Floating in Sausalito – another perfectly beautiful day

  In 2013, two Swedes—journalist Lars Åberg and photographer Lars Strandberg—spent time in Sausalito collecting their impressions of our floating home community. The result, Floating in Sausalito, written in English and released earlier this year by the German publisher Kerber Verlag, is now available in the US. Short-listed in the book category for the Swedish... Read more

Charles Van Damme Ferry Project is On a Roll

Among the WPH works-in-progress—(see the recent post: Waldo Point Project Update)—is the development of the Waldo Point Park, at Gate 6 Road. Nestled into the elbow where Issaquah joins the area adjacent the newly constructed Charles Van Damme floating pier—(the area that was the COOP)—the park will contain an observation pier... Read more

Bob Kalloch Memorial Service

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, there will be a life celebration for longtime waterfront resident, activist and historian Bob Kalloch. Bob and his lady Laurabell Hawbecker moved to the Sausalito watefront in the 60s, after they both decided to stop punching timeclocks. They found a dilapidated WWII landing craft hull,... Read more

Hugh Lawrence Passes Away

Hugh G. Lawrence died on April 30 at his home on A Dock at age 89. A fourth generation Northern Californian, Hugh moved to A Dock when it was first built in 1978, in a redwood home he had designed and built on a surplus WWII sand barge. According to his... Read more

Galilee Harbor MARITIME DAY 2016 – Saturday August 6

  WHAT: MARITIME DAY  WHEN: Saturday August 6, 2016 8AM to 6PM WHERE: Galilee Harbor 300 Napa Street at Bridgeway, next to Dunphy Park WHY: watch this 6+ minute video of past Maritime Days for a lively overview In honor of Galilee Harbor’s 36th Anniversary this cooperative/ liveaboard/affordable housing community invites everyone... Read more

Larry Moyer – Remembering the Raconteur

  The Closing Act at the Sausalito Women’s Club THE PERFECT HIGH by Shel Silverstein – Part 1 from Leroy Dong on YouTube – bringing down the house – THE PERFECT HIGH by Shel Silverstein – Part 2 from Leroy Dong on YouTube Jeff Greenwald— who interviewed Larry for a piece he wrote... Read more

First Wednesday: Where’s Waldo? | April 6

DATE: 4/6/2016 TIME: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM COST: Free LOCATION: Creekside Room Mill Valley Public Library 375 Throckmorton Avenue Mill Valley, California 94941 Join Larry Clinton, past President of the Sausalito Historical Society, and Mike Moyle, SHS member and Chair of the IDESST Sausalito Portuguese Cultural Center History Committee,... Read more

The History of Caledonia Street in 3 Parts: April 1 & 2

– free admission – Sausalito People – The History of Caledonia Street: Golfers, Gangsters and Garages Friday April 1 7:00 p.m. Evening Lecture inside the Sausalito Library, followed by a Reception upstairs at the Sausalito Historical Society (SHS) Saturday April 2 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Walking Tour along the entire... Read more

Larry Moyer: “My Life is a Movie”

  Larry Moyer   1924 – 2016 Larry Moyer—Playboy photographer, WWII vet, union organizer, dance teacher, water-dweller, LSD champion, counter-culture icon, world traveler, award-winning director and Shel Silverstein friend—made his final exit last week at ninety-two. Born in Brooklyn during Prohibition, Larry turned on, tuned in, and dropped out, finding a... Read more