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...

Board Meeting Notes — Jan 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the January 11 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times Tracy Corbin of East Pier will serve as the FHA bookkeeper until a volunteer treasurer can be found. The board will...

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...

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...

The Godfather of the Waterfront

Donlon Arques is well known as the man who fostered Sausalito’s early houseboat community when he snapped up portions of the abandoned Marinship property and made them available to folks looking to live cheaply on the waterfront after World War II. But how did that come about? Arques was a...

Intersection Work to Finish Sept 15

Sausalito Currents has reported that the project to improve safety for cyclists, cars, and pedestrians at the intersection of Gate 6 Road and Bridgeway is nearing completion. According to the project manager, all lane barriers were removed Tuesday morning. No further traffic delays are anticipated. The City of Sausalito expects...

City Wide Yard Sale Oct 2

The City of Sausalito’s semiannual City Wide Yard Sale features more than eighty seller booths at the MLK parking lot at 610 Coloma Street. The Fall City Wide Yard Sale will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 2. Admission is free. Seller booths will go...

Chili Cook-off Seeks Chefs

Sausalito will host its 42nd Chili Cook-off in Dunphy Park on Saturday, September 18. The event features all the chili you can eat for $15, plus live music from Tom Rigney and Flambeau. The hours are 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to form a team and participate...

Annual Maritime Day Aug 7

Join Galilee Harbor for a day of live music, fish & chips and homemade pie on the Sausalito waterfront at the annual Maritime Day festival on Saturday, August 7. This free event is suitable for the whole family. Observe a wooden boat building demonstration by Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding,...