Marin enters escrow on Coast Guard property

09/19/2019
Marin moved one step closer to securing the Coast Guard facility in Point Reyes Station after the Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to make a $4.3 million offer on the 36-unit property, which is reserved for the county by federal legislation. County staff are arranging for 10 percent of...

County drafts first rules for electric bikes

09/19/2019
While the National Park Service is considering the possibility of allowing all classifications of electric bicycles on federal lands, the Marin County Board of Supervisors is pressing forward with more conservative regulations for its jurisdiction. On Tuesday, supervisors held the first reading of an ordinance that would update county code...

Ramp planned for restrooms

09/19/2019
Eleven years after building public restrooms in Point Reyes Station, Marin County is now finishing the project with a ramp to allow disabled access from Mesa Road...

Lyons Filmer, voice of KWMR, retires this winter

09/18/2019
Something in the tone of her voice—soothing, fireside, full-bodied—made radio the obvious fit for Lyons Filmer, KWMR’s program director who will retire in December after 19 years at the station...

Valley action groups and gatherings focus on youth in transition

09/19/2019
At the reception for his first solo art show this month, Ben Jensen beamed as guests flowed in to view his paintings. Friends, teachers and community members perused his abstract and colorful line art on the walls of the living room of the San Geronimo Valley Community Center. “I love seeing how his art has grown,” Martha Cederstrom, Mr. Jensen's former art teacher at Drake High School, remarked. “It has a lot of the same elements, but it is way more confident—it’s become very individual.”

Shao Shan Farm yields local Asian produce

09/19/2019
The newest and youngest farmer in Bolinas hit the ground running this year...

Women against gender violence

09/19/2019
Among the most serious manifestations of the growing violence against most social groups in Mexico is violence against women. It is seen in not only the physical, sexual, psychological and verbal violence that occurs all over and mostly in the family environment but also in the murder of women simply...

Tule elk at Point Reyes: A long history of relocation

09/19/2019
The draft general management plan amendment and environmental impact statement under public review for the Point Reyes National Seashore has generated some controversy, particularly regarding the management options for the herd of tule elk currently residing near Drakes Beach. As community members prepare their comments on the plan, it might...

Eight astonishing things you might not have noticed in the D.E.I.S

09/18/2019
We have been reading the draft environmental impact statement for the amendment to the Point Reyes National Seashore’s general management plan, and we are angry. The document is deceptive. It creates the impression that the park has carefully studied the issues, taken into account everything raised during the scoping process,...