Sausalito July 29 - Aug. 5, 2020 Well, Ick: A “suspicious” character (which means homeless in cop log lingo) took a dump in a carport on Locust Street. Did not wash his hands. Did not wear a mask. No Mask No Service: A man who refuses to wear a mask and who frequents a store on … [Read more...] about He pooped on carport, no mask, no hand washing
San Rafael, CA – Marin County residents will have the opportunity November 3 to vote on local measures that include school and municipal issues. Written arguments for and against the measures may be filed before 4:30 p.m. August 17. Due to the COVID-19 … [Read more...] about November ballot includes several local measures
Fire Boat San Rafael (FBSR) was training on July 25, in the area between Tiburon and Angel Island when a request for a rescue tow came over Marine Emergency Channel 16. FBSR responded, helmed by Captain Barrow with Captain Rogerson and Engineer McCarthy on board. The vessel’s keel got stuck on an … [Read more...] about Sailboat rescue
On July 31, the crew of San Rafael Engine 51 along with the duty battalion chief officially relocated to their new quarters at the new Public Safety Center. On Aug. 21, Fire Administration and Emergency Services will leave the temporary facility at Marin Commons and move into the PSC. In the near … [Read more...] about Fire Crews Occupy the New PSC
Sausalito July 23 - 28, 2020 You Dirty Rat: A citizen called police to let them know that she had a rat trapped in her bathroom and needed backup. Police gently let her know that they don’t send backup for such matters, as disturbing as they may be to some, but they talked the resident through … [Read more...] about Send backup: Rat trapped in bathroom!
Sherman R. Frederick By Sherman R. Frederick Marin’s too poor for a 24/7 police presence in West Marin, but flush enough to fund a Rat Patrol that hunts down coronavirus rule breakers? Alas, though I wish I were, I’m not making this up. To cope with a $1.7 million budget cut, Sheriff … [Read more...] about Marin’s slide into dystopia
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released detailed criteria last week for public, private, independent and parochial schools to apply for a waiver of the state’s distance learning mandate announced on July 17. The waiver, if approved by the local Public Health Officer, will enable … [Read more...] about State gives Marin guidance on in-person school and youth sports
By Derek Wilson Marinscope It’s movie night in Corte Madera again. While quarantine restrictions have shut down movie theaters in Marin and across the state, drive-in movies are making a comeback. The Lark Theater and The Village at Corte Madera are partnering for a weekly Movies Under the … [Read more...] about Re-booting drive-in flicks
Antonino Cucchiara on the right. By Derek Wilson Marinscope College of Marin Physics and Astronomy Professor Antonino Cucchiara, Ph.D., is searching for the history of the origins of the universe, but at the same time he is looking toward the future in the classroom. “We need to enable … [Read more...] about College of Marin professor reaches for the stars and equality
Update: A Marin County historian, a representative from local indigenous tribes, and a history professor are lined up to be the featured guests for online learning session August 5 about Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, one of Marin’s primary thoroughfares. The session was prompted by a grassroots … [Read more...] about Is it time re-think Marin’s long relationship with Sir Francis Drake?