Resilient Neighborhoods Presentation at May 14 Board Meeting

Tamara Peters, executive director of Resilient Neighborhoods, will give an audio-visual presentation, about her organization, at the beginning of the May 14 FHA Board Meeting. Resilient Neighborhoods offers free workshops to empower people to take action on climate change, lower their bills, strengthen their communities and prepare for emergencies. Last spring,... Read more

Check Presented to The Center for Excellence

Last month’s Artists@Issaquah Art Show and Sale was free, but visitors were asked to drop a few dollars in donation jars for Marin City school arts programs. This week, organizers were pleased to present a check for $500 to The Center for Excellence. Bayside-Martin Luther King Jr. Academy provides K-8... Read more

When Good Carts Go Astray

Shopping carts left in parking lots can be vulnerable to vandalism or theft. In March, someone upended one of the newer FHA carts into the marsh off the Gate 6 1/2 parking lot. This month, I spotted a blue FHA cart on the corner of Harbor Drive and Gate 3... Read more

Turning Sea Level Rise Ideas into Reality is Last Challenge

In a former Alameda airplane hangar-turned-winery, people gathered to celebrate the culmination of a year-long effort to generate innovative ideas to prepare for sea level rise. The Resilient by Design teams—including two focused on San Rafael and Marin City—received praise for their efforts. Large posters, displayed against the stacked wine barrels, showcased... Read more

Earth Day: There’s a Marsh in Marin City?

Earth Day was celebrated around the Bay Area on April 22, and the Sausalito Woman’s Club, in partnership with others, organized cleanups throughout zip code 94965. One of the spots was the marsh in Marin City, the prone-to-flooding area sandwiched between 101 and Target. At low tide and in boots,... Read more

Carsharing: We Share a Parking Lot, Why Not Share a Car?

Big Picture: One of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions is transportation. Shifting from the old model of owning a car to thinking of mobility as a service is an economic solution that helps people’s wallets and reduces the waste of producing more cars than we need. Local Action:... Read more