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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. California wildfires: $845 million in losses claimedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | 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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  3. 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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  4. Sonoma judge amends ruling in Ross Valley Charter lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | 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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  5. Marin organic dairies squeezed by tightening pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 20 | Marin Independent Journal

    Cows feed at the Lafranchi Ranch. The dairy produces about 34,000 gallons of milk a day.

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  6. Novato football: Numbers up for Hornets, who are eager to return to win columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Novato football players run a play during practice in Novato, Calif. on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.

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

    Aug 25, 2017 | 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. For the past year, county residents have been able to climb aboard commuter trains for the first time in decades, and many are hooked on SMART's green-and-silver cars that glide on 43 miles of track that link Marin and Sonoma counties.

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  8. Marin Voice: Market forces threaten West Marina s dairy farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Most Marinites are familiar with the history of our county's dairy industry, an integral component of Marin's economy, identity and landscape for over 150 years. However, many of us may be unaware of the current market conditions that are impacting the industry's bottom line and posing a serious threat to its long-term economic sustainability.

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  9. Marin IJ Readersa Forum for Aug. 7, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    The IJ article about Marin firefighters renewing prevention pleas amid state fire crises, and other pieces like it, shirks discussing the true root cause of these wildfires. We know fossil fuels are warming our planet and fueling fires.

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  10. Sonoma judge to hear Ross Valley Charter caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    A Sonoma County Superior Court judge will conduct the first hearing Aug. 17 in Ross Valley Charter's lawsuit against the Ross Valley School District. The suit, which challenges the size of the district's space allocation to the charter inside White Hill Middle School in Fairfax for the 2018-19 school year, was first filed in March , but was put on hold after the district filed a change of venue motion, pointing to the large amount of publicity about the conflict in the Marin media.

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  11. Not everyone is wild about turkeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Turkeys are the largest game birds in North America and their droppings are proportional to their size. Turkeys sometimes roam in gangs numbering between six and 30, so if you do the math, it can get pretty messy.

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  12. San Anselmo nonprofit Sunny Hills changes name to Side by SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Side by Side is the new name for Sunny Hills Services, a San Anselmo-based nonprofit that has served vulnerable youth and their families for 123 years. CEO Mary Denton made the announcement Monday in an email newsletter, which states that the name change has been a long time coming.

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  13. Point Reyes cheesemakers poised for growth in PetalumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    PETALUMA >> The stainless steel vats arrived from the Netherlands, the computerized operating system was purchased from Canada, the air quality system came from France and the machine that foil-wraps cheese wheels was made in Germany. The components are key parts of a new $7.8 million production and distribution facility in Petaluma for Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese.

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  14. San Rafaela s China Camp, iconic migrant enclave, marks 150 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Martin Lowenstein, left, executive director of Friends of China Camp, and Steve Deering, board chairman, are organizing a 150th anniversary celebration in September. Along the shores of the San Pablo Bay sits China Camp Village, boasting a 300-foot wooden pier and waterfront wooden homes, representing the last vestiges of the former Chinese fishing camp.

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  15. Editorial: Who is crowding our freeways? We areRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    A famous quote from the old Pogo comic strip is: “We have met the enemy and he is us.” That's what the possum had to say about litter and pollution. But we can say the same in reaction to the Transportation Authority of Marin's latest study that shows most of Marin's traffic congestion is home grown.

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  16. Marin, Sonoma advance toward SMART bike share programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    The project will provide a network of bikes at Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit stations and key destinations in each city along the rail corridor. The system would provide a way for commuters to get to the train and their jobs - the “last mile” of their journeys.

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  17. Marin Voice: Novato shouldna t pay for increased cost of SMART stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    At the Jan. 26, 2016 Novato City Council meeting, the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District provided two important documents. The first document was an estimate to complete SMART's proposed Novato downtown station.

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  18. Big waves land in Marin, officials warn of perilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    A strong surf slammed into Marin's coast Thursday and beach-goers are being warned of sleeper waves and potentially-deadly rip currents. All the activity is being stirred up by a far-away hurricane in the Pacific Ocean, which has now been re-classified to a tropical storm.

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  19. Marin Voice: Preparing for emergencies with the help of microgridsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    Although our recent focus has been on how to be prepared for wildfires, emergency preparedness can take many forms. The county of Marin has been actively monitoring and preparing for climate change and related impacts such as drought, more frequent flooding and sea level rise.

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  20. Dick Spotswood: Ross Valley superintendent offers lesson about bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    I've been critical of Ross Valley School District Superintendent Rick Bagley. It has nothing to do with the brouhaha involving those advocating for the Ross Valley's public charter school and others who believe the charter school removes scarce resources from district-managed schools.

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