An FCC spokesman said the agency remains dedicated to combating pirate radio and has added agents to its New York office. Meanwhile, lawmakers and FCC officials continue to discuss solutions. The FCC has tried to encourage more diverse and underrepresented groups to start community stations through its Low Power FM effort , but it has had its limits. The program has helped spawn 1,500 stations with a reach of about 3.5 miles since 2000. But there have been fewer opportunities in crowded urban radio markets, and anyone known to have pirated the airwaves is barred.
For more than 15 years, Opdyke shared a special daily moment with fellow Officer Mike DeOrian and two other officers, Before heading out to patrol during the swing shift following their daily briefing, the officers would meet up and grab coffee at the 7-11 on Macdonald Avenue and “discuss things only brothers would discuss.”, After 10 minutes, they would leave, and DeOrian would toast to them and their department toe shoes ballet shoes machine embroidery applique design - for5x7, 6x10 and 7x12 hoop with the words, “There are none better, and damn few as good.”..
Cubberley Artist Studio Program: “Guided Colors,” K-8 exhibition. Dec. 10 through Dec. 15; reception 3-5:30 p.m. Dec. 10. ArtLab Gallery, Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/casp. Pace Gallery: Adam Pendleton, “Which We Can,” through Dec. 22. Pace Gallery, 229 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. http://www.pacegallery.com/. Books Inc.: Andy Weir, “Artemis,” in conversation with Dr. Pascal Lee, director of the NASA Haughton-Mars Project at NASA Ames Research Center, 7 p.m. Dec. 12. Books Inc., 317 Castro St., Mountain View. https://www.booksinc.net/MountainView.
Also in February, San Francisco Ballet presents the North American premiere of Liam Scarlett’s epic, three-act “Frankenstein,” set to a commissioned score by Lowell Liebermann and featuring a gothic set and costume design by John Macfarlane, Performances are Feb, 17-26 at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco; tickets are $35-$398; 415-865-2000, www.sfballet.org, And Smuin tips its hat to the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with its spring program, “Dance SerieS 02,” which is centerpieced by an as-yet untitled new work by famed choreographer Trey McIntyre (whose “Oh, Inverted World” toe shoes ballet shoes machine embroidery applique design - for5x7, 6x10 and 7x12 hoop has been a favorite with Smuin Ballet fans) devoted to the peace, love and tumult that consumed San Francisco in 1967, The program will be performed May 5 through June 3 in Mountain View, Walnut Creek, San Francisco and Carmel; tickets are $25-$68; www.smuinballet.org..
When “The Fifth Estate” project was announced — adapted from the books “Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange and the World’s Most Dangerous Website” by Daniel Domscheit-Berg and “WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy” by British journalists David Leigh and Luke Harding — Assange contacted Cumberbatch and pleaded for him to beg off. Neither book portrays Assange in the most flattering light, and the Australian-born hacker-turned-journo-trailblazer was not thrilled.