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

State Assemblyman Working On Legislation To Rename Waldo Tunnel After Robin Williams

State Assemblyman Marc Levine says he’s working on legislation to change the name of Marin’s Waldo Tunnel to the Robin Williams Tunnel.

10/13/2014

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San Rafael Mayor Looks To End Cheap Alcohol Access For City’s Homeless

After hearing complaints of drunk homeless people loitering on downtown streets, Mayor Gary Phillips wants liquor stores to stop carrying low-end vodka and malt liquors. He says the high-alcohol content beverages are often targeted at addicts the homeless and teens.

09/18/2014

Santana (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

CBS Celebrates Bay Area Latino Leaders During Hispanic Heritage Month

The Bay Area’s Hispanic heritage includes visionary artists and political leaders, authors, activists, and musicians. As the nation celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month September 15th through October 15th, KPIX-TV, KBCW, KCBS Radio, Radio Alice, 99.7 Now and Live105 salute Bay Area Latinos making a difference.

09/16/2014

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Police Find Missing Elderly San Rafael Woman After 3 Hour Search

Police have located an elderly woman who went missing in San Rafael Tuesday night.

09/10/2014

A Chinese junk on San Francisco Bay in the late 19th century. (Marin History Museum)

Historians, Artists Revive Legacy Of Chinese Shrimp Industry In San Francisco Bay

A forgotten slice of Bay Area maritime history is being revived by a group of artists and historians retracing Chinese shrimp fishing industry in San Francisco Bay.

08/29/2014

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Marin County Sheriff’s Office Tries To Reunite Stolen Bikes With Owners

The Marin County Sheriff’s department tried to reunite dozens of stolen bikes with their owners Sunday.

08/10/2014

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Marin County Approves Ban On Tobacco Sales In Pharmacies In Some Areas

Marin County’s Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Tuesday banning the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies in the unincorporated area of the county.

08/06/2014

Dave and Rosie Basso gather at home with some of the beneficiaries of the Michael Basso Memorial Foundation. (CBS)

Marin Couple Honors Son With Foundation For Giving

A North Bay couple whose son died twenty years ago has transformed their grief into something good. Dave and Rosie Basso decided that the best way to pay tribute to their son was to live life as he did.

07/30/2014

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San Rafael Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing Elderly Sausalito Woman

A San Rafael man pleaded guilty to robbing an elderly Sausalito woman of her checkbook and stealing over $6,000 from her in 2012, police said.

07/27/2014

A goat eats away at a tree. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Goats Used To Drive Out Homeless From San Rafael Encampment Plagued By Grass Fires

San Rafael is using goats to help clean out a piece of land plagued by brush fires and homeless campers.

07/24/2014

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