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Center opens in Inverness

05/10/2018
A grand opening for Center—an art gallery, office, retail shop and co-workspace behind the Inverness post office—attracted a crowd on Saturday evening. Art shows will alternate every couple of months, pour-over coffee will be served on Sundays and other days will see pop-up thrift shops, knitting circles and social media...

Papermill Creek Saloon celebrates 50 years

05/03/2018
Last Sunday, the historic Papermill Creek Saloon celebrated 50 years under the ownership of Thomasina Wilson, now 93 years old and living on the same property where she raised her 14 children. Ms. Wilson renamed the saloon, formerly called the Lodge and dating back to 1939, because of its rough...

Inverness Tennis Club to install pickle ball lines

04/26/2018
On Saturday, Inverness Tennis Club members played a game of pickleball, a sport similar to tennis but played with paddles and a plastic ball on a smaller court and with a shorter net. The club voted that same day to install pickleball lines on its First Valley court.

Artist unveils alter in phone booth

04/26/2018
Visual and performing artist Ernesto Sanchez unveiled a phone booth-turned-altar fronting the West Marin Pharmacy on Tuesday evening. “A Happy Heart is a Healthy Life” was commissioned by pharmacy owner Zsuzsanna Biran. “He perfectly manifested what I envisioned,” Ms. Biran said during the event, which featured music, poetry and a...

Forest bathing in the seashore

04/26/2018
Park ranger Carlo Arreglo pauses to listen to the sounds of the forest in a Shinrin-yoku, or Japanese forest bathing, walk held last Saturday on Mount Wittenberg Trail in the Point Reyes National Seashore. Another forest-bathing walk is scheduled for May 6 at 1:30 p.m.

Freebox Follies brings in cash for community center

04/05/2018
Patrons of the Bolinas Freebox showed off wares during the annual Freebox Follies at the Bolinas Community Center on Saturday. The community center, which maintains the Freebox, raised about $1,600 in entrance fees to the show, which will go into the general fund. Rotten wood and doors were recently replaced...

Bo Gas tank may be repaired

02/22/2018
Groundwater seeped into one of three tanks at Bo Gas during repairs over the summer and the community land trust that owns the station is still waiting on expert help—and the dry season—to fix the problem. A spokeswoman said high levels of tourist traffic have meant an increase in sales...

New crosswalk planned for Point Reyes Station

02/08/2018
Caltrans has another crosswalk planned for Point Reyes Station. The agency painted a white line last week in front of Building Supply where an ADA-accessible ramp was recently installed. A guardrail and crosswalk is also in the works to connect the ramp to Third Street.

Too many elephant seals lead to closure of part of Drakes Beach

02/01/2018
An increasing number of elephant seals are hauling up at Drakes Beach in the last three years, prompting the park to close the stretch of beach that extends west of the parking lot all the way to Chimney Rock, through March 15. “As we have seen in the past, storm...

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