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Baseball batter gets 12 years

01/09/2014
A judge sentenced Kelsey Lin Winterkorn to 12 years in state prison for attempted murder and inflicting great bodily injury last month after she tried to kill an associate with a baseball bat and then run him down with her van in Inverness Park. Ms. Winterkorn, 27, a former freelance...

Baseball batter gets 12 years

01/09/2014
A judge sentenced Kelsey Lin Winterkorn to 12 years in state prison for attempted murder and inflicting great bodily injury last month after she tried to kill an associate with a baseball bat and then run him down with her van in Inverness Park. Ms. Winterkorn, 27, a former freelance...

Supes defend south Marinites

01/09/2014
The Marin County Board of Supervisors sent a letter this week to Golden Gate National Recreation Area about a proposed reservation system and altered shuttle service at Muir Woods National Monument. Supervisors commended the park for abandoning a proposed parking lot on Panoramic Highway—a plan sharply opposed by many southern...

Court says enough Drakes filings

01/09/2014
Without elaborating on its reasoning, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals swiftly rejected a motion by Drakes Bay Oyster Company last Thursday that requested permission to submit a response to the federal government’s most recent filing in the case. After a three-judge panel ruled 2-1 in September to deny the...

Crash in Walker Creek kills one

01/09/2014
A Santa Rosa man died in a crash last Tuesday, just hours before the New Year, when his car spun off Shoreline Highway between Marshall and Tomales. Florentino Chavez-Garcia, 23, was pronounced dead shortly after firefighters rescued him from an overturned car...

Ranchers selling cattle as drought wears on

01/09/2014
Ranchers in West Marin are buying expensive hay and selling off portions of their herd in the wake of the driest year on record in Marin, where a lack of rain has left four-legged livestock bereft of fresh grasses. Farmers report a more mixed impact on their row crops...

Toxin 
levels fall, growers poised to harvest

01/09/2014
Hog Island Oyster Company dispatched a boat to the outer reaches of Tomales Bay on Wednesday morning, where workers pulled bags of oysters that might finally make their way to customers deprived of the bay’s fare for weeks due to high levels of a...

Questions linger after sex misconduct settlement

01/03/2014
Guy Rogers Gullion, a psychiatrist who worked at a Point Reyes Station clinic, has been placed on probation by the Medical Board of California after an incident of sexual misconduct with a patient. The news has shocked some of Dr. Gullion’s former clients, who described him as a dedicated and...

Woodacre searching for best sewage solution

01/03/2014
Flushes of the toilet in most West Marin homes usually send down mixtures of urine, excrement and water into a personal septic system. But in a few years time, up to 300 homes in the flats of Woodacre and San Geronimo might hook into a community system to handle the...

Crowd-sourcing for boutique herd

01/03/2014
As part of a growing trend of appealing to the pocketbooks of the masses to fund community projects, a sixth-generation Tomales rancher launched a Kickstarter page on Christmas Eve to start a boutique cow dairy that would provide milk to a tiny creamery located on her family ranch. As of...

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