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Three Marin Cities Take Differing Approaches to Homeless Encampments

Three cities in Marin County, San Rafael, Sausalito and Novato, all have a significant...

Sausalito Clears Encampment

On Tuesday, about a dozen campers made a last stand at the camp near Dunphy Park as Sausalito police and city contractors moved to clear the controversial encampment.

Death by Design: How the National Park Service experiments on tule elk

Instagram users love the captive tule elk hoofing Tomales Point at the northern tip...

Petaluma River Cleanup Plan Approved

On May 10, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) quietly signed off on a plan...

Novato Curtails Homeless Camping

The Novato City Council recently passed ordinances to prevent camping within 50 feet of “critical infrastructures” and bodies of water.

San Rafael ‘Tactically’ Cut Services Leaving Houseless Residents With Less Support

San Rafael continues to tout dated claims of having dramatically reduced homelessness in the wealthy San Francisco suburb.

Vivalon Reaches Covid-19 Response Milestone in Marin

As the largest nonprofit in Marin County serving older adults and people with disabilities, Vivalon...

Open Mic: My Friend, Tony Good

I've been corresponding with an intelligent, quick-witted Pacific Sun reader for more than a...

Marin Housing Authority Releases Golden Gate Village ‘Demolition’ Report

Once the award-winning jewel of public housing in America, Golden Gate Village in Marin City now suffers from major neglect.

Retired Marin Library Director Reaches Hall of Fame Status

California has a rich and fascinating history of librarianship, and the California Library Hall...

Historic Marin City Housing Complex in Dangerous Disrepair

Marin Housing Authority's development plan would leave Golden Gate Village residents waiting for repairs.

Pacific Sun, Bohemian Win Five California Journalism Awards

The California News Publishers Association honored the papers' reporting on racial justice protests, homelessness, and other topics.

No Solution in Sight as Sausalito Pushes to Move Encampment

The Sausalito City Council wants to close the visible encampment near Dunphy Park, and relocate it to the less-noticeable area of Marinship Park.

Marin County Helps Tenants Navigate State Rental Assistance Program

Marin County has distributed more than $736,000 to renters and landlords since its financial assistance program launched in March.
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