From Sheriff Doug Pittman: "My fellow West Marin folks, PLEASE keep an eye out for missing 9 year old Ida Rothschild! Ida went missing today around 12:15 last scene in her campsite in Samuel P Taylor State Park. We have over 140 trained searchers combing the park and surrounding hills as I write. We (the Sheriff's Office) will not stop leading this huge search effort until we find her whereabouts. Yes, that means we will be here throughout the night, all night until we find Ida. Thank you to those who have generously dropped off water and snacks for our volunteer searchers...all is greatly appreciated. Prayers for The Rothschild family and the safe return of Ida. Sheriff Doug"
Search for Ida Rothschild will continue 24/7 until she's found according to Marin Co. Search & Rescue. @CBSSF pic.twitter.com/qkJjbkpTiG Missing 9 year old girl at Samuel P. Taylor State park. Press conference coming up. More info after. @kron4news pic.twitter.com/BU1a3PiTRP
Wow, it's a busy day today. "On Thursday, June 12th at 11:23am, a Severe Traffic Alert is in effect for CA-1 in the area of Tomales-Petaluma Rd. in Sonoma County. One way traffic control is in effect due to an overturned vehicle. Motorists are advised to expect delays and to use alternate routes to avoid the area. There is no estimated time to reopen the roadway"
County fire Battalion Chief Mike Giannini said fire crews had the blaze "10 percent" contained at 10:15 a.m. after having difficulty reaching the site a mile or so inside the park on the north side of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard. "It's a long narrow fire," he said, adding fog prevented state aircraft from lending a hand. "We've got a lot of resources coming in," he added. "This will be a ground battle. It will be a long day." http://www.marinij.com/marinne
From the 'tweet-o-sphere': "Jean Marie Casados @Gypsyjeanmarie @MacCocktail Why have a mimosa when you can have Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Sparkling Mead from Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes Station!!!" Wow, that is quite a drink. And local too. http://www.heidrunmeadery.com/
Via Marc: "Friday, 10am Large empty cattle trucks headed out to the point (Reyes.) Somebody losing a herd? A ranch shutting down?" I saw those too, Thought it was related to Western Weekend, but I'd say not. Maybe it's 'time for steaks' day?
Via Kegan: "from dave brast: Beware! Automobile break-in and theft I just received the following email from Judy Spelman and Rich Schiller: One of our cars was broken into while parked on Limantour Road, near Bear Valley Road and virtually everything in it removed through the window they shattered. Police expect more such break ins in coming days which is why we're sending this email. Our mistake, apparently, was having one side of the car close to roadside bushes, which gave the thief cover. Take good care! js and rs" This information came from the West Marin Commons forums. There is a ton of excellent information on there, be sure to go over and join: http://www.westmarincommons.or
New signs! With pictures! I think it's interesting that the sign technique is considered an effective means of swaying opinion. Do they work? Who are they aimed at? Tourists? Locals? Are the DBOC signs made by the same people? #signs #elk #pointreyes #questions
Via Sheriff Doug Pittman: "Looks to be a busy weekend in Pt. Reyes, warmer days and warmer nights, not to mention it's Western Weekend! Plenty of events throughout the weekend starting Saturday night through Sunday's Western Weekend Parade at 12 noon! Highway 1 through down town Pt. Reyes Station will be closed off for Sunday's parade and other events not to mention some of the adjacent side streets. I wish everyone a great and fun weekend and please be safe as I expect lots of people traveling our roads on all kinds of bikes, trikes and automobiles to join us so remember to Share the Road!"
Somehow, my invitation to this wedding was lost in the mail. They did a pretty amazing job, I'm pretty sure this is what people fantasize about when they see Launch For Hire... http://www.100layercake.com/bl
Lots of music happening tonight in West Marin: Brian Laidlaw and Danny Vitali celebrate the release of their new album, Echolalia, at 8 p.m. in the Dance Palace Church Space. Jeremy Harris, plus Rob Shelton and Carly Bond of DRMS, will join them. $10 to $15 sliding scale admission. The Ford Blues Band, with Patrick Ford and Volker Strifler, performs at 8 p.m. at Rancho Nicasio. $10 in advance, or $12 at the door. For tickets call (415) 662.2219. Beso Negro plays gypsy jazz at 9 p.m. at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. Cover charge.