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MUNICH, Germany & NOVATO, Calif.-- -- The Fireman's Fund commercial property and casualty business will be integrated into Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty , the global corporate insurance company of Allianz. The integration further strengthens the Allianz brand in its US commercial P&C business.
District Attorney Ed Berberian, whose firearm buy-back program two years ago was so successful officials scrambled for funds to pay for it, has a new target in mind this fall: Toy guns and violent videos. Berberian is joining forces with the Center for Domestic Peace and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream to encourage families to get rid of toy guns and violent video games.
On my Mind I would like to congratulate 6th grade student Bodie Criswell who took over the mayoral duties this past Tuesday. Last school year Bodie won a "Mayor for the Day" experience at a school auction / fundraiser and this past Tuesday, September 9th, he stepped into office.
This house at 100 Obertz Lane in Novato is the largest single-family home in Marin County. The 18,495 square foot house features seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms on 17.32 acres and has just sold for $5.05 million.
San Rafael's and Novato's city councils have just been shown drawings of four new stations now under construction for SMART, the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit's commuter railroad. Council members complained that the new rail stations are bare bones.
Dedicated visitors of the Marin County Free Library are urged to take note of some branch closures coming up soon. All 10 branches in the system will be closed Friday, September 19, so employees can participant in an All-Staff Day.
The Novato Police Department and the Novato Fire Protection District are investigating two vegetation fires that began minutes apart Friday. The first fire was reported at around 2 p.m. Friday in the area of Oliva Court.
This house at 100 Obertz Lane in Novato is the largest single-family home in Marin County. The 18,495-square-foot house features seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms on 17.32 acres and just sold for 5.05 million.
A pickup truck hit a construction barrier on southbound Highway 101 at the exit near Olompali State Park north of Novato on Friday morning, causing a traffic backup that extended through Petaluma. No injuries were reported by the California Highway Patrol, but work to clear the wreckage quickly slowed the flow of traffic after the accident, which was reported at 6 a.m. At 6:30 a.m., the truck remained in the right lane.
Saxophonist Richard Howell opens up a Marin Board of Supervisors meeting as the board discusses affordable housing policies on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in San Rafael, Calif.
Novato police have arrested a man suspected of offering money to another man and five juveniles if they would let him massage them, a police sergeant said. Jonathan Matthew Sobol, 27, of Novato, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of indecent exposure and annoying or molesting a child, Howard said.
A Novato man was arrested on allegations he approached people on six occasions, five involving juveniles, and offered them money to give them massages, police said. Jonathan Matthew Sobol, 27, is also accused of exposing himself to one of the juveniles, but Sobol, reached by telephone Thursday, denied that allegation.
If the San Rafael and Novato city leaders were looking for a train station that could fit anywhere, they found one in the generic design offered up by the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit district. It's nothing special; certainly not a design that reflects a sense of place.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:31 am
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