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Sun. May 13, 8-11, Mother's Day OPEN MIC
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Wed. May 16, 8-11, LARRY'S KARAOKE
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Thurs. May 24, 8-12 VARIETY
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MIDNIGHT ON THE WATER
Thurs. May 31, 8-12 VARIETY
May, 2007 Volume 31, Number 05

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ARTICLES:
Coastal Post Interview - Dave Mitchell by Jeanette Pontacq
This interview is the first in a series that will address the twin concerns in West Marin of losing knowledge of our past and understanding issues of
Marin Family Court Disgrace By Valerie D. Nixon
Words cannot describe the feeling of desperation that overcomes a protective parent when facing down a family court judge that has gained a reputat
Defense Attorney Tony Serra Sues Feds Over Slave Labor Practices By Lynda Carson
Oakland, CA. -- During late March, San Francisco's well-known and respected activist attorney J. Tony Serra, filed suit against the federal governmen
Local Briefs By Coastal Post Staff
Bolinas X 2 Conversation inside and outside of Bolinas these days always seems to mention the local perception of two villages named Bolinas. Vis
Ethanol Will Not Be Our Clean, Green Savior! By Murray Dobbin, The Tyee
Posted on April 10, 2007, Printed on April 11, 2007 http://www.alternet.org/story/50189/ Citizens in industrialized societies will cling to their e
County Wide Plan vs Local Ranchers By Wade Holland, Marin County Planning Commissioner
Is it fair for the County to limit the size of houses that can be built on agricultural properties? This was, predictably, a hot-button topic at
Homeland Security To Have Town Hall Meeting On Federal ID
SACRAMENTO - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will conduct a national Town Hall meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2007 on th
Musings on the Life and Death of The Point Reyes Light by Elizabeth Whitney
The Point Reyes Light has been through a lot of changes lately, including a dramatic reworking of its image, with a new logo and lots of color phot
SAVE DRAKES ESTERO By EAC, Sierra Club (WestMarin) and others shown below
The Phillip Burton Wilderness Act of 1976 set the stage to preserve Drakes Estero as wilderness for the public to enjoy and wildlife to thrive. The
West Marin Commons Moves Ahead By Jonathan Rowe
A society reveals much about itself by the kind of spaces it creates. Local placemaking is a sign of society. When I lived on Manhattan's West Sid
EDITORIAL --Family of Four Looking For A Home.
Want to live in West Marin? Bolinas in particular? That's not an easy undertaking if you don't have a fat bank account, make a hundred grand a year
The Undertones of a Peace Plan by Karen Nakamura
On March 28, the Arab League met in Riyadh and re-iterated its support for the Arab Peace Initiative. King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia originally subm
Vietnam's promising future by Jean-Claude Pomonti
Journalist, Le Monde Diplomatique Vietnam has recently joined the World Trade Organisation and held discussions with southeast Asian leader
The Martin Luther King You Don't See on TV By Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon
It's become a TV ritual: Every year on April 4, as American scommemorate Martin Luther King's death, we get perfunctory network news reports abou
An Analysis on Terms By Joris Luyendijk
Le Monde Diplomatique of March 2007 When I started out as a Middle East correspondent I thought my job would be straightforward. I would figure ou
Hunters Kill One Of Last Amur Leopards
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Hunters in Russia's Far East have shot and killed one of the last seven surviving female Amur leopards living in the wild, WWF sa
CONNECTING THE DOTS - The "L" Word By Larry Kelley
It's hard to be a liberal these days. So little to cheer about, while the likes of Newt Gingrich tells ABC News that "liberalism" is the cause for
In The Beginning Was The Word? by Frank Scott
Some argue that humans are no better than all other species, as evidenced by our murderous behavior. Nevertheless, language especially separates us
Hemp for Victory by Edward Miller, M.D.
product needed for ropes and hawsers to secure ships at the wharves, tie down cargo and supply canvas for wrapping. Though the American farmer had
Moo Town News: Smoke and Mirrors by Judy Borello
Last month, I reminded you to "look the Marin Planning Commission in the eye while they kick you in the teeth," referring to the fact that the Plan
SKEPTIC'S JOURNAL "Footprints in West Marin" By Jeanette Pontacq
The issue of illegal immigration has become a poisoned political pill in this country, this county and right here in West Marin on the coast of n
The Curious Case of the Amnesiac Attorney General Raging Moderate, by Will Durst
I'm afraid it is my duty to impart some bad news, people, and I advise you all to sit down before you fall down. The attorney general of the United
Letters to the Editor/ May 2007
What To Do With Baby Animals Wait and watch. Most baby birds, rabbits, squirrels, deer, and other animals don't need humans' help-their parents
Marin General Hospital's Days Are In The Future By Norman Carrigg M.D.
It took some effort in the middle of the last century for activists to pass a general obligation bond, which made construction, possible of Marin G

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