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NORTH BAY, CA – Missed today's headlines? Here are the Patch stories from Marin, Napa, Solano and Sonoma counties that people are talking about today:

2 Homes Damaged In Explosive Early-Morning Fire: Santa Rosa FD

A gas line between the two homes was severed in the fire that temporarily displaced residents of 12 homes.

Sonoma County Coroner Identifies Man Found Dead Near Wrecked Car

The 49-year-old was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from his car, the California Highway Patrol said.

Marin Art Show Captures Artists' Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

"I was so impressed by the work our local teaching artists created in quarantine, and am excited to share it with our community."

Protesters Topple Junipero Serra Statue In San Rafael To Mark Indigenous Peoples Day

The protest was dubbed the 'Red Paint Rally' and planned to mark Indigenous People's Day.

SMART Touts Top Rating On Bond Refinancing

"This successful step will put SMART closer to its goal of reducing debt service by as much as $3 million annually."

North Bay Fire Weather Watch Upgraded To Red Flag Warning

Dry weather forecast this week coupled with fast, gusty winds has prompted officials to issue a red flag warning.

Candidate Profile: Barbara Coler For Fairfax Town Council

Barbara Coler shares why she should be elected for Fairfax Town Council.

Candidate Profile: John Wright For San Anselmo Town Council

John Wright shares why he should be elected for San Anselmo Town Council

Candidate Profile: Maika Llorens Gulati, San Rafael City Council

Make Llorens Gulati shares why she should be elected for San Rafael City Council, District 1.

March Of The Pelicans: Marin County Photo Of The Day

Patch loves photos! Share your photos with Patch and your work could be featured.

Aloha! 15 Minute COVID Test Opens Travel To Hawaii

Oakland International Airport is the mainland's first certified testing and travel partner with the state of Hawaii. Book that vacation!

CA Fires: NorCal Braces For Power Shutoffs; 4.1M Acres Burn

Here's everything we know about the Golden State's largest fire season on record, Oct. 13. Plus, see an interactive map of all fires.

Coronavirus In CA: Eight Counties Move Into Reopening Tiers

California's cases continue to remain lower than in summer and less than 20 counties remain on the "widespread" tier.

'Keep It Short:' California Releases Guidance On Gatherings

Upcoming holidays and the election forced the state to release guidelines on gatherings, but officials still say it's not a good idea.

From Homelessness To Real Estate: How Some Bay Area Tenants Won The Fight

Some Bay Area Tenants have won the affordable housing fight.

New Frontier: How Gig Economy Titans Are Lobbying Their Customers

An extra item may have slipped into your weekly grocery delivery: a campaign ad.

This article originally appeared on the Mill Valley Patch

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