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Namibia Economist
The mystery of the Melungeonsa doomed colony established on Roanoke Island by Sir Walter Raleigh, or from Mo
The mystery of the Melungeons
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
a doomed colony established on Roanoke Island by Sir Walter Raleigh, or from Moorish galley slaves abandoned there by Sir Francis Drake. They were sired by shipwrecked pirates or by Madoc, a 12th-century Welsh explorer. They are a lost tribe of... Read more
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Northern Star
Bowls: Ten in the mix for singles titleView: On an artificial aid THE device dubbed the Bowlers' Arm is the greatest
Bowls: Ten in the mix for singles title
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
View: On an artificial aid THE device dubbed the Bowlers' Arm is the greatest thing to happen to bowls since Francis Drake rolled woods down in his knickerbockers. It allows people with a medical condition to deliver a bowl without... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sarah Sands: Leaving the EU is now looking like an opportunitydreary phase but trading without borders is an exhilarating prospect. If we thi
Sarah Sands: Leaving the EU is now looking like an opportunity
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
dreary phase but trading without borders is an exhilarating prospect. If we think less Alf Garnett, more Marco Polo and Sir Francis Drake one’s spirits start to rise. The new International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, is busy recategorising countries... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Want to hike Point Reyes? Try this four-day backpacking tripIn the late 16th century, British explorer Sir Francis Drake is thought to have
Want to hike Point Reyes? Try this four-day backpacking trip
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
In the late 16th century, British explorer Sir Francis Drake is thought to have stopped at Point Reyes during a round-the-world journey. The ship's chaplain wrote a description of the landscape and complained about "the stinking fogges" that shrouded... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Unplugging at Point Reyes National Seashore, home to a famous lighthouse, pristine beaches and off-the-grid peacewaves often can be seen, and Drakes Beach, a curving bay with sand dunes and ca
Unplugging at Point Reyes National Seashore, home to a famous lighthouse, pristine beaches and off-the-grid peace
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
waves often can be seen, and Drakes Beach, a curving bay with sand dunes and calm waters. It's named for explorer Sir Francis Drake, the first Englishman thought to have seen the region. The afternoon was clear and promising as I parked in... Read more
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Londonist
Where To Be A Pirate In Londonof de pieces of eight. There be plenty o'ships docked in London. De Golden Hin
Where To Be A Pirate In London
Londonist / Posted 4 days ago
of de pieces of eight. There be plenty o'ships docked in London. De Golden Hinde II is a copy o der galleon o' seadog Francis Drake, where ye can explore below deck like a sailor 'gainst the Spanish Armada. De Cutty Sark be a mighty clipper... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Remembering Archie Williams, Marin’s own Olympianand helped to train the Tuskegee Airmen. Following retirement from the service
Remembering Archie Williams, Marin’s own Olympian
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 7 days ago
and helped to train the Tuskegee Airmen. Following retirement from the service, he taught, counseled and coached at Sir Francis Drake High School, while making his home in Fairfax where he passed away in 1996. The efforts of Williams’... Read more
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sportsvibe
It's Become Impossible to Pick Britain's Greatest Olympian: » Sportsvibe.co.ukfact that he has 4 golds and a silver to his name (the silver achieved when he
It's Become Impossible to Pick Britain's Greatest Olympian: » Sportsvibe.co.uk
sportsvibe / Posted 8 days ago
fact that he has 4 golds and a silver to his name (the silver achieved when he was 19), Britain's greatest sailor save for Francis Drake and Horatio Nelson (although they never competed at the Olympics) won his 5 medals in 5 successive Games, a la... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Sailor Tom Burton salvages Australia's sunken gold in Rioguaranteed a medal. Then came the wait. This is an occupational hazard. An hou
Sailor Tom Burton salvages Australia's sunken gold in Rio
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
guaranteed a medal. Then came the wait. This is an occupational hazard. An hour on Monday, then three, then overnight. Sir Francis Drake once waited two entire days for the wind to arrive, so that he could go into battle in Peru, and it worked out... Read more
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WA Today
Sailor Tom Burton salvages Australia's sunken gold in Rioguaranteed a medal. Then came the wait. This is an occupational hazard. An hou
Sailor Tom Burton salvages Australia's sunken gold in Rio
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
guaranteed a medal. Then came the wait. This is an occupational hazard. An hour on Monday, then three, then overnight. Sir Francis Drake once waited two entire days for the wind to arrive, so that he could go into battle in Peru, and it worked out... Read more
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The Age
Sailor Tom Burton salvages Australia's sunken gold in Rioguaranteed a medal. Then came the wait. This is an occupational hazard. An hou
Sailor Tom Burton salvages Australia's sunken gold in Rio
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
guaranteed a medal. Then came the wait. This is an occupational hazard. An hour on Monday, then three, then overnight. Sir Francis Drake once waited two entire days for the wind to arrive, so that he could go into battle in Peru, and it worked out... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sailor Tom Burton salvages Australia's sunken gold in Rioguaranteed a medal. Then came the wait. This is an occupational hazard. An hou
Sailor Tom Burton salvages Australia's sunken gold in Rio
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
guaranteed a medal. Then came the wait. This is an occupational hazard. An hour on Monday, then three, then overnight. Sir Francis Drake once waited two entire days for the wind to arrive, so that he could go into battle in Peru, and it worked out... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sailor Tom Burton salvages Australia's sunken gold in Rioguaranteed a medal. Then came the wait. This is an occupational hazard. An hou
Sailor Tom Burton salvages Australia's sunken gold in Rio
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
guaranteed a medal. Then came the wait. This is an occupational hazard. An hour on Monday, then three, then overnight. Sir Francis Drake once waited two entire days for the wind to arrive, so that he could go into battle in Peru, and it worked out... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
SUSAN PARKER: History of local female leaders dates back to before Spain's arrivalto become Christian,” stood by the Spanish as a friend even when other Timucuan
SUSAN PARKER: History of local female leaders dates back to before Spain's arrival
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 12 days ago
to become Christian,” stood by the Spanish as a friend even when other Timucuans were looting our city during the attack by Francis Drake in June 1586. The daughter, Cacica Maria, used her chiefly authority to order that each family in her village... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Orillian made his mark in SooCanadian historic find in the National Post. The West Coast discovery of an old
Orillian made his mark in Soo
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
Canadian historic find in the National Post. The West Coast discovery of an old coin prompted some to associate it with Sir Francis Drake. Bourrie was quick to throw cold water on this idea before it burned anyone and referred to Curran being... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Orillian made his mark in SooCanadian historic find in the National Post. The West Coast discovery of an old
Orillian made his mark in Soo
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 20 days ago
Canadian historic find in the National Post. The West Coast discovery of an old coin prompted some to associate it with Sir Francis Drake. Bourrie was quick to throw cold water on this idea before it burned anyone and referred to Curran being... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Orillian made his mark in SooCanadian historic find in the National Post. The West Coast discovery of an old
Orillian made his mark in Soo
Barrie Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
Canadian historic find in the National Post. The West Coast discovery of an old coin prompted some to associate it with Sir Francis Drake. Bourrie was quick to throw cold water on this idea before it burned anyone and referred to Curran being... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Movers & Shakers: San Francisco e-bike pioneers open Larkspur shopand wife Brett Thurber and Karen Wiener on July 9 celebrated the grand opening
Movers & Shakers: San Francisco e-bike pioneers open Larkspur shop
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 21 days ago
and wife Brett Thurber and Karen Wiener on July 9 celebrated the grand opening of The New Wheel at 14 East Sir Francis Drake Blvd. at Larkspur Landing. The shop specializes in e-bikes, which are like regular bicycles but have a motor... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
San Anselmo’s vote to address housing needthat responds to an important need. The Town Council’s recent 3-1 vote to appr
San Anselmo’s vote to address housing need
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 22 days ago
that responds to an important need. The Town Council’s recent 3-1 vote to approve building an apartment complex at 754 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. took advantage of a rare opportunity. Councilman Matt Brown is correct: The plan is far from a local... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 2to the majority of the San Anselmo Town Council for denying the appeal of the 1
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 2
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 24 days ago
to the majority of the San Anselmo Town Council for denying the appeal of the 16-unit apartment proposed for 754 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. The construction will provide both one- and two-bedroom units, two of which will be low-income... Read more
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Newsmax
Queen Elizabeth Portrait to Remain in UK After Successful Fundraiserand Royal Museums Greenwich gave £400,000 ($529,000), the Times said. The port
Queen Elizabeth Portrait to Remain in UK After Successful Fundraiser
Newsmax / Posted 27 days ago
and Royal Museums Greenwich gave £400,000 ($529,000), the Times said. The portrait was bought from descendants of Sir Francis Drake and will hang in the national collection of Royal Museums Greenwich at the Queen's House, where Elizabeth I was... Read more
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CNBC
Iconic painting of Queen Elizabeth I 'saved' for $13.57 millionraised and the painting, known as the Armada Portrait, was successfully purchas
Iconic painting of Queen Elizabeth I 'saved' for $13.57 million
CNBC / Posted 27 days ago
raised and the painting, known as the Armada Portrait, was successfully purchased from descendants of the English explorer Francis Drake. The Art Fund went on to describe the painting as encapsulating "the creativity, ideals and ambitions of the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
University of Plymouth guidedepartment assists disabled students. Sports teams include fencing, water polo
University of Plymouth guide
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
department assists disabled students. Sports teams include fencing, water polo and lacrosse.Other Visitors can stroll around The Hoe and see where Sir Francis Drake reputedly played bowls whilst the Spanish Armada sailed up the English... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Donations keep iconic Queen Elizabeth I portrait in Britainwrecked in a storm. The painting - one of three copies to survive by an unknown
Donations keep iconic Queen Elizabeth I portrait in Britain
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
wrecked in a storm. The painting - one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist - was owned by descendants of sailor Francis Drake, who decided to sell it. (The Art Fund via AP) less This undated handout photo released by The Art Fund shows... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Elizabeth I Armada portrait saved for the nationCommissioned by Sir Francis Drake, it was owned until now by the Tyrwhitt-Drake
Elizabeth I Armada portrait saved for the nation
Daily Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
Commissioned by Sir Francis Drake, it was owned until now by the Tyrwhitt-Drake family. Sir Roy Strong, the historian, said, “Such an icon of England should not leave the country and for it to find its final resting place on the walls of the museum... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Friday, July 29, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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NBC Miami
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UKin a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UK
NBC Miami / Posted 28 days ago
in a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist — was owned by descendants of sailor Francis Drake, who decided to sell it. The appeal drew 1.5 million pounds in public donations, and millions more from... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UKin a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UK
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 28 days ago
in a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist — was owned by descendants of sailor Francis Drake, who decided to sell it. The appeal drew 1.5 million pounds in public donations, and millions more from... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UKin a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UK
NBC Connecticut / Posted 28 days ago
in a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist — was owned by descendants of sailor Francis Drake, who decided to sell it. The appeal drew 1.5 million pounds in public donations, and millions more from... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UKin a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UK
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 28 days ago
in a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist — was owned by descendants of sailor Francis Drake, who decided to sell it. The appeal drew 1.5 million pounds in public donations, and millions more from... Read more
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NBC New York
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UKin a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UK
NBC New York / Posted 28 days ago
in a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist — was owned by descendants of sailor Francis Drake, who decided to sell it. The appeal drew 1.5 million pounds in public donations, and millions more from... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UKin a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UK
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 28 days ago
in a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist — was owned by descendants of sailor Francis Drake, who decided to sell it. The appeal drew 1.5 million pounds in public donations, and millions more from... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UKin a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UK
NBC Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
in a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist — was owned by descendants of sailor Francis Drake, who decided to sell it. The appeal drew 1.5 million pounds in public donations, and millions more from... Read more
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NBC Washington
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UKin a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UK
NBC Washington / Posted 28 days ago
in a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist — was owned by descendants of sailor Francis Drake, who decided to sell it. The appeal drew 1.5 million pounds in public donations, and millions more from... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UKin a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist
Donations Keep Iconic Queen Elizabeth I Portrait in UK
NBC Bay Area / Posted 28 days ago
in a storm. The painting — one of three copies to survive by an unknown artist — was owned by descendants of sailor Francis Drake, who decided to sell it. The appeal drew 1.5 million pounds in public donations, and millions more from... Read more
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Manning River Times
Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
Friday, July 29, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
Friday, July 29, 2016
Daily Liberal / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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The Border Mail
Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
Friday, July 29, 2016
The Border Mail / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
Friday, July 29, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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The Young Witness
THE DAILY BUZZ | Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
THE DAILY BUZZ | Friday, July 29, 2016
The Young Witness / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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The Young Witness
THE DAILY BUZZ | Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
THE DAILY BUZZ | Friday, July 29, 2016
The Young Witness / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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Western Advocate
Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
Friday, July 29, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
Friday, July 29, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
Friday, July 29, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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The Courier
Friday, July 29, 2016not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likel
Friday, July 29, 2016
The Courier / Posted 28 days ago
not had any terror attacks – recently. But he admits frankly that one is "likely". Read more 1588: British General, Sir Francis Drake, defeats the Spanish Armada off the coast of Plymouth. 1938: The "Territory for the Seat of Government"... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 22through Larkspur are two lanes. I don’t see why the median would have to be ch
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 22
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
through Larkspur are two lanes. I don’t see why the median would have to be changed, tho. What is confusing is the Sir Francis Drake Boulevard/Bon Air intersection with two lanes turning onto Bon Air with an immediate left turn; cars not... Read more

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