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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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  • National Aquarium taps Californian as new CEO

     National Aquarium taps Californian as new CEO
    The National Aquarium Institute has tapped a California aquarium industry veteran to be the organization's next CEO. John C. Racanelli, 55, will be expected to increase the ocean conservation and educational messages delivered through the National...
  • Help is just an app away

    Help is just an app away
    To make sure your road trip doesn't hit the skids, check out these apps: Fuel assistance Subscription app SmartFuel can help you find cheap gas nearby or along your route — including at Costco — using Oil Price Information Service data to...
  • 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...
  • 'Imperfect Birds: A Novel' by Anne Lamott

    'Imperfect Birds: A Novel' by Anne Lamott
    Imperfect Birds A Novel Anne Lamott Riverhead Books: 274 pp., $25.95 From the very first line of the very first page, Anne Lamott defines what's at stake in her new novel, "Imperfect Birds": "There are so many evils that pull on our children. Even...
  • William T. Wiley retrospective at Berkeley Art Museum

    William T. Wiley retrospective at Berkeley Art Museum
    Bay Area artist William T. Wiley's career could easily be viewed as a historical timeline of political and social issues of the last half century, touching on hot topics, including the Exxon Valdez oil spill of 1989, the 1986 Chernobyl meltdown, 9/11...
  • A supersonic master

    A supersonic master
    SKYWALKER RANCH, Calif. -- What does an Oscar nomination sound like? For Randy Thom, it sounds like chalk raking down a blackboard combined with a stallion's whinny and an elephant trumpeting. It can also sound like 200 gas ovens flaring to life in unison...
  • Beverley Thorne: man of steel

    Shortly before 7 a.m., Beverley Thorne stepped out of his home in Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. A roll of drawings under his arm, the 85-year-old was off to meet the contractor on one of his new projects: a rectory under construction at Christ...
  • Doris Brin Walker dies at 90; radical lawyer helped acquit Angela Davis of murder

    Doris Brin Walker dies at 90; radical lawyer helped acquit Angela Davis of murder
    Doris Brin Walker, a radical lawyer who fought anti-communist hysteria in the 1950s and helped clear activist Angela Davis of murder and kidnapping charges in the 1970s, died of a stroke Aug. 13 at a San Francisco hospital, her daughter, Emily Roberson,...
  • Army Spc. Jeremiah McCleery, 24, Portola; killed in attack by Iraqi soldiers

    Jeremiah McCleery was only 4 when his father drove him from the family's home in Rialto to Twentynine Palms, Calif., to watch the triumphant -- and emotional -- return of U.S. soldiers from the 1991 Persian Gulf War. The outpouring that greeted...
  • Jane Weinberger dies at 91; author, publisher and wife of Defense secretary

    Jane Weinberger dies at 91; author, publisher and wife of Defense secretary
    Jane Dalton Weinberger, who coaxed her husband, Caspar W. Weinberger, into politics and was a loyal Washington wife during three Republican administrations before she began to write and publish children's books, died Sunday at a nursing facility in Bar...
  • Ali Akbar Khan dies at 87; sarod player helped bring Indian music to U.S.

    Maestro Ali Akbar Khan, the master Indian musician and composer who was a pivotal figure in introducing the music of his homeland to the West, has died. He was 87. The legendary sarod player and teacher died of kidney failure Thursday night at his home...