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3 hrs ago | Patch.com
The following was submitted for publication by the County of Marin: After a decades-long logistical effort by her daughter, a woman whose husband served as a merchant mariner and in the U.S. Army during World War II will accept a prestigious medal to honor the man's heroic service April 30 at the Marin County Civic Center.
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3 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle
The $55 million Rose Lane development in Larkspur is being built on the site of a 4,500-year-old Indian burial mound.
7 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal
A Tomales man was arrested early Tuesday on allegations he threw two large traffic cones at hospital employees in Terra Linda.
10 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.
Something is in the air right now. There's a strange mix of vaccine-preventable illness sweeping the country and a strange bump in media coverage for celebrities and vocal opponents to tested and recommended vaccine schedules.
14 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal
IN A SURVEY taken last year by the Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program , 43 percent of Marin residents who responded indicated they don't shop for pesticides.
18 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal
Left to right: Casey Lee, Ben Fenkell and Amy Brees at the Angel Island Conservancy benefit aboard the Acania.
The incident occurred at about 5:45 a.m. Saturday, when police noticed a car parked outside the Burger King at 969 Francisco Boulevard East.
WHILE TRAIPSING through neck-high shrubs, diligently surveying the land for pieces of litter during a recent volunteer project at McInnis Park, a 6-year-old volunteer looked up at her mother and declared with confidence, "It's my destiny.
Easter Sunday 2014 coincides with the 20th of April--otherwise known as 4/20 Day, for 420, a number that has come to symbolize marijuana smoking for the pot subculture.
From a small trailer near an exercise yard full of honking geese, the men of the San Quentin News put out a paper they hope will reach beyond the gates of the prison where many of them are serving life sentences.
* Do it: Century Regency, 280 Smith Ranch Road, San Rafael; 479-5050 and CineArts Sequoia, 25 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley; 388-4862; www.cinemark.com * What: David Leivick and Fred Ritzenberg present a 30th anniversary screening "Gospel," their concert film featuring artists including the Rev.
Solano County's unemployment rate in March continued its 2014 trend of falling each month, if only by a little.
Unemployment rates across the North Bay improved slightly in March and were well below the year-ago estimate, according to initial state estimates released Friday, and five of the six counties for which data was available added 13,600 jobs in the previous 12 months.
This Bombr Bike can tow two more bikes. You remove the front wheels, pop the front forks onto the mounts shown here, and store the front wheels in those carriers.
Construction workers replaced patrons at the Civic Center branch of the county library this week as the facility closed for a remodel aimed at making it a more customer-friendly place.