Marin County, California
Marin County is a county located in the North San Francisco Bay Area of the US state of California, across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. As of 2010, the population was 252,409. The county seat is San Rafael and the largest employer is the county government. Marin County is well known for its natural beauty, liberal politics, and affluence. In May 2009, the county had the fifth highest income per capita in the United States at $91,483.
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The Marinid dynasty or Benemerine dynasty was a Zenata Berber dynasty of Morocco. The Marinid dynasty overtook the Almohads controlling Morocco in 1244. They controlled most of the Maghreb from the mid-14th century to the 15th century and supported the Kingdom of Granada in Al-Andalus in the 13th and 14th centuries. The last Marinid fortress in the Iberian Peninsula fell to Castile in 1344. They were replaced in turn by the Wattasids in 1465.
Marinid dynastyBerber peopleHistory of North AfricaHistory of MoroccoDynasties of MoroccoAl-AndalusNorth AfricaMuslim empiresMuslim dynastiesHistory of AlgeriaZenataMarinid dynasty
Luis Muñoz Marín
Luis Muñoz Marín
Novato is a city located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, in northern Marin County. Novato is located about 10 miles (16 km) north-northwest of San Rafael, at an elevation of 30 feet above sea level (nine meters). The 2010 U.S. Census estimated the city population to be about 51,904. Novato is about 30 miles (48 km) north of San Francisco on U.S. 101.
Novato, CaliforniaIncorporated cities and towns in CaliforniaCities in Marin County, CaliforniaCities in the San Francisco Bay Area
Marin Mersenne, Marin Mersennus or le Père Mersenne (8 September 1588 – 1 September 1648) was a French theologian, philosopher, mathematician and music theorist, often referred to as the "father of acoustics". Mersenne was "the center of the world of science and mathematics during the first half of the 1600s."
Marin MersenneMinims17th-century French peopleFrench music theoristsFrench Roman Catholics1648 deaths17th-century mathematiciansFrench mathematiciansDeaths from lung diseaseNumber theoristsPeople from SartheRoman Catholic cleric–scientists1588 births
Northwestern Pacific Railroad
The Northwestern Pacific Railroad is a regional railroad that serves the North Coast of California. Its main line is 271 miles (436 km) long and runs between Schellville and Eureka. There are still portions of the line still intact from the Ignacio Wye to the edge of San Rafael. Currently only the 62 mi (100 km) stretch between Schellville and Windsor is in operation.
Northwestern Pacific RailroadHistory of the San Francisco Bay AreaEureka, CaliforniaRailway companies established in 2007Transportation in Marin County, California3ft gauge railwaysNarrow gauge railroads in CaliforniaAtchison, Topeka and Santa Fe RailwayRailway companies disestablished in 1992Interurban railways in CaliforniaTransportation in Sonoma County, CaliforniaNon-operating common carrier freight railroads in the United StatesFormer Class I railroads in the United StatesCalifornia railroadsPredecessors of the Southern Pacific Transportation CompanyHistory of Sonoma County, CaliforniaRailway companies established in 1996Railway companies disestablished in 2001Transportation in Mendocino County, CaliforniaTransportation in Humboldt County, CaliforniaRailway companies established in 1907
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
Marin Alsop (born October 16, 1956) is an American conductor and violinist. She is the music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. In 2012, Alsop will replace Yan Pascal Tortelier as principal conductor of the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra.
Marin AlsopAmerican conductors (music)Women conductors (music)Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and SciencesLesbian musiciansMacArthur FellowsPeabody Institute facultyLiving peopleLGBT musicians from the United States1956 births
The Marin Headlands is a hilly peninsula at the southernmost end of Marin County, California, USA, located just north of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge, which connects the two counties and peninsulas. The entire area is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The Headlands are famous for their views of the Bay Area, especially of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Marin HeadlandsGolden Gate National Recreation AreaHeadlands of CaliforniaVisitor attractions in Marin County, CaliforniaLandforms of the San Francisco Bay AreaLandforms of Marin County, CaliforniaPeninsulas of California
John Marin (December 23, 1870 – October 2, 1953) was an early American modernist artist. He is known for his abstract landscapes and watercolors.
John MarinLandscape artistsAmerican painters1953 deathsPeople from Rutherford, New JerseyPeople from Weehawken, New JerseyModern artistsAmerican printmakersArt Students League of New York alumniPeople from Cliffside Park, New JerseyPennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts alumni1870 births
North Bay (San Francisco Bay Area)
The North Bay is a subregion of the San Francisco Bay Area, in California, United States. The largest city is Santa Rosa, which is the fifth-largest city in the Bay Area. Location of the world famous Napa and Sonoma wine regions, it is by far the least populous and least urbanized part of the Bay Area. It consists of Marin, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma counties.
North Bay (San Francisco Bay Area)Subregions of the San Francisco Bay AreaProposed public transportation in the San Francisco Bay AreaRegions of California
Cute Is What We Aim For
Cute Is What We Aim For is an American power pop band from Buffalo, New York. The band formed in 2005, and since have released two albums: The Same Old Blood Rush with a New Touch and Rotation. The band was previously signed with record label Fueled By Ramen for their two releases, but are currently unsigned.
Cute Is What We Aim ForMusical groups disestablished in 2009Musical groups established in 2005American power pop groupsFueled by Ramen artists
Marin Marais (31 May 1656, Paris – 15 August 1728, Paris) was a French composer and viol player. He studied composition with Jean-Baptiste Lully, often conducting his operas, and with master of the bass viol Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe for 6 months. He was hired as a musician in 1676 to the royal court of Versailles. He did quite well as court musician, and in 1679 was appointed "ordinaire de la chambre du roy pour la viole", a title he kept until 1725.
Marin Marais1656 birthsFrench Baroque viol playersBaroque composersFrench composers1728 deaths
College of Marin
The College of Marin is a community college in Marin County, California, U.S. , with two campuses, one in Kentfield, and the second in Novato. It is the only institution operated by the Marin Community College District. Its chief executive officer is currently Superintendent/President David Wain Coon, Ph.D. College of Marin has been in operation since 1926. Each semester about 7,000 students are enrolled in over 1,100 credit classes.
College of MarinSchools accredited by the Western Association of Schools and CollegesUniversities and colleges in Marin County, CaliforniaEducational institutions established in 1926California Community Colleges System
Mesa Marin Raceway
Mesa Marin Raceway was a NASCAR affiliated oval racetrack located in Bakersfield, California from 1977 until 2005. It was leveled in the fall of 2005 after being sold to developers. A replacement circuit is under construction, with the Collins family co-owing the track. Kern River Raceway is a high banked half mile racetrack in Bakersfield, California. On February 7, 2007, the new track in Bakersfield broke ground.
Mesa Marin RacewaySports venues in CaliforniaHistory of Bakersfield, CaliforniaDefunct motorsport venues in the United StatesNASCAR tracks
List of Sunset Beach characters
Main characters. The following are characters from the American soap opera Sunset Beach who are notable for their actions or relationships, and who do warrant their own articles and are part of a notable families from the series.
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Marin Barleti . was an Albanian historian and Catholic priest. He is considered the first Albanian historian, especially because of his biography on Skanderbeg, translated in many languages in the 16th to the 18th centuries.
Marin Barleti16th-century Roman Catholic priestsAlbanian Roman Catholic priestsPeople from Shkodër16th-century historians15th-century Roman Catholic priests1510s deathsAlbanian Roman Catholics1450s birthsAlbanian historians
Eugène Marin Labiche
Eugène Marin Labiche
The Fusiliers Marins are units specialised in the protection and defence of key sites of the French Navy on land. They consist of about 1,800 men. Their deployments include: One group(sized as battalion) in the naval station of Toulon and another the naval station of Brest, both with a "reinforcement and Intervention Group"(sized as a Company) to reinforce the protection of any particular building, place, or ship.
Fusiliers MarinsFrench naval componentsMarines
Ring Mountain (California)
Ring Mountain is an elevated landform on the Tiburon Peninsula in Marin County, California. This mountain was named for George E. Ring, who served as a Marin County Supervisor from 1895 to 1903. A number of rare and endangered flora inhabit Ring Mountain. The landscape is strewn with many sizable boulders which exhibit a variety of lithologies including high-pressure metamorphic rocks of amphibolite and eclogite grade.
Ring Mountain (California)Mountains of Marin County, CaliforniaNative American history of CaliforniaMountains of the San Francisco Bay AreaMiwokPetroglyphs in the United StatesNatural history of California
Marin Joy Mazzie (born October 9, 1960) is an American actress and singer known for her work in musical theater. She was nominated for the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Olivier Award for her role as Lilli/Katharine in Kiss Me, Kate, and won the Outer Critics Circle Award. In addition to appearing in many musical stage productions, Mazzie also performs in concert with her husband, Jason Danieley.
Marin Mazzie1960 birthsPeople from Rockford, IllinoisActors from IllinoisLiving peopleAmerican musical theatre actorsAmerican television actors
Marin Independent Journal
The Marin Independent Journal is the main newspaper of Marin County, California. The paper is owned by California Newspapers Partnership which is in turn mostly owned by MediaNews Group.
Marin Independent JournalMarin County, CaliforniaNewspapers published in the San Francisco Bay AreaPublications established in 1861Newspapers published in California
Pedro Antonio Marín Marín (May 13, 1930 - March 26, 2008), known by his "nom de guerre" Manuel Marulanda Vélez, was the main leader of the FARC-EP ("Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - Ejército del Pueblo"). Marulanda was born in a coffee-growing region of west-central Colombia in the Quindío Department, to a peasant family politically aligned with the Liberal Party during conflicts in the 1940s and 1950s.
Manuel MarulandaDeaths from myocardial infarctionAnti-Revisionists2008 deathsPeople from Quindío DepartmentColombian communistsMembers of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia1930 births
Edwin L. Marin
Edwin L. Marin (February 21, 1899 – May 2, 1951) was an American film director who directed 58 films between 1932 and 1951, working with Anna May Wong, John Wayne, Peter Lorre, George Raft, Bela Lugosi, Judy Garland, Eddie Cantor, and Hoagy Carmichael, among many others. Marin was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, and died in Los Angeles, California.
Edwin L. Marin1899 births1951 deathsAmerican film directorsPeople from Jersey City, New Jersey
Marin Preda (5 August 1922 – 16 May 1980) was a Romanian novelist, one of the best-known post-WWII Romanian writers. Preda was born in Teleorman county, in a village called Siliştea-Gumeşti, into a family of peasants. He first studied at school in his home village, then schools in Abrud and Cristur-Odorhei. He moved to Bucharest in 1940 and became a proofreader at Timpul ("Times") magazine. His first novella was called Calul ("The Horse").
Marin PredaMembers of the Great National AssemblyBurials at Bellu1980 deathsRomanian novelistsPeople from Teleorman County1922 birthsAlcohol-related deaths in RomaniaCorresponding members of the Romanian Academy
Marin Sorescu (February 29, 1936 - December 8, 1996) was a Romanian poet, playwright, and novelist.
Marin SorescuRomanian dramatists and playwrightsPeople from Dolj County1996 deathsDeaths from myocardial infarctionRomanian novelistsRomanian poetsRomanian Ministers of CultureCensorship in RomaniaAlexandru Ioan Cuza University alumni1936 birthsTitular members of the Romanian Academy
Marin City, California
Marin City, is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Marin County, California, United States. It is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) northwest of downtown Sausalito, and about 5 miles north of San Francisco, at an elevation of 23 feet (7 m). Marin City was developed for housing starting in 1942, to accommodate war-time shipyard workers and other immigrants to California.
Marin City, CaliforniaUnincorporated communities in CaliforniaCensus-designated places in Marin County, CaliforniaPopulated places established in 1942Populated places in the United States with African American plurality populations
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Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit
The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) project is a future passenger rail service in Northern California, United States, to serve the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District, which consists of Sonoma and Marin counties. The district was established by state law in 2003. At full build-out, SMART will serve a 70 mile stretch of track from Cloverdale to Larkspur Landing.
Sonoma-Marin Area Rail TransitProposed public transportation in the San Francisco Bay AreaPassenger rail transportation in CaliforniaPublic transportation in Marin County, CaliforniaPublic transportation in Sonoma County, California
Marin County courthouse incident
The Marin County courthouse incident was an event which occurred on August 7, 1970, when African American radical Jonathan Jackson attempted to negotiate the freedom of the Soledad Brothers (which included his older brother George) by kidnapping Superior Court judge Harold Haley from the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael, California. The resulting shootout left four men dead, including both Jackson and Judge Haley. Two others were wounded.
Marin County courthouse incidentHistory of the United States (1964–1980)1970 in the United StatesCrime in CaliforniaHistory of Marin County, California1970 crimes in the United States
For the opera, see Marino Faliero (opera). Marino Faliero (1285 – 17 April 1355) was the fifty-fifth Doge of Venice, appointed on 11 September 1354. He was sometimes referred to simply as Marin Falier (Venetian rather than standard Italian) or Falieri.
Marino Faliero1355 deathsDamnatio memoriaeDoges of Venice14th-century rulers in EuropePoetry by Lord ByronExecuted heads of statePlays by Lord Byron14th-century Italian people1285 birthsPeople executed by decapitationExecuted Italian people
Rafael Hernández Marín
Rafael Hernández Marín
Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases
Emmanuel-Augustin-Dieudonné-Joseph, comte de Las Cases (21 June 1766 – 15 May 1842) was a French atlas-maker and author, famed for an admiring book on Napoleon. He was born at the castle of Las Cases near Revel in Languedoc. He was educated at the military schools of Vendôme and Paris; he entered the navy and took part in various engagements of the years 1781–1782.
Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases1842 deaths19th-century French peopleFrench MarquessesCounts of Las Cases18th-century French peopleBurials at Passy Cemetery1766 births
House of Kabužić
House of Kabužić
Marin Catholic High School
Marin Catholic High School is a Roman Catholic college preparatory school located in unincorporated Kentfield in Marin County, California. The school is owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco. The student population is approximately 736. A full class can exceed 200 students, though the average class size is 24.
Marin Catholic High SchoolHigh schools in Marin County, CaliforniaEducational institutions established in 1950Roman Catholic secondary schools in CaliforniaRoman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco
William Miranda Marín
William Miranda Marín
Arrondissement of Le Marin
The arrondissement of Le Marin is an arrondissement of France, located in the Martinique département, in the Martinique région. It has 13 cantons and 12 communes.
Arrondissement of Le MarinArrondissements of Martinique
Sailor is a song written by Werner Scharfenberger and Fini Busch which via a 1960 recording by Lolita became an international hit, with its #5 peak on the Hot 100 chart in Billboard making "Sailor" the most successful American hit sung in German until 99 Luftballons by Nena in 1984.
Sailor (song)Petula Clark songs1961 songsUK Singles Chart number-one singles
West Marin is the largest rural region of Marin County, California. The West Marin Chamber of Commerce includes seven unincorporated communities in its definition of West Marin: Point Reyes Station, Olema, Stinson Beach, Bolinas, Tomales, Dillon Beach, and Inverness. West Marin is generally considered to be west of Muir Beach and Nicasio on the Pacific Ocean side of the Mount Tamalpais.
West MarinSubregions of the San Francisco Bay AreaWest MarinGeography of Marin County, California
Paul Marin de la Malgue
Paul Marin de la Malgue (bap. 19 March 1692 – 29 October 1753) was the eldest son of Charles-Paul Marin de la Malgue and Catherine Niquet. He was born in Montreal and, as many of the prominent historical figures of his time, had a military career in the colonial regular troops. He was commissioned an ensign in May 1722, and in the same year he was given command of a post near Ashland, Wisconsin.
Paul Marin de la MalguePeople of Colonial French Louisiana1753 deaths1692 birthsPeople of New FrancePre-state history of Wisconsin
Don Francisco de Paula Marín
Don Francisco de Paula Marín
Carol Marin (born October 10, 1948) is a television and print journalist based in Chicago, Illinois. She began her career in 1972 at WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee working as a reporter, anchor, and assistant news director. In 1976, she moved to WSM-TV in Nashville, where she was instrumental in the investigative reporting that ultimately led to the ouster and indictment of then-Tennessee Governor Ray Blanton.
Carol MarinDePaul University peopleAmerican television reporters and correspondentsChicago, Illinois television anchorsLiving people1948 birthsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign alumniPeabody Award winnersAmerican investigative journalistsPeople from Palatine, Illinois
Headlands Center for the Arts
Situated in a campus of artist-renovated military buildings in the Marin Headlands, Headlands Center for the Arts hosts an internationally recognized Artist in Residence Program, interdisciplinary public programs, and subsidized studio rentals for Bay Area artists of all disciplines.
Headlands Center for the ArtsVisitor attractions in Marin County, CaliforniaSan Francisco Bay Area arts organizationsBuildings and structures in Marin County, California
Gheorghe Gaston Marin
Gheorghe Gaston Marin (April 14, 1918 – February 25, 2010) was a Romanian former communist politician who had many roles under Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej and Nicolae Ceauşescu. He was born Gheorghe Grossmann in Pădureni, Arad County. Late in his life, he emigrated to Israel but later returned to Bucharest where he died. Born into a Jewish family, Marin studied electrical engineering at Grenoble, France (between 1936 and 1941).
Gheorghe Gaston MarinMembers of the Great National AssemblyPeople from Chişineu-CrişDeputy Prime Ministers of RomaniaMembers of the Francs-tireurs et partisans2010 deathsRomanian emigrants to Israel1918 birthsRomanian participants in the French ResistanceRomanian communistsRomanian Jews
Marin Transit is a public bus agency in Marin County, California, in the United States. Originally formed in 1964 as Marin County Transit District (MCTD), it was rebranded as Marin Transit on 30 July 2007. In addition to using a new logo, Marin Transit has taken an active role in local bus service that historically have been planned and operated by Golden Gate Transit on behalf of MCTD.
Marin TransitPublic transportation in Marin County, CaliforniaBus transportation in California
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