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

Weeds – Down the Rabbit Hole

There’s a reason chefs say they’re “in the weeds” when the fast-paced, delicately-balanced dance of the restaurant kitchen becomes hopelessly unmanageable. I used to be weed-ignorant, and happily so. I now know more about weeds, and the tools and means to deal with them, than I usually care to admit. Along with learning... Read more

Our Voices Have Been Heard

Earlier this week, over at Waldo Point Harbor, we saw the notice that Aquamaster, a toxic herbicide produced by Monsanto, was about to be sprayed around our beautiful bay. Issaquah dock reps Ali Johnston and myself (Sandy Harford) quickly put the word out to our dock mates that they just might want to weigh in on this issue. It’s well... Read more

Van Damme Achieves Project Milestone

Congratulations are in order. The news is just in that the Charles Van Damme Ferry Project has received approval from the BCDC (San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission) for the project’s addition to the new Waldo Point Harbor (WPH) public pier and park. This is the last in a long chain... Read more