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

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