October 24, 2014, 3:36 am
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October 23, 3014
Election Sign Vandalism
Not in recent memory can anyone remember such extensive damage to literally every candidate and slate's election signs throughout Surrey. Almost daily dozens of signs are smashed and ripped down, causing campaign workers to constantly be out fixing up and erecting their party signs. To date White Rock has not had any such destruction to its candidates signs.
Bus Rider - I'm So Awful G#damned Glad I'm Not In Your Shoes/Guess Who
l-r White Rock mayor BALDWIN/MANDY & CHRISTINE (transit users) DAVID BRADSHAW candidate for mayor of White Rock/DOUG MCCALLUM Surrey mayoral hopeful and SHEILA SWIFT)
White Rock resident SHEILA SWIFT an advocate for better transportation on the Semiahmoo Peninsula hosted a gathering last evening at the White Rock library. The meeting was designed to bring together the stakeholders and elected officials and political hopefuls together for a round table on what can be done to improve the recently slashed local bus service. SWIFT and rider reps also endorsed a push for more bus shelters throughout the Semiahmoo Peninsula.
To register your concerns about service reduction in White Rock & South Surrey (click here)
What's For Lunch?
Retired doctor JEREMY JOHNSON and his golden eagle "Margaret" wowed the noon hour crowd at the Crescent Legion yesterday. JOHNSON who possesses a license to keep this beautiful raptor enjoys visiting and talking with groups about these majestic birds.
The golden eagle according to JOHNSON has a usual life span of 20 years. Though in captivity the bird has been known to live up to 50 years. The golden eagle has a wing span of 7 feet, yet is more agile than a bald headed eagle.
October 22, 2014
Surrey RCMP and partners remind residents of fireworks bylaws
Surrey RCMP, Surrey Fire Service and Surrey Bylaws are reminding the public to have fun and be safe this Diwali and Halloween season, especially when it comes to fireworks.
The City of Surrey restricts the use of any type of fireworks all year round to only those who have applied for and been granted the appropriate permit by the Surrey Fire Service. Fireworks permit applications and all other required information must be submitted to the Surrey Fire Service a minimum of five business days prior to any scheduled event.
Individuals under the age of eighteen who are found in possession of fireworks without a permit may be susceptible to a $250 fine. Exploding fireworks without a permit can lead to a $500 fine, whatever your age.
For information on fireworks permits please visit the City of Surrey's website. For a full list of Halloween safety tips please visit the Surrey RCMP's website.
October 20, 2014
Yellow tape went up around a home in the area of 126 street and 110 Avenue in North Surrey early yesterday morning. Surrey RCMP were called to a disturbance at the residence. Upon their arrival they discovered the body of a deceased male.
IHIT has been called in to handle the investigation.
The victim of the home invasion attack has now been identified as LARRY ROBERT MIZEN. MIZEN was well known in the Whalley low track area as a drug debt enforcer with many convictions for assault.
TURN IT OFF!!!
Today the new law kicks in that will see distracted rivers hit with 3 points on their drivers licenses and a $167.00 fine if they are caught driving while distracted texting, talking on the cellphone, tuning in some music. The graveyard is full of drivers who thought they could operate a vehicle while operating a cellphone.
Local RCMP detachments will be out in full force to implement the new law while sending a message to distracted drivers. This is serious.
October 19, 2014
Local Realtor's High Life Crashes
Local resident KRISTA BOSELEY worked as a realtor for Colonial Pacific Re-Max Realty in South Surrey until last year. BOSELEY was also an aspiring model and Playboy hopeful.
Today she is behind bars in Los Angeles. The 30 years old BOSELEY and her companion 61 year old GILLES LAPOINTE were busted on Thursday after they flew into Orange County airport just outside of Los Angeles. The local police were alerted to their activity. A subsequent search of the private plane they were travelling in, and their personal luggage a massive amount of illegal drugs were discovered.
October 15, 2014
The Local Elections Are Now Official!
The official nominations for White Rock and Surrey council are now a matter of record.
Read White Rock's full list of candidates for Mayor and Council (click here)
Read Surrey's full list of candidates for Mayor and Council (click here)
October 06, 2014
Important Dates For Upcoming Civic Elections White Rock/Surrey
Friday October 10 the nomination period closed and the final list of the candidates in the upcoming Surrey and White Rock civic elections on November 15 will be revealed.
The Elks Hall in uptown White Rock is a fun place on any night.
If you add PAT CHESSELL to the mix the fun factor goes off the scale.
Yell It Like It Is
White Rock council is wrapping things up before we go to the polls next month. A number of councillors have been working on major projects which may or may not be shelved by the new council.
TNT The Naked Truth
Chantal MacLean and Cody Kehler
"Poor Engineering & Bad Government Kills People" DON PITCAIRN
The Canucks lost the first game of their road trip last night in Dallas. The Stars skated to a 6-3 victory. The team now moves on to St. Louis for a game tonight before they wrap up the trip in Colorado on Friday.
The Hawks look to get in the plus column with a game in Carolina this Sunday morning @ 10 a.m.
The Lions travel to Winnipeg on Saturday. Next home game is Calgary on November 7.
The Coquitlam Express are back for another game with the Surrey Eagles.
Tomorrow evening (Friday) 7 p.m. South Surrey Arena
Lots of tickets available at the door prior to game time.
Still In The Playoff Hunt
Whitecaps FC will look to secure their playoff berth Saturday in their regular season finale against Colorado. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. PT at BC Place. The match will also be “Fan Appreciation Night” and Jay DeMerit’s retirement ceremony will be held prior to kickoff.
Joke Of The Day
As of today, Starbucks will allow their employees to display tattoos and ear gauges. Those are the round plugs that some people put in their ear lobe to let the world know their dads never played catch with them.
I doubt this motorcycle is legal but it sure looks cool. The GYPSY WHEELERS ride again!
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