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  • Emergency

    Golden Gate Bridge closure January 10-12

    Golden Gate Bridge closure January 10-12. Only Golden Gate Transit buses, emergency vehicles will be allowed to cross on Jan. 10-12. Golden Gate Ferry will expand its service. http://goldengate.org/news/bridge/mmb_closure.php
    Posted by
    Elizabeth Barnet
    01/03/2015 - 9:06am
  • Curiosity

    Call for GOH Artists Extended to December 31

    Call for Artists for 2015 Geography of Hope Conference Exhibit Point Reyes Books & Geography of Hope Conference present a Call to West Marin Artists to apply for a group exhibit at Toby’s Gallery in March, 2015. Submission deadline extended to December 31.
    Posted by
    Elisabeth Ptak
    12/15/2014 - 9:37am
  • Emergency

    PRS Library offers early open hours today

    Bonny White at the PRS Library has informed me that the PRS Library is open early today, Thursday, December 11, (usually 2-9) for anyone needing lights, electricity, books! Drive safely. The offer is good as long as power is on.
    Posted by
    Elizabeth Barnet
    12/11/2014 - 10:43am
  • Emergency

    Storm Shelter Van Pick Up In Pt Reyes WED, 10:30am - please read

    Storm shelter van stopping in Pt. Reyes Sta TOMORROW, WED, 12/10, 10:30am to pick up any persons who need overnight shelter from the storm. CARE Program Van will stop at ​corner of Ste Rte One & 4th St (near The Little Yellow House) at 10:30am. QUES? Call Peter Planteen: 415-847-1266.
    Posted by
    Laura Sherman,CMC
    12/09/2014 - 2:06pm
  • Emergency

    WMSenior Service Event this Thursday - CANCELLATION

    Folks, The West Marin Senior Services will be canceling the scheduled Holiday Event this Thursday, December 11, due to the predicted very dangerous weather. Just received this word from Chloe at the WMSS.
    Posted by
    Elizabeth Barnet
    12/08/2014 - 5:09pm

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Local Weather

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Partly Sunny
Partly Sunny
High Temperature: 67 °F
Low Temperature: 48 °F

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
High Temperature: 64 °F
Low Temperature: 43 °F

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Mostly Cloudy
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High Temperature: 64 °F
Low Temperature: 42 °F