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Nourish Your Community: Too much fruit on your trees? If you have a hard time eating all of your fruit, don't let it go to waste. Donate it.

Parallax brings dynamism to design

IT was my final project review in second-year architecture at McGill University and a guest critic commented on my nice use of parallax in my project.

Ford takes on distracted driving by teenagers

SORRY, kids - thanks to Ford, your parents will have more say than ever over your driving habits, even when they're not in the car.

Roar you Lions roar!

I'LL be the first to admit that I'm not a big football fan (sorry, the Canucks have my heart), but when we're vying for the Grey Cup you have to be a loyal B.C. supporter.

Browns arrives in the Valley

FOR reasons that can only be guessed at, the capacious, glass-walled space on the northwest side of the Lynn Valley Town Centre triangle has become the spot where restaurants go to die.

Christmas is for the dogs

IT'S hard to ask your dogs what they want for Christmas, but local trainer Jo Carroll says training beats treats.

Furniture dreams made real

EVERY once in a while something special emerges on the North Shore. This may be of interest to you if you are in the redecorating mode or perhaps in search of that perfect piece of furniture to complete your room.

West Vancouver: a life by the sea

- Cottages to Community, by Francis Mansbridge. THE story behind the District of West Vancouver is a fascinating tale of a community's evolution.

Book gifts fit for any animal lover

- Woof I Love Dogs. Published by Chronicle Books, $16.95. Representing a wide range of breeds, the dogs in this book share a common trait: they are hams for the camera.

Inflator kits on the rise

IT'S called a spare, but for many an extra tire is an essential part of any new car. Increasingly, though, the spare tire is on the road to extinction, to be replaced by a shoebox-sized tire inflator kit. In the U.S.
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