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Re: “Not Ready

In 2008 we surely needed the HOPE that Obama offered. We needed a new model of who a President could be. What we got was a clear demonstration that the Civil War is not over, by far; that minorities have not won the battles for Civil Rights, and that we have much more work to be done in all areas before real Freedom (not just the freedom to own guns and drive trucks anywhere you want) can Ring in the US of A.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Jane Nielson on 01/05/2016 at 11:43 AM

Re: “Not Ready

From the beginning the "I hate Obama" faction had one problem. There was a black man in the White House.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Ed Crabbe on 01/04/2016 at 7:29 AM

Re: “Not Ready

Louis, you have overlooked Bernie Sanders -- he is not owned by special interests but, unlike Donald Trump, is not using duplicitous and manipulative "art of the deal" techniques on the American people every time he speaks. Bernie is what you say you want and he has 30 years of being a public servant who works tirelessly for all Americans -- those on both the Right and Left. Bernie is also unique in being a true gentleman, never stooping to power broking, dividing racial groups from each other or running a negative campaign that insults other candidates.

7 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Mary Anne Cutaia on 01/03/2016 at 9:02 PM

Re: “Not Ready

Donald has a special interest group of one.

11 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Michael Purnell on 01/01/2016 at 3:07 AM

Re: “Not Ready

Trump is a joke!

13 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Linda Smithhart on 12/31/2015 at 7:59 PM

Re: “Not Ready

Donald Trump is the only candidate in either party who is not owned by the special interests of the left and of the right. He represents America's silent majority of decent men and women.

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Posted by Louis Marschalko on 12/31/2015 at 11:33 AM

Re: “Consignment Chic

Thanks for the lovely shout out for Red Umbrella Consignment in Petaluma. We love what we do and have so much gratitude for all of our patrons and consignors we are thrilled to be celebrating our 11th year in Petaluma come January, 2016.

Love from the gang at Red Umbrella!
Dana, Margaret, Denise, Imelda and Michelle. Happy holidays!

Posted by Dana Prichard on 12/05/2015 at 9:56 PM

Re: “Consignment Chic

We invite you to visit us at Skirt Chaser Vintage in Santa Rosa where we have yet to don a corset! Secondhand shopping is our passion and we thank you for writing about it!

Posted by Christina Palomo on 12/02/2015 at 7:08 PM

Re: “Consignment Chic

Whoops my big mistake.

The correct address for Mazzy's Closet is 110 N. Main St., Sebastopol

Posted by Roger Gilbert on 12/01/2015 at 1:52 PM

Re: “Consignment Chic

The address for Mazzy's Closet in Sebastopol is incorrect. The correct address is 101 N. Main St. You have it listed as 10 N. Main St. Thanks.

Posted by Roger Gilbert on 12/01/2015 at 11:13 AM

Re: “Music on the Margins

John is a wonderful, crazy guy who I met first in the mid-1970s when he was a teenager. He performed at the Avant-Garde Festivals in Trenton, New Jersey, and slowly grew into one of the most interesting and quirky musicians I've ever known. And is more than 'just' an unknown musician. He donated a kidney. He recorded and distributed prank phone calls. He was the subject of a lecture at Rensselaer by a guy who'd never met him. A famous composer flew across the country just to meet him in person. He's been the subject of a documentary. And he had (still has?) a mechanical monkey. And much more. Too much more. This article is well deserved!

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Posted by Kalvos on 11/21/2015 at 5:55 AM

Re: “Music on the Margins

I've known about him since the Eighties and always thought he was hilarious. Glad to see he's still making music on his terms.

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Posted by Brian Eisley on 11/19/2015 at 11:31 AM

Re: “Music on the Margins

He is mentally ill but he is my friend...Andrew Gentsch

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Posted by Andrew Gentsch on 11/18/2015 at 8:04 PM

Re: “Into the Breach

The spontaneous response by the Calistoga community and volunteers was extraordinary. In the days immediately following the evacuations, hundreds of people stepped forward to help fire victims and evacuees. There were many people who came to the aid of evacuees (including Wendy Lopez, Viri Agapoff and Mimi Quirarte), prior to when CVNL’s Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) was activated on Thursday, September 16.

Normally, CVNL stands up its emergency volunteer center within hours of a disaster. The delay in activating us as an EVC contributed to confusion and misunderstanding about our role in disaster response. CVNL is one of many who play a role in disasters – there are national and local partners that step up in what can be a very chaotic and emotional time. We honor and recognize the heroic efforts made by both individuals, businesses, and organizations.

During our time on site, no volunteers or donations were turned away. Through our business partnerships, and at no expense to the county, we transported 18 semi-trucks filled with 400 pallets of donated goods to the evacuees.

With respect to the email CVNL sent on Friday, we have not, and will not, add anybody to our mailing list without them opting in, which was clearly stated in the email. The purpose of the communication was to invite those who had volunteered their time to a celebration in their honor. If people have specific questions about CVNL’s role as an EVC, they can reach us directly at 415.479.5710.

Posted by CVNL on 11/02/2015 at 6:21 PM

Re: “Into the Breach

Wish your site gave more time to edit comments.

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Posted by Viri Agapoff on 11/01/2015 at 10:00 PM

Re: “Into the Breach

Stett, I wrote several emails to the editor. Still waiting for an response. As for CVNL they bombarded many of the volunteers with an email inviting them to a thank you event they're hosting. Which is awesome. However 90% percent of those volunteers didn't signup to be added to their master emailing list. This is illegal. Also for them to use this list of volunteers to get further funding for their agency. Email me: viridianae@gmail.com. I would love to talk to you.

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Posted by Viri Agapoff on 11/01/2015 at 9:53 PM

Re: “Forest for the Trees

Wow. What a horrifically written article

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Posted by Josh on 11/01/2015 at 9:18 AM

Re: “Into the Breach

Stett I believe you should re write your article in its entirety! If you credit yourself as an journalist do the leg work BC if you would have actually been around during the actual incident it would have been very apparent there was no CVNL and red cross sat on their ass. Carlene is a whole other story. Even if you watch news clips you could have wrote a better article.

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Posted by Kat Costa on 11/01/2015 at 8:17 AM

Re: “Trump Up the Volume

So Trump's 'presidential' vision is to build the world's second "Great Wall" and send all but 'squeaky-clean white folk' somewhere intooblivion- that's when our economy grinds to a halt- without the massive labor force required to pick all of the nation's produce sold here AND abroad.

But Trump's ultimate goal is to say that 'The wall will have been built by American labor!!

I'd rather vote for Bozo the Clown- at least Bozo was genuinely entertaining.

Posted by APB on 11/01/2015 at 8:17 AM

Re: “Into the Breach

Thank you Stacy!!!!

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Posted by Kat Costa on 11/01/2015 at 8:11 AM

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