Art Rogers Family Album, November 17, 2016

Baby of the Month ELODIE LILLIAN WAHLGREN — BORN JULY 15, 2015 Daughter of Gabriella Cole and Christopher and little sister to Etienne of Inverness Granddaughter to Susan Cole and Alan Ovson of San Francisco and Marie Antoinette and the late Maurice Wahlgren of Mill Valley

The West Marin Review: A celebration

The West Marin Review is one of the remarkable things locals brag about, and the newest issue justifies their pride. As was true of each of the previous editions, the seventh volume, released last month, is a potpourri of prose, poetry, paintings, photographs and other forms of art. Many of...

Nature Notebook

The full moon approaches on Monday, Nov. 14 with high tides peaking at 6.9 feet on Tuesday, Nov. 15. At its closest approach to earth, this moon, known as a super moon, will appear larger than usual at moonrise. During very high tides in winter, sand is carried off the...

On the benefits of dark chocolate, placebos and abortion in Ireland

Compounds in cocoa called flavanols—plant compounds found in many foods—are believed to benefit cardiovascular health. A review and meta-analysis of 19 randomized controlled trials of cocoa consumption was recently published in the Journal of Nutrition. Dr. Simin Liu, professor and director of the Center for Global Cardiometabolic Health at Brown...

Great minds meet for BOUNTY!

Within our robust agriculture community are individuals whose innovations have profoundly affected local food production, influenced national practices and drawn international attention to our region. On Saturday, Nov. 5, the Bolinas Museum will present a free panel discussion featuring some of these visionaries, titled “Agricultural Innovators: Rocking the Bay and...

Art to transform the soul

Issues of social and environmental justice permeate the exhibits at Gallery Route One in Point Reyes Station, where there are only a few days left to see eclectic and inspirational collections. The Project Space is flowing with umbrellas and pillows, an ancestral Chinese wedding outfit and elements of one family’s...

BOUNTY! events coming up

Four upcoming October events presented through the Bolinas Museum’s BOUNTY! program represent dynamic aspects of coastal Marin’s agricultural community: next generation producers diversifying, agriculture as our cultural heritage, newcomers creating a niche market and people marrying science and experience to inform the national dialogue around sustainable practices. Our nation is...