Novato

Automatic License Plate Reader installed on a police car. (The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Novato’s Automated License Plate Reader Helps Locate Stolen Cars

Police recovered two stolen vehicles Saturday morning in Novato with the help of an automated license plate reader, police said.

07/26/2015

Steven Deschler (Novato High School)

Novato Track & Field Coach Charged With Sexual Misconduct With Former Teenage Student

A Novato High School track and field coach was charged in Marin County Superior Court Tuesday with five alleged sexual offenses against a 17-year-old girl.

07/21/2015

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Infected Crow In Novato, Marin County’s First Sign Of West Nile Virus This Year

The Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District announced Friday it has discovered the first sign of West Nile Virus in Marin County this year.

06/15/2015

John Allen Bixler (Novato Police)

46-Year-Old Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Arson At Novato Car Dealership

A 46-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of arson for allegedly setting vehicles on fire in the parking lot of a car dealership in Novato late Monday night, police said.

06/11/2015

Burned cars at a Novato dealership following an arson fire, June 9, 2015. (CBS SF)

Arson Suspected In Novato Car Dealership Fire, Surveillance Video Shows Possible Suspect

Several cars went up in flames at a Chevy dealership in Novato Monday night, leading police to believe it’s the work of an arsonist who was caught on surveillance footage.

06/09/2015

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Bay Area Gets A Chance Of Rain By The End Of The Week

KCBS and KPIX Meteorologist Roberta Gonzales’ forecast includes a slight chance of rain in the Bay Area forecast towards the end of the week.

05/11/2015

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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

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More Than 20 Vehicles’ Tires Slashed In Novato

The tires of more than 20 vehicles were slashed Saturday morning in Novato, police said.

04/05/2015

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Boy Catapulted Across Bedroom When Truck Slams Into Santa Rosa Home

Authorities say an 11-year-old Sonoma County boy is lucky to be alive after a pickup crashed into his bedroom, split his bed in half and catapulted him across the room and through a closet door.

03/31/2015

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2 Arrested After Shooting Near Novato School Leaves 1 Hurt

One person was shot at a field next to a Novato school Sunday afternoon and two suspects have been detained, police said.

03/29/2015

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