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41 Wharf Road., Bolinas, CA
(415) 868-1311

MAY CALENDAR
Fri. June 1. 30, 9-1 DUKE & THE BOY
Sat. June 2, 9-1 JIMBO TROUT & THE FISH PEOPLE
Sun. June 3, 8-12, OPEN MIC with THE PINKS
Mon. June 4, HipHop SPIN
Weds. June 6, Monthly Birthday LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. June 7, 8-12 GREGORY ALAN ISAKOV & THE FREIGHT
Fri., June 8-1, Irish Rock, JERRY HANNAN
Sat. June 9, 9-1, LOTUS RUSH
Sun.June10, 8-11 OPEN MIC
Mon. June 11, 9-12, HipHop SPIN
Wed. June 13, 8-12 LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thur. June 14, 8-12, SING ALONG WITH DOUG
Fri. June 15, 9-1, SUCKER-FREE SECOND FRIDAY
Sat. June 16, 9-1 MICHAEL ROBINSON BAND
Sun. June 17, 8-11, OPEN MIC
Mon. June 18, 8-12, HipHop SPIN
Wed. June 20, 8-11, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. June 21, 8-12, MISNER & SMITH
Fri. June 22, 9-1, renegrade country ALLIGATOR & BAYOU BOOGIE
Sat. June 23, 9-1, French Gypsy D G I I N
Sun. June 24, 8-11, OPEN MIC
Mon. June 25, 8-12, HipHop SPIN
Wed. June 27, LARRY's KARAOKE
Thurs. June 28, 8-12 DEAREST (Bolinas)
Fri. June 29, 9-1, SKIFFLE SYMPHONY
Sat. June 30, 9-1 rockn' blues ADAM TRAUM BAND
Sun. July 1, 8-12, OPEN MIC with THE PINKS
May, 2007 Volume 31, Number 05

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ARTICLES:
The San Geronimo Valley and Phil Arnot By Jeanette Pontacq
The San Geronimo Valley is a very special place, with a sublime beauty and aura -- and a history and personality all its own. It is a part of West Ma
LOCAL BRIEFS FOR JUNE 2007 By Coastal Post Staff
West Marin Moxie! A couple of locals recently asked questions about "which restaurant" and "which shops" were scheduled to be part of the Grandi Bu
Caging Voters-Karl Rove's Felony In The 2004 Election Special to BRADBLOG By Greg Palast
This Monica revealed something hotter - much hotter - than a stained blue dress. In her opening testimony yesterday before the House Judiciary Comm
Pacific Coast Fish and Birds In Trouble By Marie Seigenthaler
Something has been amiss off the Pacific Coast since 2004. Usually at about this time of year, strong inland winds will start blowing westwards ov
Can We End the American Empire Before It Ends Us? By Chalmers Johnson, Tomdispatch.com
http://www.alternet.org/story/51975/ In politics, as in medicine, a cure based on a false diagnosis is almost always worthless, often worsening the
Bolinas Scion Donald Benjamin Pepper 1925-2007
The youngest brother of the nine Pepper children born to Marin and Lewis Pepper in Bolinas, Donald Pepper passed on at the family home in Applegate
Racketeering, Waste And Graft Characterize US Spending In Iraq By Karen Nakamura
The military-industrial-complex [would] cause military spending to be driven not by national security needs but by a network of weapons makers, lob
SICKO, Michael Moore's new expose, a target of the US Government, says Producer by Charlotte Higgins/London Guardian
CANNES, France - Cannes recently smacked its lips in anticipation of filmmaker and provocateur Michael Moore's latest jeremiad against the US admin
Ethanol: Feed a Person for a Year or Fill Up an SUV? By Robert Bryce, CounterPunch
The ethanol scam just keeps getting more and more absurd. In January, three U.S. senators -- two Democrats, Tom Harkin of Iowa and Barack Obama of
The Marin Countywide Plan is Bad for Agriculture by Nancy Gates Chair, Land Use Committee Marin County Farm Bureau
This year, Marin County has an opportunity to make its agriculture sustainable. How? By supporting ag through valid programs in the Marin County
American Cities And The Great Divide New York Times By Bob Herbert
A public high school teacher in Brooklyn told me recently about a student who didn't believe that a restaurant tab for four people could come to
Dear West Marin Community by Lynn Cerda Price, John Cerda and their families
Thank you so very much for your outpouring of love and encouragement for our Dad - long-time Inverness/Point Reyes Station resident, FRANK CERDA.
Updates on San Geronimo Valley Issues BY JEAN BERENSMEIER, GUEST EDITORIALIST
The beautiful San Geronimo Valley is not only the headwaters of the Lagunitas watershed that hosts the largest run of coho salmon in Northern Calif
Winds of Change To Blow In Marin County? By Peter Asmus
Driving up the steep gravel road leading up to the Stubbs Vineyard on the northern fringes of Marin County, near Marshall, I squinted to see a tiny
Environmental Update Comments on the Ocean By Frederick Smith, Jr.
Most of us experience the ocean while standing on the beach. From there, the ocean appears so deep and vast it's difficult to imagine that anything
Editorial for June 2007 By Don Deane, Editor/Publisher
Do You Have An Opinion? Various national media pundits have recently been tsk-tsking over the insidious idea that general journalists should be ab
MOO TOWN NEWS By Judy Borello
Betrayal? Promises have been made over the years and never kept. Just ask the local American Indians about that along with many more deceived pe
Skeptic's Journal for June 2007 By Jeanette Pontacq
The 900-lb Gorilla in our midst The number of mouths to feed on the planet passed from 4.5 billion at the beginning of the 1980s to nearly 6.5 bil
Connecting The Dots Smoking Gun
-Whitley Strieber An attractive BBC reporter stands in front of a live feed from New York City, where columns of smoke have replaced the collapse
Liars Inc. By Frank Scott
The atrocity in Iraq began on the basis of lies, and continues with even bigger lies. We were supposed to have invaded because it had WMDs, or its
Raging Moderate-Will Durst The Scourge of Mockolate
I never thought I'd be talking smack about the Hershey Company. It makes me feel like I'm wiping my oily hands on the prom dress of America's sweet
Waltzing The Taliban By Edward W. Miller, MD
When you're wounded and left, on Afghanistan's plains, And the women come out, to cut up your remains, Just roll on your rifle, and blow out your brai
Stinson Beach and Bolinas Volunteers Receive The Frank Wells Award.
The Briones Lions Club is proud to announce the recipients of this year's first annual Frank Wells Award. The recipients of the Frank Wells Awar
First Victims of Freedom
Published in May 2007 for Guernica Magazine. http://www.guernicamag.com/interviews/326/the_black_glove/ An interview with Iraqi feminist Yanar Moham
Bhopal Wastes to be Incinerated by Indian Company By Marie Siegenthaler
Bhopal, India: December 2, 1984. It was on this day that a pesticide plant owned by Union Carbide endured what is known to be the biggest industr
KWMR Radio- New Community Forum To Air All Points Of View
KWMR invites members of West Marin communities to present their perspectives and voice intelligent thoughts on local radio in a new community forum
Carter Criticizes Bush As Worst President In History
WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) Former President Jimmy Carter criticized George W. Bush's presidency in interviews released Saturday as "the worst in
Lawyers Guild Calls For Carriles Extradition
On Tuesday May 8, U.S. District Court Judge Kathleen Cardone dismissed perjury charges against Luis Posada Carriles. Posada is a Cuban-born terror
Letter To The Editor
Receive Spam Go To Jail: How Police Can Harass The CA Supreme Court the other day ruled that just the act of receiving an email is grounds for a se
On the Media Horizon: "We Invest, You Decide" By Norman Solomon
Predictably, some critics have decried the current efforts by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to buy the Dow Jones company, which publishes The Wall
Taking Back the Light By Elizabeth Whitney, Inverness
Thanks to the Coastal Post, I can write to my community, which starts in West Marin and radiates outward. I can't do this via my weekly community
ProHunt Coming to West Marin
The May 6th edition of the San Francisco Chronicle featured an article by Zachary Slobig regarding the National Park Service's decision to hire the

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EDITOR-PUBLISHER: Don Deane
ASSISTANT EDITOR: Jeanette Pontiacq
NEWS STAFF: Steve Simac, Karen Nakamura, Terri Alvillar, Carol Sterritt, Peter James Paul and Marie Siegenthaler
COLUMNISTS: Judy Borello, Larry Kelly, Ed Miller, J. Pontacq, Frank Scott, Norman Solomon
OFFICE MANAGER: Janet Schin
ART DIRECTOR: Stacey Henderson
DISTRIBUTION: Craig Slater
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The Coastal Post is a newspaper of general circulation published on or about the 1st of every month in Marin County, CA. With a monthly readership of about 30,000 and crculation of over 12,000, the newspaper is free in communities throughout Marin and on the World Wide WEB. Subsrciptions are payable in advance, six months $15, one year $30 by sending a check to P.O. Box 31, Bolinas, CA 94924. PHONE (415) 868-1600 FAX (415) 868-0502. http://wwww.coastalpost.com EMAIL: editor@coastalpost.com

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