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The Ark



About Us

The Ark is the independent, locally owned subscription newspaper that covers the people and activities of the greater Tiburon Peninsula, which includes Tiburon, Belvedere and Strawberry. It has twice been named the nation's best small community weekly newspaper, honored as the winner of the 2018 and 2019 General Excellence award from the National Newspaper Association.

Founded in 1972, with its first regular weekly issue in January 1973, the paper is published once a week, arriving in our subscribers’ mailboxes on Wednesdays. With newsstand sales and a pass-alongs, The Ark reaches a paid readership of more than 6,000 people.

• Publisher & Advertising Director Henriette Corn:, 415-435-1190

• Executive Editor Kevin Hessel:, 415-435-2652

• Assistant Editor & Reporter Emily Lavin:, 415-944-3841

• Calendar Editor Diana Goodman:, 415-435-2652

• Accounts Manager Leigh Pagan:, 415-435-2652

• Belvedere and public-safety reporter Hemananthani Sivanandam:, 415-944-4627


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Kevin Hessel
Executive Editor