Preventing Wildfires in Marin

Wildfires are bigger, burn longer, cause more damage, and kill more people than ever before. Marin is as susceptible as Sonoma County or other areas that have suffered large destructive fires. That’s the bad news. The good news is that a new Joint Powers Authority has been formed to undertake...

Mrs. T. Carves a Path

Elizabeth Terwilliger, who passed away in 2006 at the age of 97, was a remarkable woman in many ways. A recent Marinscope profile noted that Mrs. T., as she was lovingly known, was a descendant of Kit Carson, Daniel Boone and James Fenimore Cooper, and “a modern-day trailblazer in the...

County Offers Recovery Resources

Many Marin County parks and open spaces began reopening to motorized access on May 18, thanks to an updated public health order from Marin Health and Human Services. To help residents find out which parks and open spaces are currently open and in what capacity, Marin County Parks has created...

Stay-at-Home Order Extended through May

Marin County’s stay-at-home order will be extended through May, public health officials announced Monday. A Marin IJ article states that most restrictions on business, travel and gatherings will continue, but the county will issue a new order this week to replace the current one, which is set to expire May...

Supervisor Sears to Highlight Feb 29 Annual Meeting

Kate Sears, who is retiring from the Marin County Board of Supervisors at the end of 2020, will be the featured speaker at the Floating Homes Association’s annual membership meeting and party. The February 29 event at the Bay Model starts with registration at 5:00 p.m.; the meeting begins at...

Age-Friendly Marin Survey

Marin residents age 60 and older and those working with older adults are encouraged to take the Age-Friendly County Marin survey. I took the survey myself and question 4 allowed me to indicate that I live on a floating home. As FHA emergency services chair Flo Hoylman points out, “Our...