High Tides and Rain on the Horizon

Unusually high tides of 6.5’ or more are expected from Thursday, November 4 through Monday, November 8. There’s also a chance of rain on Thursday, Sunday and Monday, which could lead to flooding at low points such as the 101/Marin City offramp, Manzanita Park & Ride lot, and some portions...

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...

New Earthquake Alert Available

After being shaken up by the earthquake on Thursday afternoon, July 8, I was pleased to learn of a new earthquake warning app from the Southern Marin Fire District. By downloading the free MyShakeApp  and adjusting phone settings, people can get a jump start, in some cases before shaking can...

What’s Next after June 15?

California is planning for a wide reopening on June 15. What does that mean for Marin’s COVID-19 response efforts? Join Marin Public Health at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10 for a virtual program about what’s next for businesses, schools, health care, and our community. The discussion will feature contributions...

News You Can Use

Three brief but timely news items cropped up recently, and here they are for all to share: More Carts FHA President Michael Labate has received 21 discarded shopping carts from Mollie Stone’s.  Most were in good shape, and he has scavenged wheels off several and started labeling the good ones...

Ditch Those Pills and E-Waste

April is Marin’s Drug Take-Back Month, according to Sausalito Currents, and a perfect time to deposit unused and unwanted medications at one of 24 receptacles located around the county. Marin residents can also order a mail-back envelope to be delivered to their residence. RxSafeMarin.org includes a list of locations and...

COVID News Updates

As spring approaches, there have been several positive dispatches from the war on COVID-19. FHA Emergency Services chair Flo Hoylman reports that 90% of Marinites aged 75+ and 70% of those aged 65+ have already been vaccinated. In the next week or so, those aged 50+ and anyone with special...

Stay-Home Order Lifted in Marin

The surge in COVID-19 across the Bay Area is showing signs of slowing, leading the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to lift the regional stay-home order for the Bay Area and statewide, effective immediately. Marin County announced the change in a January 25 news release. “Everyone has been making...

COVID Vaccines and Testing in Marin

On December 21, Marin County Public Health announced that Marin County had received its first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine, a minimal supply of 2,000 doses received on December 16. The county will distribute the recently approved vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna in a phased approach; Phase I of this distribution...

Dispose of Drugs Safely

Marin Health and Human Services has declared the entire month of October as Drug Take-Back Month, according to Sausalito Currents. Marin residents are encouraged to deposit unused and unwanted medications at one of 24 receptacles located around the county. The receptacle closest to Sausalito is located at the CVS Pharmacy at...