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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Oct. 20Measure A is needed for Lagunitas schools As the Measure A campaign for the La
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
Measure A is needed for Lagunitas schools As the Measure A campaign for the Lagunitas School reaches out to voters in the San Geronimo Valley, it has become clear that a strong majority of residents support the renewal of the Lagunitas School parcel... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Oct. 19A greener vision for golf course land Marin County’s proposed purchase of the
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
A greener vision for golf course land Marin County’s proposed purchase of the golf course in the San Geronimo Valley will benefit all, not just the few. As open space, this critical piece of the watershed will give our young people and all of us... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Renewal of Lagunitas school tax vitalLagunitas School District voters are being asked to renew the school parcel tax
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
Lagunitas School District voters are being asked to renew the school parcel tax for another eight years. Revenue from the tax — Measure A on the Nov. 7 ballot — makes up about 20 percent of the district’s annual budget. With 85 percent of the... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Several Sonoma County schools closed until next weekSONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (BCN) - By Bay City News Service The Sonoma County Offic
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 2 days ago
SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (BCN) - By Bay City News Service The Sonoma County Office of Education announced today that several school districts will remain closed through the week because of the fires, road closures or unhealthy air. Bellevue, Bennett... Read more
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Philly.com
This abuse by America's DAs is one of the reasons why athletes kneelDo you still wonder why some NFL players or other pro athletes kneel or raise t
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Do you still wonder why some NFL players or other pro athletes kneel or raise their fists during the National Anthem? Here’s a hint: It’s not because they hate our troops. No, it’s because they’re aware — often because of their own experiences — of... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin steps up to help out as disaster strikesAs we cope with the damage and aftermath of the fires that continue to our nort
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 3 days ago
As we cope with the damage and aftermath of the fires that continue to our north, it is important to stop for a moment to reflect. Some of us were directly impacted and many of us know someone — family, friend, professional colleague or acquaintance... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
State Senate Leader De Leon Will Challenge Feinstein for Senate SeatPosted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 – 7:10 PM (CNS) – With an email and video cla
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 – 7:10 PM (CNS) – With an email and video claiming credit for infusing progressive politics into California’s Legislature, Senate Leader Kevin de Leon Sunday announced he will challenge fellow Democrat Sen. Dianne... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
LA’s Kevin De Leon Wants To Unseat SF’s Dianne FeinsteinPosted: Monday, October 16, 2017 – 11:19 AM With an email and video claiming c
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017 – 11:19 AM With an email and video claiming credit for infusing progressive politics into California’s Legislature, Senate Leader Kevin de Leon Sunday announced he will challenge fellow Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Live updates: 4 more names of people killed in Northern Calif. fires released; death toll at 40Latest developments in the North Bay fires: 2:10 p.m. Mandatory evacuation ord
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Latest developments in the North Bay fires: 2:10 p.m. Mandatory evacuation order lifted for all of Calistoga: All Calistoga residents may return to their homes effective at 2 p.m. Sunday, according to Molly Rattigan, Deputy Executive Officer for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Live updates: 4 more names of people killed in Northern Calif. fires released; death toll at 40Latest developments in the North Bay fires: 1:40 p.m. Four additional wildfire
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Latest developments in the North Bay fires: 1:40 p.m. Four additional wildfire victims in Sonoma County identified: Three Santa Rosa residents and one Glen Ellen resident were identified Sunday afternoon as among the 22 people killed in Sonoma... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A pending Supreme Court case threatens to silence workers’ voicesThe U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear the latest case attacking public empl
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear the latest case attacking public employee unions seemed inevitable. Labor leaders were resigned, knowing a majority of the justices seem bent on ending labor’s ability to levy dues on workers who seek a free... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Oct. 14County workers, volunteers step up to help I was fortunate enough to be able t
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 6 days ago
County workers, volunteers step up to help I was fortunate enough to be able to volunteer at the temporary emergency shelter at the Marin Center in San Rafael this week. I expected to see other community volunteers there, but I was both pleased and... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Many schools in Bay Area closed because of fires, bad airBy Bay City News Service Several school districts affected by the fires in the
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 7 days ago
By Bay City News Service Several school districts affected by the fires in the Bay Area will remain closed until next week or beyond. Nearly 600 schools with about 260,000 students are closed today because of fire danger, dangerous air quality and... Read more
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Billboard
Remembering the 58 Lives Lost in Las Vegas ShootingAs investigators continue their search for any motive behind the senseless mass
Billboard / Posted 13 days ago
As investigators continue their search for any motive behind the senseless mass shooting that took the lives of 58 country music fans at Sunday night's Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, we takes a look at the innocent victims of the largest... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallenLas Vegas shooting: The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 5
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
Las Vegas shooting: The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people injured after a gunman opened fire on crowd of 22,000 concertgoers during a country music festival Sunday, October 1, 2017 on... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallenThe deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people injured after a gunman opened fire on crowd of 22,000 concertgoers during a country music festival Sunday, October 1, 2017 on the Las Vegas Strip. As the tragic news... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Eileen West, fashion designer noted for women’s sleepwear, diesEileen West, the San Francisco fashion designer famous for her women’s sleepwea
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Eileen West, the San Francisco fashion designer famous for her women’s sleepwear, died Sept. 27 in Marin of complications from organizing pneumonia. Mrs. West, who was born Aileen Reis and shortened her married name Westerbeke professionally, was... Read more
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Reuters
Retired truck driver, single moms among dead in Las Vegas shooting(Reuters) - A retired truck driver from Arizona, a single mother living in Las
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
(Reuters) - A retired truck driver from Arizona, a single mother living in Las Vegas, a youth wrestling coach from Pennsylvania and a commercial fisherman from Alaska were among at least 58 people killed by a gunman who opened fire on a Las Vegas... Read more
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Variety
Mill Valley Film Festival Celebrates 40th AnniversaryWhen filmmakers and stars walk the red carpet at the Mill Valley Film Festival,
Variety / Posted 14 days ago
When filmmakers and stars walk the red carpet at the Mill Valley Film Festival, they probably notice something. Namely that the “carpet” can be a packed-dirt floor surrounded by trees. “I see Emma Stone coming in on her fabulous high heels into the... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallenLas Vegas shooting: The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 5
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
Las Vegas shooting: The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people injured after a gunman opened fire on crowd of 22,000 concertgoers during a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. As... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallenThe deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and 489 people injured after a gunman opened fire on crowd of 22,000 concertgoers during a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. As the tragic news unfolded throughout the day,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Majority of Las Vegas shooting victims were from Calif.Vegas hotel opened fire Sunday night on the crowd gathered at a country music f
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
Vegas hotel opened fire Sunday night on the crowd gathered at a country music festival below. More than 500 others were injured that night in the gunfire and the chaos that ensued. The concert attracted an estimated 22,000 music fans, many of... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallenThe deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and more than 5
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and more than 520 people injured after a gunman opened fire on crowd of 22,000 concertgoers during a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. As the tragic news unfolded... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallenLas Vegas shooting: The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 5
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
Las Vegas shooting: The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left 58 dead and more than 520 people injured after a gunman opened fire on crowd of 22,000 concertgoers during a country music festival on the Las Vegas... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Wife of San Francisco police officer among missing in Las VegasA few seconds and a few inches separated those who survived from those who didn
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
A few seconds and a few inches separated those who survived from those who didn’t. Among the 59 dead and 527 wounded on the Las Vegas Strip were a still-unknown number of Bay Area residents who found themselves in the line of fire and who — in an... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Legendary San Rafael football coach Bob Muster dies at 87Legendary San Rafael High football coach Bob Muster works on the sidelines duri
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Legendary San Rafael High football coach Bob Muster works on the sidelines during a game in 1982. IJ archive — Robert Tong Bob Muster, a legendary football coach at San Rafael High School, died Sunday at the age of 87. Mr. Muster, who compiled more... Read more
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New America Media
DACA: Renew! Renew! Renew!at those whose permits will expire by March 5, 2018, but who now only have unti
New America Media / Posted 21 days ago
at those whose permits will expire by March 5, 2018, but who now only have until Oct. 5 to get their renewal applications into U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Failure to meet the deadline — delivered not postmarked — will cause the... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Taking the pledge to practice civil discussionMary Jane Burke, Marin County’s superintendent of education, is showing real le
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 23 days ago
Mary Jane Burke, Marin County’s superintendent of education, is showing real leadership by stepping out and speaking up about the decline in civility not just in the rest of America, but occasionally here in Marin as well. So far, we’ve been mostly... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Staying ahead of the battle against opioid abuseOpioid abuse has been on the county’s radar for several years. Although it has
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Opioid abuse has been on the county’s radar for several years. Although it has reached crisis stage across the country, local officials started in 2014 working with Marin physicians to reduce the number of prescriptions written for opioid... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island pride on display at City & State receptionSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The swanky rooftop lounge at the Hilton Garden Inn was b
Staten Island Advance / Posted 30 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The swanky rooftop lounge at the Hilton Garden Inn was bursting with Staten Island pride Tuesday night as magazine City and State honored 25 influential Staten Islanders for its annual issue dedicated to the borough. Every... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Saved by the peace and quiet at a growing number of California schoolsHoping to create calmer, more peaceful atmospheres on campus, schools around th
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 1 months ago
Hoping to create calmer, more peaceful atmospheres on campus, schools around the state are turning off their bell systems and letting students figure out when class starts the old-fashioned way: by looking at a clock. “The only places that have... Read more

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