Stop Ashby bumper magnets and stickers are now in stock at Picnic, 1928 Bissonnet.   Displaying a bumper sticker is one of the best ways to broadcast our message to a wider audience.  Please stop in a get yours today (suggested donation $5.00). Picnic’s hours are 10am – 5pm Mon. – Fri. and  10am to 4pm on Saturday.

Thanks to all of you who are displaying yard signs. The neighborhood is looking strong and united in its opposition to the AHR.  However, we could use a few more on Bissonnet, so if you frequent Bissonnet businesses or if you know someone who owns property there, please ask them to host a sign.  Signs are available upon request by sending a message to

Thanks also to the 100 or so neighbors who made the trek to City Hall over the past two weeks. Our opposition was clearly conveyed to the Mayor and City Council and many council members pledged their support.  Over the next few weeks we’ll be sending a one or two speakers to the City Council Public Session each Tuesday at 2 p.m. If you can attend or speak, please let us know which Tuesday works best for you.

We anticipate having a neighborhood meeting in the near future to provide an update about the status of our efforts and explain our strategy Keep an eye on your inbox for details, which will be sent in a future blast.  Please continue to write letters to Council and the Mayor, and be sure to find out what District C and other city council candidates think about this project.  To hear first hand from the District C candidates, please attend the University Place District C Forum at 7 p.m. this Thursday evening at First Christian Church, 1601 Sunset Blvd.