San Rafael

Standing Desks

Marin County School Nixes Sedentary Education With Standing Desks For Students

4th graders and some 1st graders at an elementary school in San Rafael are using standing desks and it seems to be helping the students to maintain focus and dissipate excess energy.

17 hours ago

"The Waldos," a group of San Rafael High School students who said they coined the marijuana term '420' in 1971. (CBS)

420’s Founding Fathers: Marin Men Reflect On Their 1970’s Code For Pot That Went Global

On Monday, marijuana aficionados marked 420 Day. The term, now famous around the world, was coined right here in the Bay Area.

04/20/2015

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Fiery UPS Truck Crash On I-580 Near Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Jams Morning Commute

A UPS truck crashed and caught fire on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge in the San Quentin area of Marin County, snarling the Friday morning commute and sending plumes of white smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles.

04/10/2015

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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

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Bay Area Rapper ‘Luzion’ Arrested On Human Trafficking Charges After San Rafael Traffic Stop

A Bay Area rap artist has been arrested on human trafficking charges.

04/05/2015

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San Rafael Police Arrest Suspect For Sex-Trafficking Who Claims He’s Bay Area Rapper ‘Luzion’

A traffic stop early Saturday morning led to the arrest of a local Bay Area rap artist on suspicion of trafficking a minor for sexual exploitation, San Rafael police said.

04/05/2015

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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

Podiatrist Phillip Vasyli, creator of Orthaheel, is stabbed to death in the Bahamas. (Photo: PhilipVasyli.com)

Founder Of Orthotic Corporation Based In San Rafael Stabbed To Death In Bahamas

Phillip Vasyli, a podiatrist and founder of a San Rafael-based orthotic corporation was found stabbed to death Tuesday morning in his home in the Bahamas.

03/27/2015

Silver Tsunami

Weekend Magazine: Cooking Careers, Aging Boom, And All Joy No Fun

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

03/24/2015

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