The Tam News

Bolinas residents protest visitors during coronavirus pandemic

Bolinas residents protest tourists at the intersection of Mesa Road and Olema Bolinas Road.  (Courtesy of Lucian Patton)

By Kara Kneafsey

April 2, 2020

Unusually high numbers of outside visitors came to Stinson Beach and Bolinas according to the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services following the shelter-in-place order announced by the state on March 19.

Bolinas skatepark remodeled

Work Being Done on the Bolinas Skatepark

By Josie Spiegelman

October 17, 2018

Renovations to the Mesa Skatepark in Bolinas were completed after a two-week construction period that started on September 4 and ended on September 15. The improvements to the park are geared towards skateboarders with less experience, as well as those wanting to improve their skills, and include addit...

Just for the Halibut

Just for the Halibut

By Adam Tolson

December 18, 2017

Not many people can say that their job is also their favorite activity, especially high school students, but senior Willie Norton is getting paid to do what he loves. Norton has spent the past six summers as a deckhand on a fishing boat in Bolinas. “I commercial fish for salmon, halibut, and tuna occ...

Marin County Mudslides

By Tess Lochman

March 28, 2017

The unabating rains this winter caused water to rapidly collect in the hillsides of Marin County, resulting in a surge of hazardous mudslides, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP) Marin. A majority of the damage from the mudslides have been on roads, which has led to long closures, increasing tr...