A look Back on Government Posts 2017

The last of these posts looking back on 2017, the FHA Governmental committee stays abreast of issues which affect or will affect our lives, from water quality and developments in Richardson Bay to legislation that may not come into law for several years. Because our situation is so unique, we... Read more

History of Herring in Richardson’s Bay

The annual run of herring off our shores is a phenomenon that’s come and gone over the past half-century. Here’s how Marin This Month Magazine described the annual herring frenzy in January 1960: Fish, fowl and the people of Marin will enjoy on various levels of ecstasy the annual herring... Read more

Holiday Tugboat Caroling – You’re Invited

YOU’RE INVITED!  What?      Holiday Tugboat Caroling Where?    Upon the Waters of Our Floating Neighborhood* When?      Monday Dec 11  (Weather Permitting) and/or Wednesday Dec 13   (Weather Permitting)  Time?       Between 5:30 and 9:30 p.m.—Locations depend on tide and access to floating homes How?        You come to the Window or... Read more

The Gift of Giving – Bridging the Divide

This year marks the 4th annual Holiday Anchor-Out Gift Bags project—an initiative launched in 2014 by husband and wife team Carolyn and Chad Carvey, in partnership with the Sausalito Lions Club and Christ Episcopal Church, with the support of local shops and organizations. This is the first year the Carveys have... Read more

RBRA Back in Business

The November 9 meeting of the Richardson Bay Regional Agency (RBRA) took place in Mill Valley City Council Chambers. Prior to the City of Sausalito’s withdrawal from the agency most RBRA meetings took place at the Sausalito City Chambers. Meeting locations will now rotate among the remaining members: Tiburon, Belvedere, Mill... Read more

Buy a Dock — Benefit a Vet

Local nonprofit program—Transformational Sailing—the first veterans’ PTSD resilience and team-building sailing program on SF Bay—is launching a major fundraiser. Floating docks—sourced from a boat harbor on Richardson Bay currently replacing all their docks—will be for sale. The docks being replaced have been granted to Transformational Sailing (TS) for a limited time—starting... Read more

Thur Oct 5 – Resilient by Design In North Bay

— Celebrate Climate Resilience — Eat, Drink, Play & Plan — A special reception on CLIMATE CHANGE organized in partnership with Shore Up Marin, Marin City Community Services District, County of Marin, and the Urban Works Agency. A light, buffet dinner will be served while you meet and mingle with the 10 teams selected... Read more

Signs of Life at RBRA

The Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency has finally held its first public meeting since Sausalito withdrew from the organization at the end of June. A July meeting was cancelled due to lack of a quorum. Another meeting scheduled for August 10 was also cancelled. The agency held a closed session on... Read more

A Labor Day Weekend to Remember

A Labor Day weekend to remember—or forget—depending upon how one managed to survive the heatwave. Joy Dryden (West Pier) describes the intense heat—105 degrees in the shade—on the afternoon of Friday, September 1: I decided at the most heat (105°) to seek refuge at my air conditioned office. As I... Read more

Richardson Bay Seaplane Has Neighbors Buzzing

A group of Strawberry residents have grown increasingly irritated by the planes operated by Seaplane Adventures, a Mill Valley business that for more than 70 years has offered air tours over the Bay Area. Complaints about noise and possible impacts on wildlife have prompted Marin County officials to recommend modifying... Read more