We know more now about the benefits of Seagrass meadows, such as the one above, and can take steps to manage them. Jim Steele/Planet In The Balance Seagrass ecosystems enable a wondrous diversity of marine life. Seagrass feeds ancient (but currently threatened) animals like green … [Read more...] about Jim Steele: Preventing Ecosystem Collapse with Seagrass
Thomas L. Knapp Thomas L. Knapp The Hill reports that US House Republicans, who made a show earlier this year of opposing remote and proxy voting in Congress, are warming to the latter practice. US Representative Paul Mitchell (R-MI) gave his proxy to US Representative Abigail Spanberger … [Read more...] about Take proxy voting all the way
Sherman R. Frederick Californians buckled down in 2020 and obeyed Sacramento’s stringent -- some might add “nonsensical” and “draconian” -- shutdown rules. And where’d it get us? Well, in December five thousand and three hundred Californians died from the virus, our worst month by far. … [Read more...] about Locked down, commerce dead, and still no payoff — what gives?
The Rev. Thomas Nibbe Sunday, January 3, 2021 @11:00 A.M. Season of Christmas approaching Epiphany, January 6th "..now the Lord is the Spirit...and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom...and we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord's glory are being transformed into His … [Read more...] about Thomas Nibbe: Being Transformed Into His Likeness
Joy Hitzelman By Joy Hitzelman Special to Marinscope It was late July. I saw on the news that several drug companies were seeking volunteers for their Covid -19 vaccine clinical trials. A website was given for volunteers to sign up. While a strong believer in diet, exercise and a … [Read more...] about Please take this vaccine
By Adam McGill Adam McGill As we come to the end of a historic year filled with challenges and a lot of change, I want to thank you for your patience and perseverance during this time. We are moving into 2021 with a new Regional Stay Home Order in place, and although this is not where weA were … [Read more...] about Thanks for the patience in 2020
To brush off 2020 with some sense of humor, here’s a bit from a clever writer friend of mine who recently wondered what the future Trump pardon list might look like. Feel free to add your own. (Hat Tip Steve Sebelius.) Hans Gruber Lex Luthor Dr. Hannibal Lecter Biff … [Read more...] about The Trump pardon list
The Rev. Thomas Nibbe SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2020 @ 11:00 A.M. "...I delight greatly in the Lord...my soul rejoices in my God...for He has clothed me with garments of righteousness...as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest...and as a bride adorns herself with herjewels..." "...but when … [Read more...] about Christmas!
Dear editor, I ride my Fuji Nevada 1.3 (Dark Brown) mountain bike from my house to the bus stop at Rowland Boulevard. I do not drive a car and I work in San Rafael. Upon arriving at the bus stop at 6:02 a.m. the bus number 171 arrived and I put my bike on the bus rack. There was another bik … [Read more...] about Letter to the Editor: Bus bike racks
Dear editor, The League of Women Voters of Marin County would like to acknowledge the dedication and efforts of everyone involved in powering the November 3, 2020 election. Despite the extraordinary challenges raised by COVID-19, Marin County had a 90% voter turnout rate! This is just shy … [Read more...] about Letter to the Editor: Election 2020