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Art Rogers Family Album, July 26, 2018

07/25/2018
THE STAFF AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WEST MARIN COMMUNITY SERVICES AT THE OLD CREAMERY BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN POINT REYES STATION W.M.C.S. was created in 2000 by a merger of two entities in operation since the1980s—the Resource Center, originally a program of the Marin Volunteer Center, and the thrift shop,...

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...

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