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.
The closure is needed for worker and public safety during the inspections from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 27-30, the agency said.
Police say the 9-1-1 call initially came in at 10:07 a.m., Friday from the 200 block of San Marino Drive in San Rafael.
Greg Liggins reports.
An offensive sign, hung at a San Rafael elementary school, is getting a vigorous response from the district superintendent.
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
A 7-year-old boy is dead following what appears to be a schoolyard accident. Now a school is mourning and police in San Rafael are investigating.
Guide Dogs for the Blind is a San Rafael nonprofit organization that breeds, trains, and partners guide dogs with people who need them.
Henry Lee reports.
A registered sex offender was arrested Wednesday after sexually assaulting two students on a high school campus in San Rafael.
Police received calls at 1:30 a.m. about shots fired in the 100 block of C Street.
The suspect shot a friend in the foot.
San Rafael has a new addition to its police department: a comfort dog.
San Rafael police celebrate arrival of two new members: narcotics K-9 and comfort dog.
The 20-month-old Shepinois K-9 Jesko and Blue, a 2-1/2-year old Labrador Golden Retriever mix and retired Guide Dog for the Blind will be welcomed to the Police Department at the City Council meeting Monday.
The timing, in the wake of Orinda's deadly Airbnb shooting, is coincidental.
Police say they caught her in the act
The mayor of San Rafael says city flags will remain at half staff, until there's action on gun reform. KTVU's Debora Villalon reports Mayor Gary Phillips says a few days after the shootings, flags elsewhere went back to normal.
In the North Bay, a surge of homeless people are attracted to an unlikely spot--the San Rafael Yacht Harbor. They're apparently using the showers that are supposed to be for tenants only. KTVU's Debora Villalon reports.
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.