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Travel: Painting a masterpiece in Los Cabos

Travel: Painting a masterpiece in Los Cabos

Mar del Cabo is a historic Los Cabos landmark built in the 1950s, with white villas spilling down the palm-treed and bougainvillea-choked hillside to the sea.
Do you know an unsung 'green' hero? Coquitlam wants to honour them

Do you know an unsung 'green' hero? Coquitlam wants to honour them

Coquitlam is seeking nominations to recognize environmental champions working in the city.
Letter: TransLink should invest in more articulated buses on busier routes

Letter: TransLink should invest in more articulated buses on busier routes

Some routes don't have enough passengers to warrant articulated buses for many years, this letter writer states.
More than $106K raised for burned out Port Coquitlam school

More than $106K raised for burned out Port Coquitlam school

The SD43 Education Foundation has received $106,223 to date for Hazel Trembath Elementary, including over $13,000 from the Golden Maple Culture and Arts Association's Lunar New Year gala.
Photos: Port Coquitlam school is first to stage a Percy Jackson musical

Photos: Port Coquitlam school is first to stage a Percy Jackson musical

Musical Theatre 10–12 students at Terry Fox Secondary premiere "The Lightning Thief: A Percy Jackson Musical" — a first for School District 43.
What's on in Tri-City libraries next month

What's on in Tri-City libraries next month

Speech clinics, crochet circles and a science expo deadline are on the radar for the libraries in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody in February 2024.
For a winter gardening project with a gourmet touch, try growing microgreens

For a winter gardening project with a gourmet touch, try growing microgreens

Microgreens have been popping up as garnishes at high-end restaurants, but they’re more than just a gourmet trick of the trade.
Braised chicken with fennel and saffron recalls flavors of Provence

Braised chicken with fennel and saffron recalls flavors of Provence

Other than a glass of rosé and blooming fields of lavender, nothing calls to mind Provence more than bouillabaisse.
Which vegetables to plant come spring? Depends on your taste - and your grocery bill

Which vegetables to plant come spring? Depends on your taste - and your grocery bill

“What should I plant?” is a question new vegetable gardeners tend to ask me over winter, when planning their first gardens. In the past, I’ve always advised them to plant what they like.
Minter: How pruning fruit trees can be fun

Minter: How pruning fruit trees can be fun

"Open-vase" pruning allows fruit to develop inside the tree and on growing branches, explains master gardener Brian Minter.