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Dentist Craig Crispin closed his Point Reyes Station office amid unprecedented challenges for the industry. Concerned for the health of their elderly customers, Stephanie Matthews and Sam Hinckley, partners at First Valley Inverness, are permanently closing this month. In Bolinas, aesthetician Amanda Mann had to give up her salon space, though her clients are calling.   David Briggs

Five months have passed since the novel coronavirus upended life in West Marin, and some local businesses are now shutting down as a result of public safety concerns and regulations. The Light spoke with a dentist who has operated in Point Reyes Station for over 30 years, two business partners who set out to revive downtown Inverness, and . . .