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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.
 Monday, February 6 ,2017 at 1:36pm
"@PointReyesNPS @NWSBayArea has also issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Point Reyes area, starting at 10pm, due to potential heavy rains"
 Monday, February 6 ,2017 at 11:30am
The rain refuses to stop raining. Be prepared for another wet week. "Two warm and very wet storms on tap for #NorCal this week. Renewed #flood concerns across unregulated rivers, small streams." - via NWS Sacramento
 Sunday, February 5 ,2017 at 11:45pm
"Marin waste management officials expect the sale of a major North Bay garbage hauler to have little effect on services in Novato and West Marin where the company holds franchises. Late last month, the Santa Rosa-based Ratto Group agreed to sell off its waste and recycling operations to Recology, a San Francisco company. Ratto Group handles garbage and recycling services for eight of Sonoma County's nine cities as well as services in Novato and West Marin. In West Marin, the county's Waste Management Division overseas the Ratto Group franchise Redwood Empire Disposal, a company Ratto co-founded in the 1960s." FULL STORY:
 Sunday, February 5 ,2017 at 7:47pm
"Novato blvd closed 3 miles or so north of Novato car off road" (thx DA)
 Sunday, February 5 ,2017 at 9:48am
Yes, Gwyneth Paltrow was spotted at the Cowgirl Creamery and the Marshall Store yesterday. #celebrity
 Friday, February 3 ,2017 at 8:45am
UPDATE: Nicasio Valley Road is now open. Power is still out on Vision Rd. 10:30am estimate time of restoration.
 Friday, February 3 ,2017 at 3:26am
Power out in most of Inverness. PG&E web site estimates restoration at 5:00am.
 Thursday, February 2 ,2017 at 9:56pm
"Road Closed - Nicasio Valley Rd from Sir Francis Drake to Lucas Valley Rd, large tree in roadway with power lines." (Thx FP)
 Thursday, February 2 ,2017 at 8:30pm
"There is a tree that took a power line down on Nicasio Valley Road, about 1 mile past Roy's Redwoods. Power line is down on top of a white truck. Responders are on their way but there is no passing either way." (Thx MO)
 Wednesday, February 1 ,2017 at 6:06pm
Rollover at the Cheese Factory. Traffic control in place, should be clear soon. (Thx DW)
 Tuesday, January 31 ,2017 at 1:56pm
Via Point Reyes NPS, "Trail section at Tomales Point has collapsed. Area is still unstable. Remember cliffs are hazardous, stay back from the edge. Hike safely!"
 Tuesday, January 31 ,2017 at 11:11am
From Marin IJ: "The Marin County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance that could mean new restrictions on vehicle dwellers.

The ordinance imposes no new parking rules immediately, but it gives supervisors the ability to do so in future by resolution. The new rules could be tailored by neighborhood or even by street to address complaints of people living in their vehicles or parking oversized vehicles.

The ordinance gives supervisors the option of banning parking at all times; banning all overnight parking; banning overnight parking of all vehicles except cars, motorcycles and pickups; or banning overnight parking of "oversized, commercial vehicles."

Violators could be subject to a $100 fine for each overnight violation.

Several residents of Point Reyes Station, however, said some people living in their vehicles there have become a big problem.

Marty Knapp of Point Reyes Station said, "A group of people have started living adjacent to the Giacomini wetland in vans, cars and motor homes. There are human feces migrating into the county trash can from people who are living on the street."

Tom Quinn of Point Reyes Station said his community's quality of life has been stolen by an invasion of large tour buses and a "rolling slum of homeless" who have moved in.

"This new slum is made up of vagrants and transients," Quinn said. "Some of them are mentally unstable, some are staggering drunks, thieves, vandals, needle queens and serious environmental polluters.""

 Sunday, January 29 ,2017 at 10:11pm
Someone stumbled upon this a couple of days ago in West Marin. Pretty cool, probably gone now. (Thx BP)
 Saturday, January 28 ,2017 at 5:16pm
Huge storms toss huge things on the beach. I think this is a boiler from a boat? Found on North Beach in Point Reyes today. #flotsam #westmarin #beach
 Friday, January 27 ,2017 at 9:46am
via KWMR: Fiona Pettigrew is doing a senior honors thesis and looking into how community members in West Marin view ranching in the Point Reyes National Seashore. She needs to collect some data about people's opinions if you're intereseted in helping her out, you can fill out this survey:
 Wednesday, January 25 ,2017 at 9:29am
UPDATE 1/24/17....BETTY HAS BEEN FOUND AND IS SAFE! A huge shout out to Deputy Shawn Maykel of the Marin County Sheriff's Dept and fellow officers for not giving up and negotiating with the person who took Betty to safely turn her in...she's currently at The Tracey Animal Shelter where her family will be reunited with her by 2pm tomorrow. Her family is elated she is safe and they can not express their gratitude enough to the Marin County Sheriff's Dept and all Betty's new friends...because of the social media pressure it put enough heat on the individual who took Betty to finally do the right thing and turn her in. FULL STORY:
 Wednesday, January 25 ,2017 at 9:29am
That kind of week. "My lost dog was spotted by Madrone camp today, by a ranger. I hiked quite a ways and called him but no luck. So he is in Lagunitas and I'd appreciate any eyes on - my number's on his tag, or ping me by PM here. Please help. Cayenne Woods"
 Monday, January 23 ,2017 at 2:20pm
Road Update: Platform Bridge Road, which goes thru Sam P Taylor State Park, has been cleared & reopened.
 Sunday, January 22 ,2017 at 3:03pm
"Nicasio Valley Re. One lane, bend just north of Roys Redwoods. Car off side of road." (Thx LP)
 Sunday, January 22 ,2017 at 2:35pm
"There's water flowing across Levee Road but it is quite passable and whitehouse pool parking is currently closed. PGE doing work on a splintered power pole north of Drakes View on SFD. also, I heard that Hwy 1 around the Lagoon is very full of debris and down to one lane in places." (Thx WS)
 Sunday, January 22 ,2017 at 12:20pm
#MarinCounty Road Closure: Platform Bridge Road through Sam P Taylor State Park is closed due to flooding.
 Sunday, January 22 ,2017 at 10:01am
"Partial lane blockage on Ottenger's Hill by a slide." - Burton
 Saturday, January 21 ,2017 at 9:10pm
If you know McClures Beach in Point Reyes, you know how big this is. Massive swell pounded the coast today. Off the charts.
 Saturday, January 21 ,2017 at 4:56pm
 Saturday, January 21 ,2017 at 2:51pm
"There is a local march to the Wells Fargo bank area happening now in PR." (thx AO)
 Saturday, January 21 ,2017 at 10:46am
UPDATE: Interior Department reactivates Twitter accounts after shutdown following inauguration. (thx EB) FULL STORY:
 Saturday, January 21 ,2017 at 10:46am
mportant information from our local Sheriff, Doug Pittman.
 Saturday, January 21 ,2017 at 9:32am
This is a terrible and dangerous move especially with a severe storm bearing down on us today and massive waves at the beach. "National Park Service Banned From Tweeting After Anti-Trump Retweets" The PRNPS twitter feed provides vital road closure information. FULL STORY:
 Friday, January 20 ,2017 at 6:39pm
Had a rough day today? Want to connect with folks in the community to re-energize? There is a 'celebration of unity through food, art and auction' at 5:30pm at West Marin School with a potluck, bilingual speakers and conversation.
 Friday, January 20 ,2017 at 8:14am
SCHOOL UPDATE: "Shoreline School District closed today (Jan 20th) due to road closures and flooding." (Thx LM)
 Thursday, January 19 ,2017 at 5:32pm
"WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY. High Surf Warning in effect from noon on Fri. to 4 pm on Sat. for large waves, rip currents, & sneaker waves."
 Thursday, January 19 ,2017 at 4:47pm
"Badger crossing on B Street in Point Reyes, near Cowgirl Creamery, just now. I didn't get a pic as I had my arms full of newborn, but I'm pretty sure Dr. Whitt snapped one. He was headed towards the lawn. Is it good luck if a badger crosses your path?" - via Laughty
 Wednesday, January 18 ,2017 at 10:38pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: Novato Blvd. is now open, tree cleared. Tree also cleared on Rt. 1 by Tomasini Canyon.
 Wednesday, January 18 ,2017 at 9:05pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: "Big tree down blocking south bound Hwy 1 between Tomasini Canyon and Campolindo." (Thx LM)
 Wednesday, January 18 ,2017 at 8:03pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: "Novato Blvd is closed in the area of Stafford Lake." (Thx BE)
 Wednesday, January 18 ,2017 at 6:07pm
Roads are clear for now. Lots of lights flickering clearing though. "34 MPH peak winds! Park crews have already cleared some trees from the roads. Drive carefully this evening." - Point Reyes NPS
 Monday, January 16 ,2017 at 10:04pm
From NWS Bay Area: "A series of storm systems will affect the area this week. The first will arrive Weds afternoon and last into thrs. Not as strong as the last storm, but its going to be wet."
 Sunday, January 15 ,2017 at 10:50pm
Not something you see every day. A coyote and an elephant seal. I heard they sometimes look for dead pups, is that true? Via Deborah Lindley's twitter feed:
 Sunday, January 15 ,2017 at 12:45pm
"Abbott's Lagoon has breached and there was a rip-roaring current on the outgoing tide yesterday. No access to the south." (Thx AR)
 Saturday, January 14 ,2017 at 8:08pm
Expect the planes to be back on Sunday. "Five C-17 Globemaster III transport jets took off Saturday morning from Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield to practice in-flight refueling and formation flying, said Technical Sgt. John Ayre, a spokesman at Travis. Crews from the South Carolina base where the C-17s are based were in the Bay Area to collaborate with California-based pilots and train together. It appears they did some training over the coastline and then took a non-standard route, Ayre said. From the sounds of it, they requested to do a little bit of a flyover over the Golden Gate," he said." (Thx SP) LINK:
 Saturday, January 14 ,2017 at 3:05pm
Ok, seven huge military planes just flew down Tomales Bay in a very strange formation. Anyone else see that? Or know why?
 Friday, January 13 ,2017 at 9:55pm
"Bolinas-Fairfax Road is being assessed for #PublicSafety this weekend & is scheduled to reopen early next week."
 Friday, January 13 ,2017 at 7:41pm
SFD at Sam P Taylor now re-open after car flipped over. (Thx BE)
 Friday, January 13 ,2017 at 7:25pm
TRAFFIC ALERT: Sir Francis Drake Blvd is closed in Samuel P Taylor State Park for a vehicle accident blocking both lanes. No Injuries. Should be reopen in 15 minutes. (Thx BE)
 Friday, January 13 ,2017 at 10:41am
The torrential downpours and flooding we've seen lately might be good for the parched, drought-stricken lands of California, but it's disastrous for endangered salmon. In the North Bay, creeks are muddy and swirling, raging torrents that destroy neatly-laid salmon eggs and provide no shelter for salmon coming in to spawn. "We have eggs that were just recently laid in Lagunitas Creek and other tributaries which have gotten washed away," said Eric Ettlinger, Aquatic Ecologist with the Marin Municipal Water District. "We also have fish prepared to go into the ocean which hatched a year ago, and they are struggling to find refuge from the high flows. LINK: "
 Thursday, January 12 ,2017 at 9:20pm
Amazing moonrise over Tomales Bay tonight in Point Reyes. #moonrise
 Thursday, January 12 ,2017 at 5:42pm
Single car accident outside of Point Reyes. No injuries. Road open. (Thx RJ)
 Thursday, January 12 ,2017 at 12:41pm
If you've been on SFD in Fairfax, you've seen this mudslide on top of the car. Here is the full story:
 Thursday, January 12 ,2017 at 9:08am
Serious slide on SFD in Sam P Taylor. I almost slammed into it, be careful.
 Wednesday, January 11 ,2017 at 11:09pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: Several landslides on SR 1 between Stinson Beach and Bolinas. CHP and @CaltransD4 on scene clearing. Expect delays - via CHPMarin
 Wednesday, January 11 ,2017 at 8:10pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: Sir Francis Drake is now open, tree removed. Highway One closed from Shoreline and Panoramic to Muir Beach due to slide below the road, Muir Woods Road has reopened.
 Wednesday, January 11 ,2017 at 6:09pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: According to KWMR, Sir Francis Drake Blvd. is still closed due to a tree down in Samuel P. Taylor. Plan accordingly, no ETO.
 Wednesday, January 11 ,2017 at 4:24pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: "Road Update: Levee Road in Point Reyes Station is now open and passable by low clearance vehicles." - via KWMR. No word on SFD yet though.
 Wednesday, January 11 ,2017 at 12:08pm
Trees are still falling, creeks are swollen, roads closed, but the sun did peek out for the first time today. And with the sun, comes rainbows! (Thx KS)
 Wednesday, January 11 ,2017 at 11:05am
TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATE: Sir Francis Drake Blvd closed b/w Sam P Taylor's Lagunitas entrance & Hwy 1 at Olema, for downed trees. No ETO, could be awhile.
 Wednesday, January 11 ,2017 at 10:36am
TRAFFIC ALERT: SFD at Leo Cronin fish viewing area closed due to down tree. No ETO, could be awhile.
 Wednesday, January 11 ,2017 at 9:54am
Levee Road on SFD in Point Reyes flooding this morning. Proceed with caution. Use Bear Valley Road if too high.
 Wednesday, January 11 ,2017 at 8:48am
Not a lot of information about the roads available this morning. Does anyone out there have any updates? Flood waters should be receding, but major high tide around 9:30am.
 Wednesday, January 11 ,2017 at 12:28am
SCHOOL UPDATE: Papermill school is also closed tomorrow.
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 11:28pm
Jim Fox just officially closed the Levee Road on SFD in Point Reyes until flooding recedes. Use Bear Valley Road to go around. Here is White House Pool parking lot. (Thx RJ)
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 11:28pm
SCHOOL UPDATE: "Shoreline Unified has CANCELLED school tomorrow. Phone calls and emails going out now." Please pass along. (Thx CG)
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 10:56pm
Huge tree down across from the Olema Inn taking out power lines and knocking out power in Olema. (Thx DM)
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 10:42pm
UPDATE: "Big transformer blowout on Highway One just north of Cypress. Big fireworks! PG&E has been contacted." Power is out in much of Point Reyes. My lights flickered hard four times when this happened. (Thx AF) If you want instant updates (unlike FB) follow TWMF on twitter at or at
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 10:42pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: Levee Road on SFD in Point Reyes is very flooded. Cars are going through, but it looks very sketchy, proceed with caution or go around to Bear Valley.
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 10:26pm
UPDATE: "Big transformer blowout on Highway One just north of Cypress. Big fireworks! PG&E has been contacted." Power is out in much of Point Reyes. My lights flickered hard four times when this happened. (Thx AN) If you want instant updates (unlike FB) follow is on twitter at or at
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 9:42pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: "Just drove through levee road flooding. Sheriff was there supporting people getting through but suggested driving around. Looked like the were going to close it." (thx MV)
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 9:29pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: "Redwood tree fallen across both lanes of Sir Francis Drake Blvd at Sam P Taylor Park entrance." Via
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 8:55pm
ALERT: "FLOOD SIRENS now sounding in Ross Valley/San Anselmo/Fairfax. Water is now over capacity in Corte Madera Creek." - Marin Sheriff
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 8:06pm
If you're on SFD tonight: "Base of whites hill, fairfax side, water mud and rocks are spread over road from a small creek that jumped its bed. Right at Lefty Gomez field. It's gotten worse in the last hour, and now folks are out with shovels to fix but hard to see in dark. Comes up sudden, since many take that route on SFD, might mention." (Thx LP)
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 7:36pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: "Road Closure: Shoreline Hwy between Sir Francis Drake and Bear Valley Rd closed due to tree and lines down. No ETO" - via PointReyesNPS
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 6:38pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: "Just saw a report on KTVU that SFD is closed in both directions at Shafter Bridge outside Lagunitas." (Thx SD)
 Tuesday, January 10 ,2017 at 6:20pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: Platform Bridge Road is now closed.