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Paul Harris, of Bolinas, harnessed power in art

06/21/2018
Paul Harris, an artist, sculptor and art professor who lived in Bolinas for 55 years, died on May 13 in Bozeman, Mont., at age 92. He is known for a body of work that defied category and genre, harnessing media from fabric to pencil to bronze. His sculptures, portraits and...

Remembering Ralph Borge

06/21/2018
This is a tribute to Ralph Borge, my drawing instructor back in 1966. You ran a photo of his wife Martha outside their home gallery on B Street in Point Reyes Station. She was holding an image of Ralph, who passed a while back. Before I saw this photo in...

Joan Lunny’s Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

06/21/2018
3/4 cup sugar 2 beaten eggs 1/2 cup milk from the farm 1 cube butter, melted and cooled 1 Tbs lemon extract 1.5 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbs poppy seeds Grease and flour a 9x13-inch pan. Blend together sugar, milk,...

Mayumi Oda at the Bolinas Museum

06/21/2018
Mayumi Oda’s favorite vegetable is the cabbage. “They look like roses…the beautiful unfolding of it is so awakening,” said Ms. Oda, an artist who long lived in Muir Beach and spent time at Green Gulch, during an artist talk on Saturday at the Bolinas Museum. Actually in Hawaii, where she...

Nature Notebook, June 21, 2018

06/21/2018
The sun will be at its northernmost point on the summer solstice on June 21. It is our longest day of the year, with sunset at 8:36 p.m., and takes its name from the Latin sol for sun and “stice” from sistere, “to stand still.” In the northern hemisphere, the...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 21, 2018

06/21/2018
ARIANA APARICIO CELEBRATES HER ACCEPTANCE TO THE HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION WITH HER FAMILY, FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS Ariana was 4 years old when she moved with her family from Mexico City to Point Reyes in 1994. She is a graduate of West Marin Elementary, Tomales High and Santa Rosa...

Prints and drawings from the Claudia Chapline collection

06/20/2018
Arthur Okamura, Barbara Galuschka Parsons, Billy Rose, Claudia Chapline, Connor Everts, Dieter Erhard, Harold Schwarm, John Griffiths, Jose Luis Quevedo Cuevas, Karl Kasten, Linda Goodman, Richard Kamler, Nicholas Kouninos, Paula Garret-Ellis, Paul Redaelli and Priscilla Birge. At the Claudia Chapline Gallery in Stinson Beach through June 2018. The gallery space...

Art Rogers Family Album, June 14, 2018

06/14/2018
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” NAOMI LUCIA HALL — BORN FEBRUARY 7, 2017 Daughter of Felicia and Timothy Hall of Dillon Beach. Granddaughter of Obdulia and Jess Aguilar of Whittier, California and Amy and Jim Hall of Fresno, California. Great-granddaughter of Janet and Dennis Tudman of Fresno, California. Naomi...

Nature Notebook, June 7, 2018

06/07/2018
Low tides continue during the morning daylight hours through the new moon on June 13, with the following Friday and Saturday mornings at the lowest points. Summer low tides present much larger beaches that will be carved away by winter tides. Rain and sun cycles create varying conditions each year,...

Sadja Greenwood, leader in health, moves to Oregon

06/07/2018
Longtime Bolinas resident Sadja Greenwood, whose articles on health and medicine have appeared in local publications for years, moved to Portland last month, though she will continue publishing on her blog. Her writings, which appeared nearly monthly in the Light for the last several years, digest the latest medical studies...

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