Now, rather than offering a separate Take Control of Upgrading to Ventura book, I've condensed all my upgrading instructions into just this one (admittedly rather long) chapter. Although I've deliberately left out some details and ...
Author: Joe Kissell
Publisher: alt concepts
Meet the latest version of macOS Version 1.1, updated October 24, 2022 macOS 13 Ventura brings important new usability, security, and convenience features to your Mac. Learn how to upgrade your Mac from an earlier version of macOS, find your way around the new system, and make use of the interesting new capabilities such as Stage Manager, Passkeys, and even a way to use your iPhone as a webcam. macOS 13 Ventura may look a lot like its predecessor, macOS 12 Monterey, but it packs a lot of useful new features (along with some potentially confusing user interface choices). Joe Kissell once again provides a complete guide to the upgrade process, as well as an in-depth look at what's new. While Stage Manager provides yet another way to manage your windows, apps like Mail and Messages finally offer solutions to longstanding irritations, Continuity Camera learns some fancy new tricks, and macOS offers even more options to manage your privacy and security. Take Control of Ventura walks you through all these changes. This book teaches you things like: • How to tell whether your Mac is compatible with Ventura • Steps you should take before upgrading • How to perform an in-place upgrade—or do a clean install and migrate your old data from a backup • Adapting to the sometimes-confusing new System Settings app, which replaces System Preferences • Managing windows and apps with Stage Manager • New Mail features—undo sending a message, schedule a message, follow up on messages awaiting replies, and more • Editing or unsending messages in the Messages app • Using new Safari 16 features, such as shared tab groups and editable suggested passwords • Understanding passkeys, which promise to replace passwords in many places—eventually • How to share a Photos library with family and friends • Using Continuity Camera to turn your iPhone into a webcam • Small but interesting changes throughout macOS, such as accessibility improvements, new features in Focus and Dictation, and expanded Live Text capabilities • How to use the brand-new Weather app • Improvements to bundled apps, including FaceTime, Maps, Notes, Reminders, and more
Tip: In Ventura or iOS 16/iPadOS 16, you can have the smart list appear in a lozenge at the top with the default ones. Control-click or right-click the list in macOS and choose Pin List; or touch and hold it in iOS/iPadOS and choose Pin ...
Author: Scholle McFarland
Publisher: alt concepts
Manage your schedule more effectively using Calendar and Reminders! Version 4.1, updated November 21, 2022 Learn basic techniques and special tips for keeping yourself on time and on track with Apple’s Calendar and Reminders apps.n In the days before personal computers and mobile devices, we had to rely on paper calendars and to-do lists to help us organize our time and activities. Now, we have powerful tools, like Apple’s Calendar and Reminders, that are much more responsive to our needs. Put an event on your schedule, invite others to join, or set yourself an alarm (or more than one). Or, keep a list of to-do items, add to it and view it on all your Apple devices, and share your list with family or friends. This book was originally written by veteran Mac journalist and editor Scholle McFarland, and the fourth edition was updated by Glenn Fleishman, with complete coverage of macOS 12 Monterey, macOS 13 Ventura, iOS 15/iPadOS 15, and iOS 16/iPadOS 16. Scholle and Glenn guide you through getting to know these incredibly helpful apps, including lesser-known (but handy) features. For example, did you know that Calendar lets you set an alert that factors in public transportation schedules and time to get to your starting point, so you can leave early enough to catch the train, bus, tram, or ferry you need—and any connections—and arrive at your event on time? Or that Reminders can prompt you to do something not only at a certain time, but also once you’ve reached a specific destination, like the grocery store? If you’ve never taken the opportunity to explore Calendar and Reminders, this book will show you how to make them an important part of your daily routine. If you’ve already been using Calendar and Reminders, you’ll learn how to use them more effectively, troubleshoot common problems, and delve deeper into their capabilities. This fully revised fourth edition is now up to date with macOS 13 Ventura, iOS 16/iPadOS 16, and watchOS 9 (as well as covering the previous version of each operating system), and it has been expanded with new topics and additional tips. Learn how to get the best out of Calendar and Reminders, including how to: • Customize Calendar to your liking, from setting time zones, to color coding specific calendars • Create events, making them repeat at regular intervals or on certain dates • Set up notifications and alerts, so you never miss an event • Invite people to events, or share your calendar with them • Create, manage, and share lists in Reminders, including powerful new smart lists • Set alarms in Reminders at a certain time or a certain place • Tag entries for better searching and organizing in Reminders • Use Siri to save time when creating events or reminders • Easily check events and reminders on your Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or HomePod • Troubleshoot common problems in Calendar and Reminders • Share calendars and reminders using iCloud Family Sharing, and assign reminders to a specific person • Sort reminders on your Mac • Print a calendar (to paper or PDF) • Embed video links in Calendar events for quick launching
Unlock the Pane or Setting As with nearly all system-related preference panes, you need to unlock the pane (Monterey and earlier) or particular setting (Ventura) before proceeding, whether for changing security or privacy details or ...
Author: Glenn Fleishman
Publisher: alt concepts
Keep your Mac safe from intruders, malware, and more! Version 2.1, updated November 21, 2022 Securing your Mac requires an attention to detail, but not a degree in computer science. This book provides everything you need to know to reduce your risk dramatically of intrusion, hijacking, and data extraction.n The digital world has never seemed more riddled with danger, even as Apple has done a fairly remarkable job across decades at keeping our Macs safe. But the best foot forward with security is staying abreast of past risks and anticipating future ones. Take Control of Securing Your Mac gives you all the insight and directions you need to ensure your Mac is safe from external intrusion and thieves or other ne'er-do-wells with physical access. Security and privacy are tightly related, and Take Control of Securing Your Mac helps you understand how macOS has increasingly compartmentalized and protected your personal data, and how to allow only the apps you want to access specific folders, your contacts, and other information. Here's what this book has to offer: • Master a Mac's privacy settings • Calculate your level of risk and your tolerance for it • Learn why you're asked to give permission for apps to access folders and personal data • Moderate access to your audio, video, and other hardware inputs and outputs • Get to know the increasing layers of system security in Ventura and Monterey • Prepare against a failure or error that might lock you out of your Mac • Share files and folders securely over a network and through cloud services • Set a firmware password and control other low-level security options to reduce the risk of someone gaining physical access to your Mac • Understand FileVault encryption and protection, and avoid getting locked out • Investigate the security of a virtual private network (VPN) to see whether you should use one • Learn how the Secure Enclave in Macs with a T2 chip or M-series Apple silicon affords hardware-level protections • Dig into ransomware, the biggest potential threat to Mac users, but still a largely theoretical one • Decide whether anti-malware software is right for you • Discover new security and privacy technologies in Ventura, such as Lockdown Mode and passkeys
On the Mac, you'll see the Status label set to Connected, and if the Bluetooth system showing, it will have dots ... Disconnect in Ventura: In System Settings > Bluetooth, Control-click/right-click the item and choose Disconnect.
Author: Glenn Fleishman
Publisher: alt concepts
Master networking, privacy, and security for iOS and iPadOS! Version 3.0.2, updated November 21, 2022 This book describes how to securely use your iPhone and iPod touch with iOS 16 and iPad with iPadOS 16 on Wi-Fi and cellular/mobile networks, making connections with ease while protecting your data and your privacy.n Your iPhone and iPad have become the center of your digital identity, and it’s easy to lose track of all the ways in which Apple and other parties access your data legitimately—or without your full knowledge and consent. While Apple nearly always errs on the side of disclosure and permission, many other firms don’t. This book comprehensively explains how to configure iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and iCloud-based services to best protect your privacy with messaging, email, browsing, and much more. The book also shows you how to ensure your devices and data are secure from intrusion from attackers of all types. Take Control of iOS & iPadOS Privacy and Security covers how to configure the hundreds of privacy and data sharing settings Apple offers in iOS and iPadOS, and which it mediates for third-party apps. You’ll learn how Safari has been increasingly hardened to protect your web surfing habits, personal data, and identity—particularly with the addition of the iCloud Private Relay, an option for iCloud+ subscribers to anonymize their Safari browsing. In addition to privacy and security, this book also teaches you everything you need to know about networking, whether you’re using 3G, 4G LTE, or 5G cellular, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, or combinations of all of them; as well as about AirDrop, AirPlay, Airplane Mode, Personal Hotspot, and tethering. You’ll learn how to: • Master the options for a Personal Hotspot for yourself and in a Family Sharing group. • Troubleshoot problematic Wi-Fi connections. • Set up a device securely from the moment you power up a new or newly restored iPhone or iPad. • Manage Apple’s new built-in second factor verification code generator for extra-secure website and app logins. • Get to know Apple’s passkeys, a new high-security but easy-to-use website login system with industry-wide support. • Protect your email by using an address Apple manages and relays messages through for you. • Understand Safari’s blocking techniques and how to review websites’ attempts to track you. • Learn about Apple’s privacy-challenging changes designed to improve the safety of children, both those using Apple hardware and those who suffer abuse. • Optimize cellular data use to avoid throttling or overage charges, while always getting the best throughput. • Understand why Apple might ask for your iPhone, iPad, or Mac password when you log in on a new device using two-factor authentication. • Figure out whether an embedded SIM (eSIM) is right for you—or the only choice. • Share a Wi-Fi password with nearby contacts and via a QR Code. • Differentiate between encrypted data sessions and end-to-end encryption. • Stream music and video to other devices with AirPlay 2. • Deter brute-force cracking by relying on a USB Accessories timeout. • Engage Lockdown Mode when directly targeted by high-end attackers, such as government spies—from your or another nation—and criminal organizations. • Configure Bluetooth devices. • Transfer files between iOS and macOS with AirDrop. • Block creeps from iMessage, FaceTime, text messages, and phone calls. • Secure your data in transit with a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection. • Protect Apple ID account and iCloud data from unwanted access at a regular level and via the new Safety Check, designed to let you review or sever digital connections with people you know who may wish you harm.
Release on 1948 | by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Flood Control
Mr. WHITTINGTON . I am talking about that basin . Haven't we an authorized project on the Saticoy River ? Mr. BEARD . No , but we have on the Ventura . Mr. WHITTINGTON . Where is that ? Mr. BEARD . That is over there . Mr. WHITTINGTON .
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Flood Control
Release on 1948 | by United States. Congress. House. Comm. on Public Works
Are there any existing works of any kind which the local interests have undertaken to provide ? ... of Ventura and as the board of supervisors for the Ventura County Flood Control District have approved the proposed project on the Santa ...
Author: United States. Congress. House. Comm. on Public Works
Welcome to Take Control of Your Apple ID, Third Edition, version 3.3, published in August 2022 by alt concepts. ... line with Apple's expected September or October 2022 operating system updates: iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS 13 Ventura.
Author: Glenn Fleishman
Publisher: alt concepts
Prevent (or solve) problems with your Apple ID! Version 3.3.1, updated November 21, 2022 This book covers everything you need to know about configuring an Apple ID account, interactions with iCloud-based services, and troubleshooting account access. Your Apple ID is much more than a simple username. It's a key that unlocks a long list of Apple products and services on any of numerous devices. iCloud uses an Apple ID, as does Apple Music; the App Store; the Music, TV, and Books apps; and more. An Apple ID protects your personal information, including email and iOS/iPadOS backups; helps you find a lost iPhone; and can even unlock your Mac. So it goes without saying that if something goes wrong with your Apple ID, you could be in for a world of hurt. Unfortunately, things go wrong with Apple IDs all the time. Fortunately, Glenn Fleishman, a veteran technology journalist and the author of Macworld's "Mac 911" column, is ready to help with expert advice on how to manage your Apple ID—including how to prevent, solve, or work around most common problems! In this book, Glenn answers questions like: • What all is my Apple ID used for? • How does my iCloud account relate to my Apple ID? • What problems can two-factor authentication (2FA) solve, and how do I use it? • Are there other mechanisms I can use to ensure that I can recover an Apple ID in the event of a problem? (Spoiler: yes!) • What if I have a device that's too old to work with two-factor authentication? • What should I do if I have two or more Apple IDs or iCloud accounts? • Will I lose access to all my Apple media purchases if I move to another country? • Can I share an Apple ID with someone else? • What exactly should I do if I think someone is hacking my Apple ID account? • How can I recover a forgotten Apple ID password? • What steps should I take if Apple locks me out of my account? • If I lose access to an email address associated with my Apple ID, what can I do? • What Apple ID changes in recent versions of iOS, iPadOS, and macOS do I need to know about? • How does "Sign in with Apple" work? • How can I use Family Sharing to share data and purchases within my family? • What types of subscriptions can I manage with my Apple ID, and how? • Which payment methods can I associate with my Apple ID, and how do I manage them? And that's just the beginning. Glenn has packed a remarkable amount of concise problem-solving information into this compact, 140-page book. Read it before you encounter Apple ID problems to minimize your risk, and if you've already encountered a problem, read it to find the best path to a rapid solution.
There's a complicated interaction to think about: Focus controls whether notifications get through. ... Focus Monterey: System Preferences > Notifications & Focus > Focus Ventura: System Settings > Focus When defining a focus mode, ...
Author: Glenn Fleishman
Publisher: alt concepts
Master Apple's video, audio, and text messaging tools! Version 1.2, updated November 21, 2022 Dig into FaceTime, Messages, and Phone from the basics through the most advanced and interesting features available, including screen sharing, group calls, and sending rich messages in Take Control of FaceTime and Messages. This comprehensive book will answer every question, and reveal useful features you never knew existed. FaceTime, Messages, and Phone form the core of Apple’s video, texting, and call tools for owners of iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches. As FaceTime and Messages have expanded features, they’ve become more complicated to master and use exactly the way you want. How they interact with the phone network and the Phone app can be a blurry line, too. In this book, Glenn Fleishman lays out your options to best understand, use, and customize FaceTime and Messages for your needs and conversations. Start by mastering (or reviewing) the basics of each app, then move into group calls and texts, using rich media, maintaining your privacy, and adding whimsy to conversations. Covers iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and watchOS. The book covers all three apps (and the many ways they interact) extensively, showing you: • How to master the basics of the FaceTime, Messages, and Phone apps • Essential settings and preferences for these apps, including how to pick your primary address or phone number and manage location sharing, and maintain your privacy • Ways to share your screen (or let someone share theirs with you) in both FaceTime and Messages, and when to use which • How to insert the text of a sign or other printed material in a message, or even dial a phone number by pointing your iPhone at a printed number • How to have fun and get creative with Memoji, Message Effects, Camera Effects, stickers, and hashtag images • How Apple secures live audio, video, and texting • Strategies and tools to identify and block unwanted phone calls and messages You'll learn about FaceTime capabilities such as: • How to use FaceTime for audio or video calls with one person or a group of up to 32 people • Why you might want to use a FaceTime Link, and how it can extend FaceTime to Windows and Android users • How to work with audio input and output devices in FaceTime • How to use enhanced audio (Mic Mode) and video (Portrait Mode) effects in FaceTime calls on supported devices • How to use the Eye Contact feature on iPhones and iPads, which simulates eye-to-eye contact even when you're not looking at the camera • How to use SharePlay, which lets parties carry on a FaceTime conversation while enjoying synchronized video, audio, or screen sharing (and even how to transfer SharePlay to an Apple TV) • How to convert a FaceTime audio call to a video call Find out things you never knew about Messages, including: • Why some conversations in Messages use iMessage (blue bubbles for individuals, gray bubbles for businesses) while others use SMS/MMS (green bubbles), and the differences between them • All about advanced Messages features, such as nested replies and person-to-person Apple Pay • Why Messages isn't just for text, but also for audio messages, Digital Touch effects, animations, and more • Ways to keep track of shared links and media across apps with Shared for You • The privacy tradeoffs of Messages in iCloud • Simple ways to create events and reminders from Messages conversations • What to do when group chats get out of control—managing notifications, using mentions, and understanding the differences between SMS and MMS chats Make better use of the Phone app: • How to make phone calls (including emergency calls) from your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple Watch • What the "verified" label on incoming phone calls means
In Monterey and Ventura, however, Low Power Mode can only be manually enabled: check its box (Monterey) or choose a menu option (Ventura) when you want to use the mode; uncheck it when you're no longer skimping on power.
Author: Glenn Fleishman
Publisher: alt concepts
Make a smooth transition to Apple silicon Version 1.5, updated August 26, 2022 This book teaches you everything you need to know about hardware and related software changes in Apple’s new M1- and M2-series Apple silicon Macs to make a transition from an Intel Mac, set up security with new options, create effective backups, and work with new options in recovery mode. Glenn Fleishman takes you through the details of how an M-series Mac handles startup, battery management, and running iOS, iPadOS, and Windows apps. Covers the 2020–22 Apple M1- and M2-series Macs: the Mac mini, MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, 24-inch iMac, 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models (featuring the M1 Pro or M1 Max chip), and the Mac Studio (with the M1 Max or M1 Ultra chip). Apple’s new Macs based on the M1- and M2-series Apple silicon system-on-a-chip offer remarkable advances in performance, battery life, and memory utilization. With those improvements comes a host of changes in hardware, from how a Mac starts up to making backups of your computer to understanding fundamental aspects of system security. Take Control of Your M-Series Mac teaches you everything you need to know about these topics and much more. You’ll learn not just how to make a bootable clone of your Mac on an external drive, but whether it’s necessary with Monterey or Big Sur and an M1- or M2-series Mac. Find out how to make a clean transition from an Intel Mac, while taking advantage of installing and running iOS and iPadOS apps natively within macOS. You’ll also learn the early method of running Windows on an M1 or M2 Mac, with notions of what’s to come. If you’ve already bought an M1- or M2-series Mac and want to get more out of it, or you’re considering a purchase and trying to understand what you need to know, Take Control of Your M-Series Mac will fit your needs. NOTE: This book is intended for people who are already familiar with Macs. It is not a beginner's guide, nor is it a complete user manual. Its focus is on what's different about M-series Macs compared to Intel-based Macs. Future plans: This book will be updated as Apple releases updated features for existing M1 and M2 Macs and new Macs based on its M-series processors. Here’s what you will learn from this book: • Get to know the M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, M1 Ultra, and M2 processors, and what’s so different about them • Understand the limits of emulation • Control how apps for Intel Macs and universal Intel/M-series apps launch on an M-series Mac • Learn the complexities of backing up an M-series Mac • Decide whether you need a bootable duplicate of your startup volume • Maximize battery life and longevity • Work with recoveryOS, a substantially different process with an M-series Mac • Walk through a new process of reviving or restoring low-level firmware on a non-responsive Mac • Manage system security when you need to work with kernel extensions • Install and run iOS and iPadOS apps • Learn the current limits of using Windows in macOS on an M1- and M2-series system
Perot did win the nomination (his running mate was Pat Choate, a radio talk show host, college professor, and like Perot, ... In 1999, Ventura's supporters took control of the party, electing Jack Gargan as the party's national chair.
Author: Kenneth F. Warren
Category: Political Science
These approximately 450 articles explore all topics relevant to American political campaigns, elections and electoral behaviour, including some cross-cultural comparisons to help place American trends in a global context.
BAT (see the diagram “Taking Charge of Ventura”), where n is the drive and directory just created. Copy VP.BAT to a file called, say, MARY.BAT (for an employee of that name), and continue for all. T l P 1 1 I Reduce disaster calls; ...
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Apple Virtual Camera Arrives in Third Quarter 2022 Apple will get directly into the virtual camera game later in 2022 with an extension to Continuity Camera in macOS 13 Ventura and iOS 16. macOS already lets a user take a picture using ...
Author: Glenn Fleishman
Publisher: alt concepts
Category: Business & Economics
Zoom your videoconferencing skills to a new level! Version 3.0, updated July 22, 2022 This book explains how to use the Zoom videoconferencing service from start to finish. It offers detailed instructions, warnings, and tips from installing and configuration of Zoom software, through setup and participation, and how to host meetings.n The pandemic introduced hundreds of millions of people to videoconferencing, and many of us still videoconference frequently as part of our work, school, and socializing—we’ve gone from zero to Zoom and stayed there! Even if you’ve been using Zoom for years, you may still find regular frustrations as you attempt to share a screen, control audio and video options, interact in a meeting, or act as a meeting host. Zoom’s makers constantly tweak the app and system, adding major features with no warning and modifying existing ones. You don’t have to stay on top of that to get the most out of Zoom, because this book is here to help you. Experienced users will discover hundreds of tips to improve meetings, whether as a participant or a host. Find out how to look and sound your best in a meeting, share app windows or screens, arrange video panels, and work with multiple displays. Become a nuanced presenter in Zoom using Keynote, PowerPoint, or Zoom’s built-in Slides as Virtual Background feature. Record sessions normally or capture multiple audio tracks and video streams in Zoom for later editing. Those new to Zoom will learn which Zoom app fits your purpose best, how to configure your account and app, how to chat in a meeting, and how to create and manage your own meetings. If you host meetings, you’ll find this book invaluable in teaching you how to plan a meeting, start it up, and manage it safely, as you appoint co-hosts, run polls, create breakout rooms, and moderate participants. And for those involved in or interested in livestreaming Zoom to services like YouTube Live or Twitch, this book has all the information you need. The book also includes a chapter on Zoom whiteboards, a feature added in April 2022. This book covers the current state of Zoom privacy and security, including the difference between Zoom’s standard meeting security and its enhanced end-to-end encryption (E2EE), and how to manage your own privacy and—for hosts—that of meeting participants. Topics include: • How to install and configure Zoom • Choosing whether or when to use the Zoom web app • Configuring your physical setup and hardware for best audio and video quality • Mastering meeting participation, including the various methods of “speaking up” • Zoom’s many mobile and desktop views for seeing other people and shared screens • Navigating limitations to access presenter’s controls and notes with PowerPoint and Keynote • Finding the best combination of screens and devices to manage each of your presentations • Becoming a host and starting meetings with one other person or 1,000 • Livestreaming meetings to services run by Facebook, Twitch, Vimeo, and YouTube • Conducting polls and managing breakout rooms • Using Zoom’s free, built-in transcription and captioning • How to preserve your privacy when sharing apps, presentations, or other parts of your screen • Collaborating inside or outside meetings using the new whiteboard features in Zoom desktop apps • Recording a meeting, and managing multiple audio tracks and video streams for later editing • Deciding whether to upgrade to a paid Zoom tier for meetings you host • Taking advantage of Apple-specific audio and video features • Zoom’s security options, including end-to-end encryption • How co-host and alternate host roles work in managing a meeting
Additionally, macOS 13 Ventura has been released, completing the major update cycle. iCloud Shared Photo Library Available iCloud Shared Photo Library has had a confused history. It was enabled throughout the beta cycle, but was pulled ...
Author: Josh Centers
Publisher: alt concepts
Update your iPhone and iPad knowledge\ Version 1.2.1, updated October 26, 2022 iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 introduce new features and customization options for your iPhone or iPad. Once gain, TidBITS Managing Editor Josh Centers is here to help you learn what's new in Take Control of iOS 16 and iPadOS 16. This book also serves as a general guide to the basics of using iOS and iPadOS, including getting started with common apps such as Siri, Messages, and Camera. Anyone with an iPhone or iPad probably knows that Apple releases major new versions of their operating systems (iOS and iPadOS, respectively) every fall. The version 16 releases in 2022 once again add important new features and provide more ways to tailor your device to your needs. As he has done for quite a few years, Josh Centers provides in-depth coverage of the features that are new or different. This time, however, in response to reader feedback, Josh has provided more information about the things that haven't changed, giving you a book that helps you get up to speed with your iPhone or iPad, understand the quirks of the user interface, and become proficient in using the most important built-in apps. Although it is not intended as a comprehensive guide to everything an iPhone or iPad can do, it's now suitable for beginners and long-time iOS/iPadOS users alike. Among the many topics covered in the book are: • A complete list of what’s new in iOS 16 and iPadOS 16—in 35 major categories • Information on what each of the built-in apps does • How to use and customize the Lock screen, Control Center, and Home screen • Creating and using Focus modes for enhanced "Do Not Disturb" settings • Using Handoff to start tasks on one device and then continue them on another • How to search with Spotlight • Making the most of Siri for getting information and performing tasks • Working with keyboards (built-in and external) for text editing, emojis, and more • Sharing almost any content with others in a variety of ways • Special iPad-exclusive features (including Stage Manager on iPads with Apple M-series chips) • How to communicate using Apple's Messages app • Using the built-in Camera app for photos and videos • Configuring your device's accessibility features, including Live Captions for real-time transcriptions of audio
You also have complete and automated control over drop-cap size and position for each paragraph. However, Ventura's Edco hyphenation dictionary is flawed, despite being better than the base version's dictionary.
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Ventura. Compact: a. Covenant. For. Hard. Times. The state has decided to balance its budget on the backs of our local taxpayers again, taking some $4 billion from cities and counties around the state as part of a short-term fix.
Author: William Fulton
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Talk City is a collection of the remarkable blogs the distinguished urban planner Bill Fulton wrote while serving as a member of the City Council in the California beach town of Ventura. The blog started out as a way to explain what had happened at the weekly council meetings. Before long, however, it turned into an evocative, real-time chronicle of what it was like to serve as an underpaid, overstressed, part-time local elected official during hard times. If you like local government and politics, you'll love how Talk City reveals the stresses and strains of serving as an elected official in a typical American city.
You appear to have misjudged his daughter somewhat.' Hector felt his anger rise but choked it back even though he could not hide it completely from his expression. 'I have control of the council. That is the important thing.' Ventura ...
Author: Duncan Falconer
Publisher: Hachette UK
Stratton carries out a small task in Central America as a favour to a CIA officer, but it leads him to become embroiled in a national rebellion. Against his own principles, the special operative becomes emotionally involved and decides to join the popular uprising. However, he is unaware that the fight is not just against the local government - the CIA are very much involved. As events spiral disastrously out of control, Stratton must face up to his biggest and most treacherous challenge yet.
Thomas Ferraro, “Reformed Reform Party Could Win In U.S.—Ventura," Reuters New Service, July 24., ... Carolyn Barta, “Ventura Supporters Wrest Control of Reform Party from Perot Team; New Direction, Relocation Of Headquarters Planned," ...
Author: Micah L. Sifry
Category: Political Science
More Americans now identify as political independents than as either Democrats or Republicans. Tired of the two-party gridlock, the pandering, and the lack of vision, they've turned in increasing numbers to independent and third-party candidates. In 1998, for the first time in decades, a third-party candidate who was not a refugee from one of the two major parties, Jesse Ventura, won election to state-wide office, as the governor of Minnesota. In 2000, the public was riveted by the Reform Party's implosion over Patrick Buchanan's presidential candidacy and by Ralph Nader's Green Party run, which infuriated many Democrats but energized hundreds of thousands of disaffected voters in stadium-sized super-rallies.What are the prospects for new third-party efforts? Combining the close-in, personal reporting and learned analysis one can only get by covering this beat for years, Micah L. Sifry's. Spoiling for a Fight exposes both the unfair obstacles and the viable opportunities facing today's leading independent parties. Third-party candidates continue be denied a fighting chance by discriminatory ballot access, unequal campaign financing, winner-take-all races, and derisive media coverage. Yet, after years of grassroots organizing, third parties are making major inroads. At the local level, efforts like Chicago's New Party and New York's Working Families Party have upset urban political machines while gaining positions on county councils and school boards. Third-party activists are true believers in democracy, and if America's closed two-party system is ever to be reformed, it will be thanks to their efforts
SOAR in Ventura County had antecedents in a Napa County Measure J initiative to preserve agricultural lands in the unincorporated areas of the county.5 In 1995, the City of Ventura introduced a new land-use control mechanism—namely, ...
Author: Carl A. Maida
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Social Science
Common Worlds: Paths Toward Sustainable Urbanism explores how both expert and lay members of urban and suburban communities respond to the challenges of demographic and socioeconomic change in an environmentally-sustainable fashion.
Ventura offered young Minnesotans something refreshing: a clear alternative to Democrats and Republicans, and a willingness to take on the ... promising big things if he would help them gain control of the Senate for just a few weeks.
Author: John Avlon
Category: Political Science
Fifty percent of American voters define themselves as political moderates, two-thirds favor political solutions that come from the center of the political spectrum, and Independents outnumber both Democrats and Republicans. Bill Clinton and George W. Bush each explicitly used Centrist strategies to win the White House—and twenty-first-century candidates will be compelled to do the same. Independent Nation documents the rich history of the defining political movement of our time. Organized as a series of short and colorful political biographies, it offers an insightful and engaging analysis of the successes and failures of key Centrist leaders throughout the twentieth century. In the process, it demonstrates that Centrism is not only a winning political strategy but an enlightened governing philosophy that best reflects the will of the people by putting patriotism ahead of partisanship and the national interest ahead of special interests.
I learned that he was planning to use the Heart of Ventura to take control of Romira's worlds. He had been recruiting soldiers from father's workers, who had finished building the castle and were still living in Rief Village.
Publisher: Ballads & Bards Bookhouse
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Rogue and Ranger are twin sisters who have inherited the family estate. Ventura is a warren of endless halls and passageways on grounds covered in hills, forests and quiet, sandy bays. It is a paradise. Or so they thought… Things have changed since Rogue and Ranger explored Ventura as children. From the moment they cross the threshold they are plagued by a dark presence, stalked by one who would claim Ventura’s treasures for themselves. Ventura is hiding ancient secrets, and an evil seeks to claim them for itself. Rogue and Ranger are in a race against time to find the answers hidden in their family’s history and when they do, it is more than they ever could have imagined. Romira Royce, their ancestor and powerful sorcerer, built far more than Ventura Estate. The worlds he created are in danger of being lost to the darkness overtaking the estate and the only way to stop it is to reunite the Heart of Ventura. But… it’s in pieces across the Venturan Universe. Join Rogue and Ranger on their journey through the worlds of Ventura, meeting all manner of creatures in their attempt to find the Guardians, those charged with the care of the Heart. Can they reunite it in time to save their home?