PG&E Offers Power Outage Resources

As we head into a dry fall, PG&E may need to turn off power using a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) when wildfire risk is high. When possible, in advance of an outage, PG&E will send notifications to the phone and email contacts they have on file. Update your contact...

Get Rid of Old Electronics Sep 17

A free E-Waste Collection Event is coming to Sausalito from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, which is also Coastal Cleanup Day. Conservation Corps North Bay will be on duty at 28 Liberty Ship Way to collect everything from fax machines to microwaves. Other electronics on the...

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...

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...