Pot on Bridgeway?

The Sausalito City Council has been exploring the possibility of retail cannabis operations in Sausalito since 2019, and the subject will be discussed in an upcoming public city council meeting on February 9. According to a staff report, the council first approved delivery of medicinal cannabis into Sausalito in November...

Board Meeting Notes – Jan 2021

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE JANUARY 12 FHA BOARD MEETING:  Treasurer Teddie Hathaway reported that the Floating Homes Association (FHA) ended 2020 with an even smaller loss than budgeted. A financial report for the past year will be presented at the February...

Flotsam Flotilla Cleans the Bay

Last month we announced plans by Oscar Melet, a 12-year-old on Gate 6 ½, to host a waterborne bay cleanup day on January 16. That day dawned bright and sunny, with calm waters that drew about 40 people on everything from Boston whalers to inflatables, kayaks and standup paddleboards to...

Got Questions About Your Hull?

The joys of floating home living come with their own set of challenges. One of the biggest is maintaining, repairing, or, the worst case scenario, replacing the hull. The types of hulls on floating homes in our community range from concrete barges, plastic floats, metal hulls, or pontoons. Each has...

Gate 6 Intersection Work To Begin

After several delays, on Monday, January 18 February 8, Ghilotti Construction is expected to close the Bridgeway/Gate 6 pedestrian corners and the right lane of the northbound onramp to begin improvements for the Gate 6 intersection project. Posted detour signs will direct cyclists, pedestrians and motorists around the closures. According...

Herring Festival Online Jan 27

Sausalito’s Community Boating Center made great strides constructing an accessible, affordable marina in 2020 and is preparing to open in 2021. To celebrate, they’re staging a night full of sea shanties, fishy stories, raffle prizes and a silent auction in addition to cooking and mixology demos. Hosted by CBS News...

Emma’s Lego Mystery

Emma Stubbs of Issaquah Dock turned 30 in 2020. Surprisingly, she says she won’t remember it as “the pandemic birthday.” Instead, she’ll remember it as “the Lego houseboat birthday.” Here’s the story, as told by Emma: Let me start at the beginning… a month before my birthday, I began to...

Free Parking Downtown

As we reported previously, Sausalito is extending eligibility requirements of the Sausalito Resident Parking Program to include unincorporated residents of ZIP Code 94965. A Dock resident Barbara Rycersky reports that the city has actually begun issuing parking passcards to people in the floating homes community and other nearby unincorporated neighborhoods....

Bay Cleanup Jan 16

Hi, my name is Oscar and I’m 12 years old. My family moved to Gate 6 ½ this past summer. I’ve seen a lot of trash in Richardson bay. I’m very upset our bay is dirty and I want to make a difference by cleaning it up. On Saturday January...