The eclipse is coming! The eclipse is coming!

It’s being called “The Great American Eclipse,” a phrase coined long before we started making America great again. Nevertheless, the eclipse could be the event that makes America great again. At least for a few minutes. On Monday morning, Aug. 21, the shadow of the moon will race across the...

Art Rogers Family Album, August 10, 2017

Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” ROWAN ELINOR PATTERSON — BORN APRIL 7, 2015 Daughter of Caroline and Daniel Patterson and little sister to Leighton of Laguna Hills, California Granddaughter of Ann and Jim Patterson of Point Reyes Station and Aimee and Stephen Cella of Las Vegas, Nevada

Art Rogers Family Album, August 3, 2017

JUDY SAN AND FRIENDS AT WALKER CREEK RANCH IN MARSHALL Walker Creek Ranch, an outdoor school and environmental center run by the Marin County Office of Education, primarily serves fifth graders. Judy San, who retired last month, is a self-taught taxidermist who has volunteered to work on the naturalist and...

Index project reveals healthy wildlife

Somewhere along the ridges of the San Geronimo Valley, a wild animal has just triggered a motion-activated camera. The image, along with a couple million more, is helping researchers to better understand population and migration trends of wildlife across the valley and on Mount Tamalpais. Some 180 cameras are scattered...

Eight o’clock and ready to meditate

A light tap of a singing bowl begins the practice. For the next 40 minutes, all noises inside the Dance Palace are consciously few as five people, two of them Buddhist priests, sit on mats spaced a few feet apart. To add a touch of intimacy, they face the walls...

Three love stories

The trees Two trees fell in love on the slopes of Mt. Wittenberg, about halfway up the Horse Trail. The Douglas firs stood tall, piercing the canopy of oaks and bays as they reached for the sky. They had watched each other grow from tiny saplings up through the understory...

Nature Notebook, July 27, 2017

When the full moon rises on Aug. 7, a partial lunar eclipse will occur on some continents, but not the continental United States. In Britain, this moon is called the “grain moon,” as it reminded folks to harvest their grain. We are less than a month from the solar eclipse...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 27, 2017

Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” MILES SIMON ZLATUNICH — BORN MARCH 13, 2016 Son of Nichole Zlatunich and David Simon of Point Reyes Station Grandson of JoAnn and Eugene Zlatunich of Point Reyes Station and Hilde and Jim Simon of Corte Madera Great Grandson of the late Avis and...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 20, 2017

INVERNESS GARDEN CLUB AND MAINSTREET MOMS HONOR LOUISE LANDRETH AT A SPECIAL TEA ––– SUNDAY JULY 16, 2017 IN INVERNESS Louise Landreth, pictured here with her son Hobey, was honored for her more than 40 years of work in the community. A member and past president of the Inverness Garden...