By Carlyn Obringer From Carlyn’s Column Among the measures that have qualified for the June 2008 California Primary Election ballot is Proposition 98, the California Property Owners and Farmland Protection Act (CPOFPA). This eminently important ballot measure has received little attention, despite its potential to end all land-use planning within the state and eliminate rent [...]

We are ending another year and our war veterans are facing tremendous challenges that we have never seen before. They are suffering from physical, psychological and emotional damages, in addition to depleted uranium exposure. These young men and women left our country whole and return to us trouble, fragile, deeply shocked by the disturbing scenario [...]

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March 5, 2008 Lamorinda Weekly Jennifer Wake Life in Lamorinda Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis spoke to more than 200 attendees on Feb. 25 at Saint Mary’s College, describing presidential elections on a whole as “becoming like a movie – a bad one.? “We sit on our cans and only half of us go out [...]