The Tam News

Bomb threat forces middle school evacuation

Bomb threat forces middle school evacuation

By Lucas Rosevear

November 27, 2018

Students and staff at Mill Valley Middle School were forced to evacuate today after a bomb threat was made. Students were moved to the Mill Valley Community Center to await pickup while police swept the school’s buildings with specially trained dogs, according to Mill Valley public information offic...

Threatening Graffiti Found On Campus

By Milo Levine

November 7, 2017

Graffiti that threatened harm to Tam students and staff was found in the Upper Keyser girls' bathroom at about 1:00 p.m. on November 7. The administration was notified about the threat and promptly contacted the Mill Valley Police Department (MVPD), who are now participating in the investigation....

Tam Experiences Flooding January 12

Heavy rainfall combined with king tides on January 12 lead to widespread flooding—including in the pool parking lot.

By Marina Furbush and Ethan Swope

January 13, 2017

All photos by Ethan Swope Tam and the surrounding area experienced widespread flooding on January 12, due to a combination of heavy rainfall in prior days and a large king tide. King tides are the result of a high tide when the sun and moon are aligned which increases their gravitational pull on ...

Tam Experiences King Tide Flooding December 15

Tam Experiences King Tide Flooding December 15

By Marina Furbush and Ethan Swope

December 19, 2016

All photos by Ethan Swope Students dashed across campus as the rain pelted them December 15. Traffic jammed the roads, while police shut down part of Miller Avenue and Camino Alto due to flooding. The parking lot off of Camino Alto became a lake and according to several students, two kayakers paddled ...

Rise in Mill Valley Mail Theft

Rise in Mill Valley Mail Theft

By Kennedy Cook and Charlie Rosgen

October 14, 2016

Over the past month there has been a series of mail thefts around Strawberry and Tam Valley. The alarm has spread throughout the social media site, Nextdoor, which is popular among adults in local neighborhoods. There are high and low points of activity, and this year seems like mail thieves are a b...

Police Blotter: April 2011

Police Blotter: April 2011

April 5, 2011

The following are pulled from official MVPD reports: A resident of Lovell Avenue came home at 7:45 p.m. to find an animal on her staircase. The woman called police and said she was afraid to go past it in case it was injured, and asked police to assist. An officer arrived and determined that it was not ...

New technology challenges privacy

By Hannah Berman

November 5, 2010

Many Tam students and Mill Valley families may have already seen or heard about the latest addition to the Mill Valley Police department vehicle fleet: the new Dodge Charger equipped with Automated License Plate Scanner, or ALPS, technology. The four-camera system scans every license plate in the...

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...