Marin News from the Marin IJ
Updated: 2 hours 46 min ago
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.
Ouster backers need more than 6,300 signatures
The driver of 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was killed early Monday when the pickup careened off Point Reyes-Petaluma Road, smashed into a tree and burst into flames.
By J.M. BrownSanta Cruz SentinelSAN 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.
Olga Murray, founder and honorary president of the Nepal Youth Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at the Marin County Women Lawyers' 34th annual dinner.
Three residents escaped injury in a fire that engulfed a Kentfield home early Monday.The blaze ripped through about a third of the single-story home at 106 Goodhill Road shortly after 2:11 a.
A Forest Knolls woman and an El Cerrito man were arrested after crashing a stolen car in San Rafael and running off into the Gerstle Park neighborhood, police said Monday.
An $18.7 million Marin County parks budget, including a $6.5 million Measure A sales tax expenditure program, will be outlined Thursday at the Civic Center.
Veteran Green Point Nursery owner Jim Balestreri says critics of the plan for a "solar farm" at his 20-acre Olive Avenue business are waging a turf war for his property.
A few hundred spectators lined the streets Sunday in Point Reyes Station to watch professional bicyclists race toward the finish line during the eighth and final day of the prestigious Amgen Tour of California.
The hills were truly alive Sunday afternoon in Mill Valley as about 3,400 people attended the opening performance of "The Sound of Music" at the 100th anniversary celebration of the Mountain Play.
Police conducted an extensive search Sunday in the Greenpoint area near Novato for two possible suspects in a violent Berkeley carjacking.
The Marin County Civil Grand Jury is recommending the Board of Supervisors use its authority to uphold access to medical marijuana in the county.
Illiterate until age 26, Marin man gets master's degree Saturday at Dominican University commencement
If Curtis Aikens Sr. had graduated the first time he went to college, he wouldn't have been able to read the words on his diploma.
Special Olympians from Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt and Lake counties competed Saturday in the 2013 Marin Games, a multi-sport competition at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael.
Marin County supervisors, mounting a record "community service" spending spree as a deadline nears to use funds from their controversial discretionary accounts, handed out more than $250,000 this month.
Brightening fiscal news will be reviewed Monday by Marin transit officials as they consider a $26.2 million operations budget for next fiscal year, up slightly from this year's $23.
Muir Woods National Monument has two new public electric vehicle chargers available free to the public.
A group of Marin residents is petitioning the Marin Municipal Water District to remove fluoride from drinking water, but officials said they are bound by state law to fluoridate the county's water supply.