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Provided by Art by the Bay
The second Art by the Bay, coordinated by Tiburon's Drever family, will feature works by Bay Area artists including Bruce Beasley of Oakland ('Refuge of the Moon,' far left) and Bruce Johnson of Cazadero ('Uprooted,' immediate left).
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Art by the Bay to return with 10 sculptures by five artists
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Works to be installed around Tiburon Oct. 16, coinciding with town's first art walk
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By Deirdre McCrohan
dmccrohan@thearknewspaper.com
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Art by the Bay will return to Tiburon this fall with a monthlong exhibition of 10 big sculptures by internationally known artists who live in the Bay Area — an event that will coincide with the town's first art walk.

The Tiburon Town Council granted a special event permit for the Oct. 16-Nov. 16 show, which is being organized and underwritten by the Drever Family Foundation of Tiburon.

Eight of the pieces — by artists Rebekah Waites, John Lewis, Mike Riegel, Bruce Johnson and Bruce Beasley — will be placed near the Tiburon ferry plaza, one will be placed near the Belvedere-Tiburon Library and one will be placed at Blackie's Pasture.

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elliot karlan / for the ark
Physical fitness is a way of life for 42-year-old Ritch Viola, seen taking his daily run across the bridge at Blackie's Pasture weeks after winning the Ironman 70.3 World Championships for his age group. He's the president and founder of Every Man Jack men's grooming products, and his company sponsors a team that competes around the country.
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Tiburon's Ritch Viola wins age group at half-Ironman world championship
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By Emily Lavin
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Ritch Viola still remembers one of his first triathlons, a local competition on San Francisco's Treasure Island in November 2007.

It didn't exactly go well.

That week, the Cosco Busan spilled more than 50,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil into the bay, which canceled the swimming portion of the triathlon — the leg of the race in which Viola, who was on the University of California at Berkeley's swim team in college, felt most confident.

On the second mile of the triathlon's biking phase, another competitor cut him off. Viola crashed, and left the race in an ambulance.

"Growing up a swimmer, you don't ever injure yourself, so I was lying there bloody and I thought I was going to die," Viola says, smiling. "But all I had was bruised ribs and road rash."

Still, it was enough to give Viola a moment's pause about the sport.
"At first I thought, OK, maybe this isn't for me. That race was late in the year, so I didn't do another one for maybe seven more months," Viola says.

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Safety concerns resurface after pedestrian hit at Ned's Way

By Hannah Beausang
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A Sept. 17 accident in which a pedestrian was struck by an oncoming vehicle in the Tiburon Boulevard crosswalk at Ned's Way has piqued renewed concerns over larger safety issues at the unsignaled crossing.

The woman, a Walnut Creek resident in her 40s, was struck about 7:45 p.m. by a vehicle driven by a 70-year-old Petaluma resident, Tiburon Police Officer Amit Latchman said. The driver swerved to the right when she saw the pedestrian in the crosswalk, but couldn't prevent a collision.
Neither party's identity is being released, he said.

The pedestrian was taken to Marin General Hospital, though Latchman was unsure of the extent of her injuries.

No citations were issued to the driver, Latchman said, and there was no evidence of speeding, malice or the use of drugs or alcohol.

The crosswalk — at the foot of The Hilarita apartments and at the intersection where parents then turn onto Kleinert Way to wait to pick up and drop off students at Reed Elementary School — is not protected by traffic signals or stop signs, nor by flashing lights like the Stewart Way crosswalk, which has flashing LEDs overhead and in the crosswalk to signal that a pedestrian is crossing.

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