Contemporary but classic at Point Reyes book club

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

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

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...

Nature Notebook, April 19, 2018

Spring checklist: Look for the Lyrid meteor showers through April 25 in the late-night eastern skies after 11 p.m. The Eta Aquarids take off this week, too. Many of you make an annual visit to Chimney Rock, and now is a great time. Goldfields are springing up along the road...

Our vision of equity and stability for the Coast Guard property

West Marin residents will have an opportunity to tell the county what they’d like to see at the Point Reyes Coast Guard property during two upcoming meetings, on April 18 for Spanish speakers and on April 30 for both English and Spanish speakers, both at 6:30 p.m. in the West...

Local proposes working windmill for bank median

When Pacific Slope Tree Cooperative removed the dying pine that fronted the parking lot of the local Wells Fargo branch, they left a towering stump. Those remains, now draped in prayer flags evocative of the globes that hung from the towering tree in winter, will be removed this summer. The...

Nature Notebook, April 5, 2018

April, named by the Romans from the Latin words “to open,” perhaps alluding to a time of blooming, brings a set of somewhat overlapping meteor showers. In the next week, the Lyrid meteor showers will be active, from April 16 to 25. They may be seen in the late-night eastern...

Honoring complexity and balance

We humans are fascinatingly complex beings. Our physical and mental health and vitality are the manifestation of complex physiological processes, lived experiences, socio-cultural inputs and contexts. We are social creatures, evolved to be in community with other humans. We are natural beings, evolutionarily drawn to be in connection with life-sustaining...