Marin County

George Lucas (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

George Lucas Planning Payback With Massive Affordable Housing Project On His Marin County Land

After George Lucas ran into a buzzsaw of opposition from his wealthy Marin County neighbors when he tried to expand his Skywalker Ranch studio, the filmmaker might be getting some payback with plans for one of the largest affordable housing projects in the Bay Area.

04/15/2015

John Muir

Volunteers Needed To Transcribe John Muir’s Hand-Written Journals

The University of the Pacific is joining with the public to help decipher some of naturalist John Muir’s journals.

04/13/2015

Jason Rezaian, Iran, journalist

Marin County Journalist Detained In Iran Is Accused Of Espionage

TEHRAN, Iran (CBS/AP) — A Washington Post journalist from Marin County detained in Iran for over eight months is accused of “espionage” and “acting against national security,” the semiofficial Fars news agency reported Sunday. The report did […]

04/13/2015

The Honeymoon Cottage in Larkspur. (CBS)

Larkspur Teardown Known As ‘The Honeymoon Cottage’ Sells For Almost $500K

When the old, dilapidated house known as “The Honeymoon Cottage” hit the market in Larkspur last year, everyone was certain it would be a total teardown.

04/08/2015

Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit/ SMART Train (sonomamarintrain.org)

Sonoma, Marin County Residents Get First Glimpse Of SMART Commuter Train In Cotati

Marin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.

04/07/2015

22-ounce wooden-handled framing hammer with milled head and "straight" claw (Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 ca via Wikimedia Commons)

Corte Madera Man Allegedly Tailed Driver Who Cut Him Off, Assaulted Him With Hammer

Sean Exter allegedly got angry when a box truck cut in front of him on Bodega Highway and hit the driver on the back of the head with a carpenter’s framing hammer.

04/04/2015

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Tree Trimming Can Put Bay Area’s Baby Animals In Peril, Wildlife Advocates Warn

While spring is the time of year when many property owners around the Bay Area begin tree trimming, wildlife advocates want them to take caution because it’s also nesting season for animals that are fast becoming orphaned.

04/01/2015

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Marin County Supes Vote 4-1 in Support Of Proposed State Law Banning Vaccination Exemptions; Want Amendments

The Marin County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in support of proposed state legislation that would eliminate all but medical exemptions to vaccination requirements of children.

04/01/2015

View from inside the rescue chopper of the collapsed cliff (circled in red). (CBS)

Hikers Tumble 70 Feet After Cliff Collapses At Point Reyes Hiking Trail, 1 Dead

A woman who died in a rockslide at Point Reyes National Seashore on Saturday has been identified by the Marin County coroner’s office as 58-year-old San Francisco resident Nancy Blum.

03/21/2015

A couple looks over the railing on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Oldsters Than Hipsters – Marin Has More Old People Than Any Other Bay Area County

A new study says residents in Marin County are some of the oldest in the Bay Area. In fact, almost one in five is 65 and older.

03/21/2015

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