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3 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Special film screenings in Marin County, April 18 through 25, 2014

Century Regency, 280 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael; 479-5050 and CineArts Sequoia, 25 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley; 388-4862; www.cinemark.com .

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, Mill Valley, CA, Canada, Novato, CA, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | Sonoma Valley Sun

Sassarini names new principal

Jacqueline Parker, coming from the post of K-8 Academic Dean for San Rafael City Schools, has been named the new principal of Sassarini Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Cal State Los Angeles

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Best bets in Marin County, April 17 through 24, 2014

Blaine Sprouse performs at 8 p.m. April 19 at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes Station.

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Related Topix: Point Reyes Station, CA, Ross, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Entertainment

Rock Hill Herald

Google Glass users get mostly warm reception

J.R. Curley uses his Google Glass at the Manhattan Beach Pier in California. For all the controversy Glass has generated for its ability to take pictures or film video with simple gesture or voice command, Curley says the attention Glass gets on the streets of Los Angeles has been very positive.

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Related Topix: Manhattan Beach, CA, OpenTable, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SFGate

Chevron donates easement for Bay Trail

Oil giant Chevron has agreed to let the public cross a scenic one-mile stretch of its property along the Richmond shoreline, allowing a long-sought extension of the San Francisco Bay Trail.

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Related Topix: Richmond, CA

Patch.com

County's Affordable Housing Workshops Continue

The following is a news release from the County of Marin: The Marin County Community Development Agency is embarking on the next phase of a plan to meet housing needs at all income levels in unincorporated areas of the County, and a community workshop is being held at 1 p.m. April 26 in San Rafael.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, Mill Valley, CA, Strawberry, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Officials: 'No obvious signs of trauma' found on body of missing Mt. Tam hiker

No obvious signs of trauma were found on the body of a Menlo Park woman discovered on Mount Tamalpais, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Larkspur, CA

SFGate

Mt. Tam hiker's body showed no trauma

Security camera footage shows the missing 33-year-old Magdalena Glinkowski in the "Bootjack" parking lot on Mt.

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Related Topix: Bootjack, CA, Mill Valley, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Marin taxpayers get last-minute help from volunteers filing taxes

DeeDee Severdia is all smiles after finishing her taxes at the Novato Human Needs Center on Monday, Apr. 14, 2014, in Novato, Calif.

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Related Topix: Novato, CA, Mill Valley, CA, San Rafael, CA, Fairfax, CA, Point Reyes Station, CA

Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael police arrest two suspects in alleged robbery of bicyclist

Rosa Maria Newman, 49, of Santa Rosa and Michael Lloyd Carlson, 35, of San Rafael are being held at Marin County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Three things to do in Marin County, April 15, 2014

* What: The manipulated images of San Francisco artist Margaret Moench and the abstract paintings of Marin's Deborah Adams Wilton are on display in Sausalito.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Sausalito, CA

Patch.com

Marin Entertainment Writer Honored by Cultural Services

The following is a news release from the County of Marin: Longtime journalist Paul Liberatore, who has documented the Marin County entertainment scene for the past quarter century, has been honored by the Marin County Cultural Service Commission with its coveted Cultural Treasure Award.

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Related Topix: Novato, CA, Mill Valley, CA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Marin County homeless solution eludes leaders

That's because a "rotating emergency shelter" program hosted by the society and local churches to accommodate the homeless during winter closes for the season then, leaving the destitute with no place to go amid uncertainty about whether local government will provide a solution.

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Related Topix: Weather, San Rafael, CA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Petaluma360

Labor group won't back Assembly candidate in primary

More than 60,000 union members living in the North Bay are expected to receive a slate mailer in the coming weeks bearing recommendations for who they should vote for in the June primary.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa, CA, Petaluma, CA, San Rafael, CA, Sonoma County, CA

Contra Costa Times

Body of Menlo Park woman missing on Mount Tamalpais found

After following up on a tip from a runner, searchers Saturday found the body of the Menlo Park woman who was missing on Mount Tamalpais.

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Related Topix: Menlo Park, CA, Core Security Technologies, Alameda County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, Larkspur, CA

KTVU Oakland

Man arrested for allegedly raping woman after meeting to discuss job opportunity

An Oakland man was arrested late Friday night for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in Sausalito after meeting to discuss a job opportunity, police said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sausalito, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Jewish congregation seeking names of Holocaust victims for memorial

Congregation Kol Shofar in Tiburon is asking Marin County residents to submit names of relatives who died during the Holocaust.

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Related Topix: Tiburon, CA, San Rafael, CA

The Daily Democrat

Sacramento man sentenced to 6 years for insurance fraud

Yolo County Superior Court Judge David Reed sentenced Russel Sage, 39, of Sacramento to six years and four months.

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Related Topix: Yolo County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Master Gardeners: Keep plants healthy with propagation

DID YOU NOTICE your day lilies were blooming less profusely last summer? How about your dahlias? Was your agapanthus looking crowded and less vigorous? If so, it might be time for a bit of digging, dividing and sharing.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, San Rafael, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Patch.com

San Mateo Looking for Volunteers for 'Day of Action' to Help End Human Trafficking

The following is a news release from the county of San Mateo: San Mateo County is seeking volunteers to help raise awareness of a new hotline number for victims of labor and commercial sex trafficking.

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Related Topix: San Mateo, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

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