Marin Independent Journal

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Marin County Asking Residents Nicely To Stop Drinking Soda This Summer

    Here's a thing that'll go over well with the kids: The Marin County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution making June, July, and August "Soda Free Summer" months. While the measure doesn't outright ban sugary carbonated beverages, it does encourage Marin residents to adopt "soda free policies" a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    James Hetfield to Marin Hikers: "Don't Tread on Me (Or My Property)!"

    Metallica singer James Hetfield​Exit light, enter night, if you will -- but don't go entering into James Hetfield's sprawling Marin County property. The Metallica singer and rhythm guitarist erected a metal fence on his ranch that blocked off a popular trail connecting two nature preserves. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Great White Shark Spotted at Stinson Beach

    Snack attack ​There isn't a cloud in the sky; the temperature is picture-perfect, and tomorrow is summer solstice. We cannot think of any good reason not to skip out on work and hit the beach. Yet we woke up this morning to the dreadful news that nobody will be allowed to swim at Stinson Beach thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Nicholas Springer, Accused Peeping Tom, Gets Plea Deal

    Now it is your turn to be seen ​Nicholas Springer, the 26-year-old man accused of placing a video camera in his Crocs and recording up women's skirts, got off with a rather sweet plea deal. According to media outlets Springer showed up to court yesterday and plead guilty to charges of loitering. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Meet the Bloggers: Alastair Bland

    Alastair BlandDefinitely the Best Photo Ever.​You read them here, now find out who the hell they are: We give you the diverse group of men and women who cover the local food and drink scene for you on SFoodie. Alastair Bland Blogs about: Beer and wine Alastair Bland may be one of the only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Today's Most Popular Stories

    ​A compilation of the most-viewed stories on Bay Area news sites and blogs at the moment. You're welcome.SF Gate: Columnist Chip Johnson voted for Don Perata, who, he can't believe, lost to Jean Quan in the race to become mayor of Oakland. Quan prevailed after Johnson wrote a week ago that she'd b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Marin Independent Journal to Shut Down In-House Printing Press

    The MIJ is going away, technically -- but it's not going anywhere​Countering rumors to the contrary, the Marin Independent Journal's president and publisher said his paper is not curtailing its print run and going online only. "Completely untrue," says Matt Wilson. That being said, it is the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Brrrrrr: Serial Streaker Kip Burr on Ice in Marin County Jail

    Kip Burr has known happier, nakeder times...​San Rafael's Kip Allen Burr's last name is pronounced "brrr." This would seem the perfect name for his chosen avocation of baring it all in public, outside, at night, in the winter, spring, and summertime.As of Friday, Burr was in the Marin County Jail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Examiner, MediaNews to Partner on Bay Area Ad Sales Deal

    Media mogul Dean Singleton is again seeking inroads to San Francisco's daily newspaper market, according to a report today in the Denver Business Journal.Will joint ad sales bring happy days back?​Apparently Singleton's MediaNews Group -- owner of legion Bay Area newspapers, including the Oakland ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    MediaNews Lawyer Denies Ex-Reporter's Discrimination Claims

    A lawyer for MediaNews Group says the newspaper chain plans to deny allegations of discrimination in a lawsuit filed earlier this month by a former reporter at the Monterey County Herald. Andre Briscoe, a black man who worked at the MediaNews-owned Herald from August 2005 through January 2008, asse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Dismissed Reporter Sues MediaNews Group, Alleges Race Discrimination

    A former reporter at the Monterey County Herald has sued the Northern California newspaper and its parent company, MediaNews Group, alleging that he was underpaid and then fired because of his race. MediaNews, headed by press mogul Dean Singleton (pictured), is also a major presence in the Bay Area ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2008
  • News

    May 14, 2008

    For Whom the Bridge Tolls

    Politicians want pork to pay for Golden Gate increases, but the money should be paid by drivers instead.

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2008
  • News

    March 5, 2003

    Terminal Condition

    With the Examiner near death, an insider says the Fangs had 10 million reasons to run it on the cheap

  • News

    July 19, 2000

    Dog Bites

    I Just Ate a Cake and I Hate Myself; Please, No Phone Calls; Art for the Masses; We're Number ... Seven!

  • News

    September 8, 1999

    A Chance for Respect?

    How to tell whether the San Francisco Chronicle is becoming a great newspaper, or another nondescript Hearst money-machine

  • Calendar

    March 18, 1998
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