Marin Magazine - November 2014

View from Marin

From holiday entertaining to Frank Lloyd Wright's Civic Center to an iPhone photo story, the November issue is not one to miss.

Your Letters

Here's what you had to say about Marin Magazine's stories.

Author Talk

We sat down with author Anne Lamott to discuss her new book, Small Victories: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace.

Wild West Ferments

Assistant Editor sits down with Maggie Levinger and Luke Regalbuto of Wild West Ferments for this month's Made By Marin.

Jane Hirshfield

Jim Wood sits down with local poet Jane Hirshfield for this month's Conversation.

Cold Weather Warm Hearts

Prior to opening the ever-popular Molina Restaurant in Mill Valley, Todd Shoberg created a feast for his friends. Laura Hilgers tells his story in this November feature story.

New Details, Old Controversy

Many know that the Marin Civic Center was conceptualized by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. However, there was more controversy behind the civic center than we may realize. Mark Anthony Wilson explains the controversy in great detail.


People are using their smartphones as their main cameras now. Jerry Downs shows us how good the camera on a smartphone really is. Check out this photo story.

Winter Escapes

Looking for a great winter escape? Ann Wycoff has seven beach hot spots for you to check out.

Back to California

We sit down with 123 Bolinas chef Brittney Adamo for this month's flavor and she gives us a great galette recipe.

Never Say Never

The view of the Belvedere Lagoon from the couple’s terrace-top fire pit. WHEN TOM STEELE and Kris Iwasaki started looking for a home in August 2013, they were, says Steele, “a little schizophrenic” in their search. They were moving out…

Boxer's Big Night

Jim Wood takes us back to the night former Marin County supervisor Barbara Boxer made it to the U.S. Senate with improbable victory.