Nov 29, 2022

Formerly homeless, Jason Sarris becomes a valued community activist

Unless community activist Jason Sarris brought up the topic, it would be impossible to tell he spent the last dozen years living on the streets. Sarris was a typical kid who grew up in a nice Novato family. After high school, he stayed in the city he loves and built...
Nov 22, 2022

Culture Crush: Week of November 23, 2022

Sebastopol Jewish Film Festival Jewish Community Center Sonoma County presents its 27th Annual Jewish Film Festival from 1 to 7pm, Tuesdays,...
E Ranch Dump - Jocelyn Knight
Nov 16, 2022

The befouling of Point Reyes National Seashore

It’s an October morning at Point Reyes National Seashore and I’m scooting under barbed wire fences, wary of sliding...
Nov 8, 2022

Fairfax becomes first jurisdiction in Marin to pass rent control ordinance.

Renters in Fairfax breathed a collective sigh of relief last week when the town council approved two ordinances. One caps...
Nov 1, 2022

Bruce Burtch honored for conceiving unique college

San Rafael resident Bruce Burtch recently returned from a trip to Ohio University in Athens, OH, where he was...
Oct 11, 2022

Novato City Council candidates call for change

Two races for open seats on the Novato City Council have inspired five diverse candidates to throw their hats...
Oct 5, 2022

Human composting now legal in California

My father’s cremated remains sit atop a vintage table in my living room, hidden inside a wood urn I...
Sep 28, 2022

Data shows racial inequities in Mill Valley policing

Two new reports reach vastly different conclusions about racial disparities during police stops by the Mill Valley Police Department,...
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