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.”

Fire on Mount Vision contained quickly

County firefighters fist-bumped each other at a slow-spreading blaze on Monday afternoon on Mount Vision Road. The fire, near Pine Ridge Fire Road, was fully contained within a few hours after burning about a quarter of an acre. Although fire planes flew overhead, they did not douse retardant owing to...

Bolinas women and men win Independence day tug

The Bolinas women’s Fourth of July tug-of-war team celebrated their win in a shower of champagne on Tuesday morning at the mouth of the lagoon. They and their male counterparts beat the Stinson Beach teams this year.

Interdependence Festival brings community together through art

Maya De Santiago painted red cherries, a blue sky and swirling clouds on a temporary mural outside the Whale of a Deli during the first-ever Interdependence Festival of Arts and Community, held Saturday in Point Reyes Station. The festival, borne of an idea among members of an artist committee of...

New mooring servicing boat sets sail

Skip Vilicich, whose family has owned the Marshall boatyard for a century, on Saturday celebrated the launch of a 36-foot boat fitted to service moorings, after six years of restoration. His sister, Susan Welch, broke a champagne bottle over the bow to christen the craft, which was orginally built to...

Non-profits thank volunteers at Dance Palace appreciation event

Susan Deixler, a care manager for West Marin Senior Services, talked with a volunteer last Thursday at a first annual volunteer appreciation party at the Dance Palace Community Center. Organizers sent out 280 invitations to volunteers throughout West Marin who keep organizations afloat by cooking meals, chauffeuring seniors, hosting classes,...

Astrid Lindo opens new shop inside Flower Power

Astrid Design Home, a shop located within Point Reyes Station’s Flower Power, opened last Saturday. Owner Astrid Lindo will sell art, accessories and home furnishings, mostly reclaimed or repurposed.