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New at the museum—knots, weavings, watercolors and cyanotype

06/13/2019
New exhibitions by Bay Area artists Windy Chien, Serena Mitnik-Miller, Megann Riepenhoff and coastal Marin’s own Jan Langdon open at the Bolinas Museum on Saturday, June 15 with a free party and live concert featuring the smooth, surfy harmonies of the Bay Area band Sandy’s. In the main gallery, San...

Turning the tide toward an affordable community

06/06/2019
I was inspired by the participation of so many people at the Community Land Trust Association of West Marin’s annual gathering in early May. People came from across the community and beyond for the food, discussion and party. At tables, small groups reflected on why they were there and what...

Nature Notebook, June 6, 2019

06/06/2019
Early summer is the best time of year to identify one of the easiest constellations: the Big Dipper, which is almost directly overhead each night. It goes by many names—the Drinking Gourd, as the constellation helped guide escaped slaves along the Underground Railroad; the Plough and the Wagon, honoring the...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 6, 2019

06/06/2019
NICASIO CELEBRATES THE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT'S NEW ENGINE 763 ON THE LAFRANCHI BALLFIELD — JUNE 1, 2019 In keeping with recent tradition, the community of Nicasio welcomed fire engine 763 with a ceremonial wetting down and water transfer from engine 762, which will remain in the department as a retiree...

The important Mediterranean diet

05/30/2019
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Mayo Clinic are endorsing the Mediterranean diet as a way to reduce the risk of heart disease, inflammation, blood sugar and body mass index. The diet is a plant-based eating plan consisting of a daily intake of whole grains, olive...

Sacred Heart's two devout communities

05/29/2019
As evening fog drifted over the Inverness Ridge, congregants gathered in the parking lot to pray. It was Good Friday, and they had come to Sacred Heart Church in Olema to walk through the Stations of the Cross. The service was bilingual, a nod to the mix of white and...

Mike Meszaros: A lot more than meets the eye

05/29/2019
Mike Meszaros has lived in the same Inverness house for most of his life and, with one or two exceptions, has managed with the same, now-dated furniture. He drives a rust-embellished 1983 B.M.W. he inherited from his late father in 1991 and a 1975 Ford truck he bought from a...

Art Rogers Family Album, May 23, 2019

05/23/2019
"Yesterday & Today" “Baby Mania” ESTELLA AND LOURDES, THE MORA — LOPEZ TWINS, 2004 AND 2019 Estella and Lourdes were born one minute apart on April 4, 2003. They were the “Babies of the Month” at 1 year old. The daughters of ChouChou and Hector Mora–Lopez of Bolinas, they just...

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