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  1. Fishermen head out on opening day of the 2018 Dungeness Crab seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Marin Independent Journal

    After several frustrating years of on-again-off-again crab-catching operations along the California coast, fisherman are expected to start hauling in their catch this morning on the opening day of the 2018 commercial Dungeness crab season. It was three years ago that the highly-anticipated season had to be delayed until March after state fishery officials detected toxic levels of domoic acid in crabs.

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  2. Marin Voice: Legislation will spur big changes for Northern California railRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Marin Independent Journal

    The bill launches the most comprehensive changes to occur in local rail circles in the past 30 years. Most prominent is that the legislation sets in motion actions needed to dissolve the Northern California Railroad Authority and replace it with the Great Redwood Trails Authority.

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  3. Joni Mitchell tribute show back in Bay Area for fifth yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Marin Independent Journal

    With a thriving career as a Santa Barbara-based jazz singer, Kimberly Ford didn't have any inkling that Joni Mitchell's music was going to take center stage in her creative life. But about five years ago, veteran Ventura drummer Charles Levin, who worked for years as a journalist and covered music for the Santa Cruz Sentinel, approached Ford about putting together a Mitchell-centric program after hearing her version of Charles Mingus' "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat," a tune for which Mitchell supplied lyrics.

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  4. Marin IJ Readersa Forum a " election letters a " for Nov. 4, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Marin Independent Journal

    Dan Monte is challenging incumbent Marc Levine to represent Marin and Sonoma for Assembly District 10. So what's the difference? a Dan Monte does not accept corporate donations. Marc Levine has taken hundreds of thousands of dollars from the fossil fuel industry, pharmaceutical companies and large agricultural businesses.

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  5. Golden Gate Ferry leases extra boat to ease commuter crunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Marin Independent Journal

    A high-speed, 400-passenger ferry for Marin riders is on its way to offer much-needed relief during the morning commuter crunch. Faced with several projects with its existing seven-boat fleet through 2019, regulations that cap traffic and demands for service in Larkspur, Sausalito and Tiburon, Golden Gate Ferry needs another boat to fill continuing gaps .

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  6. Ross Valley school committee weighs help for Waldorf programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Marin Independent Journal

    Greg Browman, a governing board member of Heartwood Educational Collaborative, talks to members of the Ross Valley School District board of trustees at Tuesday's night's meeting from his seat in the audience. Following a rough early start to the year when they lost their public funding stream , Heartwood Educational Collaborative overseers emerged this week at Ross Valley School District to see if there's a way to continue their community's operations with some type of district support.

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  7. SMART toots its horn after first full year of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    SMART General Manager Farhad Mansourian carries the ceremonial ribbon cutting scissors during a ceremony at the downtown station in Santa Rosa on Aug. 25, 2017. - Alan Dep - Marin Independent Journal A SMART train rolls into the downtown station as regular service begins in San Rafael on Aug. 25, 2017.

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  8. Marin Voice: No need to extend transportation sales tax 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Friends have asked, "Why are you opposing Measure AA?" And, "Are you against subsidizing senior transit, school buses, crossing guards and bike paths?" Here's the news: We're not against any of these expenditures. If the funding of these programs was, in fact, going to disappear when Measure AA is defeated, we would support the measure.

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

    Oct 14, 2018 | 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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  10. A kid-friendly Napa Valley getaway, kayak and allRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Old Faithful Geyser of California erupts in Calistoga on Sept. 26, 2015. The geyser is powered by geothermal forces below the surface and is said to be a reliable earthquake predictor.

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  11. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for Sept. 30, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Education has traditionally been the lynchpin that opens doors to better opportunities. As such, public schools need enough resources to meet the needs of their students.

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  12. In Your Town for Sept. 26, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    The alert, the 13th this season for smog, was called due to hot inland temperatures and low winds. Burning is discouraged but not banned.

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  13. PG&E backs expansion of North Bay fire-watching camera networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    PG&E is paying for nine high-definition cameras to monitor potential wildfires in the North Bay, greatly expanding a nascent network first responders and government leaders already are using to respond to blazes in the region. California's largest utility hopes the cameras will be up and running around Sonoma, Napa and Marin counties by the end of the year, a spokeswoman said Monday.

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  14. A kid-friendly Napa Valley getaway, kayak and allRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Old Faithful Geyser of California erupts in Calistoga on Sept. 26, 2015. The geyser is powered by geothermal forces below the surface and is said to be a reliable earthquake predictor.

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  15. Marin cedes supervision of water basin to Sonoma CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Sand Point Area Basin and Wilson Grove Formation Highlands Basin sit in coastal Marin and Sonoma counties. Marin County is modifying the boundaries of two of its five groundwater basins to avoid having to create a new agency to monitor one basin and make a plan for recharging it, as mandated by state law.

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  16. SMART to begin work on extension of commuter rail to WindsorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit board of directors Wednesday authorized spending $24 million to launch the next, highly anticipated phase of railwork needed to extend commuter train service north to Windsor. The unanimous board decision represents a major expansion geared toward fulfilling the promise made in 2008, when voters approved a two-county, 70-mile line stretching from Cloverdale to Larkspur.

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  17. San Rafael Kaiser annex plan wins approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Kaiser Permanente plans to establish medical offices in this building at 1650 Los Gamos Drive in San Rafael, Calif., seen on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.

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  18. California wildfires: $845 million in losses claimedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Residents and business owners have filed more than $845 million in insurance claims as a result of this summer's Carr and Mendocino Complex wildfires, the first data on what's likely to be massive bill from a series of fires that have hit the state this year. More than 10,000 insurance claims have been filed for property losses as a result of these two Northern California fires, which damaged or destroyed more than 8,800 homes, 329 businesses, and more than 800 private autos, commercials vehicles, and other types of property, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said on Thursday morning.

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  19. Editorial: SMART starts strong, but there are promises to fulfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Nearly 700,000 people have hopped aboard Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit trains for work and for pleasure since the long-awaited service began rolling a year ago. SMART's green-and-silver trains are running 16 times a day on weekdays and four times a day on weekends, providing the public with a way to get up and down the Highway 101 corridor without being stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic.

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  20. Sonoma judge amends ruling in Ross Valley Charter lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    A Sonoma County judge amended his tentative ruling in the Ross Valley Charter lawsuit against Ross Valley School District this week, granting some extra space to the charter for special education programs. “The court confirms its tentative ruling with one exception,” wrote Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Allan Hardcastle in his final opinion dated on Friday but released on Monday.

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