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Art Rogers Family Album, September 7, 2017

09/07/2017
Baby of the Week “Baby Boom” XIOMARA ELISA JUAREZ ROMO — BORN MAY 8, 2016 Daughter of Jessica Romo and Bernabe Juarez of McClure’s Ranch, Inverness. Granddaughter of Juanita and Jesus Romo of McClure’s Ranch, Inverness and Zoila Consuelo and Sabas Juarez of Retalhuleu, Guatemala. Niece of Yezenia, Eduardo and...

Michael Goldberg, echoing an echo

09/07/2017
I met Michael Goldberg during the summer after graduating from journalism school, in 2014. A distinguished music journalist who spent a decade writing for Rolling Stone Magazine, he had just released his first book, “True Love Scars,” and was hosting a reading at Book Passage in Corte Madera. I attended...

Celebrate art in the Peace Barn

08/31/2017
The Bolinas Museum’s Benefit Art Auction and party will be held at the Peace Barn in Bolinas on Sept. 9—the 25th anniversary auction. The tradition started in a borrowed gallery space before growing into one of the best social events in West Marin. Since 2006, Susie Buell’s Peace Barn, with...

Clement Woodnutt Miller

08/31/2017
If not for a tragic plane crash in 1962 near Eureka, Calif., Clem Miller would have been 101 years old. I did not know him and still know little about him, but I do know that he was the congressman who introduced the legislation advocating for the formation of the...

Art Rogers Family Album, August 31, 2017

08/31/2017
CELEBRATING THE CLOSING OF THE STINSON BEACH PRESCHOOL AND ITS TEACHER, SUSAN HILSENRAD TACHERRA, AFTER 50 YEARS OF SERVICE — BOLINAS “At the age of 3, my son, Gus Loren, began preschool in Stinson Beach with Susan Tacherra in 1976. When I first walked into Susan’s Montessori classroom, I realized...

Point Reyes eatery: simple and wholesome all week long

08/24/2017
Growing up in Arcata, restaurateur Sheryl Cahill had her favorite place to eat: The Big Four, a neighborhood Italian restaurant. She and her mom would bring their own pots into the kitchen to fill with ravioli, but it was the apple fritters that she remembers best today. “I’ve been trying...

The best wines and cheeses can be found right here

08/24/2017
There are great pairings in the food world—peanut butter and jelly, mac and cheese and spaghetti and meatballs, for starters. But no pairing in the gourmand’s world can match that of fine wines with cheeses. There are hundreds of great cheeses and thousands of fine wines, so you might think...

Nature Notebook, August 24, 2017

08/24/2017
The solar excitement is over, so pack up your viewing glasses for the next seven years, until the next total solar eclipse will be seen in the United States on April 8, 2024. Now is the time for berry picking: blackberries and huckleberries have long been a sweet treat, their...

Gini Havel, artist and gardener, dies at 90

08/24/2017
Gini Havel, an Inverness gardener, artist and fierce tennis player who helped found a countywide nature education program, died peacefully on July 28. She was 90 years old. Gini had an adventurous spirit and traveled extensively with her husband of 70 years, Dick, to explore exotic plants and birds. She...

Art Rogers Family Album, August 24, 2017

08/24/2017
THE SOLAR ECLIPSE PARTY AT THE BEAR VALLEY VISITOR CENTER ON THE MORNING OF AUGUST 21, 2017 On Monday, Aug. 21, the National Park Service hosted a free eclipse viewing party, complete with free glasses. There was a presentation by ranger Greg Purifoy, a park interpreter, educator and eclipse enthusiast,...

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