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Life tributes: Beatrice Darlene Hoffmann | Obituaries

Beatrice Darlene Hoffmann passed away surrounded by family on August 6, 2017, after a brief illness brought on from Dementia/ Parkinson’s disease which she battled for 10 years. Bea was born in St. Charles, Missouri on July 6, 1937 to Lawrence W. Meyer and Mildred Skinner . Her father commissioned …

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Armed Robbers Break Into San Rafael Apartment: Police

SAN RAFAEL, CA – One man was arrested and another is still at large after they allegedly attempted to rob the residents of an apartment Wednesday in San Rafael, authorities said Friday. Police responded to a report of an attempted robbery around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of …

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Comcast offers high-speed internet to low-income residents

SAN JOSE — Comcast on Thursday said its program bringing affordable high-speed internet to low-income residents will  be expanded to Santa Clara County. Comcast will expand its “Internet Essentials” program to senior residents in Santa Clara County and improve its internet speed in an effort to help close the digital divide for low-income …

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Nursery still blossoms 108 years after opening –

The sprawling operation began in 1909. Courtesy of West End Nursery Chris Untermann, manager of West End Nursery in San Rafael, Calif., says he solves customers’ plant and lawn problems with innovation and years of know-how. San Rafael, Calif. — Chris Untermann, manager of West End Nursery, says his green …

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SMART Train Service Between Marin, Sonoma Starts Aug. 25

NORTH BAY, CA – The Sonoma-Marin Rail Transit District announced Thursday that passenger service will begin on the new train line between Sonoma and Marin counties next Friday. District officials said the Federal Railroad Administration gave them the green light to start service on Aug. 25. The service runs between …

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Teens Charged For Climbing Golden Gate Bridge

BAY AREA, CA – Two Wisconsin teens who filmed themselves free climbing to the top of the Golden Gate Bridge earlier this year have been charged with misdemeanor trespassing and climbing on a toll bridge, Marin County prosecutors said Thursday. The charges were filed Tuesday against Peter Cameron Kurer, who …

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California Eichler trimmed in blue asks $1.2 million

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got. Location: San Rafael, California Price: $1,175,000 Trimmed in blue, this inviting Eichler home with its signature …

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San Rafael pair win women’s Bocce doubles tournament

San Rafael’s Patti Bassett and Jessica Lieben won the United States Bocce Federation’s women’s doubles tournament on Aug. 12. The tournament was held at the Marin Bocce Federation and feature women from all over Northern California. Bassett and Lieben beat members of the national team and have tentative plans to …

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