Article submitted by Katharine Cook, West Marin resident


When the Grass is Green, Greener, or Greenest

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Historic Walking Tours of Point Reyes Station, a project created in partnership with the Tomales Bay Youth Center, the Community Land Trust Association of Marin, the Jack Mason Museum and local historian Dewey Livingston. Tours are limited to 10 people.

When: Saturday mornings July 11 – September 26, 2015

Filmed entirely in West Marin The Ocean Inside by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee is meditation on surfing, the ocean, and the land that is our home.  For this short film Emmanuel joined forces with local writer and surfer Josh Berry, whose words float over the beautiful and dramatic landscapes, coastline and ocean waves that form


"We reveal ourselves in our instinctive response to another's needs." - Jonathan Rowe


Dear friends and colleagues,

Jonathan Rowe’s new book, Our Common Wealth: The Hidden Economy That Makes Everything Else Work, will soon be available in bookstores across the country, is available online and,  

At the Community Lunch in Point Reyes Station, March 7, 2013, 12:00 Noon at the Dance Palace in the Main Hall.  Come for the lunch (suggested donation $3.00 for seniors, $6.00 for others) and stay for this very helpful and informative program.  The free phones are for anyone who has trouble seeing, hearing, speaking, remembering or moving.  Casey Kho, Outreach Specialist for the California Tele

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A graphic designer? A seamstress? A Spanish tutor? An egg-seller? 

Chances are you'll discover what you need in the online West Marin Resource Guide. You'll find a link on the right side of's home page.

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Online Forums

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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