Posts Tagged ‘bohemian’

I Finally Made It In To BOHEMIAN GROVE – Plus, a Big “Muir Woods Sustainable Access Project” Meeting Tonight in Mill Valley

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Which came first – this Bohemian Grove or this one in Muir Woods?

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Hey, our NPS is having a meeting, about parking, or shuttle buses ‘n stuff like that:

Public Meeting – Muir Woods Sustainable Access Project
Date & Time 06/27/2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Please join us for a public meeting later this month to update you on the Muir Woods Sustainable Access Project (formerly Muir Woods Site Improvements). This project would preserve resources by improving parking, transit, and pedestrian access at Muir Woods.

Meeting Details:

DATE: Monday, June 27
TIME: 6-8 pm
LOCATION: Tamalpais High School, Student Center
700 Miller Ave
Mill Valley CA 94941 **Parking on Almonte Ave.**

Key Project Elements: The project scope has been modified in response to further analysis and public input. Key elements include:

Redesign/reorganization of parking (not to exceed the 232 existing personal vehicle spaces)
Improvements to pedestrian trails and walkways connecting parking to monument entrance
Protection of resources by better managing stormwater runoff from parking areas
Completion of plaza improvements begun in 2010
Muir Woods Pedestrian Bridge Replacements
Future Dipsea Trail Bridge
Salmon in Redwood Creek
Marin Transit

Public scoping & comment for the Muir Woods Sustainable Access Project was completed in the fall of 2013. An environmental assessment will be released for public review and comment in the fall of 2016 in compliance with the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA).Comments received on cultural resource issues will also be taken into account while coordinating compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

Location: Tamalpais High School, Student Center, 700 Miller Ave, Mill Valley, CA, 94941
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Contact Name: Mia Monroe
Contact Phone Number: 415-561-4964″

But if you’re one of those weaving spiders, you’re better off staying home…


Birds vs. Spiders, the Never-Ending Battle: Hummingbird in Alamo Square, Scrub Jay in Golden Gate Park

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014


And in Golden Gate Park:

And leave us not forget, the Bohemian Club in Union Square.

Bohemian Grove vs. Vanity Fair – Editor Alex Shoumatoff Tells His Story

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Well it seems like a long time ago, but the central character in last year’s fiasco at the Bohemian Grove is now telling his side of the story in frivolous Vanity Fair.

Poor Senior Contributing Editor Alex Shoumatoff! He feels that “right-wing knucklehead bloggers” and local P.R. man Sam Singer went after him last August by promoting a “humiliating Abu Ghraib portfolio” of detention photos.

Here’s one shot of Alex in the clutches of The Owl up in Sonoma County, after he was waterboarded for the 183rd time or something like that:

Anywho, two-thirds of a year later, Alex is telling the whole story on the pages of your favorite summer beach magazine. It’s called Bohemian Tragedy and it’s a lot to do with trees.

But beware, the Bohemian Club has spies everywhere, so take care before you read up on them or listen to Ralph Nader.

Remember, as the words above Taylor Street say, “Weaving Spiders Come Not Here.”

Bohemian Grove vs. Vanity Fair Senior Contributing Editor Alex Shoumatoff

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Vanity Fair Senior Contributing Editor Alex Shoumatoff probably wishes he never ran afowl of The Owl

Just look at him now. Poor little feller.

All are warned by this logo seen on Talyor Street in San Francisco’s Union Square. Fair enough:


It looks like nobody else will get in to spy on Bohemian Grove this year. Oh well.

Is There a Spider or an Owl on All U.S. One Dollar Bills? Is It a “Spowl”?

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Just what is this tiny figure embedded in the top corner of all one dollar bills in circulation in the United States?


Some people think it’s a Great Horned Owl, but others say it’s a spider. You can see for yourself but that might strain your eyes. Let’s take a look using a Canon Macro Photo MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x lens at five times lifesize:


Not as owly-looking. Here’s a closer view:


You’d have to call that a spider. Or a spider/owl. Or a Spowl.

In this age of conspiracy theories, let’s assume a secret organization put on our currency a little figure, one that sometimes looks like an owl and sometimes looks like a spider.

Who cares about spiders and owls? The Bohemian Club, that’s who.

If you want to learn about that unique organization, check out this bit from Jay Barman (now that’s  an owl!) of

And check out this scary two-hour movie, Dark Secrets Inside Bohemian Grove, to learn more. We’re through the looking glass here, people!

Beware the Spowl.

(IRL, it’s just a spider, at best, IMO. But whatever you do, don’t read this killjoy’s persuasive webpage!)

San Francisco’s Bohemian Club – Weaving Spiders Come Not Here

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

Here’s the warning above the Bohemian Club at 624 Taylor in San Francisco – “Weaving Spiders Come Not Here.”

Get ready for Bohemian Grove up in Sonoma County in July – it’s like Burning Man for plutocrats. Check it out.