San Rafael’s City Manager to Retire

Jim Schutz will end his eight-year run as San Rafael City Manager this July. Schutz announced his retirement last month. 

Brittany M. 11/03/2022 - 9:22 AM
San Rafael’s Pot Revenue Comes in Below Expectations

In 2018, San Rafael became the first of Marin County’s municipalities to begin licensing local marijuana dispensaries. New numbers show revenue is just a fraction of what was initially projected.

Brittany M. 03/10/2020 - 9:36 AM
A Pot Brand is Named After San Rafael, California But the CEOs Keep Saying It Wrong.
We can’t blame them for trying to capitalize on California’s awesomeness. But they should learn how to pronounce the names of our towns first.
Brittany M. 11/12/2019 - 4:05 AM
San Rafael Mayor Says Flags Will Be Kept at Half Staff Until U.S. Passes Meaningful Gun Control

The mayor of a Marin town says he will keep the flags at City Hall at half staff until the federal government passes meaningful gun reform.

Brittany M. 08/13/2019 - 4:22 AM
Benicia’s Fire Chief is Heading to Coronado

Jim Lydon brings nearly four decades of experience to the San Diego County city.

Brittany M. 09/07/2017 - 5:09 AM
San Rafael Hires Jim Schutz As City Manager

The San Rafael City Council voted unanimously Monday to promote Assistant City Manager Jim Schutz to the city manager position. 

Brittany M. 03/18/2015 - 3:58 PM
San Rafael Public Works Director Stepping Down

San Rafael’s public works director Nader Mansourian is ready to close the book on his 29-year career with the city.

Brittany M. 03/16/2015 - 8:02 PM
San Rafael Park Closed to Root Out Homeless

Officials and residents of San Rafael say homeless encampments at the city’s Boyd Memorial Park have gotten out of control.

Brittany M. 01/28/2015 - 9:34 PM