Facing a Covid-Fueled Parking Deficit, Council Green Lights a Series of Rate Increases to Modernize and Increase Turnover

Facing a Covid-Fueled Parking Deficit, Council Green Lights a Series of Rate Increases to Modernize and Increase Turnover

One of the few bright spots of the pandemic has been the ability to get a parking spot in Mill Valley on any day of the week, at any time of day, without fail. But that’s not exactly to the benefit of the Mill Valley Police Department’s budget, which is...
The Indispensable – and Now Digital – Mill Valley Community Map Has Arrived

The Indispensable – and Now Digital – Mill Valley Community Map Has Arrived

Mill Valley is chock full of amazing businesses, nonprofits, restaurants, retail shops and myriad service businesses. But we’re regularly reminded by our neighbors, colleagues and friends that even longtime locals aren’t aware of the endless array of...
Winterfest Holiday Hunt Continues Thru Dec. 17 – More Clues, and Answers, Below

Winterfest Holiday Hunt Continues Thru Dec. 17 – More Clues, and Answers, Below

Like all of Mill Valley’s landmark events, Winterfest, the 94941’s annual holiday celebration, looked a little bit different in 2020. On the heels of a spectacular, in-person Winterfest on Dec. 5, the quasi-virtual, hugely popular Winterfest Holiday Hunt, a...
The Case to #ShopMV: NY Times’ Wirecutter Says Shopping Local Returns 3x More Money to the Local Economy

The Case to #ShopMV: NY Times’ Wirecutter Says Shopping Local Returns 3x More Money to the Local Economy

We’ve been making the case to #ShopMV in this space for years, reminding our neighbors that when you eat, shop or use a local service, you are investing in our local economy. Business taxes fuel our increasingly challenged city budgets. Local business...
As MV Market and Alan Piombo Were Honored at 2021 Spirit of Marin Awards, ‘Prisoner’ Author Jason Rezaian Says He Drew Resilience From His Hometown in His 544 Days in an Iranian Prison

As MV Market and Alan Piombo Were Honored at 2021 Spirit of Marin Awards, ‘Prisoner’ Author Jason Rezaian Says He Drew Resilience From His Hometown in His 544 Days in an Iranian Prison

Scenes from the Bank of Marin’s 2021 Spirit of Marin Awards, honoring MV City Manager Alan Piombo, at top center,and the owners of the Mill Valley Market, at top right, among others. On a gorgeous Friday afternoon on Children’s Islands at the Marin Center...
2021 Spirit of Marin Awards to Honor Mill Valley Market, City Manager Alan Piombo – Sept. 24

2021 Spirit of Marin Awards to Honor Mill Valley Market, City Manager Alan Piombo – Sept. 24

Click image for full-size view. In a typical year, the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce selects a business or “business citizen” of the year at Bank of Marin’s annual Spirit of Marin Awards to be honored for their community contributions and...