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PhyloChip tests Chicken Ranch Beach creek

08/14/2014
Concerns about fecal coliform in a ditch at Chicken Ranch Beach spurred the county to contract with the Carbon Cycle Institute to pull water samples there in July. The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is using the PhyloChip to determine the source of the bacteria. – Samantha Kimmey

Breastfeeding awareness month in Marin

08/07/2014
Most women in Marin don’t exclusively breastfeed for the recommended six months, part of the reason county supervisors deemed August “Breastfeeding Awareness Month.” Above, doula and Point Reyes resident Kim Hett nurses her son, Woolsey.

Tomales Bay Youth Center

07/31/2014
Madeline Hope and a handful of friends inspected the new sign at the Tomales Bay Youth Center’s “Lounge” on Tuesday. The youth center, located on the West Marin School campus is losing its founding coordinator, Chris Eckert, this fall (Mr. Eckert has a new position as sixth-grade teacher at the...

Seashore Youth Ambassadors Project

07/31/2014
Local teens built a six-foot, true-to-scale Pacific leatherback sea turtle at Kehoe Beach on Tuesday as part of a photo contest sponsored by the Seashore Youth Ambassadors Project, which hopes to foster an interest in the park service and its lands among sixth through eight-graders. Guide Chris Pincetich, right, who...

Seashore Youth Ambassadors Project

07/31/2014
Local teens built a six-foot, true-to-scale Pacific leatherback sea turtle at Kehoe Beach on Tuesday as part of a photo contest sponsored by the Seashore Youth Ambassadors Project, which hopes to foster an interest in the park service and its lands among sixth through eight-graders. Guide Chris Pincetich, right, who...

Gallery Route One Box Show

07/31/2014
Vickisa Feinberg examined a piece of art as she set up Gallery Route One’s 16th annual Box Show on Tuesday. The show, for which 150 artists are given a plain wooden box, is the largest fundraiser for the nonprofit gallery. It opens this Friday, with a reception on Sunday and...

Gallery Route One Box Show

07/31/2014
Vickisa Feinberg examined a piece of art as she set up Gallery Route One’s 16th annual Box Show on Tuesday. The show, for which 150 artists are given a plain wooden box, is the largest fundraiser for the nonprofit gallery. It opens this Friday, with a reception on Sunday and...

Marshall Post Office hours cut

07/24/2014
Hours will be slashed in half at the Marshall Post Office in January 2015 as part of a nationwide downsizing, U.S. Postal Service employees told a frustrated crowd on Tuesday. The reduced hours are “self-defeating” since limiting retail service will drive revenue even further into the ground, locals said. Some...

Blackbird to close

07/24/2014
Blackbird, the iconic downtown Inverness coffee house/gallery owned by Jude Robinson, closes on July 31. A longtime local, Ms. Robinson’s dream had been to feature local talent in the evenings but was thwarted by county regulations. Despite that setback, the place was popular with locals and visitors alike. Dorito Marringa,...

Arron Wilder opens new farm stand

07/17/2014
Arron Wilder marked the opening of his new farm stand, adjacent to the commons in Point Reyes Station, on Monday. The stand, which is the second of Mr. Wilder’s in Point Reyes, will be stocked with fresh produce, paid for on the honor system, every Tuesday and Thursday.

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