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  1. In Your Town for April 13, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Marin Independent Journal

    Tomales High School senior Jeanette Furlong has been selected as the 2018 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board's District 3. Furlong was crowned Saturday at a ceremony in Petaluma. She is active in the Two Rock 4-H club and the Tomales FFA, the local branch of the Future Farmers of America.

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  2. Woody Guthriea s family celebrate the folk legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Marin Independent Journal

    Woody Guthrie has been gone for half a century, almost as long as he spent on Earth, but his presence has lost none of its totemic power. Even in his final decade, when he was suffering from Huntington's disease, the cruel condition that ended his life in 1967 at the age of 55, Guthrie served as the North Star for a rising generation of folk music-inspired troubadours.

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  3. In Your Town for April 12, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Marin Independent Journal

    Southern Marin fire Chief Chris Tubbs, Mill Valley fire Chief Tom Welch and Deputy Fire Marshal Fred Hilliard will talk about defensible space, disaster preparedness and emergency evacuation. Videos and lessons learned from the Sonoma/Napa fires also will be featured.

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  4. Baseball: Drake offense erupts in rout of Marin CatholicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Marin Independent Journal

    Drake catcher Case Delst chases down Marin Catholic's Harry Mauterer between second and third in the first inning of their game in Kentfield on Tuesday. Drake beat Marin Catholic 9-1.

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  5. Mill Valley beefs up wildfire defensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | Marin Independent Journal

    Mill Valley Building Official Kathy Toohey checks a vent Wednesday at a residential addition on Oakdale Avenue. The city has tightened fire prevention standards for remodeled homes.

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  6. Drag racer in fatal Sonoma Raceway crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | Marin Independent Journal

    A 75-year-old Napa man who died Wednesday at the Sonoma Raceway when his customized 1976 Ford Pinto hit a wall at 100 mph was identified as James Kenneth Rambo. James Kenneth Rambo had already taken at least one lap in the Wednesday Night Drags program, a sanctioned amateur drag racing event in which people can bring their own vehicles to drag race one the raceway's quarter-mile tracks.

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  7. Driver dies in 100-mph crash at Sonoma Raceway eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | Marin Independent Journal

    A 75-year-old Napa resident died at Sonoma Raceway on Wednesday after hitting a wall at more than 100 mph during the Sonoma Drags & Drifts program, authorities said. The participant was racing his 1976 Ford Pinto on the facility's quarter-mile drag strip.

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  8. San Anselmo lawyer hired as executive director of BayLegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    A San Anselmo lawyer has been hired as the first female executive director of Bay Area Legal Aid, an Oakland-headquartered nonprofit public interest law firm. After 17 years with the firm, called BayLegal for short, Genevieve Richardson stepped into her new role this month, managing the $18 million firm that serves residents from Napa to Silicon Valley.

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  9. Gunman 3 women found dead at Napa County veterans homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    YOUNTVILLE >> Three women and one man have been found dead after a veteran receiving PTSD treatment took three hostages at the Yountville Veterans Home in Napa County, law enforcement officials said. It appears one of the dead individuals was the gunman, who killed himself, a law enforcement source said.

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  10. Tense standoff at Napa veterans home; shots fired, hostages heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    YOUNTVILLE >> A gunman slipped into an employee going-away party at the largest veterans home in the United States and took three people hostage Friday in a standoff that has kept the sprawling California grounds locked down for hours, authorities and family members said. Officials said the hostages' conditions were not known because they had not contacted the gunman after several hours.

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  11. Police descend on Napa County veterans home after gunman takes hostagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Yountville Veterans Home in Napa County was placed on lockdown Friday morning after reports a gunman opened fire near the facility's main dining hall and took three hostages, authorities said. State Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, told NBC Bay Area that the gunman is a veteran who was seeking treatment for PTSD at the facility's Pathway Home program, and took hostage a clinical worker, a psychiatrist and an executive director.

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  12. Novatoa s SolarCraft hires VP of operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    San Rafael resident Mark Johnson, who previously worked at the company from 2004 to 2006, will be responsible for directing operations of solar electric, solar pool heating, energy storage and service teams. Johnson returns to the company after 10 years with Chevron Energy's Solar Department, managing multi-million dollar solar photovoltaic and energy conservation projects throughout Northern California.

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  13. Marin IJ Readersa Forum for Feb. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    It appears the members of the Marin Board of Supervisors are not concerned about the next firestorm that one day will disintegrate all of Marin County, just as the fires devastated Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma last year. Assemblyman Marc Levine is so concerned about preventing the next Marin County fire that he is sponsoring a “free” Marin Town Hall on fire preparedness on Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. at Fusselman Hall at the College of Marin in Kentfield.

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  14. Mill Valley fire chief uses lessons from firestorm in new prevention planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Mill Valley fire Chief Tom Welch acknowledges that tougher fire prevention regulations for vegetation might face some opposition, but he vows to persist after his experience as a North Bay fire victim. In the aftermath of the devastation in Sonoma and Napa, Mill Valley fire officials say it's time to refocus their energy on vegetation management.

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  15. Corte Madera architect joins SERA Architects as principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    A Corte Madera architect has been hired as a principal to lead the Bay Area team of SERA Architects, an interior design and urban planning firm. David Johnson joins SERA at its Bay Area offices following 12 years with William McDonough and Partners, where he was partner and managing director.

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  16. McRoskey Mattress joins the San Rafael sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Craftsmanship, community, connections. When you enter one of downtown San Rafael's newest pop-up showrooms, McRoskey Mattress Co.'

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  17. Marin employers agitate for Novato Narrows completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Marin business leaders say completing the Novato Narrows widening is crucial for the economy of the North Bay and they hope new funding sources can see the project through. Sources of cash from a state gas tax increase and possible bridge toll increase made getting $250 million to finish the work a possibility.

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  18. Deal for extra Marin ferry advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Another high-speed ferry for Marin riders could be ready by this spring as a deal progresses with a private boat operator on the East Coast. Faced with several projects with its existing seven-boat fleet from summer 2017 through 2019, Golden Gate Ferry wants another boat to fill expected gaps.

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  19. Marin Voice: Multi-pronged initiative to fix Highway 37Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    The importance of the Highway 37 corridor could not have been made more evident than when the highway was closed in both directions in early 2017 for three weeks due to storm flooding, extreme high tide events, sea level rise and the resulting repairs. Highway 37 is a key transportation corridor linking four North Bay counties: Marin, Sonoma, Napa and Solano.

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  20. Marin County Fair manager inducted into fair hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    After more than four decades working at the Marin County Fair, Charlie Barboni, now fair manager, has been inducted into the Western Fairs Association Hall of Fame. Barboni, a resident of Hicks Valley, was inducted into the hall of fame on Jan. 5 at the WFA annual convention in Anaheim.

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