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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.
 Sunday, May 5 ,2019 at 10:25am
Things that get caught on the dashcam. Two guys stopped in the middle of the road on Ottinger's Hill on SFD in Point Reyes taking a picture of guy with giant plant sticking out between his legs.
 Saturday, May 4 ,2019 at 10:08pm
The Huckleberry Garden May Faire is this Sunday, May 5 from 10:30 to 12:30 behind the cowgirl creamery in Point Reyes. Always a good time.
 Saturday, May 4 ,2019 at 7:36am
Apparently there was a high speed chase on Sir Francis Drake on Thursday night that ended up with a car down in the water near the inkwells. Does anyone know any other details?
 Thursday, May 2 ,2019 at 7:58pm
"On Saturday, May 4, Marin County residents will be able to bring their household hazardous waste (HHW) to the Pt. Reyes Toxic Away Day for safe and free disposal. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. next to the Pt. Reyes Fire Station at 4th and B Streets in Pt. Reyes Station.

Appointments are required for residents who wish to participate in the event (but people will not be turned away if they do not have one). Examples of HHW that will be collected include old computer monitors, household batteries, paints, stains, thinners, fertilizers, pesticides, adhesives, gas, motor oil, antifreeze, pool chemicals, and household cleaners. No waste from businesses will be accepted.

Residents can bring a total of 15 gallons of liquid waste or 125 pounds of dry waste.

To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-207-8222 and press 204; or, alternatively, call 1-916-351-0456 and press 204. Space is limited to a 60-car maximum.

For additional information about the event, please contact David Catalinotto with the San Rafael Fire Department at 415-485-3309."
 Tuesday, April 30 ,2019 at 11:49am
"Please Join Us tonight for a Courageous Conversation at Tomales High School. "” with Faaiuga Van Der Ryn and 9 others." - MH
 Tuesday, April 30 ,2019 at 6:41am
Via PRNPS: "On April 22, an off leash dog killed a Guadalupe fur seal (a threatened species) on North Beach. This took place in a snowy plover nesting area where dogs are not allowed. This is an unfortunate reminder that dogs MUST be on leash in designated dog areas. We thank the visitor for reporting the incident and @TMMC for responding to the report of the attacked animal and conducting the necropsy. We want visitors to experience the beauty of Point Reyes, but ask everyone to please follow the rules to have an enjoyable and safe experience & help us protect the wildlife. If you see a violation happening in the park, please find a park ranger or contact 415-464-5100."
 Sunday, April 28 ,2019 at 9:40pm



The pair went missing this morning around 10AM at the Historic E Ranch - 21000 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Point Reyes, CA

Sasha (the Black and Tan) has a bright orange tag on her collar with owner Info. The two should be seen together.

They are our beloved pets so if you see them or know anyone who has, PLEASE call:

William at 707-779-9947
Laura at 415-669-1354
Lianne at 415-328-5335
 Friday, April 26 ,2019 at 11:08am
From SFGate: "Christina Milne was driving along a road near the Nicasio Reservoir in West Marin Thursday when she saw a pickup truck pulled over with its flashers on, the driver waving for help. She pulled over and discovered the man had struck and killed a mother deer by mistake, only to discover her two newborn babies by the side of the road, still alive. The two fawns had been born so recently their umbilical cords were still wet, according to wildlife rescue organization WildCare. The fawns were taken to WildCare's wildlife hospital in San Rafael and given a full body exam, fluids, and blankets, to counteract shock. WildCare asks that people take care while driving and alert their hotline at 415-456-7283 should you see injured wildlife or potentially orphaned baby animals around the Bay Area." FULL STORY:
 Thursday, April 25 ,2019 at 9:10pm
If you ever wanted to live in a glass house, now is your chance. http://real-estate.coastalmari...
 Monday, April 22 ,2019 at 7:48am
"Get ready for warmer temperatures. A strong warming trend is expected during the first half of the work week. Temperatures are forecast to reach their peak at the coast and in the coastal valleys on Tuesday, and in the interior valleys on Wednesday." - NWS
 Sunday, April 21 ,2019 at 4:08pm
Anyone know what the circling helicopter over Tomales Bay was about today?
 Saturday, April 20 ,2019 at 12:16pm
Another water rescue today. Sounds like they found everybody. The wind is supposed to be very strong all day. People should not be on Tomales Bay today unless you know what you're doing and have your life jackets on.
 Saturday, April 20 ,2019 at 11:28am
"The Waldos were supposed to meet up at 4:20pm to go find an abandoned pot patch by the Point Reyes Coast Guard Station." Or so the story goes that gets retold every year. Local favorites The Haggards are playing The Western tonight at 8:30pm on 4/20. Always a good time.
 Friday, April 19 ,2019 at 11:34am
You are warmly invited to this unforgettable evening of film plus live storytelling with the great folk tale artist Ane Carla Rovetta and other special guests, followed by a conversation with the filmmakers - myself and local underwater legend Ron Elliott. This event also features a pop-up store of sustainable beach goods by Marlin Ray.

Profits from this event will benefit a couple of awesome local West Marin nonprofits!

* Tickets are $10 - get them here:

Tickets will also be for sale at the door.

Doors open 6:30pm. Showtime 7pm.
Friday, April 19, 2019

The Dance Palace
503 B Street, Point Reyes Station, California 94956
 Thursday, April 18 ,2019 at 3:54pm
Photo of the accident on Point Reyes/Petaluma Rd. and Novato Blvd. Sounds like everyone is ok. This is a very dangerous intersection, please be safe out there. (thx AR)
 Thursday, April 18 ,2019 at 3:25pm
There is an accident on the Point Reyes/Petaluma Road at Novato Blvd. involving a tractor trailer. Lanes are blocked. No word on injuries, but probably best to avoid the area for now.
 Wednesday, April 17 ,2019 at 12:03pm
"Be ready on June 9th for the 25th annual Recycle Circus. Wow! has it been that many years. Holy smokes. This will be the same event but in June. It will be as wonderful as ever. We ask that you come even more organized and prepared to share your quality, clean and reusable materials with your neighbors and friends from West Marin. Please call 415-446-8587 for information. Madeline"
 Tuesday, April 16 ,2019 at 5:29pm
"Fire units are responding to a structure fire on Kehoe Way in Inverness. Motorists should stay clear of the area to avoid blocking emergency vehicles." - via KWMR
 Monday, April 15 ,2019 at 9:56pm
"Power's out in Lagunitas/Forest Knolls, 95 affected" (thx CW)
 Monday, April 15 ,2019 at 8:28am
"No more moo? It seems ages since I've heard the noon rooster/cow from The Western, the sound that famously scared Prince Charles' security detail. What's up with that? I'm willing to help fund the repair of this Point Reyes tradition." - via Richard Dillman
 Saturday, April 13 ,2019 at 1:13pm
Sounds like the gas station pumps in Point Reyes aren't working right now. Hopefully fixed soon, but plan accordingly. If they come back online, let me know.
 Saturday, April 13 ,2019 at 9:04am
That time of year. "We have a swarm of bees happening in a high shrub in the corner of our yard. Any expert bee-keepers out there who would like to attempt a removal? Anyone with suggestions as to who to call?-- please email me as i dont check this often enough. Thanks!"
 Friday, April 12 ,2019 at 3:41pm
Two boats flipped over in Tomales Bay this afternoon and five people had to be rescued. It sounded like they may have found all five. Huge thank you to the rescue teams.
 Friday, April 12 ,2019 at 2:23pm
A water rescue under way on Tomales Bay by Miller Park. Helicopters and jet skis involved.
 Thursday, April 11 ,2019 at 10:34pm
Helicoptering circling was providing light for rescue crews working on a car that rolled over by Miwok Way near Ottingers Hill on SFD. Hopefully everyone ok.
 Thursday, April 11 ,2019 at 10:21pm
Not sure what the helicopter is doing circling over Inverness with the light on, trying to figure out. Anyone know?
 Tuesday, April 9 ,2019 at 5:24pm
"Marin County Fire is reporting that one person has died at Tomales Bay near Clam Island this afternoon around 1 p.m. following a water rescue near Lawson's Landing that involved two helicopters. Another person who was rescued was treated at the scene and released." TWMF was out of town today but we heard it was extreme winds on the bay? Did anyone see the rescue operation? Our hearts go out to the family and friends, this has been a very difficult few weeks in West Marin. LINK:
 Saturday, April 6 ,2019 at 7:20pm
Not sure what happened here but it ended in the ditch on Levee Rd in Point Reyes. Looks like everyone was ok, please drive safe.
 Saturday, April 6 ,2019 at 5:50pm
From the bird list. Didn't realize we had black vultures too. "Today at 11:20 AM while in Point Reyes Station we observed a black vulture being harassed by a red-shouldered hawk while in a kettle with several turkey vultures. It circled for a minute or so before peeling off to the south." The difference:
 Saturday, April 6 ,2019 at 9:16am
Visitors to West Marin often think they've seen a mountain lion when its actually a bobcat. This video shows the difference. Hopefully people are clear on what a bear looks like. (video via Aududon Canyon Ranch, shot in the Mayacamas Mountains)
 Friday, April 5 ,2019 at 9:33pm
Two men have died in unrelated crashes in less than two weeks on Mt. Tamalpais. The victims died at the same curve along Ridgecrest Boulevard, says CHPMarin. One of the men was from Inverness. Our hearts go out to all of the family and friends. Please be safe out there.
 Friday, April 5 ,2019 at 5:46pm
"Tucker" was found wandering around Vie de la Vista in Inverness. No address on his tag. If you know who's dog this is, please let me know or leave a comment, thanks.
 Thursday, April 4 ,2019 at 6:46pm
"Model trends over the past several days have scaled back on rain amounts for Friday. With that said, though, expect light to moderate rain, particularly during the morning hours, with lingering rain showers into the afternoon."
 Monday, April 1 ,2019 at 1:00am
The Point Reyes National Seashore announced this weekend that the new Point Reyes lighthouse restoration will include a Shake Shack restaurant. In an effort to expand revenue streams for the park and provide more food options for visitors, the park cut a deal with the extremely popular fast food company after months of negotiations. The location will be down at the point right next to the lighthouse and will become the crown jewel of the Shake Shack westward expansion.

"We couldn't be more pleased," announced a park spokesperson, "the lighthouse is the most visited spot in the park and now we've teamed up with one of the most popular food establishments in the country. Imagine how incredible it will be to hike down the stairs to our newly renovated lighthouse and be able to enjoy an amazing chocolate shake and a tasty hamburger with one of the greatest views in the world."

The menu at the Shake Shack will be very similar to other locations around the country, including the newly opened location in Larkspur. Because of the uniqueness of this location, there will however be daily specials suited to the region like deep fried oysters, organic elephant seal shakes and free range elk burgers, all locally sourced. "We're still working out the details," the park spokesperson said, "but once we get it all sorted, it will be a big win win for everyone."

Access from parking lot to the observation deck and the Shake Shack will be ready by late May/early June.

(Rendering of the new Shake Shack provided by the architects of record, April One)
 Friday, March 29 ,2019 at 3:19pm
Anybody hear the three fighter jets that just went over? Tomcats? Holy crap that was loud.
 Thursday, March 28 ,2019 at 6:48pm
Not to get ahead of ourselves, but early weather models show the chance of another "atmospheric river" event late next week (April 5/6). So start thinking about prepping now. Clean the gutters (again). Sign up for Nixle alerts. Get some food and candles stored away. Just in case.
 Thursday, March 28 ,2019 at 11:04am
The recent car fire in Inverness on Ottinger's Hill on SFD was not an accident it turns out. If you are having suicidal thoughts, there is always someone willing to talk at 1-800-273-8255.

"After talking with the driver, however, deputies learned he was recently unemployed and "trying to navigate a rough patch in his life. His vehicle catching fire was no accident, but rather an attempt to take his own life," deputies said.

 Wednesday, March 27 ,2019 at 9:39pm
"The usual recycle circus Sunday fell on Easter this year, so it is postponed (lest the Easter bunny loses too many eggs in the ruckus) until June 9th." (Thx RD)
 Wednesday, March 27 ,2019 at 9:39pm
A great story.
 Wednesday, March 27 ,2019 at 9:25pm
"Old sign at south end of town and newish sign coming in from the north" (thx JS)
 Wednesday, March 27 ,2019 at 9:25pm
"Multi car accident on SFD near inkwells can't get passed for at least another hour."
 Wednesday, March 27 ,2019 at 6:28pm
Update: tree down, being removed now - Delay on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard north heading into Inverness "downtown" (post office, etc.) Anyone know what's going on?
 Tuesday, March 26 ,2019 at 4:06pm
Surreal sunset pic from the green bridge in Point Reyes last night by Mari Breitenbach. #sunset #theshire
 Tuesday, March 26 ,2019 at 10:30am
The Henry One helicopter just picked up a medical emergency in Inverness. Hopefully everyone ok.
 Sunday, March 24 ,2019 at 9:35am
Some smokey haze in the air from a barn fire at the Giacomini Ranch late last night. Apparently you could see the flames from across the bay. Thanks to local firefighters for handling everything last yesterday! (Thx BE)
 Sunday, March 24 ,2019 at 8:47am
I'm not exactly sure what happened here, but it wasn't good. The aftermath of the car fire from last night in Point Reyes. Looks like the engine exploded and blew the hood off?
 Saturday, March 23 ,2019 at 9:02pm
Car accident with car fire blocking lanes on Sir Francis Drake on Ottingers Hill. Hopeful everyone ok, they say one lane should be open soon.
 Friday, March 22 ,2019 at 10:11pm
"Robert Mueller submitted his report wearing a hat familiar to modern architecture fans. The Sea Ranch logo."
 Friday, March 22 ,2019 at 7:31pm
"ªUpdate; Pg&E said power out at 7:30 for an hour."¬
 Friday, March 22 ,2019 at 2:34pm
"PG&E has advised that there will be a short power interruption between 3pm and 4pm affecting customers in Inverness as they switch power back to the Olema substation from the generator in Inverness."
 Thursday, March 21 ,2019 at 10:06pm
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 Wednesday, March 20 ,2019 at 7:48pm
Super moon tonight, who got a good picture of it? This is the best I could do.
 Wednesday, March 20 ,2019 at 4:19pm
This happened a week ago Inverness. "A bobcat just climbed up to our neighborhood osprey nest (they come every year to the same spot) and killed the female who has been sitting on the nest for the last couple of weeks. Heartbreaking. Honestly, I love bobcats, but I also love our ospreys and was looking forward to the new brood." Apparently it was the female osprey in the nest while the male was gone. The bobcat snuck up on her. Story and photo by Raven Gray.
 Tuesday, March 19 ,2019 at 9:33pm
When you put spot ruined by the Internet on the Internet.
 Monday, March 18 ,2019 at 12:45pm
"Smoke is visible from Stinson Beach and Bolinas from a controlled burn."
 Thursday, March 14 ,2019 at 8:27am
High pressure system brings a sublime start to the day in West Marin.
 Wednesday, March 13 ,2019 at 8:10pm
Power back on in Point Reyes and Inverness. The tree is cleared from the power station in Olema and there are some very large generators in Inverness. Are those powering Inverness right now...
 Wednesday, March 13 ,2019 at 10:56am
Sounds like power on in parts of Point Reyes but not Inverness.
 Wednesday, March 13 ,2019 at 10:56am
Palace Market is also open today, the Bovine is not.
 Wednesday, March 13 ,2019 at 7:30am
Inverness Park Market is open today but is only accepting cash.
 Tuesday, March 12 ,2019 at 9:38pm
Sounds like PG&E is trying get the breakers that tripped back up and are bringing in some huge generators to try and restore some partial power tonight. But power will probably be up and down for at least the next 24 hours depending on the load. So prepare accordingly. (Thx RJ)
 Tuesday, March 12 ,2019 at 6:19pm
3,000 customers affected by power outage in Point Reyes and Inverness. Estimated time for restoration is 9:30pm according to @PGE4Me
 Tuesday, March 12 ,2019 at 5:51pm
Tree fell on Olema power station, getting reports of power outages through Inverness. (Thx BE and MM)
 Sunday, March 10 ,2019 at 10:27pm
Single vehicle car accident at SFD and Bear Valley Rd. Proceed with caution, CHP on the scene. (Thx WS)
 Saturday, March 9 ,2019 at 9:46pm
 Saturday, March 9 ,2019 at 9:03pm
Crazy story: "Investigators now believe several hundred thousands plants (native succulents called Dudleya farinosa) worth tens of millions of dollars on the Asian black market have been torn illegally from bluffs along the Northern California coast over the past several years, in some cases stripping whole areas of the plant species, said Adrian Foss, a captain with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife." LINK:
 Friday, March 8 ,2019 at 11:41pm
Via Point Reyes NPS. Photo of a huge slide on Drakes Beach. Looks like it's down towards the rookery?
 Friday, March 8 ,2019 at 7:53am
Sounds like they're filming something at the Nicasio Reservoir. Subaru commercial?
 Thursday, March 7 ,2019 at 4:20pm
Anyone know what kind of gun this was? Via the PRNPS, "Park Rangers need your help! If you visit the park, you may have noticed the new message boards placed around the park. Unfortunately, the one located at Pierce Point Rd and Sir Francis Drake was vandalized by gunfire late last week. The vandalism occurred in the overnight hours of 2/28. Park Rangers are asking anyone with information regarding this illegal act to send us a direct message, or contact Point Reyes National Seashore Dispatch at (415) 464-5170. Thank you to all who help us protect Point Reyes and report incidents they see throughout the park. (mh)"
 Thursday, March 7 ,2019 at 8:18am
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.
 Thursday, March 7 ,2019 at 7:48am
"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)
 Wednesday, March 6 ,2019 at 9:34am
Be safe, make good choices. "Shoreline Highway just south of Tomales at 7:30am. Bring a kayak." (Thx CG)
 Wednesday, March 6 ,2019 at 7:35am
"Tree down blocking both lanes at 1500 Nicasio Valley Road. Hopefully open around 8:00am but no guarantees!" (Thx RMB)
 Tuesday, March 5 ,2019 at 1:34pm
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)
 Monday, March 4 ,2019 at 5:14pm
"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."