Marin County

A view of the Golden Gate Bridge from the Marin headlands.
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Tim Ryan
August 16, 2019 - 9:21 am
An unexplained power outage that affected a vast swath of Marin County overnight led to a huge number of emergency calls that "annihilated" the 911 call center, according the Marin County Sheriff's Office.
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Fuel Tanker Overturns In Marin County
Marin County Fire
Jeffrey Schaub
July 31, 2019 - 10:08 am
A lengthy cleanup operation is underway in Marin County after a large tanker truck overturned on a windy road this week, spilling gasoline into a nearby creek.
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HIghway 101 in Larkspur, California.
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 28, 2019 - 11:32 am
Road projects aimed at creating faster commutes are set to get underway in the North Bay. Some commuters aren't convinced they're enough.
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Man believed to be John Walker Lindh seen outside federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana
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KCBS Radio Morning News
May 23, 2019 - 6:58 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- The man known as "the American Taliban" was released from a federal prison in Indiana on Friday morning. John Walker Lindh was the first US-born detainee in the war on terror and had served 17 years of a 20-year sentence.
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American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh (L), with his head shaven, is driven from the Alexandria Detention Center to make his first appearance at the federal courthouse a few blocks away January 24, 2002.
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Doug Sovern
May 20, 2019 - 2:20 pm
The so-called "American Taliban," a young Marin County man who was captured in Afghanistan shortly after 9/11, will be set free from federal prison this Thursday. But it's unclear whether John Walker Lindh will return to the Bay Area upon his release in Indiana. Now 38 years old, Lindh has been in...
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Dixie School District's board members voted on April 16, 2019 to change their system's debatable name.
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Megan Goldsby
April 17, 2019 - 8:41 am
The board members for the Dixie School District here in Marin have voted to change their school system's name after months of contentious arguing about its meaning.
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The bike rack at the San Rafael SMART station.
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Megan Goldsby
March 25, 2019 - 2:11 pm
Funding a train line through Sonoma and Marin counties was supposed to include the creation of a bike path that connects the station. The train is up and running, but the bike path has been slow coming.
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Marin County Fire
KCBS Radio Midday News
February 26, 2019 - 12:54 pm
The lingering storms caused major flooding in rural West Marin County. The Point Reyes National Seashore announced on Tuesday that all access roads were flooded and all visitors centers were closed to the public. The atmospheric river that slammed the Bay Area brought more than 6 inches of rain in...
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
February 07, 2019 - 12:07 pm
MARIN COUNTY (KCBS Radio) -- Updated 5:30 am Friday morning's commute commenced with all lanes open on both decks of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, a day after falling concrete forced intermittent closures. The bridge was fully opened Thursday evening after Caltrans engineers determined the hazard...
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Measles on arm
KCBS Radio Morning News
January 30, 2019 - 8:00 am
SAN RAFAEL (KCBS Radio) -- Public health officials are using the Pacific Northwest measles outbreak as an opportunity to remind parents of the importance of childhood vaccinations. There have been 36 confirmed cases of measles in two Washington State counties. In one of those counties, Clark, just...
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