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May Day Marin

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May Day came and went peacefully in Marin County. We did see a gigantic Fat Cat at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal , and peaceful protesters of all persuasions in the San Rafael City Plaza, but nothing like the excitement generated by the thousands of protesters in nearby Oakland and San Francisco.

As usual, violence monopolized the headlines and generated the largest photos. It’s amazing how a handful of violent people can focus our attention.

Sometimes it seems like it takes many thousands of peaceful protesters to make a ripple.

May Day Marin

Rica relaxing on the Tiburon waterfront while reading about Oakland May Day protests.


Larkspur Ferry Terminal in Marin County California

More that 100 union protesters blocked the entrance of the Larkspur Ferry Terminal, shutting down the morning ferry commute to San Francisco.

Protesters from many backgrounds gathered to listen to speakers at the City Plaza in San Rafael California.

Ties and suits welcome.


Written by Ron Greene

May 2, 2012 at 2:50 pm

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  1. Thanks so much, Ron. Loved this inside view.


    May 10, 2012 at 5:37 am

  2. I personally ponder the reasons why you branded this article, “May Day Marin
    | Ron Greene’s Blog”. In any event I really admired the blog!Thanks for the post-Maira


    August 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm

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