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Luke Barnesmoore of Home Match: Older Adult Homelessness and the Need for a County Homelessness Prevention Strategy

Luke Barnesmoore of Home Match: Older Adult Homelessness and the Need for a County Homelessness Prevention Strategy

“Older adults are—as we might expect given the realities of aging— high utilizers of HHS services, but they are not seeing equitable outcomes in our homelessness response system because the interventions available through coordinated entry are not designed to meet their unique needs. We cannot accept the notion that asking our elected officials to prevent displacement and homelessness among low-income older adults is asking too much.”

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BAFTA-Winning & Oscar-Nominated Actor Jude Law to Appear and Receive MVFF Award at the 47th Mill Valley Film Festival – Oct. 3-13

BAFTA-Winning & Oscar-Nominated Actor Jude Law to Appear and Receive MVFF Award at the 47th Mill Valley Film Festival – Oct. 3-13

On the heels of the exhilarating return of the Sequoia Cinema last month, a cornerstone of entertainment for residents and visitors alike, this week unveiled an exciting teaser that the 2024 Mill Valley Film Festival will feature a Tribute to the remarkable contributions of esteemed BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated actor Jude Law at the 47th Mill Valley Film Festival. Law will be on hand for this special onstage conversation and presentation of the MVFF Award. 

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Dick Spotswood: Doing Nothing About Sea Level Rise in Marin Is the Most Expensive Option

Dick Spotswood: Doing Nothing About Sea Level Rise in Marin Is the Most Expensive Option

The major areas of focus span much of the county, including Bel Marin Keys; Belvedere and Tiburon; Bolinas; the Hamilton Wetlands; Inverness; Marin City; Manzanita and Tamalpais Junction; Mill Valley, downtown and western Novato; Santa Venetia; Sausalito; Stinson Beach; Highway 37; Highway 101; San Rafael; Kentfield; Corte Madera; Terra Linda; and Larkspur. “They are mostly coastal areas, as expected, with some additional inland due to groundwater rise,” Hiatt said.

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Sweetwater Music Hall & Howard Rachelson to Host the Ever-Popular Trivia Cafe – June 16th, 5:30pm

Sweetwater Music Hall & Howard Rachelson to Host the Ever-Popular Trivia Cafe – June 16th, 5:30pm

The folks at the Sweetwater Music Hall want to find out. They’re once again hosting the popular Trivia Cafe on Sunday, June 16th at 5:30pm, with Howard Rachelson, Marin’s trivia master and the author of the Pacific Sun’s Trivia Cafe column at the helm. “It’s Father’s Day – Bring your man to Trivia,” Rachelson says. “Great food menu and full bar.  Free with Prizes. Bring a Team or Come Join One!

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Chris Lundy Nails a Trifecta With Third Dipsea Victory! Congrats to all Dipsea Finishers!

Chris Lundy Nails a Trifecta With Third Dipsea Victory! Congrats to all Dipsea Finishers!

At age 53, Chris Lundy, who boasts the best actual time for the past two years, and who had already won the race twice and owns a record nine Women’s Best Time trophies, won the 2024 Dipsea Race with a time of 48:10. Her actual time was 1:03:09.35. Clara Peterson finished second, followed by Julia Maxwell Bailey. Darrin Banks, 58, placed third. Dominic Vogl was fifth. Eddie Owens was 6th. Diana Fitzpatrick was 7th. Mark Tatum was 8th, Buzz Burrell, 72 was 10th. In 2018, for the 108th Dipsea Race, Lundy outlasted Alex Varner of San Rafael and his then-record-tying performance. “But this one was more enjoyable,” said a smiling Lundy at the time, having suffered a torn left knee ligament near the finish the prior year.

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MV Free, Hip Hop for Change & MV Recreation Take Juneteenth to Another Level With Food, Festivities, Live Music Basketball & Plenty of Fun – June 15, 11am-3pm @ Tam High

MV Free, Hip Hop for Change & MV Recreation Take Juneteenth to Another Level With Food, Festivities, Live Music Basketball & Plenty of Fun – June 15, 11am-3pm @ Tam High

On June 15th at Tam High from 11am-3pm, there’s a free, exciting Juneteenth event in our neck of the woods. This event is all about honoring our past through the celebration of African American Independence Day with live music, food, basketball tournament, activities for all ages & more. Sponsored by the MV Free, Hip Hop for Change & Mill Valley Recreation, the event seeks to take Juneteenth up a notch with food, festivities, live music, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament and plenty of fun.

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Ever the Innovator, Tamalpie Owner Unveils Lunchtime ‘Tpie On the Fly’

Ever the Innovator, Tamalpie Owner Unveils Lunchtime ‘Tpie On the Fly’

Goldberg’s creativity never ceases. This week, they opened for lunch and “we really feel that doing grab and go is really missing on the street,” she says. “We’ll have slices and salads, quick and accessible at reasonable prices for the first week,” she says. “It will all be free. Our hours are going to be lunch until it’s gone, and of course you can still sit down and order a glass of wine  and have your pizza alfresco and any of our favorite, but we wanted to fill a void on the street, which is slices, healthy salads, quickly – “Tpie On the Fly.”

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“It’s Just Hard to Get Hit With”: Council Unanimously Approves a Waste Collection Hike of 8.26%, Among the Highest in Southern Marin

“It’s Just Hard to Get Hit With”: Council Unanimously Approves a Waste Collection Hike of 8.26%, Among the Highest in Southern Marin

Gene Della Zoppa, CEO of Mill Valley Refuse Service, said the rate increase is due to the current economy. Della Zoppa said for the years 2022 to 2024, the company had an average rate increase of 4.25%. “Other cities across the Unites States are also seeing increases related to solid waste collection,” Della Zoppa said. Additionally, he said some of the biggest costs are labor, disposal costs, workers compensation, and insurance. A union contract negotiated last year resulted in a 15% hourly wage increase for drivers, and this year the drivers’ get a 5.5% increase.”

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