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  • Red Flag Alert affects Marin in both lower & higher terrains. Potential to be strongest offshore wind event since Oct. 2017 North Bay fires. Use extreme caution. A single spark can start a wildfire. Register for alerts at alertmarin.org and nixie.com.
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • Note: Get batteries, radio, etc. ready. If outage(s) occur here, it's possible PGE won't restore service right away; it also will be handling planned shutoffs ("PSPS") elsewhere Bay Area & N. Cal. Pls advise neighbors. Review how to prepare: https://www.marinhhs.org/preparing-extended-power-outages
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • Higher elevations, winds 20-30mph, gusts 45-55mph, strongest Wed eve-Thurs morning. Tree limbs down could causing power outages. Secure outside objects. More info: alerts.weather.gov/cap/wwacapget.php?x=CA125D15DD9224.WindAdvisory.125D15FDE7E0CA.MTRNPWMTR.3d0a7aa7b10c9c13d7ebe4d66b3448bf
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • N. Bay mts, other areas. Critical fire weather conditions expected: strong offshore winds, gusts 20-35 mph, low relative humidity. Mt. Vision Rd. closed, others in Marin. Single spark could start a fire, spread rapidly. Use extreme caution w/ eqpt, machinery, smoking. MCFD Info hotline, 415-473-7191
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • N. Bay mountains & other areas. Critical fire weather conditions expected: strong offshore winds, gusts 30-35 mph, low humidity. Mt. Vision Rd. closed, others in Marin. Single spark could start a fire. Use extreme caution w/ eqpt, machinery, smoking. More info: http://nixle.us/BBG28.
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    resolved
  • Board of Supervisors Public Hearing & Vote CLAM SUPPORTERS TURN OUT TO CELEBRATE THE BOS VOTE TO PURCHASE! INFO: https://clam-ptreyes.org/
    Alert Category: 
    Curiosity
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • Emergency-Disaster training by Fire Dept personnel. To help until they arrive. In PRS Oct. 4 (6:30-9:30pm), Oct. 5 & 12, 8:30-5 (all days rqd). Hands-on practice, put out small fires, light rescue; supplies, manual given. Prereg: readymarin.org, CERT tab. Scholarships if needed. Some spaces left!
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • September 20th: West Marin at the Climate Strike! Sept 5: Art party Sept 20: 8am: West Marin Minivan party brigade 9am: Catch the yellow school bus to SF! Please RSVP to reserve your seat -- youth AND adults are invited to join us -- we need everyone: sedaclaire@gmail.com or 530-715-0846
    Alert Category: 
    Curiosity
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • LWF magazine arriving in mailboxes now. ... Paradise Ranch Estates is one of 46 Marin FireWise communities. Six steps to FireWise (link) & Living With Fire (pdf) at: https://www.pointreyesdisastercouncil.org/news. Also, Marin Evacuation Guide updated at firesafemarin.org
    Alert Category: 
    Emergency
    Alert Status: 
    open
  • https://mailchi.mp/f2eb32a87345/coast-guard-property-public-hearings?e=f26a546ae0
    Alert Category: 
    Curiosity
    Alert Status: 
    open

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Commons Connect Forums provide a virtual gathering place to those who live and work in the West Marin Community. (Access to this local online forum is limited to those who work and live in the geographical area outlined here.)

A single registration allows community members to post local events on the Community Calendar, to post items of immediate importance on Alerts, and to access all of the forums including:

  • West Marin Soapbox: Campaigns, Causes, and Discussions
  • Over-the-Hill-Gang: Rides and Errands
  • West Marin Share: Reuse materials; share information and services -  a money free zone
  • West Marin Marketplace: rentals; things and services for sale
  • Tending the Wild Collaborative: An Ethnobiology Project
  • Local Food System Initiative: Food and garden related shares and information
  • Think Local West Marin: Appreciation and applause for our neighbors
  • Commons Connect Tech Support: Help with our Web site features
  • Volunteering Opportunities in West Marin: Help our local non-profits

 

 

 

 

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