Latest Marin County Stories

2009-10-27 12:30:00

NOVATO, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco today introduced its first home in Marin County after more than 15 years of efforts to bring affordable housing from Habitat to the county.

2009-02-04 18:41:00

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2009-01-13 23:00:00

Alliance to give consumers instant access to Blockbuster digital movie service across extensive range of home and portable devices MARIN COUNTY, Calif. and DALLAS, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blockbuster Inc.

2009-01-10 14:05:27

The number coho salmon returning to Marin County, Calif., creeks to spawn is so low it has reached crisis proportions, marine biologists say. Only a few coho were spotted and only 20 egg nests, called redds, were counted in the Lagunitas Creek watershed's two main tributaries during the annual winter survey of fish, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday. The decline is being blamed on the lack of winter rains. It's just frightening, actually, Paola Bouley, conservation program...

2008-10-27 15:00:00

GoSolarMarin(SM) and SolarCity(R), whose community programs have helped 800 California home and business owners adopt solar power, announced a collaboration today that can make it possible for Marin County property owners to install solar power and pay less than they currently do for electricity.

2008-10-01 12:00:27

San Domenico School, the oldest independent Catholic school in California, and Recurrent Energy, a leading solar power developer and the industry pioneer in Solar as a Service(SM), today announced the planned installation of a 412 kilowatt solar energy system.

2008-08-03 03:00:13

By Ptak, Elisabeth This excerpt from a new book showcases six artists who participate in the annual Ranches & Rolling Hills art show, which helps protect California's unspoiled western Marin County By Elisabeth Ptak FEW PLACES in the United States provide a pastoral landscape as appealing and memorable as that of western Marin County.

2006-01-03 17:28:58

By Jim Christie SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - As California towns hit hard by flooding after days of heavy rains cleaned up on Tuesday, a state lawmaker said officials would add affluent Marin County, north of San Francisco, to a list of counties eligible for disaster funds.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.