Bay Area property assessments hit $1.6 trillion after 7.4% rise

Bay Area property assessments hit $1.6 trillion after 7.4% rise By Kathleen PenderJuly 8, 2017 Updated: July 8, 2017 2:48pm 1 Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty ImagesThe new Apple Park in Cupertino was the single largest contributor to the increase in Santa Clara County property assessments. Thanks to new construction, rising real estate prices and higher…

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Marin’s affordable housing debate continues.

Bill preserving Marin’s suburban status sparks affordable housing debate By: Richard Halstead (rhalstead@marinij.com) POSTED: Thursday, July 6, 2017 – 6:18 p.m. UPDATED: TODAY The state Legislature on Thursday approved a bill by Assemblyman Marc Levine that extends until 2028 special treatment for Marin County, San Rafael and Novato when it comes to meeting state requirements…

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Fairfax- The Utility Room

  Fairfax’s The Utility Room mixes vintage, handmade, upcycled and new The Utility Room, a boutique in Fairfax, features upcycled cashmere products, jewelry, home goods and even homemade fudge. Photo by Rachel Weill. By Flora Tsapovsky First impressions are a tricky thing. Elizabeth Lavoie may look like an actress—but then again, she really did spend…

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Marin Real Estate

Should Marin County get a pass on building affordable housing? THE EDITORIAL BOARDBY THE EDITORIAL BOARD | June 27, 2017, 12:07AM It’s no secret that California is in the middle of a housing crunch, and that cities and counties are struggling to meet the goals set out for them to provide affordable housing. Marin County,…

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Marin public meetings

Marin public meetings: June 5-9 POSTED: Saturday, June 3, 2017 – 4:36 p.m. UPDATED: 2 DAYS AGO  Monday Corte Madera: Corte Madera and Larkspur Shared Fire Services Ad-Hoc Committee, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, 300 Tamalpais Drive. Website: townofcortemadera.org. The joint committee will discuss a draft joint powers authority agreement to consolidate the Corte Madera and Larkspur fire…

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San Domenico School in San Anselmo

San Domenico School senior brings home national Shakespeare honor By: Adrian Rodriguez (arodriguez@marinij.com) POSTED: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 – 6:28 p.m. UPDATED: TODAY Watch Video Ogechi Egonu, a senior at San Domenico School in San Anselmo, is presented with the award for winning the national Shakespeare competition at Lincoln Center in New York City. (Courtesy…

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