John Hart, an environmental writer and lifelong Marin County resident, has released a new history of the Point Reyes Peninsula, once slated for development as a major recreational destination complete with golf courses and cabanas. David Briggs

It has been a long road to publication for a book on the history of the Point Reyes Peninsula that is slated to arrive in bookstores later this month.

An Island In Time: 50 Years of Point Reyes National Seashore has been making a local stir for its coverage of agriculture and Drakes Bay Oyster Company. Activists . . .