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Posted on April 23 at 9:30 a.m.
The American Spanish " aguacate " comes from the Aztec (Nahuatl) word " ahuacatl " which I believe means testicle.
On Tiered Water Rates Bulletproof
Posted on April 17 at 2:25 p.m.
Your local tax dollars at work.... !!!
Maybe these two clowns ought to be sent to downtown foot duty ?
On One Officer Hospitalized After Two Motorcycle Cops Collide
Posted on April 13 at 1:11 p.m.
snugspout, I see your point but is death really the bar we should set before we attempt to improve the biking and walking ways ? So no one has been killed, we must not have a problem ?
I ride the beach walk almost everyday as a commuter ( and have for years now ) and while I agree that I have to ride slow ( way slower than 10mph BTW) I DO, and I also pay very close attention to pedestrians. I have had to avoid young kids and people who just step right in front of you.
I guess in some ways the issue almost always comes down to sharing of a limited resource AND the compatibility of the different modes of travel. Courtesy goes a long way I agree. Speed and direction of travel come into play as well. In some ways better signage perhaps could help. And speaking of basic physics,there is a good reason we accept that small mopeds should not ride on the freeway.
On Protected Bike Lanes, Coming Soon?
Posted on April 13 at 9:45 a.m.
RexOfSB, very good observation.
I have often wondered about the status of the Cabrillo blvd dedicated lane ( i won't call it a bike lane b/c it is clearly NOT ) It IS a highly dangerous path, where I have had many many near misses. I've always wondered about the fact that I cannot legally ride my bike on the nice wide sidewalk a few feet away, BUT pedestrians can and do wander along the ( what was initially a bike pathe) often with NO awareness of the facts that bikes use it.
I always suspected that it was for legal reasons that the city removed any signing indicating that it was for bikes. That way they are exonerated from any legalities on what might happen when bikes hit walkers and there is injury.
And ever wonder why Segways ( clearly a motorized vehicle) can use the sidewalks ? An SBPD officer told me they got an exclusion which says they are NOT motorized vehicles.
Posted on March 20 at 10:26 a.m.
I love how the Mexican Authorities are quick to point out that the US is so barbaric for having the death penalty, and this piece speaks to that.
Years ago a Mexican friend of mine in law enforcement there said " we don't need the death penalty" -pena de muerte as it's known in Spanish-
"Our police just barge in and kill everyone on the spot, it's a lot simpler that way"
On Suspect in 27-Year-Old Murder Case Sentenced in Mexico
Posted on March 19 at 1:15 p.m.
I nominate Nick Welsh to be the Grand "King of Solstice"
A) Because, he is NOT uptight and controlling.B) Will allow the parade to be FUN, againC) Is an all around nice guy with a good sense of humour
D) Add your own reason..
On Summer Solstice Leader Bows Out
Posted on March 17 at 3:02 p.m.
"When women come together, we get things done,” said Capps
Isn't that what Margaret Thatcher said after she ordered her young Boys off to die in the Falklands ..
What a useless tool Capps is ...
On Luncheon Rallies Support for Female Politicians
Posted on March 16 at 7:11 p.m.
Lemme see if I can take a stab at your comment/questions. First of all I don't necessarily think that the folks commenting here are angry or bad or racist. Putting aside the tone of the comments, it's the content that counts, and that said the reason these things are being said is precisely because they NEED to be.
They need to be because Lori Gaskin and cohort will NOT and Can NOT ( and believe me I'm pretty sure she is thinking the same thoughts )
Last of all I'm puzzled that you infer that "WE" are all white and that WE have done something offensive.
This on it's own is presumtous and offensive to me !
On Tempest in a Teepee at SBCC
Posted on March 16 at 11:26 a.m.
Heras : “This is not just a college problem. This is a community problem,”
I'm still unclear what the "problem" IS ??? It is called "ART... "
I believe the problem resides with a select few who are not happy unless they can impose their own victimization on all of us.
So sad that Gaskin and her cohort have NO backbone and pander to this PC nonsense rolling over and peeing on themselves on command like the scared EDUcrats they are !!
Posted on February 11 at 6:17 p.m.
ahh guys... don't be so hard on KV, he seems like a nice and well intentioned chap.
The problem is he's NEVER met a liberal cause that he doesn't like, and clearly there are some VERY bad ones !!!
On Dildo Wielded During City Council Meeting