Following is a Neighborhood Watch email I sent about 4PM:
A water main has broken near the top of Oak Valley Drive - break probably occurred around 320PM on Saturday, December 29, 2012.
CS Fire Department has blocked the street, a good section of the road is about to collapse.
Utilities is sending a crew to search for the turn off value. Then Utilities will find the break, dig up the area, and fix it. Utilities said to expect the water to…Continue
I submitted the following suggestions to the Gazette in response to "Asking for Feedback." The email was returned because "address couldn't be found." Please add that to my suggestions.
Improving the Gazette - The good news is you have many opportunities to improve - the bad news is you have a long way to go.
Here are just a few suggestions:
More news is better. Take a look at the Gazette from 25, 50, 100 years ago. You will see that page one has…Continue
Start with nine round tables; place them within easy access of the homeless and the poor in Colorado Springs - downtown, Acacia Park, in front of the bandstand. Add three rectangular tables and some chairs. Position three bibles on each round table; place clothes and food on the rectangular tables (separate). Announce the rules: no fighting, respect and listen to my friend. Stir in a 10-minute sermon and a 30-second prayer. Open the food line.
Garden of the Gods visitor center and Rockledge Ranch hosted many outdoor events in celebration of Earth Day. Note the kissing llamas - after all they are related to our kissing camels. Photos by Bill Stanley and Rita…Continue
Colorado Springs was well represented at the 2011 Toys for Tots Native American Program toy giveaway on the Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) reservation near Parker, Arizona last week. Bill Stanley (USMC 1966-1970 and volunteer photographer for the program) and Rita Steinhauer (longtime Native American advocate) met up with the California contingent of retired Marines to distribute several thousand toys and stocking stuffers plus hundreds of books to deserving…Continue