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Wednesday, June 2, 2004
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Trying to save
I am supporting County Judge Nelson Wolff in his attempt to drum up
some emails to the PGA to assure them that there is a substantial base
of public support for a PGA golf course at PGA Village.
Any development of Lumbermen's Investment Corporation's Bexar County
land, other than the PGA Village concept, would negate the extensive
environmental and aquifer protections already negotiated. Simply put,
golf courses are kinder to the aquifer than are vast (or even half-vast)
The PGA's email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
respect the view of tens of thousands of people who signed petitions
to force a public vote on the project, but then saw your efforts go
up in smoke because of fancy footwork by the previous City Council.
You were maneuvered out of an election that you deserved. That being
noted, life goes on, and it is still unavoidably obvious that, given
the alternatives, the PGA Village would be the most aquifer-friendly
use of LIC's land. I hope you will take a minute to say so to the PGA
before its big board meeting next week.
stolen Ferrellgas propane trucks found abandoned near Laredo may
still contain the propane.
noon Wednesday Mayor Ed Garza live on KTSA "The
PGA deal is not dead."
Brad's notes --- "We
are still committed to what we negotiated" and that contract stands
thru late 2007. PGA Board must make any final decision: board meets
next week. City Council has a briefing tomorrow, and city staff will
meet with Lumbermen's Investment Corp. on Friday (it was LIC that told
the city last week that the PGA had withdrawn from the project). Peak
talked with Jim Autrey of PGA stressing San Antonio still supports the
Three reasons given for the PGA pullout were
Garza said that in every quarterly report from LIC everything has been
reported to be going well, except in the very last one Lumbermen's suddenly
said PGA was out of the deal.
GARZA SAYS HE BELIEVES IT IS NOT THE PGA, BUT LIC, THAT "MAY WANT
SOMETHING MORE FROM THE CITY."
competition in Texas sparks cut in auto insurance rates
Motorists may see some relief in their auto insurance premiums this
year as insurers trim rates. At least two Texas companies have already
cut rates, and another is waiting for regulatory approval.
tax cap passes in Williamson Anyone who has a qualifying disability
or is 65 or older by Dec. 31 is eligible to have taxes capped. The cap,
per the law that created it, cannot be repealed.
in serious trouble In the past few weeks alone, its stock lost
as much as a quarter of its value.
Ten-Foot Poll on SAPD - FBI RESULT
12am-11pm Wed 6/2/2004
a half-hour news conference about 2 stolen propane trucks, the
local heads of the FBI and Police Dep't forgot to describe the
trucks, name the company from which they were stolen, and gave
no license numbers. I find this to be
-- SAPD Sgt. Gabe Trevino tells me that photos and descriptions
were handed out to every reporter at the news conference yesterday,
and says the law bosses did not want to just repeat what was in
the handouts. I told Gabe that I watched and listened to the conf
and neither heard nor saw the handout information. Also there were
no photos on the local FBI website, nor the SAPD and City of San
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Ghraib scandal coverup? Bush insists that 'a few American
troops' dishonored the country. But prisoner abuse was more widespread,
and some insiders believe that much remains hidden.
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"complete sovereignty" is far from it
The first job of the new government will be to negotiate sharp limits
on its sovereignty in many areas, particularly security matters.
for border security getting huge expansion The Department of
Homeland Security yesterday awarded a contract worth up to $10 billion
to Accenture LLP to oversee and expand a massive U.S. program to track
millions of foreign visitors as they cross American borders.
half full for most Americans Americans are optimistic, "very
satisfied with life" and have confidence in their public institutions,
especially the U.S. armed forces and law-enforcement agencies, two new
Mexico will be cheaper
seek owner of severed human hand