22 Aug 2014
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First Wednesday Art Talks

First Wednesday Art Talks

San Rafael Public Library Announcements (Week of August 31st, 2014)
Turn Restriction Coming for Tennessee Valley Road

Turn Restriction Coming for Tennessee Valley Road

Pilot project to improve traffic flow, enhance pedestrian safety.
NorCal Patient Being Treated for Possible Ebola Exposure, Kaiser Permanente Says

NorCal Patient Being Treated for Possible Ebola Exposure, Kaiser Permanente Says

The person is in isolation at a Sacramento-area facility.
Vroom! Vroom! Novato Revs Up for Nostalgia Days

Vroom! Vroom! Novato Revs Up for Nostalgia Days

Thousands are expected to head out to the annual event, which shifts into gear on Aug. 29.
Global Experts Address 'Growing the Movement: The World We Want, How to Get There'

Global Experts Address 'Growing the Movement: The World We Want, How to Get There'

Bioneers to Host 25th Anniversary Conference At Marin Fairgrounds, Oct. 17-19
Proposed Building Code Promotes Sustainability in Marin County

Proposed Building Code Promotes Sustainability in Marin County

Alternative ‘green’ codes on Aug. 19 Board of Supervisors agenda.
Watch Moving Tribute from 'Koko' the Gorilla to Robin Williams

Watch Moving Tribute from 'Koko' the Gorilla to Robin Williams

Koko, who understands spoken English and expresses human emotions, hadn’t smiled for seven months. Then she met Robin Williams.
Fill 'er Up--Gas Prices are Down!

Fill 'er Up--Gas Prices are Down!

Time for a road trip--gas prices have dropped significantly in just one month.
Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

When The Game Stands Tall is coming to theaters Aug. 22.
Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Marin Residents Will Soon Have to Dial '415' Area Code

Marin Residents Will Soon Have to Dial '415' Area Code

In February 2015, Marin County will begin rolling out a new 628 area code for new customers.
Animal Shelters Brace for Unwanted Effects of New 'Ninja Turtles' Movie

Animal Shelters Brace for Unwanted Effects of New 'Ninja Turtles' Movie

Some turtle and tortoise owners may sell animals with compromised health or turtles carrying salmonella, officials warn.
National Weather Service Warns of Possible Bay Area Lightning Strikes

National Weather Service Warns of Possible Bay Area Lightning Strikes

Weather service officials said that there is a low-pressure weather system hovering off the state coastline right now.
New Road and Trail Documents Up for Review in Marin County

New Road and Trail Documents Up for Review in Marin County

Draft plan and EIR rolled out to help define visitor use.
Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Nominate the coach or mentor who made a difference in your life to win a prize package from Patch.
New Energy-Saving Options for Marin Homeowners

New Energy-Saving Options for Marin Homeowners

Program allows efficiency upgrades repaid through property taxes.
Marine Officials Warn People to Stay Clear of Whales Feeding Close to Ocean Beach

Marine Officials Warn People to Stay Clear of Whales Feeding Close to Ocean Beach

The mammals have been spotted in recent days near the San Francisco shoreline.
'Where You Live Directly Relates to Whether You'll Lose a Limb' to Diabetes

'Where You Live Directly Relates to Whether You'll Lose a Limb' to Diabetes

Diabetics living in low-income areas of the state are up to 10 times more likely to lose a toe, foot or leg, UCLA researchers say.
Marin Voice: SMART's Making Steady Progress Toward Starting Service

Marin Voice: SMART's Making Steady Progress Toward Starting Service

Here's the latest from SMART, as taken from the August 2014 newsletter.
Drop That Hose! California Implements Drought Restrictions, Daily Fines Up to $500

Drop That Hose! California Implements Drought Restrictions, Daily Fines Up to $500

New mandatory water restrictions went into effect this week.