CITY NEWS

Trivial pursuit

BY ROJE ADAIMY A popular Glebe watering hole has been forced to cancel its weekly trivia night because current state legislation demands that it be … Read more

To the moon and back

The timeball atop Sydney Observatory dropped for the first time on 5 June 1858, alerting Sydneysiders and ships in the harbour of the exact time. … Read more

Diary – Love at Cumbersome Corner – The Children – Pt 5

By Bruce Williams There’s not a single decent children’s park in Cumbersome. Not one. There’s just not enough room, with all those grownups and all … Read more

Young Glebe man faithfully leads the way

BY MICK ROBERTS With an Italian dad, and Filipino mum, Glebe’s Giovanni Portelli says he could not have had a stronger Catholic up-bringing. The 26-year-old … Read more

Sydney set for security crackdown

BY MICK ROBERTS While Sydneysiders will not be lumbered with the same security headaches as last year’s APEC summit, they can expect July’s World Youth … Read more

Sydney aids earthquake-ravaged China

The NSW Government and City of Sydney have together pledged a total of $600,000 in aid funding to help those affected by China’s recent earthquake.… Read more

COMMENT: No incentives to drop the car and ride a scooter

BY SIOBHAN F MOYLAN Last year Clover Moore pledged to make Sydney’s streets resemble those of Rome – the spiritual home of scooters. But how … Read more

Council gathers cycleway feedback

BY MICK ROBERTS Community information forums on the draft design plans for the Bourke Street cycleway were held at Woolloomooloo, Darlinghurst and Surry Hills last … Read more

Warning over email scam

¬†An email scam, claiming to be from the Australian Tax Office, is currently circulating the Internet. The email offers a tax refund and asks people … Read more

Confucius says . . . Sydney’s the one

BY DHEEPTHI NAMASIVAYAM Prime Minister Rudd not just impressed the Chinese delegation last year with his fluent Mandarin during a pre-election visit to the communist … Read more