Month: July 2011

My open letter and request for comments to the veggie hating Oak Park officials

After reading at Julie's blog about the counsel meeting and apparent SUPPORT of the counsel members for the malicious prosecution of Julie for veggies in her front yard and the dog licenses, I decided that Oak Park deserves its own blog. I hope you already saw the documentaries I recommended to the Oak Park officials: …

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Oak Park prosecutor pursuing dog licencing charges against Julie Bass after dropping illegal veggie gardening charges

Oak Park prosecutor Eugene Lumberg seems to be inviting a harassment and malicious prosecution lawsuit against himself and his employer, the city of Oak Park. According to Julie Bass, she already showed the receipts for the dog licenses to prosecutor Lumberg: 5- when we got the citation for the dog licenses we cleared it up …

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City of Oak Park dropped charges against front yard gardener Julie Bass

As first mentioned by attorney Jessica Newman (an Oak Park city official’s daughter), the city of Oak Park dropped the charges against Julie. Apparently city officials had received tens of thousands of calls and emails from all over the world and they realized that they did not have a very good case. Today Julie posted …

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Update: Oak Park City Planner Kevin Rulkowski v. Julie Bass and veggies

It’s for real. Julie Bass IS facing jail for growing veggies. Here is a video interview with Oak Park City Planner Kevin Rulkowski: http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/news/region/oakland_county/oak-park-battles-city-over-vegetable-garden-in-their-front-yard He is trying to make it look like Julie is the one at fault by choosing a jury trial. He didn’t mention the alternative to the jury trial, having to accept …

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Farmers' Almanac July planting schedule

From the Farmers’ Almanac: July 2011 1st Most Favorable For Corn, Cotton, Okra, Beans, Peppers, Eggplant, And Other Aboveground Crops. Plant Seedbeds And Flower Gardens. 2nd-6th A Most Barren Period. Kill Plant Pests And Do General Farm Work. 7th-8th Favorable For Planting Peas, Beans, Tomatoes, And Other Fall Crops Bearing Aboveground. Sow Grains And Forage …

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