Bigane PerezSimpson University's Bigane Perez of San Rafael, CA, received the 2019-2020 Liberal Studies Overcoming Challenges (Dolores Huerta) Courage award. The Liberal Studies Overcoming Challenges (Dolores Huerta) Courage award is presented to a student who has overcome significant challenges in … [Read more...] about Names in the news
By Derek WilsonMarinscopeThere’s plenty of laughing and singing during the carpool ride to the next stop. The work isn’t always fun, but the relationships can be rewarding.“It’s been a lot of hard work, but a lot of really gratifying work,” said Dr. Elizabeth Lowe, who helped get a mobile testing … [Read more...] about Doctors find sacrifice and reward
Ever had a dream that makes perfect sense when you wake, but by the time you brush your teeth it sounds completely mad?Some coronavirus task force meetings must be like that. For example, how did the new rules on tennis come about? That had to be one weird discussion.Dr. No: We believe we can safely … [Read more...] about Coronavirus tennis, anyone?
The California Black Rail, above, is one of many unique birds that can be found in Point Reyes. Known to many as an incredibly elusive bird, this rare species can be difficult to find for even the most experienced naturalists. Jules Evens, naturalist, writer, and founder of Avocet Research … [Read more...] about California Black Rails and wetland restoration
From typewriters to iPhones Marinscope Community Newspapers launched a new free website this week and, congratulations, you have found it. This website is updated daily.It features news and information from all six Marinscope newspapers -- the Novato Advance, the San Rafael News Pointer, the Mill … [Read more...] about MarinLocalNews.com
Many Marin County Parks locations began reopening on Monday, May 18, per an updated public health order. This order loosens restrictions on motorized access to recreational areas, so more people can once again enjoy spending time outdoors. However, it gives land managers the authority to open, … [Read more...] about Updated Public Health Order
A threatened shorebird is resting comfortably after International Bird Rescue’s team of waterbird specialists performed a delicate surgery to repair the tiny bird’s fractured wing.The adult male Western Snowy Plover, which weighs 33 grams, was brought in earlier this month by San Francisco Bay Bird … [Read more...] about Stay clear of shorebird nesting areas
Our beloved gopher snake Rex has found a new, safe location to ParkInPlace. A fixture of Point Reyes Summer Camp and long-time animal ambassador with PRNSA’s education department, Rex has moved to the home of a capable caregiver to ensure her health and well being during these transitional times. … [Read more...] about Farewell Rex!