Evacuation Training Apr 16

What should we do when emergency services tell us to evacuate? Find out in a critical conversation with Southern Marin First Responders on Tuesday, April 16. Representatives of the Marin County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services and Southern Marin Fire District will provide tips... Read more

Get CERTified

Learn how to cope with emergencies affecting our community. The life you save may be your own… or your neighbor’s. Get Ready Marin is offering Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) at two nearby locations in April: Mill Valley: Thursday, April 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m. plus two Saturdays: April 6 and 13,... Read more

Safety Tips

At the invitation of East Pier Dock Rep Carole Angermeir, Court Mast of West Pier conducted a safety seminar in January─just in time for the winter storms. Here are some tips Court distributed at the meeting. Other discussion topics included emergency procedures and tools for assessing any special emergency skills... Read more

King Tides are Coming

Mother Nature’s early Christmas present will be a series of high tides (6.6’ feet or more) from Dec. 21 to Dec. 24. Even higher tides will come on January 20 and 21. Check the interactive tide chart on the right side of this page; by clicking on the Day +... Read more

Fire Drill at Yellow Ferry Harbor

Yellow Ferry Harbormaster Chris Tellis and his right hand man, Ron Cherry, conducted a fire drill Saturday morning November 17. Residents were briefed on fire safety protocol and shown how to use all the nearby hoses in the event of an emergency. Chris also handed out written instructions, including: Make... Read more

Nixle Could Save Your Life

Nixle is a Community Information Service that helps keep you and your family safe, informed, and connected to your community 24/7. It keeps you up to date with relevant information from your local public safety departments and schools. Launched in 2007, Nixle provides an open communication forum that connects public... Read more

Sat Oct 13: Fire Extinguisher Recharge

How time flies. Fire extinguishers require annual maintenance, and it’s been a year since our last FireMaster visit (October 2017). FireMaster Gabe Woods will be at the WPH parking lot where Bridgeway meets Gate 6 Road (formerly known as the railroad property) on Saturday Oct 13 from 9 to 2 p.m. He’ll inspect... Read more

Fire Safety – Clear Dock Obstructions

We are well into a fire-season that used to start first of August (and now runs year-round). And the press is full of stories of fires so intense they effectively create their own weather (resembling tornadoes and hurricanes, but hot and dry rather than wet). Scary game-changing stuff. Living as... Read more

Beware the Tides of Summer

We’ve already experienced tides as high as 6.8 ft. in June, but more are on their way in July. It’s time to consult the tide charts and anticipate your travel needs and trip planning to take tides into consideration. When leaving town, it’s always a good idea to leave both... Read more

Get Ready Sausalito: April 14

On Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., the Southern Marin Fire Protection District will be hosting Get Ready Sausalito, a community disaster preparedness meeting at the Bay Model, 2100 Bridgeway. Get Ready Sausalito will provide residents with simple steps they can take to prepare for any type of... Read more