Upfront

Hemp It Up

More marijuana is grown in California than anywhere else in the U.S., but 10 states, including Colorado, Kentucky and Oregon, leave California in the...

Divisive Data?

The timing couldn’t be any better for 5G technology to appear on the scene.Not because the fifth generation (hence, 5G) of mobile networking will...

UCSC Microbe Machines

The Bay Area has a recycling problem. It’s true that cities from San Rafael to San Jose have residential recycling services and public trash...

Homeward Bound

Marin County Supervisor Dennis Rodoni was on KWMR recently, the West Marin public radio station in Pt. Reyes Station, talking housing policy, the high...

Innocence Lost

Jarvis Jay Masters has exhausted his final state appeal. The Buddhist author and death-row inmate at San Quentin had a hearing before the California...

Mob Rules

The footage coming out of Charlottesville, Virginia in August of 2017 was horrifying: first, on Friday night, a torchlight rally of pallid-faced white nationalist...

Nationalist Emergency

“We have been feeling the brunt of this administration—the brunt of the constant criminalization of immigrants, since 2015,” says Danielle Walker. She’s the spokesperson...

The Defiant Ones

Dr. Itoco Garcia has experienced the best and the worst of Marin County first-hand when it comes to education and discrimination.Garcia, two months into...

Pot Stickler

When JJ Kaplan was a supervisor for the San Francisco–based cannabis collective SPARC, he saw a lot of trash headed for the garbage bin.“I...

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...