Tom Schmidt of Novato has been named the 2013 "Bicycle Commuter of the Year" for Marin County by the Marin County Bicycle Coalition's board of directors.
A two-vehicle crash in Terra Linda injured one person and damaged a street sign Thursday after a driver went the wrong way in traffic, police said.
A woman was injured in Greenbrae on Wednesday after her new Mercedes rolled toward her, struck her with its open door and drifted into a neighbor's yard, a Larkspur firefighter said.
A burglary and theft suspect who eluded capture after a massive manhunt in Woodacre last month has been arrested in Berkeley, police said Thursday.
An apparent electrical fire damaged a home Thursday night in San Rafael.
Skeleton of orca that washed ashore in 2011 becomes star of new S.F. science show
THREE DAYS A week, Steven Plunkett rides his bike from his home in San Rafael's Gerstle Park to his job as an environmental compliance inspector.
The second phase of the Presidio Parkway project is picking up steam and drivers should expect to see late-night detours as they head into Marin in the coming weeks.
A fraud suspect who fled police in a Land Rover on Wednesday clipped one officer with a side mirror in San Anselmo, tried to hit another officer, drove on a sidewalk and hit a small shed, and then led police and deputies on a chase through Ross Valley before crashing into a school bus in Mill Valley, authorities said.
More than six months after the November election, two major California political interest groups are revealing the joint role they played in ousting Assemblyman Michael Allen and another incumbent Democrat from the state Assembly.
Hospitals within Marin sometimes charge tens of thousands of dollars more for the same treatment — a common occurrence in cities and counties across the country, according to data the government released publicly for the first time Wednesday.
Environmental groups cannot use state law to block the resumption of freight rail service on the North Coast, a Marin County judge tentatively ruled Tuesday.
A Fairfax resident has been appointed to the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, which regulates development along the bay shoreline.
Despite what one official called San Rafael's "worrisome" pension debt, the county pension board Wednesday stopped short of pursuing a proposal the city bank more money to pay for the retirement benefits it has promised employees.
Art Works Downtown, a nonprofit art center in San Rafael, has hired its first executive director to take the reins Monday.
Supervisor Susan Adams filed a response Wednesday to a recall petition, urging people not to sign it.
Workers this week began dismantling the Novato Fire District's old Station 64 at 319 Enfrente Road to make way for a new fire station there.
Dominican University students, students in the Canal Alliance Youth Scholarship Program and mothers from the Young Mom's Marin program gathered Friday afternoon to install a piece of artwork on the Bellam Boulevard underpass in San Rafael.
When workers at a Mill Valley storage facility moved a heavy storage container earlier this week, they discovered a skunks next with even week-old babies.
San Rafael voters showed strong support for local public schools Tuesday, renewing 24-year-old parcel taxes that will help fund San Rafael elementary and high school districts.