Gary Appleton Dies

Gary Appleton, longtime resident of the Appleton Ark near the new Van Damme Dock, passed away in July. Gary moved to Sausalito from the Monterey Peninsula in 1959 and established his career as a commercial painter. But his true passion was his home in Waldo Point. Originally a pile driver... Read more

WPH Wins Beautification Award

Waldo Point Harbor has received a 2018 Beautification Award from Sausalito Beautiful, a non-profit group of volunteers working to create, enhance and protect public landscapes in and around town. Sausalito Beautiful Awards Chair Maureen McCoy recognized that the harbor has “improved the aesthetics of a Sausalito public space through either... Read more

Final Gates Co-op Moves and New Park

People with dogs, parents with strollers, kids on bikes, and tourists are loving the new park at Waldo Point Harbor. Benches abound for people to sit, and clear signs saying “Public Shore Access” indicate the public parking spaces. Standing on the new viewing pier off the park, it’s easy to... 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

Floating Home Market Update

The Secret is Out With the near completion of the multiple-year (decade?) Waldo Point Harbor redevelopment of the sea wall, parking lots, entry buildings and now the park along Bridgeway, many residents feel that the outward-facing image of the floating homes community is beginning to match the beauty and attractiveness... Read more

Fire Extinguisher ReCharge – Oct 28

LAST MINUTE ALERT —the Oct 14 FireMaster event is POSTPONED— The new date: Saturday Oct 28 from 9AM – 2PM Due to continuing poor air quality we have decided to postpone both this event and our e-waste collection. Thanks for your understanding. Please pass the word. How time flies. Fire extinguishers... Read more

Sat Oct 28 – FREE e-Waste Recycling

LAST MINUTE ALERT —e-waste recycling collection POSTPONED— due to continuing poor air quality we have decided to postpone our e-waste collection the new date: Saturday Oct 28 from 9AM – 2 PM Thanks for your understanding. Please pass the word. Keeping litter, debris and unwanted items out of our water is... Read more

WPH Construction Expected to Finish by Early 2018

You may have noticed there is renewed activity in the Gate 6 area. I contacted Waldo Point Harbor construction superintendent Dan Hughes to ask for an update on the project and completion timelines. The following is the response I received, which leads to the belief that construction must be completed... Read more

Learn Weed Management Skills – June 17

Weeds are super adaptors. In urban settings weeds thrive under the most meager of growing conditions—moving into bare patches and vacant lots, filling cracks in the pavement and even pushing up through blacktop. In more natural habitats, biodiversity can take a hit as thuggish weeds crowd out native species. While getting rid of weeds isn’t rocket science, it’s all... Read more