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Aspen Heights Student Housing Project Located In Urban Activity Center

By Elisha Dorfsmith

Today’s edition of the Arizona Daily Sun has a large collection of letters and editorials opposing the proposed Aspen Heights Student Housing Project. 368 more words

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Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition Won't Let Facts Get In The Way Of Their Propaganda

By Elisha Dorfsmith

In March I volunteered my time helping set up for Flagstaff’s Dark Sky event in Heritage Square. It was a big success and a fun event. 270 more words

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Government Bullies vs. The Grove and Cheba Hut

By Elisha Dorfsmith

Last month when the Daily Sun published an article about a party at the Grove Student Housing Complex that was “totally out of control” I knew that there had to be an ulterior motive behind it. 305 more words

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Letter on Proposed Changes to the City Sign Code

Dear Mayor and Council,

I am writing to express my support for the proposed amendments to the Flagstaff Sign Code. These common sense amendments have been vetted through a rigorous public comment process allowing input from both residents and businesses alike. 129 more words

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Public Service

No one emerges from Public Service a better person. Some emerge less damaged than others, but none emerge unharmed. Public Service: Serving in an… 524 more words

One Smart Lawyer.

We have a wonderful public library nearby. It is rather small but very well equipped and the staff is terrific.

Every morning about twenty people wait for the library’s opening. 361 more words


JF reblogged this on PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS and commented:

This true story was published in February. Since that time there were many cases in this country when decisions of judges were absurd (like saying that a rapist should not be punished) or our leaders publicly expressed their opinions before investigations were finished. I believe that this country needs stronger control of interpretation of laws by judges and of responsibility of leaders for public statements about justice


This spring, I wrote about Lick Observatory, the world-class astronomical observatory research center and San Jose gem. Funded by the University of California, Lick’s days were numbered as U.C. 268 more words