12/09/16 - Friday
Maybe this was the source of the large explosions everyone has been hearing? Doesn't explain the bomb squad being out here though...
Over the last two weeks the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad detonated a large amount of deteriorated explosives on the northern Sonoma County coast. A person found these explosives, which consisted of blasting caps, detonation cord and dynamite, after a family member passed away.

It was highly common for ranchers to possess explosives as it was largely unregulated prior to 1970. Ranchers mostly used these explosives for mining rock and getting rid of unwanted tree stumps.

The Sonoma County Bomb Squad responds to over 100 calls per year stemming from calls like this with old, deteriorated explosives to recovered military ordinance and homemade destructive devices.

The Sheriff’s Bomb Squad is trained and nationally certified to deal with explosives of this magnitude. They are a regional asset and assist other Sonoma County cities and surrounding counties with explosive related calls.
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12/09/16 - Friday
"Traffic control is in effect on Lucas Valley Road east of Big Rock due to a multi-vehicle collision with a vehicle over the embankment" - via KWMR
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12/09/16 - Friday
News from the Point Reyes Light: Blue Waters Kayaking shutting down Marshall operation and Moonrise Kingdom compound in Inverness approved with some tweaks.

Trevor Trainia in the Moonrise story, "“I think there’s no small amount of irony that we are the out-of-towners,” he said. “We see the not-so-subtle digs at the wealthy people from out of town coming to Inverness. There is no small amount of irony that we are the ones trying to preserve what independent experts have told us are architecturally significant, as well as locally beloved, structures, and the so-called Inverness Association are the people advocating for the destruction of these valuable buildings. How this dynamic occurred is puzzling to me.”

LINKS:
http://www.ptreyeslight.com/ar

http://www.ptreyeslight.com/ar
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12/08/16 - Thursday
Tree down on Panoramic near Pantoll.
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12/08/16 - Thursday
"Magnitude 6.8 #earthquake strikes off the coast of California, the USGS reports. 115 miles west of Eureka. Tsunami NOT expected."
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12/06/16 - Tuesday
Going to be a wild week of weather. Its forecasted to get down to 29 degrees tonight. Bundle up! And be prepared for hazardous driving conditions the next couple of days. (thx MM)
DETAILS: http://forecast.weather.gov/Ma
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12/03/16 - Saturday
Via Jared Huffman, "I just received the sad news that Gary Giacomini, former Marin County Supervisor and longtime community leader, died last night. This is the passing of a legend. Gary had such a profound impact on our environment and quality of life in Marin County and beyond. He was one of the most colorful, strategic and irrepressible characters I've ever met -- right out of the Phil Burton political mold. You had to get to know him to understand that beneath a sometimes gruff or even brash exterior was a man with an enormous heart that guided his public service and community work throughout his remarkable career. I'm honored to have known and worked with Gary, and to count him as a friend." (thx EW) (2007 picture of GM from MarinIJ)
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12/03/16 - Saturday
Anyone just feel or hear a big explosion?
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12/02/16 - Friday
Lots of holiday events happening this weekend. Scroll down below to see them all. Support our local shops and artisans!

Friday
- The Annual Path of Lights tree lighting ceremony starts at 6:30pm in downtown Point Reyes
- Reception for Carlos Porrata and Daniel Dietrich's amazing nature photos at Tobys from 5pm to 7pm
- MMMM! Mothers, Maidens and Melodies Market music and handmade goods made by at Ink.Paper.Plate starting at 6:30pm
- The 46th annual Dance Palace Holiday Crafts fair starts from 4pm to 9pm

Saturday
- Community Land Trust or West Marin has its gingerbread contest and silent auction at Little Yellow House in Point Reyes from 10am to 2pm
- The 46th annual Dance Palace Holiday Crafts fair continues 10am to 5pm
- A Standing Rock benefit art sale and auction at the Bolinas Gallery from 1pm to 5pm
- La Liberta CD release party at Yoga Toes at 7pm

Sunday
- The 46th annual Dance Palace Holiday Crafts fair continues 10am to 5pm
- A Standing Rock benefit art sale and auction at the Bolinas Gallery from 1pm to 5pm
- Open house and community party at The Gables at the Inverness Library and Jack Mason Museum celebrating 30 years. From 1pm to 4pm
- Santa Claus arrives by water sleigh at Nick's Cove at 3pm

Whew.

Links:

Photo from this blog post by Dave Mitchell:
http://www.sparselysageandtime

Photo exhibit:
https://www.facebook.com/event

Ink.Paper.Plate event:
https://www.facebook.com/event

La LIbertad:
https://www.facebook.com/event
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11/29/16 - Tuesday
For those interested in voicing your opinions about the 'Moonrise Kingdom' project that is being built at the top of Vision Road by San Franciscans Trevor and Alexis Traina, the public hearing is Thursday, Dec 1 at 9:00am at the Civic Center in San Rafael.

"The applicant is requesting approval to restore and retain three existing residential structures, demolish two residential structures, and construct a new single-family residence on the 6.04 acre property. The proposed single-family residence would consist of a 25 foot tall, two-story structure comprised of 3,993 square feet of floor area and 4,481 square feet of building area. When combined with the existing structures on the property (to be retained), the total proposed floor area is 7,619 square-feet, for a floor area ratio of 3% and a total building area of 8,544 square-feet. "

Public hearing notice here:
http://www.marincounty.org/dep

Background on why people are concerned here:
http://www.ptreyeslight.com/ar
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12/09/16 at 6:09 pm
RT @KWMRradio: Traffic control is in effect on Lucas Valley Road east of Big Rock due to a multi-vehicle collision with a vehicle over the…
12/09/16 at 11:07 am
Blue Waters Kayak shutting down Marshall operation. https://t.co/dWda4cBgtP https://t.co/rA9QHC7ugB
12/08/16 at 12:27 pm
RT @marincountyfire: Panoramic Hwy closed between Pan Toll and Stinson Beach due to tree down. Expected to reopen at 10:30.
12/08/16 at 9:38 am
RT @breakingweather: Magnitude 6.8 #earthquake strikes off the coast of California, the USGS reports. 115 miles west of Eureka. Tsunami NOT…
12/08/16 at 9:36 am
RT @EQTW: No tsunami threat from 6.8 magnitude earthquake off the coast of northern California.