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Astrid Lindo opens new shop inside Flower Power

06/22/2017
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.

Locals born in '47 come together

06/15/2017
CELEBRATION: Ten years ago, a group of people born in 1947 convened in Inverness Park to celebrate their shared birth year. Last Saturday, most of them came together again, with a few additions, in Bear Valley. Pictured from left are Carlos Porrato, Alex Hinds, Barbara Gaman, Robin White, Barry Linder,...

Tomales Fire Station set to be rebuilt

06/08/2017
SAFETY: Marin County has set aside roughly $8 million for a complete renovation of the Tomales Fire Station. Construction is set to begin next spring, and officials say response times will not be compromised.

Inverness Tennis Club potty gets vandalized

06/08/2017
VANDALISM: Inverness Tennis club members arrived on Monday to find the Porta-Potty at the Second Valley court crushed against an alder tree several yards from its original location. Club member Terry Aleshire suspects that teens rammed a vehicle into it.

West Marin sixth grader wins award for essay

06/01/2017
AWARDS: West Marin School sixth grader Seth Wollenburg earned $50 for himself and $200 for his class last week, when his essay on gratitude placed in the top 20 of 350 entries from middle schoolers across the county. The Phillips Writing Contest has awarded prizes for the last 25 years...

Todd Pickering opens new gallery in Inverness Park

06/01/2017
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.

Farewell play for longtime drama teacher at Tomales High

05/25/2017
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...

Saint Columba's host get away for caregivers

05/25/2017
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.

Point Reyes Station to get signs, and one more crosswalk

05/11/2017
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

05/04/2017
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...

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