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

An Opportunity to Help Young Neighbors

Volunteer Opportunities: Monday-Thursdays—afternoon classroom support is especially needed—3:30pm (2:30pm on Wednesdays). Or evening one-on-one support from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  For more details, please visit Bridge the Gap — Volunteers. Did you know that you can help some of the children who live in Marin City to get to college? And it... Read more

Brigade Lights Up Sausalito–Marin City Tunnel

Saturday Dec 16, as winter light gave over to darkness, two bands of civic-minded citizens met and merged in the pedestrian tunnel connecting Marin City to Sausalito. On any given day the walkway beneath Highway 101 is a dimly lit—if not threatening—passageway. The 5’2″ high metal bars that run the length... Read more

Join the Tunnel Lighting Brigade – Sat Dec 16

WHAT: Join the Tunnel Lighting Brigade—light up the Highway 101 pedestrian underpass. WHEN: Saturday, December 16 at 6 p.m.  Help keep the focus on resolving a local problem, as neighbors and concerned citizens light up the tunnel connecting Marin City with Sausalito. Starting at 6 p.m., folks from Marin City (on... Read more

Gateway Gets a Refresh – Progress of Sorts

  Just before Thanksgiving, work got underway over at the Gateway Shopping Center. Whole sections of existing planting were cleared to make way for new landscaping, with a few select trees left in place. The former Best Buy was given a quick coat of spray paint (the developers’ equivalent of... Read more

Breaking News at Gateway

For those who feared Starbucks’ imminent departure from the nearby Gateway Shopping Center, it looks like quite the opposite might occur. Starbucks is not only remaining but will have increased presence as the only drive-thru Starbucks in Marin County. Mark Prado, in a June 27th piece for the Marin Independent Journal, also... Read more