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Parking Box Installation Update

After a supply chain delay, staff and our contractors are preparing to install our parking clarifications in the Dominican, Gerstle Park, Fair Hills, and West End Neighborhoods in early to mid-October. The clarifications will improve emergency access and egress by clarifying existing parking rules through new signage and parking boxes. Steel sign poles and the … Continued

Update on Parking Box Implementation

Work continues on the implementation of the high priority Parking Box Program in the San Rafael neighborhoods. Parking boxes offer a clear indication of where it is safe to park and still allow safe resident emergency evacuation and access for emergency vehicles. The pilot project was completed in September of 2021 in the San Rafael/Lincoln … Continued

Deer Park Road Fire Summary

June 7, 2022 Around 9:50pm on Monday evening reports for a brush fire behind Dominican University, off Deer Park road were reported. Fire and Law Enforcement immediately responded to the scene and requested additional support. In total, 19 engines from multiple Marin Fire agencies responded, while other units mobilized to assure routine emergency coverage remained … Continued

October Storm Update

The current storm has caused damage and flooding across Marin County and San Rafael, damaging trees and power lines, causing localized flooding and street closures, and keeping first responders busy. Flooding is currently focused east of A Street. Road closures are in place around 2nd and 3rd street from A street to the freeway onramp. … Continued

Vegetation Fire on San Rafael Lincoln Hill Summary

Just before 10:00 p.m on Monday, August 17th, reports of a fire on San Rafael Lincoln Hill came in. San Rafael Fire, San Rafael PD and many local partner agencies immediately responded to the scene. Crews confirmed a fire had started in a ravine and was traveling uphill, away from the nearest homes. Crews gained … Continued

City Open Space closed during Red Flag Warnings

The National Weather Service issues a Red Flag Warning when a combination of warm temperatures, very low humidity, and strong winds puts a community at extreme risk of wildfire. A Red Flag Warning for the North Bay Mountains, interior valleys, and other parts of the Bay Area is in effect from Noon Wednesday, October 23 through 6 … Continued

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