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Birders block bikers in Marin trail battle
Source: San Rafael | Jan 16, 2018 23:49:06
In a deal to protect breeding owls, the Marin County Open Space District has agreed to close 10 trails at night in the Gary Giacomini Open Space Preserve. The trails will be closed after sunset to sunrise for the next five years during the typical no..
Fishers could ban vaping, chew tobacco in parks
Source: San Rafael | Jan 16, 2018 18:58:20
JANUARY 28: E-Cigarette vaporizers are displayed at Digital Ciggz on January 28, 2015 in San Rafael, California. The California Department of Public Health released a report today that calls E-Cigarettes a health threat and suggests that they should ..
Live updates: San Rafael to vote on district elections, 7 p.m.
Source: San Rafael | Jan 16, 2018 14:16:25
San Rafael City Council votes on whether to switch to district-based elections at their meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 1400 Fifth Ave. Reporter @KeriWorks posts live. Join the conversation on Twitter with #SRCouncil...
Elliott Peck, Grahame Lesh & Others Perform Gillian Welch's 'Revival' At Terrapin Crossroads
Source: San Rafael | Jan 16, 2018 07:18:26
Midnight North's Elliott Peck and Grahame Lesh hosted a show Saturday night at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California that featured a performance of Gillian Welch's acclaimed album Revival . The pair of band mates were joined by a numb..
San Rafael driver accused of motorhome assault
Source: San Rafael | Jan 16, 2018 02:48:48
A motorhome driver who allegedly tried to ram a security guard in downtown San Rafael was arrested early Monday in Novato. The incident occurred Sunday night at 16 Ritter St., the site of the Ritter Center nonprofit serving the homeless...
San Rafael burglary suspects arrested in Fremont
Source: San Rafael | Jan 16, 2018 02:48:47
Two East Bay women were arrested on allegations they broke into a display case to steal Apple merchandise in San Rafael. The incident occurred Friday at the Target store on Shoreline Parkway, said San Rafael police Cpl...
San Rafael bus rider accused of attacking passengers, dog
Source: San Rafael | Jan 16, 2018 00:28:22
A San Rafael woman was arrested on allegations she kicked her own dog and attacked three other people during a disturbance involving a Golden Gate Transit bus. The incident occurred Friday on Francisco Boulevard East and Irene Street in the eastern p..
San Rafael robbery suspects arrested after mall chase
Source: San Rafael | Jan 15, 2018 05:43:33
A sheriff's deputy arrests a suspect who absconded into the Chipotle restaurant storage room Friday in Terra Linda. Two robbery suspects were arrested San Rafael after a sheriff's deputy cornered one of them in the storage room of a restauran..
Marin flu death one of 42 statewide; high volume of patients
Source: San Rafael | Jan 14, 2018 03:05:53
With the 2017-18 flu season off to an ominous start, Marin County has reported its first death caused by an influenza virus infection in an individual under 65. The patient died at Marin General Hospital on Jan. 7, but public health officials didn..
Two-day guitar show at Marin Center expects big crowd
Source: San Rafael | Jan 14, 2018 03:05:52
Music lovers view a line of guitars during the World Guitar Show at the Marin Civic Center Exhibit Hall in San Rafael on Saturday. A thousand people are expected to attend this weekend's Bay Area World Guitar Show at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall..
In Your Town for Jan. 13, 2018
Source: San Rafael | Jan 13, 2018 04:51:55
The parks department is preparing to open its application period for the fifth year of Measure A-funded community grants. The grant program is intended for projects that expand access to county parks for underserved communities such as seniors or peo..
The end of an era at San Geronimo Golf Course
Source: San Rafael | Jan 12, 2018 10:28:02
The penultimate round of golf at the San Geronimo Valley Golf Course before its former owners closed shop began with a chance for a bogie on a long par four. Linksman Alex Franklin, of San Rafael, followed his shot as it landed perfectly in line with..
Vertly lip balm and lotion offers wellness with a boost of
Source: San Rafael | Jan 12, 2018 05:52:19
Claudia Mata, a former fashion editor, and husband Zander Gladish, a yogi and real estate executive, are the driving forces behind Vertly, a plant-infused line of lip balms and lotions with hemp oil. Claudia Mata, a former fashion editor, and husband..
Jazz singer-songwriter Sony Hollanda s irresistible a Soft Powera
Source: San Rafael | Jan 12, 2018 01:15:05
Participate: If you or your band are from Marin with an album or EP to be reviewed, send a CD and contact info to Press Play, 4000 Civic Center Drive, Suite 301, San Rafael 94903 On "Take a Deep Breath," one of the original songs on her new album, "S..
Marin Voice: San Rafael heading toward changing to district elections
Source: San Rafael | Jan 11, 2018 20:25:37
San Rafael will soon make a major change on how it elects its City Council members and it's certainly got the town talking. Unfortunately, some of the things said out loud are glaring examples of racial disparity in Marin County and results of a ..
Danny Click & the Hell Yeahs show, California Guitar Show are best bets
Source: San Rafael | Jan 11, 2018 15:28:39
It's been quite a ride for Danny Click and his band the Hell Yeahs! In seven years, San Rafael's Click and his band have put out five top 20 singles and two No. 1 songs and performed for more than 200,000 people...
Playwright pays loving tribute to rural America in a Cow Pie Bingo
Source: San Rafael | Jan 11, 2018 10:45:03
You can't really say a nation is more divided than ever when that nation had an actual civil war a century and a half ago. Still, it's certainly felt as if the last couple of years, and the last presidential election in particular, have made ..
Dominican, Novato team up on youth civic engagement
Source: San Rafael | Jan 11, 2018 06:01:56
Novato students studying at Dominican University in San Rafael this fall will be able to pursue civic engagement through public service - and be eligible for a $100,000 scholarship. In a unique partnership between the city of Novato and Dominican, 10..
Marin Voice: Heroic efforts that made Marin shouldna t be vilified
Source: San Rafael | Jan 11, 2018 01:37:05
Marinites frequently talk about our county's small-scale, walkable towns set amid rolling hills. The question rarely mentioned is, "How did Marin become such a wonderful place?" Marin today is the result of actions by residents and elected offici..
Novato man charged with stealing vehicle in San Rafael
Source: San Rafael | Jan 10, 2018 20:51:26
A Novato man was charged with vehicle theft after detectives found him driving a sport utility vehicle reported stolen in San Rafael. Erik Michaelson Howard, 46, pleaded not guilty...
Full Set Video: Phil Lesh Teams With Cass McCombs, Grahame Lesh, Alex Koford & Ross James
Source: San Rafael | Jan 10, 2018 18:29:49
On Tuesday night, Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh continued a series of free "Dead Of Winter" shows at the Bar inside Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California. Phil's band featured guitarists Cass McCombs , Ross James and Grahame Lesh as wel..
Restaurant review: Hip, eclectic Cascabel more than just a tequila lounge
Source: San Rafael | Jan 10, 2018 06:24:43
Nachos are smeared with melted cheddar and covered with flavorful shreds of carnitas, sliced spicy red peppers, saucy black beans and plenty of guacamole. Hours: Noon to 7 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, noon to midnight weekends; happy hour from 3 t..
Marin dries out after downpour soaks county
Source: San Rafael | Jan 10, 2018 02:08:31
Marin County mostly dried off Tuesday after the strongest rainstorm of the season dumped more than 5 inches in Kentfield and at Lake Lagunitas. After a dry December, "we are now slowly crawling our way out of a hole," said Steve Anderson, a National ..
Remember Circuit City? It's making a comeback
Source: San Rafael | Jan 09, 2018 21:17:50
A customer walks through a nearly empty parking lot outside of a Circuit City store June 19, 2008 in San Rafael, California. Circuit City reported a first quarter net loss of $164.8 million, or $1 a share comapered to $54.6 million, or 33 cents a sha..
Taking a bite out of social isolation
Source: San Rafael | Jan 09, 2018 16:14:37
Like many anxious and perhaps overly enthusiastic parents, I was a gung-ho volunteer when my boys were in elementary school. My tasks were different over the years - grading tests, working one-on-one with struggling readers or writers, helping in the..