October 12, 2012 |
Tired and annoyed by all the alerts and red notification circles that keep appearing on your iPhone or iPad? Fortunately, you can easily turn them off or adjust them so they don't appear as often. Do Not Disturb A new feature on iOS 6 called Do Not Disturb lets you turn them off temporarily. It also shuts off text message alerts and phone calls when your device is locked unless a person calls you twice within three minutes, just in case it's an emergency. This feature is useful when you want to get some sleep or if you're trying to concentrate on work and don't want to be distracted.
September 24, 1992
A resolution approved in April concerning the process for notifying residents of public meetings on proposed changes in the city's General Plan has been amended, eliminating a requirement and thus saving as much as $2,000 a year. The City Council agreed Tuesday to change the section requiring notification of all owners of real property within 2,000 feet of an affected property to those landowners within 300 feet.
January 30, 1992
At the request of Mayor Larry Glenn, city staff will develop a regulation requiring the city to notify residents within 2,000 feet of any property being considered for a denser residential zoning. Glenn also asked that signs be posted on any property being considered for such a change.
August 8, 1988 |
A Minnesota law requiring pregnant minors to notify their parents or secure court clearance before having an abortion is constitutional, a divided 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today. The opinion reversed a ruling last year by a three-judge panel of the same court. The earlier opinion had upheld a finding by the U.S. District Court in Minnesota that the law was unconstitutional. The law, which took effect on Aug. 1, 1981, was suspended in November, 1986, by U.S.
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October 16, 2000 |
A 24-year-old Ventura man died at a local hospital Sunday night after being freed from a kelp bed that he got trapped in while scuba diving near the harbor, authorities said. The man, whose name was not released pending notification of his family, died about 6:30 p.m. at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard after being pulled from the water 30 minutes earlier, authorities said.
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July 29, 1985 |
Two rock climbers were killed when they were struck by lightning atop famed Half Dome here, park officials said Sunday. Three others were injured, two of them critically. The five were sitting in a cavern on top of the monolith overlooking Yosemite Valley Saturday about 6:30 p.m. when a series of lightning flashes started a few small fires and struck the climbers, a spokeswoman said.
November 9, 2012 |
Beep! Next time someone likes your status, you might hear a notification before you see one. Facebook has confirmed it's testing a new feature on a limited number of users that makes a sound alert each time the user gets a notification. You can check out the feature in action in the YouTube video below. If you're one of the users who has the new feature, VentureBeat has found a way to turn it off: Click the arrow on the top right of the Facebook website. Go to "Account Settings" and click the "Notifications" tab. Once there, click "View" on the top tab and uncheck where it says "Play a sound when each new notification is received.
March 7, 1992 |
The Legislature on Friday approved a bill requiring parental notification for unmarried women under age 18 seeking abortions. The measure awaited approval by Gov. L. Douglas Wilder, who was elected on a strong abortion-rights stand. Wilder said during his 1989 campaign for governor that he would sign a parental notification bill if it were properly drafted. "He made that indication long ago, but he hasn't said anything recently about it," said spokesman Glenn K. Davidson.
July 2, 1996 |
A federal judge on Monday approved the central aspect of Megan's Law, saying that warning communities about a released sex offender in their midst does not violate the ex-convict's rights. The decision by U.S. District Judge John W. Bissell will lift a temporary ban he imposed on community notification and reverses a series of adverse rulings by other judges.