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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, 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
 Sunday, October 19 ,2014 at 8:27pm
 Sunday, October 19 ,2014 at 8:18pm
 Saturday, October 18 ,2014 at 7:51pm
Celebrity Sighting of the Weekend: Michael Pollan at Saltwater on Friday night. Did he eat some food. Not too much. And mostly plants? Inquiring minds want to know.
 Saturday, October 18 ,2014 at 4:06pm
 Saturday, October 18 ,2014 at 9:08am
Here comes the sun in Point Reyes #sunrise #gold
 Friday, October 17 ,2014 at 12:30pm
Today is the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. Giants were in the World Series then (and the A's), just as they are now. Where were you when it happened?

Check out this nerve wracking clip from that broadcast: http://youtu.be/Z8ExMR0c0aM?t=...

And more importantly, are you prepared for the next one?
 Thursday, October 16 ,2014 at 1:59pm
From Doug Pittman: "A reminder to all my fellow West Marinites...today between 1-6pm at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes Station, Marin County Health & Human Services will be providing FREE influenze vaccinations for the upcoming 2014 flu season. I know I will be one to get my flu shot today and I hope others come by to receive theirs..please note that just because I will be there doesn't mean everyone can line up to poke the Sheriff."
 Thursday, October 16 ,2014 at 12:58pm
A reminder to all my fellow West Marinites...today between 1-6pm at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes Station, Marin County Health & Human Services will be providing FREE influenze vaccinations for the upcoming 2014 flu season. I know I will be one to get my flu shot today and I hope others come by to receive theirs..please note that just because I will be there doesn't mean everyone can line up to poke the Sheriff.. :)

Doug
(your local Sheriff)
 Wednesday, October 15 ,2014 at 3:55pm
 Wednesday, October 15 ,2014 at 9:23am
Brickmaiden Bread, a local company run by Celine Underwood, just launched an amazing Kickstarter campaign to upgrade their oven. The 'rewards' for supporting the cause are incredible. They're also having a party today from 4pm - 8pm at their bakery in downtown Point Reyes (by the Commons) to celebrate. Food, drink and oysters! Be sure to check out the campaign and the party!!!!

https://www.kickstarter.com/pr...
 Tuesday, October 14 ,2014 at 3:00pm
 Tuesday, October 14 ,2014 at 12:23pm
 Tuesday, October 14 ,2014 at 12:07pm
According to the Fairfax Patch there's a 4 acre wildfire right now at Roy's Redwoods, about 50% contained as of about a half hour ago
 Tuesday, October 14 ,2014 at 8:01am
7:51 - Friendly speed check reminders happening at Perry's this morning. (Thx Mm)
 Monday, October 13 ,2014 at 6:30pm
For traffic, road safety, speed traps, etc., I think it would be great if local folks would consider using the Waze app (this is just a personal recommendation for which I receive nothing in return) -- it seems to have a nice feature set -- it is like social media for drivers, and one can get updates without being at the computer...
 Monday, October 13 ,2014 at 6:16pm
Heya, Friends. Sharron Drake and I have reunited as Mad Marmalade and want to share news of a local night of music we're hosting at the Coast Cafe in Bolinas alternating Sunday Nights 6-8pm (Oct 19th, Nov 2nd, Nov 16th, etc). We'll be regularly sharing the "stage" with friends/musicians from West Marin and beyond, so you'll find something different each time. There's no cover charge, and kids are most welcomed. We'll also be collecting food for a food drive, passing it on to the West Marin Food Bank, so bring a non-perishable or 2 if you like. Hope to see you there!
 Monday, October 13 ,2014 at 2:12pm
 Monday, October 13 ,2014 at 12:55pm
On this day, one year ago, West Marin lost one of its local heroes, David Bunnett...
 Monday, October 13 ,2014 at 12:39pm
The PRNS has declared today an extreme fire danger day. In addition to severe restrictions on fires, smoking and work in the park, Mt. Vision road is closed. Info at 415-464-5100 x2 x1
 Monday, October 13 ,2014 at 9:19am
9:06am - The CHP is patrolling around Inverness this morning doing speed safety checks to help remind everyone to drive slowly and safely.
 Sunday, October 12 ,2014 at 7:51pm
 Sunday, October 12 ,2014 at 7:37pm
The SF Chronicle weighs in on the elk issue. "But there isn't much celebrating going on in the picturesque hills, where elk can regularly be seen loping proudly through pastures that seven organic dairies use for their cattle. The wild elk and domestic cows simply do not mix, according to the ranchers who lease the fields from the National Park Service, which administers 28,000 acres of agricultural land in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes seashore. The ranchers say the competition from the elk for scarce vegetation threatens their very existence after three years of drought."

http://www.sfgate.com/science/...
 Saturday, October 11 ,2014 at 11:57am
 Friday, October 10 ,2014 at 1:51pm
1:36pm - a CHP speed trap reported in Inverness Park. Drive slow. Drive safe. "The is no 'way to the speed limit', there is only 'the speed limit'". (thx MP)
 Friday, October 10 ,2014 at 12:37pm
Speed trap at Inverness Park. Drive slowly!
 Thursday, October 9 ,2014 at 5:57pm
 Thursday, October 9 ,2014 at 3:44pm
3:38pm - car flipped over on Sir Francis Drake by Samuel P Taylor. Emergency crews on way, proceed with caution (thx KS)
 Wednesday, October 8 ,2014 at 9:00pm
An interesting resource is Transparent California, a free website which compiles compensation data for a variety of public sector employees. The California Policy Center, a nonpartisan think tank operates the database.

The site also allows users to search and download detailed employee compensation figures for superintendents, teachers, principals and other staff members at school districts across the state.

The school district data is located at http://transparentcalifornia.c...agencies/salaries/school-districts/">http://transparentcalifornia.c... and the main database at http://transparentcalifornia.c... .
 Wednesday, October 8 ,2014 at 9:00pm
Two local surfers on their stand up paddle boards had a 'very large' Great White Shark swim under them out at Drake's Bay this weekend. It's that time of the year. I've also heard that the local shark researchers have spotted lots of Great Whites outside the mouth of Tomales Bay as well. Geepers.
 Wednesday, October 8 ,2014 at 4:06pm
The full moon has brought out the seasonal visitors.
 Tuesday, October 7 ,2014 at 8:34pm
Magic moonlight in Point Reyes tonight.
 Tuesday, October 7 ,2014 at 4:54pm
Tuesday, October 7, 5:00 PM
on KWMR - The Place We Live, on KWMR West Marin Community Radio's "Epicenter" program:

Melanie Gunn from Point Reyes National Seashore discusses the public comments and next steps for the Ranch Comprehensive Management Plan.

The 30-minute show will be archived for later listening at http://www.kwmr.org/show/186
 Tuesday, October 7 ,2014 at 1:06pm
One of our local reporters just sent this photo in. Anyone else seeing smoke out in West Marin today? Anyone know what it is? (Thanks JWS)