Thursday night’s (September 10) episode of ‘Christina on the Coast’ will mark the end of Season 2 Part 2 of this show. ‘COTC’ gave audiences a full-blown look into Christina Anstead’s professional endeavors and also captured her in her personal space that she shares with her three children and husband Ant Anstead. A chunk of episodes from Season 2 initially aired earlier this year on HGTV and the network began airing the remainder of its episodes in the first week of August. We’ve seen Christina go on a snowy holiday with family, watched her go-kart with Ant, her best friend Cassie, and her boyfriend, seen Christina and Cassie get acupuncture, all this while continuing to work on the renovation projects for her clients. For the final episode too, she will be seen working on a kitchen remodel for her clients but at the same time, she will also be fulfilling
Portland Public Schools asks voters for $1.2 billion to remodel Jefferson High, expand curriculum and tech access: Election 2020 preview
When Portland Public Schools set out to pitch voters on a billion-dollar bond earlier this year, the district was doing so under very different circumstances.
Back in January, nobody in the city had heard the name George Floyd. Oregon wouldn’t see its first coronavirus case for another month. And district officials were considering how best to spend $39 million in new state tax revenue.
Months later, members of the school board’s bond committee wondered aloud whether it was wise to ask voters for hundreds of millions to renovate three high schools as the economy tanked and the district found itself drafting a scaled back budget.
Decision-makers across the state’s largest district ultimately decided to put forth a leaner proposal to rebuild Oregon’s only high school in a historically Black neighborhood, fund support programs for students in the area and pump tens of millions into curriculum, technological investments and accessibility updates
Officials preview ideas for choice neighborhood transformation, remind that residents need to remain at the center
Upcoming initiatives in Newport News’ Marshall-Ridley neighborhood transformation efforts may include a seafood market, commercial kitchen and funds to help homeowners spruce up their properties to go along with new apartments and replacement of Ridley Circle apartments.
As officials reviewed building plans and progress, they expressed several times they needed to focus on the residents of the neighborhood.
The City Council held a work session Sept. 15 to discuss the Choice Neighborhood Initiative.
Ricky Burgess, a city councilman in Pittsburgh, advised the Newport News council to remember “(this) process is not primarily about housing — this is about transforming families and helping families so they have a greater chance at success.” Along with housing, Burgess, who helped lead choice neighborhood transformation efforts in Pittsburgh, said new construction there involved community and resource centers, access to transportation and a new charter school.
The council agreed that the focus is not just