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  1. Marin school district first in nation to server all organic, non-GMO mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Contra Costa Times

    The Sausalito Marin City School District became the first school district in the nation today to serve only organic and non-GMO meals, according to a nonprofit that helped launch a pilot program in the district in 2013. Students at both Bayside MLK Jr. Academy in Marin City and Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, the two schools in the district, ate all organic meals for the first time today, officials with the nonprofit Turning Green said.

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  2. Whale carcass found in Oakland Estuary towed to remote locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Contra Costa Times

    A large whale carcass found lodged under an Alameda pier in the Oakland Estuary this week was towed away Thursday morning to a remote location where scientists can determine a cause of death, according to the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito. Due to the positioning of the whale, it was not possible to identify the species, though scientists believe it is a larger baleen whale, such as a blue or fin whale, said Laura Sherr of the Marine Mammal Center.

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  3. Sausalito police chief takes post in EmeryvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Contra Costa Times

    Tejada, whose last day in Sausalito will be Aug. 31, described the move as "life balance" decision. She lives in the East Bay and will be cutting her commute time considerably.

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  4. Alameda: Dead whale surfaces in estuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Contra Costa Times

    A dead whale surfaced Wednesday on the Alameda side of the Oakland Estuary, officials said, lodged under a pier where marine mammal researchers had a difficult time getting a look at it. Researchers from the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito haven't been able to identify the species or measure the whale, because it is difficult to access, said Marine Mammal Center public relations specialist Laura Sherr.

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  5. Marin town bans short-term rentals, including AirBNB and VRBORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Vacationers wishing to visit Richardson Bay will soon find a gap in short-term rental offerings now that Tiburon has joined Sausalito in banning rentals fewer than 30 days. After a lengthy discussion Wednesday night Tiburon Town Council voted 3-2, with Mayor Frank Doyle and Vice Mayor Erin Tollini dissenting, to amend zoning ordinance to ban short-term rentals.

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  6. Ale Ekstrom, iconic salt of Richardson Bay, dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Ale Ekstrom sits on his scow "Idyll Boot" as it is docked in Sausalito, Calif. on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.

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  7. Bay Area man charged with investment scam on false military claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A former Greenbrae man has been charged with running an investment scam that rested on claims he was a former Navy SEAL who worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Charles Brickwood Lyman, who now lives in Cotati, is accused of stealing about $50,000 from residents in Greenbrae, Mill Valley and Sausalito, according to court documents.

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  8. Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound. As he settles back into his family's new home, he's making a fresh start in the place where his rock 'n' roll dreams began, where he and lead singer Pat Monahan formed Train more than 20 years ago.

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  9. Happy Wanderer: Central Coast includes stewardship with vacationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    From my lookout over the San Simeon coast, the elephant seals looked like cigars -- their long, brown bodies splayed side-by-side on the beach below. I strained to see past the blubber and protruding proboscises for a green scar on the neck of one male -- a mammal called "Green Tie" because of the mark left from a deeply embedded packing strap.

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  10. Marin sexting inquiry leads to charges against men from Sacramento to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Kenneth Lynn Pierce, a convicted sex offender from Sacramento, is accused of engaging in sex acts with a Sausalito boy he met through a texting app. Three men have been charged with sex crimes against a Sausalito boy; one man allegedly videoed himself masturbating on a teddy bear and then mailed the doll to the teen as a birthday present.

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  11. Doyle Drive closure maintains traffic chokehold around Golden GateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    While work on the Doyle Drive project was on track Saturday some intermittent road closures steered drivers to alternate routes. "Traffic continues to be a challenge," said Molly Graham, project spokeswoman.

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  12. Frustration grows over Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The name of Kyle Gamboa was etched on Baker Beach as part of the recent Names in the Sand event, a memorial for those who have jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge. Gamboa s family is pushing for a barrier on the span.

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  13. Marin mother, daughter escape injury when tree crushes houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A heritage oak damaged a house in San Anselmo when it fell early Wednesday. No one was injured.

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  14. Pacific Ocean 'bloblRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A California sea lion pup recovers at The Marine Mammal Center. Researchers say the phenomenon of the so-called 'ocean blob' of unusually warm Pacific Ocean water is causing a decrease in the food available to the pups' mothers, and increasingly, they are abandoning their offspring because they can't feed them.

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  15. Ocean investigators set their sights on Pacific Ocean 'blob'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A huge swath of unusually warm water that has drawn tropical fish and turtles to the normally cool West Coast over the past year has grown to the biggest and longest-lasting ocean temperature anomaly on record, researchers now say, profoundly affecting climate and marine life from Baja California to Alaska. Researchers remain uncertain what caused the mass of warm seawater they simply call "the blob," or what it'll mean long term for the West Coast climate.

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  16. Man charged with murdering landlord with a crowbar found dead in Marin County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    An inmate found dead at the Marin County Jail last week was a Sausalito man charged with murdering his landlord with a crowbar, a sheriff's spokesman said Monday. Conrad Justin Smith, 52, apparently killed himself inside his locked cell, but the circumstances remain under investigation, said sheriff's Lt.

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  17. San Lorenzo woman arrested for alleged identity theft, other crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    A San Lorenzo woman was arrested in Sausalito on allegations she rented a hotel room with a fraudulent charge card and identification. Angel Marie Beasley, 36, was booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of identity theft, defrauding an innkeeper and drug possession.

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  18. Crew leaves for 8,500-mile row across Pacific for causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Big challenges require big responses -- and that's the thinking behind the plans of six British women who are rowing across the Pacific Ocean over the next six months to raise funds for the fight against breast cancer and support for wounded veterans. The team of Coxless Crew recently got their pink vessel Doris ready for the trip at Svendsen's Boat Yard.

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  19. Killer whale beached north of Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Marine mammal specialists descended on the Mendocino coast over the weekend to evaluate and collect specimens at a rare stranding of a 26-foot-long killer whale found dead Saturday north of Fort Bragg. The male orca is the third cetacean to become stranded along the Northern California coast in less than a week.

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  20. Bay Area ill-prepared for coming floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    With California stuck in a remorseless drought, most people in the Bay Area probably aren't worried about getting too much rain. But a new report claims they should be.

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