Brush fire prompts evacuations in San Rafael

A vegetation fire briefly prompted evacuations in San Rafael Monday evening. Officials said the fire is affecting the 200 block of Highland and Summit avenues. The fire was first reported just after 10 p.m. The evacuation warning came about 10 minutes later. 

Richmond-San Rafael water pipeline to Marin moves forward

Marin Municipal Water District moved a bit closer to a new emergency pipeline across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from the East Bay. If approved, by next summer, it would pump and carry some 8 million gallons a day over the bridge.