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  • Emergency

    Contact info. for Fire Safety

    Check readymarin.org and pointreyesdisastercouncil.org. On the latter, under two tabs (Safety Info; Resources/Local & Additional), you can go to the FIRESafeMarin website for news updates and sign up for its newsletter. http://readymarin.org/
    Posted by
    Susan Brayton
    07/13/2017 - 3:33pm
  • Curiosity

    County Hearing on Short Term Rentals July 18

    http://www.marincounty.org/depts/cd/divisions/planning/short-term-rental_str The County’s consultants, Lisa Wise Consultants, have prepared a white paper providing background information about short term rentals. Complete county survey & send comments..
    Posted by
    Susan Brayton
    06/14/2017 - 10:26am
  • Emergency

    break ins at Chicken Ranch beach parking

    Reports of car break ins at Chicken Ranch beach parking. Be alert.
    Posted by
    Elizabeth Barnet
    05/16/2017 - 9:54am
  • Emergency

    Press Release - District Attorney Introduces Hate Crime Hotline

    The Marin County District Attorney has instituted and activated a Hate Crime Hotline, 415-473-2585, to assure that potential hate crime incidents are properly and promptly investigated. http://www.marincounty.org/main/county-press-releases/press-releases/2017/da-hatecrimehotline-011317
    Posted by
    Elizabeth Barnet
    01/27/2017 - 2:05pm
  • Curiosity

    Dental Care at Coastal Health Alliance

    The Coastal Health Alliance in Point Reyes Station offers sliding scale and Medi Cal supported dental care. Please see the flyer. Phone: 415-787-1123
    Posted by
    Elizabeth Barnet
    07/27/2016 - 12:24pm

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