Yes, lean is spelled correctly. The March 13, 2017 Lakewood City Council Study Session Agenda is 124 pages. A mere sliver short of half of those pages (54 to be exact), concern just one of five programs Lakewood already has in place (the Rental Housing Safety Program being the sixth), by which to address property […]
No, not Lakewood. Not yet. San Luis Obispo (SLO), California. At its March 7 meeting, the SLO City Council voted 6-1 to repeal their nearly two-year-old rental inspection program (RIP).
Myth has it a newspaper reporter asked Willie Sutton, who had became famous during his 40-year bank robbing career starting in the 1920s, why he robbed banks. Willie replied, “Because, that’s where the money is.”
As I travel around the planet and I do not have to travel far, I constantly run into signs that cause me to scratch my head and make that unmistakable utterance, “Huuunnnhh?” or that all too familiar hip phrase, “Say what?” Let me show you what I mean.
Found near beaches where children splash happily about in shallow water while older and braver siblings wander further out to jump the waves – all blissfully unaware of the danger to themselves and their recently constructed fairy-tale home castle – are rip currents sweeping the unsuspecting out to sea.
The City of Lakewood has largely succeeded on its communication to residents and businesses. This outreach took a big boost recently.
Their training and missions would have them driving Strykers and Humvees, but today they drive wheelbarrows and wrenches in service to community. 40+ members of Troop C, 1-14th Cavalry, based at JBLM, reported to Springbrook Park in Lakewood to offer up a few hours of community service on February 24th.
On January 20, 2017, President Donald Trump was sworn in as our 45th president. In so many words President Trump spoke of stopping evil on the first day of his presidency. I did not like hearing these unrealistic words because we all know that while Trump can start taking action to stop evil on his […]
Growing up in Afghanistan, Safi Zamir loved his country, but was troubled at the unrest. Children would play on the burnt-out rusting Russian tanks. Warlords maneuvered poppy farmers in increasingly more dangerous campaigns. Safi heard that Osama bin Laden struck out against the world’s largest superpower.
Though “scientists discount the existence of Bigfoot,” (aka Sasquatch) “and consider it to be a combination of folklore and misidentification rather than a living animal,” still there is at least one (legislator) who believes the hairy hoax should be honored with a bill in its (his, her, whatever) honor. A Bill for Bigfoot. A Senate […]
There is a bill before the state legislature in the current session concerning rentals that would require a tweak here, a tuck there, of the Landlord-tenant act. In other words, just tidying things up a bit.
What follows is the letter sent out regular mail today to our sponsors from years past in preparation for our fourth season of Tillicum Crusher baseball. Keep your fingers crossed.