First off, the “Three Cs”, for the uninitiated, are conservatism, Christianity and Chevy Suburbans. This bedroom community of Los Angeles with about 110,000 residents has historically been a haven for police and firefighters of Los Angeles. It is located right next door to L.A., but Simi Valley is in fact in Ventura County. Until recently, Simi Valley often earned the “safest city (with populations over 100K people) in America” title until the last year or so when a few murders spoiled the record. Prior to those, it was common for Simi to not have any homicides during a year.
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Although it’s not in center city, Apple is opening its first retail store in Philadelphia proper this weekend. The store is located in Surburban Square in Ardmore, PA a community of approximately 13,000 residents located in the Main Line section of the city 10 miles west of Philadelphia.
Here I was just complaining that Apple hasn’t opened a store in Center City Philadelphia, and what do I find in my inbox? An announcement of the grand opening of Apple’s newest store, Suburban Square in Ardmore, PA (which is just outside of Philadelphia). The fun begins at 10am this Saturday, and as usual Apple will be raffling stuff away a ‘Digital Lifestyle Collection…’
Best Buy Canada’s new weekly flyer (out today) is having a “Final Clearance” on all PowerBook G4′s, and Mac mini G4′s. Could this mean that 17″ and 12″ MacBook Pro’s are not far off?
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Happy New Year!
Mitsunobu Tanaka, Ph.D, a.k.a. KODAWARISAN reports that there were already 250 visitors in the queue at 6:00 a.m. for the Apple Store opening in Shinsaibashi Japan.
The first 1,000 lucky visitors will be getting a “Luck is in the Air” t-shirt which include a vague reference to wireless iPod earphones in the form of a dandelion.
Having just relocated from Philadelphia to the Garden State, I found this AI story (via TUAW) about two new Apple stores coming to New Jersey particularly appealing.