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2 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal
From left to right, San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Board Chair Pat Sorber, San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips, Ghilotti Bros.
6 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal
One of 24 kittens dumped at the Marin Humane Society in Novato. Shelter officials say the same people have abandoned more than 100 cats there over the past 18 months.
10 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal
The Novato Police Department is planning a traffic checkpoint to screen drivers for intoxication and license violations on Friday, Aug. 22. Police did not release the site or time frame of the checkpoint.
Novato is the name given to the golf ball-sized chunk of "metallic chondrite" that hit a Marin County home in 2012 -- otherwise known as the marvelous meteorite of Marin County.
Sienna Sume, 10, of Novato, gets ready to rider her scooter at the McInnis Park skakepark in San Rafael.
When Lisa Webber of Novato heard a "boom-badda-boom" in her kitchen two years ago, she had no idea that a golfball-sized meteorite more than 4.5 billion years old had just hit her roof.
The Novato Fire District just granted its 59 firefighters generous 7 percent raises, along with minimum 2 percent cost-of-living increases starting in 2015, plus a one-time $8,000 bonus.
Banking on the windfalls of an improved economy, the Marin Community College District Board of Trustees is expected to approve a new budget Tuesday that's $6 million richer than the previous year's.
The Novato Multicultural Advisory Commission is presenting a free showing of Lee Daniels' movie "The Butler," Saturday, Aug. 23 at dusk at the Pioneer Park gazebo, 1007 Simmons Lane in Novato.
Aug. 18--Plans for a $3.5 million bus stop renovation providing a "gateway" to downtown Novato are moving ahead as county transit officials seek city advice on final design alternatives.
The pilot of a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza was killed after crashing near Hicks Valley, sparking a 40-acre grass fire reported early Tuesday.
The search is on Tuesday morning for a missing private plane that last said it would try to get to Gnoss Field in Novato.
Reports on KGO and KRON television say a pilot in a single engine Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft was bound from Brookings, Ore., to San Carlos when it radioed for help at approximately 9:30 p.m. The pilot, who reported engine trouble, indicated that there would be an attempt to land at Novoto's Gnoss Field airport.
The Novato Unified School District has selected Boys and Girls Clubs of Marin and Southern Sonoma Counties to serve as after-school provider at San Jose Middle School starting Wednesday, Aug. 20. Students will participate Monday through Friday after school until 6 p.m. Staffing will be based on a ratio of 1-15, and the annual membership fee will be ... (more)
Recently deceased Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, navigator of the Enola Gay, was a fascinating interview.
A 50-year-old man was arrested on allegations he exposed himself to a woman who was taking her trash to a neighborhood bin.
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