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Marin County (California)

Creation date 2009-7-1, Created by kdeweese
Creation date 2009-7-1, Created by kdeweese « Show less

Top Marin County (California) Articles

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  • Book Review: 'Golden Gate' by Kevin Starr and 'Colossus' by Michael Hiltzik

    Book Review: 'Golden Gate' by Kevin Starr and 'Colossus' by Michael Hiltzik
    Golden Gate The Life and Times of America's Greatest Bridge Kevin Starr Bloomsbury Press: 216 pp., $23 Colossus Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century Michael Hiltzik Free Press: 498 pp., $30 The Golden Gate Bridge and Hoover Dam are...
  • Fire retardants that protect the home

    Scott Garrett got the evacuation order at 6 a.m. on Oct. 22. His Lake Arrowhead home lay in the path of the Grass Valley fire, and flames would arrive within hours. Garrett rushed to his garage, where he kept 15 gallons of a flame-retardant spray...
  • Rise in measles prompts concern

    The United States is on track to report its highest incidence of measles cases since 2001, exacerbated by a rise in outbreaks worldwide and by clusters of people who are opting out of the vaccine because of religious beliefs or fears of a purported link...
  • A beastly kind of cruelty

    A beastly kind of cruelty
    The buzzards led Nick Bursio to his prized calf. He found the body just over a rise in the field, with a bullet hole in its left shoulder, near the heart. Bursio had heard of animals killed by rustlers for their meat. But not until that May morning had...
  • In L.A. restaurants, an eco-frenzy

    WHEN chef Christopher Blobaum was opening Wilshire restaurant in Santa Monica, he wanted to do the right thing, both culinarily and environmentally. He buys much of the restaurant's produce at local farmers markets and sources meat and fish carefully....
  • The Review: Root 246

    The Review: Root 246
    At first encounter, the kitschy side of Solvang can be off-putting, what with all the shop windows filled with cutesy figurines and souvenirs of the Danish-themed town. But on closer acquaintance, when window boxes spill over with flowers and old-...
  • Reform Gallery to display work by J.B. Blunk

    Reform Gallery to display work by J.B. Blunk
    In his new location on La Brea Avenue, Reform Gallery owner Gerard O'Brien will celebrate the legacy of the late Marin County sculptor J.B. Blunk. "He took the philosophy of Japanese pottery -- working with materials that are around you -- and applied...
  • More on myth-making and Rick Riordan, author of the "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" series

    Q & A with Rick Riordan Question -- Have you ever had a teacher like Mrs. Dodds? (Mrs. Dodds is a teacher at the beginning of "The Lightning Thief" who turns into a monster and tries to kill Percy before he knows he's a demi-god. The title of that...
  • A feast for romantics: San Francisco

    I'm in love. You can love a person. You can love a city. And when you can introduce the city you love to the person you love, what could be better? I once lived in San Francisco, a city that made my youthful heart flutter so persuasively the first...
  • Hey, gay couples: Need a place to tie the knot? Honeymoon? Look no further

    With California's same-sex marriages making headlines, the state's Travel and Tourism Commission compiled a handy list of potential wedding and honeymoon sites. After all, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Palm Springs and San Diego were among the top 21...
  • The final 12: Favorite vacation spots in the West

    We asked you to tell us where to go, and you did. And, much to your credit, not one of you suggested hell. Instead, the more than 100 suggestions included thoughtful, articulate and, best of all, surprising ideas on your favorite vacation spots in the...