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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, November 20 ,2014 at 1:30pm
 Thursday, November 20 ,2014 at 8:57am
It keeps coming. Rain today, Friday and Saturday. The roads are extremely slick, drive safe. Get a tarp over the firewood. Stay cozy.
 Wednesday, November 19 ,2014 at 8:43am
 Tuesday, November 18 ,2014 at 8:19pm
 Tuesday, November 18 ,2014 at 6:36pm
Bolinas continuing to be Bolinas.
 Tuesday, November 18 ,2014 at 4:07pm
Here is some incredible video shot last night by Aaron Ely of the Point Reyes Youth Hostel fire: "A special thanks to Jim Fox who stood guard in our tinder box of a leech field and called up some reinforcements to help with the embers. He had to race out the door while cooking his dinner at home."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
 Monday, November 17 ,2014 at 11:38pm
A shot of the brush fire in Point Reyes by the youth hostel this evening. The winds were heavy and the local firefighters and NPS did an incredible job putting it out quickly. That could have been ugly.
 Monday, November 17 ,2014 at 11:38pm
 Monday, November 17 ,2014 at 9:57pm
Via Fiona O'Kelly: "It's a brush fire caused by a downed power line on the left hillside between the Youth Hostel and the Clem Miller Center. Julia and I went down there and talked to the responders on scene, who were waiting for PG&E to arrive to shut off power so that they could begin fighting it. They weren't too worried, and no structures (meaning Clem Miller Center, Laguna lot houses, or youth hostel) were immediately threatened. As Julia and I were leaving about 5 minutes ago, PG&E arrived on scene, which means that soon they can begin putting it out. I will say that my heart rate has been up around 130 bpm for the past hour or so. DAMN scary."
 Monday, November 17 ,2014 at 9:42pm
Someone just reported a lot of sirens headed out to Limantour Beach, maybe a brush fire, anyone have details?
 Monday, November 17 ,2014 at 8:28pm
Marin county and Inverness fire units along with park rangers are responding to a vegetation fire near the youth hostel. The hostel is not threatened at the moment but has been evacuated. Fire personnel are awaiting the arrival of PG&E to cut power to downed power lines before they can knock down the fire, which is about 1/4 - 3/4 acre with a slow rate of spread.
 Monday, November 17 ,2014 at 8:14pm
Fire engines, ambulances, and rangers have been screaming down Limantour for the past 15-20 minutes. Does anybody know what's going on?
 Friday, November 14 ,2014 at 10:02am
 Friday, November 14 ,2014 at 10:02am
 Wednesday, November 12 ,2014 at 9:42pm
Legislation giving Marin County the first crack at acquiring surplus Coast Guard quarters in Point Reyes for affordable housing was introduced Wednesday by San Rafael Rep. Jared Huffman.

Under Huffman's "Point Reyes Coast Guard Housing Conveyance Act," the 22-acre Coast Guard complex, up for sale at a federal auction next year, would instead be sold to the county at fair market value as determined by an appraiser "based on the use required by this act."

http://www.marinij.com/marinne...
 Wednesday, November 12 ,2014 at 7:08am
Flashback: On July 22, 2008 I happen to be coming down Balboa Ave. when they were moving the Orthodox Church, piece by piece, from the site where the 'Pandora' compound is being debated.
 Tuesday, November 11 ,2014 at 10:12pm
Apparently this isn't the first time the 'Pandora' architect, Tom Kundig, has had some controversy with his work:

"Descriptions of the cabin by opponents in interviews for this story, on a Facebook page and in local media have included "an extended third finger," a "boil," a "blight" and a "wart" to a Mazama area that has no "ridgebuster" dwellings atop hills."

http://seattletimes.com/html/l...

For those of you not familiar with the story, it's really starting to get some media traction, here is coverage on Valleywag and SFGate:

http://www.sfgate.com/news/art...

http://valleywag.gawker.com/
 Tuesday, November 11 ,2014 at 3:41pm
 Tuesday, November 11 ,2014 at 10:45am
Ok, so don't take photos off the Internet. The amazing photo of the Great Blue Heron was shot by local photographer Daniel Dietrich. You can see (and buy) all of his amazing work here. I apologize for the confusion. (thx CP)

http://www.danieldietrichphoto...
 Tuesday, November 11 ,2014 at 8:04am
This got lost in my inbox, but the Point Reyes U12 soccer team won their division last week. Congrats! Let me know how the other teams do...
 Sunday, November 9 ,2014 at 4:49pm
3:39pm - Truck in ditch across from Laurel on Sir Francis Drake in Inverness Park. (Thx AW)
 Sunday, November 9 ,2014 at 9:17am
The Battle for Balboa: "Tim Westergren, the multi-millionaire founder of Pandora, the country's top Internet radio service, has his heart set on building a new home that many believe would be the largest private residence in rural West Marin County. This has not been music to his new neighbors' ears."

http://www.marinij.com/marinne...
 Sunday, November 9 ,2014 at 9:17am
 Saturday, November 8 ,2014 at 8:10pm
Sometimes these things happen.
 Saturday, November 8 ,2014 at 2:05pm
Tim Weed and his band do a great job closing out the last Point Reyes Farmers Market for 2014.
 Saturday, November 8 ,2014 at 8:02am
"Deputies in the Sonoma County Sheriff's helicopter rescued a 55-year-old woman Friday from the Point Reyes National Seashore after she fell off a horse, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office. The accident occurred in an area with limited vehicle and emergency resource access. The Henry 1 crew found the 55-year-old woman with a National Park Ranger, who was assisting her, on a trail surrounded by a dense canopy of trees, deputies said."

http://sfbay.ca/2014/11/07/hel...

(Archive photo of Henry 1)
 Friday, November 7 ,2014 at 8:02pm
Posting this a little late, but heard a report that the CHP was posted up by Inverness Fire Station today giving out friendly reminders to people to not roll the stop sign back there.
 Friday, November 7 ,2014 at 2:05pm
"The Marin Agricultural Land Trust has bought the former Borello Ranch, an 864-acre piece of property on Tomales Bay, from a real estate developer ensuring it will remain as farmland."

http://www.marinij.com/marinne...
 Thursday, November 6 ,2014 at 6:52pm
Absolutely stunning full moon tonight. Get out there and check it out!
 Thursday, November 6 ,2014 at 5:52pm
Don't forget to support KWMR during their current pledge drive and be sure to catch the always entertaining local all star band, The Haggards, tonight at 6:30pm on the radio. http://kwmr.org/
 Wednesday, November 5 ,2014 at 7:56pm
I heard there was quite a reaction to the Tim Setnicka talk about the ranches at Santa Rosa Island and how the ending of their lease could mean troubled waters ahead for Point Reyes. If you would like to hear the talk yourself, along with a variety of comments from the public which, as Katie Eberle said, reflect the variety of thinking around our community, the show is archived on KWMR's website, here: http://shar.es/10wiaw. Thank you to KWMR for collaborating with those of us who volunteer at the Community Media Center of Marin.
 Wednesday, November 5 ,2014 at 1:07pm
 Wednesday, November 5 ,2014 at 10:51am
Author James Nestor will be on KWMR this morning from 10am - 11am. He will be talking about his latest book, "Deep" which explores the world of free diving. Much of it was written while he holed up in a cabin in Inverness. And don't forgot, it's also the KWMR pledge drive happening right now! Support your local community radio, we're very fortunate to have such an incredible resource available to all of us.

James Nestor: http://mrjamesnestor.com/
KWMR: http://www.kwmr.org
 Tuesday, November 4 ,2014 at 9:15am
 Tuesday, November 4 ,2014 at 12:01am
Have to give some kudos to my nightshift deputies. Early this past Saturday morning we received a burglar alarm at the Rancho Nicasio well after midnight. The suspect(s) used a can a white paint to break out a front window and entered searching for their loot.

Deputies responding to the alarm stopped an SUV leaving the area and found 2 young men, students from Drake High School with white paint on their shoes. At least both admitted to their crimes after a few vain attempts at lying to the deputies.

Both were arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall for their failed attempt as criminals.

Best,
Doug
(Your local Sheriff)
 Sunday, November 2 ,2014 at 4:57pm
Let the crab season begin! Someone is going to eat well tonight. #crab
 Sunday, November 2 ,2014 at 12:46pm
Anyone recognize this guy? This photo was captured by a hidden camera of a suspect wanted in connection with stealing a bus for elderly and handicapped persons in Bolinas late this past Thursday night. If he wasn't responsible I'd sure love to hear his side of the story....

Doug
Your local Sheriff
(415) 747-2191
Dpittman@marinsheriff.org
 Sunday, November 2 ,2014 at 1:03am
Anyone recognize this guy? This photo was captured by a hidden camera of a suspect wanted in connection with stealing a bus for elderly and handicapped persons in Bolinas late this past Thursday night. If he wasn't responsible I'd sure love to hear his side of the story....

Doug
Your local Sheriff
(415) 747-2191
Dpittman@marinsheriff.org
 Saturday, November 1 ,2014 at 8:48pm
 Saturday, November 1 ,2014 at 8:33pm
8:26pm - Heard that the power is down in parts of Inverness, anyone have any details?
 Saturday, November 1 ,2014 at 1:15pm
The Dungeness sport crab fishing season started today. Be sure to be nice to your crab fishing friends! The commercial season starts on November 15. Sadly, I would bet that the capsized vessel in Bodega was out crabbing.

Crab season:
http://www.santacruzsentinel.c...

Bodega boat accident:
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.c...
 Saturday, November 1 ,2014 at 11:46am
11:40am - Coast Guard is reporting a vessel capsized off of Bodega Bay, four people drowned, one survivor. Large swell today, be very careful near the ocean.
 Friday, October 31 ,2014 at 12:48pm
 Friday, October 31 ,2014 at 11:34am
11:16am - One of those days. Tree down on Sir Francis Drake west of the Inkwells, blocking both lanes. Proceed with caution.
 Friday, October 31 ,2014 at 9:31am
9:20am - Rock slide reported blocking all lanes of SR-1 south of Stinson Beach. CHP and CalTrans on the way.

via https://twitter.com/CHPMarin
 Friday, October 31 ,2014 at 8:42am
 Friday, October 31 ,2014 at 8:27am
Rain! Roads are super slick, drive safe! Especially if you're going to the Giants parade.
 Thursday, October 30 ,2014 at 10:42pm
Congratulations to Eve Love for being the 1000 person to 'Like' The West Marin Feed! Thank all of you for your support! If you have ideas on how to make the feed more useful, let me know. And remember, if you don't want to be involved with Facebook, you can always go directly to the site at http://www.thewestmarinfeed.co...
 Thursday, October 30 ,2014 at 7:57pm
The not so secret scary spot of the day (with fresh paint!) Do you know where this is and do you know who made it?
 Thursday, October 30 ,2014 at 7:38am
West Marin celebrates the Giants' World Series victory with another stunning black and orange sunrise. (Thx DW)
 Wednesday, October 29 ,2014 at 9:00pm
 Wednesday, October 29 ,2014 at 1:36pm
One of the benefits of commuting in West Marin in the Fall is that the sunrises over the Nicasio Reservoir are stunning. #sunrise #goldenhour
 Tuesday, October 28 ,2014 at 8:06am
A true sign of the times...deputies patrolling in Bolinas late last night discovered that Giant spirit is alive and well as some Halloween goblins are off to an early start showing their loyalty by making a few minor adjustments to the CalTrans electronic warning signs in town.

Don't think we'll start much if an investigation into this big capper

GO GIANTS!

Doug
(Your loca Sheriff)
 Tuesday, October 28 ,2014 at 7:51am
A true sign of the times...deputies patrolling in Bolinas late last night discovered that Giant spirit is alive and well as some Halloween goblins are off to an early start showing their loyalty by making a few minor adjustments to the CalTrans electronic warning signs in town.

Don't think we'll start much if an investigation into this big capper :)

GO GIANTS!

Doug
(Your loca Sheriff)
 Sunday, October 26 ,2014 at 7:14pm
Found Dog by visitor to Pt. Reyes - photo of dog on Commons Connect Forum West Marin Share

Beagle mix? Male. Adult - perhaps 8-11 years old? Extremely friendly - jumped straight into my car and curled up on my lap for cuddles! No collar but looks like he had the fur dent that there may have been one there at some point.
I took him to the fire department in Point Reyes and they sent me to the Sheriffs office. They were going to try and make contact with the humane society or animal control. So I guess ask them to contact the Sheriff's office and then they can find out where he went??
I have attached a picture Thanks again, Laura
Marin Humane Society - Search Lost Pets ttp://www.marinhumanesociety.org/site/c.aiIOI3NLKgKYF/b.7727673/k.A909/Search_Lost_Pets.html
Email us or call our lost animal recording every evening after 6 p.m. The recording is updated daily and only includes animals who were brought in during the previous 48 hours. Call 415.883.4621, press 377 for lost dogs, 378 for lost cats and 379 for all other lost animals.
 Sunday, October 26 ,2014 at 10:12am
The pancake breakfast is well underway at the Point Reyes Public Safety Building. Come join the hundreds of your neighbors and friends as we raise money for the West Marin Disaster Council, the people who volunteer their time to make sure we here in West Marin are better prepared for any kind of emergency or catastrophic event occurs and we need to look to one another as friends and neighbors, a true sense of community!

Doug
(Your local Sheriff)
 Saturday, October 25 ,2014 at 8:23pm
 Saturday, October 25 ,2014 at 4:01pm
Animal Report: A full grown adult mountain lion was seen last week back by Mesa Road in Point Reyes.
 Saturday, October 25 ,2014 at 10:31am
10:16am - Overturn vehicle crash 3800 Lucas Valley-slick roads, drive careful! pic.twitter.com/AU3UQJT2BS
 Friday, October 24 ,2014 at 3:14pm
Tonight!
 Friday, October 24 ,2014 at 9:10am
Inverness squatters evicted. The mice living in my Prius may be heading to your car. Beware. I was left with over $5,000 in damages to engine wires, the heating system, etc. Fortunately, my car insurance covered most of this. Surprisingly, dryer sheets placed under your hood will deter them. (In specific areas that won't ignite!)

Also, I participated in the ongoing CHP fundraising event. I opted for the traffic school prize and am curious about the $52 fee (in addition to my generous donation to the online traffic school of my choice). Any ideas?
 Friday, October 24 ,2014 at 8:25am
 Thursday, October 23 ,2014 at 3:59pm
Hello! You inquired about the PRC t-shirts. I'm the one who prints and sells them online. If you have any questions/needs feel free to contact me any time. Here's the link to order t-shirts and pullover hoodies.
http://sumosurfer.photobiz.com...
 Thursday, October 23 ,2014 at 9:35am
9:16am - Just got a report from a local who got a ticket from the CHP for 'rolling' this stop sign by the Inverness Fire Department. Also heard CHP was reminding people to drive safely at Perry's too.
 Wednesday, October 22 ,2014 at 8:33pm
 Wednesday, October 22 ,2014 at 8:33pm
 Wednesday, October 22 ,2014 at 8:18pm
Just one of many options; personally I prefer dining on non-resident property owners, the true zombies and vampires of the local landscape.
 Wednesday, October 22 ,2014 at 1:31pm
Nice article on Jack Kornfield, local spiritual legend, in the NY Times magazine this weekend. "Whether or not the latest wave of self-helping meditators or corporate practitioners of "˜mindfulness' know it, the spiritual enlightenment sweeping America has strong ties to Buddhism, thanks in part to one huggable ex-monk in California."

http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes...
 Tuesday, October 21 ,2014 at 10:17pm
 Tuesday, October 21 ,2014 at 9:01pm
The CHP was active up Marshall way today, too, guarding a secret new car commercial being filmed between Marshall and Tomales. I suspect the vehicle is captured in this 3rd photo, the meh blue stubbie.
 Tuesday, October 21 ,2014 at 10:55am
Lots of people reporting that the CHP are very active in Inverness and IP today reminding people to drive safely. They were all over Lucas Valley yesterday too. (thx mm, dw, iw)
 Monday, October 20 ,2014 at 9:53pm
9:48pm - WOW. Did any see that huge blue meteor just go over towards the north? Streaked right up the bay towards Marshall. Unbelievable.
 Monday, October 20 ,2014 at 7:36pm