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Sun. Oct. 1, 8-12, OPEN MIC with THE PINKS
Mon. Oct. 2, 9-1 DJ SPIN,
Wed. Oct. 4 LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. Oct. 5, 8-12, VARIETY
Fri. Oct 6, 9-1, ADAM TRAUM TRIO
Sat. Oct. 7, 9, 9-1, HOLIDAY & THE ADVENTURE POP COLLECTIVE
Sun. Oct. 8, 8-11, OPEN MIC with JERRY HANNAN
Mon. Oct. 9 , 8-12, DJ SPIN
Wed. Oct. 11, 8-12 LARRY'S KARAOKE
Fri. Oct. 13, 9-1, rock LOTUS RUSH
Sat. Oct. 14, 9-1 funk TRACORUM
Sun. Oct. 15, 8-11, OPEN MIC with BUDDY CRAIG
Mon. Oct. 16, 8-12, DJ SPIN
Wed. Oct. 18, 8-11, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. Oct, 19, 8-12, VARIETY
Fri. Oct. 20, 9-1, twang BUCAROO BONET
Sat. Oct. 21, 9-1, rock TOM FINCH GROUP
Sun. Oct. 22, 8-11, OPEN MIC with BUDDY CRAIG
Mon. Oct. 23, 8-12, DJ SPIN
Wed. Oct. 25, 7:30-9:30 Monthly Birthday MIDNIGHT ON THE WATER
Fri. Oct. 27, 9-1, blues R&B JEB BRADY BAND
Sat. Oct. 28, Halloween I, country BAR ASSOCIATION
Sun. Oct. 29, OPEN MIC with BUDDY CRAIG
Mon. Oct. 30, DJ SPIN
Tue, Oct. 31, Halloween II, DUKE & THE BOYZ
October, 2006 Volume 31, Number 10

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ARTICLES:
Recipe for a Cooked Election By Greg Palast
A nasty little secret of American democracy is that, in every national election, ballots cast are simply thrown in the garbage. A nasty little s
Princeton Scientists Slam Diebold Vote-Stealing by t r u t h o u t | Press Release
Researchers reveal "extremely serious" vulnerabilities in e-voting machines. In a paper published on the Web today, a group of Princeton computer s
The Climate Disaster Is Upon Us-Now By Michael McCarthy
Ten years ago, when the world was groping its way towards the signing of the 1997 Kyoto protocol, the sense that the issue needed to be tackled urg
Judges Don't Show Up On Court Abuse Issue
It has been said that Marin Court critics undermine confidence in the judiciary process, but the truth is that corrupt practices by the judges and
PRESIDENT AGAIN ABOVE THE LAW: Bush Declares Eco-Whistleblower Law Void for EPA Employees
The Bush administration has declared itself immune from whistleblower protections for federal workers under the Clean Water Act, according to legal
US Iran Report Branded Dishonest; Bush Ramping Up For Another War
The UN nuclear watchdog has protested to the US government over a report on Iran's nuclear programme, calling it "erroneous" and "misleading". I
November Election Like A Freight Train By Karen Nakamura
The much-hyped November 7 mid-term elections are here. Nationally, the congressional elections could end George W's attempts to shape the world, in
Marin General Board Election Is Critical By Norman Carrigg, MD
For years patient care at Marin General Hospital has been less than exemplary. For this reason there have been years of community effort to get MGH
Federal Court Orders EPA To Control Ballast Dumping
Finding that EPA's regulation exempting ballast water discharges from the Clean Water Act is "plainly contrary to the congressional intent," a fede
The Continuing Tale Of Palestinians: Death Statistics By Karen Nakamura
The following are statistics released under August 2006 by the State of Palestine Ministry of Health. (www.moh.gov.ps). They were assembled 9/9/06
Secret CIA Prisons in Your Backyard By Onnesha Roychoudhuri, Truthdig
Posted on September 22, 2006, Printed on September 22, 2006 http://www.alternet.org/story/41923/ When US civilian airplanes were spotted in late 20
US War Prisons Become Legal Vacuum for 14,000 Prisoners Captured on Battlefields, Pulled From Beds, Grabbed Off Streets By Patrick Quinn, AP
BAGHDAD, Iraq (Sept. 17) - In the few short years since the first shackled Afghan shuffled off to Guantanamo, the US military has created a global net
A Texan In Bolinas - RIP Ann Richards By Alex Horvath
The passing of former Texas Governor Ann Richards reminds me of the time back in 1995 when I met her briefly down at Smiley's Saloon as she was loo
Bolinas Ridge Seizures Bring Back Memories Of Days Of Old By Alex Horvath
Helicopters buzzing about overhead, trips up Mt. Tam to water one's private garden, backyards on The Mesa that were covered with camouflage, and ci
Camp Justice Sparks Hope Among Farm Workers By Kelly Hayes-Raitt
Forty years ago, Cesar Chavez and a dedicated troop of organizers changed the way Americans think about food. For the first time since the end of
Ten Dirty Tricks of Guardians
The Coastal Post has periodically published stories on the horrors of abuse in guardianship cases in Marin County. Here are some Guardianship Trick
See Dick Run (the Country) By Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect
Posted on August 29, 2006, Printed on September 1, 2006 http://www.alternet.org/story/40960/ George W. Bush has been faulted in some quarters for t
Medical Marijuana Boosts Hepatitis C Treatment in New Study UC San Francisco Researchers Find Marijuana Users Three Times More Likely to Successfully Eliminate Virus
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA -- A new study from the University of California, San Francisco, just published in the European Journal of Gastroenterology
The Planet's Soil Is At Risk We Take Soil for Granted, Says E - The Environmental Magazine, and Our Indifference is Having Grave Consequences By Environmental Magazine
In its September/October 2006 issue (now posted at www.emagazine.com), E - The Environmental Magazine gets its hands dirty with a cover story on,
Sex And Intimacy
Unity In Marin, 600 Palm Drive, Hamilton, Novato will present Love, Sex, and Intimacy with Charlie and Linda Bloom on Saturday, October 14 from 10:
Who Needs A Sonoma-Marin Railway?
Marin County Supervisor Steve Kinsey will debate Roger Roberts, President of the Marin Conservation League, Tuesday, October 3 at 7:00 p.m. in th
The Hiroshima Stories We Can't Tell By Tom Engelhardt
Tomdispatch.com Even though we promptly dubbed the site of the 9/11 attacks in New York City "Ground Zero" -- once a term reserved for an atomic bl
Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Theft of Free Newspapers
Gov. Schwarzenegger signed AB 2612 by Assembly member George Plescia (R-San Diego) which would make it a crime to steal more than 25 copies of a fr
War-Mongering Israel and America Terrorize the World By Howard Zinn
Alternet, September 9, 2006 There is something important to be learned from the recent experience of the United States and Israel in the Middle Eas
Sun Protection Reduces Precancers
New York, NY, June 29, 2006 -- In addition to protecting against sunburn, premature aging and skin cancer, daily use of sunscreen can reduce the numb
Do We Believe This About Domestic Spying? By Richard Raznikov
In the mid 1970s, as Watergate and other national scandals broke and Congress began investigating a wide range of other governmental activities, it
Slide Ranch Harvest Celebration October 14
Celebrate the season of harvest and bounty in the style of an old time country fair! Create and name a scarecrow, learn to spin wool or just relax
Historic Diesel Cleanup Program for 1,700 Buses
Marin County and Bay Area residents can expect the region's normally excellent air quality to become even better in the years ahead, as the Metrop
KWMR Americana Pledge Drive, Concert and Barbeque
KWMR's Live Americana Music Concert and Autumn Pledge Drive Kick Off Party will take place on Monday, October 9 from noon to 7 p.m. with Laurie Lewi
Students of Marin Primary & Middle School Form Peace Sign
LARKSPUR, Calif. -Marin Primary & Middle School joined millions of children in schools around the world to celebrate the International Day of Peace, T
VA Report Says Gulf War Syndrome Doesn't Exist By Marie Seigenthaler
On the 12th of September, the US Department of Veteran's Affairs released a report that denied the existence of Gulf War Syndrome, thus unnaming th
Fundamentalism and 911 By Frank Scott
The belief that government conspiracy was behind the 911 attacks may seem a mania among otherwise intelligent people, but it also rejects material
Moo Town News By Judy Borello
Anderson Initiative (Prop. 90) Could Radically Impact California Eminent Domain Law By John C. Murphy and Lisa J. Holmes (Editor's Note: Judy Bore
Nuclear Jazz At The UN By Edward W. Miller, MD
Ahmedinejad, speaking at the Shanghai Cooperative Organization During his recent speech to the United Nations General Assembly on September 19th,
SKEPTIC'S JOURNAL West Marin Deleted By Jeanette Pontacq
When the Park Service came out recently with its final decision to kill off the white and fallow deer within Park boundaries, I went to the web si
Connecting The Dots Dazed And Confused By Larry Kelley
-Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State I'm so confused. All these years I thought war was a bad thing and peace was good. But now t
Eatn' Out Restaurant Review Two Bird Cafe in the San Geronimo Valley By Jeanette Pontacq
The Two Bird Cafˇ in the San Geronimo Valley is a find. The first time I went there was as a guest of a Lagunitas local, who raved about it. I was
Lebanese Conflict A Turning Point in History? By Dan Lieberman
Debates concerning the causes and consequences of the war between Israel and Hezbollah have obscured the exact nature and deep meaning of the confl
Will The Vote Be Stolen Again By Antonio R. Serna
The November 14, 2006 elections will be a land mark event in the sense that its results can bring the government back to the people where it belong
Nuclear Winter, Global Warming, or Impeachment By David Swanson
Some say the globe will end by warming, Some say nuclear war. At the risk of being too alarming, I hold with those who favor warming. But if religious
Iraq War Worsens Terrorism Threat To US-Republican Senate Control By Stephen Crockett
Things are not looking good for Senator Allen in Virginia, Lt. Governor Steele in Maryland, Mayor Corker in Tennessee and a dozen other Republica
Letters To The Editor
Bush's War With America You can tell that President Bush is not doing well in the war in Iraq when he has to send out Rummy, Cheney and Rove, the a

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