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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...

St. Columba's thriving under contemplative priest

09/20/2018
The pews of St. Columba’s Episcopal Church and Retreat House held just a handful of stalwart souls for years. Now they are full again on Sundays. Congregants arrive from Inverness or from as far away as Oakland to sit under the gaze of a Botticelli-inspired Madonna, a stained-glass window depicting...

Art and astronomy at the Bolinas Museum

09/20/2018
The Bolinas Museum invites you to the opening of three remarkable exhibitions this Saturday, Sept. 22 that explore astronomy through history, contemporary art and historical Lick Observatory archival treasures. Then, filmmaker Joel Coen brings us into small and intimate observations. Humans have always sought to interpret the night sky through...

Art Rogers Family Album, September 20, 2018

09/20/2018
MEMBERS OF THE INVERNESS FOUNDATION AND COMMUNITY LAND TRUST ASSOCIATION OF WEST MARIN ON A SECOND VALLEY PROPERTY DONATED FOR COMMUNITY HOUSING A longtime Inverness resident bequeathed a two-acre property to the Inverness Foundation in 2017. This year, the foundation donated it to CLAM for community housing. The donation, which...

Jim Fox: A force for the Inverness fire department

09/12/2018
Jim Fox, who has served his bayside village of Inverness in two critical roles for over 30 years, is preparing to scale back from his positions as fire chief of the town’s volunteer fire department and water superintendent of its utility district. His family has had a house in Inverness...

Nature Notebook, September 13, 2018

09/12/2018
The autumnal equinox, the first calendar day of fall, approaches on Saturday, Sept. 22 with equal hours of daylight and darkness. It is closely followed by the full moon on Sept. 24, this year’s harvest moon, traditionally providing extra light for the fall harvest in many communities. The Cree people...

Caltrans cancels community meeting on Green Bridge after locals file suit

09/06/2018
Caltrans canceled a meeting scheduled for today on the chosen design for the Green Bridge, citing the lawsuit locals filed last month over the agency’s final plans. “Accordingly, because Caltrans does not comment on pending litigation, it has canceled the September 6 open house,” Caltrans spokesman Robert Haus wrote to...

Surf report keeps the mystery alive in Bolinas

09/06/2018
Describe the scene, but don’t reveal too much—and keep it wacky. That’s the philosophy of the owner of 2 Mile Surf Shop, Drew Reinstein, who writes an early-morning surf report for the popular Bolinas breaks, along with a handful of staff members. The entries describe the ocean in evocative, unexpected...

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