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Valley Home News 1-6-21 – Oakdale Leader

I raise a glass of sparkling cider to each of you, may the New Year be a wonderful year filled with good health and much happiness for all! May the glass always be half full, never half empty. May God bless each of you with tremendous blessings and tremendous strength in this coming year!


We had a very special visit from former Valley Home resident Kathy Bryhni. Kathy lives in Oklahoma now and was back in California to visit her new baby grandson, Reid Finley Gaither. Baby Reid’s proud parents are Brooke and Brandon Gaither. Kathy was thrilled to


Designing a Career in Interior Design – News

I am an interior designer, a career that may seem surprising for a Hamilton College graduate. I also majored in French. To be frank, I didn’t concentrate in French for a love of literature, although my professors expanded my appreciation of it while on the Hill. Rather, I was enticed by the visual expressions of French culture: Louis XV furniture, les châteaux de la Loire, haute couture, all of which led me to join Hamilton’s excellent junior year in France program directed that year by Professor Martine Guyot-Bender.

My route to becoming an interior designer was indirect, although there were


Adventist Entities in Northern California Provide Updates as Wildfires Draw Near: Inter-European Division News

Adventist Entities in Northern California Provide Updates as Wildfires Draw Near

Adventist Entities in Northern California Provide Updates as Wildfires Draw Near

In Deer Park, California, Foothills Adventist Elementary School’s original building (pictured here), the Haven Adventist Church Community Service Center, and many surrounding homes and businesses have been destroyed by the Glass Fire. Photo by Craig Philpott

September 29, 2020


California, USA.


Daniel Weber, NAD News.

Only a few weeks after being threatened by wildfires, the northern California communities of Angwin and St. Helena are again facing fires that have caused thousands of people in those communities


Date palm leaves show potential as building materials | Imperial News

A collaborative project involving Imperial and the UAE is assessing the potential of date palm leaves as a renewable, low-carbon building material.

Phoenix dactylifera, or the date palm tree, is perhaps best known for its sweet fruit but, as growers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have known for thousands of years, its leaves can also be used in construction.

A collaborative project involving Imperial, UAE, Buro Happold Consultants and architect Sandra Piesik of 3 Ideas Ltd is now looking at expanding the use of the leaves as a renewable, low-carbon building material.

On 5June,


WAC’s most-read interior design news in 2020

WAC's most-read interior design news in 2020

Continuing our yearly review, we have rounded up top 10 most-read interior design stories of 2020, their view numbers show our readers highly interested to those stories. 

Foshan Topway Design’s interiors for Huiya Ceramics Headquarters and its exhibition hall in Foshan, China, Peterson Rich Office’s conversion of Beckenstein Building into a light-filled public art gallery for Perrotin, Atelier [email protected]‘s VIP lounge, made of curvy walls, Korean paper ceiling, stones walls, in South Korea and Reutov Design’s tropical interiors for an apartment in New York are among the top 10 interior design news of WAC in 2020.