In response to community concerns about noise the San Rafael and Novato City Councils have established a Quiet Zone effective immediately. The train horn will not blow at railroad crossings.

Photo Contest


Photographers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate in the inaugural “Snapshot of San Rafael” photo contest! Send us your best shots of our fantastic City, from the buzz of city lights to the natural beauty of our shores, forests and fields, to the joy of our community events. Photos must be original work and be taken within San Rafael. Winning photos will be featured in an upcoming edition of Snapshot!

** By submitting a photo, you are granting consent for the City of San Rafael to use the photo in Snapshot, on our website and on social media.**

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