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Little Wing Farm hatches niche in Tomales

11/27/2013
When Molly Myerson walks into her quail coop outside Tomales on the hunt for the day’s cache of eggs, she eyes a few of the birds’ favorite spots—a divot where two low wooden beams imperfectly meet in one corner, a blue crate in the back. But the quail are also prone to hunkering down in the dirt somewhere and...

El “Tensgivin”

11/21/2013
On the last Thursday of November, this country celebrates a family holiday with special characteristics comparable only to Christmas or perhaps New Year’s. The day is Thanksgiving, or Día de Acción de Gracias in Spanish. It has also been “spanglished” into Tensgivin , or simply Día del Pavo —Turkey Day...

Homegrown author Emily Brady on Humboldt’s marijuana culture

11/14/2013
Journalist Emily Brady, a native of Tomales, spent more than a year living in Humboldt County researching her new book, Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier . The region became an epicenter of marijuana cultivation after an exodus from the Bay Area in the 1960’s by back-to-the-landers who found that...

Art Rogers Family Album, November 14, 2013

11/14/2013
THE OFFICERS OF THE TOMALES HIGH SCHOOL FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA AT THE JENSEN RANCH IN TOMALES The FFA is celebrating its 85th year as a national organization, and so is the Tomales FFA, which has been a member since the beginning. Pictured from the left are Tomales High teacher...

Art Rogers Family Album, October 31, 2013

10/31/2013
PARK SUPERINTENDENT CICELY MULDOON WITH THE STAFF OF THE POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, THE STAFF OF THE POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE ASSOCIATION, AND FRIENDS CELEBRATING THE 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ONGOING RESTORATION OF THE GIACOMINI WETLANDS AT THE BASE OF TOMALES BAY Last Saturday, over 150 people took part in...

The Kent family: A force of nature

10/24/2013
Jack Kent and his wife, Mary, changed lives. From homes in Berkeley and Inverness, where they spent summers since the 1940’s, the couple was front and center in progressive activism. Jack spurred a shift in urban planning with his small-is-beautiful approach to preserving neighborhoods and keeping streets pedestrian friendly. In...

Art Rogers Family Album, October 24, 2013

10/24/2013
OPEN HOUSE FOR THE GIACOMINI WETLANDS RESTORATION SITE — DOWNTOWN POINT REYES STATION, OCTOBER 20, 2007 The National Park Service will be celebrating the fifth anniversary this weekend of the Giacomini Wetlands Restoration Project. The creation of this 550-acre coastal wetland which cost $6 million, was funded by government agencies,...

Scary, Man

10/24/2013
Inverness author Jeffrey Hickey’s third novel, Scary, Man , was released earlier this month and is available in bookstores and online at Amazon. He will read selections this Saturday, October 26 at 9 p.m. at Vladimir’s, in Inverness. The book follows Griffin Donnelly, an attractive, fortysomething Mill Valley dad who...

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