mmmm

 


WEDNESDAY PAGE
New stuff is posted between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday


QUIHI QUARRY
Thursday evening 6-7 in Hondo
5-7pm at McDowell middle school (1602 27th St.) there will be a public meeting regarding environmental issues in connection with the proposed Vulcan Materials quarry at Quihi. (Only environmental issues and NOT the scheme to condemn private land for a rail spur to the quarry). Info at 512 419-5141

San Antonio City Council: tomorrow's agenda here


Close-minded bureaucrats?
Is it just me, or are some of the Clean Air Plan people on another planet? Look at today's Express-News story No swimming alert mulled for clean air and note the attitudes of (paragraph 6, 7) Renee Green, chairwoman of the committee and environmental services director for Bexar County, and (paragraph 8) Steven Smeltzer, an AACOG environmental manager. Are these people thinking clearly, and open to ideas, or are they close-minded bureaucrats with already-made-up minds? And farther down the story, note that we aren't open to anti-pollution ideas unless someone else has tried them first.

Tailpipe Testing Issue
SAN ANTONIO PUBLIC MEETING
AACOG 9:00 a.m. this Saturday June 14
("
The first at which they will answer questions!")
Air Quality Public Meeting details

"It is crucial that Bexar County fill this meeting. That's the only way AACOG will understand people care." -Forrest M. Mims III


Vehicle emissions testing – the $40 Inspection Tag – is a possibility under the area Clean Air Plan now being formulated (see Express-News story 5/29/2003 Clean-air strategies cautiously approved).
Email or phone your councilman and county commissioner
. Easy contact links are always in my left column at Mayor/Council phones+e-mail and Bexar Cmsn phones+email also find good CLEAN AIR info at Citizens Organized for Good Science


Dallas News 6/10/03 Seguin Gazette Enterprise 6/5/03
Clean Air Plan critics call for EPA control
Dallas News 6/10/03
Dallas area makes play for a clean-air delay

 

Perry signs insurance rate relief bill

Saw street racing movie 2Fast2Furious then ran down old man while speeding

Texan pockets $27M lottery win, goes back to work

Human smuggling on rise at Mexican border


WAR UPDATE:

Blix says US "bastards" leaned on his inspectors to produce more-damning language in their reports London Guardian

Same story: Boston Globe here USA Today here


Principal wouldn't let "overdressed" kids get diplomas
Police had to be called to the East Lake Academy after parents became upset when principal Wendy Jung wouldn't let some "overdressed" students walk across the stage and get their diplomas. The principal complained that one boy "looked like a pimp."

Skulls reveal dawn of mankind Nature.com

Stars' wrinkles show on Hi-Def TV TelevisionWeek.com
"I want girls to realize that nobody looks like the women in the glossy photos without the help of a load of talented people," said [Cameron] Diaz, who reportedly had to skip a Gangs of New York premiere because of a new acne outbreak.

Mirror TV: watch TV and brush teeth at same time


 

 

 


San Antonio
Wx Underground forecast
radar 1
| radar 2
more Weather links

Site search linkSite map link
Commentary
Car pollution tests
Commentary Archive

Doonesbury link --

Headline archive
2003 Jan Feb Mar Apr May
June
2002 Jan Feb Mar Apr
May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

Jay Tope's SASports.com

US Congress Bill Lookup
US Congress e-mail
KnowX Public Records
••Texas, State of
••Texas legislature
••Texas Handbook
••Texas Library of DRT
••Texas UT Library
••Texas-- gov't links for state, region, county, local

S.A. Animal Defense League
Reference Desk
Grave Finder
Junk Science
SETI space signals
People Finder

Pop-up ad killers
Popup zapper for Macs
US Newspapers

Mayor/council phones+email
San Antonio, City of
CAMPAIGN FINANCE LOOKUP
<<<
Bexar Cmsn phones+email
Bexar County
Bexar Appraisal

PGA Village
Hill Country Water
Edwards Aquifer
Friends of Canyon Lake
Canyon Lake/ Guadalupe River
Water Issues links
EAA drought rules

Online vehicle registration
Telemarketing no-call list
Clean Air Plan, AACOG, Vehicle Emissions Tests

 


Inducted 2002

Website S.O.P.
Usually I clean out the day's headline links between 10 and midnight and load an abbreviated page for overnight. New stuff is normally uploaded between 8 and 10 a.m. and stays all day and evening.
Sometimes I add during the day but only occasionally. Weekends don't get much updating if any at all.
Previous headline links are always available (by month) in the Headline Archive in the left column, or you can keyword search the entire site with the button
Site search link