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Chill out with your AC in hot weather

MOST car owners never think about the air conditioning system in their vehicle until summer rolls around and they reach for that AC button on the dash.

Green guide

City Park Work Party: All are welcome to help remove invasive plants Saturday, June 23, 9 a.m.-noon at Mosquito Creek Park at 17th Street and Fell Avenue, North Vancouver. Refreshments, tools and gloves will be provided. Rain or shine.

Add a touch of pretty to patio or pathway

DECORATE your garden this summer with these pretty garden luminaries. Mason jars are available at your local grocery store and are available in two different sizes. I found the smaller ones work well for this idea.

Keep up with your maintenance

NEW vehicle buyers are discovering an increasing number of advanced engine technologies to choose from, while existing owners are opting to keep their vehicles on the road longer.

Unschooling movement not for everyone

BABIES are born curious. Just take a look at the face of an infant who discovers his own feet and determines that not only are they part of him, he can control their movement. It's a seminal learning moment.

Summer fun: take a road trip!

GET READY TO ROLL THIS SUMMER. Be Car Care Aware (www. carcarecanada.ca) is a consumer education campaign about the benefits of regular vehicle care, maintenance and repair.

Apple's new MacBook Pro falls short

ONE STEP FORWARD ONE BACK FOR APPLE AS THEY REDEFINE WHAT A "PRO" IS.

Get some aftermarket action

? Hello dolly - For the hobbyist or professional who needs the ability to move their project car around the shop, assistance comes in the form of the Uni-Dolly from RD Enterprises.

Write your own motorcycle diaries

THERE'S nothing like the beautiful Canadian summer landscape to inspire a motorcycle trip on the open road.

Food calendar

North Shore Green Market: A showcase of local Canadian made products, unique foods, art, jewelry and entertainment Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Maplewood Farm, 405 Seymour River Pl., North Vancouver. Info: www.canamade.com.