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  1. a Devastateda : Marin City slayings leave grief, memories and unanswered questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    Lamarco Mitchell in a booking photo from 2010, when he was suspected of robberies in Fairfax and Novato. He was arrested Sunday in a domestic violence case authorities linked to two fatalities in Marin City.

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  2. People flock to Waterbird Festival in TiburonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Marin Independent Journal

    With an eagle-eyed scan of the bay, Hailey Carlton, 9, of Fairfax, spotted a dark waterfowl bearing a white beak bathing far offshore. “I wonder what it is,” she said as she examined her bird chart that helped her identify the creature as an American coot.

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  3. Live updates: Ross Valley flood control discussion about Lefty Gomez FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Marin Independent Journal

    Representatives of the Ross Valley Flood Protection & Watershed Program considered use of Lefty Gomez Field in Fairfax as an emergency flood detention basin to help reduce downstream flooding and simultaneously enhance recreational opportunities. Some opposition has emerged to the use of the field, which is located at White Hill Middle School.

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  4. Contentious debate over emergency flood planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Marin Independent Journal

    Marin residents concerned about the possibility that Lefty Gomez Field at White Hill Middle School in Fairfax might be used as an emergency flood detention basin were briefed Thursday night by officials exploring the option. More than 100 people turned out for the public meeting at the school, which was convened at the request of Supervisor Katie Rice.

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  5. Ross Valley Charter School advocates face hurdles to use Red Hill campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... district did a traffic study eight years ago and the study said it would cause traffic congestion.” A Fairfax resident with a child in the Ross Valley School District asked about the timing of the various requirements. After Hamilton spoke, ...

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  6. Live updates: Ross Valley flood control program discussion about Lefty Gomez Field, 7 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Marin Independent Journal

    Representatives of the Ross Valley Flood Protection & Watershed Program will talk about how use of Lefty Gomez Field in Fairfax as an emergency flood detention basin could help reduce downstream flooding and simultaneously enhance recreational opportunities. Some opposition has emerged to the use of the field, which is located at White Hill Middle School.

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  7. Marin IJ Readersa Forum for Feb. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... at all that government can do so. It has come to my attention lately as I try to arrange transportation from Fairfax to the Santa Rosa Airport that it cannot be done on public transportation. Golden Gate Transit does not allow suitcases on the bus ...

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  8. Live updates: Ross Valley flood control program discussion about Lefy Gomez Field, 7 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Marin Independent Journal

    Representatives of the Ross Valley Flood Protection & Watershed Program will talk about how use of Lefty Gomez Field in Fairfax as an emergency flood detention basin could help reduce downstream flooding and simultaneously enhance recreational opportunities. Some opposition has emerged to the use of the field, which is located at White Hill Middle School.

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  9. Marin Voice: Lefty Gomez Field is critical for Ross Valley flood controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... to serve our community both for recreation and as a temporary holding pond for these potential flood waters. Fairfax, San Anselmo, Ross, Larkspur and the unincorporated areas of the Ross Valley are joined together in the county's Flood Zone 9. After ...

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  10. Marin parks department pick new name for path near Fairfax homicide siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Marin Independent Journal

    Marin County parks officials are recommending that Gunshot Fire Road, the Fairfax hiking path near the site of a shooting homicide last year, be renamed “Sunrise Fire Road.” Some residents had suggested the road be named for the homicide victim, Steve Carter, or even his dog Coco, who was wounded in the shooting. Other names suggested by the public included Love Life Fire Road, Vista Fire Road, Circle V Fire Road and Peace Rises Fire Road.

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  11. Marin Voice: Dredging is not a quick fix for Ross Valley floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Marin Independent Journal

    Sometimes people say that it only floods in Fairfax and San Anselmo when the tide is high, followed by the statement that dredging the channel in Kentfield and Greenbrae would solve the problem. High tides and flooding: San Francisco Bay has two high tides every day.

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  12. Stephanie WeldyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... the past and many of... Although no longer a secret wonder of Marin, Cascade Falls, buried a short distance within Fairfax's Elliot Nature Preserve, is still a worthwhile excursion for Spencer Nielsen, 34.Late last week, the Fairfax resident hiked ...

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  13. Marina s fringe benefit from winter rains: surging waterfallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    Although no longer a secret wonder of Marin, Cascade Falls, buried a short distance within Fairfax's Elliot Nature Preserve, is still a worthwhile excursion for Spencer Nielsen, 34. Late last week, the Fairfax resident hiked along the preserve's Cascade Creek with a group of 10 children in tow to reach the waterfall. Nielsen, who works with a local group that connects kids with nature, thought the preserve was a great site for the children to observe steelhead trout gliding in the creek as well as to see of one of Marin's most well-known falls.

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  14. Marin women produce a Screenagersa documentary on teensa absorption in digital mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    A promotional poster for the documentary “Screenagers,” which is slated to be shown at venues in Fairfax, San Anselmo and Ross. A new documentary produced by two Marin women about teenagers' increasing obsession with computer screens has struck a nerve in the county.

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  15. Adventure racer putting on presentation at Marin Museum of BicyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... as part of the speaker series at the Marin Museum of Bicycling and home of the mountain bike hall of fame in Fairfax. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the presentation expected to go from 7-8:30 p.m. Novato's Stan Dennison Jr., a former board member for ...

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  16. Marin IJ Editorial: Ross Valley charter battle needs solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Marin Independent Journal

    The state Board of Education has overturned the local board's rejection of the petition of the Ross Valley Charter School, a program that has grown from the longtime district-sponsored Multi-Age Program, or MAP, which its supporters say has outgrown Manor School in Fairfax. MAP and the charter school petition have been contentious issues in the district, but continuing the political strain instead of solving problems is now a choice facing the school board.

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  17. Marin's fringe benefit from winter rains: surging waterfallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Contra Costa Times

    Although no longer a secret wonder of Marin, Cascade Falls, buried a short distance within Fairfax's Elliot Nature Preserve, is still a worthwhile excursion for Spencer Nielsen, 34. Late last week, the Fairfax resident hiked along the preserve's Cascade Creek with a group of 10 children in tow to reach the waterfall. Nielsen, who works with a local group that connects kids with nature, thought the preserve was a great site for the children to observe steelhead trout gliding in the creek as well as to see of one of Marin's most well-known falls.

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  18. Marin moms produce 'Screenagers' documentary showing teens' digital media absorptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    A new documentary produced by two Marin women about teenagers' increasing obsession with computer screens has struck a nerve in the county. The Ross Valley Healthy Community Collaborative rented space at the Fairfax Theater for the premiere of "Screenagers" on Monday night, and the 180-seat theater sold out within 48 hours.

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  19. du Toit nominated for Sport B.C. Senior Male Athlete of the Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Daily Townsman

    ... du Toit turned in his strongest showing of the semester at the Alistair MacKenzie Invitational (Oct. 12 to 13) in Fairfax, Calif., placing eighth (67, 68, 68). The next NCAA event scheduled for du Toit and the Sun Devils is the Waikoloa Invitational ...

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  20. Suspected DUI driver jams Sir Francis Drake near FairfaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Marin Independent Journal

    A suspected drunken driver struck a power pole and drove into an embankment near Fairfax early Saturday, knocking power lines into the roadway and forcing closure of the road, officials said. William Curtis, 27, with residences listed as Inverness and San Rafael, lost control of his silver Volkswagen Golf at about 2:30 a.m. on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard near White's Hill, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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