The Blue Monday Jam Sessions

  Sausalito is a thriving community, with never a dull moment. You need look no further than the No Name Bar, where you can hear music every night. From The Hippie Voices to Friday Night Jazz, the No Name features a wide variety of music. Another venue is the Seahorse, where...

What’s in a Name? Why Sausalito?

Prior to merging with the new and improved Floating Times, the name that appeared on our blog banner was the Sausalito Floating Homes Association. Going back to the beginning (October of 2015) we didn’t spend much time on the name, but rather swiftly settled on something that got us up and running. We weren’t...

Choppy Waters for the RBRA

At a Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency (RBRA) meeting Thursday evening Sausalito’s representative confirmed the city’s plans to withdraw from the agency, effective at the end of the fiscal year, if there is not significant progress in the removal of illegally anchored boats in Richardson’s Bay. Our own Court Mast (West...

Free E-waste Recycling – Saturday January 21

Organized by the Sausalito Sustainability Commission and Bay Cities Refuse Services, this is Sausalito’s 7th annual e-waste collection event. Last year 3,905 pounds of e-waste were recycled and, since this collection became an annual event, more than 25 tons of e-waste have been kept out of landfill. That’s impressive. The...

The RBRA Moving Forward

  Discussion at the Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency (RBRA) meeting on Thursday Sept 15 centered around the report of Rod Gould, the consultant hired to make suggestions on how the RBRA should move forward. In a nutshell Gould said that the RBRA should not break up, and that jurisdictions accomplish more for less money...

Toads Stage Triumphant Comeback!

  After a three-year hiatus, dozens of floating homes residents and friends dusted off their humming toadfish t-shirts and kazoos to march in the Sausalito Fourth of July Parade. Led by mermaids Michele Affronte and 10-year-old Clare Vu, along with Keith Shaw as Neptune, the kazoo band drew smiles and...

Presbyterians Rock!

link to Vimeo — Choir dob 4 — from James Cavenaugh The Presbyterian Church Choir covers Otis Redding’s (Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay Thanks to videographers James Cavenaugh and Bruce Paquette, who recorded this event for inclusion in a documentary they’re producing on the City of Sausalito. And...

April Update: RBRA & the City of Sausalito

At the recent April 14 meeting of the Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency (RBRA), the discussion among the board members centered around the budget for 2016-2017. The RBRA staff asked for an additional $191,000 for this year to cover (1) increased legal and insurance costs, and (2) boat abatement. The removal of...