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Unknown Unknowns

It’s usually hard to argue with the Dalai Lama on matters of the spirit, but Marin County finance director Roy Given is up for...

The E-Truckin’ Era

Work used to be simple for the California Department of Transportation: widen highways, fill potholes, build new freeways.Alas, those quaint days are gone.To get...

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...

Flashback

50 Years AgoDon't get us wrong. Not everything is peachy keen in the county. The schools are suffering badly from a taxpayer revolt, accentuated...

Blue in the Face

If the past several years are any indication, sparks will fly at the California Democratic Party convention this weekend in San Francisco.Attendees of the...

Flashbacks

Twenty YearsAgoHow to best collect email depends on how much you're away. If you do a lot of traveling, the most common solution is...

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...

Flashback

Twenty YearsAgo News item: Up to two million workers are expected to take the day off May 19, so that they can attend the screening...

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...

Flashback

50 Years AgoI also had the opportunity to sit in on a White House briefing by Press Secretary Ziegler. It was interesting to see...