.Nikki Silverstein

Nikki Silverstein is an award-winning journalist who has written for the Pacific Sun since 2005. She escaped Florida after college and now lives in Sausalito with her Chiweenie and an assortment of foster dogs. Send news tips to [email protected]
Jan 25, 2023

Gauging aging: ‘maturity’ isn’t for amateurs

For most of my adult life, I had the good fortune of looking younger than my age. Until now. I’m not going to tell you...
Jan 23, 2023

The true tale of how a fairy saved a bunny during a flood

My assignment this week was to write a piece about the monumental storms that packed a wallop in Marin and Sonoma counties, but I...
Jan 11, 2023

Anchor-outs living on Richardson Bay fear more than foul weather

A local government agency in Marin seems to have a knack for targeting the most defenseless people in a vulnerable community of mariners, including...
Jan 3, 2023

Dog Down: Novato police officer shoots neighbor’s dog

On a drizzly Sunday morning in September, a tragic series of events unfolded in Petaluma that ended with two dead chickens, a Novato police...
Dec 20, 2022

Two Marin nonprofits help at-risk youth succeed 

Zara Babitzke and Jeannine Curley came from different backgrounds, but both faced serious challenges while growing up. It’s not surprising that the two remarkable...
Dec 13, 2022

Storyteller Sam Lamott

A bestselling author tweeted to me over the summer and asked how she could get in touch. Intriguing, to say the least. We...
Dec 6, 2022

Larkspur renters concerned the city council is floundering on rent control

It seems the Larkspur City Council is trying to reinvent the wheel when it comes to rent control.  Two council members serving on an ad...
Nov 29, 2022

Formerly homeless, Jason Sarris becomes a valued community activist

Unless community activist Jason Sarris brought up the topic, it would be impossible to tell he spent the last dozen years living on the...