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Water flows toward the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from San Pablo Bay (CBS)

Caltrans To Crack Down On Freeway ‘Jumping’ Drivers In Marin

It’s a mildly controversial commute strategy: drivers exiting the freeway to avoid traffic only to get back on via an on-ramp that’s a short distance ahead. Often dubbed “freeway cheating” or “freeway jumping” and by all accounts it happens all over the Bay Area but now it’s the subject of a crackdown in Marin County.

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The fire at Roy’s Redwoods Open Space Preserve just north of the San Geronimo Golf Course near Woodacre. (Courtesy: Marin County Spokesman Brent Ainsworth)

Fire Burns 4-Acres In Marin County Redwood Grove

A fire that burned about four acres of one of Marin County’s largest redwood groves was 90 percent contained as of late Tuesday afternoon.

10/14/2014

Warning sign for Ebola virus at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Marin County Patient Suspected Of Having Ebola Discharged After Found Disease-Free

A patient who was possibly at risk for the Ebola virus was admitted to a Marin County hospital Monday morning and later found to not have the disease.

10/14/2014

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Fisherman Drowns, Swept To Sea By Big Wave At Rodeo Beach; Another Rescued

One man drowned and another man was rescued after waves swept them into the ocean in the Marin Headlands Sunday afternoon.

10/12/2014

Novato Police

Novato Man Arrested For String Of North Bay Armed Robberies

A 51-year-old Novato man was arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies in three North Bay cities.

10/12/2014

Rim Fire Burns Near Yosemite National Park

Red Flag Fire Warning Issued For Bay Area This Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag fire warning for the North and East Bay hills over the weekend due to predicted hot temperatures, low humidity and strong offshore winds.

10/10/2014

The southern portal of the Waldo Tunnel in Marin County. (Edward Betts/Wikimedia Commons)

Williams’ Family Supports Renaming Waldo Tunnel; Project Moves Ahead

The Robin Williams tunnel petition from back in August is moving forward—and it has the family’s support…

10/08/2014

The Watermark condominium building stands in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Many New SF Condos Are Owned By Out-Of-Towners, According To Report

San Francisco’s luxury condos are being purchased by wealthy buyers who have an unquenchable thirst for high-end real estate but don’t live in the city.

09/30/2014

Larkspur Ferry

Golden Gate Ferry Workers Strike Over Contract, Shutting Down Service Between Marin & SF

A one-day strike by Golden Gate Transit ferry captains was affecting both ferry and bus commuter service between Marin County and San Francisco Friday.

09/26/2014

A family of raccoons. (Wisc. DNR)

Raccoon Invasion Worse Than Usual In North Bay Neighborhood

Neighbors in a North Bay area considered ‘Raccoon Central’ by some say this year’s raccoon invasion is worse than usual.

09/22/2014

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