The Tam News

Mark Pitta and Friends: an impressive local event

Mark Pitta and Friends: an impressive local event

By William Choulos

May 31, 2012

If you live anywhere near downtown Mill Valley, then there is no doubt that you have seen the sign outside of the Throckmorton Theatre on Tuesday nights that reads “Mark Pitta and Friends.” The comedy show has different acts and performers every Tuesday night. Robin Williams and Dana Carvey have...

Mill Valley general plan being updated

Mill Valley general plan being updated

By Maggie Whalen

May 28, 2012

The City of Mill Valley is currently in the process of updating its General Plan. This document, required by State law, is a blueprint of ideas and future goals for the City. California law requires that the General Plan address seven elements including land use, circulation, housing, conservation, open...

Beth’s Community Kitchen review

Beth’s Community Kitchen review

By Sonja Hutson

April 19, 2012

Downtown Mill Valley has a new addition to its rows of quaint shops and restaurants, and, although I may be unrealistically optimistic sometimes, I think it’s safe to say Beth’s Community Kitchen is here to stay. This crossover bakery and restaurant is highly underappreciated, and I’m surprised...

Thrifting

Thrifting

By Jeannine Englander

March 27, 2012

Walking into a thrift store, I’m always greeted with the familiar smell of old books mixed with musty suitcases, maybe a hint of mildew. This scent has become nostalgic for me. I grew up spending a lot of time “thrifting” with my mom. In middle school, I was often embarrassed to buy secondhand and didn’t ...

Video: Vegetation fire breaks out near Mill Valley Middle School

Video: Vegetation fire breaks out near Mill Valley Middle School

By Jake Davis & Chris Yip

March 12, 2012

Mill Valley and Southern Marin Fire Departments responded to a brush fire near Mill Valley Middle School at the Southern Marin Municipal Water District on March 12. The fire started at approximately 6:00 pm in the brush just outside the property lines and spread along the East fence line for about 100 yards. “I s...

Mill Valley shenanigans exposed

By Hank Brown

October 1, 2010

Welcome to Mill Valley, a magical land of wonderment where singing children frolic through forests of cypress and wealth seems to flow like the river Nile. It is a place where doors are left unlocked and grand houses are unattended by adults for weeks on end. Some may call it paradise, cynics may refer...