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Michael Stocker: A life immersed in sound

07/18/2018
Michael Stocker spends his days lobbying to reduce human-generated noise in the ocean, but last Monday night, he was whipping up an audience during a jazz jam at the Papermill Creek Saloon. “The area is trying to build a jazz scene—it’s been trying for many years,” a San Rafael resident...

Nature Notebook, July 19, 2018

07/18/2018
A double delight awaits on July 27, with a full moon and the planet Mars in opposition—a fiery dot visible in the southeast about 15 minutes after the 8:27 p.m. sunset. In the warmer waters of Tomales Bay, moon jellies are washing up on beaches. The clear bodies have a...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 19, 2018

07/18/2018
THE MARRIAGE OF FERNANDO ESPONDA AND THE REVEREND VINCENT PIZZUTO, VICAR AT ST. COLUMBA’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN INVERNESS — JULY 15, 2018

Inverness native with environmental cause paints emotional topography

07/11/2018
Intense natural destruction and rejuvenation are central themes in the paintings by Angela Tirrell on exhibit this month at First Valley Inverness. Ms. Tirrell’s upbringing in Inverness had a huge effect on her philosophy and work, which is often political and environmental in nature. “The scents, the lushness, the tranquility,...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 12, 2018

07/11/2018
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” LUCA KARL GATHERAL PERSSON FLEMING — BORN MARCH 1, 2017 Son of Annelie Persson and Jesse Fleming of Point Reyes Station. Grandson of Gunhild and Karl-Arne Persson of Furulund, Sweden and Christine Reding and Randall Fleming of Point Reyes Station. Nephew of Uncle Peter...

John Kelly on conservation science

07/05/2018
John Kelly says that when he arrived in Marshall, in 1988, virtually no one was studying birds on Tomales Bay. Mr. Kelly, who has a master’s in wildlife from Humboldt State and a doctorate in ecology from the University of California, Davis, had just landed a job at Audubon Canyon...

Nature Notebook, July 5, 2018

07/05/2018
Early mornings bring extreme low tides, with the lowest at -1.3 on Sunday, July 15 at 7:26 a.m. Dropping overhead are the Delta Aquarids from July 22 through August 23, peaking on July 28. It is a quiet shower, with about 20 falling stars an hour. Meteors are bits of...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 28, 2018

06/28/2018
MAY VELLOZA AT 90 YEARS OLD AT HER HOME IN POINT REYES STATION "My grandmother and grandfather, Paulina and Innocento DeGotardi, came here as newlyweds from Switzerland in the early 1900s. My mother, Caroline, was born at Millerton Ranch. She met my father, Ambrogio Bordessa, who had just emigrated from...

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...

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