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Marin adjusts to smaller vaccine need

04/28/2021
Marin is pivoting its vaccine distribution strategy as thousands of appointments go unfilled. Mass vaccination sites are closing at the end of the month in favor of mobile operations like this one, photographed above last week at the Inverness firehouse. Pharmacies, hospitals and clinics will also continue to offer the...

Lagunitas parents protest board

04/21/2021
Parents and students of Lagunitas School protested the dismissal of a Montessori teacher last Wedensday, illustrating a rising frustration felt by some over the board and administration's decisions. At a meeting the next day, trustees explored the idea of having parents evaluate teachers, but the idea was quickly shot down...

Bolinas home burns

04/21/2021
A home was left heavily charred by a fire that sparked last Wednesday night on the corner of Aspen and Poplar Roads, Bolinas Fire Chief George Krakauer said. Firefighters responded from Bolinas, Stinson Beach and the county, containing the blaze within 30 minutes of calls placed by neighbors; the cause...

House burns in Inverness Park

02/24/2021
“We’ve loved this community from the very start, but we did not know what it felt like to be a part of a community until now,” said Rebecca Martin, whose Inverness Park home burned down on Monday night. Ms. Martin and her husband, Alex Frankel, and their 2-year-old son, Will,...

Bicycle repair station installed in valley

02/10/2021
Should your bicycle need a repair, all the common tools, and a pump for tires, are available at Lagunitas Groceries & Deli thanks to a recent fix-it station installed by the San Geronimo Valley Lions Club.

Longtime Point Reyes Station barber closes shop

02/03/2021
The pandemic has claimed another local business: Danny Morrissey's barber shop in Point Reyes Station. Mr. Morrissey cut hair next door to the Old Western Saloon for 22 years. Next door, Anne Kehoe is still cutting hair in her salon, Studio A, by appointment.

West Marin gets winter's first dousing

01/27/2021
West Marin’s first big storm of the winter struck on Tuesday night, delivering 2.3 inches of rain to Inverness. Down the road, contractor Daniel Cordrey found his work van crushed by a fallen tree. The region has seen scarce rainfall this year, perhaps an example of the shifting storm paths...

Winds take down barn, power lines

01/20/2021
The roofs of three barns on Rodney Martinelli's ranch north of Point Reyes Station blew off during Tuesday's windstorm, and one barn was knocked down, pictured at left. Trees, power lines and heaps of debris fell as West Marin was swept by gusts over 50 miles per hour.

Elephant seals return to Drakes Beach

01/06/2021
Male northern elephant seals like the one above swim from the Aleutian Islands to haul ashore at places like Drakes Beach, a preferred beach in recent years as storms have made more exposed spots less attractive. The bulls will vie for mates: females arriving from waters around Hawaii that will...

Plane lands on Limantour

12/30/2020
A vintage plane made an emergency landing on Limantour Beach on Saturday after one of its sensors failed, according to the pilot, Luis Jones. Mr. Jones said he was on his way from Half Moon Bay to Shelter Cove with his wife when his oil sensor read zero. Rather than...

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