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San Francisco Chronicle
SAN FRANCISCO / Deer crosses Golden Gate Bridge / It's a first! Animal dashes from Marin side through S.F. toll plazait from one side of the famous bridge to the other in one piece. It took the d
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
it from one side of the famous bridge to the other in one piece. It took the deer less than 10 minutes to commute from Marin County to San Francisco, where the animal zipped through the FasTrak lane at the toll plaza, took the 19th Avenue exit... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 21for decades. From what I can see, the miles-long gridlock is a nightmare for bo
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 22 hours ago
for decades. From what I can see, the miles-long gridlock is a nightmare for both westbound traffic in the morning and Marin County eastbound traffic in the evening. For commuters, it’s common sense to ease the traffic flow in both directions,... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Area golf course closing its doorspension fund brought in Troon Golf, a management company that runs high-end gol
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted yesterday
pension fund brought in Troon Golf, a management company that runs high-end golf courses, including regional courses such Marin County Club in Novato and the Yoche de He Golf Course at the Cache Creek Resort and Casino in Brooks. It’s not unusual... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
George Russell: Golfers, mountain bikers keep close eye on San Geronimo’s futureThe Marin County Board of Supervisors in November voted unanimously to purchase
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
The Marin County Board of Supervisors in November voted unanimously to purchase the 157-acre San Geronimo Golf Course and convert most of it to parkland in a two-step process that involves the Trust for Public Land. Read more about this topic.... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Oct. 20error combined with a poor emergency planning protocol, but it will be a blessi
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
error combined with a poor emergency planning protocol, but it will be a blessing in disguise for their residents and to Marin County residents as well. It exposed a definite and severe fault on their officials and first responders for their... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
As flu cases surge, Bay Area hospitals work overtimeunder the age of 65 in the state. They include five deaths in Santa Clara Count
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
under the age of 65 in the state. They include five deaths in Santa Clara County, six in Contra Costa County and one in Marin County. California tracks flu-related deaths only of people under 65, which state health officials say is a better... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday Midday News Roundupstruck and immediately removed from the car. He was transported to John Muir Me
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
struck and immediately removed from the car. He was transported to John Muir Medical Center and pronounced dead there. The Marin County coroner's office has identified a Novato woman who died when she was struck by a vehicle Tuesday as 56-year-old... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Novato Woman Killed By Vehicle Tuesday IdentifiedNOVATO (BCN) The Marin County coroner's office has identified a Novato woman w
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
NOVATO (BCN) The Marin County coroner's office has identified a Novato woman who died when she was struck by a vehicle Tuesday as 56-year-old Casandra Mullins-Lemon. Mullins-Lemon was struck by a vehicle traveling east in the 1900 block of Novato... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 19and equal. We all pay taxes and want to enjoy. — Orin Keplinger, Woodacre Hea
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 2 days ago
and equal. We all pay taxes and want to enjoy. — Orin Keplinger, Woodacre Headlines matter; IJ ’fans the flames’ The Marin County Bicycle Coalition was disappointed by the most recent Marin IJ headline on an article concerning the management... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Marin County search team returns from Montecito mudslidesdebris flow, to take a house off its foundation and carry it down the road," sa
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 3 days ago
debris flow, to take a house off its foundation and carry it down the road," said Randy Engler, a Battalion Chief with the Marin County Fire Dept. and leader of Regional Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 1. California has a dozen such squads... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
As winter arrives, rain ignites waterfalls across Northern Californiafree fall with viewing platform for side view (not a full frontal), Castle Rock
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
free fall with viewing platform for side view (not a full frontal), Castle Rock State Park, Skyline (above Los Gatos). Marin County: Carson Falls, pool-and-drop waterfalls with four decks in a Marin Watershed gorge; Cataract Falls, a series of... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Sonoma County home sales jump 10 percent to $3.97 billionis higher than the county annual median price for 2017 of $630,000. But agents
Petluma360.com / Posted 4 days ago
is higher than the county annual median price for 2017 of $630,000. But agents said west Petaluma continues to attract people who are also considering home purchases in Marin County and the Peninsula, where median prices are more than $1.2 mi... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
BAY AREA PEOPLE Kindness Is CoolA nine-year-old boy in Marin County who says he's been bullied for years is det
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
A nine-year-old boy in Marin County who says he's been bullied for years is determined to make a change and has started a project with a message that he hopes will be heard around the world. / KTVU Latest SFGATE videos... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday Morning News Roundupworkers and an increased demand for construction workers in areas affected by t
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
workers and an increased demand for construction workers in areas affected by the disaster. Assemblymember Marc Levine, D-Marin County, introduced three bills. AB 1797 would require insurance companies to perform a replacement cost estimate for... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Several Bills Put Forth To Ease Wildfire Recovery Process For Survivorsworkers and an increased demand for construction workers in areas affected by t
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
workers and an increased demand for construction workers in areas affected by the disaster. Assemblymember Marc Levine, D-Marin County, introduced three bills. AB 1797 would require insurance companies to perform a replacement cost estimate for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
We examined 93 years of San Francisco movies: Here's the worst era. Yes, 'The Room' is involved."Bumblebee?!?!" Recently, Bay Area residents learned a major movie was filming
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
"Bumblebee?!?!" Recently, Bay Area residents learned a major movie was filming around Marin County and Mare Island. We were excited. What could it be? "Bumblebee." A terrible "Transformers" prequel, after the franchise has apparently run out of... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 17a selfish picture that members will take over paths regardless of the impact to
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 4 days ago
a selfish picture that members will take over paths regardless of the impact to nature and lives. Contrasting is the Marin County Bicycle Coalition response, showing a commonsense view of the need for compromise and common sense in balancing... Read more
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Petluma360.com
PHS wins,Casa losesMLK gamesMartin Luther King Day games. Petaluma, playing at home, defeated Northgate, 52
Petluma360.com / Posted 4 days ago
Martin Luther King Day games. Petaluma, playing at home, defeated Northgate, 52-37, while Casa Grande lost to Redwood in Marin County, 47-42. Petaluma, after jumping out to an early advantage led Northgate just 24-20 at the half, before putting... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Digital Technology Will Track Trail Visitors To The Open Space District This SpringInfrared devices that work like TV remote controls will soon help the Marin Cou
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Infrared devices that work like TV remote controls will soon help the Marin County Open Space District keep a digital count of visitors on 10 roads trails in the District. Sensors called Eco-Counters will be placed at different heights to detect a... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Creating a local corps to combat litterThe Marin County Public Works Department is finding that there is a lot of loca
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The Marin County Public Works Department is finding that there is a lot of local interest in litter. In November, it’s “Clean Marin” summit drew more than 100 people. Now the county is trying to build a corps of volunteers willing to join... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forumhow many vehicles are parked -- many times more than any of the open space area
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
how many vehicles are parked -- many times more than any of the open space areas in close proximity. Golf is healthy in Marin County. The county can easily accommodate three full-sized championship golf courses. -- Bill Wickliffe, San... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Open time and youth voices are priorities for 2018On Jan. 9, I was deeply honored to be sworn in as president of the Marin County
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
On Jan. 9, I was deeply honored to be sworn in as president of the Marin County Board of Supervisors. I will make public engagement a hallmark of my term. I want you to know about three avenues to engage in the political process: Open time and... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 16boys were practicing their shots having such a great and productive time, which
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
boys were practicing their shots having such a great and productive time, which we have chosen to disrespect and end for Marin County. For shame. — Deborah Fitzpatrick, Woodacre Turning San Geronimo into parkland a bad idea Having read quite... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Coho salmon return to west Marin watershedDEMOCRAT | January 15, 2018, 8:39AM There’s a lively, hopeful display underway
Petluma360.com / Posted 6 days ago
DEMOCRAT | January 15, 2018, 8:39AM There’s a lively, hopeful display underway these days along Lagunitas Creek in west Marin County, where the return of winter rains has drawn endangered coho salmon up into the stream to spawn. After decades... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Bay Area scientist is first veterinarian to be chosen as TED fellowscientist is the first veterinarian to be chosen as a TED Fellow, officials wit
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 6 days ago
scientist is the first veterinarian to be chosen as a TED Fellow, officials with her employer the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County said. A TED Fellow is a young innovator who displays outstanding achievement and exemplary character. "It is... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Editorial Board: Joan Capurro is new public memberstints as chair. Among them are the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadersh
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 6 days ago
stints as chair. Among them are the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership, the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce, Marin County School Volunteers and local chapters of the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army. She twice served as chair... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Nine-old Bay Area boy creates 'kindness is cool' campaign against bullyingfor years. “It feels like someone has a hammer and basically threw it at your b
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 6 days ago
for years. “It feels like someone has a hammer and basically threw it at your back.” “It hurts.” The fourth grader from Marin County says he dreamt of Martin Luther King Jr. and recalled on what King was able to do during his fight for civil... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Deputy Pursues, Arrests Robbery Suspect Friday NightA Marin County sheriff's deputy arrested a robbery suspect who tried to elude c
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
A Marin County sheriff's deputy arrested a robbery suspect who tried to elude capture following a traffic stop Friday. According to sheriff's officials, on Friday night a deputy was driving near the Northgate Mall when he saw a car that had a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday News Roundupscientist is the first veterinarian to be chosen as a TED Fellow, officials wit
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
scientist is the first veterinarian to be chosen as a TED Fellow, officials with her employer the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County said. A TED Fellow is a young innovator who displays outstanding achievement and exemplary character. "It is... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Part Of Drakes Beach To Be Closed For Nursing Elephant Seal PupsPart of a beach in Marin County will be closed until mid-March to protect nursi
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Part of a beach in Marin County will be closed until mid-March to protect nursing elephant seal pups and the public, National Park Service officials said. Starting today, part of Drakes Beach, which is within Point Reyes National Seashore, will be... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Bay Area Scientist Is First Veterinarian To Be Chosen As Ted Fellowscientist is the first veterinarian to be chosen as a TED Fellow, officials wit
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
scientist is the first veterinarian to be chosen as a TED Fellow, officials with her employer the Marine Mammal Center in Marin County said. A TED Fellow is a young innovator who displays outstanding achievement and exemplary character. "It is... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Saturday News Roundupjail. There have been 176 positive influenza tests between October and Decembe
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
jail. There have been 176 positive influenza tests between October and December and one death associated with the flu in Marin County, the county's Department Health and Human Services said Friday. There were 128 positive flu tests during the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
3 Arrested In Alleged Embezzlement Scheme Involving Marin County Car DealershipsThe FBI arrested three men today for fraud and conspiracy involving three auto
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
The FBI arrested three men today for fraud and conspiracy involving three auto car dealerships in Marin County, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Former Marin County residents Amir Bakhtiari, 50, of Newport Beach, allegedly orchestrated an... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
200 Adult Coho Salmon Released To Boost Endangered Species' PopulationNearly 200 adult coho salmon raised in a hatchery were released today in Redwoo
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Nearly 200 adult coho salmon raised in a hatchery were released today in Redwood Creek at Marin County's Muir Beach in an effort to boost the population of the endangered fish, wildlife officials said. Biologists hope the released fish will migrate... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
San Marin boys basketball competes in 3-point challenge to honor Craig Pittilife,” the Interact Club’s release states. “He made an everlasting impact on st
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 8 days ago
life,” the Interact Club’s release states. “He made an everlasting impact on students and athletes in Novato, San Marin and Marin County.” San Marin’s Interact Club is overseen by Shawn Campas Jr. and Katie Chase of the Novato Rotary Club. Junior... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
200 adult coho salmon released to boost endangered species' populationMARIN COUNTY, Calif. (BCN) - By Bay City News Service Nearly 200 adult coho sa
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 8 days ago
MARIN COUNTY, Calif. (BCN) - By Bay City News Service Nearly 200 adult coho salmon raised in a hatchery were released today in Redwood Creek at Marin County's Muir Beach in an effort to boost the population of the endangered fish, wildlife officials... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Mother seeks answers for son found dead in the waters near Stinson Beach last monthSTINSON BEACH, Calif. (KTVU) - Tyler Silva was last seen on top of the cliffs h
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 8 days ago
STINSON BEACH, Calif. (KTVU) - Tyler Silva was last seen on top of the cliffs high above Muir Beach in Marin County on Dec. 3. Then he disappeared. It wasn’t until a little over a week later that kayakers found his body in the waters near Stinson... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Marin County health officials report 127 positive flu tests and one death(BCN) - There have been 176 positive influenza tests between October and Decemb
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 8 days ago
(BCN) - There have been 176 positive influenza tests between October and December and one death associated with the flu in Marin County, the county's Department Health and Human Services said today. There were 128 positive flu tests during the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Health Officials Report 127 Positive Flu Tests And One Death In CountyThere have been 176 positive influenza tests between October and December and o
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
There have been 176 positive influenza tests between October and December and one death associated with the flu in Marin County, the county's Department Health and Human Services said today. There were 128 positive flu tests during the same period... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Marin County car dealer accused of $6.3 million embezzlement schemeThree people were arrested Friday for orchestrating a multimillion dollar embez
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Three people were arrested Friday for orchestrating a multimillion dollar embezzlement scheme at car dealerships in Marin County, the U.S. Attorney’s office announced. Amir Bakhtiari, 50, a resident of Newport Beach and formerly of Marin County,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Marin County car dealer accused of $6.3 million embezzlement schemeThree people were arrested Friday for orchestrating a multimillion dollar embez
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Three people were arrested Friday for orchestrating a multimillion dollar embezzlement scheme at car dealerships in Marin County, the U.S. Attorney’s office announced. Amir Bakhtiari, 50, a resident of Newport Beach and formerly of Marin County,... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 13reach the ends they prescribe. Lastly, Marin City is more diverse, both in inc
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 8 days ago
reach the ends they prescribe. Lastly, Marin City is more diverse, both in income and ethnicities, than any community in Marin County. Marin City is two to three times denser than neighboring communities. Marin City in the 1990s built 300-plus... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Rent or own? The affordability conundrum... is the only option for many people to even be able to afford to live in tho
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
... is the only option for many people to even be able to afford to live in those markets.” Blomquist pointed out that in Marin County, one of the least affordable markets in which to buy, the median home price is now $1.2 million. Typical rent... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Friday Morning News RoundupPeninsula beaches, people can call a toll-free hotline at (800) 347-6363 or vis
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Peninsula beaches, people can call a toll-free hotline at (800) 347-6363 or visit http://www.mtyhd.org/beaches. Former Marin County coroner's investigator Darrell Harris pleaded guilty in Marin County Superior Court Thursday to committing a... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin County Fair manager inducted into fair hall of fameAfter more than four decades working at the Marin County Fair, Charlie Barboni,
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 9 days ago
After more than four decades working at the Marin County Fair, Charlie Barboni, now fair manager, has been inducted into the Western Fairs Association Hall of Fame. Barboni, a resident of Hicks Valley, was inducted into the hall of fame on Jan. 5 at... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Former Marin Co. Coroner's Investigator Pleads Guilty To Lewd Act With TeenSAN RAFAEL (BCN) Former Marin County coroner's investigator Darrell Harris ple
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
SAN RAFAEL (BCN) Former Marin County coroner's investigator Darrell Harris pleaded guilty in Marin County Superior Court today to committing a lewd act with a minor. Harris, 47, pleaded guilty to one felony charge at his scheduled preliminary... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Police log Jan 3 to Jan 9driving under the influence of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. 5:34 p.m
Petluma360.com / Posted 9 days ago
driving under the influence of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. 5:34 p.m.: Four juveniles, all 17 or under, all from Marin County, were cited at the corner of Ellis Street and Madison Street for misdemeanor possession of alcohol. One was... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
San Rafael heading toward changing to district electionscertainly got the town talking. Unfortunately, some of the things said out loud
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 9 days ago
certainly got the town talking. Unfortunately, some of the things said out loud are glaring examples of racial disparity in Marin County and results of a “colonized mind.” It’s time to put history behind us, evolve and transition together to an... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Heroic efforts that made Marin shouldn’t be vilifiedPeter Behr and Gary Giacomini. Challenging this legacy, the Los Angeles Times
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Peter Behr and Gary Giacomini. Challenging this legacy, the Los Angeles Times ran an article on Jan. 7 titled, “Marin County has long resisted growth in the name of environmentalism. But high housing costs and segregation persist.” The... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 11from traumatic brain injury. Since my accident, there have been numerous hit-a
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 10 days ago
from traumatic brain injury. Since my accident, there have been numerous hit-and-run incidents, some intentional, on Marin County roads. There are daily incidents of cars buzzing and expressing road rage towards cyclists. Car drivers often... Read more
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