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  1. Fireproof your garden to protect your homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Marin Independent Journal

    To help homeowners protect their properties against wildfire, such has those that have raged to the north and south of us this summer, Armstrong Garden Center offers a 10-point plan to help homeowners firescape their gardens. “We want to help ensure the safety of homeowners and their homes, especially those living in high-risk areas,” Gary Jones, Armstrong Garden Centers' chief horticulturist says in a press release.

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  2. Corte Madera Creek flood control engineers set forum for updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Marin Independent Journal

    Officials have determined that restoring portions of the Corte Madera Creek from concrete to natural channels is not an option for a flood control project improving flows through Ross and Kentfield. Instead, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the county's public works department are considering a combination of moves such as installing floodwalls, raising the creek elevation and creating berms and levies.

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  3. Marin briefs: Pacifics fall at home to AdmiralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Marin Independent Journal

    The San Rafael Pacifics allowed nine runs on 11 hits, falling 9-3 against the visiting Vallejo Admirals on Sunday. The Pacifics pounded 11 hits, as well, but stranded 13 runners against Vallejo pitchers, led by winner Brent Adheen .

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  4. Marin voters face 11 tax measures on November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Marin Independent Journal

    The proposals will include a countywide tax to allow low-income children to afford preschool, a sales tax increase for Fairfax residents, a tax to pay for surveillance cameras in Kent Woodlands and measures to benefit schools in Novato, Mill Valley and Kentfield. Here is how they stack up, from Measure A to Measure O; local school districts seeking funding successfully lobbied against having any measures called C, D or F. • Measure A: Marin voters will be asked to approve a countywide quarter-cent sales tax to fund expanded preschool, child care and health services for low-income children in Marin.

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  5. Blood bank seeks donations amid shortage in Marin, Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Marin Independent Journal

    A regularly held blood drive at the Kentfield fire station attracted 95 donors Tuesday, and the 67 pints collected could save up to 200 lives, according to blood center officials. And it came at just the right time: Blood centers across Northern California, including in Marin, are in dire need of blood donations amid a low supply.

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  6. Dead hiker ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Marin Independent Journal

    A man found dead near Phoenix Lake this week was identified as Dr. Julian Thomas Parer, a Kentfield resident who frequently hiked in the area, the coroner's office said Thursday. Dr. Parer, 81, was a longtime obstetrician and gynecologist who was still practicing part-time at the University of California, San Francisco.

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  7. Kentfield physician identified as dead hiker near Phoenix LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Marin Independent Journal

    A man found dead near Phoenix Lake this week was identified as Dr. Julian Thomas Parer, a Kentfield resident who frequently hiked in the area, the coroner's office said Thursday. Dr. Parer, 81, was a longtime obstetrician and gynecologist who was still practicing part-time at the University of California, San Francisco.

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  8. Marin Voice: Empathy is important as we seek a society that works for allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Embarking upon my eighth generation as a white guy, there are so many of life's aspects that are taken for granted that make it difficult, nay impossible to comprehend the struggles of others. My grandparents knew the hardships of immigrants.

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  9. Questions arise about Newsom pattern of posting othersa work without creditRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    After acknowledging over the weekend that he failed to credit the original author of a nearly identical social media post he signed attacking Donald Trump, a review of Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's online publishing this month has found one instance in which he used a word-for-word passage from another source and additional examples of posting other people's work without attribution.

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  10. Marin County social scene for the week of July 26, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Ross Valley Women's League “Evening of Exotic Cars and Fine Wines” was attended by 100 people at the Price Family Car Museum in Larkspur. Celebrating the league's 51st anniversary as well its 26 years of support plus raising $350,000 in 2015 for Adopt A Family of Marin were Tom and Gwen Price, of Belvedere; Katherine Querard, of Larkspur; Maureen Tierney and Pamela Meyer, of San Rafael; Roxanne Najafi, of Terra Linda; Deborah Devincenti, of Mill Valley, and Jennie Martzloff of Kentfield.

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  11. Marin Snapshot: Mark Wolynn shares studies on inherited family traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    In his recently released book, the 58-year-old Kentfield resident explores how those suffering from these and other disorders may be experiencing inherited family trauma. “It Didn't Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle” delves into how some individuals' obsessive thoughts, anxieties and unexplained physical symptoms are not their own but belong to mothers, grandfathers or other relatives who have gone through harrowing experiences.

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  12. Ross Valley flood fees hiked 3 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    County leaders this week approved a 3 percent property tax hike to keep up with increased costs associated with flood-control projects in Ross Valley. The fee increase, approved Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors sitting as the county's flood control district board, will provide an estimated $85,000 in additional revenue for the Ross Valley Flood Protection and Watershed program.

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  13. San Rafael restaurant damaged in 2-alarm fire downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    A San Rafael firefighter attacks the flue fire, which caused about $60,000 in damage to the State Room Brewery. A two-alarm fire in downtown San Rafael on Sunday put a restaurant temporarily out of action and caused smoke damage to nearby offices.

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  14. Marin IJ Editorial: Grand jurya s advice on Drake Boulevard is helpfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    There was something for everyone in the 2015-16 Marin County Civil Grand Jury's assessment of the debate over planned improvements for Sir Francis Drake Boulevard. It reviewed the county's plans to “improve” the busy stretch of Sir Francis Drake, from the Ross town limits to Highway 101.

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  15. Ferrandos to compete in this weekenda s Marin County Amateur at San Geronimo Golf CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Starting times: Senior flights both days begin at 7:30 a.m. and championship flights start at 9:40 a.m. For the better part of four decades, Kentfield resident Greg Ferrando has had a serious love affair with the game of golf. When he was a kid living in Point Reyes, he would visit an uncle in the City who was a caddy at San Francisco Golf Club and would regale young Greg with yarns of seeing the likes of Ben Hogan and Sam Snead work their magic on the links.

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  16. Marin Voice: Planning for Indian Valley Campus is already underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    On June 16, the Marin County Civil Grand Jury issued a report recommending that College of Marin develop an actionable facilities plan for the Indian Valley Campus; and further recommended that COM report outcomes for students enrolling in career technical education programs. With the passage of Measure B on June 7, individuals are understandably expressing their views, and raising questions about COM's plans and planning efforts.

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  17. Marin path, walkway upgrades underway at 4 sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    A crew works Friday on the county's Corte Madera Creek Pathway project in Kentfield. The cost of the project is $434,434.

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  18. Dick Spotswood: Despite taxes and fees, we are not fixing traffic jamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Marin enjoys one of the finest civil grand juries in California. These unpaid citizens fearlessly examine issues often ignored by both government and the media.

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  19. Fairfax house fire linked to oily rags; damage estimated at $600KRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Smoke and flames rise above downtown Fairfax during a house fire Sunday evening on Ridgeway Avenue. A two-alarm fire at a residence in Fairfax over the weekend was caused by the spontaneous combustion of oily rags, the fire department said Monday.

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  20. Marin grand jury faults planning of Drake Boulevard traffic projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    A controversial Sir Francis Drake Boulevard improvement project should be limited to changes that will reduce traffic and make the road safer, according to the Marin County Civil Grand Jury. Its new report, “Traffic Congestion in Marin - The Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Project Deconstructed,” examined the long-planned overhaul to discover why “Marin residents, who pay about $140 year in local transportation taxes and fees, have yet to see any significant traffic congestion reduction.” “Both and the Board of Supervisors failed to set any measurable goals and outcomes for the project - including no quantitative goal for congestion relief,” the grand jury reported.

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