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Nov 28, 2023

50 days in Gaza, released hostages have local ties

On Oct. 7, a pineapple farmer opened his door to Avigail Idan, a three-year-old girl covered in blood. Quickly, he ushered the little girl, his wife and their own three children into the home’s safe room. With his family and their young charge locked indoors, the farmer, Avichai Brodutch, who...
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Nov 7, 2023

Marin teen vying for prestigious international science award

If this were a radio show, I’d cue “Rocket Man” by Elton John or maybe David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” Then...
Oct 31, 2023

Federal judge limits San Rafael’s homeless camping ordinance

Another lawsuit pitting homeless people against a city in wealthy Marin County is now in full swing. This time,...
Oct 24, 2023

Nightmare on Pine Street

The Beyers are the kind of family most people want living next door. For years, they lived harmoniously with...
Oct 10, 2023

Criminal defendant Daisy Mazariegos gives birth, hires new defense attorney

A brief hearing today resolved issues about how the criminal case against two former San Rafael police officers will...
Oct 10, 2023

Defense attorney dies, leaving uncertainty in police use of force case

The criminal case against two former San Rafael police officers took a tragic turn when one of the defense...
Oct 2, 2023

Documents reveal San Rafael cop had previous credibility issues

The Marin County district attorney knew that San Rafael police officer Brandon Nail had credibility issues long before he...
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...
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