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Samuel P. Taylor slide repair to start this month

09/06/2018
The last two slide repair projects brought by the 2017 storms are underway—or soon will be—in West Marin. The county Department of Public Works is repairing a slide on Lucas Valley Road a mile from the Nicasio Valley Road intersection and, later this month, will tackle the slide in Samuel...

Owner of Point Reyes hardware store quits selling glyphosate products

08/29/2018
Point Reyes Station’s Building Supply Center will no longer carry products containing the chemical glyphosate, an herbicide and ingredient in the weed-killer Roundup. Ken Dunaj, who owns the hardware store, said some customers had been asking for the discontinuation for years, but that until recently overall demand for glyphosate products...

More delays for long-stalled valley home

08/29/2018
The Planning Commission this week sympathized with Lagunitas homeowners whose renovations plans for their century-old house dating to 2011 have long been delayed by the county’s analysis of cumulative development impacts on fish in the San Geronimo Valley. That analysis was a court mandate stemming from a 2010 Salmon Protection...

Caltrans to clean at Bolinas Lagoon road

08/29/2018
Caltrans will clean out culverts and ditches along Highway 1 at four sites on the eastern bank of the Bolinas Lagoon this fall, in hopes of preventing winter flooding. The Bolinas Lagoon Advisory Council requested the work, saying the constant action of flood waters on the bottoms of vehicles navigating...

Four vie for three seats at Bo-Stin

08/29/2018
The race for three seats on the Bolinas-Stinson School board will have four candidates this fall: three long-standing incumbents who have spent a majority of their lives in Bolinas and one ambitious newcomer who moved to Stinson Beach in January with his three young kids. The candidates include former district...

Forest Knolls food truck shut down, pending site-based permits

08/29/2018
Four weeks after it first opened, Tony Carracci closed the doors to the Black Star Pig Company food truck and is now waiting for new permits from the county before re-opening at two Forest Knolls sites. Mr. Carracci leased the former Video West storefront two years ago with plans for...

Five join race for Shoreline board seats

08/22/2018
The race for Shoreline’s board is lining up to be the most competitive in recent history, with five candidates vying for two open seats that represent Point Reyes Station and Inverness. On Nov. 6, incumbent Tim Kehoe—a third-generation rancher who has served on the board for 17 years—will face off...

Rodoni group will explore special district for Point Reyes

08/22/2018
This fall, Supervisor Dennis Rodoni will form a working group to identify the most pressing issues in Point Reyes Station and consider creating a special services district to address them. He wants the group, which will include members of the Point Reyes Station Village Association, the West Marin Chamber of...

Tomales saloon reopens under new ownership

08/22/2018
Tomales residents are celebrating the return of an old watering hole. The William Tell, one of the oldest bars in Marin County, is open once more, this time under the direction of San Francisco food entrepreneur and brand developer Ted Wilson. Its resurgence could be a boon not only for...

Bo hardware seeks local owner

08/22/2018
Hoping to own a viable business in Bolinas? Perhaps the hardware store is your ticket. The current owners, Tom and Karen Dibblee, have listed the store, including its current inventory and equipment, for $399,000, and committed to only advertising the sale locally through at least September. One of their contingencies...

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