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.
After the catastrophic earthquake, a group of more than 60 Chinese women and girls fled to San Anselmo.
Being dropped into the bay was but a hiccup in the illustrious career of Engine No. 112.
The city's erstwhile Marin Golf and Country Club is survived today by a yacht club and a neighborhood.
There’s a wealth of history behind this lesser-known natural wonder.
Few historians doubt that the explorer put ashore in Marin, but where?
An old photo opens up a cache of memories.
The sign towers over the other buildings on East Francisco Boulevard, an enduring presence flanking a busy portion of the 101 highway.
A six-mile water pipeline, laid in the 1920s, helped to shape Marin County.
This 76-year-old building, built in less than four months, is still standing and active as ever.
Mount Tamalpais is renowned for its lush nature and gorgeous vistas, but hidden among the redwoods are the remnants of a tragedy that occurred 74 years ago this month.
Although you can’t swim there, Baker Beach has plenty of other attractions.
Even though this landmark has had only a few owners in 127 years, it’s got a colorful history.
Now over 100 years old, this Tam Junction landmark building has colorful stories to tell.
Campaign underway to bring home the last surviving full-size piece of the Mount Tamalpais Scenic Railway.
How the Point Reyes National Seashore came to be.
The first cross-country U.S. sporting event organized just for women.
With few changes, the Thursday Musical Club enters its second century.
Ever wondered where the name Marin came from?
Could the three escaped convicts have made it to shore?
Ever wish you could time-travel to explore Mill Valley as it was in the past?
Here's a closer look at some history behind Ring Mountain.
One of the least famous missions, and the second to last to be built in Alta California, celebrates a big birthday this month.
The historic war relics that surround us.
We take a look at some interesting metrics gathered from a local history app.
A president’s not-so-secret secret mission included visits to Novato’s Hamilton Army Airfield and downtown San Rafael.
The call of Northern California never subsided for the young adventurer.
Generations of Ghilottis, Ongaros and other clans have stayed in business together for decades.
What a difference a hundred years makes.
In the mid-1950s, Richardson Bay was set to contain 2,000 homes and a marina.