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Marin County

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Marin Ranked As Healthiest County In California For 5th Year Running

For the fifth consecutive year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has ranked Marin the healthiest county in California.

03/26/2014

A pile of food scraps ready to be pulverized and combined with sewage to generate biogas. (CBS)

Marin County Unveils Program That Turns Food Scraps, Sewage Into Energy

Marin County’s garbage and sewer services have teamed up to turn food scraps and wastewater into energy in a new program unveiled Tuesday in San Rafael.

03/19/2014

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Armed Man Surrenders After 6-Hour Standoff In Marin County

An armed man was taken into custody Monday night after he barricaded himself inside a home in a hilly Greenbrae neighborhood adjacent to U.S. Highway 101.

02/17/2014

Mount Tamalpais

Filmmaker Hopes Project Will Heal Mt. Tam’s Cold War Scars

During the Cold War, Mount Tamalpais was altered to make way for nuclear missiles. Now, a unique collaboration of federal, state and local agencies will try to begin fixing the damage with a multimillion dollar project.

02/14/2014

Frank Quan is the last remaining resident at China Camp in Marin County. (CBS)

The Last Man Standing In Marin County’s China Camp

Frank Quan walks the long pier to his fishing boat most days at China Camp in Marin County. He has been doing this for more than 80 years. Quan is the last resident of this historic fishing village.

02/04/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Dog Lovers Unleash Concerns Over GGNRA’s Pet Restriction Plan

A group of dog-advocates in Marin County are mobilizing to preserve dog walking on parklands that a proposal by Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s draft management may curtail.

01/27/2014

Drakes Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore (National Park Service)

Fisherman Drowns After Chasing Ice Chest Hit By Waves At Point Reyes

A fisherman died off the coast of Marin County Monday afternoon, after apparently being swept into the water at Elephant Rock north of Point Reyes.

01/20/2014

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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

Flu tent at Regional Medical Center in San Jose. (CBS)

More Bay Area Flu Deaths Reported, Hospital Prepares Tent For Spike

Two recent deaths in Marin County have been linked to the flu and another two in Santa Cruz County are suspected of being flu-related, public health officials said Wednesday. Meanwhile, a San Jose hospital has taken extra precautions to deal with a spike in cases.

01/08/2014

Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Blames Squirrel For Large Marin County Power Outage

A large power outage that affected about 24,000 PG&E customers in Marin County Wednesday morning was caused by a squirrel, a utility spokesman said.

01/08/2014

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