Jim McCullough’s Pyramid Scheme

In 1988 Jim McCullough and Meli Cook moved to Liberty Dock from downtown Sausalito. But over a decade before that, what started as an idea to turn a quick buck on a national holiday morphed into a potential million-dollar idea for Jim. The story was told in a recent issue...

Ferry Service Resumes June 23

The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District has completed repairs to the floating dock at the Sausalito Ferry Landing. The dock is now back in place and will return to service on Wednesday, June 23. Golden Gate Ferry will resume its pandemic schedule on June 23, with one morning...

Board Meeting Notes – June 2021

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED AT THE June 15 FHA BOARD MEETING: There weren’t enough attendees to constitute a quorum on June 15, so discussions were held on two topics, with votes deferred until the July meeting. Larry Clinton reported that although we only sold 157...

Virtual Gala and Tour a Smashing Success

Thanks to the generosity of attendees, sponsors, donors and auction bidders, the June 9 Virtual Gala and Tour attracted over $43,000 in revenues—very close to what our last live tour grossed in 2019. Final expense figures are still being totaled, but as of this writing, expenses were less than $11,000,...

Richardson Bay Bridge Milestones

The recent announcement of late-night lane closures for emergency repairs to finger joints on the Richardson Bay Bridge aroused my curiosity about the history of the local landmark, which is a prominent feature of our view from Gate 6 ½ in Kappas Marina. In the Anne T. Kent California Room’s...

Live Auction Tonight!

The Floating Homes Virtual Gala and Tour begins tonight at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased up to and even after that time. During the evening, celebrity auctioneer Senator Mike McGuire will auction off five special stay-and-play packages: Dinner with the Mayor. Sausalito Mayor Jill Hoffman will host a party...

Intersection Work Stalls Again

The completion date of a construction project to improve safety for cyclists, cars, and pedestrians at the intersection of Gate 6 Road and Bridgeway has been postponed until late July due to manufacturing delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Work on the project will pause in June while the contractor...

What’s Next after June 15?

California is planning for a wide reopening on June 15. What does that mean for Marin’s COVID-19 response efforts? Join Marin Public Health at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10 for a virtual program about what’s next for businesses, schools, health care, and our community. The discussion will feature contributions...

Silent Auction Kicks off Virtual Gala

The silent auction portion of the Floating Homes Virtual Gala and Tour is now open for bidding. You don’t have to be a ticket holder to bid, but you will need a ticket to watch the Virtual Gala at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9. The auction closes at the...

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...