Art Rogers Family Album, June 22, 2017

Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” WEYLYN RAY FRAZER SYKES — BORN APRIL 5, 2016 Son of Nicole Frazer and Matthew Sykes and little half-brother to Grace and Jacob Sykes of Inverness Grandson of Alan and the late Gabrielle Frazer of Carlsbad, California, Pamela Sykes of Fairfax, California and Michael...

Veteran drama teacher retires from Tomales High

There’s a week to go before school lets out and Ellen Webster is disassembling her classroom poster by poster. The longtime Tomales High School drama and English teacher has already taken down the wall of Giants baseball paraphernalia, and only a few playbills from her past productions remain: hand-drawn posters...

Nature Notebook, June 15, 2017

Summer solstice arrives on Tuesday, June 20, with the North Pole reaching its northernmost position. The new moon follows on June 23; seven-foot high tides will occur between 10 and 11 p.m. from June 22 to 25, with corresponding very low tides—negative 1.6—around sunrise. Swallowtail butterflies—large and light yellow with...

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...