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Two Tam seniors on track to become first female Eagle Scouts in southern Marin

(Courtesy of Cassie Peterson)
By David Spector December 18, 2020
After founding Mill Valley's first female BSA troop, Abigail Alpert and Cassandra Peterson are scheduled to complete the Eagle Scout program in the next few months.

Racism is of “immediate local importance”

(Images courtesy of Annie Spratt, Benjaminrobyn Jespersen, and the City of Mill Valley; illustration by Benjy Wall-Feng)
By Benjy Wall-Feng June 8, 2020
And Mayor Sashi McEntee’s dismissal of Black Lives Matter is far from the only evidence.

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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