County helps Dillon Beach describe its water story

11/15/2018
It was a packed house in the Coastal Kitchen on Tuesday night as residents of Dillon Beach discussed their water needs. The meeting, designed to help the county and the village create a “community water story”—concerning everything from water supply to septic systems and sea-level rise—was funded by a grant...

Recology gets second rate hike on coast

11/15/2018
The Board of Supervisors approved another trash rate increase for much of West Marin this week, the second of a three-part hike agreed on when the San Francisco-based company Recology took over the franchise agreement for the area last December. Residents will see bills rise by 6.11 percent starting Jan...

Council hopes to soften impacts to Tomales Bay

11/15/2018
On the shores of Tomales Bay, weekends stand in stark contrast to week days. Lines of parked cars form along the main roads, most heavily near easy-access points like Chicken Ranch Beach. Kayakers take to the shoreline in fleets. Fishermen, gone by midday, nonetheless leave remains—bait boxes, fuel jugs, beer...

Ceramics brought to life by Susan Hall's nature-inspired paintings

11/15/2018
Susan Hall is both a painter by nature and a painter drawn to nature. She may be best known for her West Marin scenes, but her new book, “Out of the Fire,” features photographs of and ruminations on her other love: ceramics. The 270-page coffee table book details Ms. Hall’s...

The boys who said no to Vietnam

11/15/2018
In his forthcoming documentary “The Boys Who Said NO!,” Christopher Colorado Jones hopes to educate Americans about the power of resistance. The film charts the scope and success of draft resisters during the Vietnam War. An estimated quarter-million to a half-million men actively resisted deployment during the Vietnam War: some...

Help us work toward equity at Shoreline Unified School District

11/15/2018
On behalf of the Shoreline Unified School District and Tomales High School, we would like to address the important issues raised both at recent board meetings and in the open letter in the Light, “A history of racism at Tomales,” by Adrian Vega. We thank Mr. Vega for entering the...

County's 5G legal action provides critical window of opportunity

11/15/2018
Marin County announced last month that it is filing an action in the United States Court of Appeals to challenge new rules the Federal Communications Commission issued regarding the deployment of fifth-generation cellular wireless. The law firm representing the county contends that the wireless industry wants to transform the F.C.C...