Marin County

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Marin County Officials Run Out Of Sand For Sandbags As Major Storm Nears, Some Reportedly Selling It

As the worst storm in years approaches the Bay Area, emergency officials in Marin County announced Wednesday that they are out of sand for residents and businesses to use for flood prevention.

12/10/2014

(CBS SF)

101 Traffic Returns To Normal In Marin After Hours Of Flood-Induced Backups

All lanes have reopened after roadway flooding blocked three lanes on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in unincorporated Marin County Wednesday morning

12/03/2014

Driver jumps railing at Golden Gate Bridge. (Golden Gate Bridge District)

DUI Suspect Jumps Railing, Gets Mustang Wedged On Golden Gate Bridge Sidewalk

A vehicle on the Golden Gate Bridge became wedged on the span’s pedestrian sidewalk after a single-car collision during Tuesday’s morning’s storm.

12/02/2014

A pair of coho salmon swim in Lagunitas Creek. (Joannatirn/Wikimedia Commons)

Once Plentiful Coho Salmon In Marin County Face Extinction Due To Drought

Environmentalists in Marin County say a centuries-old species of Coho salmon is facing outright extinction due to the current drought.

12/01/2014

A flood gate in front of a business in San Anselmo, California. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Flood Gates Help Spare 2 San Anselmo Businesses From Major Damage Following Water Main Break

Employees said they were fortunate, following a water main break that sent a river of water past their businesses.

11/13/2014

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

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