RN Sues Huntington Hospital, Alleging Age Discrimination

first_imgCommunity News RN Sues Huntington Hospital, Alleging Age Discrimination CITY NEWS SERVICE Published on Friday, April 30, 2021 | 5:43 pm Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena A registered nurse who formerly worked at Huntington Hospital is suing the Pasadena medical center, alleging she was the victim of age discrimination when she was stripped of her job in 2019 at age 60 despite being told by the new CEO she would be rehired.Lynda Browning’s Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit alleges wrongful termination, age discrimination, retaliation and failure to prevent discrimination and retaliation. Browning seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages in the suit filed Thursday against the hospital and its parent company, Huntington Health Physicians.A hospital representative did not immediately reply to a request for comment.Browning, now 62, was hired at the hospital in the pediatrics department in January 1995, and her duties included triaging patients, assessing their needs, administering medications and advising people on home care for their children, according to her court papers. Browning also was a certified lactation educator and provided consultations to new mothers to help them with breastfeeding.From 2015-18, Huntington Hospital rated Browning’s technical and professional knowledge as “exceptional” and entrusted her to train new RNs, according to the plaintiff.The hospital’s human resources department notified Browning in April 2019 that her nursing license had expired, which surprised her because she had already submitted the appropriate fees and proof of her 30 hours of continuing education to renew her license, according to the lawsuit.Browning was placed off work for two weeks, but renewed her license in half that time, the suit states. However, the hospital’s new CEO, Dr. Timothy S. Albert, told her in May 2019 that she should resign so that she could then be rehired, according to her court papers.“Relying on this representation … Browning immediately submitted a handwritten resignation letter,” the suit states.Browning reapplied about six weeks later, but she was not rehired and her position was filled with a woman about 30 years younger who was not licensed at the time and was paid less money than the plaintiff, according to the lawsuit.Prior to Browning’s resignation and continuing to the present, the hospital has been replacing RNs with licensed-vocational nurses who require more supervision and cannot perform as many duties as an RN, and are typically younger and paid less, according to the suit.When Browning applied online for open nursing positions at the hospital, her applications were blocked based on her social security number, the suit states. She says she was eventually able to submit her application and resume for an open job in April 2020 but was never contacted. Community News Community News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Top of the News 15 recommended1 commentShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img 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. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Subscribe 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 Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  HerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Sea Salt Scrubs You Can Make YourselfHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Trends To Look Like A Bombshell And 6 To Forget AboutHerbeautyHerbeauty Business News More Cool Stuff Make a commentlast_img read more

Three Steps to Cloud-Enabling YOUR Edge

first_imgThe edge computing frontier is a bit like the wild West—technology providers trying to stake their claim of the $70B+ edge computing opportunity (by 2022/2023 according to ACG Research), customers trying to figure how to move into this new territory, and the industry still needing to do considerable work to specify edge nomenclatures, standards and architecture blueprints.As a result, the notion of the “edge” is still very much a matter of perspective:An IoT sensor gateway on an airplane helping predict engine failure(s)A low-power Bluetooth beacon in a mall (proximity-triggered couponing)A cell site or C-RAN platform Virtual Broadband Base Unit (vBBU)A universal CPE siting in a branch officeOr a micro-modular data center (5G distributed Unit (DU) cloudlet) sitting below a macro cellular tower, caching UHD content, delivering zip code-specific ad insertionAll of these represent legitimate “edges” and use-cases in their own right. And all call upon a shift to a more compute-style architecture deep in the access network to transform and modernize the infrastructure.Figure 1. Dell EMC Edge Computing PortfolioSTEP 1: Think Disaggregation – The Journey to Open InfrastructureThe advent of network function virtualization (NFV), the move to Open Networking, and the emergence of new edge standards (Akraino, CloudEdgeX, SEBA, etc.) and operating models for edge workloads have had a profound structural effect on the supply chain, ecosystems and underlying architectures. All positive developments in our mind, directionally driving towards more openness, choice as well as hardware and software “composability”.One constant, though, is the move to a cloud-like infrastructure at the edge (from the cloud to the core and closer to the delivery point). This represents an opportunity for you, the operator, to be more in the driver seat, taking more control over your architectural destiny. The main goal is to enable a distributed cloud-like platform that allows for massive automation with granular control, visibility and security across administrative domains spanning different organizations and geographies. But how do you get there?Fortunately, you have a number of solution options for your journey. It starts with open, standards-based infrastructure optimized for the workloads you intend to run and the place you intend to run them. From there, as you layer on software elements you have options both from commercial ISVs and open source communities. The key here is to avoid the ‘full stack,’ ‘all hardware and software engineered by the same supplier’ mentality. That is the world you came from. We want to take you to a world of true openness, choice and flexibility. STEP 2: Think Workloads: The Journey to the Cloud-Enabled EdgeWith open, standards-based compute infrastructure as a foundation, step 2 is about the workload – i.e. the various pieces of software running on the deployed edge nodes. The key goal here is to provide a quasi-ubiquitous and differentiated workload execution environment that can reflect and enforce service logic, enable sophisticated composable functions and service graphs, and enforce policies with granular workload visibility. In the case of 5G mobile edge infrastructure modernization or rollout for instance, the answer lies in bringing the best of IT, service and workload management, and distributed mobility capabilities together in one unified, validated platform that can offer extensive management and disaster recovery capabilities.STEP 3: Think Dell EMC: Your Journey Starts HereOur executives have been very prolific in outlining our vision (Michael Dell, Ravi Pendekanti, Kevin Shatzkamer, Jyeh Gan) of the edge and the leadership role that Dell EMC is taking in partnering with communication service providers (CSPs) globally.At Dell EMC we embrace open, standards-based architectures with our PowerEdge and Open Networking portfolios. And we offer the widest set of software options from within the Dell Technologies family, our broader industry ecosystems and open source communities. The combinations are virtually limitless:Consider for example our PowerEdge XR2 for ruggedized mobile edge applications, or our Edge Gateway series for industrial IoT edge, or our Virtual Edge Platform (VEP) family for enterprise edge and uCPE use-cases (see Figure 1 below). Add to these the commercial or open source software that works for you. Ultimately, this journey is a personal one…personal to your business.There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ or one single ‘edge.’ In today’s open world, you have a lot of options. And Dell EMC is here to help.Learn more about how to cloud-enable YOUR edge; or schedule time with one of our sales engineers. Either way, we’re ready to start you on your journey to the edge.last_img read more

EIA: Renewables provide almost 18% of U.S. electricity

first_imgEIA: Renewables provide almost 18% of U.S. electricity FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Clean Technica:The United States Energy Information Administration has recently published data revealing that renewable energy sources provided nearly 18% of the country’s electrical generation through the first nine months of the year, while solar and wind grew substantially as compared to the same nine months a year ago.The Energy Information Administration (EIA) published its Electric Power Monthly (with data up through September 30, 2018) this week, which was then analyzed by the SUN DAY Campaign run by Ken Bossong, which pays close attention to the EIA’s regular energy reports. According to SUN DAY’s analysis of EIA numbers, renewable energy sources — which include biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, and wind — accounted for 17.8% of the country’s net domestic electrical generation through the first three-quarters of 2018.Interestingly, this was a marginal increase on the 17.6% recorded through the first nine months of 2017, despite the fact that hydropower generation dropped by 5.1%.Through the same period, EIA’s data shows that solar and wind both saw strong growth, with utility-scale solar growing by 30.3% (which includes distributed small-scale solar) and wind energy growing by 14.5% compared to the same period a year earlier. Taken together, wind and solar accounted for almost 9% of the country’s electrical generation and 49.7% of the total from all renewable energy sources.Looking at all renewable energy technologies, hydropower remains the consistent leader, accounting for 7.05% of the nation’s total electricity generation, followed by wind with 6.41%, solar with 2.42%, biomass with 1.48% after a 1.5% increase in generation, and geothermal with 0.39% after a 5.4% increase.More: Renewables account for 18% of U.S. electricity generationlast_img read more

Middletown Arts Celebrate Town and New Café

first_img“Without the unwavering support of the township, this arts center would not have been possible,” O’Brien said. “We’re so excited to reach this 10-year milestone. We’re look- ing forward to many more years of bringing the community and the arts together.”The next event at the Middletown Arts Center is Saturday, Sept. 16, when Legends Promotions presents A Night of Music & Comedy. Vito Picone & the Elegants will enter tain, along with Just Friends, singing classic hits of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s. Stand-up comedian Tommy Gooch will host the event.Tickets are $35 and $40 and are available by calling the box office at 732-706-4100. For more information, visit middletownarts.org.In addition to events at the arts center, Middletown Day will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 23 at Croydon Hall, 900 Leonardville Road in Leonardo.The event will include a business and community showcase, park exhibits, hayrides and fire department displays in a fire safety smoke house.Vendors will be on hand selling jewelry, clothing, kitchenware, candles, home décor, pet items and much more. Items at the food court will include fried chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage and peppers, funnel cake, fried Oreos, mac and cheese balls, kale bowls, smoothies, ice cream and Italian ice. There will be a petting zoo, pony rides, carnival games, bounce houses, arts and crafts and sports contests for the kids. Live entertainment will be provided on stage all day, with music by the Middletown VFW Jazz Band, Dee & the Swagmatics, Waiting on Mongo and the Moondance Big Band. The event will take place rain or shine. For more information, visit middletownnj.org.Arts and entertainment writer Mary Ann Bourbeau can be reached at [email protected] This article was first published in the Sept. 14-21, 2017 print edition of The Two River Times. By May Ann Bourbeau | MIDDLETOWN – Middletown is the place to be in the next few weeks, with several events taking place in the township.Café Capri is due to open this month in the Middletown Arts Center on Church Street. The café will serve coffee, tea, bagels, pastries, sandwiches and more. It will be open at 5:30 a.m. to serve the early morning train commuters, and will stay open until 6 p.m.“We’ve been talking about opening a café for a long time,” said Maggie O’Brien, director of the Middletown Arts Center. “We’re right next to the train station so it seemed like a natural fit.”Café Capri, which will be situated on the right side of the lobby, will also be open in the evenings in tandem with arts center events.“We have a lot of programs and events where parents drop off their children and wait in the lobby,” O’Brien said. “The New Jersey Youth Orchestra rehearses here on Thursday nights. We have about 100 kids that are driven here and a lot of the parents stay and wait. They can grab a cup of coffee, go on the Internet and listen to rehearsals.”The addition comes just as the arts center celebrates its 10th anniversary. A celebratory gala for that milestone is planned for Oct. 14 from 7 to 11 p.m. The $75 admission will include music, dinner and dancing. Local individuals and businesses will be honored, one of which will be the Seraph Players from Mater Dei Prep, who will provide entertainment at the gala. Other honorees include longtime supporters Joan and Bob Rechnitz and Rosemarie Peters, who spearheaded the campaign to convert the Banfield Moving and Storage Company into an arts center.“This was really her vision,” said O’Brien.The Township of Middletown will also be recognized at the gala.last_img read more

Mallard’s Team of the Week — Nelson Boxing Club Summer Camp

first_imgMallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the cast of aspiring young boxers with Team of the Week honours.More information regarding the Nelson Boxing and Athletic Club can be found at the club’s website. The Nelson Boxing and Athletic Club held a very successful first annual Summer Boxing Camp recently at the Baker Street location in the basement of the Pharmasave Building.More than 15 boxers from host Nelson, Cranbrook, Kelowna, Vancouver, Nanaimo and Saskatchewan were put through 12-hour days to refine their skills in the ring.last_img


first_imgSHEER FLATTERY ON COURSE FOR LEWIS STAKESJerry Hollendorfer takes what he hopes will be the first step on the Triple Crown trail with Sheer Flattery when the Kentucky-bred son of Flatter runs in next Saturday’s Grade III Robert B. Lewis Stakes at 1 1/16 miles.The chestnut colt, owned in part by Hollendorfer, got up by a nose under Mike Smith to break his maiden going a mile and a sixteenth at Santa Anita last Dec. 31.Doug O’Neill, who won the Lewis in 2007 with Great Hunter, plans to enter two in the Lewis, Cecil B. DeMille winner Term of Art and the Into Mischief colt Dangerfield, named for the late, great “no respect” comedian Rodney Dangerfield.Dangerfield was a distant third behind Mastery and Irap last out in the Grade I Los Angeles Futurity on Dec. 10. Dangerfield worked six furlongs on the main track Saturday in a bullet 1:12.20, fastest of 24 drills at the distance.            The Lewis offers 17 qualifying points to the Kentucky Derby, 10 to the winner, four for second, two for third and one for fourth. Peter Eurton2163029%43%$186,495 Richard Baltas4999618%49%$445,698 Norberto Arroyo, Jr.5574313%25%$338,085 FINISH LINES: Midnight Storm worked five furlongs on Santa Anita’s fast maintrack Saturday morning in 1:01.40. The multiple graded stakes winner, seemingly at home on turf or dirt, is being considered for the Santa Anita Handicap on March 11. “Perfect” is how trainer Phil D’Amato termed the move. “I wanted one oh one and change and out in 14 or 15 (1:14 or 1:15 for six furlongs) and that’s what I got. The Handicap is on our radar but we’re keeping our options open.” There were 257 recorded works at Santa Anita Saturday, 28 on the training track . . . Santa Anita hosts the Dumpling and Wonton Festival next Saturday, Feb. 4. Patrons can snack on scrumptious Asian and Asian-inspired dumplings and wontons on Santa Anita’s trackside apron. Buy online and save at www.santaanita.com/events . . . On Sunday, Feb. 5, the day of The Big Game, live racing at Santa Anita begins at 11 a.m., allowing fans to watch The Big Game at Sirona’s Sports Bar after the races or to be home in time to view it. General admission to the track that day is only one dollar. Luis Contreras48681313%56%$286,564 SANTA ANITA STATISTICS JockeyMts1st2nd3rdWin%ITM%Money Won John Sadler1955526%79%$260,234 HOPPERTUNITY SEEKS REPEAT WIN IN SAN ANTONIOHoppertunity, who won the San Antonio Stakes last year, is expected to defend his title next Saturday in the 80th edition of the Grade II San Antonio, a major steppingstone to the Grade I, $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap at a mile and a quarter on March 11.A six-year-old full horse trained by Bob Baffert, Hoppertunity won the Grade I Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park last October and was fourth in two subsequent Grade I races, the Breeders’ Cup Classic and the Clark Handicap.Also expected for the 1 1/16-mile San Antonio are Accelerate, Dalmore, El Huerfano and Point Piper. Bob Baffert2653419%46%$398,246 Jerry Hollendorfer51981018%53%$754,109 SHEER FLATTERY SET FOR ROBERT B. LEWISHOPPERTUNITY EYES SAN ANTONIO REPEATSTORMY LIBERAL 9-5 IN CLOCKERS’ CORNER Brice Blanc1954226%58%$187,870 Drayden Van Dyke5159210%31%$319,786 Martin Pedroza4767813%45%$239,958 Kent Desormeaux51117622%47%$724,363 Tyler Baze791614820%48%$567,882center_img STORMY LIBERAL CHOICE IN SUNDAY’S CLOCKERS’ CORNERStormy Liberal, second in the Grade III San Simeon Stakes at about 6 ½ furlongs on a “good” turf course last out on Dec. 26, is the 9-5 morning line favorite in Sunday’s $75,000 Clockers’ Corner, for four year olds and up on Santa Anita’s unique downhill course.A five-year-old gelded son of Stormy Atlantic trained by Peter Miller for Rockingham Ranch, Stormy Liberal has been second in two starts since being claimed by Miller for $40,000 last Oct. 16.The field for the Clockers’ Corner, the ninth of nine races: Horse Laugh, Tyler Baze, 12-1; Blameitonthelaw, Luis Contreras, 15-1; Snow Cloud, Santiago Gonzalez, 20-1; McHeat, Corey Nakatani, 8-1; Cape Wolfe, Stewart Elliott,12-1; Forever Juanito, Agapito Delgadillo, 8-1; Moonlight Drive, Rafael Bejarano, 5-2; Stormy Liberal, Norberto Arroyo Jr., 9-5; Tribal Fighter, Flavien Prat, 6-1; and Aotearoa, Kent Desormeaux, 12-1.Stylistics United and Indriya were scratched. Peter Miller34710421%62%$374,550 William Spawr1260250%67%$170,661 Mike Smith2061430%55%$605,940 Gary Sherlock1953126%47%$131,600 Santiago Gonzalez4367614%44%$248,636 J. Keith Desormeaux1762435%71%$368,675 Rafael Bejarano641191217%50%$616,778 Flavien Prat771791222%49%$930,343 TrainerMts1st2nd3rdWin%ITM%Money Won (Current Through Friday, Jan. 27) Joseph Talamo51551110%41%$194,555 Stewart Elliott5576913%40%$249,025 Mark Glatt2855418%50%$190,925 Doug O’Neill586111010%47%$390,868 Philip D’Amato2874625%61%$467,640last_img read more