Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
The San Rafael residents were found passed out in a Range Rover. And that's just the beginning of the story.
975 goats take on the challenge of clearing a fire-prone property.
According to the CHP, the road reopened shortly before 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The charge against Rebecca Hammett, 50, was dismissed Thursday in Marin County Superior Court pending further investigation.
CHP officials say commuters should be aware that the road may remain closed for much of Monday, and likely into the evening commute.
"It was a miracle that no one was injured or worse," said San Rafael Fire Chief Chris Gray.
A police spokeswoman called it a "heinous" crime.
The weekend operation was held at the intersection of East Francisco Boulevard and Morphew Street.
A 64-year-old man was hiking Sunday on the Cataract Trail near the lake about 5 miles west of Fairfax when he fell 40 feet down a steep, rocky slope, Sonoma County sheriff's Deputy Chris Mah
Kids can take part in a bicycle rodeo to show off their safety knowledge.
"The City of San Rafael and the San Rafael Police Department take the safety of our residents and visitors seriously," San Rafael police Chief Diana Bishop said in a statement.
The fire has gone to two alarms, with firefighters stations at several points to protect structures.
Police believe the elderly woman either fell or stepped in front of a van belonging to a Novato-based home repair company.
The weekend rescue happened after a mountain biker fell approximately 100 yards down a steep embankment, according to sheriff's officials.
The man is accused of downloading pornographic images featuring children at a friend's house in Sausalito.