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Jun 4, 2024

Fact Check: County points out reporter’s error, admits its own policy flaw

Last month, I received an email from the county telling me that I made a mistake in an article. Indeed, I erred. Typically, the Pacific Sun would run a correction, and that would be that. But Sarah Jones, director of the Marin County Community Development Agency, didn’t ask for a correction....
May 14, 2024

Have SF water policies led to salmon collapse?

As California’s native Chinook salmon populations dwindle, prompting a shutdown of the fishing industry, environmentalists are pleading with water...
May 8, 2024

Developer agrees to reduce size of controversial Marin City housing project

Marin County struck a deal with an affordable housing developer to reduce the size of a hotly contested five-story,...
Apr 26, 2024

New legal battle emerges from San Rafael cops’ use of force

A legal battle has erupted because the City of San Rafael says it needs a witness’ help to prevent...
Apr 23, 2024

What’s cooking with Novato’s Curtis Aikens

Celebrity chef, author, athletic coach, master gardener, literacy advocate and diabetes educator—Curtis Aikens Sr. is a Renaissance man. I spent...
Apr 16, 2024

Autistry Studios Creates Community for Autistic Adults

My wonderfully offbeat friend, Ken Pontac, has told me for a dozen years about a magical place in San...
Apr 10, 2024

Marin County Jail’s new program aims to reduce recidivism

The young woman felt compelled to steal from Rite Aid, Safeway and other stores, partly because she knew selling...
Apr 2, 2024

Employees say no deal on offer from Marin Housing Authority

Despite meeting for months, the Marin Housing Authority and its 30 unionized employees have yet to reach a labor...
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