03/07/19 - Thursday at 08:18am
A TWMF reporter just made it through where they're cleaning up the slide on Sir Francis Drake at Samuel P Taylor and said they now have one lane open.
03/07/19 - Thursday at 07:48am
"Sir Francis Drake Blvd is closed between Platform Bridge Rd and the entrance to Samual P Taylor State Park due to a large tree down. Marin County Fire Department crews are working to cut up the tree but it will likely take at least an hour. Use alternate routes. Update: @marin county department Marin County Public Works is on scene and estimating the road will be closed until 10AM. Use an alternate route." - CHPMarin (thx LP and BE)
03/06/19 - Wednesday at 09:34am
Be safe, make good choices. “Shoreline Highway just south of Tomales at 7:30am. Bring a kayak.” (Thx CG)
03/06/19 - Wednesday at 07:35am
“Tree down blocking both lanes at 1500 Nicasio Valley Road. Hopefully open around 8:00am but no guarantees!” (Thx RMB)
03/05/19 - Tuesday at 01:34pm
More road wash out in the park. A second stop sign is set up on Sir Francis Drake in Point Reyes by Mt Vision road. (Thx AN)
03/04/19 - Monday at 05:14pm
“The next storm system will bring rain and wind to the area Tuesday through Wednesday. Impacts include minor flooding of roadways and small streams, small rock/land slides, and isolated power outages.”
03/03/19 - Sunday at 03:11pm
In Inverness, the Chicken Ranch Beach Waterfall has emerged from Channel B. Quite a sight. (Thx ER) #waterfall
03/03/19 - Sunday at 10:46am
Happening today, March 3, from 3pm to 6pm: "Please join us in a celebration of the life of Byron Muntyan. We will be gathering at the Dance Palace to enjoy music, food, and memories of Byron. If you would like to help with setup at 2:30 or clean up after the event, please let us know."
03/03/19 - Sunday at 10:46am
A rainy Sunday afternoon puzzle. A reader sent in the cover of this book published in Inverness (1976?) and is about Inverness. Does anyone know anything more about the book or the author? Some of the text from the book in the comments.
03/02/19 - Saturday at 11:45am
Something is going on in San Anselmo, “Central Marin PD is working a critical incident in the area please shelter in place until further notification” on Grove Hill Ave.
02/28/19 - Thursday at 07:34pm
Via PRNPS “Storm damage update: the road to McClures Beach is closed due to severe damage. The parking lot for Tomales Point Trail is open.”
02/28/19 - Thursday at 02:28pm
Storm clean up continues in Inverness where a clogged culvert is causing water flow issues. Thanks to Marin Public Works for being on it (and cleaning up that huge slide across from the boatel). (Thx SC)
02/28/19 - Thursday at 07:44am
“Road UPDATE: Levee Road and Platform Bridge Road are now OPEN. “ via Marin Public Works
02/27/19 - Wednesday at 08:48pm
The water on Levee Rd. has subsided but the 'road closed' signs are still there and apparently the CHP is asking people not to drive on the rode until DPW has a chance to clear off the debris from the flood. Apparently driving over it now with the debris damages the road. I heard that CHP had stopped some folks who drove through and asked them not too.
02/27/19 - Wednesday at 08:41am
Big tree down in Inverness Park, direct hot to propane tank. (Thx AN)
02/27/19 - Wednesday at 07:10am
Levee road is closed. Bear Valley Rd is open. You can get to Point Reyes from Olema on Rt 1 (minimal flooding). PR/Petaluma Rd is open. Sir Francis Drake to Fairfax open. Lots of slides and debris, drive safe. Thank you to Marin Public Works for getting up super early and clearing slides and trees.
02/27/19 - Wednesday at 06:40am
Just gearing up for commute, has anyone made it over the hill yet?
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 09:50pm
“This pic is the forecast model for this evening at approximately 9:40 pm. Heavy pulse due to move in through midnight tonight. Plan ahead and stay off the roads if possible.”
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 09:33pm
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 08:48pm
A brave duo making their way to Point Reyes on the Levee Rd. this afternoon. (thx AH)
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 06:31pm
This is an incredible story from West Marin resident William Barrett that happened on Lucas Valley Rd. on Monday night. Drive safe everyone. Thank you to all the emergency crews in West Marin who keep us safe. "Rainy night. Dark country roads. Overturned car in a rapidly rising creek. Got there just before all the emergency crews. Me and my little flashlight looking for anyone in the car. The door on the downside, in the water, was open and I was dreading seeing a body further down the creek. Luckily (?) the lone occupant was caught up in their seat belt and still in the car but unable to get out. Heroes arrived and I left. Whew." MORE HERE: https://www.facebook.com/willi
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 04:49pm
Bear Valley Rd is open and passable but getting to Point Reyes via Rt 1 gets challenging right at Marin Sun Farms. We saw cars drive though, but it’s risky. Trucks are going through Levee Rd, but not advised.
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 02:44pm
"Point Reyes Hostel is welcoming all evacuees of flooded homes from West Marin we will comp tonights' stay. Please call the office for details 415 663 8811 or if you make it up here just turn up by 10pm!"
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 01:46pm
Via KWMR, "Bear Valley Road at 1:11 PM. Passable by higher clearance vehicles."
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 01:17pm
From Ann Abbott Hildeggard, "what resources are there for those who live on the levee road? I need somewhere to stay..live in the downstairs unit 3rd house down from the green bridge. cold and wet from leaving. please post any info or PM me" Does anyone have some info for her?
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 12:33pm
"Dear Friends, We have decided to close Station House Cafe for the rest of today. Our staff needs to get home safely and we hope you do, too! Thank you."
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 12:18pm
Stay safe, make good choices everyone. "It’s not getting better on Hwy 1 north of Olema just before Pt Reyes Station. Small car is stuck. Good Samaritan trying to pull him out." via https://twitter.com/chilescons
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 11:34am
The creek in Point Reyes is getting very close to the Green Bridge. (thx DL)
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 11:06am
The Inverness Park Market is open today, Dan is manning the shop. No deli or tap room, but you can get groceries there for those stuck on this side Levee Rd.
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 10:18am
The Wells Fargo bank in Point Reyes is closed due to flooding. Creek getting high. (thx DP)
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 10:01am
"Today, February 26th Due to weather conditions Coastal Health Alliance will be Closed. We are on Call 24/7: 415-663-8666"
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 08:02am
Levee Road and Bear Valley Road are closed due to flooding. Heavy flooding on PR/Petaluma Rd too. Shelter in place, do not risk it today.
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 07:17am
Via KWMR “DPW is closing Sir Francis Drake in Olema due to landslides on Olema Hill and beyond. Platform Bridge Road is closed. Levee Road is closed.”
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 07:01am
I’m hearing reports that both the levee road and bear valley road are flooded and impassable in low riding cars. Can anyone confirm?
02/26/19 - Tuesday at 06:03am
Via KWMR: “Nicasio Valley Road is closed between Lucas Valley and Sir Francis Drake due to a large tree down. ETA for opening is not known at this time.”
02/24/19 - Sunday at 12:13pm
From West Marin Share: “If you or someone you know "scored" a stainless steel stand for a table top last week, on the sidewalk by the old Creamery building - BRING IT BACK! It wasn't for "free" - it was CLAM's new table stand for our new table, and we took it out to the sidewalk to CLEAN IT. Can you imagine all the work that went into finding the right table, getting it from over the hill, cleaning it up - so that we might have a nice office to receive visitors? And doing this in the midst of all our other work - and then, when we're ready to put it all together....the stand is gone? Literally, disappeared? Our hearts dropped to the floor. No shame or guilt - we all put things out for free here in West Marin. But this wasn't that. Please drop it back by the CLAM office ASAP. We'll give you a free ceramic CLAM chowder bowl and spoon for your effort. Thank you! - Kim”
02/24/19 - Sunday at 11:45am
I’d like to know more about this hole.
02/24/19 - Sunday at 08:30am
“Updated rainfall forecast. Heaviest rain expected from Monday afternoon through Tuesday night, with highest rain totals forecast across the North Bay. A Flood Watch is in effect for #Sonoma, #Napa, and #Marin Counties from Monday afternoon through Wednesday night.”
02/21/19 - Thursday at 04:51pm
Sorry for the late notice. Important town hall meeting at The Dance Palace in Point Reyes tonight at 6:30pm that’s a follow up about the last one about the impact on tourism on West Marin.
02/19/19 - Tuesday at 05:02pm
Inverness water update: “Boil Water Order Cancelled. The State’s Division of Drinking Water has notified us that two rounds of lab results show that tap water in all areas served by the I.P.U.D. Water System is now potable and safe for drinking and cooking. Thank you for your cooperation!” More info: https://www.invernesspud.org/
02/19/19 - Tuesday at 08:50am
Update on the Inverness water situation: "Monday, feb. 18, 2019: as of 4 p.M., the boil water order is still in effect for the 185 affected customers. Water samples sent to the lab yesterday all came back negative for bacterial contamination in our water mains and a second round of samples is now at the lab. We hope that if they also come back negative on tuesday morning, the water board’s division of drinking water will give us the all-clear to cancel the boil water order. Check the link below (which has been updated) to see if your property is in the affected area." For latest information and affected areas, go here: https://www.invernesspud.org/
02/17/19 - Sunday at 07:58am
Apparently Nicks Cove was on SNL last night, anyone see it? (Thx MS)
02/16/19 - Saturday at 03:53pm
Lucas Valley Rd is now open. (Thx MM)
02/16/19 - Saturday at 01:23pm
“Lucas Valley Rd. is closed from Big Rock to Nicasio Valley Rd. PG&E on scene and hope to have road opened by 3:00 pm.”
02/16/19 - Saturday at 07:57am
“Tree down in the area of 5900 Lucas Valley Rd. Blocking both lanes. Power lines involved. Will be a little while...” (Thx RB)
02/15/19 - Friday at 09:22pm
Report of an accident on Lucas Valley Rd with traffic control. Proceed with caution.
02/15/19 - Friday at 10:30am
Dumping hail in Inverness right now.
02/15/19 - Friday at 08:31am
Levee Road is open.
02/14/19 - Thursday at 08:37pm
Just saw another blast of blue light over Tomales Bay, did another transformer blow? Power popped again too.
02/14/19 - Thursday at 06:52pm
Electricity just went off and on in Inverness. A resident reported: “Just saw two transformers light up over in the Mesa in Pt Reyes.” (Thx SLG)
02/14/19 - Thursday at 05:37pm
Here is the water main that broke this morning on Woodhaven in Inverness. (Thx TT)
02/14/19 - Thursday at 04:53pm
Levee Road in Point Reyes still closed as of 4:45pm.
02/14/19 - Thursday at 01:05pm
WATER EMERGENCY UPDATE: "2/14/19 – A WATER MAIN BREAK HAS DRAINED PART OF OUR SYSTEM AND SOME CUSTOMERS MUST BOIL WATER FOR 5 MINUTES BEFORE USING IT FOR DRINKING OR COOKING. THIS AFFECTS ONLY THOSE CUSTOMERS WHO EXPERIENCED A WATER OUTAGE EARLY THIS MORNING (FEB. 14). IF YOU DID NOT HAVE AN OUTAGE THIS MORNING, YOU ARE NOT AFFECTED AND ARE NOT SUBJECT TO THE BOIL WATER ORDER. IF YOU ARE UNSURE, CALL US AT 415-669-1414. STATUS UPDATES WILL BE POSTED AT THE INVERNESS POST OFFICE. (SEE BELOW LINK FOR LIST OF AFFECTED AREAS)." LINK: https://www.invernesspud.org/
02/14/19 - Thursday at 10:56am
"Portola Ave is closed near Balboa Ave in Inverness Park outside of Point Reyes Station. Downed tree and power lines. Once power lines are addressed by @PGE4Me, our road crews will handle clearing the road."
02/14/19 - Thursday at 10:56am
Scenes from around Point Reyes and Inverness of the storm.
02/14/19 - Thursday at 10:56am
A large tree fell in Inverness last night taking out this car. Fortunately everyone was ok. (Thx IW)
02/14/19 - Thursday at 08:52am
Levee Road in Point Reyes is open but water is quite high. Going around Rt 1 to Olema is much safer option.
02/14/19 - Thursday at 08:12am
INVERNESS WATER EMERGENCY: BOIL WATER NOTICE in Inverness. A major water main break has occurred early today (Thursday, Feb, 14) in the service area of the Inverness P.U.D. Water System. Some areas of town are without water. ALL CUSTOMERS of the I.P.U.D. Water system are advised: DO NOT DRINK THE WATER without first boiling it for five minutes. - via Wade Holland and IPUD
02/14/19 - Thursday at 07:55am
There are reports that Levee Road is not passable due to high water. People have been using Bear Valley Rd. to Olema and then to Rt. 1 to Point Reyes.
02/14/19 - Thursday at 07:55am
It also sounds like there is a water main that is broken in Inverness. People on Madrone Ave. are reporting they have no water.