Sunday, January 10, 2016

Around Town In the Community (W-End Edition)

The new year in our Community has begun in earnest.

It has been a challenging time at times--but some interesting tidbits also to share which I hope the community enjoys:


Use the Scout Oath and Law to Write New Year’s Resolutions
A new year is always exciting because it feels like a fresh start—a chance to form new habits, accomplish the things we’ve been meaning to, and better ourselves. Too many goals or too vague, however, and we give up before we’ve even begun. As I worked on my resolutions for 2016, I wanted to focus on the things that will be most beneficial for my character and habits. What better way to do that than by focusing on living the Scout Oath and Law?...
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A Scout is Friendly — 12 Days of Scout Christmas
Millions Saved by Scout Training!
“Scouting volunteer David Scott, publisher of Running Toward Danger, did the math and came up with the staggering number of how many people are alive today because of Scouting heroism.An estimated 3 to 5 million people—the equivalent of a city the size of Houston and Chicago—are alive today in the U.S. because they, or one of their parents and grandparents, had their life saved by a Boy Scout,” Scott says. “No volunteer lifesaving program … has had such an impact on a country.”...
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This is a bit interesting to note especially as we are also on the prowl on the California State Budget Before us:  

 2016 California Solar Incentives explained
Sent to you on the rainest day of the year, the latest article at OCR is a guide what you need to know about going solar in California in 2016.

Could this be the year you (or a friend, or a friend of a friend) goes solar?  Make sure you understand the incentive structure before you buy!

~ Adam Plesniak, Managing Director

We have also been on the Prowl on Developments in the Orange County District Attorney Office:  

A Failure of Leadership’ in DA’s Office, Panel Finds
In a scathing report, independent legal authorities evaluating the jailhouse informants scandal found District Attorney Tony Rackauckas' office has a "win at all costs" mentality and is in need of a substantial reorganization.

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