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Re: “Cheese Please Me

Hungry already!

Posted by Shana Ray on 02/20/2014 at 12:29 PM

Re: “Cheese Please Me Kinda cheesy, and definitely cheese How can you make cheese without milk was my first topic on my video's. If you would like to see how you can turn two cups of nuts into cheese this is worth the cheesiness.

Posted by Ivy Rose Hunter on 02/19/2014 at 9:13 PM

Re: “Push for Sonoma to Santa Rosa Bike Path

Slight correction- the OTHER way into Glenn Ellen from Santa Rosa is along Bennet Valley Road to Warm Springs Road and then onto Arnold. It's much more scenic and far scarier to ride on a bike.

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Posted by geodrone61 3 on 02/12/2014 at 1:12 PM

Re: “Gay Travel

Don't neglect the colonial interior. My new book is not specifically about the gay lifestyle in Mexico, but in my travels talking to expats in out of the way places, I discovered a remarkable number of gays living satisfying lives in tolerant, but not well-known, communities. The book is called, Into the Heart of Mexico: Expatriates Find Themselves Off the Beaten Path. A sample is available on my website.

Posted by John Scherber on 02/06/2014 at 1:27 PM

Re: “Beaches 'n' Foes

I agree with Michele Luna that we need to find other ways--besides use fees--to generate revenue to help fund our State Parks. I believe there are revenue-generating options at the state and regional level to supplement operational costs and do away with use fees altogether. I for one would be interested in a committee at the regional level to explore alternatives for generating additional income for our local parks and preserves.

JP, Guerneville

Posted by JohnpaulBethann McIntoshking on 02/06/2014 at 9:38 AM

Re: “A Better Discipline

A wonderful idea rooted in, I believe, the practices of the New Zealand Maori. It's one of those non-intuitive ideas (or perhaps "non-emotional" is a better term) for returning the young back to society. I deeply applaud this effort.

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Posted by geodrone61 3 on 02/05/2014 at 2:47 PM

Re: “It's Yellow Journalism

My kind of article. I learned alot. Love mustard!

Posted by Thefatherfigure on 01/29/2014 at 5:29 PM

Re: “Fossil Diet

Fo' shizzle Grizzle

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Posted by Tob on 01/26/2014 at 9:35 PM

Re: “A Better Discipline

Restorative Resources is a great organization + we are lucky to have it here in Sonoma County. Another local organization, Center for Restorative Process, provides a curriculum + trains facilitators to help schools build a positive culture based on the values of restorative justice. This includes positive support for problem-solving and community building before things get to the stage of needing restorative justice intervention. See, where you can download a curriculum + training manual for free. Experience shows that building this kind of foundation also helps to support positive outcomes when student behavior escalates to where restorative justice intervention is needed. Thanks!

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Posted by mishara on 01/26/2014 at 7:16 PM

Re: “On Target

How many Latinos are working the Santa Rosa area for the sheriff's dept.? Are any in supervise?

Posted by Thefatherfigure on 01/25/2014 at 5:20 PM

Re: “A Better Discipline

I know many young adults who would benefit from programs like that. The hard part is getting them interested.

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Posted by Thefatherfigure on 01/25/2014 at 5:14 PM

Re: “Long Overdue

There's plenty of wasted tax money in this area that could easily cover the costs of keeping the library open more. One example is marijuana arrests. It's better spend money on reinforcing positive habits that to suppress negative habits. That technique almost never works – look at the war on drugs. Look a child who was NEVER allowed to eat candy or sweets. Whenever she could, she binged on those foods, and ended up overweight with an eating disorder. I personally wanted to only eat candy when I was 6 years old - and my parents let me! I lasted a day. Since that instance, I rarely eat candy.
Spend money on the library and library programs, and our town will use it.

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Posted by Sammy Vanek on 01/21/2014 at 3:35 PM

Re: “Beyond Counting Sheep

Movie : Wolves of Wall Street..Leonard DeCaprio actor.....Same story about sales and being convincing...

Posted by Brad Pipal on 01/21/2014 at 12:57 PM

Re: “The Straight Dope

It's no wonder so many can't see through the fog of ego bashing and misinformation to find the truth about cannabis. We are restrained by government controls and/or ignorance so science has a difficult time getting funding so they can give us the straight goods.

If however, we become ill or stressed beyond our limits and try this wonderful healing plant for ourselves all the controversy fads into the background as we realize we have found something very special, we take a deep pain free breath and we know the truth.

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Posted by Metatron on 01/19/2014 at 3:26 PM

Re: “Fossil Diet

Also check this great paleo recipes

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Posted by John Craft on 01/16/2014 at 1:33 PM

Re: “Beyond Counting Sheep

I can only sleep after I jack off - Sincerely, Chris J. Robert

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Posted by Chris J. Robert on 01/15/2014 at 3:59 PM

Re: “Fossil Diet

@Taz Man
I don't know how you can call a diet that humans have been eating for 2.5 millions years a fad diet. And it is not temporary. Everybody I know that starts the paleo diet intends to stay on it for the rest of their lives.

Dietitians are taught to promote the foods that the food industry wants promoted. And those foods are the most profitable ones. Profitability in any business is greater when there is less labor content. And there is almost no labor needed to grow grains. Cargill is the largest privately held company in the US, and Continental Grain is one of the largest.

Posted by Don Wiss on 01/15/2014 at 12:54 PM

Re: “The No-Workout Workout

Thanks for this article - very interesting!

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Posted by Scamperwillow on 01/15/2014 at 9:20 AM

Re: “Fossil Diet

All these temporary fad diets are a waste of time. The best thing to do is just focus on making healthy sustainable lifestyle habits..

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Posted by Taz Man on 01/15/2014 at 4:50 AM

Re: “Turning the Lens

Too fast, Lightning! Our political representatives definitely need to be massively more transparent, but they are able to do either good or bad at any time of day or night. A 24/7 tap would be unreasonable and impossible and likely unconstitutional in my mind.

They are the most dangerous of all public servants, but I think we need to change the system that encourages them towards corruption by removing monetary needs and enticements, rather than opening the door to spying on them. Ultimately, the Supremes' ruling on Citizens' United has made local experimentation with campaign finance very difficult. It must be overturned.

Posted by Villainesse on 01/12/2014 at 2:02 PM

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