Town Gas Firewood and coal were the fuels used by early Mill Valley residents to heat their homes and cook their food. In about 1910, town gas became the preferred fuel after the San Rafael Gas and Light Company built an immense gasholder on Third Street in San Rafael. In the … [Read more...] about Mill Valley history: Now we’re cooking with gas
Mill Valley May 27 - June 2, 2021 Bad Customer: Store management called police about a woman, who is believed to have stolen stuff from the store last week, is back and she’s randomly putting items in her purse. Police rolled, talked to the woman and settled the issue. Going Up: A woman … [Read more...] about Marin 911: Woman piles stuff from store into her purse
It’s summertime. That means three things: The evening light lingers. The kids are out of school. And Mill Valley Little Leaguers are playing All-Star baseball around Marin County. The MVLL 9s All-Stars and 13s Intermediate (50/70) All-Stars jumped into District 3 play this past week, and … [Read more...] about Evening light brings all-star baseball
By Brian Murphy Special to Marinscope Whew! What a week at Boyle Park. The much-anticipated return of the traditional City Championship games was just the tonic the post-COVID town of Mill Valley was waiting for. Thrilling games, heroic performances and, of course, kids of all ages … [Read more...] about Mill Valley Little League: City Championship games return
Photo by Gary Spratt Tam High this morning (Thursday, June 10) all set up for the upcoming graduation. … [Read more...] about In person high school graduations!
On the heels of a 15-plus month avalanche of major event cancellations and virtual replacements, the Mill Valley Chamber of Commers reports that “we just got word that the 64th Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, one of Mill Valley's landmark events and an arts-centric postcard to the beauty, vibrancy … [Read more...] about MV Arts Festival is on … and in person!
City Championship week is here. Upsets, always a part of Boyle Park lore, were held to a relative minimum this year, with the grand exception of the 7-seed Tigers shocking the top-seed White Sox in Majors. The Majors City Championship was played Tuesday, June 8 — too late for press … [Read more...] about Mill Valley Little League
There was a time, in the dark of winter, that Mill Valley Little League was unsure if would have a 2021 season, owing to COVID-19 concerns. Now, as the final day of school beckons, and summertime calls to all families in town, a wildly successful season will reach its exciting and welcome climax … [Read more...] about Mill Valley LL/Week of May 24-30
By Derek Wilson Marinscope Feeling blue? You’re not alone. “There are so many things behind the color blue. For some, it can convey sadness. There is that term we use, ‘I’ve got the blues,’” said Sausalito artists Bia Bower. “But I can honestly say that when I paint with blue, it’s more of … [Read more...] about O’Hanlon Center: Comfort in blue
Playoffs beckon the first week of June, and the final week of regular season games before Memorial Day promise to bring even more action to Boyle Park and Friends Field. In Majors, the A’s and White Sox are tied atop the standings; in Minors, the Tigers and Diamondbacks are tied for the top spot; … [Read more...] about MILL VALLEY LL/Week of May 17-23