Choosing the Future We Want – Housing Choices for Marin

When?  Wednesday September 17 Where? San Rafael City Hall, 1400 Fifth Ave, San Rafael Don’t miss the third in our on-going contribution to the housing discussion in Marin, timed to inform this fall’s consideration of Housing Elements in the County, San Rafael, and other jurisdictions. How do we bring our built environment back into alignment […]

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Public Meetings on “Quiet Zones” for SMART Train

When?  Thursday September 18 or Monday September 29 Where? San Rafael City Hall (9/18) or Terra Linda Community Center (9/29) These are the second and third/last public meetings to hear citizen concerns and discuss the pros and cons of  creating “Quiet Zones” in San Rafael so that the new SMART train won’t have to blow its (very […]

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Save the Date! “Rising Waters, Rising Voices”

When? Wednesday, October 8, 7:00 PM Where? San Rafael Corporate Center, 750 Lindaro St., San Rafael Join us for the second in a series on dealing with the threat of sea level rise in Marin.  (The first, addressing the possible impact on insurance costs, drew a standing-room-only crowd.  This second session will explore strategies for organizing effective […]

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Marin’s Largest Solar Farm Approved

NEWS FLASH!  On June 23, the Marin County Planning Commission approved construction of a 2 Megawatt Solar Farm at the abandoned Cooley quarry outside Novato. Public comments and those of the commissioners converged on a common theme:  This project is a perfect example of the kind of projects Marin needs, with none of the negatives […]

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Venture Greenhouse Re-Opens!

Breaking Good News (5/6/14): After a brief hiatus, Marin’s new business incubator is back in business.  You can find full details on their Facebook page here and their website here. They are having an open house/information meeting Wednesday June 11, 6:00 to 7:30 to re-introduce themselves.  Meanwhile, the following story from their first incarnation is still valid. […]

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Improve Your Carpooling Karma

Carma is a new FaceBook & SmartPhone-based system for turning your carbon-reducing good intentions into reality.  Now it’s available in the Bay Area and the Transportation Authority of Marin is helping to promote it. (It’s been up and running successfully in Washington, DC, Austin, TX and several European cities  for a while.) Once you’ve signed […]

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