Board Meeting Notes – Aug 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 AUGUST BOARD MEETING: The new Harbor Master of Waldo Point Harbor, Bill Price, spoke with the Board about his ongoing intention to work with... Read more

Artists, Authors, Musicians Join 9/14 Tour

Besides seeing a dozen unique floating homes, visitors to our September 14 tour will have a chance to meet and chat with some of the more creative folks in our community, and to purchase their works. They include: Katharine Butler – Longtime etching and woodcut printmaker, she donates income from... Read more

Joe Tate: Mischief & Music

Every Monday night, you can find Joe Tate and the Blue Monday Band jamming at the Sausalito Cruising Club. If you haven’t seen him there, maybe you’ve caught his escapades in the videos The Houseboat Wars or Last Free Ride. Joe’s one of the founders of the Sausalito floating homes... Read more

Something Is Growing on South Forty

Something is growing on South Forty Pier. A new garden has been planted in the common area and newly landscaped groupings have appeared in the pots on the railings and in the push-out areas that run along the sides of the dock. Pink and white begonias form festive rings at... Read more

Five New Homes on 9/14 Tour

The September 14 open homes tour will feature five homes that will be opening to the public for the first time. Thanks to homeowners Mari Steeno (Issaquah), Jane Thompson (Van Damme) plus Claire and Greg Simeone, Tim Dabner and Julie Carlson (Liberty) for volunteering their homes. These five will be... Read more

Are You Prepared for a Power Outage?

Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman warns that PG&E may need to cut power transmission to certain areas for as long as five days during fire season to decrease fire risk. She is organizing a communication coordinating committee with at least one person, preferably more, from each dock to help neighbors... Read more

Fresh Local Produce at Marin City Market Day

The Marin City Community Services District is now hosting a Market Day each Tuesday featuring fresh local produce at below wholesale prices. Operating Tuesdays from 1:30-2:30, the open-air market is held in front of the senior center, 630 Drake Avenue at Phillips. Jane and I strolled over there to check it... Read more

Lots to Learn About Wildfire Evacuation

The Wildfire Evacuation Drill on July 27 turned out to be quite a learning experience. The first thing I learned, from FHA Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman, was that I needed to register and create a profile on Alert Marin to get notices of future evacuations.  Fortunately, Flo had tipped me... Read more

Getting Help Going Green

I recently got new energy-efficient Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs and water-saving faucet aerators installed at no-cost, courtesy of the Rising Sun Center for Opportunity. Rising Sun has been in service with local communities since 1994, training and employing underserved youth and adults in the Bay Area and San Joaquin... Read more

Maritime Day Sat Aug 3

Galilee Harbor’s annual Maritime Day festivities for 2019 will be held on Saturday, August 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 300 Napa Street. This year’s celebration is also a tribute to long time harbor resident Steefenie Wicks and to Dorothy Gibson, who led discovery walks around Sausalito for years.... Read more