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North Bay Bohemian
2015 Fall Artscome out of closets, harvests commence, leaves float down from trees, and the N
2015 Fall Arts
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 7 days ago
come out of closets, harvests commence, leaves float down from trees, and the North Bay offers up a bounty of entertainment. From Labor Day to Thanksgiving, there are huge music festivals, live theater productions, extravagant wine country... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Agencies working to raise awareness of social host ordinanceSan Rafael police Chief Diana Bishop speaks to a visitor in her office in this
Agencies working to raise awareness of social host ordinance
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 12 days ago
San Rafael police Chief Diana Bishop speaks to a visitor in her office in this 2012 photograph. (Robert Tong/Marin Independent Journal) In 2013, the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services contracted with the San Rafael Police... Read more
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TribLIVE
Changes await Hempfield, Greensburg Salem studentsSummertime means months of idle fun for most kids, but the teachers and adminis
Changes await Hempfield, Greensburg Salem students
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
Summertime means months of idle fun for most kids, but the teachers and administrators at Hempfield Area and Greensburg Salem school districts have kept busy. Both districts have implemented new programs that will greet kids when they return to... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Classroom volunteers can make a big differenceIt is that time of year! Families are preparing for the first day of school; ot
Classroom volunteers can make a big difference
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 14 days ago
It is that time of year! Families are preparing for the first day of school; others are anticipating the start of football season or hoping to again extend baseball into October. Many Marin residents use the start of the school year to refocus and... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
August 19, 2015Minimal Wages Right now, the minimum wage is a joke ("For a Few Dollar More,"
August 19, 2015
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 14 days ago
Minimal Wages Right now, the minimum wage is a joke ("For a Few Dollar More," July 12). Hats off to Marin County, S.F. and the other communities that are doing the right thing! Unbelievable that homecare workers are still getting shut out. Thank you... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Environmental Forum — educating nature’s advocatesAlmost every day’s news presents another opportunity to feel daunted: drought,
Environmental Forum — educating nature’s advocates
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Almost every day’s news presents another opportunity to feel daunted: drought, pollution, housing crises, weed-choked open spaces, dying bees … It’s easy — and frighteningly natural — to feel as though there’s little any of us can do about it. Those... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Novato Unified School District, CA's GO Bonds at 'AA+'; Outlook StableSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AA+' rating on
Fitch Affirms Novato Unified School District, CA's GO Bonds at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AA+' rating on the following Novato Unified School District, CA (the district) general obligation (GO) bonds: --$1.6 million Election of 2001, series 2006. The Rating Outlook is... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Don’t Move Firewood And PestsWhen autumn temperatures begin to cool, many people like to warm themselves wit
Don’t Move Firewood And Pests
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 24 days ago
When autumn temperatures begin to cool, many people like to warm themselves with a cozy fire. When choosing firewood, natural resources experts ask that people use local firewood to avoid moving harmful insects and plant diseases into and around... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Which party will reconnect with the center?abandoned suburban voters are now ripe targets. Until the mid-1960s, America’s
Which party will reconnect with the center?
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 25 days ago
abandoned suburban voters are now ripe targets. Until the mid-1960s, America’s suburbs were reliably Republican. Marin was typical. Well into the second half of the 20th century, the North Bay was a GOP stronghold. Around the time of the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin at play: Aug. 6All sports MULTI-SPORTS CAMP: Weeklong camps run through the summer for kids 6
Marin at play: Aug. 6
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 27 days ago
All sports MULTI-SPORTS CAMP: Weeklong camps run through the summer for kids 6-12. Activities include swimming and tennis lessons, crafts and other sports. Contact Tish at Mt. Tam Racquet Club 415-924-6226, extension 32. Email... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
GET WILD Summer GalaThe Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons will celebrate anot
GET WILD Summer Gala
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 27 days ago
The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons will celebrate another year of rehabilitating and successfully releasing animals back into the wild across Long Island with its annual . The event will be hosted by the... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluma Shakespeare Festival to present ‘The Taming ofShakespeare lovers in Petaluma, rejoice! Petaluma is now home to its very own S
Petaluma Shakespeare Festival to present ‘The Taming of
Petluma360.com / Posted 27 days ago
Shakespeare lovers in Petaluma, rejoice! Petaluma is now home to its very own Shakespeare festival, rightly dubbed The Petaluma Shakespeare Festival. Hosted by a collaboration of the Petaluma Reader’s Theatre and the Bay Area Readers Drama Society... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 5Even an eighth-grader can figure it out The older I get, the more I think majo
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 5
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 29 days ago
Even an eighth-grader can figure it out The older I get, the more I think major governmental decisions should be made by eighth-graders — after all, they are the ones who will have to live with the decisions we make today. Let’s take the proposed... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Violent deaths of Occidental doctor, caretaker baffle familiesThe vicious fatal beating of a 96-year-old doctor in his home near Occidental,
Violent deaths of Occidental doctor, caretaker baffle families
Petluma360.com / Posted 30 days ago
The vicious fatal beating of a 96-year-old doctor in his home near Occidental, and the ensuing death of the caretaker who attacked him before fighting with police in San Francisco, has devastated family and friends struggling to understand how two... Read more
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Orange County Register
More local decisions usurped by ideological regulatorsIn hip, and even not-so-hip, circles, markets, restaurants and cultural festiva
More local decisions usurped by ideological regulators
Orange County Register / Posted a month ago
In hip, and even not-so-hip, circles, markets, restaurants and cultural festivals across the country, local is in. Many embrace this ideal as an economic development tool, an environmental win and a form of resistance to ever-greater centralized big... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 1No need to change Dixie district’s name I guess if you are a liberal in Marin
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 1
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
No need to change Dixie district’s name I guess if you are a liberal in Marin and feel “out-libbed” by another part of the country you look for something to make yourself look foolish. What I am referring to is the Dixie school name change. By... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
How overparenting hurts even top college-bound childrenArjun and his parents met with then-dean of freshmen Julie Lythcott-Haims, Arju
How overparenting hurts even top college-bound children
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 1 months ago
Arjun and his parents met with then-dean of freshmen Julie Lythcott-Haims, Arjun didn't speak first. His father did. In fact, Arjun didn't say anything at all as his father explained to the dean that they wanted to discuss Arjun's... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
How overparenting hurts even top college-bound childrenArjun and his parents met with then-dean of freshmen Julie Lythcott-Haims, Arju
How overparenting hurts even top college-bound children
Inside Bay Area / Posted 1 months ago
Arjun and his parents met with then-dean of freshmen Julie Lythcott-Haims, Arjun didn't speak first. His father did. In fact, Arjun didn't say anything at all as his father explained to the dean that they wanted to discuss Arjun's... Read more
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Silicon Valley
The key to success isn't necessarily a top college, says former Stanford deanyears ago, when new student Arjun and his parents met with then-dean of freshme
The key to success isn't necessarily a top college, says former Stanford dean
Silicon Valley / Posted 1 months ago
years ago, when new student Arjun and his parents met with then-dean of freshmen, Arjun didn't speak first. His father did. In fact, Arjun didn't say anything at all as his father explained to the dean, Julie Lythcott-Haims, that they wanted to... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
The key to success isn't necessarily a top college, says former Stanford deanyears ago, when new student Arjun and his parents met with then-dean of freshme
The key to success isn't necessarily a top college, says former Stanford dean
Inside Bay Area / Posted 1 months ago
years ago, when new student Arjun and his parents met with then-dean of freshmen, Arjun didn't speak first. His father did. In fact, Arjun didn't say anything at all as his father explained to the dean, Julie Lythcott-Haims, that they wanted to... Read more
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