Joey’s Journey Home
Joey, an adorable, tiny Chinuahua was battling it out with cars on the road when he was first found by the staff of Milo Foundation, a non-profit domestic animal sanctuary in San Rafael, California. One of the staff members from Milo Foundation, Melissa Night, was on her way back from a vet appointment when she came across the emaciated little guy just running full speed down the center of the road, ignoring the perilous traffic.
The California Museum
New parents Karina Castaneda and Ricardo Acosta thank labor coach Carmen Rios-Ramirez for helping them through the delivery of their newborn son in San Rafael, California. A “companera” for nearly two decades, Carmen’s specialty is supporting women who face difficult birthing situations, a position that fills her with a sense of purpose. Without a partner and living on her own, Carmen struggles financially, but loves the fulfillment she finds through helping others. Courtesy of The Shriver R...
City Bans Residents From Smoking In Their Own Homes
The California city of San Rafael might be one of the more beautiful places in the country, but if you’re a smoker, it might not be the place for you. Last week, the San Francisco suburb made active a smoking ban that officials say is the strictest in the country, prohibiting smoking cigarettes in your own home.