Edgewood trail use to be decided

Two groups with opposing interests have sent proposals to Marin County Parks for a steep, half-mile trail that leads from Woodacre to the San Geronimo Ridge in the Gary Giacomini Preserve. The Marin County Bicycle Coalition wants to open Edgewood Trail to equestrian and bicycle use, while the Residents for...

Another home given to the Bolinas Community Land Trust

Longtime Bolinas resident Harmony Maia will leave her home to the Bolinas Community Land Trust. “This place has been a sanctuary for me,” she said. “Bolinas has given me so much, I want to give back now.” Her Big Mesa home will be the second residence given to the land...

Wells Fargo tree removed

There are two fewer trees in Point Reyes Station this week, after Pacific Slope tree company removed the large pine that towered between Wells Fargo Bank and the Palace Market—strung with illuminated globes at certain times of the year. Another tree was taken down between the bank and the gas...

Supervisor Rodoni reads to children

Supervisor Dennis Rodoni and his aide Lorenzo Cordova read from the english and spanish versions of “Quackers” to the Papermill Creek Children’s Corner Preschool last Thursday. After the story, Rodoni and Bonny White, of the Marin County Free Library, handed out copies to the children, in the language of their...

Duck Cove demolition begins

A National Park Service contractor demolished houses at a former Tomales Bay enclave on Tuesday. The remaining buildings at Duck Cove, now part of the national seashore, will be removed in coming weeks. “The structures are riddled with termite infestation and little structural integrity is left,” spokesman John Dell’Osso said...

Pets are blessed at Sacred Heart

Father Rafael de Avila blessed the animals last Sunday at the Sacred Heart Church in Olema. Susanna Henderson and friends took part in the ceremony, which follows in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi, the Catholic Church’s patron saint of animals.

Lagunitas students unveil monuments

Myrka Perez (center), a seventh grader at Lagunitas Middle School, explained the inspiration for “Agua Public” last Sunday. The water fountain was a collaboration between Ms. Perez and Izzi Lipari-Maxson (far left), Freia Daunell (second from left), and Kaitlyn Signor (not pictured) for a seventh-grade social studies project about the...

Quilting for housing in Bolinas

Eight Bolinas women met in the commons on Tuesday to help stitch together a quilt that will be auctioned or raffled off to help raise money for the town’s land trust, part of a larger fundraising effort underway. Over the next few months, the quilt will travel around West Marin;...

Lagunitas wins Valley Games VI

Arborist Jeff Smith juggled a hacky sack during the sixth annual Valley Games at the Lagunitas School on Sunday. Mr. Smith has won the footbag competition every year since the games’ inception. This year, his town, Lagunitas, also won.

Friends come together to raise parachute

Over 25 people came to Love Field on Sunday to help Gabe Korty raise a large parachute in preparation for an afternoon of music on August 26, dubbed “Parachute Days.”