Tunnel Design Project Seeks Volunteers

Sausalito and Marin City are coming together this spring to brighten and enliven the pedestrian walkway under the Highway 101 tunnel that school children and other walkers and cyclists use every day. Raylene Gorum, an artist who lives in Sausalito, has designed a painting with rainbow colors that will stretch...

Marin Is Healthiest County in CA

Marin has been ranked the healthiest of California’s 58 counties because of its high scores in quality of life, clinical care, and social and economic factors, according to the recently released 2022 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. The rankings place greatest weight on longevity, or life expectancy. The average Marin...

Artists’ Studios Open Apr 30

The 29th Annual Marin Open Studios begins on the weekend of April 30-May 1, continuing on the following weekend. Dozens of local artists will invite visitors into their studios as in the past. But there will also be group exhibitions at public venues, including the ICB Building, Falkirk Mansion and...

Foundation Plans Scaled Down Art Fest

In an April 4 Zoom meeting of the Parks & Recreation Commission, Louis Briones, chair of the Sausalito Art Festival Foundation, announced plans to present a smaller, simpler and less expensive version of the festival later this year. Instead of the usual 50,000 attendees, the Foundation anticipates welcoming 4,500 people...

Opening Day on the Bay Apr 24

Boating enthusiasts will celebrate the official beginning of the San Francisco Bay sailing season on Sunday, April 24. This annual celebration is like New Year’s Eve for the yachting set. There’s a decorated boat parade, the blessing of the fleet and epic parties at yacht clubs all around the Bay....

City Wide Yard Sale Apr 30

Sausalito’s semiannual City Wide Yard Sale will feature more than 80 seller booths at the MLK parking lot and basketball courts at 610 Coloma Street. The spring sale will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Admission is free. Booth sales began April 4 for...

 Sausalito’s Own: VanBo

“The history of Sausalito is full of very interesting characters who have left their marks on the city. None, however, fit that description better than local street artist VanBo, who leaves his mark just about every place he goes.” That’s how the Sausalito Historical Society’s Steefenie Wicks began her profile...

Chowchilla Memories

Gate 6 ½ resident Claudia Cowan is a senior correspondent for Fox News, and recently produced a podcast recognizing the 45th anniversary of a shocking kidnapping in Chowchilla, CA, in 1976. On July 15, 1976, a school bus carrying 26 schoolchildren ages 5 to 14 and their driver vanished without...