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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

  • MEGA Gymnastics Celebrates...

    One of 700+ nationwide events celebrating the birth of the modern Olympic Games SAN RAFAEL, CA – The spirit of the Olympic Movement will roll into San Rafael as Marin Elite Gymnastics Academy (MEGA) invites the community for a presentation by an Olympian, gymnastics demonstrations and a family... » 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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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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Marin briefs: San Anselmo 12U team captures own tourney title
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 22nd, 2014 3:06AM
The San Anselmo 12U all-star team beat the San Francisco Seals 8-0 on Sunday to win the San Anselmo Baseball Association tournament title at...
Marin briefs: Canseco wins home run derby, Pacifics top Mettle
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 22nd, 2014 3:05AM
The San Rafael Pacifics minor-league baseball tem invited former A's legend Jose Canseco to be a part of their home run derby on Sunday and...
Communication Software enhances manufacturing operations.
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 21st, 2014 8:58AM
Suited for manufacturing operations with multiple CNC machines, FactoryWiz DNC helps reduce operator training time via architecture designed...
San Mateo County police reports
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 21st, 2014 8:49AM
A naked man was seen climbing a pole near the Mercedes-Benz dealership on Highway 101 and Ralston Avenue in Belmont before 10:20 p.m. Sunday, July...
Hike of the week: An evening stroll in Sorich Park
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 21st, 2014 3:17AM
One of my favorite summertime activities is a short walk or hike after dinner. The long shadows of the setting sun cast a warm glow over the...
Kelly O'Mara: Former San Rafael Criterium champ returning to this year's race after three-year absence
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 21st, 2014 3:05AM
It's been four years since Ken Hanson won the San Rafael Twilight Criterium; it's been four years since he's even raced the popular...
Cycling in Marin: Former San Rafael champ returns to criterium after three-year absence
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 21st, 2014 3:05AM
It's been four years since Ken Hanson won the San Rafael Twilight Criterium; it's been four years since he's even raced the popular...
Local Tennis
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 20th, 2014 7:44PM
Results of Napa Valley players in recent U.S. Tennis Association-Northern California tournaments:
Trowel & Glove: Marin home and garden calendar for the week of July 19, 2014
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 19th, 2014 3:16AM
Marin Garden exchange: The Marin Open Garden Project encourages residents to bring their excess backyard-grown fruit and vegetables to the...
Sacred Spaces religion briefs for the week of July 19, 2014
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 19th, 2014 3:16AM
Saturdays Shabbat services: are at 9:15 a.m. at Congregation Kol Shofar at 215 Blackfield Drive in Tiburon.
Report: Weaker passwords fine in some cases
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 18th, 2014 11:55AM
Have trouble creating passwords that are easy to remember? You?re not alone, and it may not be necessary to create those that are difficult.
Marin briefs: San Rafael tennis tournament expanding to men's singles, mixed doubles
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 18th, 2014 3:05AM
The third annual $10,000 Macys.com Open tennis tournament will be held Aug. 12-16 at Marin Tennis Club in San Rafael.
Marin food calendar for the week of July 16, 2014
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 17th, 2014 3:17AM
Belrose Theatre: 1415 Fifth Ave., San Rafael; 454-6244; www.thebelrose.com. Second and fourth Fridays and first and third Saturdays: "Oh...
Greenbrae youth golfer taking first crack at Marin County Amateur
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 17th, 2014 3:06AM
Shooting low scores is nothing new to Greenbrae's Nick Woo, especially at San Geronimo Golf Club where he's been playing since the age of...
San Anselmo 10-year old ready to tackle world's best golfers in San Diego
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 14th, 2014 3:05AM
San Anselmo's Dean Cavanna has quite an adventure planned this week when his family heads to Southern California, but it has nothing to do...
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