Bean Sprouts Cafe Moves Into Kidspace with Healthy, Funny Fare

first_imgCommunity News Bean Sprouts Cafe Moves Into Kidspace with Healthy, Funny Fare From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, February 4, 2019 | 11:54 am Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena New arrival Bean Sprouts Café will make sure the food options for your trip to Kidspace Children’s Museum are healthy and inviting ones.Bean Sprouts, described by the museum as “a hip and healthy concept where families participate in a playful eating experience,” opened Feb. 3.“Kidspace is proud to launch this new partnership with a café onsite that aligns with our values of healthy living and playful, family experiences,” said Kidspace Chief Executive Officer, Michael Shanklin.The idea is to give kids the information to make healthy choices and an “Immaginables” menu that makes those choices more inviting.For example, a grilled cheese sandwich cut into a monster’s face and re-dubbed Grilledzilla, or an avocado-hummus veggie dipper, shaped like a crocodile known as the Crocamole.Your child will be so busy charting the destruction of Crocamole’s face they won’t even notice they’re eating chickpeas.Bean Sprouts was founded by Shannon “Peacasso” Seip and Kelly “Pea Brain” Parthen with a company philosophy to make healthy food fun for children and delight their parents with a happier mealtime.Peacasso and Pea Brain have climbed to the top of the beanstalk, having shared their approach with former First Lady Michelle Obama and with mass audiences from platforms such as “Good Morning America” and “Parents” magazine.Said Pea Brain: “Kidspace has BEAN on our radar for quite some time as my own children adore this museum and have made many trips up the Raindrop Climber. Kidspace is so aligned with Bean Sprouts’ HIPP (health, innovation, positivity, and playfulness) core values, so we know it will be a fruitful (and veggie-ful) partnership!”Kidspace Children’s Museum is located at 480 North Arroyo Boulevard, in Brookside Park, Pasadena. Admission is $14 for all ages. More Cool Stuff HerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhy Luxury Fashion Brands Are So ExpensiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Celebrities Who’ve Lost Their FandomsHerbeautyHerbeauty Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 4 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Subscribe Community News Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Business News Make a comment Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Top of the News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m.last_img read more

Government revamps post-16 education to make it more relevant to employers

first_img Comments are closed. Secretary of State for Education and Skills Charles Clarke has promised morejoined-up thinking for the post-16 years education and training sector, andless bureaucracy. His plans were announced as details were released to make the ModernApprentice (MA) scheme more attractive to employers by making skills morerelevant and flexible. Addressing the Association of Learning Providers’ Partners in Learning 2003conference, Clarke said: “A diverse and strong provider base is vital toour plans in the post-16 sector to allow all our young people to reach theirpotential, to give those whose main-stream education has failed, a vital secondchance and lay firm foundations for lifelong learning.” He drew attention to the employers’ agenda. “A high-quality, crediblenetwork of work-based learning providers is essential to ensure employers’skills needs are understood and training is in place to meet them,” hetold delegates at the conference in Birmingham last month. The DfES is pressing on with its promotion of Modern Apprenticeships and hasset targets of 28 per cent of 16-21 year olds entering the scheme by 2004/05.Latest estimates show it will have achieved 99 per cent of its interim targetsfor 2002/03 with 149,000 young people being part of the system. It has promised to work with the new employer-led MA Taskforce to promotethe scheme and steer their future development. Speaking after the conference, deputy chairman of the new taskforce IanFerguson said employers still perceived MAs as being too bureaucratic andinflexible .” Ferguson, chairman of software company Data Connection, wants to seeemployers take their own initiative to develop MA models which would then be approvedby Sector Skills Councils “But the first thing to do is improveawareness,” he said. “And we need to do more work to make them moreflexible.” Ferguson said it is recognised that many young people need extra support.”In August the new Entry to Employment programme will be rolled outnationally, ” he said. “This is for disadvantaged and disaffectedyoung people to gain the skills needed to progress to Foundation MAs,employment or further vocational learning.” Clarke had outlined the need for bureaucracy to be pruned – a challengehanded to the chairman of the Bureaucracy Taskforce, Sir George Sweeney, whowill draw up recommendation for work-based learning providers following similarwork last year on Further Education colleges. “The aim is to try to identify those things the system generates whichare not serving the interests of young people,” Sweeney told TrainingMagazine. “The more pounds we can push down to the frontline, thebetter,” he said. Sweeney’s department will set up a ‘star chamber’ of regulations, publishits conclusions and produce a final report in March 2004. By Stephanie Sparrow Related posts:No related photos. Government revamps post-16 education to make it more relevant to employersOn 1 Jun 2003 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more

Predicting ecological responses in a changing ocean: the effects of future climate uncertainty

first_imgPredicting how species will respond to climate change is a growing field in marine ecology, yet knowledge of how to incorporate the uncertainty from future climate data into these predictions remains a significant challenge. To help overcome it, this review separates climate uncertainty into its three components (scenario uncertainty, model uncertainty, and internal model variability) and identifies four criteria that constitute a thorough interpretation of an ecological response to climate change in relation to these parts (awareness, access, incorporation, communication). Through a literature review, the extent to which the marine ecology community has addressed these criteria in their predictions was assessed. Despite a high awareness of climate uncertainty, articles favoured the most severe emission scenario, and only a subset of climate models were used as input into ecological analyses. In the case of sea surface temperature, these models can have projections unrepresentative against a larger ensemble mean. Moreover, 91% of studies failed to incorporate the internal variability of a climate model into results. We explored the influence that the choice of emission scenario, climate model, and model realisation can have when predicting the future distribution of the pelagic fish, Electrona antarctica. Future distributions were highly influenced by the choice of climate model, and in some cases, internal variability was important in determining the direction and severity of the distribution change. Increased clarity and availability of processed climate data would facilitate more comprehensive explorations of climate uncertainty, and increase in the quality and standard of marine prediction studies.last_img read more

Obama to Send Special Forces to Syria in Unauthorized War

first_imgMake no mistake about it, we are at war. My statement on @POTUS‘s decision to send Special Ops to Syria here: https://t.co/PwhxchZ15t— Rep. Peter Welch (@PeterWelch) October 30, 2015 Whatever their mission is, the US military escalation is startling, especially when you consider that Congress has largely abdicated its duties by failing to pass war authorization with regards to Syria. Simply put, Congress, the only branch of government with constitutional power to approve war, has not found the political will to do so—leaving the Obama administration with no choice but to use war authorization from 2001 to justify its bombing campaign and subsequent troop build. Authorization approved by Congress in 2002, known as the Iraq AUMF, is also being utilized to defend the legality of military operations.Obama in February proposed his own AUMF that would remain in effect for three years, but Congress has yet to vote on it. In June, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif) proposed an amendment that would’ve forced an AUMF vote, but that measure failed.“If this is worth fighting ISIS, and I believe it is, it’s worth having Congress do its job,” Schiff said in June. Two members of the House of Representatives reacted to Friday’s news by calling for Congress to act on Obama’s AUMF. Agreed – Congress must debate #AUMF. It’s our job & responsibility. Past time to #stopendlesswar. https://t.co/M8rIvlv3nr— Rep. Barbara Lee (@RepBarbaraLee) October 30, 2015 Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York After more than a year of combating the so-called Islamic State through the air, the Obama administration, in a swift policy change, announced Friday that US special forces will be deployed to Syria to advise moderate forces fighting the brutal militant group.That means boots on the ground—in Syria.Until now, the Obama administration has publicly said it opposed sending troops into Syria. In June, the White House announced 450 additional US troops would be deployed to Iraq, also in an advisory position. Like in Iraq, the several dozen US special forces being deployed are not expected to directly engage with IS, according to reports.Almost immediately, social media users dug up comments made by President Obama with regards to Syria in which he proclaimed that he would not put troops on the ground in the war-torn country, where nearly a quarter of million people have died since the conflict began in 2011, according to reports. The 2001 AUMF gave then President George W. Bush authorization to strike al Qaeda for orchestrating the 9/11 attacks. The same AUMF has been cited to justify drone strikes, including an aerial attack in Yemen that killed a US citizen who became a radical cleric. For years, civil liberties groups have criticized the 2001 AUMF as overbroad.Even Obama publicly discussed overhauling the 2001 war authorization.In his remarks in May 2013 at the National Defense University in Washington D.C., Obama said he’d “engage Congress about the existing Authorization to Use Military Force, or AUMF, to determine how we can continue to fight terrorism without keeping America on a perpetual wartime footing.” And his own national security advisor, Susan Rice, wrote a letter to then Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) calling the 2002 AUMF “outdated.”With bombing campaigns in more than one country and now with the announcement that US special forces are headed to Syria to assist moderate forces, it’s hard to argue that the US is not at war with ISIS—a war that has yet to be authorized. View image | gettyimages.comDespite authoring its own AUMF, the White House is of the belief that the 2001 AUMF passed soon after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks gives the executive branch wide latitude to conduct military operations in the Middle East and Africa. [email protected] just now: “there is no denying” that Congress gave the president authority to send troops into Syria today thru the 2001 AUMF.— John Glaser (@jwcglaser) October 30, 2015last_img read more

As Silicon Valley influence grows, JPMorgan loosens dress code

first_imgIn the age of fintech, Wall Street aristocracy JPMorgan Chase is loosening its dress code in a bid to shed its stuffy image – although bankers will still be expected to wear pullovers rather than hoodies.In a memo seen by the Wall Street Journal, the bank says staffers can now wear business-casual – not weekend-casual – in a move that “reflects how the way we work is changing”.A source tells the Journal that the decision to loosen up comes weeks after CEO Jamie Dimon and the bank’s management committee took a trip to Silicon Valley where they met counterparts at tech titans as well as potential partners and rivals from the fintech startup scene.The meetings left top brass feeling that their strict dress code was out of step with their West Coast hosts.The change will mainly affect customer-facing JPMorgan employees. Many of the bank’s 237,000 staffers – including 40,000 techies – already have a relaxed code and are free to turn up for work in their jeans. continue reading » 7SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more