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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
Wed. May 6, 8-12, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. May 7, 8-12 The Mushrooms
Sat. May 9, 9-1 ANNIE BACON & O'Shen w/Zach Jones
Sun. May 10, 8-12, OPEN MIC W/ The Pinks
Mon. May 11, 8-12, spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. May 13, 8-12, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. May 14, 8-12, New Band Showcase
Fri. May 15, 9-1, rec. spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Sat. May 16, 9-1, to be announced
Sun. May 17 , 8-12 OPEN MIC w/New Moon Players
Mon. May 18, 8-12, spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. May 20, 8-11, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. May 21, 8-11, Planet Loop
Fri. May. 22, 9-1, classic easy rock JUST FRIENDS
Sat. May 23. 18, 9-1, Celtic Ska MAD MAGGIES
Sun. May. 24, 8-12, OPEN MIC w/New Moon Players
Mon. May 25, 8-12, rec. spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Thurs. May 28, 8-11, Emma Lee
Fri. May 29. 24 9-1, French Gypsy D G I I N
Sat. May 30, 9-1, blues STEPHANIE KEYS BAND
Sun. June 1, 8-11, OPEN MIC with THE PINKS
Mon. June. 2, 8-12, rec. spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
May, 2009 Volume 34, Number 05

(415)868-1600 - (415)868-0502(fax) - P.O. Box 31, Bolinas, CA, 94924
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"Be the Influence" Town Hall Meetings Chip Away at Underage Binge Drinking in Marin
Participant response to county-sponsored project overwhelmingly positive, sobering MARIN COUNTY, Calif. - This week Marin County released results f
Swine Flu Was “Cultured In A Laboratory” By Paul Joseph Watson
Global Research, April 26, 2009 Editor’s note: On Friday, NPR reported that the deadly swine flu “combines genetic material from pigs, birds and hu
69-Year Old Attorney Jailed For Protesting Illegal Judicial Perks
While Marin Court CEO Diverts $650,000 To Girlfriend And Walks Free JusticeCalifornia is concerned that the California Judiciary has been allowed t
Swine Flu May Be Named Event of 'International Concern' by World Health Organization By Jason Gale
April 25 (Bloomberg) -- The World Health Organization is set to declare the deadly swine flu virus outbreak in Mexico and the U.S. a global concern, p
Israel's Racist in Chief By Chris Hedges
April 13, 2009 "Truthdig" -- It was unthinkable, when I was based as a correspondent in Jerusalem two decades ago, that an Israeli politician who ope
Big Food Is Copying Big Tobacco's Disinformation Tactics, How Many Will Die This Time? By Fen Montaigne, Yale Environment 360
Increasingly, the question of what we eat and how it affects our health is a subject that is important not just to those concerned about nutrition
India to cut off 30 million mobile phones
India is to disconnect more than 30 million Chinese-made mobile phones amid concerns that the devices could be used by terrorists. Connections w
Is Mendocino County About To Tax Marijuana By Michael O'Faolain
Perhaps embracing the national general discussion on the wasteful War on Drugs, marijuana, and the need for tax revenue, on Monday the Mendocino C
A Scary Corporate Coup Is Under Way -- We've Got to Stop It By William Greider,
The Rip Off Must Be Stopped! A reassuring new story line is emanating from our leaders. I heard Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., chairman of the House B
Affordable Housing Commissioner Cathy Cortez Hits Tenant Harassment By Karen Nakamura
When one of our own makes it into the big time we take notice. In December 2008, respected disabled and elderly housing activist, Cathy Cortez, too
Positions on the Propositions for the May 19 Special Election
Differing positions on the Propositions for the May 19 Special Election will be discussed at a free public meeting sponsored jointly by Democracy f
American Jewish Groups Must Speak Up Over Gaza By Richard Silverstein
It is a sensitive subject, but the movement for Gaza accountability needs full Jewish participation, Monday 20 April 2009 09.00 BST
Indigenous Peoples Outraged at the Rapid Escalation of Climate Change and Denounced False Solutions
Anchorage, Alaska--At the first global gathering of Indigenous Peoples on climate change, participants were outraged at the intensifying rate of de
The Facts About Hamas And The War On Gaza By Norman Finkelstein
Thee record is fairly clear. You can find it on the Israeli website, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. Israel broke the ceasefire by going in
Censuring the Censors: The Democratic and Republican National Parties top the 18th annual list of the "best" Muzzlers of Free Speech
APRIL 6, 2009: For their deafening silence over the severe restrictions on, and actions taken against, protesters at their respective conventions i
Afghanistan: Obama's Iraq?
Sunday, May 3, 2009 * 1-6 p.m. * USC Taper Hall Keynote Speakers: Sonali Kolhatkar - Tom Hayden Sponsored by ICUJP-Interfaith Communities United for
U.S. Officials Say Israel Struck in Sudan By Michael R. Gordon and Jeffrey Gettlman
March 27, 2009 "NYT" -- - WASHINGTON - Israeli warplanes bombed a convoy of trucks in Sudan in January that was believed to be carrying arms to be
Did US Assist Israeli Attack In Sudan? By Irish4Palestine
March 27, 2009 "Irish4Palestine" -- Oh what a slippery slope Obama is now on. This Sudanese attack has US cooperation and Intelligence assistance
Documentary "Inside Guantanamo" Is Blind to War Crimes BY Michael Haas
April 7th, 2009 During the week of April 5, 2009, a documentary was available for viewing on the National Geographic cable channel under the title
Bay Area Labor and Human Rights Delegation Finds Pre-election Intimidation, Repression in Haiti
During the week of April 12th through April 18th, a U.S. Labor and Human Rights Delegation conducted a thorough investigation of human rights condi
"Guilt By Association" How Deception And Self-Deceit Allowed Israel To Take America to War
Reviews on Amazon - Motto of the Mossad Israeli Intelligence Agency In A Blockbuster New Book, A Former Counsel To The U.S. Senate Documents How T
Know Your Local Agent Provocateur? By Karen Nakamura
An effective barrier to the dissemination of the messages of peaceful street demonstrations is the damage to businesses by "anarchists." This mayhe
Honeybees In Acute Danger By Evaggelos Vallianatos, t r u t h o u t | Perspective
When I was teaching at Humboldt State University in northern California 20 years ago, I invited a beekeeper to talk to my students. He said that e
Prosecutions Drop On Defense Contract Fraud Under Bush
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 1, 2009 - The number of defense contracting fraud and corruption cases sent by government investigators to prosecutors dro
Prenatal Yoga in San Rafael
Fridays 10-11am. Addresses the changing needs of the body and growing baby and prepares the mind for labor. Restores energy and centers the mother to
Cerebral Palsy Information
Few conditions are disheartening and tragic as Cerebral Palsy - and few sights more heartbreaking than a child struggling with the dreadful diseas
Free Shows In May At Sonoma State University
ROHNERT PARK, CA - The following are FREE shows and concerts at Sonoma State University during the month of May. On Friday, May 1 at 7:30pm, th
"Clean Coal's" Lobbying Blitz $45 million a year campaign to sell coal as indispensable to America's energy future
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 21, 2009 - As hearings begin this afternoon on landmark climate change legislation, the debate will bear the mark of an unpre
KPFA Manager Attends A Board Meeting -Between the Minutes on March 14, 2009- By Daniel Borgstršm
KPFA's General Manager, Lemlem Rijio, paid a rare visit and gave a manager's report at the public Local Station Board (LSB) meeting of March 14th. Act
19th Annual Spring Art Show Celebrates The San Geronimo Valley Community Center's 40th Birthday
Opening Reception, Friday, May 8th from 6:30-9:00pm SHOW DATES AND HOURS ¥ Saturday and Sunday, May 9 & 10 from 12
New Bush Torture Bombshell Memos: 10 Horrifying Discoveries By Liliana Segura, AlterNet
The Obama administration has finally released four long-awaited legal memos used by the Bush administration to design its torture program -- and al
No Amnesty for Torturers By Dave Lindorff
April 17, 2009 "Information Clearing House" -- Back in 1965, as a 15-year-old kid, I had a chance to spend half a year as a student at a boy's gymn
Obama: CIA Interrogators Won't Be Prosecuted
US President Barack Obama says that those CIA officers who used harsh interrogation techniques on terror suspects would not be prosecuted. The
Obama Administration Quietly Expands Bush's Legal Defense Of Wiretapping By John Byrne
In a stunning defense of President George W. Bush's warrantless wiretapping program, President Barack Obama has broadened the government's legal ar
Obama Envoy Tells Israel U.S. Wants Palestinian State By Jeffrey Heller and Adam Entou
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Washington's visiting Middle East envoy vowed in April to vigorously pursue the creation of a Palestinian state, setting the sta
Pastors Targeted For Prosecution By New Legislation?
The Traditional Values Coalition calls the re-introduction in Congress of the so-called hate crimes bill a thinly veiled attempt at silencing Chris
Rebranding A Failed Product By Frank Scott
Creating a new label in order to sell an old product has long been a successful marketing technique, and our new president has developed rebranding
Throw The Money-Changers Out of Their Wall Street Temples By Edward W. Miller M.D.
And Jesus entered the temple of God and drove out all who sold and bought in the temple and turned the tables of the money changers and the seats
Moo Town News By Judy Borello
An Agricultural Perspective If you thought the battle over California Proposition 2 was finally over, think again. The initiative was just the open
Getting a Death Grip on Memory By Norman Solomon
A headline in the New York Times announced a few days ago: "Brain Researchers Open Door to Editing Memory." This news ran above the fold on the fro
Letters to the editor BY You & Me
Shotgun Approach To Economy--The Budget The Obama Administration is throwing many hundreds of billions of dollars at a multitude of programs, hopi
The Quiet Coup By Simon Johnson
April 04, 2009 "The Atlantic" --- One thing you can learn rather quickly when working at the International Monetary Fund is that no one is ever very h
Marin Group Sierra Club Hikes MAY through JUNE 2009 By Richard Watson
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 driver
PAJU (Palestinian and Jewish Unity) Zionism Is The Problem
Identifying the root cause of the Israel / Palestine crisis The long-running Israel / Palestine conflict is not simply the result of misguided lead

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