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Ceremony celebrates return of famous Morse code station

10/06/2016
For decades, Morse code keys clicked in West Marin, providing communications with ships at sea under the iconic call sign KPH, but the keys fell silent in 1997. Though the Maritime Radio Historical Society restored the famous station and operates it under a new call sign, this Saturday, Oct. 8,...

Art Rogers Family Album, October 6, 2016

10/06/2016
THE STAFF OF THE POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE AT THE ANNUAL SUNRISE BREAKFAST, CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, AT THE RED BARN IN BEAR VALLEY On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service. The Organic Act states that the fundamental...

Permaculture experts bid farewell to Bolinas home

09/29/2016
The founders and co-directors of the Regenerative Design Institute, James Stark and Penny Livingston-Stark, recently announced their plans to leave Commonweal Garden in Bolinas. The site has been their home and the base for their permaculture and leadership organization for the last 13 years. Although they will continue to direct...

Books, interpreted: Point Reyes gallery celebrates artist books

09/29/2016
For almost a decade, Mary Eubank and Zea Morvitz have been co-directors of Sometimes Books, an informal gallery specializing in artist books that’s tucked off Highway 1 in Point Reyes Station. Here, books are reinterpreted as unique works of art that challenge the conventional shelf life of a paperback or...

Art Rogers Family Album, September 29, 2016

09/29/2016
Baby of the Month ABEL ALI WRIGHT — BORN ON THE SUMMER SOLSTICE ON JUNE 21, 2015 Son of Erin and David Wright and little brother of Safia of Inverness Grandson of Helene and Charles Wright of San Francisco, Susan Weideman of San Francisco and Don and Donna Weideman of...

Marlie de Swart: off the axis and on the page

09/22/2016
Marlie de Swart never relies on patterns when she knits a new sweater, vest or bonnet. Instead, she sketches a rough plan and makes decisions about textures and construction as she goes, letting the piece grow and morph organically, stitch by stitch. It was a bit of a challenge, then,...

Bounty: Celebrating Coastal Marin’s rich agricultural history

09/22/2016
Bolinas Museum’s celebratory reception this Saturday marks the opening of “Bounty,” an inspiring program of exhibitions, tours, talks and educational events celebrating agriculture in coastal Marin. The Bay Area is renowned for its fine food, creative chefs and great markets emphasizing locally grown products, many of which are produced here...

Forest Knolls espresso bar brings boutique brew

09/08/2016
Making coffee on Tuesday morning, Cheyenne Young followed a precise routine: 19 grams of grounds tamped into the portafilter and 30 seconds for water to flow through, yielding two ounces of rich, smooth espresso. “I’m just really happy to be here in my own spot,” he said, looking out over...

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