Solvang Council moves toward changing some parking requirements |  Local News

Solvang Council moves toward changing some parking requirements | Local News

City of Solvang Some projects in Solvang could be required to provide fewer parking spaces and all required parking for certain projects could be waived entirely through in-lieu fees under an ordinance update introduced by the City Council. If approved upon second reading at a future meeting, the short term/vacation rental parking standard could change …

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Artist to have first UK show after she and museum win £110k prize

A Tanzanian-born artist whose work explores racism and the marginalization of women has said she is “honored” she will have her first UK museum show after winning a major art prize. The Freelands Foundation has announced Edinburgh-based Everlyn Nicodemus and National Galleries of Scotland as the winners of the seventh annual Freelands Award. The award …

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Cleaner at five-star Hilton hotel weeps in court admitting stealing nearly £200,000 of jewelery

Cleaner at five-star Hilton hotel in London’s Park Lane weeps and slumps to her knees in court as she admits stealing nearly £200,000 of jewelery from a wealthy guest’s bedroom Sabrina Rova, 23, broke down crying in court after admitting burglary and fraud The Romanian hotel cleaner had stolen jewelery worth £187,000 and a credit …

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In Drizzly London, This Chelsea Flat Inspires California Dreamin’

Listing of the Day Location: London, UK Prices: £1.41 million (US$1.68 million) This striking two-bedroom apartment in Westwood House at Chelsea Creek was designed by the London design studio Lucarna, who took inspiration from the landscapes of California, according to Stephen Kirwan, listing agent and managing director of St George. Lucarna aims to create a …

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Property sellers urged to 'think twice' before putting up Christmas decorations

Property sellers urged to ‘think twice’ before putting up Christmas decorations

New research from an estate agency comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed that 23 percent of buyers would put off viewing a home if the decorations were “over the top” inside the home. Some of the decorations that could scupper your chances to sell include crude Christmas decorations and blow-up snowmen, according to the site. GetAgent …

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Woman finds biological father after lifelong search and becomes his caregiver

Woman finds biological father after lifelong search and becomes his caregiver

Deanna Schrodes, who was adopted as a baby, was building a family in Florida while at the same time trying to learn about her own origins. After years of searching, she met her biological mother, who died before revealing the identity of her biological father. Schrodes was determined to get answers about her dad – …

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Pantone’s 2022 Color of the Year Is a New Periwinkle Blue Hue

For the first time in Pantone’s history, the global color authority dreamed up a brand-new shade for its 2022 color of the year selection. Dubbed Very Peri (Pantone 17-3938), the dynamic periwinkle blue boasts a warm violet-red undertone and signals novelty in these, yes stillunprecedented times. “As we emerge from an intense period of isolation, …

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The Best 25th Anniversary Gift Ideas to Celebrate Your Silver Year

Whether you’ve been married for five or 50 years, anniversaries are special, and the love you share should be celebrated. But while every trip around the sun spent together is something to commemorate, some milestones are considered especially monumental; the 25th wedding anniversary being one of them. The only problem is, the longer you’re together, …

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