Monthly Archives: December 2010

Joe Lumer

Word has been received that Joe Lumer, CEO of L and R group of companies has died. He passed away while on vacation in Argentina. He was 62. From his bio at L and R: Joe Lumer served as Chief … Continue reading

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Michael Vick – My Thoughts

For those of you living on the top of Mount Everest without your blackberry for the past four years, let me bring you up to speed. Michael Vick is a professional football player, in fact a pretty good one, it … Continue reading

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Lower Crime – Close all Parking Lots

I have been reviewing the Yahoo news feed I get with all things parking, and I find that virtually every other article has to do with crime in parking facilities. Rapes, Murders, robberies, suicides, they are all there. Police appear … Continue reading

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No matter what the government does, the marketplace wins…

The projections are in for auto sales for 2011. Leading the pack will be trucks and SUV’s with substantial increases in each category. Down nearly 10% will be hybrid sales. Some say that people buying a hybrid Prius or Honda … Continue reading

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Predictions for 2011

As Editor, and know it all, one of my tasks this time of year is to predict what is going to happen in the industry in the upcoming 12 months. The LA Times predicted all sorts of wonders for California … Continue reading

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Maybe the Euros have the right idea

I mean, except for the stores, restaurants, and movies, business is simply not happening. It’s the time between Christmas and New Years and everyone is putting off everything until after the New Year’s Holiday. Why do we come in to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Each year we here at PT think about the season and realize what makes it special. To us it’s the magical glow you see in little children’s eyes, the wonderful smiles on everyone’s faces, the little bit of extra kindness … Continue reading

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Problem with Birds, and their Mess – Rent a Hawk

San Antonio has a problem. Grackles, sort of souped blackbirds, have taken over trees in a downtown area and their droppings are causing quite a problem. Enter Ace and Joker, hawks that are indigenous to Texas, who fly directly at … Continue reading

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Garth, Charity, and Parking

Wow this is a hard one. I think the country’s largest parking company needs to spend a little money on a public relations firm. This kind of story can go viral, and with a picture of the country’s number one … Continue reading

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Storms a coming

I’m told by folks from all over the country that the biggest storm yet is about to hit LA.  Tonight and tomorrow are supposed to be real gullywashers. Official report is that we have had six inches of rain since … Continue reading

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