Sherman R. Frederick/Publisher The British comedy troupe Monty Python’s Flying Circus skewered government bureaucracy in a most delicious way with its famous skit on the Ministry of Silly Walks. It consisted of John Cleese walking to work and then interviewing applicants seeking a grant to … [Read more...] about Commentary: Sacramento’s Ministry of Silly Mask Rules
Photo by Gary Spratt Tam High this morning (Thursday, June 10) all set up for the upcoming graduation. … [Read more...] about In person high school graduations!
Photo by Elliot Karlan It’s good to finally meet in person again. That was the mood of Vietnam Veterans of America, Marin County Chapter #547, last Friday as the group held its first post-COVID annual muster meeting at Sam’s Place Restaurant in Novato last week. Ernie Bergman presided over the … [Read more...] about Vietnam vets get back together … in person
On the heels of a 15-plus month avalanche of major event cancellations and virtual replacements, the Mill Valley Chamber of Commers reports that “we just got word that the 64th Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, one of Mill Valley's landmark events and an arts-centric postcard to the beauty, vibrancy … [Read more...] about MV Arts Festival is on … and in person!
Sherman R. Frederick/Publisher This might be an uncomfortable question, but somebody ought to ask it: Why is California only now looking to compensate African Americans enslaved 150 years ago. Slavery of Blacks existed here at the time of the Gold Rush, of course. You can read more about … [Read more...] about Commentary: Slavery restitution easier said than done
Aramburu, 87 Former Tiburon Mayor Al Aramburu died at age 87. Aramburu served on the Tiburon Town Council from 1972 to 1978. Because of his environmental work, Aramburu Island, an islet bird sanctuary, is named after him. … [Read more...] about Al Aramburu, 87
Marinscope An internal investigation into the use of the fully-articulated “N-word” by the president of the Novato Unified School District and the delayed action by the district’s superintendent is over. The report says, in essence, there’s nothing more to see here. The report was … [Read more...] about The ‘N-Word’ report finished
City Championship week is here. Upsets, always a part of Boyle Park lore, were held to a relative minimum this year, with the grand exception of the 7-seed Tigers shocking the top-seed White Sox in Majors. The Majors City Championship was played Tuesday, June 8 — too late for press … [Read more...] about Mill Valley Little League
Marinscope Larkspur’s Jeffrey O’Neill wasn’t at Sonoma Raceway over NASCAR weekend to compete in the Historic Trans-Am Series doubleheader, but at least his car finished on the podium. The series is a forum for members to celebrate the historic cars from their heyday in 1966-72. O’Neill turned … [Read more...] about Historic Trans-Am Series
Derek Wilson Marinscope Kyle Larson held off two of the sport’s top road course racers – Chase Elliott and Martin Truex Jr. – to win the Toyota/Save Mart 350 in a thrilling overtime finish Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. Larson, who started on the pole, dominated the action in the NASCAR Cup … [Read more...] about Kyle Larson dominates at Sonoma