Open Mic

Pulling Together

In stressful times, we tend to fracture into warring tribes, sticking to the echo chambers that reassure us that...

Open Mic: Progressive Except for Palestine

A couple of months ago we learned that the Sebastopol Living Peace Wall committee is planning to honor Rep....

Open Mic: The Truth About Andy Lopez’s Death Comes Out

After twice seeing Ron Rogers' powerful documentary “3 Seconds in October: The Shooting of Andy Lopez,” this concerned citizen...

Open Mic: I Won’t Tell You ‘I Told You So’

Few, if any, individuals like to hear the words “I told you so.” This seems to be as true...

Open Mic: How Fair Is My Tent!

Although my house consists  of walls, floors, ceilings,  doors, windows and corners,  straight lines, right angles,  my life living in it is  curved, organic,...

Open Mic: Finding a Way Forward

I live across the street from the Novato Library and the homeless encampment at Lee Gerner Park. Like many...

Open Mic: Under Ground Power Proposal

By Jonathan Greenberg As we wait, with dread, for this year’s fire season, it is astonishing that not a single...

Open Mic: Wild Visitors

By Sam Case In Marin and Sonoma, we love our wildlife—but in the wild, not in our houses. Alas, in...

Open Mic: Fireworks a No-No in Marin

It goes without saying that fireworks and droughts do not go well together, but the Marin County Fire Department...

Open Mic: Juneteenth Belongs to All of Us

By Reno Keoni Dono Franklin As a CA Indian, I feel a strong tie to the celebration of emancipated Black...
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