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Rodoni tops Grossi in recent campaign contributions

10/06/2016
As the tight race for District 4 supervisor enters its final stretch, new campaign finance reports show Olema contractor Dennis Rodoni gaining a slight fundraising edge over Novato dairyman Dominic Grossi. The reports, filed last Thursday and covering the period between July 1 and Sept. 24, state that Mr. Rodoni...

As Moonrise Kingdom plans coalesce, Inverness Association worries over size

10/06/2016
Plans for a property at the top of Vision Road in Inverness have drawn scrutiny from the Inverness Association and some community members concerned about its size. San Franciscans Trevor and Alexis Traina, who own the six-acre property through an L.L.C. called Moonrise Kingdom, submitted an application to the county...

Parking surveys seek data on Bolinas visitation

10/06/2016
Intent on making downtown Bolinas more safe, sane and enjoyable, a parking committee has issued two online surveys to better understand the congestion issue that bubbles nearly every weekend. Bruce Bowser, chairman of the committee, said the surveys—one aimed at locals and the other at visitors—have been active for the...

CLAM recieves grants, seeks homeowners for new incentives program

10/06/2016
The Community Land Trust Association of West Marin has received two grants that will be used toward the Coast Guard housing project. Over the last few years, CLAM has advocated for the 30-acre site to be turned into affordable housing; to help pay lawyers to continue conversations with the county,...

In filings, ranchers and feds united in defense of plan

09/29/2016
Last month, three environmental groups asked a federal judge for a preliminary injunction restraining the Point Reyes National Seashore from issuing a ranch management plan or long-term ranch leases. Now in response, the park service, ranchers and the county have defended those actions, describing the critical importance of the ranch...

Gail Seneca, who sang gospel and managed banks, dies at 63

09/29/2016
Gail Seneca—academic, financial adviser, author, philanthropist, gospel singer and mensch—passed away on Aug. 21 from complications arising from a knee surgery. She was 63 years old. Gail lived in Point Reyes Station since the early 1990s, sharing a blue house with her husband of 27 years, Hal Nathan, and their...

New law requires home insurers to tell citizens about last-resort plan

09/29/2016
State legislation requiring insurers who decline to renew home insurance to tell homeowners that there is an option of last resort was signed by the Governor last week. Sen. Mike McGuire, who introduced to the bill, said he felt it was important in light of recent wildfires across the state,...

DeCarli’s to separate charges, assess no late fees

09/29/2016
DeCarli’s, the propane business that has been accused in county court of violating a settlement agreement by sending bills years late, has agreed to temporarily stop assessing late fees for customers who do not pay charges incurred before June 1, according to a recent court filing. The Petaluma company said...

Lawsuit against Kinsey, commissioners cites lack of transparency

09/29/2016
A new lawsuit has accused five California Coastal Commissioners, including Marin County Supervisor Steve Kinsey, of violating disclosure laws for ex-parte communications—emails, in-person meetings, phone calls or other written material related to a pending matter. Under state law, commissioners are required to report such interactions in writing within seven days...

Farm Bureau hosts luncheon

09/29/2016
FARM BUREAU: Ranchers Kevin Lunny and John Taylor grilled oysters and tri-tip for elected officials, public service agents members of the nonprofit and business communities during the annual Marin County Farm Bureau VIP Luncheon on Tuesday.

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