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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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4 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Coastside fishing report for Sept. 17

PACIFICA: Perch fishing is good off the Pacifica Pier and on the beaches, on cut anchovies, since pile and blood worms are scarce. Striper fishing is decent from the beaches, particularly Linda Mar, on bait and artificials.

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8 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael mulls year-long library security guard deal

Patrons of the downtown San Rafael Public Library could see security guards patrolling the grounds for the next year if the City Council votes to ink a new contract. The unarmed, full-time guards were hired April 1 to enforce the library's behavior policy and keep unruly visitors in check.

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23 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

3D Printing Dinosaur Bones: You Won't Believe This Man's Crazy Journey

Sure, it's going to be big... but how big? TJ McCue decided to hop into an RV and find out. He's in the middle of an eight-month road trip around the U.S., stopping more than 100 times along the way to see how American businesses -- and individuals -- are putting 3D technology to use.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael approves purchase of home next to fire station

The home at 1309 Fifth Ave. in San Rafael is next to the downtown fire station and near City Hall. San Rafael is moving forward with plans to purchase a home near City Hall with the intent of possibly leveling the site to make room for a new public safety building.

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Marin Independent Journal

Plastic bag ban takes effect in San Rafael as Gov. Brown considers statewide ban

Customers are given the opportunity to recycle their plastic bags at Safeway on Monday in San Rafael. Monday marked the first day of the city's plastic bag ban.

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Marin Independent Journal

World Affairs Council will hold discussion on Canada in San Rafael

The Marin Chapter of the World Affairs Council will present "Canada: Our Most Important Trading Partner" at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Dominican University, 50 Acacia Ave. Cassie Doyle, Consul General of Canada, will be the featured speaker.

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Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: Breaking through Marin's housing gridlock

I sometimes read about "confirmation bias," by which people tend to seek out and agree with arguments and data that confirm their already-held views. We can see this tendency all too well in the current housing controversy in Marin, probably the hottest controversy here in recent years.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

'Fellow cyclist' Robin Williams honored in memorial bike run

A rollerblader rides against the tide of bicyclists during a memorial ride for Robin Williams on Sunday in Tiburon. If most of Marin County's roads seemed a bit light on bicyclists Sunday morning, Robin Williams might have had something to do with it.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/14/2014

"ROMEO AND JULIET" Marin Shakespeare Company 7/26-9/28/2014 Marin Shakespeare Company presents"Romeo and Juliet" By William Shakespeare Directed by Lesley Schisgall Currier Marin Shakespeare continues its 25th Silver Season with William Shakespeare 's "Romeo and Juliet." Two young lovers defy their feuding families in this tragic love story featuring romance, poetry and passion.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Dick Spotswood: Keeping SMART stations 'bare bones' is wise move

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.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Weeks after earthquake, many focus on emergency preparedness

The Napa earthquake did more than move the ground, it rattled many people out of denial, and got them thinking about preparedness. "People are very interested, we've actually scheduled a whole additional class in San Rafael," Marin County's CERT Coordinator Maggie Lang told KTVU, as she set green backpacks in chairs, preparing for a class of thirty Saturday.

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Patch.com

Parks and Open Space Commission Has Opening

The application deadline is October 14 at 5:00 PM for one at-large seat on the Marin County Parks and Open Space Commission . The commission studies and recommends plans and strategies related to the acquisition, development, funding, and management of county parks and open space.

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Patch.com

San Rafael Public Library: Health Info, Practice SATs

Confused by "free health information" online, frustrated by health websites that are only trying to sell you something? On Friday, September 26, 2014 from 2pm-3pm, San Rafael Public Library is offering a class on finding reliable health information using the library's online databases. Bring your laptop or tablet with you and follow along as we demonstrate the library's up-to-date, accurate, and free health information resources, or just watch and listen.

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Marin Independent Journal

Lib at Large: At Whistlestock, '60s bands rock for seniors

Pete Slauson, 70, stands in front of Whistlestop. The longtime recording studio owner and music producer organized the Whistlestock fundraising concert for Whistlestop senior services.

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Marin Independent Journal

Marin, California roads need more money for mending, report finds

Bad highways and byways cost Marin and other Bay Area residents time and money - about $2,200 per driver, according to a study released Thursday by a group pushing for more road construction. Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack safety features cost California motorists $44 billion each year in repairs, accidents, time and gas burned in traffic, according to a report issued by the Washington-based research and advocacy group The Road Information Program, or TRIP, a nonprofit group funded by highway construction businesses and labor unions, among others.

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Marin Independent Journal

Editorial: SMART station designs should complement cities

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.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Critics heat Marin supervisors' chamber after cool jazz wows crowd

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.

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The Jewish News Weekly

Marin exhibit reflects renewal of Jewish art in Poland

About two years ago, artist Helena Czernek got the idea to seek out homes once occupied by Jews in her native Warsaw. Many prewar houses still had the outlines of mezuzahs that hung there, before the Holocaust nearly erased Polish Jewry.

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Marin Independent Journal

Marin approves garbage rate hike for 4,100 customers

Garbage rates are headed up for 4,100 customers in unincorporated neighborhoods stretching from San Rafael to the Ross Valley. The Board of Supervisors approved a 5.52 percent rate hike Tuesday, pushing the average tab for a 32-gallon can up $1.77 a month to $33.83.

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The Business Journal

Rehab doctor indicted for illegally distributing drugs

A Marin County doctor who specialized in addiction and pain treatment and served as medical director of North Bay Pain Management in San Rafael has been indicted by a federal grand jury on 15 counts of allegedly distributing controlled substances outside the usual course of professional practice. Charges were filed Sept.

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