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Fairfax Councilmember Looks To Lower Voting Age To 16

Only eight percent of 18 to 24-year olds voted in the last election, but a Fairfax town councilman is hoping that lowering the voting age to 16 will help entice young voters to the polls.

02/09/2015

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Marin Police Seek Suspect Seen Masturbating In Public In Fairfax And San Anselmo

A man wanted for two separate indecent exposures in Marin County this month remains at large, a Central Marin Police Authority official said.

09/21/2014

Fairfax Police cruisers. (CBS)

Marin County Family Falls Victim To ‘Swatting,’ Hoax 911 Calls Become Growing Problem For Police

Hoax 911 calls known as “swatting” is a problem that has popped up and plagued many areas all over the country. Just recently a hoax call was made into Fairfax which prompted a full SWAT response, the second such call in Marin County in just the past two weeks.

09/03/2014

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Body Found Off Highway 1 Where Car Registered To Elderly Missing Man Went Off Road

A body has been found off of Highway 1 in Marin County where a vehicle registered to an elderly man missing for more than a month went off the road.

04/01/2014

Louie Vaccarro of Fairfax, a student at Drake High School, was paralyzed following a crash on Lucas Valley Road on December 24, 2013. (CBS)

Marin County Teen Pushes Forward After Becoming Paralyzed In Crash

Life can change in an instant for any of us. For 16-year-old Louie Vaccaro of Fairfax, it happened on Christmas Eve last year. The Marin County teenager was with a group of friends when the SUV they were in overturned on Lucas Valley Road and rolled two-and-a-half times.

03/07/2014

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Torrential Rain Triggers Flood Advisory For North Bay Cities

he National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for Marin and Sonoma Counties Saturday until 10:45 a.m. as a heavy band of rain moves through, swelling urban and small streams.

02/08/2014

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Wildfire In Remote Hills Near Fairfax Is Fully Contained

Fire officials in Marin County say a wildfire burning in the remote hills west of Fairfax since last night is now fully contained.

01/18/2014

San Francisco Municipal Railway #1061, a rebuilt PCC streetcar painted in honor of the Pacific Electric Railway , is seen in service on the F Market heritage line in December, 2004. (Robert A. Estremo/Wikimedia Commons)

$200k Approved To Study Return Of Streetcars To Marin County

The Transportation Authority of Marin has authorized a $200,000 study to determine the need and feasibility of a ten-mile trolley line that would link three communities in the county.

02/25/2013

Marin County Girl’s Charity-Infused Lemonade Gets Supermarket Boost

A Marin County girl who started a lemonade stand in front of her Fairfax home last year, in a crusade against child slavery, is on the verge of seeing her product bottled for sale in some big name grocery stores.

02/08/2013

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Bad Wiring From Pot Growing Operation Suspected In Fatal Fairfax Fire

Electrical wiring configured to power a marijuana-growing operation is suspected of sparking a fire that killed the male occupant of a small cabin in Fairfax early Friday morning, fire officials said Tuesday morning.

12/04/2012

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