Marin County http://kalw.org en Marin County's One Room Schoolhouse http://kalw.org/post/marin-countys-one-room-schoolhouse <p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 01:50:42 +0000 Rhian Miller 39025 at http://kalw.org Marin County's One Room Schoolhouse Behind the scenes at the San Francisco Food Bank http://kalw.org/post/behind-scenes-san-francisco-food-bank <p></p><p>Paul Ash is the executive director of the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks. And he’s taking us on a tour of the main distribution center in Potrero Hill.</p><p>“We receive many truckloads, everyday, of fresh fruits and vegetables, canned products, dry products like rice and beans,” he says. “They come into our warehouse, they are stored and sorted in cases of fresh products and quickly turned around and distributed to people in the community who don’t have enough to eat.”</p><p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 23:47:07 +0000 Rebecca Birungi 36234 at http://kalw.org Behind the scenes at the San Francisco Food Bank Landfill expansion pits Marin environmentalists against nation's largest waste company http://kalw.org/post/landfill-expansion-pits-marin-environmentalists-against-nations-largest-waste-company <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you drive north from San Francisco and through most of Marin County, you get to the town of </span>Novato<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Turn east from Highway 101 and you run into the San Pablo wetlands, now being restored after more than a century of infill.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:25:10 +0000 Karina Ioffee 35147 at http://kalw.org Landfill expansion pits Marin environmentalists against nation's largest waste company Written on the Dock of the Bay: June 28, 2013 http://kalw.org/post/written-dock-bay-june-28-2013 <p><em>Written on the Dock of the Bay is your weekly guide to literary and bookish happenings in the pleasantly literary and bookish Bay Area. </em></p><p><strong>BAY AREA BOOK WORLD BREAKING NEWS</strong></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 19:43:31 +0000 Holly McDede 29431 at http://kalw.org Written on the Dock of the Bay: June 28, 2013 The Source: The story of Marin County's namesake takes flight http://kalw.org/post/source-story-marin-countys-namesake-takes-flight <p>In Marin, it’s been a rewarding year for author and academic, Betty Goerke. Back in February, she was recognized for her “significant contributions advancing the understanding of the past in Marin County.” This Sunday, October 21, she will be honored by the <a href="http://www.milleyawards.org/">Mill Valley Art Commission</a>, at their <a href="http://www.milleyawards.org/awards-presentation.html">annual awards dinner</a>. In this story from our archives, Goerke sat down with KALW’s Steven Short to discuss the subject of one her books, the namesake of Marin County. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:28:55 +0000 Steven Short 18038 at http://kalw.org The Source: The story of Marin County's namesake takes flight