Marin News from the Marin IJ
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For the first time in five years, chinook salmon are being seen in the Lagunitas watershed — a hopeful sign that federally endangered coho salmon will have a strong run this winter.
Opponents of a proposal to build a new Chevron gas station and convenience store in downtown Fairfax are using social media in an attempt to kill the idea.
Protesters opposed to centering future housing developments near the proposed Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit station in Larkspur demonstrated Tuesday outside Larkspur City Hall with signs such as "Stand Up For Small Towns" and "Welcome to Clogspur.
The Marin County Sheriff's Office will have protocols in place to implement the Trust Act — the new state law that affects federal immigration holds — by the time it takes effect on Jan.
Novato fire officials say a Green Point resident can count his lucky stars after waking up just in time to find an outside wall of his home ablaze.
The watchdog federal agency created after the economic crash has been busy.
Marin County will use a $200,000 grant to look at how it can prevent businesses, homes and highways from being inundated by a rising sea over the next several decades.
Central Marin police are investigating the armed robbery of a restaurant employee walking near his car in east Larkspur.
Capt. John Cota, who crashed the Cosco Busan cargo ship into the Bay Bridge in 2007, causing the worst oil spill in San Francisco Bay in two decades, has lost his battle to restart his sailing career.
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.