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The Marin Magazine Team Returns — We’re Baaack!

This is a time for celebration for all of us at 270 Media! As one of the original co-founders of Marin Magazine, I couldn’t be happier to be back at the helm of this incredible brand. As some of you know, I left the magazine as Publisher at the end of 2019, effectively to retire. That didn’t work out so well. I guess I’m not the retiring type.
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Authorities seize over two dozen dogs from San Francisco home

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco Animal Control officers and deputies with the sheriff's department were seen taking an estimated 30 dogs out of a home Wednesday morning.The seizure happened at a home on Olmstead Street near McLaren Park and the 101/280 interchange not far from Visitation Valley. SF Animal Control said they were called out after neighbors complained about the noise and smells coming from the home. The resident said she didn't intend to have so many animals, but the dogs kept having puppies and it got away from her. She claimed she was working to re-house the animals herself."I just started with two and they just kept having babies," she said. "You know, they multiply so fast. I don't know if they're going to charge me to get my dogs back. I want some of them back." The San Francisco Department of Animal Care and Control said this is an ongoing criminal investigation. All of the dogs are in their protective custody and being examined by shelter veterinarians.They added that none of the dogs are currently available for adoption. 

Suspect in family's kidnapping found; victims still missing

SAN FRANCISCO — (AP) — A man suspected of kidnapping a Sikh family, including an 8-month-old baby, in central California tried to kill himself and remained in critical condition Wednesday, authorities said. The family is still missing. The Merced County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that investigators...

Why I'm leaving Kaiser after 8 weeks on strike

The last thing I’ll ever do as a mental health therapist for Kaiser Permanente is walk a picket line. I’m leaving Kaiser after eight years of working as a therapist in addiction medicine, and I am hardly alone. Kaiser used to be a stable employer because of its good wages and benefits, but we’ve lost 38 therapists in San Francisco over the past two years, according to figures collected by our union. There are currently only 112 Kaiser therapists providing mental health care in The...

Guide to San Francisco Fleet Week 2022

SAN FRANCISCO -- Fleet Week gets underway in San Francisco beginning Oct. 3 with events all across the city, highlighted by the Parade of Ships under the Golden Gate Bridge and culminating in the signature weekend airshows over the SF Bay waterfront featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.  The annual event honors the contributions of the men and women of the U.S. military and has become an integral part of the city's local culture and economy. San Francisco Fleet Week also features a unique training and education program that brings together civilian and military forces to develop and share best...

Mayor Breed’s Resignation Letter List Included Niece of VP Kamala Harris

Mayor London Breed’s controversial practice of having appointees sign secret, undated resignation letters went as far as to include a preemptive letter from a bestselling author who is related to Vice President Kamala Harris, according to newly obtained records. Meena Harris, an attorney, children’s author and niece of the...

Marin Weekend Family Fun for October 7–9

The Blue Angels perform this weekend over San Francisco Bay. Here are our picks for great events and activities for children and families this Weekend. Find more events for the whole week in Marin and beyond in our Family Events Calendar. All Weekend. Watch the Blue Angels perform over San...

Popular San Francisco Bar Will Shut Down Forever This Month

A popular gastropub in the heart of the Tenderloin is set to close its doors forever this October. Mikkeller Bar San Francisco was the second to open in the U.S. from the Danish brewer. “That place means something very special to us, and it is of course very sad to...

San Rafael Community Protests after Violent Arrest of Canal District Gardener

In the last few weeks, a community facing long-standing prejudice exploded. Body camera footage was released from an incident in the Canal neighborhood in San Rafael of the police confrontation and violence, towards a gardener known as Mateo, by Officers Daisy Mazariegos and Brandon Nail. Community leaders and residents took to the streets and brought their frustrations to the City Council and San Rafael Police Department.

North Bay 95-year-old's nonprofit helping people bloom in journey to self-reliance

SAN RAFAEL -- For more than 20 years, a North Bay woman has helped low-income families look good, feel good, and take confident steps toward self-reliance, from welfare to work.Recently, 95-year-old Barbara Lee embraced a reunion and walk down memory lane. "You know it's been my joy," said Lee to a group of women staff and volunteers. Volunteer Natalie Sandell recalled how Lee's passion threaded their lives in...

Relatives plead for tips on kidnapped family, including baby

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Relatives of a family kidnapped at gunpoint from their trucking business in central California pleaded for help Wednesday in the search for an 8-month-old girl, her mother, father and uncle, who authorities say were taken by a convicted robber who tried to kill himself a day after the kidnappings.

New state housing law could be a 'game-changer' for San Francisco

The biggest housing bill to come out of the state Legislature this year has been advertised as a way to revitalize suburban arterials like El Camino Real on the Peninsula, allowing strip malls and car dealerships to be redeveloped into housing. But AB 2011, signed by Governor Gavin Newsom in San Francisco last week, could also have a major impact on The City, an analysis from the Planning Department shows. The law will enable increased density and significantly faster approval times for housing developments along...