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Marin a greenwaya project gets $280K grant
Source: San Rafael | Aug 12, 2018 01:45:02
The Larkspur bike and pedestrian route, as depicted in a design rendering, is expected to be finished in 2020. It will reach the pedestrian overcrossing near Cost Plus Plaza...
What to do if your trees are stumping you
Source: San Rafael | Aug 11, 2018 09:29:47
If you've noticed a strange infestation on one of your trees or wonder if, or when, you should trim back a tree, but don't want to call out a tree service to ask, Sloat Garden Center has a solution. It's arranged to have two certified arb..
November election races shape up for Marin water district, college boards
Source: San Rafael | Aug 11, 2018 04:55:37
There will be competitive races for seats on the boards of the Marin Municipal Water District, the Marin Community College District and the Marin Healthcare District in the Nov. 6 election. That became apparent on Friday, which was the early deadline..
Remembering Jerry Garcia: Live Guest Appearances
Source: San Rafael | Aug 10, 2018 07:50:24
Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia sadly passed away on this date in 1995. The beloved musician was just 53-years-old when he suffered a heart attack that took his life...
San Rafael-based Ritter Center taps new leader
Source: San Rafael | Aug 10, 2018 00:57:29
Mark Shotwell, an administrator at Ritter Center in San Rafael, has been promoted to interim executive director, effective Aug. 1. "This was a planned transition," said Ritter Center board chair Bobbe Rockoff in a written statement. "We are grateful ..
Editorial: New bridge in San Rafael will satisfy a longtime need
Source: San Rafael | Aug 09, 2018 20:28:05
San Rafael is getting ready to build an important link that will add safety and access for those traveling between the Canal neighborhood and downtown. Whether they are students going to and from San Rafael High School and their Canal homes, or shopp..
Diesel bookstore to close at Larkspura s Marin Country Mart
Source: San Rafael | Aug 09, 2018 06:29:49
Diesel, A Bookstore, which quickly became a beloved community gathering place for literary minds in Larkspur, is closing after a brief five-year stint at the Marin Country Mart shopping center. While community bookstores are becoming a rarity in the ..
San Rafael downtown among top 6 in Bay Area suburbs
Source: San Rafael | Aug 09, 2018 02:02:34
It's only 10 blocks long and four blocks wide, but San Rafael's downtown has caught the eye of at least one Bay Area real estate blog. Neighborhoods.com, in its newly released ranking, listed San Rafael as one of "6 Bay Area Suburbs with the ..
Details released in San Rafael police shooting
Source: San Rafael | Aug 08, 2018 21:31:34
Investigators plan to seek an attempted murder charge against a suspect shot by police during a confrontation in San Rafael. The suspect is Faramarz Aghazadeh, 48, a San Rafael transient, authorities disclosed Wednesday...
Marin supervisors approve short-term rental ordinances
Source: San Rafael | Aug 08, 2018 09:43:51
One ordinance will require property owners in unincorporated Marin County to notify their neighbors before offering short-term rentals. The other gives county Finance Director Roy Given authority to record a tax lien against the owner and manager of ..
San Rafael OKs Grand Avenue pathway
Source: San Rafael | Aug 08, 2018 05:07:21
A new multiuse pathway will be built in San Rafael over the next 95 days, following a vote this week to greenlight the $3.3 million project. "My understanding is that the genesis of this was the Canal Vision Project, which was approved in 2009," said..
Restaurant review: Say aloha to poke in Marin
Source: San Rafael | Aug 08, 2018 00:30:01
Service is fast and accommodating in Aloh-O's tidy, somewhat sparse, environment at Northgate One. Last year, it was predicted that poke - the Hawaiian raw-fish specialty - was going to be the next phenomenon in fast-casual food...
Live updates: Marin supervisors weekly meeting, 9 a.m.
Source: San Rafael | Aug 07, 2018 17:10:11
When the Marin County Board Supervisors meets at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the Civic Center in San Rafael, it considers approving an additional $500,000 spending for the Landlord Partnership Program to encourage landlords to accept Section 8 housing vouch..
in Photos: Kapamilya reporter Ginger Conejero ties the knot
Source: San Rafael | Aug 07, 2018 12:16:42
Kapamilya reporter Ginger Conejero marked a personal milestone Monday as she married her American partner, Bruno Saab, in an intimate ceremony in California, USA. The former Star Patroller and current ABS-CBN International reporter wore a Vera Wang d..
San Rafael picks 16 medical cannabis licensees
Source: San Rafael | Aug 07, 2018 05:13:40
Nurit Raphael, founder of ona.life, packs cannabis products in a childproof delivery bag. The business is one of five medical pot delivery services cleared for operation in San Rafael...
San Rafael Eichler with atrium asks $1.29 million
Source: San Rafael | Aug 07, 2018 02:57:28
Home of some of the most eye-grabbing Eichers , San Rafael doesn't skip when it comes to midcentury marvels. Take, for example, 1 Mount Susitna Court in San Rafael, a four-bed, three-bath, 2,064-square-foot home from the noted developer, which va..
San Rafael police officer shoots armed suspect
Source: San Rafael | Aug 06, 2018 09:58:24
The shooting concluded a standoff that began shortly after 9 p.m. in the Canal area, when an officer driving on Verdi Street saw a man brandishing two knives. The man was swinging the knives "in a windmill fashion," Holton said...
California Wildfires Reignite Old Trauma For Survivors Of Last Year's Blazes
Source: San Rafael | Aug 05, 2018 15:39:38
There are 18 wildfires now blazing across California, which means many of the state's residents are waking up to the smell of smoke and hazy skies. The Carr fire near Redding has scorched at least 141,825 acres and killed six people, and three fi..
Jose Pomponio - good or bad?
Source: San Rafael | Aug 05, 2018 11:03:51
In a foray for converts around Bolinas Bay, a number of children, males, were found and taken from their families to the Mission Dolores. Most were around 5 years old, but one named Lupugeym was a couple of years older...
Gas Leak Concern Prompts Closure Of Bellam Boulevard Near I-580
Source: San Rafael | Aug 05, 2018 06:25:59
A gas leak has prompted the closure of Bellam Boulevard between East Francisco Boulevard and Belvedere Street just east of Interstate 580 due to a possible gas leak at a business at 123 Bellam, San Rafael police said today on social media...
San Rafael to vote on $3.3M bike-pedestrian pathway construction
Source: San Rafael | Aug 05, 2018 01:55:06
After more than seven years of planning, design work and public outreach, San Rafael officials on Monday are expected to vote on construction of a $3.3 million bike and pedestrian pathway connecting the Canal area with the downtown transit center, SM..
Novato poet not afraid to take on tough conversations
Source: San Rafael | Aug 04, 2018 21:21:35
Francesca Bell writes about what "people don't talk about in polite conversation." The Novato poet has penned poems about religion, mental illness and sexual violence. Bell, 51, discovered her love of poetry at a young age...
Circles Around The Sun Announces Return To Terrapin Crossroads
Source: San Rafael | Aug 04, 2018 05:04:36
Instrumental quartet Circles Around the Sun will return to Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California on September 28. The performance follows a show at the Crown Room At Crystal Bay Club on September 26 and comes ahead of a concert at Old Princet..
Ita s easy to make award-winning wine at home
Source: San Rafael | Aug 03, 2018 19:50:34
Sean Taylor watches Andrew Vingiello, left, strain grape juice at San Francisco's A.P. VIN. If you grow grapes in your garden, winemaker Sean Taylor wants to show you how to turn them into wine in your garage...
Man Arrested on Suspicion of Grocery and Drug Store Thefts
Source: San Rafael | Aug 03, 2018 10:26:09
Authorities later discovered that in the same home, his mother was allegedly running an illegal daycare. Melissa Colorado reports...