San Rafael puts up signs to stop panhandling

On certain street corners just outside downtown San Rafael people say panhandling has become a problem. "I think it is shameful they are allowed to come here and do that," said resident Bruce Sarafraz.

San Rafael home seriously damaged in afternoon fire

Firefighters were called about 2:40 p.m. Sunday to 775 Estancia Way, where fire destroyed the master bedroom of the house and damaged the attic. The rest of the house suffered major smoke damage, said acting Chief Robert Sinnott

Flavored tobacco ban considered in San Rafael

San Rafael is trying to determine the best way to keep tobacco products out of the hands of kids. The City Council met late night Monday to decide if they should restrict sales of flavored tobacco and e-cigarettes. KTVU's Debora Villalon reports.