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Marin Optometric Group

Since 1979 Marin Optometric Group has been providing high-quality family vision care in San Rafael. Offering the attention patients need to fulfill their visual needs, this optometrist office... More

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Ross Painting

Serving all of the Bay Area since 1986, Ross Painting continues to exceed the expectations of homeowners and businesses. A professional painter since 1972 and the owner of his own company since... More

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Balance Chiropractic

 

The experts at Balance Chiropractic in San Rafael understand that you and your family have busy routines that keep you running around, day in and... More

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Il Davide Cucina Italiana

If you're looking for a truly authentic and delicious Italian meal, you can't go wrong with Il Davide Cucina Italiana. With its charming, rustic d'cor, delectable dishes and fine... More

  • Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo Inaugural Gala

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo (RTR4C) - a nonprofit organization devoted to transforming chemotherapy rooms into a renewal of health, hope and life has announced its Inaugural Gala to be held Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, California. All proceeds will go towards supporting the mission of RTR4C. » Read More

  • Barrel House Tavern Opens in...

    CCS Architecture of San Francisco recently completed a total renovation to the former Houlihan's space on Bridgeway Avenue. The new restaurant is warm, inviting, and has one of the best waterfront views in town. » Read More

  • Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo Inaugural Gala

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo (RTR4C) - a nonprofit organization devoted to transforming chemotherapy rooms into a renewal of health, hope and life has announced its Inaugural Gala to be held Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, California. All proceeds will go towards supporting the mission of RTR4C. » Read More

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Located in Marin County near the city of San Rafael and 20 miles north of San Francisco, San Anselmo is a town that is well known for its...
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Whether you are part of the San Anselmo community or you are just visiting, you will find many things to do in this charming small town. The...
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The charming downtown area of San Anselmo is complete with numerous galleries, creek-side cafes, restaurants and antique shops. Several stone...
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When considering California cities to move to, San Anselmo is one of the best. Located in the heart of Marin County, the gorgeous weather here...
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San Anselmo in Marin County is only twenty miles north of San Francisco. Thanks to its unique shops and boutiques along San Anselmo Avenue, it...
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The San Francisco Theological Seminary Offers Much to San Anselmo Community

Before San Anselmo ever became known as an antiquing Mecca, the San Francisco Theological Seminary established itself in town. Upon its arrival in 1892, the stone castles transformed the area, attracting people and businesses to San Anselmo, while creating a campus that radiated peace and serenity. Although the seminary is a private institution, its relationship with the San Anselmo is a close...

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Antiquing Tops in San Anselmo

San Anselmo is a small town, but that doesnt stop it from proclaiming itself to be the Antiques Capital of Northern California. With 130 dealers contained to just a few blocks, its not hard to...

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San Anselmo, CA

San Anselmo Community Perfect Bay Area Location

Only 20 miles north of San Francisco in Marin County is San Anselmo, the city that calls itself the “Antiques Capital of Northern California.” With a population of about 12,340 residents, this San Francisco suburb has much to offer tourists and Bay Area residents who visit this outstanding community.

San Anselmo was given its name by railroad officials in 1883, and the city began growing upon the completion of the San Francisco Theological Seminary in 1892. Many San Francisco residents who had second homes in San Anselmo were permanently living in San Anselmo after the famous 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. Today, you can see the variety of 1940s, 1950s and 1960s homes in the different neighborhoods of San Anselmo. From grand, multi-million dollar estates to modest, cozy bungalows in the hills; San Anselmo’s neighborhoods are some of the most charming and picturesque in all of Northern California.

Education is a high priority for the many college-educated residents of San Anselmo. The schools are tops and offer a variety of programs: sports, languages, art and music. There are also many schools that specialize in performing arts, music and art.

San Anselmo Abounds With Things To Do

San Anselmo is filled with a variety of enjoyable things to do. From antiquing to hiking, residents and tourists enjoy a wide range of activities. Shopping can be found on San Anselmo Avenue in downtown. The street is filled with vintage shops, bookstores and charming cafes that are perfect for people watching. From old records and perfume bottles to one-of-a-kind furniture and vintage ball gowns, there is no telling what you may find by browsing the unique stores on San Anselmo Avenue.

Mount Tamalpais, Muir Woods, Taylor State Park and Point Reyes National Seashore offer some of the very best trails in Northern California for hiking, biking and camping. Kids enjoy whale watching in the winter and outdoor adventure camps in the summer. There are quite a few leagues and sports teams for residents of all ages.

The top-notch schools in San Anselmo and the hillside homes here attract many young couples looking for the perfect place to raise a family. San Anselmo holds many annual festivals, fundraisers and traditional events, such as the annual holiday tree-lighting ceremony on San Anselmo Avenue. The community of San Anselmo has an outstanding reputation for being extremely family oriented, supportive and educated.

Art and Culture in San Anselmo Tops

Art and culture are embraced, supported and encouraged by the residents of San Anselmo. The majority of residents of San Anselmo have college degrees, and the appreciation for local artistry and education is high. There is an abundance of artists, photographers and authors in San Anselmo. There is a playhouse, performing arts school, two music schools and several art galleries. Many make the short trip up to Mount Tamalpais for the traditional Mountain Play each spring. San Anselmo families look forward to movie nights in the park and outdoor concerts each summer in Creek Park.

The Millennium Playground at Memorial Park was principally designed by the children of San Anselmo in May 2000. For one week, more than 1,500 volunteers from San Anselmo and surrounding communities contributed to building the playground. The finished product is a creative layout that includes several lookout stations, towers and even a huge dinosaur guarding a sand pit.

San Anselmo Visitors Enjoy Things To Do, Charming Community

Visitors from all around the world love coming to San Anselmo for its fantastic location, vintage shopping and outdoor activities. The tightly knit community welcomes all travelers, business or pleasure to stay, shop and explore the area. Many tourists enjoy exploring San Francisco during the day and then staying in one of San Anselmo’s charming bed and breakfasts for a quiet evening.

Not far from San Francisco and Mount Tamalpais, San Anselmo is truly an excellent destination for enthusiastic travelers who want to experience Northern California at its finest.

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San Anselmo Daily News
George Lucas Suggests Star Wars Would Never Get Green Light In Hollywood Today
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 20th, 2014 4:33PM
George Lucas doesn?t have a lot of faith in the creativity of the executives running major Hollywood studios.
Corporate issuers rate satisfaction with shareholder location and asset recovery service providers - Keane and ...
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 20th, 2014 1:00PM
SAN ANSELMO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --GROUP FIVE announced the results of its annual study of corporate opinions of services provided...
San Anselmo council wants seminary to pay more for drainage improvements
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 15th, 2014 4:56PM
The San Anselmo Town Council will try to renegotiate a proposed agreement with the San Francisco Theological Seminary over how much the seminary...
Michelin Reveals Bay Area's 2015 Bib Gourmands Ahead Of MICHELIN Guide Debut
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 15th, 2014 10:50AM
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin revealed a list of 78 restaurants in the greater San Francisco area that received its highly...
Ukiah Daily Journal
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 14th, 2014 12:04PM
The Ukiah High School water polo teams traveled to San Anselmo last Thursday and played the best teams in the Marin Athletic League.
Public meetings
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 11th, 2014 9:18PM
Monday San Rafael: Marin County Planning Commission, 1 p.m., Civic Center. Planning staff will give the commission an overview of the county's...
Public meetings for the week of Oct. 13-20
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 11th, 2014 9:18PM
Monday San Rafael: Marin County Planning Commission, 1 p.m., Civic Center. Planning staff will give the commission an overview of the county's...
San Anselmo seminary neighbors want more money for drainage, street projects
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 10th, 2014 6:32PM
Neighbors of the San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo took to the street this week to show their ire: They're upset because they...
Inverness home raided in suspected marijuana operation
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 9th, 2014 10:25PM
A traffic violation in San Anselmo early last week rapidly escalated into a countywide drug bust, leading to the arrest of an Inverness couple on...
Woman who helps elders with finances gets award
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 9th, 2014 7:48PM
Roberta Robinson, who for three years has been helping unearth financial abuse of elders, will receive a Silver Award.
Corporate Issuers Rate Loyalty and Satisfaction with Transfer Agent Services
Source: Yahoo News | Oct 7th, 2014 12:05PM
SAN ANSELMO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Group Five, a corporate services research company, today announced the results of its annual...
San Anselmo woman, 26, killed in Sonoma County wreck
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 29th, 2014 8:34PM
A San Anselmo woman was identified as the driver killed in a head-on crash Saturday night in eastern Sonoma County.
In San Anselmo, a day of bouncy bedlam for kids at street fair
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 28th, 2014 9:53PM
When it comes to herding hundreds of children into one spot on a non-school day, San Anselmo has the winning formula: hold a parade, set up some...
Varsity Girls Tennis: Justin-Siena 5, Drake 4
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 27th, 2014 10:12PM
The Braves squeaked out the Marin County Athletic League victory in San Anselmo on Thursday.
Braves blank Drake, get ready for Marin Catholic
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 27th, 2014 9:25PM
SAN ANSELMO ? The Justin-Siena football team took care of business Saturday afternoon with a 35-0 Marin County Athletic League victory over Drake.
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