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  1. Inverness: Supervisor fashions compromise on house projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Marin Independent Journal

    Supervisor Dennis Rodoni brokered a compromise Tuesday between a San Francisco couple - who seek to build a 3,993-square-foot weekend house in Inverness - and the Inverness Association, which asserted that the building proposal was out of character with the community. In addition to building the new house, Alexis and Trevor Traina were proposing to preserve several structures considered to be culturally significant examples of “hippie modernism” architecture - a 1,610-square-foot residence known as the “windmill,” a 32-foot-tall structure; an 870-square-foot barn; and a 1,146-square-foot residence known as Howard's House.

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  2. Cycling in Marin: San Rafael Sunset Criterium a good stage for hometown riders like Cameron BronsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Marin Independent Journal

    When: Saturday racing begins at 1:30 p.m. with lower-level events; Women's Pro Cat 1-2 at 7 p.m., Men's Pro Cat 1-2-3 at 8:15 Where: The start/finish is at Fourth and C streets with an eight-block loop running clockwise from D Street to Mission, down to A Street back to Fourth When Cameron Bronstein left Marin for college in Berkeley, the former standout runner on the San Rafael High cross country and track teams thought his days competing for medals in his hometown were over. On Saturday, Bronstein and his teammates on the Mike's Bikes racing team will compete in front of a hometown crowd in the San Rafael Sunset Criterium.

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  3. Pre-kindergarten classes growing in MarinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    For the first time in its history, Bolinas-Stinson School District is offering a free pre-kindergarten class for the 2017-18 school year. The class for 4-year-olds, which starts Aug. 23, is already almost full with 17 students registered out of a total capacity of 20. At the same time, two new pre-kindergarten classes are also opening in Novato through the Marin YMCA, in partnership with the Novato Unified School District.

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  4. Marin County Fair offers family fun, fireworks on opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    Children raced to the nearest rides, including the Yo Yo, as soon as gates opened to the Marin County Fair on opening day Friday. The sight of carnival games and dizzying rides dazzled children as they raced through the gates of the Marin County Fair on Friday to be among the first to enjoy the attractions on opening day.

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  5. Bay Area icon Linda Tillery looks back while pushing forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    More: Linda Tillery and the Womanly Way Reunion Band will perform at 8 p.m. July 1 at Freight & Salvage, Berkeley; $30 to $34; thefreight.com ; and at 7 p.m. Sept. 28; Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz; $25 to $30; kuumbwajazz.org The vocalist has spent much of the past three decades lovingly tending the roots of African-American music, drawing explicit connections between field shouts, spirituals, blues, civil rights anthems, R&B and hip-hop.

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  6. In Your Town for June 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    Three Marin students won scholarships of up to $5,000 a year for up to four years from Pacific Gas and Electric. Scholarships were awarded to Briana Banks-McLean of Redwood High School, Sona Dolasia of Tamalpais High School and Eli Stewart of San Rafael High School.

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  7. After 45 years, development OKa d for San Anselmo landRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    After 45 years of checkered proposals, changes in ownership, public hearings, lawsuits and debate, the fate of a 10.6-acre tract next to San Anselmo's Sorich Park was sealed in 20 minutes this week before the Marin Board of Supervisors. The board voted unanimously to approve a six-lot development of modest straw bale homes at 1 Sacramento Ave. at the base of a hillside in the Sleepy Hollow neighborhood.

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  8. Marin Interfaith Councila s leader takes methodical approach to meeting challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    Rev. Scott Quinn addresses religious intolerance, immigration issues and other social injustices as part of his work for the Marin Interfaith Council. He says it's because the brain is filled with noise “and quite often we give a response from that chatter.” Instead, it's best to practice “compassionate listening, deep listening ... in which we can hear a deeper truth within ourselves but also in others.” It's this attention to detail that Quinn hopes to bring to his new post as the executive director of the Marin Interfaith Council, a nonprofit that for 35 years has been celebrating faith, advocating for justice and building an interfaith community.

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  9. Kent Lake water flow study to look at fish impactRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    With one report saying the state is facing an unprecedented loss of fish species, a local group has won $158,000 to look at how water released from Kent Lake affects local coho salmon and steelhead trout. The Marin Municipal Water District - the agency that operates the Kent Lake reservoir - is under a 1995 state Water Resources Control Board order to release water periodically to aid federally endangered coho salmon and threatened steelhead trout.

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  10. Marin IJ Editorial: Support for senior housing the right step in FairfaxRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    Developers are planning a 54-unit senior housing center at 2626 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. in Fairfax, a 20-acre site that formerly owned by Christ Lutheran Church. The Victory Village project, proposed by Resources for Community Development, a Berkeley-based nonprofit, will be affordable to extremely low and low-income households.

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  11. Berkeley event scuttled for right-wing pundit CoulterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    Troy Worden, president of the Young Republicans, talks to reporters at the University of California, Berkeley, on Wednesday about the cancellation of a speech by conservative pundit Ann Coulter. Conservative commentator Ann Coulter said Wednesday that her planned speech at the University of California at Berkeley this week was canceled amid mounting concerns about potentially violent protests.

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  12. Marin Voice: Homeless youth spearhead free dental clinic for peersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    And, if we don't get dental work done when we need it, it can lead to infections, abscesses and lost teeth. Dental work becomes unattainable for youth living on the street because they are already struggling to get food and shelter without parental help.

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  13. Marin IJ Readersa Forum for March 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    After reading Norman Solomon's Marin Voice , we read what the U.S. Constitution says about presidential emoluments and impeachment in Article II, Sections 1 and 4. Section 2 says: “The President shall, at stated Times, receive for his Services, a Compensation, which shall neither be increased or diminished during the Period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that Period any other Emolument from the United States, or any of them.” Period. Note that the Constitution specifically does not restrict the president from receiving “a Compensation” from sources outside of his office as long as such funds are not paid by the government nor any of the states.

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  14. Former Andronicoa s in San Anselmo to reopen as Safeway Community MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    Andronico's in San Anselmo and three other Bay Area locations that Safeway bought at the end of 2016 will reopen Wednesday as Safeway Community Markets. “We are excited to introduce Safeway Community Markets and welcome the employees to the Safeway team,” said Tom Schwilke, president of Safeway Northern California, in a company statement.

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  15. Marin Voice: Victory Village an ideal opportunity and site for affordable senior housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    Developers are planning a 54-unit senior housing center at 2626 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. in Fairfax, a 20-acre site that formerly owned by Christ Lutheran Church. The Victory Village project, proposed by Resources for Community Development, a Berkeley-based nonprofit, will be affordable to extremely low and low-income households.

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  16. In Your Town for Feb. 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Saint Rita Catholic Church's Lenten Lecture Series will begin March 7 with a talk by Gie Goris about widening inequality. The talk will be preceded by a Lenten soup supper at 6:15 p.m. Reservations are required for supper.

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  17. In Your Town for Feb. 23, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    The workshop will explore zoning possibilities for the neighborhood from Kaehler Street, to just beyond Vallejo Avenue, and past Jade Court to Second Street. Featured panelists include Donté Clark of the RYSE Center in Richmond, Jimmy Wu of Inside Out Writers Alumni Advocacy Director, Asian Prisoner Support Committee Reentry Coordinator Nghiep Ke Lam, Tash Nguyen of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and Jill Peeler, a sheriff's employee and cultural awareness program mentor.

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  18. Fairfax faces referendum threat over senior housing planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Fairfax Town Council is poised to streamline the approval process for a 54-unit housing project, but opponents are threatening a referendum. The Victory Village development, which would offer affordable housing for seniors, has been in the works for five years.

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  19. Marin median home sale price tops $1 million in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    The median price of a Marin resale single-family home rose above the million-dollar mark in 2016, increasing 5 percent from the previous year, a real estate information service reported. The median price of a single-family resale home in Marin clocked in at $1,050,000 for the year, according to Irvine-based CoreLogic.

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  20. In Your Town for Feb. 7, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Marin Independent Journal

    The panelists will include Dr. Edward Blonz, a nutritionist and pharmacy professor at the University of California, San Francisco; Dr. John Edward Swartzberg, a health professor at the University of California, Berkeley; and Catherine Heenan, a television reporter and anchor. The forum will include discussions on which supplements are worthwhile and which are potentially harmful.

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