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  • Friends of the Libraries: That skills gap is yours to close

    An Oct. 31 story in the Los Angeles Times by Tiffany Hsu, "A 'skills gap' is blamed for slow hiring," stated that California employers are seeking qualities that many candidates don't have. Some of the missing qualities are English-language competency,...
  • Emanuel backs guaranteed watchdog budget

    Emanuel backs guaranteed watchdog budget
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday backed an annual funding guarantee for the city's top internal watchdog, which revealed another effort to give that watchdog City Council oversight has stalled indefinitely. A much ballyhooed ordinance to transfer council...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events Corks for a...
  • Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events. Dishing haddock...
  • Vote online for Adopt-a-Lake photograph for 2015 calendar

    Vote online for Adopt-a-Lake photograph for 2015 calendar
    The public can vote online for their favorite photograph for the 2015 Adopt-a-Lake calendar. A panel rated more than 220 photograph entries and picked the top 32 semifinalists. The top 14 photos will be chosen for the calendar and the top-scoring...
  • Hartford's Design Center Hosting Big Weekend Sales

     Hartford's Design Center Hosting Big Weekend Sales
    You can shop like a designer at the Design Center Building, 1429 Park St., in Hartford, this weekend, where a number of special sales are taking place. (Enter the building on Bartholomew Avenue, where free parking is available.) >>The POSH Sale, a...
  • Book Events: Connecticut Poetry, Jewish Book Festivals

    The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the...
  • Allentown library showing foreign film on Nov. 15

    Allentown library showing foreign film on Nov. 15
    Allentown Public Library is planning a free screening of Aliyah at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15. The film tells the story of low-level drug dealer Alex and his dreams for a better life. The film is in French with English subtitles. There is no admission...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Nov. 9 'Snow White' The Candlelight Concert Society presents "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Howard County Community College's Smith Theatre, Horowitz Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in...
  • Hamden Man Charged With Theft From Local Library

    Hamden Man Charged With Theft From Local Library
    HAMDEN — A local man was charged Tuesday with the theft of a computer and some money from the library in mid-October, police said. Police arrested 20-year-old Desmond Howard after he was spotted by officers walking in the area of Circular Road,...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: YMCA's annual prayer breakfast; Performance at La Crescenta Library

    The YMCA Foothills will host its annual prayer breakfast at 7 a.m. Thursday at the Crescenta-Caņada Family Y location, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Caņada Flintridge. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The breakfast keynote speaker will be...