Row Row Row Your Boat – SF to Hawaii

After months of sitting tight and staying close to home it’s fair to say we’re all a bit bursting to bust out. Shortly after 11 p.m. last Wednesday (June 17) former East Pier resident, Lia Ditton, did just that when she quietly set off in a rowboat from the Corinthian Yacht... Read more

Kick Off the Holidays – at Gate 5 Clay Studio

Several of our residents (past and present) have been up to their elbows in clay, slurry and glaze—producing bowls, plates, mugs and ceramic pieces. Get a leg up on the holiday shopping while supporting the local cooperative Gate Five Clay. They, along with Tracey Kessler and other Beyond The Wave... Read more

YIMBY – Get Involved, Over Dinner – Dec 4

Concerned about education in Marin? WHO: Jenny Silva WHAT: hosts a dinner discussion ABOUT: housing’s impact on education WHY: to see what we can do WHERE: Jenny’s house #27 East Pier WHEN: DEC 4 6:30 p.m. Additional info: contact Jenny Come for dinner and a discussion with Laura Foote, executive director... Read more

Marinship General Plan Vision

On Nov 12 the Sausalito City Council recommended a Marinship vision to guide Marinship-related policies for the City’s General Plan Update. * This is but one step in a long process—the plan itself still needs to be approved. Here, FHA president Michael Labate speaks to the Marinship-specific aspects of The Plan and... Read more

Donna Lunsford: Outing the Dinghy Dame

If you’ve been in the floating homes community for more than three years, you’ve probably read the Dinghy Dame’s resident profiles called Water You Doing Here? For 20 years, Donna Lunsford wrote those profiles. “The Dinghy Dame was a lot of fun to write,” she tells me with a smile.... Read more

The Perfect Storm? Learning From Disaster

The recent high winds, coupled with the PGE shutoff—though inconvenient and even challenging for some—were easily survivable. What if events had been of a higher magnitude: people trapped or injured, collapsed structures, and outbreaks of fire? The stuff we train for as CERTS. How well would we have responded? A few... Read more

Sausalito Village Grand Art Opening

2019 Sausalito Village Annual Art Show — Showcasing local senior artists and authors — The floating home community was again well represented at the 7th annual Sausalito Village Art Show, and at the opening reception hosted at the Sausalito Library on Sunday November 3, 2019.  21+ local senior artists, including... Read more

A Double Whammy: High Winds + the PGE Shutoff

Neighbors helping neighbors. It’s how we weathered the chaos brought on by some unusually high winds, coupled with yet another PGE shut-off. Larry Clinton opined, “I’ve never seen so many whitecaps, and I moved here in the winter of 1980-81, when 90mph gusts closed the GGB. Ironically, we never lost... Read more

Volunteers Needed to Clean OUR Shore – Sat Sept 21

Too often, plastic, cigarette butts, and styrofoam cups mar our beautiful bay shores. For thirty-five years, people have worked to change that. Volunteer with the FHA Environmental Committee and pick up trash along our waterfront during Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, Sept. 21. Our FHA team will meet at the Waldo... Read more

June 15 Making by the Bay Pop-Up Postponed

Update!  There was an issue with permitting for the Sausalito Bay Area Made pop-up event originally scheduled for June 15 * so Bay Area Made has postponed the maker fair until further notice. The next event will be in Alameda at Concrete Works. Bay Area Made hopes Sausalito creatives and community will... Read more