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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 1Time for San Rafael to clean up its streets I do not agree with your editorial
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 1
Marin Independent Journal / Posted an hour ago
Time for San Rafael to clean up its streets I do not agree with your editorial of June 28, that the RV parking problem is a result of an affordable housing crisis. This is not a new situation, as it has been going on for a number of years before... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 30Income numbers tell the tale of our economy No doubt about it, the very rich a
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 30
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
Income numbers tell the tale of our economy No doubt about it, the very rich are richer. The very poor are poorer. This is, and will continue to be, a hot topic. What’s missed in these statements is what’s happened to everyone else. A June 2016... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
2016 Marin County Fair: Our fair’s record of innovation and educationI can remember the thrill of going to the fair as a child ... the bright lights
2016 Marin County Fair: Our fair’s record of innovation and education
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
I can remember the thrill of going to the fair as a child ... the bright lights, roaring roller coasters, ringing bells, music, and the smell of popcorn ... and livestock. It was a special time when I could experience excitement and joy as a child... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The arts must rise above the Brexit fallout External Link: Vaughan Williams - A Pastoral Symphony. Performed by the Londo
The arts must rise above the Brexit fallout
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
External Link: Vaughan Williams - A Pastoral Symphony. Performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. British composers as far back as the 1920s have used their music to speak compassionately of the... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Letters, June 30, 2016In the just completed 2016 Utah legislative session: The frequent worst air in
Letters, June 30, 2016
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted yesterday
In the just completed 2016 Utah legislative session: The frequent worst air in the nation was not even addressed. No teeth were added to the State's weak hate-crime law Health care was denied to a hundred-thousand poor residents. Legalization of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
NHS scholarship recipients listed- Hanna Evelyn Anderson - George Collins Memorial Scholarship, PEO Chapter EJ S
NHS scholarship recipients listed
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
- Hanna Evelyn Anderson - George Collins Memorial Scholarship, PEO Chapter EJ Scholarship, Honor Community Commitment Scholarship, Greater Ishpeming Pioneer Kiwanis Key Club Scholarship, Northern Michigan University Waldo Scholarship, NMU Leadership... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Questions to be addressed before hiring new Sausalito Marin City schools chiefThe Sausalito Marin City School District is at a crossroads. The school board i
Questions to be addressed before hiring new Sausalito Marin City schools chief
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The Sausalito Marin City School District is at a crossroads. The school board is recruiting a new superintendent; but does the district really need another expensive administrator? The district has two schools, a 131-student... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Teen party bus shows some are ignoring the problemIn Marin County we have passed a “social host” ordinance, holding adults respon
Teen party bus shows some are ignoring the problem
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
In Marin County we have passed a “social host” ordinance, holding adults responsible for teen alcohol or drug use occurring on their property, whether or not they are home. We know from the latest Marin data that 68 percent of our 11th-grade... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 25Responsibility among party-bus teens? Thank God the Central Marin police were
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 25
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Responsibility among party-bus teens? Thank God the Central Marin police were on the job, saving our entitled Marin County teenagers from the temptations enabled by a 63-year-old bus driver who lives in San Francisco and who had been assigned by his... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
An eye to the future with respect for the pastThe new leadership for the Marin History Museum took on its responsibilities Ap
An eye to the future with respect for the past
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 10 days ago
The new leadership for the Marin History Museum took on its responsibilities April 1. Through five meetings during the month of March the new board members assimilated the historical accounting of the museum over the past eight years, which led it to... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 21town staff members who created a most memorable 100th birthday celebration. Ou
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 21
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 10 days ago
town staff members who created a most memorable 100th birthday celebration. Our Centennial Weekend was a joyous gathering of our Corte Madera community members for three days of free festivities starting with Family Fun Night with catered... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluman going to bat for Dominican Republic ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | June 16, 2016, 11:36AM Baseball is an integral part of
Petaluman going to bat for Dominican Republic
Petluma360.com / Posted 14 days ago
ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | June 16, 2016, 11:36AM Baseball is an integral part of the culture of many Latin American countries, but nowhere more so than in the Dominican Republic. The country where youth... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Reforms to county fund are workingThe Marin Board of Supervisors’ “community service” fund has been an easy targe
Reforms to county fund are working
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 15 days ago
The Marin Board of Supervisors’ “community service” fund has been an easy target for board critics. But it has become a less prominent target after the board instituted significant reforms. Today, the fund is hardly comparable to the days when each... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 15COM thanks voters for backing Measure B On behalf of the Marin Community Colle
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 15
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 16 days ago
COM thanks voters for backing Measure B On behalf of the Marin Community College District’s Board of Trustees, faculty, staff and students, I would like to take this opportunity to extend a heartfelt thank you to the voters of Marin County for their... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Thomas Perkins pioneered Silicon Valley’s venture investing cultureThomas J. Perkins, who nurtured Silicon Valley’s venture-capital industry into
Thomas Perkins pioneered Silicon Valley’s venture investing culture
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 days ago
Thomas J. Perkins, who nurtured Silicon Valley’s venture-capital industry into a force that later helped foster the growth of companies like Google and Amazon, died Tuesday night at his home in Marin County, Calif. He was 84. His longtime assistant,... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 13Removing crosswalk could help save lives And so on June 9 another tragic and a
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 13
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Removing crosswalk could help save lives And so on June 9 another tragic and avoidable San Rafael pedestrian death occurred in the southside crosswalk across Hetherton Street, after a westbound truck on Third Street turned left into the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Barry Tompkins’ Out of My Mind: It’s a different world for today’s gradshigh school graduations. My youngest grandson graduated this week and will now
Barry Tompkins’ Out of My Mind: It’s a different world for today’s grads
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 19 days ago
high school graduations. My youngest grandson graduated this week and will now take his place among all those other aspiring moguls looking to change the world — preferably in the next couple of weeks. My grandson is perhaps the most centered... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Pacific Bus Museum in Fremont: showcasing a piece of Bay Area historyRon Medaglia has always had a thing for buses. His dad drove one in San Franci
Pacific Bus Museum in Fremont: showcasing a piece of Bay Area history
Silicon Valley / Posted 21 days ago
Ron Medaglia has always had a thing for buses. His dad drove one in San Francisco. He followed the family tradition, becoming a driver after a stint in the Army. After 29 years behind the wheel at his last gig, he retired and now runs the Pacific... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pacific Bus Museum in Fremont: showcasing a piece of Bay Area historyRon Medaglia has always had a thing for buses. His dad drove one in San Franci
Pacific Bus Museum in Fremont: showcasing a piece of Bay Area history
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
Ron Medaglia has always had a thing for buses. His dad drove one in San Francisco. He followed the family tradition, becoming a driver after a stint in the Army. After 29 years behind the wheel at his last gig, he retired and now runs the Pacific... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 8support for the plans, as proposed, for the Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Rehabil
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 8
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 23 days ago
support for the plans, as proposed, for the Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Rehabilitation Project. There has been a lot of misinformation in the community regarding the project and the community’s involvement. Safe Routes to Schools has worked... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Pacifics notes: Tam High teacher Franco collecting baseball equipment for Dominican RepublicChildren in Cotuí, a small city in the Dominican Republic, pose with donated gl
Pacifics notes: Tam High teacher Franco collecting baseball equipment for Dominican Republic
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 23 days ago
Children in Cotuí, a small city in the Dominican Republic, pose with donated gloves and baseball shoes. Courtesy of Isaias Franco Isaias Franco and his wife, Stefany, designated the garage in their Petaluma home a storage unit. Franco, who recently... Read more
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The Mercury News
Marin high school student's homicide 'isolated incident,' official saysThe slaying of a Novato student and wounding of another last week was "inward-f
Marin high school student's homicide 'isolated incident,' official says
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
The slaying of a Novato student and wounding of another last week was "inward-facing," meaning it only concerned the small group of young men involved, an official told a group of Marin educators and law enforcement officers Thursday. "It appears to... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Vote Tuesday: Lund Ranch Measure K dominates Pleasanton ballotA major issue attracting Pleasanton voters is Measure K, a referendum that appe
Vote Tuesday: Lund Ranch Measure K dominates Pleasanton ballot
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
A major issue attracting Pleasanton voters is Measure K, a referendum that appears at the bottom of the ballot that, if approved, would allow Greenbriar Homes Communities to build a 43-home development on Lund Ranch II in the southeast corner of the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
S.F.’s Pamela Amaechi aiming for history at state track meetA 4.33 student, compassionate team leader and conscientious in every regard, Li
S.F.’s Pamela Amaechi aiming for history at state track meet
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
A 4.33 student, compassionate team leader and conscientious in every regard, Lincoln junior Pamela Amaechi is a “once-in-a-generation kid,” said her track and field coach Kevin Doherty. Oh yes. She’s also one of the nation’s top discus... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland County officials plan rally to avert repeat of budget impasse | TribLIVE Westmoreland County officials concerned about a repeat of an eig
Westmoreland County officials plan rally to avert repeat of budget impasse
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
| TribLIVE Westmoreland County officials concerned about a repeat of an eight-month state budget... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
A responsible plan to update classrooms and job-training facilities at COMCollege of Marin provides quality higher education and job training to local Ma
A responsible plan to update classrooms and job-training facilities at COM
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 28 days ago
College of Marin provides quality higher education and job training to local Marin residents of all ages at an affordable price. Local students receive the education needed to transfer to four-year universities and our local workforce receives... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Erin Schrode Q-and-A: Progressive, pro-Israel and possibly youngest member of CongressErin Schrode. Photo courtesy of Schrode Interview Via iMessage — Meet Erin Sch
Erin Schrode Q-and-A: Progressive, pro-Israel and possibly youngest member of Congress
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 29 days ago
Erin Schrode. Photo courtesy of Schrode Interview Via iMessage — Meet Erin Schrode: A Proud Progressive & Pro-Israel Candidate… and oh btw would-be-youngest Member of Congress: Ed note: Yesterday, we interviewed Schrode, a 25-year-old candidate for... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 1Bullies should not be tolerated in our schools “Snitches get stitches. I am go
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 1
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 30 days ago
Bullies should not be tolerated in our schools “Snitches get stitches. I am going to pound you.” You would expect this type of talk at San Quentin State Prison. Wrong. According to the May 27 IJ article, this is how seventh-grade students talk in... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Memorial Day and a chance to grow peaceAs Americans celebrate Memorial Day holiday with picnics and barbecues, we must
Memorial Day and a chance to grow peace
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
As Americans celebrate Memorial Day holiday with picnics and barbecues, we must remember those soldiers who died while serving in the armed forces. For my generation, it was the Vietnam War. Growing up in Marin County during the 1960s, I watched the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 28Speaking out against racist graffiti Regarding the IJ’s Wednesday story, “‘Hat
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 28
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Speaking out against racist graffiti Regarding the IJ’s Wednesday story, “‘Hate crime’ graffiti mar Drake High,” as a rabbi in Marin County I am often one of the first spiritual leaders who parents turn to when unbelievable racist graffiti or other... Read more
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Baltimore Orioles
30th annual Orioles Reach Food & Funds Drive highlights Orioles 10-game homestandon Wednesday, June 1, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, to sort and pack the food for dis
30th annual Orioles Reach Food & Funds Drive highlights Orioles 10-game homestand
Baltimore Orioles / Posted 1 months ago
on Wednesday, June 1, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, to sort and pack the food for distribution. Orioles wives and fiancés attending the packing event include Jenae Brach, Jill Davis, Taylor North, Jamie Russell and Angela Showalter The OriolesREACH... Read more
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J Weekly
New concierge redoubles efforts for solo Jewish momsThere’s a new concierge in town. Not the kind that hands out Giants schedules o
New concierge redoubles efforts for solo Jewish moms
J Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
There’s a new concierge in town. Not the kind that hands out Giants schedules or recommends theater outings or explains where to catch the boat to Alcatraz. Wendy Kenin’s new job is to help Jewish mothers going it alone to find one another and... Read more
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The Signal
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary electionThis is the fifth in a series of profiles of candidates seeking office on the J
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary election
The Signal / Posted 1 months ago
This is the fifth in a series of profiles of candidates seeking office on the June 7 primary ballot. Four of the eight candidates for the Board of Supervisors Fifth District seat, a non-partisan office, are listed below n alphabetical order with each... Read more

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