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Water-use misunderstanding led to misstatement in Bolinas voter pamphlet

10/18/2018
Mistakes aren't always corrected before print time. Last month, the authors of the argument for Measure X, which proposes that the county enact a resolution to regulate overnight parking on downtown streets in Bolinas, reached out to the elections office too late to correct a misstatement about the town’s water...

Bo-Stin board night takes on the issues

10/10/2018
The four candidates running for three seats on the Bolinas-Stinson Union School District’s board of trustees answered hard-hitting questions during a candidates' forum last Tuesday night, with topics ranging from budgeting to affordable housing for teachers to how the board can address students feeling unsafe at school. But the candidates,...

Shoreline race draws spirited candidates

10/10/2018
Each of the four new candidates vying for a seat on the Shoreline Unified School District board—two mothers, a retired school bus driver and a young graduate—promised to reinvigorate board leadership at a candidates’ night on Tuesday, describing their visions for the district to provide leading education and opportunity. Absent...

Point Reyes Station couple gears up to reopen Mostly Natives Nursery

10/10/2018
A gardener raised at Green Gulch Farm and her entrepreneurial partner have purchased Mostly Natives Nursery, the Point Reyes Station establishment that relocated from Tomales the last time it changed hands, less than two years ago. Amber Hoadley and Drew Miller, who live near the business’s sleepy B Street location,...

Efforts underway to register Latino voters ahead of mid-term election

10/10/2018
Marin County and nonprofits within its borders are working to increase Latino voter registration and turnout ahead of the November election. Although no one has hard data on the percentage of unregistered and eligible Latino voters in Marin, the county and immigrant advocacy organizations like the Canal Alliance say that...

Your guide to the Nov. 6 ballot

10/10/2018
Is it possible that tiny Inverness could play a major role in a statewide election? Perhaps so. Two of the nine initiative measures that qualified for the Nov. 6 ballot were the brainchilds of, and largely written by, Inverness residents. Venture capitalist Tim Draper, a part-time resident of Inverness, was...

MALT sells Marshall land to ranchers

10/10/2018
In an uncommon move, the Marin Agricultural Land Trust will sell a Tomales Bay property to ranchers Mike Giammona and Andrew Zlot by the end of the month, keeping a conservation easement on the property with the help of county Measure A funds. The land trust bought the Millerton Creek...

Questions and criticism follow 5G rule

10/04/2018
Activists are concerned that a deal struck by the Marin General Services Authority more than a year ago may have cut off county bargaining power with telecommunication companies ahead of a new federal rule limiting local control of 5G cell networks. Those networks, which are designed to provide high-speed internet...

County may redraw water basin boundary

10/04/2018
In an effort to sidestep the need to form a new governmental agency and management plan, Marin County has filed an application with California’s Department of Water Resources to reconfigure the boundary of the water basin below Tomales and Dillon Beach. The move, which supervisors authorized last month, will save...

Lagunitas tea seller denied ask, gains time

10/04/2018
Surrounded by more than a dozen friends and neighbors in a hot courtroom last Friday, tea purveyor and longtime Lagunitas resident David Lee Hoffman strained in his seat to take in the proceedings but soon retreated to the back, where he resigned to not being able to hear—and resumed his...

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