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By Carol Cormaci | August 7, 2008
Let’s get this straight: If the city plants a tree in my front yard and that tree’s roots damage the curb or street in the city’s right-of-way, I could be held responsible for the repair costs. Really? That’s what I’m getting out of reporter Ruth Longoria’s coverage of this week’s meeting of the La Cañada Flintridge City Council (see her Page One story), where the first reading of a new ordinance was made. I’ve grilled Ruth six ways from Sunday to make sure I’m understanding this matter correctly.
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May 5, 2005
Valley View by Fereva Some years ago, my good friend and tennis partner Gail arrived at the courts one morning with a basket of homegrown tomatoes. Here is what homegrown tomatoes look like: weird. While supermarket tomatoes are uniform in every mass produced, conceivable way (size, symmetry, color), homegrowns tend to be green, orange and red all at once, plus lopsided and oddly bulgy. They also have split seams and are usually pock marked by peculiar little black dots, wherein some little wormy creature may be nesting in squishy ecstasy.
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By Carol Cormaci | August 7, 2008
Let’s get this straight: If the city plants a tree in my front yard and that tree’s roots damage the curb or street in the city’s right-of-way, I could be held responsible for the repair costs. Really? That’s what I’m getting out of reporter Ruth Longoria’s coverage of this week’s meeting of the La Cañada Flintridge City Council (see her Page One story), where the first reading of a new ordinance was made. I’ve grilled Ruth six ways from Sunday to make sure I’m understanding this matter correctly.
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