Pigeon Problem on Your Pier?

On East Pier, we’ve noticed a lot more pigeons recently. Besides being messy and noisy, they can carry diseases that will make people sick. Since pigeons can nest 6 times each year, we could quickly see hundreds of these birds. It’s a problem we want to stop before it spreads,... Read more

Get CERTified

Learn how to cope with emergencies affecting our community. The life you save may be your own… or your neighbor’s. Get Ready Marin is offering Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) at two nearby locations in April: Mill Valley: Thursday, April 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m. plus two Saturdays: April 6 and 13,... Read more

Safety Tips

At the invitation of East Pier Dock Rep Carole Angermeir, Court Mast of West Pier conducted a safety seminar in January─just in time for the winter storms. Here are some tips Court distributed at the meeting. Other discussion topics included emergency procedures and tools for assessing any special emergency skills... Read more

Age-Friendly Marin Survey

Marin residents age 60 and older and those working with older adults are encouraged to take the Age-Friendly County Marin survey. I took the survey myself and question 4 allowed me to indicate that I live on a floating home. As FHA emergency services chair Flo Hoylman points out, “Our... Read more

Nixle Could Save Your Life

Nixle is a Community Information Service that helps keep you and your family safe, informed, and connected to your community 24/7. It keeps you up to date with relevant information from your local public safety departments and schools. Launched in 2007, Nixle provides an open communication forum that connects public... Read more

We’re Where It’s At

Last week the Marin Independent Journal reported on a recent study that determined: “Amid accelerating sea level rise from climate change, Marin County has the highest number of households in California vulnerable to coastal flooding.” Main Dock’s Rusty Hendley passed along the above editorial cartoon, which ran in the same issue... Read more

Free Smoke Alarm Installation Mar 17

Over 40 residents have signed up to have free 10-year smoke alarms installed by the Red Cross this Saturday, March 17. If you’ve signed up, be prepared to have someone at your home between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Red Cross volunteers will try to contact you before coming... Read more

Second Chance for Free Smoke Alarms

Once again, the Floating Homes Association is partnering with The American Red Cross to install free smoke alarms. ARC volunteers will conduct the installations on March 17. If you missed the previous installation, this is your chance to get FREE Kidde 10-year (sealed battery) smoke alarms installed in your home.... 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