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German Santanilla, longtime court interpreter, dies at 70

German Santanilla, who worked for decades as a court interpreter in Las Vegas, has died at the age of 70. “Throughout his career he remained one of the best,” Jeff Hanks, the court interpreter supervisor for Clark County, said Tuesday. Santanilla spent his career in various courtrooms throughout the Las Vegas Valley, making sure that …

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Looking for new books to read? Try these upcoming titles from Southern California authors – Orange County Register

If there’s a silver lining to the two-year, pandemic-forced hiatus from normal life, it’s that more people are reading actual books. Not only are we able to enrich our lives with stories that both strike a chord and help us to escape, but we also can adorn our homes with the intellectual wallpaper provided by …

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SJU alum’s approach to Bible soars to top of podcast charts – CSB/SJU

Fr. Mike Schmitz had seen the format tried before, but he hadn’t yet found an approach he considered easily accessible. So he and others got to work on developing their own version of reading the Bible in a year. The result was the “Bible in a Year” podcast in which Schmitz – a 1997 Saint …

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Edinburgh author wins Scottish Books Trust’s prestigious Bookbug Picture Book Prize

Edinburgh author Alastair Chisholm Let us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article ​Inch and Grub,​ written by Alastair Chisholm ​and ​illustrated by ​David Roberts​,​ has been ​hailed the winner of the Bookbug Picture Book Prize​, which​ celebrates the very best picture books by authors or illustrators living …

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Monadnock Ledger-Transcript – Jaffrey Public Library schedules winter learning events for youth

Published: 01/25/2022 14:59:07 Modified: 01/25/2022 14:57:51 The Jaffrey Public Library, 38 Main St., is kicking off winter learning with a big building extravaganza as Legos will be available daily and Lego Challenge boxes will be available to check out. The Start Your Own Fiber Arts Club will meet Monday through Friday from 2-5 pm beginning …

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Experts say nuclear energy as a climate solution is a total ‘fiction’

As global scientists continue to warn about the urgent need to keep fossil fuels in the ground, a quartet of European and US experts set out on Tuesday why nuclear power should not be seen as a solution to the climate crisis. “The core message, repeated over and over again, that a new generation of …

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Orangeburg County School District: Grant to pay for SRO; trustees discuss requiring italics | Local

The Orangeburg County School District received a six-month School Resource Officer Grant from the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. Under the $568,692 grant, six school resource officers will be funded through June 30. The grant will bring SRO to Holly Hill-Roberts Middle School, Elloree K-8, Marshall Elementary School, Cope Area Career Center, Orangeburg Technology …

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College of Professional Advancement to bring international Narrative Matters conference to US

ATLANTA – Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement on May 16-19 will serve as host of the 10th Narrative Matters Conference, a biennial interdisciplinary conference being held in the US for the first time. Scholars and practitioners from around the world will gather on Mercer’s Cecil B. Day Campus in Atlanta to explore themes related …

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