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Sasha Abramsky on untangling the American poverty crisis

10/23/2014
In “The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives,” author Sasha Abramsky implores Americans to recognize the severity of economic deprivation in their country, and he proposes a series of measures to remedy or at least substantially alleviate it. By the end of 2010, he writes, 15.2...

Art Rogers Family Album, October 9, 2014

10/09/2014
THE MARCONI CENTENNIAL BANQUET AT THE MARCONI WIRELESS RECEIVING STATION POWERHOUSE, NOW THE MARCONI CONFERENCE CENTER IN MARSHALL, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 “The Maritime Radio Historical Society (MRHS) hosted a banquet to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first wireless message sent across the Pacific Ocean on September 24, 1914. The...

My own trans-bay swim

10/02/2014
My editor emailed me one morning, wondering why my articles had slowed down. “What’s the deal? Got a new adventure for us?” and I had to say, well, I’ve been working. But I do have a mini-adventure to share: my own version of the trans-bay swim, a short but most...

A week with Will, in Willits

09/18/2014
Willits: a small town in Mendocino County on Highway 101, about 100 miles north of Petaluma. My friend Will is living here part-time, in a hand-built house with lots of stained glass windows, off the grid on a dirt road—and this week, so am I. I arrived one hot afternoon,...

A garden for the birds

09/18/2014
Nothing adds more pleasure to your garden than the birds that visit and live in it. They bring visual delight, music, color and joy, not to mention insect control. Living so close to the Point Reyes National Seashore assures us of many species, as the seashore has the largest avian...

Art Rogers Family Album, September 18, 2014

09/18/2014
Baby of the Month SAFIA ZAYNAB WRIGHT — BORN JUNE 15, 2013 Daughter of Erin and David Wright of Inverness. First Granddaughter of Susan Weideman of San Francisco and Donna and Don Weideman of Elk Grove, California, and Helene and Charles Wright of San Francisco. First Great Granddaughter of the...

Art Rogers Family Album, September 11, 2014

09/11/2014
JOYCE KOUFFMAN AND HER MUSIC STUDENTS IN HER STUDIO AT THE COWGIRL CREAMERY BUILDING, DOWNTOWN POINT REYES STATION Joyce Kouffman, a composer and muti-instrumentalist, has been teaching music in West Marin for 25 years. At 2 p.m. this Saturday, September 13, at the Point Reyes Presbyterian Church, she will present...

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