An immigrant’s literal rags-to-riches story unfolded in San Rafael.
Liberty ships and the Peter Donahue have history in Marin.
In existence since 1892, the San Francisco Theological Seminary is finding new ways to stay relevant.
A first task of the Marin Municipal Water District was to build remote Alpine Dam, which was constructed a century ago.
My strange childhood with the trailside killer.
Famous names figure in the history of West Marin’s San Geronimo Valley.
Picture-perfect Sausalito has a uniquely colorful history.
7 facts you never knew about the history of Tiburon.
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.
This 76-year-old building, built in less than four months, is still standing and active as ever.
How can there be a Baltimore Canyon in Larkspur, California? We explore the history behind the name.
Mount Tamalpais is known for its gorgeous nature and vistas, but hidden on the mountain are the remnants of a tragedy that occurred 74 years ago.
A history of the horse that spent 28 years on the Tiburon pasture that now bears his name.
Fireside Hotel has a fascinating history and continues to be a town landmark.
Few topics are as famously Marin as hot tubs. Soak up the interesting history behind this relaxing pastime activity.
With few changes, the Thursday Musical Club enters its second century.
We asked our friends at the Anne T. Kent California Room to gather some of their favorite seasonal mementos from our county’s past. Here are their picks.
One of the least famous missions, and the second to last to be built in Alta California, celebrates a big birthday this month.
4-H Clubs were active in Marin then and now. The same holds true for UC Cooperative Extension’s Farm Advisor.
A quick “yes” becomes a 10-year story of how Marin and Sonoma’s open spaces were saved and the national landscape changed forever.
Wanting to explore some haunted houses? Look no further than Marin — a county with its share of paranormal activity.
Generations of Ghilottis, Ongaros and other clans have stayed in business together for decades.
Three dozen "Kaydets" buzz the nascent Golden Gate Bridge.
Take a look back at the marvelous construction of the Golden Gate Bridge and its suspension cables.
A bit of history behind a Marin mansion with a familiar name.
The humble beginnings of The Remington Dog Park. One woman took the initiative to create a space for our beloved pets.
Meet the folks who run the Mill Valley Market. Providing fresh and unique foods to Marin residents is a generational family affair.
The Tiburon Peninsula owes much of its existence to the trains of 130 years ago.
This establishment also served the “The Crookedest Railroad in the World.”
Wondering how Limantour Beach got its name? The answer reveals a shady history of North Bay land rights.