Board Meeting Notes – Oct 2019

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE OCTOBER BOARD MEETING: The September 14 Open Homes Tour grossed $45,742, about $6,000 more than the 2017 tour. A few expenses are still outstanding... Read more

Dock Rep Elections This Month

Annual elections for dock reps and alternates will be conducted later this month. So far, most reps and alternates have agreed to run for another term, but the following slots are still open: A Dock Alternate Commodore Alternate Van Damme: Dock Rep and Alternate To be nominated, an individual must... Read more

Larry Clinton:  The Man Who Knows Sausalito’s Secrets

When you’ve been organizing the floating homes tour for 33 years, been President of the Floating Homes Association and the Sausalito Historical Society, and a long-time Editor of the Floating Times, you’re plugged in. That’s Larry Clinton. He’s got the lowdown on the people and goings-on around town, some of... Read more

Seniors are Especially Vulnerable in a Fire

Last October’s firestorms claimed 44 victims and the majority were elderly. Statistics from the U.S. Fire Administration confirm that people ages 85 or older have the highest fire death rate (39.5%). They are four times more likely to die in a fire than the general population. Professionals emphasize that planning... Read more

Show Your Stuff at Art Exhibit

Art lifts the spirits whether you are making it, looking at it or dreaming about it! Don’t miss the opportunity to exhibit your creative endeavors at the Sausalito Village 7th Annual Art Exhibit. If you are a member or volunteer (of SV or CARSS) or want to be, please let... Read more

FHA Day in the Park: Music, Pet Parade & Life Afloat

You’re invited: The second annual FHA Day in the Park is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20! The free and family-friendly party will feature live music by talented residents, including Nother Mother Brothers. The Bubble Man returns, and Davey Jones will be making soup! Bring your own... Read more

Love is In the Air – Oct 6

At 2 p.m. October 6, somewhere above the Golden Gate Bridge, there will be a countdown. “Ten, nine…three, two, one!” For The Heart Of San Francisco celebration a skywriting plane will draw a giant heart above the Golden Gate Bridge. Large and small vessels, flying hearts and flowers, will sail... Read more

City Wide Yard Sale Oct 5

Saturday, October 5 is the date of this year’s City Wide Yard Sale. This free event runs from 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. at the MLK parking lot and basketball courts.Over 80 booths will display re-purposed treasures for sale. Sausalito residents and non-residents may still reserve booths ranging from $15 – $31... Read more

Neighbors Help Build Museum Exhibit

A few floating home neighbors are volunteering up in Petaluma at the pre-build for an exhibit to open at the Oakland Museum in October. It is Temple by David Best and Crew, which will be at the Museum’s exhibition entitled “No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man.” We’ve been working... Read more

A Stone Sat Still – Oct 3 & 5

In our hurry hurry world, Brendan Wenzel gives us a beautiful opportunity to slow down. A Stone Sat Still is the story of an ordinary rock, one that we might not give a second glance. But to the animals that use it, it’s a resting place, a kitchen, a safe... Read more