The city’s Municipal Code Enforcement Board is expected to hear its first red light camera ticket appeals and their decision could cost the driver an additional $250.
Clearwater Patch readers are calling the process a "kangaroo court." What do you think? Share your thoughts here.A state law amends the red light camera ticket appeals process to include a local hearing officer, which would be the board, who will hear nine appeals at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. View the agenda here.
Volunteers Needed: Courtney Campbell Coastal Cleanup
Help keep Pinellas County beautiful at the International Coastal Cleanup planned for 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, along the Courtney Campbell Causeway. Check here for more information.Energetic Food Cooking Class
Learn how to combine fresh seasonal produce and the principles of Chinese medicine at the Energetics of Food cooking class with Paul and Cara Reynolds at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St. Food is gluten and dairy free. Visit thereynoldskitchen.com.
Free Cinnamon Buns
IKEA Tampa is combining National Coffee Day and National Cinnamon Bun Day together to create something sweeter. Rather than mark the days individually, the store plans a big celebration that lasts for several days. Just stop by between Sept. 29 and Oct. 4 and buy a coffee and you’ll get a free cinnamon bun. Check out the store’swebsite for more details.
Museum Hop for Free
Here’s one for your calendars. Saturday, Sept. 28 is Arts Alive/Free Museum Day in St. Petersburg. Between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. you can visit some of the city’s most notable museums, including the Dali and Holocaust museums, at no charge. Check out the event’s website for more details.
1 Thing the President is Afraid Of
Barack Obama might be the president of one of the world’s most powerful countries, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have his fears. One of this biggest: Michelle Obama. During a recent gathering, Barack was caught on camera joking with a U.N. official that he hadn’t smoked in years because, “I’m scared of my wife,” according to the Huffington Post.
New iPhones Break a Record
Apple estimates it sold 9 million iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C models during their debut weekend. That tops the 5 million sold during the iPhone 5’s release. What do you think about the iPhone hoopla? Tell us by commenting below!
Wet Weather Continues
The National Weather Service says we have to wait a little longer for a break from the rain. There’s about a 70 percent chance for storms today, Sept. 25.