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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.
 Wednesday, January 13 ,2021 at 6:47pm
The plane is finally leaving Limantour Beach in Point Reyes and going home. The extraction crew made some custom wheel sleds and got it near the parking lot for moving out tomorrow. (And thx to Dane for rescuing my camera.)
 Wednesday, January 13 ,2021 at 11:01am
Drakes Bay (Coast Miwok: Tamál-Húye) in Point Reyes lit up by commercial crab boats staying protected from a big swell this morning.
 Tuesday, January 12 ,2021 at 7:39am
Going to go with sunrises and sunsets for awhile. A quick flash of orange this morning on Tomales Bay by Chicken Ranch.
 Friday, January 8 ,2021 at 1:23pm
Via Marin County: "Join us for a conversation with Marin Public Health regarding the status of the Stay Home Order for the Bay Area and an update on COVID-19 Vaccine progress in Marin County.

Today at 2pm on Facebook and via zoom. More information can be found at http://marincounty.org/townhal..."
 Thursday, January 7 ,2021 at 9:19am
Annie Duncan spotted this deer motoring along in Tomales Bay by Inverness yesterday. #aquadeer #submariner
 Wednesday, January 6 ,2021 at 7:38am
Seems like a good day for a stunning sunrise. Tomales Bay in Inverness.
 Friday, January 1 ,2021 at 12:53pm
Via Point Reyes National Seashore "Pierce Point Road is temporarily closed due to reaching capacity. The park is seeing heavy visitation on this New Year's Day. Please be patient and look for less crowded park areas to explore. Some locations are subject to intermittent closures due to parking availability."
 Thursday, December 31 ,2020 at 5:35pm
Goodbye 2020. Last sunset in of the year Point Reyes. Thank you all for your support. Here's to a safe, healthy and happy 2021. Wear a mask. 🙏 ❤️
 Thursday, December 31 ,2020 at 10:16am
"Earthquake this morning just off the coast of the SF Peninsula at 5:41 AM. Did you feel it?"
 Wednesday, December 30 ,2020 at 2:31pm
Those huge cranes parked off of Limantour Beach in Point Reyes made their way under the Golden Gate Bridge today. Amazing. I think the plane is still out there however.

Video: https://abc7news.com/business/...
 Wednesday, December 30 ,2020 at 2:03pm
Ask a Ranger: What it's like to be a marine mammal ecologist at Point Reyes.

SFGATE: What's one thing you wished everyone understood about Point Reyes that no one seems to get?

CODDE: I just wish people understood more about how their actions affect wildlife. A big thing that makes me sad is people running after birds or letting their dogs run after them. People don't realize the effect this can have, how stressful it is for the birds. They need rest just like we do.

The consequences of wildlife disturbance are a big emphasis for me and for this park. We're trying to pass on that message. I want people to enjoy Point Reyes and viewing the wildlife here, and to do it safely and responsibly.

FULL STORY: https://www.sfgate.com/califor...
 Tuesday, December 29 ,2020 at 1:24pm
Accident on SFD in Samuel P Taylor, expect delays. (Thx KM)
 Monday, December 28 ,2020 at 6:55pm
This is what it looks like when a car hits a cow. This happened in the dark before sunrise by Drakes Beach in Point Reyes. The driver was fine, the cow wasn't. Please drive safe.
 Monday, December 28 ,2020 at 9:46am
Magnificent storm sunrise in Point Reyes today.
 Sunday, December 27 ,2020 at 7:07pm
It was a crazy weekend and the West Marin Freed contributors showed up. Thanks to everyone who sent in photos and commented on various channels. Besides 'don't land your plane on the beach in the park', here are two other things we learned from WMF users:

About the giant ship with cranes off Limantour Beach:
Jennifer Megan: The 3 cranes are going to be delivered to the port of Oakland. Check out my IG: shipspottingsweetie and my Facebook page (shipspottingsweetie). I'm keeping daily updates on when the ship will go under Goldie and the Bay Bridge. They are going to be delivered to the Port of Oakland.

About the low flying and very loud jet that went over West Marin around 1:30pm on Saturday:
Justin Rubovits: That was an L-39 - a czechoslovakia military jet that can be bought and flown by civilians in the US. Saw it from the top of Tam. It flew low of the coast going south and then turned east and did a low fly looping pass over tam where we were parked. Amazing!

(Crane photo by Jennifer Megan)
 Sunday, December 27 ,2020 at 1:23pm
Maria Bennett was on Limantour Beach yesterday when the plane landed. She shot some video and photos of them trying to get it back in the air with no luck.

LINK: https://www.instagram.com/p/CJ...
 Saturday, December 26 ,2020 at 8:40pm
Heard a report of a plane that landed on Limantour Beach this morning (thx RD) so we headed out. Sure enough, there was a fairly large airplane way down by the spit by the dunes. On the way back we saw the pilot and his wife talking with the rangers. It was unclear why they landed there, possibly engine problems, but it was clear they weren't going to be able to fly away. Sounds like they'll have to get a permit and have the plane removed by a helicopter. Did anyone else get a better picture of the plane?
 Saturday, December 26 ,2020 at 10:31am
Lots of big swell on the way. For a reminder of how dangerous and sneaky these swells can be, here is another intense video from the mouth of the Tomales Bay showing one brave boat making it past the waves, and two other boats re-evaluating their life choices. Be safe everyone. Make good decisions.

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
 Friday, December 25 ,2020 at 9:05am
Merry Christmas. Happy Holidays. Be safe. Stay well. Wear a mask. 🙏
 Wednesday, December 23 ,2020 at 8:07am
"We're monitoring 2 upcoming rainmakers: 1st one starts Christmas Day, 2nd starts Sunday. Here's a look at forecast rain totals. (red outlines are 2020 burnscars)."

Link: https://twitter.com/nwsbayarea...
 Tuesday, December 22 ,2020 at 7:18pm
Do you need help paying for rent between September 2020 and January 2021? The Marin County's Emergency Rental Assistance Program is currently open and accepting applicants. (Thx EB)
 Tuesday, December 22 ,2020 at 1:25pm
PR/Petaluma Road blocked south of Hicks Road near The Cheese Factory. Will be blocked for hours. Plan accordingly. (Thx SD and EF)
 Monday, December 21 ,2020 at 9:09pm
No pets means, no pets. A park employee reiterating that message today in Point Reyes.
 Monday, December 21 ,2020 at 9:14am
"Happy Winter Solstice! It's 2:02 AM PST on December 21 and the sun's rays are now directly over the Tropic of Capricorn in the Southern Hemisphere. Today is the shortest day of the year for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere. More info at: https://weather.gov/cle/season..."
 Saturday, December 19 ,2020 at 6:31pm
From the International Space Station: "Hello San Francisco - video captured live from the @Space_Station 90 minutes ago from 260 miles above. #NiceWeather"

LINK: https://twitter.com/ISSAboveYo...
 Wednesday, December 16 ,2020 at 8:24am
"The first coronavirus vaccinations in Marin will take place on Thursday, but a surge of new cases still threatens to overwhelm hospital intensive care units, the county's public health officer said.

"We know that community transmission is accelerating exponentially," Dr. Matt Willis told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. "Our hospitals are at or near full capacity, and case rates in Marin are four times higher than one month ago."

The county reported Tuesday that all the fully staffed intensive care unit beds at Marin's hospitals are now in use. Twelve of the 29 beds are occupied by coronavirus patients.

Across the Bay Area, 82.2% of the ICU beds at hospitals throughout the Bay Area were occupied Tuesday, Willis said. Statewide, 94.3% of ICU beds were in use.

"Historically when there were surges in one area or another we were able to redistribute resources from across the nation to meet the needs of those hard hit areas," Willis said. "That is no longer the case. Every jurisdiction is essentially on its own because they are all experiencing surges simultaneously."

Willis kicked off his presentation with a message from Dr. Laura Eberhard, chief of the critical care department at Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center.

"As an ICU doctor I'm not scared by much," Eberhard said, "but I find the prospect of having a hospital and an ICU overflowing, and concern about not being able to take good care of our Marin residents, scary. Only our community can stop this epidemic."

LINK: https://www.marinij.com/2020/1...

MARIN COVID DATA: https://coronavirus.marinhhs.o...

LA Times Tracker: https://www.latimes.com/projec...
 Tuesday, December 15 ,2020 at 3:30pm
If you want to know what $2.5 million will buy you in Inverness, here you go.

LINK: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/1...
 Monday, December 14 ,2020 at 10:27pm
Amazing photos by local wildlife photographer Carlos Porrata in Point Reyes: "So today I am in the middle of the field checking out a Weasel when ,all of a sudden I looked up and two Coyotes are chasing a third Coyote out of their territory and they are coming my way at full throttle! They came by at full speed, although one of the two Coyotes doing the chasing saw me and stopped the chase and turned around. The other kept it up until the Coyote being chased crossed the road to safety. Exhilarating? It was a rush!! I had not seen a territorial dispute among Coyotes in a few years and I was never this close. These are the surprises that keep us wildlife photographers always coming back for more..... 🙂"
 Monday, December 14 ,2020 at 6:16pm
The dependable Geminid meteor shower is happening right now. Apparently there were lots of meteors to be seen last night. Be on the look out tonight!

LINK: https://www.imo.net/viewing-th...
 Saturday, December 12 ,2020 at 10:54am
"King tides" will be be happening from Dec 13 - 15. Fortunately no major storms hitting at that time, but Tomales Bay gets extremely high and bay beaches like Chicken Ranch all but disappear. It will also be interesting to see how all that new road work they've done on SFD in the park will hold up. Particularly at Schooner Bay (pictured here).

You can contribute photos to the California King Tides Project and learn more about it here: https://www.coastal.ca.gov/kin...
 Thursday, December 10 ,2020 at 8:20am
Twelve new cases of COVID-19 reported in Inverness over the last 14 days.

LINK: https://www.latimes.com/projec...
 Wednesday, December 9 ,2020 at 9:27pm
"Our dear friend, and community member, Jessica Raffo (Quattlander), needs your help. She was suddenly diagnosed with colon cancer December 4th, and just underwent major surgery to remove the blockage. The surgery went better than expected, but the healing process is taking longer than expected, and her additional results have not been received. She is recovering in the hospital currently. When we have more details on her her status, we will post them, but her and her family will need support in the next few months, which will be vital to her recovery.

The family asks at this time, to PLEASE DO NOT contact Jessica while she is in the hospital, she needs this time to rest.

On top of it, we are in a pandemic, which is tough on everyone, and makes it hard to visit. However, if you can help, it is needed. Use this site to curate and deliver a meal, or donate to help the family bridge the gaps in meals, groceries, childcare, or medical expenses. No gifts cards please. If you would like to donate funds outside of this platform, contact Justine or myself directly.

Jess has been a community member her entire life. Many of you know her from working at the Coast Cafe, the Sand Dollar, Hog Island, and the Western. She graduated from Dominican, and is now a 4th grade teacher in Rohnert Park, but has been on extended leave with the arrival of baby Cooper last February, and with the pandemic. She was married in 2016 to a Sonoma local Ernesto Raffo of Bosch Automative. They have two children (Enzo, 3 and Cooper, almost 1 in February). She will not be able to work during this time, or pick up her children, and Ernesto and the family can use your support."

If you are able to offer support: https://www.mealtrain.com/trai...
 Monday, December 7 ,2020 at 7:10am
On December 3, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that all sectors other than retail and essential operations would be closed in regions of the state where less than 15% of intensive care unit (ICU) beds are available under a new Regional Stay-Home Order.

MORE INFO: https://coronavirus.marinhhs.o...

Rather than waiting until ICU bed availability reaches critical levels and delaying closures that are inevitable, the Public Health Officers for the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and Santa Clara, as well as the City of Berkeley, jointly announced they will implement the state's Regional Stay-Home Order right away to slow the surge and prevent our local hospitals from being overwhelmed.

Beginning at noon Tuesday, December 8, the following sectors in Marin County must close:
Indoor and outdoor playgrounds
Indoor recreational facilities
Hair salons and barbershops
Personal care services
Museums, zoos, and aquariums
Movie theaters
Wineries
Bars, breweries, and distilleries
Family entertainment centers
Cardrooms and satellite wagering
Limited services
Live audience sports
Amusement parks

The following sectors will have additional modifications (in addition to 100% masking and physical distancing):

Outdoor recreational facilities: Allow outdoor operation only, without any food, drink, or alcohol sales. Additionally, overnight stays at campgrounds will not be permitted.
Retail: Allow indoor operation at 20% capacity with entrance metering and no eating or drinking in the stores. Additionally, special hours should be instituted for seniors and others with chronic conditions or compromised immune systems.

Shopping centers: Allow indoor operation at 20% capacity with entrance metering and no eating or drinking in the stores. Additionally, special hours should be instituted for seniors and others with chronic conditions or compromised immune systems.

Hotels, motels, short-term rentals, other lodging: Allow to open for critical infrastructure support only.

Restaurants: Allow only for takeout, pick-up, or delivery.

Offices: Allow remote use only, except for critical infrastructure sectors where remote working is not possible.

Gyms & fitness studios: Indoor operations must close. This includes yoga and dance studios. This order includes any other industries that follow the state's guidance for gyms & fitness studios, such as youth sports.
Places of worship and political expression: Allow outdoor services only.

Entertainment production including professional sports: Allow operation without live audiences. Additionally, testing protocol and "bubbles" are highly encouraged.

The following sectors are allowed to remain open when a remote option is not possible. Those that remain open must have appropriate infectious disease preventative measures in place, including 100% masking and physical distancing:

Critical infrastructure
Non-urgent medical and dental care
 Sunday, December 6 ,2020 at 10:34am
A report from a resident in Inverness: "We were walking the road that passes over the creek at beach (north of Shell Beach) when we noticed a disturbance of the soil at the bank of the creek. A large paw print was evident and a lot of drag marks which continued up the road for at least 50 yards, with gouge marks on each side. We passed these clues on to Sarah Allen our neighbor. She and another neighbor went and confirmed the implications of this. The cat must have surprised a buck deer, and the horns made the gouges in the road as he dragged it off into the woods. Sarah put a motion camera up, and within a couple nights got a full on shot of the mountain lion back on the prowl."

You may want to pass this info on to others, who are regulars in Tomales Bay State Park, particularly around Shallow and Shell Beach and on the Johnstone Trail. Please be careful - especially early morning or early evening hikes. Very difficult to see more than 10 to 15 feet along the trail. Don't use headphones; keep alert.

Thank you MO, SA, FC, DP, SK

Bonus trivia, last time there was a resident mountain lion, its name was 'One Eye Jack'.
 Saturday, December 5 ,2020 at 6:46pm
Via the Lawson's Landing Fishing Report: " So here's video of a good way to cross the Tomales Bay bar if you are tired of living. The fact that it worked for these guys is no way an endorsement. Luck is something that's difficult to copy. The proper way? When it is breaking, don't go. A hard landing can kill the engine. Then what do you do? Swim, if you're lucky. Have you seen the crab pots on the bar? Get one of those in the wheel while you're trying to cross. I find it unlikely that these guys didn't break bones or the boat. Thanks Wrybread for posting this."

Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

Report:
http://fishlawsons.blogspot.co...
 Friday, December 4 ,2020 at 3:27pm
In spite of the ongoing pandemic, lots of holiday activity happening. Be sure to support your local shops and vendors during this very challenging time. Be safe. Be well.

Cabaline is having a there famous holiday sale with everything 20%-50% off through December 6th.
LINK: https://www.cabaline.com/

San Geronimo Valley Center is having a Annual Holiday Art Faire on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 2-5pm.
LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/v...

Whitman Shenk has his pottery at the Toby's Gallery for December.
LINK: https://www.tobysfeedbarn.com/...

Other great shops:

Sea to Sea
LINK: https://shop-sea-to-see.com/

Point Reyes Bookstore
LINK: https://www.ptreyesbooks.com/

The Little Store
LINK: https://www.instagram.com/thel...

Brickmaiden
LINK: https://www.brickmaidenbreads....

Vita Collage
https://www.vitacollage.com/

Monk Estate
https://www.instagram.com/monk...

Did I miss an event, shop or vendor? Let me know.
 Thursday, December 3 ,2020 at 7:17pm
These lights were spotted in the sky tonight. Anyone else see them? Apparently they are a part of Starlink, which is a satellite internet constellation being constructed by SpaceX providing satellite Internet access? (thx SC)

LINK: https://twitter.com/MorganBren...
 Wednesday, December 2 ,2020 at 7:34pm
Two events coming together that can cause very dangerous conditions. Two huge swells are coming (this Thur/Fri and next Tuesday) plus there is no rain forecast for the first half of December. This means nice weather and lots of people at the beaches. Please be safe and stay away from the ocean.

"Warning signDangerous sneaker waves Water wave, increased rip currents and moderate to large breaking waves will impact W to NW facing beaches Wednesday-Thursday. These type of events claim lives each year along our coast so extreme vigilance is advised if visiting area beaches."

LINK: https://twitter.com/NWSBayArea...

"Dry-cember. The outlook through the 16th. You've got to be kidding me."

LINK: https://twitter.com/RobMayeda/...
 Monday, November 30 ,2020 at 9:32pm
I hate when that happens.
 Saturday, November 28 ,2020 at 5:57pm
A quiet calm falls over West Marin with a gorgeous full moon rising above Tomales Bay. Our hearts are so heavy. Be safe. Be well.
 Saturday, November 28 ,2020 at 11:21am
As you probably know, the waters off Point Reyes are home to a lot of great white sharks. What you might not know is that there is a small group of extremely dedicated shark researchers who live and work here and are world renowned for their work tracking these sharks. One of these researchers, Scot Anderson, took these photos of a massive female great white shark out at the Farallon Islands just a few weeks ago.

Sadly, the research funding to do their critical work has dried up due to Covid-19. They've created a GoFundMe campaign to support their fieldwork this fall/winter in the waters off of Point Reyes and Año Nuevo Island so they can continue monitoring California great white sharks. This funding will help them capture photo IDs of individuals and deploy electronic tags.

If you're interested in helping keep this important work going, here is their GoFundMe page:
https://www.gofundme.com/f/whi...

And if you haven't seen the movie 'Near Miss' about local urchin diver Ron Elliott (by local filmmaker Josh Berry) and his great white shark encounters, you should watch that too:
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/nea...

Thank you!
 Friday, November 27 ,2020 at 8:59am
Our hearts our broken. "A 4-year-old girl drowned after being swept off by a wave while walking with her family at a Marin County beach Thursday, the CHP confirms. Her father reportedly jumped in the water to save her and was transported to the hospital for hypothermia."

Please be careful at the Point Reyes (or any) beaches, especially when there are large waves.

LINK: https://www.nbcbayarea.com/new...
 Thursday, November 26 ,2020 at 7:05pm
This evening a young girl was swept off the beach at McClures in Point Reyes, but somehow got back to land despite huge surf. First responders applied CPR. We saw a Reach helicopter land on the beach and which we were told transported her to a local hospital. No further word about her condition. We send her and her family all our love. The West Marin emergency response teams are incredible. On a Thanksgiving no less.
 Thursday, November 26 ,2020 at 4:20pm
Water rescue happening right now, near McClures Beach.
 Wednesday, November 25 ,2020 at 10:08am
Water rescue off Drakes Beach in Point Reyes. Kayaker in distress. They're still sorting it out. Hopefully everyone ok.
 Monday, November 23 ,2020 at 3:49pm
SUV rolled over on SFD by Drakes View Dr. in Inverness. Went into the deep shoulder and over corrected. Looked like everyone was ok. Scary though. Expect delays.
 Sunday, November 22 ,2020 at 2:59pm
This '30' number is misleading since that goes back to the start of COVID, but last week there was a spike in COVID cases in Point Reyes Station (7 new cases). Sounds like a number of those people caught it from a workplace situation. Please wear masks and if you have symptoms, quarantine and get tested. Be safe everyone.

LINK: https://www.latimes.com/projec...
 Saturday, November 21 ,2020 at 9:46am
The burrowing owl is one of the coolest little creatures you can see in the Point Reyes National Seashore if you get lucky enough. Master wildlife photographer Carlos Poratta spotted this one yesterday. https://www.carlosporrata.com/
 Saturday, November 21 ,2020 at 9:46am
"The National Park Service announced Thursday that it has appointed a new superintendent for the Point Reyes National Seashore. Craig Kenkel is superintendent of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park near Cleveland. He has held several posts in the Bay Area during his 37-year park service career.

Craig Kenkel has been named new superintendent of Point Reyes National Seashore. (National Park Service; contributed)
Kenkel will start his new job in January. He will also oversee the management of 15,000 acres of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Marin north of Bolinas-Fairfax Road.

Kenkel held several jobs for the GGNRA between 2005 and 2017, including acting superintendent in 2017. Prior to taking the Cuyahoga Valley National Park post in 2014, he was superintendent of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park from 2010-2014 and a national park historical architect in San Francisco from 1989-1992."

LINK: https://www.marinij.com/2020/1...
 Thursday, November 19 ,2020 at 8:46am
Power was restored early this morning to Inverness and SFD is open after a tree fell on power lines last night.
 Wednesday, November 18 ,2020 at 9:19pm
Power lines down on SFD by Drakes View Drive. Avoid the area. Power off in Inverness as a result.
 Monday, November 16 ,2020 at 8:02pm
Please wear a mask. "Marin County is one of 40 California counties tightening restrictions per State of California mandates in response to a surge of COVID-19 cases across the state and region.

Governor Gavin Newsom announced today that Marin was moved from orange to red, to use common virus status terminology. The step back comes just three days after the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) notified local businesses and agencies about preemptive restrictions to stem the virus' spread locally. But Monday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) officially moved Marin from orange-colored Tier 3 ("moderate risk") to the more restrictive red Tier 2 ("substantial risk") on its Blueprint for a Safer Economy."

LINK : https://coronavirus.marinhhs.o...

Marin Stats: https://www.latimes.com/projec...
 Monday, November 16 ,2020 at 8:07am
Get those gutters cleaned for the right reasons. "Widespread beneficial rain & mountain snow Tues-Weds across NorCal. Up to a couple inches in typical wet spots in foothills/North Coast, and up to half inch or so near SF Bay Area. This will be "fire season ending" rain in some areas--including portions of Bay Area! "

LINK: https://twitter.com/weather_we...
 Sunday, November 15 ,2020 at 5:29pm
When you're looking in the bushes for wild life in Point Reyes and a coyote walks right behind you. 😂
 Sunday, November 15 ,2020 at 3:00pm
Anyone see those three planes flying very high and extremely fast today? Two were flying right behind each other. Drone? B21? X-45? We saw them from Limantour Beach.
 Friday, November 13 ,2020 at 7:15am
Starting off the morning in Inverness with that "feels like we might get some rain today" vibe. Fingers crossed. Drive safe if we do,
 Wednesday, November 11 ,2020 at 1:04pm
Update: Now it is being called a vegetation fire - Possible structure fire on Rt. 1 in Marshall near the boatworks. Anyone know the details?
 Tuesday, November 10 ,2020 at 8:19am
EAC is having their 1st FREE brown bag lunch exploring Our Coastal Climate: Rising Sea Levels in West Marin this Thursday, November 12th from 12:00 - 1:30 pm. Register and Learn More: https://www.eacmarin.org/our-c...
 Monday, November 9 ,2020 at 9:38pm
The Point Reyes Light reveals what actually happened with the telephone pole incident last week. "A truck carrying an asphalt grinder wreaked havoc on a portion of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in Inverness on Wednesday morning, hitting three power poles and numerous signs before the driver noticed his chute was unsecured. One power pole was severed in half, knocking out power to over 700 customers in Inverness for the day. The driver, an employee of Ghilotti Construction Company, which is rehabilitating the road in the seashore, said he only realized something was amiss when a couple out walking became wide-eyed and moved away as he approached. At that point, he looked in his rearview mirror and noticed the loose piece."

FULL STORY: https://www.ptreyeslight.com/a...
 Saturday, November 7 ,2020 at 3:45pm
The opening of this new Joe Biden video has a lot of West Marin in it. Nicasio, Marshall and Hog Island.

LINK:
https://twitter.com/JoeBiden/s...
 Wednesday, November 4 ,2020 at 9:24pm
Whatever happened with the power lines this morning, it caused a lot of damage on SFD in Inverness. Power restoration for Inverness is now estimated at 5am on Thursday morning. PG&E has a huge crew out there working on two different spots tonight.
 Wednesday, November 4 ,2020 at 11:52am
PG&E now estimates power will be back on in Inverness around 6pm.
 Wednesday, November 4 ,2020 at 10:52am
One lane open on SFD now by Inverness post s accident.
 Wednesday, November 4 ,2020 at 10:35am
Via KWMR "8:36 AM 11_4_20 Power pole down on SFD near N. Dreamfarm. Road blocked. Outage in Inverness. photo: Jennifer Livingston" Theoretically they should be opening up to traffic in the next hour, but you can see what a mess this is. Power is estimated to return around 12:30pm. Apparently whatever vehicle did this left damage in Inverness and on the road before hitting the power pole and then driving away.
 Wednesday, November 4 ,2020 at 9:16am
SFD is blocked just south of Inverness, no traffic either way due to downed power lines, And power is out in Inverness. Road may be cleared for some traffic in next two hours. PG&E estimated power back on around 12:15pm. Power updates here: https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.c...
 Wednesday, November 4 ,2020 at 8:31am
A mystery vehicle crashed into a power pole just south on Inverness, taking out power throughout Inverness and causing major delays on SFD. Going to be awhile until traffic is let through. Plan accordingly.
 Monday, November 2 ,2020 at 6:08pm
The fog sucked into Point Reyes with shocking speed tonight creating a surreal landscape.
 Monday, November 2 ,2020 at 8:07am
WMF follower Peter Chapman tweeted this out this morning. Remember to vote tomorrow. Be safe. Be well. We're all in this together.

Tweet:
https://twitter.com/pfchap15/s...
 Saturday, October 31 ,2020 at 12:39pm
The moonrise will be at 6:26 PM tonight in Inverness, going to be a good one. "A full moon on Halloween? What in the 2020? Full moons on Halloween are rare "” the last time this occurred was in 2001 and it won't occur for another 19 years. This full moon will also be a Blue Moon, meaning it is the second full moon in one calendar month."

https://twitter.com/joshuatree...
 Saturday, October 31 ,2020 at 9:15am
There was a small vegetation fire in Bolinas this morning: "Update 10/31 @ 7:30 am , forward progress of the fire on Bolinas Ridge has been stoped. Crews will remain at the scene for the day. Fire is under investigation. -- Marin County Fire is at scene of a 2 acre fire in the area of the Bolinas Y (Bolinas Ridge). Resources are making access onto the Point Reyes National Seashore Property (NPS Land). No evacuation orders or warnings are currently in place."
 Friday, October 30 ,2020 at 3:35pm
Its a blue moon tonight and the parking in Point Reyes Station has mysteriously switched from vertical to parallel. Spooky. (thx WB)
 Friday, October 30 ,2020 at 3:18pm
"As everyone prepares to celebrate Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, the Marin County District Attorney's Office is encouraging the community to make this year's festivities as safe as possible by planning lower-risk online, at-home and car-based activities.

To limit the spread of COVID-19, the state's Department of Public Health released safety guidelines[External] strongly discouraging traditional trick-or-treating and asks families to plan safer alternatives. These alternative celebrations include a candy scavenger hunt at home, online pumpkin carving and costume contests, and car-based tours of Halloween displays.

The health guidance also covers Día de los Muertos, a Mexican tradition celebrated in the Latinx community honoring the deceased. Día de los Muertos celebrations often include gatherings of extended family. Families are encouraged to place traditional indoor alters outside so others can view them from a safe distance and create virtual altars online." (thx EW)

This Día de los Muertos altar in Point Reyes Station created by Ernesto Sanchez and Elvira Xaxni. Join them for the virtual DofD ceremony next Monday, November 2nd at 5pm on Facebook Live.

Halloween Guidance:
https://www.marincounty.org/ma...

Pumpkin patches:
https://www.marinmommies.com/m...