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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

  • 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 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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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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One of the great things about Corte Madera is its location. Only short drives away from some of the Bay Areas best attractions, living or staying in this quaint town allows you to see the area and...

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JL Orthodontics
770 Tamalpais Dr., Ste 401A Corte Madera, CA 94925
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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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District attorney mulls charges in Corte Madera road rage shooting case
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 28th, 2014 10:02PM
A Marin doctor faces a handful of possible criminal charges including attempted murder in connection with the shooting of a Tiburon driver in...
Josh Boxer's Marin triathletes: Corte Madera clan ready for Tiburon Triathlon
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 28th, 2014 3:04AM
The Janowsky family of Corte Madera knows that the family that tris together stays together. The Janowskys will be swimming, biking and running...
Lectures and the literary scene in Marin County, July 27 through Aug. 3, 2014
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 27th, 2014 3:15AM
Book events Barnes & Noble: 313 Corte Madera Town Center; 927-9016; www.barnesandnoble.com. July 27: Dave Carson discusses "Star Wars...
Tiburon man hospitalized in apparent road-rage incident
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 23rd, 2014 9:08PM
A Corte Madera man arrested for allegedly shooting a Tiburon man after a road rage incident last week has posted bail and is scheduled to be...
SL Corporation Delivers on Vision of True End-to-End Monitoring with New Release of RTView Enterprise Monitor 1.5
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 23rd, 2014 1:37PM
CORTE MADERA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SL Corporation significantly expands the connectivity and usability of its leading end-to-end application...
Bread & butter: Novato gets pizza, Corte Madera gets veggies
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 23rd, 2014 3:16AM
Imagine a light airy pizza crust made daily, topped with the freshest locally sourced ingredients then served piping hot.
Marin County parks warns visitors about man posing as park ranger
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 22nd, 2014 9:48PM
Marin County Parks officials are cautioning visitors to the Blithedale Summit Open Space Preserve above Mill Valley and Corte Madera about a man...
Marin police, mental health officials urge people to avoid road rage
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 18th, 2014 11:02PM
In the wake of a road rage shooting this week in Corte Madera, law enforcement and mental health officials are urging people to remain calm behind...
Mill Valley native returns to Marin as Corte Madera planning director
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 18th, 2014 7:17PM
After working in New York City for nearly a decade, Mill Valley native Adam Wolff has returned to Marin to take the reins as the new planning...
Marin doctor arrested in road-rage shooting case
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 18th, 2014 10:30AM
CORTE MADERA -- A prominent Marin doctor was arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting of a Tiburon driver after a suspected road rage...
Man seriously injured in Corte Madera road rage shooting
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 18th, 2014 2:13AM
A 69-year-old man from Tiburon is in serious condition after being shot in a road rage incident in Corte Madera.
Road rage ends in homeowner shooting a man in his driveway
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 17th, 2014 5:44PM
Road rage incident led to shooting in a home driveway in Corte Madera.
Road rage ends in homeowner shooting a man in his own driveway
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 17th, 2014 5:42PM
Road rage incident led to shooting in a home driveway in Corte Madera.
Corte Madera homeowner shoots man during road rage incident
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 17th, 2014 5:06PM
A homeowner shot another man who followed him into his garage during a road rage incident in Corte Madera Thursday morning, authorities said.
Road Rage Incident Leads To Shooting In Corte Madera
Source: Yahoo News | Jul 17th, 2014 3:22PM
Police said a 69-year-old man is in serious condition as they continue to investigate the incident.
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