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San Rafael, California is located in Marin County. Zip codes in San Rafael, CA include 94901, 94915, and 94912. The median home price in San Rafael is $795,000 which is roughly $464/per square foot. More San Rafael information.

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3 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

8 Bay Area Jewish nonprofits win anti-terrorist grants

Ellen Bob has written grant proposals before. None ever gave her nightmares until she requested federal Homeland Security funds to help protect her synagogue from terrorist attack.

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7 hrs ago | Patch.com

San Rafael Snapshot - August 28, 2014

Due to the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 1, the next City Council meeting will be on Tuesday, September 2 at 7 p.m. At their regular meeting on September 2 at 7 p.m. the City Council will direct staff regarding a Council response to SMART's 65% Design Plans for the Downtown Station.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

IJ Lobby Lounge: Teen band Phoenix Uprising - hip beyond its years

How many teenage rock bands are sophisticated enough to open their Lobby Lounge show with a creative cover of Nina Simone's 1965 single "Feeling Good"? Answer: Phoenix Uprising, a quintet from Terra Linda High School that has honed its sound and its musicianship at the San Rafael branch of Bandworks , a year-round music program that teaches kids ... (more)

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Marin Independent Journal

Digital age takes its toll on Marin Filmworks in San Rafael

Marin Filmworks co-owner Leon Hurwitz walks down the stairs from his shop's photo processing lab in San Rafael.

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Marin Independent Journal

Movers & Shakers: Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur names new chief medical officer

Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur has named Dr. Margaret Bourne as chief medical officer for the nonprofit, which serves patients and families in Marin, San Francisco and North San Mateo counties.

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The Jewish News Weekly

New head of Brandeis in Marin ready for year of change

Peg Sandel grew up questioning religion, but it wasn't until she was a freshman at a Christian college that she decided to convert to Judaism and make Jewish learning her career.

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SFGate

Terrapin Crossroads gets a new chef: Jason Arbusto

As noted in today's dinner-and-a-show-themed Inside Scoop column , Grateful Dead founding member Phil Lesh has hired a new chef for his celebrated San Rafael venue, Terrapin Crossroads - and it's a notable one: Jason Arbusto .

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The Intelligencer

Five Guys Coming To The Highlands?

A Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant and a Taco Bell are among businesses that could be locating to The Highlands in Ohio County, but county commissioners caution any plans there are tentative.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael residents urge city to move forward with SMART quiet zones

San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips chats with San Rafael resident Janet Shirley before a meeting about SMART train quiet zones at the San Rafael Community Center in San Rafael on Wednesday.

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SFGate

The new Doc Ricketts: dinner with the show

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael man sentenced for seven-year sexual abuse of girl

A San Rafael man who molested his girlfriend's daughter for some seven years before impregnating her at age 15 was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 24 years in prison.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Deva Premal & Miten's Mantras For Life Tour Announced

For nearly two decades, audiences around the world have flocked to performances by the beloved mantra singers Deva Premal & Miten with their rapturous Nepali flute maestro, Manose.

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Marin Independent Journal

Marin housing plan: 10 sites, 502 dwellings

A housing plan allowing development of at least 502 dwellings in Marin's unincorporated areas has the blessing of county planners and will be forwarded to state officials for preliminary review.

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Patch.com

Marin Housing Density Bill Heads to Governor's Desk

A Marin County-sponsored bill that would recognize the County and two of its cities as suburban rather than metropolitan for the purposes of future housing densities will be placed on the desk of Governor Jerry Brown following its approval last Thursday in the California Senate and Assembly concurrence Friday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Assembly narrowly passes bill to mark toy guns

After debating whether it would protect harmless civilians or confuse police officers, the California Assembly on Tuesday narrowly passed legislation requiring toy guns to be brightly colored.

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Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael considers leasing Beach Park to Terrapin Crossroads restaurant

The city of San Rafael looks to get rid of park responsibilities of Beach Park in the Canal by leasing it to Terrapin Crossroads.

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Marin Independent Journal

Where need exists, work underway in Marin to shore up public buildings

In the wake of Sunday's 6.0-magnitude earthquake in Napa, work is underway to shore up some of Marin's oldest, most vulnerable government buildings, while many others are already in good shape seismically, officials said Tuesday.

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Marin Independent Journal

Ceres Community Project of Marin will host San Rafael fundraiser

The Ceres Community Project of Marin will host a garden party fundraiser from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept.

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Marin Independent Journal

AgeSong looking for seniors for San Rafael discussion groups

AgeSong, a lively discussion group for seniors 65 and older, is accepting participants for two new groups that will begin meeting Sept.

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Patch.com

North Bay Business Offering Discounts for Leak Detection After Quake

Like aftershocks, the impacts of Sunday's 6.0-magnitude earthquake are being felt long after the quake itself.

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