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MAY CALENDAR
Mon. May 1, 9-1 DJ SPIN
Wed. May 3, 9-1 LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thur. May 4 VARIETY
Fri. May 5 11, 9-1 CINCO DE MAYO Latin Band MUCHO AXE
Sat. May. 6, 9-1, jug band JIMBO TROUT & the Fishpeople
Sun. May 7. , 8-11, OPEN MIC with Jerry Hannon
Mon. May 8, 8-12 DJ SPIN
Wed. May 10, 8-11, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thur. May 11, VARIETY
Fri. May 12, 9-1, ol' Punk Rock MINUS BETTER
Sat. May 13, 15, 9-1, R&B, Funk SPARK & CINDER
Sun. May 14, 8-11, OPEN MIC with Jerry Hannon
Mon. May 15, 8-12, DJ SPIN
Wed. May 17, 10-1 LARRY'S KARAOKE
Fri. May 19, 9-1, BUDDY CRAIG
Sat. May 20, 9-1 outlaw folk HOWDY
Sun. May 21, 8-11, OPEN MIC with Jerry Hannon
Mon. May 22, 8-12, DJ SPIN
May 24, 8-11, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Fri. May 26, 9-1, psychobilly SIK LUV
Sat. May 27, 9-1, jazz-rock TOM FINCH GROUP
Sun. May 28, 8-11, OPEN MIC with Jerry Hannon
Mon. Nat 29, 8-12, DJ SPIN
Wed. May 31, 7:30-9:30 Monthly Birthday for May. with Irish Folk MIDNIGHT ON THE WATER
May, 2006 Volume 31, Number 05

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ARTICLES:
Huge Victory In Suit Against Diebold Voting Machines By Don Deane
A precedent-making lawsuit against Secretary of State Bruce McPherson and 18 county voter registrars has prevailed as Marin, Placer, San Luis Obisp
Harvard study: Half of Blacks, Latinos Quit High School
The dropout rate in California is much higher than commonly thought according to The Civil Rights Project of Harvard University. The state uses 87
Mass Healthcare Bill: A Turkey By Any Other Name By Stephen Simac
The Massachusetts legislature has constructed an albatross they call a universal healthcare bill. With the help of invested experts they built a
Local Attorney Cliff Meneken Wants Judge Sutro's Job By Georgia Sears
Most of us were very concerned about the recent appointments to the United States Supreme Court. Would it be Harriet Meyers? John Roberts? Samuel A
Alaska Hit By 'Massive' Oil Spill By BBC News, March 11
An oil spill discovered at Prudhoe Bay field is the largest ever on Alaska's North Slope region, US officials say. They estimate that up to 267,000
Privatizing The Apocalypse-Bechtel To Run US Nuke Labs By Frida Berrigan
Started as the super-secret "Project Y" in 1943, the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico has long been the keystone institution of the Am
What Does Krill Have To Do With It? By Marie Siegenthaler
It would appear that the Pacific coast states have opted to take drastic measures to match their desperate circumstances. Salmon fishing season has
Don't Let Congress Be Bad For Fish
We are asking for your editorial support to ensure that Congress promotes the use of science-based management when reviewing and revising the Magnu
For The Sake Of The Salmon
ANGELS CAMP, California: This summer, O.A.R.S. guide Bill Erickson will embark on a personal adventure in hopes of reversing the decades-long loss
EMF Emissions and MERA By Karen Nakamura
This paper has been looking at MERA, the Marin Emergency Radio Authority. This month we'll look at physical statistics. Most Marinites want the
CIA Officer Is Fired for Media Leaks About Illegal Prisons Abroad And Spying On US Citizens By Dafna Linzer
Washington Post Staff Writer (exerpted by the Coastal Post) Saturday, April 22, 2006: The CIA fired a long-serving intelligence officer for sharing
AmeriCorps NCCC Prepares Bolinas For Mosquito Season
Bolinas, Calif.-From March 23 - April 6, 2006, an eleven member AmeriCorps*NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) team installed roof vent screen
Gulf of The Farallones Sanctuary's Research Saving Wildlife By Submission
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released a report on the research, management and education activities of Gulf of th
Illinois Legislators Introduce Bill for Bush Impeachment
Three members of the Illinois General Assembly have introduced a bill that urges the General Assembly to submit charges to the U. S. House of Repre
How the US Government Created the Rise in Homelessness When the federal government abandoned affordable housing, it abandoned millions to homelessness. By The Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP)
Artist Art Hazelwood created this chart for WRAP to illustrate how steep cutbacks in federal funding for affordable housing resulted in a massive r
US Crumbling Under Debt By John F. Ince, AlterNet
Last month, for the third time during the presidency of George W. Bush, the U.S. Congress raised America's debt ceiling. By bumping up our own cred
Rumsfeld Shouldn't Be Fired. He Should Be Indicted. By Matthew Rothschild
The Progressive It's not Donald Rumsfeld's colossal arrogance or his glaring misjudgments we should be focusing on. It's his potential crimes.
San Geronimo Valley Resource Guide For Sale
Copies of the 2006 San Geronimo Valley Resource Guide are now on sale at local bookstores and markets throughout West Marin and Fairfax. Published
Sierra Club Director Resigns to Protest Hunting Prize
Sierra Club Director Paul Watson, one of the 15 National Directors of the Sierra Club, has resigned today from the National Board of the Sierra Clu
Wild Turkeys Don't Eat Grapes By Submission
Vineyard owners in California, New York, Virginia and Connecticut, four states famous for producing wine, can rest easier knowing wild turkeys are
Use Allergy Meds, Go To Jail! By Alex Horvath
Have you tried going out and buying an over-the-counter allergy medication lately? Spring is here and with it all of the pollen and dust that e
Ethanol Fuels Gas Troubles By Paul Tharp
New York Post The pain of $4-a-gallon gasoline for your beach trips is already on its way to New York gas pumps-thanks to corn fields in the often-
Introducing the F.O.R.U.M. (Forum of Rural Marin) by www.forumwestmarin.org
The place to be, to discuss what is happening in West Marin. Take a look, register and have your say. Want to carry the Coastal Post at your shop,
Act Now, Pray Later By Frank Scott
We destroyed a powerful secular regime in Iraq and replaced it with a powerless sectarian front, in order to create democracy and insure that we wo
Israel's "Rat Pack" In Washington By Edward W. Miller MD
Recently, two distinguished professors, Professor of Political Science at Chicago University, and Professor of International Affairs at the Kenne
Mearsheimer, Walt and Corrie Bulldozing Israeli Critics By Norman Solomom
Weeks after a British magazine published a long article by two American professors titled "The Israel Lobby," the outrage continued to howl through
Bush's Imperial Presidency By Jim Hightower, Hightower Lowdown
A fellow from a town just outside of Austin wrote a four-sentence letter to the editor of our local daily that astonished me: "I want the governmen
SKEPTIC'S JOURNAL Local Realities By Jeanette Pontacq
MEDIA! The new Point Reyes Light, leaning heavily on Mitchell's 27-year-ol' Pulitzer Prize, has opted to try to become the West Coast version of t
Connecting The Dots By Larry Kelley
-Sinclair Lewis There is no comfort in learning that Carl Rove will be giving up some of his White House duties to work on the upcoming Congressi
Mearsheimer, Walt and Corrie Bulldozing Israeli Critics By Norman Solomom
Weeks after a British magazine published a long article by two American professors titled "The Israel Lobby," the outrage continued to howl through
Bush's Imperial Presidency By Jim Hightower, Hightower Lowdown
A fellow from a town just outside of Austin wrote a four-sentence letter to the editor of our local daily that astonished me: "I want the governmen
Endangered Species in a Can; Oceans Being Fished Out By Robert Ovetz, Ph.D.
It's common knowledge that we are running out of oil. What's not so well known is that we are also running out of big fish. The harsh realizatio
Colonization of Palestine Precludes Peace By Jimmy Carter
TomPaine.com Former US President Jimmy Carter led The Carter Center/National Democratic Institute observation of the Palestinian elections in Janua
An Iraqi-American Student Speaks Out By Marwa Alkhairo
(Marwa is a 21 year old Iraqi American student, attending George Mason University in Virginia. She was born in the United States, and visited Iraq alm
Challenging the Neo-Liberal Model of Globalization
Concerned by more than 74,000 protests in China last year due to massive urban job losses from privatization and land grabs fueled by foreign inves
Letters To The Editor By Readers
No On Higher Taxes For San Anselmo Following the defeat of the Measure B multi- million dollar/multi-year/multi-purpose tax in November 2005, Tow

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