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Mammoth molar found on bay beach holds clues

10/16/2019
Ornithologist and Alaska transplant Sarah Warnock made a special find during a recent walk on the beach in the Cypress Grove Preserve: the molar of a mammoth. She knew what she was looking at because she had seen it before. “Up in Alaska, with the permafrost melting, people are finding...

Outages hit West Marin

10/10/2019
Due to widespread hot, strong winds combined with low relative humidity and dry fire fuels, Pacific Gas & Electric cut power on Wednesday to nearly 800,000 customers across Northern and Central California; in West Marin, the towns of Muir Beach, Bolinas and Stinson Beach lost their power. “The [outage] area...

Point Reyes wastewater feasibility study handed off

10/09/2019
The last of three meetings where Point Reyes Station residents discussed water-related issues ended with a punt. The county will not pursue funding for a wastewater feasibility study in favor of letting working groups convened by Supervisor Dennis Rodoni explore options for wastewater management and visitor bathrooms—two issues that rose to the top during the water meetings this year...

Louise Pepper, Bo agent, dies at 95

10/09/2019
Louise Pepper, a stylish, commanding and compassionate career woman who spent her life at the helm of Seashore Realty, died on June 2. She was 95 years old. Louise lived in Bolinas from a young age, after her father got a job as a mechanic for Longley Garage, the site...

College of Marin hones plan for Bolinas marine lab rebuild

10/09/2019
Bolinas residents okayed the latest design plans from the College of Marin for a proposed rebuild of the defunct marine lab on Wharf Road at a public meeting last week. Incorporating input from a community working group convened by the Bolinas Community Public Utility District, the architect hired by the...

Bolinas chef loses life after seashore crash

10/09/2019
Miguel Angel Hernandez Salazar, a 37-year-old Bolinas resident, a father and the head cook at Eleven restaurant, died last week after flipping his pickup in the Point Reyes National Seashore late last Monday on his way to stay at his friend’s ranch...

County fire stations gear up with better jaws of life

10/09/2019
A new grant will allow firefighters to remove passengers from damaged vehicles quicker, more easily and with less risk. The $80,000 grant from the state will help purchase five new hydraulic extrication devices that weigh half as much and cut more quickly than the old devices they will replace...

Free food Fridays at Bolinas park bring residents, college students together

10/09/2019
At Bolinas’s downtown park last Friday, about three dozen residents were welcomed with free food prepared by University of San Francisco students. The event was part of a series put on by a community garden outreach class taught by Bolinas resident and university professor Melinda Stone. On the first Friday...

Marin hit with lawsuit over fish protections

10/03/2019
The Salmon Protection and Watershed Network and the Center for Biological Diversity sued Marin County last week, disputing the adequacy of its recently finalized environmental analysis on the cumulative impacts of future development on salmonids in the San Geronimo Valley. The county had undertaken the five-year project as a result...

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