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  1. Marin Society of Artists calls for exhibition entriesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... raised almost enough to pay for a consultant to smooth the way for improvements including turning Gomez Field in Fairfax into a flood control basin, a project complete with dam and spillway. Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated ...

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  2. Editorial: TAM should get specific about new taxRead the original story

    Wednesday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... to widen Sir Francis Drake Boulevard? That won't be easy, and TAM is paying for a study of a proposed trolley from Fairfax to San Rafael. Would this tax be for improving alternatives so more Marin residents wouldn't have to be dependent on their ...

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  3. Ross Valley fee hiked, consultants hired for flood projectsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... basins. The action came as county supervisors hired a $200,000 consultant to study turning Lefty Gomez Field in Fairfax into a "dual use" facility as a flood control basin requiring a small dam and creek spillway. The latest milestone in the ...

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  4. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for July 23Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... Church build senior housing, but the Fair Housing Act will not allow them to guarantee or reserve any units for Fairfax residents; they have to be open to all. So new senior housing in Fairfax will just bring more people in and not necessarily ...

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  5. Pockets of rain, lightning rumble across Marin on Tuesday morningRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... reported at 6:30 a.m. Across the region, a patchwork of weather conditions greeted commuters, with a drizzle in Fairfax that left slick roads ending in San Anselmo, where Sir Francis Drake Boulevard remained dry. National Weather Service forecaster ...

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  6. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for July 22Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... someone still has to race to the phone every time it rings, to determine who is calling. As a former member of the Fairfax Design Review Board and the town Planning Commission, I can say from experience that Fairfax officials are true public ...

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  7. Ross Valley flood fee increase on the tableRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Marin Independent Journal

    Ross Valley's controversial flood fee is headed up, with the money raised almost enough to pay for a consultant to smooth the way for improvements including turning Gomez Field in Fairfax into a flood control basin, a project complete with dam and spillway.

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  8. Barry Tompkins' Out of My Mind: Now, why didn't I think of that?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Marin Independent Journal

    Bay Area sportscaster Barry Tompkins sits in a restaurant on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, in Fairfax, Calif.

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  9. Live updates: Fairfax Town Council repeals zoning ordinance Wednesday nightRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Fairfax Town Council is expected to decide Wednesday night whether or not to repeal a controversial zoning ordinance that paved the way for creation of 124 affordable housing units in town.

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  10. Fairfax officials try to explain zoning changes to a skeptical SRO crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Marin Independent Journal

    Fairfax Mayor David Weinsoff speaks to a full house at a town hall forum on the future of Fairfax at the Fairfax Women's Club on Saturday.

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  11. Live updates Future of Fairfax town hall forum, Saturday at 1 p.m.Read the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Marin Independent Journal

    The future of Fairfax is the topic for a town hall forum at the Women's Club, 46 Park Road in Fairfax.

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  12. Snapshot: Daughter's suicide drives Fairfax father to pen bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... daughter Casey in the Marin Headlands near Sausalito. (Frankie Frost/Marin Independent Journal) John Brooks of Fairfax lost his adopted daughter, Casey to suicide at the Golden Gate Bridge in 2008. She was 17. A senior financial executive in the ...

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  13. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for July 19Read the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... up on their emergency training sessions because on Monday everyone received an "F" in my book - a total failure. At Fairfax's July 12 town meeting on its housing plan, many of the town stronger opinions were gathered, but most of them chose not to ...

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  14. Marin father hopes book about daughter's Golden Gate Bridge suicide helps othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... daughter Casey in the Marin Headlands near Sausalito. (Frankie Frost/Marin Independent Journal) John Brooks of Fairfax lost his adopted daughter, Casey to suicide at the Golden Gate Bridge in 2008. She was 17. A senior financial executive in the ...

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  15. Fairfax housing repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Marin Independent Journal

    Community members pack the Fairfax Town Council meeting on Wednesday, July 17, 2014.

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  16. Editorial: Fairfax's chance to draft better housing planRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... is being contemplated for those properties. Many critics of the original town plan rally around a premise that Fairfax should stand up to state housing rules and not let the Association of Bay Area Governments, which sets the local quotas, tell the ...

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  17. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for July 18Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Marin Independent Journal

    I live across from the Fairfax Christ Lutheran Church. I am writing to provide my support in the strongest possible terms for the proposed "Peace Village" affordable housing development for seniors.

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  18. Fairfax Town Council repeals zoning law paving way for new housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Marin Independent Journal

    Community members pack the Fairfax Town Council meeting on Wednesday, July 17, 2014.

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  19. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for July 17Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Marin Independent Journal

    I have lived in Fairfax for 54 years, and I attended the community meeting on the housing ordinance last Saturday, reported on the front page of the Marin IJ.

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  20. Fairfax bike safety project begins in AugustRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Marin Independent Journal

    Construction on road shoulders at least 5 feet wide will begin near Fairfax this summer on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard between Baywood Canyon Road and Hal Brown Bridge to increase bicyclist safety.

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