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Thurs, July 3Junk Yard Buddhas
Fri, July 4Mother Jones
Sat, July 5Sun Masons
Sun, July 6Open Mic
Tues, July 8Pool Tournament
Wed, July 9Karaoke
Fri, July 11Planet 22
Sat, July 12Stone Cold Soul
Sun, July 13Open Mic
Tue, July 15Pool Tournament
Wed, July 16Karaoke
Fri, July 18Chicken Bones
Sat, July 19Poor Man's Whisky
Sun, July 20Open Mic
Tue, July 22Pool Tournament
Wed, July 23Karaoke
Fri, July 25Chrome Johnson
Sat, July 26Cindy Wasserman Band
Sun, July 27Open Mic
Tue, July 29Pool Tournament
Wed, July 30Monthly Birthday Party w/Midnight On The Water

Fri, Aug 1Junk Yard Buddhas
Sat, Aug 2Spiral Bound
Sun, Aug 3Open Mic
July, 2003 - Volume 28, Number 7

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Quagmire Between Two Rivers By Tim Llewellyn
  Nearly two months after American forces, with British support, conquered Iraq and toppled the Saddam Hussein regime, life under occupation remains dangerous and demeaning for most Iraqis. Disease, hunger and civil strife threaten to make matters worse before they get better.
Bush's Vietnam-Hollow Victories By John Pilger
America's two "great victories" since 11 September 2001 are unraveling. In Afghanistan, the regime of Hamid Karzai has virtually no authority and no money, and would collapse without American guns.
Marin Doctor For Disabled Driven To Bankruptcy By Howard A. Thornton, MD
I thought I had found the Holy Grail for providing health care to the disabled when I happened to be on duty at the first aid station for Brooks Hall in San Francisco in the fall of 1992. That was when John Scully unveiled Apple Computer's new 4.2 pound Powerbook, the low-weight laptop that revolutionized portable computing.
Direct Services Slashed Again In County AIDS Program By Karen Nakamura
The Coastal Post visited the Marin AIDS community in our August, 2002 issue. Budget cuts for fiscal year 2002-03 were decimating programs.
Remembering Sis Arndt By Jim Scanlon
The first time I met Sis, was during the mid 1970s when she called me and invited me to her home I had written a couple of articles in the first issues of the Coastal Post on the environmental effects Water District policies on Nicasio and Lagunitas Creeks.
Bubba Bush: The Philosopher King By Stephen Simac
Most people would be amazed to learn that George W. Bush is heavily influenced by philosophers. After all, during the presidential campaign he said his favorite book is The Little Engine That Could.
Canceled Rock Concert Challenge To New National Anti-drug Legislation By David Crisp
BILLINGS, MONT. June 12, 2003: A May 30 fund-raising concert for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws was canceled as bands were setting up for the show. The cancellation followed a warning from a federal drug agent that the Eagles Lodge could be fined up to $250,000 if illegal drugs were used at the event.
Deadly Playgrounds
The Croydon Conservation Society recently carried out testing on CCA treated pine playground equipment located at a school in the City of Maroondah. We conducted this testing to determine if arsenic was present on the surface of the timber, as there were many overseas reports of high residue levels of arsenic found on playground equipment.
A Fate Sealed Under Secrecy By Jimmy Breslin NEWSDAY
NEW YORK June 22, 2003: On Friday, I rode across the Brooklyn Bridge, whose gray netting went with the sky, and as long as there was tension about the bridge, I was remembering Richard Seaberg, a big cop from Emergency One, who climbed to the top of the bridge so many times and pulled somebody down before he jumped. Seaberg protected the Brooklyn Bridge.
Theater Group Presents John Walker Lindh Project By Jim Scanlon
In an example of strikingly relevant, local, contemporary theater, the Conservatory Theater Ensemble, made up of about a dozen super charged young actors presented three evening performances of "Patterns of Indifference: the John Walker Lindh Project," a documentary play at the Marin Theater Company's small theater in Mill Valley.
White House Makes Hefty Changes To E.P.A. Report
By Andrew C. Revkin and Katharine Q. Seelye NY Times
The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to publish a draft report in June on the state of the environment, but after editing by the White House, a long section describing risks from rising global temperatures has been whittled to a few noncommittal paragraphs.
$500,000 For Uninsured Marin Children
The First 5 Marin Children and Families Commission (First 5 Marin) announced in June an investment of $500,000 as its first year commitment to provide access to health insurance for all children from birth to age 5 who live in Marin County.
Horizon Cable in Stinson
Horizon Cable TV Inc. now offer a high-speed modem service and digital cable to its customers in the company's service area in the small coastal community of Stinson Beach in West Marin.
Earthquakes and Mega Cities
Fifty percent of the world's super-cities are now located in zones where earthquakes of 7.5 (Richter) magnitude are likely.
"Coalition For Change" Group Launches In San Anselmo
Group Aims to Make Town Fiscally Responsible, to Reform Planning Commission, to Eliminate Anti-Homeowner Ordinances, And to Run Candidates For Town Council
Tim Horvath Graduates Law School
On May 18th I graduated From New College of California School of Law. I went from being Timmy Horvath to Timothy Owen Horvath, Juris Doctor.
Impeach Bush By Frank Scott
The danger posed by this court appointed regime is beyond that of any recent administration. It needs to be dealt with accordingly, and long before the 2004 election.
Passionate Attachments By Edward W. Miller
The massive invasion of Washington's political arena by supporters of Israel, both outright Zionists Jews as well as our Christian Right, have helped produce the very situation which our first president, George Washington, felt so strongly about preventing that he dedicated much of his farewell address to the issue:
Moo Town News - Laugh At the Sign of Danger By Judy Borello
Attending a Farm Bureau meeting last week, I learned a lot of good news. The Feds lowered capital gains from 15 percent and made it retroactive from January 2003. I wondered if the State of California was going to lower it also. I guess not considering the shape our state is in financially.
"What Fools These Mortals Be," W. Shakespeare By Jeanette Pontacq
NBC is producing a movie-of-the week on the Jessica Lynch Story. Remember her? She was the heroic American soldier who was "rescued" by a team of other American soldiers with much daring do, etc.
Trust, War And Terrorism By Norman Solomon
Excerpt from presentation made by Norman Solomon on June 5, 2003, to the "Communicating the War on Terror" conference in London at the Royal Institution of Great Britain:
Missing Weapons Of Mass Destruction By John W. Dean
President George W. Bush has got a very serious problem. Before asking Congress for a Joint Resolution authorizing the use of American military forces in Iraq, he made a number of unequivocal statements about the reason the United States needed to pursue the most radical actions any nation can undertake-acts of war against another nation.
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