January 7, 2003
Tampa Bay: January 7, 2003
North Pinellas County news
All eyes can watch transit decisions
The PSTA, keeper of $36-million a year, plans to televise meetings so bus riders and others can stay informed.
No consensus on boat ban behind resort
After complaints about rowdiness behind Shephard's, commissioners take up the proposal but disagree. They will discuss it again Thursday evening.
City's manager aims for diversity
Steven Stanton offers a plan to commissioners Friday. It calls for improving and exploring diversity around the city.
Today last day to qualify for Dunedin race
The deadline is noon for those candidates seeking a seat on the city commission.
Commissioners delay decision on Harborside project
SAFETY HARBOR -- Two hours and a lot of viewpoints later, city commissioners put off for two weeks any decision on a proposed project of offices, a restaurant and condominiums in the heart of downtown.
Editorial: Vessel exclusion zone might endanger partiers
Clearwater city commissioners are considering creating a "vessel exclusion zone" along a portion of south Clearwater Beach in an attempt to control crowds of young people who anchor their boats in the shallows there and drink, use drugs, take off their clothes and even engage in intimate acts in full view of waterfront hotel guests.
Letters: Save our Sandbar members are sincere, not to blame
Re: Communication should ease sandbar planning, editorial, Jan. 3.
Tampa Bay headlines
Al-Arian demands USF restore his standing
Charities to cut programs and jobs
Timing, glitz, hotel rooms thwarted group's dream
Tampa finishes second in '04 convention derby
Gasparilla parade runs a mile longer this year
GOP's dominance in Florida hurt Tampa's chances
Bay area winks at so-called 'winter'
Mary Jo Melone: Iorio's race began with little steps over years
Adam C. Smith: GOP passes on politics, goes for spectacle
South Pinellas headlines
Goodwill to lay off 50, end furniture pickups
Iorio's running, with election 2 months away
Charity lays off 15, cuts service
Man charged in son's shooting death
Ernest Hooper: Food and family, bringing in the greens
News of Florida
Familiar face to lead Corrections
Panel ponders 3 amendments, costs
Miami police in focus at court, City Hall
Police investigate acid bomb blasts
Around the state: House leaders renounce new taxes as budget cure
Bush picks 3 new trustees for USF board
Future of historic gardens starts to look a little rosier
Trial begins for officers accused of corruption
© Copyright 2002 St. Petersburg Times. All rights reserved.