The First Anchor-Outs

The recent announcement of the resignation of the harbormaster for the Richardson’s Bay Regional Agency (RBRA) got me thinking back to how the anchor–out phenomenon got its start. That story was told by the original anchor–out himself, Bob Kalloch, in an oral history recorded for the Historical Society. Bob, a...

Covid Breakthrough Fatality at WPH

Dimitreo, who worked in maintenance at Waldo Point Harbor, has succumbed to COVID–19, leaving behind a wife and two children. Floating Homes Association President Michael Labate has set up a gofundme page for those who would like to offer their support to Dimitreo’s family. WPH management has verified that Dimitreo...

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...

Aquamaison to Close

Ian Moody’s corporation, Aquamaison, is due to close at the end of this month. Ian ran his concrete barge-building company as a sole proprietor until he passed away in May from complications following a stroke. Ian’s widow Janeane is struggling to complete the few projects he left unfinished, but does...

Jim McCullough’s Pyramid Scheme

In 1988 Jim McCullough and Meli Cook moved to Liberty Dock from downtown Sausalito. But over a decade before that, what started as an idea to turn a quick buck on a national holiday morphed into a potential million-dollar idea for Jim. The story was told in a recent issue...

Spring Fish Fry Extravaganza!

Memorial Day weekend ended with a splash at the second annual fish fry extravaganza. The fish fry was hosted by the wonderfully generous Jordan and Diane McCollum of Issaquah, with chefs extraordinare Nate and Nora Stratton and of course, delicious fish caught locally by Zander Budge. Jim Justice and friends...

Board Meeting Notes – May 2021

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE MAY 11 FHA BOARD MEETING: Larry Clinton reported that magician Jay Alexander, a resident of West Pier, will be the MC for the June 9 Virtual Gala and Tour. The Mirene tugboat on South 40 has been...

Morley Singer Dies at 84

Dr. Morley Singer, who bought the floating home at the end of Issaquah Dock in July, 2018, passed away in February. Morley is survived by his sister, Gail Singer of Toronto, who now occupies the iconic flat-roofed home part-time. She recently wrote to her new neighbors, “the sad news is...