Moorings removed from Tomales Bay

TOMALES BAY: Contractors for NOAA used a barge and winch to begin pulling up unpermited moorings in Tomales Bay on Tuesday. A new vessel management plan seeks to protect eelgrass beds by limiting the number and type of moorings.

Day of the Dead celebration draws crowd

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS: Children lit candles on an altar honoring deceased loved ones during a well-attended and diverse Day of the Dead celebration last Saturday at the Dance Palace.

Jeff Manson's light show

LIGHT: Bolinas resident Jeff Manson used overhead projectors and flashlights in conjunction with transparencies, glass trinkets and other sheer objects to create ethereal light patterns during a class he taught at the Bolinas Community Center on Sunday.

West Marin Acupuncture Collective opens doors

MEDICINE: People seeking relief from pain and stress, immune support or preventative health care now have a economical alternative to acupuncture: the West Marin Acupuncture Collective, which takes place weekly in the Tomales Bay Foods building in Point Reyes Station. The collective offers treatments in a group setting on Tuesdays...

Love letters to CEOs

BOLINAS: As a form of “standing with Standing Rock” pipeline protesters in North Dakota, Amelia Straton and others wrote love letters on Saturday to C.E.O.s of major corporations who are investing in the project. One letter to the C.E.O. of Wells Fargo, intoned, “May you be wise, may you be...

Inverness association hosts trail walk

OFF-ROAD: Historian Dewey Livingston and naturalist Dave Press led a walk through the paths of Inverness last Saturday, doling out tidbits of local history and describing the human impacts on the landscape. The walk was presented by the Inverness Association.

Litter Bugs Me removes 3 tons of trash from West Marin

TRASH: Morgan Patton, executive director of the Environmental Action Committee, and Cynthia Lloyd, a board member, helped volunteers pick up trash from West Marin roadsides and waterways on Saturday. In total, the Litter Bugs Me campaign picked up over 6,000 pounds of trash from Sept. 25 through Oct. 1. Approximately...

Woodacre fourth grader to host Cheetah fundraiser

LIVE ANIMALS: Paloma Russ, a fourth grader at Lagunitas School, has been enamored with cheetahs since she was 3, but is deeply concerned that they may go extinct in 20 years. On Saturday, Oct. 16, she will host a fundraiser replete with a live cheetah, activities, food and an educational...

Tocaloma homes come down

TOCOLOMA: The demolition of more than a dozen homes and other structures in the former towns of Tocaloma and Jewell began this week. It’s part of a collaboration between the Point Reyes National Seashore and the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network to “restore the floodplain and habitat back to its...

Power knocked out in Seahaven

POWER OUTAGE: A bishop pine toppled on Via de La Vista, in Seahaven, on Saturday, knocking out power for 48 residences for nearly 24 hours.