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Making Environmentalism a Centrist Issue — Environmental issues do have mass appeal (American Prospect, March 2014)

I found this article about how the left can frame environmental issues to appeal to conservatives convincing. I’d love to see a draft of what a framing in terms of “the sacredness of nature and a focus on local, community-building … Continue reading

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New local SB group: “System Change Not Climate Change”

http://systemchange805.wordpress.com/about/ What a great slogan! Does this group already exist, or does it need to be started? —————————- Added after initial posting: Sorry about this, it again posted the wrong blog (I run a second blog on fossil fuel divestment). … Continue reading

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Furnace upgrade

What follows are 3 messages posted to the WCP community list: ———————————— Greetings All, We at 956 are contemplating upgrading our heating furnace;¬†the nameplate date of construction on ours is 1983, now over thirty¬†years ago. We’re interested in hearing if … Continue reading

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Dec. 31, 2013 Construction Meeting Notes

Construction Meeting Notes Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, 10:30am, Construction Trailer Harold, Dorothy and Bob met from 10:52am to 12:30. Punch list: Bob showed the current list, and a couple ‘tough cases’ were discussed. The caulking of the door hardware has … Continue reading

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Nov. 12 Construction meeting notes

Key items: door hardware waterproofing fix; skylight installation, where to get matching paint. Harold, Dorothy and Bob met from 10:35am to 11:35. Door hardware waterproofing: A test with caulking and an estimate for $25/door was performed. This is being evaluated … Continue reading

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Oct 29 & 31 Construction meeting notes

Key items: water noises during rain due to new drainage configuration; leaks due to slash in Sarnafil. Harold, Dorothy and Bob met from 11:12am to 11:20. Gail joined us since she was away and wanted to get up to speed. … Continue reading

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Blue and white paint specs

If you want to paint anything “West Campus Point Blue” or white to match the trellises, here are the paint specs, from Sherwin-Williams. Their store is:Sherwin-Williams Paint21 N Milpas St (a block up & across the street from Trader Joe’s)Santa … Continue reading

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