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Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 9:41pm
On Sunday morning, Sarah Wilson and Courtney Murphy, mothers with young children attending Old Mill School, will be in downtown Mill Valley collecting signatures for a petition they hope will restore California schools' rightful funding.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 8:59pm
Michael DiGiorgio, director of the Novato Sanitary Board, former mayor of Novato and one of the driving forces behind the early Hamilton Air Force Base projects, died of leukemia Sunday afternoon, his family said.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
A group of eight boaters leaped from a burning boat near Tiburon Saturday, and a nearby pleasure craft and two fire departments came to their rescue, officials said.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 2:41pm
An unresponsive person discovered by a hiker in Novato's Loma Verde neighborhood Saturday was determined to be the victim of a homicide, police said.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 2:22pm
A home worth an estimated $1 million was destroyed by an early-morning fire in a hilly neighborhood on the slopes of Mount Tamalpais, according to the Marin County Fire Department.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 1:57pm
Three Sonoma County residents were arrested near Sausalito early Saturday morning after a wild 100-mph chase in a stolen car through Marin, officials said.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 1:10pm
No new clues or information have surfaced in the massive two-day search for the 33-year-old Menlo Park woman who disappeared when hiking on Mount Tamalpais March 30, officials said Sunday.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 12:15pm
No new clues or information have surfaced in the massive two-day search for the 33-year-old Menlo Park woman who disappeared when hiking on Mount Tamalpais March 30, officials said Sunday.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 6:38am
IN MILL VALLEY, it's being called "the Lovell Avenue revolt."Fed up with what one resident called "the pandemonium and chaos" of a half-dozen super-sized houses under construction at the same time on their narrow hillside street, neighbors of winding Lovell Avenue banded together last month and
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 6:38am
IN MILL VALLEY, it's being called "the Lovell Avenue revolt."Fed up with what one resident called "the pandemonium and chaos" of a half-dozen super-sized houses under construction at the same time on their narrow hillside street, neighbors of winding Lovell Avenue banded together last month and
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 6:37am
Twelve-year-old Jack Chai, a sixth-grader at Mill Valley Middle School, and Emily Bouchard, a 48-year-old newcomer to Marin, were both looking for ways to get involved in their community on Saturday at Mill Valley's first annual Volunteer Day.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 6:37am
Twelve-year-old Jack Chai, a sixth-grader at Mill Valley Middle School, and Emily Bouchard, a 48-year-old newcomer to Marin, were both looking for ways to get involved in their community on Saturday at Mill Valley's first annual Volunteer Day.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 6:31am
A neighbor spied flames and smoke coming from the attic of a house in San Rafael's Dominican neighborhood Saturday afternoon, then called 911 and tried to put the blaze out with a garden hose before being driven back by the heat, San Rafael Fire Chief Christopher Gray said.
Marin Independent Journal
April 6, 2014 - 6:31am
A neighbor spied flames and smoke coming from the attic of a house in San Rafael's Dominican neighborhood Saturday afternoon, then called 911 and tried to put the blaze out with a garden hose before being driven back by the heat, San Rafael Fire Chief Christopher Gray said.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 9:54pm
Marin residents have until the end of May to submit feedback on a draft plan that would concentrate future housing and business development near the proposed Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit station in Larkspur.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 9:54pm
Marin residents have until the end of May to submit feedback on a draft plan that would concentrate future housing and business development near the proposed Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit station in Larkspur.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 8:04pm
Two drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday night at a pair of sobriety checkpoints in Novato.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 8:04pm
Two drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday night at a pair of sobriety checkpoints in Novato.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 8:03pm
If you're heading out to the coast on this warm weekend, be aware of sneaker waves and rip currents that can drag unwary beach-goers out to sea, the National Weather Service warns.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 8:03pm
If you're heading out to the coast on this warm weekend, be aware of sneaker waves and rip currents that can drag unwary beach-goers out to sea, the National Weather Service warns.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 2:28pm
After four years of grinding litigation and an 80-day trial, a Marin County judge issued a major decision Friday in favor of Fireman's Fund employees who lost millions of dollars in retirement savings.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 2:28pm
After four years of grinding litigation and an 80-day trial, a Marin County judge issued a major decision Friday in favor of Fireman's Fund employees who lost millions of dollars in retirement savings.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 8:02am
Looking for ways to accommodate its continually rapid growth, the Reed Union School District is seeking to increase its parcel tax income.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 8:02am
Looking for ways to accommodate its continually rapid growth, the Reed Union School District is seeking to increase its parcel tax income.
Marin Independent Journal
April 5, 2014 - 7:55am
Kim Komenich knew his father played on a championship basketball team in college, decades before the rise of the March Madness that ritually grips the sports world for a month each year.