Supervisor Rodoni reads to children

Supervisor Dennis Rodoni and his aide Lorenzo Cordova read from the english and spanish versions of “Quackers” to the Papermill Creek Children’s Corner Preschool last Thursday. After the story, Rodoni and Bonny White, of the Marin County Free Library, handed out copies to the children, in the language of their...

Duck Cove demolition begins

A National Park Service contractor demolished houses at a former Tomales Bay enclave on Tuesday. The remaining buildings at Duck Cove, now part of the national seashore, will be removed in coming weeks. “The structures are riddled with termite infestation and little structural integrity is left,” spokesman John Dell’Osso said...

Pets are blessed at Sacred Heart

Father Rafael de Avila blessed the animals last Sunday at the Sacred Heart Church in Olema. Susanna Henderson and friends took part in the ceremony, which follows in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi, the Catholic Church’s patron saint of animals.

Lagunitas students unveil monuments

Myrka Perez (center), a seventh grader at Lagunitas Middle School, explained the inspiration for “Agua Public” last Sunday. The water fountain was a collaboration between Ms. Perez and Izzi Lipari-Maxson (far left), Freia Daunell (second from left), and Kaitlyn Signor (not pictured) for a seventh-grade social studies project about the...

Quilting for housing in Bolinas

Eight Bolinas women met in the commons on Tuesday to help stitch together a quilt that will be auctioned or raffled off to help raise money for the town’s land trust, part of a larger fundraising effort underway. Over the next few months, the quilt will travel around West Marin;...

Lagunitas wins Valley Games VI

Arborist Jeff Smith juggled a hacky sack during the sixth annual Valley Games at the Lagunitas School on Sunday. Mr. Smith has won the footbag competition every year since the games’ inception. This year, his town, Lagunitas, also won.

Friends come together to raise parachute

Over 25 people came to Love Field on Sunday to help Gabe Korty raise a large parachute in preparation for an afternoon of music on August 26, dubbed “Parachute Days.”

Fire on Mount Vision contained quickly

County firefighters fist-bumped each other at a slow-spreading blaze on Monday afternoon on Mount Vision Road. The fire, near Pine Ridge Fire Road, was fully contained within a few hours after burning about a quarter of an acre. Although fire planes flew overhead, they did not douse retardant owing to...

Bolinas women and men win Independence day tug

The Bolinas women’s Fourth of July tug-of-war team celebrated their win in a shower of champagne on Tuesday morning at the mouth of the lagoon. They and their male counterparts beat the Stinson Beach teams this year.

Interdependence Festival brings community together through art

Maya De Santiago painted red cherries, a blue sky and swirling clouds on a temporary mural outside the Whale of a Deli during the first-ever Interdependence Festival of Arts and Community, held Saturday in Point Reyes Station. The festival, borne of an idea among members of an artist committee of...