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11 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

Joe Harrop: Read my lips, this ain't gonna happen

If the Red Bluff City Council meeting had been televised, it would have been up for an Emmy Monday night for the Best Single Episode of Governmental Comedy.

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Related Topix: Red Bluff, CA, Tehama County, CA, Wedding, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Cottonwood, CA, Opinion

15 hrs ago | Patch.com

New Firefighters Graduate from Academy

Seven recruits graduated August 29 from the Marin County Regional Fire Academy, a nine-week course jointly held by the Marin County Fire Department and the Southern Marin Fire District .

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Related Topix: Fire, Strawberry, CA

18 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

the View from My Place: August 26, 1973 -- 41 years ago

We'd be sadly mistaken if we said not all that much has happened over the past four decades plus a year.

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Related Topix: Opinion

22 hrs ago | Patch.com

New Business Allows Marin Residents to Recycle E-Waste for Free, All Year Long

Located at 777 Grand Ave in San Rafael, the new Eco-Center will provide a place for Marin residents and businesses to recycle their old electronics for free and learn about e-waste recycling.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Patch.com

Two Vacancies on Marin Women's Commission

The application deadline is 5 p.m. September 19 for two vacancies on the Marin Women's Commission .

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Related Topix: Lucas Valley-Marinwood, CA, Santa Venetia, CA, Novato, CA, San Geronimo, CA, Corte Madera, CA

Patch.com

Curious About Using 'Graywater'? There's a Free Workshop for Homeowners

With the statewide drought in mind, Marin County Environmental Health Services is sponsoring the third of three free educational workshops Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Novato, CA

SFGate

Marin latest to crack down on water wasters

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Kentfield Fire District will hold disaster preparedness class

Marin County is growing older fast, but the student body at College of Marin is getting younger even faster - at least in the arts.

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Related Topix: Kentfield, CA

Marin Independent Journal

No clues found in search for missing Inverness physician

John Deri, a practicing psychiatrist in Mill Valley for more than 20 years, was reported missing to the Marin County Sheriff's Office on June 3. No clues have surfaced in a months-long search for a prominent Inverness physician whose BMW was found in a parking lot in the Point Reyes National Seashore, officials said.

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Related Topix: Inverness, CA, Mill Valley, CA, Point Reyes National Seashore, US National Parks

Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael screen printer makes T-shirts for Sausalito Art Festival

Mick Laska with one of the Sausalito Art Festival T-shirts that his company, Graphic Facts in San Rafael, printed for this year's festival.

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Related Topix: Sausalito, CA, San Rafael, CA, San Anselmo, CA, Painting, Arts

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

MMWD Says No More Watering During Day, Using Hose Without Special Nozzle

In response to new state regulations, the Marin Municipal Water District Board of Directors recently adopted an ordinance amending the district's water waste prohibitions.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Corte Madera, CA

Marin Independent Journal

New law gives Bel Marin Keys local government more power

Gov. Jerry Brown gave a boost to local government this week when he signed legislation authorizing the Bel Marin Keys Community Services District to enforce its rules for the area.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Madeline, CA, Novato, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Novato police arrest DUI suspect after pursuit and crash

A Novato man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving Thursday after crashing his car and allegedly trying to flee police.

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Related Topix: Novato, CA

Patch.com

Lowe's To Pay $1.6 Million In Settlement for Mislabeled Building Materials

Lowe's Home Centers was ordered to pay a $1.6 million settlement in a California consumer protection action for allegations that it was selling building materials advertised with the wrong dimensions, the Marin County District Attorney's Office said today.

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Point Reyes Light

County cuts contractor with nuclear ties

Marin County's Peace Conversion Commission added another company to the list of nuclear weapons contractors that face significant road-blocks to conducting business with the county.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

SFGate

Old St. Hilary's Open Space Preserve: Walk offers Tiburon views

A jogger runs past a stone bench at the southern end of the Old St. Hilary's Open Space Preserve in Tiburon.

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Related Topix: Tiburon, CA, Wedding, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Marin judge orders trial for cyclist accused of road-rage beating in Mill Valley

A Marin County judge ruled Wednesday there is sufficient evidence to justify a trial for a cyclist accused of severely beating a driver in a Mill Valley road-rage incident.

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Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA, Kentfield, CA, Corte Madera, CA

Patch.com

MV City Council to Review Proposal to Require Sewer Lateral Inspections

Looking to protect the long-term integrity and safety of the sewer system in the City of Mill Valley, theMill Valley City Council is set to review a proposed ordinance at its Sept.

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Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Marin jury hears closing arguments in surgeon's sexting trial

A Marin County prosecutor urged jurors to convict a 54-year-old surgeon of lewdness charges because his aggressively sexual texts to a Novato girl put his criminal intentions in "black and white."

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Related Topix: Novato, CA

Marin Independent Journal

San Anselmo man accused of choking woman at Muir Beach

A San Anselmo man arrested on attempted murder allegations in Muir Beach was arraigned on a lesser assault charge Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Muir Beach, CA, San Anselmo, CA

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