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

The Sausalito Film Series Comes to an End – Feb 5th

  Phil Frank’s Secret Sausalito – Friday, Feb 5th at 7pm WHERE: Main Floor of the Sausalito Library—420 Litho Street ADMISSION: Free to the public The film series comes to an end with a selection of clips that Phil Frank originally created for a series of programs he presented at the Sausalito... Read more

The Library’s Documentary Film Series Continues

  The Sausalito Public Library’s documentary series continues with short films that feature two of Sausalito’s most celebrated residents: artist Jean Varda and philosopher Alan Watts. Uncle Yanco is the beautifully remastered 2015 version of Greek filmmaker Agnes Varda’s 1967 film about the life and ideas of her distant relative Jean Varda, who... Read more

Life and (Near) Death at the Flea Market

In the ’80s, my lady friend Sharron and I were regulars at the old Marin City Flea Market. It had been around for decades, and was considered among the biggest and finest flea markets in the Bay Area. Sharron was a true flea market aficionado—she bought most of her clothes... Read more

The Early Days of Kappas and WPH

Long-time waterfront resident T.J. Nelsen has written a very personal memoir of Sausalito’s Gate 6 community: Houseboats, Drugs, Government and the 4th Estate. Nelsen discovered the Sausalito waterfront in the early ’60s, and soon moved to Don Arques’ property at Waldo Point, where he worked at various odd jobs. In 1969... Read more