San Rafael Council Weighs Restrictions On Sale Of Flavored Tobacco ProductsThe San Rafael City Council on Monday evening will consider adopting an ordinance that prohibits the sale of flavored tobacco products and bans the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and through vending machines.
'Significant Drop' In Chronic Homelessness Expected To Be Announced In Marin CountyMarin County officials Wednesday morning are scheduled to announce a “significant drop in chronic homelessness” based on a point-in-time count in January.
Man Allegedly Assaults Officer, Runs Over Foot Of Another During San Rafael DUI StopA San Pablo man with a suspended license was arrested after allegedly assaulting one San Rafael police officer and running over the foot of another on Monday afternoon during a DUI traffic stop, according to police.
San Francisco-Marin Food Bank Expands To Serve Thousands More In NeedThe San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is embarking on a major expansion of its facilities to serve tens of thousands of additional people in need of a meal.
Former SF, Marin County Substitute Teacher Gets 5 Years For Possession Of Child PornA former San Francisco man was sentenced to five years in prison for possession of child pornography, having pleaded guilty in November to possessing approximately 20 videos and 300 still images depicting children.
City of San Rafael Sharing Cost of Sidewalk Repair With HomeownersSeeking to soften the blow of a law that requires homeowners to maintain sidewalks that abut their property, the City of San Rafael is undertaking an effort to share the cost of sidewalk maintenance.
Man Arrested For Alleged Human Trafficking Following San Rafael Traffic StopA 19-year-old man has been arrested for alleged pimping and human trafficking after a traffic stop in San Rafael by an officer who became concerned about a teen girl riding in the car with three other males.
Standoff With Armed Sebastopol Man Aboard Boat in San Rafael Ends PeacefullyA Sebastopol man suspected of firing three shots from a boat at a San Rafael marina Saturday morning was arrested after he called police to report the shooting.
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Repairs On Hold Indefinitely Due To RainDue to inclement weather, Caltrans has indefinitely postponed repair work on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, where chunks of concrete started falling onto vehicles on the eastbound lower deck last month.
Crews Forced To Replace 32 Expansion Joints On Richmond-San Rafael BridgeEngineers overseeing the emergency repair of a failed expansion joint on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge that sent debris tumbling down onto the lower eastbound lanes have determined that an additional 31 joints now need to be replaced.
Storm Forces School Closures Across The Bay AreaA fierce winter storm battered the Bay Area for a second day Thursday, forcing a handful of North Bay schools and San Jose City College to cancel classes.
Marin County's Dixie School District To Keep Its Name For NowThe Dixie School District in San Rafael has voted against changing its name that some have said is linked to the Confederacy and slavery but agreed to revisit the issue later.
Permanent Fix To Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Delayed Due To StormsBecause of predicted rain storms this week, Caltrans’ contractor will begin the permanent repair work to replace the expansion joint on the I-580 Richmond-San Rafael Bridge during the week of Feb. 18.
New Robot Security Guard Patrols San Rafael Gas StationSome unusual newly hired help at one North Bay gas station has customers feeling like they just stepped into a "Star Wars" movie.
Open House Meeting To Discuss Proposed Golden Gate Bridge Toll HikesThe first of three open house meetings on proposed Golden Gate Bridge toll hikes over the next five years is scheduled for Wednesday evening in San Rafael.