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California is working to avoid a shortage of legalized marijuana, state pot czar says
Source: San Rafael | Jul 19, 2017 20:56:50
California hopes to avoid the same shortage of legalized marijuana that now faces Nevada when sales begin here in January. With Nevada suffering a shortage of legalized marijuana, California's state pot czar said Wednesday that efforts are being ..
Trend: Number of Americans Seeking Retirement Advice on San Miguel de ...
Source: San Rafael | Jul 19, 2017 06:45:35
Every year, millions of Americans visit Mexico on vacation. For many, it's the beginning of a love affair that sees them moving south of the border long term...
Marin DA: Novato murder suspect wanted aide slain
Source: San Rafael | Jul 19, 2017 02:29:38
Tactical officers work at the scene of a gang-related murder in May 2016 at the end of Fairway Drive in Novato. The victim was identified as Edwin Ramirez Guerra, a 17-year-old student at Novato High School...
Expert shows secret of Charlie Chaplin's art in San Rafael
Source: San Rafael | Jul 18, 2017 21:38:40
Way back in 1993, Robert Downey Jr. was nominated for his first Oscar for his touching and at times mesmerizing performance as Charlie Chaplin in Richard Attenborough 's "Chaplin." Dan Kamin helped get him there...
San Rafael: Resident escapes garage fire at Loch Lomond house
Source: San Rafael | Jul 18, 2017 19:19:35
A San Rafael resident escaped uninjured after a fire tore through the garage of a Loch Lomond home on Tuesday. San Rafael fire crews responded at 10:40 a.m. to the blaze at the 100 block of Kinross Drive...
Midnight North Plays For 'Jam In The Van'
Source: San Rafael | Jul 18, 2017 16:58:33
As reported , last month the Jam In The Van mobile recording studio came to Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California. Among the acts captured that day was Midnight North who performed three songs inside the "world's first solar powered music..
San Rafael charmer with picturesque front porch hits market at
Source: San Rafael | Jul 18, 2017 12:04:34
Can we please include that table in the sale? Listing photos provided courtesy of Eric Gelman, Paragon Real Estate Group - Greenbrae Can we please include that table in the sale? Listing photos provided courtesy of Eric Gelman, Paragon Real Estate Gr..
Stroke risk linked to artificial sweeteners
Source: San Rafael | Jul 18, 2017 02:59:58
APRIL 9: Packages of Equal and Splenda artificial sweeteners are displayed at a coffee shop April 9, 2007 in San Rafael, California. Merisant, the maker of Equal filed a lawsuit today against McNeil Nutritionals, the maker of Splenda, citing that Spl..
Live updates: San Rafael council discusses housing issues
Source: San Rafael | Jul 17, 2017 22:20:27
San Rafael City Council meets 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 1400 Fifth Ave. Council discusses a new agreement for below-market rent; home units at the Mission/Irwin Carriage House Development and the city's response to two Marin County Civil Grand ..
Marin IJ Editorial: Richardsona s Bay agency and Sausalito need to work together
Source: San Rafael | Jul 14, 2017 04:05:23
Although a regional agency is supposed to be in charge of cracking down on illegally anchored boats, the number of vessels in recent years has exploded, apparently beyond the Richardson's Bay Regional Agency's physical and financial capabilit..
La Boulangerie Founder To Save France With Next Bakery Chain and More A.M. Intel
Source: San Rafael | Jul 14, 2017 00:03:35
With the number of bakeries in his native France dropping dramatically, Pascal Rigo, the founder of San Francisco's La Boulangerie, wants to bring the success of his California chain to his home country. Last year, he opened La P'tite Boulang..
Rare Doc and Merle Watson concerts recorded by Owsley a Beara Stanley
Source: San Rafael | Jul 13, 2017 19:51:45
This week: "Bear's Sonic Journals, Doc and Merle Watson, Never the Same Way Once, Live at the Boarding House May 1974," Owsley Stanley Foundation, owsleystanleyfoundation.org , $80 Participate: If you or your band are from Marin with an album or ..
Corte Madera, Larkspur, San Rafael face flooding as sea rises, study says
Source: San Rafael | Jul 13, 2017 03:10:12
In roughly four decades parts of Corte Madera and Larkspur could face flooding for half of the year due to sea-level rise, according to a study released Wednesday by analysts at the Union of Concerned Scientists. The flooding assumes a sea-level rise..
San Rafael to detail timeline for public safety building
Source: San Rafael | Jul 13, 2017 03:10:11
The landscape at Fifth Avenue and C Street in San Rafael is about to change - and the city wants residents to know about it. At a public meeting next week, officials will detail the timeline of how they will tear down the landmark 100-year-old Fire S..
In passing bill, California Legislature ignores housing problems
Source: San Rafael | Jul 13, 2017 01:02:17
Legislators showed they're not concerned about California's well-documented housing crisis by passing a bill last week that extends wealthy Marin County's exemption from state housing rules and allows the county to continue to limit home ..
a Rhinocerosa a powerful, cautionary tale
Source: San Rafael | Jul 12, 2017 22:44:35
Citizens of a small French village one by one become rhinoceroses in "Rhinoceros," performed by Birdbath Theatres. Marin County and the theater community in general have something in common: a lack of young people...
July 12: Marin County lawmaker attempts to limit area's affordable housing
Source: San Rafael | Jul 12, 2017 19:34:35
Assemblyman Marc Levine is attempting to limit Marin County's affordable housing regulations more than any other county in California with a provision called Assembly Bill 121. The bill was attached to the state budget, which has already been app..
SMART offers more free rides, but no word on official start
Source: San Rafael | Jul 07, 2017 21:58:12
Free preview rides on Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit trains pick up again Saturday as the agency fine-tunes its system with a goal of opening service in earnest in the coming weeks. The free rides are open to the public and run on a schedule covering..
Marin Voice: Late-call bar bill raises concern about public safety
Source: San Rafael | Jul 07, 2017 18:14:08
Growing up in Marin, I used to joke that there are three things to do for fun: hike, bike and leave. Young Marinites are dependent on the neighboring urban areas for entertainment, while San Francisco and other neighboring cities benefit economically..
Bill preserving Marina s suburban status sparks affordable housing debate
Source: San Rafael | Jul 07, 2017 14:10:56
The state Legislature on Thursday approved a bill by Assemblyman Marc Levine that extends until 2028 special treatment for Marin County, San Rafael and Novato when it comes to meeting state requirements for zoning for affordable housing. Adoption of ..
How to get free fried chicken, deals Thursday
Source: San Rafael | Jul 07, 2017 09:31:32
OCTOBER 30: A bucket of KFC Extra Crispy fried chicken is displayed October 30, 2006 in San Rafael, California. KFC is phasing out trans fats and plans to use zero trans fat soybean oil for cooking of their Original Recipe and Extra Crispy fried chic..
WildCare: Celebrity sea hawk critical despite heroic bay rescue
Source: San Rafael | Jul 07, 2017 05:00:33
A young osprey made famous by a nest webcam was rescued from San Francisco Bay Wednesday after she made a dive too far in learning to fish. Online viewers who watched two ospreys hatch and mature online were wistful and a little sad July 4 when Whirl..
San Rafael businesses pay back $1.5M in tax glitch
Source: San Rafael | Jul 07, 2017 00:18:35
After two years, a snafu in which $500,000 a year in paramedic taxes was left off bills for 168 San Rafael businesses has been mostly resolved, officials said this week. "Most of it has already been collected, or is under a payment plan, with no inte..
Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band Play 3 Songs For 'Jam In The Van'
Source: San Rafael | Jul 06, 2017 19:37:33
Last week, the producers of the Jam In The Van video series brought the mobile recording studio to Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California for a number of sessions. Today, Jam In The Van have rolled out a trifecta of videos featuring Grateful D..
Heath Care Bill: Chronic Condition Has Illinois Parents Worried About Daughter?s Future
Source: San Rafael | Jul 06, 2017 15:17:11
Three-year-old Nora Reardon was recently diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, formerly known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis...