North Bay

Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 10:57pm
THE DAY AFTER Sky, their 5-year-old wire fox terrier, won the biggest prize in dogdom, best in show at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Show, Mary and Scott Olund of San Rafael were still pinching themselves as well-wishers toasted them at a Manhattan champagne party in their honor.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 10:56pm
State water officials issued an order Wednesday compelling Marinwood Plaza property owners to clean the chemical-ridden site after discovering contaminated groundwater within 550 feet of a drinking water well at Silveira Ranches.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 10:23pm
West Marin ranchers already reeling from the effects of the drought have a new burden: one of the largest meat processors in the North Bay has temporarily ceased operations while recalling a year's worth of processed beef and is under investigation by two offices in the U.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 9:23pm
Marin residents whose toilets flush thanks to the Ross Valley Sanitary District could begin paying more for that service by summer, district officials said Wednesday.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 9:22pm
A lane of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard was closed in San Anselmo after a car crashed into a crosswalk sign pole Wednesday afternoon.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 7:54pm
Downtown street cleaning program earning praise for helping city's homeless find jobs
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 5:16pm
The Golden Gate Bridge board meets in San Rafael to hold a hearing on raising tolls. One plan has the toll going as high as $8 by 2018 for some users.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 5:10pm
Ambitious plans for a permanent farmers market complex at the Civic Center are headed for the June ballot.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 4:57pm
Supervisor Judy Arnold wants to scale down plans for overall development of county airport facilities at Gnoss Field, but joined colleagues this week in approving an environmental analysis of extending the runway.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 4:31pm
A San Rafael man was arrested on allegations he stole more than $6,000 from an 87-year-old Sausalito woman in a check fraud scheme.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 10:42am
Sewer rates for residents served by the Ross Valley Sanitary District may be headed up.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 8:55am
RACING TO THE flower market at 5 a.m., hiring extra help, cooking up special menus and chocolate concoctions, the merchants of Marin are preparing to serve the lovers of Marin as Valentine's Day approaches.
Marin Independent Journal
February 12, 2014 - 7:34am
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's plan for a ballot measure that would allow negotiating cutbacks in future pension benefits due current workers drew a full house Tuesday as firefighters showed up in force to oppose the initiative.
Marin Independent Journal
February 11, 2014 - 10:52pm
A last-minute resolution advising federal park officials to ease plans cracking down on dogs drew support from Marin officials after a series of changes that included a recommendation Muir Beach remain an off-leash area.
Marin Independent Journal
February 11, 2014 - 10:13pm
An insurance salesman was arrested on allegations he stole $30,000 from a San Rafael nonprofit by fraudulently claiming an extra broker's fee.
Marin Independent Journal
February 11, 2014 - 10:13pm
A Novato man with at least four prior drunken driving convictions was charged Tuesday with driving while intoxicated in San Rafael.
Marin Independent Journal
February 11, 2014 - 10:12pm
Novato resident Edward C. Reinholtz, better known as Bay Area radio legend Chris Edwards, died Jan. 31 after an extended illness.
Marin Independent Journal
February 11, 2014 - 10:11pm
Novato Unified School District has been gifted a large piece of property from the military and district leaders are now trying to figure out what to do with it.
Marin Independent Journal
February 11, 2014 - 7:16pm
To the cheers of classmates, parents and other spectators, Ross School fifth-graders launched 24 hot air balloons Tuesday morning on an outdoor stage on the Ross Common, an annual campus tradition.
Marin Independent Journal
February 11, 2014 - 7:13pm
Marin residents can voice their opinions on proposed toll increases for the Golden Gate Bridge at a hearing at Wednesday.
Marin Independent Journal
February 11, 2014 - 6:31pm
The Fairfax Town Council has agreed to impose a three-year ban on the installation of Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Mendocino Beacon
February 10, 2014 - 10:32am
While weekend rainfall has been a well-needed break from the dry weather, it was slightly less than expected, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Ryan Aylward.
Mendocino Beacon
February 10, 2014 - 10:27am
Ukiah Daily Journal The ongoing countywide drought emergency, the county's mid-year budget report and a proposal to include restaurants in a local plastic bag ban are topics on the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors' Tuesday meeting agenda.
Mendocino Beacon
February 7, 2014 - 6:56pm
Staff still hoping to used 2011 bonds for Costco traffic improvements Ukiah Daily Journal The City of Ukiah recently filed a lawsuit against the state of California, seeking to use the proceeds of bonds its former Redevelopment Agency sold in 2011 to complete traffic improvements needed for Costco.
Mendocino Beacon
February 7, 2014 - 6:33pm
Press release from CR: College of the Redwoods was notified by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges on Friday, Feb. 7 that it has been removed from probation, and all sanctions, and that its accreditation has been