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San Rafael, California is located in Marin County. Zip codes in San Rafael, CA include 94901, 94915, and 94912. The median home price in San Rafael is $750,000 which is roughly $444/per square foot. More San Rafael information.

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2 hrs ago | Billiards Digest

Feb: Men vs Women

Q: Is the break shot really that different between men and women? Ken Johnson, San Rafael, Calif.

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6 hrs ago | Patch.com

Public Hearing Schedule Set for Marin Housing Element

The following is a news release from the county of Marin: Public hearings with the Marin County Planning Commission are scheduled to examine long-range plans for housing at all income levels in unincorporated areas of Marin.

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10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Cheers! Californians Now Allowed to Taste Wine at Farmers' Markets

As if all those fresh fruits and veggies and other homemade goods weren't enough, local farmers' markets can now add another feature to their lineup: wine tasting.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Larkspur to see more afternoon ferries, Terra Linda to get shuttle service

A Golden Gate ferry travels across the bay to Larkspur from San Francisco on Thursday.

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Marin Independent Journal

WildCare will hold rat poison take-back day in San Rafael

WildCare will hold a rat poison take-back day from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12 at the Marin Sanitary Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 565 Jacoby St. Marin residents are encouraged to bring in any rat poisons they may have for proper disposal.

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Marin Independent Journal

Editorial: Focus on cleaning up McNears Beach park

This 2013 photograph shows people huddling in the shade of a tree on a hot day at McNears Beach in San Rafael.

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Marin Independent Journal

Live updates from San Rafael Homeless Action Plan meeting, 7 p.m.

The Citizens Advisory Committee on Economic Development and Affordable Housing will hold a community meeting on the status of San Rafael's Homeless Action Plan at the San Rafael Community Center at 7 p.m. The meeting will include presentations from Ambassadors of Hope, Downtown Streets Team, and San Rafael police and fire departments on efforts to ... (more)

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Marin Independent Journal

IJ Lobby Lounge: Matt Jaffe unveils two cerebral new songs

Singer/songwriter Matt Jaffe performs in the Marin Independent Journal lobby for a recording of the Marin IJ Lobby Lounge in San Rafael, Calif.

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Contra Costa Times

Gov. Brown signs off on wine tasting at California farmers markets

Visitors to one of the North Bay's many certified farmers' markets can sample any number of locally-grown fruits and vegetables before deciding what to buy.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Smith: It's never a dull birthday for Eleanor

For her 90th, the San Rafael woman's daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Rod Stewart, surprised her by taking her to Philadelphia and the old house the couple had found through painstaking research.

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The Business Journal

Wine, cider tasting at farmers' markets OK'd

Under provisions of a new law signed by Governor Brown on Tuesday, producers of wine and hard cider can get state permits to offer tastes and sell wine at certified farmers' markets.

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Marin Independent Journal

Best bets in Marin County, July 10 through 17, 2014

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars offer hope that it is possible to start over under even the most dire circumstances.

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Marin Independent Journal

Bread & Butter: New person behind all that Muffin Mania

Muffin Mania owner Ilona Sullivan clears tables in front of the popular San Rafael cafe, a familiar scene for many years until a month ago, when Sullivan sold the cafe.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Sonoma grand jury report faults SMART oversight

The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit authority board of directors lacks the attention needed to navigate a complicated funding and regulatory process and deliver the commuter rail service that voters approved in 2008, the Sonoma County grand jury concluded.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown signs bill allowing wine tasting at farmers markets

Aji Japanese Bistro in El Dorado Hills offers 17 wines and champagne by the glass from Amador, Napa, and Washington State on Tuesday night, January 21, 2014.

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Marin Independent Journal

Editorial: Novato split on budget vote raises concerns

The $32.6 million spending plan, which for the first time in years proposed no cuts and no new city positions, was approved on a 3-2 vote.

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Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: Actual numbers show bike program yielded modest results

From the Marin IJ headline "Feds hail Marin's $28m bike path program" a reader would assume that Marin's Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program, implemented by Walk Bike Marin, was a resounding success.

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Marin Independent Journal

Marin social scene for the week of July 8, 2014

The MarinScapes gala, exhibit and sale at the Escalle Winery in Larkspur raised more than $100,000 for Buckelew Programs and was attended by nearly 1,200 people, including Kimo Kahookele and Gary Ogle of Corte Madera; Anne Lamott of Fairfax; Veronica Rivas Tramontozzi of Larkspur; Kim Adam, Laura Adeer and Ken Cereghino, all of San Anselmo; and ... (more)

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

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After Going Blind, Adelaida Ortega Shares Her New Vision for Life with Others

Adelaida Ortega takes volunteering seriously, teaching ceramics and speaking on behalf of guide dogs.

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Patch.com

Road Now Clear After Big Rig Crash On Southbound 101 in San Rafael

Update: 1:40 p.m.: California Highway Patrol officials report that Highway 101 is now clear, and that a Sig Alert has been cancelled, following Monday morning's wreck in San Rafael.

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