John McFadden and his wife, Roxanne, sold off belongings last summer before vacating the main residence on John’s family ranch near Olema, where they lived with their children for at least a decade. The National Park Service excluded use of the home in a permit offered to John’s parents last week after rejecting some provisions of a detailed proposal to revive the beef ranch. David Briggs
The National Park Service has denied a request by third-generation ranchers to inhabit a home on their historic ranch, a narrow 340-acre parcel that sits between Point Reyes Station and Olema. Virginia McFadden, whose family has ties to the land dating to 1918, and her husband, Jim, sought a permit

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