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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.
 Thursday, August 17 ,2023 at 6:19pm
A patron of Tony’s Seafood Restaurant in Marshall was hit on the side of the road today by a chain off the back of the truck and was airlifted to the hospital. (Thx GG)
 Thursday, August 17 ,2023 at 7:56am
When you’re not invited to the party but you come anyway. WMF house jam in Inverness last night.
 Wednesday, August 16 ,2023 at 9:56pm
Anyone know what kind of snake this is? Spotted by EW on Shell Beach in Inverness today.
 Monday, August 14 ,2023 at 1:24pm
An amazing event this weekend. Great work Alex Porrata and the whole community who came together to make it happen.
 Sunday, August 13 ,2023 at 8:17pm
Really nice shot of a meteor from the Perseid meteor shower in Inverness last night by Sabrina Pelayo
 Friday, August 11 ,2023 at 7:59pm
Was in the parking lot waiting for someone and saw this. Have a great weekend everyone.
 Friday, August 11 ,2023 at 4:17pm
Big weekend.

The Inverness Fair starts on Saturday morning at 8am with pancakes. Then live music, bring your dog for the parade (with a leash), children's corner, activities and amazing food. Right by the Inverness FIre Station, see you there!

Claire Ptak celebrates the conclusion of her book tour for “Love is a Pink Cake” from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Blunk Space and Monk Estate (11101 Highway 1, Suite 105), in Point Reyes Station. Cake will be served at 5 p.m. $20 tickets can be purchased at the event or from eventbrite.

El Radio Fantastique plays an outdoor dinner show at 6 p.m. on Saturday at Rancho Nicasio

A sea shanty sing-along takes place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday outdoors at the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center, at Drakes Beach. RSVP to Ranger Fiona O’Kelly at fiona_o’kelly@nps.gov or (415) 464.5147; drop-ins also welcome. Bring warm layers and a camp chair. Note: Due to the nature of sea shanties, there may be lyrics that are inappropriate for children.

And lots more, see all the events here and sign up for weekly updates:
https://mailchi.mp/4213c3afe25...
 Thursday, August 10 ,2023 at 1:38pm
Large military looking helicopter just circled over Inverness. Not on any flight trackers. Anyone know what’s going on?
 Thursday, August 10 ,2023 at 9:00am
2023 Inverness Fair Dog Parade
It's that time of year - the Inverness Fair is back and THIS year, we're raising the woof! If you'd like to waltz with your furry friend - or show off their best tricks - come join the fun! Friendly reminder: dogs need to be on a leash. Well behaved, socialized dogs are the star of the show! Thank you.
 Thursday, August 10 ,2023 at 9:00am
2023 Inverness Fair Dog Parade
It's that time of year - the Inverness Fair is back and THIS year, we're raising the woof! If you'd like to waltz with your furry friend - or show off their best tricks - come join the fun! Friendly reminder: dogs need to be on a leash. Well behaved, socialized dogs are the star of the show! Thank you.
 Wednesday, August 9 ,2023 at 2:57pm
From Amber at Mostly Natives, "Our puppy Choco is missing. Last seen at the #inkwells in #Lagunitas three days ago. He’s 12-13 weeks Any sightings or info please call 415-720•4503. Reward offered. #bringchocohome"
 Tuesday, August 8 ,2023 at 9:32pm
Before you look in the comments, can you guess what this is? Spotted at North Beach in Point Reyes this afternoon
 Sunday, August 6 ,2023 at 11:31pm
A gorgeous night in Point Reyes tonight. And the stars are incredible.
 Friday, August 4 ,2023 at 8:09pm
From a local resident who lives near Five Brooks Ranch in Point Reyes: "Last night after midnight, our dog went outside to pee and immediately encountered what we thought was a bobcat. She came back in with two lacerations on her face so we took her to the emergency pet clinic. After picking her up from getting stitches today, the doctor said it was most likely a mountain lion due to the depth and width of the lacerations.

We are beyond grateful that she was so lucky as it missed both of her eyeballs, and she is alive. Home safe and sound now.

We wanted to share as this was so close to our house - reminding people out here to be safe when they and their pets go out at night time."
 Friday, August 4 ,2023 at 8:09pm
Prepare accordingly: The annual Marin Century ride will be occurring this coming Saturday August 5th and there may be some associated traffic congestion around Highway 1 from Tomales to Muir Beach.
More info: https://www.marincyclists.com/...
 Tuesday, August 1 ,2023 at 10:08pm
 Tuesday, August 1 ,2023 at 12:28pm
Another missing dog! Please help find Colby.
 Tuesday, August 1 ,2023 at 7:56am
Big tree down on Hawthorne in Inverness.
 Monday, July 31 ,2023 at 9:07am
UPDATE: Apparently it is "World Ranger Day" and there will be a ceremony out at Drakes Beach in Point Reyes this morning -- Just had some reports of a whole bunch of rangers, CHP and sheriffs on SFD heading towards Inverness. Anyone else see them?
 Friday, July 28 ,2023 at 4:45pm
"Warm greetings to you.

Please help me find my bracelet! It is gold with inlaid turquoise and sugilite. Last night, 7/27, it slipped off of my wrist somewhere between the parking lot behind Cafe Reyes and the fence in front of the white barn's field.

This bracelet is a very special gift from my husband of 50 years!

We are maintaining hope and offering a reward."

Susanna
415-300-5971
 Thursday, July 27 ,2023 at 9:48am
Driving to Inverness Park Market to get a coffee at 9:30 and Tomales Bay is sheet glass. Going to be a hot one this morning.
 Wednesday, July 26 ,2023 at 4:09pm
Sounds like a bad car accident just south of Olema on Rt. 1. Both lanes temporarily closed while they sort things out. Hope everyone is ok.
 Monday, July 24 ,2023 at 10:32pm
They found Walter!!!!!
 Monday, July 24 ,2023 at 4:59pm
Please help support Planned Feralhood.
 Sunday, July 23 ,2023 at 6:24pm
Car went off road north of Point Reyes, long line rescue in progress.

There was also a bad bicycle accident on Limantour Rd earlier.
 Saturday, July 22 ,2023 at 9:11pm
The West Marin Sunset Club was back in business tonight. A beauty over Point Reyes.
 Friday, July 21 ,2023 at 3:19pm
"TRAFFIC ALERT I-580 E/B RICHMOND SAN RAFAEL BRIDGE MIDSPAN All lanes are blocked due to a subject experiencing a mental health crisis. Negotiators are on scene attempting to resolve the situation. Please avoid the area and use a different route. Unk ETO. Check back for updates."
 Thursday, July 20 ,2023 at 8:33am
“My dog went missing about 6pm at millerton (just north of Point Reyes Station). He’s a 5 year old dachshund and he’s wearing a pink harness and purple collar. He’s Scottish so best to try not to grab him but call me 415-827-1664”
 Sunday, July 16 ,2023 at 10:08pm
Nice shot of the lightning tonight from Inverness by Sabrina Pelayo Having flashbacks.
 Sunday, July 16 ,2023 at 8:51pm
That was an amazing sunset. From up above Stinson Beach.
 Sunday, July 16 ,2023 at 10:49am
One of the heartbreaking results of the increase in visitors during hot weekends is the increase in animals getting hit by cars. This poor badger spotted today in Point Reyes NPS. Please look out for critters. (Thx LR)
 Saturday, July 15 ,2023 at 11:22am
The heat wave is here. Point Reyes is filling up like a sponge with traffic. It’s going to get congested later. Plan accordingly.
 Friday, July 14 ,2023 at 3:36pm
Crazy bee swarm behind The Western in Point Reyes Station right now, watch out. (Thx CH)
 Friday, July 14 ,2023 at 9:48am
A joint meeting of the Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries Advisory Councils takes place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Dance Palace Community Center in Point Reyes Station, with an online option. A public comment period takes place from 10:40 to 10:50 a.m. Visit https://farallones.noaa.gov/ma... for the agenda and details.
 Thursday, July 13 ,2023 at 7:21pm
Not sure what’s going on at Chicken Ranch Beach and lost stuff, but someone found these prescription glasses there. Let WMF know if they are yours.
 Wednesday, July 12 ,2023 at 10:04pm
if you lost an iPhone at chicken ranch beach in Inverness, it was found. Email laughty.a@gmail.com
 Tuesday, July 11 ,2023 at 3:10pm
Vegetation fire reported in the Point Reyes National Seashore. Full response activated. Planes flying over West Marin.
 Tuesday, July 11 ,2023 at 8:11am
The Morgan Horse Ranch at the Point Reyes National Seashore headquarters was crushed by a tree this morning. No injuries from what we heard. (Thx SD)
 Sunday, July 9 ,2023 at 9:07am
Congratulations to Inverness local and bicycle rockstar Savilia Blunk for winning back-to-back Cross Country National Championships!
https://www.instagram.com/p/Cu...
 Saturday, July 8 ,2023 at 11:41am
“The Inverness Association yearly meeting is at the Inverness Yacht Club at 7pm tonight. Dennis Rodoni will be there. Discussing STR survey conducted, current Marin Issues. All welcome.”

Agenda:
 Saturday, July 8 ,2023 at 10:38am
We don’t know the question, but the answer is definitely Flynn.
 Friday, July 7 ,2023 at 10:27pm
WMF was heading up Tomales Bay tonight when they saw that the raft at Shell Beach in Inverness had broken lose and was on the rocks. It looked like some people on the beach were going to try and get it. When I came back, the raft was on the sand and off the rocks. Good job to whoever that was that rescued the raft!
 Friday, July 7 ,2023 at 2:47pm
Help support another great local theater production by Sharron Drake!

"Separated at birth, a wealthy man and his lifelong assistant travel to the ends of the earth in search of their identical twin brothers. They wind up in Point Reyes Station where hilarity ensues! Shakespeare's early farce of mistaken identity marks the seventh production since 2015 at the amphitheater at St. Columba's in Inverness. Come join us for this modern (and extremely local) version of this knee-slapping story! Produced and Directed by Sharron Drake*, this play features the talents of: Matt Gallagher, Seamus Tomkins, Jim Griffiths, Muniera Kadrie, Camilla Ford, Pamela Putch*, Allison Strahan* Maryclare McCauley, Geoff Hoyle*, Kristin Proepper, Gene Ptak, Amanda Eichstaedt and more! Music for this show composed by Richard Jennings."

 Wednesday, July 5 ,2023 at 5:30pm
Lots and lots of jellyfish in Tomales Bay yesterday. Fortunately not the stinging kind. Tapioca pudding vibes.
 Sunday, July 2 ,2023 at 10:04pm
The full “Buck” moon over Tomales Bay tonight.
 Saturday, July 1 ,2023 at 10:05am
Some great stuff happening today and tomorrow.

The West Marin Culture shop at the Creamery in Point Reyes Station has a "soft" opening today from 10pm - 4pm. Tomorrow (Sunday) they are having a special event with food, music and all sorts of good stuff from 1pm - 4pm.

The Blunk Space in Point Reyes Station has an exhibition of hand made knives made by Everett Noel inspired by JB Blunk. Both the blades and the handles are handcrafted and are functional pieces of art.

And the farmer's market is happening today in Point Reyes Station. So if you can, get into town and support the local community, artisans, food producers and businesses on this beautiful day.
 Saturday, July 1 ,2023 at 8:36am
West Marin Culture Shop hosts a soft opening from 1 to 4 p.m. on the lawn behind the former Cowgirl Creamery barn, in Point Reyes Station. Live music by Jeff Manson, the One Van Band and Trudy Monk. Be there!
 Friday, June 30 ,2023 at 2:23pm
Anyone else seeing lots of yellowjackets? WMF has a big nest under our eaves. And we spotted this nest on Shell Beach in Inverness. Beautiful but keep your distance.
 Sunday, June 11 ,2023 at 11:41pm
About two weeks ago a really nice couple traveling through Inverness Park had their cat, “Tails”, run off into the bushes and was lost. They put up signs everywhere and locals rallied to help them. And today they found her!
 Friday, June 9 ,2023 at 9:05am
Congratulations to the West Marin School eight grade class of 2023 who graduated last night. So proud of all of you! And the staff, teachers, parents and everyone else who supported them!
 Wednesday, June 7 ,2023 at 3:21pm
If you've seen Maya, she is missing.
 Tuesday, June 6 ,2023 at 7:56am
Lightning strikes this morning off the coast of Point Reyes on the lightning tracker app.
 Monday, June 5 ,2023 at 9:57pm
An update about the incident in San Geronimo Valley last week: "At the conclusion of the autopsy, it was determined, based on all available evidence, the injuries sustained were caused by a blunt force strike. Sheriff’s Investigations Division now investigating the possibility the subject was kicked by horse."

LINK:
https://www.marinsheriff.org/c...
 Sunday, June 4 ,2023 at 10:09pm
Epic weather, an amazing parade and great crowds for Western Weekend in Point Reyes today
 Saturday, June 3 ,2023 at 2:55pm
Missing Person:
Matthew Accurso
Last seen 06/01/23
Point Reyes Station
Call: 415 726 8338
 Friday, June 2 ,2023 at 9:56pm
Information is limited but it sounds like there was a possible shooting near the golf course in San Geronimo and the authorities are still looking for the suspect. There is a shelter in place in effect around the golf course and if you see any suspicious activity, call the police. I have heard reports SFD is closed in that area as well, so plan accordingly. Be safe everyone.
 Friday, June 2 ,2023 at 3:44pm
The Western Weekend is upon us. Here are some highlights:

- There is a barn dance at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes at 5pm on Saturday with performances by the Point Reyes Children's Choir and the Tomales Bay Sirens.

- The Haggards play the Western Saloon on Saturday night.

- The Western Weekend parade starts at noon on Sunday in Point Reyes.

More events, news and weather in the WMF Weekend Update. Read it here then subscribe:

https://thewestmarinfeed.com/w...
 Friday, June 2 ,2023 at 9:30am
One of those magic mornings on Tomales Bay in Inverness where everything is just perfect.
 Sunday, May 28 ,2023 at 2:12pm
This cat named “Tails” was lost on the bunny trail at White House Pool in Inverness Park. If you’ve seen her, please call 626 636 0304.
 Friday, May 26 ,2023 at 5:26pm
The big Memorial Day weekend is here:

The Point Reyes Open Studios are open from 11am to 5pm on Sat, Sun and Mon.

Local artist Tom Biagini is having an open studio at his gallery at 5 Inverness Way from 11pm to 5pm and CutE Coffee will be doing coffee!

Llewellyn Ludlow, a local artist from Bolinas, has some of his paintings of west marin on display at The Tap Room in Inverness Park through July.

Pablo Cruise plays Sunday afternoon and Los Lobos plays Monday afternoon at Rancho Nicasio.

More events and news:
https://thewestmarinfeed.com/w...
 Thursday, May 25 ,2023 at 8:21am
The person injured in the recent motorcycle accident in Inverness Park was local resident Noe Rodriguez. If you don't know Noe, he is one of the sweetest, kindest guys around. He is currently in the John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek with serious injuries and mounting medical bills. Please give what you can to support him and his family and share this with others. Thank you.
 Wednesday, May 24 ,2023 at 9:15am
Two emergencies yesterday in West Marin.

In the afternoon two kayakers were in distress in Tomales Bay which led to a full emergency response with helicopters. I heard that Shannon and Anthony from the Marshall Store assisted in the rescue. Everyone was ok.

Later there was a bad motorcycle accident in Inverness Park that required a helicopter transport. Our heart goes out to the person injured in that accident, I hope they are ok.

If you want current updates on these type of events, those are on the WMF Twitter feed (not FB). And if you don't want to be on Twitter (I see you John Aucoin), you can go to the WMF web site and see the Twitter feed there without going to Twitter.

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/WestMarinF...

WMF web site feed:
https://thewestmarinfeed.com/w...

Photo of helicopter taking off from Love Field in Point Reyes Station by WMF.
 Wednesday, May 17 ,2023 at 9:02pm
There have been many rumors over the years about the Old Western Saloon in Point Reyes Station being for sale. A sharp eyed WMF supporter spotted this listing today on Craig's List. Maybe this time it is for real?

Listing:
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/n...
 Monday, May 15 ,2023 at 6:04pm
After fielding many questions about the mysterious white objects on the east side of Tomales Bay, WMF went to investigate. Turns out they are giant marshmallows. It’s a marshmallow farm. They’re extra big this year because of the rains. Now you know.
 Saturday, May 13 ,2023 at 11:37am
Free toxic away day today in Point Reyes Station.
 Thursday, May 11 ,2023 at 3:26pm
Tonight at West Marin School in Point Reyes Station!
 Tuesday, May 9 ,2023 at 4:13pm
Hearing lots of reports of some very loud blackhawk helicopters over West Marin today, anyone see/hear them?
 Monday, May 8 ,2023 at 11:19am
All sorts of interesting things went down this weekend in West Marin including dead whales, shark sightings and sightings of sharks eating dead whales.

Read all about it here plus get the latest events and weather.
https://thewestmarinfeed.com/w...

Photograph of two bald eagles taking a meal away from an osprey over Tomales Bay by Daniel Dietrich.

Shark photos here:
https://www.instagram.com/p/Cr...

Daniel Dietrich's IG here:
https://www.instagram.com/dani...
 Saturday, May 6 ,2023 at 8:13pm
Sorry dubs. Let’s get the next one. Saturday sunset in Point Reyes.
 Friday, May 5 ,2023 at 6:42pm
A car crash was reported early this morning on Rt1 south of Marshall but the driver was not found. A missing persons report came out for the 22 year old driver later in the day. Then he was found deep in the brush about 400 yards from the road. A helicopter assist was called in and pulled him out. Sounds like he is ok.
 Friday, May 5 ,2023 at 3:13pm
There is so much going on this weekend. Be sure to click this link to see the WMF Weekend Update:

https://thewestmarinfeed.com/w...

Here is a sample:

Friday
Dance Palace Kids Theater presents “The Last Wild Witch,” an eco-fable by Starhawk, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the community center. $5 tickets at the door.

JCDC, featuring Jeff Crosby and Darci Carlson, plays high-energy rocking country at 5 p.m. outdoors at Smiley’s Schooner Saloon, in Bolinas. $12 tickets at www.smileyssaloon.com.

Saturday
Slide Ranch’s Spring Fling takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with baby animals, portraits, guided hikes, demos, a farmstand, food for purchase and more. $39 advance tickets, with children under 2 free, at www.slideranch.org.

Bolinas Museum’s 40th Birthday Celebration takes place from noon to 2 p.m. in the courtyard with cupcakes, Straus ice cream and a program of sharing memories and future plans.

An opening reception for a new exhibit by Chris Redding, “Ephemeral Light,” takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. at Toby’s Feed Barn, in Point Reyes Station. The work shows through May 29.

Sunday
A Limantour beach cleanup takes place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., organized by Hannah Price as a mitzvah project for her bat mitzvah with support from the Environmental Action Committee of West Marin. Email leslie@eacmarin.org to sign up.

If I missed something, put it in the comments below. Be safe everyone!

Photo by WMF
 Thursday, May 4 ,2023 at 2:37pm
WMF doesn't really do trends, but here are some crazy photos of Carrie Fisher doing a dad/daughter day at Stinson Beach. May the fourth truly be with you.
Photos by Aaron Rapoport.
https://www.sfgate.com/sf-cult...
 Wednesday, May 3 ,2023 at 9:28am
The search for the mythical Bo/Stinson express tunnel did not turn out well this morning for this driver. Roads are slick, drive safely. (Thx LR)
 Tuesday, May 2 ,2023 at 8:48am
Some big rainbow May energy in Point Reyes Station this morning. (Thx Malloy and @wildwestferments )
 Sunday, April 30 ,2023 at 7:48am
Bobcat? Juvenile mountain lion? Or just a big house cat?
 Friday, April 28 ,2023 at 3:04pm
The Olema Campground laundromat is back open. People might underestimate how important a local resource this is.
 Thursday, April 27 ,2023 at 10:37am
If you have thoughts about short term rentals, and I'm sure you do, Marin County wants to hear them. Today is the last day to take their short term rental survey. Your voice is important!
https://forms.office.com/pages...
 Sunday, April 23 ,2023 at 9:14pm
It was amazing when the Nicasio reservoir spilled over for the first time in years. Next question is, when will it stop flowing?
 Sunday, April 23 ,2023 at 8:05am
Bolinas, yesterday.
 Thursday, April 20 ,2023 at 8:15pm
This is a real estate listing from the Point Reyes Light from 1966. Wonder what the interest rates were. (Thx MN)
 Thursday, April 20 ,2023 at 6:47pm
Late evening to dawn on the nights of April 21-22 and April 22-23 will be the best time to watch the Lyrid meteor shower.
https://earthsky.org/astronomy...