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Marin Independent Journal
A preventive solution to youth homelessnessGrowing up, I never envisioned being homeless. I knew my circumstances weren’t
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
Growing up, I never envisioned being homeless. I knew my circumstances weren’t the best since both my parents were struggling with addiction, and in and out of jail, but the long-term effects of not having parents never crossed my mind. Like most... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 21County shouldn’t rush into merging clinics Integrating clinic services will no
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 2 days ago
County shouldn’t rush into merging clinics Integrating clinic services will not improve patient health. The proposed transition has not been carefully planned, and the county Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has left out major... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Confronting Marin’s problems with racismWe are living in difficult and frightening times. This past weekend, white supr
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 4 days ago
We are living in difficult and frightening times. This past weekend, white supremacist and neo-Nazi violence left three dead and many more injured in Charlottesville. Only weeks ago, hateful racist words directed towards an African-American school... Read more
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Petluma360.com
KQED’s Michael Krasny to speak in Petaluma ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | August 18, 2017, 12:01AM “We’re in crisis, whether we
Petluma360.com / Posted 5 days ago
ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | August 18, 2017, 12:01AM “We’re in crisis, whether we realize it or not, in regards to the growing state of general ignorance in this country,” remarks Michael Krasny, speaking on the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Corte Madera woman gets post at Marin Promise PartnershipMarin Promise Partnership, a San Rafael collective dedicated to education equit
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Marin Promise Partnership, a San Rafael collective dedicated to education equity, has hired a director of collaborative action, responsible for guiding teams to close the education gap for underserved students. Juliet Schiller, of Corte Madera, was... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Corte Madera woman picked for leadership role at Marin Promise PartnershipMarin Promise Partnership, a San Rafael collective dedicated to education equit
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Marin Promise Partnership, a San Rafael collective dedicated to education equity, has hired a director of collaborative action, responsible for guiding teams to close the education gap for underserved students. Juliet Schiller, of Corte Madera, was... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 16Charlottesville could have happened here We are members of the Marin chapter o
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Charlottesville could have happened here We are members of the Marin chapter of Solidarity Sundays, a nationwide feminist activist group. We are deeply troubled by the violence and hatred in Charlottesville. It calls for an immediate and... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Trump-led HUD is changing its tune about low-cost housingFor years, the big threat from high-density housing activists was that Marin wa
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 7 days ago
For years, the big threat from high-density housing activists was that Marin was going to be “the next Westchester.” With a change in administrations, that threat just evaporated. During the Barack Obama administration, the Department of Housing and... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 12Rodoni’s leadership on Inverness proposal Much gratitude is owed our county su
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Rodoni’s leadership on Inverness proposal Much gratitude is owed our county supervisor, Dennis Rodoni, as well as the applicants, Trevor and Alexis Traina, for coming up with an answer that met the key points of the appeal by the Inverness... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Growing mural searches for the soul of our nation in the 21st centuryI am looking at today’s political tensions through the lens of a bully-preventi
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 12 days ago
I am looking at today’s political tensions through the lens of a bully-prevention specialist. As a Community Matters safe school ambassador (community-matters.org) program trainer, I teach kids around the country to recognize mistreatment in five... Read more
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The Mercury News
Marin high school saves varsity football seasonThe Novato High football team has yet to play a meaningful down this year but a
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
The Novato High football team has yet to play a meaningful down this year but arguably picked up its biggest victory of the season on Monday, the first official day of practice for teams around the county. All told, 23 players had been cleared for... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Supervisors sidestep open process for bridge seatIn the old days, prospects for county appointments would meet privately with co
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 19 days ago
In the old days, prospects for county appointments would meet privately with county supervisors individually before the board voted on its choice. Mostly, the public was shut out of the process. But former Supervisor Annette Rose brought a little... Read more
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The Mercury News
Books by the Bay: Jeremy Lent roots out our ‘Patterning Instinct’August brings new information — not to mention hours of enjoyable reading — in
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
August brings new information — not to mention hours of enjoyable reading — in these nonfiction releases, all by Bay Area authors. Jeremy Lent’s “Patterning Instinct” examines humanity’s search for meaning; John Bateson recounts the turbulent career... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 2Airbnb helps visitors, homeowners and stores As someone who lives in Fairfax,
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Airbnb helps visitors, homeowners and stores As someone who lives in Fairfax, I support the use of Airbnb and similar services in the area. This is because of the high housing prices and the extra income option it brings to homeowners. Homeowners... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
The brainiest train in CaliforniaMy train line is smarter than your train line. I ride The Brain Train, officia
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 26 days ago
My train line is smarter than your train line. I ride The Brain Train, officially the L.A. Metro system’s Gold Line, running from the San Gabriel Valley into downtown L.A. and back out again to East L.A. Along the way, it connects enough smart... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Novato: Developers eye Hamilton plot for hangar-like office siteThe new office building at Hamilton Landing, as seen in a site plan, would be n
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 26 days ago
The new office building at Hamilton Landing, as seen in a site plan, would be next to Hangar No. 7 along Hangar Avenue. (Courtesy of Newmark Cornish & Carey) A replica hangar is in the works to bring 54,000 square feet of new office space to... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Tenants sought for new commercial hangar proposed for Novato’s Hamilton LandingThis site plan provides an overview of Hamilton Landing. Construction of a new
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 26 days ago
This site plan provides an overview of Hamilton Landing. Construction of a new hangar is envisioned on vacant land in the area. (Courtesy Newmark Cornish & Carey) A replica hangar is in the works to bring 53,000 square feet of new office space to... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
San Rafael High’s new artificial turf stadium prompts memories of old muddy fieldA rendering of the new San Rafael High School stadium, scheduled for completion
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 27 days ago
A rendering of the new San Rafael High School stadium, scheduled for completion in spring 2018. Courtesy of San Rafael High School Diego Camarillo fondly recalls that night in 2010 when his San Rafael High School football team endured a rainy... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Former San Rafael High football players, coaches reflect on venerable grass fieldCrews work last week in the early stages of replacing the San Rafael High grass
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 27 days ago
Crews work last week in the early stages of replacing the San Rafael High grass football field with artificial turf. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) Diego Camarillo fondly recalls that night in 2010 when his San Rafael High School football team... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Amy’s Drive-Thru eyes Marin County location NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL | July 26, 2017, 11:33AM Eat your heart out every
Petluma360.com / Posted 27 days ago
NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL | July 26, 2017, 11:33AM Eat your heart out everyone else, Amy’s Drive-Thru is headed for a second location in Marin. Two years after the organic, vegetarian frozen food... Read more
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Salon.com
Rising seas spark tobacco-style lawsuits in CaliforniaThis article originally appeared on Several flood-prone municipalities in Cali
Salon.com / Posted a month ago
This article originally appeared on Several flood-prone municipalities in California filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel companies this week as they attempt to recoup the cost of coping with rising seas. The suits point to... Read more
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The Examiner
Local students earn degrees from Graceland UniversitySeveral students from Eastern Jackson County have earned their degrees from Gra
The Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
Several students from Eastern Jackson County have earned their degrees from Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, following the spring 2017 semester. Graduates from 43 states plus the District of Columbia and 10 countries earned 605 degrees. There... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Sonoma County jobless rate lowest in 16 years THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | July 21, 2017, 4:11PM Summer recess helped contribute t
Petluma360.com / Posted 1 months ago
THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | July 21, 2017, 4:11PM Summer recess helped contribute to slightly higher unemployment in June in Sonoma County, but a jobless rate of 3.6 percent remained the lowest for the month... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Ross Valley parents right to resist charter schoolParents opposed to the planned Ross Valley Charter school are rightly encouragi
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Parents opposed to the planned Ross Valley Charter school are rightly encouraging their fellow parents to “Go public, not charter.” Charter schools are part of a campaign to privatize our public schools. Marin, with few charters, is ground zero for... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Good news — ‘slackers’ can be highly successfulBack in school, were you the “good” student who felt better when you hit the bo
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 1 months ago
Back in school, were you the “good” student who felt better when you hit the books right after you got home? Or were you the “lazy slacker” who didn’t start studying until the morning of the final? If you’re still the diligent type who doesn’t like... Read more
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The Mercury News
Are you a procrastinator? Good news — ‘slackers’ can be highly successfulBack in school, were you the “good” student who felt better when you hit the bo
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
Back in school, were you the “good” student who felt better when you hit the books right after you got home? Or were you the “lazy slacker” who didn’t start studying until the morning of the final? If you’re still the diligent type who doesn’t like... Read more

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