What's in a name? In the case of Marin Rocks, about $2.5 million. That's how much the Marin History Museum sank into its failed rock history project, and now it's trying to recover its losses by leasing or selling the name as a copyrighted brand.
Tightening the purse strings of a controversial fund that enables top officials to spend as they please drew congratulations from the Marin County civil grand jury, but the panel concluded more must be done to eliminate the taint of political patronage.
What a difference a year makes: The median price of a single-family home in Marin came close to the $1 million mark in April at $931,700, a 23 percent jump from April 2012, according to the Marin County Assessor's Office.
The sheriff's department is looking for three suspects who fled on Tuesday after stealing cellphones and tablets from a Mill Valley store.
A motorcyclist suffered a fractured leg Tuesday after a collision with a car in Olema.The crash occurred at about 4:15 p.
Neighbors opposed to increasing the number of children at a home day care center are being asked by the San Rafael City Council to work with the provider to come up with solutions that will allow the center to expand while addressing concerns about noise and traffic.
More than 630 business license holders will have to dig through their pocketbooks to pay a new fee after the San Rafael City Council voted unanimously this week to expand the downtown Business Improvement District.
A San Rafael man was arrested on allegations he participated in the beating of a man on Lincoln Avenue, police said Tuesday.
The Rev. Fred Small, a Marin City leader who lived in the community for 60 years, died May 15 in San Francisco.
A Marinwood man who was arrested on drunken driving allegations twice in 12 hours last week was arrested in a third DUI case on Monday.
A brush fire officials think was started by a discarded cigarette in open space behind the San Rafael Elks Lodge was quickly extinguished by firefighters early Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO — A Santa Cruz sailing crew rescued a man who jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge on Monday, delivering him safely to Coast Guard officials.
Editor's note: This is the second in a series as the Independent Journal follows San Rafael rookie firefighters through their six-week training program.
The Marin African-American Professional Network is holding its inaugural mixer event Wednesday in San Rafael.
In reverse of previous years when it went north to south, the Tour of California professional stage cycling race finishes its eight-day run Sunday starting in San Francisco and continuing through Marin and Sonoma counties before ending in Santa Rosa.
With the garage and guest house of a Kentfield home in flames at 2 a.m. early Monday morning, fire crews from San Rafael Corte Madera and Kentfield joined forces to douse the flames and evacuate three people.
Some residents worried about children's safety along Belvedere Drive shuttle route
In a fight over roadway signs, Muir Beach resident Gerry Pearlman and Caltrans are now in Round 2.In late April, armed with three signs, a ladder and a drill, the retired Muir Beach resident did something he said Caltrans couldn't get done: put up three placards telling slow drivers to pull off the
Rail agency looks to 'Small Starts' program to close shortfall for San Rafael, Larkspur link
More than 630 business license holders will have to dig through their pocketbooks to pay a new fee after the San Rafael City Council voted unanimously Monday to expand the downtown Business Improvement District.