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Adopted cat, injured at hip, spurs lawsuit against Planned Feralhood

04/05/2018
A Point Reyes Station woman is suing Planned Feralhood for refusing to give back her cat for alleged negligence. Marie Kinney, a permanently disabled 58-year-old, said she acquired the black feline as an emotional support animal in 2006, the same year the cat was picked up in Bolinas. Planned Feralhood’s...

Bolinas Calvary Church seeking funds to restore historic foundation

04/05/2018
An effort to restore the foundation of the Bolinas Calvary Presbyterian Church is underway, and the members of the church’s leadership want to remind Bolinas that the building is available to all facets of the community, and not just as a place of worship. “I think the key is that...

Seashore completed draft GMP in 2010

03/29/2018
For years, both advocates and opponents of the historic ranches in the Point Reyes National Seashore and the northern district of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area have battered the National Park Service for not updating its vision for those lands and instead relying on a 1980 general management plan...

Short golf lease signed

03/29/2018
Marin County supervisors took another step forward in the contentious purchase of the San Geronimo Golf Course on Tuesday, bringing in a third-party operator to run the golf course on a two-year contract and, separately, accepting grant funds to use for the planning process. Touchstone Golf, a Texas-based company that...

Sand Dollar ordered to update septic system

03/29/2018
A popular restaurant in Stinson Beach is in the process of updating its septic system after failing an inspection last summer. The Sand Dollar Restaurant was cited in July after an inspector found a chamber that holds a diversion valve for two leach fields had flooded with sludge and a...

Truck stolen in Inverness, where another stolen truck turned up

03/29/2018
An Inverness man woke up to a stolen truck one morning in March, within a day of another truck disappearing in Fairfax and turning up a week later just a block away from his house. Aaron Ely, who manages Point Reyes Vacation Rentals, reported to California Highway Patrol that his...

Dillon Beach Resort in escrow

03/22/2018
The prospective new owners of the Dillon Beach Resort offered a rough outline of their vision for the business if the sale, which is currently in escrow, goes through. Earlier this month at the meeting of the Oceana Marin Association, San Anselmo resident and restaurateur Mike Goebel said he and...

Palace Market raises senior discount age, citing others in need

03/22/2018
The Palace Market raised the minimum age for its Tuesday senior discount from 65 to 70 this month, upsetting some customers but defending the move by pointing to other groups of customers that also struggle to afford the cost of groceries. Narrowing the eligible base for the senior discount will...

MALT protects Nicasio McIsaac Ranch in $3.4 million easement

03/22/2018
The Marin Agricultural Land Trust has picked up another conservation easement in its effort to protect farmland in perpetuity. Last week, the Marin County Board of Supervisors approved a grant worth half the price of a $3.4 million easement for the McIsaac Ranch, on the north bank of the Nicasio...

SPAWN group sues Trump administration for whale habitat

03/22/2018
Turtle Island Restoration Network is one of three groups that sued the Secretary of Commerce and the National Marine Fisheries Service last week for failing to designate critical habitat for threatened and endangered humpback whales along the Pacific Coast. Four of the 14 populations of humpbacks worldwide remain endangered and...

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