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Stafford Lake crash kills two fathers

04/17/2019
Nick Nunes and Joey Corda were well-loved members of the West Marin agriculture community. On April 5, both men were killed when Joey, driving his friend home, lost control of his truck and struck a tree on Novato Boulevard west of Stafford Lake. Both men died on impact. According to...

Bo woman part of leading science on firefighter safety

04/17/2019
On the treacherous frontlines of the Tubbs Fire that roared through Santa Rosa two years ago, many firefighters left behind the gear that shields them from the harmful chemicals associated with urban fires: the blaze burned so hot and fast, they had to move quicker than the weight would allow...

Border photographer from Point Reyes part of Pulitzer Prize-winning team

04/17/2019
Loren Elliott, a Point Reyes Station native who lives in Houston, was part of a team of 11 Reuters photographers recognized with a Pulitzer Prize this week for their ongoing coverage of the migration of Central Americans toward the United States border. Mr. Elliott, a freelancer for Reuters, contributed one...

Valley residents discuss recent string of burglaries

04/17/2019
More than 50 residents of the San Geronimo Valley gathered at the Lagunitas School on Tuesday night to discuss a series of burglaries that have struck their villages in the last month. Supervisor Dennis Rodoni and Deputy Alex Brown from the Marin County Sheriff’s Office focused on what people could...

Inverness man dies in crash, son survives

04/10/2019
Last Thursday afternoon, lifelong Inverness resident Trygve Hansen died when his car rolled 500 feet down a steep embankment off Ridgecrest Boulevard, a scenic road that winds above Stinson Beach in Mount Tamalpais State Park. His 13-year-old son, Theo Milner-Hansen, who had been asleep in the passenger seat, survived the...

Tax savings on Shoreline bond measure

04/10/2019
Due in part to Shoreline Unified School District’s recently improved credit rating, taxpayers in the district will save more than $2 million in interest on Measure I, a $19.5 million bond approved by voters last November. The district estimates that the cost to taxpayers for each dollar borrowed under the...

Man faces Bo break-in charge

04/10/2019
A San Rafael filmmaker has been charged with one count of burglary of a Terrace Avenue home in Bolinas on March 7. David Margoliash, who was arrested that day for charges stemming from an altercation in San Rafael, will have a first hearing on April 12 in Marin Superior Court...

Third medical doctor joins Coastal Health Alliance staff

04/10/2019
Pennsylvania native Steven Aussenberg, the newest family doctor at the Coastal Health Alliance, came West to work as a volunteer for the Marin Conservation Corps 15 years ago. One medical degree and a baby later, he was ready to make West Marin his home. “I’m not immune to the stresses...

Point Reyes Station garage to share road services for AAA members

04/10/2019
West Marin residents are likely seeing longer wait times for roadside assistance following the restructuring of a contract between Cheda’s Garage and the American Automobile Association—the oldest-standing contract in the country, dating to the 1920s. In February, the Point Reyes Station garage dissolved its agreement with AAA as the association’s...

Olema letter-writing social

04/10/2019
Sending a letter in the mail requires paper, postage, ink and time. That last factor might be why receiving a letter feels like receiving a gift in an age when missives by text or email prevail. For the attendees of a letter writing social held at Sea to See in...

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