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  Marin County California real estate listings, home buying, and homes for sale - America's NUMBER1EXPERT (tm)
Marin's premier city San Rafael is the oldest and largest city in the County and it is also the seat of County Government.
Marin's second most popular tourist spot (after Muir Woods), the Frank Lloyd Wright Civic Center, was the last major structure and the only government building designed by the world famous architect.
A truly rural section of Marin encompassing miles of open ridge tops, wild coast lines, and pastoral dairy farms, this area is home to such diverse wildlife as gray whales, tule elk, elephant seal, bobcat, fox, hundreds of bird species and the occasional mountain lion.
www.go2marin.com /town-marin-county-california.asp   (4394 words)

  
 Marin County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marin County is world-renowned for its stunning natural beauty, liberal politics and pockets of extreme affluence.
Marin County's northern border is with Sonoma County.
Marin county is considered in the California Floristic Province, a zone of extremely high biodiversity and endemicism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marin_County,_California   (1488 words)

  
 Land Birds of Marin County, California
The ocean side of the county has an equable temperature also, but is wind swept and bleak, and is very similar to that portion of San Francisco county be- tween the city and the ocean shore, having large areas of sand and lupines, which are the breeding homes of Zonotrichia l.
Marin itself is one of the smallest 'counties in the state, yet it has a considerable area, being somewhat in the shape af a diamond with the longer diagonal about forty-three miles and the shorter thirty.
The county is for the most part exceedingly hilly, almost mountainous, and a -large proportion of its area is cc, vered with either timber or brash.
elibrary.unm.edu /sora/Condor/files/issues/v002n03/p0062-p0068.html   (2630 words)

  
 JDV Hospitality: Boutique Hotels in Marin County California
Marin County is one of the nine Bay Area counties, linked to San Francisco by the Golden Gate Bridge and to the East Bay by the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
It is bordered on the north and northeast by Sonoma County and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.
Marin County, easily accessible from San Francisco and the Wine Country, is home to Mt. Tamalpais rising 2,600 feet above sea level with its panoramic views and miles of hiking and biking trails, beautiful coastline with miles of beaches including Stinson Beach, and the famous Muir Woods.
www.jdvhospitality.com /marin.php?gst   (300 words)

  
 Marin thirsty for desalination / Officials say tapping bay could solve water woes
Heeding the pleas of environmentalists, the Marin Municipal Water District is studying a proposal to desalt the waters of San Pablo Bay and provide 5 million to 10 million gallons of drinking water a day, enough to serve as many as 30,000 homes a year.
The plant being contemplated in Marin County shows how concern about the state's future is driving water policy even in comparatively wet Northern California, which has essentially tapped all the water it can get from its natural resources.
As the population grows in Marin County, water use is expected to increase beyond the capacity of the pipeline to supply both districts.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2002/12/30/MN41336.DTL   (2120 words)

  
 A Fraternal History of Marin County California
In California and Nevada the Druidic family is composed of three separate bodies: Groves, being the Brotherhood, Circles, known as the Sisterhood, and the Chapters, known as the Sir Knights, were the Fun Branch.
California Foresters set-up the Forester's second sanatorium in Lopez Canyon, California in 1913, which was in operation until 1952; The model of one of the Sanatorium cottages designed by Forester Frank Hand was awarded the International Jury of Awards at the 1915 San Francisco Exposition.
California Foresters also formed and sponsored a youth band in 1956 which was initially called the West Valley Band of California, but which later came to be known as the I.O.F. Robin Hood Band.
mill-valley.freemasonry.biz /marin-fraternities-02.htm   (6917 words)

  
 Marin County, California: Setting an Example for Sustainable CityPlanning
Weisz coordinates Marin County's sustainability team, a position in the planning department that is part of refocusing the county's environmental policies and shaping a sustainable future for Marin.
Her work coordinating a staff of in the county's planning department is central to Weisz's life philosophy.
The Marin Sanitary Services rates her as an "intensive recycler," allowing her a garbage can half the size of the compost bin.
www.organicconsumers.org /Politics/marin041805.cfm   (1533 words)

  
 Mill Valley and Marin County California Attractions and Travel Guide
Angel Island, one of California's beautiful State Parks, is hilly, grassy and a heavily forested haven in the middle of the San Francisco Bay.
The Marin Headlands was a former military reservation that is now an urban national park.
California's Wine Country With so much to see and do, you'll want to plan to spend a day in Napa Valley or Sonoma County with just under an hours drive from Marin, California's beautiful wine country boasts award-winning wineries and restaurants, small historic villages and dynamic large towns, offering endless possibilities for enjoyment and exploration.
www.marinhotels.com /mill_local.html?local=outdoors   (828 words)

  
 Newsletter #75—Letter from Marin County, California
The records also show that Marin mothers last year were more than twice as likely as women in the rest of the state to have children when they were 35 or older.
Nearly 38 percent of Marin mothers were 35 or older when their babies were born last year, compared with 16 percent of California mothers.
But Marin women who are of the age to take HRT—from 45 to 64—get breast cancer 58 percent more often than women in the rest of the Bay Area and 72 percent more often than in the rest of urban California.
www.bcaction.org /Pages/SearchablePages/2003Newsletters/Newsletter075E.html   (1217 words)

  
 Bike Paths, Marin County, California
Marin Bike paths and Marin mountain bike trail maps are available at book stores and most Marin Bike shops.
This trail is within Marin County Water District which means this area is watershed for Marin with standards demanding proper use.
Marin Headlands bike trails: Many trails with a full range of difficulty from easy to hard core extremist.
www.gomarin.com /bike_paths.htm   (1633 words)

  
 San Francisco Hotels, Travel and Tourism Guide
From misty, redwood-dense coasts to the sharp heights of Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County is an inspirational haven populated by masterful Bay Area artists along with affluent, mansion-dwelling professionals.
For visitors, Marin's small towns, especially the quaint and serene little seaside towns of Tiburon and Sausalito, both in full view of San Francisco but worlds away in terms of pace and pastoral yachts-bobbing-the-Bay setting, have just as much of a magnetic pull as the natural side of Marin.
To access Marin County, walking the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County via the Golden Gate Bridge is free of charge (as are the jaw-dropping views and salty, windblown feeling), just park in metered lots San Francisco-side; driving will run visitors a five dollar cash toll on the return trip to San Francisco.
marin.sanfrancisco.com   (309 words)

  
 Marin Chapter California Native Plant Society
California Native Plants for the Garden by Bornstein, Fross, and O’Brien.
The California Native Plant Society is a non-profit organization of amateurs and professionals united by an interest in the plants of California.
Friends of Corte Madera Creek Watershed, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, was founded in 1995 to protect the remaining natural ecosystems of the area, especially those relating to urbanized creeks and wetlands, and where possible to increase the diversity of these ecosystems.
www.marin.cc.ca.us /cnps   (1573 words)

  
 Marin County News
Marin County, California, recently broke new ground by passing an historic ordinance banning alcohol sponsorship at the County Fair.
Although Marin lacks a coordinated system to collect data from young people regarding this problem, several groups working with Marin youth have presented evidence that alcohol-related sexual assault is far from rare among local high school students.
Peters, former county health department director until he left in 1998 for his job at the Marin Community Foundation, said the Healthy Marin Partnership was originally set up in response to statewide efforts to remove hospitals' tax-exempt status.
www.marininstitute.org /marin/marin_news.htm   (3600 words)

  
 CCW in Marin County, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
Ironically, Marin County is first — compared to many other counties, they're actually pretty good; others are fighting the Public Records Act Requests tooth and nail.
Still, what we have here in Marin County are entrenched patterns of due process violation, abuse of equal protection under the law, and careless disregard for the plain text of California's CCW statutes.
There are 58 counties in the state of California, a socialistic state from which much of our nation's unconstitutional gun control originates.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/578337/posts   (1637 words)

  
 Resources for Sustainable Living in Marin County, California
California State Parks -- register online for camping in Marin County's state parks: Angel Island, China Camp, Mount Tamalpais (Steep Ravine and Alice Eastwood Group Camp), Olompali, Samuel P. Taylor, Tomales Bay -- (800) 444-PARK.
California Resources Agency -- oversees and coordinates the activities of around 20 departments, commissions, conservancies and boards relating to conservation in California (links provided).
Marin County is a hikers paradise with 3 national parks, 6 state parks, 24 county open space lands and 7 other parks and open space areas providing over 500 miles of magnificent trails.
www.globalstewards.org /marin.htm   (626 words)

  
 Marin County, CA
Marin County, California is a unique and special place to those who know the area. Marin is also a place where both youth and adults consume alcohol more often, on average, than the general population in California or the rest of the country.
In this section you can find the latest Marin alcohol facts and Marin news about alcohol’s impact on the people of Marin.  You can learn about county programs that are working on the issue, and other ways to get involved.
78 percent of Marin adults 18 years and older reported drinking alcohol in the past 30 days—with men (79.3%) having slightly higher rates than women (75.6%).
www.marininstitute.org /marin   (120 words)

  
 GORP - Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California - Marin County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
The Marin areas of GGNRA offer a vast expanse of wild and open terrain; rolling hills covered with shrubs, grasses, and wildflowers; small coves, large beaches.
Marin Headlands Close to San Francisco in distance and time but many moods apart, the Headlands provide a quick departure from urban activity.
The Marine Mammal Center rescues marine mammals along California's coast and is open daily for public visitation.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_nra/ca/marin_gg.htm   (672 words)

  
 Relocate san rafael marin county california
Marin 1 Real Estate has the answer for you.
Marin 1 Real Estate belongs to an international relocation network.
Call Marin 1 Real Estate and speak to an agent for any additional information.
www.marin1realestate.com /relocate.htm   (111 words)

  
 Marin Trails: Mountain Biking in Marin County
Marin County Bike Stores - This is a listing of store locations, addresses and phone numbers, as well as links to websites.
About Marin County - Marin County is just north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge.
Marin Trails is property of Martin Press LLC.
www.marintrails.com /biking   (238 words)

  
 Hotels in Marin County (vicinity), California
Mill Valley, CA Located in Marin County?s downtown Mill Valley, this European-style hotel is surrounded by redwood trees.
Novato, CA This hotel in Marin County is north of San Francisco, 24 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge.
Corte Madera, CA Located in the Marin County countryside, this hotel is three miles from Sausalito and 15 miles from downtown San Francisco.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/California/MarinCounty.asp   (824 words)

  
 BORDC: Resolution Details - Marin County, California
WHEREAS, the County of Marin understands that the security of our nation must be achieved in ways that also insure the protection of civil rights and liberties enshrined within the Constitution of the United States; and
WHEREAS, the County of Marin is proud to be the home of a diverse racial and ethnic population, including citizens of other nations, whose contributions to our community are vital to its character and functioning; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Marin County Board of Supervisors shall communicate in writing to Senators Feinstein and Boxer, and Representative Woolsey its desire that they notify the County of pending or future legislation which may also infringe upon those same rights and liberties; and
www.bordc.org /detail.php?id=62   (471 words)

  
 Day Trips in Marin County, California
Marin County is ritzy, and the people who live here are proud and ecologically minded.
Not only is the countryside spectacular, but Marin is high on culture, film and music.
As we traveled throughout this gorgeous section of California, we continued to discover "secret jewels." This is not our term - it is what the locals use to describe attractions considered special and unique.
www.funtripslive.com /california_riviera/index.html   (247 words)

  
 A Fraternal History of Marin County California - Hibernians Orangemen Royal Black Knights
It is believed that Hibernians living in Marin County traveled to San Francisco where the Marian Division No. 5, Ancient Order of Hibernians was and is located.
It is typical for Divisions to support local charities within their geographic areas, and to send contributions to the County Boards, State Boards and National Board to support state, national, and international charities.
In California an Orangeman is to be proud of the Protestant tradition, to advocate the continued separation between church and state, and to support secular public schools and freedom of religion.
mill-valley.freemasonry.biz /marin_hibernians_orangemen_royal_black_knights.htm   (2968 words)

  
 Marin County GenWeb Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-10)
All of the California counties have been adopted, but there are still plenty of ways to get involved.
In June, as the Kentucky project was nearing completion, it was decided to start a page for each of the remaining states, and as with the Kentucky project, volunteers were found to host the state pages.
If the state in which you are interested does not have a page and you wish to be responsible for it, or if you would like to contribute your data or create a county page within a given state, contact the person responsible for maintaining that state and/or county.
www.cagenweb.com /marin   (310 words)

  
 cbs5.com - Stormy Weather Cuts Power In Sonoma, Marin County
Stormy Weather Cuts Power In Sonoma, Marin County
There were also 10 power outages in Marin County affecting 200 customers, 195 of which are in the Mill Valley-Blithedale Canyon area, Eisenhauer said.
The causes of the outages have not been determined and PG&E hopes to restore power by 2 p.m., Eisenhauer said.
cbs5.com /local/local_story_346164932.html   (250 words)

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