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Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2008 10:00 pm

In a quiet room at Lodi High School, a group of about 30 students work out to an aerobics tape while their teacher, Michelle Guardardo calls out how many minutes are left until the next water break.

Outside, physical education instructor Gary Knackstedt waits for his sweating students to finish running the track.

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  • posted at 5:35 pm on Fri, Jul 11, 2008.


    I think I'm going to go put a pancake on my head after what I've just read.

  • posted at 3:07 pm on Fri, Jul 11, 2008.


    T & C, a man of your stature certainly must know Ms. Fink from the transit division. Why don't you go down and talk to her to resolve your issue with the city buses. Why would they even want to run the A/C on those buses when they're empty 90% of the time, anyway? Or go to city hall and file a complaint? Between dark sides, gob's and air conditioning on city buses, it's nothing a psychoanalyst can't handle. And some different meds other than what you're taking now.

  • posted at 3:02 pm on Fri, Jul 11, 2008.


    T & C, that was a very pathetic blog. I'd expect something like that from a kindergartner.

  • posted at 2:24 pm on Fri, Jul 11, 2008.


    The title of the article is "dapting to the heat!" Well, folks can ride the city BUSES which are supposed to have A/C on every run, and thus, buses can be deemed a "Cooling Center", thus helping folks "Adapt to the heat"! I am sorry you got soooooo confused you couldn't put 1+1 together!

  • posted at 12:13 pm on Fri, Jul 11, 2008.


    It looks like the heat got to T & C. Explain how one reads an article on summer school physical education and comments on the A/C in city buses and the income of the students taking the classes?

  • posted at 11:56 am on Fri, Jul 11, 2008.


    Then walk or hitch a ride. Or better yet, buy a vehicle or a bicycle. LOL

  • posted at 8:11 am on Fri, Jul 11, 2008.


    papercut, the taxi's don't run till after 5 pm! Pay attention!

  • posted at 4:20 am on Fri, Jul 11, 2008.


    T & C, kwitcherbitchin and take the air conditioned taxi if you're dissatisfied. LOL

  • posted at 4:14 am on Fri, Jul 11, 2008.


    In some cases, children, seniors, those on medication...Can Not Adapt to the heat. They often times have A/C but cannot afford to run A/C because of their LOW INCOME! Cooling centers and places like the city bus (If they run their A/C and their bus DOESN't SHUT down from overheating offers folks a cool relief from the hot temperatures! We DON'T NEED 3 out of 5 city buses running their A/C, we need ALL 5 routes running their A/C through out the day! Turning on then OFF the A/C to keep the engine from overheating is not the answer!

  • posted at 10:46 pm on Thu, Jul 10, 2008.


    If there are any Lodi High/Tokay High physical education instructors reading this: on Unhealthy air days such as yesterday, where the smoke is at its thickest, are you guys still having the students run outside?From a medical standpoint, I would assume that running or any major strenuous exercises wouldn't be good in this type of weather. Just a bit concerned

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