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Close to a thousand goats are taking a bite out of the high fire danger by munching their way through tall weeds, grass and blackberry bushes in Marin County.
A civil grand jury report on the Marin County airport at Gnoss Field was all but tossed into the Civic Center round file this week as officials trashed several recommendations, said a few are already in place and promised that others will be studied or dusted off when funding is available or staff has time.
A new $29 countywide parcel tax to pay for a police and fire radio communication system was placed on the November ballot by county supervisors after a parade of officials called it critical to ensure public safety.
San Luis Obispo County's jobless rate was 5.3 percent in June, far below the year-ago rate of 6.9 percent — tying with Sonoma County for sixth-best among California's 58 counties.
California's teen birthrate has plummeted 63 percent since 1990, the most dramatic drop of any state in the nation, according to an annual report released Tuesday.
Firefighters battle a fire Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in the Homestead Valley area of Mill Valley, Calif.
Marin County Parks officials are cautioning visitors to the Blithedale Summit Open Space Preserve above Mill Valley and Corte Madera about a man who is posing as a park ranger.
A Marin County man was sentenced to 47 years in prison on Tuesday for trying to kill a man in a shooting ambush at the San Rafael Transit Center in 2012.
Multiple lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 are blocked near Mill Valley Tuesday afternoon because of an overturned truck with a trailer, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Two people found dead inside a Sausalito residence after a flurry of gunfire were identified as the homeowner and his girlfriend, police said Monday.
Reed Feshbach and Alessandra Lituanio, in wheelchair, hold hands and dance with student teacher Glorinanna Sweeny, left, and fellow student Christopher Miller, right, at Grant Grover School on Thursday, July 10, 2014.
Sausalito Police Chief Jennifer Tejada, center, checks her phone while members of the Sausalito Police Department, Marin County Sheriff's Office, Central Marin Police and Marin County Coroner's Office investigate two deaths inside a residence, top, after a report of shots fired on Sunday, July 20, 2014 in the 100 block of San Carlos Avenue in ... (more)
A major food distribution company accused of improper food storage will pay more than $19 million to settle a complaint by prosecutors in Marin and nine other counties.
Diana Lopez speaks to students during a class at the Marin City Library. She works on the Webstar program in which high school age students and others tutor patrons in basic computer skills.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:00 am
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