Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tooting my own horn, or the power of milkshakes

At the end of Tuesday’s protest/march, some kids were still hanging around after the majority of people had left.  I had a bullhorn and was trying to get them to go and to stop egging on the police.  I tried … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa is still standing

The Andy Lopez march went well, no one was hurt, killed or arrested.  I have not heard of any vandalizing.  The “F bomb” was dropped a few times, some people flipped off the police. The fearmongers were wrong.  They were … Continue reading

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Andy Lopez march, or fear and loathing in Santa Rosa

Today’s protest was planned last week.  In fact, I was confused Thursday night, thinking someone had made a mistake in saying there were two marches to the Sheriff’s Department, one for Friday and one for Tuesday.  Santa Rosa Junior College’s … Continue reading

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Sin verguenzas

Supervisor, sheriff speak out about shooting and I almost barf. Sonoma County has historically placed a strong emphasis on building robust relationships within our communities, our schools and our neighborhoods. Today, some of those relationships are now strained, and we … Continue reading

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St. Rose, my faith community

Today Fr. Denis O’Sullivan said a lovely prayer before Mass asking God to welcome Andy Lopez, and for healing for his family, our youth, our community, and the two deputies involved. I’m glad he acknowledged this tragedy, and his simple … Continue reading

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How bitter can some people be?

In my last post I shared some emails the Santa Rosa School Board has received, taking us to task for “encouraging” students to leave campus, providing buses for them to do so, etc. The woman who said teachers should have … Continue reading

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