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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, 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)
 Tuesday, October 7 ,2014 at 1:06pm
 Tuesday, October 7 ,2014 at 11:34am
Gray whales migrating south for winter are now passing the San Francisco Bay Area, and rangers at Point Reyes National Seashore observed 41 whales last Sunday, and another 25 Friday.

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.c...
 Tuesday, October 7 ,2014 at 7:48am
Total eclipse of Blood Moon tonight! This is the Northern Hemisphere's Hunter's Moon "“ the full moon after the Harvest Moon. It's also a Blood Moon, and this eclipse is the second in a series of four so-called Blood Moon eclipses.

http://earthsky.org/tonight/to...
 Monday, October 6 ,2014 at 11:04am
New Chapter For Drakes Bay Oyster Company
Historic Farm Settles Federal Lawsuit
Agrees To End Oyster Farming In Drakes Estero
Will Be Opening Restaurant Specializing In Local Shellfish, Will Remain In Oyster Distribution



San Francisco"”Drakes Bay Oyster Company, a historic family-owned oyster farm in West Marin County, today announced it has settled its long-running lawsuit against the federal government. The legal agreement with the National Park Service, filed today, will allow the company to keep harvesting oysters until the end of 2014.



"We fought long and hard all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Along the way we stood up for family farms, for sustainable food, and for scientific integrity in government," said Drakes Bay Oyster Company co-owners Joe, Kevin and Bob Lunny.



"At the end of the day, although we lost this battle, it was important for us to be a voice for justice for family farms," the Lunnys added. "But we also respect the rule of law. Even though we believe we were right, as good and law-abiding Americans, we accept this decision and will now move on to other things."



The Lunnys also have good news to announce. Having fallen in love with the sustainability, ecological contributions, and food value of oysters, the Lunnys are planning a new venture: Drakes Oyster House, a restaurant to be located at the Tomales Bay Resort in Inverness, California.



In addition, because restaurant owners recognize the Lunny's commitment to quality and service, Drakes Bay will also continue distributing oysters. Hundreds of restaurants and markets around the San Francisco Bay Area will still be able to depend on Drakes Bay for their shellfish needs.



"This new venture will allow us to continue to provide jobs for many of our oyster workers while supporting other small family farms and fishermen in West Marin County," said Kevin Lunny. "We are delighted that we will be able to continue to offer bags of oysters to our cherished Drakes Bay retail customers. And we are very excited about the opportunity to serve oysters and other fabulous local food at this stunning location on the water, with dining and decks overlooking beautiful Tomales Bay." Tomales Bay Resort owner Jeff Harriman said "I am thrilled to have the Lunnys bring the restaurant component to our 5 acre, 35 room Resort and Marina."



In the settlement agreement, the farm will be allowed to continue harvesting oysters until the end of the year. The National Park Service wants the oyster farm's operations ended, and so the Park Service will be taking responsibility for removing all of the oyster-farming equipment and structures remaining in Drakes Estero. The Park Service has also pledged to provide relocation assistance to the company's workers. The settlement agreement has been submitted to the federal district court for its formal approval.



"We'd like to thank our many friends and supporters, starting with Senator Dianne Feinstein and Marin County Supervisor Steve Kinsey. We are especially grateful for our employees, many of whom we hope will keep working with us as we move forward," the Lunnys said.
 Monday, October 6 ,2014 at 11:04am
BREAKING: The Drakes Bay Oyster Co. announced Monday it has settled its lawsuit against the federal government, signing a legal agreement with the National Park Service to allow it to keep harvesting oysters until the end of 2014 and then close.

http://www.marinij.com/marinne...
 Monday, October 6 ,2014 at 11:04am
 Monday, October 6 ,2014 at 8:31am
Fun fact of the day. If you follow Bay Area sports, you probably read Ann Killion in the SF Chronicle. And did you know her brother is the celebrated local artist Tom Killion? No, I bet you did not.

"My famous brother's art in these Levi's windows. Very cool."

https://twitter.com/annkillion...

http://annkillion.com/

http://tomkillion.com/
 Sunday, October 5 ,2014 at 7:12pm
Not exactly local but if you're jonesin' for Jalisco-style, looks like there's some relief across the bay....the big bay, I mean:
 Sunday, October 5 ,2014 at 8:25am
Setting up to be another epic day on the bay in Point Reyes.
 Saturday, October 4 ,2014 at 1:16pm
 Saturday, October 4 ,2014 at 1:01pm
If you live in Bolinas and know the young dudes who surf, tell them that waxing the cars of Point Reyes surfers is not cool. We don't wax their cars when they surf here. Sheesh. Kids these days. #getoffmylawn
 Friday, October 3 ,2014 at 5:46pm
CHP found this old wreck off of Ottinger's Hill today in Point Reyes. Looked like a 50's station wagon. Anyone?
 Friday, October 3 ,2014 at 4:47pm
4:30pm - Electric line down on PR/Petaluma road. One lane traffic control. Be aware. (thx AN)
 Friday, October 3 ,2014 at 9:04am
Via The Point Reyes Light: "Hikers on Sky Trail in the Point Reyes National Seashore on Tuesday morning discovered two dead bodies, one of which has been identified as Thomas Fletcher, a 62-year-old from Petaluma. The park service has not yet released further details, but the sheriff's log from Tuesday shows that at 9:33 a.m. someone who had spent the night at Sky Camp reported seeing two people"”a man and a woman"”who appeared to be dead."

http://www.ptreyeslight.com/ar...
 Friday, October 3 ,2014 at 9:04am
 Thursday, October 2 ,2014 at 8:42pm
Whoops. "After arrests of Inverness couple this week, SWAT team discovers large grow site and firearms at the top of Drakes View Drive." - Tess Elliott @PointReyesLight
 Thursday, October 2 ,2014 at 8:35am
"The National Weather Service on Wednesday issued a heat advisory for most of the northern and central California coast beginning at noon Thursday and running through 9 p.m. Friday, as temperatures inch toward the high 80s and low 90s in most coastal cities and the upper 90s and even low 100s in some inland areas. Those temperatures are 10 to 15 degrees above normal for this time of year, according to the weather service."

http://www.marinij.com/marinne...
 Wednesday, October 1 ,2014 at 9:40pm
9:00pm - Someone reported SWAT teams seen in Point Reyes this evening? Anyone have any info? (Thx LM)
 Wednesday, October 1 ,2014 at 9:40pm
 Wednesday, October 1 ,2014 at 8:38pm
What's with the SWAT teams in town tonight? Anyone know?
 Tuesday, September 30 ,2014 at 8:29am
There will be a 7 acre prescribed control burn at the Estero Trailhead from 10am - 3pm today assuming conditions are optimal.
 Sunday, September 28 ,2014 at 10:28pm
Bomb Squad Called to LAX to Investigate Reality TV Equipment http://briefly.today/bomb-squa...
 Friday, September 26 ,2014 at 2:26pm
 Friday, September 26 ,2014 at 1:39pm

Sundance award winning film THE OVERNIGHTERS is playing tonight!
7:30 at the Point Reyes Presbyterian Church, $10
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/102881502
 Friday, September 26 ,2014 at 1:07pm
12:51pm - CHP doing their thing at White House Pool. Drive safely. Be mindful. Drive safe. Mahalo.
 Friday, September 26 ,2014 at 12:51pm
CHP by White House Pool.
 Friday, September 26 ,2014 at 8:46am
 Friday, September 26 ,2014 at 8:31am
Two fun events today. Apple cider pressing in the Commons in Point Reyes from 3:30 to 6:00. And a printmaking open house for musicians at Ink.Paper.Plate with Sirima. Get out there! Info below...

More apple info:
http://www.westmarincommons.or...

More printing info:
https://www.facebook.com/event...
 Thursday, September 25 ,2014 at 9:05pm
Secret spot of the day! Do you know where this is? #pointreyes #mrtoad (thx IW)
 Thursday, September 25 ,2014 at 6:47pm
6:39pm - On Sir Francis Drake just east of Samuel Taylor Park a station wagon has hit a large tree which fell over onto the car and on the road. 911 has been called and emergency vehicles on the way. Proceed with caution, hopefully everyone is ok. (thx MM)
 Thursday, September 25 ,2014 at 2:44pm
 Thursday, September 25 ,2014 at 1:10pm
If you're heading over the hill, be careful of the CHP hiding out just past the Inkwells in Samuel P.
 Thursday, September 25 ,2014 at 11:35am
 Thursday, September 25 ,2014 at 11:07am
Woke up this morning to hear traffic on the scanner about a barn fire in Nicasio. Many units responded, just finishing up now. Any details?
 Thursday, September 25 ,2014 at 6:16am
Rain came last night, roads are super slick, already lots of accidents reported on the road ways. Drive safe.
 Wednesday, September 24 ,2014 at 11:01pm
Standing room only at the Inverness Association meeting tonight as they talked about the future of the 'Launch For Hire' boathouse.
 Wednesday, September 24 ,2014 at 7:12pm
 Wednesday, September 24 ,2014 at 6:57pm
The roads are already super slick and there has been several minor accidents all ready. Slow down! (Please)
 Wednesday, September 24 ,2014 at 5:55pm
Full rainbow over Tomales Bay! Thx DW. #gold #rainbow #unicorns
 Wednesday, September 24 ,2014 at 1:27pm
Jared Huffman gets roasted by Steven Colbert on his 'Better Know A District' series. "What's your position on Han Solo shooting first?" Funny stuff in that horribly awkward sort of way.

http://thecolbertreport.cc.com...