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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

Community of Corte Madera
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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1 Mohawk Ave Corte Madera, CA 94925-1067
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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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iPhone release draws hundreds to Corte Madera Apple Store
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 19th, 2014 7:45PM
While waiting in line Friday to buy a new iPhone 6, Mona Helen Renney of Tiburon reflected on the first time she joined a release-day frenzy to...
Live updates awaiting the iPhone 6 event at the Corte Madera Apple Store
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 19th, 2014 9:31AM
Long lines formed overnight in front of the Apple Store in Corte Madera ahead of the 8 a.m. event to deliver pre-ordered iPhone 6 devices.
Three women arrested in Corte Madera on host of charges
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 19th, 2014 1:46AM
Central Marin police officers arrested a trio of young women after finding numerous allegedly stolen items from The Village Shopping Center on...
Corte Madera detox doc indicted on drug charges
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 19th, 2014 1:46AM
An Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigation has led to the indictment of Corte Madera addiction-medicine physician Michael Roger...
Developer eyes Corte Madera cinema as site for 31 homes
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 18th, 2014 9:17PM
Fans of the Century Cinema Theater in Corte Madera may have to find a new place to watch movies as a developer is eyeing the site for housing.
Young cancer survivor an honorary captain for Leukemia Cup Regatta
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 15th, 2014 4:15PM
Research funded by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society saved 6-year-old Rhett Krawitt's life. Diagnosed with Leukemia at just 2, for his...
Lectures and the literary scene in Marin County for the week of Sept. 14 2014
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 15th, 2014 3:11AM
Book events Book Passage: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera; 927-0960; Sept.
Potential Corte Madera Ecological Reserve property subject of Sunday tour
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 12th, 2014 7:30PM
Environmentalists are inviting the public to check out a 5.2-acre parcel valued at $1 million that they hope to acquire for restoration to add to...
Environmental group aims to restore marsh
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 12th, 2014 3:46AM
A group hoping to purchase and restore a 5.2-acre parcel in the Corte Madera Marsh will hold an open house at the site in Greenbrae on Sept. 14.
The Cove School hosts first day in Corte Madera
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 12th, 2014 3:46AM
School officials welcomed students to a modern learning environment at Corte Madera?s newest elementary school, The Cove School, on Monday.
Survey for Corte Madera seniors aims to identify town's age-related obstacles
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 10th, 2014 8:00PM
Corte Madera residents ages 60 and older will soon be receiving a survey in the mail asking them to provide information about age-related...
Restoration Hardware beats 2Q net income estimates
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 10th, 2014 5:36PM
Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported earnings of $27.3 million in its fiscal second quarter. The Corte Madera...
Woman seriously hurt in 101 crash near Corte Madera on Tuesday night
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 10th, 2014 12:27PM
A 40-year-old San Francisco woman suffered serious injuries after the 2009 Toyota Camry she was driving spun out of control on Highway 101 and...
Marin physician indicted on federal drug charges
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 9th, 2014 9:30PM
A suspended physician who lives in Corte Madera was arraigned Tuesday on a federal indictment charging him with illegally prescribing prescription...
First (ever) day of class at Corte Madera's Cove School
Source: Yahoo News | Sep 8th, 2014 10:00PM
If you walked in the front building without seeing the sign, you might think you were entering a technology company's new office complex.