Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Reno & Sparks, Carson City-Tahoe-Carson Valley Street Atlas

The Reno & Sparks, Carson City Street Atlas by Sagebrush Maps is spiral bound with a soft cover. This Reno & Sparks map book measures in at 11 inches x 8.5 inches with 184 pages, put together in portrait format, complete with street detail and printed in 4 colors.

You'll find this an ideal companion for business or recreational travel in the area, as well as a great everyday navigator and neighborhood locator for residents. The atlas covers all or parts of Alpine County (California), Carson City, Churchill County, Douglas County, El Dorado County (California), Lyon County, Placer County (California), Storey County, Tahoe County (California), and Washoe County.

Communities covered include:

Crystal Bay, Dayton, Fallon, Fernley, Gardnerville, Genoa, Glenbrook, Incline Village, Kings Beach, Meeks Bay, Minden, Silver Springs, South Lake Tahoe, Spanish Springs Valley, Stagecoach, Stateline, Stead, Sun Valley, Tahoe Meadows, Topaz Lake, Truckee, Verdi, Virginia City, Virginia Highlands, Washoe City, and Yerington.

The Reno & Sparks Street Atlas is completely indexed for easy use and includes public facilities and services and points of interest. The easy to use page and grid system, much like Thomas Bros. Maps, makes finding Reno & Sparks county addresses a snap.

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WHO: Supervisors and Investigators from OPERATION SAFE STREETS BUREAU assigned to Sheriff's stations throughout the San Gabriel Valley, including the Asian Gang Team.

WHAT: OPERATION SAFE STREETS BUREAU Personnel will highlight examples of the Sheriff's department's efforts during the interdiction and investigative portions of specific gang-related crimes. Attending media members are encouraged to query department members on any subjects related to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. All attending department members will be available "on-record" for interviews during this open forum.






For more information, contact PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER NICOLE NISHIDA AT (323) 810-1973 OR SHERIFF’S HEADQUARTERS BUREAU AT (323) 267-4800.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

King County Wastemobile Spring Hazardous Waste Recycling Event

King County’s “Wastemobile” will be making a major pickup stop at the Des Moines Marina the weekend of March 27th through 29th, and here are the details:

WHAT: Spring Hazardous Waste Recycling Event

WHEN: March 27-29 from 10am - 5pm

WHERE: Des Moines Marina, 22307 Dock Street in Des Moines (map below)

INFO: The Wastemobile is a free service to residents of King County. It travels to many communities to provide household hazardous waste disposal services for King County residents. Bring your household hazardous waste to the Wastemobile collection event in your area.

What happens to your hazardous waste:

Corrosive Liquids: Such as drain cleaner, pool chemicals, etc. are neutralized at a treatment facility.
Latex paint: Uncontaminated latex paint can be blended and tinted for reuse, then sold as new product. Latex paint that isn’t recyclable into new paint may be used as an additive in the manufacture of certain cement compounds.
Lead acid batteries: Recycled at smelters in the US, reclaiming the lead.
Mercury: Processed through retort and prepared for use in commercial applications.
Oil-base paints, solvents and thinners: Blended into a fuel mixture for use at facilities such as cement kilns.
Pesticides and poisons: Kept in their original containers or sealed in a bag if the container is rusty or leaking. Each container is nestled one-by-one into layers of absorbent granules inside steel drums. These wastes are incinerated or placed in a hazardous waste landfill.
Used Motor Oil: Accepted at the Wastemobile or by private sector businesses is re-refined into new lubricating products or reused as fuel for ships and cement kilns.


Aerosols (if not empty), for others see below
Automotive batteries
Automotive products (oil, gasoline, antifreeze, brake fluid, etc.)
Batteries (except alkaline)
Fluorescent light bulbs
Glues and adhesives
Household Cleaners (Ammonia, bleach)
Hobby chemicals
Oil-based paints
Indoor & outdoor pesticides
Products that contain mercury (Fluorescent lamps, thermometers, thermostats)
Pool and Spa Supplies
Propane tanks (5 gallon max)
Road flares
Thinners and solvents


55 gallon drums of household hazardous waste
Call the Household Hazards Phone Line for a Waste Clearance: 206-296-4692
Aerosols (empty): Aerosols include paints, pesticides, solvent cleaners, and oven cleaners. Low toxicity products that are typically used for beauty and hygiene uses (hair sprays, shaving creams, deoderant, etc.), and empty aerosol cans may be disposed of in the garbage.
Alkaline batteries: Information on household batteries
Biological wastes: Call the Household Hazards Phone Line at 206-296-4692
Bullets, munitions, gunpowder, fireworks, etc.: Call your local non-emergency police number (DM: 206-878-3301 • NP: 206-248-7600 • Burien: 206-296-3333)
Computers: Visit the Take it Back Network website
Empty containers of any type: Treat as garbage, but see our information on gas cylinders
Explosives: Call the Bomb Squad, 911
Latex Paint (including latex paint stains): Dry it out and put it in the garbage with the lid off. Use one (1) part kitty litter to one (1) part latex paint or mix with a commercial paint hardener according to directions. Drying out latex paints and latex paint stains may vary depending on the product and time of year.
Medical wastes (including sharps): See the Public Health information website
Medications: Leave in the original container and place the container in a closed heavy duty ziplock bag. Place this bag in another plastic bag (so not conspicuous) and place it in the garbage can.
Oil-contaminated soil: Call the Household Hazards Phone Line at 206-296-4692
Paint brushes and empty paint cans: Treat as garbage (see above).
Smoke detectors, radioactive wastes: Call the Household Hazards phone line at 206-296-4692
Televisions: See the Public Health information website
Tires: See the Public Health information website
Questions? Call the Household Hazards Phone Line at 206-296-4692.

For everyone’s safety, please remember these tips:

Don’t mix products.
Keep products in original containers.
Label products not in original containers.
Secure products so they won’t tip over or leak.
Secure the entire load in your vehicle or trailer. Vehicles arriving with unsecured loads at public or private transfer stations in King County can be charged an unsecured load fee. (King County Solid Waste Division)
Store products away from the passenger compartment of your vehicle and keep them separate from items you wish to retain.
Stay in your vehicle during unloading at the Wastemobile.
Site limits:
For the Seattle facilities and the King County Wastemobile, there is a 30-gallon gasoline limit, and pre-approval is required for large quantities (over 50 gallons), containers over 5 gallons in size, and any unusual wastes. Contact the Household Hazards Line at (206) 296-4692, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., except holidays, for disposal options and procedures.


Des Moines Marina is located at:

22307 Dock Street
Des Moines, WA 98198

From I-5 take the Kent-Des Moines Road exit, follow Hwy signs to Des Moines, west on South 227th Street down to the Marina. Site is located in the north parking lot.

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Las Vegas Thomas Guide 2009

Las Vegas Thomas Guide 11th edition

The 2009 Las Vegas Thomas Guide 11th edition, including Pahrump, Henderson, Boulder City, and Bullhead City, of Clark County provides the most highly accurate, richly detailed mapping available for the area. The Las Vegas Thomas Guide has easy-to-read, contiguous street-level maps covering Las Vegas and portions of Clark County, with a landscape-style layout and spiral binding for maximum convenience on the go. Zip Codes are printed on each map page for your convenience.

Thomas Guide Printed Edition:

  • Full coverage for all cities & communities

  • Easy-to-use Page & Grid System

  • Township tier, range, and section numbers

  • Fully indexed points of interest

The Las Vegas Thomas Guide content has been fully updated, has streets that MapQuest and Google don't have, and includes Las Vegas and portions of Clark County ZIP codes, boundaries, and transit information, as well as a complete street index. The Thomas Guide map book is your navigational bible in Las Vegas and Clark County.

Note: This Thomas Guide no longer has a cd-rom available.

Pages: 248

Scale: 1 inch = approximately 0.36 mile

Coverage area: Portions of Clark County, including Las Vegas, Pahrump, Henderson, Boulder City, and Bullhead City

Communities covered:

Boulder City, Henderson, Laughlin, Mesquite, Nellis AFB, North Las Vegas, Searchlight, Spring Valley, Summerlin, Sunrise Manor, Winchester (Nevada); Bullhead City (Arizona).

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