Marin County

Heartwarming moment siblings abandoned in South Korea and adopted to separate families in the U.S. are reunited after 34 YEARS thanks to DNA test

Two siblings separated and abandoned in South Korea when they were two and four, have finally been reunited with each other thanks to a DNA …

Siblings

Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier construction creates huge backups

The approach to the Golden Gate Bridge was at a standstill Thursday night after 11:30.<p>This is the new reality for Marin County residents. Authorities …

San Francisco

Welcome the Change of Season With These 24 Signs of Fall

On Sept. 22, our calendars move from summer into fall, opening up a new season of outdoor enjoyment. In some regions, changing leaf colors already …

North Carolina

Cal Fire quicker to evacuate residents due to hotter, faster fires

Video<p>SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - The Irving Fire in Marin County last week prompted evacuation orders just an hour from when the wildfire started.<p>The …

San Francisco

Lunch Break

August 18, 2014 • Claudia La Rocco on Anna Halprin<p>Merce Cunningham performing on the deck at Anna Halprin's estate.<p>Last week, I had lunch with Anna …

Middle Age

Fatal Accident; Probation Sweep: Larkspur, North Bay Police Log

A look at some of this week's police, fire and courtroom incidents from around Marin County and across the North Bay.<p>By | Sep 21, 2018 6:34 pm ET | …

North Bay

Traffic Flow To Improve On Sir Francis Drake Boulevard​ In Marin

A $83,575 grant will help improve the traffic signal timing along the busy boulevard between Larkspur and Kentfield.<p>MARIN COUNTY, CA – Traffic flow …

Bay City

Richmond man, one other arrested for burglary, passing fraudulent checks at Marin bank

MILL VALLEY – Mill Valley police arrested two men on suspicion of burglary and passing fictitious checks at a Wells Fargo bank Tuesday afternoon.<p>The …

Bay City

Flowers go wild in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ exhibit at CSUF

Siskiyou Indian paintbrush at Mount Shasta-National Natural Landmark, Shasta Trinity National Forest.(Image courtesy of Exhibit Envoy)<p>A California …

Beauty and the Beast

Victim in deadly San Rafael construction site accident identified

Authorities have released the name of a man who was killed in a San Rafael construction accident Tuesday.<p>San Juan Landaverde-Olvera, 59, of San …

San Francisco Bay Area

Marin County Probation Sweep Results in 1 Arrest

The Marin County Probation Department conducted more than 40 unannounced probation searches of residences in the county on Sept. 18.<p>One person on …

Probation

Fire weather watch issued for North Bay: 'Any fires that develop will spread rapidly'

Dry, hot, windy weather is in the forecast for inland Northern California Wednesday and Thursday, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a familiar warning: "Any fires that develop will spread rapidly."<p>A fire weather watch is in effect for the North Bay Wednesday evening through Thursday …

North Bay

Bay Area Red Flag warning in effect through Thursday

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Red Flag warnings are in effect through Thursday afternoon in the Bay Area as low humidity and dry grass are creating critical …

National Parks

Novato Patch Readers: Thank You For Helping Us Grow

We've come a long way, and you're a big reason why we are celebrating our birthday this year!<p>NOVATO, CA – Eight years ago, in November 2010, Novato …

Google Analytics

Fatal Hit-And-Run; Probation Sweep; Wow Houses: Patch PM

Today's stories from across the North Bay.<p>NORTH BAY, CA – Missed today's headlines? Here are the Patch stories from Marin, Napa, Solano and Sonoma …

North Bay

Michael Mina grabs Guaymas’ prime spot in Tiburon

That prime bayfront location didn’t sit for long.<p>Two weeks after Guaymas shut down in Tiburon, noted chef Michael Mina and his Mina Restaurant Group …

San Francisco Bay Area

Michael Mina empire expands to Tiburon, in the former Guaymas

Empire-builder Michael Mina is expanding to Marin County with a yet-to-be-named project in Tiburon. According to the Mina Group, the chef is taking …

San Francisco

'Top Gun 2' reportedly filming in Central Valley at Naval Air Station Lemoore

The prospect of a Tom Cruise sighting has residents of the Central Valley on alert as the famed actor is rumored to be filming "Top Gun 2," a sequel to the 1986 classic drama-action-romance, at the Naval Air Station Lemoore.<p>The regional KMPH news station hit the street this week to ask locals what …

Tom Cruise

Roadkill report: Bay Area motorists lead the state in hitting wild animals

The deer your daughter said jumped out of nowhere and dented the car she had borrowed to go out with friends might not be the elaborate fabrication it seems, a new analysis of highway crashes with animals would indicate.<p>Mule deer were involved in 88 percent of the 6,600 accidents involving wildlife …

Roads

Canopy View-Fern Creek Loop Easy

Looking for a tranquil getaway near San Francisco? Look no further than Muir Woods National Monument, a quiet canyon of skyscraper-like redwoods, …

Redwood City

Worker Dies In Construction Site Accident In San Rafael

SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) – Authorities are investigating the scene of a fatal construction accident in Marin County Tuesday morning.The incident happened …

Marin County

The Complete Guide to Camping Where Mountain Biking Was Born

<i>This article on Mount Tamalpais adventures is brought to you by our friends at INNO Racks. Their mountain bike roof racks are designed to be as</i> …

Campgrounds

Wells Fargo Bank Robbery Suspects Arrested In Mill Valley

The incident briefly prompted a lockdown at Old Mill School.<p>MILL VALLEY, CA – Two man were arrested on suspicion of robbing a Wells Fargo bank …

Wells Fargo

Upcoming Events Near San Rafael: Patch Calendar

See what's happening around San Rafael and nearby.<p>SAN RAFAEL, CA – Here are a few events happening near you this week. Did we miss one? Sign up at …

Six Flags

Empty Nesters Downsize to a Cheery California House

<b>Name:</b> Carolyn Rebuffel Flannery and husband <b><br>Location:</b> San Rafael <b><br>Size:</b> 1,600 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1 year, owned<p>When we first saw the fabulous …

UC Berkeley

Humpback Whale Survives Near Miss With Freighter In Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Lured into the San Francisco Bay by schools of anchovies, a massive humpback whale survived a near miss with a freighter …

San Francisco

See where Californians are mostly likely to skip the commute and work from home

For more than a million California workers, home is where the office is.<p>The number of Californians working from home jumped by about 290,000, or 36 …

Commuting

Marijuana advocates, foes square off in Corte Madera - The Cannifornian

Corte Madera residents and officials last week discussed the possibility of allowing cannabis businesses — including dispensaries, cultivation …

Cannabis

Golden Gate Park unveils new Robin Williams Meadow sign

On Friday afternoon, comedians and Recreation & Park officials gathered in the southeastern corner of Golden Gate Park to unveil a sign renaming …

Robin Williams

Cargo ship narrowly misses humpback whale feeding in SF Bay

It was a close call in the San Francisco Bay Saturday. Tourists out on the water with San Francisco Whale Tours watched as a cargo ship narrowly passed by a feeding humpback whale.<p>The whale was feeding in the busy area of the bay between Fisherman's Wharf and Alcatraz.<p>"It's the equivalent of trying …

San Francisco