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

Evacuation Drill July 27

We all should be prepared to evacuate our homes and docks in the event of a local disaster. On Saturday, July 27, the Southern Marin Fire Protection District will conduct a voluntary emergency evacuation drill for Sausalito’s northern neighborhoods, including our community. We can expect to receive multiple notifications of... 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

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

The Challenge of Sea Level Rise in Sausalito

February 3, the meeting room at the Bay Model was standing room only, with at least a quarter of the attendees from the docks. The first keynote speaker, Dr. Andy Gunther, gave one of the clearest explanations—in lay terms—of the overheating of our planet due to climate change. He noted,... Read more

FHA Emergency Trailer Fully Stocked

Thanks to the efforts of Peter Hudson (Main Dock), the emergency trailer parked along Gate 6 Road is now fully stocked for assistance in emergencies such as sinking, fire, earthquakes and home accidents. It contains: Two gas powered water pumps, complete with wagons which can be used to deliver the... Read more

FHA Posts 2017 – A Look Forward to 2018

In case it isn’t obvious by now, the FHA does a lot on behalf of the community. The dock reps and FHA board members volunteer their time, but they can only do so much. Consider offering to help out your dock rep, or join a committee or attend one of several... Read more

Bird Drowned by Party Balloon

While out kayaking between Gate 6 1/2 and East and West Piers I saw some floating trash and paddled over to pick it up. It turned out to be a helium party balloon with a long thin ribbon that had gotten tangled around the feet and wings of a bird.... Read more