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Heroes of Marin

HEROES: Mark Spilsbury and Amy WhelanBy Tanya Henry“It all started with the pancake breakfasts of sausages, fluffy pancakes and orange juice in the garage of...

Wasted Justice

By Maia Boswell-PencDuring the Senate Judiciary hearing on Sept. 27, Amy Klobuchar asked Supreme Court nominee—and now Associate Justice—Brett Kavanaugh if he’d ever blacked...

Feast of Film

To a vast number of local film fans, the annual Mill Valley Film Festival is like a 10-day-long Roman feast, a cinematic bacchanal in...

Harvest of Redemption

Jail can be hell. But not many people know that jail cells can also be a place of rebirth. Yarrow Kubrin lives in San...

Cover Story: Riding Herd

Jared Huffman’s been taking it on the chin from a few wilderness-promoting environmental groups after he announced, in late August, that he’d co-sponsored a...

Cover Story: Touring Tomales

Theresa Byrne is resplendent in a pale purple ensemble, as the elder of West Marin takes in the annual Old California Festival & Founders...

Cover Story: Rock With It

 Sunday mornings around my sun-dappled rental cottage are always given over to soul music and the music of New Orleans—with a heavy emphasis on...

Feature: Fall Arts Preview

There’s nothing like the balmy autumnal glory of the North Bay, and for this, we editorial scribes at the Pacific Sun are profoundly grateful—if...

Cover Story: Underground Ag

 Olamae Combellack was four years old in 1924 when she arrived in Napa from Grand Prairie, Texas, with her mother and 10 siblings. The...

Feature: Oh, Francis Where Did Ye Land?

Could Sir Francis Drake have discovered San Francisco Bay, 190 years before history books say Gaspar de Portolá did? Amateur historian Duane Van Dieman...