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Santa’s Seaplane Arrives in Marin City

Santa and Mrs. Claus flew in by seaplane to Marin City on the afternoon of Thursday, Dec. 19, to deliver presents to 50 children enrolled in the Performing Stars’ music and dance program. Mr. and [...]
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$60 Million in Training Funds Available to California Business Owners

Funds for workforce training are now available from the Employment Training Panel (ETP). The funds originate through employer contributions into the Unemployment Insurance Fund, and are intended to address the training needs of private, for-profit [...]
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Marin City Still Awaits Results of Investigation of Chaka Grayson Shooting

Chaka Grayson and the Marin City community are still waiting to hear the results of the investigation led by the Novato Police Department and Marin County District Attorney’s Office of the shooting of Grayon by [...]
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Oldest living Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw Turns 104

A surprise 104th birthday celebration was held last Sunday for Walter Crenshaw, the oldest living Tuskegee Airman at the Veterans Home of California in Los Angeles.The Tuskegee Airmen became America’s first Black military airmen during [...]
The Habesha (Eritrean and Ethiopian) Women’s Health Expo committee members Almaz Nigusse,Helen Woldai, Rahwa Meharena,  Mimo Haile,  Selam Asmerom, and Tigisti Weldeab (not pictured). Photo by Spencer Whitney

Habesha Women’s Health Expo Comes to the Bay Area

The Habesha (Eritrean and Ethiopian) Women’s Health Expo (HWHE) will host a health expo on February 8th to raise awareness in the Habesha community about healthy living. A fundraising cocktail event will be held Thursday, [...]
Casey Morton, left, lunges towards Jamie Mitchell at Beautiful Brawlers III on August 31, 2013. Jamie defeated Casey in a three round fight by unanimous decision.

‘Beautiful Brawlers’ Bouts Spotlight Women Boxers

By Laura Wong Boxing, like other high-contact fighting sports, can get ugly. Confined to a ring no larger than 25 square feet, a fighter’s only escape from the stalking blows of an opponent is to [...]
A National Park Service police officer check a trunk a for shooting suspect on Sunday, July 7, 2013, in Marin City, Calif. Law enforcement officers blocked all vehicle access to the area. (Frankie Frost/Marin Independent Journal)

‘Restorative Justice’ Strategy to be Used in Marin City

A meeting on implementing restorative justice in Marin City will be held Monday Sept. 16, 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. at the Hannah Gallery, 170 Donahue St., Marin City