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Katy Perry recharged at retreat after Witness album flop
Source: San Rafael | Jul 17, 2018 21:15:04
The pop star tells Vogue Australia the public's reaction to her fifth record, which featured the tracks Swish Swish and Bon Appetit, left her heartbroken - and led to some serious soul searching. "I have had bouts of situational depression and my..
Editorial: Cities need to heed shift in sales tax revenue
Source: San Rafael | Jul 17, 2018 02:28:11
Thirty years ago, just after voters approved Proposition 13 property tax cuts, San Rafael officials weren't echoing the doom-and-gloom mantra relayed by many other Marin officials. San Rafael officials pointed to their steady stream of sales tax ..
Sanovas Spokesman Denies Charges Behind Indictments
Source: San Rafael | Jul 16, 2018 07:20:05
The president and chief executive officer of San Rafael-based medical device company Sanovas has been indicted by a federal grand jury on three counts of wire fraud and money laundering, federal prosecutors said. Lawrence Gerrans is accused of employ..
San Rafaela s China Camp, iconic migrant enclave, marks 150 years
Source: San Rafael | Jul 15, 2018 22:10:07
Martin Lowenstein, left, executive director of Friends of China Camp, and Steve Deering, board chairman, are organizing a 150th anniversary celebration in September. Along the shores of the San Pablo Bay sits China Camp Village, boasting a 300-foot w..
San Rafael plans parking time limits near Canal
Source: San Rafael | Jul 15, 2018 19:52:57
After more than a year of study, public hearings and discussion, San Rafael officials are launching a short-term solution to ease the parking crunch in the neighborhoods near the Canal. The solution, time-limited parking, is being rolled out in lette..
Singles Night in Marin Party
Source: San Rafael | Jul 15, 2018 17:34:39
Meet new friends at one of Marin's most renowned restaurants! Only $10/door includes our FUN Mixer Game, with prizes; accompanied by complimentary light appetizers, served at 7:00pm, as long as they last. Adults of all ages welcome...
Marin biotech executive indicted in federal fraud case
Source: San Rafael | Jul 14, 2018 23:06:50
A federal grand jury indicted the chief executive of a San Rafael biotech company on charges of wire fraud and money laundering. Lawrence Gerrans, a San Anselmo resident, could face more than 20 years in prison and fines of $500,000, according to the..
Marin public meetings: July 16 to 22
Source: San Rafael | Jul 14, 2018 18:37:20
Mill Valley: City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 26 Corte Madera Ave. Website: cityofmillvalley.org. The city council will receive a presentation on its annual traffic report card and hold a public hearing to consider a levy of the annual sewer servi..
The Best Dinner and Live Music in Marin County
Source: San Rafael | Jul 14, 2018 11:28:09
Everyone knows that a great food-and-wine pairing pleases the palate. But have you ever pondered a dinner-and-music pairing too? , Marin County is the perfect destination for foodies who also crave a little entertainment...
Marin recycler asks residents to help sort recyclables for pilot program
Source: San Rafael | Jul 14, 2018 06:51:28
Jim Iavarone of Mill Valley Refuse Service shows off a recycle symbol sticker. Beginning Sept...
San Rafael man arrested on police battery allegations
Source: San Rafael | Jul 14, 2018 02:20:22
A man suspected of attacking San Rafael police officers in a scuffle on the balcony of his Lincoln Avenue apartment was arrested early Wednesday. Benjamin Ritter, 32, was booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of battery to a police officer and r..
San Rafael reviews 140-room downtown hotel proposal
Source: San Rafael | Jul 14, 2018 02:20:21
Rendering of proposed five-story, 140-room hotel at Fifth Avenue and B Street in San Rafael. San Rafael developers are seeking feedback next week on what could emerge as the first major downtown hotel in the city - and the first new hotel project in ..
The iconic property was built in 1924 by Frank Lloyd Wright's son,...
Source: San Rafael | Jul 13, 2018 19:27:10
The legendary Ennis House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is now on the market for $23M. Built in 1924, it was constructed of 27,000 concrete blocks...
Linda Ronstadt returns to Marin to talk about her career, Parkinsona s
Source: San Rafael | Jul 12, 2018 22:16:57
In the world of popular music, it would be hard to imagine a crueler twist of fate than the taking away of Linda Ronstadt's magnificent singing voice by Parkinson's disease. That unkind cut was diagnosed in 2013, just after she finished writi..
Marin, Sonoma advance toward SMART bike share program
Source: San Rafael | Jul 12, 2018 07:57:53
The project will provide a network of bikes at Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit stations and key destinations in each city along the rail corridor. The system would provide a way for commuters to get to the train and their jobs - the "last mile" of the..
San Rafael consignment shop marks 34 years
Source: San Rafael | Jul 12, 2018 03:22:50
Encore Consignment of Marin, at 11 Mary St. in San Rafael, marked its 34th anniversary on July 2. For a business in today's internet-driven economy, keeping the doors of a brick-and-mortar store open for 34 years borders on miraculous. In fact, E..
San Rafaela s controversial downtown senior project advances
Source: San Rafael | Jul 12, 2018 03:22:49
The assisted living center, as depicted in a design rendering, would include 77 units with monthly rents of about $6,000. The San Rafael Planning Commission split sharply this week over whether to place a high-end senior assisted living center on a p..
Editorial: Pedestrian safety and a walkablea San Rafael
Source: San Rafael | Jul 11, 2018 20:33:16
The traffic deaths of two pedestrians, one in 2014 and another in 2016, at the busy corner of Third and Hetherton streets demanded the city's careful attention. That study led to the City Council voting to endorse a series of safety improvements,..
Who is Dana Sabraw? 5 things to know about judge who ordered...
Source: San Rafael | Jul 11, 2018 18:16:37
The federal judge who ordered the reunification of children separated from their families along the Mexican border is the son of an immigrant with the middle name "Truth." The government acknowledged it failed to meet Tuesday's deadline set by Fe..
Judge lets suits alleging Monsanto's Roundup caused cancer advance...
Source: San Rafael | Jul 11, 2018 08:46:07
Roundup products are seen for sale at a store in San Rafael, California, on Monday. A lawyer for a California groundskeeper dying of cancer took aim at Monsanto as a jury began hearing the lawsuit accusing the chemical giant of ignoring health risks ..
Tax watchdog sues to block Bay Area toll hike
Source: San Rafael | Jul 11, 2018 04:10:26
A taxpayers association is challenging a recently voter-approved $3, phased bridge toll increase in state court - a move that could potentially delay or eliminate the measure. Regional Measure 3 received 61 percent support in Marin in the June electi..
Live updates: San Rafael Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m.
Source: San Rafael | Jul 10, 2018 13:22:25
The San Rafael Planning Commission review plans for a 77-unit, 88-bed assisted living center at 800 Mission St. near Lincoln Ave. The meeting is 7 p.m. at City Hall, 1400 Fifth Ave. Reporter @KeriWorks. Join the conversation on Twitter with #SRplanni..
Marin social scene: San Rafael Elks Lodge 1108
Source: San Rafael | Jul 10, 2018 02:01:57
The San Rafael Elks Lodge 1108 raised $2,875 at its Endless Summer Barbecue at the lodge in San Rafael. The event was attended by 100 people, including Monica McMillan, Melanie Lamoureux, Vern and Susan Rogers, Virginia Davis, Constanza Perry, and Pa..
Help name this rescued baby sea otter
Source: San Rafael | Jul 09, 2018 00:46:32
The Marine Mammal Center is currently rehabilitating three southern sea otters and needs the public's help to provide one special otter with a name. SAUSALITO If you're good with words and love animals, you otter help Sausalito's Marine M..
The most beautiful building in every US state, according to people who live there
Source: San Rafael | Jul 08, 2018 18:10:50
When a city builds a library, train station, school, or museum that adds to the streetscape, it can transform a neighborhood and increase emotional well-being of residents. We asked readers to name the one architectural masterpiece they adore in thei..