Marin County

Drawing of Pandora co-founder Tim Westergren's proposed home in Inverness Park. (CBS)

Marin Residents Upset After Pandora Co-Founder Proposes Mega-Mansion

Residents of a Marin Community said they don’t want a mega-mansion next door. The people of Inverness Park told KPIX 5 that the tech giant planning to build it should start thinking smaller.

11/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Founder of Pandora Tim Westergren speaks onstage during Pandora Presents Celine Dion at The Edison Ballroom on October 29, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Columbia Records)

Pandora Founder’s Plan For 17-Bedroom Compound In Rural West Marin Riles Some Neighbors

The founder of internet radio giant Pandora and his plans to build what could be the largest private residence in rural West Marin County has some nearby residents banding together in opposition.

11/09/2014

Marin County as photographed from above San Francisco. (Ron Cervi/KCBS)

Marin Ranked As One Of The Worst Counties In America To Own A Home

The risk of earthquakes, flooding and wildfires combined to land the northern end of the Golden Gate on the list, ahead of any other county on the West Coast.

11/06/2014

Grass Fire in San Rafael

High Tech Camera System To Help Firefighters Spot Wildfires In Marin County

High tech cameras and sensors are helping firefighters in the North Bay swing into action when wildfires strike.

11/04/2014

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Man Handcuffed Teen Girls In Mill Valley Arrested For Allegedly Impersonating An Officer

A Cloverdale man who handcuffed two teen girls while pretending to be a police officer in Mill Valley Tuesday was arrested for impersonating an officer, police said.

10/29/2014

An Airsoft pistol (top) is placed alongside a pistol used by Richmond Police. (CBS)

Marin County DA Asks State Legislature To Strengthen Laws For Altered Replica Weapons

Marin County’s district attorney said he wants the state to strengthen laws that address people who disguise replica guns and rifles to look like the real ones—an effort resulting from the recent confrontation between sheriff’s deputies and a 12-year-old boy.

10/29/2014

Bay Area traffic jam (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Caltrans To Crack Down On Freeway ‘Jumping’ Drivers Looking To Avoid Marin Traffic

A common tactic by frustrated drivers to momentarily avoid freeway traffic – getting off the freeway only to get right back on – is the subject of a crackdown in Marin County.

10/21/2014

The southern portal of the Waldo Tunnel in Marin County. (Edward Betts/Wikimedia Commons)

State Assemblyman Working On Legislation To Rename Waldo Tunnel After Robin Williams

State Assemblyman Marc Levine says he’s working on legislation to change the name of Marin’s Waldo Tunnel to the Robin Williams Tunnel.

10/13/2014

Northbound traffic stopped on the Golden Gate Bridge following a multi-vehicle crash, April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Unions Representing Golden Gate Transit District Workers Announce 1-Day Strike

Bus maintenance and dispatch workers for Golden Gate Highway & Transportation District will go on a one-day strike Friday, October 17th as a contract dispute continues with district management.

10/09/2014

Santana (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

CBS Celebrates Bay Area Latino Leaders During Hispanic Heritage Month

The Bay Area’s Hispanic heritage includes visionary artists and political leaders, authors, activists, and musicians. As the nation celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15th through October 15th, KPIX-TV, KBCW, KCBS Radio, Radio Alice, 99.7 Now and Live105 salute Bay Area Latinos making a difference.

09/16/2014

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 56,725 other followers