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Thurs. April 2, 8-12, AGENT RIBBONS
Fri. April 3, 9-1,Hawiian rock S A G E
Sat. April 4, 9-1 Latin Rock TERRORITMO
Sun. April 5, 8-12, OPEN MIC W/ The Pinks
Mon. April 6, 8-12, spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. April 8, 8-12, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. April 9, 8-12, R&B; LUCKY OTIS
Fri. April 10, 9-1, Americana, WTJ2
Sat. April 11, 9-1, blue rock, BLUESETTA BAND
Sun. April 12 , 8-12, OPEN MIC w/New Moon Players
Mon. April 13, 8-12, spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. April 15, 8-11, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. April 16, 8-11, Trevor Kinsel's MAD HATTERS
Fri. April. 17, 9-1, spin, reggae SUCKER FREE FRI.
Sat. April. 18, 9-1, rock POTS AND PANS
Sun. April. 19, 8-12, OPEN MIC w/New Moon Players
Mon. April 20, 8-12, rec. spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. April 22, 8-12, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. April 23, 8-11, THE MUSHROOMS
Fri.April. 24 9-1 blues ELVIN BROWN BAND
Sat. April. 25, 9-1, rock/jazz/funk SNAKE PLISSKIN QUINTETTE
Sun. April 26, 8-11, OPEN MICw/New Moon Players
Mon. April. 27, 8-12, rec. spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Thurs. April 30, 8-12, ALICE STEWART
Fri. May 1, Latin Rock TERRORITMO
Sat. May 2, 9-1 S A G E
Sun. May 3, 8-11, OPEN MIC with THE PINKS
Mon. May 4, 8-12, rec. spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
April, 2009 Volume 34, Number 04

(415)868-1600 - (415)868-0502(fax) - P.O. Box 31, Bolinas, CA, 94924
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Scientists To Issue Stark Warning Over Dramatic New Sea Level Figures By Robin McKie
Rising sea levels pose a far bigger eco threat than previously thought. This week's climate change conference in Copenhagen will sound an alarm over n
The Attack On Marin County's Coastal Post By David Glick
The Coastal Post, Marin County's spunky, progressive, freewheeling monthly, is under fierce attack for its forthright criticism of Israeli policies
Food Safety Bill Closely Watched By Farm Bureau BY Mateusz Perkowski Capital Press
HR875 would split FDA, increase inspections on farms; Organic Farmers Concerned Conventional agriculture groups are taking a wait-and-see approach
Freeman Speaks Out On His Exit
March 3, 2009: Retired Amb. Chas Freeman, who said today that he no longer accepts an offer to chair the National Intelligence Council, has just se
FBI Terrorist Watch List Hits 1 Million Entries By Patrick Martin
The FBI's Terrorist Screening Center acknowledged this week that there are more than 1 million names on its official terrorist watch list, a number
Senate Rubber Stamps National "Service" Bill BY Paul Joseph Watson - Prison
Legislation passes to create multi-million civilian "army" in line with Obama's compulsory national service agenda Tuesday, March 24, 2009-The Sena
Bush War Crimes Are Jeopardizing Public Health In Afghanistan And Iraq
As commander-in-chief of the military, former President George W. Bush was responsible for U.S. attacks on hospitals in Iraq and Afghanistan, the
Burt's Bees, Tom's of Maine, Naked Juice: Your Favorite Brands? Take Another Look-They May Not Be What They Seem By Andrea Whitfill, AlterNet
My first introduction to natural, organic and eco-friendly products stems back to the early '90s, when I stumbled upon Burt's Bees lip balm at an i
Border Arrests Drop Go 1970s Levels
Conducting interviews on this topic is the founder and president of the Minuteman Project Jim Gilchrist. With the economy in tatters and securit
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
Bag A Polar Bear For $35,000: The New Threat to The Species
The latest challenge for fans of extreme hunting is an expedition to the Arctic Circle. Jerome Taylor reports Boyd Warner treasures the memory o
Bolinas Water Rationing Rescinded
Utility District Update And Message To Users March 20, 2009-At its regular meeting on March 18, 2009, the BCPUD Board of Directors passed Resoluti
Economy Giving Birth to Survivalist Mindset
As The Economy Continues To Decline, What Was Once Considered Outlandish Slowly Becoming Mainstream One year ago, if you'd have thrown a couple of
Hope Renewed Across The Appalachian Coalfields
Obama Administration suspends mountaintop removal permits for further review Community and environmental groups across Appalachia strongly applaud
Too Many People: Are We Breeding Ourselves to Extinction? By Chris Hedges, Truthdig
All measures to thwart the degradation and destruction of our ecosystem will be useless if we do not cut population growth. By 2050, if we continue
The Forgotten Armenian Genocide By Karen Nakamura
What a wicked web we weave... Or a rose is a rose by any name. Jane Jewel from "14 for Palestine" contacted us recently to remind us that April 24
US Attorney General Holder Signals Major Shift In Marijuana Policy By Devlin Barrett
March 18-WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder signaled a change on medical marijuana policy Wednesday, saying federal agents will target
Some Truths About Guantanamo Bay By Lawrence Wilkerson:
Lawrence B. Wilkerson was chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell and is chairman of the Foundation US. There are several dimensions t
Medical Choice-The Best of Both Worlds By Douglas E. Schoen
A recent poll from CBS News found that the tightening economy is forcing people to make some tough choices. Alarmingly, these kinds of decisions
British MPs Demand British Government to Take Actual Steps to Lift Israeli Siege on Gaza
March 13, 2009-Damascus, SANA British MPs and representatives of political, social, partisan organizations and Islamic and Christian institutions,
Twenty Years Later Many Bird Species Still Have Not Recovered from Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Washington, D.C., March 23, 2009-Many species of wildlife were decimated when the Exxon Valdez spilled nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil into
PG&E; Spray Alert Update
Contractors such as Trees Inc. are spraying copious amounts of herbicide this spring throughout California on behalf of utility companies including
Investigative Reporter Seymour Hersh Describes 'Executive Assassination Ring' By Eric Black
REUTERS/Fadi Al-AssaadJournalist Seymour Hersh speaking in Doha at an Al Jazeera forum on the media in 2007. At a "Great Conversations" event at
Israel's American Chattel By Paul Craig Roberts
March 18, 2009 "Information Clearing House" -Many conservatives take vicarious pleasure in America's superpower status. Bush's flaunting of Americ
Marin's Water Future: Conservation vs. Desalination
Economic and environmental realities will be discussed at a free public meeting Tuesday, April 7th at the Mill Valley Community Center, Mountain Vi
The Living will Envy the Dead in the Next Day of Infamy
Black Mountain, NC, March 25, 2009 - Imagine waking up on what you think will be a normal day except when you turn on the TV or radio to catch the
Woodstock 2009 August Event Proposed for Willits by Michael O'Faolain
Published March 25, 2009 A serious plan has emerged to hold one of possibly three 40th Anniversary Woodstock concerts in August in the small Mendo
They Thought They Were Free BY Milton Mayer,
They Thought They Were Free, The Germans, 1938-45 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1955) What no one seemed to notice was the ever widening
UK Internet Service Providers Must Comply With Snooping Law BY Tom Young,
Service providers will have to provide customer records on demand UK ISPs will be required to hand over records of customers' internet surfing habi
Young Adults Serve Retreat and Wellness Center
Commonweal Welcomes AmeriCorps NCCC Assistance Bolinas, Calif. - Ten members of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) are working on
E-Voting Manufacturer Admits Voting Dropping Flaws
MARCH 27, 2009-A California Secretary of State investigation into electronic voting machines has uncovered a software problem much bigger than firs
Is This Last Gasp for the Israel Lobby and the Neocons? By Robert Dreyfuss Is the Israel lobby in Washington an all-powerful force? Or is it, perhaps, running scared? Judging by the outcome of the Charle
Bernie and the Scapegoats By Frank Scott
Capitalism's worst crisis in a generation has seen the personalizing of social problems proceed with a vengeance usually reserved for foreign lead
Snake Oil In Obama's Medical Plan By Edward W. Miller, MD
Back in August 2007, Michael Moore's documentary, "SICKO" playing at local theatres, proved to be an excellent sales pitch for a "single-Payer "hea
Moo Town News BY Judy Borello
The Man From Tomales The passing of 63-year-old Tim Furlong on February 24th came as a grave blow to the communities of Pt. Reyes Station up to Tom
NOTE: Car costs now exceed .60 cents per mile Passengers should recompense drivers based on this figure. Please be courteous and don't make the driv
ADL VS. CP: Godzilla against Cerberus By Stephen Simac
Being targeted by the Avid Defamers League has been very, very good for the Coastal Post. Circulation really picked up. Papers were flying out o
These Colors Won't Run... Afghanistan By Norman Solomon
Is your representative speaking out against escalation of the Afghanistan war? Last week, some members of Congress sent President Obama a lette
Letters To The Editor
On Proposition 8 Hearings It is my hope that California's Supreme Court justices will have the courage and foresight to uphold the state's ban on

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