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Letter From the Editor: Oyster Farm Going Out With Class


Cartoonist George Russell calls California’s Kevin and Nancy Lunny “great fighters,” and there is no doubt about it. They’ve fought the warped bureaucracy of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service to the gates of the U.S. Supreme Court. Their lease for the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. at Point Reyes has now expired,… Continue Reading

Is a “Harmonic Convergence” Responsible for Saving Oysters in California?

A lifelong Marin County resident, Bob La Belle, thinks nothing short of a “harmonic convergence” may be responsible for saving that Drakes Bay oyster business that former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar tried to shut down. It seems that since the oyster farm located at the Point Reyes National Seashore won an emergency injunction allowing it… Continue Reading

Letter From The Editor: Oysters

Ken Salazar, our Secretary of the Interior with an anger management problem, is nearing the Obama Administration’s exit doors. He will likely be replaced by any one of a half dozen former senators and governors from the West. Salazar, a former Colorado attorney general and U.S. Senator, went and got himself recorded threatening a local… Continue Reading