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The architect and the goat: A history in politics

06/02/2016
Sim Van der Ryn is a renowned California architect who has promoted sustainable design and once kept a goat at his home in the Oakland hills. History is made up of such details. But before we get to the goat: Sim designed buildings for colleges, governments, students, millionaires and migrant...

Mosquito council agrees to small amount of pesticide use in septics

05/26/2016
On behalf of the West Marin Mosquito Council, we want to update readers on our ongoing work with the Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District. The council consists of representatives from West Marin communities, government agencies and nonprofit organizations that have been working with the district to develop and sustain...

Art Rogers Family Album, May 26, 2016

05/26/2016
Baby of the Month BEATRICE HAZEL BOSS — BORN DECEMBER 8, 2014 Daughter of Delanie (Kern) and Tom Boss of Forest Knolls. Granddaughter of Mary Lou and Bill Kern of Inverness Park and Pamela del Villar of Mill Valley and Joe Boss of San Francisco. Great Granddaughter of Marie Boss...

Teaching kids philanthropy

05/19/2016
In an era when happiness is generally believed to be based on the wealth and power a person accumulates, little attention is paid to the pleasure of giving to strangers. There are few venues for the practice of philanthropy by ordinary people; religious institutions, the most prominent places for people...

Learning the language of THC and CBD

05/12/2016
The language used today to discuss cannabis is rooted in two realms: the realm of THC and the realm of CBD. The former is tetrahydrocannabinol, a compound that has been identified as the psychoactive component of the plant; the latter is cannabidiol, a compound currently associated with the healing properties...

Commentaries on the state of medical marijuana: What's growing on?

05/05/2016
Thanks to several mainstream television news features and a lot of follow-up on the Internet, people are learning that marijuana has come out of the escapist recreational and dangerous drug closet into which it was shoved and is reappearing as a somewhat miraculous medicine. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent...

Art Rogers Family Album, April 28, 2016

04/28/2016
BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE KIDS MUSICAL THEATER PRODUCTION OF “PRESS START” AT THE DANCE PALACE “Press Start," the eighth production of Kids Musical Theater directed by Melissa Claire, is a musical comedy written by Best Beat Press, which writes new musicals for kids. Locals Joe Fox and Suzanne Shelley...

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