The Tam News

Steps, Lanes and Paths Lawsuit Update

Steps, Lanes and Paths Lawsuit Update

By Nell Mitchell

April 3, 2017

The Mill Valley City Council adopted a resolution to protect Mill Valley’s Steps, Lanes and Paths (SLPs) on March 20. The City has also agreed to officially record the 192-path network at the County Recorder’s office and to remove all existing and future encroachments on the SLPs. This comes after ...

Take A Hike

By Nell Mitchell

March 18, 2017

There are few feelings like being somewhere truly peaceful. One of my favorite places in the world is my extended family’s rustic cabin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I’ve only stayed there twice but those two weeks have stuck with me. There’s no electricity, no running water, no internet, wifi or...

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

By Nell Mitchell

February 2, 2017

Molly Nicoll arrives to teach English midway through the school year at Valley High School. She’s young, eager to teach, and desperate to connect with her students. From Ivy League bound Abigail Cress and hippie Calista Broderick, to delinquent Damon Flint and “pretty boy” Ryan Harbinger, the clic...

Lawsuit Filed Against City of Mill Valley

Lawsuit Filed Against City of Mill Valley

By Nell Mitchell

December 15, 2016

Former Mill Valley Planning Commissioner Victoria Talkington recently filed a lawsuit against the City of Mill Valley, calling for proper protection and public documentation of the public paths, known as the Steps, Lanes and Paths (SLPs). Community members have rallied behind her with a petition for ...

Sports Opinion: Tam-Redwood Rivalry

Sports Opinion: Tam-Redwood Rivalry

By Nell Mitchell

December 14, 2016

The Tam-Redwood rivalry is alive. Ask almost any varsity athlete at Tam and you’ll get the same response. As a member of the track and field team for all four years of high school, the week leading up to the Redwood meet is hands down the most stressful and anticipated of the season. The schedule is ...

Table Dedicated to Tam Alumni Eleanor and Ralph Tierney

Table Dedicated to Tam Alumni Eleanor and Ralph Tierney

By Marina Furbush

November 17, 2016

Tam unveiled a new table in honor of Eleanor Tierney, and her late husband Ralph Tierney, who met at Tam in the 1940s. The ceremony took place on November 16, Eleanor’s 90th birthday. "I'm so impressed that all of you turned out and showed up to honor my husband and myself and to bring back won...