A Look Back – 2017 Dock & Community News

There were a lot of dock and community news stories in 2017, some of which deserve a 2nd look—to read a post, click the link/story title—posts about those no longer with us (either departed or having moved away), celebrations, expressions of creativity and reminders of what makes our community unique. ... Read more

Last Weeks to Catch SV Art Show at Library

Get down to the Sausalito Public Library to view the Sausalito Village Art Show—before the show closes on Dec 16. Michael Sheats, South 40—one of several floating homes residents exhibiting in the annual art show—created the sculpture titled Deadeye from wood that came from the scrap pile of the Matthew... Read more

Art Vibes at the Libe

The Sausalito library was packed on Sunday, November 5 for the opening reception of the fifth annual Sausalito Village Art Show. Show organizers Hillair Bell and Michael Sheats of South 40 invited everyone to enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and libations, while listening to a classical string trio which included cellist... Read more

5th Annual Sausalito Village Art Show Opens Nov 5

Sausalito Village showcases member artists and authors, including many from the Floating Homes Community, at its 5th annual exhibition. The show will be hung in the Sausalito Library and will be available for viewing during regular hours November 5 through December 16. An opening night reception will be held on... Read more

Emily Makes Music on Issaquah

Dozens of neighbors past and present turned out to help Emily Riddell celebrate her birthday on September 23. Emily also brought 15 blue grass picker friends, who provided lots of lively entertainment throughout the afternoon on Issaquah Dock. After 27 years, Emily and Stuart are selling their floating home, and... Read more

Oct 1: Summer Fades – Love Remains

All eyes will be on the Golden Gate Bridge this coming Sunday—October 1 from 2 to 5 p.m.—in anticipation of a final ode to the Summer of Love. As reported recently in the MarinIJ—view the full article: Summer of Love skywriting tribute planned at Golden Gate …a skywriter is set to... Read more

Ric Miller Photo Graces Art Festival Poster

One of the 3 official Sausalito Art Festival posters this year features a panoramic photo by none other than one of our own: Ric Miller. Ric lived on Issaquah Dock for 22 years, before relocating, along with his partner Malia Dailey, to Palm Springs last year—Unsung Heroes of the Floating Homes... Read more

All You Need is Love — 50 Years Ago Today

The Beatles’ song All You Need Is Love was performed live from Abbey Road Studios, 50 years ago today—June 25th, 1967—as part of the BBC-coordinated Our World Global Satellite Broadcast, the first ever live international simulcast. The song—sure to be included in this summer’s San Francisco’s Summer of Love events and sung the world... Read more

Peace Love & Support for the Varda Mosaic

Summer of Love Event Launches Campaign to Restore Sausalito’s Jean Varda Mosaic The famed Sausalito artist Jean Varda would have been right at home in Marinship Park last Sunday, as he and the Summer of Love were both celebrated with music of the ‘60s, dancing in the sunshine, art, libations,... Read more

Summer of Love Celebration – May 21

  Join us Sunday May 21 for the celebration—Varda and the Summer of Love—from noon to 4 p.m. in Marinship Park—music, food, beer and wine. Dress as a flower child, form a human peace sign (at 12:15) and for one afternoon immerse yourself in the brightly-hued round-petaled flowers and psychedelic graphics of the 60s. This is... Read more