Looking Back

San Rafael's Fiesta Day Parade

15th annual Fiesta Day Parade, held on Sunday, August 29, 1948 honored the forthcoming feast day of the archangel Raphael, for whom the City of San Rafael was named.

Park Place

How the Point Reyes National Seashore came to be.

Big Burn

In 1995, the largest fire in Marin's history ravaged Point Reyes National Seashore.

Join the Club

4-H Clubs were active in Marin then and now. The same holds true for UC Cooperative Extension’s Farm Advisor.

Trial Run

At Marinship, it took just over two months to construct this 524-foot tanker that carried 120,400 barrels of oil to the South Pacific.

FDR in San Rafael

A president’s not-so-secret secret mission included visits to Novato’s Hamilton Army Airfield and downtown San Rafael.

Big Band Fun

For more than 25 years, couples danced at the Redwood Bowl’s outdoor music event.

Second Feature

After 45 years of silence, there are signs of life at the Novato Theater.

A Christmas Gift

A storm left Mount Tamalpais in snow and Belvedere battered but with prospects of better things to come.