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Lions Gate Suicide Attempt Stopped Traffic

Traffic on the Lions Gate bridge into West Vancouver was backed up this afternoon as police stopped an attempted suicide. VO's Linda Solomon provides updates from the gridlock.

Art Cycle Draw Scores of Eager Art Lovers

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Google Street View Comes To Vancouver

Google brought its Street View technology to Vancouver and several other Canadian cities this morning. Available in the United States and the United Kingdom for some time now, Street View is an...

No Rebound...Yet

Hot goaltender and some frenetic defensive play still led to a 3-0 loss.

Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama drinks tea at the Vancouver Peace Summit, caught here by photographer kris krug.

What You Don’t Know About Jill Bennett

The first woman to host CKNW’s morning news show is also a stand-up comedian, she’s the baby of her family, a BCIT graduate, and when she worked at Harper’s magazine in New York City, she lived at the

Where You Can Find VO in Print

It's out around town. Here are some of the areas  the crew dropping off print editions of Vancouver Observer reached today:  Denman, Davie, Robson.  There were a few drops in Coal...

The Seat of Influence in City Hall

By the time Penny Ballem walked through the front doors and took her seat at 12th and Cambie last December, she had earned a reputation as a cool-headed, determined, and principled public servant....

This Pit Doesn't Hurt

John Tanner's outgrown moshing. Have you?

A Beautiful Sunset in Timelapse

A timelapse video is available for you to enjoy. Watch the city lights turn on as the sun sets in Vancouver. by Paul Stewart's web cam