Guard Against Car Break-ins

Sausalito and neighboring communities such as ours have been hit by a rash of recent thefts from vehicles. You can do your part to reduce the likelihood of theft by taking the following precautions: Remove all valuables from your vehicle. Don’t leave any visible items inside your vehicle, including mobile...

Thieves Target Catalytic Converters

As FHA President Michael Labate informed the community by email last week, there has been a rash of thefts of catalytic converters from the floating home parking lots in recent weeks. One neighbor on Gate 6 ½ had two thefts in one week from the same Toyota Prius. On certain...

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,...

Mysterious Disappearance

A floating home resident recently donated these two chairs and table for the community and public’s enjoyment at the end of the jetty in the public park. The table was the first to go, then the chair covers. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if they were miraculously returned for all to...

More Vehicle Break-Ins

On the day after Thanksgiving, two vehicles belonging to visitors to Gate 6 1/2 were broken into and burglarized in broad daylight. The smash-and-grabs were reported to the sheriff’s office, and two deputies responded to take a report. These are the latest incidents of vandalism or burglary in our parking lots....

Car Vandalism at Issaquah

A week ago 2 cars were broken into, in the Issaquah parking lot. Nothing was taken, but still. Both break-ins were reported to the Marin Sheriff’s Department. Back in July another vehicle belonging to Issaquah residents was vandalized. A pattern? Who knows. This we do know. Break-ins have occurred, so...