We are two former weekly newspaper publishers in Bodega Bay and Point Reyes Station in California. The Sonoma Coast Guide was founded by Joel Hack in 1991 and the Marin Coast Guide in 2007. They were combined and are now published by Linda Petersen with Joel as director of graphics. We offer extensive knowledge and love for our communities, attempting to give the visitor a feeling of the essence of life in coastal Marin and Sonoma. Combining an alternative lifestyle sensibility with innovative ranching techniques, stunning coastal and farming landscapes so inspiring to writers and artists, authentic local farm to table food offerings, art galleries, outdoor activities, the coastal villages have much to offer!