From East Pier to the Oscars

On the recent Oscar telecast, one of the things that went right was a showing of the short film “Movies Around the World,” which was made by two filmmakers whose studio is on East Pier. Here’s how Chronicle columnist Leah Garchik described their contribution to the telecast: “Every year, documentarians...

Small Town Serendipity

One of the things I love about living in a small town like Sausalito is the surprise of running into old friends in different settings. That happened recently when Jane and I dropped into the Taste of Rome to hear some music, and bumped into Don Bennett of Liberty playing...

Bob Kalloch Memorial Service

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, there will be a life celebration for longtime waterfront resident, activist and historian Bob Kalloch. Bob and his lady Laurabell Hawbecker moved to the Sausalito watefront in the 60s, after they both decided to stop punching timeclocks. They found a dilapidated WWII landing craft hull,...

Sausalito People: Remembering Evan Connell

DATE: Friday April 15 TIME: 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Sausalito Library ADMISSION: free Friends of Evan Connell will share memories of the Sausalito author and editor at the Sausalito Library—Friday, April 15—7:00 p.m. Connell is best known for the two novels “Mrs. Bridge” and “Mr. Bridge,” considered among the finest of...

Larry Moyer – Remembering the Raconteur

  The Closing Act at the Sausalito Women’s Club THE PERFECT HIGH by Shel Silverstein – Part 1 from Leroy Dong on YouTube – bringing down the house – THE PERFECT HIGH by Shel Silverstein – Part 2 from Leroy Dong on YouTube Jeff Greenwald— who interviewed Larry for a piece he wrote...

The Library’s Documentary Film Series Continues

  The Sausalito Public Library’s documentary series continues with short films that feature two of Sausalito’s most celebrated residents: artist Jean Varda and philosopher Alan Watts. Uncle Yanco is the beautifully remastered 2015 version of Greek filmmaker Agnes Varda’s 1967 film about the life and ideas of her distant relative Jean Varda, who...