San Rafael

X-ray image shows the location of a knife in the skull of San Rafael resident Jimmy McIntosh. (Dr. Tarun Arora)

12-Inch Knife Removed From Man’s Skull After San Rafael Domestic Violence Attack

A San Rafael man says he is amazed that he is still alive after a domestic violence incident left him with a 12-inch knife sticking out of his skull.

12/18/2014

Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Golden Gate Ferry Service Will Run During Storm While Officials Keep An Eye On Bridge Commute

The Bay Area is hunkering down for a major storm expected to hit on Thursday. Officials are warning of high winds and rain that could cause hazardous driving conditions, but Golden Gate ferry service will still be running during the commute.

12/10/2014

Robin Williams performing at the Punch Line in San Francisco, California on October 17th, 2012. (Photo Credit: Alex Stack, via the Punch Line Facebook page)

Tunnels North Of Golden Gate Bridge May Finally Get Named After Robin Williams

State Assemblyman Marc Levine has formally proposed legislation that would name the highway tunnels near the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge after Robin Williams. Caltrans maintains they never had an official name.

12/01/2014

McNears Beach, San Rafael (Marin  County)

Some Marin County Parks Waiving Entry And Parking Fees In December

Marin County Parks is offering free entry to the county’s three regional parks between Dec. 1 and Jan. 1.

11/28/2014

A highway patrol officer guards a roadblock on Highway 38 near Angeles Oaks during a standoff with fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, near San Bernardino, California on February 12, 2013. Nobody has yet been found in a burnt-out US mountain cabin where Dorner was believed to have barricaded himself after a six-day manhunt, a police spokesman said. Media reports that a body had been found in the cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, and identified as Dorner's were false, said Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Andrew Smith. AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

CHP Finds Suspected DUI Driver Asleep In Fast Lane On Highway 101 In San Rafael

A New Mexico man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he was found sleeping in his car that straddled the two left lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael early Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/20/2014

Kenyan medical workers from the Infection Prevention and Control unit wearing full protective equipment are pictured as they show on October 28, 2014, how to handle an infected Ebola patient on a portable negative pressure bed at the Kenyatta national hospital in Nairobi. (SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

San Rafael Man Heading To Liberia In Volunteer Effort To Help Ebola Patients

A San Rafael man is headed into one of the most dangerous and deadly places in the world on a humanitarian mission to help Ebola patients in Liberia.

11/04/2014

CHP Patrol Car

Biker, Allegedly Drunk, Armed With A Knife, Threatens To Kill CHP Sergeant In San Rafael

An intoxicated bicyclist wielding a knife on U.S. Highway 101 near Interstate Highway 580 in San Rafael on Friday night was arrested after threatening to kill a CHP sergeant.

10/25/2014

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

homeless, begging, panhandling, poverty

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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