COVID Test Expiration Dates Extended

The expiration or “use by” dates for at-home QuickVue COVID tests provided by Marin County Public Health have been extended four months. For example, those with expiration dates in February now expire in June. To confirm expiration dates of any tests you have on hand, check this FDA handout. In addition,...

WARNING! Flood Watch in Effect Jan 4-5

Another Atmospheric River arrives late Wednesday, January 4, continuing into Thursday with heavy rain leading to likely flooding across the Bay Area. A High Wind Watch is also in effect. The combination may trigger mud slides and power outages. More detailed information from NOAA is available here. In addition, a...

In-Person Coastal Cleanups are Back

On the third Saturday of September, volunteers all over the world will converge on beaches, shorelines and inland waterways to pick up trash and remove dangerous debris. Considered the largest marine–related volunteer event in the world, Coastal Cleanup Day is a wonderful opportunity to lend a hand and make a...

New Street Smarts Campaign Begins This Month

The Transportation Authority of Marin will be introducing a new ‘street smarts’ campaign called “Eyes Up” starting in mid–September. The campaign will focus on dangerous behavior on Marin County roads, including speeding and distracted driving from phone use, and will also include bicycle and pedestrian safety messages. Signs and banners...

Hands-Only CPR Training Aug 13

The Southern Marin Fire District and Marin County Emergency Medical Services will host the 12th annual county–wide free CPR event at three locations in Southern Marin from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. Drop-in locations include the Sausalito Ferry Landing, Target in Marin City, and the Depot...

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...