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I am grateful to Bush for just one thing only
INSIGHTS - by Joe Howard Crews. What if that little boy had not been born in Hawaii on Aug. 4, 1961? Thoughts that ran through my mind on Inauguration Day. Read More

Event Reminders:

The annual ASD People's Ball
Saturday, 01/24/2009
A fun, festive event for the fun, progressive people, a time to dress up or costume, kick off your shoes and celebrate. Balboa Park Club Ballroom.

Evening with Rabbi Michael Lerner in Hillcrest
Thursday, 02/12/2009
Renown lecturer, author Rabbi Michael Lerner will address his audience on The Spiritual Challenge of the next Four Years in US and Global Survival. Feb. 12, First UU Church in Hillcrest.

Free Gaza from death, apartheid teach-in Carlsbad
Wednesday, 01/21/2009
Israel has locked 1.5 million Palestinians in a Gaza prison, depriving them of freedom, food, water and security. A teach-in for freedom of Gaza will be held in Carlsbad, Wed. Jan 21 at 7:00 pm.

Dem Club of Carlsbad-Oceanside meets
Saturday, 01/24/2009
Next meeting of DEMCCO is January 24, 2009 from 10 a.m.-noon, at the Woman's Club of Carlsbad, 3320 Monroe St., Carlsbad. Miracosta College Prof. John Phillips is guest speaker.

Letters to the Editor Awards Night
Saturday, 01/31/2009
Mark your calendar for Letters to the Editor Awards Night, January 31, 2009 in Vista. We will also celebrate the inauguration of a new president, and the end of an error. This will be the 12th Annual Letters Night, a growing tradition brought by the North County Forum.

Candlelight vigil to support young GI war objector
Tuesday, 02/03/2009
A recurring Candlelight Vigil for Robin Long ever