Resilience Looks for Community Input

Upcoming Event: Housing Resilience November 1st | 6:30-8:30pm | CCA Nave Alcove  1111 8th St., San Francisco | Free and Open to the Public We’ll explore driving forces behind the Bay Area’s acute housing crisis, the potential impacts of climate change on housing, and opportunities to address overlapping risks of sea... Read more

Swimming in a Sea of Talent

A Boatload of Books—the place to find published works from and about our community—is easily accessed by clicking Boatload of Books in the column at right. Here are several new—and recently added—titles:     In Our Hands, Wilford Welch. A handbook for intergenerational actions to solve the climate crisis, with an... Read more

The Plight of the Sea Otter

The lead item in yesterday’s NYTimes California Today column—The Plight of the Sea Otter—caught my eye for its mention of The Marine Mammal Center (TMMC), located here in the Marin Headlands. Several floating homes residents volunteer there on a regular basis. But what really grabbed my attention was the connection made between the vulnerability... Read more

1st Annual Issaquah Pumpkin Bash

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Carving jack-o-lanterns is a great excuse for a dock party—not that Issaquah needs much prodding to gather at the L. Last Sunday Oct. 22 was the scene of the first ever annual Issaquah Pumpkin Bash. Check out the results! Read more

5th Annual Sausalito Village Art Show Opens Nov 5

Sausalito Village showcases member artists and authors, including many from the Floating Homes Community, at its 5th annual exhibition. The show will be hung in the Sausalito Library and will be available for viewing during regular hours November 5 through December 16. An opening night reception will be held on... Read more

Athletes of Issaquah: George and Emma Tubbs

He’s a world champion Ultimate Frisbee player. She runs Ironman triathlons and is always looking for new physical challenges. Meet George and Emma Stubbs, who moved onto Issaquah Dock last year, but hardly settled down. They’re about the most active couple I’ve ever met, but I got them to sit... Read more

Bird Drowned by Party Balloon

While out kayaking between Gate 6 1/2 and East and West Piers I saw some floating trash and paddled over to pick it up. It turned out to be a helium party balloon with a long thin ribbon that had gotten tangled around the feet and wings of a bird.... Read more

What Have We Done For You Lately?

Membership in the Floating Homes Association is one of the great bargains — just $25 a year or $65 for three years. To join or renew for 2018, just fill out the online membership application to pay by credit card, or print out a copy of the application and send it... Read more

Sausalito Fires Hit Close to Home

Just when our skies were clearing up! Yesterday’s outbreak of brush fires struck close to home, and fair to say we’re all a bit on edge—hyper-vigilant—attuned. The following is reposted from the Tuesday October 17 6:15 p.m. special edition of Sausalito Currents. Many thanks for an excellent and detailed report, as... Read more

Back to the 40s for FHA Tour      

Lots of folks joined in the theme of our September 30 Tour, “Homefront on the Waterfront,” by coming in vintage outfits, or dressing like workers at Marinship 75 years ago.  Attendees, volunteers, Lindy dancers, and vintage vehicle owners all added to the spirit of a beautiful day. Lindy Dancers—2017 Tour... Read more