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  1. Barry Spitza s Running in Marin: Junea s Dipsea Race will be Longa s 50th in a row as volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Marin Independent Journal

    Novato's Bridie Dillon, 69, is the third runner to reach the top of the ridge at Windy Gap as Bob Long holds up traffic on Panoramic Highway in the 104th Dipsea Race in June. Every Dipsea Race day, Strawberry resident Bob Long is loved and hated, thanked and vilified, respected and ignored.

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  2. Marin coastal development policies spur debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Marin Independent Journal

    Concern about small farm produce stands popping up along the coast in a “gourmet grocery line” boiled at the Civic Center this week, but officials agreed county staff can cut the mustard in negotiations with the state. The Board of Supervisors gave planning staff authority to pull proposed policies from consideration at the last minute if the state Coastal Commission seems inclined to reject or alter them when it considers Marin's coastal zone regulations next week.

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  3. Marin Voice: Drought should revive Marina s desalination plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Marin Independent Journal

    State Senate Leader Kevin de Leon has declared, “There is no greater crisis facing our state today than its lack of water.” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield says, “The current drought is devastating.” Gov. Jerry Brown responded by ordering 25 percent mandatory rationing after earlier pleas to reduce usage by 20 percent failed. Relying on unspent bond money, including a $7.5 billion measure voters approved last November, Brown has taken unprecedented steps to ease the historic drought now entering its fourth year.

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  4. Hiker believed to be missing on Mt. Tam avoids search and rescue team for fear of arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    After her hiking friends reported her missing Tuesday, a 22-year-old woman spent hours on Mount Tamalpais avoiding search-and-rescue volunteers for fear of being arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jennifer Nicole Bair, a homeless woman spending time in San Rafael, went hiking with two male friends on Monday afternoon after meeting them over the weekend while attending various fairs and festivals in the Bay Area, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Hiker believed to be missing on Mt. Tam avoids search and rescue team for fear of arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    After her hiking friends reported her missing Tuesday, a 22-year-old woman spent hours on Mount Tamalpais avoiding search-and-rescue volunteers for fear of being arrested on an outstanding warrant. Jennifer Nicole Bair, a homeless woman spending time in San Rafael, went hiking with two male friends on Monday afternoon after meeting them over the weekend while attending various fairs and festivals in the Bay Area, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

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  6. Last missing hiker found safe on Mt. Tam after hours-long searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    According to the Marin County Sheriff's Office twitter account, the two hikers didn't return following a hike on the mountain above Stinson Beach. The first hiker was found on the trail earlier Tuesday morning.

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  7. One hiker returns, second remains missing as authorities continue to search Mt. TamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    One missing hiker has returned but another remains missing on Mount Tamalpais as authorities continue a search started early Tuesday. According to the Marin County Sheriff's Office twitter account, a 23-year-old woman named Jen wearing a multicolored hoodie with a partially shaved head is missing after she didn't return following a hike on the mountain above Stinson Beach.

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  8. Marin Snapshot: Novato man steps in to head GGNRA during transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Marin Independent Journal

    Novato resident Aaron Roth is giving a helping hand at work, filling in as boss. But it's not any job he has stepped into: Roth, 38, is the interim superintendent of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, where he has worked for the last eight years.

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  9. Hike of the Week: Wildflowers steal show on Steep RavineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Marin Independent Journal

    A hike up Steep Ravine on Mount Tamalpais is always a spring treat. The waterfalls are usually the stars of the show, accented by colorful wildflowers.

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  10. Hiker-biker clash reignites tension on Marin trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    Mountain biker Elise Nicol rides a horse, lead by Ocean Riders of Marin volunteer Kathy Johnston, past a fellow mountain biker with his bike during a Tails and Tires Workshop at the Golden Gate Dairy Stables in Muir Beach, Calif. on Saturday, March 7, 2015.

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  11. Hiker-biker clash reignites tension on Marin trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    Mountain biker Elise Nicol rides a horse, lead by Ocean Riders of Marin volunteer Kathy Johnston, past a fellow mountain biker with his bike during a Tails and Tires Workshop at the Golden Gate Dairy Stables in Muir Beach on Saturday. Nicol was among mountain bikers of the Drake Mountain Bike team to take part in the workshop, held by the Marin County Bicycle Coalition and the Marin Horse Council, for participants to learn about horse psychology and how to safely pass a horse on a trail.

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  12. Stinson Beach voters reject flood taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    A tax measure that officials said held the key to combat flooding at Stinson Beach went down to defeat Tuesday night. The issue drew a 50 percent turnout as 443 voters were registered to cast ballots and 221 did so.

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  13. Expert panel discusses Marin housing growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Marin County Bar Association joined the debate over local housing development Wednesday by inviting a panel of experts to speak on three often-cited constraints on growth: traffic, schools and water. About 70 people attended the Bar Association's monthly luncheon, which was held at Embassy Suites Hotel in San Rafael.

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  14. Only 1 in 10 Deadheads will get mail order tickets to Grateful Deada s Fare Thee Well concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    If you hear weeping and the gnashing of teeth interrupted by the occasional whoop of joy in the next few days, it will likely be coming from Deadheads opening emails from the Grateful Dead's ticket service telling them whether or not they have won tickets to the band's Fare Thee Well 50th anniversary concerts in Chicago this summer. In an online update posted Wednesday, the ticket staff said that because there were “many times more mail order requests than anyone imagined,” only 1 in 10 fans who sent in for tickets will end up getting them.

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  15. Stinson Beach voters face flood tax measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    Officials say the March 3 ballot box holds a key for Stinson Beach residents concerned about periodic flooding due to rising seas, swirling tides, stormy water and hillside runoff. It's a flood improvement tax measure that would cost owners of 707 improved parcels $250 a year for 20 years, and owners of 146 unimproved parcels $50 a year.

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  16. Lib at Large: Marin Deadheads getting their mojo working for concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    Mill Valley Deadhead Brian 'Happy Cat' Markovitz shows off the souvenir pins on his hat. In the tight knit community of Marin County Deadheads, no news is good news.

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  17. New GGNRA plan guides the next 20 years of park in Marin, Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    Motorists navigate the steep grade of Clydes Ridge in 2014 in the Marin Headlands. The Golden Gate National Recreational Area just released its 20-year plan for the area.

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  18. Ticket requests for Grateful Deada s Fare Thee Well shows flood little Stinson Beach Post OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    Employees at the little Stinson Beach Post Office are coming up for air now that a tsunami of ticket requests - many in elaborately decorated envelopes - for the Grateful Dead's 50th anniversary concerts has slowed to a trickle. More than 60,000 pieces of mail have flooded the beach side post office since mail order tickets went on sale Jan. 20 on a first-come, first-served basis for the Marin-based band's three Fare Thee Well concerts July 3 to 5. The shows will be in 55,000-capacity Soldier Field in Chicago, site of the Dead's final 1995 concert with paterfamilias and lead guitarist Jerry Garcia, who died a month later.

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  19. Dealing with sea level rise becomes real in MarinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    By next year work should be underway on National Park Service property at Stinson Beach to gird against rising seas that are predicted to swallow part of Marin's coast sometime this century. The threat of sea-level rise is the primary reason why the park service is planning a $2.3 million revamp of a wastewater treatment system that serves more than 1 million people annually at various facilities along the beach and adjacent areas.

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  20. Stinson Beach home approved by county plannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Marin Independent Journal

    A real estate agent's plan for a 1,400-square-foot Stinson Beach home along with a 535-square-foot garage won approval from county planners Monday despite concern about flooding and creek issues. The Planning Commission voted 5-0-1 to approve Heidi Hjorth's development of a 4,800-square-foot lot on Calle del Embarcadero.

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