"The West Marin Report" - a local radio news program for KWMR listeners that was first produced by Andrew Shaw in 2006, and most recently by George Clyde from August 2011 through July 2012.
You can listen on-line to any of the most recent programs below and to earlier programs in our archives. Use the Google search window at the top left of the screen to find programs that would interest you.
At the Bovine Bakery Early Monday Morning, Solomon Formally Launched His Campaign In pre-dawn darkness Congressional candidate Norman Solomon began a long day of campaign events that would end last night in Eureka, with a message about military costs and impending postal service cutbacks. KWMR's George Clyde covers the event, and asks Solomon's views on the Drakes Estero oyster controversy.
Golden Coins in West Marin Helping Non-Profits Already $3400 has come to nine local non-profits as Coastal Marin Fund coins get national attention in the Wall Street Journal. KWMR's Mark Dowie talks with Jon Hyde about the coins and customers in his Flower Power store in Pt. Reyes Station, and with Richard Kirschman of Dogtown, sponsor of the project.
California Coastal Commission Sends Letter to Lunny After Claims by Coastal Activists About Debris at Drakes Estero In light of public comments by EAC's Amy Trainer at the September 8 Coastal Commission meeting and other information, the Commission's enforcement staff has sent a letter to Lunny asking to meet about the allegations. Yesterday Phyllis Faber and Kevin Lunny told the Coastal Commission that the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. was cleaning up debris, not adding to it. George Clyde reports.
The First Annual "Hog Island Huff" Marin County Parks Department and paddleboard vendors organized the race on Saturday, which took stand-up paddlers from Miller Park into the choppy waters of Tomales Bay, around Hog Island, ending up at Nick's Cove. We hear from County Parks Supervising Ranger Adam Craig, with Matt Gallagher reporting for KWMR.
Marin County is Finally Repairing the Winding Cliffside Roadway That Has Been Closed for Nearly Two Years Marin Department of Public Works Principal Civil Engineer Ernest Klock tells about the project, and Bolinas Fire Department Chief Anita Brown describes safety concerns with the critical access road closed. Report by Shari~Faye Dell; for more details and photos, see her article in this week's Citizen.
Some Residents Will See Better Stagecoach Service, and Marshall Septic System May Get Grant to Expand (1) Marin Transit's Director of Operations Amy Van Doren says proposed changes would eliminate the Coastal Route, but would substantially improve service on the North Route over the hill from Pt. Reyes and the SG Valley, effective February 1. Upcoming Workshops (2) The Marshall Community Septic System may expand to include Tony's Seafood Restaurant and nearby residences, thanks to an unexpected grant opportunity. Supervisor Steve Kinsey comments, and George Clyde reports.
Volunteer Fire Association Fells Old and Diseased Trees The Muir Beach neighborhoods reverberate with the chain saws as workers for the Muir Beach Fire Safe Project, funded with a $150K grant, fell 200 pine and eucalyptus trees that pose a fire danger to area homes. Michael Kaufman, President of the Muir Beach Volunteer Firemen's Association, tells Brenda Kohn about the program.