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Marin Independent Journal
Marin at play: July 25ALL SPORTS CORTE MADERA: The Corte Madera Parks and Rec is offering before and
Marin at play: July 25
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
ALL SPORTS CORTE MADERA: The Corte Madera Parks and Rec is offering before and after-school enrichment programs for youth of all ages. Favorites include gymnastics, soccer, tennis and roller hockey. Information: 415-927-5072 or visit... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Sausalito gears up for November electionsThe city of Sausalito is Marin’s only municipality that schedules city council
Sausalito gears up for November elections
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The city of Sausalito is Marin’s only municipality that schedules city council and school board elections for November in even-numbered years. This year, the bayside city sees expiring terms of three of its council members — Linda Pfeifer, Ray Withy... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Rethinking local tax election strategiesballot promises to have more than its share of local tax measures, some of them
Rethinking local tax election strategies
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 4 days ago
ballot promises to have more than its share of local tax measures, some of them for our public schools. Over the years, Marin voters have been very supportive of local taxes for local public schools. Those taxes have helped protect schools from... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Space Cowboy Steve Miller's Not JokingSteve Miller at Austin's Long Center where he received a Texas Medal of the Art
Space Cowboy Steve Miller's Not Joking
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Steve Miller at Austin's Long Center where he received a Texas Medal of the Arts Award in 2013 Steve Miller's diamond career arcs from the postwar blues of the Fifties to his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in April. The 72-year-old... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 20‘Shocking’ that race makes one feel less safe I found Noah Griffin’s descripti
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 20
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 6 days ago
‘Shocking’ that race makes one feel less safe I found Noah Griffin’s descriptions (Marin Voice, July 17) of being stopped by police in Marin shocking. Not that racial profiling by police for driving while black and/or poor is so surprising, but the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Tiburon Peninsula school buses are worth the investmentWith the barrage of negative news coming from across the globe, I’m reminded of
Tiburon Peninsula school buses are worth the investment
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 7 days ago
With the barrage of negative news coming from across the globe, I’m reminded of how privileged we are to live in Marin where traffic congestion is one of our biggest challenges. Marin boasts low crime and leads the nation on environmental issues.... Read more
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Business Wire
Marin General Hospital’s Braden Diabetes Center Partners with Madison Clinic at UCSF to Offer Pediatric Diabetes Services and SupportBefore Marin General Hospital’s Braden Diabetes Center collaborated with UCSF H
Marin General Hospital’s Braden Diabetes Center Partners with Madison Clinic at UCSF to Offer Pediatric Diabetes Services and Support
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
Before Marin General Hospital’s Braden Diabetes Center collaborated with UCSF Health to offer pediatric diabetes services in Marin, families had to travel outside of the county to receive medical care for their children with diabetes. The frequency... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Planning for Indian Valley Campus is already underwayOn June 16, the Marin County Civil Grand Jury issued a report recommending that
Planning for Indian Valley Campus is already underway
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 12 days ago
On June 16, the Marin County Civil Grand Jury issued a report recommending that College of Marin develop an actionable facilities plan for the Indian Valley Campus; and further recommended that COM report outcomes for students enrolling in career... Read more
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NBC News
How Tabla Teacher Arshad Syed Went from Playing Drums to Recording with the Grateful DeadArshad Syed can't remember the first time he picked up a tabla, a traditional S
How Tabla Teacher Arshad Syed Went from Playing Drums to Recording with the Grateful Dead
NBC News / Posted 13 days ago
Arshad Syed can't remember the first time he picked up a tabla, a traditional South Asian drum. Music is just something that's always been a part of him. When he came to the United States for college in the 1970s, he brought a bag full of his... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Duval Schools look to Legos to expand interest in scienceBy Denise Smith Amos, The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Duval stu
Duval Schools look to Legos to expand interest in science
Naples Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
By Denise Smith Amos, The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Duval students in 50 schools will be playing next year with Legos, with School Board approval. Along the way they'll learn about math, computer coding, engineering,... Read more
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Island Packet
Duval Schools look to Legos to expand interest in scienceDuval students in 50 schools will be playing next year with Legos, with School
Duval Schools look to Legos to expand interest in science
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
Duval students in 50 schools will be playing next year with Legos, with School Board approval. Along the way they'll learn about math, computer coding, engineering, problem-solving and teamwork, organizers said. It's part of a proposal Duval's... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bilingual preschool opening in Greensburg this month speaks to demand for earlier foreign language instruction | TribLIVE When 4-year-old...
Bilingual preschool opening in Greensburg this month speaks to demand for earlier foreign language instruction
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
| TribLIVE When 4-year-old... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 9Marin County Fair should admit children for free I am happy to hear that our M
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 9
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Marin County Fair should admit children for free I am happy to hear that our Marin County Fair made a record-breaking $1.5 million from gate revenues this past July 4th weekend — as reported in the July 6 IJ. But let’s think about that another way.... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin Economic Forum names life sciences veteran CEOA life sciences and biotech industry veteran has been tapped to lead the effort
Marin Economic Forum names life sciences veteran CEO
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 18 days ago
A life sciences and biotech industry veteran has been tapped to lead the effort to attract and grow new business in Marin. Jim Cordeiro, a co-founder of the now-defunct Oceana Technologies, a San Francisco-based firm, has been named CEO of the Marin... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
2 Dead Birds in San Mateo County Positive With West NileTwo birds found in separate cities in San Mateo County tested positive Wednesda
2 Dead Birds in San Mateo County Positive With West Nile
NBC Bay Area / Posted 18 days ago
Two birds found in separate cities in San Mateo County tested positive Wednesday for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District officials said. The dead American crows were collected from Atherton and Redwood City and... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin at play: July 5ALL SPORTS CORTE MADERA: The Corte Madera Parks and Rec is offering before and
Marin at play: July 5
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 20 days ago
ALL SPORTS CORTE MADERA: The Corte Madera Parks and Rec is offering before and after-school enrichment programs for youth of all ages. Favorites include gymnastics, soccer, tennis and roller hockey. Information: 415-927-5072 or visit... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluman makes a difference through mentoring FOR THE ARGUS-COURIER | July 5, 2016, 12:01AM As a young man growing up in O
Petaluman makes a difference through mentoring
Petluma360.com / Posted 20 days ago
FOR THE ARGUS-COURIER | July 5, 2016, 12:01AM As a young man growing up in Oakland, Robert Marcus had a choice of paths. He credits adult mentors for making the difference in his life, guiding him to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval Schools look to Legos to expand interest in science, spark imaginationDuval students in 50 schools will be playing next year with Legos, with School
Duval Schools look to Legos to expand interest in science, spark imagination
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
Duval students in 50 schools will be playing next year with Legos, with School Board approval. Along the way they’ll learn about math, computer coding, engineering, problem-solving and teamwork, organizers said. It’s part of a proposal Duval’s... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluman makes a difference through mentoring As a young man growing up in Oakland, Robert Marcus had a choice of paths. H
Petaluman makes a difference through mentoring
Petluma360.com / Posted 21 days ago
As a young man growing up in Oakland, Robert Marcus had a choice of paths. He credits adult mentors for making the difference in his life, guiding him to choose a road leading to personal success... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Adults turning a blind eye to underage drinking and drug useIt is time for us as a community to address the proverbial elephant in the room
Adults turning a blind eye to underage drinking and drug use
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 21 days ago
It is time for us as a community to address the proverbial elephant in the room: our permissive attitudes toward social drinking and drug use and the ease of youth access to both. It is not normal and it is not OK. Our community consistently ranks... Read more
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Petluma360.com
16 manufacturing innovators win Business Journal’s North Bay Maker Awards(1 of )Bob Oliver, shipping and receiving manager for GC Micro, puts together o
16 manufacturing innovators win Business Journal’s North Bay Maker Awards
Petluma360.com / Posted 24 days ago
(1 of )Bob Oliver, shipping and receiving manager for GC Micro, puts together orders at the GC Micro offices in Petaluma in 2007. GC Micro, a Petaluma contractor to government and business, has snagged the largest deal of it 20 year business. GC... Read more
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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 25 days 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 26 days ago
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 26 days ago
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 26 days ago
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 26 days ago
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 28 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 29 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 30 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 a month 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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