After school, before school during school. Not so public property for man talking to himself.
On Dec. 14 about 4:20 p.m., police said the man entered
the Spruce Avenue gate of Robert Down Elementary School
and walked onto the schoolyard near students who were playing basketball.
“They were startled by the man’s demeanor and recalled
that he was talking to himself,” Robert Down principal Sean
Keller told parents through a Dec. 14 email message.
Though class was not in session, numerous students were
still at Robert Down as part of an after-school program. Keller— citing the police — said the man “has never shown aggression toward others,” and entered the school yard merely as a“shortcut through the campus.”
No Shortcuts Through Robert Down
Cultural misappropriation of hip hop gangsta rap Ebonics.
The image received nearly 5,000 retweets and over 18,000 likes, mostly saying how cute Abby is and some even sharing photos of their own overweight pets.
But, Monterey Bay’s comments also came with their fair share of Twitter users shaming the aquarium for “body shaming” Abby and for using several terms originating from African American Vernacular English (AAVE).
“Please delete this tweet. It is offensive,” tweeted Chanda Prescod-Weinstein. “I’m certain that @MontereyAq didn’t realize that they were basically comparing Black women to animals by using AAVE developed to talk about Black women’s bodies to describe an animal. But that’s pretty bad, MBA.”
Monterey Bay Aquarium Goes Politically Incorrect
(NBC Bay Area)
Just don’t lose any more money like the last time.
While the developer has not officially submitted project plans to the city yet, it is taking steps forward with a hotel project in mind, according to Pacific Grove City Manager Ben Harvey.
“The city has been meeting with a potential applicant for the site,” said Harvey, noting the applicant’s name was Comstock Development and that any deal was very preliminary at this point. “They have been doing their due diligence to make sure that this is worth pursuing.”
Harvey continued, “At this point we don’t have an application for a project yet.”
Project Bella Part 2?