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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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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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San Rafael Joe's

For over 65 years, San Rafael Joe's has been a beloved fixture in the community, providing delicious cuisine and a great place for friends and family to gather and enjoy each other's... More

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    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

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Located 15 miles north of the city of San Francisco is Corte Madera in Marin County. Just 4.4 square miles, this sunny town on the San...
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Real estate property in Corte Madera is extremely desirable. With a central location north of San Francisco in Marin County, this small town...
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While Corte Madera is a small town in Marin County, it is incredibly diverse and a little difficult to define. Incorporated in 1916, the town...
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Ring Mountain Adventure

Atop the Tiburon Peninsula is the Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve. Saved from development when bought by the Nature Conservancy in 1995, this preserve is a valuable piece of land for its unique geological features and plant life. Thanks to the microclimate of the region and its geology, this location is actually home to a number of plants that only exist in this space. This is because the soil...

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JL Orthodontics
770 Tamalpais Dr., Ste 401A Corte Madera, CA 94925
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1 Mohawk Ave Corte Madera, CA 94925-1067
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1 Simon Ranch Rd Corte Madera, CA 94925-2034
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10 Buccaneer Ct Corte Madera, CA 94925-2022
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Corte Madera, California

Corte Madera, California is an affluent town in Marin County with a highly educated population of 9,000 residents. Only 15 miles north of San Francisco, this quaint town’s central location near San Rafael, the Highway 101 and the Interstate 280, make it a place with both the charm of a small town and the benefits of a city. With an abundance of cultural, artistic and culinary opportunities just a short drive away, this small town with comparably low home prices is a favorite among residents for its fantastic education, outdoor spaces and wonderful shopping.

Things to do all year long

While Corte Madera is a relatively small town, there are still a number of things to keep residents and visitors busy. One of the biggest draws is the high-end shopping available in the Town Center and the Village at Corte Madera. With such stores as the Apple Store, Nordstrom and various other boutiques, people from all around the country come to shop at the gorgeous outdoor shopping centers. There is also a farmers market held at Town Center every Wednesday afternoon throughout the year, allowing shoppers to pick up some of the freshest local ingredients for their meals.

The town is also great for getting outside and exploring nature. With Ring Mountain and other open space preserves and parks, residents and visitors have many opportunities to bike, hike and ride their horses along trails up the mountain and through the marshlands. Thanks to the area’s unique geological features and Mediterranean climate, the plant life in the region is unique and worth seeing.

Corte Madera is also home to a variety of annual events that provide attendees to interact with the community and have fun. Among the most popular are the Larkspur Flower and Food Festival, the Corte Madera-Larkspur Fourth of July Festival and Parade, the Summer Outdoor Concerts, and Oktoberfest.

Corte Madera Arts and Culture

From the concerts in the park that take place during the summer to different community programs and the public library, the small town of Corte Madera is big on art and culture. With such a close proximity to San Francisco, the town is rich in both history and events. With a shopping center inspired by an Italian hill town, a Japanese Tea Garden in the park and a library that hosts cultural and educational events often, you will find that this town is more diverse than you might think.

Visitors to Corte Madera

People from all around the county and Bay Area come to Corte Madera for its quality shopping, charming events, wonderful outdoor spaces and central location. Near San Rafael, Sonoma, San Francisco and Berkeley, staying in Corte Madera allows visitors to make day trips to all these destinations and more. Those who come to stay in town have the opportunity to stay in some of Marin’s finest hotels. Whether they come on business, a romantic getaway or a family vacation, these hotels are convenient and charming. With amenities that include WiFi, breakfasts, spacious rooms, lounge events, wine tastings, room service and heated pools, the hotels provide comfort and budget-friendly options.

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Corte Madera rape suspect held on $150,000 bail
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 17th, 2014 3:34PM
A man was arrested on allegations he raped a girlfriend in a Corte Madera hotel room and then stole her car after she escaped to get help.
Complete Bay Area School Closure List: San Francisco, Oakland, Corte Madera, Novato, San Rafael, Berkeley, Fremont
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 10th, 2014 11:21PM
Schools across the Bay Area are announcing closures in anticipation of a powerful storm moving in early Thursday morning, including all the...
Complete Bay Area School Closure List: San Francisco, Oakland, Corte Madera, Novato, San Rafael
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 10th, 2014 6:05PM
Schools across the Bay Area are announcing closures in anticipation of a powerful storm moving in early Thursday morning, including all the...
Media Alert: RH Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Video Presentation Now Available at
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 10th, 2014 4:29PM
CORTE MADERA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RH (Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc - NYSE: RH) has posted its third quarter fiscal 2014 video...
Restoration Hardware beats Street 3Q forecasts
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 10th, 2014 4:13PM
On a per-share basis, the Corte Madera, California-based company said it had net income of 47 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and...
Corte Madera residents voice opposition to Best Western Inn renovation project
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 10th, 2014 12:20AM
Corte Madera residents have a laundry list of concerns about the Best Western Corte Madera Inn's plan to renovate and add 77 rooms to its...
Live updates from Corte Madera Inn proposal planning commission meeting, 7:30 p.m.
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 9th, 2014 12:49PM
The Corte Madera Planning Commission holds a public hearing on the draft environmental impact report for the Corte Madera Inn rebuild project at...
3 Months After Opening, Classrooms At Corte Madera School Flooded By Storm
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 5th, 2014 8:33PM
Wednesday's heavy downpour flooded six out of the 16 classrooms at The Cove School in Corte Madera. As workers dry out the evacuated...
3 Months After Opening, Storm Floods Classrooms In Corte Madera School
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 5th, 2014 8:33PM
Wednesday's heavy downpour flooded six out of the 16 classrooms at The Cove School in Corte Madera. As workers dry out the evacuated...
Corte Madera man gets six-month jail term for frying pan attack
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 5th, 2014 6:16PM
A Corte Madera man accused of hitting another man with a frying pan and stealing his gold necklace was sentenced to six months in jail.
Two Coves ? school and shopping center ? hit by flooding
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 4th, 2014 10:39PM
When the Cove School opened in September, school officials thought construction on the new Corte Madera campus was done for a while ? at least...
RH to Report Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Financial Results on December 10, 2014
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 4th, 2014 6:24PM
CORTE MADERA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Restoration Hardware (NYSE:RH) today announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter...
Condon to lead Corte Madera as mayor
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 4th, 2014 5:37PM
The Corte Madera Town Council unanimously elected Vice Mayor Carla Condon for mayor at its Tuesday night meeting.
Flooding jams streets and highway as Novato logs 4 inches in 12 hours
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 3rd, 2014 11:07AM
Torrential rains that dumped as much as 4 inches on Novato in 12 hours triggered flooding across Marin Wednesday, jamming the freeway when water...
Restoration Hardware Announces Expanded $600 Million Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 1st, 2014 4:40PM
CORTE MADERA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RH) today announced the amendment and expansion of the Company?s...