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Princess Rajwa Is Enjoying a Working Vacation in Sun Valley, Idaho With the Rest of the Jordanian Royals

The Jordanian royal family is currently in Sun Valley, Idaho!The royals are in the States for the annual Sun Valley conference, presented by the investment firm Allen & Company. King Abdullah II and ...

The Jordanian royal family is currently in Sun Valley, Idaho!

The royals are in the States for the annual Sun Valley conference, presented by the investment firm Allen & Company. King Abdullah II and Queen Rania are joined by their son, Crown Prince Hussein, and his new bride, Princess Rajwa, for what seems to be a working vacation in the resort town.

Yesterday, Queen Rania posted photos showing the family in coordinating blue outfits for her daughter-in-law Princess Rajwa's first post-wedding appearance.

Today, Rania once again took to her social media to share some pictures from their trip. "More from Sun Valley," the Jordanian queen wrote on her Instagram account. "Wishing everyone a wonderful Friday!"

In the first photo, Prince Hussein drives a golf cart, with Rajwa sitting next to him and his mom Queen Rania sitting in the backseat. A person sitting behind Hussein is obscured. In the second photo, Rania is inside what looks to be a hotel room, wearing a fitted brown shirt, white pleated midi skirt, and a name tag.

Today, the Royal Hashemite Court shared, "His Majesty King Abdullah II participated in the Sun Valley economic forum in Idaho, the US, over the past two days, and held meetings with heads of a number of major international and US companies, part of which were attended by HRH Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II."

They continued, "Opportunities for cooperation with the private sector in #Jordan and investment in vital sectors were discussed. The meetings included CEOs of companies operating in mining, the garments industry, engineering and technology industries, tourism, education, and investment."

In June, the Royal Hashemite Court said that the visit to Idaho was a "private visit," one where King Abdullah "will participate in the Sun Valley economic forum."

The Jordanian royal family are among numerous VIPs who are in Sun Valley for the conference. Spotted thus far include CEOs Bob Iger (of Disney), David Zaslav (of Warner Bros. Discovery), Tim Cook (of Apple), Ted Sarandos (of Netflix), Mark Zuckerberg (of Meta) and Sam Altman (of OpenAI), to name a few.

The event is not open to the press. As Deadline notes, "Members of the press making the trek to Idaho are kept at a distance from the goings-on inside the Sun Valley Resort, and event organizers frown on participants doing any media relations beyond waving at cameras and briefly chatting at the valet line."

Reno to get nearly 200 low-income housing units as new apartment breaks ground

A new apartment project is giving Reno much-needed low-income housing at a time when residents are struggling with near-record rents.The Ridge at Sun Valley is officially breaking ground Thursday morning on 10 acres of land in north Reno at 5100 W. First Ave. by Slope Drive. The project, which is being developed by Colorado-based Ulysses Development Group, will add 195 units of low-income housing to the area.Reno-Sparks apartments:...

A new apartment project is giving Reno much-needed low-income housing at a time when residents are struggling with near-record rents.

The Ridge at Sun Valley is officially breaking ground Thursday morning on 10 acres of land in north Reno at 5100 W. First Ave. by Slope Drive. The project, which is being developed by Colorado-based Ulysses Development Group, will add 195 units of low-income housing to the area.

Reno-Sparks apartments:Which neighborhood has the lowest average rent?

The Sun Valley location was one of the first sites identified by Ulysses Development Group after it was formed two years ago as an affordable housing developer by partners Connor Larr and Yoni Gruskin.

“We identified Northern Nevada as an area facing an acute housing crisis,” Larr said when reached by phone. “Obviously, Northern Nevada has really felt the squeeze in the last few years as the world changed (from the pandemic).”

How much are rents and who qualifies for The Ridge at Sun Valley?

Rents at The Ridge at Sun Valley will vary depending on the unit size. Here are projected rents based on the numbers for today, which can change by the time the apartments are available:

All units at The Ridge at Sun Valley will be reserved for tenants who meet the requisite low-income requirements set by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

To qualify, households must make 60% or less of the area median income, according to Larr.

As of May 3, the threshold equates to an annual household income of $39,000 for one person or $56,000 for a family of four, according to Ulysses Development Group.

Reno has recently seen several new affordable housing projects. These include The Vintage at Redfield Apartments and Altitude by Vintage developments that were approved by the city of Reno in December. California-based USA Properties also acquired two existing affordable housing apartments in Reno last August in order to remodel them.

The Ridge at Sun Valley will not be an age-restricted project, according to Larr.

“It’s for working individuals and families but seniors can certainly live here as well,” Larr said

What amenities will The Ridge at Sun Valley have?

Like many of the new low-income developments entering the market, The Ridge at Sun Valley will have a modern look and amenities.

“Historically, when you talk about income-restricted or affordable housing, there tends to be a negative connotation,” Larr said. ”Our goal as a developer is to provide quality housing for people who work and support the community.”

“We want people to walk in and say, 'Wow,'” Larr added.

Amenities at The Ridge at Sun Valley include:

Units at The Ridge at Sun Valley will also have washing machines, dryers, steel appliances, walk-in closets and patios.

When will The Ridge at Sun Valley finish construction?

Construction is expected to take about two years with units being phased in, according to Larr.

“It will be 100% complete by 2025 but some units might be available earlier,” Larr said.

Developing low-income housing is always a challenge and The Ridge at Sun Valley is no exception.

Unlike standard multifamily housing, low-income housing requires not just bank financing but public funding and tax credits to make the project pencil out. Issues with inflation and rising construction and labor costs also adversely impacted the project.

“Our financing partners US Bank and Citibank stuck with us through the long term, which was huge,” Larr said.

The project also received support from state and local partners.

The Washoe County HOME Consortium, for example, provided funds from the HOME Investment Partnerships Program while the Nevada Housing Division helped the project secure funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. In addition to the 4% federal housing tax credit, the project also received a state housing tax credit.

“It’s been a bit of a zig-zag in the last couple of years when the financing environment changed and construction and labor pricing impacted the development’s feasibility but we know it’s an important project for Washoe County and Reno,” Larr said. “At the end of the day, we got all the permits and approval in place and, working with the housing division and the consortium, we were able to get a financing package to get this project off the ground.”

A new Blockbuster store? California woman uses little free library concept for movies

It’s time to hit rewind.Remember when movies were literally at your fingertips, before you had to pay for Netflix and YouTube TV?Alyssa Kollgaard has re-created that experience outside her Sun Valley home, where she...

It’s time to hit rewind.

Remember when movies were literally at your fingertips, before you had to pay for Netflix and YouTube TV?

Alyssa Kollgaard has re-created that experience outside her Sun Valley home, where she has built and stocked a new Blockbuster “store.”

With a banner declaring its grand opening, the blue-and-yellow structure, created in the vein of a Little Free Library, is part of a national Free Blockbuster movement in which neighbors can take — or leave — VHS tapes or DVDs.

The Free Blockbusters exist from El Paso to Canada, with aughts-sick movie lovers building them out of bookshelves or newspaper stands.

“We’re seeing a return to physical media,” says Kollgaard, who works in the entertainment industry. “There’s a nostalgia around the experience of going to a store and perusing as well as actually collecting so you’re not at the whim of the streaming platforms to actually watch films.”

How long does it take for nostalgia to set in?

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Apparently about a decade.

The last Blockbuster store in Los Angeles closed in 2013, reported at the time by Buzzfeed News.

The closure came after the massive home video chain filed for bankruptcy in 2010. Thousands of locations were shuttered nationwide.

Today, only one Blockbuster store remains — in Bend, Ore.

Sure, the selection at Kollgaard’s Blockbuster is a little thinner than it was at your neighborhood store. She currently has about 75 films inside a two-tiered display case, including movies such as “Failure to Launch” and “Bridesmaids.” Each DVD has a sticker on the front that reads “Return to Little Free Blockbuster” along with Kollgaard’s address.

Kollgaard is also offering a limited selection of books — many of which are often on banned lists — such as Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” and Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World.”

Like at the Blockbusters of yore, Kollgaard also has stocked the box with candy, including Red Vines and Sour Patch Kids, as well as popcorn you can enjoy with your take-home movie.

There’s a guest book that people can sign, and Kollgaard even plans to make membership cards for those interested.

Recently someone “rented” a movie and returned it to the lending library later. But Kollgaard expects some DVDs won’t be returned — and that’s OK, she says, although she does ask for returns.

Unlike at Blockbuster, there are no charges, or fines, but there is a “late fee” QR code through which Kollgaard is accepting tips for running the enterprise.

Movie donations also are accepted, and Kollgaard says a set of screeners of shows nominated for the 2023 Emmys was recently dropped off.

Kollgaard, who has stocked a free food pantry outside her home for two years, says she hopes the movie sharing will take off in her neighborhood and beyond. Already, people have dropped in from as far away as Marina del Rey.

“The reception has been really positive on Reddit, TikTok and in my local community,” she said. “It’s definitely intended to be permanent. It’s fully installed on my fence.”

The nostalgia surrounding the creation of Kollgaard’s mini-Blockbuster, first reported by LAist, is perhaps what The Times’ “obituary” to the mega-chain prophesied in 2013.

“Someday, today’s teenagers will tell their grandchildren magical tales of visiting the store with the big blue and yellow sign, of how it was crammed with videotapes (later DVDs),” a Times Opinion piece read. “Thanks for the memories,” Blockbuster.

Sun Valley Packing (CA): A step forward in peach handling with Unitec Technological Solutions

PRESS RELEASEThanks to the strong connection with the market in which the UNITEC Group has been operating for 100 years, the Research & Development team has designed and developed a new, innovative solution to meet the requirements of the customer Sun Valley Packing, a leading American grower, packer and distributor of stone fruit (peaches, nectarines, plums) based in Reedley (California). The project comes from a brand-new idea, d...

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Thanks to the strong connection with the market in which the UNITEC Group has been operating for 100 years, the Research & Development team has designed and developed a new, innovative solution to meet the requirements of the customer Sun Valley Packing, a leading American grower, packer and distributor of stone fruit (peaches, nectarines, plums) based in Reedley (California). The project comes from a brand-new idea, different from the US standards of the industry.

For the UNITEC team, the ability to listen and to find the right solution have been key elements in creating a strong relationship with the customer based on trust. As confirmed by Casey Jones, CEO of Sun Valley Packing, where UNITEC has recently started up a major peach handling line: “The feeling with UNITEC has been overwhelmingly positive. Great group of individuals, very family like company, even though it’s a quite large company, it feels like they’re in your backyard, even if we were working on continents thousands of miles apart”, and he adds that “what really solidified the project was the visit to Italy, meeting the team out there, meeting the engineers and then walking on that campus. That’s something to be very proud of there!”

Based on this trust, the UNITEC team developed a new solution to meet the needs of Sun Valley Packing.

“UNITEC came forward with a new idea of how to process stone fruit. They didn’t come here offering a new sorter or a new technology. They came with the idea of a new solution, unheard of in the stone fruit industry”, says Sergio Chavez, Chief Operations Officer.

The 8 lanes sorter Unical 600, equipped with Peach Vision 3 quality selection technology, processes more than 200,000 fruits per hour. Thanks to the innovative Peach Vision 3 external quality selection system, Sun Valley Packing can now detect and remove fruits with defects such as soft, apical damage, peel damage, as well as sort by weight, optical size and color, with the aim of selecting them according to homogeneous characteristics.

The project also includes 4 packing lines, dedicated to different pack-styles (trays, boxes, bags, clamshells) with a strong focus on packing trays of various sizes, especially the “consumer” size, more and more requested by US retailers.

This solution, developed by UNITEC, is designed to facilitate the filling of trays thus allowing the operators to work in a more ergonomic position compared to traditional methods, with a substantial increase of productivity.

The line is then equipped with an automatic palletizing system, capable of picking and stacking entire layers of boxes automatically thus allowing great flexibility, and with the UNISTRAP technology for automatic placing of corner-boards and strapping of pallets.

The Traceability System, entirely developed by UNITEC, completes the line and allows Sun Valley Packing to track the product from the dumping of the bins, all the way to the palletization thus reducing labor and time required for lot change operations, while monitoring the production in real time and automatically communicating with the ERP system of the customer the results of each grower lot.

Such innovative systems with strong automation made by UNITEC, that include the anthropomorphic robot for the handling of empty boxes, like the one installed at Sun Valley Packing, provide many benefits to packing houses: greater efficiency and efficacy thanks to cost reduction – up to 50% (as in the case of Sun Valley Packing) thus getting round the problems of labor shortage and making operations smoother, with the aim of being more effective and efficient while increasing the return to the growers.

Customer satisfaction is the beating heart of UNITEC and this is confirmed by customers: “It is really a team unlike any team I’ve ever seen that the UNITEC Group has put together. They all have one goal and that’s to make the equipment work and to satisfy the customer!” – Casey Jones and Sergio Chavez from Sun Valley Packing conclude.

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Waste facilities in Sun Valley, Rialto leading efforts to turn food scraps into fuel

California has required people and businesses to separate food and kitchen scraps from the rest of their trash for almost two years hoping to keep organic waste out of landfills.SUN VALLEY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- California has required people and businesses to separate food and kitchen scraps from the rest of their trash for almost two years hoping to keep organic waste out of landfills.In spite of good intentions, organic waste is still contaminated when it's picked up, says Mark Grady, area director of recycling operations fo...

California has required people and businesses to separate food and kitchen scraps from the rest of their trash for almost two years hoping to keep organic waste out of landfills.

SUN VALLEY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- California has required people and businesses to separate food and kitchen scraps from the rest of their trash for almost two years hoping to keep organic waste out of landfills.

In spite of good intentions, organic waste is still contaminated when it's picked up, says Mark Grady, area director of recycling operations for Waste Management.

"If your trash container fills up, some people just overflow into the next container and you're further contaminating that recyclable waste stream," Grady says. "It's a challenge that we face and we want people to recycle, right? But we also know people need to get rid of material at their house and we see the challenges with that."

In the past, tossing plastic bags, glass or metals in with your food waste made it useless, but Waste Management in Sun Valley now has OREX, technology that works like a garlic press and is able to remove plastic film and grit from mixed solid waste so the extracted organic waste can be used to produce renewable natural gas.

"This is transformational...what's happening now in organics is what happened in recycling in the '80s and '90s and what's prompting all of this infrastructure and all this investment and all of these jobs that are being created is a desire to try to attack and address climate change and mitigate methane emissions," says Shayne Petkiewicz, business development manager for Anaergia.

The Waste Management facility in Sun Valley processed 90,000 tons of organic food waste last year.

Waste that five years ago would have gone to the landfill is now separated and transported to Anaergia's Rialto Bioenergy Facility, a $185 million project that is one of North America's largest organics processing facilities.

Organic waste is converted there to bio gas which is then upgraded to pipeline quality standards.

"This is a robust system. It's doing things that other systems can't do, meaning it can take it on. We're allowing the technology to do the work - recapture that material, process that material and actually use it for something else," says Kevin Vaughn, the materials recovery facility manager for Waste Management.

The renewable natural gas created is then used as transportation fuel in heavy duty trucks and buses, making this collaboration a chance to use organic waste to help solve issues with climate change instead of contributing to it.

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