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Electric Vehicles/Electric Grannies
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson (info [at] raginggrannies.com)
Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
The Raging Grannies spiced up the 34th annual Electric Vehicle Rally in Palo Alto September 30, vamping with cars and electric/hybrid vehicles of all types. The Granny show included a special appearance by "Granny Beyondananda" who looked into her crystal ball and predicted Electric Vehicles could save our Earth!
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http://cbs5.com/localwire/localfsnews/bcn/2006/09/29/n/HeadlineNews/ELECTRIC-VEHICLE-ADVA/resources_bcn_html
CBS affiliate channel 5 in the SF Bay Area covered the event with this preview and with a news report on KPIX-TV evening news

http://paloaltodailynews.com/article/2006-10-1-pa-electric
See above link for coverage of the event in the Palo Alto Daily News
§Granny Beyondananda up front
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Recently "Absurdified" by Swami Beyondananda, Granny B called out for more use of low/zero emissions vehicles. More about His Holiness the Swami, spiritual father of Granny B at http://www.wakeuplaughing.com/
§Beauty Queens
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Electric vehicles of all kinds! Granny beauty queen and court posed here
§Hybrids Not Hummers!
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Grannies Barbara and Shirley send out a message
§Grannies LOVE EV's
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Grannies Jane and Barbara sport another message
§Granny Parade of Hybrids
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Front to back: Honda Insight, Toyota Prius, Toyota Hybrid Camry. Grannies arrived in their own Hybrid Parade of Grannymobiles!
§Buscycle ride
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Grannies used strong legs to power the buscycle!
§Grannies zoomed off in scooters
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Ouch! Shorlty after this shot was taken, Granny Jane landed safely from a test ride that included two unscheduled flights over parking lot curbs! Grandpa Gary didn't fair as well, as he took a spill on soft ground after hitting a curb. Grannies say: Electric scooters are fun, but please wear a helmet!
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