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Sun., March 1, 8-12, OPEN MIC with the Pinks
Mon., March 2, 9-1, Record spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed., March 4, 8:30-12 LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs., March 5, 8:30-12 SAMIR DJ SET
Fri., March 6, 9-1, Oblique Americana, 77 EL DEORA
Sat., March 7, 9-1 Hawaiian Rock SAGE
Sun., March 8, 8-12, OPEN MIC with New Moon Players
Mon., March 9, 9-1, Record spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed., March 11, 9-12 LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs., March 12, 9-12, EMMA LEE
Fri., March 13, 9-1, rock'n blues JEB BRADY BAND
Sat., March 14, 9-1, country-rock COW LICKS
Sun., March 15, 8-12, OPEN MIC with New Moon Players
Mon., March 16, 9-12, Record spin, reggae, SUCKER FREE
Wed. March 18, 9-12, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs., March 19, 9-12, rock THE MUSHROOMS
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Saturday, March 21, 9-1, blue grass Badmittin Orchestra and Buxter Hoot'n
Sun., March 22, 8-12, OPEN MIC with the New Moon Players
Mon., March 23, 9-1, Record spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. March 25, March Birthdays MIDNIGHT ON THE WATER
Thurs. March 26, 8:30-12, ARVEL PRESENTS
Fri., March 27, 9-1 rock SWEETNESS
Sat., March 28, 9-1 blues STEPHANIE KEYS
Sun., March 29, 8-12 OPEN MIC with New Moon Players
Mon., March 30, 9-1, Record spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
February, 2009 Volume 34, Number 03

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Could a Sudden Collapse of Mexico Be Obama's Surprise Foreign Policy Challenge? By Bill Weinberg, AlterNet
A year-end report by the Pentagon's Joint Forces Command names two countries as likely candidates for a "rapid and sudden collapse"-Pakistan and Me
Prosecuting Bush Officials for War Crimes
Preliminary Memorandum of Justice Robert H. Jackson Conference On Federal prosecution of War Criminals Global Research, February 21, 2009 afterdownin
Afghanistan, The Next U.S. Quagmire? By Thalif Deen
February 19, 2009 UNITED NATIONS, Feb 19 (IPS) - The United States is planning to send an additional 17,000 troops to one of the world's most battl
Bush Secret Memos- Lifting Bush's Shroud
During his confirmation hearings in January, Eric Holder promised that if he became attorney general, he would increase the Justice Department's tr
What A Friend We Have In Israel By Karen Nakamura
A prominent issue in the recent presidential campaign was whether the United States would continue to be a "friend of Israel." Israel supporters d
Gaza: Death's Laboratory By Conn Hallinan
Erik Fosse, a Norwegian cardiologist, worked in Gaza hospitals during the recent war. "It was as if they had stepped on a mine," he says [1] of ce
PG&E; Spray Alert!
FEB. 27, 2008: PG&E; is spraying around the base of power poles within county road and state highway rights-of-way throughout the region. Folks in
Death Star Water Rationing In Bolinas May Be Cancelled By Don Deane
The prospect for draconian water-use limitations in Bolinas seems to be fading as rainfall has doubled over the last six weeks. The town's stand-al
One More Assault On The Constitution To Another By Paul Craig Roberts
February 20, 2009 "Information Clearing House" -- The US Constitution has few friends on the right or the left. During the first eight years of the
Who Remembers the Holocaust? By Annette Herskovits
Wednesday February 11, 2009 Berkeley Daily Planet Reader's Commentaries Three weeks into the Hamas-Israel truce, the Gazans are still imprisoned. T
Asia: The Coming Fury By Walden Bello
As goods pile up in wharves from Bangkok to Shanghai, and workers are laid off in record numbers, people in East Asia are beginning to realize they
Iraq's Shocking Human Toll By John Tirman, The Nation
About 1 Million Killed, 4.5 Million Displaced, 1-2 Million Widows, And 5 Million Orphans We are now able to estimate the number of Iraqis who have
Bill to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Introduced In California
Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) Introduces Historic Legislation in Wake of State Fiscal Crisis SAN FRANCISCO -- Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (
Ron Paul to Bill Maher: America's War on Drugs Must End By David Edwards and Stephen C. Webster
Congressman Ron Paul is the most conservative, grandfatherly man to ever be admired by America's marijuana enthusiasts. On Friday night's episode o
National Guard Scraps Plans To Invade Rural Town 'This operation could be pretty intrusive to the people' By Drew Zahn
(c) 2009 WorldNetDaily Feb. 20, 2009 -- DES MOINES, Iowa - Following publicized reports that the Army National Guard was planning a military tra
High Gas Prices at Bo-Gas: Here's What's Going On...
A message from Bo-Gas, an independently owned and operated gas station, run by the non-profit organization, the Bolinas Community Land Trust (BCLT)
Leading Critic of Israel and Zionism Fired by Bard College
From: The Committee for Open Discussion of Zionism (CODZ) For further information: Professor Joel Kovel has taught at Bard Coll
Blogs Crashing the White House Gates By Seth Reznik
In a simple act of calling on a journalist from a blog rather than a paper, President Obama was amplifying the transition from the old closed-door pol
Mugged Accountability
Accountability got mugged last month when congressional leaders stripped federal whistleblower protections from their compromise "stimulus" bill.
Rare Mammal Faces 'Extraordinary Rendition' to Logger's Land By Will Craven
California Dept. Agrees to Capture Vulnerable Pacific Fisher; Sierra Pacific Industries Will Not Guarantee Fisher's Surv
Sending Kids To Jail For Cash By Lynda Carson
Corrupt Luzerne County Judges Of Pennsylvania Admit To Being Part Of Kickback Scheme To Lock Up Kids For Cash Two corrupt judges admit to acceptin
Straus Family Creamery introduces America's First Organic Soft-Serve Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt
San Francisco, CA (February 23, 2009) - Straus Family Creamery, the first organic dairy west of the Mississippi, has just introduced the first orga
Israeli Racism Is Rising
A leading Israeli journalist denounces Israel's racist "voice of the mob" Israel's election this week shows that racism and nationalism have become
Shooting At Farmers, What Gives Israel The Right? By Eva Bartlett
Feb. 3, 2009: This morning, farmers from Abassan Jadiida (New Abassan), to the east of Khan Younis, the southern region, returned to land they'd be
Army Reports Rise in Suicides Will Likely Outnumber Combat Deaths
WASHINGTON - The Army is investigating a stunning number of suicides in January - a count that could surpass all combat deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan
Under Siege Again, But Gaza Will Not Die By Ann Wright
AfterDowningStreet Feb. 11, 2009:In a tent in front of Shifa hospital, the largest hospital in Gaza, a sign on the photo of a young child bleeding
John Rohret, 66
John Rohret died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 in Clearwater Florida where he has lived the past 10 years. John was born
What's The Matter With Kansas? The Fight Against Big Coal Hits the State Legislature, with National Repercussions. By Simran Sethi, Huffington Post
On October 18, 2007, Kansas made history. Health and Environmental Secretary Roderick Bremby made the landmark decision to deny permits for two ne
"KWMR Changes Bolinas Frequency To 89.9 fm
February 10, 2009, Point Reyes, California: Beginning Sunday, February 15th at 3pm, Bolinas and Stinson Beach listeners will find KWMR on the dial
Pesticides in Pet Products: Why Your Dog or Cat May Be at Risk By M.B. Pell and Jillian Olsen
The Center for Public Integrity Last June Diane Bromenschenkel applied a flea-and-tick product to her English pointer, Wings, so the dog wouldn't g
Regression Is Not Progress By Frank Scott
Further problems are being created by the proposed solutions to an economic crisis more serious than the Great Depression. As in the 1930s, governm
Coastal Post Is Late And Fading
We're publishing a week late this month. It took an extra week for subscription, advertising and contribution revenue to match the costs of the pap
Afghanistan-Obama's Vietnam? By Edward W. Miller, M.D.
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
Moo Town News BY Judy Borello
Murphy the Brave St. Patrick's Day always was a special day for me because my father, Al Nolan, celebrated it like a true raucous Irishman. He'd pa
Freeing Up Resources... for More War By Norman Solomon
Hours after President Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress, the New York Times printed the news that he plans to gradually withdraw "Ameri
Time to Honor the Hippies: Freak Fear and Loathing in America By Stephen Simac
As the American dream bursts like a frothy bubble, we're going to have to learn how to make do with less. Nobody since the hippies have been better
American Jobs Are Worth Fighting For By R. Thomas Buffenbarger
In January alone, 598,000 jobs were lost. More than 200,000 of those jobs were lost in the manufacturing sector. The employment rate now stands at
Letters To The Editor BY You & Me
Two Locals Attack Press Freedom If an article in my paper turns me off, I don't need to finish it. If my paper keeps printing articles with which
March Dance Palace Events
14TH ANNUAL DANCE PALACE TRIVIA BEE Test your knowledge of the significant to the mundane, in this 14th annual evening of wildly entertaining triv
Can Israeli Jews Be Saved From Themselves? by Annette Herskovits
Five weeks after its assault on Gaza ended, Israel has yet to allow into Gaza construction materials to rebuild all the "busy neighborhoods flatte

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