West Marin

Keep the Kids Together

One definition of hell is a fight over a local school. It involves parents and their kids, and an experience on which their whole lives can seem to depend. (Most […]

Fellow Conservatives

Out here on the edge of the continent, where the force fields of respectability and convention run thin, we like to think of ourselves as progressive, in an undogmatic way. […]

Interview with Melissa Riley, Anne Haley Harper and Joshua Rowe about teaching

Interview with John Francis

Do You Have to Buy?

You came for the weekend and you fell for the place. Soon you were looking at real estate, and getting pretty intense. It wasn’t enough to be in this stunning […]

Interview with Juanita Romo, Josenia Romo, Imelda Macias and Elizabeth Barnett about zocalos

Shoreline Education on the Brink

To: Meredith Siebe and Sandy Kaplan, Co-Presidents, Shoreline Education Association From: Jonathan Rowe, Point Reyes Station Date: May 13, 2010 Now the ball is in your court. The jobs of […]

Meet Us at the Zocalo

We humans like to gather, and to be around other people in informal and unstructured settings. For time out of memory, places in which to do so were built into […]

West Marin School: A Success Story Threatened

The West Marin School doesn’t have an easy assignment. Roughly half the students are Latino; and many of those are from homes in which little or no English is spoken. […]

What Makes the Waters Freeze

I was down to my last ten dollars – or was it five? – and had asked a young lady out to dinner that Saturday.  She had been generous since […]