Art Rogers Family Album, November 22, 2017

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM JIM AND SALLY’S GARDEN IN POINT REYES STATION Let us give thanks for the broad, sunny faces of pumpkins, for the silly happiness of the long gourd, Amen. — Jim Pellegrin, 2017

Forty-six local artists and more

Art by 46 coastal Marin artists and others awaits visitors to the Bolinas Museum exhibitions that open with a holiday party this Saturday, Nov. 18. The “Hardly Strictly Mini: A Biennial Benefit Exhibition” presents small works for sale by 70 Bay Area artists, selected by lottery and nomination. This is...

Peter Strindberg, valley artist, dies at 80

Peter Strindberg, a San Geronimo general contractor and abstract artist who lived on the links, often got together with friends over a tin of sardines and found solace in promoting empathy, died on Sept. 26 following a battle with cancer. He was 80 years old. Since moving to the valley...

Nature Notebook, November 16, 2017

More meteors spark the sky as the Leonids shower peaks on Friday, Nov. 17, with about 15 meteors per hour. Look east. An interesting note from the national seashore staff: a male sea otter found ailing near Half Moon Bay was treated and released with a tracking device. The otter,...

In Muir Beach, one couple with a warren and the gusto to fight for bunnies

California is the first state to require pet stores to buy cats, dogs and rabbits from shelters and rescue centers rather than from breeders. Among the champions of Assembly Bill 485, which goes into effect in January 2019, are Muir Beach rabbit lovers Leslie and Christian Riehl, whose home study...

At Tomales, syncopated moves, South Korean-style

Santiago Gomez was practicing dance moves with Tomales High School’s new hip-hop dance group when the 11th grader tried one called “the worm,” in which you drop to the floor and wiggle your body like an invertebrate. He lost control and ended up in a face-plant. “I went for it,...

Stockstill House: Local, expert care

When I had my hip replaced a few months ago, I didn’t have a clue how I was going to take care of myself during that first critical week. The “hip precautions,” in addition to ordinary recovery from major surgery, were daunting and confusing. A good friend offered her home...

Nature Notebook, November 2, 2017

The full moon of Friday, Nov. 3 is known as the hunter’s moon, providing extra night light for hunters to get a bit more acorn-fattened meat for the winter. It will appear bigger and brighter in a clear fall sky, and will likely outshine the peak night of the Taurid...