The Tam News

A review of all the cats I know

(John Overton)

By John Overton

October 8, 2019

The animal, at first glance, seemed a perfect thing to pet, so fluffy and soft. Lo and behold, that cat was a total jerk.

Are we prepared for a fire?

Firefighters conducted a controlled burn on Horse Hill in Mill Valley on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, to prepare for the upcoming fire season. (Ethan Swope)

By Quinn Rothwell

September 27, 2019

Mill Valley needs a plan to evacuate the 15,000 people living here. Two exits won’t cover us all.

Entitled Mill Valley Moms: My Experience in the Service Industry

Entitled Mill Valley Moms: My Experience in the Service Industry

By Zoe Cowan

April 29, 2019

After working at a local juice bar for a little over a year, I’ve come to learn what it’s like to work in the service industry in Marin. From unruly little league players to senior citizens looking for a vitamin store, I’ve seen it all. However, the worst of the worst comes in the form of enti...

The Mill Valley Music Man

The Mill Valley Music Man

By Sam Glocker, Reporter

April 5, 2019

It’s a rainy day in Mill Valley, and Gary Scheuenstuhl has just received a shipment of CD’s. He sits tucked behind his register, a wall of records, books, and loose leaf paper encircling him. Vinyl is everywhere. In the window, records tied on cotton strings dangle and under the stairs a collecti...

Dual Stream Recycling Pilot Program debuts

Dual Stream Recycling Pilot Program debuts

By Jessica Bukowski

October 16, 2018

The Mill Valley Refuse Service began requiring select Mill Valley, Tiburon, and Corte Madera neighborhoods to participate in a new recycling program, which will last from September 3 until December 29. The new program is called the Dual Stream Recycling Pilot Program, functioning by alternating the ...

Let’s Keep the Day Short and Sweet

Let's Keep the Day Short and Sweet

By Saranyu Nel

October 11, 2018

For a handful of months now Tam has entertained the idea of a new bell schedule. The genesis first came from wanting a later start time for students due to health benefits. However, once teachers, students, parents, and other staff started to plan out possible schedules they found that it was much harder...

Shooting in Mill Valley

Shooting in Mill Valley

By Ethan Swope

May 3, 2018

Two people were injured after a gunman opened fire at the 900 block apartment complex on East Blithedale Avenue, in Mill Valley at 3:24 p.m. on May 3. The Marin County Sheriff department stated that, “Two victims have been taken from the scene by deputies to medical personnel.” The suspect, an 8...

Where is Friday Night Lights?

Where is Friday Night Lights?

By Camille Howard

December 18, 2017

My old high school, Petaluma’s Casa Grande, is nowhere near as beautiful as Tam’s campus or as excellent as Tam’s academics. However, the one thing the Gauchos excel at is football. Gatorade even sponsors the impressive program. Casa Grande revolves around football culture, this is largely due ...

Nextdoor Madlibs

Nextdoor Madlibs

By Milo Levine

October 31, 2017

Many of us in the Tam community, especially adults, use the neighborhood social media network Nextdoor, which allows us to have positive and productive online interactions with fellow local residents. Nextdoor has revolutionized the way neighbors interact, by tapping into a more elderly and knowledge...

Gluten-Free Bakery to Open in Lumber Yard

By Zoe Cowan

October 26, 2017

Owners of Flour Craft Bakery in San Anselmo, Heather Hardcastle and her husband Rick Perko, will open a second location of the gluten-free bakery in the Mill Valley Lumber Yard in the spring of 2018. The lumberyard location will offer a variety of freshly made, certified gluten-free pastries, cakes, an...

Affordable Housing Ordinance Takes Effect

By Lola Leuterio

September 23, 2017

The Mill Valley City Council held a final meeting confirming Mill Valley’s new affordable housing impact fee, an attempt to address the long standing economic homogeneity of our statistically liberal community, on Monday September 5. The crafting of the new ordinance tot. The concluding draft mandates...