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Proposed Low-Income Housing In Marin County Meets NIMBY Opposition

On Monday, Marin County will hold the first of three public hearings on low-income housing. Many homeowners are concerned about what could happen to their property values.

07/27/2014

A young woman is sitting at the beach of Lake Constance on April 17, 2007, near Lindau, Germany. The un-seasonably warm weather has heralded the start to what weather forecasters predict will be a record breaking summer. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Skin Cancer Rate In Marin County Alarmingly Higher Than Rest Of California

Marin County is known for sun, but residents there may be paying for that exposure.

07/23/2014

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Marin Police Warn Of Phone Scam Involving Missed Jury Duty

The Central Marin Police Authority is warning the public about a phone scam in which a scammer impersonates a law enforcement officer and threatens a resident with arrest for not appearing for jury duty unless the resident pays a fee.

07/16/2014

Golden Gate Transit bus

Golden Gate Transit Fares Going Up

Golden Gate Ferry and Golden Gate Transit regional bus fares are increasing 5 percent on Tuesday.

06/30/2014

Golden Gate Bridge (Credit, Meghan Ross)

$76 Million Golden Gate Bridge Suicide-Barrier Net Will Likely Be Approved Friday

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District board votes Friday on a $76 million project to install a safety net on both sides of the bridge to prevent suicides.

06/23/2014

Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Marin Fire, Sonoma Helicopter Crews Rescue Injured Hiker

Marin County and Ross Valley firefighters and a Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office helicopter crew rescued a hiker who fell down a steep slope at Alpine Lake in Marin County on Sunday afternoon, a sheriff’s deputy said Monday.

06/23/2014

Peanut has received the most votes in the Ugliest Dog Contest. (Photo courtesy of Sonoma-Marin Fair)

Peanut Takes Lead In ‘World’s Ugliest Dog’ Contest At Sonoma-Marin Fair

Ugly is in the eye of the beholder — especially when judging these 29 dogs who are heading to the Petaluma Fairgrounds Friday evening for the annual Sonoma-Marin Fair’s Ugly Dog Contest.

06/20/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Rx Safe Marin Addresses An Epidemic Of Prescription Drug Abuse

A father grieving the loss of his son to a prescription medicine overdose has channeled his sorrow for good in helping organize and speak out for an innovative Marin County program that addresses the staggering epidemic of prescription drug abuse.

06/20/2014

72-year old Wolfgang Zech. (CBS)

Runner Finishes Dipsea Foot Race While Suffering Heart Attack

A Bay Area runner finished a grueling 7.4 mile Marin County competition despite suffering a heart attack while running.

06/17/2014

Grass Fire in San Rafael

Arson Suspected In Fire That Damaged Marin Mobile Homes

The fire that was reported around 12:15 p.m. damaged an exterior wall of one mobile home in the Contempo Marin Mobile Home Park on Yosemite Road and damaged a fence and deck of two other mobile homes, San Rafael Fire Chief Chris Gray said. A female resident received a minor injury, Gray said.

06/16/2014

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