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The West Marin Feed gained traction as a Facebook page and many of the local followers still find it there. Times have changed and Twitter has taken over as a better news medium, but WMF still posts on Facebook at least two or three times a week.

The best part about Facebook (if there is one) is that there is a lot of really good information that people are able to add to stories in the comments. Unfortunately, you have to go to the Facebook post itself to see these comments, they cannot be imported onto this feed.
 Tuesday, December 10 ,2019 at 1:07pm
Apparently there was a car on fire on SFD on the top of the Olema hill this morning. Did anyone else see what happened? (thx MsA)
 Saturday, December 7 ,2019 at 6:02pm
Every seagull in Northern California seemed to be at Drakes Beach in Point Reyes today snacking on something in the surf. Anyone know what they were eating?
 Saturday, December 7 ,2019 at 11:56am
Point Reyes Gas Station is having a drawing for a huge holiday stocking. Stop by the station to enter, winner is chosen on Sunday, Dec. 20.
 Saturday, December 7 ,2019 at 9:41am
The Dance Palace Artisan Craft and Holiday Market is happening this weekend in Point Reyes. There are also holiday craft fairs happening in Bolinas, Muir Beach and San Geronimo this weekend as well. Weather should be nicer tomorrow for driving. Buy local. Buy sustainable.
 Saturday, December 7 ,2019 at 9:41am
If you build the helipad, he will come.
 Friday, December 6 ,2019 at 3:04pm
So tonight was supposed to be the Path of Lights in Point Reyes, but I think the weather has cancelled a number of the events including posole (rescheduled to Tuesday?) and light the candles at Wells Fargo. Are people still gathering at Tobys and other shops?
 Thursday, December 5 ,2019 at 2:48pm
"A Wind Advisory has been issued for the Greater Bay Area, Central Coast, and San Benito County from 10 AM Friday until 7 AM Saturday. Note that there may be areas that are sheltered from advisory winds." - via NWS Bay Area
 Wednesday, December 4 ,2019 at 10:13pm
"The rain has finally arrived and adult salmon have returned to the Lagunitas Creek watershed. After an unusually dry start to the season over five inches of rain fell during the last week. Stream flows are now high enough to allow salmon to migrate through Lagunitas Creek and into tributaries such as San Geronimo Creek and Devil's Gulch. This is a good time to look for Coho Salmon jumping at the Inkwells, where San Geronimo Creek flows into Lagunitas Creek." LINK:
 Saturday, November 30 ,2019 at 2:02pm
Via PRNPS. Sort of fitting in a way for the windiest spot on the West Coast. "Lighthouse and lighthouse stairs closed due to winds over 40mph! Due to inclement weather, we are sorry to say that tomorrow's lighthouse 149th anniversary celebrations are cancelled. Save yourself a drive and please stay safe!"
 Friday, November 29 ,2019 at 11:14am
Local legends El Radio Fantastique will play tonight (Black Friday 11/29) at Western Saloon in Point Reyes at 9pm. Going to be a good one, last party before the "atmospheric river" hits. INFO:
 Friday, November 29 ,2019 at 8:27am
Be prepared. Have supplies. Drive safe. "Strong winds are expected to develop with the next storm system this weekend. A High Wind Watch has been issued for our entire forecast area from Sonoma and Napa Counties south through Monterey and San Benito Counties. An atmospheric river will take aim on the Bay Area this weekend through early next week. Heavy rain at times and gusty winds are expected, with potential for localized flooding, mud slides, downed trees, and power outages."
 Tuesday, November 26 ,2019 at 9:28am
Update from Horizon Cable about their outage in West Marin:: "We are currently experiencing an Internet outage in all of Point Reyes, Inverness & Olema. No ETA for restoration at this point.Awaiting replacement equipment. Still hoping for late morning restoration of service"
 Tuesday, November 26 ,2019 at 7:58am
Sounds like Horizon Cable is down which means many of the stores in West Marin are only accepting cash right now. I just ordered a breakfast taco at Inverness Park Market and had to pay cash.
 Tuesday, November 26 ,2019 at 6:56am
Be prepared for some weather today. Drive safe. "Forecast precipitation intensity from Noon Tuesday through late Tuesday night. Rainfall will impact the evening commute. Heaviest rainfall will occur as the cold front moves through between about 5 pm and 10 pm."
 Monday, November 25 ,2019 at 6:28pm
More details about the SFD accident: "The California Highway Patrol said one person died in a crash on westbound Sir Francis Drake Boulevard just west of Samuel P. Taylor State Park in the Olema area of west Marin County Monday afternoon. The crash was reported around 2:30 p.m. and the coroner's office was summoned at 3:30 p.m., according to the CHP.

The victim's vehicle went down an embankment and hit a tree, CHP Officer Andrew Barclay said. The Marin County Fire Department responded and found the solo occupant of the vehicle dead, Barclay said. Sir Francis Drake Boulevard is expected to be closed until at least 5:30 or 6:30 p.m., Barclay said." (Thx LF) LINK:
 Monday, November 25 ,2019 at 4:58pm
From a local, have not heard from official channels: "I was just turned around leaving San Geronimo towards point Reyes, there was a fatal accident and SFD is closed ~next two hours."
 Sunday, November 24 ,2019 at 2:15pm
"The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has officially delayed the start of the commercial Dungeness crab season south of the Mendocino-Sonoma county line to Dec. 15, which means there will be no Dungeness crab for sale before Thanksgiving. The season had been set to begin last week, but the state moved it at the request of local crab fleets concerned about potential whale entanglements in their fishing gear.

In 2017, Oakland's Center for Biological Diversity sued the state, alleging that Fish and Wildlife was not doing enough to prevent entanglement of endangered humpbacks and other whales in fishing gear. The case was settled in 2018, resulting in that year's crab season ending three months early.

Crab fleets recommended the current delay because the settlement spelled out severe ramifications for entanglements "” just one can result in harvest restrictions, or even prompt an entire season shut down."

 Sunday, November 24 ,2019 at 2:01pm
Fariba Bogzaran discusses her new book "Gordon Onslow Ford: A Man on a Green Island." 4 p.m. today (Nov. 24) at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes Station.
 Saturday, November 23 ,2019 at 9:27pm
Boat rescue on Tomales Bay tonight. Helicopter and jet skis. Boat had mechanical issues, everyone safe.
 Friday, November 22 ,2019 at 5:00pm
Caught this cat out of the corner of my eye while driving around Inverness and realized it was not your average cat.
 Tuesday, November 19 ,2019 at 7:14pm
What is going on in Point Reyes school parking lot right now? Full "incident report" command center being set up? For wind and possible fires?
 Tuesday, November 19 ,2019 at 4:28pm
Its hard to keep up with the weather. NWS Bay Area: "Hot off the press from @NWSCPC: the latest 8-14 day precipitation outlook gives northern California slightly favored odds of experiencing above normal precipitation in the November 27-December 3 period." LINK:
 Tuesday, November 19 ,2019 at 4:13pm
"Marin County NOT to be affected by Public Safety Power Shutoff. On November 19th, around 1:30 PM, PG&E notified the Office of Emergency Services that Marin County is no longer going to be affected by a Power Shutoff. This information is subject to change if weather conditions change, but as of now Marin County will not be affected. We will continue to monitor the situation and update residents if this changes. We want to remind residents that critical fire weather and a red flag warning remain in effect until Thursday." LINK:
 Monday, November 18 ,2019 at 2:57pm
"Per @PGE4Me : Bolinas, Fairfax, Forest Knolls, Inverness, Lagunitas, Marshall, Mill Valley, Muir Beach, Nicasio, Novato, Olema, Point Reyes Station, San Anselmo, San Geronimo, San Rafael, Stinson Beach, Woodacre will be affected by Shutoff." - via Marin County Sheriff
 Monday, November 18 ,2019 at 12:06pm
BREAKING: PG&E has just notified people in Point Reyes and Inverness the power may go out in the next 36 to 48 hours. If this happens, this means the gas station will also stop working in Point Reyes. Be prepared. Get gas, food, water, candles, etc.
 Monday, November 18 ,2019 at 12:06pm
TRAFFIC ALERT: "Sir Francis Drake Blvd at Baywood Canyon east of Whites Hill currently blocked in both directions by a rollover vehicle accident. Use caution in the area, take an alternate route if you can." Via Marin County Fire
 Monday, November 18 ,2019 at 7:28am
Question from a local, "folks--who would you call to remove a large decaying deer, wedge in a bit, but near our road (SFD)??" (Thx WS)
 Monday, November 18 ,2019 at 7:28am
As wolves will do.
 Saturday, November 16 ,2019 at 9:33pm
Dry weather and offshore winds coming which could possibly result in more power outages. "Complex and honestly pretty bizarre weather pattern shaping up for California over next 10+ days. First, widespread record heat possible this weekend/early next week. Temperatures into 80s and even 90s in some spots." MORE:
 Saturday, November 16 ,2019 at 9:17pm
Twilight in West Marin today was pretty nice in spite of a foggy start.
 Friday, November 15 ,2019 at 4:09pm
"For all the astronomy enthusiasts out there: the Leonid Meteor Shower will peak overnight Sunday and into Monday morning. Although moonlight may obscure views of the meteors, skies should remain mostly clear." LINK:
 Wednesday, November 13 ,2019 at 1:22pm
"Fire management staff at Point Reyes National Seashore, in collaboration with Marin County Fire Department, Bolinas Fire Protection District, and numerous local fire agencies are scheduled the burning between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. November 13-15 but may reschedule depending on weather conditions. The area to be burned is in four property units that make up a total of 205 acres on the east side of Highway 1 approximately seven miles south of Olema and four miles north of Bolinas." LINK:
 Tuesday, November 12 ,2019 at 4:48pm
#MarinCensus2020 will be in #PointReyesStation Thursday for an informational workshop on census jobs. We and @uscensusbureau are encouraging locals to apply. Positions are flexible and positions start at $25 per hour. #WestMarin #MarinCensus #MarinJobs
 Tuesday, November 12 ,2019 at 4:48pm
"Multi-model agreement that extremely dry pattern will continue across CA for next 7-10+ days (outside of poss. sprinkles in north). Ensembles suggesting about ~ 1 in 3 chance that Westerlies could break through ridge last week in Nov, bringing more widespread rain.#CAwx" LINK:
 Tuesday, November 12 ,2019 at 4:48pm
The Reach helicopter landed on Saturday and Sunday this weekend in Inverness. Neither incident appeared to be life threatening, but I'm sure people wondered what was going on. Also something happened in the park on Saturday near Five Brooks that required an emergency response. I never received any details.
 Friday, November 8 ,2019 at 3:50pm
Looks pretty spiffy. Wonder if there will be a rush out to see it this weekend. Anyone notice traffic today? "It took 13 months and $5.7 million to restore the Point Reyes Lighthouse to the shining beacon it once was nearly a century and a half ago. On Friday, the Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County reopened its visitor center and gave tours of the refurbished lighthouse."
 Friday, November 8 ,2019 at 3:50pm
If you might be able to help this person out in Healdsberg: "I am in need of CATTLE people with experience and equipment. Two elderly pet bovines (a huge steer and a smaller heifer, both arthritic) who are not halter broke and have never hauled need to move from the Kincade burn zone off Chalk Hill Road to their new permanent home at a farm animal sanctuary also located in Sonoma County." READ FULL POST:
 Wednesday, November 6 ,2019 at 4:55pm
A visitor in Point Reyes reported that their car had been broken into while parked at Muddy Hollow trail this morning. Lock your car and hide your valuables. Also, unrelated, was there a burglary of a laptop and jewelry at a residence on Camino del Mar in Inverness on Monday?
 Tuesday, November 5 ,2019 at 8:51am
Getting reports of very heavy traffic on Sir Francis Drake Blvd heading into Fairfax and backing way up towards West Marin, so plan accordingly. (thx MM)
 Monday, November 4 ,2019 at 8:33am
"From all of us at the Point Reyes Gas Station...

We would like to thank the community of Point Reyes and the surrounding area for the patience and restraint shown by everyone as we all prepare for, lived through and reopened for business during the recent power outage.

hope halloween found you all well.

happy holidays ❣️

Point Reyes
Station Manager
& Crew"
 Monday, November 4 ,2019 at 8:20am
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 Sunday, November 3 ,2019 at 9:05am
"At long last, we are thrilled to announce that the Point Reyes Lighthouse will reopen to the public Friday November 8 after a major renovation and facelift!" - PRNPS
 Saturday, November 2 ,2019 at 9:34am
"Recreational Dungeness crab season begins today in the waters off Northern California, commercial crab season has been pushed back to Nov 23 due to concerns that marine life may become entangled in crab nets."
 Friday, November 1 ,2019 at 9:29pm
Cliffhanger. If anyone knows what happened, feel free to chime in. I'm not even sure who I'm rooting for here.
 Friday, November 1 ,2019 at 3:51pm
From Bay Area NWS: "Models continue to trend warm and dry through the long term forecast. It's becoming unlikely that we'll see any substantial rain until at least the middle of November."
 Thursday, October 31 ,2019 at 4:53pm
"Another Freeze Warning has been issued for overnight tonight due to several hours of subfreezing temperatures. Sensitive vegetation may be damaged or killed. Ensure all animals have warm shelter." - via NWS
 Wednesday, October 30 ,2019 at 4:48pm
Via Marin County Sheriff: "As of 4:30PM, 96% of #MarinCounty has regained power. Outages still affecting parts of Dillion Beach, Fairfax, Kentfield, Marshall, Mill Valley, Muir Beach, San Anselmo, San Geronimo, Sausalito, Stinson Beach, and Tomales. PG&E crews continuing inspections."
 Tuesday, October 29 ,2019 at 8:00pm
So WMF was last to know, but Hilary Clinton was in Bolinas last week? Anyone see her?
 Tuesday, October 29 ,2019 at 6:45pm
Power may go off again, so if you need gas, go now. "Point Reyes Station gas wanted to say that they will stay open as late as 10 PM tonight as long as the power stays on. Also, for cash transactions they request exact change as they do not have the necessary change to make."
 Tuesday, October 29 ,2019 at 5:48pm
"ªSounds like power just came back on in Point Reyes and Inverness. But for how long?"¬ anyone else have power?
 Tuesday, October 29 ,2019 at 7:21am
There is gas and power in Larkspur at 101. At least for the morning.
 Monday, October 28 ,2019 at 3:23pm
"Much of west county has been downgraded to an evacuation warning. This includes Sebastapol, Bodega Bay, Forestville, Guerneville, Cazadero and Rio Nido. Here's the latest evacuation map."
 Monday, October 28 ,2019 at 2:51pm
Power still off in Point Reyes and Inverness. It sounds like there is power on in parts of Petaluma for those needing supplies and gas. Prepare for more wind tomorrow. "🚩 RED FLAG WARNING 🚩 Issued from Tuesday through Wednesday. Another round of gusty offshore winds will combine with very low humidity to create critical fire weather conditions."
 Monday, October 28 ,2019 at 8:44am
Shoreline Schools are cancelled today.
 Monday, October 28 ,2019 at 8:44am
From Marin Sheriff: "Morning briefing in our Emergency Operations Center. We've received word from @PGE4Me that they are inspecting lines and working toward power restoration in Marin. No estimated time for restoration or if it will happen prior to next PSPS."
 Sunday, October 27 ,2019 at 6:01pm
Ominous sunset in Point Reyes tonight as smoke from Sonoma hangs in the air. PG&E is indicating power restart may happen tomorrow but there is another wind event coming on Tuesday.
 Sunday, October 27 ,2019 at 12:32pm
Something shifted with wind and now parts of Point Reyes and Inverness are buried in thick smoke. Stay indoors. Be safe.
 Sunday, October 27 ,2019 at 10:18am
This happened yesterday: "A fire that started in the lobby fireplace at the popular Olema House hotel near Point Reyes late Friday damaged the lobby, attic and four guest rooms but caused no injuries, the Marin County Fire Department reported. Heavy smoke was pouring from the roof of the three-story hotel on Highway 1 when firefighters arrived shortly after 11 p.m.. Forty firefighters controlled the fire about two hours later." LINK:
 Sunday, October 27 ,2019 at 7:59am
Palace Market, the Bovine and Toby's coffee bar all open in Point Reyes, but only accepting cash. It looks like Inverness Park Market will be open soon. The gas station is CLOSED, so if you don't have a lot of gas, be careful. Looks like some folks already out of gas around town. This power outage could last for days, prepare accordingly.
 Sunday, October 27 ,2019 at 6:48am
"***NEW MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDERS*** Santa Rosa: Porter Creek Rd, Petrified Forrest Rd, Calistoga Rd and St. Helena Rd. Jam packed SB 101 of people trying to flee, as first responders rush North. " Evacuation centers in Santa Rosa are now being evacuated. Evacuation centers in Petaluma are hitting capacity.
 Sunday, October 27 ,2019 at 5:49am
Kincade Fire is spreading fast towards Healdsberg. And a new fire threatening Windsor and this fire just started east of Petaluma. Be prepared, have a go bag ready. This is going to be a long day. "GOES-17 and fire cams show a new fire east of Petaluma near Temelec."
 Saturday, October 26 ,2019 at 8:46pm
Power just went off in Inverness Park.
 Saturday, October 26 ,2019 at 7:31pm
Huge mandatory evacuation area right now. Also "We now show power off in parts of Novato, Fairfax, Woodacre, Lagunitas, San Geronimo, Nicasio." via Marin County Sheriff.
 Saturday, October 26 ,2019 at 4:18pm
Via KWMR "PG&E has advised that the time for possible power shut off for Marin has been moved to 5:00pm"
 Saturday, October 26 ,2019 at 3:47pm
IMPORTANT: "Please note: Marin residents who are in need of medical care during this PSPS can receive care at MarinHealth Medical Center (formerly known as Marin General Hospital). Again, our Medical Center (including our Emergency Department) will remain fully operational.

For advice on how you can prepare for the upcoming PSPS, please visit this page:

~ MarinHealth Medical Center
250 Bon Air Road, Greenbrae, 94904"
 Saturday, October 26 ,2019 at 2:20pm
Because of the strength and direction of the wind event this evening, evacuation warnings have been extended all the way to the coast. In West Marin, we should be prepared for an influx of evacuees from the north. LINK:
 Saturday, October 26 ,2019 at 2:05pm
Latest update. "99% of Marin County to now be affected by PG&E Power Shutoff starting around 4pm - Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) has notified the County that it will implement a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) in Marin County. The PSPS is confirmed in response to a strong wind event coupled with extreme fire conditions. The extended outage will begin as early as 4:00p.m. on Saturday, October 26, depending on weather patterns. The outage will continue through the duration of the weather event." LINK:
 Saturday, October 26 ,2019 at 1:51pm
West Marin's 28th Annual Day of the Dead will happen today in Point Reyes. It will start with a small procession through town at 4:30pm then a ceremony and some food at Tobys. A community altar is being installed in Toby's where you are encouraged to bring photos and mementos of loved ones past to place on the altar. MORE INFO:
 Saturday, October 26 ,2019 at 9:49am
"ªTo receive localized Nixle emergency alerts and updates, text your zip code to 888777. This is very important for things like local evacuation orders."¬
 Saturday, October 26 ,2019 at 8:33am
The Bloodstones with Burton Eubank will be playing at the Point Reyes Farmers Market today. Pre power outage vibes.
 Friday, October 25 ,2019 at 9:22pm
"KWMR will broadcast on generator power if and when PGE shuts off the power. We plan to broadcast during the full broadcast day, and if there is only a power outage we will shut down overnight, starting again at 7 AM each day with updates. If conditions necessitate 24 hour broadcasting, we will bring you updates as we are able."
 Friday, October 25 ,2019 at 9:22pm
Calm before the wind at the beach in Point Reyes tonight.
 Friday, October 25 ,2019 at 4:30pm
Gas station will probably close over weekend. From the coastal health alliance: "Coastal Health Alliance will be open on Saturday, October 26th from 9:00 - 3:00. We have a backup generator so even if the power goes out - we will be open. We also expect to be open on Monday, October 28th from 9:00 - 5:00. We are closed for lunch from 12:30 - 1:30." Be prepared. Tell others.
 Friday, October 25 ,2019 at 4:16pm
Ok. This is from the Inverness Disaster Council. This is happening. Get prepared. Please share with people. "As you all probably know, PG&E has determined high fire risk due to a major wind event starting Saturday evening through mid-day Monday. Based on information provided by PG&E, we anticipate there will be a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) in virtually all of Marin County with loss of power for at least 24 hours. Outages may start as early as Noon tomorrow, and may last for several days.

Ongoing updates on the PSPS event in Marin will be posted at You can also track updates via the Sheriff's social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, and Nextdoor). For information relating to PG&E's PSPS program, please

Develop a plan at home
Many resources are available and Text "marinshutoff" to 898211 to receive automated information about resources. Remember that power outages may disable cellular, landline and Internet communications, so prepare today. For those with access and functional needs, you can find additional resources on Marin HHS's Preparing for Extended Outages webpage or's Access and Functional Needs webpage.

At minimum, to prepare for a PSPS outage at home:
Charge your cell phone, laptop, and other devices
Fuel or charge your personal vehicle
Have extra cash, medications, some water and non-perishable food on hand, and
Have a disaster go-bag, plan, and grab-and-go list

Note, Supervisor Rodoni is planning to keep his office hours scheduled for today 2-4pm at San Geronimo Valley Community Center and tomorrow (Saturday 10/26) at Muir Beach Community Center from 10am-1pm. Any changes will be posted on his Facebook page.
 Friday, October 25 ,2019 at 2:14pm
All sporting events at Tomales High School have been cancelled today because of air quality.