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 Thursday September 15
 7:30pm San Francisco: ANSWER Film Series Screening of "Gaza Strip"

Friday September 16
 12:00pm San Francisco: Smoke Out America Rally for Marc Emery
 12:00pm San Francisco: No Fake Health Programs! Make Business Pay! Protest

R.A.P..Response Awareness Preparation

David Suzuki: Heat Adds Power to Storms

	• 	Tulane’s National Primate Research Center Reports No Release of Nearly 5,000 Test Monkeys or Disease Agents – Other NOLA Defense or Research Projects Involve HIV, SIV, SARS, Herpes-B, Anthrax, Botulism, Measles, West Nile and Mousepox
	• 	No Confirmed Information on Other NOLA Level-3 Labs Involved in Bioweapons Research – At Least One Lab Reportedly Compromised

Love Canal-type landfill submerged in New Orleans floodwaters

New FEMA Head was the 9/11 Duct Tape Guy and Miami Fire Chief first +!

New Allegations Surface around Katrina Response

Here is a list of grassroots, and people-of-color agencies that are doing relief work with victims of Hurricane Katrina:

Blackwater Mercs Deploy in NOLA

several things could be done to put an obstacle in any future 
Blackwater or DynCorp or Titan or Kaki deployment in Cascadia:

Ask .. no demand the governors of Oregon, Washington and other 
Cascadian states to train the common people in emergency response 
and management.. including weapon safety... I posted the idea of 
the  J.A.C.C.s several weeks ago.

Another would be to push a law forbidding private mercenaries or 
any  organization that is not state approved by Oregonians, 
Washingtonians or others to work or even be in that state.

Pass a law if martial law is declared by the federal government 
then automatically the state is out of the federal system (  )

Sure maybe none of these can work against an imperialist fascist 
system, but maybe together with other ideas we could stop a 
Blackwater or DynCorp driving in our streets after a earthquake or 
riot from a Bush or CHeney protest.

3 Duke students tell of 'disgraceful' scene

Rebuilding New Orleans for Big Oil FEMA, La. outsource Katrina body 
count to firm  implicated in body-dumping scandals:
Kenyon is a subsidiary of Service Corporation
International (SCI), a scandal-ridden Texas-based
company operated by a friend of the Bush family.

Same challenges as 100 years ago  
"Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an INvisible government
 owing NO allegiance and acknowledging NO responsibility to the people.
 To destroy this invisible government, to befoul this unholy alliance
 between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the
 statesmanship of today."
 – President Theodore Roosevelt, 1906

Big week for events about farmed animals/vegetarianism

1)       Livestock & Poultry Welfare Symposium
9-22-05: -- Novato
Animal Place, The Marin Humane Society, The Humane Society of the United States and the California State Humane Association are sponsoring a day-long workshop for animal control officers and anyone interested in issues surrounding factory farming, regulation, animal behavior and welfare in California. For more information, download the brochure:
E-mail the list if you’re planning to go and want to start up a carpool! 
2) United Animal Nations-sponsored event with Paul Shapiro of HSUS and lauren Ornelas of Viva! USA.
9-23-05: -- Sacramento
Again, please e-mail the list if you’re planning to go and want to carpool from the Bay Area.
3) And don’t forget Bay Area Veg’s Compassionate Living Series in SF, with HSUS's Paul Shapiro discussing the egg industry, followed by a rally at Trader Joe's:
9-24-05: -- San Francisco, and
4) World Vegetarian Day, with fantastic speakers such as Ingrid Newkirk of PETA, Howard Lyman, Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. John McDougal, Julia Butterfly Hill, and many more!
9-25-05: -- San  Francisco

Toxins from bottles found in (Peter Coyote's) body

Giant sunspot threatens crisis on Earth,,11069-1777616,00.html

Arctic Folly by Jimmy Carter

What the hell happened to us, America?

John Roberts' Role in the Guantanamo Hunger Strike

thu Sep 15

# israeli pilot Yonatan Shapira - conscientious objector Thu Sep 15 7PM
 UC Berkeley - 155 Dwinelle  PeacePower and Transcend USA present 
 a conversation with:  Israeli Pilot Yonatan Shapira 

"We refuse to take part in attacks on civilian population centers." 
* The Gaza disengagement 
* The Refusnik movement 

Find out all about conscientious objection in Israel and the next step. 
Ask questions. An open forum for all concerned with the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. 

For more on the Israeli refusniks and Yonatan Shapira:
PeacePower is an ASUC sponsored group.  Wheelchair accessible.

 Come kick off Folsom Street Fair weekend a week early with the FOLSOM FORPLAY kinky women's art exhibition & sale put on by The Exiles. Check out kinky & erotic photography, painting, sculpture and mixed-media works & schmooze with some of the hottest women artists in town! ALL GENDERS of the kink-minded are welcome! 
 Folsom ForPlay 2005 Juried Art Show and Sale 
Organized by The Exiles 
ARTIST'S RECEPTION: September 15th, 7-10 PM 
at Studio Z Gallery 
314 11th St. (between Folsom and Harrison Streets) 
Exhibition Dates: Sept. 15 through Sept. 28, 2005 
Hours: 11 AM to 5 PM weekdays 

Thu Sep 15

# Busted Chairs Theater Project to Present MUMIA Thu Sep 15 8:00 PM
  NOHspace  2840 Mariposa

# Sep 15 Wondering how to help defeat the Special Election AND have fun?

The need to build progressive power in our communities becomes more glaring by the day...and here are two fun and meaningful opportunities for you to get down with the League and our allies to do just that:

	• 	get down in the strategic sense with the Frisco League's exhilirating pre-election strategy
 We just had a very successful ballot and endorsement party last Friday, and are on our way to creating and distributing our fabulous voter guides (see our ballot research online at  
Simultaneously, we're building a base at City College, and starting to get with our allies for local precinct walking. We need all of you to get involved like it's September of '04, but the action is right in our backyards. Look out for emails from us for upcoming opportunities or email so that we can get you hooked up with work you're excited about.

	• 	get down in the literal sense at the SF League's biggest party ever on September 15th
So it's Fall, there is an election coming up, the league is growing and IT'S TIME TO PARTY! Come to club Whisper on Thursday September 15 for the biggest club event the League has ever thrown. there will be two floors of music, 6 Dj's a band and some free drinks. check out our evite   and bring your friends!

We hope to see you rollin' deep at our party, as well as our future events;Check the flier below for more details.

Fri Sep 16

# Community Forum - Friday, SEPTEMBER 16th 10am-12pm, The Women's Building- 3543 18th St. @ Valencia 

Followed by FREE Networking LUNCH from 12-1 
Join community organizations, PPGG, and other volunteers and members for a training on HOW PROP 73 IMPACTS WOMEN, especially TEENS, and how to spread the word in order to defeat this dangerous constitutional amendment.

RSVP's are required!!! Please email with the names, contact info (email/phone), and food preferences (vegetarian/chicken) for all participants.

Prop 73 Forum - Thursday, SEPTEMBER 29th from 6-8 PM The Women's Building- 3543 18th St. @ Valencia 

Come join us as physician experts discuss why the medical community opposes Prop 73. Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Katie McCall at 415.567.1583 or email

# Ross Mirkarimi's Third Friday Art Opening Friday, September 16 5-7:30PM
  City Hall  1 Carlton B Goodlet Place, Room 282   Polk @ Grove
 On Friday, September 16th, 2005, Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi hosts the monthly Third Friday’s Art Reception in his City Hall office, Room 282. This month’s featured artist is Sara Thustra. 
Sara Thustra is a San Francisco-based artist who specializes in site-specific installations. He is a political artist and activist whose work reflects our personal struggles. His installation for Supervisor Mirkarimi's City Hall Office poses and tackles the question "What would you say to all of our city representatives in three sentences or less?" Sara gathered resident's responses by walking the streets of San Francisco, engaging strangers, and by talking with friends. This stunning display of paintings, words, and installations leaves us with a powerful and creative look at what are arguably two things most effecting our lives: our government and our personal struggles.

# Feel Good Happy Hour Friday (9/16) 5:30-9pm voted SF's best urban retreat center
Looking for an alternative to the after-work scene? Come to One Taste, have your energy read by Pnina Zoharah and massaged by Ed Moy! The floor is open for you to bring your own  hidden talents to share with others.Call for more details. 1074 Folsom @ Moss Between 7th and 6th St.

# September 16 -Closing Party for The Self-Born: Stanislav Szukalski
Varnish Gallery, 77 Natoma SF- -7-11pm

# MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL at Santa Cruz Guerilla Drive-In
 2005-09-16 8:00 PM Urban Wasteland Location
What's left to say about this feature?  Don't miss it.  Bring the young'uns who've somehow never seen this film and risk cultural deprivation.  Extra points if you bring two coconut halves.

Santa Cruz Guerilla Drive-In Presents


An incredibly silly film of great humor, brilliant design and epic insanity.  Perhaps the most original comedy - or at least the most ridiculously funny historically semi-accurate comedy spoof - of all time.  At the very least, the most quotable movie ever.

PLUS thrilling and funny short films, an intermission, and great company.

Friday September 16th, 8:00pm
Railroad Tracks at Fair Ave, Santa Cruz 

BRING lawn chairs, blankets, pillows, friends, wine, & food to share for intermission. Donations are greatly appreciated and directly support the project and the Revolutionary Garden Society who sponsors Guerilla Drive-In.

SANTA CRUZ GUERILLA DRIVE-IN is an outdoor movie theatre under the stars that springs up unexpectedly in the fields and industrial wastelands.  Beyond showing great movies and bringing a broad community together, part of our mission is helping reclaim public space and transforming our urban environment into the joyful playground it should be.

SUBURBAN WASTELAND LOCATION:  S on Hwy 17 to Hwy 1, Hwy 1 north to Mission St, L on Fair Ave after Feral Donuts, walk a short way along the RR tracks to the right.

BREAKING NEWS, updated summer schedule, discussion,  do-it-yourself, email list, the works:

Tribe discussion:

# First International Green Yoga Conference, Sept. 16-18
 Friday, September 16, 2005  - Sunday, September 18, 2005    
 Green Yoga Association presents Awakening Ecological Consciousness through Yoga: The First International Green Yoga Conference  September 16-18, 2005 
Pema Osel Ling Monastery  Santa Cruz Mountains, California

# Sep 16, 23, 30 Continuing Contact Improvisation Dance classes 
Guided by Harmony Gates   Class Series -- Friday Evenings: 
last 3 Fridays in July, Aug, Sept. (see dates below)  6- 8 pm 
We are a dedicated core group, now inviting others to come play with us! 
$20/ class  WildCat Studio 2525 8th St. (corner of Dwight & 8th St) 
Berkeley -- Just before, and Next door to Dance Jam  Beginners Welcome! 
Please contact Harmony for details, questions, registration, at: 510-292-7067 
more photos 
# Sept 16,17,18 5 Mi north of LaytonVille, CA on 101 Ani DiFranco Michael Franti & Spearhead Zap Mama Karl Denson's Tiny Universe Lyrics Born Prezident Brown New Monsoon Signal Path Kan'nal Tre Hardson Wisdom O-Maya Heavy Weight Dub Champion Lost Children of Babylon Alfred Howard Hamsa Lila Aphrodesia Trillian Green Clan Dyken Rogerwood Synchrosystem Sasha Butterfly & Friends Woodland Kingdom Travelers Gospel Choir Transcendental Hayride Kali's Angels Joanne Rand Leslie Helpert Something Different Scott Huckabay Shukar Belly Dance Ensemble Blane Lyon Darryl Cherney & the Chernobles Dianne Patterson Fanna -Fi Sufi Ensemble And many, many more TBA... Special Guest MC: Julia Butterfly Hill TEMPLE OF ELECTRONICA featuring DJs: CB – Osiris – Adam Ohana – Dragonfly – Zack Darling – Alex Theory – Ganga Giri and many more (TBA) …

# EarthDance ( ), September 16-18 in Laytonville is "The Global Festival for Peace."  Last year they broke the world record for Largest Drum Ensemble; this year they're aiming for the most people meeting someone new to carpool, with over 400 people signed up already ( ).   They're also helping people who want to become activists but haven't found their niche & community: you can sign up at a Neighbor Match ( ), put in your zip code, the issues you care about (animal rights, biodiesel?), and the way you'd like to be involved in the world (book club, direct action?).  You can connect with your neighbors, meet them at EarthDance, and seed a new community.

# September 16-18, 2005
 The Green Party of California is hosting 
 Gathering 2005 
 in the Oakland area.
 If you, your Green Party chapter, or your organization would like to host a workshop, please send us a proposal. The deadline for all proposals is Sunday, August 14.
 Proposal guidelines are listed below. Please include all the requested information and send your proposal to, telephone number (510) 593-0048.
 Note: All workshops should plan on setting aside AT LEAST half the allotted time for audience discussion, debate and participation. We will try to accommodate all proposals, but this may not be possible, depending on how many are submitted.
 See you in Oakland!
 Green Party Gathering 2005 Organizing Committee
 Proposals Guidelines:
 1. Sponsor's individual or group name:
 2. Contact information (address, phone number, and email):
 3. Topic and Title:
 4. Description of workshop (one paragraph):
 5. Speakers/presenters/facilitators (whichever is appropriate):
 6. Biography/credentials of Speakers/presenters/facilitators


Sat Sep 17

# Coastal Cleanup Day  Sat Sep 17 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Cliff House/Point Lobos - 1090 Point Lobos Ave SF

# Join Canopy's Ivy Busters Workday ( Palo Alto )
Canopy: Trees for Palo Alto, Friends of the Palo Alto Parks and the City of Palo Alto are looking for 100 people to help us get rid of the ivy that is choking the trees near the tennis courts and Mitchell Park Library. We need volunteers to pull ivy and help with registration and set up. 
 Saturday, September 17, 2005 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 Mitchell Park, 600 East Meadow Avenue, Palo Alto 
Meet in the parking lot near the Mitchell Park Library
All volunteers are eligible for a raffle drawing for fabulous prizes from local companies, including:
A cooking class from Draeger’s 
A one-hour consultation by The Care of Trees
A body treatment from Watercourse Way And more! 					
You must be at least 16 years old or accompanied by an adult to volunteer. No experience necessary.
To sign up or get more information, contact Canopy:

# Sept 17- Latino Health & Art Fair-Women^(1)s Cancer Resource Center-5741
Telegraph Ave., Oakland-10 AM ? 2 PM

# Strawbale and cob class at Berkeley BEC, Saturday, Sept 17
The Building Education Center offers a one-day seminar on Strawbale Construction and Cob this Saturday, September 17, 10 am - 5 pm. The class will be taught by Dietmar Lorenz of DSA Architects (strawbale construction) and John Fordice (cob) .
The Class on Strawbale Construction will include a visit to the Shorebird Nature Center in the Berkeley Marina. The Shorebird Nature Center is one of the first civic buildings with straw bale walls.
The BEC is located on 812 Page Street (@ 6th Street) in Berkeley, call 510-525-7610 to register, 10am-3pm M-F. Please forward this posting to people who might be interested in these exciting alternative building methods. 

# Saturday, September 17, 2005
String Band Contest / Crafts Fair at the Berkeley Farmers' Market — Twenty high-spirited old-time string bands will compete for agricultural prizes (Berkeley Farmers' Market gift certificates) in the Berkeley Farmers' Market String Band Contest. The contest will start with a youth showcase (last year, about 20 young folks ranging in age from 7 to 17 fiddled and strummed onstage), followed by the string band contest with 20 bands. In addition, California's own national treasure, Kenny Hall, with his fierce, inimitable approach to the fiddle and mandolin and his thousand-song repertoire, will lead an open jam session. It's going to be intense both on stage and off: superb playing, great listening, fantastic dancing. The string band contest is the cornerstone event of the 2005 Berkeley Old Time Music Convention-a rollicking four-day festival featuring Appalachian music and dance. Bands from San Diego, Seattle, Mendocino, Fresno, and other outposts of civilization will strut their stuff at the contest. The crafts fair will feature beautiful and useful handmade gifts by local artists and crafts people. The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention is co-sponsored by the Ecology Center, Freight & Salvage, Ashkenaz, and KPFA. Location: Saturday Berkeley Farmers' Market, Center St. at MLK Jr. Way, Berkeley. Time: 11am - 3pm. Cost: Free. Info: 510-548-3333, ,

# Sat Sep 17 KFC protest 12 noon to 1 pm KFC, 4285 Mission St (at Silver Ave)
Posters, leaflets, etc. will be provided -- all you need to do is show up!
Click here:

# Please join Bay Area Vegetarians as we stick up for the chickens and protest the Colonel's secret ingredient (animal cruelty) at the Pacifica KFC, 4408 COAST HIGHWAY, PACIFICA CA 94044 Phone: 650-355-0920
We could *really* use your support to raise awareness of the cruelty at KFC - this location has high visibility with over 2000 cars/hour at this location (its just off Hwy 1)
New or experienced activists are welcome. This is a low-key protest, all signs and leaflets provided. We do this monthly, usually happening on the 4th Saturday but check calendar to confirm (date is varying in the summer). If you can't make this date but want to help at future ones, please email me. For more info on this nationwide campaign to get KFC to mandate better conditions for the chickens slaughtered, visit
Please use evite link to RSVP and read more details -
From Chris Overton, KFC campaign coordinator for PETA, "These demos are a VERY important part of our campaign to improve animal welfare standards that corporations require of their suppliers. Every time you attend one of these demos, you are helping to ensure that life improves for billions of animals all over the country."
What: KFC Cruelty Protest
Where: Pacifica (4408 COAST HIGHWAY, PACIFICA CA 94044)
When: 9/17/05 Saturday, 1-2 pm
If you can't make this demo, check the BAVEG event calendar for other monthly demos happening in Palo Alto, SF, San Jose, San Francisco, San Rafael, and Santa Cruz.

  Industro-Fab Streets & Warehouse around The Bay Area Motor C 
1598 Custer Ave 
 Saturday, September 17  Noon to 8p   All Ages   Free 
 The event will take place along Islais Creek, located near where 
Third Street and Cesar Chavez meet. Eight bands from as far away as the UK will play on the outdoor stage while indoors there will be a DJ Lounge, an art exhibit and a screening room. 
 Plastination, (alt glam) 
The Copper Tones (surf) 
Riot A Go Go (dance punk) 
Radio Noise (ska) 
Justin Sullivan and Dean White of New Model Army (UK - aggressive acoustic) 
Smash-Up Derby (live mash up) 
Babyland (LA - electronic junk punk) 
and F-Space (industrial pyro punk) 

New Model Army will headline and play a full set later that 
evening at The Independent. 

DJs in the DJ Lounge include 
Adrian and Mysterious D (Bootie) 
John (New Wave City) 
Fact 50 (Red Square) 
Mitch (Meat), 
Kit (Sin) 
Moonshine (Church of Elvis) 

# Rosen Method Open House Sat Sep 17 1:00 PM Berkeley Center 
 825 Bancroft Way. Suite A  Berkeley, California, 94710   
http://  1 pm to 5:15 pm. Free of charge. 
 Visit the Berkeley Center for this relaxed afternoon of bodywork and movement and refreshments. The open house begins at 1 pm and ends at 5:15pm and is an opportunity for newcomers to talk to practitioners and students and to see videos of Marion Rosen. You can reserve a time for a Rosen session by calling the office at (510) 845-6606. Sessions are $25 and must be paid in advance to hold a space. You can drop in for a free movement class at 3 o'clock.

# Sat, Sep 17, 2005      2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Culture of Terror: The Role of the U.S. Prison System
Friends Meeting House 65 Ninth St (between Mission & Market) SF, CA
A talk by Laura Magnani, of the American Friends Service Committee's Youth and Justice Program, and author of "America's First Penitentiary, A 200 Year Old Failure." She will talk about the changed role of incarceration in the U.S.
For more information contact:
Michael Lyon SF Gray Panthers 415-215-7575

# Booksigning with Phil Nutman - Zombies galore! Sat Sep 17 4pm Free
Join us for a reading and booksigning - WETWORK, the definitive  
edition.  From the publisher's website: "Dominic Corvino - covert  
assassin, the CIA's top "wet work" specialist.
Borderlands Books 866 Valencia @ 20th San Francisco 415 824-8203

 Sat Sep 17 6.30-10PM  PLEASE TRY TO BE ON TIME!
 East Bay Living Foods' Home:
 The Upaya Center for Wellbeing, 478 Santa Clara
 Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610 3rd Floor (Across from the Grand Lake Theater
Please bring a tasty potluck dish or other raw food
 item to share: whole fresh fruit or veggies are  most
 welcome, so please don't be deterred if you don't feel
 able to concoct anything.  For more information on potluck dish 
guidelines, suggestions, and directions to the Upaya Center, please visit

 Saturday, September 17 6.30-10PM  PLEASE TRY TO BE ON TIME!
 East Bay Living Foods Home: Upaya Center for Wellbeing, 478 Santa Clara
 Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610 3rd Floor (Across from the Grand Lake Theater)
# September 17-"Move On Art!"-1063 Market St.- 8pm - 12 midnight
"Light Ball" Art Show! (Be a Light, Make Art not War!) - Donations welcome.
Over 12 Local SF Artists, Live Music. Charity goes to Project Open Hand.

# Sept 17,18 Polk Street Fest Arts and crafts with music and an urban oasis theme. 3rd weekend of September 10a-6p

Sun Sept 18 Full Moon

# Pilar is taking a crew in Chicken John's bus to Folsom, La.... with Estee... who is making a doc .... ... and they will have a benefit/collection/send off party Sunday sept 18th... at Whisper 535 Florida st between 18th and Mariposa block North of the back door of noon to 10pm.

# Activists who love vegan food?  Sunday picnic
Please join us this Sunday for a great Vegan Food Party at Lake Temescal in Oakland. 
For those new to Vegan Food Parties (VFPs) or new to Bay Area Vegetarians, in a nutshell (ha ha), VFPs are simply a party where everyone brings a yummy dish to share and we all get together to share food, conversation, and friendship in a friendly, supportive environment.  Everyone is welcome at these events -- you don't need to be vegan to attend, you just need to bring vegan food!  We highly encourage people to bring a homemade vegan dish to share.
As per the official title "Grass-and-Lake Vegan Food Party", this event is at Lake Temescal which has several picnic tables as well as grassy areas that we can use, and a lake, where you can swim for an additional charge.  FYI, the park is open to dogs if they're on a leash. 
What: Grass-and-Lake Vegan Food Party
Where: Lake Temescal (Oakland)
When: 9/18/05 Sunday, 12:00 pm Host: Pam & Roy
Full Details:

VFPs are also a great way to "animal test" new vegan recipes!  If you need ideas for what to make, check out recipes in the monthly newsletter; those are recipes that are easy to make, and taste great.  I also like

# Help Save America's Horses   Sep 18 5:30 PM 
 Every year, an estimated 65,000 horses are slaughtered in the United States and processed for human consumption abroad. Our thoroughbreds, show horses, mustangs, carriage horses, and family ponies are shipped in inhumane conditions and butchered, despite the special place these animals hold in American history. Horses helped settle this country. For 400 years, they were a primary means of transport, and to this day they are still beloved companions to millions. They deserve better than to be killed to satisfy overseas appetites. 
So don't miss your chance to have a great time at this HSUS Party Animals event while making a difference for America's horses.

Date: September 18th at 5:30 PM 
Location: Fellini, 1401 University Ave, Berkeley

 Every dollar will help the HSUS keep this momentum going -- and bring us closer to victory for the horses.
East Bay Animal Advocates P.O. Box 1406 Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 487-4419
 To subscribe to Bay Area Animal Rights Network please send blank email       For events:  
 Please see yahoogroups message archives and calendar at 

Mon Sep 19

# Peace One Day: A Documentary on September 21st, the United Nations International Day of Peace; A Day of Global Cease-Fire and Nonviolence
scott you're invited!
Mai Anh Ha and Michael McAvoy
 New College of California
766 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA View Map 
Monday, September 19, 7:30pm
Please bring whom and whatever you like- friends, family, food, beverages, etc.- most importantly, please come if you can! The show starts at around 7:45, the film is about 1 hour and 20 minutes long and there will be a Q & A and socializing period thereafter. And yes, it's FREE.

Tue Sep 20

# Tue, Sep 20, 2005      7:00 pm
Richard Heinberg speaking on Peak Oil and How to Avoid Oil Wars, Terrorism and Economic Collapse
New College Theater
777 Valencia Street, (between 18th & 19th Streets) SF
 Richard Heinberg will give a power-point presentation and speak about Peak Oil and How to Avoid Oil Wars, Terrorism and Economic Collapse. 
 Reichard Heinberg, an expert on Peak Oil, is the author of "The Party's Over: Energy Resources and the Fate of Industrial Societies" and "Powerdown: options and actions for a post-carbon world". He is a core faculty member at New College of California, where he teaches courses on "Energy and Society", and "Culture, Ecology and Sustainable Community". 
 $10 donation requested. No one turned away for lack of funds. 
 Sponsored by: New College Center for Education and Social Action, Global Exchange and others
 For More Info call : Global Exchange at 415-255-7296 ext. 253
 Just in time, two days before, WORLD CAR-FREE DAY! 
 World Car-Free Day is Thursday, September 22, 2005

Wed Sep 21

# FREE Audubon Society General Meeting 9/21/05 - Nature Slide Show!  (palo alto)
Looking for something different? Spend a relaxing evening enjoying gorgeous nature photos, and learn about the many different birds we can find in our own backyards! 
 Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2005 
 Time: Doors open 7:30; program starts at 8:00 
 What: General Membership Meeting, Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society 
 Location: Palo Alto Arts Center, Newell & Embarcadero Roads 
 Program: Slide show of "Birds of Santa Clara and Adjacent Counties" with Mike Danzenbaker and Lee Hung 
 Admission is FREE, and refreshments will be served! 
 For more Information, email or call (408) 252-3740 
 We hope to see you there!     Background: 
 Mike Danzenbaker and Lee Hung are long-time Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society members who have traveled extensively both domestically and abroad in pursuit of viewing and photographing birds. Tonight they will present a program on a very familiar topic, Birds of Santa Clara County and Adjacent Counties. The program will include beautiful photos of birds we see every day, as well as some rarities that Mike and Lee have encountered in Santa Clara County. Mike has been seriously photographing birds since he moved here in 1986. He now has about 3000 bird images on his website, His pictures have graced the covers and articles of American Birding Association's Birding magazine, Birder's World, Wild Bird, Cornell Lab's Living Birds and many other birding magazines, books and calendars. His pictures have also appeared in Audubon and Sierra Club calendars. The largest number of his pictures are used in photo-based field guides such as those produced by Kenn Kaufmann, Don and Lillian Stokes, National Audubon, Smithsonian, and the many "family" references, such as hummingbirds, sparrows, warblers, shorebirds, etc., of U.S. and Canada. 

# Hi! Well here it is... the big 3-3! Birthdays always take me a bit by  
surprise... I decided to actually stay in civilization this year to  
celebrate... so I hope you will come out and share a drink and some  
dancing with me and my finance, Kramer (who will also be celebrating  
his birthday that night!) and all our friends! We will be meeting at  
the Gallery Lounge, a sweet chill spot with good vibes. It would be  
great to see you.
DATE: Wednesday September 21
WHEN: 11pm-1am
WHERE: GALLERY LOUNGE is located at 510 Brannan St. in the SOMA area  
of San Francisco.  Nearest cross street is 4rth. Hope to see you there! Christabel
ps I know many of you live far away, but in case you need an excuse  
to come here LOVE PARADE is the Saturday following my party... check  
it out: 

Thu Sep 22

# Thu, Sep 22, 2005  WORLD CAR-FREE DAY!   Happening around the world

# Stolen Childhoods - Amnesty International screening
 Thu Sep 22 8:00pm $5
 "Stolen Childhoods" is the first-ever feature documentary on global  
child labor. Filmed in eight countries (Brazil, India, Pakistan,  
Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Mexico and the United States), it tells the  
stories of the millions of child laborers around the world, in their  
own words. "Stolen Childhoods" is narrated by Meryl Streep, and  
includes interviews with Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai, US  
Senator Tom Harkin, and Founder of the International Labor Rights  
Fund Pharis Harvey. Directed by Len Morris, "Stolen Childhoods" won  
"Best Feature for Children's Advocacy" at the 2005 Artivist Film  
Festival in Los Angeles. It not only has extraordinary footage of the  
growing problem of child labor, but it also depicts solutions:  
offering governments, NGO's, individuals and communities an  
opportunity to do something about this critical global labor rights  
 Artists' Television Access 992 Valencia Street @ 21st

#  Sep 22 Lorin @ Love Boat  SF

# Big week for events about farmed animals/vegetarianism

1)       Livestock & Poultry Welfare Symposium
9-22-05: -- Novato
Animal Place, The Marin Humane Society, The Humane Society of the United States and the California State Humane Association are sponsoring a day-long workshop for animal control officers and anyone interested in issues surrounding factory farming, regulation, animal behavior and welfare in California. For more information, download the brochure:
E-mail the list if you’re planning to go and want to start up a carpool! 
2) United Animal Nations-sponsored event with Paul Shapiro of HSUS and lauren Ornelas of Viva! USA.
9-23-05: -- Sacramento
Again, please e-mail the list if you’re planning to go and want to carpool from the Bay Area.
3) And don’t forget Bay Area Veg’s Compassionate Living Series in SF, with HSUS's Paul Shapiro discussing the egg industry, followed by a rally at Trader Joe's:
9-24-05: -- San Francisco, and
4) World Vegetarian Day, with fantastic speakers such as Ingrid Newkirk of PETA, Howard Lyman, Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. John McDougal, Julia Butterfly Hill, and many more!
9-25-05: -- San  Francisco

Fri Sep 23

 No Recruitment, No Draft.
Support GI Resisters: AN ARMY OF NONE!
 FRI SEPT 23 4pm: Speak Out & Performances
Chevron Gas Station Telegraph Ave and Grand Ave, Oakland
(19th St. BART)
 5pm: March, Demonstrate and Nonviolent Direct Action
Armed Forces Recruiting Center
2116 Broadway, btwn 21/22nd Sts

# Sep 23-25 Peak Oil conferences Sep / Oct / Nov 2005  --  Eugene, Oregon -- 
NW Bioregional Permaculture Gathering -- September 9 to 11 -- Ohio -- Community Solution conference -- September 23 to 25 - DC 9/24-25, SF 11/5-6 -- Frederick, Maryland -- Rep. Roscoe Bartlett forum -- September 26 -- New York City -- October 5 -- Denver -- Association for the Study of Peak Oil -- November 10-11 

Sat Sep 24

# ECOPALOOZA 2005 Mendocino County's First Annual Green Living Expo Ukiah - Mendocino County, CA SEPTEMBER 24, 2005 Sept. 24th, 9am - 8pm, Admission $5 Downtown Plaza Park & Convention Center, Ukiah, CA

# Sept. 24th, 9am - 8pm, ECOPALOOZA 2005 -  Mendocino County's
 1st Annual Expo Of Green Living Downtown-Plaza Park & Convention Center, Ukiah, CA
 ECOPALOOZA 2005 will feature attractions such as: workshops and exhibits, solar-powered music, Kids Town and activities, green businesses, organic and vegetarian food, green building demos, speakers, Kids Town and activities, hybrid and biodiesel car display, solar home and eco tours, green businesses, a Farmer's Market, Sustainable Fashion Show, and much more.

# Sat, Sep 24 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Container Gardening
Garden for the Environment 7th Ave @ Lawton

# Saturday, September 24, 11am 
 Mass Anti-War March
 San Francisco, Washington DC, Los Angeles 
 Dolores Park (19th and Dolores) 
 San Francisco 
 Thousands will march on Saturday, September 24 in Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles. MPJC urges Marin's antiwar movement to come together for a united demonstration by joining together and marching together.
 The demands of the demonstration 
 While we organize around the demand for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of the U.S. from Iraq, it is essential that the movement show the connection between the war in Iraq and all the other fronts of the U.S. government's war for Empire, including the struggle of working and poor people in the United States. The demands for the demonstration include: 
 Stop the War in Iraq 
 End Colonial Occupation 
 from Iraq to Palestine to Haiti 
 Support the Palestinian People’s Right of Return 
 Stop the Threats Against 
 Venezuela, Cuba, Iran & North Korea 
 U.S. out of the Philippines 
 Bring all the troops home now 
 Stop the Racist, anti-Immigrant and anti-Labor 
 Offensive at Home, Defend Civil Rights

# Sat Sep 24 Electric Vehicle festival at Palo Alto High School: 
El Camino Real @ Embarcadero

# 9/24  athletic conference
check out the list of vegan athletes, some are Living Foods§ionid=7&id=37&Itemid=221
mad cow found in US
Living Foods:

Saturday, Sept. 24th, Downtown San Francisco
The parade begins at 1pm, and is free.  It will be going down Market St. from 2nd, down to the Civic Center where the festival site will be.  The Opel and Qool  float will feature Lee Coombs, Hyper, Evil 9, Spesh, Syd Gris, Hoj, Melyss, Momu, Jive and Hyper D.  We'll be #4 in the parade and will end up in front of the Asian Art Museum.
Parade Assembly Area:  Second Street between Market and Howard
Parade Route: Market Street to Civic Center
Parade Time: begins at 1pm, Tantra is float number three
Float  Civic Center location: Larkin and Fulton St., in front of the Main library

Float design "Emergence" by Ran D. Cone and Tantra 
45' Semi-trailer with 20,000 watt Mackie Fussion Sound System
Visuals after dark by Dr. Spook

Loveparade San Francisco Float Line-up
1 –  2      KJ (Tantra) parade set
2 – 3      Spook (
3 – 4      Deeper in Zen (Soular Records)
4 – 5      Chromatone (Vaporvent, Mechanik, Spun Records)
5 – 6      Matan (Sesto Sento), Compact Records, Israel
6 – 7      Liam Shy (Tantra)
7 – 8      Bjorn (Naked Tourist) Parvati Records, Germany
8 – 9       Olowanpi (Dropout Records, Switzerland)
Anyone interested in helping with the Tantra Float, contact
Float construction will occur on Friday Sept. 23rd.
Anyone interested in volunteering for Loveparade, contact

# LECTURE BY VICTORIA BOUTENKO-Call to the Raw Community (mill valley)  (mill valley) 
 Lecture by Victoria Boutenko, on her latest findings and developments. Victoria and her family have authored several inspiring books on the Living Food Lifestyle. 
 In this lecture, she will cover the main points of her upcoming book: 
 "Green for Life". This most informative and inspiring talk will take place outdoor, at a residence on the mountain, above Mill Valley, on Saturday September 24th, at 1:PM, and include some light food sampling. 
 We need a minimum of 20 committed people to have it happen, so please secure your seat only if you are sure to come, by e-mailing us a.s.a.p., and we will e-mailing you the directions.
 The price for the lecture is $5 per person.  jcluboff at neteze dot com
 Thank you for supporting this event! Whether you are already on the Raw Food Diet, or interested in it, this lecture is sure to inspire you!  Victoria's site =

# Capoeira Photo Gallery & Artist Reception Sat Sep 24 6-9p Free
 ABADA-Capoeira San Francisco's Brazilian Arts Center
3221 22nd Street @Mission

# Black Market Auction Sat Sep 24 6-9pm Free
Hayes Valley Market 580 Hayes @ Laguna

# Opel: Love Parade Afterparty
 For the parade, we'll have a grand float with our sonic brothers at Qool / Looq for the funky and the freaky, with Opel residents Syd Gris, Hoj, and Melyss being joined by UK superstars Lee Coombs, Hyper, + Jondi & Spesh, Jive, and much more tba 
For the after party, Infuse: we'll take it into the night at Terra : 511 Harrison @ 1st. for what will absoultey be a party for future Opel lore...  Saturday, September 24th ::  Opel presents 
Infuse: A Declaration of Love  Opel's Love Parade After Party 
We'll be using the West parking lot at 511 as a massive, 3200 sq. feet chill area to cool your jets after a long day of partying in the streets. Belly Dance performance by Arabesque, Gina G and more tba. Performance art and alters by Infinite Kaos. Sound by El Circo. Visuals by Satsi. And the Love people, the Love! 
9:30pm-5:30am  @ Terra : 511 Harrison St. @ 1st,   

# Infuse: A Declaration of Love  Opel's Love Parade After Party 
With 4 areas of music (!)  with... 

Lee Coombs (Thrust, Fingerlickin' / Perfecto, UK) 
Hyper (Kilowatt / Hope / Thrive, UK) 
Lorin ( 

Laird (Get Yer Freak On) 
Ooah (LABA) 
Melyss (Opel / Sister SF) 

Spesh (Qool / Looq / Bedrock) 
Syd Gris (Opel / Opulent Temple) 
Dirtyhertz (Looq / Pangea) 
Hoj (Opel / 
Tom Sawyer ( / Brazil) 

Goldilox ( / Brass Tax) 
Sunder (Freek Factotym, NY) 
Queen Agnes B ( 
Fred Funk (Brass Tax) 

+ a full chill DJ line up getting worked out 
We'll be using the West parking lot at 511 as a massive, 3200 sq. feet chill area to cool your jets after a long day of partying in the streets. Belly Dance performance by Arabesque, Gina G and more tba. Performance art and alters by Infinite Kaos. Sound by El Circo. Visuals by Satsi. And the Love people, the Love! 
@ Terra : 511 Harrison St. @ 1st, just minutes from the festival site. 
Capacity is Limited, pre-sale highly recommended. 
$15 pre-sales are SOLD OUT.  Now available for $20.

# Sept. 24-26: Washington DC Mobilization to End the War on Iraq!

#  Washington D.C., Sept. 24-25
The Green Festival is a two-day party with a serious purpose: to accelerate the emergence of a new economic paradigm that is life-affirming and life-restoring. Together we are cultivating a culture of sustainability and social equity that honors our interdependence with all life. Green Festival unites green businesses, social and environmental groups, visionary thinkers and thousands of community members in a lively exchange of ideas, commerce and movement building fun.

# Sep 24,25 Webzine 2005

# ArtCar Fest 2005 (part 1) Sat, Sept 24th & Sun, Sept 25th 
noon-5pm FREE        ArtCar Fest 2005
 100 ArtCars are coming from around the USA & Canada to the SF Bay  
Area.  This year is the 9th Annual ArtCar Fest, and it will be in two  
parts.               Part 1 is September 24th & 25th

On Saturday, Sept 24th the ArtCars will caravan around Berkeley all  
afternoon as we surround Amoeba Music at 2455 Telegraph Ave.

As always, on Sunday, September 25th the ArtCar Fest joins forces  
with the legendary HOW BERKELEY CAN YOU BE? Festival all day - free.   
An incredible parade starts up University Ave at 11AM, and the  
festival itself goes until 5:00PM near MLK Park near Cal Berkeley  

Part 2 is October 14th & 15th and it will feature a huge party at the  
San Jose Museum of Art (which will stay open until midnight) and  
we'll put out a new posting for that in October!

 How Berkeley Can You Be?  Fest University Ave, near Shattuck
Berkeley (510) 849-4688

take the University Ave exit off of I-80, in Berkeley, and follow  
signs to the University.  Look for ArtCars.  Turn right at Shattuck.

Sun Sep 25

# Sep 25 Folsom St Fair Reportedly the 3rd largest event in California just behind the Rose Parade and Pride Parades.
last Sunday in September. Folsom @ 7th to 12th Streets. Lots of naked people, leather, latex, fetish.

# How Berkeley Can You Be? parade Sun Sep 25

# How Berkeley Can You Be?! Parade & Festival Sun Sep 25 11:00am-5:00pm FREE
ALBINO! (heavy heavy afrobeat)
Gun and Doll Show (Cirque du Chevrolet)
¡Lo Cura! (reggalicious flamenkito)
Inspector Double Negative & The Equal Positives (Modern Hop Indigi- 

Join the fun - be as Berkeley as you can be!  And yes, it is *very*  
Berkeley to say you're totally not Berkeley!  Downtown Berkeley
Parade: University & California, Festival: Civic Center Park
Berkeley 510-644-2204

The Parade kicks off at the intersection of California and University  
Avenue, Berkeley.  The Festival is the termination point for the  
Grand Parade Civic Center Park, (Martin Luther King Park), in between  
Martin Luther King Way and Milvia, Center and Allston Way, in the  
heart of downtown Berkeley. 510-644-2204

# next TreeSpirit photo shoot, Sun. Sept 25, 4pm, Golden Gate Park  
Dear friends of The TreeSpirit Project,

Photographer Jack Gescheidt here, back from, and moved by an amazing outpouring of affection from hundreds and hundreds of gentle people at the recent The Sausalito Art Festival.  And so I invite and welcome you to participate in the next TreeSpirit photo shoot on Sunday, Sept. 25th, @ 4pm in SF's own Golden Gate Park.   We'll quietly commune with a beautiful little oak grove, tucked out of sight from the park's roadways, in a heartfelt community gathering in nature (see jpeg attached).  

I am captivated by the endless curves of these native trees, and enticed by the carpet of ivy beneath them.  Come climb a tree or lay naked in the ivy, beneath the oaks' canopy, whichever calls most to you in the moment. 
As with all TreeSpirit photo gatherings, EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE (but please, no spectators).  Bring a friend if you feel more comfortable doing so, all body types and ages are welcome.  The only requirement is your desire to commune in trees and nature free of all clothing.

Each participant receives a print from the shoot in exchange for signing a Photo Release so the final image can appear in the TreeSpirit Project series and website.  See the collection of gentle images created so far and share them with curious friends: 

One of the many purposes of TreeSpirit is simply to enjoy being outdoors and with these wondrous creature we call trees, along with fellow tree lovers.

We'll meet on Sunday, Sept. 25th, @ 4pm on MLK (Martin Luther King) Drive, 100 yards inside the park from the busy 5th & Lincoln intersection on its south border (see map attached).  From here, it's a short walk to the oak grove.  We'll make a photo RAIN OR SHINE; whether it's sunny and warm or foggy and chilly.  Bring a blanket to stay warm as the SF weather is unpredictable.  Please allow 2 full hours, 4-6pm, for the photo session although it will likely end sooner.

Please email me if you would like to attend and share this new experience, or have any questions.

with great appreciation and love for the trees,

Jack Gescheidt
4340 Anza St. 
San Francisco, CA  94121
Tel/Fax: 415.668.5225
A photographic celebration of our connection to nature.

# Receive 4 complimentary CDs at the Sept 25 songwriter showcase
Hey there -- I'd love for you to join me at the Green Beat
Songwriter Showcase this Sunday, 9/25, where I'll be
sharing the stage with three other acclaimed songwriters...

Besides great live music, you can receive four complimentary CDs
-- one from *each* of the songwriters... that's a $60 value! All
you have to do is bring a party of four.

At this intimate "songwriters in the round", we're breaking from
our glamorous full band appearances, and unveiling our hearts and
souls "unplugged". This month's showcase features an incredibly
diverse lineup:

Lane Murchison - rootsy down home grooves
Trevor Justice - soulful story songs
Angelica Star - mesmerizing ballads
Maceo Campbell - fresh and original R&B

For complete bios, visit .

When: 7:00 - 9:30pm
Where: The Hotel Utah, 500 Fourth St at Bryant, SF, (415) 546-6300. 

Admission: $7 at the door. Or get 2-for-1 and reserved seats when
you buy advance tix at

There's a full bar and dinner menu (including veggie dishes), so
come early for table seating and a hearty dinner.

P.S. My CDs have just hit the streets -- woohoo! At a songwriter
conference this past weekend, some industry people told me the
production is fantastic, and some of my songs have the potential
to be licensed for film and TV!

Early next week, the CD should be available at

P.P.S. I'd really love to share my new songs with you! So if the
songwriter showcase format (or this particular venue) doesn't
excite you, please tell me how or where you *would* like to see me
perform. i.e. would you prefer a coffeehouse? Would you be more
likely to come if I had a backup band? Any other suggestions?

P.P.P.S. Still planning the venue and date for my CD release party.
Will keep you posted!

#  Sep 25 Lorin @ Love Parade Afterparty  @ The Endup... noon on Sunday 6th @ Harrison

# Mark Brecke: War Photographer Wed Sep 28 7:00-10:00pm $5 donation
 Quaker Meeting House 65 9th St

# Raw Food Celebration - Sept 29 4-8pm CRUNCH 1000 Van Ness

# free Graduate Conference: Shades of Sexuality in Film  Sep 30-Oct 1 
 Sept 30- 9:15am-8pm, Oct 1 -10am-5pm free
 The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association (CSGSA) is proud to  
announce the Seventh Annual Graduate Conference at San Francisco  
State University, "Shades of Sexuality in Film; Exploring the  
'Aberrant,' the 'Normal,' and the Space Between." Shades of Sexuality  
is an international conference and will feature a keynote address by  
Dr. Jean Bruce of Ryerson University in Toronto as well as panelists  
from the United States, Canada, South Africa and England. Panels will  
address many areas of gender and sexuality in film, including  
pornography; sexual themes and gender roles in film noir and  
documentary; and queer, transgendered, adolescent and  "aberrant"  
 August Coppola Theatre, Fine Arts 101 SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave @ 19th Ave
San Francisco State University, Fine Arts Building, bottom floor 415-338-1629

October 2005

# Sat. Oct 1 10:30 am to 5:30pm   (Youth Party 7 - 8:30)  GREEN YOUR SCHOOL CONFERENCE

#  Oct 1 Lorin @ Mesmerizing The Ultra Bassnectar Record Release
 The Do Lab  Los Angeles,

# Oct 1,2 Castro Street Fair A celebration of ‘middle class’ gay lifestyles and commerce in the gay mecca.
1st weekend in October Castro Between 19th and Market.

# October 1 - 2, 2005  Bay Area Counter Military Conference
Military Out of Our Schools, counter-recruitment conference
 "ON THE FRONT LINES--Options for Youth in Times of War."
 Tentative Location - San Francisco City College 
 Are you part of a local counter recruitment effort? We urge you to attend the next planning meeting which is scheduled for Thursday evening, June 30th at the AFSC headquarters, 65 9th St, S.F. We have begun to start early--at 6:30 PM in order to get out promptly at 8:30 PM.
 Bay Area youth leaders are strongly encourage to attend these meetings and plan for the components and outreach for this vitally important educational action opportunity.

Mon Oct 3 New Moon

# San Rafael KFC Protest October 7th from 5:00-6:00 PM
We need your help to speak on behalf of chickens being tortured by KFC!
Please join Hannah Tai, PETA and Bay Area Vegetarians on Friday,
October 7th from 5:00-6:00 PM to protest KFC at 555 2nd Street, San
Rafael, CA 94901 (Marin County). *Please note new location*. For more
information, please email Hannah (
Please come out and show people that the secret in KFC's secret recipe
is the torture of millions of chickens.
KFC is responsible for continuing a long history of cruelty to the
animals they raise and slaughter. PETA has asked repeatedly for
compliance in instigating humane practices within their company, and
KFC has refused to make these changes.
Please join our worldwide campaign against KFC by attending this protest.
You can visit for more information.
Signs and leaflets provided. If you can't make this date, please note
that we are attempting to make this a monthly protest usually
happening on the first Friday of the month. Please check the Bay Area
Vegetarian event calendar or email host to confirm.
Please see BAV's schedule for other monthly KFC demos and other animal
welfare issues. Thanks for all of your help!

# National Strategy Conference Refusing to Pay for War
October 7-9th, 2005. Brooklyn (NY)
 Northern California War Tax Resistance

# The San Francisco Tesla Society Presents a free lecture

"September Surprise, October Surprise:
Everything You Think You Know About 9/11 Is Wrong --

featuring  Barbara Honegger

Sunday, October 9, 2001    1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
at Round Table Pizza
Banquet Room on 2nd Floor
5160 Geary Blvd. (at 16th Ave.)
San Francisco, California

Barbara Honegger is a senior military affairs journalist and
founding member of the International 9/11 Truth Alliance.
Her talk will compliment Jim Hoffman's September
presentation and feature a scientific investigation / data
analysis of the 9/11 Pentagon attacks.  Honegger was the
first to expose the meaning and central importance of the
multiple-hijack-scenario anti-terror emergency response
exercises and wargames being conducted by the Bush
Administration on Sept. 11th.  Her 9/11 contributions are
prominently credited and featured in "Crossing the Rubicon"
by Michael Ruppert and "Inside Job" by Jim Marrs.

Ms. Honegger served as a White House Policy Analyst in the
1980's and was the first public resignation of conscience
from the Reagan-Bush Administration.  She is the author of
"October Surprise", the first book to document the secret
deal between the 1980 Reagan-Bush Campaign and the radical
Islamist Khomeini regime to delay the release of the U.S.
hostages in Iran until after the 1981 presidential
inauguration of Ronald Reagan. Exposure of the "October
Surprise" ignited a major Congressional investigation.

Ms. Honegger earned the first accredited U.S. graduate
degree in Consciousness Studies/Experimental Parapsychology,
from John F. Kennedy University  (1981).  She holds a B.A.
in Communications/Honors Writing from Stanford University
(1969), with expertise in the neuropsychology of human
and nonhuman primate communication.
Citizenship or Deportation

Several SF Tesla Society officers joined other supporters of
Houmanesh at a Federal Immigration Court Hearing in San
Francisco in August.
The Judge postponed his final decision so that additional
evidence regarding
Mo's case can be prepared and presented next year at another
hearing in
January 2006.  We hope that at that time, justice will be
served and Mohsen
Hourmanesh will finally be granted his well earned U.S.

 San Francisco Tesla Society has been providing free
science oriented
lectures to the public for over 12 years. For more
information, call our
hotline anytime at (415) 820-1451 or visit us online at  and

# OCTOBER 14 - 16, 2OO5  16th Annual 
 Take part in this fertile network, rich with inspiring ideas, models, tools, and resources — and powerful connections. Join us in improving the environment by changing the world !

# GI Rights Hotline Training October 15
 A crucial element to slowing the military machine is helping individual GIs get out of the military!  As CCCO has done since 1948, we are supporting individuals in their resistance and opposition to war.  In particular, we are standing with a group of people —GI’s whose questioning and resistance are increasing and becoming better known

 The GI Rights hotline is staffed by a network of organizations throughout the United States and in Germany.  In 2004 we received 32,000 calls from people who needed help obtaining discharge from the military.  Increasingly, people are also using email to contact us and we sent about 3,000 emails in response to email queries.  

The hotline provides accurate, comprehensive, and objective information on draft registration, military discharges, civil rights in the military, and involuntary activation and deployment of military personnel.  The work we do and the information we disseminate are known to enlisted people in numbers far greater then the thousands with whom we communicate personally.

We are seeking additional military counselors to volunteer on the Hotline.  Tasks include answering live phone calls, returning phone messages, responding to email inquiries, and making referrals to relevant organizations and individuals.  Volunteers make an initial one- year commitment of at least 2 hours of service per week.

 CCCO will be holding a GI Rights volunteer training on 
 Saturday, October 15, 2005  9am – 5pm
 405 14th St., Suite #205 Oakland, CA
 Pr-registration required by September 26
 For more information or to register for the training, call 
 510-465-1617 or  888-231-2226
 Or email
 The training will provide an overview of all the discharges, AWOL practices and regulations, and  legal and ethical issues in hotline counseling.

Mon Oct 17 Full Moon

# Fri, Oct 21, 2005      7:00 pm
Stand Up and Be Counted: No to War and Occupation: The George Galloway US Tour
Mission High School 3750 18th St @ Dolores)

# Coop America Green Business Conference Ramada Hotel, SF, Nov. 1-4

# Nov 4,5 Dalai Lama @ Stanford

# Nov. 5-6 Brannan @ 8th St. Concourse Exhibition center.
HUGE ECO SHOWCASE with speakers, workshops, music, food, booths.
NOT TO MISS!  This show keeps growing and FILLS the space. 
The Green Festival is a two-day party with a serious purpose: to accelerate the emergence of a new economic paradigm that is life-affirming and life-restoring. Together we are cultivating a culture of sustainability and social equity that honors our interdependence with all life. Green Festival unites green businesses, social and environmental groups, visionary thinkers and thousands of community members in a lively exchange of ideas, commerce and movement building fun.

# Nov. 5-6 Peak Oil conferences Sep / Oct / Nov 2005  --  Eugene, Oregon -- 
NW Bioregional Permaculture Gathering -- September 9 to 11 -- Ohio -- Community Solution conference -- September 23 to 25 - DC 9/24-25, SF 11/5-6 -- Frederick, Maryland -- Rep. Roscoe Bartlett forum -- September 26 -- New York City -- October 5 -- Denver -- Association for the Study of Peak Oil -- November 10-11 

Thur Dec 1 New Moon

Thur Dec 15 Full Moon and Bill of Rights Day

PATRIOT ACT I and II are NULL and VOID Any law that is repugnant to the Constitution of the United States of America is NULL and VOID. Marburry v. Madison -1803

NATIONAL ID CARD LAW / REAL ID LAW, passed by treasonous, secretive congress, is not binding law. Any law that is repugnant to the Constitution of the United States of America is NULL and VOID. Marburry v. Madison -1803

-The Geneva convention instructs us to resist genocide by any means necessary. 
-The US constitution directs us to overthrow our government if it fails to represent us.

If a cop does not understand these laws, you can arrest him for impersonating an officer.

Get used to ignoring or arresting officers who do not understand the US Constitution.

Live free or die.

NATIONAL ID CARD LAW / REAL ID LAW is NULL AND VOID. Any law that is repugnant to the Constitution of the United States of America is NULL and VOID. Marburry v. Madison -1803 Ignore or arrest any cop who asks to see such. You are allowed to do so by the Geneva Convention and the US Constitution. Passed by treasonous, secretive congress, HR 418 Real ID ACT is NULL AND VOID. Note how senate secretly approved this bill the eve before running away to winter break. Note US history of passing repressive legislation the eve before a break, so that no opposition or public response can take place. Stand in Peace, Pay No Tax. THE TITLE 26 "INCOME TAX" IS A HOAX, AND SO IS THE IRS Cracking the Unified Commerce Code: Cracking the Code Third Edition

HUMAN WEALTH : Beyond Greed & Scarcity Latin : Jus is Justice. Belli is War. Use of force continuum. Jefferson Party website.

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