Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Last Shadow of Liberty

Dignities and high sounding names have different effects on different beholders. The lustre of the Star and the title of My Lord, over-awe the superstitious vulgar, and forbid them to inquire into the character of the possessor: Nay more, they are, as it were, bewitched to admire in the great, the vices they would honestly…

A Company Town No More: Richmond Progressives Visit Petaluma to Discuss Their Grassroots Victory Over Chevron

Grassroots political organizing managed to put the people back in the political process in last year’s election, resoundingly beating one of the most profitable corporate behemoths on the planet, which had spent an unprecedented $3 million dollars in the city of Richmond to elect corporate-friendly candidates. How did Richmond progressives do it and can their…

Everybody Eats: Petaluma Bounty & Farmers Market Benis

Originally posted at PositivelyPetaluma.com FEATURED, PETALUMA EATS Everybody Eats: The Petaluma Bounty Farm & Farmers Market Benefits JUNE 12, 2015 I finally met Lennie Larkin at the Petaluma Farmers Market in Walnut Park last Saturday. She was tending to the Petaluma Bounty Farm’s spot at the west side market that runs from 2 to 5…