:: Alameda, CA (live in Novato, CA) - excaligirl88
Station/Boat Location~
Re-located to District 17 - Kodiak, AK

Date there~
July 2001 Thru June 2004

The annual temperature is 67 degrees, with an average minimum of 46 degrees and an average maximum of 71 degrees. Rainfall averages approximately 27.5 inches per year.

Military facilities~
Small Coast Guard Exchange but ordering from catalogs is available. Commissary and Exchange at Travis Air Force Base about a 45 minute drive away.

Also at Travis Air Force Base. But also have some local doctors that do take Tricare Prime. Novato Community Hospital does offer a few out patient services with approval from PCM. Petaluma Valley Hospital is a network provider.

There are 282 military units in Novato Housing Most of housing is Spanish style and some homes have yards.

Shopping in Novato there's some nice shops in Old Town/Downtown and Vintage Oaks Center.

Fun Activities~
Six Flags Marine World which is only a short 30 minute drive to Vallejo.
Napa Valley Wine Country which is also a 20/30 minute drive from Novato Housing.
For the sports fan there's Sears Point Raceway only a 15 minute drive.

Child Care/Schools~
North Bay Children's Center 883-6222
Novato Children's Center 883-4385
The Novato Unified School District serves over 7,600 students in kindergarten through high school in nine elementary, three middle and three high schools.
Hamilton Charter School 883-4254

Adult Schools~
The College of Marin serves 8,800 students at two campuses: one in Kentfield and their Indian Valley Campus in Novato. The college offers 55 Associates of Arts/Science degree programs.

Additional Info~
Novato, California is the northern most city in Marin, approximately twenty-nine miles north of San Francisco and thirty-seven miles northwest of Oakland.
Telephone service in Novato is provided by Verizon in the northern and central sections of Novato and by Pacific Bell in the southern section. Cable television service is provided by AT&T Cable throughout Novato and by Horizon Cable TV Inc. in properties associated with Hamilton Field.

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