Singing Chef

Christina Waldeck, who calls herself the “Singing Chef,” dedicated her mid-morning barn performance at last Saturday’s farmers’ market to food writer Calvin Trillin, her former neighbor, and raised funds (for the market) in between segments of her cooking demonstration—a fish stew prepared in stages so that vegetarians and even vegans...

Haitian singers grace St. Columba's

Singers with the Holy Trinity Music School of Port-au-Prince performed Haitian folk songs, spirituals and chamber music at St. Columba’s Church in Inverness last Tuesday to raise funds for the school, which crumbled during the 2010 earthquake. The Episcopal Diocese of Haiti has partnered with that of California, organizing annual...

Point Reyes National Seashore celebrates 50

Superintendent Cicely Muldoon and Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey helped plant coast live oaks at seashore headquarters during an anniversary ceremony last Saturday—“to provide some shade 50 years from now.” Ms. Muldoon addressed the intimate crowd that had gathered on the overcast morning, asking, “How do we ensure the next generation makes...

Hundreds come out for Holstein 100

Over 300 bicyclists participated in the Holstein 100, West Marin Senior Services’ annual fundraiser, on Saturday, August 19, 2012. The early birds enjoyed a breathtaking sunrise while they munched homemade granola and Greek yogurt. At the 35-mile rest stop, cyclists dined on roasted potatoes and watermelon and at the end...