Tunnel Beautification Project Underway

On May 11, the Sausalito City Council adopted a resolution to support a beautification project for the roadway tunnel between Marin City and Sausalito. The group behind the proposal, All the Children United, was born as a relatively simple idea for an art installation in tunnel. The finished designed will...

News You Can Use

Three brief but timely news items cropped up recently, and here they are for all to share: More Carts FHA President Michael Labate has received 21 discarded shopping carts from Mollie Stone’s.  Most were in good shape, and he has scavenged wheels off several and started labeling the good ones...

Lots of Changes to Local Roadways

After 5 years of delays, work is finally beginning on the Gate 6 Intersection Modifications Project. Construction will start with a bicycle pedestrian detour, stormwater quality protection measures, and enlarging the Multi-Use Path/Gate 6 corner for pedestrians and cyclists. The work will impact vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian travel until at...

Sausalito Art Festival Returns

Local artists just received this communication regarding the famous local art festival: The Sausalito Art Festival is proud to announce that Paul Anderson (former managing director of the SAF) and Kathleen Hughes (event director for the La Quinta Art Celebration) are bringing their experience and expertise to Sausalito to help...

COVID News Updates

As spring approaches, there have been several positive dispatches from the war on COVID-19. FHA Emergency Services chair Flo Hoylman reports that 90% of Marinites aged 75+ and 70% of those aged 65+ have already been vaccinated. In the next week or so, those aged 50+ and anyone with special...

Zinc Anodes: Helpful as Far as They Go

One of the major topics of discussion during the “What the Hull” panel portion of the FHA Annual Meeting involved the use of zinc anodes to reduce electrolysis, which can cause chemical decomposition of ferro-cement hulls. The consensus was that zinc anodes have limited effectiveness as currently deployed. Maritime engineer...

Controversy Brewing over Marinship

Kicking off the February annual meeting, FHA President Michael Labate cautioned, “I think we all need to be involved with what’s happening with Marinship. This is an important asset for all of us living on floating homes; there’s a whole industry there that supports us. We need to support the...

Nearby Take-Out for Dinner

We are fortunate to be surrounded by nearby and neighborly restaurants offering take-out service, or delivery via couriers like Grubhub: Tommy’s Wok, 3001 Bridgeway, Suite H Dario’s Pizza and Pasta, 2829 Bridgeway Avatar’s, 2656 Bridgeway Buckeye Roadhouse, 15 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley Davey Jones Deli, Harbor Center, 1 Gate 6...

Check out Boatload of Books

Looking for a good local read? Explore the Floating Times’ Boatload of Books, a compendium of books about the floating homes community, including books written by our neighbors. Brief descriptions with ordering instructions are organized by category: non-fiction, history, memoir, fiction, poetry and children’s books. You’ll be amazed at the...