Here's what you missed:
- A man suspected of murdering a former Sonoma County corrections officer in downtown Santa Rosa early Wednesday morning was arrested at his workplace in San Rafael, according to authorities.
- San Rafael Patch turned one!
- The Marin County Fair opened today. Check out .
- The Terra Linda Orcas won their final meet and said goodbye to seven swimmers.
- Here’s a parking quiz for you. How much money does the City of San Rafael make from parking meters and parking citations downtown? The answer might surprise you. It’s “none.” Parking Services—the city's parking agency—operates as an "enterprise fund," explained on its website this way: “[A]ll of our revenues go to support our services. Being completely self-supporting, we do not provide monies to nor take monies from the City’s General Fund.”
- The Dixie School District will be relying on one-time solutions and continued reductions in services to fill budget gaps left by expected cuts from the state. The budget was approved, although board Vice President Brad Honsberger was absent.
- Although the deadline for filing paperwork to run for public office is weeks away, local attorney Andrew McCullough announced that he intends to run for San Rafael City Council. McCullough, a political moderate, has a reputation as an intelligent consensus-builder with experience in municipal law and litigation.