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Upfront: Turn to Bern?

By Tom Gogola“If he wins tonight, we could go to June.” That was Democratic Party strategist Donna Brazile on CNN the night of Bernie...
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Hero & Zero: Orangutan rescuers & eco-unfriendly packaging

By Nikki SilversteinHero: Climbing trees is child’s play, unless you’re a certified arborist using your unique skills to rescue tree-dwelling animals in Marin and...

This week in the Pacific Sun

This week in the Pacific Sun, you can read all about our 2016 Heroes of Marin, nominated by you, our readers, in seven different...

Heroes of Marin 2016: Editor’s note

Editor's noteWhen we announced a few months ago that we were launching our annual Heroes of Marin issue, and put a call out for...

Heroes of Marin 2016: Lifetime Achievement

Heroes of Marin 2016Lifetime Achievement: Michael PritchardBy David Templeton“I don’t laugh because I’m happy,” says Michael Pritchard, recipient of this year’s Heroes of Marin...

Heroes of Marin 2016: Role Model

Heroes of Marin 2016Role Model: Harold GrantBy Dani BurlisonAs the Bay Area housing crisis shows no signs of retreating and more and more people...

Heroes of Marin 2016: Innovation

Heroes of Marin 2016Innovation: Nicole HitchcockBy David TempletonA diagnosis of cancer is always a shock, but as the Marin-based nonprofit Hairdressers with Heart has...

Heroes of Marin 2016: Environmental Stewardship

Heroes of Marin 2016Environmental Stewardship: Deanne CloughBy Nikki SilversteinDeanne Clough built a name for herself in the construction industry in Marin—not a small...

Heroes of Marin 2016: Courage

Heroes of Marin 2016Courage: Aneice TaylorBy Dani BurlisonIn 1982, Aneice Taylor’s Lagunitas home was destroyed in a powerful mudslide. The freak accident left her,...

Heroes of Marin 2016: Community Spirit

Heroes of MarinCommunity Spirit: Heidi KrahlingBy Tanya HenryWith the seemingly unstoppable popularity of cooking shows like those featured on the Food Network and Bravo’s...