West Marin School morning warmup

WAKING UP: West Marin Elementary School physical education teacher Chris Eckert led the entire school in a 20 minute warm-up—as he does each day—on Tuesday morning.

10 X 10 Performance Lab at the Dance Palace

THEATER: Laurel Brittan contemplates her beauty from the other side of the mirror in a 10-minute sketch during Sunday’s 10X10 Performance Lab in the Dance Palace Church Space.

First baby of West Marin 2016

FIRST BABY: West Marin’s first baby of 2016 was born on Jan. 9 at the birth center in Santa Rosa, a perfect eight pounds. Levi Coyote Saylor McLaird was born to Erika Sterka, a yoga teacher, and Ian McLaird, a builder and native of Bolinas, where the family now lives...

Grain truck overturns near B Ranch

SEASHORE: A feed truck drove off the road near B Ranch to avoid a passing school bus on Tuesday morning, spilling 50 gallons of diesel fuel, which flowed into a cow pond. The county Office of Emergency Services said the fuel was left to evaporate.

Cowgirl cheese monger competes in contest

CHEESE: Christy Caye, a manager at Cowgirl Creamery, competed on Sunday in the 2016 Cheese Monger Invitational in San Francisco, where the cheese industry’s best meet each year in a test of knowledge, pairing ingenuity and wrapping skills. Above, Ms. Caye “speed wraps.”

Wet Marin School student, Ruby Clarke, wins Heart of Marin

PEOPLE: West Marin School eighth grader Ruby Clarke took home the Heart of Marin Youth Volunteer Award last Friday. Her nominator called her “one of the most dedicated, responsible, organized, determined, and passionate youth volunteers I’ve ever worked with...”

Costume class starts in Bolinas

COSTUMES: Fashion designer Ashley Eva Brock taught participants in her new costume design workshop how to sew a French seam last Thursday at the Bolinas Community Center. The workshop, which encourages the use of finds from the Bolinas Freebox, continues on Thursday afternoons.

Candlelight winter solstice poetry reading

SOLSTICE: Karen West read “Night,” a poem by Frederico Garcia Lorca, at the annual Point Reyes Books candlelight winter solstice poetry reading on Monday night. The solstice marks the darkest night of the year, and the days will now slowly get longer.

Giant mushroom found in Bolinas

SHROOM: Solomon Ojalvo, son of the winemaker Brian Ojalvo, found this hulking King Bolete (Boletus edulis) in Bolinas on Sunday. While it wasn’t officially weighed or measured, Brian pegged it at least 6.5 pounds (compared to 5 pounds of beef he bought that morning), 22 inches tall, and 12 inches...