.Nikki Silverstein

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May 18, 2022

Jail Profits, Inmates Lose

The Marin County Jail reaps a substantial profit every time an inmate calls home or buys a package of ramen noodles from the commissary. The...
Town of Fairfax
May 11, 2022

Fair Return – Fairfax one step closer to a strong rent control ordinance

Supporters of rent control in Marin County were disappointed last week when the Town of Fairfax staff report failed to recommend an ordinance with...
New Beginnings Chapter #5
May 11, 2022

Hounding Homeward – Novato shelter stops collecting “contributions” from residents

A chapter of the Marin Homeless Union declared victory this month after a Novato homeless shelter stopped charging residents a monthly “contribution.” In mid-March, the...
May 4, 2022

San Anselmo Town Council Considers Rent Control

With the price of homes and rents skyrocketing, more people are making the difficult decision to leave Marin for cheaper pasture. In January, the...
Yema April 2022 press conference
Apr 26, 2022

Tiburon Settles with Yema Store Owners Over Racial Profiling Claims

It’s been nearly two years since Yema Khalif and Hawi Awash were restocking their Tiburon clothing boutique when they received an unsolicited late-night visit...
Arthur Bruce - Sausalito, CA - Photo by Ron Greene
Apr 12, 2022

Underdogs Score Another Legal Win Against Sausalito

Another week, another loss in federal court for the City of Sausalito. At last count, Sausalito is battling six active lawsuits filed by homeless people...
Green Change - Earth Day Event
Apr 12, 2022

Earth 2050: Fighting Climate Change by Going Green Together

Hundreds of Marin residents have already registered to attend a free, fun-filled, family-oriented Earth Day celebration coming up later this month in Mill Valley.  The...
Apr 6, 2022

Sausalito Homeless Residents Recently Filed Several Lawsuits Against the City

A homeless man representing himself in federal court scored a hat trick against the city of Sausalito and its highest-ranking officials during three hearings...