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Category: City News

Homelessness and Housing: February 2024 Update

City Surveys Individuals in Encampments In December 2023, the City partnered with local service providers to conduct a needs assessment survey in San Rafael’s largest encampments. The survey teams compiled 60 responses, representing more than 80% of the individuals in the Mahon Creek area encampment. The results documented the important fact that people experiencing homelessness … Continued

Core Tree Care work notification 2/19 – 2/24

Core Tree Care is adding all the locations below for their work this week from 2/21-2/23.   LOT Street City 51 ALBERT PARK LN SAN RAFAEL 605 B ST SAN RAFAEL 16 BLOSSOM DR SAN RAFAEL 15 BLOSSOM DR SAN RAFAEL 75 BLOSSOM DR SAN RAFAEL 9 BLOSSOM DR SAN RAFAEL 54 BLOSSOM DR SAN … Continued

Snapshot –Fire Dispatch Services, City News, Events and More!!!

Snapshot en Español   Spotlight Photo   Photo Credit: Andrew Restrepo Last Quiz Question Congrats to Val Hornstein! They were the first to answer our Snapshot quiz. The pay phone featured in the last Snapshot can be found in the back hall of the County of Marin Board of Supervisor Chambers at the Civic Center … Continued

Canal Broadband Project Highlights Digital Divide in the Community

For many residents in San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood, unreliable or unaffordable internet service is a frustrating reality. It hinders residents’ ability to work, learn, and stay connected. To address this issue, the City of San Rafael is working alongside the County of Marin as part of the Digital Marin initiative to develop strategies and outcomes … Continued

News Release: City of San Rafael Hires New Community Development and Economic Development Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Cristine Alilovich City Manager 415-485-3070 SAN RAFAEL, CA – After a nationwide search, Economic Development and Innovation Director Micah Hinkle has been promoted to be the first director of the newly combined Community Development & Economic Development Department, overseeing the Planning, Building, Code Enforcement, Housing, and Economic Development functions for the … Continued

Road Closure Notification – 528 4th St – 2/12

Wildcat Engineering will be conducting work at 528 4th St to install a new fire line from the main in the street to the building. Work will start Monday 2/12 and last about two weeks. They will close the road periodically within those two weeks starting Tuesday, 2/13. Approved working hours are from 9am to … Continued

Snapshot –Municipal Code Updates, City News, Events and More!!!

Snapshot en Español   Spotlight Photo   Photo Credit: Bernadette Sullivan, City Manager’s Office Last Quiz Question Congrats to Dan Fost! They were the first to answer our Snapshot quiz. The Gerstle and Sloss families owned an estate on San Rafael Avenue that later became Gerstle Park, where the neighborhood gets its name. Thanks for … Continued

Update on Terra Linda Fuel Tanker Incident

Under the direction of Marin County Environmental Health and Hazardous Material specialists, City of San Rafael Fire, Police, and Public Works staff continue the response and clean-up efforts following Tuesday morning’s fuel tanker incident. In addition, professional environmental contract crews are working to mitigate environmental impacts and supporting ongoing clean-up efforts. Clean-up will be an ongoing effort and … Continued

Snapshot –Northgate Redevelopment, City News, Events, and More!!!

Snapshot en Español   Spotlight Photo Remembering warmer weather on the library lawn Photo Credit: Bernadette Sullivan, City Manager’s Office Last Quiz Question Congrats to Tom Obletz! They were the first to answer our Snapshot quiz. In 1953, the Freitas family sold a large portion of their property for development. The developers asked the family … Continued

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