Last farmers market of the season

FARMERS MARKET: Last Saturday marked the end of the Point Reyes Farmers Market for the season. A small group of cribbage players gathered for the 1st Annual Sandy Jacobs Memorial Tournament, and past and present members of Marin Organic toasted farewell to the organization.

New mercantile, North South East West, opens in Olema

RETAIL: Jennifer Jones chatted with Kurtis Major about hanging a print of a halibut—made by pressing an inked, freshly caught fish to paper—in her newly opened clothing and home goods shop, North South East West, in Olema. The store features new and used clothing and home wares, as well as...

Ken Levin gets ready for rain

READY FOR RAIN: Ken Levin cleared the gutters on an Inverness home last Thursday to prepare for the winter rains. Mr. Levin recently started promoting gutter services in addition to his window washing business in light of the looming El Niño.

Millerton Point to close during invasive eradication

INVASIVES: The state parks department will close Millerton Point from Nov. 1 to 18 to remove non-native plants including eucalyptus, salt cedar, acacia (above), pampas grass and Himalayan blackberry.

Attendant controls crowds at Palomarin

CROWDS: A parking attendant for the National Park Service guided cars into position at the Palomarin Trailhead on Sunday. The position was created this summer to deal with the increasing crowds, and will continue until further notice.

Pine Ridge Indians visit Woodacre to learn about healthy eating

HEALTHY LIVING: Woodacre resident Avis Licht handed out samples of cherry tomatoes while giving a tour of her garden to visitors from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Saturday. The tour was a follow up to a visit Ms. Licht, and her husband, Avis, made in June to the reservation...

Bread making workshop at Brickmaiden

BREAD: Brickmaiden Bread’s Celine Underwood led eight people through the sourdough-making process—mixing, shaping and baking naturally yeasted breads and working with different grains—in a workshop on Sunday at the bakery. More workshops are planned for the spring.

Surf and sound session in Bolinas

TRASH AND MUSIC: Leila Monroe, the owner of Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, and Matt Lundy scoured Bolinas Beach on Sunday as part of a weekend of music in town and trash cleanup on local beaches. The events are hosted by the saloon approximately every two months.

Mexican Independence Day at the town commons

CELEBRATION: Elvira Xaxni painted the Mexican flag, and then cupcakes on other kids’ hands, at a Mexican Independance Day Celebration at the Town Commons last Saturday, while bands played music and traditional dishes were served.

Two fires burn over holiday weekend

Two separate grass fires broke out in Marshall and Nicasio over Labor Day weekend. At around midnight Sunday morning, fire crews fought a 10-acre blaze in Nicasio that flared up after a super-charged electrical line experienced an intense power surge—what PG&E calls a “fire ball.” Though a connection was not...