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Nature Notebook, June 21, 2018

06/21/2018
The sun will be at its northernmost point on the summer solstice on June 21. It is our longest day of the year, with sunset at 8:36 p.m., and takes its name from the Latin sol for sun and “stice” from sistere, “to stand still.” In the northern hemisphere, the...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 21, 2018

06/21/2018
ARIANA APARICIO CELEBRATES HER ACCEPTANCE TO THE HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION WITH HER FAMILY, FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS Ariana was 4 years old when she moved with her family from Mexico City to Point Reyes in 1994. She is a graduate of West Marin Elementary, Tomales High and Santa Rosa...

Prints and drawings from the Claudia Chapline collection

06/20/2018
Arthur Okamura, Barbara Galuschka Parsons, Billy Rose, Claudia Chapline, Connor Everts, Dieter Erhard, Harold Schwarm, John Griffiths, Jose Luis Quevedo Cuevas, Karl Kasten, Linda Goodman, Richard Kamler, Nicholas Kouninos, Paula Garret-Ellis, Paul Redaelli and Priscilla Birge. At the Claudia Chapline Gallery in Stinson Beach through June 2018. The gallery space...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 14, 2018

06/14/2018
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” NAOMI LUCIA HALL — BORN FEBRUARY 7, 2017 Daughter of Felicia and Timothy Hall of Dillon Beach. Granddaughter of Obdulia and Jess Aguilar of Whittier, California and Amy and Jim Hall of Fresno, California. Great-granddaughter of Janet and Dennis Tudman of Fresno, California. Naomi...

Nature Notebook, June 7, 2018

06/07/2018
Low tides continue during the morning daylight hours through the new moon on June 13, with the following Friday and Saturday mornings at the lowest points. Summer low tides present much larger beaches that will be carved away by winter tides. Rain and sun cycles create varying conditions each year,...

Sadja Greenwood, leader in health, moves to Oregon

06/07/2018
Longtime Bolinas resident Sadja Greenwood, whose articles on health and medicine have appeared in local publications for years, moved to Portland last month, though she will continue publishing on her blog. Her writings, which appeared nearly monthly in the Light for the last several years, digest the latest medical studies...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 7, 2018

06/07/2018
WEST MARIN SCHOOL NOMINEES FOR THE JUNIOR NATIONAL YOUNG LEADERS CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, D.C. FROM JULY 27 TO AUGUST 2, 2018 From the left are seventh graders Angel Amador, Eli Rocco–Zilber, Brinlee Stevens, Viviana Villalobos and Anastasia Bonini. They can be supported by donating to West Marin Future Leaders at...

Point Reyes was a baseball town

05/31/2018
Imagine if Juan Marichal, Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, strolled onto the mound at West Marin School to play ball. Crowds would gather, just as they once did to watch the Point Reyes team and its “flame-thrower” pitcher, Vernon “Lefty” Gomez, in the 1920s. From his humble beginnings digging post...

At the print shop in June: Preston Sturges’s comedic pandemonium

05/31/2018
Each month, Ink Paper Plate presents a thematic film series, screened on Thursday nights at 7 p.m. I am programming this month’s theme, “Summertime Screwball with Preston Sturges,” aiming for laughter and irreverence in the face of electoral primaries and a poison summer of cronies-gone-White-House-wild. Sturges was a playwright, screenwriter,...

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