Feb 26, 2024

Sheriff’s oversight ordinance fundamentally flawed, says watchdog group

After years of discussion and debate, Marin County has finally unveiled a proposed ordinance that could soon lead to civilian oversight of the sheriff’s office. But a watchdog group is already sounding the alarm that the ordinance is “fundamentally flawed.” Assembly Bill 1185, state legislation enacted in January 2021, allows...
Feb 12, 2024

Rocket science: Sausalito’s mayor designed missiles for the Army—the good kind

In preparation for the Pacific Sun’s spotlight on Sausalito this week, I jotted down a list of captivating people...
Feb 6, 2024

Nightmare on Pine Street II: Sausalito flip-flops on approval of controversial project

Home—that safe, familiar, comfortable space offering respite from the world—often evokes deep emotions.  In Marin, where home sweet home is...
Jan 31, 2024

Camp Court: Supreme Court to hear homeless encampments case

The U.S. Supreme Court will weigh in on whether cities can legally ban or limit unhoused people camping in...
Jan 31, 2024

Three people died while in Marin County Jail’s custody during last six months

An incarcerated individual died in their cell at the underground Marin County Jail last week. It’s the third in-custody...
Dec 25, 2023

‘The Lion King’ rolls out red carpet for Marin City children

When Felecia Gaston, director of the nonprofit Performing Stars, says she wants to bring 40 low-income kids from Marin...
Dec 15, 2023

Updated: Judge orders ex-San Rafael cops to stand trial for felony assault

Editor’s Note: This article was updated with additional information on Tuesday, Dec. 19. A Marin County judge has ordered two...
Dec 12, 2023

Judge takes 10 days to review criminal case against ex-cops, perhaps struggling with decision

Two former San Rafael police officers accused of beating a local gardener will soon learn whether they’ll be standing...
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