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Editorial: Undercovered

Editorial: Undercovered

By Editorial Staff

December 15, 2019

The recent police raid in Marin City raised questions about some of the news sources that covered it.

Tarp’s end of an era

Tarp’s end of an era

By Lucas Rosevear

June 24, 2019

After 27 years, English teacher David Tarpinian — who was involved in the founding of Academic Workshop, Peer Resource, and AIM — is retiring from Tam.

Marin County Local District Election

By Cal Mitchell

December 18, 2017

A countywide election was held to determine various positions in each local district across Marin County, on November 7, 2017. Townships across the county opened their polls for both individual candidates, as well as different measures. While Mill Valley had nothing on the ballot, a position on the C...

Fire in Sausalito

By Griffin Chen & Aaron Young

October 26, 2017

  At around noon on October 17, a fast-moving brush fire broke out along the southbound side of Highway 101. Local fire departments, with assistance from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, quickly arrived at the scene, containing and extinguishing the fire before it spread out o...

Marin Horizon to Open New School in Marin City

By Kendall Lafranchi

April 3, 2017

Marin Horizon is set to open a Pre-K school for two-year-old children in Marin City in the fall of 2017. The school will be in partnership with Community Action Marin (CAM) and will move into the two-acre lot where CAM’s Manzanita Children’s Center currently resides. Marin Horizon has two current locatio...

Humans of Tam: I Don’t Belong Here

Humans of Tam: I Don’t Belong Here

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

February 10, 2017

  My parents were together. We had a home, I never really appreciated that. I never really knew what it was ‘till I lost it. My dad left, he moved into a different house. He came and saw me every now and then but he just left me with my mom. Even though he knew I was in pain, he just kinda le...

EDITORIAL: Operation Breakthrough

EDITORIAL: Operation Breakthrough

February 10, 2017

Fifty years ago, as racial tensions divided the nation, Tam High was no exception. From 1964 to 1968, more than 100 American cities were swept by race riots. Faced by this violent expression of hopelessness many members of the Unites States’ northern white community drew back from its reformist sta...

Target Opening in Marin City

By Nicole Anisgard Parra

February 2, 2017

Target, which will serve as the only grocery store in Marin City, is set to open in early March. It will be occupying the vacant building that housed Best Buy in the Gateway Shopping Center. The new store will occupy a space of 48,500 square feet. Target officials stated that the store would have ...

“Ms. Jewel” Retires

“Ms. Jewel” Retires

By James Finn & Hannah Chorley

June 3, 2016

Hailed as the “mother” of the Marin City community at Tam, Jewel Barrow, known by many as “Ms. Jewel” has been a fixture at Tam for 52 years.  Since she graduated from Tam in 1964, Ms. Jewel has worked a number of jobs at Tam, ranging from “community liaison” to “staff assistant,” b...