom Energy unveils 'power plant in a box': "Bloom Energy Corp., one of Silicon Valley's most secretive startups, unveiled on Wednesday its long-awaited 'power plant in a box,' a collection of fuel cells that the company says can provide clean electricity to homes, office buildings - even whole villages in the developing world."

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Monday, February 22, 2010

Frustrated Owner Bulldozes Home Ahead Of Foreclosure - Cincinnati News Story - WLWT Cincinnati

Frustrated Owner Bulldozes Home Ahead Of Foreclosure - Cincinnati News Story - WLWT Cincinnati: "MOSCOW, Ohio --
Like many people, Terry Hoskins has had troubles with his bank. But his solution to foreclosure might be unique.

Hoskins said he's been in a struggle with RiverHills Bank over his Clermont County home for nearly a decade, a struggle that was coming to an end as the bank began foreclosure proceedings on his $350,000 home."

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Op-Ed Columnist - The Fat Lady Has Sung - NYTimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist - The Fat Lady Has Sung - NYTimes.com: "A small news item from Tracy, Calif., caught my eye last week. Local station CBS 13 reported: “Tracy residents will now have to pay every time they call 911 for a medical emergency. But there are a couple of options."