Marin News from the Marin IJ
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A Stinson Beach art gallery was scorched Monday evening by a fire that erupted during a book club meeting.
A San Rafael man was arrested in connection with a residential burglary in Fairfax involving the alleged theft of more than $10,000 in belongings.
A 24-year-old kayaker was rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew Monday after becoming ill during an outing on Tomales Bay.
The morning sun rises in the eastern skies on Tuesday at McNears Beach in San Rafael. Tuesday morning brought a big change to the weather as a cold front descended into Northern California, introducing chilly conditions throughout the region.
Concern that a radioactive plume is headed for the West Coast from the crippled Japanese Fukushima nuclear plant has prompted Marin County officials to monitor the situation.
Asserting that Drakes Bay Oyster Company's legal case raises no questions of "exceptional importance," Interior Department attorneys Monday urged a federal appellate court to reject the company's latest appeal of the loss of its operating permit.
ALAMEDA — The parent company of Bank of Marin has completed its merger with NorCal Community Bancorp, the parent company of Bank of Alameda, a move that provides it with more than $7.
WITH ABOUT 30 seventh-graders at his attention in Fairfax's Peri Park, Zach Laurie asked a question."What happens when a basketball court is uneven and you try to bounce a ball on it?
It's about time to break out the scarves and winter gloves.Near-record low temperatures are expected to hit in the Bay Area this week, with a two-night freeze watch in effect.
San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips and Larry Meredith, director of the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, pledged Monday to work together to try to create a new emergency shelter for the homeless that would be open year-round.
AT 11 A.M. ON the day before Thanksgiving, a sleepy Roland Cooper sits at his desk at Dominican University of California in San Rafael after an early morning flight from New Mexico.
Cities across Marin are in line for a $1.9 million fee rebate from the Civic Center after a "triple flip" funding swap turned into a bigger fiscal flop than county supervisors bargained for.
An Oakland woman was arrested on allegations of pimping a teenage girl at a San Rafael hotel.Sterlleeta Faye Herrin, 32, was also booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of pimping and child endangerment.
Aiden Van Voorhees of Sleepy Hollow Boy Scout Troop 50 stood on the aluminum ladder affixing a fir garland with red Christmas tree balls to the door frame Sunday, a tradition of 12 years' standing at San Rafael's Falkirk Cultural Center.
Marin County sheriff's deputies and Marin California Highway Patrol officers Saturday night helped disperse a group of between 50 and 100 young people from a home on Beach Drive in unincorporated Marin County, an official said Sunday.
Marin County's parks chief says a plan to manage roads and trails on 16,000 acres of county open space preserves faces a "campaign of misinformation" from critics who do not understand the program.
Heavy fog rolled arcoss the Golden Gate Bridge Monday morning, but early reports indicated traffic was flowing smoothly.
Despite a budget deal in October that ended the federal government shutdown, a number of Marin government agencies and nonprofits serving children, the elderly and the poor continue to struggle with funding cuts put in place by a previous budget fight.
MEET JUSTIN ARCHER. He has been homeless in Marin off and on for the last eight years — since turning 18.
After the big box store buying bonanza of Black Friday, Saturday was the little guys' turn. Across Marin and the nation, Small Business Saturday honored independent merchants, encouraging shoppers to buy local, letting them know that bigger is not always better.