Will Fair Plan Rate Increases Affect Us?

“Californians on the FAIR Plan — the state’s ‘insurer of last resort’ — can expect to see their rates rise sharply in the near future,” reported the San Francisco Chronicle last week. Since many floating homes are covered by the Fair Plan, the Floating Times reached out to Samantha Fazio...

Carbon Monoxide Safety

With the increased use of gas heating during the winter months comes a corresponding increase in the risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Follow these tips to ensure that you and your loved ones remain safe. Install carbon monoxide detectors to warn when concentration levels are high. Never use products...

Day in the Park Frequently Asked Questions

Q:       When and Where is the Day in the Park?  A:       It’s on Sunday,  June 4 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. in Van Damme Park at Waldo Point Harbor, located between Issaquah Dock and Charles Van Damme Dock.  Q:       Who sponsors Day in the Park and why? A:...

Cook Safely This Holiday Season

FHA Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman passes along these tips for kitchen safety, especially during the busy holiday season. According to the National Fire Protection Association®, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States. Almost half (44%) of reported home fires started...

Lessons from a Fire

The recent apartment fire on West Pier turned out to be a valuable learning experience for residents and firefighters alike. On October 8, firefighters from Southern Marin, Marin County and Tiburon, plus Sheriff units, were dispatched to a structure fire at an apartment building known as ‘The Whale’ at 28...

Board Meeting Notes — Nov 2022

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 will contact county officials to set up a Zoom town hall for interested residents to learn their...

Don’t Miss Day in the Park Oct 30

The Sausalito Floating Homes Association is looking forward to seeing you and your neighbors at the DAY IN THE PARK this Sunday,  October 30 from 12 to 5 at Waldo Point Harbor’s Van Damme Park. Everyone’s invited . . . It’s close by and . . . It’s FREE! The forecast is...

Board Meeting Notes — Oct 2022

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED ON AT THE October 11 FHA BOARD MEETING. MORE DETAILS WILL BE REPORTED LATER IN THE FLOATING TIMES. The FHA will organize a town hall meeting via Zoom to answer questions about the passage of rent stabilization legislation and...