100,000 Poets for Change presents “And Still I Rise” at Gaia’s Gardens TOMORROW

Friday, 2/26, 7pm, Gaia's Gardens a fine veggie restaurant and hangout I am told, 1899 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, brings100,000 Poets for Change, poetry, music and activism in focus with a one-night stand, And Still I Rise, an evening inspired by a poem and book from acclaimed American poet, Maya [...]

By | February 25th, 2016|0 Comments

What’re you doing OSCAR NIGHT? The Envelope, Please 2/28 at the Mystic…

So it's good news to me Petaluma will have its own free speech radio station, KPCA, 103.3, sometime this spring thanks to the diligent work of many at Petaluma Community Access TV (PCA cable channels 26, 27 and 28). I'm dreaming up my costume till its tasty. Or whatever. Incognito [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Get thee to Petaluma Art Center Member Show! Through SUN. 1/24.

Stopped off end of errand time at Petaluma Arts Center - sorry to have missed a few great exhibits; Scott Hess's Black Artists on Art among those, sadly. So determined NOT to miss our friends in the Members show. I counted EIGHT exhibitors we know well. Wonderful talented imaginative transportational...what [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

A Better World is Possible: Shepherd Bliss, Richard Heinberg, KOWS FM Mon. 1/18, 5pm

On A Better World is Possible - new RADIO show on KOWS FM - Shepherd Bliss interviews Richard Heinberg Mon. 1/18, 5pm. Hear a clear and studied explanation of how we're doing vs. climate change from Heinberg, an early leader in the field, whose books include Peak Everything, The Party's [...]

By | January 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Nobody talks about New Year’s Cleaning…

I guess we all need a good brainwashing about now? I don't mean others imposing their will on yours - I mean clearing of the heads, hearts, figuring out what you actually want to do with your hands. Clearing the cobwebs; removing the lint. This would be New Year's Cleaning? [...]

By | January 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Pray for Paris! Keep fossil fuels in the Ground! Go Jerry, save planet!

COP21, the UN Climate Conference coming to Paris TODAY.."never have the stakes been so high" - 181+ heads of state have made pledges - including our own Jerry Brown arriving as if he's President of a country! Mayors from all over our country were rounded up by Robert Redford. The [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Frances Moore Lappe’ at rollout of N. Coast Heritage Grain Alliance

First visit to the Healdsburg SHED "a modern grange" was quite wonderful. Had come to hear Frances Moore Lappe'at the rollout of the North Coast Heritage Grain Alliance, a very hopeful combinatiion. Info on NCHGA is at http://www.grainalliance.org/news.html Their mission: To provide California's North Coast region with education and support [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Climate Mobilization TOMORROW in Oakland (11/21) called by 350.org and 199 groups!

Come if you at all can...10:30am at Lake Merritt Amphitheater. May still be room on a bus (check for bus info and to rsvp. But, of course, there's plenty of room on the grass so just come if you can! There isn't anything more important than dealing with climate crisis [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Petaluma Grange Emergency Forum offers advice to save livestock

So Petaluma Grange President, Tiffany Renee, her helpful techie husband, Jaimey Walkingbear and Grange Secretary/video editor, Kelly Collins pulled together an excellent talk and workshop on how to protect and take care of animals in emergencies Wednesday night at the Library. Petaluma Community Access (PCA) sent two camera people and [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Engaged Optimism @ Building Resilient Communities Convergence, Hopland Oct. 9-12

Fall and we're all ampted up to get stuff done before winter, the holidaze. Tough to keep deadlines whirring while thinking of all the problems that beset man and woman kind - but, thankfully, some skillful, dedicated people are in the trenches daily to do the heavy lifting for and [...]

By | October 8th, 2015|0 Comments