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Obama's humble Prayer at the Western Wall
For some prayer is a public ostentation. For others, such as Barack Obama, it was meant as a private matter between himself and his Creator. INSIGHTS, by Joe Howard Crews Read More

Event Reminders:

Grossmont Picnic Rally, meet the candidates
Sunday, 08/03/2008
Bring the family, a blanket or chairs, a dish to share and a friend to this patriotic potluck picnic at Harry Griffen Park Ampitheatre, Sun., Aug 3rd. Meet the candidates, and enjoy the passionate inspiration of Midge Costanza and music by Charlie Imes.

Poets to support Gay Marriage in North County
Sunday, 09/07/2008
No on Prop 8 fundraising event on Sunday, September 7, 2pm in the banquet room of the Flying Bridge restaurant in Oceanside, with food, drink, live music, and featuring Eloise Klein Healy, one of America’s foremost lesbian poets and educators, followed by an open-mic. Mark your calendar, make plans, invite somebody. Details and more info will follow.

The Saturday Vista Breakfast for Liberals
Saturday, 08/02/2008
Saturday, Aug. 2 will be our monthly breakfast at Coco's. Bring a friend. All liberals and progressives are welcome.

Fallbrook artists battle giant mining pit
Wednesday, 08/06/2008
Jack and I are not in favor of the largest open-pit mine in the United States being excavated about a mile or so from our home. We see no redeeming consequences for residents in our area. There are ways we can help to curtail this horrendous project. Jack and Marilee Ragland Meet up with opponents on Aug. 6 in Rainbow, CA

TGIF Jazz in The Park
Friday, 08/08/2008
August 8th show features Oliver Mtukudzi and Black Spirit! All concerts begin at 6pm and end at 8 pm. Get there earlier for a good seat (bring your own beach chair or blanket), since it will be very well attended. Free admission.