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Sep 27, 2023

San Rafael releases investigative reports on police use of force

Reporter's note: At the conclusion of this article, the three investigative reports into three San Rafael officers involved in the use of force incident are provided in their entirety. The videos of the incident are also unedited and contain violence and profanity. After almost six months of delays, the City...
Aug 22, 2023

Marin City group rejected offer to reduce size of housing project

The developer of a controversial Marin City affordable housing project says he will break ground in about 90 days,...
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Aug 22, 2023

A.I.rony: State Sen. Bill Dodd automates resolution writing

Add lawmakers to the list of workers whose jobs could be threatened by artificial intelligence. Weighing in on one of...
Aug 15, 2023

The abandonment of Marin’s Poor Farm and Cemetery 

On a bright, warm August day, I trudged through waist-high grass searching for any trace of the hundreds of...
Aug 1, 2023

Home sweet home: help for Marin homebuyers

Every year, when the Pacific Sun is putting together the Best of Marin issue, I take stock of how...
Jul 25, 2023

No place to go: San Rafael continues with plan to displace homeless people 

Part Two of a two-part report. Read Part One here. Last week, San Rafael capitulated to residents complaining about homeless...
Jul 18, 2023

Tent tension: San Rafael further restricts homeless camping

Part one of a two-part report. The City of San Rafael is playing Whac-A-Mole with homeless encampments on...
Jul 10, 2023

Charges Dropped: Allegations against ex-cops wreak havoc in Marin justice system

The Marin County District Attorney’s Office has dismissed criminal charges in at least 10 cases that would have relied...
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