Richardson Bay Seaplane Has Neighbors Buzzing

A group of Strawberry residents have grown increasingly irritated by the planes operated by Seaplane Adventures, a Mill Valley business that for more than 70 years has offered air tours over the Bay Area. Complaints about noise and possible impacts on wildlife have prompted Marin County officials to recommend modifying... Read more

Seaplanes To Keep Flying

The hearing room in Marin County’s Civic Center had something on Monday, August 28, that Commissioner Peter Theran said he’d never seen before: a standing-room-only crowd of interested citizens for a hearing of the Planning Commission. The citizens were there to hear presentations and to express their views on the... Read more

Jazz and Blues Ends on High Note

The series of free concerts, Jazz and Blues by the Bay, staged its last performance of the summer on Friday, August 25. Sausalito’s own bluesman, Eugene Huggins, got the audience up and rocking on one of many beautiful summer Fridays. All summer, a table for six was available without charge... Read more

Huffman Convenes Forum on Ocean Protection at the Bay Model

For a few hours on Wednesday, August 23, the lobby of the Bay Model seemed like a hearing room in one of the congressional office buildings in Washington DC. Democrat member of Congress Jared Huffman invited his colleagues House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and San Francisco Peninsula Representative Jackie Speier,... Read more

Free Smoke Alarms Installed in 53 Homes

Fifty-three floating homes in our community are now protected with 10-year smoke detectors. These state-of-the-art alarms were provided and installed free by the Bay Area Chapter of the Red Cross. Volunteers from the Red Cross and from our community gathered as early as 7 a.m. on August 19 to begin... Read more

Ric Miller Photo Graces Art Festival Poster

One of the 3 official Sausalito Art Festival posters this year features a panoramic photo by none other than one of our own: Ric Miller. Ric lived on Issaquah Dock for 22 years, before relocating, along with his partner Malia Dailey, to Palm Springs last year—Unsung Heroes of the Floating Homes... Read more

Seaplane Hearing August 28

On Monday afternoon, August 28, the Marin County Planning Commission will hold a public meeting to discuss the future of Seaplane Adventures at Commodore Marina. Specifically, the Commission will consider making a recommendation to the Marin County Board of Supervisors regarding a revocation or modification to Seaplane Adventures’ Use Permit.... Read more

Happy Birthday – August 6 Issaquah High Alert

Dus & Laurie Mills threw a birthday bash, for which all of Issaquah was on high alert! Laurie’s birthday was August 6, and Dus’ birthday was a few months ago, so they decided to do a joint celebration. Dus and Laurie were joined by Laurie’s sister Amy—and friends from Issaquah... Read more

Think Before You Spray — Driver’s — Aug 24

Think Before You Spray! Alternatives to Toxic Pesticides Join us on Thursday, August 24 at 7 p.m. when members of the Think Before You Spray coalition discuss the overuse of weedkillers in Marin gardens. The event is free, but you must RSVP. The presentation will address: • Why pesticides are... Read more

WPH Construction Expected to Finish by Early 2018

You may have noticed there is renewed activity in the Gate 6 area. I contacted Waldo Point Harbor construction superintendent Dan Hughes to ask for an update on the project and completion timelines. The following is the response I received, which leads to the belief that construction must be completed... Read more