Novato woman pleads guilty to wire fraud in tax return scheme

Parnian Djafarzadeh, aka Parnian Clark, aka Saundra Djafarzadeh, 42, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to possessing stolen mail, filing a false claim and committing wire fraud in connection with a tax fraud scheme that ran from 2010 through 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

Novato steps up to help Coast Guard families in need

Coast Guard families in need are shopping for free and restocking their pantries through a donation drive as they struggle to make ends meet without paychecks amidst the partial government shutdown, which is now in day 28. KTVU's Debora Villalon reports.

Christmas tree 'short-age'

It's not a good year to procrastinate on buying that Christmas tree. Sellers report not only fewer trees, but also limited sizes compared to years past. KTVU's Debora Villalon reports.

Novato Police Department takes 'Lip-Sync Challenge' seriously

Police departments from across the U.S. and several in the Bay Area have been participating in the 'Lip-Sync Challenge,' which has taken off on social media. Many are light-hearted and fun, but Novato P.D. took the challenge as an opportunity to share an important on the serious issue of suicide.

New Novato homeless shelter vandalized

A heartless theft has hit Homeward Bound, a Marin agency that serves the homeless. It's newest facility, which isn't even open yet was broken into and thousands of dollars of equipment was taken.