Momentum Building for Gala and Tour

The Sausalito Floating Homes Virtual Gala and Tour is gathering steam in preparation for our June 9 webcast. We’ve already established pages on Facebook and Instagram. If you visit either of these sites you can help spread the word: On Facebook please like the page for updates. And be sure...

Flood Control for Marin City

If you’ve ever been caught in a flood on the Marin City off–ramp from Highway 101 south, or been forced to detour around it, you’ll be encouraged to learn that the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (the “District”) Flood Zone 3 plans to make improvements to the...

Float-Ins Bustin’ Out All Over

It’s spring and float-in concerts are in full swing once again. Here’s an upcoming lineup: May 1, 2:00 p.m.: ‘Nother Mother Brothers, at the Tipi (white geometric) anchor-out May 2, 3:30 p.m.: A Dock hosts Three Rivers and a short opening set by Gabriel Barkin May 15, 2:00 p.m.: Stephen...

Ditch Those Pills and E-Waste

April is Marin’s Drug Take-Back Month, according to Sausalito Currents, and a perfect time to deposit unused and unwanted medications at one of 24 receptacles located around the county. Marin residents can also order a mail-back envelope to be delivered to their residence. RxSafeMarin.org includes a list of locations and...

Morley Singer Dies at 84

Dr. Morley Singer, who bought the floating home at the end of Issaquah Dock in July, 2018, passed away in February. Morley is survived by his sister, Gail Singer of Toronto, who now occupies the iconic flat-roofed home part-time. She recently wrote to her new neighbors, “the sad news is...

Lots of Changes to Local Roadways

After 5 years of delays, work is finally beginning on the Gate 6 Intersection Modifications Project. Construction will start with a bicycle pedestrian detour, stormwater quality protection measures, and enlarging the Multi-Use Path/Gate 6 corner for pedestrians and cyclists. The work will impact vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian travel until at...

Checking Electrical Hookups

Only a lucky few can claim that their house won’t work until they plug it in. A floating home is unique because its electricity comes through a free hanging cable into the house. Every houseboat connects to the main power through some type of electrical outlet dockside. If you are...

Projecting Sea Level Rise in Richardson Bay

Climate-induced sea level rise and flooding are expected to have a huge impact on the communities bordering Richardson Bay. To help residents better understand what is being done to prepare for these impacts, the County of Marin and a group of regional partners have created a new interactive website, Richardson...