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Trump supporters antagonize Marin City community members during rally

By Emily Stull November 10, 2020
A "car cruise" in support of President Donald Trump stopped in Marin City the day before the presidential election. Trump supporters waved Blue Lives Matter and MAGA flags and shouted racial slurs at residents of the majority-Black community.
(Images courtesy of Annie Spratt, Benjaminrobyn Jespersen, and the City of Mill Valley; illustration by Benjy Wall-Feng)

Racism is of “immediate local importance”

By Benjy Wall-Feng June 8, 2020
And Mayor Sashi McEntee’s dismissal of Black Lives Matter is far from the only evidence.
(Courtesy of Kristie Amezcua)

Marin residents attend Black Lives Matter protest in Marin City

By Ruby Rose Amezcua June 5, 2020
The protest was in response to George Floyd's death, and is one of many recent nationwide protests as part of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Volunteers participate in cleaning up the Mattie and Clarence Boatman Community Garden in Marin City.
(Samantha Nichols)

Performing Stars hosts MLK Day of Service

By Samantha Nichols February 6, 2020
Local volunteers helped with clearing the historic Orchard Trail, cleaning up the community garden, and picking up trash around Marin City.
Contra Costa police raided homes in Marin City on November 14. (Benjy Wall-Feng)

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.
The Contra Costa SWAT team barricaded part of Drake Avenue during a raid on November 14. (Benjy Wall-Feng)

Suspects released after controversial raid in Marin City

By Emily Stull December 15, 2019
The Contra Costa SWAT team conducted a raid in Marin City on November 14, releasing the suspects three days later.
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SMCSD calls on community for help with desegregation plan

By Benjy Wall-Feng December 11, 2019
As it seeks to merge its two schools, Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Academy in Marin City and Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, the Sausalito Marin City School District has reached out to the community for input.
Tarps 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,...

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...

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...

Humans of Tam: I Dont 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...

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