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Solomon on Democrats’ challenges

07/06/2017
Norman Solomon is a lifelong activist and critic of the news media. As all the fatuous Summer of Love celebrations were announced, I thought of his book “Made Love, Got War,” which tracks the rise of militarism in the United States in the last 50 years. Norman ran as a...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 6, 2017

07/06/2017
THE PROCESSION FROM ST. COLUMBA’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH TO THE INVERNESS YACHT CLUB FOR THE ANNUAL “BLESSING OF THE FLEET” — SUNDAY, JULY 2, 2017

Art Rogers Family Album, June 29, 2017

06/29/2017
REV. RAFAEL de AVILA AND FRIENDS OF SACRED HEART CHURCH AT THE FIRST ANNUAL “ONE HEART—ONE COMMUNITY” BENEFIT BBQ — SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2017 This annual event is a benefit for Sacred Heart Church and the Sanctuary Project, which helps our West Marin friends and neighbors in these unsettled times...

Little Wing’s new stand

06/29/2017
She restocks the shelves on Thursdays. Bags of mixed lettuce, onions and bouquets of snapdragons are neatly arranged alongside other produce; inside an ice chest lies a specialty item: coturnix quail eggs, $7 for a dozen. Little Wing Farm’s new farmstand all but sprouted out of the gravel of a...

Nature Notebook, June 29, 2017

06/29/2017
Summer officially began last week with the solstice and all the accompanying notes of barn swallows in the air, thimbleberries ripening and word of the first huckleberries. As I look for the various notes of summer, one of my favorites is the return of the summer camp at the Dance...

Kule Loklo: A vision for the future, vivified by volunteers

06/22/2017
Tucked behind the Bear Valley Visitor Center is a living prehistory museum honoring the Coast Miwok who inhabited the region for centuries before the arrival of European settlers. Spread across an open field are replicated buildings of the Miwok: a sweathouse, a roundhouse, acorn granary and multiple cone-shaped structures called...

Students and families at Toby’s Gallery

06/22/2017
Each year in June, West Marin school children participating in Gallery Route One’s Artists in the Schools Project mount their annual exhibition at Toby’s Gallery. This year, the children are joined by the members of GRO’s Latino Photography Project, and between the two groups we get a picture of our...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 22, 2017

06/22/2017
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” WEYLYN RAY FRAZER SYKES — BORN APRIL 5, 2016 Son of Nicole Frazer and Matthew Sykes and little half-brother to Grace and Jacob Sykes of Inverness Grandson of Alan and the late Gabrielle Frazer of Carlsbad, California, Pamela Sykes of Fairfax, California and Michael...

Veteran drama teacher retires from Tomales High

06/15/2017
There’s a week to go before school lets out and Ellen Webster is disassembling her classroom poster by poster. The longtime Tomales High School drama and English teacher has already taken down the wall of Giants baseball paraphernalia, and only a few playbills from her past productions remain: hand-drawn posters...

Nature Notebook, June 15, 2017

06/15/2017
Summer solstice arrives on Tuesday, June 20, with the North Pole reaching its northernmost position. The new moon follows on June 23; seven-foot high tides will occur between 10 and 11 p.m. from June 22 to 25, with corresponding very low tides—negative 1.6—around sunrise. Swallowtail butterflies—large and light yellow with...

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