Archive for the 'Marin County' Category

Kate Sears New Supervisor for Marin

Filed under: Marin County — by Will Kirkland 05/24/2011 @ 10:34:35 AM

Kate Sears, the choice by Governor Brown to fill out Charles McGlashen’s term after his untimely death, seems to have a lot of great credentials.
Sears, who holds a doctorate in … [Keep reading >>]

Support Wisconsin Workers Today In San Francisco

Filed under: Action! | California | Labor / Unions | Marin County — by Will Kirkland 02/26/2011 @ 10:36:05 AM

In Wisconsin and around our country, the American Dream is under fierce attack. Instead of creating jobs, Republicans are giving tax breaks to corporations and the very rich and then … [Keep reading >>]

Tea Party Calls in Marin

Filed under: Marin County — by Will Kirkland 01/21/2011 @ 9:46:22 AM
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I heard from a reliable source that said source, long time liberal, had received an unsolicited phone call identified as on behalf of the Tea Party – inquiring as to her interest. … [Keep reading >>]

Mad as Hell Doctors in Marin

Filed under: California | Health & Welfare | Marin County — by Bob Meyer 09/22/2010 @ 7:27:10 AM

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Schools: Consider These Facts

Filed under: California | Education | Marin County — by Will Kirkland 08/16/2010 @ 12:49:10 PM
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From Mary Jane Burke,  Superintendent of Marin County Office of Education, in the Marin IJ:

Consider these facts:
- California ranked 44th out of 50 states in K-12 spending per pupil, spending … [Keep reading >>]

Hands Across the Sand

Filed under: Action! | Disaster | Energy | Environment | Marin County — by Norman Solomon 06/24/2010 @ 1:43:29 PM
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Like thousands of other people, I’ll be part of the “Hands Across the Sand” nationwide protests against offshore oil drilling this Sunday (June 27). Local events begin at 11 a.m. … [Keep reading >>]

The New Normal – High Unemployment

Filed under: Economy | Marin County — by Norman Solomon 06/24/2010 @ 1:32:09 PM
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Statistics might not lie — but they easily go flat as wallpaper when high unemployment is routine.

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Every War Has Two Losers: A Film in San Rafael

Filed under: Events | Marin County | Movies — by Will Kirkland 06/23/2010 @ 7:17:38 AM

Bay Area filmmaker Haydn Reiss will present his film Every War Has Two Losers, a short documentary on poet and pacifist William Stafford, and engage in a discussion about the … [Keep reading >>]

CA Coast Threatened

Filed under: California | Climate Change | Environment | Marin County — by Will Kirkland 06/4/2010 @ 7:58:01 AM
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Front page in the San Francisco Chronicle this morning.
Northern California’s two great marine sanctuaries and nearby coastal regions will be severely threatened by the planet’s changing climate over … [Keep reading >>]

Sustainable San Rafael

Filed under: Energy | Marin County — by Carole Mills 05/5/2010 @ 8:22:11 PM
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Let the electrons flow!
This Friday, May 7, 1:00 sharp!
10 Avenue of the Flags ~ Marin Civic Center
(on the island in the lagoon)

Come and celebrate the start … [Keep reading >>]

PG&E Warned

Filed under: Energy | Marin County — by Will Kirkland 05/4/2010 @ 6:52:20 AM

Marin residents are familiar with the bizarre “protect your right to vote” campaign organized and funded by PG&E in defense of its monopoly power.  On top of that it has … [Keep reading >>]

KPFA Presents Sebastian Junger: WAR

Filed under: Books | California | Marin County — by Joyce Cole 05/1/2010 @ 3:35:00 PM
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Sebastian Junger: WAR

Monday, May 24, 2010,  7:30 pm
First Congregational Church, Large Assembly Room
2345 Channing Way at Dana, Berkeley
$10 advance tickets: :: 800-838-3006
or: Pegasus Books, Pendragon, Mrs. … [Keep reading >>]

Words for Acts

It is impudent in the extreme for this man to go around Europe haranguing people on their duties to civilization when his own country presents one of the most lawless aspects of modern life the whole world affords.

Roger Casement
Irish Human Rights Champion

commenting on Teddy Roosevelt's 1910 Guildhall
speech telling Great Britain to either rule Egypt or get out.

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