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December, 2007 Volume 31, Number 12

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ARTICLES:
Oil Spill Fiasco Is A Wakeup Call By Don Deane
A mysterious left hand turn instead of right by the 902-foot Cosco Busan caused the largest oil spill in twenty years on Nov. 7 in the San Francisc
Feisty Marin General Will Make It On Its Own By Karen Nakamura
Between 2009 and 2010, the Marin Healthcare District will regain control of Marin General Hospital from the private nonprofit Sutter Health. Despi
Soldiers and Suicide By Gene Stoltzfus
http://www.gstoltzfus.blogspot.com/ Each week in 2005, 120 persons who had served in the US military killed themselves according to CBS news this
Back From The War Into Homelessness By Bill Fletcher, Jr.
Black Commentator The report this past week confirmed what veterans advocates have been saying for some time: one quarter of the homeless are veter
Pollution Is Drying Up The Rain By Karen Nakamura
Is the Atlanta drought the result of jet pollution? Environmentalists might look at the ground and sky above the Atlanta airport, a huge east coast
Dry Times Are Coming For California By Timothy Quinn, Executive Director
Association of California Water Agencies When the rest of the world thinks of Southern California, it thinks of beaches, of swimming pools, of wate
Gulf of the Farallones Marine Sanctuary's Beach Watch Volunteer Program Recognized In Spill
In testimony at the November 19th Congressional Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Field Hearing in San Francisco on the Cosco
Radioactive Ammunition Fired in Middle East May Claim More Lives Than Hiroshima and Nagasaki By Sherwood Ross
By firing radioactive ammunition, the U.S., U.K., and Israel may have triggered a nuclear holocaust in the Middle East that, over time, will prove
Second Annual Synchronized GlobalOrgasm for Peace
In 2006, the first Global Orgasm for Peace focused on the escalation of tensions between the Govern-Men of the USA and Iran. One year later, some o
Litmus Test For Wannabes By Antonio R. Serna
There are currently seventeen presidential wannabes from our two major political parties who are trying to woo the American electorate into electi
Cargo Ships In Paradise: Shipping Lanes Threaten Our Yosemites On The Sea By Robert Ovetz, Ph.D., Executive Director, Seaflow
Imagine if someone put a superhighway through Yosemite. That's exactly what's happening just outside the Golden Gate. Our Yosemites on the sea
Democrats Could Lose It ALL In 2008 For Congressional Democrats, the train has already left the station--and they're not on board. By Dave Lindorff
A year after the election that gave them control of both houses of Congress, they are exposed as a feckless bunch of frauds posing as an opposition
Manufacturing Our Immigrants By Edward W. Miller, M.D.
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me. I lift my lam
Caves, Malls and Holidays By Frank Scott
The consumption frenzy that is the annual celebration of market religion once began after Thanksgiving, but as economic problems grow the season of
MooTown News Year-End Reflections By Judy Borello
When I was a tyke, my grandmother, Anna, whose family farmed in Pleasanton, told me, "When you're old enough to vote, always support your firemen b
The Media and Class Warfare By Norman Solomon
A few decades ago, upwards of one-third of the American workforce was unionized. Now the figure is down around 10 percent. And news media are cen
Checking In On Simac's Political Career
When last heard from in the pages of the COASTAL Post, Simac had entered the political arena. Tossed in his hat for the Marin Community College dis
Blood Politics By Dan Stone
If those who believe that Pelosi, Reid and the Democrats are continuing to fund the war, and maintaining the occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq so
Health Insurance Crisis Hits Veterans: 1.8 Million Are Uninsured And At Risk By Dr. Henrie M. Treadwell
ATLANTA-The health crisis in America, which has left 47 million people without health insurance, is devastating veterans and their families. What does
Rain Down 90 Percent In China Rice Belt
BEIJING (Reuters) - Large areas of south China are suffering from serious drought, with water levels on two major rivers in rice-growing provinces dr
John F. Kennedy's Warning To The Free Press
The very word secrecy is repugnant in a free and open society and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secre
ATTENTION: MARIN COUNTY PROPERTY OWNERS
Monday, December 10, 2007 is the final day the First Installment of the 2007-2008 property taxes can be paid without penalty. The tax is now due and o
Grand Jury Applicants Invited
Interested applicants are invited to apply for the 2008-2009 Marin County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury is composed of 19 persons who agree to serve
17th Annual Bolinas World Faire
Everyone is cordially invited to attend the 17th annual Bolinas World Faire, held December 15th & 16th, at the Bolinas Community Center, in beautif
Desmond Tutu Likens Israeli Actions to Apartheid By Adrianne Appel
BOSTON - South African Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu compared conditions in Palestine to those of South Africa under apartheid, and called on I
Tom Chestnut 1918-1907
Thompson Van Valkenburgh Chestnut, a resident of Bolinas, a musician, teacher, humanist and conservationist passed away on November 2 of natural ca
Military To Wounded Soldier: Give Back Your Bonus By Marty Griffin
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) _ The U.S. Military is demanding that thousands of wounded service personnel give back signing bonuses because they are unable to
Letters To The Editor
Board Needs To Support Papermill Center I want to start this as an open letter of thanks to my wife, Trish Callo, for her time on the board of the
Dozens of Bay Area Bird on Latest Audubon WatchList
Emeryville, CA - Dozens of Bay Area birds appear on the latest Audubon WatchList of 217 imperiled birds in the continental United States and Hawai
We Are Publishing! By Don Deane
I sit here at my desk with the December edition of the paper nearly complete and find that neither of the printers will do its job of creating the

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