“This astounding burden on the very poor is alleviated with the SunSpring, which can purify more than 20,000 liters per day from virtually any contaminated water source. The system will save these residents more than $1.2 million in annual bottled water purchases.”. SunSprings, which are manufactured in Rocky Ford, Colo., by Innovative Water Technologies, are solar- and wind-powered water purification plants that require no electricity or fuel, and remove all bacteria, viruses and other contaminants using membrane technology. Up and running within three hours, they have a design life of more than 10 years and require only one hour of downtime for simple maintenance procedures each month.
Shelley Berman, 92, A comedian who won gold records and appeared on top television shows in the 1950s and 1960s delivering wry monologues about the annoyances of everyday life, Sept, 1, Walter Becker, 67, The guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the 1970s rock group Steely Dan, which sold more than 40 million albums and produced such hit singles as “Reelin’ In the Years,” “Rikki Don’t Lose that Number” and cross stitch christmas stocking pink ballet shoe with name “Deacon Blues.” Sept, 3, John Ashbery, 90, An enigmatic giant of modern poetry whose energy, daring and boundless command of language raised American verse to brilliant and baffling heights, Sept, 3..
The patter between Diamond and Bower is polished and professional-sounding. But both say the announcers’ booth Dietrich configured–with several monitors, computers, microphones and all manner of sports-specific software applications–took time to master. Bowers’ first use of an ear-prompter, which allows a technical director to give verbal instructions while an announcer is speaking, threw him for a loop. “I was pretty cocky and said, ‘Throw it at me.’ And the first time Tom started talking in my ear, it was like I’d had bricks thrown at me; it’s way harder than I could have imagined. I thought, ‘How does Al Michaels do this?’ “.
The Dragon Theatre, “The Birthday Party.” By Harold Pinter, Through June 15, Produced and directed by Jenny Hollingworth, Featuring Monica Ammerman as Lulu, Tom Bleecker as Petey, Avi Jacobson as Goldberg,(Brian Levi as McCann,(Celia Maurice as Meg, Paul Stout as Stanley, The Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway Street, Redwood City, California, $15, $100 for VIP box (seats four), 650-493-2006 or www.dragonproductions.net, Foothill College Theatre Arts Department, “The Assembly-Women.” By Aristophanes, Through June 8, Directed by Tom Gough, Featuring Suzie cross stitch christmas stocking pink ballet shoe with name Poulson, Nicolae Muntean and Kevin Scofield, Ensemble includes Diana Dinéts, Steven Ho, Kazmeira Tarshis, Charnneé Young, Dominic Dee, David Kirk, Lauren Ackerly,Putrina Rafie, Holly Smolik, Victoria Weber, Georgie Anaya, Kimberly Johnson, Megan McNulty, Nikita Sethi, Marley Westley, Preeti Mann, Brittany Pisoni, Jessica Munoz-Dorr, Angel Ordaz, Sarah Weiler and Caitlyn Slavich, Lohman Theater, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, $10-$18, 650-949-7360 or www.foothill.edu/theatre/tickets..
The event was dedicated to Charlotte Willig, a longtime member and a past president of the garden club in 1994, who died in January. She held several offices in the club and opened her Hillsborough home for many of its events. Sharing her love of and talent in floral design with the club members, Willig had a knack of designing beautiful arrangement using only a few flowers. As a result, the garden club honored her memory with a ribbon to be presented to a member who designed an arrangement with the least amount of materials and flowers used.