Ember Stomp May 28

Fire Safe Marin and Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority present “Ember Stomp,” a wildfire prevention and preparedness festival. This free event will create an opportunity to further build community while enjoying interactive games and demonstrations that educate Marin County residents on wildfire safety. The festival will honor community activists, highlight wildfire...

FHA Board Meeting Notes — Mar 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided at the March 8 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. The Board is looking into a venue for in-person monthly meetings. Treasurer Tracy Corbin will be sending out a dock reimbursement form...

Emergency Videos on FHA Website

In conjunction with Sausalito Village, FHA Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman has made a series of videos on how to prepare ‘Grab–and–Go’ bags for people and pets, plus advice on pre-planning the 10 most important items you would take if you had 10 minutes to evacuate. FHA members can view...

King Tides Return This Weekend

Five days of king tides (over 6.5’) will begin this Saturday, causing flooding in low–lying areas of Southern Marin. Here’s the schedule: Sat.        1/29       8:32 a.m.          6.7’ Sun.       1/30       9:28 a.m.          6.9’ Mon.     1/31       10:21a.m.    ...

Tsunami Rolls in — Barely

On Saturday morning, phones were buzzing with voice mails, texts and emails warning of a tsunami advisory. Triggered by an underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific, a series of wave surges was expected to plow into the bay throughout the day, with water possibly rising to king tide levels....

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...

7-foot Tides for New Years

Predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are that king tides (above 6.5’) will return from December 28 through January 4, peaking at 7 feet or more on January 1 through January 3. Currently, the forecast is for dry skies during that period, but if storms do arrive,...

More King Tides Ahead

During the early winter months, the combination of the lunar phase and the solar perihelion (when the earth is closest to the sun) can generate especially high tides, also known as king tides. King tides that exceed 6.5′ typically cause street flooding in Sausalito, most often on Gate 5 Road...

FHA Board Meeting Notes — Nov 2021

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the November 8 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times FHA President Michael Labate is meeting with the Sausalito Working Waterfront Coalition to explore options for new concrete barge construction. Three...