Sep 19, 2023

Marin County sheriff says lawmakers need to make changes to prevent profiling

A local watchdog group is again raising concerns about the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, saying the law enforcement agency refuses to address its high incidence of racial profiling. Marin County Sheriff Jamie Scardina disputed the department’s need to make policing policy changes when I interviewed him last week. While Scardina...
Greg King - Golden Gate Bridge - Photo by John Green
Sep 5, 2023

Forest Fights: A conversation with journalist Greg King

Humboldt-based journalist and activist Greg King has spent his life connected to redwood forests. Born and raised in Guerneville near...
Aug 29, 2023

Former San Rafael cops appear in court to face felony charges

The two former San Rafael police officers looked appropriately somber as they walked through the corridor outside of Courtroom...
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Aug 29, 2023

Senator aims to extend pandemic rules for state boards

For a July meeting, the Little Hoover Commission—an independent state oversight agency—posted notice that the public could attend in...
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

Crossroads: SMART gears up for existential sales tax fight

In June, the Marin County Civil Grand Jury posed an existential question for the North Bay’s passenger rail agency. “SMART...
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...
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