"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.
Seniors Celebrate Rhea's Birthday at Annual Holiday Lunch. KWMR's George Clyde joins the festivities at the Dance Palace and learns about Rhea's Home Care and Case Management and what Rhea McIsaac does to get seniors to the Dance Palace weekly lunches. Ninety-six-year-old Margaret Hanson, Gail Green Lees, Roger Kovach of the White Caps and John Fields comment about the food and fun.
Coyotes, Bobcats and Gray Foxes. A feature today from Dave Mitchell, editor and publisher emeritus of The Point Reyes Light. His blog, Sparsely Sage and Timely, provides observations of wildlife at Mitchell cabin in Pt. Reyes Station, photos and a wealth of other treats. His prior report on gophers is here
Marin and Sonoma Counties Working Together for Ag and Abattoir. In the second half of Community Conversation No. 8 Sunday featuring Ralph Grossi, Marin County Supervisor Steve Kinsey and David Lewis spoke about the Marin Agricultural Support Action Plan, the need to re-invigorate the environmental/agricultural relationship, and other initiatives. George Clyde and Robin Carpenter report for this second of a two-part series; part one. NOTE: The entire Community Converstion will be aired on KWMR on December 14 and 26 from noon until 2p.m.
Ralph Grossi, Who Left West Marin Ranching to Head up the American Farmland Trust for 23 Years, Spoke at the Eighth Community Conversation on Sunday. About 60 listened to Grossi's discussion of trends in agriculture, including increasing worldwide demand for ag products and the emerging consumer interest in food and nutrition. George Clyde and Robin Carpenter report for this first of a two-part series, with a local focus with Supervisor Steve Kinsey and David Lewis next. NOTE: The entire Community Converstion will be aired on KWMR on December 14 and 26 from noon until 2p.m.
The Path of Lights Celebration and Tree Lighting Marks the Start of the Holiday Season in Pt. Reyes Station. Friday evening, a fire truck delivered Santa Claus to waiting families at Toby's Feed Barn, merchants lined the street with candles, West Marin Senior Services lit the tree, and Harmony Grisman, Tim Weed and community members sang and made music. George Clyde reports.
Mushroom Walk is One of Many Marin Parks Options. KWMR goes on a mushroom walk with County Parks naturalist David Herlocker and learns about the Death Cap <see thumbnail photo> and the other free walks with naturalists occurring every week. Locals Andrea Freeman and Karen Hooper tell George Clyde why they frequently participate.
With Weekly Protest at the Local Wells Fargo Branch, KWMR Sought Comments from the Bank. The manager of the Pt. Reyes Station branch, Jaime Rivera, explains to George Clyde the bank's services, its commitment to the community and the reaction to the "Occupy" protests every Sunday morning. Organizer Bing Gong says the bank is too big and people should switch to regional banks and credit unions.