Shelter in Place on the Water

SFGate has posted an article subtitled: Being in a houseboat is better: Shelter-in-place, Sausalito houseboat style. Author Madeline Wells interviewed Rachael Limkin of Issaquah, who described how tight-knit our community is: “Normally on a Friday night, I’m in half a dozen different houses having food or wine,” Social distancing is especially... Read more

The Changing Face of the Pandemic

The Marin County Public Health and Human Services Department  receives regular updates on cases of respiratory illness from all Marin County Emergency Departments (ED), and from Emergency Medical Services (EMS). As of Monday, April 13, the HMMS reports there have been 2,145 people tested for COVID-19 in Marin, resulting in... Read more

Neighbors Help Build Museum Exhibit

A few floating home neighbors are volunteering up in Petaluma at the pre-build for an exhibit to open at the Oakland Museum in October. It is Temple by David Best and Crew, which will be at the Museum’s exhibition entitled “No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man.” We’ve been working... Read more

Coastal Cleanup 2019: Butts Still Worst Offender

Twenty people filled more than 19 bags of trash and recycling along our shoreline from Kappas Green to Commodore on Coastal Cleanup Day 2019. Among the unusual items found were goggles, a stinky cooler, a rusted bicycle, candles, and three license plates. The group gathered approximately 175 pounds of trash.... Read more

Issaquah Accepts Beautification Award

During an awards ceremony on September 17, Issaquah Dock was presented with a 2019 Sausalito Beautification Award for Community Effort. Several of the dock’s prolific and creative gardeners were there to accept the award. Thanks to Kats Hunter, Sue Hayes, Judy Shaper and Jarl Forsman for their efforts to make... 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

Let’s Hear it For Silent Disco

The latest craze among the jet(ty) set is silent disco, with revelers dancing to music only they can hear, via wireless headphones. It all started as a birthday celebration in May for Pamela Adams of Issaquah. About 50 people from various docks showed up in the new Waldo Point Harbor... Read more

Jim Woessner: Curious Boy, Imaginative Man

I’m wandering along Issaquah looking for the Box Poem when I see three people laughing, mugging for photos beside sculpted faces mounted on the pier railing. They’re in front of Box Poem. It’s Jim Woessner’s boat and he created the sculptures that are attracting attention. Opening the door, I step... Read more

FHA Tour Returning to Kappas Green

Due to logistical considerations, the FHA Tour Committee has decided to base the September 14 tour back at Kappas Green, rather than at the new WPH Park as previously planned. Kappas Green offers many amenities, such as shade trees, ample rest areas, and a natural setting for musical performers Between... Read more

Issaquah the Beautiful

In late June, Issaquah Dock Rep Edo Castro received a letter congratulating the dock on winning a 2019 Sausalito Beautiful Beautification Award for community effort. These Beautification awards were originally created to spotlight members of the community who have made their little part of the world more beautiful. This is... Read more