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Talking about race in West Marin

10/25/2018
For the last year and a half, I have hosted twice-monthly conversations about race in America and in our lives. We select a book to read and, through respectful listening to one another’s reflections on the writer’s thoughts on difference, acceptance and denial, we illuminate our shared condition and provide...

Nature Notebook, October 25, 2018

10/25/2018
The full moon that passed yesterday was known in the Dakotah Sioux tradition as the “quilling and beading moon.” Cooler weather means more inside time for handiwork and less outdoor gathering work as plants become dormant. West Marin remains a little nutty after last column’s hazelnut story. This week, nuts...

Art Rogers Family Album, October 25, 2018

10/25/2018
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” DOTTIE FERN AREIAS — BORN AUGUST 9, 2017 Daughter of Courtney and Brannon Areias and little sister to Oliver and Alexa and big sister to Finn of the Point Reyes Farmstead Dairy at the Robert Giacomini Ranch in Point Reyes Station.

Art Rogers Family Album, October 18, 2018

10/18/2018
BOATWRIGHT JEREMY FISHER–SMITH WITH THE “KOHLENBERG,”AN 18–FOOT ROWING GIG HE BUILT AT HIS MARSHALL BOATWORKS FOR SAN FRANCISCO’S DOLPHIN CLUB Born and raised on Mount Tamalpais, Jeremy got his first job in 1976 as a teenage apprentice to wooden boatbuilder Bill Grunwald on the Santa Cruz coast. He returned to...

In Bolinas, helping kids become stewards of land and community

10/10/2018
Under last Friday’s early October sun, a handful of Bolinas schoolchildren huddled under trees in a nearby orchard, filling buckets and expectant mouths with a dozen apple varieties. Out by the Pine Gulch Creek, another group of students cleared out invasive species. One girl passed a ball of black pond...

Nature Notebook, October 11, 2018

10/10/2018
I watch the passing of seasons with the constellation Orion. As the winter approaches, I see it overhead as I pick up newspapers in the morning darkness of southwest skies (look toward Bolinas). This constellation brings a sparkle of meteor showers in mid-October, the Orionids, beginning on Oct. 18 and...

Art Rogers Family Album, October 4, 2018

10/04/2018
Great Moments in West Marin History “Yesterday & Today” RACHEL’S ZUCCHINI — 1979 AND 2001 Rachel Pedemonte won the Point Reyes Light’s Largest Zucchini Contest in 1979.

Nature Notebook, September 27, 2018

09/27/2018
A small meteor shower known as the Draconids drops in the first week of October, peaking on Monday, Oct. 8. Draco (Latin for dragon) is called a circumpolar constellation because it revolves around the north pole; meteors should be visible in the early evening against the darker sky of a...

Art Rogers Family Album, October 4, 2018

09/27/2018
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” JACK CYPRESS PINCETICH — BORN MARCH 13, 2017 Son of Angela and Chris Pincetich of Inverness Park. Grandson of Andrea Rodoni of Vallejo and the late Eugene Rodoni of Oroville and Roberta Pincetich of Portland, Oregon and Daniel Pincetich of Hermosa Beach. Nephew of...

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