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Reverend Billy: Revolt for the earth!

04/14/2016
Reverend Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping has a new book, “The Earth Wants YOU” (City Lights, 2016). It is poetic, dedicated, intense and darkly funny. Focusing on climate change, Billy Talen—a performance artist who wrote a column for the Light when he lived in West Marin—challenges us to...

Deborah Whitney, 1918—2016

04/14/2016
Deborah Whitney, the matriarch of an Inverness family who raised three children and embarked on a new teaching career after she was prematurely widowed, died on March 24 at age 98. Deborah was gracious and graceful in manner, yet straightforward in advising family members during tough times. She was devoted...

Volunteers prepare for emergencies

04/14/2016
The scenario is not unfamiliar: a busy weekend with beautiful weather, loads of folks in Muir Woods, Stinson Beach parking lots full and the beaches awash with folks soaking up the sun. Palomarin parking lot is overflowing and the Bear Valley Visitor Center parking lot has just a few spaces...

Art Rogers Family Album, April 7, 2016

04/07/2016
DON JOLLEY'S 8TH GRADE PINHOLE CAMERA CLASS AT THE BOLINAS-STINSON MIDDLE SCHOOL For over 20 years, students at the Bolinas-Stinson middle school have studied the physics of radiant energy through the medium of pinhole photography. They begin their study by constructing cameras from a variety of cookie tins and then...

Darlene

03/31/2016
STINSON BEACH: At 10:45 a.m. a man who had taken an outdoor shower was running naked on the beach. — Point Reyes Light October 22, 2015 “Are all the Sheriff’s Calls like this, Doris?” Darlene Easton asked, pointing to the entry in the Light. She had just moved to town...

Art Rogers Family Album, March 31, 2016

03/31/2016
Baby of the Month CYPRESS MOON LIVINGSTON — BORN SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 Son of Shelton and Robin Livingston and little brother to Shiloh Person of Point Reyes Station. Grandson of Marshall and Jennifer Livingston of Inverness, Penny Livingston and James Stark of Bolinas, Emiko and Richard Sutherland of Santa Barbara...

Disaster readiness moves ahead

03/24/2016
The Point Reyes Disaster Council was pleased to recently present some news and updates at the Point Reyes Station Village Association's first coastal communities forum. Tomales residents have a newly formed civilian disaster council that began with the purchase of hand-held radios and a transmitter-receiver, through a grant from the...

Inverness Garden Club scholar spotlights

03/24/2016
We are pleased to continue spotlighting this year’s graduating seniors. We, along with our donors, are very proud of them! Sophia Lopez will graduate from Michigan Tech, Marea Otter from the University of California, Berkeley, Teresa Vega from Dominican College, Oscar Gamez, Jr. from San Francisco State University and Walker...

A day with the daughters of the earth

03/24/2016
No one kept score. Scorekeepers stayed home and watched Hawaii beat Cal 77-66, and the San Antonio Spurs trounced the Golden State Warriors 87-79. The Call of the Forest Conference that took place on March 19 in Point Reyes Station wasn’t a contest or a match. No one spoke for...

A change of heart about ranching

03/24/2016
I was delighted to see the guest opinion piece in your March 17 issue by Gordon Bennett, calling for “a renaissance of ranching at Point Reyes, and a model for sustainable ranching nationwide.” This piece follows several others published in the past month, written by Bennett and others representing the...

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