Scores of other residential communities, mixed-use developments, hotel projects and office developments either broke ground or were under construction in 2020.,Developments already under construction in 2020 included The Grand, a Frank Gehry-designed, $1 billion mixed-use development on Bunker Hill in the Financial District, citizenM Hotel, an 11-story hotel, being built with prefabricated modular units in the Financial District, and 755 S. Figueroa, a 64-story apartment tower with 784 units, also in the Financial District.,The Lightstone Group project will include a 37-story tower with two hotels, 727 guestrooms and 8,600 square feet of restaurant and retail space.,Eighth Figueroa, a 42-story tower with 438 apartments and 7,500 square feet of retail space in the city’s Financial District, also broke ground in 2020.,Downtown L.A. also saw some notable investment sales last year, including Silverstein Properties’ purchase of the US Bank Tower for $430 million, the sale of 915 Wilshire for $196 million to German investors and Avalon Bay Communities’ purchase of the Showa Marine cold storage site in the Arts District, which is entitled for 475 live/work units and roughly 50,000 square feet of retail.
The driver of a Dodge Ram 1500 pickup was taken to Medical Center Hospital with minor injuries after his vehicle struck a parked flatbed tractor trailer rig Tuesday on the shoulder of Highway 385 at Highway 158.,DPS troopers at the scene indicated that the driver of the pickup might have fallen asleep.,The flatbed rig had pulled over because of poor visibility from heavy rainfall.
Saturday’s game saw the Capitals defeat the All-Stars 3-0 for their first victory of the 2020-21 season.,Sunday’s game did not go as well for the Capitals, as they lost 9-2 to the Flyers.,The Capitals got a goal from Alyssa Stahl in the first period, and another goal from Brylee Kafka in the second period.,The Flyers scored three goals in the first period, two goals in the second, and four in the fourth period.,The Flyers had the lone penalty in the game in the third period.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee Medical Center is expanding its health care services by opening UT Medical Center at Northshore Town Center in West Knoxville.,The new facility is located at 1975 Town Center Boulevard near the Target in Northshore Town Center.,It will offer numerous diagnostic services, such as 3D mammography, computerized tomography (CT), X-ray, bone density scanning, pulmonary function testing, and echo and vascular ultrasound imaging.,The medical center will continue to provide primary care, OB/GYN, physical therapy, and urgent care services at that location.
EAST WINDSOR — The Senior Center is collecting blankets for seniors as well as letters or notes to begin a correspondence between them and members of the community.,The initiative, titled “Snuggle a Senior,” is a way for seniors to stay engaged during a time of social isolation, Melissa Maltese, head of community of services, said.,“We are really trying to keep people connected during this pandemic and our seniors are not big on technology so we’re going old school on this one,” she said.”,Blankets can be dropped off at the senior center, located at 125 Main St. in the Broad Brook section, until the first week of February.,For details, call the Senior Center at 860-292-8262.
The MLK Youth and Children’s Program will be marked Saturday at the Sycamore Youth Center at 301 N. Fourth St., beginning at 9:30 a.m., and include a variety of service projects, the memorial service moves to a virtual platform with the service set for 6 p.m. Sunday at Mount Carmel Community Baptist Church.,The association was organized and created during the 1970s by local citizens, including Mary Ruth Thorn, Eugene Gillison, Delores Wiggins, Anita Jackson and others
“The goal of the MLK Association was to have an annual memorial of the legacy of Dr. King and to keep the ‘Dream Alive’ for the citizens of the Steubenville area,” Baber said.,“Over the past 50 years, the association has attempted to keep the dream alive by the establishment of scholarships for college students, an annual memorial service, an annual reflections of the civil rights movement, a musical of Black songs related to the movement, a prayer breakfast and awarding of monetary gifts to elementary and high school students who write essays regarding Dr. King’s vision and hope for America.”,“The MLK Association annually awards students these gifts in order to encourage students to reflect upon Dr. King’s life and impact of his work during the civil rights movement and of current America,” Baber continued.,“The association is thankful for sponsors such as Huntington Bank, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Jefferson/Eastern Gateway Community College, Steubenville City School District, local governments, local churches, the Sycamore Center and community citizens that have supported the goals of the association over the years,” Baber said, noting anyone can join the nonprofit organization by informing the association’s secretary, Carol Ann Simmons.