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SF events 10.9

by 911 - inside job
911 - inside job. Demand investigation! -

beware of 911 disinfo:

One of the few new websites that combines awareness of 9/11 and Peak Oil is

9/11 was a U.S. False Flag covert operation against its own civilians. Demand investigation!
Improbable Collapse : The Demolition of our Republic

Entire CIA MKULTRA Collection
Waterworld: how life on Earth will look 1,000 years from now,,3-2044465,00.html

This video has been removed due to terms of use violation.
It is PAINFULLY clear that YOUTUBE is anxious to CENSOR this stuff.

People Likely Criminally Involved in the 9-11 Conspiracy

How 50 Men May Have Engineered 911 - - - - -
http://9/ - - & hundreds of other truth sites
for overwhelming proof that 9/11 was an inside job!!!

list of 9/11 sites is at

There are lots of "maybe" claims that might or might not be true, but the "no plane" stuff is proven not to be true, even if a lot of people who still promote it are sincere.

A list of Peak Oil websites is at

there are many others, but these are key

One of the few new websites that combines awareness of 9/11 and Peak Oil is

The core of the evidence for complicity is how the warnings were
suppressed and the war games that morning that confused the air


Proven beyond reasonable doubt: solid evidence of
deliberately suppressed warnings, interference with the
investigations of the flight schools and the various war game
exercises that morning.

Tuesday Oct 9
4:30PM Santa Cruz Public Hearing w/ Secretary of...
7:30PM Eyewitness Venezuela
Wednesday Oct 10
7:30AM CodePINK Action: No Military Predators in OUR...
9:30AM SF 8 Court Date: Harold Taylor Argues for...
6PM How the US Can Insure Energy Supply for the...

7PM Iraq Moratorium community meeting
8PM Bay Area-Wide Planning Meeting to RESIST...
8:30PM Rad Movie Night- Matewan
Thursday Oct 11
11AM Listening for a Change<9/11 Truth/Impeachment...
12PM Justice for Gary King Jr.- Protest at City Hall
More Events...

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10/9: Google Earth Outreach for Nonprofits at Net Tuesday October 9 (SOMA / south beach)
Tuesday, October 9th TechSoup/CompuMentor
525 Brannan St. Ste. 300 SF, CA, 94107 6-8 PM Free

Revitalizing Parks on the Eastern Shoreline: Warm Water Cove, Wed., 6pm

Creative Commons Salon Wednesday, October 10, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Shine 1337 Mission between 9th and 10th ST SF 94103 37.7759, -122.415

October 11th Santa Cruz 11th Day of Every Month Street Action Unplug The War Machine!

Thu, Oct 11, 6-10pm Golden Gate Park @ Pacific Ocean
Center for Environmental Health’s Tenth Anniversary Celebration

10/11: If you have read or even heard of The Secret, this preview is a MUST f (san rafael)
The Answer Private Preview Screening October 11, 7:00PM

Harbin Hot Springs, Oct 11, Unconditional Dance AND JILIAN LoVE's Bday bash

10/11/07: Nonprofit Night [SF] 111 Minna

"Escape from Suburbia" screening Oct. 11, Studio B Thursday, 7 PM.
Location: 1045 17th St., corner 17th and Mississippi. That's three

Erotic pumpkin carving with power tools and gross or scary LOOKING food potluck
Thursday, October 11, 7:30 PM Encounter Studio 555 De Haro St. Suite 120 SF

Second Annual Good Vibrations Amateur Erotic Film Competition
Thur 10.11 (8pm) Castro Theatre (429 Castro St, 415.621.6120) $15 / $12 advance

Acid Totem Big Sur Campout Oct 12 - 14

)'( SAT OCT 13 LA DeCompression )'(

Sat Oct 13 Pronoia's second annual Libra bass bash!

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Consumer Action: free wi-fi scam at airports "Beware of free Wi-Fi scam at airports"

WorldNetDaily: 8 more deaths connected to HPV vaccine

Salon article on shifts in world power (much to do with petro)

Congressman: Dollar Could Collapse To Absolute Zero

UK Green Lights Iran Strike

US Agribusiness Path To A World Food Monopoly

Billionaire Christian Zionist family controls Blackwater --
company refuses to tell how employees died -
sues families $4 mil each for taking them to court to find out

Tue Oct 9

10/9: Google Earth Outreach for Nonprofits at Net Tuesday October 9 (SOMA / south beach)
Tuesday, October 9th TechSoup/CompuMentor
525 Brannan St. Ste. 300 SF, CA, 94107 6-8 PM Free
RSVP on Upcoming: or Meetup:
The second Tuesday of each month, social changemakers and web innovators get together to network, socialize and share ideas at Net Tuesday, an event produced by NetSquared, a project of TechSoup,
This month’s speaker will be Steve Miller, Product Manager, Google Earth Outreach.
Google Earth Outreach ( is a program that enables nonprofit organizations around the world to leverage the power of Google Earth to illustrate and advocate for the important work that they do. The program includes robust online guides, video tutorials, and case studies on using Google Earth specifically targeted to the needs of nonprofit organizations.
Lots of nonprofits are using Google Earth to tell their stories. You can read about some specific groups' goals, challenges and best practices, and the overall impact of visualizing their work on Google Earth in the Google Earth Outreach Case Studies:
You can see more examples of how public-minded groups and individuals are using Google Earth to bring a valuable geographic context to their stories on the Google Earth Showcase:
Charitable organizations can also apply online for Google Earth Pro grants (a $400 value); grantees will receive additional technical support from Google,

Tue, Oct 9, 2007 - Thu, Oct 11, League of Women Voters Candidate Forums
for Sheriff, District Attorney and Mayor San Francisco

Wed Oct 10

Revitalizing Parks on the Eastern Shoreline: Warm Water Cove, Wed., 6pm
NPC Monthly Coalition Meeting
Revitalizing Parks on the Eastern Shoreline: Warm Water Cove
TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 10th from 6-8pm
Pier 1 Bayside Conference Room at Washington St. and The Embarcadero
Warm Water Cove is a neglected and largely unknown park owned by the Port along the eastern shoreline. It has been re-done 3 times, but still is essentially a homeless park. Come hear from Mike Ernst, city planning student and first Piero N. Patri fellow, talk about his innovative plans to expand and revitalize Warm Water Cove Park. Can good design change use patterns? Have any ideas for how to bring the public to this part of the city? This park could be a jewel in the new Blue GreenWay Trail. Also, hear an introduction by Chris Guillard, Landscape Architect and NPC Board Member, on how parks can be utilized as more than amenities from storm water management to productive gardens using Treasure Island as a model. Visit for more information!
Please email Chloe at cgood [at] with any questions or if you want to RSVP.
Calling Volunteers for Playgrounds, Mosaics and Parks!
We need volunteers for Park Work Days! Help Crocker Amazon create a tile mosaic in their Playground, Lafayette Park raise the grade of their failing playground at their Love My Playground Work Day or revitalize Fillmore Turk Mini Park in the Western Addition.
Crocker Amazon Playground at Geneva and Moscow Mosaic Tile Project
*All ages are welcome on Saturdays. Sundays are limited to adults. We will be grouting.
Saturday or *Sunday, October 13 and 14, 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday or *Sunday, October 27 and 28, 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday or *Sunday, November 3 and 4, 10 am - 4 pm
Participation is free! You can just come. Call (415)748-1516 or info [at] for info.
Lafayette Park Love My Playground Work Day
Saturday, October 13th, 9 am - 12 pm
Sand replacement and/or sifting to raise the grade of this playground.
Fillmore Turk Mini Park Revitalization
Saturday, October 13th, 9 am - 12 pm
Help revitalize this neighborhood park by creating pathway.

Creative Commons Salon Wednesday, October 10, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Shine 1337 Mission between 9th and 10th ST SF 94103 37.7759, -122.415
Help celebrate the launch of our fall fundraising campaign and hang out fellow with CC supporters.
* Giorgos Cheliotis of Singapore Management University on findings of the CC-Monitor project (worldwide CC adoption metrics and analysis).
* Sharon Daniel, Professor of Digital Media Theory and Practice at University of California Santa Cruz.
* Brandt Cannici, Founder of
* JoAnn Peach and Michael Sippey of Six Apart with a general presentation on LiveJournal as well as an overview of a new custom made Creative Commons widget for TypePad.
* Plus, a special appearance by CC's very own Lawrence Lessig.
CC Salon is a free, casual monthly get-together focused on conversation, presentations, and performances from people or groups who are developing projects that relate to open content and/or software. Please invite your friends, colleagues, and anyone you know who might be interested in drinks and discussion. There are now CC Salons happening in San Francisco, Toronto, Berlin, Beijing, Warsaw, Seoul, Brisbane, and Johannesburg.

US Drought Monitor Forum - Portland OR Oct 10-11 2007

Thu Oct 11 New Moon

Strybing Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave at Lincoln; 661-1316, ext 303. Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm; Sat-Sun, 10am-5pm. "A Passion for Flowers: From the Garden to the Vase," botanical watercolors and archival prints by Sally Robertson. Through Sun/30. "Autumn Impressions," photographs by Jo-Ann Ordano (reception Oct 11, 5-7pm). Oct 1-Dec 30.

Warnock Fine Arts 49 Geary, suite 211 "A Thirst for Otherness," FREE
paintings by Virgo Paraiso and Tino Rodriguez (reception Oct 11, 5-8pm).

San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery at City Hall City Hall, One Dr. FREE
Carlton B. Goodlett Place, lower level; (reception Oct 11, 5:30-7:30pm).

October 11th Santa Cruz 11th Day of Every Month Street Action Unplug The War Machine!
Street Action For Peace and 9/11 Truth
We will be holding signs visible to pedestrians and vehicle traffic, calling for peace and 9/11 Truth. We have lots of goodies to give out, such as 9/11 information cards and dvds.
Thursday, Oct.11th, 2007 from 5:30-6:30pm
Downtown Santa Cruz Clock Tower
Corner of Water St. and Pacific Ave.
Truth Revolution
911 Truth Now
9/11 Swag
Santa Cruz IMC
OTHER NEWS Reminder: Zeitgeist the Movie at The Hide
Wed, Oct.10, 8pm 131 B Front St, Santa Cruz
Truth Links

Thu, Oct 11, 6-10pm Golden Gate Park @ Pacific Ocean
Center for Environmental Health’s Tenth Anniversary Celebration
Park Chalet Garden Restaurant 1000 Great Highway (@ Ocean Beach) SF

10/11: If you have read or even heard of The Secret, this preview is a MUST f (san rafael)
The Answer Private Preview Screening October 11, 7:00PM
The Whistle Stop 930 Tamalpais San Rafael, CA
RSVP: event-443406018 [at]

Harbin Hot Springs, Oct 11, Unconditional Dance AND JILIAN LoVE's Bday bash
You'll move to the polyrhythmic, expertly mixed flow of sounds from downtempo to uptempo -- a huge cross-genre mix of deep grooves, funky beats and cutting edge remixes, with a spicy global imprint. Soak in deep waves of bass, as ultra clean sound floats you into your bliss. A meticulously tuned surround-sound system, subtle lighting effects, and special guest DJs create the soundtrack for an ecstatic community gathering.
There is no cover charge for Harbin guests. But Thursday night Unconditional Dance -- like a night blooming flower -- is short and sweet. It begins at 8:00 and winds down by 10:00 to 10:30 pm. So arrive early, dance your heart out, and then retreat to the sauna to cool off afterward.

10/11/07: Nonprofit Night [SF] 111 Minna

6.30 pm Thursday, Oct. 11 Our Daily Bread + We Feed the World
Screening at the Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street in Berkeley
Welcome to the world of industrial food production and high-tech farming! To the rhythm of conveyor belts and immense machines, the film looks without commenting into the places where food is produced in Europe: monumental spaces, surreal landscapes and bizarre sounds – a cool, industrial environment which leaves little space for individualism. People, animals, crops and machines play a supporting role in the logistics of this system which provides our society’s standard of living.
Our Daily Bread is a wide-screen tableau of a feast which isn’t always easy to digest – and in which we all take part. A pure, meticulous and high-end film experience that enables the audience to form their own ideas.
We Feed the World is a film about food and globalization, fishermen and farmers, long-distance lorry drivers and high-powered corporate executives, the flow of goods and cash flow–a film about scarcity amid plenty. With its unforgettable images, the film provides insight into the production of our food and answers the question of what world hunger has to do with us.
With San Fransico area breadbakers: Steve Sullivan (founder Acme Breads); Julie Cummins (CUESA); Phoenix Pastaficio; and Eduardo Morell (Morell’s bread)

We wish for these animals to be allowed to: A: stretch their legs. B: turn around in their cage.
Californians for Humane Farms must collect 650,000 signatures to place a measure on the California ballot to prevent cruelty to calves raised for veal, pigs during pregnancy and egg-laying hens.
Santa Clara County Initiative Small Group Meeting
Thu Oct 11 6:30pm International Veggie House, San Jose (520 E. Santa Clara)
Please bring calendars, location ideas and your enthusiasm!
If you have questions, i can be reached at 530.848.4021.
Please RSVP by Thursday at noon so i can make reservations.
If you can't make the meeting but are interested in helping to collect signatures
Saturday at the San Jose Pumpkin Festival, please let me know. It is from 10-4pm.
Thanks so much and i look forward to seeing you then.
For the animals, lauren Ornelas Founder/Director Food Empowerment Project
To subscribe to this group, send an email to:
southbayveggies-subscribe [at]

"Escape from Suburbia" screening Oct. 11, Studio B Thursday, 7 PM.
Location: 1045 17th St., corner 17th and Mississippi. That's three
blocks east of the Connecticut Yankee bar/grill where there's a Muni bus
#22 stop at Connecticut and 17th -- get off and walk toward the Bay. The
22 comes from the 16th Street and Mission intersection where there's a
BART station. Alternatively, from Market Street take 8th Street and get
to 17th, or use 7th Street which runs into and becomes Mississippi.
Come upstairs to Studio B (must come on time or telephone for entry
728-2548 or 255-9794 -- doorbell n/a.

Erotic pumpkin carving with power tools and gross or scary LOOKING food potluck
Thursday, October 11, 7:30 PM Encounter Studio 555 De Haro St. Suite 120 SF

Second Annual Good Vibrations Amateur Erotic Film Competition
Thur 10.11 (8pm) Castro Theatre (429 Castro St, 415.621.6120) $15 / $12 advance

October 11: Juvies
This documentary explores the juvenile criminal-justice system, and the increasingly controversial practice of sending youth offenders through the adult system. Focusing on a group of twelve young offenders chosen randomly to participate in a video-production workshop at Eastlake Central Juvenile Hall in Los Angeles (where they await trials as adults), the film compares their crimes and sentences, explores their feelings about the experience of juvenile hall vs. adult prison, and examines the media's role in affecting public
opinion about youth offenders and how they should be handled. (2004)
Juvies will start at 9:30
Station 40: 3030 16th St @ Mission between Valencia and Mission

Oktoberfest By the Bay Friday, October 12, 2007 - Monday, October 15, 2007
Fort Mason Center 1 Fort Mason San Francisco, California 94123
37.8042, -122.427

Oct 12-14 Raw Spirit Food Fest Arizona
RAW SPIRIT FESTIVAL - The Grandest Raw Vegan Eco-Peace Celebration on Earth (Sedona)
Located amidst trees and ponds on verdant lawns beneath Sedona, Arizona's famous Red Rocks, The Raw Spirit Festival celebrates: organic raw vegan foods, world class music, spirituality, inspirational education, eco-sustainable solutions, healthy living and peace on Earth.

Acid Totem Big Sur Campout Oct 12 - 14
Hey everybody! Acid Totem is putting together our first ever camp out in beautiful Big Sur. We've been lucky enough to book two dozen very talented dj's from all over Northern California. A limited number (250) of tickets are available, all at $10 each. No further tickets will be sold once these are gone. You can purchase tickets by going to: 2007-10-12 3:00 PM

Oct 12 - 14 Sedona AZ / RAW FOOD

Sat Oct 13


)'( SAT OCT 13 LA DeCompression )'(

Sat, Oct 13, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Keep Our Water Clean: Pharmaceutical Take-Back Campaign at Whole Foods
Whole Foods Market 3000 Telegraph Ave Berkeley (@ Ashby)

Petaluma Going Green Expo Saturday, October 13th at the Petaluma Community Center, 320 N. McDowell
9am to 3pm...Green Building, renewable resources, water conservation, energy conservation, green transportation, investing, education and building a healthy home and community. Workshops, exhibits, activities, entertaiment, demonstrations and speakers. Fun for the kids. Urban agriculture, composting and natural gardening are featured. The Petaluma Green program promotes responsible management of development and the environment for the benefit of the community. or call Cliff Kendall or Phil Boyle at 778-4301

4th Annual George Bush Going Away Party: Political Comedy Sat Oct 13, 8PM
Herbst Theatre 401 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, California 94102 37.7792, -122.42
Featuring a variety of political comedians from Los Angeles and San Francisco. As always, the line-up is a diverse cultural mix.
-Andy Kindler (Everybody Loves Raymond, The Late Show with David Letterman regular)
-Aundre the Wonderwoman (anti-death penalty by day, comic by night)
-Elender Wall & Bryant Kong (The Poetry of Donald Rumsfeld) on voice and piano
-Tissa Hami (Iranian American Muslim comic) -Lisa Geduldig (Your hostess)
Partial proceeds benefit: Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors'
(CCCO) "Military Out of Our Schools Program." Tix: $22-$35 City Box Office 415-392-4400

Sat Oct 13 Pronoia's second annual Libra bass bash! Be there! featuring:
ESKMO (Vertical Sound / Cyberfunk / BassRock / Downbeat)
Libran DJs: DJ ICON ( / Sister SF) MOZAIC (Double Life, Nexus, Raindance)
KAPT'N KIRK (Space Cowboys) RAYDEUS (Pronoia / DeckAde)
Plus: SAMIRA (Sister SF / Seismic) ALXNDR (DownLow) JIVE (FiX)
JONBOY (Dubalicous) PIETER RIZEN (Pronoia) OBI-J (False Profit)
10 pm – 5 am $10 presale (go to
$10 before 11:00 $15 at the door after 11:00 Libras get in FREE
SF Underground location. Check day of party

Greening Man / Green Working Group Meeting October 15th OCTOBER 15TH-
7pm at the Bman office- we will all get together and
capture what happened at the event so we can make a report about how
we did and plan for the future.
Carmen and Camera Girl will be Co-facilitating the meeting. I'm
hoping that Tom will be able to be there. I personally will be
calling in to the meeting as I am on leave that week. We will start
up a conference call for those that need to call in to the meeting.
greeningman-list mailing list greeningman-list [at]
Upcoming Green Working Group Meetings: 10/15/2007
7:00 PM to 9:00 pm @ BMHQ, Typically in the 1st floor Conference Room.
Toll free number: 1-800-416-8128 Participant Code #110483
To subscribe to greeningman-list or change your subscription options go to:

Web 2.0 Summit 2007
Oct 17 at Palace Hotel San Francisco

Eye Gazing Party - West Coast Debut Tuesday, October 16, 7:00 PM
The Tantric Temple (Potrero Hill, SF)
For single women and men in their 20s and 30s $10
"New York's hottest dating trend" --Elle Magazine
Michael Ellsberg and Destin Gerek invite you to the West Coast debut
of Eye Gazing Parties. These parties have been happening all over the
world, and now they are coming to San Francisco!
The eyes are the window into the soul, so it's a lot easier to have a mesmerizing conversation with someone new after you've spent two minutes looking into his or her eyes. That is the simple idea behind Eye Gazing Parties. Banal chit-chat about employment status, the location of your apartment, or where you're from is not a great way
to spark a captivating connection with an alluring new person. Eye contact is.
Here's how it works: An even number of singles meet in an attractive space over drinks and world beats. After a fun mini-lesson in the art of eye contact, the group splits into pairs, and each pair spends two minutes looking into each other's eyes, no talking, with inviting beats in the background. The pairs switch up every two minutes, for a total of around half an hour. Then there is a party afterwards, with drinks flowing and luscious beats vibing. The eye gazing has an electrifying effect on the party; simply put, two minutes of eye contact is the Cadillac of ice-breakers. Come try out the exciting new way to meet single souls!
Eye Gazing Parties were founded by Michael Ellsberg in NYC in 2005, and have been covered by the New York Times, CNN, Good Morning America, and major media around the world. People who attend them report having profound experiences with many new and exciting people at each event.
The party is co-hosted by Destin Gerek ( )
and is held in the stunning Tantric Temple ( ),
founded and run by the incomparable Bast ( ), who will also be there.
If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Michael at press2007 [at] (no need to follow the invite instructions on the Eye Gazing Parties website). He will send you the address. Please only RSVP if you are set on attending, as the success of these parties depends on maintaining an even balance between men and women, and cancellations or no-shows throw this balance off.
Feel free to invite your friends--have them RSVP directly to Michael (press2007 [at]
and have them mention your name. Thank you! Michael and Destin

Oct 17-18, 10th United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF) SF

6.30 pm Tuesday, Oct. 18 Fed Up, Fowl + Pollen Nation + Islands at Risk (four short films) UCBerkely
Using hilarious and disturbing archival footage and featuring interviews with farmers, scientists, government officials, and activists Fed Up! presents an entertaining and informative overview of our current food production system from the Green Revolution to the Biotech Revolution and what we can do about it. Fed Up! explores the unintentional effects of pesticides, the resistance of biotechnology companies to food labeling, and the links between government officials and major biotechnology and chemical companies.
Fowl is a short documentary examining how chicken has become central to the revolution in how we produce our food. The film looks at how society has become disconnected from what we eat and how our food system has become dependent on fossil fuels.
Pollen Nation follows the journey of third generation beekeeper Jeff Anderson from the honey harvest on the High Plains to the warm winter-feeding grounds of California. It also explores the history of human interaction with bees, from ancient Egyptian beekeepers to professional bee brokers in the 21st century.

Hawai’i has been called the GMO testing capitol of the world because, in the past ten years, there have been more than 2,000 field tests of experimental genetically-engineered crops in more than 6,000 locations around the state. Islands at Risk: Genetic Engineering in Hawai’i

October 18: Crónicas (Part of our monthly Movies en Español series)
Oscillating between furor and languor, rage and repose, Crónicas mixes ethnography with media critique, questioning the nature of truth in reportage, the media's power to effect (and affect) that truth, and the queasy complicity and mutual fascination between interviewer and subject. Inspired by a gruesome real-life trio of South American serial killers (among them Luis Alfredo Garavito, who shocked Colombia with the murders of about 140 children), Crónicas follows Miami tabloid TV correspondent Manolo Bonilla (John Leguizamo) and his crew (Leonor Watling and José Mar Yazpik) as they report on one such killer in Babahoyo, Ecuador, failing Journalistic Ethics 101 in the process. The film is aided a strong sense of place; sorrow's descent on Babahoyo feels as perpetual and all-consuming as the torrents of rain that drench the region, and the town itself—much of it suspended over water on ramshackle bamboo bridges—threatens to collapse from its own psychological detritus. (2004) With English subtitles
Station 40: 3030 16th St @ Mission between Valencia and Mission

The 18th annual Bioneers Conference; Friday - Sunday, October 19th - 21 Marin Civic Center: 20 North San Pedro Rd. San Rafael

Lights Out SF
Lights Out SF is an event scheduled for Saturday, October 20th,
in which people in SF (and elsewhere) are encouraged to turn off lights and other power for one hour and to switch to compact fluorescent lightbulbs.
Lights Out SF is looking for individual supporters and corporate sponsors.
About Lights Out SF
Top 15 Energy Saving Tips
Get Involved

Interpol Oct 20 at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

10-20 10:00 PM The Show! Smoove, Mancub, Melyss, Murphstar, Tamo, Viajay,
Greg Eversoul, Layne Loomis, Dean Samaras and Ben Seagren

Saturday NIGHT, October 20th in Half Moon Bay 9pm till LATE! 21 and over. B.Y.O.!
$25 in advance at DRESS: Halloweenie! No Street Clothes!
Directions: 185 Verde Rd Half Moon Bay (off Hwy 1), 6.5 miles south of Hwy I 92 Junction WHAT YOU MUST BRING WITH YOU:
WARM Costumes (layers are always a good idea)
Flashlight (it’s going to be dark in the maze!)
HOT DRINKS (hot toddies would be perfect!)
Booze (we won’t be selling alcohol)
Blankets (for sitting on and for wrapping up in)

6.30 pm Wednesday, Oct. 24 The Power of Community + Crude Awakening UCBerkely
Crude Awakening tells the story of how our civilization’s addiction to oil puts it on a collision course with geology. Shot on location at oil fields in Azerbaijan, Venezuela, the Middle East and Texas, the film visits with the world’s top experts and comes to a startling, but logical conclusion – our industrial society, built on cheap and readily available oil, must be completely re-imagined and overhauled.
With Panelists: Monica Moore (Pesticide Action Network, North America) and Miguel Altieri (Prof. of AgroEcology, UC Berkeley) Willow Rosenthal (City Slickers Farms) Antonio Roman-Alcala (Allemany Farm)
Discussion theme: What will Agriculture look like post-peak oil?
Screening at the Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street in Berkeley

October 25: The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Ireland, 1920. Damien and Teddy are brothers. But while the latter is already the leader of a guerrilla squad fighting for the independence of his motherland, Damien, a medical graduate of University College, would rather further his training at the London hospital where he has found a place. However, shortly before his departure, he happens to witness atrocities committed by the ferocious Black and Tans and finally decides to join the resistance group led by Teddy. The two brothers fight side by side until a truce is signed. But peace is short-lived and when one faction of the freedom-fighters accepts a treaty with the British that is regarded as unfair by the other faction, a civil war ensues, pitting Irishmen against Irishmen, brothers against brothers, Teddy against Damien... (2006)
Winner of the PALME D'OR at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival
Station 40: 3030 16th St @ Mission between Valencia and Mission

Oct 26 Full Moon

Fri Oct 26 HALLOWEEN critical mass 6pm Justin Herman Plaza; Market @ Embarcadero SF Bring: bike, helmet, Headlamp, costume.
I sure would like to see the ride group together and remain a mass,
thereby minimizing impact on traffic and pissing off fewer motorists.
I would like them to block cross traffic JUST at the intersection ahead of the mass;
NOT 3 intersections ahead.
We could make room for cars to make right turns at corked intersections.
I think we should be visible and fun, and not upset or inconvenience people.

Mark your calendars. Jan L. showed this movie to a number of us back in June. It is excellent!
"What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire," will be shown in Point Reyes Station, Friday, October 26th 7 p.m. The location will be at the Dance Palace Community Center, 503 B Street , Point Reyes Station, Post-screening community dialogue circle with filmmakers Tim Bennett and Sally Erickson $10 suggested donation CONTACT: Susan Santiago (415) 663-1433 esantiago [at]
There will also be a screening in SF on the 27th and 28th (location as yet not determined; will be posted later).
Janaia and Robyn of Peak Moment television have an interview with the filmmakers, viewable here:

Fourth U.S. Conference on Peak Oil and Community Solutions
Oct. 26-28, 2007 in Yellow Springs, Ohio

Portland, Oct 27 POLYWEEN Oregon

7:30 pm Tuesday, Oct. 3O SNEAK PEAK of King Corn UCBerkely
Don’t miss one of the year’s most important and entertaining films! With all the talk surrounding Michael Pollan’s newly infamous The Omnivore’s Dilemma, this movie has come at the perfect time! It’s the smarter, hipper Super Size Me for a hopeful new age in which people have realized that our current state of agriculture is in big trouble.
King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation. In King Corn, Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, best friends from college on the east coast, move to the heartland to learn where their food comes from. With the help of friendly neighbors, genetically modified seeds, nitrogen fertilizers, and powerful herbicides, they plant and grow a bumper crop of America’s most-productive, most subsidized grain on one acre of Iowa soil. But when they try to follow their pile of corn into the food system, what they find raises troubling questions about how we eat – and how we farm.
With panelists: Michael Pollan (author, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, The Botany of Desire), Aaron Woolf (film maker), Ian Cheney +Curtis Ellis (film stars).
Discussion theme: Corn, farm subsidies, rural communities and the Food Bill.
Screening at the Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street in Berkeley. This film will open at the Shattuck theater on November 2nd.


Herspirit 2: Celebrating the abundance of our power to share
$15, no-one turned away for lack of funds, all ages welcome
Sun Nov 4, 4:30pm- 9:30pm women's building 3543 18th st SF, CA (btwn Valencia / Guererro)

Nov 6 UCB Harvest Festival near Chancellor' house.

Nov 9 New Moon

Nov 9,10,11 8th St. @ Brannan St., SF
San Francisco Green Festival Fri 1pm – 8pm Sat 10am – 8pm Sun 11am – 6pm
SF Concourse Exhibition Center 635 8th St (at Brannan St) SF, CA 94103
Giftcenter Pavillion Theater 888 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103
Join us for this big three-day party with a purpose. You’ll enjoy more than 150 visionary speakers, 400 green businesses (start your holiday shopping now!), great how-to workshops, organic beer and wine, delicious organic cuisine and diverse live music.
Recharge your batteries with great ideas, positive energy and the abundant hope you’ll find at the Green Festival.
Past Speakers: Alice Walker Jim Hightower Daryl Hannah
Greg Palast Hunter Lovins Ben Cohen David Suzuki
Peter Camejo Dennis Kucinich Dame Anita Roddick And many more!
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Please check our website regularly for updated speaker, exhibitor and ticketing information.

Nov 24 Full Moon


Dec 9 New Moon

DEC 20 Green Movie Night @ Little Roxie 16th between Valencia / Guerro
plus Ella Baker Ctr. 10 yr anniv video. Plus Alli Star is invited to speak. Vivian from Berkeley youth Alternative.

DEC 21 WINTER SOLSTICE: SHORTEST day of year / SUN in Southern Hemisphere.

Dec 24 Full Moon




Jan 14-18 MACWORLD EXPO Moscone Ctr. SF
08-E-VF01 is PRIORITY CODE for FREE Macworld Exhibits only pass IF you reg by 10/5

Oct 13 Prophecy @ Joshua Tree: Hopi, Tibetan, Mayan Elders. produced by Earthdance folk.

Every 1st Wednesday: FREE!

# Every 1st Thursday: Art receptions @ 49 Geary 5:30-7:30pm art PARTY!
30 galleries in a 5 story building. Also 14 geary and 77 Geary till 8pm.

featuring art, history, and the natural science of California, and a
special exhibit, "Baseball As America," in town for a limited time; $8
(50% off for non-profit groups w/advance notice), or FREE the first
Sunday of the month; Wed-Fri 10am-5pm, 1st Fri open 'til 9pm, Sat
10am-8pm, Sun 12-6pm; 1000 Oak St; 510-238-2200;

* NAKED YOGA is every Sunday in SF; $10; 1030am; at the One Taste
Urban Retreat Center at 1074 Folsom St @ 7th; 415-503-1100;

* The Weekly SUNDAY LAKE MERCED LOOP SKATE leaves the Sunday Roller
Disco in GGPark and does a level 17 mile skate for about 2 hours
including 5 stops along the beach and around the zoo and the lake;
FREE; 1-3pm, MEET from 1-115pm at 6th @ MLKJr; 510-521-0124;

* The NIKE MISSILE BASE OPEN HOUSE is the 1st Sunday of every month,
featuring tours of a Cold-War-era ICBM missile base that actually
operated in the Marin Headlands from'll scare the
livin' shit outa' ya; FREE; 1230-330pm; 415-331-1453

* BAD MOVIE NIGHT is every SUNDAY in SF, and includes popcorn and
residential furniture seating, plus your chance to wear stupid
costumes and yell stupid remarks at the screen; $5, plus FREE POPCORN,
but BYOBeer; 8pm each Sunday; at The Dark Room Theatre at 2263 Mission
St twn 18th and 19th; 415-401-7987 OR 415-517-3581;

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yummy recipes: recipe sites: Ani's Raw Food Kitchen
Gone Raw
The Raw Chef
Raw Food Guru
For the first time in my life, I actually enjoy spending time in the
kitchen...what are your favorite raw sites? -Rose
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Aspartame Toxicity Center,

Please foster Kittens for you local SPCA.
Help raise kittens until they are 8 weeks old or 2 lbs and can be put up for adoption.
It is important that they have humans for socialization and play! (lucky you)
this is the sweetest and most fun way to bring extra love into your life,
and into the kittens' lives. This program is FREE:
You attend their kitten foster program so you know how...
And then when they have a litter of kittens for you,
they send you home with kittens and all the cat food you need.

Money 101
A very good (but 47 minutes long) video on how banking evolved, and
how today money=debt, with the inability of it being "sustainable" also explored:]

H. L. Mencken, Charles Eliot Norton, Edward R. Murrow

"To die for an idea: it is unquestionably noble.
But how much nobler it would be
if men died for ideas that were true."
-- H. L. Mencken
(1880-1956) American Journalist, Editor, Essayist, Linguist, Lexicographer, and Critic

"The voice of protest, of warning, of appeal is never more needed than
when the clamor of fife and drum, echoed by the press and too often by
the pulpit, is bidding all men fall in and keep step and obey in silence
the tyrannous word of command. Then, more than ever, it is the duty of
the good citizen not to be silent."
-- Charles Eliot Norton
(1827-1908) American scholar

"We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home."
-- Edward R. Murrow
(1908-1965), American Broadcast Newsman

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Any law that is repugnant to the US Constitution is NULL and VOID.
-Marburry V. Madison, 1803

Declaration of Independence

GUN CONTROL WORKS ask the experts: Hitler, Stalin, Pol Pot

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important events: Sustainable World Coalition 390 27th St Oakland between Broadway and Telegraph Marin Peace and Justice Center Palo Alto Peace and Justice Center
Berkeley and Oakland political events events, art receptions, music, film, etc. Monthly Raw Food Potlucks (san rafael)
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