Mysterious Disappearance

A floating home resident recently donated these two chairs and table for the community and public’s enjoyment at the end of the jetty in the public park. The table was the first to go, then the chair covers. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if they were miraculously returned for all to... Read more

Dramatic Sea Lion Rescue on East Pier

Terri Thomas of East Pier describes how her dog, Thoreau, first spotted a California sea lion in trouble (on Tuesday Oct 16) along with the rescue by The Marine Mammal Center (TMMC) and the eventual naming of the juvenile sea lion, Walden: “Thoreau saw Walden first (ha!). I was sitting... Read more

FHA Election Time is Here

FHA President Katherine Boschetto, Vice President Flo Hoylman, and Treasurer Joan Sheahan have all reached the end of their terms in office, and the Association is seeking candidates for those offices. Each officer serves a two-year term and may repeat until a successor is duly elected. Katherine, Flo and Joan... Read more

Bay Oyster Forum Oct 27

Last year we reported on a movement to bring back native populations of oysters. They are vital to the health of San Francisco Bay. Olympia oysters filter algae and sediments so underwater plants can grow, and they help create habitat for fish, crabs and birds. Oysters also contour the bottom of the... Read more

Art Show Opens October 21

Long-time East Pier resident Michele J. Harris is having an art exhibit at Marin Humane in Novato. The exhibit, “The Adventures of Rocket the Cow-Cat & Harley,” depicts a fantastical world inhabited by Rocket, Michele’s 21-year-old cat and Harley the lovable Chihuahua side-kick. From camping in the woods with Big... Read more

Afternoon Jam

Jen Gennari and John Schlag recently dropped into Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael to hear their Issaquah Dock neighbor Edo Castro Woodhouse perform. Edo joined Michael LaMacchia and other musicians for a set of instrumental spins on Grateful Dead tunes and other original arrangements. Edo played a custom 7-string bass... Read more

Lagoon Wedding

Michele Affronte and Keith Shaw of Liberty Dock were married earlier this year in an intimate ceremony on the Brittany Coast of France. But they decided to stage a second ceremony in the Waldo Point lagoon, to share their happiness with friends and neighbors. On September 29 they repeated their... Read more

You’re Invited: FHA Day in the Park is Oct 21

The award-winning landscape around the new Waldo Point Harbor Park has inspired the Floating Homes Association to throw a party! Join us for FHA Day in the Park from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21. The free and family-friendly party will feature live music by talented residents, including... Read more

Fair Winds to Stuart Riddell

Stuart Edward Riddell, accomplished sailor/skipper, world traveler, marine surveyor, and published author, passed away on September 24th, 2018, surrounded by his beloved family. Stuart’s story began on April 15, 1929, on Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada. He was the only child of Edward Alec Riddell and Mary Stuart Cameron. Following his parents’... Read more

Check Presented to The Center for Excellence

Last month’s Artists@Issaquah Art Show and Sale was free, but visitors were asked to drop a few dollars in donation jars for Marin City school arts programs. This week, organizers were pleased to present a check for $500 to The Center for Excellence. Bayside-Martin Luther King Jr. Academy provides K-8... Read more