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Nature Notebook, November 2, 2017

11/02/2017
The full moon of Friday, Nov. 3 is known as the hunter’s moon, providing extra night light for hunters to get a bit more acorn-fattened meat for the winter. It will appear bigger and brighter in a clear fall sky, and will likely outshine the peak night of the Taurid...

Art Rogers Family Album, November 2, 2017

11/02/2017
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” QUAIL CHAN SERRA — BORN JUNE 19, 2016 Daughter of Holly Chan Hsu and Chime Day Serra of Bolinas Granddaughter of Linh D. Hsu and Hong Hsu of Laos and Los Angeles and Tony Serra and the late Mary Edna Dinneen of Bolinas Quail...

Painter Emmeline Craig celebrates five years of Stinson’s Blissful Gallery

10/26/2017
A few years ago, Emmeline Craig was nearly finished with one of her most intriguing paintings—of an inter-dimensional stone archway rising out of a grassy beach—when a friend stopped by her Bolinas studio. “We walked into my studio and the painting was on my easel,” Ms. Craig said. “She was...

In Susan Hall exhibit, a love letter to West Marin

10/26/2017
There is a sense of art as a love letter to West Marin in Susan Hall’s current exhibition of new paintings and ceramics at Toby’s Gallery. In a style pared down to elemental form and layers of color, she portrays local landscapes, seascapes and animals with startling luminosity. The images...

Art Rogers Family Album, October 26, 2017

10/26/2017
AVI DEIXLER — WINE MAKER, BARREL MAKER AND OWNER OF ABSENTEE WINERY IN WEST MARIN “The whole point is to learn from the wine, like any art. We have a conversation with wine, but we must never force our ideas upon it. When a winemaker learns to resist this compulsion...

In community response, resilience and compassion

10/19/2017
“All I could think to do was get to the coast,” one Sonoma resident who evacuated her home with little notice said. “I knew if we could get to the sea, we would be safe.” Her instinct was echoed by so many of the evacuees, primarily Sonoma residents, who ended...

Nature Notebook, October 12, 2017

10/19/2017
Smoke and fog permitting, the Orionid meteor showers, at a rate of about 20 an hour, peak on Saturday, Oct. 21. Look for Orion with his three-star belt on the eastern horizon in the early evening. Fire has been an ongoing force in creating our communities’ beloved landscapes; grappling with...

Art Rogers Family Album, October 19, 2017

10/19/2017
22 YEARS AGO — THE COMMUNITY OF PARADISE RANCH ESTATES ATOP DRAKES VIEW DRIVE AFTER THE MOUNT VISION FIRE — OCTOBER 1995 “We gathered to be together in our grief and loss, and to honor each other, the land, our lost homes and animals. It was a time of living...

Ocean sounding with Michael Stocker

10/12/2017
Here on earth, we’re learning what it means to live in truly dangerous times. Radical disruption is at work in all life zones, including the ones we’re conditioned to believe are safe and stable. Hearts are breaking for inhabitants of disaster areas both around the world and close to home...

Art Rogers Family Album, October 12, 2017

10/12/2017
NATIONAL “COFFEE WITH A COP” DAY AT TOBY’S FEED BARN IN POINT REYES STATION — OCTOBER 4, 2017 “Coffee with a Cop” was launched in 2011 by the police department in Hawthorn, California to help establish trust with the community. Five years later, the event has been hosted in all...

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