Sausalito Housing Element Zoom Town Hall Feb 10

Are you interested in what Sausalito’s future housing options look like? Are you interested in senior housing or workforce housing? Now is the time to speak up. Every 8 years, the city must submit its housing plans to the state through a document called the Housing Element. Sausalito’s next housing...

The Shaman of Rainbow Bay

Recently we mentioned a plan, put forth by Michael Haas, to turn the drydocks in Richardson’s Bay into a “Lunar Village,” a completely self–sufficient biosphere. The plan never materialized, but that didn’t stop Haas, AKA “the Shaman of Rainbow Bay,” from creating another fantasy for an old dredging barge moored...

Dry Docks: Icon or Eyesore?

Long before Forbes Kiddoo’s man–made island gained fame in the 1980s, a set of dry docks became a major landmark in Richardson’s Bay. In a two–part series for Marinscope, Annie Sutter wrote about the four drydocks, “the many tons of wood, iron and granite ballast that were deposited in Richardson...

Mystery Santa Returns

For the second holiday season, a mysterious Santa Claus has been zipping around Gate 6 on a one–reindeer–powered trike. In addition to scooting through the parking lots, he spins an occasional brodie in the Bridgeway intersection, then rides off into the night without so much as a Ho-Ho-Ho. Let’s wish...

Mike Brinkman: A Life of Service and Integrity

This bayside lifestyle we love so much is made possible in part by the unselfish work of serious professionals. The floating home community lost one of those visionary guardians this autumn: Mill Valley lawyer and realtor Mike Brinkman died on September 17, 2021, only a month after a diagnosis of...

Love Letter to San Francisco

Recently, my wife Jane and I joined Julie Durbin and Ed Lopez at a performance of a circus–themed extravaganza called Dear San Francisco. This acrobatic love letter to our neighbor across the Golden Gate is being presented at the legendary Club Fugazi in North Beach. The beautiful bandbox of a...

22 Days of Christmas in Sausalito

There’s a full slate of holiday fun planned for Sausalito next month, all part of the first Sausalito Holiday By the Bay Experience. On Wednesday, December 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., there will be a special holiday edition of Wednesday Night Live, with music and art at the...

Remington Dog Park Turns 30

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the founding of Remington Dog Park, just across Bridgeway from the floating homes community. The park owes its existence to Dianne Chute, an insurance broker who provided coverage for many floating homes, and who was devoted to her golden retriever, Remington. Addressing an...

Guard Against Car Break-ins

Sausalito and neighboring communities such as ours have been hit by a rash of recent thefts from vehicles. You can do your part to reduce the likelihood of theft by taking the following precautions: Remove all valuables from your vehicle. Don’t leave any visible items inside your vehicle, including mobile...