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  1. Marin supervisors approve house despite concern over endangered salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Marin Independent Journal

    A Forest Knolls environmental group's battle with the county of Marin over development along San Geronimo Creek continued this week with a focus on the proposed construction of a house in Woodacre. The Board of Supervisors unanimously rejected the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network's appeal of a Planning Commission decision that approved construction of a 1,900-square-foot house and 460-square-foot attached garage at 192 Redwood Drive.


  2. Marin bike theft cases keeping investigators busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Marin Independent Journal

    The 49-year-old Woodacre resident and head of Access4Bikes reported to authorities the theft of the $5,000 Cannondale Rize from the bike rack on his vehicle. It was never found.


  3. Marin Voice: First day of class a " creating the environment for the semesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Marin Independent Journal

    The first day of class - an iconic part of the American experience and a critical time for setting the tone for the whole semester. So here are a few suggestions to secondary school teachers for that first class, although elementary teachers may also find some ideas to adopt as well.


  4. Heartbreak, loss lead Woodacre resident to Spirit RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Marin Independent Journal

    Spring Washam, of Woodacre, had a tumultuous adolescence growing up in a gang-infested neighborhood and being raised by a single parent. Nearly 20 years ago she stumbled on a book on Buddhism and its message of mindfulness.


  5. Marin IJ Editorial: Booby trap represents a low in trail debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    The recent discovery of a strip of screws stretched across a trail offered a frightening twist to Marin's conflicts over access to its open lands. The booby trap was a strip of rubber embedded with 30 screws planted to poke and puncture anyone or anything that walks, rode or rolled along the path.


  6. Cyclists discover apparent booby trap on West Marin trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Marin bicycle advocates are condemning a so-called booby trap found this week on a trail near Woodacre that appeared to target mountain bikers. Two bikers riding a trail off White Hill Fire Road in the White Hill Open Space Preserve on Tuesday found a roughly 4-foot-long homemade spike strip drilled with more than 30 screws and anchored face-up across the trail.


  7. Woodacre photographer captures Burning Mana s a missing chapteraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Woodacre resident William Binzen's “Bordello Springs Dressing, Lounge & Library at Desert Siteworks,” shot at Burning Man in 1994. Photo by William Binzen What: William Binzen's “Waking Dream: Photography from Desert Siteworks and Burning Man ” When: June 25 to Aug. 27; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday For someone who was the artistic catalyst of the event that fueled the creation of Burning Man, William Binzen doesn't sound all that nostalgic for the annual festival's early days.


  8. Marin Voice: Charters, alternative programs and Marin schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    In the best possible educational world, the educational process would be individualized to meet the needs of each student. This would include the identification of the best learning environment for that student based on input from the parents, the student and educators trained to assist in this analysis.


  9. West Marina s Spirit Rock meditation center opens new 11,800-square-foot hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Participants in a daylong meditation class at Spirit Rock gather in the great hall of the new building in Woodacre. A group of more than 50 people sat inside a towering domed building set in a hillside of West Marin.


  10. Marin IJ Readersa Forum for June 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    I have known Brian Staley for almost 40 years. We worked side by side as activists on environmental issues that included successfully opposing a 10 million gallon water tank on Blueberry Ridge; killing the proposed industrial sewer system on French Ranch, next to the school, and supporting purchase of open space preserves in the San Geronimo Valley.


  11. Marin Voice: Listening to students to get school reform rightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    I cringe every time I hear an educational policy maker say that the changes being made are “for the good of the children.” One of the reasons is our failure to ask students what they see as the weaknesses in our schools and what changes they'd like to see. If it's “for the kids,” shouldn't we ask them? So it came as no surprise to me a few years ago when Nikhil Goyal, a high school student, received national recognition for his book, “One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student's Assessment of School.” Accolades came from many of our major educational leaders.


  12. Candidates for Marin County supervisor raise more than half million dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    The 13 candidates competing for three seats on the Marin County Board of Supervisors in the June 7 election have collected more than half a million dollars in campaign contributions - and counting. The candidates submitted campaign finance reports Thursday for the period of Jan. 1 to April 23. In addition to the $547,978 in contributions they collected, candidates or their spouses collectively loaned their campaigns a total of $41,572.


  13. Candidates for Kinseya s supervisor seat differ on housing, pension debt, trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Eight candidates seeking to replace Supervisor Steve Kinsey have a variety of views on how to ease traffic congestion, boost affordable housing and resolve the county's $638 million unfunded pension and retiree health liability.


  14. Supervisor candidates speak out on new taxes, pot, presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Candidates who seek to replace Steve Kinsey on the Board of Supervisors each contend they are the best for the job, but have varying opinions on other issues headed for the ballot this year, including new taxes, recreational marijuana and the presidential race. Eight candidates are on the ballot seeking to represent the sprawling 4th District embracing West Marin and Corte Madera and parts of Novato, San Rafael, Larkspur and Southern Marin.


  15. Hike of the Week: Walk into the wild atop San Geronimo ridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    San Geronimo Ridge in the Gary Giacomini Open Space Preserve is a gem. Its ridgetop views sweep some of the wildest land in Marin.


  16. Candidates seeking Kinseya s supervisor seat split on issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Contrasting views on herbicide use, trail access for cyclists, and the performance of the Board of Supervisors provide a glimpse of philosophical differences among eight candidates who want to replace Steve Kinsey on the county board.


  17. Dry weekend expected after storm moves through MarinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    A dry, balmy weekend was forecast for Marin after a Pacific storm dumped nearly an inch of rain on Mount Tamalpais early Friday, leaving scattered showers in its wake. “It looks like it will be very pleasant” in Marin this weekend, although surging seas may make the beach dangerous for the unwary, according to National Weather Service forecaster Bob Benjamin.


  18. Marin election 2016: 8 candidates in election scramble to replace Supervisor Steve KinseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Marin Board of Supervisors 4th District candidates include , Al Dugan, 65, of Novato, a retired insurance executive and underwriter; taxpayer advocate Alex Easton-Brown of Lagunitas, 71; dairy rancher Dominic Grossi of Novato, 42; Wendi Kallins of Forest Knolls, 64, founder of Marin Safe Routes to Schools; Tomas Kaselionis of Novato, 40, a federal emergency services official; Dennis Rodoni of Olema, 64, a contractor serving on the North Marin Water District board; construction manager Brian Staley of Woodacre, 53, head of the San Geronimo Valley Planning Group, and Mari Tamburo of Homestead Valley, 55, a blues and soul singer.


  19. Michael Hunt, who made Marin rock history booking rock stars at the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    Michael Elvin Hunt, who booked some of the biggest names in rock in the 1970s at the Lion's Share, a tiny club on San Anselmo's Miracle Mile, died of throat cancer April 8 at his home in Woodacre. He was 73. Mr. Hunt was also a singer-songwriter, both with his band, Thunder Road, and as a solo act.


  20. Marin Voice: Film should inspire educational changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    There's a huge schism between their policies and a growing number of schools that are creating effective models of educational reform that oppose or ignore these top-down approaches. This is made clear in the film, “Most Likely to Succeed,” an exploration of High Tech High, one of the most noted schools bringing about change and a valuable resource for schools that want to dramatically improve their programs.


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