Gate 6 Intersection Work To Begin

After several delays, on Monday, January 18 February 8, Ghilotti Construction is expected to close the Bridgeway/Gate 6 pedestrian corners and the right lane of the northbound onramp to begin improvements for the Gate 6 intersection project. Posted detour signs will direct cyclists, pedestrians and motorists around the closures. According...

COVID Vaccines and Testing in Marin

On December 21, Marin County Public Health announced that Marin County had received its first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine, a minimal supply of 2,000 doses received on December 16. The county will distribute the recently approved vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna in a phased approach; Phase I of this distribution...

Plug into Backup Batteries

In a November 14 webinar, Martin Herzfeld of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council discussed stand-alone backup battery systems as an alternative to generators. Most of these systems can be charged by household electricity (or grid power) for those who don’t have solar panels. They can power devices and appliances during...

New Evacuation Siren

Law enforcement agencies across Marin County have a new way to alert residents to evacuate during an emergency—a new Hi-Lo siren that has been installed in police vehicles. The two-tone siren makes a very distinctive and unfamiliar sound and will only be used for immediate evacuation notifications in a large...

Supes Adopt Short-Term Rental Regs

On August 7, The Marin County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed to adopt an Ordinance regarding short-term rentals in the unincorporated areas of Marin, where most floating homes docks are located. The Ordinance requires those operating short-term rentals to apply for a business license, and to pay transit occupancy tax....

Anchor-Out Artist Wins Best of Show

Well-known Sausalito artists Stephen Ehret and his painting partner Jennifer Fearon won Best of Show at the Marin County Fair for their collaborative painting “Blue Mind.” According to Sausalito Currents: Stephen Ehret has been a fixture around the docks of Sausalito for many years. The artist and musician lives on...