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School districts weigh in on gun control measures

03/29/2018
The Marin County Board of Education passed a gun control resolution this month and local districts have followed suit, sending letters to federal and state elected officials urging the immediate passage of stricter gun laws. The resolution cites the nearly 300 school shootings in the United States since 2013 and...

Here for the kids

03/29/2018
On behalf of the board of trustees of the Shoreline Unified School District, I would like to address the rumors regarding the item on the agenda for closed session of the March 15, 2018 board meeting related to the evaluation of Principal Matt Nagle. We know the best way to...

Nature Notebook, March 29, 2018

03/22/2018
Following the vernal equinox of March 20 comes the second full moon of the month—a “blue moon”—on Saturday, March 31. In between is a week of afternoon minus tides for beachcombing. The brilliant star now appearing in the northwest sky is Venus. Gray whales are moving north and Northern elephant...

Where am I? (Or, how I lost my socks)

03/22/2018
Last Sunday morning seemed to be a little different. The usual sunrise mist and light fog hung low through the Olema Valley as I went for my morning walk. Afterwards, rewarded with a cup of coffee at Toby’s, I sat with friends who noted how calm it was in town...

Inverness Yacht Club's youth sailing program

03/22/2018
The Inverness Yacht Club is gearing up for the 55th summer of its Youth Sailing program. From late June to early August, over 70 youth sailors ages 10 to 17, some newbie and some skilled, will be experiencing the joy of wind and water on Tomales Bay. The program is...

Danny Montana: Cowboy troubadour on the coast

03/15/2018
Danny Montana rolled up the sleeves of his Roper shirt and adjusted his Stetson. With a 1971 Gibson acoustic guitar in hand, the cowboy troubadour, alone but for his songs, looked out at the Coast Café and began to strum. The artists he covered were the ones who mean the...

Linders and Campes, volunteer duos, honored for efforts

03/15/2018
The can-do spirit of two Inverness couples was celebrated at the Dance Palace last Saturday night during the third annual Community Awards Banquet. Jim and Pam Campe and Barry and Linda Linder were honored for their lifelong service and leadership in West Marin in a ceremony that included a hearty...

Nine Burmese artists featured in Gallery Route One exhibit

03/15/2018
There’s a common political expression in Myanmar today: “We stand with the Lady.” It’s said in support of Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Myanmar, who’s been criticized for being unresponsive to the outbreak of violence against the Rohingya. Those tensions became fodder for 20-year-old Burmese artist Cynthia Theint...

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