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Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans
Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans

Sarah Butler crammed garbage bags packed with laundry into her old Volkswagen van on her weekly run "over the hill" to Mill Valley. Some of the 630 or so permanent residents of this Marin County town have recently begun to make this trek, thanks to the statewide drought. But these weren't Butler's linens and towels. A broker with Oceanic Realty, she was hauling for vacation renters, who along with day-trippers can swell the population here on a summer weekend as high as 15,000. As the Stinson Beach County Water District board prepares to vote Saturday on a rationing regimen, the talk here is of the town's split: full-timers whose numbers are dwindling versus an...

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