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A Love Letter To Marin

Love Letters | Posted 03.24.2014 | Travel
Love Letters

Above all, I love that your iconic symbol is a mountain. To the sleeping lady who protects us all with her comforting presence, Mt. Tam, I owe you my heart.

How You Doin: Mapping The World Through Pick up Lines

Katie Beck | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
Katie Beck

I have heard some absolute doozies in cities all over the world and even if the surroundings are pretty, the words are not.

Marin County's Best News In Years

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Nels Johnson | Posted 05.24.2013 | San Francisco

After years of dire warnings about red ink, revenue shortfalls and spending cutbacks, county officials have brighter fiscal news: The budget at the Ma...

Good News For Marin County

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Richard Halstead | Posted 04.18.2013 | San Francisco

Tourism, an important sector of the Marin economy, continued to strengthen in 2012 as the number of visitors staying in Marin hotels increased for a s...

10 Years After Laura Wilcox Murder, California Still Refuses to Use Law That Saves Lives, Saves Money, and Helps Mentally Ill

DJ Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
DJ Jaffe

The reason Laura's Law isn't working is that the state legislature passed the law but refused to see it gets used.

Driving Miss Mado (or Five Days on the Road With My 87-Year-Old Mother)

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

Road trips with elderly parents must provide a high comfort quotient, starting with a well-appointed sedan and, if possible, luxury hotels. No matter how tired my mother was, when we checked into a gorgeous place, she beamed from ear to ear.

Reflections on the Loma Prieta Earthquake, 20 Years Later

Art Agnos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Agnos

When a disaster hits, it is too late to put your best people in charge of planning and preparation. That's not the place for soft political patronage.

A Voice of Dissent on The Class

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Brown

I am glad that The Class is jump-starting conversations about classrooms. I regret, however, that the actions of people as irresponsible as M. Marin and his colleagues, are the jumping-off points.