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Don Geagan

The "Half the Oil" Plan

  By Don Geagan As avid bicycle riders, most of the staff here at the Beachhead are already doing their¬†part to cut down on our use of oil and, in the process, leading us to a greener, cleaner, sustainable future. But if we really want to live in a world where we are substantially less...

Taxing Big Oil Could Mean Big Money

By Don Geagan Why doesn’t California have a oil extraction tax? As the third largest oil producer in the United States, California is the only state that does not have such a tax on big oil and natural gas. Many attempts have been made to bring about such a tax, but due to the deep...

Let the Sun Shine on World Peace and a Greener Tomorrow

By Don Geagan Imagine a world where energy is clean and free. Where nations no longer have to encroach on, or fight over, their neighbor’s resources and where concerns over global warming are a thing of the past. Sounds like a fairytale or heaven on earth? Thanks to a major breakthrough in solar technology, that...

Venice Memorial to Japanese-Americans Incarcerated During World War II Moves Forward

By Don E. Geagan and Suzanne Thompson In a time when we are consistently threaded by the loss of public space and facilities, such as the Venice Post Office, a very special building continues to serve the community. On Saturday, October 29th, a place dedicated to the possibilities of language, housed in the Old Venice...