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The Initiates Plc (INITSP.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Support Services sector has released it’s 2020 abridged results.For more information about The Initiates Plc reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations visit the The Initiates Plc company page on AfricanFinancials.Indicative Share Trading Liquidity The total indicative share trading liquidity for The Initiates Plc (INITSP.ng) in the past 12 months, as of 4th June 2021, is US$28.99K (NGN11.21M). An average of US$2.42K (NGN934.34K) per month.The Initiates Plc Abridged Results DocumentCompany ProfileThe Initiates Plc is a professional waste management company in Nigeria offering services for waste management, industrial cleaning and decontamination for the private and public sectors. The company head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. The Initiates Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA Tags Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Director of Music Morristown, NJ Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Church of England divests from News Corporation Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Martinsville, VA Posted Aug 7, 2012 Rector Belleville, IL Rector Pittsburgh, PA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Collierville, TN Featured Jobs & Calls Press Release Service Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Washington, DC Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Youth Minister Lorton, VA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Rector Columbus, GA Submit a Job Listing An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Hopkinsville, KY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Featured Events Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Smithfield, NC Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Albany, NY Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Submit a Press Release Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Submit an Event Listing The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Anglican Communion Rector Knoxville, TN Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 [Church of England] The Church Commissioners and the Church of England Pensions Board on August 7 announced the sale of their shares in News Corporation on the advice of the church’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG). The total shareholding sold was worth £1.9 million (US$2.97 million). As a result, none of the three national investing bodies of the Church of England hold shares in the company.The Church of England first raised concerns with the Board of News Corporation in the aftermath of the phone hacking allegations that surfaced in July 2011. After a year of dialogue between the company and the EIAG, the Church of England was not satisfied that News Corporation had shown, or is likely in the immediate future to show, a commitment to implement necessary corporate governance reform.Andrew Brown, Secretary of the Church Commissioners, said: “Last year’s phone hacking allegations raised some serious concerns amongst the Church’s investing bodies about our holding in News Corporation. Our decision to disinvest was not one taken lightly and follows a year of continuous dialogue with the company, during which the EIAG put forward a number of recommendations around how corporate governance structures at News Corporation could be improved. However the EIAG does not feel that the company has brought about sufficient change and we have accepted its advice to disinvest.”In 1994 the Church of England established the EIAG, the independent advisory group which advises the Church of England’s three national investing bodies on its ethical investment policy. The EIAG engages on ethical and corporate governance issues with many of the companies in which the Church of England has its main equity holdings. Between April 2011 and March 2012 the EIAG held meetings with 40 companies prioritised for engagement, one of which was News Corporation.The Church of England already excludes investment in companies involved in military products and services, pornography, alcoholic drinks, gambling, tobacco, human embryonic cloning and high interest rate lending.The Church of England has three national investment bodies: the Church Commissioners for England; the Church of England Pensions Board; and the CBF Church of England Funds. Together they hold a broad range of assets worth in excess of £8 billion ($12.51 billion). The funds are used to sustain the Church’s network of 12,000 parishes, 16,000 churches, 8,500 stipendiary priests – and their pensions – and 10,000 readers and pastoral assistants and to support the daily work they carry out in their local communities.NotesThe Church Commissioners for England manage a well-diversified investment portfolio, held mostly in company shares and property, to produce money to support the Church of England’s work across the country. The Commissioners were formed from the union in 1948 of two earlier bodies – Queen Anne’s Bounty and the Ecclesiastical Commissioners – set up to support the work of the Church.The Church of England Pensions Board provides retirement services set by the Church of England for those who have worked for or served the Church. It was established in 1926 by the Church Assembly as the Church of England’s pensions authority. Subsequently it was given wider powers in respect of discretionary benefits and the provision of retirement accommodation to those retired from the stipendiary ministry and their dependents.The Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG) makes recommendations on ethical investment policy to the Church of England’s three national investing bodies. The EIAG includes representation from the Church of England’s General Synod, Archbishops’ Council and Council for Mission and Public Affairs, as well as the investing bodies. The EIAG has no investment powers and acts in a wholly advisory capacity. It is the responsibility of the Trustees of each separately constituted investment body to decide whether to implement the advice given. Rector Tampa, FL In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Bath, NC
Year: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/508194/grass-cave-house-makiko-tsukada-architects Clipboard CopyHouses•Yokohama, Japan Japan Save this picture!© Shinkenchiku-sha+ 12 Share Grass Cave House / Makiko Tsukada Architects ArchDaily Year: Photographs “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/508194/grass-cave-house-makiko-tsukada-architects Clipboard Projects Architects: Makiko Tsukada Architects Area Area of this architecture project Area: 97 m² Area: 97 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses Grass Cave House / Makiko Tsukada ArchitectsSave this projectSaveGrass Cave House / Makiko Tsukada Architects photographs: Shinkenchiku-shaPhotographs: Shinkenchiku ShaStructural Engineer:Taizen Nieda, Mitsuyoshi YoshidaArchitect In Charge:Makiko TsukadaCity:YokohamaCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!First Floor PlanRecommended ProductsDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Sliding Door – Rabel 62 Slim Super ThermalDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40WoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesText description provided by the architects. The site is surrounded by gentle hills, and a green area unfolds in front of the narrow-centered “V” shaped site. We attempted to adjust the distance to cities, as well as that to the natural environment, by utilizing the unique characteristics of the site, and three-dimensionally integrating the green area.Save this picture!© Shinkenchiku-shaSpecifically, the outline of the building was determined to follow the shape of the site. Two floating lawns were planned in a way such that they appear to be continuous with the green area in front. The lawn on the roof of the garage slopes down towards the living room, while directing a line of sight from the interior to trees in the park. Another lawn is made on the roof of the living space. It slopes down towards the street side, creating a rich green scenery along with the surrounding trees.Save this picture!© Shinkenchiku-shaThe floating roofs have a hat-like function that work as air conditioners to absorb solar radiation during summer, and as insulation to maintain the interior thermal environment during winter.Save this picture!© Shinkenchiku-shaThe interior space is a large wooden open space with a hollow core at the center. By manipulating the natural light, the distance to the street and the height difference with the street, the space becomes more private towards the back of the house. The central core directs natural light to the first-floor bathroom and its surroundings, while functioning as access to the roof and as a ventilation pipe. In addition, since it structurally bears a large portion of seismic forces, only 50mm thin pipes were required for pillars to support the garage roof with a floating lawn.Save this picture!© Shinkenchiku-shaThis building, which resembles an urbanized rich, green cave, maintains adequate distance from cities while enabling enjoyment of a fresh relationship with city or natural environments through the horizontal and vertical hollows where light enters.Project gallerySee allShow lessHappy Cities and Stranger Danger: An Interview with DIALOG’s Bruce HadenArticlesSheffield University Student Wins 9th RIBA Norman Foster Traveling ScholarshipArchitecture News Share 2013 2013 CopyAbout this officeMakiko Tsukada ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesYokohamaHousesJapanPublished on May 23, 2014Cite: “Grass Cave House / Makiko Tsukada Architects” 23 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Home Indiana Agriculture News US Hog Inventory Climbs Higher SHARE This week, NASS released its quarterly hogs and pigs report. As of December first, U.S. farms contained 77.3 million hogs and pigs. That’s a three percent jump from December of last year, but down slightly from September first of this year.Other key findings in the report said of those 77.3 million hogs and pigs, 70.9 were market hogs while 6.46 million were kept for breeding purposes.From September through November, U.S. hog and pig farmers weaned an average of 11 pigs per litter.U.S. producers intend to have 3.13 million sows farrow between December of this year and February of 2020. They’ll also have another 3.15 million sows farrow between March and May of next year.Iowa has the largest inventory among the states, coming in at 24.8 million head. North Carolina and Minnesota tied for second, with each having 9.2 million head of hogs in inventory. Facebook Twitter SHARE US Hog Inventory Climbs Higher By NAFB News Service – Dec 26, 2019 Facebook Twitter Previous articleHoosier Ted McKinney’s Path to USDA Under Secretary on the HAT Thursday Morning EditionNext articleChinese Soybean Purchases Rise in November NAFB News Service
Organisation November 27, 2020 Find out more Receive email alerts News The international radio stations still broadcasting are now the only source of news for the public. Social networks are still operating and are being used by journalists to communicate with each other. Unfortunately, in the absence of professional media, they are also being use to spread rumours.The clampdown on the media is almost total as result of the closure of privately-owned radio stations in mid-May, the mass exodus of journalists and the constant threats against those still in Burundi. The state-owned national radio station has not been spared either. Some of its journalists are also being pressured.Muhozi added: “We are a very poor people. The only thing we had in Burundi was a degree of freedom of expression and freedom of the press that the authorities cited all the time in order to justify a so-called positive assessment of the situation. What will they cite now?”Click here for more information about Burundi, which is ranked 145th out of 180 countries in the 2015 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index.Innocent Muhozi à la sortie de son audience, Photo : IWACU Innocent Muhozi, Photo : Johan Ripås June 5, 2020 Find out more Help by sharing this information to go further Ever fewer news outlets BurundiAfrica RSF_en The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa News BurundiAfrica Widespread violenceIn such circumstances, it is clearly very difficult for journalists to work. Those trying to work are regularly exposed to beatings, teargas grenades and police threats. Two reporters for international media were roughed up by police in the northwestern city of Bubanza onTuesday when they tried to interview the relatives of people who had been abducted during the night. Such methods are increasingly used to intimidate reporters and those ready to talk to them.In recent weeks, the police have refused to let reporters through a roadblock to reach a troubled neighbourhood in Bujumbura, which the police call a war zone. When some journalists tried to insist on their right to visit the district, a police officer fired shots in the air. Other policemen like to tell reporters that not enough journalists have been killed since the start of the crisis.“What is really dangerous is that this kind of attitude is becoming widespread, and that being beaten or intimidated is now becoming routine for journalists,” Muhozi said. June 25, 2015 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Burundi’s last broadcaster under attack News Follow the news on Burundi October 21, 2020 Find out more Four Burundian journalists complete 12 months in arbitrary detention Reports Reporters Without Borders is worried by influential presidential media adviser Willy Nyamitwe’s scarcely veiled threats against Radio Télé Renaissance director Innocent Muhozi, one of the few media owners still in Burundi after privately-owned radio stations were closed down last month.In the course of speculative comments in an article published Tuesday via his Twitter account, Nyamitwe accused of Muhozi of conniving with Gen. Godefroid Niyombare’s abortive coup attempt on 13 May.When Muhozi was summoned before the supreme court on 22 May to explain his actions on the day of the coup, he persuaded the court that the nature of his contacts with the rebel general were purely journalistic in nature.“No charges were brought against Muhozi after his court appearance so why reopen the debate and voice such mendacious allegations now?” said Cléa Kahn-Sriber, the head of the Reporters Without Borders Africa desk.“This article is an obvious attempt to intimidate and silence one of the few media owners still in Burundi. It would more helpful if the presidential media adviser were to concentrate on reviving the media by allowing them to reopen instead of trying to discredit those that are still trying to report the news.”“Mr. Nyamitwe’s accusations are ancient history,” Muhozi told Reporters Without Borders. “Maybe I annoy him because I continue to talk without hiding. I give interviews to international media and my crews continue to go out, to try to work and to report what is going on. Yesterday’s article obviously worries me because I know how much influence Willy Nyamitwe has.” Burundian appeal court upholds prison sentences for four journalists Muhozi added: “I think those in power don’t want people to know what is happening, so it bothers them when someone talks. Every evening people are being kidnapped from their homes in police raids. This is a situation of terror that affects the entire population.”
IranMiddle East – North Africa Receive email alerts RSF_en Organisation Reporters Without Borders called for exhumation of the body of Canadian-Iranian photo-journalist Zahra Kazemi (see photo) after being told by the Iranian ambassador to France that she had already been buried, apparently before completion of enquiries into how she died.Iranian Vice-President Mohammad Ali Abtahi said she had been beaten to death. News News IranMiddle East – North Africa to go further News Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists Follow the news on Iran News Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 After Hengameh Shahidi’s pardon, RSF asks Supreme Leader to free all imprisoned journalists June 9, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders today demanded that the body of Canadian-Iranian photo-journalist Zahra Kazemi be exhumed to find out exactly how she died after being arrested last month for photographing Teheran’s Evin prison. She died in police hands on 11 July.The Iranian ambassador to France, Seyed Sadegh Kharazi, told a delegation from the press freedom organisation today that she had been buried in Iran on either the 13 or 14 July but he could not say where. Yesterday however, the Iranian embassy in Canada said a government commission of enquiry set up by President Mohammad Khatami had ordered her not to be buried until the investigation was complete.”The Iranian vice-president has announced that she was beaten to death, so the authorities were lying when they said she had had a stroke,” said Reporters Without Border secretary-general Robert Ménard. “We are appalled to learn from the ambassador in France that she has been buried. How can the official enquiry and legal officials proceed with the case if the body cannot be examined? How can we trust the official autopsy when the authorities at first tried to conceal the cause of her death?”Robert Ménard said that if the burial was confirmed, the body must be exhumed and returned to Canada or Canadian investigators and pathologists allowed to go to Iran. Such steps were essential in all such cases where a person had been criminally beaten, he noted. Reporters Without Borders has asked the embassy in France to grant visas for its representatives to go to Iran and meet Kazemi’s mother and the families of other imprisoned journalists. The ambassador in France told the press freedom organisation’s delegation that Iranian doctors had autopsied the body before burial and that the results had been sent to President Khatami, to the judge in charge of the case and to the government commission of enquiry, made up of the ministers and deputy ministers of justice, the interior, intelligence and Islamic guidance.Kazemi is thought to have been arrested on 23 June after taking a photo of Evin prison. Four days later she was presented to intelligence ministry officials in a serious state. The authorities then told her family she was in a coma at Teheran’s Baghiatollah hospital as a result of a stroke.After her arrest, police searched her family’s home and seized cameras and large sums of money. Canadian officials managed to visit her but were not allowed to see her medical file. Her hospital room was under constant police guard.Fifteen journalists are believed to be currently held by the Guardians of the Revolution militia at the same place where Kazemi had been interrogated and Reporters Without Borders and their families are worried about their fate. Their relatives have written to President Khatami detailed the physical and psychological torture the prisoners have been subjected to. Their letter appeared today in the reformist Iran press. With 26 jailed, Iran is currently the world’s second biggest prison for journalists. March 18, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information July 16, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Iranian ambassador says Zahra Kazemi buried in Iran February 25, 2021 Find out more
6 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy The Pasadena Police Departmentâ€™s Traffic Section will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, December 14, 2012, at an undisclosed location within the city limits, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving alcohol drop by an average of 20 percent, when well-publicized checkpoints are conducted frequently.Officers will be contacting drivers who pass through the checkpoint, for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment. When possible, specially trained officers will be available to evaluate those suspected of drug-impaired driving. Drivers caught driving impaired can expect jail, license suspension and insurance increases, as well as fines, fees, DUI classes and other expenses that can exceed $10,000.In 2010, over 10,000 people were killed nationally in motor vehicle traffic crashes that involved at least one driver or motorcycle rider with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% or higher. In California, this deadly crime led to 791 deaths because someone failed to designate a sober driver. â€œOver the course of the past three years, DUI collisions have claimed 3 lives and resulted in 58 injury crashes, harming 82 of our friends and neighbors,â€ said Pasadena Police Chief Phillip L. Sanchez.According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), checkpoints have provided the most effective documented results of any other DUI enforcement strategy. Based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests, DUI Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence. Locations are chosen with safety considerations for the officers and the public.â€œDUI Checkpoints have been an essential part of the phenomenal reduction in DUI deaths that we have witnessed since 2006 in California,â€ said Christopher J. Murphy, Director of the Office of Traffic Safety. â€œBut since the tragedy of DUI accounts for nearly one third of traffic fatalities, Pasadena needs the high visibility enforcement and public awareness that checkpoints provide.â€Funding for this checkpoint is provided to the Pasadena Police Department by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. They remind everyone to continue to work together to bring an end to these tragedies by calling 9-1-1, if they see a drunk driver.For more information, contact Lieutenant Randell Taylor (626) 744-7159. Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday More Cool Stuff Herbeauty7 Reasons Why The Lost Kilos Are Regained AgainHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Most Breathtaking Trends In Fashion HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Metabolism-Boosting Foods For Weight LossHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeauty EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Make a comment Community News Subscribe Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Public Safety DUI Checkpoint Planned This Weekend Published on Monday, December 10, 2012 | 7:54 pm First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News Top of the News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena
Sacramento Police Department(LOS ANGELES) — In the 1980s, William Evins pleaded guilty to the brutal rape and murder of young Southern California mother Joan Anderson. But now, the Orange County district attorney’s office agreed to review the murder case after an attorney argued that the suspected “Golden State Killer” — not the man who was convicted — may be behind the brutal crime.A brutal killingAnderson, a 28-year-old mother and wife, was raped and killed at her Fountain Valley home in 1979.Evins was arrested for the crime after a friend testified under hypnosis that Evins confessed to killing her, said innocence rights attorney Annee Della Donna, who is now representing Evins’ daughter. Two others also testified under hypnosis that Evins’ truck was near Anderson’s home, Della Donna told ABC News Thursday.Evins was sent to prison, she said, until several years later after California’s Supreme Court ruled that most testimony from hypnotized people was inadmissible.Evins’ case was ordered dismissed in 1985.But Evins was promptly re-arrested, she said, because notorious jailhouse informant James Dean Cochrum — who had “free range of the Orange County Jail” at the time — had said Evins confessed to him.Cochrum was the “most notorious of a notorious group of jailhouse informants,” added intelligence analyst Matt Kelly. “He claims to have overheard … five different people confess to five different murders. Totally unheard of.” A guilty pleaEvins, who faced a first-degree murder charge, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 15 years to life, Della Donna said.He would have had time-served for 5 years, so he told his family he hoped to be out in 10 years.“It sounded like a good deal for him and he took the deal,” she said. It dates back to 1979, when she was a higher schooler in Fountain Valley — the same time and place of Anderson’s murder.One night, walking home from her restaurant job, Della Donna said she was nearly abducted.She said she saw a parked van and a man standing in white underwear with a mask on his face, revealing “bright blue eyes.” He was holding a kitchen knife, she said.She “took off running” to the nearby fire department where her mother picked her up, Della Donna said.Two weeks later, she said she saw the same man drive by her house without the mask on, and she got a clear view of what he looked like — what she described as a “young surfer” look.‘My little red flags went up’Nearly 40 years went by without much thought.Until last year, when Della Donna’s daughter had a near-kidnapping experience of her own, and she decided to look into what happened to her close-call from 1979.During her research Della Donna found the FBI page for the then-unsolved “Golden State Killer” — a cold case that stumped California law enforcement for decades — and that’s when the attorney said she believed the “Golden State Killer” was the man who tried to attack her.The “Golden State Killer” was believed to have committed 12 murders, at least 50 rapes and multiple home burglaries throughout California, from Sacramento down to Orange County, in the 1970s and 1980s. He was notorious for his methodical movements and brazenness to stay and snack at his victims’ homes.“He cut blinds from houses and used as ligatures,” Kelly, who has been investigating the “Golden State Killer,” told ABC News. “Most of the Southern California murders he bound his victims but then take the ligatures with him. That was actually a departure from his MO in Northern California where he would keep people tied up.”The “Golden State Killer” also targeted his victims base on their proximity to a drainage canal, Kelly said, so he could reach a drainage canal in minutes for an easy escape to cut across the street grid.“Not everything he did shows up at one crime scene,” Kelly said, “but you have a clustering that is typical of him.”The “Golden State Killer”‘s identity remained unknown for decades, until this April, when through DNA and genetic genealogy, 72-year-old former police officer Joseph DeAngelo was arrested. He’s awaiting trial on 12 murder charges.After DeAngelo’s arrest, to “satisfy my own curiosity that the person I saw in 1979 was in fact the ‘Golden State Killer,’” Della Donna said she decided to investigate every other rape or murder in 1979 in Orange County. That’s when Della Donna stumbled across the Joan Anderson case — she said Anderson had lived six blocks from her childhood home.The attorney looked at a photo of Evins and said she immediately knew Evins wasn’t almost attacker — but she kept researching anyway, soon learning of the testimony under hypnosis and the suspicious jailhouse snitch. “As an innocence attorney, my little red flags went up,” she said. “Way too many discrepancies in terms of lack of evidence against him. … It was just way too suspicious not to look into it.”So she said she investigated Anderson’s murder more closely, learning the young mother’s “ankles were bound meticulously with a cord that he cut from her window blinds and that he took with him. She was raped, her head was bludgeoned with a hammer.”The attorney said she also learned Anderson’s killer appeared to mirror the Golden State Killer’s MO: “We found out that the murderer spent hours in her house after the murder. And he had cooked food and eaten food in her kitchen. We found out that upstairs the Andersons had these decorative rum bottles… and a couple of them had been opened.”Anderson also had a drainage ditch .3 miles from her house, said Kelly.That “starting ringing bells,” he said, because “that may be the most consistent feature of the houses that DeAngelo attacked — the proximity to drainage canals.” Della Donna continued with her research, interviewing those who knew Anderson as well as Evins’ ex-wife and daughter.“We put together a massive factual statement with all of our evidence we found out from interviewing some of these witnesses,” she said, “including there was a gas can on [Anderson’s] counter. And one of the theories police had was Evins gained access to Anderson’s house by this ruse that he had run out of gas — this gas can was important to their case. We found out that gas can was Joan Anderson’s.”DA to review the case Della Donna said she’s 99 percent sure that Evins didn’t commit the killing.Kelly also feels “very confident” that Evins was not Anderson’s killer.“There’s no evidence [Evins] did it. Did DeAngelo do it? I don’t know. … it’s hard to put probabilities on these things, but it sure looks like he did it. I think he did. But we have to look more carefully at it,” Kelly said. “There’s no reason to think we know about all of DeAngelo’s murders. So if a murder like this happens in an area we know he operated, and has all these points in common with his MO, that needs to be looked at more carefully… and look carefully at the DNA and see if he can be linked to it.”She’s about 90 percent certain the Golden State Killer was behind Anderson’s murder, she added, and said the “Golden State Killer” expert investigators are open to her theory.Della Donna submitted her argument to prosecutors several weeks ago and the Orange County district attorney’s office agreed to review Evins’ case, district attorney’s office spokeswoman Michelle Van Der Linden told ABC News.“It’s their responsibility now to find if there is any DNA [from Anderson’s case] and test it,” Della Donna said. “If there is no DNA then we’re going to look at this case as filing a posthumously writ of habeas corpus to have Evins declared innocent.”“If any evidence does exist — and they are testing that to see if there’s a different outcome — the Orange County district attorney’s office is ready to follow that in any direction it goes,” Van Der Linden said. “We are interested in seeing justice go wherever it leads.”Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. 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iStock_dkfielding(WASHINGTON) — A flight attendant detained by immigration authorities for more than a month after traveling to Mexico for work was set for release Friday, her lawyer and husband said.Selene Saavedra Roman was living in the U.S. under the Obama-era program known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA is a program that allows young immigrants brought to the country as children to stay and work legally.Roman, who is 28 years old, came to the U.S. from Peru as a 3-year-old.When President Donald Trump ended DACA enrollment for new applicants in 2017, he also prevented those currently in the program from leaving the country with the promise of legal reentry.“It’s been extremely difficult,” Roman’s husband said on a call with reporters. “I could only visit her once a week through two inches of glass.”The online travel site “The Points Guy” first reported on her detainment Thursday.Thousands reacted to the news calling for her release including members of the flight attendants’ association as well as immigration activists. It even prompted a response from 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.“This is an awful story,” Clinton tweeted Friday. She encouraged her followers to sign an online petition calling for the flight attendant’s release.“What happened to Selene reminds us that our DACA positions are not stable,” said Damaris Gonzalez, a DACA recipient and immigration activist.Roman’s lawyer said she had informed her employer of her situation and they assured she would not have an issue returning to the U.S.U.S. Customs and Immigration Services, which administers DACA, would not comment on the specifics of Roman’s immigration status.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.