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San Rafael

(săn rəfĕl`), residential city (1990 pop. 48,404), seat of Marin co., W Calif., a suburb of San Francisco on the northern shore of San Francisco Bay; inc. 1913. Several large companies have their regional headquarters there and various light manufactures are produced. The city is the seat of the restored Mission San Rafael Arcángel (est. 1817) and the Dominican Univ. of California. The county civic center there was designed by Frank Lloyd WrightWright, Frank Lloyd,
1867–1959, American architect, b. Richland Center, Wis., as Frank Lincoln Wright; he changed his name to honor his mother's family (the Lloyd Joneses). Wright is widely considered the greatest American architect.
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Allen, Bettini & Carter serving Marin County since 1925 and Minto & Wilkie's 100-year legacy in San Rafael, will be under the George Petersen name.
The San Rafael Rock Quarry is committed to maintaining a good relationship with the community.
Lima [Peru], Jan 26 (ANI): Ten people have been killed and 30 have sustained injuries after a bus fell into a river near the San Rafael district in the Ambo Province on Friday (local time).
Deogracias Mellaiaois, chairman of Barangay San Rafael II in San Jose del Monte, was in front of the barangay hall on Thursday when he was shot by unidentified men several times.
Two fast-driving L300 vehicles sideswiped a stalled truck at the Bypass Road in San Rafael town on Tuesday, killing four people and leaving 14 others injured.
A newly-elected "kagawad" or village council member was arrested by police last Thursday in Barangay Sampaloc, San Rafael, Bulacan for alleged possession of six heat-sealed plastic sachets of suspected "shabu."
The firm said that Gregory Gener recently joined the bank as the new branch manager in San Rafael. Gener has more than 35 years of experience and is to succeed Jaime Ortiz in the role.
A man wearing a jacket with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement emblem caused a panic during a Spanish-speaking service at a San Rafael Church on June 4, as reported by (http://www.ktvu.com/news/261031939-story) KTVU Tuesday.
SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA * Several Dominican Sisters at Lourdes Convent in San Rafael, California, wear small yellow ribbons on their lapels to show their commitment to converting their convent's yellow-walled corridor of bedrooms into a temporary housing unit for two women who are homeless and their young children.
SolarCraft's notable Marin County projects include: Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre; Sundial Broadcasting Station, Sausalito; Marin County Emergency Operations Facility, San Rafael; Sunny Hill Services, San Anselmo; Ross School, Ross; Meadow Club, Fairfax; Marin Health & Wellness Campus, San Rafael; Hamilton Marketplace, Novato; Miss Sandie's School, Novato; Marin Builder's Association, San Rafael; Woodlands Market, Kentfield; Blake's Auto Body, Novato and San Marin Associates Office Building, Novato.

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