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Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At San Rafael Safeway Store

Firefighters extinguished a fire late Monday at a Safeway store in San Rafael, fire officials said Tuesday.

02/10/2015

Boyd Memorial Park in downtown San Rafael (CBS)

San Rafael Temporarily Shuts Down Park Overrun By Homeless; Mayor Calls It ‘Health & Security Issue’

A neighborhood park north of downtown San Rafael has been closed for at least 30 days because officials say it’s overrun by homeless people who do drugs and commit crimes.

01/26/2015

A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

Drug Paraphernalia, Trash, Vandalism Force Closure Of San Rafael Park

Starting on Monday, a San Rafael park will be closed for 30 days to address “health and security issues” that have come up from illegal activity, according to city officials.

01/25/2015

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Marin County Median Home Price Nudging Up Against Million Dollar Mark At $999K

The median price for a Marin County home is nudging up against the million-dollar mark.

01/25/2015

Boyd Memorial Park

San Rafael Mayor Closes City Park To Shut Out The Homeless

Fed up with complaints about homeless people and their behavior at a popular San Rafael park, the mayor says it’s time to shut it down.

01/23/2015

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Sound Of Exploding Wheelchair Tire Causes Evacuation Order For Part Of San Rafael

The sound of exploding, over-inflated tires on a wheelchair caused a shelter-in-place order and partial evacuation of the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael Thursday morning, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

01/22/2015

(L-R) Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez (Christian Petersen/Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds Reportedly Tutored Alex Rodriguez In The Bay Area

A-Rod reportedly spent some time with Bonds at the Future Prospects facility in San Rafael, following a yearlong drug suspension.

01/21/2015

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1 Wounded In Early-Morning Shooting In San Rafael’s Canal Neighborhood

One person shot in San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood early Sunday morning is expected to survive, a police corporal said.

01/11/2015

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19-Year-Old Arrested In San Rafael Human Trafficking Case After Young Girl Texts Family Asking For Help

San Rafael police on Tuesday arrested a 19-year-old woman in connection with a human trafficking case.

12/31/2014

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Alert Cop Rescues 16-Year-Old From Prostitution, Uncovers Sex Business After Routine Traffic Stop In Marin

It’s the usual story of Internet-fueled exploitation, a greedy adult, a naive teen and a cheap hotel. It all ended Monday when police found a girl holed up in a Terra Linda hotel, turning tricks for Johns via the Internet website, Back Page.

12/24/2014

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