Marin News from the Marin IJ
Updated: 2 hours 57 min ago
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.
Weeks away from his 17th Marin Art Festival, founder and producer Tyson Underwood is facing a financial crisis that could force cancellation of the June 15-16 event at the Marin Center's Lagoon Park.
Marin residents now have the opportunity ride a $2.25 million, environmentally-friendly bus around the county.
A measure that would have consolidated four Southern Marin sewer districts into one larger agency went down the drain Tuesday, with voters in three of the four districts opposing it.
A burglary suspect was chased down the street by an impromptu posse Tuesday in Stinson Beach, setting off a multi-agency coastal manhunt for a naked man with a red purse, the sheriff's department said.
Asserting that citizens have nothing to fear about accommodating the poor in communities across the county, Marin officials declared that providing "safe, well-designed and well-integrated affordable housing" will improve the quality of life for all.
Belvedere resident Eric Schwartz gave a fitting farewell Tuesday to San Francisco, where his family has operated Sherman Clay pianos since 1960.
A 55-year-old inmate who spent more than 20 years on San Quentin State Prison's death row for the rape and murder of an 87-year-old woman has died.
The lifeless body of a man was pulled from the bay near Clipper Yacht Harbor in Sausalito on Monday evening.
An SUV with an unconscious man at the wheel rolled down a busy street and over a median in Corte Madera before coming to rest at a car dealership, the fire department reported.
Two classrooms being leased by the Marin County Office of Education at the Old Gallinas Elementary School in Santa Venetia will be used to house transitional kindergarten classes this fall.
Police are investigating a possible lewdness incident reported Tuesday at the border of Fairfax and San Anselmo.
Following the lead of other cities in Marin and the Bay Area, the Novato City Council on Tuesday approved a city ban on containers made from polystyrene foam, a nonbiodegradable product that restaurants often use to pack food to go.
The outer edge of a freshly paved stretch of roadway on the Golden Gate Bridge began to crumble during the commute Tuesday morning, forcing closure of two southbound lanes and backing up Highway 101 traffic beyond the Waldo Tunnel.
A six-fold expansion of San Rafael's downtown Business Improvement District is headed for a May 20 vote after the City Council this week heard mixed opinions on the move.
The San Rafael Police Department cited 532 drivers for alleged cellphone violations during the month of April, also known as "Distracted Drivers Awareness Month.
Grand jury says watchdog panel ineffective, Measure A expenditures difficult to track
Fire season has arrived in California ahead of schedule, and officials Monday called on Marin residents to do everything possible to avoid a blaze like the 1995 Inverness Ridge fire that burned 12,354 acres.