Board Meeting Notes — Sept 13

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED ON AT THE september 9 FHA BOARD MEETING. MORE DETAILS WILL BE REPORTED LATER IN THE FLOATING TIMES.  FHA VP Pete Hudson is negotiating with vendors for replacement shopping carts which will be fitted with Air Tags so they...

Secretary Sought for FHA Board

FHA Board Secretary Linda Futrell and her husband Chris have put their Gate 6 ½ home on the market, and Linda will be resigning her position. The Board is seeking a new secretary, whose duties include: Creating agendas for monthly board meetings Distributing agenda and reports Taking minutes of board...

Artists@Issaquah Oct 15

At least fifteen artists—longtime and new residents, established and pre-professional—will show off their work at the Artists@Issaquah Show and Sale. The event is Saturday, Oct 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is free to the public. “When we rebooted Artists@Issaquah in 2018, after a five-year hiatus, we assumed...

Get Rid of Old Electronics Sep 17

A free E-Waste Collection Event is coming to Sausalito from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, which is also Coastal Cleanup Day. Conservation Corps North Bay will be on duty at 28 Liberty Ship Way to collect everything from fax machines to microwaves. Other electronics on the...

Cool Jazz for a Heat Wave

Sausalito celebrated one year of free First Wednesday al fresco concerts on September 7 with a performance by West Coast Cool Jazz. The mercury was nudging 90 when the 8-piece band kicked off a 90-minute set, but a crowd still gathered at Cascais Plaza. According to NPR,  the West Coast...

Oct 8 Yard Sale Booths Available

Sausalito’s semi-annual City Wide Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, October 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission is free. The event will feature more than eighty seller booths at the MLK parking lot at 610 Coloma Street. Seller booths are now on sale to residents and non-residents...

Jazz By the Bay Extended to Sept 23

Thanks to a partnership with Performing Stars of Marin City, the Parks and Recreation Department has added three September dates to its 2022 schedule of free Jazz and Blues by the Bay concerts in Gabrielson Park. Because of the shorter days in September, the Friday evening shows will begin at...

Art Festival Postponed to 2023

On April 6 we ran an announcement that the Sausalito Art Festival would resume in late summer, scaled down to accommodate 4,500 visitors over three days. But, stuff happens, and last week the Art Festival Foundation stated: “unfortunately, Marinship Park, the traditional home of the Festival, is still not available...

6 ½ Goes Bicoastal

When I first moved to Gate 6 ½, I thought I had one of the most unique addresses on the planet. Indeed, it caused confusion at the Sausalito Post Office and in computer programs all over the world. But just recently my stepdaughter Jennifer sent me a photo of 6½...