The Bolinas Museum celebrates counterculture

In a decade tormented by assassinations, riots and demonstrations, tens of thousands of people, predominantly youths, came together in San Francisco in 1967 to share love and the belief that humanity could live in peace. Now, the Bolinas Museum is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 8, 2017

Baby of the Week MAISIE ROSE CHARLES — BORN APRIL 8, 2015 Daughter of Jacoba Charles and Andrew Pettersen of Petaluma Granddaughter of Lynn Milliman and Leonard Charles of San Anselmo Jacoba has written for the Point Reyes Light since 2007

In community, defining a true field of regenerative medicine

I am a great lover of words and their meaning, origin and way in which they lend potency to an idea. Lately I’ve been contemplating words pertaining to the type of healing I aspire to facilitate in our community and beyond. In so doing, I am considering the state of...

W.R. Baker: The outsider

William Radcliffe Baker is a poet and playwright who lives in San Francisco. I met him soon after I arrived in the Bay Area, and it is always a delight to visit him. I can remember hearing him read poetry aloud with my old Marshall neighbor Paul Fenn, thinking, “Wow,...

New exhibit opens at the Jack Mason Museum

In a world in which technology increasingly records our thoughts and records, the Jack Mason Museum is offering a glimpse into the printed past. “Hidden Histories—Diaries, Daybooks, and Ledgers of the Shafter Era (1860s to 1930s)” is on display through July, with a unique perspective on West Marin’s past as...

Jim Baum: Dreaming of a farm stand on every corner

On Mother’s Day weekend, a steady flow of customers passed through the doors of Jim Baum’s Marin Community Farm Stand in Forest Knolls. Conveniently located at a former gas station on the valley’s thoroughfare, the stand offers crates of produce and freezers of meat—along with beer and wine, soaps and...