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JUNE CALENDAR

Sat, June 1The Motivators
Fri, June 7Craig Horton Blues Band
Sat, June 8Jerry Hannon Band
Fri, June 14Blue on Green
Sat, June 15PBR Street Gang
Fri, June 21Jenny Kerr Band
Sat, June 2286
Fri, June 28Bodhi Busick's New West
Sat, June 29Family Groove Co.

JULY CALENDAR
Wed, July 3Tang
Thur, July 4PBR Street Gang
Fri, July 5Jimbo Trout & The Fish People
Sat, July 6Mother Truckers
June, 2002 - Volume 27, Number 6

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ARTICLES:
Shark Attack Beaten Back. Listening to Dad pays off - By Alex Horvath
  A Bolinas surfer who was attacked by a Great White Shark May 31 off Stinson Beach is alive today thanks to quick thinking on his part - and remembering the advice of his surfer father about what to do in the event of a shark attack.
What Did They Know, When And What Did They Do About It?
9/11 Warnings: Connect The Dots For Dummies - By Stephen Simac
After eight months of ignoring the flatfoodedness of American intelligence agencies, the administration, and the airlines for the events of 9/11, the major media has suddenly jerked awake with a start. Due to a leaked report they're 'shocked, shocked' that the President did have some advance, if vague warnings about possible hijackings by Muslim terrorists. They are now baying like confused hounds on a snipe hunt.
Tam High School District Trustee Resigns - By Richard Raznikov
I have today notified the Marin County Superintendent of Schools, under the applicable statutory authority, that I am resigning from the position of trustee in the Tamalpais Union High School District, effective immediately.
Nuclear Power Plant Security A Ticking Time Bomb - By Carol Sterritt
On May 18 1980, a glorious and terrible event took place. A massive volcano blew the top off of Mount St. Helens in the state of Washington. People on the mountain but a cautious seventeen miles from its epi-center lost their lives. Tons of ash blew up into the atmosphere.
Point Reyes Housing Project Gets Final OK - By Louis Nuyens
The Ecumenical Association for Housing (EAH) Point Reyes Affordable Housing Project has passed its final checkpoint in the public approval process, before the California Coastal Commission (CCC).
FBI Field Office Revolt; NineElevenGate Unfolds - By Jim Scanlon
Coleen Rowley, a mother of three children, a long distance runner and General Council to the FBI office in Milwaukee wrote a 13 page letter to Congress charging that the FBI director Robert S. Mueller III was covering up for FBI's failure to prevent the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center last November.
Secret Trial In Israel Convicts Israeli American - By Jim Scanlon
After being held in isolation and confinement for more than a year somewhere in Israel, Itzhak Yaakov, a 76 year old native born Israeli New York resident with dual US-Israeli citizenship, was reported to have been convicted of revealing secret information about Israel's nuclear weapons program in an unpublished manuscript of a memoir he may have sent to US publishers. This information appeared in a 2 inch notice in the New York Times on May 15, 2002.
Road Trip, From Texas To Florida - By Aaron Wiley
Time is passing like a tornado as two souls travel with greased lightning speed. The weather is hot and very humid. Ethan and Argie are now in Florida, heading for the Carolinas as of May 3rd. Each journey needs two things, a motivator and a head full of logic. Ethan has stepped up his morale boosting talent as Argie faces the man in the mirror.
Our Neglected Wealth - By Jonathan Rowe Christian Science Monitor
For years, tech gurus touted the Web as a new frontier of freedom. Yet something very different has occurred. Fences and toll booths are going up all over. Marketers collect dossiers on us without our knowledge. Ads assault us at every click. The push increasingly is not to liberate information, but rather to contrive new ways to make us pay for it.
Palestininan Statehood Fading Away - By Karen Nakamura
Once again Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has thrown mud in the face of the world community and walked away clean. He finally acknowledged he really has no intention of getting troops and settlers out of the West Bank.
Lumpenroletariat Speaks In Pt. Reyes - By Donna Sheehan and Paul Reffell
"Well," we said, "this is a first." Being called unemployed vagrants on the front page of our local weekly newspaper was a new experience for both of us. With apologies to those who did not read the Point Reyes Light's references to the "Luddite sneers" and "sophomoric sarcasm" of the Pro-Degradation Wall in Point Reyes Station, here is a brief update.
West Marin Stagecoach Starts June 10 - By Dave O'Connor
Marin County Supervisor Steve Kinsey has announced the June 10 start date for the new West Marin Stagecoach, operating passenger buses on two routes connecting the West with the commercial and service centers to the East of the County.
It Now Costs $ To Recycling E-Waste; You May Qualify For a Free Lunch!
You waited too long to get rid of those old computers, monitors, scanners and printers that cost you so much that you couldn't bear to throw them away! Now you will have to pay to get rid of them.
Affirmative Action Means Democracy - By Frank Scott
"Back during slavery... There were two kinds of Negroes. There was that old house Negro and the field Negro. And the house Negro always looked out for his master. When the field Negroes got too much out of line, he held them back in check. He put 'em back on the plantation." Malcolm X
God Said No - By Edward W. Miller
A few weekends ago, as thousands of supporters of Israel who had gathered in Washington in support of Sharon's policies were being addressed by Bush's right-wing hawk and Zionist Paul Wolfowitz, this Assistant Secretary of Defense just happened to point out that: "innocent Palestinians are suffering and dying as well as Israelis." Immediately a roar of disapproval
Western Weekend - By Judy Borello
Well, Western Weekend is here again and it sure as hell isn't what it used to be! Compared to years gone by, it is a lot tamer, much less rowdy, and significantly smaller in size and stature. It usually is held on the first weekend in June, commemorating the town's ties to agriculture. On Saturday, the young ranchers show their animals and livestock and they are judged in their separate categories.
"War On Terrorism" Winking At Nuclear Terror - By Norman Solomon
Two countries -- each with dozens of atomic bombs -- are threatening to make war on each other. Large numbers of troops have mobilized. Deadly cross-border clashes are intense. And people in charge of both governments have become more bellicose by the day.
book review- The All Souls' Waiting Room
According to Norman Solomon, nationally-syndicated columnist and author, the new novel by Northern California writer Paki S. Wright, "The All Souls' Waiting Room," is a story "that is at once an audacious send-up and a terribly serious tale, created with unrelenting skill and unflinching memory, to explore how childhood can leave enormous burdens and incalculable strengths."
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