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Jessie: One woman’s struggle in tumultuous times

05/10/2018
In her newly published novel, Gina Kutchins, a West Marin resident, tells the heart-wrenching story of her grandmother. Rich with detail and sensitivity, “Jessie” is a wonderful tribute to all women who have strived to preserve their families and protect their children under difficult circumstances during the early 20th century...

Straus solves seal issue on yogurt containers

05/03/2018
Straus Family Creamery says it has solved a little problem with its yogurt containers. In recent years, when a consumer removed the lid to pull off the plastic seal, oftentimes just a strip of plastic would come off: not because of flimsy plastic, but because of a problematic seal. Owner...

The OA in Point Reyes

05/03/2018
Point Reyes Books put up a new sign that read “Calendula Country Books” on Monday, and closed its doors to the public. Outside, a production crew set up camp, blocking off parking spaces and periodically stopping pedestrians after the call, “Rolling!” It was the last day of filming in California...

Gun violence and school shootings

05/03/2018
If you think you are hearing more about gun violence and school shootings, you are right. According to our assemblyman, Marc Levine, every day in the United States almost 300 people are shot in murders, assaults, suicides, suicide attempts and unintentional shootings, and almost 90 people die as a result...

Art Rogers Family Album, May 3, 2018

05/03/2018
MARTHA BORGE, PAINTER, TURNED 90 ON MARCH 13TH AT HER HOME AND STUDIO IN DOWNTOWN POINT REYES STATION “I moved into this house in 1970 with my husband Ralph, who passed away 10 years ago, and our three children. Both of us, being life-long artists, would go out and paint...

Contemporary but classic at Point Reyes book club

04/26/2018
Is the growing complexity of life leading to new forms of literary fiction? That’s what Patricia Holt, a former San Francisco Chronicle book critic, is asking her local book club to ponder. Ms. Holt has been guiding readers through the ins and outs of novels to shed light on the...

Art Rogers Family Album, April 26, 2018

04/26/2018
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” PALOMA ANAIS LEVIT CRUZ — BORN DECEMBER 18, 2016 Daughter of Nina Levit Cruz and Sergio Cruz of San Rafael Granddaughter of Judy and Art Levit of Point Reyes Station and Cynthia and Glenn Dooley of Dallas

Jess Santana, family man, dies at 73

04/19/2018
Jess Santana, a longtime Point Reyes Station resident who guided ships in the Pacific from his post at the KMI radio station, and helped organize the Western Weekend celebration as a member of the West Marin Lions Club, died on March 6. He was 73 years old. Like the Lions...

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