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Optiond for volunteers

Computer trainers: Volunteer is needed to teach basic computer skills to women at the centre as soon as possible. Working one-onone with women interested in learning basic computer and internet skills, one hour per week. There are six lessons.

Crown seeks jail for stabber during botched robbery

A Crown prosecutor has asked a judge to send a North Vancouver man to jail for three to five years for almost killing an acquaintance by stabbing him and puncturing his lung during a robbery that went wrong.

What's going on

SUNDAY Gospel Choir at Mount Seymour United: Feel the passion and power of gospel music. All voices are welcome and music reading is not required. The choir sings at worship on the Sunday following the practice.

Lawn care: get it ready for winter

Though spring and summer are often seen as the primary seasons for lawn care, fall is a great time to ready a lawn for winter weather.

Rental Spruce-Up

The apartment had good bones - high ceilings, original woodwork, abundant light - and its location was unbeatable. But when Alice Danino moved into her two-bedroom place, it felt empty and dull. Kitchen cabinets, walls, countertops were all white.

Pet pause

Human: Hilary Beck Pet: Chloe, a 14-month-old miniature Pinscher. Favourite treat: chicken Favourite activity: walking at Bridgman Park. Pet tale: Chloe can "high ten," shake a paw and speak on command.

Food calendar

Pastis Celebrates Tomatoes: A special three-course prix fixe menu for $45 that celebrates this sunny, end-of-summer fruit will be available until Sept. 29 at Bistro Pastis, 2153 West Fourth Ave., Vancouver.

When the moon's in a cake, that's amore

CRITICS allege that flirtatious emails sent between the parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bob Dechert, and Chinese journalist Shi Rong represented a security breach, because the Xinhua News Agency for which Rong works is wid

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Broken main floods North Vancouver homes

Broken main floods North Vancouver homes

Aging ceramic pipes blamed for expensive Lynn Valley mishap