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Marin County

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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

Three year-old Hannah Rood receives an H1N1 vaccination during a drive thru H1N1 vaccination. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Marin County Swine Flu Cases Prompt Push For Vaccinations

Health officials in Marin County report they are seeing an increase in the number of people contracting the swine flu virus which killed thousands of people worldwide in 2009.

01/03/2014

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1 Killed When Car Plunges Into Water Near Tomales Bay

One person died after a car went into the water near Tomales Bay in Marin County Tuesday evening.

12/31/2013

Muir Beach

Muir Beach Reopens To Public After 6-Month Restoration

The Marin County beach reopened Saturday after getting a $4 million facelift that includes a new parking lot, new restrooms, restored wetlands and an extended bridge overlooking the wetlands.

12/28/2013

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Elderly Pedestrian Killed In Wreck Near Marin Civic Center

An elderly male pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle this morning outside the Marin County Civic Center, a police spokeswoman said.

12/12/2013

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Marin County Aiming To Build New Year-Round Homeless Shelter

Shelters, mostly run by churches in the county, are struggling to provide help.

12/04/2013

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