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- An 84-year-old San Rafael man was in police custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol Friday after he crashed his sedan into a downtown Novato auto parts store, said.
- Today 13 inmates performed one of Shakespeare's most popular romantic comedies in front of more than 300 of their peers. The performance is the annual performance that results from the weekly classes offered by the Marin Shakepeare Company as part of its outreach program. Funding is provided by San Quentin's Arts in Corrections Program, Marin Arts Council, Kalliopeia Foundation, and the William James Association Prison Arts Project.
- Towing service fees increased approximately 24 percent after the San Rafael City Council approved a new master fee schedule earlier this week. The fee increase comes in the wake of recent complaints from residents in the Canal neighborhood, whose cars are often towed at DUI checkpoints for driving without a license.
- Although the state , Samuel P. Taylor may manage to avoid the chopping block. No, the state isn’t going to keep the park open – but a brewery may be. Lagunitas Brewing Company says it is in the final steps of negotiations with the state to take over the management and funding of the popular San Geronimo Valley park.
- Two suspected San Rafael gang members were arrested early Tuesday, after they allegedly intimidated and assaulted a man walking home from work on 400 Canal Street, according to Officer Justin Graham. Read more...
- An inmate who was found unresponsive in his on Saturday has been identified by the Sonoma County coroner's office as 27-year-old Anthony Carmignani, of Alameda. Carmignani was found unconscious in his cell at 12:02 p.m. Saturday, Marin County sheriff's Lt. Barry Heying said.
- In the hopes of increasing annual revenue by approximately $250,000, the San Rafael City Council approved a new master fee schedule that raises some charges for city services on Aug. 1.