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Thursday, November 18,2010

Briefs | Business online

The business portal has resources tailored for current, expanding, relocating and new businesses. Using the portal, businesses can find up-to-date information about incentives provided through the Economic Vitality and Environmental Affairs programs, and city staff contact information for business assistance.
Thursday, November 11,2010

Briefs | BCAP bigger and better

A bilingual HIV/AIDS medical case manager will be available at the new office four days a week to provide services to HIV-positive residents of Longmont and east Boulder County. The new agency is more conveniently located than BCAPs previous Longmont office, is wheelchair accessible, and is close to public transportation.
Thursday, November 4,2010

Briefs | CU hosts legalization forum

The University of Colorado at Boulder chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy is hosting a conference on campus from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, to educate community members about efforts to legalize marijuana and reform other drug policies.
Thursday, October 28,2010

Buff briefs | Drive benefits Fourmile Fire victims

The Cash for Cans can drive, which began on Oct. 23 at the Buffs home game against Texas Tech, will run through CUs home game against Iowa State on Nov. 13. During the games, volunteers from Ball and CU collect empty cans at Franklin Field during pre-game tailgating and during half time.
Thursday, October 28,2010

Briefs | County ponies up sewer funds

Boulder Weekly published an account of the standoff between residents and county officials over the cost overruns on Sept. 2. Eldorado Springs property owners insisted that they should only be charged the $1.8 million they approved in a 2004 ballot measure, because extra costs were caused primarily by county mismanagement of the project.
Thursday, October 21,2010

Briefs | City adds solar panels

In an effort to bring greener technology and efficiencies to more than 60 city buildings at no additional cost to taxpayers, on Oct. 15 city of Boulder officials unveiled a new 1-megawatt solar photovoltaic system at the Boulder Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Tuesday, October 19,2010

Colorado victim groups oppose Prop. 102

By Boulder Weekly Staff
The Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA), the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) and the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) are asking voters to vote no on Proposition 102. It’s an attempt to have certain defendants pay a cash or secured bond before their trial. The proposal is supported by bail bonds companies but frowned upon by law enforcement agencies.
Thursday, October 14,2010

Buff briefs | Exhibit features Disney artist

Conservation efforts at three University of Colorado at Boulder buildings cut campus energy use by 645,000 kilowatt-hours, reduced carbon dioxide emissions by more than 1 million pounds and saved nearly $65,000 in utility costs during the 2009-10 fiscal year.
Thursday, October 14,2010

Briefs | Fire fund paying out

Another $300,000 has been raised by KBCO and concert promoters AEG LIVE in ticket sales from the Oct. 9 Fourmile Canyon Revival concert Other noteworthy contributions to the fund include $50,000 from the Amgen Foundation, $20,000 from Kaiser Permanente, $15,000 from Celestial Seasonings and $10,000 from the Greenlee Family Foundation.
Thursday, September 23,2010

Buff briefs | Live free this weekend

The event challenges the CU-Boulder community students, faculty and staff to 96 hours of abstinence from alcohol and recreational drugs. Activities are being provided throughout the weekend to demonstrate how substance-abuse-free lifestyles can be fun, engaging and rewarding.