A Load Off Our Hands

Our community is a half-ton lighter after the FHA-sponsored e-waste collection day on October 13. That’s how much electronic junk was collected by the Conservation Corps North Bay for recycling. All those old computer parts, TVs, and household appliances will now be kept out of the landfill. The Conservation Corps... Read more

Chopper Alert

PG&E helicopters plan to inspect power lines this week Low-flying helicopters may be hovering over parts of nearby neighborhoods and open spaces between Wednesday and Friday of this week. Observers plan to patrol the power lines in the county’s highest wildfire threat areas. The work is part of PG&E’s Community... Read more

Sat Oct 13: Fire Extinguisher Recharge

How time flies. Fire extinguishers require annual maintenance, and it’s been a year since our last FireMaster visit (October 2017). FireMaster Gabe Woods will be at the WPH parking lot where Bridgeway meets Gate 6 Road (formerly known as the railroad property) on Saturday Oct 13 from 9 to 2 p.m. He’ll inspect... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – Sept 2018

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 September BOARD MEETING: Bryant Welsh and Leni Miller (Issaquah) attended this Open Forum Meeting. Bryant spoke about problems with increased traffic flow on Gate... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – Aug 2018

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: Jen Gennari is working on new updates to the FHA website which will include a search function. A committee is working... Read more

Fire Safety – Clear Dock Obstructions

We are well into a fire-season that used to start first of August (and now runs year-round). And the press is full of stories of fires so intense they effectively create their own weather (resembling tornadoes and hurricanes, but hot and dry rather than wet). Scary game-changing stuff. Living as... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – July 2018

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 July 10 BOARD MEETING: Jenny Stein mentioned the need to find someone to oversee the ads for the Floating Times, since she will no... Read more

Get Ready Sausalito: April 14

On Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., the Southern Marin Fire Protection District will be hosting Get Ready Sausalito, a community disaster preparedness meeting at the Bay Model, 2100 Bridgeway. Get Ready Sausalito will provide residents with simple steps they can take to prepare for any type of... Read more

More Homes Get Free Smoke Alarms

On March 17, 117 ten-year smoke alarms were installed in 47 floating homes. These free alarms were provided and installed by the American Red Cross of the Bay Area. If you missed this opportunity and would still like alarms for your home, contact Flo Hoylman or Ali Johnston. They can... Read more

New Patrol Boat for Richardson Bay

The Southern Marin Fire Protection District is acquiring a new state-of-the-art fireboat, which will be berthed at Pelican Yacht Harbor, across from the Sausalito Fire Station. It will be able to operate in as little as three feet of water and respond to emergencies in our community within 5-6 minutes.... Read more