Marin County

Rattlesnake population is up, and so are bites

There’s a major problem lurking in the foothills and high country this year: Rattlesnakes.Last count I heard, there were nearly 150 reported rattlesnake bites in California.Y ...

Another View: Fuel tanker fire tests character

Last week’s propane fire (in Lincoln) was both an emergency that easily could have turned into a disaster, and a major test of our community’s character. We all breathed sighs ...

Martinis an exemplary, superlative auditor/controller

I would like this opportunity to lend my support and endorsement to Kathy Martinis, the incumbent Auditor-Controller of Placer County. I am the retired Auditor-Controller of Marin ...

Call Joe Carroll reporter with a capital R

“I hate to be called a journalist. Years ago I was told that a journalist is an out-of-work reporter,” joked Joe Carroll. Carroll spent close to 60 years writing stories as a ...