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  1. Walters: Why property tax gains arena t solving citiesa budget woesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    Local government officials throughout the state got some very good financial news when county tax assessors toted up changes in taxable property values for their 2018-19 budgets. The state's uber-strong real estate market generated a 6.51 percent increase in those values, adding another $374 billion to the property tax rolls and pushing the total to $6.1 trillion.

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  2. Novato group highlights refugee artRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Marin Independent Journal

    Love Without Borders, an international organization that aims to help refugees while raising awareness of their plight is working with some Novato residents to host an art show at Mantra Wines, 881 Grant Avenue, Novato, on Thursday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. All of the artwork for sale is created by refugees and 100 percent of the earnings from the sale of refugees' artwork is returned to the artists. The mission of Love Without Borders is to "provide refugees in Greek camps, shelters, and housing communities with a source of emotional expression and economic self-empowerment while giving them a platform to spread awareness of the conditions in which they live and their varied and largely unmet needs."

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  3. Kurtenbach: Why you should take away nothing but positives from the 49ersa loss to the PackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Marin Independent Journal

    It was right there, in the 49ers' hands - a win, on the road at historic Lambeau Field, in front of a national TV audience on Monday Night Football. And the Niners were so close.

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  4. In San Francisco, haves battle haves over tax for have-notsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Marin Independent Journal

    San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug use and sprawling tent camps, the dirt and despair all the more remarkable for the city's immense wealth. Some streets are so filthy that officials launched a special "poop patrol."

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  5. Fremont Street to reopen under closed S.F. transit centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Marin Independent Journal

    A drone view of the new Salesforce Transit Center and public park are seen in downtown San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The grand opening of the $2.3 billion terminal is on Saturday.

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  6. Golden Gate Ferry strained by high demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Marin Independent Journal

    Terminal assistant Rene Alvarado prepares to open the gate for the commuters waiting for a boat to San Francisco at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal. Commuters wait for the 7:50 a.m. boat to San Francisco at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal on Thursday.

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  7. Californiaa s rent-control ballot measure, explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Marin Independent Journal

    At an April rally at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, activists show support for a California ballot initiative to lift statewide restrictions on rent control. California voters face a momentous decision this fall on the future of rent control - at a time when stress over high rents, displacement and homelessness has reached a boiling point.

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  8. Rooting for people, not teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Marin Independent Journal

    I was in Chicago last week for another boxing extravaganza and was asked by a fellow broadcaster from New York what teams I root for. The question came while he and my producer from Boston were hunched in front of a television rooting for their respective baseball teams in the playoffs.

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  9. David Escobar: The invisible Indians of CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Marin Independent Journal

    WHEN THE controversial issue of day laborers loitering on the streets appears in the media, the ethnicity is always painted with the same brown brush: Latino. But who are these brown-skinned men with baseball caps? What most Californians don't realize is that many of these men and women who emigrate to the U.S. from Latin America are not necessarily Hispanic/Latino in the general sense of the word, but are Indian people.

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  10. San Anselmo beer scene is hoppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Marin Independent Journal

    You might not know that San Anselmo has one of the best craft beer scenes in the North Bay. Yet, the depth and variety of offerings that can be found in town befits any large metropolitan area.

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  11. Marin's "poor and needy" representative reappointed to foundation boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Marin County Board of Supervisors has reappointed Marilee Eckert, CEO of Conservation Corps North Bay, to serve as its representative for the "poor and needy" on the board of directors that oversees the Marin Community Foundation's $917 million Buck Family Fund. The reappointment comes as the foundation's total funds have seen a dramatic increase to $2.2 billion following the 2017 tax overhaul and as local agencies addressing homelessness look to the foundation for funding to shift to a new "housing-focused" approach.

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

    Thursday Oct 11 | Marin Independent Journal

    Alyssa Surges, a community development specialist at Microsoft, will talk about types of cyberbullying and how to deal with it. The talk is at 7 p.m. at the library, 707 Meadowsweet Drive.

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  13. It's a debate? Feinstein and de Leon to face off over U.S. Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Marin Independent Journal

    They can't agree what to call it, but Sen. Dianne Feinstein and challenger Kevin de LeA3n will appear at an event together before next month's election. The two Democrats have committed to a discussion hosted by the Public Policy Institute of California.

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  14. Waze expands carpooling service across U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Marin Independent Journal

    Google will begin offering its pay-to-carpool service throughout the United States, an effort to reduce the commute-time congestion that its popular Waze navigation app is designed to avoid. The expansion announced Wednesday builds upon a carpooling system that Waze began testing two years ago in northern California and Israel before gradually extending it into Brazil and parts of 12 other states.

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  15. Marin Voice: Gubernatorial candidate Cox offers a better approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Marin Independent Journal

    Californians have a real choice for governor this fall. As expected, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Kentfield resident, finished first in the "jungle" primary in June.

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  16. San Francisco Opera set to raise the curtain on a rare - Arabella'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Marin Independent Journal

    San Francisco Opera, which just unveiled a new production of "Tosca" -one of the most frequent works in its repertoire - is about to reach into the vault of much rarer treasures. It has been years since Bay Area audiences have seen Richard Strauss' "Arabella."

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  17. 'Fix, Freeze, Feast' makes mealtimes easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Marin Independent Journal

    Our lives are busy. We go to work. Children go to school then extracurricular activities.

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  18. Marin IJ Readersa Forum for Oct. 10, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Marin Independent Journal

    I am a senior citizen, and recently I had the misfortune of falling outside the San Rafael Library. I had severe damage to my face, knee and hand.

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  19. Battle erupts over how consumers pick electricity providers like PG&ERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Marin Independent Journal

    How people can pick electricity providers - and whether consumers will be forced to pay an unfair share of the costs for a new era of choice in power companies - is at the heart of a key state panel's decision that's due as soon as this week. The debate being pondered by the state's Public Utilities Commission focuses on creating a fair marketplace for people who choose to leave utility behemoths such as PG&E in order to obtain power from alternative electricity providers, as well as those customers who decide, or are forced to, remain with the legacy power companies.

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  20. 1 in 3 Bay Area renters have less than $1,000 savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Marin Independent Journal

    Nearly a third of Bay Area renters are one financial emergency away from missing a rent payment - and potentially getting slapped with an eviction notice, according to a recent survey. Twenty-nine percent of renters in the San Francisco metro area don't have enough money saved to cover an unexpected expense of $1,000 or more, according to new data from real estate website Zillow.

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