Ramp Metering at Gate 6

Sausalito Currents reports that preliminary construction along northbound Highway 101 will begin today, Monday, April 22, as part of a Caltrans project to install ramp metering equipment at 11 locations in Marin County. Ramp closures and detours are likely to begin in early May. Most of the work will be... Read more

Will the Humming Toadfish March Again?

The Humming Toadfish Marching Kazoo Band has been a mainstay of Sausalito’s Fourth of July Parade since the last century. Until last year, that is. Now the Floating Homes Association is out to march once more. . . all we need is a leader. For those who weren’t here in... Read more

City Wide Yard Sale Apr 27

The Spring yard sale will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the MLK parking lot and basketball courts. Admission is free to the public, and there’s room for over 80 booths. Sellers are still wanted. Only garage/yard sale items are to be sold.... Read more

The Houseboat War That Didn’t Happen

In the midst of the Houseboat Wars of the mid-70s, when boat dwellers were laying down in front of bulldozers to stop a developer from destroying their community, one group of citizens chose to envision and work towards what they wanted, rather than fight what they didn’t want. The result... Read more

Vallejo Exhbition at Bolinas Museum

The Bolinas Museum is presenting an exhibit entitled “Ship of Dreams: Artists, Poets, and Visionaries of the S.S. Vallejo (1949 – 1969).” This is the same exhibit that appeared at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Arts last April. On Saturday, February 16 Betsy Stroman, the author of “The Art and... Read more

Age-Friendly Marin Survey

Marin residents age 60 and older and those working with older adults are encouraged to take the Age-Friendly County Marin survey. I took the survey myself and question 4 allowed me to indicate that I live on a floating home. As FHA emergency services chair Flo Hoylman points out, “Our... Read more

Herring Celebration Jan 27

The Annual Sausalito Community Boating Center Herring Festival will feature lively music by the sea shanty quartet The Fishwives and a herring inspired lunch prepared by some of Sausalito’s finest restaurateurs. The Sunday, January 27 event, at the Bay Model, will also present two showings of the film “Blue Serengeti,”... Read more

Farewell to Robin

Robin Sweeny, Sausalito’s first woman mayor and one-time owner of the ark Mayflower near Main Dock, died last month at 93. During her 28 years on the city council Robin ended up serving as mayor four times. She first moved to Sausalito in 1953 and raised her family on a... Read more

Open Studios & Holiday Art Party – Dec 1 & 2

                    The holiday season kicks off with 2 events by our artistic neighbors over on Gate 5 Road. Tracey Kessler, and other featured artists, invite you to an Open Studio at Beyond the Wave Gate, while Gate Five Clay Studio is throwing a Holiday... Read more

“Reality Check” in Marinship Studios

Marinship Studios on Gate 5 Road is presenting a solo exhibition by textile artist Akari Uragami. Akari’s work is distinguished by her interests in patterns and cloth as a mode of examining the internal and external tensions of flesh. In 2017 she began producing a body of work while traveling... Read more