Sherman R. Frederick Marinscope The vice chair of the Novato Police Advisory & Review Board was arrested last week in Sausalito during a homeless protest. It may set up a lively debate on the role between the activist press and police during protests. Jereme Portje, 43, a freelance … [Read more...] about Novato police official arrested for assault on police
Mike Read/Pages From The Past 100 Years Ago December 1921 -- An unsuccessful attempt was made by thieves Sunday night to blow the safe in Edsberg's Market in Novato, according to reports received here Monday. Two charges failed to move the safe door and the robbers fled. -- George … [Read more...] about Novato Pages From The Past: Traffic lights forGrant and the 101
John Goddard grew up in Mill Valley. He attended Park School, Edna McGuire School, Alto School and Marin Catholic High School. He went to work for Village Music when it was a mom‐and‐pop music store in the Sequoia Theater building. In 1961 it moved to 9 East Blithedale Ave. In 1968, Village … [Read more...] about Mill Valley History: John Goddard & Village Music
Sausalito Nov. 17 - 18, 2021 Rottweiler: A non-aggressive, but scary looking Rottweiler, ran off leash on Olima Street. The owner refused to put him on a leash when asked. Children were playing nearby. Police checked it out, but found no dog in the vicinity. Mill Valley Nov. 18 - 24, … [Read more...] about Marin 911: Scary off-leash dog
After a distinguished 39-year career in law enforcement, Novato’s Chief of Police Matthew McCaffrey has announced his retirement. Chief McCaffrey's final day in office will be December 30. Chief McCaffrey was hired by the City of Novato as Police Captain in March of 2015 overseeing … [Read more...] about Novato’s top cop announces retirement
Marinscope The day after Thanksgiving, Marin and the world faced a new threat in the battle to defeat COVID-19. A new variant called “Omicron” appeared in southern African nations. This mutation appeared to spread fast and the effect of the current vaccinations was unknown. The … [Read more...] about New COVID variant may already be here
I’ve never seriously shopped at a Louis Vuitton store because, well, it’s expensive and there’s nothing in the whole freakin’ place I’d want for myself or for anyone else. Yet, now comes the bizarre story that a large gang of thieves stormed the Louis Vuitton in San Francisco and cleaned the … [Read more...] about Frederick Commentary: Who wants Louis Vuitton stuff anyway?
While Marin and the Bay Area held steady on COVID restrictions, the city of Los Angeles started enforcing one of the country’s strictest vaccine mandates: Restaurants, coffee shops, museums, theaters and other indoor venues must verify that customers are vaccinated before allowing them to enter — or … [Read more...] about L.A. cracks down harder on COVID rules
Marinscope Marin Catholic has dominated Marin varsity football since before Drake landed, or so it seems. So, last Saturday’s crunching of Cardinal Newman in the North Coast Section Division seemed, well, somewhat expected. The Wildcats won the contest easily, 42-7. The victory fit … [Read more...] about We are the champions!