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22 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Studebaker Crony Now LO City Manager

So, the new Lake Oswego City Council will meet again this evening at 6:30pm in City Hall. And yes, the public was informed, although it appears it’s something not all our City Council members like to do. Much to the chagrin of my wife, I tuned in the televised coverage of the first full LO City Council [...]

21 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Historic: Inauguration & MLK Jr. Day

What a fascinating day in the history for our country.  Today is Inauguration Day for President Barack Obama.  And, today we also remember and celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.  Without a doubt, the two most influential African-Americans in the history of our country. Obama publicly took the oath of office today and begins [...]

20 January 2013 ~ 1 Comment

“Guns Over America” Noticed In LO

What a beautiful Sunday in Lake Oswego!  The temperature has stayed in the mid-30s up where I live so there are lots of frost covered rooftops. I know it has been a while since I’ve written and I’ll try to do better.  Trust me.  You have no idea how much I’ve missed Jake Oswego. Anyway, [...]

15 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

LO Schools Start Late Today Due To Ice

Looks like a replay of last Friday and trust me, your kids already know!  They’re already back asleep! Due to icy road conditions Lake Oswego School District schools will start 2 hours late this morning! Morning buses will run on normal routes, 2 hours later than regularly scheduled times. AM kindergarten, preschool, and pre-k classes [...]

11 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Lake Oswego Schools Delayed Friday

Lake Oswego kids can roll over and get a little more sleep this Friday morning thanks to temps in the low 30s! Due to icy road conditions Lake Oswego School District schools will start 2 hours late this morning! Morning buses will run on normal routes, just two hour later than normal. Morning kindergarten, preschool [...]

16 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

LO Schools Ready For The Unthinkable

Welcome to a wet and drizzly Sunday in Lake Oswego!  I don’t know about you but I’m still thinking about the tragic events of the past week.  It was only last September when LO schools went into lock-down following the murder of Frederick “Fritz” Hayes just west of downtown Lake Oswego.  Such a frightening time.  [...]

15 December 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Looking Back & Counting My Blessings

What a surprise!  It’s snowing in Lake Oswego!  And I haven’t written in a week.  One……My mom is out of the hospital… Two……Our horse Calli is feeling better after a serious health scare… Three……My daughter Danielle made it home safely from college last night… After this week, I’m counting my blessings.  Dani couldn’t quite understand [...]

08 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

LO Football Finals: Gooooooooo LAKERS!

Find your own cliche!  Lake Oswego plays for the Oregon State title today at 1pm in a rematch against the Sheldon Irish! There’s not much more to say than that.  But I’ll give it a try. Lake Oswego High School takes on Sheldon High of Eugene in a battle of the “undefeateds” this afternoon at Jeld-Wen [...]

05 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Babica Hen Cafe Is No Chicken Coop

Great restaurant news in Lake Oswego!  The Babica Hen Cafe is open! Regular Jake Oswego readers know that I’ve been following the remodeling progress at the old La Provence Bakery & Bistro location at 15964 Boones Ferry Road.  Several months ago, La Provence moved down the street to the new Lake Grove Village.  And shortly thereafter, [...]

04 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Gas Prices Drift Lower In Lake Oswego

Good news! Gas prices continue to drift lower in Lake Oswego! In fact, today I found one station with a posted price of under $3.40!  According to AAA Oregon-Idaho, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in LO is $3.456 which is about the same from last week.  But that’s good news when you compare it [...]