Spring Fish Fry Extravaganza!

Memorial Day weekend ended with a splash at the second annual fish fry extravaganza. The fish fry was hosted by the wonderfully generous Jordan and Diane McCollum of Issaquah, with chefs extraordinare Nate and Nora Stratton and of course, delicious fish caught locally by Zander Budge. Jim Justice and friends...

Grab and Go in the Time of Covid

KQED has gathered tips on what should be in your emergency bag during the pandemic, with advice from San Francisco’s Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT), Listos California Emergency Preparedness Campaign, Cal Fire, the American Red Cross and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Items for the pandemic: Face masks or...

Stay-Home Order Lifted in Marin

The surge in COVID-19 across the Bay Area is showing signs of slowing, leading the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to lift the regional stay-home order for the Bay Area and statewide, effective immediately. Marin County announced the change in a January 25 news release. “Everyone has been making...

Floating Times Seeks Volunteer Proofreader

Jenny Stein, who was instrumental in setting up this online newsletter, has been proofreading copy from the beginning. Now it’s time to thank Jenny for her years of service, and to find her replacement. The commitment is about one to two hours per week, on Mondays and Tuesdays, to ensure stories...

A Look Back – 2017 Environmental Posts

Looking back over 2017 it’s clear the FHA Environmental Committee supports individual actions and choices—with posts addressing alternatives to herbicides for weed management, oyster shell recycling, and invasive plant species removal—alongside the bigger picture of sea level rise. To read a post, click the link/story title.  For 2018 expect more...