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V.21 No.27 | 7/5/2012

Culture Shock

By Sam Adams

She’s Not There

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V.20 No.10 | 3/10/2011
Mike Griego and Brad Brown set up tables in Martineztown.
Mina Yamashita

Mina's Dish

Eating on a Dime

Roadrunner’s Mobile Food Pantry rolls into a neighborhood near you

By Mina Yamashita

Brad Brown grew up in a family that made a tradition of giving. Two years ago, a Martineztown neighbor arrived at his door with a pair of shoes to sell: The man needed the money to buy food for his family. Brown’s concern took immediate form when he gave his partner, Mike Griego, a birthday present—a Roadrunner Food Bank mobile pantry in Martineztown. A seedling fund of $100 got it started, and it’s since become a community commitment.

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V.18 No.38 | 9/17/2009

Council Watch

Traffic Chill in Nob Hill

By Carolyn Carlson

Traffic along Central through Nob Hill will just have to slow down. The City Council approved the installation of two stop lights at the intersections of Wellesley and Morningside. The lights are needed for safe pedestrian crossings, according to Councilor Rey Garduño. At the Wednesday, Sept. 9 meeting, several business owners and residents spoke in support, saying pedestrians have to “haul ass” across Central because there are not enough safe crossing points. A couple of councilors griped about Nob Hill getting the lights without a recent traffic engineering study, saying they want more lights in their districts, too. In the end, there was unanimous approval.

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