Tom Gogola

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Cabin Fervor

Fred Schein had seen this before. The Navy veteran left a military career decades ago, after serving with honor for six years and knowing...

Mideast of Eden

The curried tuna salad at Avi-ously Delicious is so simple in its preparation, you’d swear there’s some secret ingredient that Novato chef and caterer...

Broadband Plays On

Jared Huffman’s had it with the big telecoms when it comes to providing reliable rural broadband service to parts of his congressional district. He’s...

Capital Intensive

Following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s moratorium on capital punishment via executive fiat in March, will California voters end the death penalty in 2020? New research...

Out of Joint

As Scott Weiner works with fellow state senator Mike McGuire to selectively preempt local zoning laws to ease the way for more...

Mall Cats

Santa Rosans woke up Monday morning to a circling helicopter and news that a juvenile mountain lion was spotted camping out under at bush...

Local Controllers

It’s the battle of the housing bills. First, there’s SB 50, San Francisco Sen. Scott Weiner’s attempt to end local control over zoning decisions in...

Edible Complex

Five years after Colorado legalized recreational cannabis—and five years after New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd had her scary fetal-position encounter with a Rocky...

Drop in the Bucket

“It’s a drop in the bucket,” Marin County Supervisor Dennis Rodoni says. The 4th District representative made the rounds in West Marin over the...

The Tow Hold

A struggling man in West Marin was recently arrested on minor charges and spent a few months serving local time at the Marin County...