Marin History/Mill Valley Historical Society In June 1948, empty trailers in the Alto Trailer Court were shipped to the city of Vanport, Oregon to provide temporary shelter for flood victims. The city west of Portland, Oregon was established in 1942 when housing was constructed for … [Read more...] about Mill Valley history: Meet the Alto Trailer Court
In May 1954, Edna Maguire was honored for her 34-year teaching career in Mill Valley by announcement from the Mill Valley School District board of trustees that a new upper grade school named for her would be built in Alto. In June, final approval for the new Edna Maguire School was given … [Read more...] about Marin history: How Edna Maguire School came to be
Marinscope At the risk of sounding like a line from Lord of the Rings, southern Marin needs one school district to rule them all. That’s what a new citizens group says. Here’s the thinking. In Southern Marin there are 17 school districts serving 33,000 students. They all feed … [Read more...] about One school district to rule them all
Mill Valley June 17 - 22, 2021 MV Mooner: A resident on Eucalyptus Knoll said her neighbor came out and “mooned” her. The neighbor was carrying a pine cone and has been known to throw them at people. Police interviewed the ‘mooner’ and the ‘moonee’ and will review pictures of the event and … [Read more...] about Marin 911: Mooned over Mill Valley
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!