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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 an hour 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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Petluma360.com
Sonoma County job market booming THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | May 25, 2016, 8:41AM With an unemployment rate of 3.8 p
Sonoma County job market booming
Petluma360.com / Posted yesterday
THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | May 25, 2016, 8:41AM With an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent for April, the lowest level in Sonoma County in nine years, desperate job recruiters are turning to extreme measures. How extreme?... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Brooke students receive variety of scholarshipsPannett applauded all of the benefactors, including the Brooke County Schools E
Brooke students receive variety of scholarships
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Pannett applauded all of the benefactors, including the Brooke County Schools Education Foundation, which under the leadership of former Brooke High School principal Anthony Paesano, has raised more than $1 million in scholarships during the last 25... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 23Show that we value College of Marin I am writing to encourage a yes vote on Me
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 23
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Show that we value College of Marin I am writing to encourage a yes vote on Measure B for College of Marin. More than 12 years ago, when Measure C was passed, our college facilities were ranked in the lowest 10 percent in the state, but COM was... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 22Employer group backs COM’s Measure B North Bay Leadership Council endorses Mea
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 22
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Employer group backs COM’s Measure B North Bay Leadership Council endorses Measure B, the Marin Community College District bond measure on the June ballot. Measure B includes: repairs and upgrades to facilities that are necessary to meet current... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Outcry over McDowell Elementary School principal decision ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | May 19, 2016, 9:06AM Teachers and parents of students
Outcry over McDowell Elementary School principal decision
Petluma360.com / Posted 7 days ago
ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | May 19, 2016, 9:06AM Teachers and parents of students at McDowell Elementary School last week protested a decision not to hire the school’s well-liked intern principal... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 19Ross Valley board’s ‘destructive’ actions We have a civil war occurring in the
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 19
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Ross Valley board’s ‘destructive’ actions We have a civil war occurring in the Ross Valley School District and the Manor School community is the main battleground. I write my perspectives as a Marin native, 40-year Ross Valley resident with 15... Read more
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Orange County Register
Two Democrats likely to advance in the race to replace SanchezDemocratic dominance in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Orange
Two Democrats likely to advance in the race to replace Sanchez
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic dominance in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Orange, is a far cry from the days when conservative firebrand Bob Dornan represented the 46th Congressional District, which includes the historical heart of Orange County and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Updated: Bay Area festivals 2016 celebrate wine, beer, 4th of July and moreFrom spring to fall, the Bay Area plays host to festivals of all sizes. Here is
Updated: Bay Area festivals 2016 celebrate wine, beer, 4th of July and more
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
From spring to fall, the Bay Area plays host to festivals of all sizes. Here is a sampling, listed by week. Powwow: 5-11 p.m. May 6, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. and 11:30-6 p.m. May 8. Stanford University, Eucalyptus Grove, Galvez Street and Campus Drive.... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Prep track and field: Upbeat Ariel Dunbar brings versatility, positivity into finals MCALsSan Marin’s Ariel Dunbar clears an obstacle as she runs the 300-meter hurdles d
Prep track and field: Upbeat Ariel Dunbar brings versatility, positivity into finals MCALs
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 12 days ago
San Marin’s Ariel Dunbar clears an obstacle as she runs the 300-meter hurdles during the MCAL track and field preliminaries. Alan Dep — Marin Independent Journal In the spring of her freshman year, Ariel Dunbar approached Art Marthinsen with an... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 14have been around for ‘decades’ I would like to applaud and echo the sentiment
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 14
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 13 days ago
have been around for ‘decades’ I would like to applaud and echo the sentiment of Christopher Lang’s recent letter regarding Marin’s upcoming county supervisor elections. Mr. Lang uses a localized variation of the phrase: “Are you better off now... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
65 MUSD graduates fluent in 2 languagesSupporting multiple language tools for students to become engaged members in th
65 MUSD graduates fluent in 2 languages
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Supporting multiple language tools for students to become engaged members in the global society ensures students are “future ready.” Manteca Unified has 65 high school students who will graduate with a Seal of Biliteracy. MUSD offers world language... Read more
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The Mercury News
Updated: Bay Area festivals 2016 celebrate wine, beer, 4th of July and moreFrom spring to fall, the Bay Area plays host to festivals of all sizes. Here is
Updated: Bay Area festivals 2016 celebrate wine, beer, 4th of July and more
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
From spring to fall, the Bay Area plays host to festivals of all sizes. Here is a sampling, listed by week. Powwow: 5-11 p.m. May 6, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. and 11:30-6 p.m. May 8. Stanford University, Eucalyptus Grove, Galvez Street and Campus Drive.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Apartments crawling with mice, roaches but fearful tenants stay quietLuis Decubas keeps a tightly rolled pack of 17 mice in his freezer. It’s proof
Apartments crawling with mice, roaches but fearful tenants stay quiet
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
Luis Decubas keeps a tightly rolled pack of 17 mice in his freezer. It’s proof of the pests contaminating the three-bedroom apartment in southeast Fresno that he shares with his wife and four children. When he opens a kitchen cabinet, dozens of... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin at play: May 7ALL SPORTS CORTE MADERA: The Corte Madera Parks and Rec is offering before and
Marin at play: May 7
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 18 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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The Register NorthJersey.com
Cichowski: Sting operation in the name of crosswalk safetyThe grumbling, the anger and the tears were palpable in Teaneck this week as po
Cichowski: Sting operation in the name of crosswalk safety
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 days ago
The grumbling, the anger and the tears were palpable in Teaneck this week as police pulled over motorist after motorist for nearly running down Tanya Balser and Paul Finkler as they strolled across a Queen Anne Road crosswalk. “What is it you think... Read more
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Orange County Register
House candidates differ on trade, immigrationThe five top candidates in the race to replace outgoing Rep. Loretta Sanchez ag
House candidates differ on trade, immigration
Orange County Register / Posted 21 days ago
The five top candidates in the race to replace outgoing Rep. Loretta Sanchez agreed that the middle class needs more effective advocates in Congress, but offered stark differences in the approaches they would take to the issue during a Wednesday... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Cinco de Mayo celebrates U.S. liberty, as wellCinco de Mayo has been celebrated by the Mexican-American side of my family for
Cinco de Mayo celebrates U.S. liberty, as well
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 22 days ago
Cinco de Mayo has been celebrated by the Mexican-American side of my family for a century. And now my wife and I have continued that tradition with our own children. Often that means attending a local event, singing songs in Spanish, and of course,... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 4Leashes help keep dog walkers responsible Paula Neese (Sounding off, May 2) is
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 4
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 22 days ago
Leashes help keep dog walkers responsible Paula Neese (Sounding off, May 2) is partly correct about those who complain about leash-law restrictions, but a further incentive to keep dog walkers near their dogs has to do with the responsibility for... Read more
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Al.com
Afeni Shakur Davis, Tupac Shakur's mother, dies at 69 in CaliforniaAfeni Shakur Davis, the mother of late rapper Tupac Shakur, has died according
Afeni Shakur Davis, Tupac Shakur's mother, dies at 69 in California
Al.com / Posted 23 days ago
Afeni Shakur Davis, the mother of late rapper Tupac Shakur, has died according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office. Davis, 69, was pronounced dead late last night. CBS News reported that she had been living on a houseboat in Sausalito,... Read more
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CBS News
Tupac Shakur's mother, Afeni Shakur Davis, dies age 69Afeni Shakur Davis, the famous rapper Tupac Shakur's mother and a member of the
Tupac Shakur's mother, Afeni Shakur Davis, dies age 69
CBS News / Posted 23 days ago
Afeni Shakur Davis, the famous rapper Tupac Shakur's mother and a member of the infamous "Panther 21" in the 1970s, has died aged 69, California officials say. Davis' death was first announced by the Marin County Sheriff. She had reportedly been... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Dear Mama: Tupac’s mother Afeni Shakur dead at 69Producer Afeni Shakur attends the film premiere of 'Tupac Resurrection' at the
Dear Mama: Tupac’s mother Afeni Shakur dead at 69
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 23 days ago
Producer Afeni Shakur attends the film premiere of 'Tupac Resurrection' at the Cinerama Dome Theater on November 4, 2003 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Producer Afeni Shakur attends the film premiere of 'Tupac... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The Numbers Crunch: What’s so wrong about playing the ‘woman’s card?’A new thing in the rollicking presidential race is Donald Trump’s ridiculous sl
The Numbers Crunch: What’s so wrong about playing the ‘woman’s card?’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
A new thing in the rollicking presidential race is Donald Trump’s ridiculous slam that Hillary Clinton is playing the “woman’s card.” As if someone trying to become America’s first female president could somehow avoid voters noticing she’s a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Winter Park police to focus on bike safetyInside David Erne's small office at Bonnier, a white bicycle leans on its kicks
Winter Park police to focus on bike safety
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
Inside David Erne's small office at Bonnier, a white bicycle leans on its kickstand, a black helmet hanging from the handlebar. He rides the Marin hybrid to work each day and savors how the 4.5-mile commute back to his Winter Park home clears his... Read more
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J Weekly
deathsWilfred “Bill” Kay Wilfred “Bill” Kay passed away peacefully at his home in Sa
deaths
J Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
Wilfred “Bill” Kay Wilfred “Bill” Kay passed away peacefully at his home in San Rafael on April 11, 2016. He was born on May 16, 1928 in Pultusk, Poland. His childhood ended abruptly at age 11 when World War II broke out and his parents and six... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bad ballot measure would block local water projectsCalifornians concerned about the drought and who want to build more water stora
Bad ballot measure would block local water projects
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
Californians concerned about the drought and who want to build more water storage and other critically needed infrastructure should be extremely concerned with an initiative that has qualified for the November ballot. It has been well-chronicled... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
College of Marin offering free fall tuition to 500 high school seniorsRelated Stories The College of Marin is offering free tuition and cover fees t
College of Marin offering free fall tuition to 500 high school seniors
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 30 days ago
Related Stories The College of Marin is offering free tuition and cover fees to 500 Marin County high school seniors for the fall 2016 semester. The offer applies to the first 500 high school seniors in Marin County who graduated this spring and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Two Alameda County kids bring home trophies in state spelling beeTwo of Alameda County's elementary school spelling champions finished in the to
Two Alameda County kids bring home trophies in state spelling bee
The Mercury News / Posted 30 days ago
Two of Alameda County's elementary school spelling champions finished in the top five Saturday at the 2016 California State Elementary Spelling Bee. Anisha Rao, 10, a fifth grader at Kolb Elementary School in Dublin, was the runner-up to the state... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Point Reyes park lawsuit undermines Marin’s progressive traditionsHuey Johnson, and those who wish to ban ranching in Point Reyes National Seasho
Point Reyes park lawsuit undermines Marin’s progressive traditions
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 30 days ago
Huey Johnson, and those who wish to ban ranching in Point Reyes National Seashore, are cherry-picking documents, rewriting history, gulling Marin, the courts and the public by redeploying the same tactics used against Lunny’s oyster farm: withhold... Read more
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examiner.com
Winners for the California Green Medal Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership AwardsAs we celebrate Earth Day we need to remember that sustainable winegrowing is i
Winners for the California Green Medal Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
As we celebrate Earth Day we need to remember that sustainable winegrowing is important to winemakers and vineyards throughout California. The Wine Institute has developed their sustainable winegrowing program and region after region have... Read more
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FOX News
Report casts doubt on SF-area breast cancer 'cluster'Affluent white women in Northern California have been told for decades that the
Report casts doubt on SF-area breast cancer 'cluster'
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
Affluent white women in Northern California have been told for decades that they face an elevated risk of breast cancer, but a new investigation of the reputed cluster – the citing of which has stoked fears as well as fund-raising - shows it could... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for April 23Can new ‘lipstick’ help Corte Madera’s complex? I had a good laugh this mornin
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for April 23
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Can new ‘lipstick’ help Corte Madera’s complex? I had a good laugh this morning as I read the article about the paint job on Corte Madera’s Tam Ridge monstrosity. It reminded me of the old saying, “You can put lipstick on a pig but it’s still a... Read more

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