Earth Day April 22 — Dark Sky Week, Part 2

Last week we imagined what could be seen overhead: Dark Sky Week April 15-21 – Turn on the Night. This week, with Earth Day following directly on the tail of International Dark Sky Week, we cast our gaze back to our planet for a look at the cost of light pollution,... Read more

Spring City Wide Yard Sale Apr 21

The Basics Saturday, April 21 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. MLK parking lot and basketball courts Entrance will be on Ebbtide Avenue (follow the signs) Free to the public Over 90 booths Sellers Wanted Registration for booths opens on Monday, March 12 at 9:00 a.m. To register, call (415) 289-4152, or come in... Read more

Beautify the Earth on Earth Day April 22

Why not get a little muddy this Earth Day? Founded in 1970, this year’s day of environmental action is targeting plastic. We all know the terrible things that plastic is doing to our bodies, our bay, and our wildlife. Removing plastic waste is a great thing to do on Sunday,... Read more

Dark Sky Week April 15-21 – Turn on the Night

Dark Sky Week is an annual event—occurring the week surrounding the April new moon, when the sky is at its darkest—to bring awareness to the light pollution that is washing out the star-lit skies overhead. The documentary Saving the Dark—created in association with the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) by Bay Area resident... Read more

Get Ready Sausalito: April 14

On Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., the Southern Marin Fire Protection District will be hosting Get Ready Sausalito, a community disaster preparedness meeting at the Bay Model, 2100 Bridgeway. Get Ready Sausalito will provide residents with simple steps they can take to prepare for any type of... Read more

Emphasis on Private Tours for 2018 – How You Can Help

In the absence of our large Annual Tour this year, the FHA has set a goal of conducting 10 smaller Private Tours for groups of 20 to 40 attendees. So far three have been conducted, three are scheduled for April and July, with inquiries for three more. The Private Tours... Read more

Floating Times Editor Abducted by Aliens

Not far from the truth. And not an April Fools post, though I had hoped to end with a 3rd such post, given how much I enjoyed springing the first 2 on an unsuspecting readership. In case you missed them, here they are again: Plans Unveiled for Pier 39-Style Park... Read more

More Homes Get Free Smoke Alarms

On March 17, 117 ten-year smoke alarms were installed in 47 floating homes. These free alarms were provided and installed by the American Red Cross of the Bay Area. If you missed this opportunity and would still like alarms for your home, contact Flo Hoylman or Ali Johnston. They can... Read more