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The Inverness Garden Club: Keeping West Marin vibrant

06/18/2015
A few weeks ago, I came across my friend, Ewell McIslaac, weeding the narrow garden patch in front of the Point Reyes post office. Ewell also tends the flowering plants in the planter boxes there. Perhaps you’ve seen Linda and Barry Linder weeding in the median island in Inverness, or...

Larry Sultan at the Bolinas Museum

06/18/2015
The Bolinas Museum is opening three new exhibitions and a history exhibit this Saturday, June 20, with two of the museum’s galleries focusing on an internationally recognized Marin artist, Larry Sultan, who died in 2009. Though Sultan settled in Greenbrae and often summered in Bolinas, his best-known photographs capture seemingly...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 18, 2015

06/18/2015
EZ’S LEMONADE STAND — THE END-OF-TREATMENT PARTY AT THE LITTLE YELLOW HOUSE AND THE WEST MARIN COMMONS IN DOWNTOWN POINT REYES STATION “Thank you, West Marin, for your continued support of our family. Last Sunday, the community came together to celebrate Ezequiel Mason Powell’s completion of cancer treatment. In January...

A deeper understanding of human impacts on habitat

06/11/2015
I recently participated in a field walk across riparian, meadow and rangeland habitats in the Halleck Creek Valley, led by Wendell Gilgert and Geoffrey Geupel of Point Blue Conservation Science and focused on understanding landscapes through birds. I had not expected to also learn about the impacts of human habitation...

Haggards get real famous, throw benefit for everybody

06/04/2015
The recent meteoric ascent to international fame by West Marin’s “outlaw country boy band,” the Haggards, has come as a surprise to many. “It all happened so fast, once we hit 300 likes on Facebook,” said Merlin Haggard, the band’s bass player and so-called “smart one.” Even Tammy Owens, the...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 4, 2015

06/04/2015
“Blast from the Past” THE 53RD ANNUAL 4-H FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW — FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE LIGHT ON JUNE 6, 2002 The 4-H Fair and Livestock Show has always been a big part of the traditional Western Weekend events, along with the parade, town barbecue and the coronation of...

Super vision

05/28/2015
I was lucky enough recently to spend a week doing some remote scrambling in the King’s Canyon high country. After five days off-trail without seeing another human, crossing challenging passes and wandering through vast and seldom traveled granite basins, I was fully immersed in the moment. I found myself in...

Russell (Russ) Victor Faure-Brac

05/28/2015
February 22, 1944 – May 20, 2015 Russell Victor Faure-Brac ascended his final summit on May 20, 2015. He passed at home, in peace, surrounded by loving family. He is survived by the light of his life, beloved wife Anne Sands; the pride of his childhood, dear brother Michel Faure-Brac;...

An explosion of art in West Marin galleries

05/21/2015
West Marin exploded with flowers and art in April and May this year. Heather Peters showed charming Chine-collé and hand-painted etchings, with images of girls engaged in street games like hop-scotch and playing on teeter-totters, at the Dance Palace lobby through May 9. This was only one of several other...

Art Rogers Family Album, May 21, 2015

05/21/2015
THE EDITORS OF THE INVERNESS ALMANC IN THEIR OFFICE AT THE OLD WESTERN BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN POINT REYES The Inverness Almanac was created by local artists and writers of West Marin. Volume 1 has almost sold out and has gone in to its second printing, due June 1. The Almanac...

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