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Alan Margolis, global advocate of family planning, dies at 90

07/12/2017
Alan Margolis, an obstetrics and gynecology doctor who championed female reproductive rights, advocated for family planning overseas and explored the seashore trails atop his black appaloosa Dusty, died peacefully in his Bolinas home on June 8. He was 90 years old...

Art Rogers Family Album, July 13, 2017

07/12/2017
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” LEVI COYOTE SAYLOR MacLAIRD — BORN JANUARY 9, 2016 Son of Angela and Ian MacLaird of Bolinas. Grandson of JoEllen and Jeff Niedeck of San Diego and Lynn MacLaird of Bolinas and Butch Sterpka of Winsted, Connecticut and David and Mary MacLaird of Corte...

The Haida Gwaii: Triumphs and challenges

07/12/2017
“The Haida Gwaii: A Strategic Playbook for Indigenous Sovereignty,” the latest book by investigative journalist and historian Mark Dowie, is a remarkable story about the struggle and victory of an indigenous group to obtain—or rather, preserve—its sovereignty. It is also a playbook for those looking to secure indigenous rights, with...

Nature Notebook, July 13, 2017

07/12/2017
The summer sky’s fireworks begin this week in the east, as the Delta Aquarids meteor showers arrive. They will peak on July 28 and 29 and stretch through August. Waiting at the stop sign at the painted bridge? A fine display of apricot-colored sticky monkey-flower is on the rocky hillside...

A curatorial collection with local roots

07/06/2017
Though the late sculptor J.B. Blunk’s 1950s house in Inverness commands all the respect of a museum, it remains the home of his daughter, Mariah Nielson, and the headquarters for her design brand, Permanent Collection. “Living with beauty, as opposed to preserving it, putting it away, was always my family...

Inverness Garden Club 2017 graduates

07/06/2017
Graduation: the ultimate goal of our scholars—yet their aspirations reach even further. Thanks to our generous donors, these young people are on their way. The Inverness Garden Club Scholarship Fund committee is proud to present this outstanding group of scholars. Bronimer Adler-Ivanbrook is graduating from Swarthmore, where he majored in...

Rhubarb: Its history and uses

07/06/2017
The Chinese had been using rhubarb as a medicinal plant for thousands of years before its introduction to Europe. Rhubarb was considered valuable because of its laxative properties, and its root was considered to have anti-cancer properties. Here I will discuss the properties of the stems; the root is not...

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...

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