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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...

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...

Bolinas residents, studying botanical art, show work in library

10/03/2019
The students at the Bolinas School of Botanical Art practice exactness in rendering the color, texture and form of natural objects. “I give a real foundation in technique,” said Bolinas resident Molly Brown, who started the school in 2014 with one student and now teaches 30 students four times a...

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...

Green building rules push electrification

10/03/2019
As the county fine-tunes its sustainability requirements for new buildings, an update to the county's green building ordinance would make it easier for new construction projects to meet Marin’s electrification goals. The proposed update comes just a year after supervisors adopted the ordinance, which introduced “electric-favored” pathways for new homes...

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