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That frosty smug sensation! Reluctant props to the American Sugar, er ... Beverage Association, for managing to get the word “holistic” into their defensive response letter to the Sun [“We’d Like to Buy the World a Coke,” May 30]. Yes, indeed, the holistic approach to fatness. Jerry Slick, Mill Valley

But then how will we know who’s ‘fighting for local families’? In the run-up to the election last Tuesday, I received 32 mailers and door hangers: eight from Damon Connolly, six from Marc Levine (plus five from organizations supporting him), four from Mike McGuire (plus one from supporters), four from Susan Adams, and one each from Diana Conti, COPS, the California Democratic Party and the Interna-

tional Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Raise your hand if you read any of these repetitive puff pieces. What if all the local candidates in our next election agreed to limit themselves to a single mailing which featured the wife and kids, a golden Marin hillside and a website where relevant issues could be thoroughly addressed? The money saved could be donated to the Marin Food Bank. Just sayin’. Stanton Klose, San Rafael

We prefer to think the ‘New York Times’ is not the ‘Pacific Sun’ ... We think of the Pacific Sun as our quirky neighborhood friend we love to get together with each week. It’s not The New York Times. So for the mighty American Beverage Council to take notice and actually submit a written response (spin) speaks volumes. You obviously hit a very sensitive nerve. As the ABC stated, Sugar-Sweetened Beverage (SSB) consumption has decreased dramatically over the past three to four decades as the majority became more educated and moved toward healthier alternatives. The nasty, little truth the ABC neglected to mention is that the obese are the largest remaining consumer base of SSBs today. Quoting the Harvard School of Public Health Newsletter, Winter 2013: “One of the most direct effects of SSBs on the body is weight gain. Sugar-sweetened beverages can add weight because the liquid calories are not filling, and people do not reduce their food intake at subsequent meals.” Further quoting the newsletter: “[A recent

study] among initially healthy men and women ... showed that greater consumption of SSBs was associated with increased genetic susceptibility to an elevated Body Mass Index (BMI) and increased obesity risk. Individuals who consumed at least one serving of SSBs per day had genetic effects on BMI and obesity risk that were approximately twice as large as those who consumed less than one serving per month. This data provides further evidence of a causal link between SSBs and weight gain.”

let’s focus on the two biggies. The biggies are linchpin issues. If they are true, it means so much more than is first evident, because they tie in with so many other issues. He defends public water fluoridation and makes fun of those who see it as some sort of sinister conspiracy. Not addressing the science and belittling those who point out the facts is a well-established strategy, to confuse the issue. The fluoride added to Marin’s water supply is not pharmaceutical grade. It is hydofluorosilicic acid, a toxic byproduct of the phosphate fertilizer industries, and has been tied to numerous health issues, including: thyroid failure, arthritis, bone cancers, kidney disease and lower IQs in children. Sorry, the science is dead. Cold. Solid. But don’t take my word on this. Go to YouTube, type in “fluoride, cease and desist”—a seven-part series. I recommend this to anyone who wishes to become an expert on the fluoridation issue in an evening. The last biggie is 9/11. I suggest another YouTube: “David Icke 9/11” An almost twohour speech on many of the details of this event that the mainstream news seems to have overlooked. Look at the evidence, and decide for yourself if it raises valid points, or not. Mr. Heilig’s odd rant at valid and invalid conspiracies/theories makes me wonder what his motivation is. Linking the fluoride issue to faking the moon landing seems a psychological ploy to manipulate the reader, and discourage people from researching these topics. Attacking the messenger and denial

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I just read Steve Heilig’s letter concerning “conspiracies” and other “mythology” [Phantom Marin Hypotheses,” June 6]. Wow. I’m always impressed when someone shows off his ignorance in a public forum. He seems to be confusing “conspiracy theories” with real “conspiracies.” He’s lumped them all together, some absurd, some not, with the intention of discrediting all of them. Sorry, but it ain’t gonna wash. But let’s get a bit specific. Some of the theories, such as “we never went to the moon,” are absurd. First of all, it would have been harder to fake it than to actually do it. Also the Russians and the Chinese would have never let us get away with faking this. As for the NSA and surveillance? This one is true, by the way. Odd that he would even put this one in. I’m sure I could chip away at some of his other issues, but

are normal reactions to hearing disturbing information. Evidence that our own local water department is dousing our children/ community with toxic waste is a tough one to swallow. Ignoring or belittling data does not make it go away. Instead of looking outside the box, we need to get rid of the box entirely, and just look at evidence. This is the only way to perceive reality, not by making fun of the issues and those who seek the truth. A helpful hint: Want to see reality more clearly? Stop drinking fluoridated water. After a while, your pineal gland will detoxify, and you will see much more clearly.

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northern spotted owl baby caused quite a commotion two weeks ago outside a secluded Mill Valley residence as a team of wildlife experts attempted to return him to his parents and sibling. The unpredictable process of reuniting a baby bird with his family is often an emotional roller coaster for rescuers; however, when the animals are listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act, the stakes become a bit higher. The plight of the one-pound owlet began when homeowners found him at the base of a redwood tree next to their house and sought the help of WildCare, a wildlife rehabilitation center. The baby became patient number 736 at WildCare’s San Rafael facility and was observed for 24 hours. The results of blood tests, x-rays and a thorough physical examination revealed that he was uninjured and healthy. It appeared that he had tumbled from his nest or lost his footing on a branch, and though unable to fly, he had parachuted down with a soft landing. The Mill Valley homeowners reported that over the last few weeks they had frequently observed two northern spotted owls attending dutifully to two babies in a nest high up in the tree. The other three birds were still on site. Considering

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Marin Audubon Society signs deal to buy and restore Corte Madera parcel It may be nesting season now for the endangered California clapper rails of Marin County, but when they emerge from their mating and breeding activities, there will be good news to share: one of the places they call home—a marsh along the Corte Madera bayfront—may soon share a border with protected land. The 5.2-acre private property, which is currently zoned as office space and has been considered for numerous development projects (including a soccer field), is part of a purchase contract signed by the Marin Audubon Society. With the hope of restoring what was once a marsh, leveling the land and protecting wildlife habitat, the society aims to raise the $1.035 million needed to buy the land, over the next eight months. Located behind the Cost Plus Plaza shopping center at the end of Industrial Way, the property is owned by Belvedere resident Frank Greene and the Ecumenical Association for Housing. If purchased, the land would be donated to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for protection as part of the approximately 300-acre Corte Madera Ecological Reserve, after being restored to tidal marsh by the Audubon Society. “It’s important,” Marin Audubon Society President Barbara Salzman says of protecting the area, “because it has a consistent and high population of endangered species and it’s easily restorable.” The land—which the society has set its sights on for the last 25 years— has finally become available. “They weren’t willing to sell it to us until recently,” Salzman says of the property owners. The land is part of a long history of development in Corte Madera. In the early 80s, the town approved a proposal to build on it, and it was filled in preparation for development. “And then a moratorium on development came along,” Salzman says. “I think things changed ... we decided that it wasn’t a good thing to be developing this property.” Surrounded on three sides by the Corte Madera Ecological Reserve’s tidal marsh, the land currently cannot function as a marsh itself, due to the fact that the filling left it several feet higher than the adjacent marsh. Salzman says that in addition to this poor functionality and thus, poor wildlife habitat, it’s being damaged by people who walk across it, and 8> by concrete and debris that have been dumped there. The potential purchase is part of a partnership between the Marin Audubon Society and Marin Baylands Advocates, called Campaign for Marin Baylands. The society hopes to secure the needed funds through federal grants, foundation grants and private donations. Salzman isn’t too worried about this. “We’ve been successful in our acquisitions,” she says. “All of the properties we’ve been interested in have been acquired by us or by some other entity.” To donate to the acquisition through the Marin Audubon Society, visit Donations are also accepted through the Marin Community Foundation at (be sure to include “Marin Baylands Fund” on donation form).—Molly Oleson Marin keeps it fresh with record set in agricultural production Marin and its estimated 33,000 head of cattle have a lot to be proud of this week. A recent report released by the Marin County Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures logged a record gross value of agricultural production in Marin this year—up 4.9 percent in 2013 from the previous record set in 2012. From 2007-09, agricultural production in Marin faced a downward trend. But in 2011, the value peaked at $56 million of gross value, and again in 2011 at $70 million. Milk production remains at the forefront with the highest percent jump in Marin, closely followed by poultry (including eggs) with 89.9 percent and a 74.4 percent jump in fruit and vegetable production, according to a county press release. Of the $84.3 million in total gross sales in 2013, livestock and livestock products accounted for $63.1 million. Field crops represented $9.9 million, aquaculture was $5.5 million and fruit, grape and vegetable crops were $5.3 million. Stacy Carlsen, an agricultural commissioner for the Marin County Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures, said the percentage increases can be largely attributed to a new online reporting system implemented in April 2013 by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). The updated system allows for more complete data to be extracted from producers. In the past, surveys were filled out online on a volunteer basis— yielding results as low as 30 percent. “My appreciation goes to the many growers, producers, individuals and organizations for their cooperation in providing the information necessary for this report,” Carlsen said. A county press release attributes a large portion of the fiscal jump to increased egg production. Egg production boomed in 2013, mostly from chickens raised on pasture, according to the new statistics. Officials add that Marin’s registration numbers for egg operations and producers may have doubled in 2013 since the state now requires any person engaged in business as an egg producer or handler to be registered. The report, which was shown to and accepted by the Board of Supes on June 3, also includes information about organic farming, pest detection and exclusion, biological pest control, livestock protection from predators, invasive weed management and sudden oak death.—Stephanie Powell 9>

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< 6 Reunited and it feels so good spotted owl. Concern grew regarding the whereabouts and safety of the rest of the family. After a brief discussion, the team decided to have volunteer arborist Jim Cairnes of The Small World Tree Company inspect the redwood where the owls had nested. Cairnes donned his safety gear, collected his ropes and began to climb the tree, which was situated on a steep slope next to the house. Suddenly, with a flurry of wings and hoots, two adult northern spotted owls swooped past him and settled into trees nearby. The team was elated. The parents were alive and well. Cormier, who monitors northern spotted owls in Marin, surmised that the deceased owl was an interloper—likely a young bird trying to find a mate or home. Although she was unsure of the cause of death, it would not impact the attempt to return the baby to his mother and father. With the adults stressed by the arborist’s presence in the tree, the team moved quickly to the next step. Piazza retrieved the cardboard box, which temporarily housed the baby, from her car. Huddled next to the garage of the house, away from the view of the parent owls, she gently removed him and wrapped his head and body in a blanket. As he squirmed in protest, Cormier struggled to place a band on each of his legs. Click, click, click. The one-pound baby bird emitted loud clicking noises intended to scare the humans who poked and prodded him. The parents responded to his sounds and flew into the trees above him and called out. The owlet began to nibble on Piazza’s stomach, which provided Cormier with the opportunity to finish fitting him with a federal band that contains

an identification number and a unique orange and white band that identifies him as a 2014 juvenile northern spotted owl. Cormier, who holds a federal bird banding and marking permit, noted for the record that the banding concluded at 5:48pm. The baby was put back in the box and rushed to the redwood inhabited by Cairnes, who had thrown a rope over a high, sturdy branch. The handle of the box was tied to one end of the rope and Cairnes hoisted the box up by pulling on the rope’s opposite end. In this position many times before, Cairnes kept a watchful eye for the parents. Years ago, he had been forcefully hit by a northern spotted owl trying to protect her nest. This time, the return of the owlet to the tree was uneventful. He placed him on a branch near the trunk and climbed down. The relief felt by the wildlife advocates was palpable, but short-lived. Within a minute of Cairnes’ descent, the baby hopped to the outermost, weakest end of the branch. He promptly fell, caught himself and hung from the limb upside down like a bat. The group speculated that this may have been how the baby ended up at the base of the tree the day before. Should Cairnes go back up the tree and move the bird back to safety? The experts concurred that they would stop all activity and observe. It was time for nature to take its course without human intervention. Still upside down, the bird fell again. He landed on a branch below and righted himself, though he remained in a precarious spot on a skinny limb. With tiny cries, he called out for his mother. She answered his call and flew to the crotch of a nearby tree where she retrieved a stashed dead woodrat, a dietary staple for northern

Does this baby bird need help? Usually baby birds found on the ground are being watched by their parents and are not in danger, although there are situations where human intervention is required. A baby without feathers must be returned to the nest immediately. If the nest can’t be found, bring the bird to your nearest wildlife rehabilitation facility. In Marin, that’s WildCare in San Rafael. A baby bird with feathers probably doesn’t need assistance, unless it has truly been abandoned. To determine whether the parents are nearby, watch the baby closely, staying about 50 feet away. It may take up to 90 minutes for the parents to return and they could fly in and out quickly. If the parents don’t return, contact WildCare. If you observe any of the following symptoms, bring the bird to WildCare immediately: n Falling over on its side n Inability to stand n Inability to flutter wings n Tweaked or drooping wing(s) n Weakness or shivering n Fluffed up feathers n Eyes closed n Bleeding n Insects on the baby bird WildCare is located at 76 Albert Park Lane in San Rafael. For more information, call their 24-hour wildlife hotline at 415456-7283.

< 6 Newsgrams Call to duty ... or telephone scam? For those who think a call for jury duty is the last thing they need—think again. Even that sometimes-marginal inconvenience is preferable to receiving a call informing you that you missed reporting for jury duty and must pay a hefty fee to avoid arrest. And this holds especially true when that claim is bogus, coming from a caller hoping to jilt you out of thousands of dollars. Over the past few weeks, the Marin County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple reports from county residents who have received unsolicited telephone calls from a subject identifying himself as a Sheriff’s Office employee, telling them that they had recently failed to report for jury duty and a warrant had been issued for their arrest. The caller explained that they could pay a bail or fee to avoid incarceration and, according to one person’s account to the Sheriff, that amount was $2,000. In response to the scam, the Sheriff’s Office is issuing reminders this week that it would never call anyone to inform them they failed to report for jury duty and demand payment for bail. “These kinds of unsolicited fraud attempts are becoming more and more common,” Sheriff’s Office officials said in a press statement, “often targeting older residents who might be less likely to question the authenticity of the claims being made.” Generally, all jury duty communication between the court and the public happens through the mail. Jury duty scams have been around for years, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. But they’re making a comeback. The “classic” scenario goes something like this: A resident gets a call, and the voice identifies himself as an officer of the court. He says the resident failed to report for jury duty and that a judge has issued a warrant for their arrest. The startled resident explains that they never received a call to jury duty. The caller offers to clear up the misunderstanding, but says he’ll first need to verify some information—birth date, social security number and, in some cases, a credit card number. According to FBI reports, the scam works on this assumption: Met with unexpected trouble with the law, victims are caught off guard and may be willing to hand over personal information to settle the situation. “They get you scared first,” a Minneapolis field agent says in a federal report on the jury duty scam titled, “The Verdict: Hang Up.” “They get people saying, ‘Oh my gosh! I’m not a criminal. What’s going on?’” That’s when the scammer dangles a solution—a fine, payable by credit card, that will clear up the problem. With certain forms of personal information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, scammers can get access to victims’ bank accounts, and more. “It seems like a very simple scam,” the agent adds. “The trick is putting people on the defensive, then reeling them back in with the promise of a clean slate. “It’s kind of ingenious. It’s social engineering.” To report suspected telephone scams, call the Sheriff’s Office at 473-7233.—Jason Walsh

maintaining our native species,” Bown says. “Some say that people are part of the ecology. Fine. But, we are responsible for fixing what we messed up.” The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco is receiving the specimens of the barred owls killed in the study. Steven Bedard, spokesperson for the Academy, says that the experiment presents a fascinating dilemma. “In general, the public has not had much difficulty getting rid of invasive species, but when it’s as adorable as a barred owl, it’s more difficult.” No matter who wins the lawsuit, it will be years before we learn which owl comes out on top. The experiment is the first step in determining the magnitude of the threat posed by the barred owl against the northern spotted owl. Then the question becomes, what will our ethics allow us to do next? Y E-mail:


spotted owls. With the rat in her beak, she continued to the redwood where her owlet waited, but landed on the middle of a branch on the other side of the trunk. The mother owl hooted and hooted. In a painstaking manner, the baby took small steps toward her. The two owls called to one another continuously as the little one crept closer and closer. Finally, he arrived at the trunk and hopped around it to the branch where his mother stood. Within a few more minutes, mother and baby were side by side. She ripped pieces off the rat and gently fed them to her offspring. Whispers of amazement circulated among the handful of onlookers. With only 7,000 to 10,000 northern spotted owls left in existence, and Marin being the southernmost region of their habitat, it was rare to witness the behavior. “This is why it’s so important to reunite the family,” said Anne Ardillo, raptor expert at the Hungry Owl Project and WildCare. “We could never teach the baby how to do this.” Cormier said that she had circled the house and observed the male in a tree and heard the cries of the other owlet. With the mission completed, the wildlife protectors retreated and left the family to carry on. In the days following the rescue and reunification, the homeowners reported that the four owls remain together. The parents continue to feed the babies, who will soon be ready to fend for themselves. Success was achieved for this parliament of owls, but why is the northern spotted owl population dwindling every year? Two factors are believed to be responsible. Over the last several decades, logging decimated their natural habitat of oldgrowth forests in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, climate change likely allowed the barred owl, which is native to the Eastern United States, to expand westward across the Great Plains into the northern spotted owls’ habitat. Scientists deem the northern spotted owl a native of the Pacific Northwest and the barred owl invasive, although the species are closely related. Unfortunately, the northern spotted owl numbers decrease wherever the barred owl population increases. To the dismay of many animal rights advocates, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service is currently conducting an experiment in which they are killing up to 3,600 barred owls. Two of the four test areas are located in Northern California, the Green Diamond forest, privately owned by a logging company, and the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation. Friends of Animals, a nonprofit animal rights organization, has filed a lawsuit against the federal government to try to stop the study. “All owls deserve respect and we shouldn’t play God,” said Jennifer Barnes, an attorney for Friends of Animals. Robin Bown, a biologist for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service vehemently disagrees. “We’re responsible for

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The breaking point Should Marinites prepare for a new wave of conservatism?


omething’s happening here. Voters in the June 3 election rejected a bid by Supervisor Susan Adams, a strong supporter of affordable housing and demographic diversity, to continue on the board. The rejection is symbolic of an undeniable shift in the psyche of the county. Supervisor Judy Arnold’s whisker-thin margin of victory seems to be holding, but it’s still a symbol that Marin politics have entered a new era, and voters are ready to reject the way the county has done business and met its social responsibilities. It’s a wave that’s been building for decades. This year, it swept the county. How the election will affect the county’s other three supervisors is a question that lies at the heart of the issue: Who are we and what do we want to be? It’s reasonable to assume that supervisors Steve Kinsey, Kate Sears and Katie Rice could be looking at an equally restive electorate if the three supervisors choose to run for re-election. The results of the June 3 election—which are not yet final—also could have repercussions on candidates running for city and town councils across the county. Registrar of Voters Elaine Ginnold says the county will update the numbers tomorrow, June 13. As of the beginning of the week, the betting says Arnold will hold her

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slim District 5 lead of 194 votes over Toni are in the District 5 supervisorial contest. Shroyer, a real estate agent and political Shroyer is 195 short of a win. It’s unlikely newcomer. In District 1, San Rafael City that Shroyer could garner enough of the Councilman Damon Connolly tallied such yet-to-be-counted ballots to pull out a win. an overwhelming edge against Adams that According to Ginnold, the final certification it’s impossible for the few votes yet to be of the vote will not happen until a manual counted to affect the outcome of that race. tally, which starts Monday, June 16, at 9am. According to election numbers posted on Anyone who wants to observe can do so. “I June 6, a paltry 36.84 percent of registered am hoping we can certify the election and voters chose to cast ballots. In District 1, have the final count by June 20,” Ginnold Connolly had 7,403 votes (59.76 percent). says. Adams tallied 4,945 votes (39.92 percent). If Shroyer pulls the seemingly impossible That margin of victory for Connolly came and grabs enough to move ahead of Arnold, as a surprise to many election watchers, who it would certainly be a high-water mark in thought the race would be much tighter. this wave election. But even if she remains a And as of June 6 in District few hundred votes short of a win, 5, Arnold garnered 5,491 votes the evidence is clear: A wave of (50.72 percent). Shroyer tallied conservatism has swept over the by 5,297 (48.93 percent). The close county. Peter margin in District 5 came as In the District 1 race, and to much of a surprise to many elec- S e i d m a n a lesser extent in District 5, the tion watchers as the wide margin issues of affordable housing and in District 1. Arnold, the seasoned social equity were on the table. Votand moderate supervisor, barely ers who opposed the two incumheld off a challenger who had entered the bents were saying that they disapproved of political arena as a newcomer. the way the county was charting its future. Ginnold says the results of about 1,200 Voters also made it clear that they rejected provisional ballots will be made public on the county’s participation in a regional effort Friday. In addition, the results of about 5,000 to provide more housing for a more diverse vote-by-mail ballots also will by made public population. The perception that regional on Friday. Only less than 300 of those ballots agencies were calling the shots for Marin

galvanized an ascendant conservative movement in the county. As in past campaigns, mailers arrived at homes and tried to persuade voters that one candidate or the other was in the pocket of developers. The mud got slung on both sides in District 1. A mailer attacking Connolly said that he was in the pocket of developers. That’s an accusation that was thrown at Adams for years as she worked to promote affordable housing, most recently in Marinwood. One of the issues raised by opponents in debates about affordable housing—in Marinwood and in the rest of the county— centers on the argument that affordable housing developments (and by intimation, the people who live in them) don’t contribute their fair share of tax revenue. A mailer in the June 3 election that attacked Adams said that promoting affordable housing in District 1 would jeopardize public schools. Opponents say residents would be forced to pay for the costs of upgrading schools to accommodate more children in new affordable developments. That kind of attack on diversity—and an abdication of social responsibility—was part of the wave that swept over the county on June 3. In District 5, Shroyer ran on shaking up an incumbency on the board that she said











With the political landscape changing in Marin, what’s the future for affordable housing?

had led to profligate spending and a failure to represent constituents. That charge also echoed in District 1. An irony not mentioned in the discussion about the outcome of the election is how voters were saying that they rejected incumbents who were leading the county in the wrong directions. Yet they were the same voters who said they wanted to preserve all that they love about the county. Those things that they said they love had been part of the incumbents’ agenda for years. Rejecting incumbents seems to be a visceral reaction in politics these days. The mailer in District 1 that accused Adams of “throwing children under the bus” by promoting low-income housing and attracting developments—and new residents—who wouldn’t pay their fair share of school taxes was reminiscent of hit pieces in past Marin campaigns. Adams pointed out that in areas where affordable developments had been added to the county’s housing stock, no children were thrown under any buses and no extreme tax burdens had been implemented on Marin residents. Given the results of the election, the response may have met deaf ears, especially given the vociferous opposition to incumbency and to any hint of a regional affordable housing initiative. “This was a wave election,” says Richard Rubin. The Strawberry resident is the principal at Richard A. Rubin Associates, a public affairs management firm. In addition to teaching courses in politics at the University of San Francisco, Rubin has been a longtime observer of the political landscape in Marin. He knows something about attack mailers. In 2004, he ran for a seat on the Marin Municipal Water District and was the target of a last-minute mailer that accused him of making his living “as a high-paid mouthpiece for the biggest corporations” and being dedicated to destroying the environment. The unfair mailer was sent so late that Rubin could not respond. Water District Director Larry Russell, who was running against Rubin, was tied to the mailer and received a chastising from the Fair Political Practices Commision. “The electorate is very volatile this time around,” Rubin says, “and there is a lot of discontent that was expressing itself. And the

people the discontent was aimed at were the incumbents. I think that was the price that was paid.” County politicians know how to read the tea leaves. The outcome of the June 3 election could have a profound effect on the future governance of a county. “This could cause them to be a lot more restrained in the way they react to issues,” Rubin says. “Survival is the number one word for politicians.” At stake is whether the county’s politicians, at the county and city levels, will look at the election outcome and turn off of a road to provide housing and promote diversity. “If they are going to take positions that are out front on issues that are controversial, this election will say to them to be very careful,” Rubin says. The outcome of the June 3 election could demoralize housing advocates who can face the conservative wave. Or not. The outcome also could galvanize a contingent of Marin residents who have refrained from taking an active role in the debates about housing, regional goals, the environment, water supply, climate change and sea-level rise—leaving the playing field to the new conservatives. The issues the county and its cities face are countywide. Rubin thinks it may be time to consider switching to an at-large system in which supervisors represent more than one single district. “No one is providing a global outlook for our problems,” he says. In district-based systems, it’s natural for politicians to represent a narrow constituency, to do what’s best for a single district or town or part of a town. But problems like sea-level rise, climate change and water supply affect the entire county and demand cross-border solutions that transcend the parochial. The housing issue is an example of the parochial versus the global paradigm. Voters in District 1 said loud and clear that they didn’t think the district should assume the responsibility of providing housing to the extent that politicians were envisioning. But lost in that argument is the fact that for decades, District 1 has been relatively light on the housing front, given its geography along the Highway 101 corridor. In crafting opposition to the incumbents—especially opposition to Adams—the new conservatives challenged, and continue to challenge, the county’s planning 13>

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bible. When first crafted, the countywide plan envisioned protecting hillsides and open space by concentrating development along what it called city-centered corridors, principally along Highway 101 and its main arteries. That would allow the county to protect its open space from development. But now the new conservatives want to break faith with that planning bible. Now they say increasing development along the corridors to accommodate needed housing is unacceptable. Fear-based arguments, about things like destroyed schools and a perception that affordable housing and the people who live in it bring crime, replaced rational argument. The fear-based arguments spilled over into political campaign rhetoric. At its most benign, the opposition to affordable housing posited that the county could meet state housing mandates by adding second units and other similar strategies rather than building new structures. But by the numbers, the statistics belie the argument. Yet voters, the new conservatives, seem ready to buy into the faulty construct. The real debate, about real needs and real numbers, went unspoken for the most part in the recent election. Not an unusual circumstance. But Marin deserves better. Daniel Patrick Moynihan said it best: “You

are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts.” The election sidestepped the global. The new conservatives in Marin are taking advantage of that hesitance and are treading on the fear. “We know there are constraints on population simply because there is a shortage of land,” Rubin says. “Let’s decide within those areas of land what is developable. Let’s do it in a rational way to accommodate the needs we all recognize, so we can make it possible for others besides those currently living here to also have a place.” That’s the kind of construct within which the county could have a rational conversation about housing and equity. “But that’s not how the conversation goes now,” Rubin says. “Now it begins by saying ‘I have mine, so let’s see how I can preserve it, and oh yeah, we can also add a few people.’” And as for the argument that adding affordable housing puts an unfair tax burden on current residents, Rubin says, “From a strictly econometric standpoint, we shouldn’t build affordable housing anywhere.” But it’s a social responsibility—part of the price of admission in a community. The new conservatives don’t want to pay the price. The election results reflected that reluctance. Y

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Swim skirts and tees While swim skirts have been mostly worn by retirees and swim tees by children, this year pool moms have assimilated these pieces into their swimwear repertoire. And it’s really no wonder. Swim skirts can create a retro poolside look while discreetly hiding full hips and rump. Tees provide skin protection while elongating and disguising a full midsection. Sarongs and beach pants Wet bodies need easy-on cover-ups. This is why women prefer the ease of sarongs and beach pants at the pool. This summer, both come in a multitude of colors, fabrics and designs to match your swimwear. If these cover-up suggestions won’t skirt your pool’s skin parade, you can always just dive in. Y Katie Rice Jones is the Pacific Sun’s lifestyle editor-at-large and a Marin-based style consultant. Check her out at katiericejones. com or follow her @katiericejones. Mykonos Printed Caftan (Larkspur) Akika Embroidered Cotton Gauze Dress (Larkspur)

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he early summer heat beats down on me like an impeding sense of doom. In my world, summertime means pool time and this year I am feeling skinny-fat. I admit my condition (or lack thereof) is a result of sheer laziness. I delayed my summertime prep workout until the word “prep” no longer made any sense as a descriptive. Now I am stuck with an untoned body and two little children who beg me daily to visit the Sleepy Hollow pool. While I have little intention to hit the gym, nor little choice in avoiding the pool, this summer I have to get big-time creative to skirt my local pool’s skin parade. Luckily for me there has been a swim cover-up explosion. This season local stores are featuring fabulous cover-up options that can be worn in and around the pool, serving as sun and ego protection. Here are just a few:

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vampires. They only thirst for blood, not Vance A Depression-era pro golfer struggles to blood and hair gel. rediscover his game in an exhibition match. Yes, it’s a golf movie. No, Caddyshack is not streaming (2011) SyFy. 9pm. on Netflix. You’re stuck with this. (2000) American Mike and Molly Sam decides he wants to Movie Classics. 8pm. How to Train Your Dragon The prequel to the be a stand-up comic. It’s box office flop How to Change Your Dragon’s Lit- a tough business, like tightrope-walking over terbox. (2010) FX. 8pm. a shark tank where the Little Women: LA The sharks have flamethrowreality TV obsession with ers and behavior disordwarfs manifests again in ders. But it does come this show about six little with a substance abuse women in Los Angeles. It’s problem and a series of like Sex and the City, with depressing motel rooms booster seats. Lifetime. in bad neighborhoods. 10pm. CBS. 9:30pm. SATURDAY, JUNE 14 Yikes! If this is the outcome of the first film, we TUESDAY, JUNE 17 I Sing Your Face Off A can see why a sequel is in production. Love the 2000s If you winner is named in the “love”the 2000s, you celebrities-impersonatingpop-stars competition. We don’t know what the clearly weren’t paying attention. VH1. 9pm. The People’s Couch A TV show about people prize is, but the losers get to keep the wigs and makeup. They do not, however, get their dignity watching TV sounds inane, but they’re not just “people;”they are former reality show contestback. ABC. 9pm. ants! If we wanted to watch TV with stupid Escape Club In this reality series, 20 attractive mean people, we’d visit our in-laws more often. young people are told they have a chance to Bravo. 10pm. “escape”their disappointing humdrum lives The Tonight Show Jimmy Buffet is promoting and live in a luxurious tropical resort, only to his “TV station.” We haven’t learn that they have to compete to stay there. watched it yet, but it appears to be old concert The winner gets a year at the resort. The losers footage and video of Jimmy sailing, drinking, are packed in boxes, shipped to a cubicle and assigned a mortgage, a chronic health condition hanging out with bikini babes and basically enjoying the midlife crisis you wish you could and children who will never appreciate what afford. NBC. 11:35pm. they sacrificed. E! 11pm. P.S. I Love You A widow finds letters left by her WEDNEDAY, JUNE 18 David Beckham: Into dead husband with messages that include“I the Unknown The soccer legend heads into love you,”“Our tax documents are in the attic,” the Amazon rainforest, discovering the savage and“Don’t look in my browser cache; that’s beauty of nature, the noble simplicity of the somebody else’s porn.”(2007) Oxygen. 12:10am. indigenous people and a really effective way of SUNDAY, JUNE 15 Sherlock Holmes: A escaping the paparazzi. Showtime. 7:30pm. Game of Shadows Robert Downey Jr. returns A Duggar Leaves Home Daughter Amy follows her musical dreams as the master detective to Nashville, sparking a who solves mysteries with savage fight among her the powers of deduction, 18 siblings for her side science and that it’s-startof the bed and assigned ing-to-wear-thin Robert bathroom time slot. The Downey Jr. smugness thing. Learning Channel. 10pm. (2011) TNT. 8pm. Van Helsing Hugh JackTHURSDAY, JUNE man stars as a vampire 19 Rocky IV An athlete hunter who takes on Count You mean this smug look? from a working-class Dracula, werewolves and Frankenstein’s mon- background broadens his horizons in a unique ster. You don’t normally see this many frighten- cultural exchange program, but has difficulty ing soulless creatures in one place unless you’re relating to his assigned partner. (1985) VH1. 7pm. watching the Sunday morning talk shows. True Hollywood Story In visits with Reality Ex(2004) SyFy. 9pm. Wives, we learn that having your every moment Duck Dynasty It’s a special Father’s Day epifilmed in forced situations that often involve sode. They comb the chewing tobacco out of sexually-charged moments with other people their beards and bathe for the occasion. A&E. who feed your insatiable narcissism, is not 10pm. always good for your marriage. E! 8pm. MONDAY, JUNE 16 Elysium In a bleak future, Mountain Monsters A team of hunters and the rich live in orbiting paradises with life-saving trappers explores the Appalachians searching healthcare for all and the poor are left to strugfor evidence of backwoods monster legends gle and work in a horribly polluted Earth, where like the Wampus, the Devil Dog, Mothman and they suffer easily curable diseases without the Lizard Demon. Evidence, of course, is scant. access to treatment. It’s a good thing we don’t Meanwhile, the area’s real monsters are either live in a world like that! (2013) Starz. 9pm. smoking meth and listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd Priest With man and vampires locked in a cenor attending Tea Party rallies. Discovery Channel. turies-old war, a warrior priest defies the church 9pm. Y and leaves the walled city to find the vampires Critique That TV Guy at who kidnapped his niece. These are not Twilight

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ears ago, sitting with guitarist Carlos Santana in the office of his thenmanager, the rock impresario Bill Graham, I mentioned that the band’s 1972 album Caravanserai was one of my favorite albums and said how impressed I was by the tight, driving performances. Santana leaned forward in a manner that cut through his usually cool, detached demeanor and said that during the recording sessions in the spring of that year the band members were barely speaking to each other. In fact, they seldom worked in the recording studio together, choosing for the most part to lay down individual parts before moving on so the next musician could then record his part. The album’s centerpiece, “All the Love in the Universe,” is a beautiful sentiment and worthy of aspiration, but it ultimately failed to inspire a band ripped apart by artistic and personal differences. It was the last recording with Santana guitarist Neal Schon and keyboardist Gregg Rolie. Fast forward to 2014. Artisan News reports that the Santana band will reunite later this year on an as-yetunnamed recording project. In a video interview, Santana said that fellow Marinite Schon had pursued him “like a guided missile for about a year and a half. Everywhere I went he was there: ‘Carlos, everything tells me that I need to do this thing with you.’ I’m like, ‘What?’”

Santana eventually agreed on the hook up on the condition that Santana band members Gregg Rolie, Michael Shrieve and Michael Carabello could come along for the ride. “Let’s get the original Santana band who did the first three albums, and call it Santana IV,” Santana said. No word yet on what the reunion project is going to sound like. But Santana reported that he’s been listening to lots of world music for inspiration. “I compiled my own playlist out of about 200 African CDs, and I go, ‘Listen to this.’ I call it Filthy McNasty swamp music,” Artisan News reported. The reunion project is expected to occur in the fall after the completion of Santana’s and Journey’s respective summer tours. Santana discovered the then-17-year-old Schon, who first recorded with his mentor on 1971’s Santana III. After recording Caravanserai, just his second session with Santana, Schon left the band to co-found Journey with Rolie. Speaking of Journey, on May 26, former Journey singer Steve Perry hit the stage for his first concert date in almost 20 years. The occasion? Perry joined the Eels at a 1,000seat St. Paul, Minn., theater to perform that band’s anthem “It’s a Motherf---er.” Perry went on to sing a pair of Journey hits: “Open Arms” and “Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin.’” According to, Perry’s voice was in fine form. He last performed with Journey in 1991

and stopped touring as a solo act four years later. Perry reportedly has been dealing with health issues, including a pair of 2013 melanoma surgeries and an earlier hip replacement operation. In 2007, Schon discovered current Journey singer Arnel Pineda singing Journey covers on YouTube videos—at the time, Pineda was a member of a cover band called the Zoo. The following year, Journey’s album Revelation, with Pineda as the frontman, reached No. 5 on the Billboard charts. Pineda was the subject of a 2012 documentary, Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey. But it hasn’t been all smooth sailing: Pineda, a Filipino national, reportedly has been the subject of racist backlash from some Journey fans. And last week, a syndicated news report noted that both Schon and Perry were open to a possible reunion. Perry told reporter Cindy Elavsky: “The older I get, the more I do realize how important what we had all together and how it worked [was]. ... [lifting] each other to this place that you can’t get to alone. I think that’s probably the biggest chemistry thing I recognize now.” Schon responded with a Facebook post: “I hope we can reach out to each other and connect once again. We had amazing chemistry together. I love him with all the love and admiration you could ever have. Steve, let’s talk soon.” Hey, don’t stop believin’. Y Believe it or not with Greg at

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F R I D AY J U N E 1 3 — T H U R S D AY J U N E 1 9 Movie summaries by M at t hew St af for d Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (1:29) Hard-hitting documentary follows the weary but unbowed Chinese artist-activist through a punishing year of Kafkaesque house arrest. l Belle (1:45) Sumptuous biopic of Dido Elizabeth Belle, a mixed-race aristocrat of pre-abolition 18th century England. l Blended (1:57) Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler as romantic antagonists thrown together on an African safari. l Broadway to Hollywood with Richard Glazier (1:30) The pianist and avatar of the Great American Songbook leads a live onstage tour through the history of movie music with clips, quips and much tickling of the ivories. l Casablanca (1:42) World-weary saloonkeeper Humphrey Bogart is thrust into global intrigue when ex-gf Ingrid Bergman reenters his life, nasty Nazis at hand; Claude Rains steals the show as Louis the cop. l Chef (1:55) Superstar chef Jon Favreau gives up his luxe L.A. eatery to launch a Miami food truck with John Leguizamo and Sofia Vergara. l Dirty Dancing (1:40) Sweetie-pie Jennifer Grey grows up fast when she falls for hunky summer camp dance instructor Patrick Swayze. l Dr. Who: Cybermen (1:40) Catch the twopart Dr. Who TV adventure “Rise of the Cybermen” and “The Age of Steel” on the glorious big screen; David Tennant stars as the 10th Doctor. l Edge of Tomorrow (1:53) War of the Worlds meets Groundhog Day as a space-time vortex forces soldier Tom Cruise to fight the same darned battle against invading aliens over and over again. l Epic (1:43) Animated tale of a teenage girl who teams up with a band of warriors to save the world from the forces of evil; Christoph Waltz and Beyoncé Knowles vocalize. l Fading Gigolo (1:38) John Turturro directs and stars as an aging wannabe male escort; Woody Allen plays his pimp, Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara are among his clients. l The Fault in Our Stars (2:06) John Green’s bestseller hits the big screen with Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort as two teens who meet and fall in love at a cancer support group. l Finding Vivian Maier (1:23) Documentary looks at the life of a secretive New York nanny whose recently unearthed snapshots reveal her as one of the 20th century’s greatest photographers. l Frozen Sing-Along (1:50) Make beautiful music with Kristen Bell, Santino Fontana and the rest of the gang to Kristen and Robert Lopez’s Oscar-nominated score. l Godzilla (2:00) The big green lizard is back and badder than ever; Bryan Cranston, Juliette Binoche and David Strathairn star, believe it or not. l The Golden Land of Myanmar (1:05) Eyeopening documentary journeys to the Suvanabhumi, a region of ancient Buddhist pagodas untouched by the modern world. l Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (1:29) Bio-documentary of the witty, irascible writer, critic and historian features interviews with friends Mikhail Gorbachev and Christopher Hitchens and priceless footage of adversaries William F. Buckley and Norman Mailer. l

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (1:40) Wes Anderson directs a star-studded cinemazation of Stefan Zweig’s stories about a palatial European hotel between the wars; Ralph Fiennes, Jude Law, Léa Seydoux, Harvey Keitel, Tilda Swinton and Bill Murray are among the guests. l Henry IV, Part I (3:30) The Royal Shakespeare Company presents the Bard’s epic tale of a beleaguered king, his wastrel son and the one and only Sir John Falstaff. l How to Train Your Dragon 2 (1:45) Wannabe Viking Hiccup and his pet dragon Toothless are back and busily protecting their village from uncouth invaders. l Ida (1:20) Polish drama about a teenage nun-tobe who discovers that she’s the daughter of Jewish parents killed by the Nazis. l The Immigrant (1:57) Ellis Island period piece about the adventures and tribulations of a Polish émigré in Jazz Age Manhattan; Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix star. l Maleficent (1:38) Angelina Jolie stars in the untold story of Sleeping Beauty’s wicked nemesis; Elle Fanning costars as Beauty. l The Metropolitan Opera: Rigoletto (3:35) Verdi’s tuneful tragedy gets a ring-a-ding-ding update to Rat Pack-era Vegas in the Met’s compelling production. l Million Dollar Arm (2:04) Down-and-out sports agent Jon Hamm and cantankerous baseball scout Alan Arkin try to turn two Indian cricket players into MLB phenoms; Bill Paxton costars. l A Million Ways to Die in the West (1:56) Sergio Leone sendup about a cowardly sheepman, a mysterious stranger and a notorious outlaw; Seth MacFarane, Charlize Theron and Liam Neeson star. l Neighbors (1:37) Newlyweds Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen are forced to take lodging next door to a frat house; Zac Efron and Andy Samberg costar. l On My Way (1:53) Catherine Deneuve stars as a strapped former beauty queen who embarks on a randomly encompassing road trip into the past, present and future. l The Railway Man (1:48) True story of a former POW who finds and confronts the Japanese soldier who tortured him decades earlier; Colin Firth stars. l Redwood Highway (1:30) Shirley Knight throws off the comfortable shackles of her Oregon retirement community and goes on an 80-mile walkabout to the Pacific Ocean she loves. l The Signal (1:37) Sundance fave about three road-trippers who stumble upon a nerd genius in the desert and live to regret it. l 22 Jump Street (1:52) Baby-faced undercover cops Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill graduate to college-level espionage and do a little growing up in the process. l Wings 3D (1:40) Aeronautic adventure documentary takes you on a bird’s-eye-view flight across the continents in three dazzling dimensions. l Words and Pictures (1:51) Boozing English teacher Clive Owen and abstract painter Juliette Binoche flirt and spark in Fred Schepisi’s romantic comedy. l X-Men: Days of Future (2:10) The original X-Men join forces with their younger selves in a time-altering mission to save Earth; Halle Berry, Peter Dinklage and Michael Fassbender star. l

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Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (Not Rated) Belle (PG) Blended (PG-13) Broadway to Hollywood with Richard Glazier (Not Rated) Casablanca (PG) Chef (R)

Lark: Fri 4 Sun 1 Mon 6:15 Wed 1:15 Rafael: Fri, Mon-Tue, Thu 4, 6:30, 8:45 Sat 1:45, 4, 6:30, 8:45 Sun 1:45, 4, 6:30 Wed 6:30, 8:45 Northgate: Fri-Wed 11:05, 2, 4:50, 7:40, 10:25 Rafael: Wed 7:30 (Richard Glazier in person)

Lark: Thu 6 Fairfax: 1:30, 4:30, 7:15, 9:55 Regency: 11, 1:50, 4:45, 7:40, 10:25 Sequoia: Fri 4:15, 7:15, 10 Sat 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, 10 Sun 1:15, 4:15, 7:15 Mon-Tue 4:15, 7:15 Wed 4:15 Dirty Dancing (PG-13) Regency: Sun 2 Wed 2, 7 Doctor Who: Cybermen (PG-13) Regency: Mon 7:30 Edge of Tomorrow (PG-13) Fairfax: 12:45, 3:50, 6:55, 9:30 Larkspur Landing: Fri 10:15pm; 3D showtime at 7:30 Sat-Sun 11:15, 4:45, 10:15; 3D showtimes at 2, 7:30 Mon-Wed 9:25; 3D showtime at 6:45 Marin: Fri-Sat 4:35, 9:55; 3D showtimes at 1:55, 7:15 Sun-Thu 4:35; 3D showtimes at 1:55, 7:15 Northgate: Fri-Wed 11:40, 12:40, 2:35, 5:25, 6:25, 8:15; 3D showtimes at 1:30, 3:35, 4:15, 7:15, 9:15, 10 Rowland: Fri-Wed 11:35, 2:20, 7:45; 3D showtimes at 5, 10:40 Epic (PG) Rowland: Tue, Thu 10am Fading Gigolo (R) Lark: Sun, Tue 8:30 Mon, Thu 1:30 The Fault in Our Stars (PG-13) Fairfax: 1, 4:15, 7:10, 9:50 Larkspur Landing: Fri 7, 10 Sat-Sun 1, 4, 7, 10 Mon-Wed 6:30, 9:30 Playhouse: 12:30, 4:15, 7, 9:50 Regency: 10:25, 11:30, 1:20, 2:30, 4:15, 5:30, 7:15, 8:30, 10:20 Rowland: Fri-Wed 10:25, 1:20, 4:15, 7:10, 10:05 Sequoia: Fri 4, 7, 9:55 Sat 1, 4, 7, 9:55 Sun 1, 4, 7 Mon-Tue 4, 7 Wed 4 Finding Vivian Maier (Not Rated) Lark: Fri 1:50 Sat 3:45 Tue 6:15 Frozen Sing-Along (PG) Lark: Sat 1 Godzilla (PG-13) Northgate: Fri-Wed 10:50, 1:40, 4:30, 7:20, 10:10 The Golden Land of Myanmar Rafael: Mon 6:30 (filmmakers Shoshana Cathy Korson and Drow Millar (Not Rated) in person) Gore Vidal: The United States of Rafael: Fri, Tue 4:30, 6:45, 9 Sat 2:30, 4:30, 6:45, 9 Sun 2:30, 4:30, 6:45 Amnesia (Not Rated) Mon 4:30, 9 Wed, Thu 4:30 The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Lark: Sat 6 Mon, Wed 8:30 Tue 3:45 Thu 3:40 Henry IV, Part I (Not Rated) Rafael: Thu 7 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG) Fairfax: 12, 2:25, 3:50, 4:50, 6:15, 7:15, 9:35; 3D showtimes at 1:25, 8:45 Larkspur Landing: Fri 7:15; 3D showtime at 9:50 Sat-Sun 11, 4:30, 7:15; 3D showtimes at 1:45, 9:50 Mon-Wed 7; 3D showtime at 9:40 Northgate: FriWed 11:50, 12:45, 2:30, 5:10, 6:05, 7:50, 10:30; 3D showtimes at 11, 1:45, 3:25, 4:20, 7, 8:45, 9:40 Playhouse: 12, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:35 Rowland: Fri-Wed 10:15, 12:45, 3:15, 5:45, 8:15, 10:45; 3D showtimes at 11:30, 2, 4:30, 7, 9:30 Ida (PG-13) Rafael: Fri, Mon-Thu 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 Sat 2:15, 4:15, 6:15, 8:15 Sun 2:15, 4:15 The Immigrant (R) Marin: Fri-Sat 1:30, 4:15, 7, 9:45 Sun-Thu 1:30, 4:15, 7 Maleficent (PG) Fairfax: 12:05, 2:30, 4:55, 7:20, 9:40 Larkspur Landing: Fri 6:50, 9:20 SatSun 11:20, 1:50, 4:25, 6:50, 9:20 Mon-Wed 7:15, 9:45 Northgate: Fri-Wed 11:35, 12:50, 2:10, 3:20, 4:35, 5:50, 7:10, 8:20, 9:45 Playhouse: 12:10, 2:40, 5:15, 7:45 Rowland: Fri-Wed 11:40, 2:15, 4:45, 7:20, 9:50 The Metropolitan Opera: Rigoletto (PG) Regency: Wed 7 Sequoia: Wed 7 Million Dollar Arm (PG) Northgate: Fri-Wed 10:40, 1:35, 4:25, 7:25, 10:15 A Million Ways to Die in the West (R) Regency: Fri-Mon, Thu 10:55, 1:45, 4:40, 7:30, 10:15 Tue 10:55, 1:45, 4:40, 10:15 Wed 10:55, 1:45 Rowland: Fri-Wed 11:05, 1:55, 4:50, 7:35, 10:25 Neighbors (R) Northgate: Fri-Wed 12:25, 2:50, 5:20, 7:45, 10:10 On My Way (Not Rated) Lark: Sun 3:20 Wed 5:45 The Railway Man (R) Lark: Fri, Thu 8:30 Sun 6 Mon 3:45 Redwood Highway (PG-13) Lark: Fri 6:15 Sat 8:30 Tue 1:30 Wed 3:30 The Signal (PG-13) Regency: 11:15, 1:40, 4:25, 7:05, 9:30 22 Jump Street (R) Cinema: Fri-Wed 11, 1:40, 4:20, 7:10, 9:50 Marin: Fri-Sat 1:45, 4:25, 7:30, 10:10 Sun-Thu 1:45, 4:25, 7:30 Northgate: Fri-Wed 11:10, 12:35, 2:05, 3:15, 4:45, 6:10, 7:30, 8:55, 10:20 Rowland: Fri-Wed 11:45, 2:25, 5:05, 7:50, 10:30 Wings 3D (PG-13) Regency: Tue 7:30 Words and Pictures (PG-13) Regency: Fri-Sat, Tue, Thu 10:30, 1:15, 4, 7, 9:55 Sun 10:30, 7, 9:55 Mon 10:30, 1:15, 4 Wed 10:30, 9:55 X-Men: Days of Future Past (PG-13) Northgate: Fri-Wed 1:05, 4:05, 7:05, 10:05 Rowland: Fri-Wed 10:20, 1:25, 4:25, 7:30, 10:35

Showtimes can change after we go to press. Please call theater to confirm schedules. CinéArts at Marin 101 Caledonia St., Sausalito • 331-0255 | CinéArts at Sequoia 25 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley • 388-4862 | Cinema 41 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera • 924-6505 | Fairfax 9 Broadway, Fairfax • 453-5444 Lark 549 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur • 924-5111 | Larkspur Landing 500 Larkspur Landing Cir., Larkspur • 461-4849 Northgate 7000 Northgate Dr., San Rafael • 800-326-3264 | Playhouse 40 Main St., Tiburon • 435-1234 Rafael Film Center 1118 Fourth St., San Rafael • 454-1222 | Regency 80 Smith Ranch Rd., Terra Linda • 479-5050 Rowland 44 Rowland Way, Novato • 800-326-3264


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Live music 06/13: Chris Brown Acoustic folk. 5pm. No cover. Peri’s Silver Dollar, 29 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 459-9910. 06/13: Danny Click Rock, blues, Americana. 9:30pm. $10. The Sleeping Lady, 23 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 485-1182. 06/13: Holly Williams, Anderson East 9pm. $12-14. Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Ave, Mill Valley. 388-1100. 06/13: Jason Brock and Alan Choy Carole King’s “Tapestry” will be performed for this church fundraising concert. 7pm. $20. First Presbyterian Church of San Rafael, 1510 Fifth Ave., San Rafael. 456-6760. 06/13: Laurie Morvan Blues. 8:30pm. $10. Rancho Nicasio, 1 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio. 662-2219. 06/13: Prezident Brown Reggae, roots. 9:30pm. $15. HopMonk Novato, 224 Vintage Way, Novato. 892-6200. 06/13: Sabbath Lives Hard rock. 9:30pm. $8. Peri’s Silver Dollar, 29 Broadway Blvd., Fairfax. 459-9910. 06/13: Soul Mechanix Soul, jazz. 9:30pm. $8. Peri’s Silver Dollar, 29 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 06/13: Terrapin Telstar with Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band, Lebo and Crosby 7:30pm. $15-25. Terrapin Crossroads,

100 Yacht Club Dr., San Rafael. 524-2773.

06/13: Tommy Castro and the Painkillers 7pm. $20-30. City Winery at Napa Valley

Opera House, 130 Main St., Napa. 707/260-1600. 06/13: VInyl Funk. 9pm. $17-20. 19 Broadway, 17 Broadway, Fairfax. 459-1091.

06/13-14: Country Summer with Darius Rucker, Hunter Hayes, Sara Evans Coun-

try music festival with Hunter Hayes, Joe Nichols, David Nail, Craig Campbell, Dan + Shay, Darius Rucker, Eli Young Band, Sara Evans, Dustin Lynch, Trick Pony and Dylan Scott. Gates open at 1pm on June 13 and 11am on June 14. $49-79. Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. (800) 514-3849.

06/14: Danilo y Orquesta Universal

06/14: Groovemeisters Unplugged With Stan Bailey, guitar; Cole Bailey, percussion; Joe Nemzer, bass. 8pm. No cover. True North Artisan Pizza and Craft Beer, 638 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 408/607-9068. 06/14: Hayes and Bob 8pm. $22-30. City Winery at Napa Valley Opera House, 130 Main St., Napa. 707/260-1600. 06/14: Honey Dust Americana/rock and roll. 9:30pm. $5. The Sleeping Lady, 23 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax.

06/14: Peri’s Bar Fairfax Festival Afterparty Beso Negro, La Mandanga, 35R and Swoop Unit. 5:30pm. $15. Peri’s Silver Dollar, 29 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 459-9910. 06/14: Silver Moon Big Band With Lee Waterman, guitar; vocalists Marty Grosso and Paula Helene. 8pm. $12/$15. Fenix Supper Club, 919 Fourth Street, San Rafael. 813-5600.

06/15: Achilles Wheel, Lauren Murphy Psychedelic rock. 7-8:30pm. No cover. 19 Broadway, 17 Broadway, Fairfax. 459-1091.

06/15: Folkish Festival: Brother Sal

12:30-2pm. No cover. Marin Country Mart, 2257 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur.

06/15: Ian Dogole: From San Francisco to the Sahara Desert Global percussion, jazz, world. 7pm. $20-30. Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 383-9600.

06/15 and 20: Kelly Peterson Band on the Patio Folk rock. 5pm. No cover. Peri’s Silver Dollar, 29 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 459-9910. 06/15: King and Ace Acoustic duo. 7pm. No cover. The Sleeping Lady, 23 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 485-1182. 06/15: La Mandanga Flamenco jam. 9:30pm. Peri’s Silver Dollar, 29 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 459-9910.

06/15: Tommy Castro and the Painkillers with Keith Crossan and Nancy Wright Blues. 4pm $20. Rancho Nicasio, 1 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio. 662-2219.

06/16: The Milk Carton Kids with Tom Brosseau 8pm. $15-25. City Winery at Napa

Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha Cha. 9:30pm. La Fogata Nightclub, 1238 Fourth St., San Rafael. 510/508-3793. 06/14: Doc Kraft Dance Band Rock, dance. 8:30pm. $8. Fort Baker Presidio Yacht Club, Fort Baker, Sommerville Rd, Sausalito. 601-7858.

Valley Opera House, 130 Main St., Napa. 707/260-1600.

06/14: Fenton Cool Foot and the Right Time Fairfax Fest with Oona Garthwaite,

7:30pm. No cover. Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Ave, Mill Valley. 388-1100. 06/16: Open Mic with Derek Smith 8:30pm. Free. 19 Broadway Night Club, 17 Broadway, Fairfax. 459-1091.

Jeff Campbell, Big Earl and the Cryin’ Shame. 9pm. $20. 19 Broadway, 17 Broadway, Fairfax. 459-1091.

06/16: Open Mic with Simon Costa

8:30pm. Free. The Sleeping Lady, 23 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 485-1182.

Cast no shadow The Jack Ryan series of Tom Clancy adaptations has always aimed for the middle, and while that might not get the films many critical puffs, one still imagines that, say, the Cahiers du Cinema of the 1950s would approve. Ambitious to rise above the average spy thriller without resorting to Bondism or high seriousness, these five pics have delivered some of the most memorable moments of the last two decades—I’m Even undercover CIA agents trust in the age-old tradition of a solid handshake. thinking of three shockers in particular—while adroitly dodging any 10-best lists. JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT is no exception, say critics, but I’d argue that this one is a breakaway to the upside, thanks to the superlative direction of Kenneth Branagh (who co-stars), a script that’s smart about Russia and the romanticism driving the spy trade and excellent performances by Chris Pine and Keira Knightley. This first installment to be untethered to a Clancy novel stars Pine as the American LSE student whose life is halted watching TV one September afternoon. Service in Afghanistan, heroism and injury follow, leaving him sidelined—which is just the sort of jacket CIA recruiter Harper (Kevin Costner) could want. A dual-track career on Wall Street ensues at just the moment some irregular and glacier-sized currency movements are detected in Russia.—Richard Gould




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06/16: Peri’s Open Mic with Billy D Electric open mic. 9pm. No cover. Peri’s Silver Dollar, 29 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 459-9910. 06/17: Buddy Owen Blues Band 9pm. No cover. 19 Broadway, 17 Broadway, Fairfax. 459-1091. 06/17: GInger Baker’s Jazz Confusion

Sun 6/15 • Doors 6:00pm • $15

The Right Honorable Austin de Lone's Big Band Tue 6/17 • Doors 6:30pm • FREE Trivia Cafe hosted by Howard Rachelson Free with Prizes

Fri 6/20 • Doors 8:00pm • ADV $25 / DOS $30


The Van Halen Experience - Benefit for Liza 2.0 feat David Lauser from Sammy Hagar & The Wabos, plus Special Guests! Sat 6/21 • Doors 7:00pm • ADV $20 / DOS $22

Hot Fun in the Summertime: A Summer Soul-stice Celebration with Mark Karan & Very Special Guests

Sun 6/22 • Doors 6:00pm • $15

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Tue 6/24 • Doors 7:00pm • ADV $17 / DOS $20

Ray Bonneville With: Mike Beck 19 Corte Madera Ave, Mill Valley Café 388-1700 | Box Office 388-3850

With Pee Wee Ellis, tenor saxophone; Alec Dankworth, bass ; Abass Dodoo, percussion. 8pm. $4050. City Winery at Napa Valley Opera House, 130 Main St., Napa. 707-260-1600. 06/17: Swing Fever “Let’s Misbehave: Songs of Cole Porter.” 7pm. No cover. Panama Hotel, 4 Bayview St, San Rafael.

06/18: Broadway to Hollywood with Richard Glazier The pianist and storyteller will give a live multimedia performance dedicated to movie music. 7:30pm. Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 Fourth St., San Rafael. 454-1222. 06/18: Hi Beamz With Chris Zanardi. Jam/ groove. 9pm. No cover. 19 Broadway, 17 Broadway, Fairfax. 459-1091.

06/18: Josh Rouse with Doug Paisley

8pm. $20-30. City Winery at Napa Valley Opera House, 130 Main St., Napa. 707/260-1600. 06/18: Marianna August Jazz. 7pm. No cover. Panama Hotel, 4 Bayview St,. San Rafael. 06/18: Michael LaMacchia 8pm. No cover. Iron Springs Brewery, Center Blvd., Fairfax. 485-1005. 06/18: Open Mic with Dennis Haneda 7pm. No cover. All ages. HopMonk Novato, 224 Vintage Way, Novato. 892-6200.

06/18: Rory McNamara, Stevie Coyle and Doug Adamz Acoustic. 9pm. No cover.

The Sleeping Lady, 23 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 06/19: Deborah Winters Jazz. 7pm. Free. Panama Hotel, 4 Bayview St., San Rafael.

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Funk and R&B. 8pm. $10. Fenix, 919 Fourth St., San Rafael. 813-5600. 06/19: Luciano Luciano reggae. 9pm. $30-35. 19 Broadway, 17 Broadway, Fairfax. 459-1091. 06/19: Maria Muldaur Blues diva. 7pm. $1525. City Winery at Napa Valley Opera House, 130 Main St., Napa. 707/260-1600. 06/19-20: Mother Hips 8pm. $20. Terrapin Crossroads, 100 Yacht Club Dr., San Rafael. 524-2773. 06/19: Samurai Wolf Acoustic singer/songwriter. 9pm. Free. The Sleeping Lady, 23 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 06/20: The Doc Kraft Band 8:30pm. $10. Seahorse Bar, 305 Harbor Dr. Gate 5 , Sausalito. 601-7858. 06/20: High Tide Collective 8pm. No cover. Rancho Nicasio, 1 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio. 662-2219. 06/20: Jazzitude Jazz. 9:30pm. free. The Sleeping Lady, 23 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax.

06/20: S.F. Music Club: Northgate Concerts Under the Oak With Jimmy Dillon and Lorin Rowan 6-8pm. Free. Northgate

Mall, Oak Plaza, 5800 Northgate Mall, San Rafael. 479-5956. 06/20: Tony McManus Celtic guitar. 8pm. $20-25. Schoenberg Guitars, 106 Main St., Tiburon. 789-0846. 06/20: Wonder Bread 5 Dance party. 9pm. $15. 19 Broadway, 17 Broadway, Fairfax. 459-1091.

The Mother Hips grace the stage at Terrapin Crossroads on Thursday, June 19.

06/20: World Party with Gabriel Kelley Brit pop. 8pm. $25-35. City Winery at Napa Valley Opera House, 130 Main St., Napa. 707/260-1600. 06/20: Friday Night Jazz: Dick Fregulia Trio

6-9pm. Marin Country Mart, 2257 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur.

Comedy 06/14: You’re Funny, but You Don’t Look Jewish Comedy with Joseph Nguyen, Samson Koletkar, Gina Gold and Mike Capozzola. 8pm. $20-32. Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 383-9600.

06/17: Tuesday Night Comedy with Mark Pitta and Friends Established headliners and up-and-coming comics drop by and work on new material. $16-26. 142 Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 383-9600. 06/19: Mort Sahl: Social Satire Provocative humor and engaging conversation. 7pm. Free. Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 383-9600.

Theater 06/13-15: Novato Theater Company Presents: ‘As You Like It’ Shakespeare comedy. Directed by Mark Clark. 8pm FriSat.; 2pmSun. $12-25. Free Parking. $12-$25. Novato Theater Co., 5420 Nave Dr., Novato. 883-4498.

Through 06/15: Mountain Play: ‘South Pacific’ Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by

Oscar Hammerstein II. Book by Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan. Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel “Tales of the South Pacific” by James A. Michener. Directed by Linda Dunn. Musical Direction by Debra Chambliss. Choreography by Barbara Bernardo. 2pm Sun. Mountain Stage, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Mill Valley. 383-1100.

Through 06/15:’Other Desert Cities’

Written by Jon Robin Baitz. Directed by Phoebe Moyer. 7:30pm Thurs.; 8pm Fri.-Sat.; 2pm Sun. $13-20. Ross Valley Playhouse at Marin Art and Garden, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross. 456-9555.

Through 06/29: ‘Failure: A Love Story’

West coast premiere. By Philip Dawkins. Directed by Jasson Minadakis. With live musical accompaniment. 8pm Thurs.-Sat.; 2 and 7pm Sun.; 7:30pm Wed. Marin Theatre Company, 397 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 388-5208.

Concerts 06/11: Noontime Concerts: Jarring Sounds With Danielle Reutter-Harrah, mezzosoprano; Adam Cockerham, lute, therobo, guitar. Noon. Free. 142 Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 383-9600. 06/15: Tamalpais String Quartet Works by Beethoven, Saint-Saens, others. With Paul Smith, piano. 7:30pm. Free. Dance Palace, 503 B St., Pt. Reyes Station. 457-5226.

06/19: An Evening of Classical Guitar with Joseph Bacon Mr. Bacon has studied

with Andres Segovia, Ida Presti, Alexander Lagoya and Julian Bream, in addition to an extended study of Indian music with Ustad Ali Akbar Kahn. 7pm. No cover. Corte Madera Library, 707 Meadowsweet Dr., Corte Madera. 924-6444.

06/20-21: Marin Baroque: Venus and Adonis Early English opera by John Blow.

Chamber Choir and period instrument Orchestra. Music Director Daniel Canosa.With the San Francisco Renaissance Dancers. 8pm. Free. First Presbyterian Church, 72 Kensington Road, San Anselmo. 497-6634.

06/15: Corte Madera Town Band: Community Foundation Summer Concert Series 5pm. No cover. Menke Park, Redwood

and Corte Madera Ave., Corte Madera. 302-1160.

Art 06/13-08/15: Terra Linda Ceramic Artists: Reflections Group exhibition. With clay as their medium, this diverse group of artists explores a range of themes and techniques to create a highly inventive body of work. Opening reception 5:30-7:30pm June 13. Free. Falkirk Cultural Center, 1408 Mission Ave., San Rafael. 328-6598.


Through 06/15: Gallery Route One Exhibitions “Visual Poetry.” Geraldine LiaBraaten, words into images, photographs; “Disappearing Act: our Role in Species Extinction.” Marie Luise Klot and Xander Weaver-Scull, photographs, monoprints.; Suzanne Parker, new works, painted photographs. Salon 4-5pm June 15. Gallery open 11am-5pm Wed.-Mon. Closed Tuesdays. Gallery Route One, 11101 Hwy 1, Pt. Reyes Station. 663-1347.


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10 years of giving you a weekly dose of hilarity! Luminaries include: Robin Williams, Dana Carvey, Mort Sahl, Orny Adams, Scott Capurro, Charles Fleischer, Richard Lewis, Kevin Nealon, Dick Gregory, Hal Sparks and many more!

Through 06/26: Sanjay Vora—Memories of Dreams Exhibition of new paintings by Bay Area artist Sanjay Vora. Free. Gallery Bergelli, 483 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur. 945-9454.


Marin School students in partnership with Jane Ingram Allen, The Institute for Bird Populations and the Lucid Art Foundation studied migration hazards, painted a Pacific Flyway Migration Mural felted sixteen songbirds that migrate between California and Mexico, made paper nests and feathers, experienced plein air automatic drawings, created bird-totem self portraits and made kites with an in-the-air poem. Gallery Route Ones, Artists in the Schools annual installation. Mon.-Sat. 9am-5pm; Sun. 10am-5pm. Student poetry reading and AIS teachers’ sharing 5:30-7:30pm June 26. Toby’s Gallery, 11250 Highway One, Point Reyes Station 3pm. Free. Toby’s Gallery, 11250 Highway One , Point Reyes Station . 663-1347.


06/13: Friday the 13th Not Afraid of the Dark Hike Enjoy Old St. Hilary’s at night. Join Ranger Felicity Hartnett to avoid the black cats, ladders and other superstitions for a pleasant short hike through Old St. Hilary’s preserve. Dress in layers, wear sturdy shoes and bring a flashlight. High fire danger may cancel. 7:30pm. Free. Old St. Hilary’s Preserve, Lyford Drive, Tiburon. 473-7191. 06/14: Art in the Park Bring the whole family out to scenic Stafford Lake Park to paint in oak studded grasslands of North Marin. Art supplies, smocks and healthy snacks will be provided. No animals (except service animals) please. 10am. Free. Stafford Lake Park, 3549 Novato Blvd., Novato. 897-0618.

06/14: Father’s Day Weekend Fishing Derby Join rangers for our fishing contest at

Paradise Beach Park. Prizes will be awarded for the first fish, the biggest fish and the heaviest fish. Limited number of fishing poles and bait will be provided first-come, first-served to beginners, thanks to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. No animals (except service animals) please. 9am. Free. Paradise Beach Park, 3450 Paradise Dr., Tiburon. 435-9212. 06/14: Mac Barnett Children’s Conference Event. Join bestselling children’s book author Mac Barnett as he discusses his many acclaimed works, including “Extra Yarn,” “President Taft is Stuck in the Bath,” “Guess Again.” 7pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. 06/14: Navigating the Bay Find out more from Ranger Linda. 1:30pm. Free. Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 3323871. BayModelVisitorCenter.aspx.

06/15: Sunday Special: Throckmorton Youth Performers Musical numbers per-

formed by Throckmorton Youth Performers and Little Throck from the 2013-14 season including


Join us for a lively and FUN variety talk show, hosted by entertainment heavy weights Dick Bright and Bob Sarlatte. Each week is a fresh, new show with comedy, music and unpredictable interviews! Free of charge.

Through 06/30: Gallery Route One’s Artists in the Schools: For the Birds West

Kids Events


SAT JUN 14 8PM COMEDY with Joseph Nguyen, Samson Koletkar, Gina Gold and Mike Capozzola - 4 Jewish Comedians who are African American, Indian, Italian American and Vietnamese!

Join David Herlocker from Marin County Parks to find out the best spots to scout some of Marin’s most majestic winged creatures. Wizard of Oz, Footloose, Jesus Christ Superstar, Cinderella and Annie. Kids, plus songs by an a cappella group, Throckappella. 11am. Free. Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 389-4292 x4741. 06/18: Butterflies of Marin David Herlocker from Marin County Parks will present an informative program exploring the life stories of local butterfly species. He will explain the best places to find butterflies in Marin, the best ways to identify them and offer helpful tips to make your garden butterfly-friendly. 7pm. Free. Fairfax Library, 2097 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax. 457-5629. 06/18: Fierce Reads Special for Teens. Join YA authors Leigh Bardugo, Emmy Laybourne, Ava Dellaira and Jennifer Mathieu for an evening of readings and signings celebrating their new young adult novels. 6pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960.

Film 06/13: Fairfax Festival History Night Come celebrate Fairfax’s rich and colorful history as the source of world class pottery, travel destination, and premiere silent movie location. Includes screening of two silent movies made here 100 years ago. Costumes highly encouraged. If you have memorabilia you would like to display and share, please contact them. Walking or bicycling highly encouraged. Supported by the Fairfax Historical Society, Fairfax Festival, Town of Fairfax, Chamber of Commerce, Fairfax Library. 6pm. Free. Women’s Club Building, 46 Park Road, Fairfax. 06/16: Election: Movie Night Dinner and a movie. Starring Reese Witherspoon. 6pm. $15. Redwoods Presbyterian Church, 110 Magnolia St., Larkspur. 897-1224.

06/19: Henry IV Part I: From the Royal Shakespeare Company 7pm. $15-18. Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 Fourth St., San Rafael. 454-1222.

Outdoors 06/17: Birds at Mount Burdell Get an early start and focus on vocalizations. Bird activity should be at its peak: Some species will be work-

ing overtime to satisfy their ravenous broods, some will be tending newly fledged young and a few will even be tending new nests. Bring lunch. This walk is for ages 15 and up. We request that no pets (except service animals) attend. High fire danger may cancel. 9am. Free. Mt. Burdell Open Space, San Andreas Drive, novato. 893-9508.

06/18: El Camino de Santiago: Walking the Ways of St. James Learn about route

IAN DOGOLE - JAZZ ACROSS ALL SUN BORDERS FROM SAN FRANCISCO JUN 15 7PM TO THE SAHARA DESERT Global percussionist Ian Dogole and his genredefying group of world-class musicians traverse an aural landscape of jazz.

FRI LED KAAPANA: HAWAIIAN SLACK JUN 27 KEY GUITAR MASTER 8PM A 4-time Grammy nominee, Kaapana has been considered one of the top Slack Key Guitarists and traditional Hawaiian vocalists for 40 years. This will be a spellbinding evening of Hawaiian folk music.



Scott Capurro’s back with his edgy, controversial, insightfully hilarious comedy! Get ready for a wild night of standup comedy!

options in planning your own pilgrimmage to Santiago de Compostela. Come away knowing what it will take to plan your own adventure on El Camino! 7pm. Free. REI Corte Madera, Corte Madera Town Center Community Room, 770 Tamalpais Dr., Suite 201, Corte Madera. 927-1938. session/90785/07192014.

Readings 06/16: Doug Menuez In “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 19852000,” award-winning documentary photographer Doug Menuez delivers a visual history of the Silicon Valley technology boom. 7pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960.

06/17: Robert Hass and Paul Ebenkamp

The 20th century was a time of great change, particularly in the arts, but seldom explored were the female poets of that time. Hass and Ebenkamp have put together a comprehensive anthology of poetry. 7pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. 06/18: Claude Poncelet Within every person is a spirit that seeks to connect and communicate with the rest of the universe. Dr. Claude Poncelet calls this: “the shaman within.” 7pm. Free. Copperfield’s Books, 850 4th Street, San Rafael. 06/18: Novella Carpenter Gone Feral is Novella Carpenter’s search for her father. A back-to-the-land homesteader, classical guitarist, Korean War vet, hermit, and curmudgeon, George Carpenter was absent for most of his daughter’s life. Carpenter is the author of “Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer,” the 2014 choice of One Book One Marin. 7pm. Free.




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Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960. 06/19: Andy Hall In 1967, twelve men attempted to climb Alaska’s Mount McKinley. Only five survived. “Denali’s Howl” is the account of one of the most deadly climbing disasters of all time. Andy Hall is the former editor and publisher of Alaska magazine. 7pm. Free. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 927-0960.

Community Events (Misc.) 06/14-15: Fairfax Festival With live, local music on the main stage; arts and crafts vendors; flea market; sustainable living info at the EcoFest; kid zone with games, live entertainment and refreshments. Parade is at 10am June 14. Special local history night on June 13. See website for details. Free. Bolinas Park, 142 Bolinas Ave, Fairfax. 453-1160.

06/14: Creekside Restoration with Save The Bay Join Marin County Parks and Save

The Bay staff to learn about the history of San Francisco Bay and Creekside Marsh, and be a part of a community-based effort to enrich important habitat areas of Hal Brown Park! Volunteers of all ages are encouraged to attend! Preregistration is required. 9am. Free. Hal Brown Park at Creekside, Bon Air Road, Greenbrae. 473-3778. 06/14: Father’s Day BBQ 9am-2pm.With live blue grass and folk music; kid’s activities, crafts, face painting, story telling. Free. Marin Country Mart Farmers’ Market, 2257 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 06/14: Find Flea Market Find Flea Market is joining the Marinwood Farmer’s Market this Saturday. Come out and see what is new this month. Multiple vendors with a variety of items! 9am. Free. 101 Marinwood Ave, , San Rafael. .

06/14-15: 60th Annual North Beach Festival Two days of free live entertainment, Italian

street painting, kid’s chalk area, and over 150 vendor booths. 10am. Free. North Beach, Grant Avenue, S.F. 800-310-6563. north_beach_festival.html.


06/15: Father’s Day at Terrapin Crossroads 11am. Varies. Terrapin Crossroads, 100

Brunch, Lunch, Dinner • BBQ, Pasta, Steak, Desserts

Yacht Club Drive, San Rafael. 524-2773.

McNear’s Dining House “Only 10 miles north of Marin” Fri 6/13 • 8:30pm doors • 21+ • 1980s Cover Band

AN EVENING WITH TAINTED LOVE Sat 6/21 • 8pm doors • 21+ • Led Zeppelin Tribute Band


PLUS THE BAD JONES Fri 6/27 • 7:30pm doors • 21+ • Rock

AN EVENING WITH GRANDMOTHERS OF INVENTION Sat 6/28 • 8:30pm doors • 21+ • Rockabilly/Surf Rock

IGOR & THE RED ELVISES Sun 7/6 • 7:30pm doors • 2`1+ • Hawaiian


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06/19: Deep Dive: Arts and Science Evenings at The Marine Mammal Center Deep Dive presents “Cali Born and Bred,” an evening event celebrating local food, beer, music and our local California sea lions. Learn about the record number of sea lion patients they have rescued this year. 6:30pm. $35. The Marine Mammal Center, 2000 Bunker Road, Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito. 289-7367.

06/19: Marin Conservation League Business-Environment Breakfast Join Marin Conservation League for breakfast and learn how food waste from Marin’s restaurants is not only generating energy to partially power the Central Marin Sanitation plant, but also reducing waste to landfill and reducing greenhouse gases. $15-40. McInnis Park Club Restaurant, 350 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael. 485-6257.

06/20: Satsang and Guided Meditation with Yolande Duran-Serrano 8pm. $20-25. Open Secret Bookstore, 923 C St., San Rafael. 457-4191. ✹

What’s Your sign? WEEK OF JunE 13 - JunE 19, 2014


ARIES (March 21 - April 19) It’s time for a nap, Aries! All of that back-andforth with your boss or an authority figure left you exhausted and in need of a little replenishment. Stand your ground on June 13, but choose your fighting words wisely. It will all perk up on June 18 when you receive good news about your salary. Turn that frown upside down! TAURUS (April 20 - May 20) Venus, your ruler, is in Taurus and wants you to know it, Taurus! The planets have aligned and allowed for a mini getaway on June 18. Pack your bags and a swimsuit—the weather is sure to please. You’ll need to stay grounded on your retreat, so ditch your cell phone at home and opt for a mud bath. GEMINI (May 21 - June 20) You’re about to get hit with a surprise proposal on June 14, Gemini! Your partner may not, er, be reading the signs correctly, which may leave you feeling a little more caught off guard than surprised. Do your best to handle the situation with poise. There’s no need for dramatics; a simple “thank you” and “I’m feeling bloated, can we talk about this later?” might just save the day. CANCER (June 21 - July 22) Party at your house, Cancer! Your social calendar is filling up fast and June 19 is no exception. Venus and Jupiter are handing out invitations with your address to anyone and everyone. Spruce up your digs with a little Flip This House action. Bring out your Ralph Lauren antler candle holder set—it’s the perfect conversation-starter for a potential flame. LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22) You’ll be humming along to “Just the Two of Us” all day on June 18, Leo. But don’t set the dinner table and light candles just yet—your partner is not here to romance you. It’s time to collaborate! Venus and Jupiter are ready to help you get your creative juices flowing, so pick your partner and pick wisely—this project is here to stay until fruition. VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22) Roll out the red carpet, Virgo! You’re hitting the town. A charity event for a local nonprofit is calling your name and requiring your presence. Dust off your dress shoes and make time for pampering; all eyes will be on you. If your event includes a silent auction, be careful how high you bid—unless you are 100 percent certain that the China set you spot needs to come home with you—because you’re likely to win big. LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22) Drinks on you, Libra! Venus is parked in your house of income and here to help negotiate perks at work. Has that cavity been bothering you? Now’s the time to ask for dental insurance! Your employer (and the stars) are in a favorable position to take care of your needs. Don’t be shy and milk this planetary alignment for all it’s worth! SCORPIO (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21) Bullies beware, Scorpio! Two planets are eager to lock your fists with an enemy’s face. Practice your “I” statements and deep breaths on June 17. It’s likely a friend or co-worker comes out of left field with some not-so-friendly criticism. Take it with a grain of salt and don’t get nasty. There’s no need to stoop down to his or her level. Two angry birds are not better than one. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21) Get yourself to the nearest dive bar, Sagittarius! It’s time to trust in love again! Sure, rejection is hard. No one likes to hear that their hair looks like a Supercut special and their makeup rivals the offspring of Cleopatra meets raccoon, but you’ve got to dig deep for your confidence and hit the streets. June 14 is the day to give true love another chance. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19) After some fights that made you reconsider your living and loving situation last week, you’re ready for some sweet nothings in your ear, Capricorn. A tender night for two is on the menu. After a week that had you considering packing up and auditioning for Naked and Afraid, you’re ready to reconcile on June 15. Leave tiffs at the door and try to do something sweet for your sweetie. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18) Why didn’t Craigslist specify a level of annoyingness before you signed the lease, Aquarius? It’s all right—just remember to breathe, my dear air sign. You’re not the first person to live with a roomie who is incapable of putting the toilet seat down or operating a dishwasher, and you won’t be the last. Your easygoing nature is likely to be taken advantage of on June 13: either put honey in your roommate’s shampoo bottle or sit down and chat about chores. PISCES (Feb. 19 - March 20) Did you pick up yesterday’s issue of the Times, Pisces? You were on the cover! OK, so maybe the NYT hasn’t discovered you and all of your glory just yet, but your 15 minutes of fame are arriving right on time on June 16. If you don’t have a publicist, phone a friend. You’re going to need all the help you can with this burst of press!

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SAN ANSELMO NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE 15 Participating Neighbors. Saturday: 6/14 9am-2pm. Map Available 9:AM @ corner of Broadmoor & Morningside. Lynnette Kling, CAL BRE 01318366, Coldwell Banker 415 847-2576

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business services We are now hiring EXPERIENCED CAREGIVERS for Live-In & Hourly Shifts. Top Pay! Flexible Hours! 401K, Health Insurance and Signing Bonus! Best Training! Requirements: 3 professional references, Proof of eligibility to work in the US. Interested candidates should apply in person on weekdays between 9am and 5pm at: Home Care Assistance, 919 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Ste. 107, Kentfield, CA 94904. Contact Francie Bedinger 415 532-8626. IRISH HELP AT HOME - CAREGIVERS WANTED High Quality Home Care. Now hiring Qualified Experienced Caregivers for work with our current clients in Marin & North Bay. Enquire at 415-721--7380.

Help Wanted For Moving company Johnson and Daly Movers is Hiring. Drivers and Moving workers Needed Immediately. If you need a Job - We have the work. Call or apply in person at Johnson and Daly Moving. 415-491-4444.

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RELATIONSHIP CHALLENGES? Tired of endless relationship or marital challenges? Or single and sick of spending weekends and holidays alone? Join coed Intimacy Group, Single's Group or Women's Group to explore what’s blocking you from fulfillment in your relationships and life. Weekly, ongoing groups or 9-week groups starting the week of June 16, 2014 - Mon, Tues, or Thurs evening. Space limited. Also, Individual and Couples sessions. Central San Rafael. For more information, call Renee Owen, LMFT#35255 at 415/453-8117. What are you really hungry for? Clean up your act with a 2 week cleanse and feel those emotions. Have fun and grow in a unique Circle of Grace. Get Healthy, Gain Confidence, and Make Friends. Let self-care be the foundation of your success. This woman's group meets 3x's a month with a pure foods meal, coaching and self-discovery. Call Gwen at 415-686-6197

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134820 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. HOUSE CALLS, 2100 4TH STREET, #190, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: JOHN ORDWAY, 500 SAN FRANCISCO BLVD, SAN ANSELMO, CA 94960. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant is renewing with changes, transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on May 19, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134825 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. BIO SAUSALITO, 2633 BRIDGEWAY, SAUSALITO, CA 94965: CREPE O CHOCOLAT CORPORATION. This business is being conducted by A CORPORATION. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 19, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134812 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. KELLY MOVING, 734 A STREET, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: RYAN LEILANI GREENE, 269 DRAKE AVE, SAUSALITO, CA 94965. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 16, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2014134777 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. MOGO MARKETING AND MEDIA, 14 CRYSTAL CREEK DRIVE, LARKSPUR, CA 94939. MOGO INTERACTIVE, 14 CRYSTAL

CREEK DRIVE, LARKSPUR, CA 94939. MOGOARTS MARKETING, 14 CRYSTAL CREEK DRIVE, LARKSPUR, CA 94939: MOGO MARKETING AND MEDIA, INC., 14 CRYSTAL CREEK DRIVE, LARKSPUR, CA 94939. This business is being conducted by A CORPORATION. Registrant has been transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein since January 1, 2007. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 13, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134783 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. MIRACLE HANDS HOMECARE, 1564 LINCOLN AVE., SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: VASEVA KAMAKOREWA, 1564 LINCOLN AVE., SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 14, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134787 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. BOHO LOUNGE, 9 FRANCIS STREET, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: TANYA RISTAU, 9 FRANCIS STREET, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 14, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2014134794 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. SECURITYTRADEIDEAS, 47 FERDINAND WAY, NOVATO, CA 94949: NASREEN AMINIFARD, 47 FERDINAND WAY, NOVATO, CA 94949. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has been

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transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein since January, 1, 2014. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on May 14, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2014134741 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. RIDGE CAPITAL FUNDING, 1299 FOURTH STREET, SUITE 502, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: RIDGE CAPITAL CA LLC, 1299 FOURTH STREET, SUITE 502, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901. This business is being conducted by A LIMITED LIABILITY COMANY. Registrant has been transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein since April 17, 2014. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on May 8, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134716 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. O REILLY AUTO PARTS #3552, 812 FRANCISCO BLVD WEST, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: O REILLY AUTO INTERPRISES, LLC, 233 S. PATTERSON, SPRINGFIELD, MO 65801. This business is being conducted by A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 6, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134778 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. U-TOP-IT, 245 SAN ANSELMO AVE, SAN ANSELMO, CA 94960: SOHILA SUZIE SENEHI, 145 KADEN DRIVE, NOVATO, CA 94947. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin

County on May 13, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134878 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. CUSTOM T’S, 1053 5TH STREET, NOVATO, CA 94945: ENRIQUE GOMEZ PEREZ, 1053 5TH STREET, NOVATO 94945. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 27, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 30; June 6, 13, 20, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2014134847 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. WSW ASSOCIATES, 155 ALLYN AVE, SAN ANSELMO, CA 94960: WENDY W SULLIVAN, 155 ALLYN AVE, SAN ANSELMO, CA 94960 . This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein starting June 2, 2014. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on May 21, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 30; June 6, 13, 20, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 2014134850 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. KAITLYN’S NAIL SPA, 530 3RD STREET SUITE D, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: THU T TRAN, 143 DONEGAL DRIVE, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94589. KEITH T NGUYEN, 143 DONEGAL DRIVE, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94589. This business is being conducted by A MARRIED COUPLE. Registrant has been transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein since May 15, 2014. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 21, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 30; June 6, 13, 20, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134840 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. CREATIVE LEGAL FUNDING, 1544 EUREKA ROAD, SUITE 210, SACRAMENTO, CA 95561: CREATIVE FUNDING SERVICES LLC, 1544 EUREKA ROAD, SUITE 210, SACRAMENTO, CA 95561. This business is being conducted by A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Registrant has been transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein since March 30, 2009. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 20, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 30; June 6, 13, 20, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134841 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. WC CONSULTING, 1544 EUREKA ROAD, SUITE 210, SACRAMENTO, CA 95561: WELL CONNECTED BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING SVC LLC, AND 1544 EUREKA ROAD, SUITE 210, SACRAMENTO, CA 95561. This business is being conducted by A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Registrant has been transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein since January 25, 2010. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on May 20, 2014. (Publication Dates: May 30; June 6, 13, 20, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134880 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. BLOSSOM CHILDCARE CENTER, 109 SECOND STREET, SAUSALITO, CA 94965: SOLUNA HEALTH INC., 109 SECOND STREET, SAUSALITO,

CA 94965. This business is being conducted by A CORPORATION. Registrant has been transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein since April 1, 2014. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on May 27, 2014. (Publication Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134886 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. DENIQUE AFFECTUS, 1360 YUKON WAY, APT #54, NOVATO, CA 94947: DANIEL KILBY, 1360 YUKON WAY, APT #54, NOVATO, CA 94947. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 27, 2014. (Publication Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134748 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. GOLDEN GATE VOLLEYBALL, 18 SOUTH 40 DOCK, SAUSALITO, CA 94965: DANCER STYLES, 18 SOUTH 40 DOCK, SAUSALITO, CA 94965. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 9, 2014. (Publication Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134846 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. MI GENTE MULTIPLE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, 126 ALTO STREET, SUITE A, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: CRYSTAL C. RAMIREZ, 641 41ST STREET, RICHMOND, CA 94805. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 21, 2014. (Publication Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134929 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. BAY THAI CUISINE, 809 FOURTH STREET, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: MANIVONE VONGSOUTHI, 5 WARNER COURT, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant is renewing with changes, transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on June 2, 2014. (Publication Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134871 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business. BLUE MOON INSPIRED, 465 SAN MARIN DRIVE, NOVATO, CA 94945: LEONA HANAFIN, 465 SAN MARIN DRIVE, NOVATO, CA 94945. This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 23, 2014. (Publication Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134935 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: PACIFICONTRACT, 9 JORDAN ST, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: PACON INTERIORS INC,. 9 JORDAN ST., SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901.This business is

being conducted by A CORPORATION. Registrant has been transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on JUNE 3, 2014. (Publication Dates: June 13, 20, 27; July 4, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134956 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: ROYAL COURT MARTIAL ARTS, 543 MAGNOLIA AVE, LARKSPUR, CA 94939: GUSTON MCGOVERT, 1495 CASA BUENA DR, #104 CORTE MADERA, CA 94925.This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has been transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on JUNE 6, 2014. (Publication Dates: June 13, 20, 27; July 4, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134862 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: TNT HAIR STYLE, 909 B STREET, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: THI U NGUYEN, 51 TINKER WAY, NOVATO, CA 94949.This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has been transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on MAY 22, 2014. (Publication Dates: June 13, 20, 27; July 4, 2014) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 134964 The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: BELLA WAXING, 140 E. BLITHDALE AVE, MILL VALLEY, CA 94941: LIANA KATHRYN BELLI, 10 FRANCES AVE, APT #3, LARKSPUR, CA 94939.This business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant has been transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on JUNE 10, 2014. (Publication Dates: June 13, 20, 27; July 4, 2014)

Other Notices SUMMONS Family Law (CITACION Derecho Familiar): Case Number (Numero De Caso): FL 1401546. NOTICE TO RESPONDENT (Aviso Al Demandado): HOPE CELESTE VOGEL YOU ARE BEING SUED (LO ESTAN DEMANDANDO). PETITIONER’S NAME IS (Nombre Del Demandante): SCOTT MICHAEL JOHNSTON. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this SUMMONS and PETITION are served on you to file a RESPONSE at the court and have a copy served on the petitioner. A letter or phone call will not protect you. If you do not file your RESPONSE on time, the court may make orders affecting your marriage or domestic partnership, your property, and custody of your children. You may be ordered to pay support and attorney fees and costs. If you can not pay the filing fee, ask the clerk for a fee waiver form. If you want legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. You can get information about finding lawyers at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (, at the California Legal Services web site (, or by contacting your local county bar association. Tiene 30 días corridos después de haber recibido la entrega legal de esta Citación y Petición para presentar una Respuesta (formulario FL-120 ó FL-123) ante la corte y efectuar la entrega legal de una copia al demandante. Una carta o llamada telefónica no basta para protegerlo. Si no presenta su Respuesta a tiempo, la corte puede dar órdenes que afecten su matrimonio o pareja de hecho, sus bienes y la custodia de

sus hijos. La corte también le puede ordenar que pague manutención, y honorarios y costos legales. Para asesoramiento legal, pongase en contacto de inmediato con un abogado. Puede obtener información para encontrar un abogado en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte., en el sitio web de los Servicios Legales de California ( o poniéndose en contacto con el colegio de abogados de su condado. NOTICE: The restraining orders on page 2 are effective against both spouses or domestic partners until the petition is dismissed, a judgment is entered, or the court makes further orders. These orders are enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement officer who has received or seen a copy of them. (AVISO: Las órdenes de restricción que figuran en la página 2 valen para ambos cónyuges o pareja de hecho hasta que se despida la petición, se emita un fallo o la corte dé otras órdenes. Cualquier autoridad de la ley que haya recibido o visto una copia de estas órdenes puede hacerlas acatar en cualquier lugar de California.) NOTE: If a judgment or support order is entered, the court may order you to pay all or part of the fees and costs that the court waived for yourself or for the other party. If this happens, the party ordered to pay fees shall be given notice and an opportunity to request a hearing to set aside the order to pay waived court fees. AVISO: Si se emite un fallo u orden de manutención, la corte puede ordenar que usted pague parte de, o todas las cuotas y costos de la corte previamente exentas a petición de usted o de la otra parte. Si esto ocurre, la parte ordenada a pagar estas cuotas debe recibir aviso y la oportunidad de solicitar una audiencia para anular la orden de pagar las cuotas exentas. 1. The name and address of the court are (El nombre y dirección de la corte son): SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF MARIN, 3501 Civic Center Drive, Post Office Box 4988, San Rafael, CA 94903. 2. The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner’s attorney, or the petitioner without an attorney, are: (El nombre, dirección y número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante si no tiene abogado, son): SCOTT MICHAEL JOHNSTON, 146 ATHERTON AVE, NOVATO, CA 94945, (415) 882-7105. Date (Fecha): April 25, 2014. Clerk, by (Secretario, por) Kim Turner, D. Taylor, Deputy (Asistente). NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: You are served (AVISO A LA PERSONA QUE RECIBIÓ LA ENTREGA: Esta entrega se realiza)as an individual (a usted como individuo). (Publication Dates: May 23, 30; June 6, 13, 2014) SUMMONS (CITACION Derecho Familiar): Case Number (Numero De Caso): CIV1303196. NOTICE TO DEFENDENTS (Aviso Al Claire Demandado): Leslie Roberts, AKA Leslie Claire Galiano, and Does 1 through 50, inclusive. YOU ARE BEING SUED (LO ESTAN DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE) BY PLAINTIFF: Provident Credit Union. NOTICE! You have been sued. The

court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this SUMMONS and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www., your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal service program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Service Web site (, the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (, or by vontacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of 10, 000 or more in a civil case. The court’s Lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. !AVISO! Lo han demandado. Si no responde dentro de 30 dias, la corte puede decider en su contra sin escuchar su version. Lea la informacion a continuacion. Tiene 30 DIAS DE CALENDARIO despues de que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles legales para presenter una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefonica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en format legal correcto se desea que procesen se caso en la corte. Es possible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y mas informacion en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte., en la biblioteca da leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentacion, pida al secretario de la corteque le de un formulario de exencion de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podra quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mas advertencia. Hay otros requisites legales. Es recommendable que llama a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remission a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es possible que cumpla con los requisites para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines

de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www., en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, ( o poniendoes en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotas y los costos exentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperacion de 10,000 o mas de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesion de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte entes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. 1. The name and address of the court are (El nombre y dirección de la corte son): SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF MARIN, 3501 Civic Center Drive, Post Office Box 4988, Room 113, San Rafael, CA 94903. 2. The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner’s attorney, or the petitioner without an attorney, are: (El nombre, dirección y número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado,es):Reily D. Wilkinson(Bar# 250086), Scheer Law Group, LLP 155 N.Redwood Drive, Suite 100, San Rafael, CA 94903. Date (Fecha): July 30, 2013. Clerk, by (Secretario, por) J. CHEN, KIM TURNER Deputy (Asistente). NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: You are served (AVISO A LA PERSONA QUE RECIBIÓ LA ENTREGA: Esta entrega se realiza). ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF MARIN. No. CIV 1401981. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner JACQUELINE TESS BOBROWICZ filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: JACQUELINE TESS BOBROWICZ to JACQUELINE TESS WEGMAN. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: JULY 14, 2014 9:00 AM, Room L, Superior Court of California, County of Marin, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903. A copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in the county of Marin: PACIFIC SUN. Date: MAY 27, 2014 /s/ JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT (Publication Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014)

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I’ve gone out several times with a girl I really like, but her breath bothers me enough that I don’t want to kiss her until it improves. (It smells like pepper and socks.) She doesn’t smoke, eat stinky foods, or have an odd diet (beyond not eating red meat), so I’m not sure where this is coming from. I think her feelings might be hurt if I were to say something. What’s the best approach? —Holding My Breath


When you read a book about the horrible chemical weapons used in World War I, you shouldn’t think, “Hey, that reminds me of kissing my girlfriend.” People will tell you that you can just give the girl a hinty-poo in the form of gum or a mint. And sure, Altoids can eliminate persistently bad breath—if the person who has it gets killed in an avalanche of them. But terrible breath that isn’t caused by something a person ate or eats regularly could point to dental problems—issues even “curiously strong mints” can’t fix, not even when combined with a really strong mouthwash, like Lysol Basin, Tub & Tile Cleaner. There’s a common misconception—held even by many doctors and dentists—that serious bad breath originates in the stomach, notes the health care research-vetting group the Cochrane Collaboration. In fact, only 9 percent of the cases at an “oral malodor” clinic were caused by things such as gastric imbalances, diet and sinus infections. But 86 percent of the cases originated orally—most caused by gross microscopic critters relaxing and playing poker on a person’s tongue. Studies find that these microbe meetups can be shut down with tongue scraping, at least for a while, but you can’t just present this girl with a Tiffany’s box with a silver tongue scraper. (“Thinking of you ...”) Sure, you may lose her if you say something, but if you don’t, you’ll almost definitely have to ditch her or have your sinuses filled with cement. To break the news, start positive: “I find you totally hot and an amazing person, but I have to tell you: There’s a sort of ongoing issue with your breath, and I’ve read that this can point to dental issues or a need for tongue scraping.” Assuming she isn’t so mortified that she dumps you, this news is likely to send her to the dentist and/or to the drugstore for a tongue scraper. This, in turn, should get you longing to kiss her—a far more enjoyable act once you’re no longer dating a woman who maybe looks like Xena the warrior princess but tastes like Xena’s horse after it’s licked the break room refrigerator.


My buddy was hit on by a girl he plays softball with, but he politely told her he is married, and they’ve since become friends. Recently, he set me up with her. She’s actually very cute and nice, but I can tell that she still likes my friend. I feel like a consolation prize. Is that just in my head? Should I let this girl go even though I like her? —Runner-Up


People often give their romantic partners food-related nicknames. Maybe yours can be “my little half-eaten muffin that somebody handed the homeless guy.” This woman knows in her rational mind that there’s a big wife-shaped roadblock between her and your friend. The problem is, when she initially turned getting him into a goal, she switched on the human motivational system, which is highly efficient in maintaining a craving but lacks an off switch for easily discontinuing one. As for where this leaves you, well, in game show terms, your friend’s the trip to Bermuda; you’re the set of steak knives. When somebody you want still wants somebody else, the temptation is to chase after them and then tie them to a chair and pontificate on your greatness. That’s the most counterproductive thing you could do. This isn’t to say you have to give up on this girl. Just forgo hot pursuit for lukewarm pursuit. Instead of going whole hog, go one-eighth or one-sixteenth hog. In practical terms, make yourself occasionally available but generally somewhat scarce. She should have the sense that you’re also dating other women, and ideally, you are doing that. A month from now, if she’s still looking at your buddy the way a dog looks at a piece of bacon teetering on a counter ledge, it’s probably time to move on. When your future wife tells the grandkids, “I’ll always remember when I first saw your granddad,” the rest of that shouldn’t be, “Because I’ve still got the hots for the guy who fixed us up.” Y ©Amy Alkon, all rights reserved. Got a problem? Write Amy Alkon, 171 Pier Ave, #280, Santa Monica, CA 90405, or e-mail ( Amy Alkon’s Advice Goddess Radio—listen live every Sunday—http://www.—7-8pm, or listen or download at the link at iTunes or on Stitcher. And watch for her new book: “Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck.”

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