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

    Tuesday Jul 22 | 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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  2. 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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  3. The Anatomy of a Dryer Fire Explained by the Fairfax Dryer Vent Cleaning WizardRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Emailwire.com

    Fairfax CA - The Fairfax Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard is working to get the word out to encourage consumer awareness of the importance of good dryer maintenance.

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  4. Pacifics notes: Mega-fan Mayne shares love of baseball with playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... always a lot of baseball." Mayne doesn't leave her support and fandom at the ballpark, either, volunteering her Fairfax home as one of the team's host parents. This season she has helped house DeJesus, a standout rookie southpaw from Southern ...

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  5. Marin housing plan paves way for apartmentsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Marin Independent Journal

    County proposals promoting affordable housing in unincorporated communities across Marin target sites in Mill Valley, San Rafael, Marin City and Fairfax for low- and moderate-income development, urge policies accommodating multi-family projects and call for study of rent control.

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  6. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for July 29Read the original story

    Monday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... instructors for donating countless hours to this project. There are no guarantees the new construction that staff at Fairfax Town Hall calls low income will be what they promise. Claiming it will be certainly helps placate those who desperately want ...

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  7. Barry Tompkins' Out of My Mind: In a friendlier New York state of mind, sort ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Marin Independent Journal

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

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  8. Cycling: Anderson, McCutcheon capture pro races at San Rafael Twilight CriteriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... team finished second in the women's competition. Former five-time Irish national champion Olivia Dillon of Fairfax finished third for the second year in a row, garnering her third bronze in the event. "I worked a bit too hard in the beginning," said ...

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  9. Rents zoom 9.5 percent in Marin, expected to keep zoomingRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... scene adding pressure to the demand side." "It's ridiculous," said Ryan Tanner, 27, who lives with his parents in Fairfax. "I wouldn't be able to move forward with savings or anything in my life if I had to pay rent. Friends of mine live in with ...

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  10. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for July 26Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... left after the fire captain's family has moved in with him. The Plan Bay Area contingent and their consultants in Fairfax spent considerable resources confusing what should have been a straight-forward repeal of a very flawed housing plan that ...

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

    Wednesday Jul 23 | 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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  12. Editorial: TAM should get specific about new taxRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | 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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  13. Ross Valley fee hiked, consultants hired for flood projectsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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