Marin Center Undergoes Seismic Upgrades

While in-person events and indoor gatherings are becoming more frequent in the North Bay, no events will take place...
Covid-19 Masks

Unvaccinated Propel New Wave of Covid Cases in North Bay

Six weeks after California officials reopened the economy, the state grapples with the fourth wave of Covid-19. New statewide...
Tent - Marin County, California

Marin’s Homeless Face Severe Lack of Shelter Beds, Supportive Housing

Across the United States, communities large and small face a homelessness crisis. An estimated 580,000 people were homeless during...
Jason Sarris, Novato, California - June 2021

Breaking News: Novato Homeless Win Restraining Order Against the City

The order temporarily prevents Novato from enforcing restrictive anti-camping ordinances that were passed last month.
Christal Gift - San Rafael, California

Three Marin Cities Take Differing Approaches to Homeless Encampments

Three cities in Marin County, San Rafael, Sausalito and Novato, all have a significant number of people living in...

Sausalito Clears Encampment

On Tuesday, about a dozen campers made a last stand at the camp near Dunphy Park as Sausalito police and city contractors moved to clear the controversial encampment.

Death by Design: How the National Park Service experiments on tule elk

Instagram users love the captive tule elk hoofing Tomales Point at the northern tip of Point Reyes National Seashore. The...
Petaluma River, California - June 2021

Petaluma River Cleanup Plan Approved

On May 10, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) quietly signed off on a plan meant to reduce pollution in...
Jason Sarris, Novato, California - June 2021

Novato Curtails Homeless Camping

The Novato City Council recently passed ordinances to prevent camping within 50 feet of “critical infrastructures” and bodies of water.
San Rafael homeless encampment

San Rafael ‘Tactically’ Cut Services Leaving Houseless Residents With Less Support

San Rafael continues to tout dated claims of having dramatically reduced homelessness in the wealthy San Francisco suburb.

West Marin World Music Star Fires Up New Album in August

Best known musically for his heartfelt renditions and upbeat adaptations of classic Kirtans, West Marin world music artist Jai Uttal is...

The Days Between: Several Bay Area Bands Honor Jerry Garcia in Concert

Counter-culture icon and Grateful Dead co-founder Jerry Garcia was born on August 1, 1942, in San Francisco and died...

Inventing a Cure for the Seasonal Blues

Who says there’s no cure for the summertime blues? I mean, besides Eddie Cochran … and, okay, fine, Brian...

Culture Crush: Five festivals and other events this week

St. Helena Now in its second week, Festival Napa Valley's 2021 live summer season continues to showcase world-renowned artists such...

Sam Shepard’s Political Farce Plays on Stage in Cloverdale

With the lifting of most restrictions on in-door gatherings, the curtain continues to slowly rise on live, in-person theater...

Save the Dates for These Marin Film Festivals

It took more than a year, but Marin County is steadily reopening for events and gatherings as vaccinations keep...

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