Tiffany Camhi

FM Reporter

Tiffany Camhi is a multimedia journalist specializing in arts and culture reporting. In radio she has worked as a producer, reporter, deejay or all-around radio gopher at community and public radio stations across the Midwest and East Coast. Her writing includes music previews, reviews, and news for Relix Magazine and The Jersey City Independent and hyper-local news coverage for The New York Times blog, The Local. Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, Tiffany is now based in The Bay Area.

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Three years ago, some Sonoma State students successfully built and launched a tiny research satellite into space. Now a new team of students is working to get an even smaller satellite into orbit. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports.  

Find out more about the project here.

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Near West Marin’s small farming town of Tomales there’s a ranch that is sucking tons of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. The ranch was part of an experimental carbon farming project a few years ago and now it’s sharing the results. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports.

Find out more about Stemple Creek Ranch and its farming practices at its website. The Marin Agricultural Land Trust hosts many events from educational talks like "Carbon Farming 101" to farm tours and tastings. Check their events page for more.

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Earlier this week, Marin General Hospital took a first tentative step toward becoming California’s first public medical center to openly allow patients to use medicinal cannabis. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi was at the hospital’s governing board meeting and prepared this report.

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Bay Area theater company We Players is known for immersing their audience into the scenes and actions of their plays - often at State and National Parks. In their new production of Romeo and Juliet the company transforms Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park into the hot and steamy streets of Northern Italy.  KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi went to a recent performance of the play.

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Have you ever gone into an art gallery and seen a particular work of art and thought...huh? For one Marin County couple that’s the exact effect they want to get at their art gallery at their art gallery. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi has more.

Find the entire McBag collection online here. And check back often as the gallery adds more "bad art" to the collection regularly.

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Most recognize Petaluma based World Centric as a provider of compostable packaging to cafes, restaurants and retailers. But the core value of the company is to educate the public on environmental, sustainability and global world health issues. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports now that work is being recognized.

World Centric, along with Abacus World Health Partners, is hosting a B corporation mixer in Sebastopol on September 13. Find out more information here.

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Toolbox, the social and emotional learning program that began in Sebastopol about a decade ago, is gaining more traction in the U.S. and worldwide. And educators near and far are hungry to bring it to their own classrooms. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi went to a recent Toolbox training to find out how teachers are learning the skills to bring the program’s 12 tools to their own schools.

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Three months ago Sonoma County’s Wildlife Rescue got an unexpected call from the department of U.S. Fish and Wildlife: an orphaned female mountain lion cub was sick, under-weight and needed immediate care. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports the Petaluma based rescue center was up for the task.

Wildlife Rescue is accepting donations for the cougar's remodeled enclosure. Find out how to donate and more about Nicole here.

Guide Dogs for the Blind is planning to build a new puppy training center at its national headquarters in San Rafael. The goal is to have more puppies graduate into certified guide dogs. KRCB's Tiffany Camhi reports.

    

The organization is currently accepting donations for its new puppy center through its "Puppies with a Purpose" campaign. 

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The wild horse sanctuary at Montgomery Creek Ranch, just north of Sacramento, rescues hundreds of mustangs. But the ranch also hosts events to raise awareness and educate horsemen about wild horses at its sister training facility in Sonoma County. At a recent demonstration a traditional Argentinian technique called Doma India was used to gentle some of the ranch's horses. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports.

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Wild mustangs are an enduring symbol of American culture - representing freedom, beauty and power. But these horses are rapidly losing their place on public lands. One Sonoma County resident is trying to change that by providing a local sanctuary for displaced mustangs. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports.

Find out more about Montgomery Creek Ranch and horses up for adoption at their website. Founder Ellie Phipps-Price also produced a full-length documentary film on the United States' wild horses called "American Mustang." 

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For over a year close to 100 cameras have been taking candid pictures of deer, squirrels and sometimes even mountain lions that live on Mount Tamalpais. It’s part of a worldwide effort to inventory wildlife in specific environments. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi went to a recent photo cataloguing workshop to find out more about the project.

    

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  Now is a great time to see Northern California’s Monarch Butterflies as they begin their migration inland to warmer climates. And we may be seeing more of them this year. But as KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports, the overall Monarch population is still in bad shape.

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The Ritter Center in downtown San Rafael is Marin County's major provider of homeless services. But after years of public nuisance complaints from residents and business owners, the center has been in danger of shutting down. To avert that, the city of San Rafael and Ritter are working together to keep homeless services accessible in Marin. KRCB's Tiffany Camhi reports.

Find more information on services provided by The Ritter Center at its website.

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The historic tall sailing ship that’s been under construction for over two years in Sausalito is nearing completion. This weekend the final plank, traditionally known as the “Whiskey Plank”, will be laid and celebrated. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports.

Tickets to Educational Tall Ship and Call of the Sea's annual benefit gala sold out quickly this year. But you can still support the effort through an online silent auction and donations through its website.

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Take one step into Marin County’s Muir Woods and it’s easy to see why so many visitors trek to the national monument that lies just north of San Francisco. But the popular park has been experiencing overwhelming visitation the past few years. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports a plan to manage traffic and parkgoers is making slow progress.

    

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After this fall there will be no trace left of the historic West Marin town of Jewell. At least that’s what some local environmentalists are hoping for. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports the plan is to restore the one mile long area along Lagunitas Creek to its natural habitat.

    

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Yoga has become so popular in the U.S. that studios are now as common as Starbucks coffee shops. But in other parts of the world, the practice is still getting its footing. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports how one Marin yoga teacher’s travels to Sierra Leone planted the seeds for that war-torn country’s first community yoga studio.

Vernonica Geretz had many lasting memories with Yoga Strength in Sierra Leone. Here she shares a phrase in Krio, the country's language, that symbolizes her mission.

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Once a year visitors to Jack London State Historical Park can experience how the famed adventurer and writer lived as a farmer in the Valley of the Moon. This year the event, known as Plowing Play Day, was part of a summer-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of London’s death. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi was there.

Find a list of the park's upcoming events here.

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Getting into the job market is hard enough and for some people with mental illness, behavioral disorders or learning disabilities it can be nearly impossible. But, the Thrive Cafe, located in Napa County’s Health and Human Services campus, is making it their mission to get this disadvantaged group back in the workplace. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports.

Find out about more about Thrive Enterprises and On the Moves other programs and services here.

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Sheriff’s Deputies in Marin County will soon be equipped with body cameras. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports there are concerns about how the video from those cameras will be made available to the public. 

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A proposed runway extension of Marin County’s only public airport may be closer to reality after the Federal Aviation Administration approved a revised plan this week. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports the expansion idea was first proposed more than a decade ago.

    

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After nearly a year of numerous reports and public meetings, Santa Rosa is making another move towards imposing rent control. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports Santa Rosa city council voted four to three to begin drafting a rent stabilization program. 

  

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Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties will soon be joining the rest of state in its effort to get to zero trash in California’s waterways. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi has more.

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Over 100 baseball players from across the United States travelled to Vallejo this past weekend for the Pacific Association Baseball tryouts. It's the only independent professional baseball league on the West Coast. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports only a handful will make the cut.

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  Now that we’re well into spring, gardens across the North Bay have been getting some familiar visitors - Bees. And a new book called “The Bee-Friendly Garden” offers ideas to help attract even more of the pollen-seeking insects. We headed north to check out the buzzing garden of co-author and bee-enthusiast Kate Frey

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  California State Parks' controversial proposal to charge parking fees at some of Sonoma Coast’s most popular beaches is stalled after a vote yesterday by the California Coastal Commission’s governing board. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports the decision goes against the Commission staff’s recommendation for an outright denial of the fees.

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  The past year has been a tough one for Marin County’s History Museum. Ongoing financial troubles and declining public trust led the historic institution to close its doors last year. But KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports the museum is looking to re-open this year...with an infusion of donated money and new leadership.

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