Marin Magazine - August 2014

View from Marin

IT’S OUR FAVORITE time of year. The time when we eat, drink and shop our way around Marin looking for what makes this county unique. And after doing all that hard work, we wrap it up for you with more…

Your Letters

Eds.: Jim Wood’s July editorial, “Stay CALM,” tackled the controversial topic of high-density housing in Marin and looked at the groups both for and against. The column obviously hit a nerve — we received many letters, phone calls and social…

Free Fitness

Marin County has a lot of free fitness days. Assistant Editor Calin Van Paris has narrowed it down for you.


Adrenaline addicts and selfie fans will love this product.

Bay Captain

Tim Porter is on the job with Capt. Bob Ketchum of the Golden Gate Ferry.

Editors' Choice 2014

Editors' Choice 2014 results are in! Did your favorite spot in Marin make the list? Read on to find out.

Takin' Care of Business

Marin County has a few family-owned businesses that have been here for at least three generations. Laura Hilgers tells you more.

Whitewater Adventure

Are you a whitewater river rafter? Ben Davidson has got the scoop on rafting the American River.


Have you ever been to Kolkata? The Schells decided to go on a motorcycle tour of Kolkata. What they thought was a two-hour trip, turned into an seven-hour adventure.

Double the Luck

For these recent Marin transplants, good things definitely come in pairs.