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2 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

2 hikers found dead in same area within days of one another

KTVU has confirmed that the hiker found dead Thursday night on Mount Tamalpais was a fourth grade teacher at an Oakland school for disadvantaged children.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Mill Valley, CA

5 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

NOAA proposes major expansion of marine sanctuaries off Marin coast

Federal officials are once again floating a plan to protect additional waters off Marin and Sonoma counties with a large-scale expansion of marine sanctuary boundaries.

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Related Topix: Mendocino County, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

6 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Mill Valley woman identified as hiker found dead on Mt. Tam

The Marin County coroner's office has identified the missing hiker who was found dead on Mt.

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Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA, Bootjack, CA, San Mateo, CA

7 hrs ago | Inside Self-Storage

Masked Gunman Ties Up and Robs Self-Storage Manager in Sausalito, CA

A masked gunman carrying a semi-automatic pistol entered Sausalito Mini Storage in Sausalito, Calif., last week, tied up the manager and stole $200 in cash.

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Related Topix: Sausalito, CA

12 hrs ago | The Community Voice

John, Katie Fomasi represent old, rural Cotati

Slip-sliding along from unnamed pastures, farms and chicken houses to streets and upscale homes now in quiet collision with their predecessors, that chunk of maybe Cotati or maybe unincorporated county, lying south of where Lancaster Avenue ends and east of Old Redwood Highway, is probably terra incognito to most Cotatians.

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Related Topix: Cotati, CA, Rohnert Park, CA, Tomales, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Petaluma, CA

18 hrs ago | Patch.com

Another Woman Missing on Mt. Tam Thursday Afternoon - Searches Underway

Marin County Sheriff's Office is forming a search party at Mt. Tamalpais State Park where another woman was reported missing today.

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Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SFGate

Body recovered on Mt. Tam

The as-yet-unidentified victim appears to have plunged 40 to 50 feet down a mountainside drainage area, according to Marin County sheriff's Lt.

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Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Ross pulls out of Marin drug squad, the third city to quit coalition

Marin's multiagency narcotics squad, which relies on funding from its member cities, has been dealt its second defection in less than a year.

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Related Topix: Ross, CA, Drugs, San Rafael, CA, Sausalito, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Special film screenings in Marin County, April 18 through 25, 2014

Century Regency, 280 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael; 479-5050 and CineArts Sequoia, 25 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley; 388-4862; www.cinemark.com .

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, Mill Valley, CA, Canada, Novato, CA, Entertainment

Sonoma Valley Sun

Sassarini names new principal

Jacqueline Parker, coming from the post of K-8 Academic Dean for San Rafael City Schools, has been named the new principal of Sassarini Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Cal State Los Angeles

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Best bets in Marin County, April 17 through 24, 2014

Blaine Sprouse performs at 8 p.m. April 19 at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes Station.

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Related Topix: Point Reyes Station, CA, Ross, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Entertainment

Rock Hill Herald

Google Glass users get mostly warm reception

J.R. Curley uses his Google Glass at the Manhattan Beach Pier in California. For all the controversy Glass has generated for its ability to take pictures or film video with simple gesture or voice command, Curley says the attention Glass gets on the streets of Los Angeles has been very positive.

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Related Topix: Manhattan Beach, CA, OpenTable, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SFGate

Chevron donates easement for Bay Trail

Oil giant Chevron has agreed to let the public cross a scenic one-mile stretch of its property along the Richmond shoreline, allowing a long-sought extension of the San Francisco Bay Trail.

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Related Topix: Richmond, CA

Patch.com

County's Affordable Housing Workshops Continue

The following is a news release from the County of Marin: The Marin County Community Development Agency is embarking on the next phase of a plan to meet housing needs at all income levels in unincorporated areas of the County, and a community workshop is being held at 1 p.m. April 26 in San Rafael.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, Mill Valley, CA, Strawberry, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Officials: 'No obvious signs of trauma' found on body of missing Mt. Tam hiker

No obvious signs of trauma were found on the body of a Menlo Park woman discovered on Mount Tamalpais, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Larkspur, CA

SFGate

Mt. Tam hiker's body showed no trauma

Security camera footage shows the missing 33-year-old Magdalena Glinkowski in the "Bootjack" parking lot on Mt.

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Related Topix: Bootjack, CA, Mill Valley, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Marin taxpayers get last-minute help from volunteers filing taxes

DeeDee Severdia is all smiles after finishing her taxes at the Novato Human Needs Center on Monday, Apr. 14, 2014, in Novato, Calif.

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Related Topix: Novato, CA, Mill Valley, CA, San Rafael, CA, Fairfax, CA, Point Reyes Station, CA

Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael police arrest two suspects in alleged robbery of bicyclist

Rosa Maria Newman, 49, of Santa Rosa and Michael Lloyd Carlson, 35, of San Rafael are being held at Marin County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Three things to do in Marin County, April 15, 2014

* What: The manipulated images of San Francisco artist Margaret Moench and the abstract paintings of Marin's Deborah Adams Wilton are on display in Sausalito.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Sausalito, CA

Patch.com

Marin Entertainment Writer Honored by Cultural Services

The following is a news release from the County of Marin: Longtime journalist Paul Liberatore, who has documented the Marin County entertainment scene for the past quarter century, has been honored by the Marin County Cultural Service Commission with its coveted Cultural Treasure Award.

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Related Topix: Novato, CA, Mill Valley, CA

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