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AUGUST CALENDAR

EVERY WEEK
Monday -- Record Spin with Epicenter
Tuesday -- Pool Tournament
Wednesday -- Larry's Karaoke
Fri. Aug. 5, 9-1, Irish JERRY HANNON
Sat. Aug. 6, 9-1,bluegrass, rockn'blues, BUDDY CRAIG
Sun.Aug. 7, 9-1, OPEN MIC
Wed. Aug. 10, 8-11, LARRY’S KARAOKE
Thurs. Aug 11, 8-12 SAGE
Fri. Aug. 12, 9-1 blues, KATY KNIPP BAND
Sat. Aug. 13, 9-1 blue grass, BELL MONROE & THE BREW GLASS BOYS
Sun.Aug. 14, 8-11, OPEN MIC
Wed. Aug. 17, LARRY’S KARAOKE
Thurs. Aug. 18, 8-12 SAGE
Fri. Aug. 19, 9-1 Rockn' funk
TRACORUM Sat. Aug. 20, 9-1,
HOUSTON JONES Sun.Aug. 21, 8-11,
OPEN MIC with Chris Brown Wed. Aug. 24 , 8-11
LARRY'S KARAOKE Thurs. Aug. 25, 8-12
SAGE Fri. Aug. 26, 9-1,
MONOPHONICS Sat. Aug. 27, 9-1
I S Sun.Aug. 28, 8-11,
OPEN MIC with Chris Brown Wed. Aug. 31,
MIDNIGHT ON THE WATER Fri. Sept. 2, 9-1,
HOWDY Sat. Aug. 3, 9-1,
GOOD MEDICINE Sun.Aug. 4, 8-11,
OPEN MIC
August, 2005 Volume 30, Number 08

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ARTICLES:
Consumers Trampled As Telecom Industry Runs Amok By Sandy Leon Vest
Nearly a decade ago, Congress passed the Telecommunications Act of 1996 by huge bipartisan margins-91 to 5 in the Senate and 414 to 16 in the House
SBC Answers Coastal Post: AT&T Merger Will Be Good For Bolinas By Will Rigney
SBC area manager of external affairs What's been the most dramatic change in the world over the past two decades? It has to be the ability for any
Patient Care Advocates Receive Good News By Carol Sterritt
Local advocates for patient care received two pieces of great good news in the last weeks of July 2005. Dr. John Severinghaus, of the Marin Health
First Genocide In The Twenty First Century By Joan Andrews
This is an article about the first major atrocity of the twenty-first century: genocide in Darfur, Sudan. It is also an article which I hope will
Africa's Suffering Is Bush's Shame Millions Are Dying Because of American Policy By Jeffrey D. Sachs
President Bush last week brazenly brushed aside British Prime Minister Tony Blair's call for a doubling of aid to Africa. Blair and other European
And Then There Was Bechtel In Bolivia-An Addendum By Sandy Leon Vest
In an article entitled, Taking Back the Power: The Real War on Terror, (July CP), I make the statement that, "In Bolivia, Bechtel's takeover of tha
Schwarzenegger Propositions Poison To California By Karen Nakamura
Californians are coming to grips with the insidious power grab Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Republicans are attempting with the Special State
Groups Decry New PBS Series Funded by Big Ag Letters to All PBS Station Managers Warn of Bias By Submission
[New York, NY] - A group of nearly 70 organizations concerned about the undue influence of corporate agriculture on public television sent letters
Food Pantry Closes By Karen Nakamura
On July 1, with this simple but poignant note placed in grocery bags and handed out to friends, Community Action Marin closed its Food Pantry doors
$200,000 Approved for Protecting Bolinas Lagoon By US Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today announced that her request for $200,000 to fund the restoration of Bolinas Lagoon was included in the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill passed by the Senate.
The funding will be used to dredge choking levels of sediment from the lagoon's floor, accumulated during past commercial activity. The dredging w
Don't Want Military Recruiters Knocking On your Door? By Emmanuel Gibson
If you're a parent and have not had time to look at the No Child Left Behind Act then there is something you should know. Congress recently passed
Advocacy Groups Pressure Richmond To Fix Massive Sewage Spills By Submission
(Richmond, CA) July 15, 2005: at the conclusion of a year-long investigation, two Bay Area public advocacy groups announced their intent to sue th
US Troops Killing Journalists
President of Newspaper Guild Echoes Claim of Ex-CNN Exec World Net Daily 19 May 2005: Echoing a claim that led to CNN executive Eason Jordan's res
The Battle After The Battle Soldiers Say Military Pushes Wounded Out Before Medical Needs Met By Les Blumenthal
The News Tribune The day before his 22nd birthday, a bomb hanging from a tree along a road near Fallujah exploded above Rory Dunn's Humvee. Dun
Going After The Kids-Pogo Was Right By Edgar J. Steele
Just three days ago, on May 28, America's President addressed the graduating class at the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland. George Bush sp
Mesopotamia-Now An Endangered Species By Felicity Arbuthnot
GlobalResearch.ca A year after the 'handover' to a US handpicked 'independent Iraqi administration'-few of whose leaders have Iraqi passports or al
Program Fights Elder Financial Exploitation By Submission
NOVATO, CA, July 8 2005 - A free community education program will be presented by Redwood Credit Union and Elder Financial Protection Network to he
Historic Morse Code Radio Station Came Alive In July By Submission
POINT REYES STATION, July 5 - In July, one of the most famous radio stations in history returned to the air for one night to celebrate its 100 anniver
JAN BURYN By Submission
Jan Buryn, a long-time resident of West Marin and recently of Nevada City, died early Tuesday morning July 19th 2005 in an auto accident near Malako
Attend The 2005-06 Environmental Training Program By Submission
Applications are now being accepted for the Training Program of the Environmental Forum of Marin. The Program begins on September 13, 2005 and ends
Canal Alliance Helping Youth Expression
Support sought for program that helps youth express themselves and their community In 2005, Canal Alliance, a multi-service community agency
The State Of The National Marine Sanctuary By Submission
NOAA's National Marine Sanctuary Program has released the 2004 State of the Sanctuary Report. Highlighted in this year's report are findings that
Rewarding Traitors
To understand the value and meaning of what Mr. Mark Felt did which led to the unmasking of a wayward US president, one must only ask: what if we h
Operation Wake Up By Frank Scott
Our murderous foreign policy led to the tragedy of 9/11, and its ramifications continue. The taking of innocent life in Iraq has caused the taking
Blowback For Blair
To see oursels as others see us ! It wad frae monie a blunder free us, An' foolish notion." Robert Burns ( 1759-1796 ) As the London
MOO TOWN NEWS By Judy Borello
The American Dream Turned Nightmare Washington, DC -Rep. Richard W. Pombo (R-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Resources and author of This L
Politically Correct In West Marin
I have been writing in the Coastal Post now for several years, and one thing has stood out more than any other-that people only hear what they want
The Bait and Switch Of "Intelligent Design" Creationism "Intelligent Design" Is Religion Masquerading As Science By Keith Lockitch
Eighty years after the famous Scopes "Monkey" Trial, the anti-evolution forces have regrouped. Today, the battle in school districts from Kansas to
Derailed in Washington, Be the Change! by Stephen Simac
I almost became a Moonie after I finished off their free baloney sandwich and strawberry Kool-Aid dinner. I was really hungry with no money in Was
Libertarian Perspective The Crisis in Pension Benefits By Joe Cobb
Social Security is not the only "defined benefit" pension plan in trouble. Indeed, it seems as if they are all going bankrupt. United Airlines just
Dangerous Children By John Bennett
They said he was hard as nails. They sad he had a tooth missing that his Fairy Godmother made off with, no dime under the pillow. For exhibit A, t
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) By Jeffrey R Smith
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle This summer, Shakespeare at Stinson has comedy: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED). Let the
Letters To The Editor
Osama Wins Again Osama bin Laden won an important victory in the United States House of Representatives today as Congress voted to give up the b

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