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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

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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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The character and charm of Corte Madera is never more evident than in its shopping districts. Offering the community and the surrounding areas...
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Cooking From Farmers' Market: Easy Breezy Labor Day Menu
Sat - 8/30/2014 5:00PM
This hands-on cooking class features seasonal produce grown within miles of Cavallo Point, hand selected fresh from local farmers and purveyors...
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If you are not looking to travel all the way to San Francisco for the nightlife, consider Corte Madera and its fine selection of bars. While it...
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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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Corte Madera is a fantastic place to live and raise your family, but it is also perfect for owning and operating a business. Most locals, in...
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With its proximity to San Francisco, mild climate and multitude of hiking, biking and outdoor activities, Corte Madera is a popular place to...
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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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Corte Madera Daily News
Neighbors protest water waste at Corte Madera School
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 27th, 2014 10:59AM
Portola Valley residents who live near Corte Madera School have become increasingly upset this summer as water continues to run down nearby...
Corte Madera man accused of assault with frying pan
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 26th, 2014 8:52PM
A Corte Madera man was arrested on allegations he struck a man with a frying pan and stole his gold necklace.
Lectures and the literary scene in Marin County, Aug. 24 through 31, 2014
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 24th, 2014 3:16AM
Book Passage: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera; 927-0960; www.bookpassage.com. Aug. 24: Victoria Colella discusses "The Sausalito Wooden...
Agricultural program has lofty goals
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 22nd, 2014 8:10PM
An agricultural promotion program could mean big changes in backcountry in years to come
Officials say Corte Madera can meet RHNA numbers without new projects
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 22nd, 2014 5:16AM
As work on Corte Madera?s housing element continues, town officials said they will be able to meet state-mandated housing allocation numbers...
Corte Madera council approves special tax
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 22nd, 2014 5:16AM
The Corte Madera Town Council has voted to place a measure on the Nov. 4 ballot that will ask residents to renew a special tax to pay for...
Marin supervisors get housing earful: 'The 101 corridor is not your armpit'
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 19th, 2014 8:17PM
Pat Ravasio of Corte Madera was so eager to talk to county supervisors about housing planning issues that she jumped in at open time during an...
49ers fans complain of 'unbearable' heat at Levi's Stadium amid fan's death
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 19th, 2014 9:48AM
The death of a 49ers fan at Levi's Stadium and the huge crowds who abandoned the sunny seats for shady concourses are shining a bright light...
49ers fan dies after collapsing at Levi's Stadium opener
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 18th, 2014 7:43PM
Emergency responders attempt to revive the man who collapsed at Levi's Stadium, Aug. 17, 2014. (Courtesy of Craig Love, Corte Madera.)
Marin County man suspected of importing party drug from China
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 12th, 2014 8:47PM
A Corte Madera man was arrested on allegations he ordered more than half a gallon of GBL ? a potential basis for the party drug GHB ? from China...
Man sets home on fire while creating marijuana extract
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 12th, 2014 3:50AM
A Corte Madera man was arrested for child endangerment and drug manufacturing over the weekend after he allegedly set his house on fire while...
Most bikes still unclaimed after public viewing in Marin theft investigation
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 10th, 2014 8:47PM
Rodrigo Ernani was hoping to solve three cases of the same mystery. The Corte Madera man said his daughter, wife and ex-wife all had their...
Man Accused Of Setting Home Afire Cooking Marijuana Wax With 2 Yound Kids At Home
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 4th, 2014 4:44PM
A Marin County man was arrested after police say he accidentally set his apartment on fire making drugs while his two young children slept in the...
Corte Madera man suspected in child endangerment
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 4th, 2014 4:12PM
by The Associated Press A Northern California man was arrested after police say he accidentally set his apartment on fire making drugs while his...
California man suspected in child endangerment
Source: Yahoo News | Aug 4th, 2014 2:30PM
Authorities in Northern California say a man faces child endangerment charges after accidentally setting his apartment on fire while making drugs...
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