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New Tariff in Town

The old joke about the California lieutenant governor’s office has been that its occupant’s main duty is to wake up in the morning, see...

License to Grow

North Coast state senator Mike McGuire (D, Healdsburg), introduced SB 67 last week in an effort to shore up a teetering legal cannabis market...

Flashback

Hey folks, the Flashbacks were dropped last week so we’re running a special double-length column this week! Enjoy.20 Years Ago“. . . Politicians love...

Bunny Tales

School House RocksWhen he’s not out there defending North Bay rabbit farmers, Marc Levine is also mightily tuned-in to the region’s affordable housing crunch.The...

The Demerit-ocracy

By Felicia Mello/CALmattersWhen state legislators grilled University of California staff at a hearing last week about the agency’s response to the recent college admission...

Flashback

Twenty Years Ago This WeekBest Internet Service ProviderAlthough we Marinites pride ourselves on setting trends, not following them, when it comes to Internet service...

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...

Time and Punishment

Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky—who poured his blood, sweat and tears into the pages of Crime and Punishment—would feel at home in John Beck’s splendid,...

Dirty Business

Two contracting companies that cleared fire debris in the North Bay last year have been defrauding the federal government on contracts across the country...

Flashback

Forty Years Ago This WeekCharged particle beam weapons, which the Russians are now developing, may, if perfected, make nuclear war obsolete, replaced by the...