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 Marin County, California

Marin County is a county located in the North San Francisco Bay Area of the State of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 252,409. Its county seat is San Rafael.


Marin County is included in the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco.


Marin County is well known for its natural beauty, liberal politics, and affluence. In May 2009, Marin County had the fifth highest income per capita in the United States at about $91,480. The county is governed by the Marin County Board of Supervisors.


San Quentin Prison is located in the county, as is George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch. Autodesk, the publisher of AutoCAD, is also located there, as well as numerous other high-tech companies.

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LARKSPUR, CA – A man was arrested early Sunday morning in Larkspur on suspicion of possessing a stolen firearm and being a felon in possession of a weapon, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's officials said Emani Kijonni Gordon, 22, of Marin City, was taken into custody during a ...
Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in Marin County. By Bay City News ... A woman was killed in a hit-and-run collision on northbound U.S. Highway 101 just north of the Interstate Highway 580 transition ramp in central Marin Sunday morning, the California Highway Patrol said. Officers found the woman's ...

MARIN COUNTY, CA – A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash Sunday morning on Highway 101 in Marin County. The California Highway Patrol's Marin Office received calls around 6 a.m. about a body on northbound Highway 101, just north of the Interstate 580 transition ramp. Officers found the ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA – April 10 is the last day residents in Marin County and across California can pay the second installment of their 2017-18 property tax bill without penalty. Taxpayers are encouraged to pay early and avoid penalties. Payments sent by mail must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service ...
Travis AFB Car-Bomber Identified As Marin County Resident. The FBI ... SOLANO COUNTY, CA — The FBI has identified the man who was found dead in a burning vehicle that had crashed through a gate at Travis Air Force Base Wednesday evening as Sausalito resident Hafiz Kazi, 51, a native of India.
MARIN COUNTY, CA – Family, friends and members of the law enforcement community will gather Friday to celebrate the life of a Marin County sheriff's deputy who died in a car crash. Ryan Zirkle, 24, of Petaluma, was killed March 15 when he crashed on state Route 1. The memorial service will be held at ...

SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) — Marin County sheriff's deputy Ryan Zirkle was remembered at a memorial service Friday as an outstanding athlete, born comedian, ... “He lived a totally unscripted life,” his former roommate at California State University, Chico, Colton Hicks said at the gathering in the Veterans ...
NOVATO, CA -- Loved ones of a Marin County resident are asking the public to help in a fight against breast cancer. Rebecca Hyde is battling the cancerous disease after being diagnosed in August 2017, according to a GoFundMe page created for her. Carrie Weddle, who created the fundraising page, ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA – A sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash early Thursday in Marin County. Ryan Zirkle, 24, of Petaluma, was responding to a 911 call shortly after midnight when he lost control of his vehicle on state Route 1, just north of Point Reyes Station, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Filbert, a luxe vegan handbag company, was founded by Bridget and Nick Brown to fill a gap in a market in which mindfully made products were hard to find. Photo courtesy of Filbert. One-by-one, big fashion houses are dropping fur from their collections. Gucci and Versace are among the pioneers, but the ...
As was made clear by the signs carried by some audience members, and the organized move to register and pre-register arriving folks to vote, the summit was an unabashed call for sensible gun control, an issue made all the more vital for some of the participating students, given recent Marin County ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA -- A possible freeway shooting Monday evening closed westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Marin County for about 30 minutes as California Highway Patrol officers investigated, a CHP spokesman said. Someone called the CHP at 5:35 p.m. to report a possible shooting on ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA – A small landslide has partially closed a roadway Wednesday evening in Marin County. The landslide is on Paradise Drive between Tiburon and Paradise Park, according to the California Highway Patrol. One lane is blocked. A crew from the Marin County Department of Public Works ...
With national and California economies good, economist Robert Eyler, Ph.D., is positive about continued expansion — perhaps through 2021 — and believes Marin County will not recess without a national and state recession coming first. “There are two major economy drivers in Marin ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA – A San Francisco woman on a motorcycle was killed when she was struck by two vehicles Monday night on Highway 101 in Marin County, ... The official cause and manner of death were pending toxicology results and the conclusion of the investigation by California Highway Patrol.
MARIN COUNTY, CA – Three people were arrested Tuesday during a gang sweep in Marin County, county officials announced Wednesday. The Marin County Probation Department, Coordination of Probation Enforcement unit, Novato Police Department and San Rafael Police Department conducted ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA – Hundreds of goats are heading into the hills of Marin County this week to graze on grass and reduce the risk of wildfires in the region. ... The program is being organized by the Marin County Open Space District, in coordination with the Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District, San ...

MARIN COUNTY, CA – Continuing work from last week, firefighters are conducting a controlled burn Tuesday in the Big Rock area of Marin County. Firefighters from the Marin County Fire Department will conduct the brush pile burning between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The work follows last Friday's controlled ...
“Marin residents often win fights to keep the county's landscape unspoiled by large, new construction. The county, which sits across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, is home to Point Reyes National Seashore and many other natural splendors,” writes Liam Dillon in the Los Angeles Times.
MARIN COUNTY (KRON) — An actor in the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” has been charged with stealing jewelry and valuables from the elderly in Marin County. Twenty-three-year-old Bryan Box is accused of targeting former clients he once cared for as a home health-care aide in Sausalito and Novato.
As the state of California looks forward to a denser, more inclusive future, Marin is stuck in the past. Homeowners in the tony county north of the Golden Gate Bridge have gone out of their way to block housing—affordable housing, to be specific—in an effort to keep the place ensconced in an era that no ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA -- A Southern California man was arrested Friday evening at San Francisco International Airport on suspicion of producing and possessing pornographic images of a child, Marin County sheriff's officials said Saturday. Marcus Williams was arrested at 5:48 p.m. at the airport as he ...
When a Los Angeles-based nonprofit examined demographic data on wealth, education, criminal justice and other issues, it found that Marin is home to the largest inequities between racial groups of any county in California. Disparities in homeownership rates and housing costs between whites and blacks ...
Attempting to start with a grabber, Steven Spielberg's The Post commences in Vietnam in 1966, whereby a typewriter-bearing Daniel Ellsberg (Matthew Rhys) has come to observe the troops. The trip to 'Nam shows us the cost of the war, bringing context to The Post's centerpiece—the New York Times and ...
Harmonia, a members club that offers music, happy hours, massage, yoga and more, occupies the old Sausalito Record Plant space. Photo courtesy of Harmonia. There was a time when the legendary Sausalito Record Plant hosted stars the caliber of Stevie Wonder and Sly Stone, both of whom recorded ...
Highway 1 In Marin County To Reopen Thursday. MARIN COUNTY, CA – Highway 1 between Muir and Stinson beaches in Marin County will open to one-way traffic before noon Thursday, Caltrans officials said Wednesday. Extensive storm damage closed that section of Highway 1 in February 2017.
In an effort to help reduce 911 calls about the controlled burn, fire officials advised the public about the scheduled burn and also reminded residents about Marin County Fire Department's debris reduction program. "Only call 911 if you are facing a life threatening emergency," officials said on social media.
Marin County has the highest ranking for disparity and performance. 3. The study claims racial disparity drives down performance, as seen in all eight Central Valley counties, which are among the lowest performing in the state. 4. Los Angeles County has the least racial disparity in terms of elected officials ...
'Gig Economy' Program Coming Soon To College of Marin. MARIN COUNTY, CA – The College of Marin is launching a new educational opportunity to address changing career opportunities, as more and more workers become freelancers, independent contractors and entrepreneurs, college officials said.
MARIN COUNTY, CA – A search and rescue operation is underway Monday morning around the unincorporated Marin County community of Muir Beach for a 21-year-old man, National Park Service officials said. As of late this morning, park rangers were leading a search for Tyler Silva, who is thought to be ...
Marin County Employees' Retirement Association, San Rafael, Calif., put Morgan Stanley (MS) Investment Management and Fidelity Institutional Asset Management on watch, said Jeff Wickman, retirement administrator, in an email. The action was taken at the investment committee meeting Nov. 29, he ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA -- Thirty-one Bay Area schools this week received $100,000 in grants to support their sports, musical, art and education programs. The grants were given by Wells Fargo and presented by San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford. The grants were given as part of KNBR Step ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA – Firefighters in Marin County will soon surpass their goal of giving more than 1,000 bicycles to people affected by the North Bay wildfires. Firefighters from Marin County Fire, Mill Valley Fire and Southern Marin Fire departments will pick up 210 new bikes donated from nonprofit ...
Don't be fooled by California's increasing diversity. Racial and ethnic inequity remains a key problem and a potential barrier to future growth, according to Race Counts, a new Web tool that measures racial and ethnic disparities in the state's 58 counties. Marin County, for example — one of the wealthiest ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA – County officials are reminding residents that the deadline for property taxes is fast approaching. The first installment of property taxes is due Dec. 11 in Marin County. It is the last day residents can pay the first installment of their 2017-18 property tax bill without penalty. Payments sent ...
Q: I'm a newly divorced woman trying some online dating sites. Because I read your column, I understand how men prioritize beauty. I'm an ...
While 'Thor: Ragnarok' leads to uprising in two realms, it's not as thrilling a hymn to uprising as 'War for the Planet of the Apes.' A comedy of ...
Four days after the North Bay fires hit, the nonprofit Tipping Point Community established an emergency relief fund, and a benefit concert, ...
BAY AREA, CA – The suspension of all outdoor burning in Cal Fire's state and local responsibility areas under contract with the agency are ...
On Oct. 31, the Board of Supervisors had a first reading of an ordinance that would allow up to four medical cannabis retailers, making deliveries only, to locate ...
The Marin County Free Library's Bookmobile was on site at the Marin ... It's Friday, October 13, five days after the deadliest fires in California ...
In July, the California Arts Council (CAC) launched its five-year, statewide pilot program designating downtown San Rafael, along with 13 other ... On November 15, Setten attended a Cultural District Summit held in Redding, Calif. to discuss San Rafael's progress and program proceedings, and to hear ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA -- Marin County-based company Autodesk announced this week it will cut its workforce by 13 percent. The company, which produces 3-D-imaging software that's used across various industries, said roughly 1,150 employees will be laid off. The company said it's working to restructure ...
SAUSALITO, CA – Sausalito police Friday arrested a Los Angeles man ... that was stolen from another Southern California city the day before.
MARIN COUNTY, CA -- There are council contests in Fairfax, Novato, San Anselmo, Sausalito and Tiburon, and local measures in Larkspur, ...
35 Employers Hiring Now In Mill Valley, Marin County ... MARIN COUNTY, CA – From entry-level positions to management-level careers, the ...
MARIN COUNTY, CA – Looking to give back to the community? Volunteers are needed for Marin County's Long-Term Care Ombudsman ...
BAY AREA, CA – Five North Bay residents were arrested Thursday on ... area of San Rafael, Marin County sheriff's Lt. Rudy Yamanoha said.
In Darren Aronofsky's film 'Mother!', Jennifer Lawrence plays the title character, whose life is upended when unwelcome guests won't leave her ...
“Each show is an adventure,” says singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young, who formed a new band with his son last year. “It's a thrill.” Photo ...


 

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