Marin County Inspectors Go Door-to-Door Checking for Fire HazardsMarin County has gone all-in when it comes to wildfire prevention, kicking off a county-wide home inspection program designed to protect communities against disaster.
Study Warns Of High Numbers Of Lyme Disease-Carrying Ticks Along Bay Area CoastsScientists are warning the public about the potential dangers from disease-carrying ticks after a recent study found high numbers of the pesky insects in coastal areas where they were once believed to be uncommon.
Sonoma-Marin Water Committee Calls On Residents To Reduce Water Use By 20%An advisory committee for water agencies in the North Bay passed a resolution Monday asking residents to voluntarily reduce water usage by 20%.
Marin Study Reveals Cancer Killing California Sea Lions Is Caused By STDFor decades, sea lions along the West Coast have been plagued by a lethal form of cancer. Now, Marin researchers have determined the cause of the disease and how it holds both promise, and shame, for mankind.
Marin County Nursing Home COVID-19 Cases Decline In Wake Of Vaccination CampaignA multi-agency campaign to provide vaccinations at nursing homes across Marin County over the past two months has helped dramatically cut COVID-19 infection rates of residents and staff, according to health officials.
COVID Surge: Marin County Runs Out Of ICU Beds; 'Transmission Is Accelerating Exponentially'With new COVID cases and hospitalizations continuing to soar, Marin has become the first Bay Area county to reach its maximum ICU capacity.
Mom Arrested On DUI Charges; Walked Into Traffic On Highway 101 Holding 4-Month-Old BabyA mother was under arrest on DUI charges and her 4-month-old baby in protective custody Sunday after a Mill Valley police officer pulled her from Highway 101 where she was wandering into traffic, forcing on-coming drivers to swerve to avoid hitting her and her child.
COVID Reopenings: Moviegoers Flock To Theaters Reopening In Marin CountyFor the first time in since movie theaters were shuttered by the COVID pandemic six months ago, Mildred Otis got a chance Saturday to buy container of popcorn and enjoy a film.
'Filled With Remorse'; San Francisco Man's Emotional Plea During Italian Police Officer's Murder TrialA 20-year-old San Francisco man charged with murdering an Italian police officer apologized in court Wednesday, saying he was “filled with remorse” and hoped one day the slain man’s family would forgive him.
Sonoma County Rescue Helicopter That Saved Marin County Firefighters Could Be Victim Of Budget CutsThe Sonoma County Sheriff's helicopter rescue unit that just saved two Marin County firefighters trapped in the midst of the Woodward Fire last Friday night is at risk of being eliminated due to budget shortfalls.
Woodward Fire: Helicopter Crew Makes Dramatic Rescue Of Firefighters Trapped By Advancing Flames; Evacuation Warning Issued For Olemos, InvernessTwo firefighters were plucked from the western Marin wildlands, pulled to safety by a Sonoma County Sheriff's Department helicopter crew, after they became trapped Friday night by the advancing flames of the Woodward Fire.
Dramatic Testimony At San Francisco Bay Area Residents Rome Murder TrialAn Italian police officer testified Wednesday at the murder trial of San Francisco Bay Area residents Finnegan Lee Elder and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth about trying in vain to stop blood pouring out like a “fountain” from his partner who was fatally stabbed last summer on a Rome street.
Gov. Newsom 'Not Pleased' As COVID-19 Cases Continue Spiking In CaliforniaCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday laid out some grim figures in the state's battle to stop the spread of coronavirus cases as numbers continued to skyrocket.
Gov. Newsom: COVID-19 Monitoring List Grows To 23 Counties Including Contra Costa, Solano, Marin, MontereyGovernor Gavin Newsom on Monday outlined some of California's efforts at COVID-19 enforcement over the holiday weekend as new coronavirus cases continued to skyrocket with 23 counties being monitored by health officials.
Man Dies Trying To Rescue Dog After Truck Submerges Following Bel Marin Keys CrashA man drowned Thursday evening as he attempted to rescue his dog from his truck that had careened into Pacheco Pond and submerged under water, authorities said.