Posts By: Mike Klassen

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If you weren’t paranoid about your credit cards….

This will make you. This was forwarded to me, but some good info either way. CREDIT CARDS SCENE 1 A friend went to the local gym and placed his belongings in the locker. After the workout and a shower, he came out, saw the locker open, and thought to himself, “Funny, I thought I locked… Read more »

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Proposed Liquor and Wine Store on Fraser

As you may have read in today’s Courier, there is a proposal for a Liquor and Wine Store on Fraser, one block north of King Edward. While development of this street is a good thing, you may have concerns about what kinds of development happens. Here is a link to the article in the courier:… Read more »

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Emergency Preparedness

In light of the tragedy in Asia on Dec 26th, please remember to check your disaster preparedness kits. We live near as large a fault as the one in the indian ocean, so a magnitude 9.0 quake can happen here too. Fresh water, food for 3 days, warm clothes, candles and flash lights are a… Read more »

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Our New Community Newspaper is Born

The premier issue of our community newspaper — The Kensington – Cedar Cottage Neighbour — has rolled off the presses at last, and by now should have landed in your mailbox, courtesy of Canada Post. It’s a beautiful & informative creation with lots of great articles, so look for it — hopefully you haven’t discarded… Read more »

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Triage Centre Decision for 40th & Fraser

The following is the motion passed by City Council in Dec. 2004: 1. DE408451: 5616 Fraser Street (Triage Special Needs Residential Facility) On December 7 and 8, 2004, Council heard delegations on DE408451: 5616 Fraser Street (Triage Special Needs Residential Facility) and postponed its discussion and decision on the Administrative Report DE408451: 5616 Fraser Street… Read more »

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Graffiti busters wanted

Covering up tagging and graffiti as soon as it is put up has proven to a be an excellent deterrent to crime and neighbourhood decay. Mountain View has actively worked to cover up these messes. The City of Vancouver provides paint and supplies for this purpose. We have a new mess in the empty lot… Read more »