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Dorm-room living

Make the most of space and storage

The complete jerk's guide to visitor etiquette

IF you entertained a lot this past summer, you doubtless have the ravaged wine rack and scars on your psyche to prove it. The best guests are a delight: friendly, engaging, interested in everybody around them, considerate and helpful.

Bat wielder claims self-defence

Road rage defendants tell court beaten man was aggressor

School help for girls

Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland has been providing vulnerable girls between the ages of seven and 17 with positive female mentors for more than 50 years.

Wanted: responsible teens

who would like to help develop new youth outreach strategies for the North Shore, and log community service hours at the same time.

food calendar

Julia in Paris: In honour of Julia Child's 100th birthday an elegant Julia Child inspired 10-course plated dinner will be served Saturday, Sept. 8 on the roof-pool deck of the Four Seasons Hotel, 791 West Georgia St., Vancouver. A 5 p.m.

Whole body health

In West Vancouver, September brings a renewed focus on healthy living. Recreation programs for adults (aged 19 to 54) are designed not only to improve physical fitness, but to improve mental and emotional fitness as well.

WV defends controversial camera cars

Plate-reading bylaw vehicle put on hold until fall, pending privacy review

Tech-savvy tools

Feeling left out of all the high-tech, Internet and social media chatter happening around you? Adults can go back to class and learn Internet basics and beyond with ongoing computer classes at North Shore libraries.

Safe cell phone tips

As kids and teens head back to class, many have brand new cell phones tucked into the side pockets of their backpacks.