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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

(CBS)

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

A young woman is sitting at the beach of Lake Constance on April 17, 2007, near Lindau, Germany. The un-seasonably warm weather has heralded the start to what weather forecasters predict will be a record breaking summer. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Skin Cancer Rate In Marin County Alarmingly Higher Than Rest Of California

Marin County is known for sun, but residents there may be paying for that exposure.

07/23/2014

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Tops ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America’ List Followed By San Rafael, Walnut Creek

According to the real estate blog Movoto, the Bay Area is home to three of the top ten ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America.’

07/23/2014

(CBS SF)

4,000 Gallons Of Gasoline Spilled From Monday’s Overturned Tanker Wreck On Sir Francis Drake Blvd. In Marin County

California Highway Patrol officials said 4,000 gallons of gasoline spilled when a big-rig with two tank trailers overturned on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard near San Quentin State Prison in Marin County on Monday.

07/15/2014

(CBS SF)

Overturned Big Rig Leaks Fuel, Creates 580 To 101 Gridlock For Richmond Bridge

A tanker truck crash has blocked a portion of one of Marin County’s main traffic arteries Monday morning, creating a backup that extended across the Richmond Bridge throughout the morning commute.

07/14/2014

A worker feeds baby birds in a knitted nest at WildCare in San Rafael. CBS)

Volunteers Provide Knitted Nests To Help Rehabilitate Abandoned Bird Chicks In San Rafael

A wildlife conservation group in Marin County that cares for hundreds of orphaned baby birds has enlisted an army of knitters to make nests for the rehabilitating chicks.

07/09/2014

Beach cleanup scene (CBS)

Environmental Group Names Bay Area’s ‘Dirtiest’ Beach

A Marin County beach has earned the dubious distinction of being named the dirtiest in the Bay Area.

07/07/2014

A big rig carrying junked cars straddles lanes of southbound Highway 101 in San Rafael after being uprighted by tow truck crews after overturning, July 7, 2014. (CBS)

Overturned Big Rig Blocks 4 Lanes Of Traffic On Highway 101 Near San Rafael

An overturned big rig blocked all but the left lane of southbound Highway 101 past Central San Rafael Monday morning.

07/07/2014

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