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5 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Survey: Marin biking outpaces rest of state

Southbound bicyclists make their way onto the Golden Gate Bridge. A new Caltrans survey shows more people biking in the county than the state average.

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Related Topix: Larkspur, CA, San Rafael, CA

5 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: Getting children ready for school and for life

Perhaps you are reading a story together, or working on a puzzle. Maybe you're playing catch at the park or inspecting a butterfly or roly-poly bug.

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20 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

San Quentin's museum is captivating

Lightning strikes near Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field during a weather delay on Saturday before the Gators' season opener against Idaho.

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Related Topix: San Quentin, CA, Prison, San Quentin State Prison, State Prisons

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Sausalito man accused of punching restaurant manager in face over disputed tab

A Sausalito man was arrested on allegations he punched a restaurant manager in the face over a disputed $64 dinner tab.

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Related Topix: Sausalito, CA, Restaurant Management

Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael man arrested in check forgery investigation

A San Rafael man was arrested on allegations he stole a delivery of checks from a residence and wrote two to himself.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Marin judge orders trial for insurance broker in San Rafael fraud case

A Marin insurance broker was ordered to stand trial on seven felony counts in a San Rafael fraud investigation, but a 32-year-old robbery conviction will not count as a "strike" under the three-strikes life sentence law.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, Fairfax, CA, San Diego County, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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

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

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

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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