A salvage company contracted through a mix of county, federal and private funds began working this week to remove the Tasu, a 47-foot wooden fishing vessel that errantly ran ashore near Stinson Beach two weeks ago and has sat, beached in controversy, ever since.

Residents and onlookers became infuriated when Coast Guard officials refused to rescue . . .

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