Virtual Gala and Tour a Smashing Success

Thanks to the generosity of attendees, sponsors, donors and auction bidders, the June 9 Virtual Gala and Tour attracted over $43,000 in revenues—very close to what our last live tour grossed in 2019. Final expense figures are still being totaled, but as of this writing, expenses were less than $11,000,...

Richardson Bay Bridge Milestones

The recent announcement of late-night lane closures for emergency repairs to finger joints on the Richardson Bay Bridge aroused my curiosity about the history of the local landmark, which is a prominent feature of our view from Gate 6 ½ in Kappas Marina. In the Anne T. Kent California Room’s...

Live Auction Tonight!

The Floating Homes Virtual Gala and Tour begins tonight at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased up to and even after that time. During the evening, celebrity auctioneer Senator Mike McGuire will auction off five special stay-and-play packages: Dinner with the Mayor. Sausalito Mayor Jill Hoffman will host a party...

Intersection Work Stalls Again

The completion date of a construction project to improve safety for cyclists, cars, and pedestrians at the intersection of Gate 6 Road and Bridgeway has been postponed until late July due to manufacturing delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Work on the project will pause in June while the contractor...

What’s Next after June 15?

California is planning for a wide reopening on June 15. What does that mean for Marin’s COVID-19 response efforts? Join Marin Public Health at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10 for a virtual program about what’s next for businesses, schools, health care, and our community. The discussion will feature contributions...

Silent Auction Kicks off Virtual Gala

The silent auction portion of the Floating Homes Virtual Gala and Tour is now open for bidding. You don’t have to be a ticket holder to bid, but you will need a ticket to watch the Virtual Gala at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9. The auction closes at the...

Spring Fish Fry Extravaganza!

Memorial Day weekend ended with a splash at the second annual fish fry extravaganza. The fish fry was hosted by the wonderfully generous Jordan and Diane McCollum of Issaquah, with chefs extraordinare Nate and Nora Stratton and of course, delicious fish caught locally by Zander Budge. Jim Justice and friends...

The Water Wars

Catherine Lyons-Labate has created a 209-page hard cover photo essay featuring hundreds of her photographs, as well as recollections by her and others who lived or worked on the Sausalito waterfront in the late 1970s. The book, Once Upon A Waterfront, tells the stories of many colorful Co-Op characters, and...

Not-Quite-UFOs over the Bay on Monday

Evenings are popular times for a stroll around Waldo Point Harbor—on warm weather days especially, you’ll see residents out walking their dogs, children playing in the park, boaters taking a sunset cruise, and others enjoying the sunshine and scenery. If you happened to be out (or looking out of your...

Lots to Bid on in Virtual Gala & Tour

The June 9 Virtual Gala and Tour is building momentum, with the announcement of exciting auction items. Our celebrity auctioneer, Sen. Mike McGuire, will be accepting bids on unique packages. Here’s a sneak preview of three stay-and-play experiences that will be offered: Deep Dive into Marin Headlands. Two couples can...