Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Red light cameras and speed vans are a nuisance, but the stats say they work.
I’ve been resisting the urge to write a column about the SafeSpeed/SafeLight program in Lafayette — the red light cameras and speed vans — because I’ve been nursing the unsettling feeling that doing so will hasten my transit into middle age.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Shifting demographics are on track to put a serious squeeze on city revenue and threaten our future.
When City-Parish President Joey Durel last week pulled an ordinance that could have ultimately led to the establishment of tax increment financing districts around I-10/I-49 and along parts of Ambassador Caffery — areas where the City-Parish Council could then vote to impose an additional sales tax devoted to infrastructure improvements within those districts — it was a gust of the political climate that is settling over Lafayette.
How safe is your neighborhood? Where are the most crimes in Lafayette occurring and with what frequency?
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
LUS needs to reach customers, and learn how to fight in the marketplace.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
We’re straight shooters at The Ind. That’s what got us into trouble.
The Independent’s cover story two weeks ago about the late, larger-than-life bon vivant Wally Romero was done with good intentions that for many in our community were undone by poor editorial judgment.
in case you missed it