Let There Be Light

Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman sends along some lessons learned from the recent PG&E power outage:  Lighting ideas I purchased two solar powered lights for less than $20 each. They have their own stand, so I can direct the light in different directions. Use a mirror by the light to... Read more

Lessons Learned PG&E Outage: Food Safety

As soon as the October 10-11 power outage was announced, Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman began polling neighbors for their experiences coping with the blackout. Many tips involved keeping food safe: Buy a block of ice or use some empty plastic or glass bottles to make ice to keep the... Read more

Sausalito Village Art Show Opens Nov 3

The 7th Annual Sausalito Village Art Exhibit opens on Sunday, November 3 at the Sausalito Library. An opening reception will be held that evening from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. The public is invited to help celebrate the artists and authors of Sausalito Village. Libations and appetizers will be served, and The... Read more

Glorious Party in the Park

The second annual FHA-sponsored Party in the Park was again blessed by perfect weather, drawing about 100 people to the award-winning park in Waldo Point Harbor. This year, following our recent power outage, the concentration was on Floating Life, with booths devoted to emergency preparedness, line tying and other tips... Read more

Join or Renew Membership NOW

Those who join or renew their FHA membership now will be members in good standing throughout 2020. Membership information and an online application are on the FHA website. Help the FHA fulfill its vision of fostering a friendly, inclusive, and colorful community on Richardson Bay. We are responsible and engaged... Read more

Music, Maritime Tips Planned for Day in the Park Oct 20

The PG&E Shutoff—and the upcoming Great California Shakeout—provides one more great reason to spend Sunday, October 20, in the Waldo Point Harbor Park for the FHA Day in the Park. The free, family-friendly event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. where you can enjoy complimentary soup by Davey Jones... Read more

Board Meeting Notes – Oct 2019

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE OCTOBER BOARD MEETING: The September 14 Open Homes Tour grossed $45,742, about $6,000 more than the 2017 tour. A few expenses are still outstanding... Read more

Dock Rep Elections This Month

Annual elections for dock reps and alternates will be conducted later this month. So far, most reps and alternates have agreed to run for another term, but the following slots are still open: A Dock Alternate Commodore Alternate Van Damme: Dock Rep and Alternate To be nominated, an individual must... Read more

Larry Clinton:  The Man Who Knows Sausalito’s Secrets

When you’ve been organizing the floating homes tour for 33 years, been President of the Floating Homes Association and the Sausalito Historical Society, and a long-time Editor of the Floating Times, you’re plugged in. That’s Larry Clinton. He’s got the lowdown on the people and goings-on around town, some of... Read more

Seniors are Especially Vulnerable in a Fire

Last October’s firestorms claimed 44 victims and the majority were elderly. Statistics from the U.S. Fire Administration confirm that people ages 85 or older have the highest fire death rate (39.5%). They are four times more likely to die in a fire than the general population. Professionals emphasize that planning... Read more