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WATCH: Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

WATCH: Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

I searched the web for a nice essay on Steve Jobs for today's Blue Line but found that most of them quoted his 2005 Stanford Commencement Address. I guess he said it best.  Here it is, just 15 minutes long.  (Here's the YouTube link for our email [...]

Xcel Energy Has Contributed $456,263 to Anti-Municipalization Efforts

Xcel Energy Has Contributed $456,263 to Anti-Municipalization Efforts

According to election filings made public today, Xcel Energy has contributed almost half a million dollars to two groups fighting Ballot Issues 2B & 2C: the Xcel Energy Issue Committee and the Boulder Smart Energy Coalition (BSEC).  The [...]

Countdown to the Election

Countdown to the Election

Mail ballots will begin to arrive in your mailboxes in a few days and the Blue Line wants to help you make the most of your right to vote. If you have moved recently or if you didn't vote in the previous general election, you may not receive [...]

WATCH: Van Jones Gives Boulder a Pep Talk (5 m)

WATCH: Van Jones Gives Boulder a Pep Talk (5 m)

On March 2, 2011, former Obama administration official and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, Van Jones, spoke to attendees at the PLAN-Boulder County annual dinner.  His full address was recorded and produced by Pam Hoge of Studio [...]

The Help

The Help

The canvassers are here.   As promised by Craigslist, two friendly fellows are going door-to-door in my neighborhood, leaving the Boulder Smart Energy Coalition's (BSEC) big flier. According to Canvasser Kevin, they work for Rocky Mountain [...]

Hiring Now!!

Hiring Now!!

Boulder residents can look forward to "friendly people" coming door-to-door this fall, working hard to convince voters to vote against 2B and 2C.  This ad and ones like it have been running on Craigslist for a few days:

The Chamber is Not Xcel

The Chamber is Not Xcel

The Boulder Chamber of Commerce is not Xcel was the emphatic assertion of Chamber Public Affairs Manager Angelique Espinoza in response to yesterday's Blue Line article.  She clarified that the Chamber will be endorsing Boulder City Council [...]

Boulder Chamber to Endorse for the First Time

Boulder Chamber to Endorse for the First Time

For the first time in its 106-year history, the Boulder Chamber of Commerce will endorse candidates for the Boulder City Council.  The Chamber advocates for over 1,600 businesses employing 80,000 employees.  Members include the Boulder Valley [...]

Look to the Blue Line for Election 2011 Coverage

Look to the Blue Line for Election 2011 Coverage

It’s that time of year again:  the municipal election.  Candidates will soon be slogging through forums and questionnaires, doorsteps will be littered with fliers and advertising, ballots will be arriving in the mail, and voters will be trying [...]

Choice of Evils

Choice of Evils

"I always think that he was once somebody's baby boy. Really, I do. I think he was once somebody's baby boy, and he had a mother and a father who loved him, and now there he is, half dead on a park bench, and where are his mother or his father, [...]

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