The Assembly Candidate Debate

On Saturday, September 8th, the League of Women Voters of Marin County presented a debate with the two candidates for State Assembly - incumbent Michael Allen, and San Rafael Councilman Marc Levine. Allen and Levine responded to a wide range of topics from state government legislative reform, to if elected, how they would appeal to non-democratic constituents.

The debate was directed/produced by Veda Florez and moderated by League President, Margy Eller. Anne Layzer and Kelly O'Mara posed questions submitted by nearly one hundred Marin County residents.

Portraits from the Occupation

Occupy Wall Street celebrates it's first year on September 17th and Marin TV marks the occasion with an insightful series on Occupy Oakland.

Portraits from the Occupation is an artist project by Alex Abramovich and Lucy Raven. The project comprises a series of video interviews with sixteen individuals involved with or impacted by Occupy Oakland. The interviews were recorded in March and April 2012 and include a diversity of community voices - from organizers to the mayor. Originally featured at the Oakland Museum and presented on television for the first time by Marin TV.

Label GMO Symposium

Held at the Community Center in San Rafael July 25th, experts speak about the benefits of GMO Labeling, and the upcoming initiative - Proposition 37 "Our Right to Know - Label GMO's" on the 2012 ballot. Find out the effects of Genetically Modified Organisms and why we should all be more concerned about the food we eat.

Robin Carpenter, KWMR Radio talk-show host, is the moderator for two panel experts: Jeffrey Smith, author of "Seeds of Deception" & "Genetic Roulette", and Pamm Larry, leader of the California GMO Labeling Initiative.


International Forgiveness Day

Don't miss the 16th International Forgiveness Day celebration. Those that are awarded as champions or heroes of forgiveness are people who have courageously and dramatically stepped forward to demonstrate and exemplify the concepts of forgiveness, reconciliation and peace.

Speakers include: Matthew Fox, a former Catholic priest and internationally known teacher and Sarah Lahey who, after surviving parental abuse as a child, founded "Hunting for Happiness", a non-profit committed to teaching forgiveness.

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! will expand to a daily two-hour broadcast during the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Amy Goodman and the Democracy Now! crew will travel to Tampa Bay and Charlotte to report from the streets, to the suites, to the convention floor.

On the opening day of the 2008 Republican Convention, Goodman and two producers were unlawfully arrested and subjected to excessive force while reporting on a public protest surrounding the convention.

Marin Media Lecture Series

Check out our latest Marin Media Lecture Series! The program features Jason Benlevi discussing his book Too Much Magic with KGO radio host Peter B. Collins and Sarah Houghton, Director of the San Rafael Public Library.

Songs for Changing the World

Don't miss this inspiring performance by one of America's finest singer/songwriters, Jon Fromer, at Dominican University. Jon has shared the stage with Maria Callas, Pete Seeger, and Henry Mancini and shared billing with the Beach Boys, John Denver, the Lovin' Spoonful and Phil Ochs. He has also won one national and 18 regional Emmys for his work as a television producer. 

Bridge to Iran

Bridge to Iran features a series of four documentary films with engaging conversations which carries viewers into the lives of Iranian citizens and into the heart and soul of Persian culture. Bridge to Iran presents memorable characters, confronted with a wide range of obstacles and opportunities as they navigate their lives through a changing social and political landscape.

LWV 2nd Congressional District Debate

The 12 registered candidates for the newly-drawn 2nd United States Congressional District participated in a debate at the Angelico Hall on the Dominican University of California campus. The candidates are, in alphabetical order: Susan Adams, Andy Caffrey, Brooke Clarke, William Courtney, Larry Fritzlan, Michael Halliwell, Jared Huffman, Stacey Lawson, John Lewallen, Tiffany Renee, Dan Roberts, and Norman Solomon. To find a full schedule of our debate coverage click on: WED, MAY 9TH, 6PM GOVERNMENT CHANNEL