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Pot lore: The true story of 420 told by the stoners who invented it
Source: San Rafael | Apr 19, 2018 12:56:59
The true history of "420" - the global code for marijuana - started with a treasure map, five teenage boys, a rogue Coast Guardsman and a lucky connection with the Grateful Dead. And, of course, some bud...
First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'
Source: San Rafael | Apr 19, 2018 08:10:22
Saudi Arabia held a private screen... . Visitors attend a cinema theatre during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 18, 2018...
In Your Town for April 19, 2018
Source: San Rafael | Apr 19, 2018 03:27:10
Central Marin police arrested three suspects for allegedly teaming up to steal merchandise at REI in the Corte Madera Town Center. Eric Anthony Craig, 35, of San Rafael, and Desmond Marley Wroten, 26, of Walnut Creek, were booked into Marin County Ja..
APNewsBreak: Lithuanian claims pedophile ring in extradition
Source: San Rafael | Apr 18, 2018 22:50:25
The Southwes... The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of 'metal fatigue'. The National Tr..
Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden
Source: San Rafael | Apr 18, 2018 18:06:39
A prisoner i... . FILE - In this April 11 2018 file photo, teachers at Tuscano Elementary School stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix...
First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack
Source: San Rafael | Apr 18, 2018 12:55:43
In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, man walks just meters away from where the alleged chemical weapons attack occurred in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria. The survivors... ...
Pot holiday traces roots to California high school stoners
Source: San Rafael | Apr 18, 2018 07:48:45
A California group known as "The Waldos" say they have evidence proving they created the marijuana holiday 4/20 when they were high school students back in the 70's. SAN RAFAEL, Calif...
Pot holiday traces roots to California high school stoners
Source: San Rafael | Apr 18, 2018 07:48:44
Friday... . In this Friday, April 13, 2018, photo, the Waldos, from left, Mark Gravitch, Larry Schwartz, Dave Reddix, Jeffrey Noel and Steve Capper sit on a wall they used to frequent at San Rafael High School in San Rafael, Calif...
Pot holiday traces roots to California high school stoners
Source: San Rafael | Apr 18, 2018 07:48:43
A California group known as "The Waldos" say they have evidence proving they created the marijuana holiday 4/20 when they were high school students back in the 70's. This Friday, April 13, 2018, photo shows a San Rafael High School newspaper from..
Linda Ronstadt plots return to stage with - Conversation'
Source: San Rafael | Apr 18, 2018 03:06:24
Linda Ronstadt is seen in her Betsey Johnson singing dress that she wore for years. "I always carried it wadded up in my purse in case the airlines lost our luggage," says Ronstadt...
Phil Lesh & Stu Allen Announce Thunder & Lightning Show At Terrapin Crossroads
Source: San Rafael | Apr 17, 2018 19:28:54
Over the past few years, guitarist Stu Allen and bassist Phil Lesh have presented a series of performances under the "Thunder & Lightning" moniker at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California. The next "Thunder & Lightning" concert will t..
Records contradict fedsa story behind disbanding of Trinity River watchdog group
Source: San Rafael | Apr 17, 2018 07:16:31
Federal documents and emails provided to the Times-Standard contradict and call into question the Trump administration's reasoning for disbanding a citizen's watchdog group tasked with overseeing a multi-million dollar, publicly funded Trinit..
San Rafael armed burglary suspect arrested
Source: San Rafael | Apr 17, 2018 02:37:50
A five-hour manhunt for a burglary suspect at the San Rafael Rock Quarry ended with the arrest of a man who allegedly stole a rifle and ammunition from an on-site residence Monday. Rigoberto Aguilar, 31, of San Rafael, was taken into custody around 1..
Author Martin Cruz Smitha s house in San Rafael for sale at $2.9 million
Source: San Rafael | Apr 17, 2018 02:37:49
Author Martin Cruz Smith, whose 1981 Cold War novel "Gorky Park" became a major bestseller, is selling his San Rafael estate for $2.895 million. Cruz Smith and his wife, Emily, have lived in the circa-1890, four-bedroom, three-bath two-story Victoria..
a Gorky Parka author selling San Rafael home for $2.9M
Source: San Rafael | Apr 17, 2018 02:37:48
Martin Cruz Smith's home in the Forbes neighborhood of San Rafael is approximately 130 years old. Author Martin Cruz Smith, whose 1981 Cold War novel "Gorky Park" became a bestseller, is selling his San Rafael estate for $2.9 million...
Touching the earth until she can touch the sky
Source: San Rafael | Apr 17, 2018 00:12:37
Driving home on the long, winding roads past Stinson, we curved around the long sloping shoulders of Mount Tam making our way back home to San Rafael. I had just run the Dipsea race for the first time and I laid in the back seat, my head resting on t..
The true history of 420, told by the stoners who invented it
Source: San Rafael | Apr 16, 2018 19:26:29
The true story of 420, told by the stoners who invented it Meet the Waldos, the potheads who invested 420 in 1971. Check out this story on rgj.com: https://www.rgj.com/story/news/marijuana/2018/04/16/true-story-420-told-stoners-who-invented/464003002..
Live update: San Rafael City Council weekly meeting, 7 p.m.
Source: San Rafael | Apr 16, 2018 14:39:59
The San Rafael City Council meets Monday, 7 p.m., at 1400 Fifth Avenue. The agenda includes final approval of the election districts decision approved at the previous meeting...
At San Rafael shop, vinyl rocks on
Source: San Rafael | Apr 15, 2018 22:05:12
Any business that lasts for 20 years could find cause for celebration. Imagine the festivities for a business whose products were considered obsolete, outdated technology before the store even opened? Vinyl lovers rejoice...
Historic Portuguese dairies in Southern Marin subject of research
Source: San Rafael | Apr 15, 2018 19:45:58
Laura and Manuel Lopes and their family were the last proprietors of the Tennessee Valley dairy. The ranch, known as the the Miwok Livery Stables, operated from 1886 to 1966...
Long-awaited BMX park opens in San Jose
Source: San Rafael | Apr 15, 2018 00:55:40
A biker takes a jump on the Dirt Jump Zone track at the new bike park at Lake Cunningham Action Sports Park in San Jose, California, on Saturday, April 14, 2017. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, center, California State Assemblymember Ash Kalra, right, a..
Editorial: San Rafael bike path carries a hefty price tag
Source: San Rafael | Apr 14, 2018 20:17:12
Sometimes, when you get an estimate to get a job done, you get a figure that causes your jaw to drop and you've got to decide whether it's worth the cost. Or you figure out ways to trim the cost closer to a sum that either you were expecting ..
Terrapin Crossroads Announces San Rafael Fire Department Fundraiser
Source: San Rafael | Apr 14, 2018 01:21:07
On Sunday, April 29 Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California will host a fundraiser for the local fire department. Phil Lesh and the Terrapin All Stars will perform live at the free event, which will be held at the venue's backyard space...
San Rafael detox program to open in new center
Source: San Rafael | Apr 14, 2018 01:21:06
Three dorm rooms furnished with new beds and walls adorned with art, a living room with a couch and a kitchen with a pantry are part of a new San Rafael recovery center designed to better treat and house people struggling with addiction to drugs and ..
West Marin to see 12 percent hike in garbage rates
Source: San Rafael | Apr 13, 2018 20:31:43
Marin County supervisors approved the rate hike at their meeting on Tuesday, and Supervisor Katie Rice cautioned that Marin residents may have to pay more for garbage pickup and recycling in the future due to state efforts to reduce the impact of gar..