Todd Pickering opens new gallery in Inverness Park

ART: Photographer Todd Pickering’s new gallery, Still Point Studio, opened on weekends earlier this month in Inverness Park. He greeted guests last weekend during the area’s Memorial Day open studios event, and hopes to host more people at artist’s talks in the future.

Saint Columba's host get away for caregivers

ENRICHMENT: Senior Access, “Marin’s favorite club for folks with memory loss,” offered a retreat for local caregivers at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church last Thursday, in Inverness. Caregivers enjoyed relaxing activities, lunch and guest speakers Lois Hirsch and Rev. Kirsten Spaulding. The event was sponsored by Visiting Angels and St. Columba’s.

Farewell play for longtime drama teacher at Tomales High

THEATER: The Tomales Players took the stage last Thursday for “Attention Detention, Why Were You Tardy?,” an original comedy written and performed by Tomales High School students. Director Ellen Webster, an English and drama teacher, made a special appearance (above). She is retiring after 28 years at the school, where...

Point Reyes Station to get signs, and one more crosswalk

PEDESTRIANS: Responding to a request from the village association, Caltrans will install a crosswalk at the south end of Point Reyes and pedestrian signs at both ends of town in the coming months. A request for a three-way stop at Levee Road was denied.

Motorcyclist dies between Stinson and Bolinas

ACCIDENTS: A San Rafael man died Tuesday morning when his motorcycle crossed the centerline and collided with a septic pumping truck, which tried to avoid the errant driver. Marin County firefighters administered CPR to the man, who crashed between Stinson Beach and Bolinas, but he was pronounced dead a short...

Egg hunters successful at annual search

Holiday Holland and Ocean Eli looked for eggs during the Point Reyes-Olema 4-H Club’s annual Easter egg hunt. Thirty-five children sought hundreds of eggs at West Marin School.

Kids will fly in Bolinas

The Bolinas Youth Aerial Artists and members of San Francisco’s Zaccho Youth Company practiced routines on Tuesday in advance of a performance at the Bolinas Community Center at 1 p.m. this Saturday. See the calendar for details.

Lagunitas School prepares for new playground

PLAY: The old playground at Lagunitas School was demolished last week in preparation for a new structure that will replace it. Longtime trustee Richard Sloan is spearheading the project.

Dillon Beach store to be sold

STORES: The Dillon Beach Store is in escrow to be sold to a limited liability company called Shaloha. The current owners, Fred and Nancy Cline, out of Sonoma, have owned the store since 2001.

Library now offers kiddie classes

LITERACY: Marin County Free Library’s literacy coordinator, Annemarie Russo, of Bolinas, led songs and games for a dozen tikes during an early literacy program on Monday morning at the Point Reyes Library. The program returns every third Monday of the month at 10:30 a.m. A bilingual storytime takes place on...