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and the weekend!


Beach Camping Ordinance Hearing
Camping on Bolinas Beach is back in the news because the county deputy zoning administrator is taking up the matter this week – the first step toward the beach camping issue making it to the Board of Supervisors.

Need a Job?  Sign Up to Be A Census Worker
Census workers, including some of our neighbors, have been canvassing homes in West Marin. KWMR’s George Clyde speaks with Marshall resident and census taker Paul Elmore to learn about the door-to-door job, which pays $20 an hour and can involve some interesting challenges.

Water Meter for Sale in Bolinas
The rarest of all sightings in Bolinas: a water meter from a vacant property has come up for sale as part of a charity event – with bidding for the meter starting at $300,000.


Annual Heifer Bake Sale this Saturday at Toby’s
Inverness resident Joyce Goldfield calls in on the KWMR news line with a message about an important charity event happening on Saturday at Toby’s Feed Barn.


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The California Fish & Game Commission is looking to Amend Rules to Marine Protected Areas off West Marin
The California Fish and Game Commission proposed last-minute changes to the Marine Protected Areas in the waters off of West Marin that could affect local fishermen. 


Community Service Awards go to pair of Stinson and Bolinas men

Phil O’Brien of Stinson Beach, and Jan Broek of Bolinas, were awarded the third annual Frank Wells award for Community Service from the Briones Lions Club at their monthly meeting on Thursday evening.  We talk with the Briones Lions president, Matt Lewis.


Nesting, egg-turning part of Spring launch at ACR
KWMR reporter Sheila O’Donnell takes us on a visit to Audubon Canyon Ranch, where naturalists are conducting conservation tours. 



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and Thursday, April 08


Drakes Beach Surfer Fatality ID’d
The body of a Fairfax man who died while surfing off of Drakes Beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore has been identified.


Farm & Ranch Families v. Eco Groups at Monday’s LCP Hearing
This coming Monday promises to be a big day for ranchers in West Marin as the Marin County Planning Commission takes up the Local Coastal Plan – in what is a continuation of the March meeting with a specific focus on agriculture and mariculture.


Supes to Hear Bolinas Well Petition
Mark Dwailebee
, the guy that wants to change the status of the wells that he has dug on his Bolinas property from agricultural to residential, will learn the fate of his project as the county Board of Supervisors rules on the matter.


BSUSD Gets New Board Member
The Bolinas-Stinson School District has a new school board member less than a month after the resignation of former trustee, Stacey Henderson.  It’s Nate Seidman, who came thisclose to getting appointed to a vacant seat the last time there was one open – six months ago.