July 29, 2017

The July MARA newsletter is jam packed with great information, including:

  • National Night Out in our neighborhood (Tuesday August 1)

  • Recap of MARA's activities over the last 12 months

  • Groundbreaking for the new fire station

  • SRHS stadium renovation proj...

June 2, 2017

Date: Thurs June 15th

Time: 7:00 PM promptly til 8:30 PM

Location: Aldersly Danish Home at 326 Mission Ave @ Mary Street in Hendriks Hall. 

Join us after work at our 21st Annual Montecito Area Residents Association meeting. Come to hear Christine Paquette, the Execut...

January 30, 2017

The MARA board (Montecito Area Residents' Association) has extensively reviewed the 400+ page Environmental Impact Report created for the planned stadium upgrade and master facility plan for San Rafael High School.

With feedback from our neighbors, we have created a 10...

May 8, 2016

Click here to see the May 2016 Edition of the MARA newsletter.


May 8, 2016

Please join us at the 20th Annual Montecito Area Residents Association Meeting


WHEN: Wednesday, May 18 7:00-8:30PM

WHERE: Aldersly, 326 Mission Ave



While enjoying appetizers & refreshments you can:

• Listen to our guest speaker

• Find out what MARA has been up to pa...

February 21, 2016

In fall 2015, PG&E began a year-long environmental cleanup project in downtown San Rafael to remove contaminated soil, clearing the way for property redevelopment. The majority of the work will be conducted under a large, fully-enclosed tent to minimize dust and odor....

February 21, 2016

The San Rafael Heritage Inaugural Annual Meeting will take place this February 25th at 6:30pm at the Elk's Lodge.


Friends and Neighbors are welcome to attend, with the opportunity to learn more about the nonprofit San Rafael Heritage Organization. Their mission is to "...

October 19, 2015



Oct 24th

9:00 AM til 12:00 noon


Join MARA and the City of San Rafael and San Rafael High School this Saturday

 for National Make a Difference Day!

Get a little dirty, meet new friends and get a good workout!


 1. Beautify the bus stop at Union& Mission. So needed. W...

May 19, 2015

At Monday’s City Council Meeting at 7 p.m., the City Council will hear a presentation from the San Rafael City Schools’ (SRCS) Board President Natu Tuatagaloa, Vice President Rachel Ketrz, and Superintendent Michael Watenpaugh on the SRCS Facilities Master Plan. Click...

March 9, 2015


City of San Rafael


By Constanza Perry


Beach Park is located on the south side of the San Rafael Canal. It is right on the water. Our neighborhood gets the best view of Beach Park from behind Montecito Shopping Center.


Beach Park was created in 1974 with palm...

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