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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

Ida Rothschild

Search Crews Look For 9-Year-Old Girl Who Wandered From Marin County Park

Marin County Sheriff’s Office officials are searching Samuel P. Taylor State Park in Marin County Friday night for a 9-year-old New Mexico girl who disappeared Friday afternoon.

06/13/2014

powerlines

Power Struggle In State Senate Over ‘Opt-In’ Requirement For Alternative Power

A power struggle is underway in California’s State Assembly over two simple words that are complicating a bill about where residents get their electricity.

06/11/2014

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