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It’s A Long Way To Tucumcari

A logical first stop for snowbirds returning from Arizona to the Upper Midwest is Tucumcari, New Mexico, a little town big enough for a McDonald’s…

Undercover Agents

A current controversial federal law allows product manufacturers to withhold the identity of untested chemicals from the public if the manufacturer has rea­son to believe…

Obits For Sale

Like most daily newspapers these days, the San Francisco Chronicle is hustling to increase declining profit margins. But let me offer some advice to my…

Facebookin’ for DA

The Godzilla of social networking sites is apparently a prerequisite for Mendo's DA candidates.

From the World Food File: Brain Vegetable

My pops and his lovely lady are in Jamaica right now, where they're eating something called Brain Vegetable. This just in, from the AVA's intriguing…

In the Name of Love, Buy the Record

"Speed me into a wedding so I can stop being a threat to the women of the world.” According to Will Stenberg, lead man of…

Time To Grow Up Oakland

Muhammad Diop was shot down in cold blood in front of his house on 864 31st street in Oakland on Thursday March 4th at 7:30pm. Muhammad Diop was murdered by the pervasive culture of violence in Oakland that is gripping our inner-cities nationwide.

Eco Libs & Eco Grain

I was reading National Geographic this morning and noticed an ad the featured something called Eco Grain. “What in tarnation is Eco Grain?” the headline…

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