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  • Curiosity

    Finding Resilience in Nature in Perilous Times

    Registration now open for the 2018 Geography of Hope Conference, March 17 & 18. During these fraught days of political upheaval, social turmoil, and environmental assaults, the conference shows ways to build emotional & spiritual resilience, using nature as a touchstone. https://gohconference.org
    Posted by
    Elisabeth Ptak
    01/11/2018 - 11:55am
  • Emergency

    Housing Rental For Mother or two daughters

    Hi my name is Claudia and I am looking for housing for me and my two daughters I need to leave my apt by the beginning of January if anyone can help send any info at salgadoclaudia635@gmail.com. Thank you help me keep my girls safe.
    Posted by
    Claudia salgado
    12/05/2017 - 9:30pm
  • Emergency

    Enrollment in Covered California for health insurance with assistance from Coastal Health Alliance

    Coastal Health Alliance offers assistance with enrollment in Covered California, the marketplace for health insurance. Open Enrollment Period for coverage in 2018 starts on November 1, 2017 and runs through January 31, 2018. ENROLLMENT HOTLINE: 415-787-1104
    Posted by
    Elizabeth Barnet
    10/26/2017 - 5:04pm
  • Emergency

    ICE Suspends Enforcement

    This is from Socorro via Canal Alliance. If you know people sheltering somewhere who are afraid, please let them know. Every bit of relieving fear helps. >Rep. Huffman Announces Suspension of ICE Enforcements; Urges All Sonoma and Mendocino Residents to Follow Evacuation Orders & Safety Recomm
    Posted by
    Lynn Axelrod
    10/13/2017 - 6:54pm
  • Emergency

    Contact info. for Fire Safety

    Check readymarin.org and pointreyesdisastercouncil.org. On the latter, under two tabs (Safety Info; Resources/Local & Additional), you can go to the FIRESafeMarin website for news updates and sign up for its newsletter. http://readymarin.org/
    Posted by
    Susan Brayton
    07/13/2017 - 3:33pm

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