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.
A Northern California physician’s assistant is facing kidnapping and rape charges in connection with attacks on two women who were injected with a substance that made them drowsy and had their hands and feet bound.
A young boy at an East Oakland afterschool center’s playground was pricked by a discarded syringe last week. His parents took him to the hospital for treatment to prevent possible infection.
A woman was arrested Friday afternoon after she was found selling antibiotics out of her minivan trunk on a San Rafael street, police said.