San Anselmo is accessible by automobile, bicycle, and is a hub for Golden Gate Transit bus service.
Lots of shopping.
Whyte's Booksmith is a great little bookstore which can order books more quickly and conveniently than those big internet retailers.
Two bicycle shops.
San Anselmo Coffee Roasters has coffee drinks, sandwiches, salads, occasional live music in the mornings, and is a hang-out for many local bicycling enthusiasts.
Insalata's is tasty and established.