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California Drought
Aug 10, 2015

As everyone knows, California is entering its 4th year...

Grow fruit
Jul 22, 2015

Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy fresh fruit. ...

Aug 20, 2015

This installment: magical realism in...

Go Set a watchman book cover
Aug 7, 2015

While neither a sequel nor a completely independent...

Aug 6, 2015

The Corte Madera branch of the Marin County Free...

Featured Blogs

Marin Journal, 14 August 1913:

An Important step was taken in the development of suburban San Francisco when the Fairfax Development company placed their funicular car upon...

The Corte Madera "Castlette"-so-called for the crenellation which originally edged its rooftop- was once home to Morrison F. Pixley, descendent of a pioneer Corte Madera family. Though the...

Samuel P. Taylor came to California in 1849 to look for gold. His success in the gold fields enabled him to purchase 100 acres of land on Lagunitas Creek, where, in 1856, he built the first paper...

Thanks to a grant from the Craemer Family Foundation and contributions from many of you, last year we created a digitized and sarchable collection of historic Marin newspapers from 1861-1922,...


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