Covid Breakthrough Fatality at WPH

Dimitreo, who worked in maintenance at Waldo Point Harbor, has succumbed to COVID–19, leaving behind a wife and two children. Floating Homes Association President Michael Labate has set up a gofundme page for those who would like to offer their support to Dimitreo’s family. WPH management has verified that Dimitreo...

Coronavirus Tips

Congressman Jared Huffman passes along these tips from the Centers for Disease Control for dodging the coronavirus disease  (COVID-19): There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive...

Beware of Gift Card Scams

An email scam that swept through the FHA Board last year is back creeping around Southern Marin—in a slightly different form, but just as nasty. Last year several Board members got emails supposedly from President Michael Labate asking them to help out by purchasing gift cards. One alternate rep complied,...

Don’t Get Smished

Texting is gaining popularity with all sorts of users — including scammers. Smishing attacks involve the same sort of trickery as phone scams, including the same false claims that the message is from the IRS, Social Security Administration, a long-lost friend, or a bank. Consumer Reports released a warning about...

King Tides are Coming

Mother Nature’s early Christmas present will be a series of high tides (6.6’ feet or more) from Dec. 21 to Dec. 24. Even higher tides will come on January 20 and 21. Check the interactive tide chart on the right side of this page; by clicking on the Day +...

Chopper Alert

PG&E helicopters plan to inspect power lines this week Low-flying helicopters may be hovering over parts of nearby neighborhoods and open spaces between Wednesday and Friday of this week. Observers plan to patrol the power lines in the county’s highest wildfire threat areas. The work is part of PG&E’s Community...

Beware the Tides of Summer

We’ve already experienced tides as high as 6.8 ft. in June, but more are on their way in July. It’s time to consult the tide charts and anticipate your travel needs and trip planning to take tides into consideration. When leaving town, it’s always a good idea to leave both...