The Tam News

Editorial: Global Warming and California Fires

Editorial: Global Warming and California Fires

December 14, 2018

Over the past two years, neighboring communities have been ravished by devastating wildfires. While Marin County has been relatively unharmed by these fires, it is important to understand that one day, our lovely green county could be engulfed in flames and even before then, the plummeting air qualit...

How To Make Friends

How To Make Friends

By John Overton

September 24, 2018

Do you have trouble making friends, being friends with humans, having friends, or playing funny pranks on friends? So did I until I didn’t! Wanna know how? Here’s how: One: Be good, be kind. Friends don’t come to those who think its okay to be not-okay. Okay? Okay. Second: Wear clothing. ...

A Tale of Failed Flyers

A Tale of Failed Flyers

By Maddie Wall

June 10, 2015

As the drought becomes a bigger issue everyday, Californians seem to be thinking more and more about water conservation and what’s causing such dramatic water dissipation. Saving water is an issue for all of us, so two other freshmen and I decided that for our “water project” in our core class...

California Imposes Mandatory Water Restrictions

California Imposes Mandatory Water Restrictions

By Nate Vogel

April 10, 2015

California Governor Jerry Brown announced mandatory water restrictions to help with the ongoing drought crisis during his speech at the annual snowpack measuring in the Sierra Nevada on April 1. This is the first time in California’s history that mandatory water restrictions have been imposed. Through...

Winter Rain Fills Marin Reservoirs

Winter Rain Fills Marin Reservoirs

By Claire Donohue

February 24, 2015

On February 8, the Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) reported that the heavy rainfall in December and February has resulted in the seven Marin district reservoirs reaching 98 percent capacity, 15 percent higher than the average for this time of year. Despite the recent storm systems, the MMWD...

Marin Experiences Worst Drought on Record

Marin Experiences Worst Drought on Record

By Marina Furbush

February 11, 2014

The Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) passed a resolution requesting that all its customers reduce their water usage by 25 percent during their board meeting on January 21. At the end of 2013 the MMWD announced that the total rainfall for the 2013 calendar year was 10.68 inches, a significant...