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Welcome to the new and improved Floating Times! Want to learn how to find stories? Read “HOW TO: Navigate this site” on the sidebar. This newsletter is a work in progress – so please check back to see what’s been added. We’d like your feedback. Tell us what you like and don’t... Read more

Wilford Welch at Sausalito Book Passage

On January 31, the Sausalito Book Passage store will host a reading from In Our Hands – Handbook for Intergenerational Actions to Solve the Climate Crisis. The book, by longtime East Pier Resident Wilford Welch, offers an easy to understand primer on global warming and specific actions each of us can... Read more

Foil Porch Piracy | Get Deliveries to Your Door

Getting packages delivered to the door has always required a little extra effort from our delivery drivers. Lately, some drivers have taken the shortcut of leaving parcels at the head of the docks, where they make for easy pickings. Hardest hit are the docks with gates at the entryway—A Dock’s... Read more

Second Chance for Free Smoke Alarms

Once again, the Floating Homes Association is partnering with The American Red Cross to install free smoke alarms. ARC volunteers will conduct the installations on March 17. If you missed the previous installation, this is your chance to get FREE Kidde 10-year (sealed battery) smoke alarms installed in your home.... Read more

Warnings & Emergency Preparedness — Review of 2017

The thing about emergency preparedness, and warnings, is that the need for this information never goes away. Some things are seasonal—checking your lines before the winter storms, or planning for king tides. For events such as earthquakes we need to be prepared year-round as there’s no predicting when a catastrophic... Read more

Sea Level in Sausalito – Bay Model – Feb 3

Sea Level in Sausalito. Learn about the impacts of sea level rise in Sausalito and how you can help. The Sausalito Sustainability Commission invites you to spend a few hours with your neighbors learning about the unique issues affecting our town. This special event takes place on Saturday, February 3 from 10:00 a.m. to... Read more

Turning the Tide – Documentary Film – Jan 26

The first of Sausalito Library’s 2018 Sausalito Documentary Films: Turning the Tide: Saving Richardson Bay – Friday, January 26 at 7pm inside the Sausalito Library. Through interviews, archival photographs and video, Turning the Tide (2006, 60 minutes) tells the story of a pivotal event in the history of Richardson Bay: the dramatic community... Read more

Sausalito e-Waste Collection – Sat Jan 27

Annual E-Waste Collection Event. The City of Sausalito’s annual e-waste collection event returns to the City Hall parking lot on Saturday, January 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Residents are encouraged to bring old and worn out electronic equipment to the parking lot, which may be entered off of Bee... Read more

The 2018 Sausalito Documentary Film Series

The Sausalito Documentary Film Series is an annual event at the Sausalito Library that highlights films that are about Sausalito or made by a Sausalito filmmaker. The film series takes place inside the Library on consecutive Friday evenings during the winter, when light from the Library’s tall windows is at a... Read more

History of Herring in Richardson’s Bay

The annual run of herring off our shores is a phenomenon that’s come and gone over the past half-century. Here’s how Marin This Month Magazine described the annual herring frenzy in January 1960: Fish, fowl and the people of Marin will enjoy on various levels of ecstasy the annual herring... Read more

Sun Jan 28 – 6th Annual Herring Celebration

SAVE THE DATE! Sunday January 28, 2018—The 6th Annual SCBC Herring Celebration—at the Bay Model. See a great film, and enjoy tasty herring dishes from Sausalito restaurants—all while supporting the Sausalito Community Boating Center (SCBC). This year features the Emmy Award-winning film Sonic Sea, and lively music from The Fishwives. From the... Read more