Annual Closure for Richardson Bay Bird Sanctuary

From October 1 of this year to March 31 of next year, approximately 900 acres of Richardson Bay waters will be closed to all boat traffic—including paddle boards, kayaks, and canoes. The annual closure creates a sanctuary for tens of thousands of migratory ducks, geese, and shorebirds while they refuel...

FHA Day in the Park Resumes Oct 24

The once–annual Day in the Park celebration is back on again, and the Floating Homes Association needs help to present a full day of fun for young and old alike. The plan is to feature free food, live music, games, informational exhibits, and other attractions. We’ll gather in the new...

FHA Board Meeting Notes — Sept 2021

TheRE was no quorum at the September 14 FHA Board meeting. Here are some of the items that were discussed. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times FHA Treasurer Teddie Hathaway reported that the Association had almost $74,000 cash on hand at the end of August, compared...

Pathway Resurfacing Begins Late Sept

Just as the long, drawn–out reconfiguration of the Gate 6–Bridgeway intersection comes to an end, a project to resurface 1.4 miles of the Sausalito–Mill Valley Multi–Use Pathway is expected to begin during the week of September 27. The work, which will take approximately three weeks to complete, will require sections...

High–Efficiency Toilet Rebates Available

According to HGTV,  California has limited toilet flushes to a mere 1.28 gallons per flush. That limit is now the standard for the current generation of “high-efficiency” toilets (HET) that earn a WaterSense certification from the EPA. The Marin Municipal Water District is encouraging customers to replace old toilets with new...

Climate Action Workshops Start Sept 15

Are you ready to take effective, measurable climate action and help build disaster–resilient communities? Join a Climate Action Team by signing up to participate in a free five–session virtual workshop presented by Resilient Neighborhoods. Whether you’ve done a little or a lot already, there are over 100 actions to choose...

Emergency Buddies

If you live alone, especially with a disability, it’s smart to enlist a buddy to help with emergencies. In one case, a woman in her 90s who lives alone worked out a clever way to check in with her neighbor. When she gets out of bed, she makes sure to...

Intersection Work to Finish Sept 15

Sausalito Currents has reported that the project to improve safety for cyclists, cars, and pedestrians at the intersection of Gate 6 Road and Bridgeway is nearing completion. According to the project manager, all lane barriers were removed Tuesday morning. No further traffic delays are anticipated. The City of Sausalito expects...