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Some timely record keeping makes life whole lot easier

Some timely record keeping makes life whole lot easier

This column will be a bit different from my usual rants. As summer may have finally arrived, I want to share some things that work for me around the home. Maybe they might be useful for you.
Waterfront has potential for 'charm and ambiance'

Waterfront has potential for 'charm and ambiance'

Editor: Re: Expand Ladner's critical mass, Community Comment, July 22 I'm in total agreement with Mark Sakai's comments. I do my best to shop locally whenever possible.
Victoria is the one using its strong voice

Victoria is the one using its strong voice

Editor: Re: Guichon seeking Liberal nod, July 22 I note with interest the recent announcement from Kelly Guichon, who stated her intention of running for the Liberal party in the next provincial election.
SkyTrain doesn't compare favourably to other rapid transit lines

SkyTrain doesn't compare favourably to other rapid transit lines

Editor: Re: SkyTrain works, but only in areas with enough people, letter to the editor, July 20 To evaluate SkyTrain properly it must pass comparison tests. Montreal had its subway running on quiet rubber tires for Expo 67.
Multi-family stems sprawl

Multi-family stems sprawl

Editor: We read with great interest an article in the Vancouver Sun regarding the city of Port Moody under the leadership of Mayor Joe Trasolini.
Tsawwassen's 56th Street is too busy to handle any more traffic

Tsawwassen's 56th Street is too busy to handle any more traffic

Editor: I wish those in majority who are opposed to any commercial development of the Southlands had the finances to counter the brochure from Century Group that arrived with the Optimist with their views.
Two-wheeled gangs continue to plague other road users

Two-wheeled gangs continue to plague other road users

Ah, summer: beaches, barbecues and the occasional bursts of sunshine, three of my favourite things. However, there's one thing summer brings that I find unpleasant, and that is gang activity. That's right, gangs.
MLA's parking concerns in village unfounded

MLA's parking concerns in village unfounded

Editor: Re: Nowhere to park, July 22 I'd like to respond to the article expressing MLA Vicki Huntington's concern about a possible parking nightmare in Ladner Village. I have read the Delta council summaries prepared (http: //www.corp.delta. bc.
Quasi-park to get even bigger

Quasi-park to get even bigger

MURPHY'S LAW It's a bit of a stretch to call it a park, but the plan to expand it is a positive move nonetheless.
Let's hope harbour redevelopment revives tourism efforts

Let's hope harbour redevelopment revives tourism efforts

Editor: Re: Expand Ladner's critical mass, Community Comment, July 22 Tourism, especially in the communities of Ladner and Tsawwassen, is a subject very dear to my heart. I was pleased, therefore, to read Mark Sakai's column.